Search results for "Robert Altman"


3 Women (1977)

An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Janice Rule  •  Robert Fortier

A Perfect Couple (1979) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Offbeat but endearing romantic comedy about unlikely match-up (by computer dating) of straitlaced Dooley, under the thumb of overbearing father, and singer Heflin, whose life ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Dooley  •  Marta Heflin  •  Titos Vandis  •  Belita Moreno

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 Wedding (1978) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Muffin's wedding to Dino Corelli is to be a big affair. Except the ageing priest isn't too sure of the ceremony, only the families actually turn up as the Corelli Italian ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Howard Duff

Brewster McCloud (1970) RT 83% / Audience 84%

Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Bud Cort  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Michael Murphy  •  William Windom

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

California Split (1974) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  George Segal  •  Elliott Gould  •  Ann Prentiss  •  Gwen Welles

Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)

The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Cher  •  Sandy Dennis  •  Karen Black  •  Sudie Bond

Fool for Love (1985) RT 75% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Sam Shepard  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Randy Quaid

Gosford Park (2001) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville




Health (1980)

HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Glenda Jackson  •  James Garner

Images (1972) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Susannah York  •  Rene Auberjonois  •  Marcel Bozzuffi  •  Hugh Millais

MASH (1970)

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Elliott Gould  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Sally Kellerman

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jun 2002

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  Rene Auberjonois  •  William Devane

Nashville (1975)

This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  David Arkin  •  Barbara Baxley  •  Ned Beatty  •  Karen Black

Popeye (1980)

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Ray Walston  •  Paul Dooley

Prêt-à-Porter (1994)

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

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

Secret Honor (1984) RT 77% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2004

In his New Jersey study, Richard Nixon retraces the missteps of his political career, attempting to absolve himself of responsibility for Watergate and lambasting President ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Philip Baker Hall

Short Cuts (1993) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon