|101 Dalmatians 1996 G, 103 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Adventure
Director: Stephen Herek
Cast: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie, Mark Williams, John Shrapnel, Tim McInnerny, Hugh Fraser, Zohren Weiss, Mark Haddigan, Michael Percival, John Evans, Frank Welker, Bill Stewart
In this live-action remake of the classic Disney animated film, Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy meet at the park, and their owners Roger (Jeff Daniels) and Anita (Joely Richardson) fall in love and marry. Pongo and Perdy are also attracted to each other and soon become parents of 15 Dalmatian puppies. Meanwhile, Anita's boss Cruella De Vil (Glenn Close), who already has 84 Dalmatians, wants to purchase Anita's dogs to make a coat of Dalmatian fur. When Anita refuses the offer, Cruella sends her henchmen Jasper (Hugh Laurie) and Horace (Mark Williams) to kidnap the Dalmatians. Will Pongo and Perdy be able to save the day and prevent Cruella's plans for coat making with the 101 Dalmatians?
|102 Dalmatians 2000 G, 101 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy
Director: Kevin Lima
Cast: Glenn Close, Gerard Depardieu, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans, Tim McInnerny, Eric Idle, Ben Crompton, Carol MacReady, Ian Richardson, Jim Carter, Ron Cook, David Horovitch, Mike Hayley, Timothy West, Dick Brannick
Following her parole from prison, Cruella De Vil (Glenn Close) opens an animal rescue operation to impress her parole officer, Chloe (Alice Evans). But it isn't long before Cruella, up to her old tricks, makes a deal with a Parisian furrier, Jean Pierre Le Pelt (Gerard Depardieu), to make an ensemble out of the hides of 102 Dalmatian puppies. Will she succeed in her dastardly deed?
|Air Force One 1997 R, 124 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson, Paul(2) Guilfoyle, William H. Macy, Liesel Matthews, Dean Stockwell, Xander Berkeley, Tom Everett, Jurgen Prochnow, Donna Bullock, Carl Weintraub, Michael Ray Miller, Elester Latham
President James Marshall (Harrison Ford) is returning from the USSR after delivering a speech deploring terrorists led by Ivan Korshunov (Gary Oldman) when all aboard Air Force One including Marshall's wife and daughter (Wendy Crewson and Liesel Matthews) are taken hostage. This daring act leaves Vice President Kathryn Bennett (Glenn Close) in the position of trying to maintain world peace until the President and his entourage can be rescued.
|Anne Frank Remembered 1995 PG, 122 min.|
Director: Jon Blair
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Glenn Close
Newly-uncovered letters, photos, and film clips add to this thorough account of the Jewish girl, Anne Frank, and her two years of being hidden in an attic where she wrote a diary that has inspired millions. Kenneth Branagh narrates, and Glenn Close reads Diary entries in this winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary.
|The Big Chill 1983 R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Cast: William Hurt, Glenn Close, Mary Kay Place, Tom Berenger, Jeff Goldblum, Kevin Kline, Meg Tilly, Don Galloway, JoBeth Williams, James Gillis, Muriel Moore, Ken Place, Jon Kasdan, Ira Stiltner, Jake Kasdan
Lawrence Kasdan's thought-provoking film concerns the reunion of a group of 1960s' liberals after the funeral of a friend who committed suicide. Harold and Sarah Cooper (Kevin Kline and Glenn Close) host a reunion at their South Carolina home, and, during the weekend they are together, the "thirtysomething" friends share their past experiences, relationships, and the challenges of adulthood. Academy Award nominations included Best Picture and Supporting Actress (Close).
