Search results for "Shirley MacLaine"


Bruno (2000)

The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shirley MacLaine
CAST:  Alex D. Linz  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Gary Sinise  •  Kathy Bates

The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir (1975)

Documentary on mainland Chinese life. Directed, produced, written, and narrated by Shirley MacLaine, the film follows her First American Women’s Friendship Delegation to China ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Claudia Weill
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) RT 51% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Shirley MacLaine

Ocean's 11 (1960)

Ocean's Eleven is the 'Rat-Pack' comedy about robber Danny Ocean and his gang's attempt to rob the five biggest casinos in Las Vegas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Dean Martin  •  Peter Lawford  •  Angie Dickinson

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

Being There (1979) RT 96% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Jack Warden

Bewitched (2005) RT 25% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Michael Caine

Broadway: The Golden Age (2003) RT 83% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • Music
DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Beatrice Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Closing the Ring (2007) RT 31% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2009

During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Dylan Roberts  •  Gene Dinovi

Defending Your Life (1991) RT 97% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Meryl Streep  •  Rip Torn  •  Lee Grant




In Her Shoes (2005) RT 75% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Toni Collette  •  Richard Burgi  •  Candice Azzara

Madame Sousatzka (1988) RT 75% / Audience 63%

The relationship between a demanding piano teacher and her student, an Indian prodigy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Peggy Ashcroft  •  Twiggy  •  Shabana Azmi

Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) RT 7% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Ricki Lake  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Jane Krakowski

Rumor Has It… (2005)

Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Kevin Costner  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Mark Ruffalo

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

Terms of Endearment (1983) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Debra Winger  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito

The Apartment (1960) RT 93% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Ray Walston

The Celluloid Closet (1996) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Armistead Maupin  •  Arthur Laurents

The Trouble with Harry (1955) RT 90% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Trouble erupts in a small, quiet New England town when a man's body is found in the woods. The problem is that almost everyone in town thinks that they had something to do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Edmund Gwenn  •  John Forsythe  •  Mildred Natwick  •  Mildred Dunnock

Irma la Douce (1963) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Nester Patou, a naive police officer, is transferred to the red light district in Paris and organizes a raid on a dodgy hotel running as a brothel - inadvertently disrupting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Lou Jacobi  •  Cliff Osmond