Search results for "Paul Newman"

The Glass Menagerie (1987) RT 67% / Audience 58%

A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  John Malkovich  •  Karen Allen  •  James Naughton

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972) RT 57% / Audience 88%

Middle-aged widow Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Joanne Woodward) and her daughters Ruth (Roberta Wallach) and Matilda (Nell Potts) are struggling to survive in a society they barely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Roberta Wallach  •  Judith Lowry  •  Nell Potts

Rachel, Rachel (1968) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  James Olson  •  Kate Harrington  •  Estelle Parsons

Harry & Son (1984) RT 22% / Audience 36%

Widower Harry Keach is a construction worker who was raised to appreciate the importance of working for a living. He takes a dim view of his sensitive son Howard's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Robby Benson  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Morgan Freeman

Absence of Malice (1981) RT 86% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 1998

A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Sally Field  •  Bob Balaban  •  Melinda Dillon

The Meerkats (2008) RT 73% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2009

A coming of age story following a young meerkat pup, Kolo, growing up in the Kalahari desert; and an inspiring look at how one family's connection to each other and their ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  James Honeyborne
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Guillaume Canet

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Ranft  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Roving Mars (2006) RT 70% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Join the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity for an awe-inspiring journey to the surface of the mysterious red planet.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  George Butler
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Steve Squyres  •  Rob Manning  •  Charles Elachi

Mater and the Ghostlight (2006) RT Audience 62%

Mater, the rusty but trusty tow truck from Cars, spends a day in Radiator Springs playing scary pranks on his fellow townsfolk. That night at Flo's V8 Café, the Sheriff tells ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Dan Scanlon
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Owen Wilson  •  Michael Wallis  •  Bonnie Hunt

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005) RT 88% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Twelve men who belong to one of the world's most exclusive fraternities -- people who've walked on the surface of the moon -- are paid homage in this documentary. Using ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark Cowen
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Scott Glenn

Empire Falls (2005) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Helen Hunt  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ed Harris

James Dean: Forever Young (2005) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Documentary of the brief but memorable career of the now iconic James Dean. Narrated by Martin Sheen, the film focuses much attention on his early work for television, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan
CAST:  James Dean  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Martin Sheen  •  Elizabeth Taylor

Our Town (2003) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Our Town is a three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It is a character story about an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Naughton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Jayne Atkinson  •  Reathel Bean  •  Wendy Barrie-Wilson

Road to Perdition (2002) RT 81% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Liam Aiken  •  Paul Newman

Where the Money Is (2000) RT 46% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Carol Ann MacKay is a popular nurse at a retirement home, and spends her free time with her hunky athletic husband Wayne MacKay, who would do anything for her, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Susan Barnes

Message in a Bottle (1999) RT 32% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Robin Wright  •  Paul Newman  •  John Savage

Twilight (1998) RT 59% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 1998

A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Gene Hackman  •  Reese Witherspoon

Super Speedway (1997)

We follow the Newman-Haas (Andretti) racing team through the process of building, testing, and racing for a season. This includes extensive race speed on-track footage, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Stephen Low
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Mario Andretti  •  Michael Andretti  •  Jeff Andretti

Nobody's Fool (1994) RT 91% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Bruce Willis  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Jessica Tandy