Search results for "Elizabeth McGovern"


Buffalo Soldiers (2001) RT 73% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Ed Harris  •  Scott Glenn  •  Anna Paquin

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) RT 89% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sergio Leone
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Woods  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Tuesday Weld

Ordinary People (1980) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Timothy Hutton

Racing with the Moon (1984) RT 60% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Henry and Nicky are small town pals from blue collar families with only a short time before they ship off to World War II. Henry begins romancing new-to-town Caddie Winger, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  John Karlen

Ragtime (1981) RT 90% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Brad Dourif  •  Moses Gunn  •  Elizabeth McGovern

She's Having a Baby (1988) RT 34% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Baldwin  •  William Windom

The Bedroom Window (1987) RT 86% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Paul Shenar

The Favor (1994) RT 27% / Audience 18%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harley Jane Kozak  •  Bill Pullman  •  Elizabeth McGovern

The Flamingo Rising (2001) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2001

When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of ...  (more)

GENRES: TV movie
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Brian Benben  •  Olivia Oguma

The Handmaid's Tale (1990) RT 23% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2001

In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Natasha Richardson  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Duvall  •  Aidan Quinn




The Wings of the Dove (1997) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Iain Softley
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Alison Elliott  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alex Jennings

A Shock to the System (1990) RT 77% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2004

Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jan Egleson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Peter Riegert

King of the Hill (1993)

Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Jesse Bradford  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Karen Allen

Wings of Courage (1996) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jun 1998

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GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Annaud
CAST:  Craig Sheffer  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Tom Hulce  •  Ken Pogue

Tune in Tomorrow (1990)

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Peter Falk  •  Hope Lange

Lovesick (1983) RT 40% / Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Forget about accountants who want to fly, professors whose brains are being zapped by aliens and bored housewives passing the time. The one all-consuming problem Manhattan ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marshall Brickman
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Guinness  •  Christine Baranski

Tales from Hollywood (1992)

A slightly ironical description of the colony of German artists in Los Angeles, who had to leave their country during the Nazi-regime. A young playwriter (von Horvath) joins ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Howard Davies
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Alec Guinness  •  Carsten Norgaard  •  Charles Durning

Manila (2000)

Due to a delayed flight a group of German flight passengers have to wait in the hall of the airport of Manila. The crowd is quite mixed, ranging from an cultivated east German ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Romuald Karmakar
CAST:  Eddi Arent  •  Ana Capri  •  Margit Carstensen  •  Michael Degen

Broken Trust (1995)

DVD release: Oct 1993

Sophie Anderson is the lead attorney on an intellectual property case against a corrupt pharmaceutical company. When her mentor and boss is kidnapped, she becomes a pawn in an ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  William Atherton  •  Charles Haid

Native Son (1986) RT 56% / Audience 31%

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jerrold Freedman
CAST:  Victor Love  •  Matt Dillon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Geraldine Page