Tag: Robert Altman

The Gingerbread Man (1998) 5.7

The Gingerbread Man (1998)

Storyline:Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case father Dixon is threatening her, he puts the weight of his law firm behi...

Thieves Like Us (1974) 7

Thieves Like Us (1974)

Storyline:Two convicts break out of Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1936 to join a third on a long spree of bank robbing, their special talent and claim to fame. The youngest of the three falls in love along the way...

Gosford Park (2001) 7.2

Gosford Park (2001)

Storyline:Set in the 1930s, the story takes place in an old-fashioned English country house where a weekend shooting party is underway. The story centers on the McCordle family, particularly the man of the house, Sir ...

The Company (2003) 6.3

The Company (2003)

Storyline:An inside look at the world of ballet. With the complete cooperation of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Altman follows the stories of the dancers, whose professional and personal lives grow impossibly close, ...

Frank Capra’s American Dream (TV Movie 1997) 7.4

Frank Capra’s American Dream (TV Movie 1997)

Storyline:The life and career of legendary, three-time Oscar winner Frank Capra is explored in this acclaimed documentary through clips from his films, interviews with friends, family, and co-workers, and revealing ar...

Countdown (1967) 6

Countdown (1967)

Storyline:When the U.S. learns the Soviets are about to launch a manned mission to the moon, they feel it imperative that they get there first. The moon program isn't ready to launch yet so they decide to send one man...

Quintet (1979) 5.1

Quintet (1979)

Storyline:In the distant future the world is in the grip of another ice age. A city originally built to house five million people is now in its death throes as the relentlessly advancing glacier is slowly crushing the...

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) 7.2

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Storyline:A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.User Reviews: If a man is fool enough to get ...

Popeye (1980) 5.2

Popeye (1980)

Storyline:Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive...

California Split (1974) 6.5

California Split (1974)

Storyline:Carefree single guy Charlie Waters rooms with two lovely prostitutes, Barbara Miller and Susan Peters, and lives to gamble. Along with his glum betting buddy, Bill Denny, Charlie sets out on a gambling strea...

Kansas City (1996) 6.3

Kansas City (1996)

Storyline:Robert Altman's jazz-scored film explores themes of love, crime, race, and politics in 1930s Kansas City. When Blondie O'Hara's husband, a petty thief, is captured by Seldom Seen and held at the Hey Hey Club...

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976) 6.2

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976)

Storyline:Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer. ...

Short Cuts (1993) 7.7

Short Cuts (1993)

Storyline:Nine short stories relocating the settings from Carver's Northwest to Los Angeles during a spraying of malathion brought on by a Medfly epidemic - intercut tales of disconnection and emotional emptiness. The...

Dr. T & the Women (2000) 4.6

Dr. T & the Women (2000)

Storyline:Dr. Sullivan Travis "Dr. T." is a wealthy Dallas gynecologist for some of the wealthiest women in Texas who finds his idealist life beginning to fall apart starting when his wife, Kate, suffers a nervous bre...

Brewster McCloud (1970) 7

Brewster McCloud (1970)

Storyline:Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream...

A Prairie Home Companion (2006) 6.8

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

Storyline:A final live variety show broadcast via radio becomes a metaphor for the natural order of life. A concept and script by Garrison Keilor uses every natural and technical element of working with a tight and cl...

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018) 8

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

Storyline:This intimate portrait examines one of the world's most beloved and inventive comedians. Told largely through Robin's own voice and using a wealth of never-before-seen archival footage, the film examines his...

Images (1972) 7.2

Images (1972)

Storyline:Like Polanski's heroine in Repulsion, Susannah York's character is one that is seemingly haunted by memories of undisclosed magnitude. These memories are perhaps rooted in some sort of past sexual turmoil th...

3 Women (1977) 7.9

3 Women (1977)

Storyline:Pinky is an awkward adolescent who starts work at a spa in the California desert. She becomes overly attached to fellow spa attendant, Millie when she becomes Millie's room-mate. Millie is a lonely outcast w...

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982) 7.5

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)

Storyline:The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the mysterious Joanne...

Vincent & Theo (1990) 7

Vincent & Theo (1990)

Storyline:It's the late nineteenth century. Adult Dutch brothers Vincent Van Gogh and Theo Van Gogh, living in Paris, lead differing lives despite having art as a connection. Vincent, who sticks to his principles whic...

Altman (2014) 6.8

Altman (2014)

Storyline:The life of Robert Altman over the course of his career as a filmmaker is told in roughly chronological order. It is presented largely through archival footage, including of his interviews and of his and his...

The Long Goodbye (1973) 7.7

The Long Goodbye (1973)

Storyline:In the middle of the night, private eye Philip Marlowe drives his friend Terry Lennox to the Mexican border. When Marlowe returns home police are waiting for him and learns that Terry's wife Sylvia has been ...