Search results for "Mary Kay Place"


Being John Malkovich (1999) RT 93% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2000

Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  John Cusack  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Mary Kay Place

Girl, Interrupted (1999) RT 54% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, "Girl, Interrupted" is the searing true story of Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), a young woman who finds herself at a renowned ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Lonesome Jim (2005) RT 60% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Failing to make it on his own, 27-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Kay Place

Modern Problems (1981) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Shapiro
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Patti D'Arbanville  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Mary Kay Place

New York, New York (1977) RT 67% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Feb 2005

An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Liza Minnelli  •  Robert De Niro  •  Lionel Stander  •  Barry Primus

Private Benjamin (1980) RT 88% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2001

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Armand Assante  •  Robert Webber

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) RT 38% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2003

New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Josh Lucas  •  Patrick Dempsey  •  Candice Bergen

The Big Chill (1983) RT 68% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  William Hurt

The Rainmaker (1997) RT 82% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 1998

When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Danny DeVito  •  Danny Glover  •  Claire Danes

Human Nature (2001) RT 49% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Dec 2002

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Robbins  •  Miranda Otto  •  Hilary Duff




Starting Over (1979) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Candice Bergen  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Charles Durning

Latter Days (2003) RT 43% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  C. Jay Cox
CAST:  Steve Sandvoss  •  Wes Ramsey  •  Rebekah Johnson  •  Amber Benson

Citizen Ruth (1996) RT 80% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2003

"Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Kurtwood Smith  •  Mary Kay Place

More American Graffiti (1979) RT 22% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 2003

College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Bill L. Norton
CAST:  Candy Clark  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Ron Howard  •  Paul Le Mat

Explorers (1985) RT 77% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2004

The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  River Phoenix  •  Bobby Fite  •  James Cromwell

Samantha (1992)

Samantha is a normal woman leading a normal life... until she finds out her parents aren't really her parents. She and her friends go on a search for her biological mom & dad.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Stephen La Rocque
CAST:  Martha Plimpton  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Mary Kay Place  •  Ione Skye

Bright Angel (1990) RT 80% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Feb 1992

Road-movie from Montana to Wyoming. A gullible, innocent young man (Mulroney) assists a versatile girl (Taylor) on her long quest to get her brother out of jail.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Fields
CAST:  Dermot Mulroney  •  Lili Taylor  •  Sam Shepard  •  Valerie Perrine

Crazy from the Heart (1991)

A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Thomas Schlamme
CAST:  Rubén Blades  •  Christine Lahti  •  William Russ  •  Louise Latham