Search results for "Gena Rowlands"


A Child Is Waiting (1963) RT 91% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2015

Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of a state institution for mentally retarded children. Jean Hansen, a former music teacher anxious to give her life some meaning, joins the staff ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Steven Hill

A Woman Under the Influence (1974) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Mabel Longhetti, desperate and lonely, is married to a Los Angeles municipal construction worker, Nick. Increasingly unstable, especially in the company of others, she craves ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Fred Draper  •  Lady Rowlands

Broadway: The Golden Age (2003) RT 83% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • Music
DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Beatrice Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Faces (1968) RT 89% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Marley  •  Lynn Carlin  •  Seymour Cassel

Gloria (1980) RT 95% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2003

When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Julie Carmen  •  John Adames  •  Buck Henry

Hope Floats (1998) RT 24% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Mae Whitman

Lonely Are the Brave (1962) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2009

A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Walter Matthau  •  Carroll O'Connor

Love Streams (1984) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Two closely-bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Diahnne Abbott  •  Seymour Cassel

Minnie and Moskowitz (1971) RT 83% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Seymour Cassel  •  Val Avery  •  Timothy Carey

Night on Earth (1991) RT 71% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Sep 2007

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Lisanne Falk  •  Alan Randolph Scott




Opening Night (1977)

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Joan Blondell

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès

Taking Lives (2004) RT 22% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  D.J. Caruso
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Gena Rowlands

The Skeleton Key (2005) RT 38% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Nov 2005

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Iain Softley
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  John Hurt

Tony Rome (1967) RT 60% / Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2005

Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Jill St. John  •  Richard Conte  •  Gena Rowlands

Paulie (1998) RT 62% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Roberts
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Cheech Marin  •  Bruce Davison

Hysterical Blindness (2002) RT 70% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Justin Chambers

Playing by Heart (1998) RT 60% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

An Early Frost (1985) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Jul 2006

Set in the mid-eighties Michael Pierson, a young gay man, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. He's forced to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Bill Paxton

Light of Day (1987) RT 58% / Audience 52%

Fox and Jett play a brother and sister who are lead performers in a rock band, The Barbusters, in Cleveland, Ohio. The sister, Patti Rasnick, is an unmarried mother and has a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Joan Jett  •  Michael McKean