Tag: Shirley MacLaine

Some Came Running (1958) 7.4

Some Came Running (1958)

In the post-war, the alcoholic and bitter veteran military and former writer Dave Hirsch returns from Chicago to his hometown Parkman, Indiana. He is followed by Ginnie Moorehead, a vulgar and easy woman with whom he spe...

Guarding Tess (1994) 6.2

Guarding Tess (1994)

Doug is a Secret Service Agent who has just completed his stint in charge protecting Tess Carlisle, widow of a former U.S. President, and close personal friend of the President. He finds that she has requested that he no...

Postcards from the Edge (1990) 6.7

Postcards from the Edge (1990)

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox center her film company insists, as a condition of continuing to employ her, that she live with her mother, Doris Mann, who was ...

Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) 6.2

Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in th...

Madame Sousatzka (1988) 6.7

Madame Sousatzka (1988)

Bengali Sushila Sen and her son, Manek, relocate from India to London after Sushila's relationship with her husband fails. Sushila struggles with everyday living. A child piano prodigy, Manek's schoolteacher refers him t...

Artists and Models (1955) 6.6

Artists and Models (1955)

Rick Todd and Eugene Fullstack share an apartment and have dreams for the future. Rick is an aspiring artist looking for a break. Eugene loves comic books, especially The Bat Lady series. He is so engrossed with her stor...

Woman Times Seven (1967) 6.1

Woman Times Seven (1967)

Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession", a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night", angry wife becomes a streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One", seemingly prudish girl turns out other...

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway-1993 7.1

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway-1993

Frank, a retired Irish seaman, and Walter, a retired Cuban barber, are two lonely old men trapped in the emptiness of their own lives. When they meet in a park Frank is able to start a conversation after several attempts...

Wild Oats-2016 5.6

Wild Oats-2016

A retired widow who hits the jackpot when she receives a life insurance check mistakenly made out for five million dollars instead of fifty thousand dollars. She and her best friend then take off, only to become media se...

Around the World in 80 Days-1956 6.8

Around the World in 80 Days-1956

When this movie is made in 1956, one could circumnavigate the globe in a little less than two days. When Jules Verne wrote the story "Around the World in Eighty Days" in 1872, he predicted that one day man could accompli...

Bewitched-2005 4.8

Bewitched-2005

Out in California's San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a normal life. At the same time, across town, Jack...

Noelle-2019 7.2

Noelle-2019

Santa's daughter finds herself having to take over the family business....

The Evening Star-1996 5.9

The Evening Star-1996

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson l...

Closing the Ring-2007 6.5

Closing the Ring-2007

Three intertwined stories of lost and unspoken love and the resulting secrets are presented. In one, which begins in 1941 Branagan, Michigan, twenty-one year old Ethel Ann socializes primarily with three male friends, wh...

The Yellow Rolls-Royce-1964 6.4

The Yellow Rolls-Royce-1964

Three stories about the lives and loves of those who own a certain yellow Rolls-Royce: **First purchased by Lord Charles Frinton - The Marquess of Frinton (Sir Rex Harrison) for his wife as a belated anniversary present....

Elsa & Fred-2014 6.4

Elsa & Fred-2014

"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of a moment that Fellini had alrea...

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...

The Children’s Hour-1961 7.8

The Children’s Hour-1961

Karen Wright and Martha Dobie are best friends since college and they own the boarding school Wright and Dobie School for Girls with twenty students. They are working hard as headmistresses and teachers to grow the schoo...

A Heavenly Christmas-2016 6.5

A Heavenly Christmas-2016

Upon her untimely death, a workaholic finds herself in training to be a Christmas Angel in Heaven. Despite being the worst recruit in the history of Christmas, she's assigned a hard luck case. As she's forced to help sol...

Irma la Douce-1963 7.4

Irma la Douce-1963

Naive, by the book French police officer Nester Patou, is transferred to the Red Light district. Upon witnessing what must be a brothel, he calls the station and organizes a raid, transporting all the 'ladies' to the jai...

The Apartment-1960 8.3

The Apartment-1960

As of November 1, 1959, mild mannered C.C. Baxter has been working at Consolidated Life, an insurance company, for close to four years, and is one of close to thirty-two thousand employees located in their Manhattan head...

Being There-1979 8

Being There-1979

Simple-minded gardener Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. home of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television...

Two for the Seesaw-1962 6.7

Two for the Seesaw-1962

Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from Greenwich Village, and the two t...

The Last Word-2017 6.6

The Last Word-2017

Harriet (Shirley MacLaine) is a successful, retired businesswoman who wants to control everything around her until the bitter end. To make sure her life story is told her way, she pays off her local newspaper to have her...

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver-2018 6.2

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver-2018

An orphan boy in search of his origin. A young princess held prisoner in deadly Dragon City. Jim and his friend Luke discovering mysterious lands on the quest of a lifetime.::Malao Film...

Bernie-2011 6.8

Bernie-2011

We meet Bernie Tiede (1958- ), a chubby undertaker, who takes pride in his work. He's a Gospel-singing tenor. In a series of interviews with townspeople, mixed with flashbacks, we follow Bernie: he arrives in Carthage, T...

The Trouble with Harry-1955 7.1

The Trouble with Harry-1955

There is a dead well-dressed man in a meadow clearing in the hills above a small Vermont town. Captain Albert Wiles, who stumbles across the body and finds by the man's identification that his name is Harry Worp, believe...

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...

Rumor Has It…-2005 5.5

Rumor Has It…-2005

Hunky NY lawyer Jeff Daly finally got engaged to fickle Sarah Huttinger, who presents him to her Pasadena family, who all soon take to him, for her sister's wedding to Scott. But Jeff's clever counting makes Sarah realiz...

Two Mules for Sister Sara-1970 7

Two Mules for Sister Sara-1970

Set in Mexico, a nun called Sara is rescued from three cowboys by Hogan, who is on his way to do some reconnaissance, for a future mission to capture a French fort. The French are chasing Sara, but not for the reasons sh...

The Little Mermaid-2018 4.2

The Little Mermaid-2018

A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid....