Search results for "Laurie Metcalf"


Uncle Buck (1989) RT 64% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 1998

As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  John Candy  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Amy Madigan  •  Jean Louisa Kelly

Dear God (1996) RT 12% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Jan 2004

When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Tim Conway

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) RT 87% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Madonna  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Mark Blum

Georgia Rule (2007) RT 17% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Lindsay Lohan  •  Felicity Huffman  •  Dermot Mulroney

Internal Affairs (1990) RT 88% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Andy García  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Nancy Travis

JFK (1991)

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

Meet the Robinsons (2007) RT 66% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2007

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen J. Anderson
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Angela Bassett  •  Nicole Sullivan

Runaway Bride (1999) RT 46% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Joan Cusack  •  Rita Wilson

Scream 2 (1997)

Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Neve Campbell  •  Courteney Cox  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar




Toy Story (1995) RT 100% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Don Rickles  •  Jim Varney

Toy Story 3 (2010) RT 99% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Lee Unkrich
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Joan Cusack  •  Ned Beatty

Toy Story 2 (1999) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Joan Cusack

Treasure Planet (2002) RT 69% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2003

When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  David Hyde Pierce  •  Emma Thompson  •  Roscoe Lee Browne

U Turn (1997)

When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Nick Nolte  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Joaquin Phoenix

The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988)

Dennis Jennings (Steven Wright) is an introverted daydreamer, sleepwalking through life. He is a professional waiter and has an equally-dull girlfriend, Emma. In an attempt to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Steven Wright  •  Rowan Atkinson  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Carrotte

Blink (1994) RT 62% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Aidan Quinn  •  James Remar  •  Peter Friedman

Making Mr. Right (1987) RT 46% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Jan 2003

A reclusive scientist builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long term space mission. Since the scientist seems to lack all human emotion he is unable to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Ann Magnuson  •  Glenne Headly  •  Ben Masters

Pacific Heights (1990) RT 43% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Matthew Modine  •  Michael Keaton  •  Mako Iwamatsu

Roseanne and Tom: Behind the Scenes (1994)

This riveting drama explores the explosive professional and private relationship between comedian Roseanne Barr and her volatile husband, Tom Arnold. Based on a true story.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard A. Colla
CAST:  Patrika Darbo  •  Stephen Lee  •  Jan Hoag  •  Stephen Mendel