Search results for "Mark Rydell"


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The Rose (1979) RT 86% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Alan Bates  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  David Keith

Cinderella Liberty (1973) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2007

A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  James Caan  •  Marsha Mason  •  Kirk Calloway  •  Eli Wallach

The River (1984) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Farming family battles severe storms, a bank threatening to reposses their farm, and other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Scott Glenn  •  Billy Green Bush

For the Boys (1991) RT 38% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2001

With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  James Caan  •  George Segal  •  Bud Yorkin

Intersection (1994) RT 7% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2002

During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Sharon Stone  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Martin Landau

The Cowboys (1972) RT 73% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Oct 1998

When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Bruce Dern  •  Colleen Dewhurst

The Fox (1967) RT 67% / Audience 50%

Two women who live a quiet life on a farm in rural Canada are surprised by the visit of the former tenant’s grandson.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Anne Heywood  •  Keir Dullea  •  Glynne Morris

Crime of the Century (1996) RT Audience 71%

In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Michael Moriarty

Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976) RT 57% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Michael Caine  •  Diane Keaton  •  James Caan

On Golden Pond (1981) RT 92% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2001

For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Henry Fonda  •  Jane Fonda  •  Doug McKeon




James Dean (2001) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 2002

The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  James Franco  •  Michael Moriarty  •  Valentina Cervi  •  Enrico Colantoni

Hollywood Ending (2002) RT 47% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Téa Leoni  •  Bob Dorian  •  Ivan Martin  •  Gregg Edelman

Punchline (1988) RT 50% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Seltzer
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Tom Hanks  •  John Goodman  •  Mark Rydell

The Long Goodbye (1973) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2014

Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Nina Van Pallandt  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Mark Rydell

Crime in the Streets (1956) RT Audience 37%

A social worker tries to end juvenile crime by getting involved with a street gang.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  James Whitmore  •  Sal Mineo  •  Mark Rydell  •  Virginia Gregg

Havana (1990) RT 24% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Nov 1998

An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Lena Olin  •  Alan Arkin  •  Tomás Milián

Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen (2010)

A documentary about the making of John Huston's 'The African Queen'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Eric Neal Young
CAST:  John Philip Dayton  •  Martin Scorsese  •  Tony Huston  •  Humphrey Bogart

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