Search results for "Frank Perry"

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Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970) RT 77% / Audience 81%

Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Richard Benjamin  •  Frank Langella  •  Carrie Snodgress  •  Lorraine Cullen

Monsignor (1982) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Jan 2012

The vows of an ambitious young American priest are tested during World War II. Not only does Father John Flaherty get involved with the black market to raise money for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Fernando Rey  •  Jason Miller

David and Lisa (1962) RT 80% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1999

The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Keir Dullea  •  Janet Margolin  •  Howard Da Silva  •  Neva Patterson

Last Summer (1969) RT 86% / Audience 75%

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Richard Thomas  •  Bruce Davison  •  Catherine Burns

Mommie Dearest (1981) RT 56% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jul 2001

In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Diana Scarwid  •  Steve Forrest  •  Howard Da Silva

Man on a Swing (1974)

DVD release: Sep 2012

A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Joel Grey  •  Dorothy Tristan  •  Elizabeth Wilson

Play It As It Lays (1972) RT Audience 60%

A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Tuesday Weld  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Adam Roarke  •  Tammy Grimes

Dummy (1979) RT Audience 100%

A deaf and dumb young man is accused of murdering a prostitute and defended by a deaf lawyer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Paul Sorvino  •  LeVar Burton  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Rose Gregorio

A Christmas Memory (1966) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Narrated by Truman Capote. Emmy Award winning adaptation of Capote's recollection of his youth in the rural South during the Depression. Later released in the anthology film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Geraldine Page  •  Truman Capote

Trilogy (1969)

Trilogy is an anthology film of three adaptations of Truman Capote short stories: Miriam, Among the Paths to Eden and A Christmas Memory. It was listed to compete at the 1968 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Geraldine Page  •  Donnie Melvin  •  Lavinia Cassels  •  Martin Balsam

Doc (1971) RT 78% / Audience 0%

A revisionist western, "Doc" is Frank Perry's attempt to accurately portray the lives and persons of Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, and the now-legendary events that took place in ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Harris Yulin  •  Michael Witney

Rancho Deluxe (1975) RT 69% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Jack McKee and Cecil Colson are two bumbling drifters who make a living by rustling cattle from other peoples herds in the wilds of Montana. Jack is from a wealthy background ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Sam Waterston  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Elizabeth Ashley

The Swimmer (1968) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the summer. He reappears at a friend's pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack  •  Frank Perry
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Janet Landgard  •  Kim Hunter  •  Janice Rule

Compromising Positions (1985) RT 53% / Audience 32%

An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Judith Ivey

Hello Again (1987) RT 11% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Shelley Long  •  Judith Ivey  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Corbin Bernsen

Ladybug Ladybug (1963)

Staff and students at a rural school react to a warning of an imminent nuclear attack, not knowing whether it is real or mistaken.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  William Daniels  •  Nancy Marchand  •  Jane Connell  •  Estelle Parsons

Bush Pilot (1947)

DVD release: Feb 2005

Two pilots, who happen to be half-brothers, compete for the same girl as well as the same air cargo assignment.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Sterling Campbell
CAST:  Jack La Rue  •  Rochelle Hudson  •  Austin Willis  •  Frank Perry

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