Mary Stuart Masterson

Mary Stuart Masterson (born June 28, 1966) is an American film, stage and television actress and director.

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At Close Range (1986)

Brad Whitewood Jr. lives in rural Pennsylvania and has few prospects. Against his mother's wishes, he seeks out his estranged father, the head of a gang of thieves in a nearby town. Though his new girlfriend supports his criminal ambitions, Brad Jr. soon learns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Chris Penn

Brad Whitewood Jr. lives in rural Pennsylvania and has few prospects. Against his mother's wishes, he seeks out his estranged father, the head of a gang of thieves in a nearby town. Though his new girlfriend supports his criminal ambitions, Brad Jr. soon learns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Chris Penn

Benny & Joon (1993)

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A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Julianne Moore

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Julianne Moore

On the Second Day of Christmas (1997)

Trish (Mary Stuart Masterson) and her six-year-old niece, Patsy, make their living by picking pockets. But when they try to take advantage of holiday shoppers with fat wallets, they run into a little snag—a department store security guard named Bert (Mark Ruffalo) ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lauren Pratt  •  David Hewlett

Trish (Mary Stuart Masterson) and her six-year-old niece, Patsy, make their living by picking pockets. But when they try to take advantage of holiday shoppers with fat wallets, they run into a little snag—a department store security guard named Bert (Mark Ruffalo) ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lauren Pratt  •  David Hewlett

Radioland Murders (1994)

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

The Stepford Wives (1975)

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Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  Katharine Ross  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Nanette Newman  •  Judith Baldwin

Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  Katharine Ross  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Nanette Newman  •  Judith Baldwin

Bad Girls (1994)

Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Drew Barrymore

Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Drew Barrymore

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

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A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lea Thompson  •  Chynna Phillips

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lea Thompson  •  Chynna Phillips

Chances Are (1989)

Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not until Alex is invited to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Christopher McDonald

Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not until Alex is invited to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Christopher McDonald

Bed of Roses (1996)

The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems for love to conquer all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Goldenberg
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Pamela Adlon  •  Josh Brolin

The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems for love to conquer all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Goldenberg
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Pamela Adlon  •  Josh Brolin

Heaven's Prisoners (1996)

A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Kelly Lynch  •  Eric Roberts  •  Teri Hatcher

A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Kelly Lynch  •  Eric Roberts  •  Teri Hatcher

Lily Dale (1996)

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Still bitter toward his stepfather, a man reunites with his mother and sister following a long estrangement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Masterson
CAST:  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Sam Shepard  •  Stockard Channing  •  Tim Guinee

Still bitter toward his stepfather, a man reunites with his mother and sister following a long estrangement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Masterson
CAST:  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Sam Shepard  •  Stockard Channing  •  Tim Guinee

Love Lives On (1985)

A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Peerce
CAST:  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Sam Waterston  •  Christine Lahti  •  Ricky Paull Goldin

A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Peerce
CAST:  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Sam Waterston  •  Christine Lahti  •  Ricky Paull Goldin

The Cake Eaters (2007)

The death of the Kimbrough family matriarch affects the three male survivors of the clan. Widower Easy tries to reconnect with his old flame, Marg. Eldest son and struggling musician Guy moves back to town, feeling guilty that he missed the funeral. His brother, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Stuart Masterson
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Aaron Stanford  •  Bruce Dern  •  Elizabeth Ashley

The death of the Kimbrough family matriarch affects the three male survivors of the clan. Widower Easy tries to reconnect with his old flame, Marg. Eldest son and struggling musician Guy moves back to town, feeling guilty that he missed the funeral. His brother, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Stuart Masterson
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Aaron Stanford  •  Bruce Dern  •  Elizabeth Ashley

On The Edge (2001)

A compendium of three short science-fiction films, each with a decidedly feminist slant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helen Mirren  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Anne Heche  •  Jana Sue Memel
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Sydney Tamiia Poitier  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Christopher Lloyd

A compendium of three short science-fiction films, each with a decidedly feminist slant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helen Mirren  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Anne Heche  •  Jana Sue Memel
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Sydney Tamiia Poitier  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Christopher Lloyd

Mr. North (1988)

Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Huston
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Harry Dean Stanton

Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Huston
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Harry Dean Stanton

Leo (2002)

A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome obstacles of the past to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mehdi Norowzian
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Justin Chambers  •  Sam Shepard

A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome obstacles of the past to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mehdi Norowzian
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Justin Chambers  •  Sam Shepard

Whiskey School (2005)

Leopold De Angeli is a talented playwright, but like many scribes he fancies the drink a little too much. In the hopes of saving Leopold's life, his theater friends come together to stage an intervention for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Masterson
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Alexandra Eite  •  Carlin Glynn  •  Lainie Kazan

Leopold De Angeli is a talented playwright, but like many scribes he fancies the drink a little too much. In the hopes of saving Leopold's life, his theater friends come together to stage an intervention for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Masterson
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Alexandra Eite  •  Carlin Glynn  •  Lainie Kazan

Funny About Love (1990)

When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides she wants to have a baby, a goal that initially makes Duffy frantic, but soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Christine Lahti  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Robert Prosky

When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides she wants to have a baby, a goal that initially makes Duffy frantic, but soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Christine Lahti  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Robert Prosky

Immediate Family (1989)

Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy will sign away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  James Woods  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Kevin Dillon

Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy will sign away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  James Woods  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Kevin Dillon

The Book of Stars (1999)

A tale of two sisters. Penny (Masterson) cares for her younger sister Mary (Malone), who suffers from cystic fibrosis. "Cares for" is a questionable term, as the hardened, edgy Penny secretly makes her living in the world's oldest profession while popping pills to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Miner
CAST:  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Jena Malone  •  Karl Geary  •  Delroy Lindo

A tale of two sisters. Penny (Masterson) cares for her younger sister Mary (Malone), who suffers from cystic fibrosis. "Cares for" is a questionable term, as the hardened, edgy Penny secretly makes her living in the world's oldest profession while popping pills to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Miner
CAST:  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Jena Malone  •  Karl Geary  •  Delroy Lindo
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