Search results for "Robert Altman"

3 Women (1977)

Pinky is an awkward young teen who starts work at a spa in the CA. Desert. She becomes overly attached to fellow spa attendant, Millie when she becomes Millie's roommate. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Janice Rule  •  Robert Fortier

A Perfect Couple (1979) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Offbeat but endearing romantic comedy about unlikely match-up (by computer dating) of straitlaced Dooley, under the thumb of overbearing father, and singer Heflin, whose life ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Dooley  •  Marta Heflin  •  Titos Vandis  •  Belita Moreno

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

Tanner on Tanner (2004)

Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Cynthia Nixon  •  Michael Murphy  •  Pamela Reed

The Company (2003) RT 71% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer (Campbell) who's poised to become a principal performer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Neve Campbell  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  James Franco  •  Barbara E. Robertson

Gosford Park (2001) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

Dr. T & the Women (2000)

Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. Dr. T. worships women. In his immediate family and in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Helen Hunt  •  Farrah Fawcett  •  Laura Dern

Cookie's Fortune (1999) RT 86% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2001

Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Julianne Moore  •  Liv Tyler  •  Patricia Neal

The Gingerbread Man (1998) RT 60% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Daryl Hannah

Kansas City (1996) RT 63% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Robert Altman's story is a riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music. It all takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Music • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Michael Murphy

Prêt-à-Porter (1994)

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

Short Cuts (1993) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

The Player (1992) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 1997

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Vincent & Theo (1990) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 2005

The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Paul Rhys  •  Adrian Brine

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 1992

A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Eric Bogosian  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Brad Davis  •  Peter Gallagher

Aria (1987)

Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Nicolas Roeg  •  Bruce Beresford  •  Charles Sturridge  •  Julien Temple  •  Ken Russell  •  Franc Roddam  •  Bill Bryden  •  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Theresa Russell  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Buck Henry  •  Stephanie Lane

O.C. and Stiggs (1985) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Nov 2005

O.C. and Stiggs aren't your average unhappy teenagers. They not only despise their suburban surroundings, they plot against it. They seek revenge against the middle class ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Daniel H. Jenkins  •  Neill Barry  •  Jane Curtin  •  Paul Dooley

Fool for Love (1985) RT 75% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Sam Shepard  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Randy Quaid

The Laundromat (1985)

Two lonely women coincide at midnight in a laundromat, where they reveal their secrets.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Amy Madigan  •  Michael Wright