|Brush with Fate 2003 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Brent Shields
Cast: Glenn Close, Thomas Gibson, Ellen Burstyn, Phyllida Law, Kelly Macdonald, Patrick Bergin, Jan Decleir, Thekla Reuten, Kieran Bew, Betty Shurrman, Roef Ragas, Laurien Van den Broeck, Daniel Boissevain, Paul Muller, Carly Wijs
History teacher Cornelia has a picture hanging on her wall that may be a 300-year-old painting by Dutch artist Vermeer. It is seen by fellow historian Richard (Thomas Gibson) who states that, though it certainly looks like a Vermeer painting, it couldn't possibly be. Thus the history of the picture is presented by Cornelia, tracing how it affected the lives of owners throughout the centuries. A "Hallmark Hall of Fame" TV presentation.
|The Chumscrubber 2005 R, 107 min.|
Director: Arie Posin
Cast: Jamie Bell, Glenn Close, Ralph Fiennes, William Fichtner, John Heard, Lauren Holly, Jason Isaacs, Allison Janney, Carrie-Anne Moss, Rita Wilson, Camilla Belle, Justin Chatwin
Life in the Southern California town of Hillside may appear peaceful, but underneath lives are crumbling. As in the case of video game Chumscrubber who walks around carrying his head in his hands, Hillside residents often do not have their heads screwed on right when it comes to raising their children and communicating with neighbors. When Dean's (Jamie Bell) friend commits suicide, Dean is bullied to locate his missing drugs and hand them over. The ploy fails, and a kidnapping is opted for, but the wrong child is kidnapped. Left to solve the problem are parents who appear incapable of dealing with the situation, and the Chumscrubber comes to the fore.
|Cookie's Fortune 1999 PG-13, 118 min.|
Director: Robert Altman
Cast: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell, Charles S. Dutton, Patricia Neal, Ned Beatty, Courtney B. Vance, Donald Moffat, Lyle Lovett
This gothic mystery, set in a small town in Mississippi, is a Robert Altman production. This time he hits his mark in a plot that revolves around the efforts of Camille Orcutt (Glenn Close) to make her aunt's suicide look like murder in order to save her family from the "social disgrace" of suicide.
|Dangerous Liaisons 1988 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz, Keanu Reeves, Mildred Natwick, Uma Thurman, Peter Capaldi, Joe Sheridan, Valerie Gogan, Laura Benson, Joanna Pavlis
Upper-class 18th-century France with its social caste system and its attendant autocratic snobbery is depicted in this film. The Marquis de Mertereil (Glenn Close) and the Vicomte de Valmont (John Malkovich) are ex-lovers who plot and scheme against their victims. The film won three Oscars (Best Writing, Art Direction, and Costume Design) and was nominated for Best Picture, Actress (Close), and Supporting Actress (Michelle Pfeiffer).
|Evening 2007 PG-13, 117 min.|
Director: Lajos Koltai
Cast: Claire Danes, Toni Collette, Vanessa Redgrave, Patrick Wilson, Hugh Dancy, Natasha Richardson, Mamie Gummer, Eileen Atkins, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Barry Bostwick
As Ann Lord (Vanessa Redgrave) lies in bed dying, she drifts in and out of sleep while being nursed by Mrs. Brown (Eileen Atkins) who is giving her morphine to relieve the pain. While sleeping, Ann goes back in time to when she was a young Ann (Claire Danes) attending the Newport, Rhode Island, wedding of her good friend Lila Wittenborn (Mamie Gummer). At that long-ago reception, Ann meets Harris Arden (Patrick Wilson), and her love for him will change her life forever. Now, in her dying moments, she keeps mumbling the words "mistakes" and "Harris" leaving her daughters (Toni Collette and Natasha Richardson) wondering what their mother is really talking about.
|Fatal Attraction 1987 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Adrian Lyne
Cast: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen, Stuart Pankin, Ellen Foley, Fred Gwynne, Tom Brennan, Lois Smith, Meg Mundy, Mike Nussbaum, J.J. Johnson, Michael Arkin, Sam Coppola, Eunice Prewitt
This film weaves the suspenseful story that results from the effect of a brief affair. The married man, Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas), cannot rid himself of his illicit partner Alex Forrest (Glenn Close). Too late, he realizes her psychotic personality is bent on the destruction of his marriage to Beth (Anne Archer). Several Academy Award nominations include Best Picture, Actress (Close), Supporting Actress (Anne Archer), and Director.
