Most Rated Titles With Joan Plowright
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1. Last Action Hero (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.
2. 101 Dalmatians (1996)
G | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion.
3. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
4. Dennis the Menace (1993)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.
5. Dinosaur (2000)
PG | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Writers: Thom Enriquez, John Harrison, Robert Nelson Jacobs, Ralph Zondag, Walon Green, Gregory Gunter, Shirley Pierce, Jonathan Roberts, Rhett Reese, Tamara Lusher | Directors: Eric Leighton, Ralph Zondag | Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Julianna Margulies, Samuel E. Wright, Alfre Woodard
6. Bringing Down the House (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy
When a lonely guy meets a woman on the internet who happens to be in prison, she breaks out to be with him, and proceeds to wreak havoc on his middle-class life.
7. Curious George (2006)
G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.
9. I Love You to Death (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime
Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalee, and is a major womanizer. Rosalee goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.
10. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
11. Tea with Mussolini (1999)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Comedy, War
In 1935 a group of elderly British women, whom the Italians have named the Scorpioni, have chosen Italy, specifically Florence, as a place to live to blend their proper British ... See full summary »
12. Jane Eyre (1996)
PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance
Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to become a teacher and eventually seeks ... See full summary »
13. Drowning by Numbers (1988)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
Tired of her husband's philanderous ways, the mother of two daughters drowns her husband. With the reluctant help of the local coroner, the murder is obscured. Her daughters are having ... See full summary »
16. Surviving Picasso (1996)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
17. Enchanted April (1991)
PG | 95 min | Drama
This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a ... See full summary »
18. Revolution (1985)
PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find... See full summary »
19. Dance with Me (1998)
PG | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Music
Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a ... See full summary »
20. Avalon (1990)
PG | 128 min | Drama
A Polish-Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.
21. Mr. Wrong (1996)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy
A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
23. Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.
24. The Entertainer (1960)
96 min | Drama
Archie Rice, an old-time British music hall performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.
27. Britannia Hospital (1982)
R | 111 min | Comedy
Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »
28. Widows' Peak (1994)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents ... See full summary »
31. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)
60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.
32. A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. ... See full summary »
33. Knife Edge (2009)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
34. Back to the Secret Garden (2001)
G | 100 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Return to the magical place where hope and friendship grow. Back To The Secret Garden, the sequel inspired by the classic children's tale, The Secret Garden, leads us into a magical world ... See full summary »
35. Time Without Pity (1957)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Alec Graham is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Jennie, with whom he spent a weekend at the English country home of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford. Alec's ... See full summary »
36. The Return of the Native (1994 TV Movie)
PG | 101 min | Drama
Reddleman Diggory Venn drives slowly across the heath, carrying a hidden passenger in the back of his van. When darkness falls, the country folk light bonfires on the hills, emphasizing the pagan spirit of the heath and its denizens.
37. Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)
Unrated | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Young Tom Long is forced to stay with his kindly Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play ... See full summary »
38. The Diary of Anne Frank (1980 TV Movie)
109 min | Biography, Drama
The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II.
39. A Place for Annie (1994 TV Movie)
PG | 99 min | Drama
Baby Annie is HIV positive and has been left in the clinic by her drug addicted mother. To prevent that she's deported to a home where they'd just wait for her to die, nurse Susan takes ... See full summary »
41. Frankie & Hazel (2000 TV Movie)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Frankie Humphrees has never known any life besides one of ballet and strict practice of her grandmother. When Frankie visits the local ballpark, she spots a sign stating that there are ... See full summary »
42. Wagner (1981– )
300 min | Biography, Drama, History
A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at ... See full summary »
44. Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Thriller
Fact-based story about a 90's espionage case that was chronicled as the worst case of espionage in US history. Aldrich Ames was a middle class CIA agent, whose problems with alcohol and ... See full summary »
45. Three Sisters (1970)
G | 165 min | Drama
Olga, Masha, and Irina Prozoroff lead lonely and purposeless lives following the death of their father who has commanded the local army post. Olga attempts to find satisfaction in teaching ... See full summary »
Screen Two (1985–2002)
The Clothes in the Wardrobe
PG | 79 min | Drama
Margaret would really rather become a nun than a housewife, but the wedding is all arranged, the guests have begun to arrive, so what can be done?
47. Hotel Sorrento (1995)
R | 112 min | Drama
Meg, Pippa, and Hillary are sisters who grew up in Sorrento, a small seaside town in Australia. Meg, who has lived in England for 10 years has just written a criticially acclaimed novel ... See full summary »
48. Bailey's Mistake (2001 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A widow and her children arrive at the mysterious island where her late husband had secretly purchased property.
49. The Importance of Being Earnest (1986 TV Movie)
110 min | Comedy
Algy and Jack discover that they have both been "Bunberrying", that is, assuming different identities in order to enjoy themselves in a guilt-free manner. Jack's pretending to be his ... See full summary »
50. The Merchant of Venice (1973 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
Antonio's friend Bassanio is in love and needs money to go courting. Using Antonio as his collateral, he borrows money from Shylock. But when the debt comes due, Shylock demands repayment ... See full summary »