Search results for "Meryl Streep"


Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2010

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray

August: Osage County (2013) RT 64% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Julia Roberts  •  Chris Cooper  •  Ewan McGregor

Mamma Mia! (2008) RT 54% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

A Prairie Home Companion (2006) RT 81% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marylouise Burke  •  Woody Harrelson  •  L.Q. Jones  •  Tommy Lee Jones

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) RT 73% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Eleven-year-old David is the first android with human feelings. He is adopted by the Swinton family to test his ability to function. Before they are done testing him though ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

Adaptation (2002)

A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Meryl Streep  •  Chris Cooper  •  Tilda Swinton

Death Becomes Her (1992) RT 48% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Bruce Willis  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Isabella Rossellini

Defending Your Life (1991) RT 97% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Meryl Streep  •  Rip Torn  •  Lee Grant

Heartburn (1986) RT 47% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Maureen Stapleton

Julia (1977) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2006

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jason Robards  •  Maximilian Schell




Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) RT 72% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jude Law  •  Emily Browning

Manhattan (1979) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Michael Murphy  •  Mariel Hemingway

Out of Africa (1985) RT 56% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Robert Redford  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Michael Kitchen

Plenty (1985)

David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Tracey Ullman  •  John Gielgud  •  Sting

Prime (2005) RT 50% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ben Younger
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Bryan Greenberg  •  Meryl Streep  •  Annie Parisse

Silkwood (1983) RT 75% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Kurt Russell  •  Cher  •  Craig T. Nelson

Sophie's Choice (1982) RT 79% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Kevin Kline  •  Peter MacNicol  •  Rita Karin

The Bridges of Madison County (1995) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Annie Corley  •  Victor Slezak

The Deer Hunter (1978) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  John Cazale  •  John Savage  •  Christopher Walken

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) RT 76% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2006

The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Emily Blunt  •  Stanley Tucci