Search results for "Mary Alice"


A Perfect World (1993) RT 81% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Laura Dern  •  T.J. Lowther

Beat Street (1984) RT 50% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2003

An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Stan Lathan
CAST:  Guy Davis  •  Jon Chardiet  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Leon W. Grant

Malcolm X (1992)

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Angela Bassett  •  Albert Hall  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

Awakenings (1990) RT 88% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Robin Williams  •  Julie Kavner  •  Ruth Nelson

Sparkle (1976)

Three sisters (Sister and the Sisters) from Harlem who become singers Sister (Lonette McKee) becomes involved with drugs and Sparkle ends up being the one who gets famous. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Sam O'Steen
CAST:  Philip Michael Thomas  •  Irene Cara  •  Lonette McKee  •  Dwan Smith

The Women of Brewster Place (1989) RT Audience 94%

DVD release: Jan 2001

A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Donna Deitch
CAST:  Oprah Winfrey  •  Mary Alice  •  Olivia Cole  •  Robin Givens

Bed of Roses (1996) RT 20% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Goldenberg
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Pamela Adlon  •  Josh Brolin

The Last Brickmaker In America (2001) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A man must cope with the loss of his wife and the obsolescence of his job before finding redemption by becoming a role model to an equally lost 13-year-old.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gregg Champion
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Wendy Crewson  •  Cody Newton  •  Piper Laurie

The Road to Freedom: The Vernon Johns Story (1994)

In 1948, Johns served as the outspoken spiritual leader of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Incensed at the racial injustice that pervaded the South, ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Fink
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Mary Alice  •  Joe Seneca  •  Nicolle Rochelle

Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (2000) RT 43% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2001

An African American couple (Winfield and Alice) adopt two orphans from a Vietnamese refugee camp. After twenty-two years, the children are reunited with their birth mother, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Chi Muoi Lo
CAST:  Chi Muoi Lo  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Paul Winfield  •  Mary Alice




The Education of Sonny Carson (1974) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A 1974 film based on the best-selling autobiography of Sonny Carson who joined a gang and committed petty crime before being sent to prison. After his release from prison he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Campus
CAST:  Rony Clanton  •  Don Gordon  •  Joyce Walker  •  Paul Benjamin

To Sleep with Anger (1990) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 1991

An enigmatic drifter from the South comes to visit an old acquaintance who now lives in South-Central LA.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Burnett
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Paul Butler  •  DeVaughn Nixon  •  Mary Alice

Down in the Delta (1998) RT 78% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Maya Angelou
CAST:  Alfre Woodard  •  Al Freeman, Jr.  •  Esther Rolle  •  Mary Alice

The Matrix Recalibrated (2004)

The making of Matrix Revolutions, The (2003) is briefly touched on here in this documentary. Interviews with various cast and crew members inform us how they were affected by ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Josh Oreck
CAST:  Mary Alice  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Carrie-Anne Moss

Love Letters of a Star (1936)

A woman commits suicide after being blackmailed, and her husband resolves to kill the man responsible. Blackmail, suicide, murder, a cover-up not to mention yachts and sea ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster  •  Milton Carruth
CAST:  Henry Hunter  •  Polly Rowles  •  C. Henry Gordon  •  Walter Coy

Flying Hostess (1936)

The story of the training and adventures of several airline stewardesses.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Murray Roth
CAST:  William Gargan  •  Judith Barrett  •  William Hall  •  Astrid Allwyn

Family of Lies (2017)

After their parents were killed in a mysterious car accident, Emily and her younger siblings moved to a small Louisiana town. Soon strange things start to happen, giving the ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Snyder
CAST:  Christa B. Allen  •  Mary Alice Risener  •  Peyton Wich

Haunting On Fraternity Row (2018)

A fraternity house throws their big "Winter Luau" party but when fraternity brothers and coeds begin dying horrible deaths they discover an evil entity has taken over the house.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Brant Sersen
CAST:  Jacob Artist  •  Jayson Blair  •  Molly Tarlov  •  Shanley Caswell

The Silent Enemy (1930) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2009

Food is getting scarce for the tribe, and the chief must choose between the advice of Baluk to go north to the caribou herds, or the conniving medicine man Dagwan to stay put. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  H.P. Carver
CAST:  Chief Yellow Robe  •  Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance  •  Mali Spotted Elk  •  Chief Akawanush