Search results for "Mary Steenburgen"


Elf (2003) RT 84% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2004

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Daniel Tay  •  James Caan

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) RT 74% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mia Farrow  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Tony Roberts

Back to the Future Part III (1990) RT 74% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 2002

The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking up Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Thomas F. Wilson

Goin' South (1978) RT 71% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  John Belushi

Life as a House (2001) RT 47% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2002

When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Jena Malone

Melvin and Howard (1980) RT 94% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

It Runs in the Family (1994) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2006

It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat ...  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Christian Culkin

Nixon (1995)

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino

One Magic Christmas (1985) RT 50% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Ginny Grainger, a young mother, rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie and Gideon, Ginny's very own ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Phillip Borsos
CAST:  Mary Steenburgen  •  Gary Basaraba  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Arthur Hill

Parenthood (1989)

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Tom Hulce  •  Rick Moranis  •  Martha Plimpton




Philadelphia (1993) RT 78% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 1997

No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Roberta Maxwell  •  Buzz Kilman  •  Jason Robards  •  Antonio Banderas

Powder (1995) RT 47% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Victor Salva
CAST:  Mary Steenburgen  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Jeff Goldblum

Ragtime (1981) RT 90% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Brad Dourif  •  Moses Gunn  •  Elizabeth McGovern

The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 1992

During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Mary Steenburgen  •  Paul Scofield  •  Victor Spinetti  •  Tom Wilkinson

The Butcher's Wife (1991) RT 21% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terry Hughes
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Jeff Daniels  •  George Dzundza  •  Mary Steenburgen

The Whales of August (1987) RT 63% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2003

The Whales of August is a 1987 film based on a play by David Berry starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Lillian Gish  •  Vincent Price  •  Ann Sothern

Time After Time (1979) RT 86% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 2002

The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  David Warner  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Charles Cioffi

What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) RT 89% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Darlene Cates

Cross Creek (1983) RT 64% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2002

The portrait of a woman who, at the edge of survival, found a world of meaning.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Mary Steenburgen  •  Rip Torn  •  Peter Coyote  •  Dana Hill