Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones is an American actress. A five-time Tony Award nominee for her work on Broadway, she has twice won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play: for the 1995 revival of The Heiress and for the 2005 original production of Doubt.

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Cradle Will Rock (1999)

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

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

DIRECTION:  Callie Khouri
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  James Garner

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

DIRECTION:  Callie Khouri
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  James Garner

Erin Brockovich (2000)

InspiringRealGrippingBrilliant

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Albert Finney  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Marg Helgenberger

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Albert Finney  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Marg Helgenberger

Ocean's Twelve (2004)

BrilliantCleverEnjoyableFun

Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Julia Roberts

Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Julia Roberts

Signs (2002)

SuspensefulDisturbingFuturisticCreepy

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.  (more)

DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Rory Culkin  •  Abigail Breslin

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.  (more)

DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Rory Culkin  •  Abigail Breslin

The Horse Whisperer (1998)

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Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Sam Neill  •  Scarlett Johansson

Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Sam Neill  •  Scarlett Johansson

The Perfect Storm (2000)

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In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Diane Lane  •  John C. Reilly

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Diane Lane  •  John C. Reilly

Housesitter (1992)

After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as his wife. Gwen's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Dana Delany  •  Suzanne Whang

After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as his wife. Gwen's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Dana Delany  •  Suzanne Whang

Light of Day (1987)

Cleveland siblings rise with a rock band while coping with personal problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Joan Jett  •  Michael McKean

Cleveland siblings rise with a rock band while coping with personal problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Joan Jett  •  Michael McKean

The Beaver (2011)

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Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter pushes for his parents to get a divorce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Anton Yelchin

Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter pushes for his parents to get a divorce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Anton Yelchin

Days and Nights (2014)

Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Camargo
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Allison Janney  •  Jean Reno

Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Camargo
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Allison Janney  •  Jean Reno

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013)

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains in the spotlight at eighty-seven years old. Join the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner both on and off stage in this revealing documentary. With interviews from Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Hal Prince and others, ELAINE ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiemi Karasawa
CAST:  Elaine Stritch  •  Tina Fey  •  Cherry Jones  •  Nathan Lane

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains in the spotlight at eighty-seven years old. Join the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner both on and off stage in this revealing documentary. With interviews from Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Hal Prince and others, ELAINE ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiemi Karasawa
CAST:  Elaine Stritch  •  Tina Fey  •  Cherry Jones  •  Nathan Lane

Mother and Child (2009)

The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Annette Bening  •  Carla Gallo

The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Annette Bening  •  Carla Gallo

Knight of Cups (2015)

Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. While successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted and confused, he finds temporary solace in the decadent Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to his daily pain, and every ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Natalie Portman

Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. While successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted and confused, he finds temporary solace in the decadent Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to his daily pain, and every ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Natalie Portman

Murder in a Small Town (1999)

A widowed theatre director moves to a small Connecticut town where he gets involved in solving the murder of a millionaire, who was the most despised man in town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Terry O'Quinn  •  Cherry Jones  •  Frances Conroy

A widowed theatre director moves to a small Connecticut town where he gets involved in solving the murder of a millionaire, who was the most despised man in town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Terry O'Quinn  •  Cherry Jones  •  Frances Conroy

What Makes a Family (2001)

Janine and Sandy are a lesbian couple who decide to have a baby, but after a few years Sandy dies. This tragedy is exploited by Sandy's parents to snatch the girl from Janine's care. But then, and despite having the laws against her, Janine decides to fight in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maggie Greenwald
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Cherry Jones  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Anne Meara

Janine and Sandy are a lesbian couple who decide to have a baby, but after a few years Sandy dies. This tragedy is exploited by Sandy's parents to snatch the girl from Janine's care. But then, and despite having the laws against her, Janine decides to fight in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maggie Greenwald
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Cherry Jones  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Anne Meara

The Lady in Question (1999)

In 1938, Jewish-rights activist Emma Sachs is targeted by the Nazis. When she dies, foul play is suspected. But was it the Nazis, or was it someone else? Det. Tony Rossini investigates, along with Larry "Cash" Carter, a theatre director connected to Mrs. Sachs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Mike Starr  •  Cherry Jones  •  Barbara Sukowa

In 1938, Jewish-rights activist Emma Sachs is targeted by the Nazis. When she dies, foul play is suspected. But was it the Nazis, or was it someone else? Det. Tony Rossini investigates, along with Larry "Cash" Carter, a theatre director connected to Mrs. Sachs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Mike Starr  •  Cherry Jones  •  Barbara Sukowa

Out of the Past (1998)

In 1995, Kelli Peterson started a gay and straight club at her Salt Lake City high school. The story of her ensuing battle with school authorities in interspersed with looks back at the diary of Michael Wigglesworth, a 17th-century Puritan cleric, at the 30-year ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Dupre
CAST:  Stephen Spinella  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Cherry Jones  •  Edward Norton

In 1995, Kelli Peterson started a gay and straight club at her Salt Lake City high school. The story of her ensuing battle with school authorities in interspersed with looks back at the diary of Michael Wigglesworth, a 17th-century Puritan cleric, at the 30-year ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Dupre
CAST:  Stephen Spinella  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Cherry Jones  •  Edward Norton

Cora Unashamed (2000)

From the short story by Langston Hughes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Pratt
CAST:  Regina Taylor  •  Cherry Jones  •  Ellen Muth  •  Michael Gaston

From the short story by Langston Hughes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Pratt
CAST:  Regina Taylor  •  Cherry Jones  •  Ellen Muth  •  Michael Gaston

Swimmers (2005)

After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sadler
CAST:  Tara Devon Gallagher  •  Robert Knott  •  Cherry Jones  •  Shawn Hatosy

After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sadler
CAST:  Tara Devon Gallagher  •  Robert Knott  •  Cherry Jones  •  Shawn Hatosy
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