Search results for "Mike Nichols"


Catch-22 (1970) RT 85% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2001

A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Martin Balsam  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Art Garfunkel

Closer (2004) RT 68% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Set in contemporary London, a story of passion, drama, love, and abandonment involving four strangers--their chance meetings, instant attractions and casual betrayals.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Jude Law  •  Julia Roberts  •  Clive Owen

Wit (2001)

A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Audra McDonald

What Planet Are You From? (2000) RT 42% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Garry Shandling  •  Annette Bening  •  John Goodman  •  Greg Kinnear

The Birdcage (1996) RT 79% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 1997

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Gene Hackman  •  Nathan Lane  •  Dianne Wiest

Wolf (1994) RT 60% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Christopher Plummer  •  James Spader  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Regarding Henry (1991) RT 46% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Annette Bening  •  Bill Nunn  •  Michael Haley

Postcards from the Edge (1990) RT 90% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Gene Hackman

Working Girl (1988) RT 84% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Harrison Ford  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Alec Baldwin

Biloxi Blues (1988) RT 81% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2004

During the Second World War, Eugene enlists in the US Army during the last year of the War and is sent to basic training in Biloxi Mississippi. There he must live with a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Christopher Walken  •  Matt Mulhern  •  Corey Parker




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

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

The Fortune (1975) RT 20% / Audience 36%

DVD release: May 1998

Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them . Not even murder.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Stockard Channing  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Warren Beatty  •  Ian Wolfe

The Day of the Dolphin (1973) RT 43% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Fritz Weaver

Carnal Knowledge (1971) RT 89% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2001

The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Candice Bergen  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Ann-Margret

The Graduate (1967) RT 89% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, Mrs. Robinson. Benjamin soon finds himself falling in love with her daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Katharine Ross  •  Murray Hamilton

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 1999

Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albee's play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Richard Burton  •  George Segal  •  Sandy Dennis

Charlie Wilson's War (2007) RT 82% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2008

A drama based on Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Julia Roberts  •  Amy Adams

Bread Crumbs (2011)

Once upon a time ... Angie, an aging star reluctantly goes on one last shoot for a seedy Producer, on location, in an enchanting old cabin deep in the shadowy forest. While on ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Kristina Klebe  •  Dan Shaked  •  Marianne Hagan  •  Jim J. Barnes

The Designated Mourner (1997) RT 65% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Jack and Judy are husband and wife, and Howard is Judys father. They live in some fictional undemocratic and repressive country, and tell us a story about their lives, mostly ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  David Hare
CAST:  Mike Nichols  •  Miranda Richardson