Search results for "Pat O'Connor"

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Inventing the Abbotts (1997) RT 31% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Liv Tyler  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Billy Crudup

Sweet November (2001) RT 16% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Charlize Theron  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Greg Germann

The January Man (1989) RT 21% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Harvey Keitel

Zelda (1993)

Biopic about Zelda Fitzgerald, as played by Natasha Richardson  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Natasha Richardson  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Spalding Gray  •  Daniel Gerroll

The Ballroom of Romance (1982) RT Audience 100%

A lonely farmer's daughter hopes to find love at the village ballroom.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Brenda Fricker  •  John Kavanagh  •  Mick Lally  •  Brid Brennan

Fools of Fortune (1990)

A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor

Stars and Bars (1988) RT Audience 39%

Henderson Dores (Daniel Day Lewis), a New York based art dealer from England, travels to Georgia to persuade patriarch, Harry Dean Stanton, to sell a Monet previously thought lost.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Joan Cusack  •  Kent Broadhurst

A Month in the Country (1987) RT Audience 73%

Set in the early 1920s, the film follows Tom Birkin, who has been employed to carry out restoration work on a Medieval mural discovered in a church in the small rural ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  Jim Carter  •  Patrick Malahide

Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) RT 65% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Brid Brennan  •  Kathy Burke

Circle of Friends (1995) RT 78% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jan 2001

'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Minnie Driver  •  Geraldine O'Rawe  •  Saffron Burrows

Cal (1984) RT 91% / Audience 77%

Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  John Lynch  •  Helen Mirren  •  Donal McCann  •  Ray McAnally

Private Peaceful (2012) RT 64% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Richard Griffiths  •  George MacKay  •  Frances de la Tour

Return to Macon County (1975)

In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Compton
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Don Johnson  •  Robin Mattson  •  Robert Viharo

Bell Diamond (1986)

A telling story of an unemployed Vietnam vet in Butte, Montana, whose wife leaves him after seven years when she feels there is no longer communication between them and - more ...  (more)

CAST:  Scott Andersen  •  Dan Cornell  •  Marshall Gaddis  •  Alan Godard

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