Search results for "Joan Plowright"


Surviving Picasso (1996) RT 33% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Julianne Moore  •  Joss Ackland

101 Dalmatians (1996) RT 38% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 1998

The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Joely Richardson  •  Joan Plowright

Avalon (1990) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Leo Fuchs  •  Eve Gordon  •  Lou Jacobi  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl

Bringing Down the House (2003) RT 34% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Straight-laced lawyer, Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) meets and falls in love with online chat friend "Lawyer-Girl", Charlene Morton (Queen Latifah), only to discover she's a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam Shankman
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Queen Latifah  •  Eugene Levy  •  Joan Plowright

Britannia Hospital (1982) RT 60% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Graham Crowden  •  Leonard Rossiter  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Joan Plowright

Curious George (2006) RT 69% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Sep 2006

When The Man in the Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Matthew O'Callaghan
CAST:  Frank Welker  •  Will Ferrell  •  Shane Baumel  •  Eugene Levy

Dinosaur (2000) RT 65% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2001

An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Ralph Zondag  •  Eric Leighton
CAST:  D. B. Sweeney  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Ossie Davis  •  Max Casella

Drowning by Numbers (1988) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 1992

An ironic black comedy of love and death that takes place an a lyrically beautiful landscape. Three related women, all named Cissie Colpitts share a solidarity for one another ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Joan Plowright  •  Juliet Stevenson  •  Joely Richardson  •  Bernard Hill

Global Heresy (2002)

When a rock band at the top of their game suddenly loses their leader, their direction suddenly becomes questionable. All the band members know is that the leader's clothes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Joan Plowright  •  Jaimz Woolvett

I Am David (2003) RT 38% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Based on Anne Holm's acclaimed young adult novel North to Freedom, I Am David chronicles the struggles of a 12-year-old boy (Ben Tibber) who manages to flee a Communist ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Ben Tibber  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Joan Plowright  •  Hristo Shopov




Jane Eyre (1996) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  William Hurt  •  Joan Plowright

Last Action Hero (1993) RT 37% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Austin O'Brien  •  Charles Dance  •  F. Murray Abraham

Mrs. Palfrey at the Clarmemont (2005)

All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dan Ireland
CAST:  Joan Plowright  •  Rupert Friend  •  Zoe Tapper  •  Anna Massey

The Entertainer (1960) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Archie Rice, an old-time British vaudeville performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Brenda De Banzie  •  Roger Livesey  •  Joan Plowright

The Scarlet Letter (1995) RT 14% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roland Joffé
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Gary Oldman  •  Robert Duvall  •  Robert Prosky

Three Sisters (1970)

Laurence Olivier's film of Chekhov's play.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Jeanne Watts  •  Joan Plowright  •  Louise Purnell  •  Derek Jacobi

Enchanted April (1991) RT 82% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2009

Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's novel, four Englishwomen rent an Italian villa on holiday.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Josie Lawrence  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Joan Plowright  •  Polly Walker

Tea with Mussolini (1999) RT 65% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Cher  •  Maggie Smith  •  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin

Revolution (1985) RT 10% / Audience 32%

DVD release: May 2009

New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Sid Owen

I Love You to Death (1990) RT 56% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Tracey Ullman  •  Joan Plowright  •  River Phoenix