Search results for "Ellen Barkin"


Daniel (1983) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 2008

The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  Ed Asner

Diner (1982) RT 91% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Daniel Stern  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Kevin Bacon

Down by Law (1986) RT 90% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Tom Waits  •  John Lurie  •  Roberto Benigni  •  Nicoletta Braschi

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) RT 44% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2001

In a small Minnesota town, the annual beauty pageant is being covered by a TV crew. Former winner Gladys Leeman wants to make sure her daughter follows in her footsteps; ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Patrick Jann
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Allison Janney  •  Denise Richards

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) RT 49% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Tobey Maguire  •  Christina Ricci

Into the West (1992) RT 80% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Accused of a crime they didn't commit, two city kids and a magical horse are about to become the coolest outlaws ever to ride Into The West.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Ciarán Fitzgerald  •  Rúaidhrí Conroy

Mad Dog Time (1996) RT 17% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2004

With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Larry Bishop
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Gabriel Byrne

Palindromes (2004) RT 42% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Solondz
CAST:  Matthew Faber  •  Angela Pietropinto  •  Bill Buell  •  Emani Sledge

Sea of Love (1989) RT 77% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 1998

Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Ellen Barkin  •  John Goodman  •  Michael Rooker

She Hate Me (2004) RT 19% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Kerry Washington




Someone Like You (2001) RT 43% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Jane Goodale has everything going for her. She's a producer on a popular daytime talk show, and is in a hot romance with the show's dashing executive producer Ray. But when ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tony Goldwyn
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Marisa Tomei

Switch (1991) RT 33% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Ellen Barkin  •  Jimmy Smits  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Lorraine Bracco

Tender Mercies (1983) RT 85% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Tess Harper  •  Betty Buckley  •  Wilford Brimley

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  John Lithgow  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum

The Big Easy (1986)

Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jim McBride
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Goodman

The Fan (1996) RT 38% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Dec 1997

When the San Francisco Giants pay centerfielder Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan Gil Renard. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Ellen Barkin  •  John Leguizamo

This Boy's Life (1993) RT 75% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2003

In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Chris Cooper

Trust the Man (2005) RT 27% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Julianne Moore  •  Billy Crudup  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Crime and Punishment in Suburbia (2000)

This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rob Schmidt
CAST:  Monica Keena  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Michael Ironside  •  Vincent Kartheiser

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) RT 33% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Michael Paré stars as Eddie Wilson of the rock band Eddie and Cruisers. The band is at the height of their career in the 1960s when front man Eddie drives his car off a bridge ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Martin Davidson
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Michael Paré  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Ellen Barkin