|Greystroke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes 1984 PG, 130 min.|
Director: Hugh Hudson
Cast: Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, James Fox, Glenn Close, Cheryl Campbell, Ian Charleson, Nigel Davenport
The seventh Earl of Greystroke has been raised by apes in West Africa and is now attempting to claim his inheritance of the family mansion in Scotland. (That's Glenn Close's voice rather than Andie MacDowell's.)
|Hamlet 1990 PG, 135 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Cast: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield, Ian Holm, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Dillane, John McEnery, Vernon Dobtcheff, Pete Postlethwaite, Nathaniel Parker, Sean Murray, Michael Maloney, Trevor Peacock, Christien Anholt
Hamlet (Mel Gibson), the Prince of Denmark, finds his life changing after his father's murder. Soon after Hamlet's father dies, his mother, Queen Gertrude (Glenn Close) marries her brother-in-law Claudius (Alan Bates). When his father's ghost (Paul Schofield) appears, he tells Hamlet that it was Claudius who killed him and orders Hamlet to avenge his murder. Hamlet fakes madness to avoid suspicion, and the death toll rises. Victims include Claudius, Hamlet's friends and family, and even Hamlet. A very good remake of the Shakespeare classic.
|Heights 2005 R, 93 min.|
Director: Chris Terrio
Cast: Glenn Close, Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden, Jesse Bradford, Eric Bogosian, John Light, Matthew Davis, Isabella Rossellini, Thomas Lennon, George Segal, Susan Malick, Michael Murphy
During a 24 hour period, five New Yorkers (Glenn Close, Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden, Jesse Bradford, and Matthew Davis) struggle with identities and love as their lives intersect and then go their separate ways.
|Hoodwinked 2005 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy
Director: Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, James Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Anthony Anderson, David Ogden Stiers, Xzibit, Chazz Palminteri, Andy Dick, Ken Marino, Corey Roberts, Ken Marino, Tom Kenny
In this modern animated rendition of "Little Red Riding Hood," no one is what they appear to be as inept cops investigate what REALLY happened at Granny's (voice of Glenn Close) cottage.
|The House of the Spirits 1993 R, 145 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Bille August
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Winona Ryder, Antonio Banderas, Vincent Gallo, Vanessa Redgrave, Maria Conchita Alonso, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sarita Choudhury, Jan Niklas, Teri Polo, Frank(2) Baker, Miriam Colon, Oscar A. Colon
Based on Isabel Allende's novel, this is the tale of 50 years in the lives of three generations of the prominent Trueba family of South America. The story begins in Chile during 1926 when Esteban Trueba (Jeremy Irons) falls in love with Rosa Del Valle (Teri Polo), but she dies. Twenty years later, Esteban meets Rosa's sister Clara (Meryl Streep), and they marry and have a daughter, Blanca. Later, Clara and Blanca (Winona Ryder) move out in order to get away from the violent Esteban. Esteban, who is now a senator, has his sister Ferula (Glenn Close) banned from his home. The country as well as Esteban's family are fighting, but Esteban finally renounces his power and oppression.
|In & Out 1997 PG-13, 92 min.|
Director: Frank Oz
Cast: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, Wilford Brimley, Bob Newhart, Tom Selleck, Glenn Close, J. Smith-Cameron, Gregory Jbara, Shalom Harlow, Shawn Hatosy, Zak Orth, Lauren Ambrose, Alexandra Holden
During an award ceremony, Howard Brackett (Kevin Kline) is publicly thanked by Hollywood star Cameron Drake (Matt Dillon) for the inspiration behind his portrayal of a gay man. This, of course, initiates major problems between Howard and his fiancee Emily (Joan Cusack), and she has real problems continuing with their wedding plans. Cusack received an Oscar nomination for Supporting Actress.
|Jagged Edge 1985 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller / Romance
Director: Richard Marquand
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Peter Coyote, Robert Loggia, John Dehner, Karen Austin, Guy Boyd, Leigh Taylor-Young, Louis Giambalvo, Lance Henriksen, Maria Mayenzet, Dave Austin, Richard Partlow, Ben Hammer, James Karen
San Francisco newspaper publisher Jack Forrester (Jeff Bridges) is accused of murdering his wife, heiress Paige (Maria Meyenzet), and hires lawyer Teddy Barnes (Glenn Close) to defend him. In the course of the trial, Forrester and Teddy have an affair. The burning question is whether or not justice was served.
|Le Divorce 2003 PG-13, 115 min.|
Director: James Ivory
Cast: Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Leslie Caron, Stockard Channing, Glenn Close, Stephen Fry, Thierry Lhermitte, Melvil Poupaud, Bebe Neuwirth, Sam Waterston, Samuel Labarthe
When Isabel (Kate Hudson) arrives in Paris to help her half-sister, Roxanne (Naomi Watts), she learns that Roxanne's husband (Melvil Poupaud) has walked out on her. So ends what should have been a peaceful visit as a complex comedy unfolds.
|Light Years 1988 PG, 71 min.|
Genre: Animation / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Rene Laloux
Cast: Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Grey, John Shea, David Johansen, Terrence Mann, Penn&Teller, Bridget Fonda
This animated film, based on Isaac Asimov's story, is about the adventures of Prince Sylvain (voice of John Shea) who time-travels to a future fantasy world to deal with an evil force that is threatening his world.
|The Lion in Winter 2003 TV, 155 min.|
Director: Andrei Konchalovsky
Cast: Glenn Close, Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Andrew Howard, Yuliya Vysotskaya, John Light, Rafe Spall, Clive Wood, Soma Marko, Antal Konrad
Eleanor of Aquitaine (Glenn Close) plans the murder of her aging husband, King Henry II (Patrick Stewart), as the means to put her favorite son, Richard (Andrew Howard), on the throne. Meanwhile, the remaining two sons–John (Rafe Spall) and Geoffrey (John Light)–join forces with France's King Philip (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) in their own plot for Henry II's demise.
|Mars Attacks! 1996 PG-13, 103 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael J. Fox, Rod Steiger, Lukas Haas, Tom Jones, Jim Brown, Natalie Portman, Pam Grier, Lisa Marie
Martians in flying saucers invade Lockjaw, Kentucky; Washington, D.C.; and Nevada. President Dale's (Jack Nicholson) science advisor, Prof. Donald Kessler (Pierce Brosnan), tells him the purpose of their arrival is peaceful.. But, General Decker (Rod Steiger) advises the President to annihilate them. Meanwhile, the aliens are actually in the process of "vaporizing" Earth's inhabitants with their ray-guns while President Dale and Nevada land speculator Art Land (also played by Nicholson) rise and fall with the occasion.
|Mary Reilly 1996 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, Glenn Close, George Cole, Michael Gambon, Kathy Staff, Bronagh Gallagher, Ciaran Hinds, Michael Sheen, Linda Bassett
Mary (Julia Roberts) is the chambermaid of Dr. Jekyll (John Malkovich), and this version of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" is told through Mary's perspective. As a young woman who has endured cruel treatment from a drunken father, Mary loves the kind Dr. Jekyll in her present circumstances, while Mr. Hyde represents her past life with her father.
|Maxie 1985 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Paul Aaron
Cast: Glenn Close, Mandy Patinkin, Ruth Gordon, Barnard Hughes, Valerie Curtin, Googy Gress, Michael Laskin, Michael Ensign, Lou Cutell, Nelson Welch
A very conservative woman (Glen Close) has humorous experiences when a dead soul, a 1920s Flapper, inherits her body. A dead comedy.
