Tag: Herbert Ross

The Skin Game-1931 5.8

The Skin Game-1931

A rich family, the Hillcrests, is fighting against the speculator, Hornblower, who sends away poor farmers to build factories on their lands. When Mrs. Hillcrest finds out that Chloe Hornblower was a prostitute, she uses...

Protocol-1984 5.5

Protocol-1984

The US needs to convince the visiting emir Khala'ad of Othar to allow an American military base in his strategic realm. Clueless nightclub waitress Sunny Ann Davis accidentally spots and stops a terrorist shooting at the...

California Suite-1978 6.2

California Suite-1978

Four totally different and separate stories of guests staying at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Michael Caine come from England to attend the Oscars; Jane Fonda comes from New York City, Alan Alda is ...

Boys on the Side-1995 6.5

Boys on the Side-1995

Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first was uncertain about her. A stop i...

Pennies from Heaven-1981 6.5

Pennies from Heaven-1981

In Chicago during the 1930s depression, sheet music salesman Arthur Parker is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although he's already married to the some...

Goodbye, Mr. Chips-1969 6.9

Goodbye, Mr. Chips-1969

Arthur Chipping (Peter O'Toole) is an academic teaching at Brookfield Boys School outside of London in the 1920's. Although he does what he considers best for his students, they don't much like him, nicknaming him "Ditch...

Max Dugan Returns-1983 6.6

Max Dugan Returns-1983

Nora is a single mother who lives with her son Michael in a small house. They don't have much money but at least they have each other. Out of the blue comes Nora's father Max Dugan, who left her and her mother when Nora ...

Undercover Blues-1993 6.1

Undercover Blues-1993

A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants them to do just-one-more job....

Steel Magnolias-1989 7.3

Steel Magnolias-1989

Pivoting around the lively Truvy Jones' Louisiana beauty parlour, a tightly-knit band of friends, confront griefs, loss, life's unforeseen tragedies and heartaches with what they do best: gossiping and sharing. The spiri...

My Blue Heaven-1990 6.2

My Blue Heaven-1990

The mobster Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli is under the witness protection program and the FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to take Vinnie and his wife Linda to a house in the suburbs. However their wives leave Vinni...

The Goodbye Girl-1977 7.4

The Goodbye Girl-1977

A divorced woman and her daughter come home to find that her boyfriend has left for an out of town job with no warning. This has happened before. The second surprise comes in the form of another actor who has sublet the ...

The Sunshine Boys-1975 7.1

The Sunshine Boys-1975

Lewis and Clark were famous comedians during the vaudeville era. Off-stage, though, they couldn't stand each other, and haven't spoken in over twenty years. Ben, Willy Clark's nephew, is the producer of a variety show th...

Footloose-1984 6.6

Footloose-1984

Classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression features a delightful combination of dance choreography and realistic and touching performances. When teenager Ren McCormack and his family move from big-city Chicago to a...