Search results for "Ruth Gordon"


Every Which Way but Loose (1978) RT 31% / Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2002

Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Fargo
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Sondra Locke  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Beverly D'Angelo

Harold and Maude (1971) RT 86% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 2000

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Bud Cort  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Charles Tyner

My Bodyguard (1980) RT 86% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Clifford Peach, an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully terrorizes his classmates and extorts their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  Chris Makepeace  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Matt Dillon  •  Martin Mull

The Big Bus (1976) RT 78% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2002

The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Joseph Bologna  •  Stockard Channing  •  John Beck  •  Rene Auberjonois

Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) RT 80% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Raymond Massey  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Mary Howard

Edge of Darkness (1943) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 1993

The film pivots around the local doctor and his family. The doctor's wife (Ruth Gordon) wants to hold on to the pretence of gracious living and ignore the occupiers. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Walter Huston  •  Nancy Coleman

Inside Daisy Clover (1966) RT 36% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Feb 2009

A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Robert Redford  •  Roddy McDowall

Any Which Way You Can (1980) RT 20% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 2002

Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Buddy Van Horn
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Sondra Locke  •  Geoffrey Lewis  •  Harry Guardino

Maxie (1985)

When Nick and Jan move into their new apartment in San Francisco, the batty landlady upstairs tells them about a girl who used to live there in the 20's: a brash young party ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Paul Aaron
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Michael Ensign

Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2009

True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Otto Kruger  •  Donald Crisp




Isn't It Shocking? (1973)

A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Louise Lasser  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Lloyd Nolan

Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Aliens land in the mythical town of "Speelburgh, U.S.A" searching for the source of rock & roll. What they find is a gang of teenagers, led by Dee Dee (the inimitable Pia ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Fargo
CAST:  Pia Zadora  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Tom Nolan

Perfect Gentlemen (1978)

Four women whose husbands are in prison come together; at first, for emotional support; but later they devise a scheme to rob a bank. This takes up a large part of the film ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Lauren Bacall  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Sandy Dennis  •  Lisa Pelikan

The Trouble with Spies (1987) RT Audience 18%

George Trent, a British spy, has gone incommunicado in Ibiza. Appleton Porter (Donald Sutherland) is sent to find out what happened to Trent. Porter settles into a small hotel ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Ned Beatty  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Lucy Gutteridge

Boardwalk (1979)

DVD release: Mar 2014

In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Verona
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Lee Strasberg  •  Janet Leigh  •  Joe Silver

The Prince of Central Park (1977) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Oct 1989

A lonely widow who frequents Central Park becomes emotionally involved with two orphaned youngsters who have built an oasis for themselves there after fleeing from a foster ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Brooke Shields  •  T.J. Hargrave  •  Marc Vahanian

Lord Love a Duck (1966) RT 71% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2003

From his prison cell, young Alan Musgrave (Roddy McDowell) relates his experiences of the previous year dedicated to fulfilling every whim of beautiful and self-absorbed high ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Axelrod
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Lola Albright  •  Martin West