|Meeting Venus 1991 PG-13, 119 min.|
Director: Istvan Szabo
Cast: Glenn Close, Niels Arestrup, Erland Josephson, Moscu Alcalay, Marian Labuda, Jay O. Sanders, Maite Nahyr, Maria de Medeiros, Johanna ter Steege, Victor Poletti
Opera diva Karin Anderson (Glenn Close) falls in love with her conductor Zoltan Szanto (Niels Arestrup) in this sappy story. Wagner's "Tannhauser" is the centerpiece for this film which is more soap than opera. However, some will like it, according to some reviewers.
|The Natural 1984 PG, 134 min.|
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley, Barbara Hershey, Robert Prosky, Richard Farnsworth, Joe Don Baker, Darren McGavin, John Finnegan, Alan Judge, Paul Sullivan Jr., Robert Rich III, Michael Madsen
Nineteen-year-old farm boy Roy Hobbs (Paul Sullivan Jr.) arrives on the baseball scene with his homemade bat "Wonderboy." He is ready to try out for the Chicago Cubs when his dreams hit a snag. A mysterious woman, Harriet Bird (Barbara Hershey), shoots him with a silver bullet forcing Roy to drop out of baseball. Now, 15 years later, Roy (Robert Redford) is back in baseball as a 35-year-old rookie with the New York Knights where he becomes the star player attracting fans AND women, including sultry siren Memo Paris (Kim Basinger) and his high-school girlfriend Iris Gaines (Glenn Close). It is an old-fashioned story of good triumphing over evil. The climax of Roy's home-run hit is a classic. The film received four Oscar nominations, including Glenn Close for Best Supporting Actress.
|Nine Lives 2005 R, 115 min.|
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Cast: Glenn Close, Dakota Fanning, Amy Brenneman, Holly Hunter, Joe Mantegna, Ian McShane, Aidan Quinn, Sissy Spacek, Robin Wright Penn, Kathy Baker, Elpidia Carrillo, Stephen Dillane, Miguel Sandoval, Amanda Seyfried, Lisa Gay Hamilton
Key moments in the lives of nine women are told in a series of 10-minute vignettes. The women include prisoner Sandra (Elpidia Carrillo) waiting for her children to visit, ex-wife Lorna (Amy Brenneman) attending her ex-husband's wife's funeral, mother and daughter Maggie and Maria (Glenn Close and Dakota Fanning) having a picnic at a graveside, and Ruth who is thinking about having an affair. Other stories involve Diana (Robin Wright Penn) running into an old boyfriend, cancer patient Camilla (Kathy Baker) preparing for surgery, teenage Samantha (Amanda Seyfried) caring for her invalid father, and Sonia (Holly Hunter) who is upset with her cheating boyfriend. Good acting.
|The Paper 1994 R, 112 min.|
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid, Jason Robards, Jason Alexander, Spalding Gray, Catherine O'Hara, Clint Howard
An inside look at life in production of news is seen when Henry Hackett (Michael Keaton) attempts to confront managing editor, Alicia Clark (Glenn Close), as she tries to interfere in his investigation. Big city newspaper stories and how they get published provide the focus for this drama, co-written by "New York Times" senior editor Stephen Koep.
|Paradise Road 1997 R, 120 min.|
Director: Bruce Beresford
Cast: Glenn Close, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett, Frances McDormand, Julianna Margulies, Jennifer Ehle, Sab Shimono, Wendy Hughes, Johanna ter Steege, Elizabeth Spriggs
Women prisoners in a World War II Japanese internment camp, located on a desolate island, survive brutal conditions in this film written by Director Bruce Beresford.
