Talia Shire

Talia Shire (born April 25, 1946) is an American actress most known for her roles as Adrian Balboa in the Rocky series and Connie Corleone in The Godfather films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Talia Shire, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Godfather (1972)

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Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Al Pacino  •  James Caan  •  Richard S. Castellano

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Al Pacino  •  James Caan  •  Richard S. Castellano

Homo Erectus (2007)

Ishbo is a caveman living in the prehistoric age who thinks there's more to life than hunting and gathering. He tries to better the lives of those in his tribe by inventing things like spoons and the toothbrush, which leave everyone, including his parents, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin
CAST:  Adam Rifkin  •  Ali Larter  •  Hayes MacArthur  •  David Carradine

Ishbo is a caveman living in the prehistoric age who thinks there's more to life than hunting and gathering. He tries to better the lives of those in his tribe by inventing things like spoons and the toothbrush, which leave everyone, including his parents, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin
CAST:  Adam Rifkin  •  Ali Larter  •  Hayes MacArthur  •  David Carradine

I ♥ Huckabees (2004)

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Jude Law

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Jude Law

New York Stories (1989)

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Marvin Chatinover  •  Mae Questel  •  Mia Farrow

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Marvin Chatinover  •  Mae Questel  •  Mia Farrow

Rad (1986)

A BMX racer, who lives in a small town with his mother and sister, is faced with a tough decision, qualify for Helltrack or take his SATs in order to attend college.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Needham
CAST:  Bill Allen  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Talia Shire  •  Ray Walston

A BMX racer, who lives in a small town with his mother and sister, is faced with a tough decision, qualify for Helltrack or take his SATs in order to attend college.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Needham
CAST:  Bill Allen  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Talia Shire  •  Ray Walston

Rocky (1976)

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When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Rocky II (1979)

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After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can't put his life together outside the ring, while Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation. Soon enough, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can't put his life together outside the ring, while Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation. Soon enough, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Rocky III (1982)

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Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter rival Apollo Creed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter rival Apollo Creed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Rocky IV (1985)

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After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Rocky V (1990)

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky’s career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Sage Stallone

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky’s career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Sage Stallone

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

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In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Robert Duvall  •  Diane Keaton  •  Robert De Niro

In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Robert Duvall  •  Diane Keaton  •  Robert De Niro

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

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In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Diane Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Talia Shire

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Diane Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Talia Shire

The Visit (2001)

A young man dying in prison brings his family together for a fateful visit, and proceeds to put his life back together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Walker-Pearlman
CAST:  Obba Babatundé  •  Charmin Lee White  •  Terrell Mitchell  •  Enoh Essien

A young man dying in prison brings his family together for a fateful visit, and proceeds to put his life back together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Walker-Pearlman
CAST:  Obba Babatundé  •  Charmin Lee White  •  Terrell Mitchell  •  Enoh Essien

Windows (1980)

Emily is the subject of a perverse obsession by a gay neighbor, Andrea, who not only is in lust with her but hires a rapist in order to get audio tapes of her moaning. Andrea turns peeping tom and watches Emily with a telescope as she begins a love affair with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Willis
CAST:  Talia Shire  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kay Medford

Emily is the subject of a perverse obsession by a gay neighbor, Andrea, who not only is in lust with her but hires a rapist in order to get audio tapes of her moaning. Andrea turns peeping tom and watches Emily with a telescope as she begins a love affair with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Willis
CAST:  Talia Shire  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kay Medford

Deadfall (1993)

After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is soon drawn into his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Coppola
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Michael Biehn  •  Sarah Trigger  •  James Coburn

After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is soon drawn into his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Coppola
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Michael Biehn  •  Sarah Trigger  •  James Coburn

The Christian Licorice Store (1971)

A tennis champ falls in with the Hollywood crowd, finds himself being corrupted by the life in the fast lane.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Maud Adams  •  Beau Bridges  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Allan Arbus

A tennis champ falls in with the Hollywood crowd, finds himself being corrupted by the life in the fast lane.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Maud Adams  •  Beau Bridges  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Allan Arbus

PIzza with Bullets (2012)

A sickly Mob Don's obsession that a pizza parlor owner is his missing long lost son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rothbard
CAST:  Vincent Pastore  •  Talia Shire

A sickly Mob Don's obsession that a pizza parlor owner is his missing long lost son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rothbard
CAST:  Vincent Pastore  •  Talia Shire

Bed & Breakfast (1991)

Life changes for three woman who run a failing hotel, when a mysterious man washes up at the beach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Talia Shire  •  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Nina Siemaszko

Life changes for three woman who run a failing hotel, when a mysterious man washes up at the beach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Talia Shire  •  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Nina Siemaszko

The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992)

The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family. Story is told in chronological order, and numerous scenes that were deleted from each film have been restored.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Marlon Brando  •  James Caan  •  John Cazale

The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family. Story is told in chronological order, and numerous scenes that were deleted from each film have been restored.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Marlon Brando  •  James Caan  •  John Cazale

Old Boyfriends (1979)

When her marriage falls apart, a psychiatrist seeks out those of her former boyfriends who left the biggest impact on her life, mostly in a bad way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Tewkesbury
CAST:  Talia Shire  •  Richard Jordan  •  Keith Carradine  •  John Belushi

When her marriage falls apart, a psychiatrist seeks out those of her former boyfriends who left the biggest impact on her life, mostly in a bad way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Tewkesbury
CAST:  Talia Shire  •  Richard Jordan  •  Keith Carradine  •  John Belushi
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