Search results for "Meryl Streep"


Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2010

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray

August: Osage County (2013) RT 64% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Julia Roberts  •  Chris Cooper  •  Ewan McGregor

Mamma Mia! (2008) RT 54% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2008

An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

A Prairie Home Companion (2006) RT 81% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marylouise Burke  •  Woody Harrelson  •  L.Q. Jones  •  Tommy Lee Jones

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) RT 73% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2002

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

Adaptation (2002)

A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Meryl Streep  •  Chris Cooper  •  Tilda Swinton

Death Becomes Her (1992) RT 48% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Bruce Willis  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Isabella Rossellini

Defending Your Life (1991) RT 97% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Meryl Streep  •  Rip Torn  •  Lee Grant

Heartburn (1986) RT 47% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Maureen Stapleton

Julia (1977) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2006

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jason Robards  •  Maximilian Schell




Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) RT 72% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jude Law  •  Emily Browning

Manhattan (1979) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Michael Murphy  •  Mariel Hemingway

Out of Africa (1985) RT 56% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Robert Redford  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Michael Kitchen

Plenty (1985)

David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Tracey Ullman  •  John Gielgud  •  Sting

Prime (2005) RT 50% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ben Younger
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Bryan Greenberg  •  Meryl Streep  •  Annie Parisse

Silkwood (1983) RT 75% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Kurt Russell  •  Cher  •  Craig T. Nelson

Sophie's Choice (1982) RT 79% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Kevin Kline  •  Peter MacNicol  •  Rita Karin

The Bridges of Madison County (1995) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Annie Corley  •  Victor Slezak

The Deer Hunter (1978) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  John Cazale  •  John Savage  •  Christopher Walken

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) RT 76% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2006

The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Emily Blunt  •  Stanley Tucci