Search results for "Lois Smith"


Dead Man Walking (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Sean Penn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Raymond J. Barry

Minority Report (2002) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2002

John Anderton is a top "Precrime" cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Max von Sydow  •  Steve Harris  •  Neal McDonough

Trance (1999) RT 68% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2013

An alcoholic American couple travel to the UK with their son so he can meet his grandmother but they walk in on their crazed uncle who is in the midst of reviving a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Lois Smith  •  Alison Elliott  •  Jared Harris  •  Jason Miller

East of Eden (1955) RT 88% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2005

In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  James Dean  •  Julie Harris  •  Raymond Massey  •  Richard Davalos

Falling Down (1993)

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Robert Duvall  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tuesday Weld

Fatal Attraction (1987) RT 78% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Glenn Close  •  Anne Archer  •  Ellen Hamilton Latzen

Five Easy Pieces (1970) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Karen Black  •  Billy Green Bush  •  Fannie Flagg

Foxes (1980) RT 67% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2003

A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Cherie Currie  •  Scott Baio  •  Marilyn Kagan

Hollywoodland (2006) RT 68% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Feb 2007

The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Allen Coulter
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Diane Lane  •  Ben Affleck  •  Bob Hoskins

How to Make an American Quilt (1995) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan




P.S. (2004) RT 55% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Thirty-nine-year old divorcé Louise Harrington (Linney) works in the admissions office at Columbia University School of the Arts. She is unnerved when she receives an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dylan Kidd
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Lois Smith  •  Paul Rudd

Reuben, Reuben (1983) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 1991

Based on a novel by Peter De Vries. Story of an alcoholic, lecherous Scottish poet on a tour of New England Universities, where he goes from one bed and bottle to another.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Tom Conti  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Roberts Blossom  •  Joel Fabiani

Truman (1995) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  Gary Sinise  •  Diana Scarwid  •  Richard A. Dysart  •  Colm Feore

Twister (1996) RT 57% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2000

TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bill Paxton  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jami Gertz

Green Card (1990) RT 56% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Bebe Neuwirth  •  Gregg Edelman

Resurrection (1980) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2016

The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Sam Shepard  •  Richard Farnsworth  •  Roberts Blossom

Hard Promises (1991) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Nov 2005

A man who doesn't like stable work environments has been away for too many years, and finds out his wife has divorced him and is planning to remarry. He comes home to confront ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Davidson
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  William Petersen  •  Brian Kerwin  •  Mare Winningham

Strange Lady in Town (1955)

There's a new doctor in old Santa Fe, and it's Greer Garson. Director Mervyn LeRoy's 1955 western also stars Dana Andrews, Cameron Mitchell, Lois Smith, Walter Hampden, Pedro ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Dana Andrews  •  Cameron Mitchell  •  Lois Smith

The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Jeff Fahey plays Raymond Graham, who for five years has lived on Death Row, awaiting execution for the murder of a store clerk. Having given up on any further legal delays, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Graham Beckel  •  George Dzundza  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jeff Fahey

The House of Mirth (1981) RT 81% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2001

Lily Bart, a well-born, but penniless woman of the high society of New York City, who was raised and educated to become wife to a rich man. As an unmarried woman with gambling ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Adrian Hall
CAST:  William Atherton  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Lois Smith  •  Elizabeth Franz