Search results for "Sissy Spacek"


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

Affliction (1997) RT 87% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jul 1999

A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in his slowly disintegrating mentally.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  James Coburn  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Willem Dafoe

An American Haunting (2005) RT 12% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Courtney Solomon
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Sissy Spacek  •  James D'Arcy  •  Gaye Brown

Badlands (1973)

Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Warren Oates  •  Gary Littlejohn

Blast from the Past (1999) RT 58% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Christopher Walken  •  Sissy Spacek

Carrie (1976) RT 93% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Piper Laurie  •  Amy Irving  •  William Katt

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2003

Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Levon Helm  •  Phyllis Boyens

In the Bedroom (2001) RT 93% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Todd Field
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Nick Stahl  •  Marisa Tomei

JFK (1991)

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Missing (1982) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Sissy Spacek  •  John Shea  •  Melanie Mayron




North Country (2005) RT 68% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Elle Peterson  •  Thomas Curtis  •  Frances McDormand

The Ring Two (2005) RT 20% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hideo Nakata
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Simon Baker  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  David Dorfman

The Straight Story (1999) RT 96% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Richard Farnsworth  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Jane Galloway Heitz  •  Joseph A. Carpenter

Welcome to L.A. (1976) RT Audience 38%

The lives and romantic entanglements of a group of young adults who have achieved "overnight" success in Los Angeles.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Viveca Lindfors

The Man with Two Brains (1983) RT 76% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kathleen Turner  •  David Warner  •  Paul Benedict

Prime Cut (1972)

A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Gene Hackman  •  Angel Tompkins  •  Gregory Walcott

The River (1984) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Farming family battles severe storms, a bank threatening to reposses their farm, and other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Scott Glenn  •  Billy Green Bush

Katherine (1975)

A harrowing look at the 60s and early 70s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Henry Winkler  •  Art Carney  •  Julie Kavner

Hard Promises (1991) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Nov 2005

A man who doesn't like stable work environments has been away for too many years, and finds out his wife has divorced him and is planning to remarry. He comes home to confront ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Davidson
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  William Petersen  •  Brian Kerwin  •  Mare Winningham

The Girls of Huntington House (1973)

DVD release: Oct 1989

An unmarried teacher in a school for unwed mothers finds herself becoming too emotionally attached to her students and their problems.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alf Kjellin
CAST:  Shirley Jones  •  Mercedes McCambridge  •  Pamela Sue Martin  •  William Windom