Search results for "Bernadette Peters"

Anastasia (1997) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 1999

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Don Bluth  •  Gary Goldman
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Christopher Lloyd

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

Belle prepares the castle for Christmas against Beast's wishes, trying to bring him happiness for the season...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Knight
CAST:  Paige O'Hara  •  Robby Benson  •  Jerry Orbach  •  David Ogden Stiers

Impromptu (1991) RT 76% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2002

In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Hugh Grant  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Bernadette Peters

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

Slaves of New York (1989) RT 13% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Madeleine Potter

The Jerk (1979) RT 84% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Catlin Adams  •  Mabel King

The Longest Yard (1974) RT 81% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

In this rough-and-tumble yarn, actually filmed on-location at the Georgia State Prision, the cons are the heroes and the guards are the heavies. Eddie Albert is the sadistic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Eddie Albert  •  Ed Lauter  •  Bernadette Peters

Alice (1990) RT 77% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults Dr. Yang, an oriental ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  William Hurt  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Alec Baldwin

What the Deaf Man Heard (1997) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In 1945, a young boy arrives in a small Georgia town on a bus from which his mother was abducted and murdered. Alone he sits quietly and everyone becomes convinced that he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Kent Harrison
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Frankie Muniz  •  Claire Bloom  •  Matthew Modine

Heartbeeps (1981) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Domestic robots fall in love and run off together.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Andy Kaufman  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kenneth McMillan

Sunday in the Park with George (1986) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte by Georges Seurat is one of the great paintings of the world, and in "Sunday in the Park with George," book writer James ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Mandy Patinkin  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Barbara Bryne  •  Mary D'Arcy

Cinderella (1997) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2007

This is the third television version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella; a musical written for television, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Music • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Iscove
CAST:  Brandy Norwood  •  Whitney Houston  •  Victor Garber  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Into the Woods (1991) RT Audience 94%

DVD release: Aug 1999

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 ...  (more)

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

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 ...  (more)

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

A Bing Crosby Christmas (1998)

The program on this DVD is basically a retrospective produced in the early 1990s for public television that was originally called «A Bing Crosby Christmas: Just Like the Ones ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Music
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Kathryn Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Fred Astaire

Coming Up Roses (2011) RT 17% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2014

A drama centered on a former actress who subjects her 15-year-old daughter to a series of depressed small towns, money woes, failed love affairs, and bouts of depression.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Albright
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Rachel Brosnahan  •  Peter Friedman  •  Reyna de Courcy

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013) RT 16% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Dan St. Pierre
CAST:  Lea Michele  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Hugh Dancy

Faerie Tale Theatre: Sleeping Beauty (1983)

A prince chases his destiny to an ancient castle in search of a cursed princess, thanks to the help of an informative lumberjack.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Rene Auberjonois

Living Proof (2008) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2009

Living Proof is a 2008 Lifetime Television movie, directed by Dan Ireland, starring Harry Connick, Jr. The film is based on the true life story of Dr. Dennis Slamon and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Ireland
CAST:  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Amanda Bynes  •  Regina King

W.C. Fields and Me (1976) RT Audience 70%

Film biography of actor-comedian W.C. Fields, concentrating on his years in Hollywood and his relationship with aspiring actress Carlotta Monti.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Valerie Perrine  •  Jack Cassidy  •  Billy Barty