Search results for "Olympia Dukakis"


3 Needles (2005) RT 34% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2007

A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Thom Fitzgerald
CAST:  Lucy Liu  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Shawn Ashmore  •  Stockard Channing

Jeffrey (1995) RT 68% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christopher Ashley
CAST:  Steven Weber  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Sigourney Weaver

Look Who's Talking (1989) RT 58% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Mollie is a single working mother who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James, a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Olympia Dukakis  •  George Segal

Mighty Aphrodite (1995) RT 77% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 1999

When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  F. Murray Abraham

Moonstruck (1987) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1998

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Cher  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Olympia Dukakis

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995) RT 74% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Glenne Headly  •  Jay Thomas  •  Olympia Dukakis

Picture Perfect (1997) RT 48% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Glenn Gordon Caron
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Jay Mohr  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Olympia Dukakis

Sisters (1972)

Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Margot Kidder  •  Jennifer Salt  •  Charles Durning  •  William Finley

Steel Magnolias (1989) RT 69% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Dolly Parton  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Julia Roberts

The Great New Wonderful (2005) RT 73% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Danny Leiner
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Jim Gaffigan  •  Judy Greer  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal




The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Aug 2005

When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Winther
CAST:  Noah Wyle  •  Sonya Walger  •  Bob Newhart  •  Kyle MacLachlan

The Rehearsal (1974) RT Audience 50%

An indictment of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Melina Mercouri  •  Míkis Theodorakis  •  Olympia Dukakis

The Thing About My Folks (2005) RT 45% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Raymond De Felitta
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Paul Reiser  •  Olympia Dukakis  •  Elizabeth Perkins

Working Girl (1988) RT 84% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Harrison Ford  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Alec Baldwin

Look Who's Talking Too (1990)

Mollie and James are together and raising a family, which now consists of an older Mikey and his baby sister, Julie. Tension between the siblings arises, and as well with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Bruce Willis  •  Gilbert Gottfried

The Pentagon Wars (1998) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2005

From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Kelsey Grammer  •  Cary Elwes  •  Viola Davis  •  John C. McGinley

I Love Trouble (1994) RT 20% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Rival Chicago reporters Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) and Peter Brackett (Nolte) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Saul Rubinek  •  James Rebhorn  •  Julia Roberts

Dad (1989) RT 56% / Audience 61%

DVD release: May 2005

A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gary David Goldberg
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Ted Danson  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Kevin Spacey

Mafia! (1998) RT 14% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Jay Mohr  •  Billy Burke  •  Christina Applegate  •  Pamela Gidley