|Pinocchio 2002 G, 108 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Roberto Benigni
Cast: Roberto Benigni, Breckin Meyer, Nicoletta Braschi, Glenn Close, Carlo Giuffre, Eric Idle, David Suchet, John Cleese, Kim Rossi Stuart, Peppe Barra, Cheech Marin, Mino Bellei, Max Cavallari, Bruno Arena, Alessandro Bergonzoni
Pinocchio (Roberto Benigni) is a puppet made by woodcarver Geppetto (Carlo Giuffre). Geppetto dreams of having a son, and the Blue Fairy (Nicoletta Braschi) grants Geppetto's wish and turns Pinocchio into a living boy–with the warning that he must always be honest. At first, Pinocchio disrespects his elders, skips school, and tells lies. He goes from one wild adventure to another despite guidance from the Blue Fairy; however, by story's end, Pinocchio has learned valuable lessons and proves that he can and will be a good boy.
|Reversal of Fortune 1990 R, 110 min.|
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Cast: Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra, Fisher Stevens, Uta Hagen, Christine Baranski, Julie Hagerty, Jack Gilpin, Felicity Huffman, Stephen Mailer, Christine Dunford
This black comedy is about Claus von Bulow's (Jeremy Irons) legal battles over the attempted murder of his wealthy wife, Sunny (Glenn Close). The hook is that the story is told from Sunny's viewpoint, which makes this a very funny flick. Jeremy Irons won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Claus von Bulow, and the film was nominated for two others, including Best Director.
|The Safety of Objects 2001 R, 121 min.|
Director: Rose Troche
Cast: Glenn Close, Dermot Mulroney, Jessica Campbell, Patricia Clarkson, Joshua Jackson, Moira Kelly, Robert Klein, Timothy Olyphant, Mary Kay Place, Kristen Stewart, Alex House, Charlotte Arnold, Andrew Airlie, Stephanie Mills, Angela Vint
The interrelated stories of neighboring families, each with its own separate problems, are told in this adaptation of A.M. Homes' book of short stories. Aspiring musician Paul Gold (Joshua Jackson) lies in a coma following a car accident, and Paul's mother, Esther (Glenn Close), ignores his sister Julie (Jessica Campbell) while spending all of her time with Paul. Julie finds a way to get attention and enters Esther in a contest at the mall. In another story, Esther's neighbor Annette Jennings (Patricia Clarkson) is a divorcee who had dated Paul and is now in a panic because her daughter, Sam (Kirsten Stewart), is missing, and she suspects that her ex-husband has taken her to Mexico. Meanwhile, Esther's new neighbor, Jim Train (Dermot Mulroney), is a lawyer who decides to come to Esther's aid and ignores his wife, Susan (Moira Kelly), and spends his time at the mall trying to cheer up Esther.
|Sarah, Plain and Tall 1991 TV, 98 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Glenn Jordan
Cast: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska, Jon DeVries, Christopher Bell, James Rebhorn, Woody Watson, Betty Laird, Kara Beth Taylor, Marc Penney, Larry Moran
In this Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, Sarah (Glenn Close) is a spinster living in Maine who answers an advertisement for a mail-order bride. As a result, she heads for Kansas to be the wife of a widower, Jacob Witting (Christopher Walken), who has two children in need of loving care. Sequel: "Skylark."
|Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End 1999 TV, 99 min.|
Director: Glenn Jordan
Cast: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Jack Palance, Lexi Randall, Christopher Bell, George Hearn, Emily Osment, Betty Laird, Calen Pick, Delno Ebie
It is a tough winter in Kansas for the Witting family, and the flu season hits hard. Sarah (Glenn Close) and her husband Jacob (Christopher Walken) are surviving with their children Anna (Lexi Randall), Caleb (Christopher Bell), and Cassie (Emily Osment) when a strange man appears at their door. The man is John (Jack Palance), Jacob's father, who had abandoned the family when Jacob was a young boy. His arrival causes distress in the family, but they try to work through problems to make John a member of the family.
|Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Sto 1995 TV, 91 min.|
Director: John Korty
Cast: Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Jan Rubes, Wendy Makkena, Susan Barnes, William Converse-Roberts, William Allen Young, Kevin McNulty, Vic Polizos, Molly Parker, Trevor St. John, Ryan Reynolds, Lance Robinson, Colleen Flynn, Eric Dane
Glen Close takes on the role of Margarethe Cammermeyer in this true story of Cammermeyer's legal fight to prevent the U.S. Army from discharging her when her status as a homosexual was revealed. Close won an Emmy for her role in this film, and costar Judy Davis also was awarded the Emmy for her depiction of Cammermeyer's lover, Diane.
|Skylark 1993 TV, 98 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall, Christopher Bell, Margaret Sophie Stein, Jon DeVries, Elizabeth Wilson, Lois Smith, Lee Richardson, James Rebhorn, Tresa Hughes, Woody Watson, Anne Swift, T. Max Graham, Betty Laird
A sequel to "Sarah, Plain and Tall," this Hallmark Hall of Fame production continues the story of the mail order bride, Sarah (Glenn Close), from Maine and her trials encountered living in drought-ridden Kansas with her new husband Jacob (Christopher Walken) during the early 1900s.
|South Pacific 2001 TV, 129 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Comedy
Director: Richard Pearce
Cast: Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr., Rade Serbedzija, Robert Pastorelli, Jack Thompson, Lori Tan Chinn, Ilene Graff, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Simon Burke, Justin Smith, Steve Bastoni, Kimberly Davies, Craig Ball, Damon Herriman, Peter Lamb
In this made-for-TV remake of the 1958 Rogers and Hammerstein film, Army nurse Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) finds love on a South Pacific island during World War II. Nellie falls in love with French plantation owner Emile Beque (Rade Serbedzija) after first rejecting him because of his past. Meanwhile, Lt. Joseph Cable (Harry Connick Jr.) romances Liat (Natalie Jackson Mendoza), the daughter of Bloody Mary (Lori Tan Chinn), and they enter into a love affair amidst the Bali Ha'i tropical breezes.
|The Stepford Wives 2004 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Thriller
Director: Frank Oz
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Roger Bart, David Marshall Grant, Jon Lovitz, Dylan Hartigan, Faith Hill, Matt Malloy, Kate Shindle, Fallon Brooking, Tom Riis Farrell, Lorri Bagley
Joanna (Nicole Kidman), Walter (Matthew Broderick), and their kids move to Stepford, Connecticut, where the wives in the neighborhood appear to be much too perfect. Walter loves Stepford, but suspicious Joanna investigates and discovers that the idyllic wives are really robots programmed to serve their husbands.
|The Stone Boy 1984 PG, 93 min.|
Director: Christopher Cain
Cast: Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Glenn Close, Wilford Brimley, Jason Presson, Dean Cain, Mary Ellen Trainor, Gail Youngs, Linda Hamilton, Susan Rinell, Cindy Fisher, Kenneth Anderson, John L. Strandell, Tom Duncan, Danna Duffy
When Montana farm boy Arnold Hellerman (Jason Presson) accidentally kills his brother (Dean Cain), his family flies into emotional turmoil. Arnold leaves home, stays in Reno for awhile, and later returns home to work out family problems.
|Tarzan 1999 G, 88 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Comedy / Drama
Director: Kevin Lima, Chris Buck
Cast: Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Glenn Close, Rosie O'Donnell, Wayne Knight, Nigel Hawthorne, Lance Henriksen, Brian Blessed, Alex D. Linz, Taylor Dempsey, Jason Marsden, Debi Derryberry, Rodger Bumpass, Jim Cummings, Jack Angel
This animated Disney film begins with violent scenes that are inappropriate for very young children. But for those old enough to handle vicious killings, this story of Tarzan's (voice of Alex D. Linz as a youth and voice of Tony Goldwyn as an adult) childhood among the gorillas should entertain; however, parents should be aware that violence continues with a hanging death and an abundance of gunfire. An Oscar was received for the song "You'll Be in My Heart."
|Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her 2000 PG-13, 110 min.|
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Cast: Glenn Close, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter, Calista Flockhart, Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Valeria Golino, Miguel Sandoval, Matt Craven, Gregory Hines
Five interweaving stories are told of women whose lives intersect with the others. Great cast and interesting, but it drags at times.
|Too Far to Go 1979 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Fielder Cook
Cast: Michael Moriarty, Blythe Danner, Kathryn Walker, Ken Kercheval, Josef Sommer, Glenn Close, Reed Birney, Doran Clark, Lori Loughlin, Adam Storke
Based on John Updike's tales, this adaptation was originally made for TV and features Michael Moriarty and Blythe Danner as Richard and Joan Maple whose marriage is disintegrating on a downward spiral. This film marks Glenn Close's film debut.
|Welcome to Hollywood 2000 R, 89 min.|
Director: Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin
Cast: Adam Rifkin, Jane Jenkins, Scott Wolf, David Andriole, Tony Markes, Angie Everhart, Nicolas Cage, Jeff Goldblum, John Tavolta, Will Smith, Cuba Gooding Jr., Sandra Bullock, Glenn Close, Dennis Hopper, Ron Howard
In this mockumentary, film director Adam Rifkin (Himself) wants to film the rise to fame of young actor Anton Markwell (Tony Markes). To achieve that goal, Rifkin sets up numerous opportunities and convinces Anton to change his name to Nick Decker. Nick even gets a role on "Baywatch" but loses the role when he steps on a stingray. Now, Rifkin comes up with a new idea to set Nick up with supermodel Angie Everhart (Herself) who will play Nick's love interest, and the atmosphere heats up in this satire on Hollywood.
|The World According to Garp 1982 R, 136 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: George Roy Hill
Cast: Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Mary Beth Hurt, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Swoosie Kurtz, Amanda Plummer, Peter Michael Goetz, Warren Berlinger, James McCall, George Ede, Mark Soper, Ian MacGregor
Garp (Robin Williams) is a writer who sees things from his own perspective. He lives with his wife (Mary Beth Hurt) and fends off his unmarried mother Jenny's (Glenn Close) feminist fame with her best-selling autobiographical book. John Lithgow was nominated for an Oscar (Best Supporting Actor) for his role of transsexual Roberta who steals young Garp. Glenn Close was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in her film debut.
|1. 101 Dalmatians (1996)|
2. 102 Dalmatians (2000)
3. Air Force One (1997)
4. Anne Frank Remembered (1995)
5. The Big Chill (1983)
6. Brush with Fate (2003)
7. The Chumscrubber (2005)
8. Cookie's Fortune (1999)
9. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
10. Evening (2007)
11. Fatal Attraction (1987)
12. Greystroke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
13. Hamlet (1990)
14. Heights (2005)
15. Hoodwinked (2005)
16. The House of the Spirits (1993)
17. Immediate Family (1989)
18. In & Out (1997)
19. In the Gloaming (1997)
20. Jagged Edge (1985)
21. Le Divorce (2003)
22. Light Years (1988)
23. The Lion in Winter (2003)
24. Mars Attacks! (1996)
25. Mary Reilly (1996)
26. Maxie (1985)
27. Meeting Venus (1991)
28. The Natural (1984)
29. Nine Lives (2005)
30. The Paper (1994)
31. Paradise Road (1997)
32. Pinocchio (2002)
33. Reversal of Fortune (1990)
34. The Safety of Objects (2001)
35. Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)
36. Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999)
37. Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Sto (1995)
38. Skylark (1993)
39. South Pacific (2001)
40. The Stepford Wives (2004)
41. The Stone Boy (1984)
42. Tarzan (1999)
43. Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
44. Too Far to Go (1979)
45. Welcome to Hollywood (2000)
46. The World According to Garp (1982)
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