Tag: Anne Bancroft

G.I. Jane (1997) 6

G.I. Jane (1997)

Storyline:When a crusading chairperson of the military budget committee pressures the would be Navy secretary to begin full gender integration of the service, he offers the chance for a test case for a female trainee ...

Young Winston (1972) 6.7

Young Winston (1972)

Storyline:This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood, his time as a war correspondent in South Africa during ...

Gorilla at Large (1954) 5.4

Gorilla at Large (1954)

Storyline:At sinister carnival The Garden of Evil, the main attraction is Goliath, "world's largest gorilla...cost the lives of 1,000 men before his capture." Barker Joey Matthews is about to enter the gorilla act, te...

Walk the Proud Land (1956) 6.7

Walk the Proud Land (1956)

Storyline:Indian Agent sent to try new approach to peace with Apaches based on respect for automomy rather than submission to Army. Wins over reservation chiefs and the Indian widow (Bancroft) given to him as housekee...

Torch Song Trilogy (1988) 7.7

Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

Storyline:Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY. A very personal story that...

84 Charing Cross Road (1987) 7.2

84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

Storyline:When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship...

Mr. Jones (1993) 5.9

Mr. Jones (1993)

Storyline:The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.User Reviews:

Point of No Return (1993) 6.1

Point of No Return (1993)

Storyline:Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborat...

Great Expectations (1998) 6.6

Great Expectations (1998)

Storyline:Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, User Reviews:

The Sunchaser (1996) 6.2

The Sunchaser (1996)

Storyline:A young half-Navajo convict (Jon Seda) dying of cancer forces a yuppie (Woody Harrelson) doctor to drive him to a magic healing lake.User Reviews:

Critical Care (1997) 6.0

Critical Care (1997)

Storyline:Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their fat...

Home for the Holidays (1995) 6.4

Home for the Holidays (1995)

Storyline:After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family...

To Be or Not to Be (1983) 7.0

To Be or Not to Be (1983)

Storyline:A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a sou...

Nightfall (1956) 7.2

Nightfall (1956)

Storyline:There is money missing from a bank job, an attractive model, an insurance investigator, and two extremely dangerous thugs. James Vanning (Aldo Ray) portrays an innocent man on the run, being pursued by the c...

Agnes of God (1985) 6.6

Agnes of God (1985)

Storyline:When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novitiate, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows n...

The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975) 6.7

The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)

Storyline:The story of Mel and Edna (Jack Lemmon and Anne Bancroft), a middle-class, middle-aged, middle-happy couple living in a Manhattan high rise apartment building. Mel loses his job, the apartment is robbed, Edn...

The Pumpkin Eater (1964) 7.3

The Pumpkin Eater (1964)

Storyline:Film screenwriter Jake Armitage and his wife Jo Armitage live in London with six of Jo's eight children, with the two eldest boys at boarding school. The children are spread over Jo's three marriages, with o...

The Girl in Black Stockings (1957) 5.5

The Girl in Black Stockings (1957)

Storyline:Near a small Utah town, visiting lawyer David Hewson finds the slashed body of party girl Marcia Morgan, his fellow tenant at Parry Lodge. Sheriff Jess Holmes considers everyone at the motel a suspect, even ...

The Elephant Man (1980) 8.2

The Elephant Man (1980)

Storyline:John Merrick (whose real name was Joseph, as this is based on a true story) is an intelligent and friendly man, but he is hated by his Victorian-era English society because he is severely deformed. Once he i...

The Hindenburg (1975) 6.2

The Hindenburg (1975)

Storyline:This film is a compendium of the facts and fiction of the events leading up to the disaster. For dramatic effect, Sabotage was chosen as the cause, rather than electricity lashing out at a couple of tons of ...

Don’t Bother to Knock (1952) 6.9

Don’t Bother to Knock (1952)

Storyline:Airline pilot Jed stays at the New York hotel where girlfriend Lyn is a singer. He sees Nell in a window opposite his and they get chummy. When the girl she's baby-sitting, Bunny, enters Nell goes crazy and ...

The Slender Thread (1965) 7

The Slender Thread (1965)

Storyline:Alan is a Seattle college student volunteering at a crisis center. One night when at the clinic alone, a woman calls up the number and tells Alan that she needs to talk to someone. She informs Alan she took ...

The Graduate (1967) 8

The Graduate (1967)

Storyline:Ben has recently graduated from college, with his parents now expecting great things from him. At his "Homecoming" party, Mrs. Robinson, the wife of his father's business partner, has Ben drive her home, whi...

The Miracle Worker (1962) 8.1

The Miracle Worker (1962)

Storyline:Young Helen Keller, blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is in danger of being sent to an institution. Her inability to communicate has left her frustrated and violent. In desperation, her parents seek help ...