Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski is an American stage and screen actress, best known for her portrayals of Maryann Thorpe on the television series "Cybill" and of lawyer Diane Lockhart in the CBS legal drama "The Good Wife".

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Chicago (2002)

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Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Queen Latifah  •  Richard Gere

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Queen Latifah  •  Richard Gere

Mamma Mia! (2008)

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An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her biological father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her biological father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

Addams Family Values (1993)

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Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd

Bowfinger (1999)

On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio gofer, he sets out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Heather Graham  •  Christine Baranski

On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio gofer, he sets out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Heather Graham  •  Christine Baranski

Crackers (1984)

Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, Dillard falls for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Jack Warden  •  Sean Penn  •  Wallace Shawn

Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, Dillard falls for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Jack Warden  •  Sean Penn  •  Wallace Shawn

Cruel Intentions (1999)

Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his most prized possession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kumble
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Selma Blair

Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his most prized possession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kumble
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Selma Blair

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

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Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Taylor Momsen  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Christine Baranski

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Taylor Momsen  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Christine Baranski

Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a gay man living in New York City with an overwhelming fear of contracting AIDS, concludes that being celibate is the only option to protect himself. As fate would have it, shortly after his declaration of a sex-free existence, he meets the handsome Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Ashley
CAST:  Steven Weber  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Sigourney Weaver

Jeffrey, a gay man living in New York City with an overwhelming fear of contracting AIDS, concludes that being celibate is the only option to protect himself. As fate would have it, shortly after his declaration of a sex-free existence, he meets the handsome Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Ashley
CAST:  Steven Weber  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Sigourney Weaver

Legal Eagles (1986)

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Debra Winger  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Brian Dennehy

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Debra Winger  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Brian Dennehy

Life with Mikey (1993)

Michael Chapman, a former child TV star, runs a struggling talent agency specilizing in child acts. When a young girl off the street puts on a real performance after he catches her picking his pocket, he may have just found the next big thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christina Vidal  •  Nathan Lane  •  Cyndi Lauper

Michael Chapman, a former child TV star, runs a struggling talent agency specilizing in child acts. When a young girl off the street puts on a real performance after he catches her picking his pocket, he may have just found the next big thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christina Vidal  •  Nathan Lane  •  Cyndi Lauper

Reversal of Fortune (1990)

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Ron Silver  •  Annabella Sciorra

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Ron Silver  •  Annabella Sciorra

The Birdcage (1996)

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A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Gene Hackman  •  Nathan Lane  •  Dianne Wiest

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Gene Hackman  •  Nathan Lane  •  Dianne Wiest

The Guru (2002)

Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made. He is encouraged when his American-based close friend, Vijay Rao, comes for visit, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Jimi Mistry  •  Heather Graham  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Michael McKean

Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made. He is encouraged when his American-based close friend, Vijay Rao, comes for visit, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Jimi Mistry  •  Heather Graham  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Michael McKean

The Ref (1994)

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at gunpoint. The gunman is Gus, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at gunpoint. The gunman is Gus, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

The War (1994)

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The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Kevin Costner  •  Mare Winningham  •  Lexi Randall

The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Kevin Costner  •  Mare Winningham  •  Lexi Randall

Welcome to Mooseport (2004)

A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Gene Hackman  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Maura Tierney

A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Gene Hackman  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Maura Tierney

Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)

An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Kim Basinger  •  Margaret Whitton  •  David Margulies

An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Kim Basinger  •  Margaret Whitton  •  David Margulies

The Odd Couple II (1998)

Brucey, the son of Oscar, calls his father to invite him to his wedding to Felix's daughter next Sunday in California. Oscar and Felix meet again at Los Angeles International Airport and rent a car in order to go to San Malina for the wedding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Richard Riehle  •  Jonathan Silverman

Brucey, the son of Oscar, calls his father to invite him to his wedding to Felix's daughter next Sunday in California. Oscar and Felix meet again at Los Angeles International Airport and rent a car in order to go to San Malina for the wedding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Richard Riehle  •  Jonathan Silverman

Foodfight! (2012)

The evil Brand X joins a supermarket that becomes a city after closing time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasanoff
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Wayne Brady  •  Hilary Duff  •  Eva Longoria

The evil Brand X joins a supermarket that becomes a city after closing time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasanoff
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Wayne Brady  •  Hilary Duff  •  Eva Longoria

Lovesick (1983)

Sigmund Freud's ghost advises a married New York psychiatrist in love with a patient.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Brickman
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Guinness  •  Christine Baranski

Sigmund Freud's ghost advises a married New York psychiatrist in love with a patient.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Brickman
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Guinness  •  Christine Baranski
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