Joanna Gleason

Joanna Gleason is a Canadian stage and screen actress and singer.

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American Perfekt (1997)

Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick up her flunked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Chart
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Fairuza Balk  •  Paul Sorvino

Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick up her flunked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Chart
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Fairuza Balk  •  Paul Sorvino

Boogie Nights (1997)

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Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

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

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Michael Caine  •  Barbara Hershey

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Michael Caine  •  Barbara Hershey

Heartburn (1986)

Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Maureen Stapleton

Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Maureen Stapleton

Life Under Water (1989)

Young man, who can't get along with the rest of the world, especially his mother, decides to try to take his life in his own hands. A TV movie directed by Jay Holman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Holman
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Haviland Morris  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Joanna Gleason

Young man, who can't get along with the rest of the world, especially his mother, decides to try to take his life in his own hands. A TV movie directed by Jay Holman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Holman
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Haviland Morris  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Joanna Gleason

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but generations of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Glenne Headly  •  Jay Thomas  •  Olympia Dukakis

In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but generations of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Glenne Headly  •  Jay Thomas  •  Olympia Dukakis

The Wedding Planner (2001)

San Francisco's premiere wedding planner, Mary Fiore is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, paediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client. As Mary continues making the wedding arrangements, she and Steve are put into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Shankman
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Justin Chambers  •  Joanna Gleason

San Francisco's premiere wedding planner, Mary Fiore is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, paediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client. As Mary continues making the wedding arrangements, she and Steve are put into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Shankman
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Justin Chambers  •  Joanna Gleason

Into the Woods (1991)

A collection of fairy tale characters head into the woods, and soon learn that fairy tales don't end at "happily ever after." This rendition of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical was recorded on the stage with it's original all-star Broadway cast. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Chip Zien  •  Joanna Gleason  •  Tom Aldredge

A collection of fairy tale characters head into the woods, and soon learn that fairy tales don't end at "happily ever after." This rendition of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical was recorded on the stage with it's original all-star Broadway cast. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Chip Zien  •  Joanna Gleason  •  Tom Aldredge

Last Vegas (2013)

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Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Michael Douglas  •  Kevin Kline

Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Michael Douglas  •  Kevin Kline

The Skeleton Twins (2014)

Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Johnson
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Bill Hader  •  Luke Wilson  •  Ty Burrell

Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Johnson
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Bill Hader  •  Luke Wilson  •  Ty Burrell

Wedding Daze (2006)

After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of love that both have been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ian Black
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Isla Fisher  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Joanna Gleason

After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of love that both have been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ian Black
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Isla Fisher  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Joanna Gleason

Sondheim! The Birthday Concert (2010)

Join us for a rousing celebration of the life and works of one of Broadway's greatest legends — the one and only Stephen Sondheim. For the master composer and lyricist's 80th birthday, many of musical theater's brightest stars gathered in March of 2010 to perform ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  David Hyde Pierce  •  Laura Benanti  •  Matt Cavenaugh  •  Michael Cerveris

Join us for a rousing celebration of the life and works of one of Broadway's greatest legends — the one and only Stephen Sondheim. For the master composer and lyricist's 80th birthday, many of musical theater's brightest stars gathered in March of 2010 to perform ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  David Hyde Pierce  •  Laura Benanti  •  Matt Cavenaugh  •  Michael Cerveris

F/X2 (1991)

F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills both the killer and Mike. Mike's boss, Silak says it was the killer who killed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Franklin
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Tom Mason

F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills both the killer and Mike. Mike's boss, Silak says it was the killer who killed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Franklin
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Tom Mason

For Richer, for Poorer (1992)

Fresh out of college, a young man lazes about his family's estate, which irritates his father, a self-made millionaire who hatches a bankruptcy plan that he hopes will inspire his son to get a job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Joanna Gleason

Fresh out of college, a young man lazes about his family's estate, which irritates his father, a self-made millionaire who hatches a bankruptcy plan that he hopes will inspire his son to get a job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Joanna Gleason

Fathers and Sons (2005)

Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over 30 years. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García  •  Rob Spera  •  Jared Rappaport
CAST:  Bradley Whitford  •  Kathy Baker  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Ron Eldard

Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over 30 years. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García  •  Rob Spera  •  Jared Rappaport
CAST:  Bradley Whitford  •  Kathy Baker  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Ron Eldard

Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)

A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stacy Title
CAST:  Jonathan Penner  •  Randall Batinkoff  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Jamey Sheridan

A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stacy Title
CAST:  Jonathan Penner  •  Randall Batinkoff  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Jamey Sheridan

Still the Beaver (1983)

This movie reunites most of the members of the Cleaver clan, Wally, June, and of course, the Beaver. Their father Ward has passed away. Wally's married to Mary Ellen and a successful lawyer and has everything to make his life complete except for a child. The Beaver ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Barbara Billingsley  •  Tony Dow  •  Jerry Mathers  •  Ken Osmond

This movie reunites most of the members of the Cleaver clan, Wally, June, and of course, the Beaver. Their father Ward has passed away. Wally's married to Mary Ellen and a successful lawyer and has everything to make his life complete except for a child. The Beaver ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Barbara Billingsley  •  Tony Dow  •  Jerry Mathers  •  Ken Osmond

The Rebound (2009)

Upon discovering her husband's infidelity, Sandy leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. There, she befriends Aram, a guy whose wife only married him so she could get a green card. Sandy hires Aram to be her nanny, and it isn't long until Aram and Sandy find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Justin Bartha  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Joanna Gleason

Upon discovering her husband's infidelity, Sandy leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. There, she befriends Aram, a guy whose wife only married him so she could get a green card. Sandy hires Aram to be her nanny, and it isn't long until Aram and Sandy find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Justin Bartha  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Joanna Gleason

Road Ends (1997)

Real estate agent Maceda (Chris Sarandon) once testified against drug trafficker Orosco (Miguel Najera). Now Orosco is out of prison, and Maceda has a problem. He flees, hiding out at a near-vacant California Central Valley inn where innkeeper Kat (Mariel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick King
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Peter Coyote  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Joanna Gleason

Real estate agent Maceda (Chris Sarandon) once testified against drug trafficker Orosco (Miguel Najera). Now Orosco is out of prison, and Maceda has a problem. He flees, hiding out at a near-vacant California Central Valley inn where innkeeper Kat (Mariel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick King
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Peter Coyote  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Joanna Gleason
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