Search results for "Anne Bancroft"


Fatso (1980) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Dominick has always been a big kid who loved eating. It was his favourite thing. Then his cousin dies from health complications due to a lack of exercise and improper diet. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anne Bancroft
CAST:  Dom DeLuise  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ron Carey  •  Candice Azzara

The Elephant Man (1980) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Anne Bancroft  •  John Gielgud

Antz (1998) RT 96% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Mar 1999

In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tim Johnson
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Danny Glover

Blazing Saddles (1974) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Mel Brooks  •  Amy Yasbeck  •  Peter MacNicol

G.I. Jane (1997) RT 55% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Jason Beghe

Garbo Talks (1984) RT 20% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Ron Silver  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Catherine Hicks

Heartbreakers (2001) RT 53% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Mirkin
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Ray Liotta  •  Gene Hackman

Home for the Holidays (1995) RT 63% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2004

After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Charles Durning

Honeymoon in Vegas (1992) RT 60% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 2001

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  James Caan  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Boyle




How to Make an American Quilt (1995) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

Love Potion No. 9 (1992) RT 27% / Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2001

Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dale Launer
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Tate Donovan  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Blake Clark

Nightfall (1957) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2010

An innocent man turns fugitive as he reconstructs events that implicate him for a murder and robbery he did not commit.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Aldo Ray  •  Brian Keith  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Jocelyn Brando

Point of No Return (1993) RT Audience 100%

Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Miguel Ferrer

Silent Movie (1976) RT 81% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Marty Feldman  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Sid Caesar

The Graduate (1967) RT 89% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Benjamin, a recent college graduate is very worried about his future, he then finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Katharine Ross  •  Murray Hamilton

The Hindenburg (1975) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great ...  (more)

GENRES: History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Anne Bancroft  •  William Atherton  •  Roy Thinnes

The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Gene Saks  •  Elizabeth Wilson

Young Winston (1972) RT 44% / Audience 51%

This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Simon Ward  •  Jack Hawkins

The Pumpkin Eater (1964) RT 64% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 1995

The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Clayton
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Finch  •  James Mason  •  Janine Gray