Search results for "Michael Murphy"

The Wind in the Willows (2006) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2007

Matt Lucas as a marvellous Toad, Mark Gatiss as a spiky rat, Lee Ingleby as a nervous Mole, and Bob Hoskins as a grumpy old Badger make a classy cast within yet another ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Rachel Talalay
CAST:  Matt Lucas  •  Lee Ingleby  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Imelda Staunton

My Letter to George (1985)

An orphan weds an older man in circa-1900 New Zealand, then finds out he's a miser who spies on her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Laughlin
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Jodie Foster  •  Michael Murphy  •  Dan Shor

Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers. Some topics discussed were Greg's childhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Mario López  •  Michael Murphy  •  Jeffrey Meek  •  Rosemary Dunsmore

Folks! (1992) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Don Ameche  •  Anne Jackson  •  Christine Ebersole

Footsteps (2003) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Daisy Lowendahl (Bergen) is a best-selling suspense novelist who finds herself at her isolated beach house with a local young fan (Hall) who knows almost everything about her, ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Candice Bergen  •  Bryan Brown  •  Bug Hall  •  Michael Murphy

According to Greta (2009) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Greta is a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook at the restaurant where they work. But as their summer romance heats up, she has to overcome the concerns of her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Bardawil
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Evan Ross  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Michael Murphy

Bad Company (1995) RT 27% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Damian Harris
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Frank Langella  •  Michael Beach

The Arrangement (1969)

Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success. But a car crash is all that needs to make him reconsider the life he leads. Searching for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Richard Boone

Away from Her (2006) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2007

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sarah Polley
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Michael Murphy  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Olympia Dukakis

Clean Slate (1994) RT 19% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Pogue is a private eye with a problem: every morning when he wakes up, he has total amnesia, waking up with a 'blank slate'. Since he is in the middle of a hot investigation ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Dana Carvey  •  Valeria Golino  •  James Earl Jones  •  Kevin Pollak

Countdown (1968) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  James Caan  •  Joanna Moore  •  Robert Duvall  •  Barbara Baxley

Private Parts (1997) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Dec 1998

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Howard Stern  •  Mary McCormack  •  Kelly Bishop  •  Paul Giamatti

That Cold Day in the Park (1969) RT 43% / Audience 45%

A rich but lonely woman, Frances Austen, one day invites a boy from a nearby park to her apartment and offers to let him live there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Michael Burns  •  Luana Anders  •  Michael Murphy

Altman (2014) RT 70% / Audience 65%

Maverick. Auteur. Rebel. Innovator. Storyteller. Rambler. Gambler. Mad man. Family man. Director. Artist. Robert Altman's life and career contained multitudes. This father of ...  (more)

CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Julianne Moore  •  Bruce Willis  •  Paul Thomas Anderson

O Youth and Beauty! (1979)

Cash Bentley and his wife Louise lead an average upper-middle-class life in suburbia, with a nice home and two fine children. But Cash grows increasingly unsettled in his life ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jeff Bleckner
CAST:  Michael Murphy  •  Michelle La Mothe  •  Gordon Ramsey  •  Baxter Harris

American Experience: Murder of a President (2016)

The life of President James Garfield, including his rise to power and the aftermath of his assassination.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Rob Rapley
CAST:  David Bowles  •  James Eckhouse  •  Kathryn Erbe  •  Ladislav Gergel

The Forgotten Plague (2015)

Tuberculosis is the deadliest killer in human history, responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it shaped medical pursuits, social habits, economic ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Chana Gazit
CAST:  Andrea Barrett  •  Andrea Cooper  •  Joanne Curtis  •  Sherwood Davies

Edison (2015)

By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Alva Edison was one of the most famous men in the world. The holder of more patents than any other inventor in history, Edison had achieved ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michelle Ferrari
CAST:  Thomas A. Edison  •  Henry Ford  •  Michael Murphy

Fall (2014)

An aging Roman Catholic Priest living contentedly at a Niagara Falls parish, receives a letter forcing his complacent life into a downward spiral.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrance Odette
CAST:  Wendy Crewson  •  Suzanne Clément  •  Michael Murphy  •  Katie Boland

Billy the Kid (2012)

Documentary on the life of the famous outlaw.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Maggio
CAST:  Michael Murphy