Search results for "Shirley Knight"


As Good as It Gets (1997) RT 86% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 1998

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Helen Hunt  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Grandma's Boy (2006) RT 16% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2006

Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nicholaus Goossen
CAST:  Linda Cardellini  •  Allen Covert  •  Peter Dante  •  Shirley Knight

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 2006

After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Sally Field  •  Telly Savalas  •  Peter Boyle

Angel Eyes (2001) RT 33% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A story about a seemingly unlikely couple who cross paths under life-threatening circumstances as though they are destined not only to meet but to save each other's lives. Not ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Jeremy Sisto  •  Terrence Howard

Color of Night (1994) RT 22% / Audience 30%

DVD release: May 2001

When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Rush
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Jane March  •  Rubén Blades  •  Lesley Ann Warren

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) RT 44% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Callie Khouri
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  James Garner

Endless Love (1981) RT 15% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2014

Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Shirley Knight  •  Jami Gertz

Juggernaut (1974) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Omar Sharif  •  David Hemmings  •  Anthony Hopkins

Petulia (1968) RT 91% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2006

An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Richard Chamberlain  •  George C. Scott  •  Arthur Hill

The Salton Sea (2002) RT 62% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2002

After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  D.J. Caruso
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Adam Goldberg  •  Luis Guzmán




Stuart Saves His Family (1995) RT 30% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Al Franken  •  Laura San Giacomo  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Shirley Knight

Flight from Ashiya (1964) RT Audience 29%

Featuring an all-star cast and on-location shooting in Japan, where the story is set, three US Air Force rescue pilots must overcome their personal problems and differences to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Richard Widmark  •  George Chakiris  •  Suzy Parker

Dutchman (1967) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A young conservative black man, minding his own business, rides a nearly empty subway car. The only other passenger, a blonde vixen looking for trouble, sizes him up. Sexual ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  Shirley Knight  •  Al Freeman, Jr.  •  Frank Lieberman  •  Robert Calvert

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2006

Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Geraldine Page  •  Ed Begley  •  Rip Torn

P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! (2002)

With his life already in shambles -- his girlfriend just dumped him, he's lost his acting gig, and his cat is seriously ill -- sad-sack Jimmy Zoole (Steve Guttenberg) comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Guttenberg
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Lombardo Boyar  •  Shirley Knight

House of Women (1962) RT Audience 25%

An innocent, pregnant prison inmate (Shirley Knight) becomes the bad warden's (Andrew Duggan) personal favorite.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Doniger
CAST:  Shirley Knight  •  Andrew Duggan  •  Barbara Nichols  •  Margaret Hayes

The Sender (1982) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Jun 2008

A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Christian
CAST:  Kathryn Harrold  •  Željko Ivanek  •  Shirley Knight  •  Paul Freeman

Redwood Highway (2013) RT 82% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gary Lundgren
CAST:  Shirley Knight  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Catherine E. Coulson  •  Sam Daly

The Outsider (1967)

Not so uncommon themes of the 1960's are used as dark backdrop for a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con with a bone to pick with the Los Angeles police Dept. Darren McGavin plays ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Sean Garrison  •  Shirley Knight  •  Nancy Malone