Lainie Kazan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lainie Kazan (born May 15, 1940) is an American actress and singer. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lainie Kazan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Beaches (1988)

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Barbara Hershey  •  John Heard  •  Spalding Gray

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Barbara Hershey  •  John Heard  •  Spalding Gray

Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick McKay filmed over 100 of the greatest stars ever to work on Broadway or in Hollywood. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Bea Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick McKay filmed over 100 of the greatest stars ever to work on Broadway or in Hollywood. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Bea Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

Davey Stone, a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Kearsley
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jackie Sandler  •  Kevin Nealon  •  Austin Stout

Davey Stone, a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Kearsley
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jackie Sandler  •  Kevin Nealon  •  Austin Stout

Gigli (2003)

Gigli is ordered to kidnap the psychologically challenged younger brother of a powerful federal prosecutor. When plans go awry, Gigli's boss sends in Ricki, a gorgeous free-spirited female gangster who has her own set of orders to assist with the kidnapping. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Justin Bartha  •  Lainie Kazan

Gigli is ordered to kidnap the psychologically challenged younger brother of a powerful federal prosecutor. When plans go awry, Gigli's boss sends in Ricki, a gorgeous free-spirited female gangster who has her own set of orders to assist with the kidnapping. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Justin Bartha  •  Lainie Kazan

Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so they decide to take it home (there could be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Margaret Langrick  •  Joshua Rudoy

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so they decide to take it home (there could be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Margaret Langrick  •  Joshua Rudoy

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

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A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  John Corbett  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Michael Constantine

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  John Corbett  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Michael Constantine

My Favorite Year (1982)

Fledgling comic Benjy Stone can't believe his luck when his childhood hero, the swashbuckling matinee idol Alan Swann, gets booked to appear on the variety show he writes for. But when Swann arrives, he fails to live up to his silver screen image. Instead, he's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Mark Linn-Baker  •  Jessica Harper  •  Joseph Bologna

Fledgling comic Benjy Stone can't believe his luck when his childhood hero, the swashbuckling matinee idol Alan Swann, gets booked to appear on the variety show he writes for. But when Swann arrives, he fails to live up to his silver screen image. Instead, he's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Mark Linn-Baker  •  Jessica Harper  •  Joseph Bologna

One from the Heart (1982)

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Frannie leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Lainie Kazan

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Frannie leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Lainie Kazan

Permanent Midnight (1998)

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Juggling increasing career success and a growing heroin habit, a television comedy writer attempts to go down a path of improvement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Veloz
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Maria Bello  •  Jay Paulson  •  Spencer Garrett

Juggling increasing career success and a growing heroin habit, a television comedy writer attempts to go down a path of improvement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Veloz
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Maria Bello  •  Jay Paulson  •  Spencer Garrett

The Associate (1996)

Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While trying to find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Eli Wallach  •  Tim Daly

Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While trying to find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Eli Wallach  •  Tim Daly

The Big Hit (1998)

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk Wong
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christina Applegate  •  Avery Brooks

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk Wong
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christina Applegate  •  Avery Brooks

The Delta Force (1986)

A 707 aircraft jetliner, en route from Athens to Rome and then to New York City, is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists, who demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandos have been called in to eliminate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Lee Marvin  •  Shelley Winters  •  Martin Balsam

A 707 aircraft jetliner, en route from Athens to Rome and then to New York City, is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists, who demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandos have been called in to eliminate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Lee Marvin  •  Shelley Winters  •  Martin Balsam

Lust in the Dust (1984)

A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bartel
CAST:  Tab Hunter  •  Divine  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Geoffrey Lewis

A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bartel
CAST:  Tab Hunter  •  Divine  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Geoffrey Lewis

The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. A courageous young girl confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her odyssey, she forms a close bond with two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Meredith Salenger  •  John Cusack  •  Ray Wise  •  Lainie Kazan

America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. A courageous young girl confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her odyssey, she forms a close bond with two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Meredith Salenger  •  John Cusack  •  Ray Wise  •  Lainie Kazan

Expecting Mary (2010)

Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, that she learns the real meaning of love, sacrifice and family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Gordon
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Linda Gray  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Cloris Leachman

Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, that she learns the real meaning of love, sacrifice and family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Gordon
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Linda Gray  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Cloris Leachman

Romance of a Horsethief (1971)

Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded by Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abraham Polonsky
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Eli Wallach  •  Jane Birkin  •  Lainie Kazan

Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded by Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abraham Polonsky
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Eli Wallach  •  Jane Birkin  •  Lainie Kazan

The Unknown Cyclist (1998)

A man's dying wish is for the people in his life to participate in a 450-mile charity bicycle ride through Northern California.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Salzmann
CAST:  Danny Nucci  •  Vincent Spano  •  Stephen Spinella  •  Michael J. Pollard

A man's dying wish is for the people in his life to participate in a 450-mile charity bicycle ride through Northern California.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Salzmann
CAST:  Danny Nucci  •  Vincent Spano  •  Stephen Spinella  •  Michael J. Pollard

I'm a Mitzvah (2014)

A short film about a young American man who spends one last night with his deceased friend while stranded in rural Mexico.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Berman
CAST:  Ben Schwartz  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Erick Chavarria  •  Alejandro Patiño

A short film about a young American man who spends one last night with his deceased friend while stranded in rural Mexico.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Berman
CAST:  Ben Schwartz  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Erick Chavarria  •  Alejandro Patiño

I Am Divine (2013)

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Harris Glenn Milstead, aka Divine (1945-1988) was the ultimate outsider turned underground hero. Spitting in the face of the status quos of body image, gender identity, sexuality, and preconceived notions of beauty, Divine succeeded in becoming an internationally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  John Waters  •  Ricki Lake  •  Tab Hunter  •  Divine

Harris Glenn Milstead, aka Divine (1945-1988) was the ultimate outsider turned underground hero. Spitting in the face of the status quos of body image, gender identity, sexuality, and preconceived notions of beauty, Divine succeeded in becoming an internationally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  John Waters  •  Ricki Lake  •  Tab Hunter  •  Divine

Divorce Invitation (2012)

'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is determined Alex is his true soul mate, he realizes he has a huge problem-he signed an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  S.V. Krishna Reddy
CAST:  Jonathan Bennett  •  Jamie-Lynn Sigler  •  Nadia Bjorlin  •  Elliott Gould

'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is determined Alex is his true soul mate, he realizes he has a huge problem-he signed an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  S.V. Krishna Reddy
CAST:  Jonathan Bennett  •  Jamie-Lynn Sigler  •  Nadia Bjorlin  •  Elliott Gould
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