Search results for "Elaine May"

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A New Leaf (1971) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Elaine May  •  Jack Weston  •  George Rose

Ishtar (1987) RT 30% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Charles Grodin

Mikey and Nicky (1976) RT 85% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2004

In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ned Beatty  •  Rose Arrick

The Heartbreak Kid (1972) RT Audience 65%

Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Jeannie Berlin  •  Mitchell Jason  •  Augusta Dabney

Mike Nichols: An American Master (2016)

With charm and wit, Nichols discusses his life and 50-year career as a performer and director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Tom Hanks  •  Dustin Hoffman

Small Time Crooks (2000) RT 67% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Carolyn Saxon  •  Tracey Ullman  •  Michael Rapaport

Luv (1967) RT Audience 50%

Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Peter Falk  •  Elaine May  •  Nina Wayne

Enter Laughing (1967) RT 50% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2000

David Kolowitz, a nice young man living with his parents in New York City in 1938, works at a machine repair shop. His parents want David to study to become a pharmacist. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Shelley Winters  •  Elaine May  •  Jack Gilford

In the Spirit (1990) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 1990

A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sandra Seacat
CAST:  Jeannie Berlin  •  Olympia Dukakis  •  Peter Falk  •  Melanie Griffith

California Suite (1978) RT 55% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Alan Alda  •  Maggie Smith  •  Michael Caine

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