Search results for "Olympia Dukakis"


3 Needles (2005) RT 34% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2007

A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Thom Fitzgerald
CAST:  Lucy Liu  •  Shawn Ashmore  •  Stockard Channing  •  Olympia Dukakis

Cloudburst (2011) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2013

When Dot (Brenda Fricker)'s granddaughter puts her into a nursing home, Stella (Olympia Dukakis) stages a breakout, and takes Dot to Canada so they can get married. They pick ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Thom Fitzgerald
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Brenda Fricker  •  John Dunsworth  •  Kristin Booth

The Last Keepers (2013) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 2013

This romantic fantasy movie is about two people who are the last survivors of an ancient line of goddess worshipers, who sell art at a shop. When their teenage daughter Rhea ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Maggie Greenwald Mansfield
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Zosia Mamet  •  Olympia Dukakis

Montana Amazon (2013)

The Dunderheads are an eccentric Montana family who've been in the mountains for far too long. Now one step ahead of the law, matriarch Grandma Ira flees to Canada with her ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  D.G. Brock
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Olympia Dukakis  •  Alison Brie  •  D.J. Markuson

In the Land of Women (2007) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 2007

After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Kasdan
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Adam Brody  •  JoBeth Williams

Whiskey School (2005) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Leopold De Angeli is a talented playwright, but like many scribes he fancies the drink a little too much. In the hopes of saving Leopold's life, his theater friends come ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Peter Masterson
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Alexandra Eite  •  Carlin Glynn  •  Lainie Kazan

Away from Her (2006) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2007

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheel ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sarah Polley
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Michael Murphy  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Olympia Dukakis

The Great New Wonderful (2005) RT 73% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Danny Leiner
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Jim Gaffigan  •  Judy Greer  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Jesus, Mary and Joey (2006) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Twenty-something and aimless, Joey Vitello still lives at home with his colorful Italian-American family when he is reunited with a childhood schoolmate, Mary O'Callahan. Once ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Quattrochi
CAST:  Vincent Pagano  •  Marley Shelton  •  Jennifer Esposito  •  Olympia Dukakis

Day on Fire (2006) RT Audience 50%

Day on Fire is an American film which was produced by Lodestar Entertainment and filmed in New York City and Israel in 2006. It is written and directed by Jay Anania, stars ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jay Anania
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Carmen Chaplin  •  Martin Donovan  •  Alyssa Sutherland




The Thing About My Folks (2005) RT 45% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Raymond De Felitta
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Paul Reiser  •  Olympia Dukakis  •  Elizabeth Perkins

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Aug 2005

When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Winther
CAST:  Noah Wyle  •  Sonya Walger  •  Bob Newhart  •  Kyle MacLachlan

The Event (2003) RT 42% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2004

An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Thom Fitzgerald
CAST:  Brent Carver  •  Olympia Dukakis  •  Jane Leeves  •  Parker Posey

Joan of Arc (1999) RT 11% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Leelee Sobieski  •  Powers Boothe  •  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Olympia Dukakis

The Pentagon Wars (1998) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2005

From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Kelsey Grammer  •  Cary Elwes  •  Viola Davis  •  John C. McGinley

Picture Perfect (1997) RT 48% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Glenn Gordon Caron
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Jay Mohr  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Olympia Dukakis

A Match Made in Heaven (1997)

A dying widow plays matchmaker to her 32-year-old unmarried son and sets him up with a nurse that she meets.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  John Stamos  •  Della Reese  •  Kelly Rowan

Jerusalem (1996)

Members of a devout Christian congregation try to start a new life in Palestine.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bille August
CAST:  Maria Bonnevie  •  Ulf Friberg  •  Pernilla August  •  Lena Endre

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995) RT 74% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Glenne Headly  •  Jay Thomas  •  Olympia Dukakis

Mighty Aphrodite (1995) RT 77% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 1999

When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  F. Murray Abraham