Search results for "Joyce Van Patten"


Mikey and Nicky (1976) RT 85% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2004

In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ned Beatty  •  Rose Arrick

Bad News Bears (1976) RT 48% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 2005

An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Ben Piazza  •  Vic Morrow

The Goddess (1958) RT Audience 62%

Booze, pills and loneliness mark a young actress' rise to stardom.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Kim Stanley  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Patty Duke  •  Bert Freed

St. Elmo's Fire (1985) RT 47% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

Blind Date (1987) RT 21% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2002

When bachelor Walter Davis (Bruce Willis) is set up with his sister-in-law's pretty cousin, Nadia Gates (Kim Basinger), a seemingly average blind date turns into a chaotic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Bruce Willis  •  John Larroquette  •  William Daniels

Fourteen Hours (1951)

A young man, morally destroyed by his parents not loving him and by the fear of being not capable to make his girlfriend happy, rises on the ledge of a building with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Richard Basehart  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Debra Paget

The Falcon and the Snowman (1985) RT 84% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Sean Penn  •  Pat Hingle  •  Joyce Van Patten

The Trouble with Girls (1969) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Peter Tewksbury
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Sheree North  •  Marlyn Mason  •  Nicole Jaffe

I Love You, Alice B. Toklas (1968) RT 17% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Harold Fine is a self-described square - a 35-year-old Los Angeles lawyer who's not looking forward to middle age nor his upcoming wedding. His life changes when he falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hy Averback
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Jo Van Fleet  •  Leigh Taylor-Young  •  Joyce Van Patten

Winter Kill (1974)

Someone is shooting the residents of a mountain resort town. Sheriff McNeill (Andy Griffith) must figure out the connection that links the victims and find the sniper before ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Andy Griffith  •  John Larch  •  Tim O'Connor  •  Lawrence Pressman




Monkey Shines (1988)

A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Jason Beghe  •  John Pankow  •  Kate McNeil  •  Joyce Van Patten

The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975) RT Audience 33%

Film noir parody with a private eye trying to solve the murder of his milkman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Gabriel Dell  •  Will Geer  •  Anjanette Comer  •  Joyce Van Patten

Billy Galvin (1986)

Conflict arises between a steelworker and his son. The father wants the boy to have a chance to make more of himself than he did, but the son wants to follow in his father's ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Gray
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Lenny Von Dohlen  •  Joyce Van Patten

Making It (1971)

A coming of age comedy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Kristoffer Tabori  •  Marlyn Mason  •  Paul Appleby  •  Joyce Van Patten

Angel's Perch (2013) RT Audience 93%

Angel’s Perch is the story of Jack, a successful architect living in Pittsburgh, who must make the trip to his tiny hometown when his grandmother Polly, who is suffering from ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Haine
CAST:  Joyce Van Patten  •  J.T. Arbogast  •  Ellen Crawford  •  Elisabeth Hower

God's Pocket (2014) RT 37% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Sep 2014

A boozy lowlife tries to bury the truth about his crazy stepson's suspicious death, but a nosy newspaper columnist and the young man's mother complicate matters.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Slattery
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Eddie Marsan  •  John Turturro

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012) RT 64% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Nov 2013

The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Kerry Bishé  •  Edward Burns  •  Connie Britton  •  Marsha Dietlein

Marley & Me (2008) RT 63% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Eric Dane  •  Kathleen Turner