Search results for "Lainie Kazan"


Beaches (1988)

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Barbara Hershey  •  John Heard  •  Spalding Gray

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

Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

Adam Sandler invites you to share some holiday cheer in the new, no-holds-barred musical comedy Adam Sandler's 8 Crazy Nights. Davey Stone, a 33-year old party animal, finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Seth Kearsley
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jackie Sandler  •  Kevin Nealon  •  Austin Stout

Gigli (2003) RT 6% / Audience 13%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Gigli is ordered to kidnap the psychologically challenged younger brother of a powerful federal prosecutor. When plans go awry, Gigli's boss sends in Ricki, a gorgeous ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Justin Bartha  •  Lainie Kazan

Harry and the Hendersons (1987) RT 44% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Margaret Langrick  •  Joshua Rudoy

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) RT 76% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  John Corbett  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Michael Constantine

My Favorite Year (1982) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Mark Linn-Baker  •  Jessica Harper  •  Joseph Bologna

One from the Heart (1982) RT 48% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Frannie leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Lainie Kazan

Permanent Midnight (1998) RT 60% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Ben Stiller plays comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Veloz
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Maria Bello  •  Jay Paulson  •  Spencer Garrett

The Associate (1996) RT 28% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2001

Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Eli Wallach  •  Timothy Daly




The Big Hit (1998)

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kirk Wong
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christina Applegate  •  Avery Brooks

The Delta Force (1986) RT 20% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Lee Marvin  •  Shelley Winters  •  Martin Balsam

Lust in the Dust (1985) RT 38% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Paul Bartel
CAST:  Tab Hunter  •  Divine  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Geoffrey Lewis

Expecting Mary (2010) RT Audience 28%

Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden ...  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Dan Gordon
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Linda Gray  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Cloris Leachman

Romance of a Horsethief (1971) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abraham Polonsky
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Eli Wallach  •  Jane Birkin  •  Lainie Kazan

The Unknown Cyclist (1998) RT Audience 22%

A man's dying wish is for the people in his life to participate in a 450-mile charity bicycle ride through Northern California.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bernard Salzmann
CAST:  Danny Nucci  •  Vincent Spano  •  Stephen Spinella  •  Michael J. Pollard

I'm a Mitzvah (2014)

A short film about a young American man who spends one last night with his deceased friend while stranded in rural Mexico.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ben Berman
CAST:  Ben Schwartz  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Erick Chavarria  •  Alejandro Patino

Divorce Invitation (2012) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jun 2013

'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  S.V. Krishna Reddy
CAST:  Jonathan Bennett  •  Jamie Lynn Sigler  •  Nadia Bjorlin  •  Elliott Gould

Ollie Klublershturf vs the Nazis (2010) RT Audience 80%

An off-the-wall comedy set around the dinner table. What at first glance seems like an awkward 'meet the parents' situation for Dade Klublershturf quickly turns into a game of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Skot Bright
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Rachel Nichols  •  Samm Levine  •  Norman Reedus

A Cry for Love (1980)

Divorcee Susan Blakely, with no alimony and two kids to support, begins turning to amphetamines. While at her lowest ebb, she meets an alcoholic and three-time loser in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Powers Boothe  •  Susan Blakely  •  Charles Siebert  •  Herb Edelman