Kathleen Turner

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Mary Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954) is an American actress. She came to fame during the 1980s, after roles in the Hollywood films Body Heat, Peggy Sue Got Married, Romancing the Stone, The War of the Roses, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Prizzi's Honor. She also was a guest star in Californication on Showtime. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathleen Turner, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The War of the Roses (1989)

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The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

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'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Charles Fleischer

'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Charles Fleischer

Body Heat (1981)

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Richard Crenna  •  Ted Danson

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Richard Crenna  •  Ted Danson

Monster House (2006)

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Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Ryan Whitney Newman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Mitchel Musso  •  Sam Lerner

Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Ryan Whitney Newman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Mitchel Musso  •  Sam Lerner

Prizzi's Honor (1985)

A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Loggia  •  William Hickey

A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Loggia  •  William Hickey

Romancing the Stone (1984)

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Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Danny DeVito  •  Zack Norman

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Danny DeVito  •  Zack Norman

Serial Mom (1994)

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Sam Waterston  •  Ricki Lake  •  Matthew Lillard

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Sam Waterston  •  Ricki Lake  •  Matthew Lillard

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

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A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Woods  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Josh Hartnett

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Woods  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Josh Hartnett

The Man with Two Brains (1983)

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A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kathleen Turner  •  David Warner  •  Paul Benedict

A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kathleen Turner  •  David Warner  •  Paul Benedict

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Barry Miller  •  Catherine Hicks

Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Barry Miller  •  Catherine Hicks

A Simple Wish (1997)

Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic wand is broken and the fairies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Pastorelli  •  Deborah Odell  •  Mara Wilson

Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic wand is broken and the fairies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Pastorelli  •  Deborah Odell  •  Mara Wilson

Switching Channels (1988)

A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Ned Beatty

A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Ned Beatty

The Real Blonde (1998)

An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Catherine Keener  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Elizabeth Berkley

An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Catherine Keener  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Elizabeth Berkley

Baby Geniuses (1999)

Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Peter MacNicol

Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Peter MacNicol

The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

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Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's up to no good, and Joan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Danny DeVito  •  Spiros Focás

Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's up to no good, and Joan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Danny DeVito  •  Spiros Focás

Undercover Blues (1993)

When fun-loving American agents Dennis Quaid and Kathleen Turner are called back from maternity leave for a special assignment in New Orleans, the spy parents decide to skip the sitter and give their bouncing baby girl the adventure of a lifetime. There's nothing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Fiona Shaw  •  Stanley Tucci

When fun-loving American agents Dennis Quaid and Kathleen Turner are called back from maternity leave for a special assignment in New Orleans, the spy parents decide to skip the sitter and give their bouncing baby girl the adventure of a lifetime. There's nothing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Fiona Shaw  •  Stanley Tucci

Beautiful (2000)

Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a mom), but just when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Field
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Jessica Collins  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Bridgette Wilson

Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a mom), but just when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Field
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Jessica Collins  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Bridgette Wilson

Friends at Last (1995)

Some time after her messy divorce, Fanny Connelyn (Kathleen Turner) realises her ex-husband is becoming her best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John David Coles
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Colm Feore  •  Julie Khaner  •  Sarah Paulson

Some time after her messy divorce, Fanny Connelyn (Kathleen Turner) realises her ex-husband is becoming her best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John David Coles
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Colm Feore  •  Julie Khaner  •  Sarah Paulson

V.I. Warshawski (1991)

Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's daughter, Kat, and together they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Jay O. Sanders  •  Charles Durning  •  Angela Goethals

Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's daughter, Kat, and together they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Jay O. Sanders  •  Charles Durning  •  Angela Goethals

The Perfect Family (2011)

Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the seal of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anne Renton
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Emily Deschanel  •  Jason Ritter  •  Richard Chamberlain

Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the seal of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anne Renton
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Emily Deschanel  •  Jason Ritter  •  Richard Chamberlain
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