Tag: John Lithgow

Distant Thunder (1988) 5.8

Distant Thunder (1988)

A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes tha...

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) 5.9

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

Struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source, Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) unintentionally lands a job writing for a financial magazine after a drunken letter-m...

Leap Year (2010) 6.5

Leap Year (2010)

A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every time the date February 29 rolls around, faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her pl...

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) 6.3

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

This is the story of a master toymaker who discovers a magical kingdom of elves in the North Pole and becomes Santa Claus. But when Santa's eager-to-please elf Patch leaves the North Pole for the big streets of New York ...

Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like (2018) 8.3

Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like (2018)

Cast members and several guest celebrities from the groundbreaking series share their personal perspectives and insights that pay tribute to television's longest-running children's series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.::E...

At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991) 6.9

At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)

Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, before the natives murdered them...

Into the 8th Dimension (2016) (V) 5

Into the 8th Dimension (2016) (V)

A feature-length documentary on the making of the 1980s cult classic movie The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension....

Love Is Strange (2014) 6.7

Love Is Strange (2014)

After nearly four decades together, Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job soon after, the couple must sell the...

Kinsey (2004) 7

Kinsey (2004)

Called "Prok" as an adult (short for Professor Kinsey), Alfred Kinsey, Jr. (Liam Neeson) has been interested in biology since he was a child growing up in the early twentieth century, despite the criticisms of such being...

Princess Caraboo (1994) 6

Princess Caraboo (1994)

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is ...

Bombshell-2019 6.8

Bombshell-2019

When Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder [Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, not a soul could predict what would happen next. Her decision leads to Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly coming forwar...

Orange County-2002 6.2

Orange County-2002

Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another sta...

A Good Man in Africa-1994 5

A Good Man in Africa-1994

Politics are already strained between English imperialists and the West African government of Kinjanja, when womanizing British diplomat Morgan Leafy (Colin Friels) is caught in bed with Celia (Joanne Whalley-Kilmer), wi...

Silent Fall-1994 6

Silent Fall-1994

An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.::Keath ...

Ricochet-1991 6.2

Ricochet-1991

In this action thriller, Denzel Washington plays Nick Styles, the assistant district attorney of L.A. The film opens in his early days as a cop on the L.A.P.D. During a carnival, master criminal Earl Talbot Blake creates...

Late Night-2019 6.5

Late Night-2019

Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is a pioneer and legendary host on the late-night talk-show circuit. When she's accused of being a "woman who hates women," she puts affirmative action on the to-do list, and --presto!--...

Cliffhanger-1993 6.4

Cliffhanger-1993

Whilst crossing a ledge, 4000 feet above the earth, Gabe's friend's equipment fails to work and she slips out of his hand, falling to the ground. Almost a year later, Gabe is asked to go back to the same mountain range a...

The Day After-1983 7

The Day After-1983

The frightening story of the weeks leading up to and following a nuclear strike on the United States. The bulk of the activity centers around the town of Lawrence, Kansas....

Miss Sloane-2016 7.5

Miss Sloane-2016

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has alw...

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension-1984 6.3

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension-1984

Brain surgeon, rock musician, adventurer Buckaroo Banzai is a modern renaissance man and has made scientific history. Shifting the Oscillation Overthruster into warp speed, he's the first man to travel to the eighth dime...

The Tuskegee Airmen-1995 7.1

The Tuskegee Airmen-1995

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which th...

Rise of the Planet of the Apes-2011 7.6

Rise of the Planet of the Apes-2011

At the story's heart is Caesar (Andy Serkis), a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug's creator, Will Rodman (James Franco) and a primatologi...

Blow Out-1981 7.4

Blow Out-1981

This stylish Brian De Palma thriller plays off the theme of the unsuspecting witness who discovers a crime and is thereby put in grave danger, but with a novel twist. Jack Terry is a master audio technician who makes his...

The Big Fix-1978 6.3

The Big Fix-1978

In Los Angeles, Moses Wine, who was part of the counter-culture of the late 1960s at UC-Berkeley, still has those radical feelings but no longer does anything about them. His wife Suzanne, who has transformed from a 1960...

Harry and the Hendersons-1987 6

Harry and the Hendersons-1987

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so th...

Resting Place-1986 6.2

Resting Place-1986

The mysterious death of an army officer comes under investigation by Major Kendall Laird as the young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place, out of respect for their son. The parents are assisted by their neig...

The World According to Garp-1982 7.2

The World According to Garp-1982

Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself ...

Pet Sematary-2019 5.8

Pet Sematary-2019

Louis Creed, his wife Rachel, and their two children, Gage and Ellie, move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located nearby. After the tragedy of their cat being kille...

2010: The Year We Make Contact-1984 6.8

2010: The Year We Make Contact-1984

In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a joint American- Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to discover what went wrong with the U.S.S. Discovery against a backdrop of growing global tensions. Among the mysteries the...

Interstellar-2014 8.6

Interstellar-2014

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a te...

The Campaign-2012 6.1

The Campaign-2012

When Cam Brady (D-NC), a four-term Congressman, becomes a liability, the Motch brothers (think Koch brothers) recruit Marty Huggins, the son of a Republican heavy hitter, to run against him and be their vehicle to establ...

The Tomorrow Man-2019 5.3

The Tomorrow Man-2019

Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love ...

A Civil Action-1998 6.6

A Civil Action-1998

Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious lawyer, is addressed by a group of families. When investigating the seemingly non-profiting case, he finds it to be a major environmental issue that has a lot of impact potential. A leather ...

The Manhattan Project-1986 6.2

The Manhattan Project-1986

A high school prodigy builds an atomic bomb with stolen plutonium to win the 45th National Science Fair and expose a nuclear weapons lab posing as nuclear medicine in Ithaca NY.::Anonymous...

Shrek-2001 7.8

Shrek-2001

When a green ogre named Shrek discovers his swamp has been 'swamped' with all sorts of fairytale creatures by the scheming Lord Farquaad, Shrek sets out with a very loud donkey by his side to 'persuade' Farquaad to give ...

Obsession-1976 6.7

Obsession-1976

New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland's life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in love with Sa...

Beatriz at Dinner-2017 6

Beatriz at Dinner-2017

Beatriz, holistic medicine practitioner is stranded at a client's house and becomes a somewhat unwilling guest at a snooty dinner party that evening. A difference of thoughts and opinions causes her to be a thorn in the ...

Raising Cain-1992 6.1

Raising Cain-1992

Jenny Nix, wife of eminent child psychologist Carter Nix, becomes increasingly concerned about her husband's seemingly obsessive concern over the upbringing of their daughter. Her own adulterous affair with an old flame,...

The Accountant-2016 7.3

The Accountant-2016

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. ...

Terms of Endearment-1983 7.4

Terms of Endearment-1983

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 several years of their lives as each finds diffe...