Search results for "Rita Moreno"

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo (2006)

Rita Moreno narrates this documentary that chronicles the life of artist Frida Kahlo. The biography reveals Kahlo's story in conjunction with events that defined the times in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Amy Stechler
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Lila Downs

Slums of Beverly Hills (1998) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Vivian's family are penniless nomads, moving from one cheap flat to another in Beverly Hills so she and her brothers can attend the city's schools. Uncle Mickey sends them ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tamara Jenkins
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  Alan Arkin  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Eli Marienthal

Angus (1995) RT 40% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 1996

Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Perry Anzilotti  •  Kathy Bates  •  Robert Curtis Brown  •  Kevin Connolly

Evita Peron (1981)

Aspiring actress Eva Duarte rises from a minor celebrity to the wife of a powerful Argentine dictator, but her all consuming fiery rage, ambition, and hatred eventually become ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  James Farentino  •  Pedro Armendáriz, Jr.  •  Michael Constantine

The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979)

In this one-hour special, Kermit the Frog throws a glamorous party at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub to celebrate the premiere of the Muppets' first feature film, The Muppet ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stan Harris
CAST:  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt  •  Dave Goelz

The Ritz (1976)

On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Jack Weston  •  Rita Moreno  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Treat Williams

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)

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

Marlowe (1969) RT 71% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Apr 1991

Los Angeles private-eye Philip Marlowe is trying to locate the brother of his new client, a woman named Orfamay Quest. The trail leads to two men who deny any knowledge of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  James Garner  •  Gayle Hunnicutt  •  Carroll O'Connor  •  Rita Moreno

The Night of the Following Day (1968) RT 100% / Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2004

Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hubert Cornfield
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Richard Boone  •  Rita Moreno  •  Pamela Franklin

Summer and Smoke (1961) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: May 1991

In a small Mississippi town in 1916, an eccentric spinster battles her romantic yearnings for the randy boy next door. A 1961 film, adapted from a Tennessee Williams play, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Glenville
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Geraldine Page  •  Rita Moreno  •  John McIntire

West Side Story (1961) RT 94% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Richard Beymer  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno

This Rebel Breed (1960) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jul 2006

"Black Rebels" (also known as "The Rebel Breed") is about juvenile delinquents--in particular, kids who resort to racially motivated crimes. To combat this problem, the cops ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare  •  William Rowland
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Mark Damon  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

The Deerslayer (1957) RT Audience 25%

Director Kurt Neumann's 1957 film version of the James Fenimore Cooper tale set in colonial America stars Lex Barker, Forrest Tucker, Rita Moreno, Cathy O'Donnell and Jay C. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Kurt Neumann
CAST:  Lex Barker  •  Rita Moreno  •  Forrest Tucker  •  Cathy O'Donnell

The King and I (1956) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Mrs. Anna Leonowens and her son Louis arrive in Bangkok, where she has contracted to teach English to the children of the royal household. She threatens to leave when the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956) RT Audience 17%

TV writer Greg Whitcomb did his military service heroically but now has settled into everyday life with a young wife, Katy. A letter from the war department arrives that Katy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Tom Ewell  •  Sheree North  •  Rita Moreno  •  Rick Jason

Seven Cities of Gold (1955) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 1988

Director Robert D. Webb's 1955 adventure film about eighteenth-century Spanish explorers searching for gold in the American southwest stars Anthony Quinn, Jeffrey Hunter, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  Robert D. Webb
CAST:  Richard Egan  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Michael Rennie  •  Jeffrey Hunter

Untamed (1955) RT Audience 22%

When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Susan Hayward  •  Richard Egan  •  John Justin