Nora Ephron

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nora Ephron (born May 19, 1941-June 26, 2012) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, journalist, author, and blogger. She was best known for her romantic comedies and was a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay; for Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally... and Sleepless in Seattle. She sometimes wrote with her sister Delia Ephron. Her final film was Julie & Julia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nora Ephron, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Bewitched (2005)

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Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Michael Caine

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Michael Caine

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Joanna Gleason

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Joanna Gleason

Lucky Numbers (2000)

Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Tim Roth  •  Ed O'Neill

Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Tim Roth  •  Ed O'Neill

Michael (1996)

Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Andie MacDowell  •  William Hurt  •  Bob Hoskins

Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Andie MacDowell  •  William Hurt  •  Bob Hoskins

Mixed Nuts (1994)

The events of a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

The events of a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

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Desperate to find his dad Sam a date, a young boy calls into a radio show and catches the attention of Annie, a journalist who wants to meet Sam atop the Empire State Building.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Bill Pullman  •  Ross Malinger

Desperate to find his dad Sam a date, a young boy calls into a radio show and catches the attention of Annie, a journalist who wants to meet Sam atop the Empire State Building.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Bill Pullman  •  Ross Malinger

You've Got Mail (1998)

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Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet—both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Katie Sagona  •  Greg Kinnear

Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet—both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Katie Sagona  •  Greg Kinnear

Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia (2009)

Behind the scenes of 'Julie & Julia'.  (more)

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CAST:  Julie Powell  •  Nora Ephron  •  Jane Lynch  •  Meryl Streep

Behind the scenes of 'Julie & Julia'.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Julie Powell  •  Nora Ephron  •  Jane Lynch  •  Meryl Streep

This Is My Life (1992)

Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two children Erica and Opel to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her agent Arnold Moss ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Julie Kavner  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Gaby Hoffmann  •  Carrie Fisher

Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two children Erica and Opel to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her agent Arnold Moss ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Julie Kavner  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Gaby Hoffmann  •  Carrie Fisher

Julie & Julia (2009)

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Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Amy Adams  •  Chris Messina  •  Stanley Tucci

Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Amy Adams  •  Chris Messina  •  Stanley Tucci

Everything Is Copy (2015)

Jacob Bernstein's extremely entertaining film is a tribute to his mother Nora Ephron: Hollywood-raised daughter of screenwriters who grew up to be an ace reporter turned piercingly funny essayist turned novelist/screenwriter/playwright/director. Ephron comes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Bernstein  •  Nick Hooker
CAST:  Nora Ephron  •  Tom Hanks  •  Rob Reiner  •  Mike Nichols

Jacob Bernstein's extremely entertaining film is a tribute to his mother Nora Ephron: Hollywood-raised daughter of screenwriters who grew up to be an ace reporter turned piercingly funny essayist turned novelist/screenwriter/playwright/director. Ephron comes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Bernstein  •  Nick Hooker
CAST:  Nora Ephron  •  Tom Hanks  •  Rob Reiner  •  Mike Nichols

Inventing David Geffen (2012)

Notoriously press and camera-shy, David Geffen reveals himself for the first time in this unflinching portrait of a complex and compelling man. His far-reaching influence - as an agent and manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Lacy
CAST:  David Geffen  •  Nora Ephron  •  Tom Hanks  •  Elton John

Notoriously press and camera-shy, David Geffen reveals himself for the first time in this unflinching portrait of a complex and compelling man. His far-reaching influence - as an agent and manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Lacy
CAST:  David Geffen  •  Nora Ephron  •  Tom Hanks  •  Elton John

The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful (1996)

A documentary reflecting on women in film and the entertainment industry through the ages led and hosted by some of its most beloved female icons.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Laura San Giacomo  •  Kathy Bates  •  Nora Ephron  •  Rosie O'Donnell

A documentary reflecting on women in film and the entertainment industry through the ages led and hosted by some of its most beloved female icons.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Laura San Giacomo  •  Kathy Bates  •  Nora Ephron  •  Rosie O'Donnell

Dreams on Spec (2007)

"Dreams on Spec" takes an intimate look at how far people will go - and how much they will sacrifice - for the chance to pursue their dreams. This feature-length documentary delves into the lives of three aspiring Hollywood screenwriters as they pour their hearts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Snyder
CAST:  Joe Aaron  •  Deborah Goodwin  •  David J. Stieve  •  Carrie Fisher

"Dreams on Spec" takes an intimate look at how far people will go - and how much they will sacrifice - for the chance to pursue their dreams. This feature-length documentary delves into the lives of three aspiring Hollywood screenwriters as they pour their hearts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Snyder
CAST:  Joe Aaron  •  Deborah Goodwin  •  David J. Stieve  •  Carrie Fisher

Year of the Woman (1973)

Utitlising humour, fantasy, animation, poetry and theatrics, Hochman and her crew challenge the male establishment for ignoring the first meeting of the National Women's Political Caucus and Shirley Chisholm's bid for US vice-president.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sandra Hochman
CAST:  Sandra Hochman  •  Bella Abzug  •  Warren Beatty  •  Art Buchwald

Utitlising humour, fantasy, animation, poetry and theatrics, Hochman and her crew challenge the male establishment for ignoring the first meeting of the National Women's Political Caucus and Shirley Chisholm's bid for US vice-president.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sandra Hochman
CAST:  Sandra Hochman  •  Bella Abzug  •  Warren Beatty  •  Art Buchwald

How Harry Met Sally… (2001)

Documentary about "When Harry Met Sally" featuring director Rob Reiner, screenwriter Nora Ephron, stars Billy Crystal and Carrie Fisher and composer Marc Shaiman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Nora Ephron  •  Rob Reiner  •  Carrie Fisher

Documentary about "When Harry Met Sally" featuring director Rob Reiner, screenwriter Nora Ephron, stars Billy Crystal and Carrie Fisher and composer Marc Shaiman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Nora Ephron  •  Rob Reiner  •  Carrie Fisher