Search results for "Ruth Gordon"


Every Which Way but Loose (1978) RT 31% / Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2002

Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Fargo
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Sondra Locke  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Beverly D'Angelo

The Trouble with Spies (1987) RT Audience 18%

George Trent, a British spy, has gone incommunicado in Ibiza. Appleton Porter (Donald Sutherland) is sent to find out what happened to Trent. Porter settles into a small hotel ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Ned Beatty  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Lucy Gutteridge

Maxie (1985)

When Nick and Jan move into their new apartment in San Francisco, the batty landlady upstairs tells them about a girl who used to live there in the 20's: a brash young party ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Paul Aaron
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Michael Ensign

Mugsy's Girls (1984)

A sorority house mother enters her girls in a mud-wrestling contest.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kevin Brodie
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Laura Branigan  •  Joanna Dierck  •  Eddie Deezen

Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Aliens land in the mythical town of "Speelburgh, U.S.A" searching for the source of rock & roll. What they find is a gang of teenagers, led by Dee Dee (the inimitable Pia ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Fargo
CAST:  Pia Zadora  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Tom Nolan

Don't Go to Sleep (1982) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 1991

A young girl begins seeing the ghost of her sister who died in an accident a year earlier.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard Lang
CAST:  Dennis Weaver  •  Valerie Harper  •  Robin Ignico  •  Kristin Cumming

Any Which Way You Can (1980) RT 20% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 2002

Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Buddy Van Horn
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Sondra Locke  •  Geoffrey Lewis  •  Harry Guardino

My Bodyguard (1980) RT 86% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  Chris Makepeace  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Matt Dillon  •  Martin Mull

Scavenger Hunt (1979) RT Audience 75%

Old Mr. Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. At the beginning of the movie, he dies and his relatives gather for the reading of the will. However, Old Mr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Richard Benjamin  •  Cleavon Little  •  James Coco  •  Scatman Crothers

Boardwalk (1979)

DVD release: Mar 2014

In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Stephen Verona
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Lee Strasberg  •  Janet Leigh




The Prince of Central Park (1977) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Oct 1989

A lonely widow who frequents Central Park becomes emotionally involved with two orphaned youngsters who have built an oasis for themselves there after fleeing from a foster ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Brooke Shields  •  T.J. Hargrave  •  Marc Vahanian

The Great Houdini (1976)

A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Paul Michael Glaser  •  Sally Struthers  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Vivian Vance

The Big Bus (1976) RT 78% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2002

The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Joseph Bologna  •  Stockard Channing  •  John Beck  •  Rene Auberjonois

Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby (1976)

Having been adopted by the madam of a southwestern brothel, a now adult Adrian must cope with the fact that he's Satan's kid, and not living up to his expectations.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Sam O'Steen
CAST:  Stephen McHattie  •  Patty Duke  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Ruth Gordon

Isn't It Shocking? (1973)

A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Louise Lasser  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Lloyd Nolan

Harold and Maude (1971) RT 86% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 2000

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Bud Cort  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Charles Tyner

Lord Love a Duck (1966) RT 71% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2003

From his prison cell, young Alan Musgrave (Roddy McDowell) relates his experiences of the previous year dedicated to fulfilling every whim of beautiful and self-absorbed high ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Axelrod
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Lola Albright  •  Martin West