Search results for "Paul Newman"


Rachel, Rachel (1968) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  James Olson  •  Kate Harrington  •  Estelle Parsons

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972) RT 57% / Audience 88%

Middle-aged widow Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Joanne Woodward) and her daughters Ruth (Roberta Wallach) and Matilda (Nell Potts) are struggling to survive in a society they barely ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Roberta Wallach  •  Judith Lowry  •  Nell Potts

The Glass Menagerie (1987) RT 67% / Audience 58%

A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  John Malkovich  •  Karen Allen  •  James Naughton

Harry & Son (1984) RT 22% / Audience 36%

Widower Harry Keach is a construction worker who was raised to appreciate the importance of working for a living. He takes a dim view of his sensitive son Howard's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Robby Benson  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Morgan Freeman

Absence of Malice (1981) RT 86% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his supposed crime was committed but it ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Sally Field  •  Bob Balaban  •  Melinda Dillon

Buffalo Bill and the Indians (1976)

Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joel Grey  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Kevin McCarthy

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: May 2000

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Robert Redford  •  Katharine Ross  •  Strother Martin

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) RT 97% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Paul Newman  •  Burl Ives  •  Judith Anderson

Cool Hand Luke (1967) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 1997

When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  George Kennedy  •  Luke Askew  •  Morgan Woodward




Hombre (1967)

John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Fredric March  •  Richard Boone  •  Diane Cilento

Hud (1963) RT 84% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Patricia Neal  •  Brandon De Wilde

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990) RT 80% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2001

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Saundra McClain  •  Margaret Welsh

Nobody's Fool (1994) RT 91% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Bruce Willis  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Jessica Tandy

Our Town (2003) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Our Town is a three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It is a character story about an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Naughton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Jayne Atkinson  •  Reathel Bean  •  Wendy Barrie-Wilson

Quintet (1979)

During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Vittorio Gassman  •  Fernando Rey  •  Bibi Andersson

Road to Perdition (2002) RT 81% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Liam Aiken  •  Paul Newman

Silent Movie (1976) RT 81% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Marty Feldman  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Sid Caesar

Slap Shot (1977) RT 81% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 1999

To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Strother Martin  •  Michael Ontkean  •  Jennifer Warren

The Color of Money (1986) RT 90% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria and proposes a partnership. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Tom Cruise  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Helen Shaver