MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 32,000 this week

Calm at Sunset (1996)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  1 December 1996 (USA)
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 65 users  
Reviews: 3 user

The struggle between a father and son at odds over the youths career choice.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 54 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 2728 titles
created 09 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 4741 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 319 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Calm at Sunset" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Calm at Sunset (TV Movie 1996)

Calm at Sunset (TV Movie 1996) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Calm at Sunset.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Arc (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Set in the belly of Los Angeles' criminal underworld, Arc is the story of Paris Pritchert, a former police officer turned drug dealer and addict, who embarks on a quest to find a missing ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ethan Gunnerson
Stars: Sean Apple, Jonah Blechman, Garrett M. Brown
An Unfinished Affair (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Art professor Alex had an affair with student Sheila because he thought he lost his wife to cancer. But then his wife goes into complete remission, and he dumps Sheila. However, Sheila ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Hardy
Stars: Jennie Garth, Tim Matheson, Leigh Taylor-Young
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In Jefferson Creek, North Carolina, the colors of autumn signal Friday night lights, and high-school quarterback Danny Shepherd is the main event. He and his friends, Shane and Taz, live ... See full summary »

Director: James Rowe
Stars: Peter Facinelli, Jay R. Ferguson, Rodney Eastman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood. Attempts to get him noticed and placed in roles meet with ... See full summary »

Directors: Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin
Stars: Adam Rifkin, Jane Jenkins, Scott Wolf
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Fate reuintes college friends a year after graduation and they decide to recapture the idealistic spirit of their college days.

Director: Marc Fusco
Stars: Charlotte Ayanna, Ethan Embry, Peter Facinelli
Tenure (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A college professor competes for tenure with a hot-shot female colleague.

Director: Mike Million
Stars: Luke Wilson, Gretchen Mol, David Koechner
The Price of Love (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

16 year old Bret lives with his indifferent father and a stepmother who abhors him. After yet another fight he leaves home. He meets two guys and a girl who are drifting around. He feels ... See full summary »

Director: David Burton Morris
Stars: Peter Facinelli, Laurel Holloman, Jay R. Ferguson
The Valley of Light (TV Movie 2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Returning from the War, Noah Lark discovers his family is gone. With a passion for fishing, Noah travels to a new town in search of a legendary great bass that has yet to be caught. On his ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Shields
Stars: Chris Klein, Gretchen Mol, Zach Mills
Missing Pieces (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Atticus goes to Mexico to unravel the reason behind his his son's suicide. As he tries to overcome his own feelings over his son's death, Atticus discovers it might not be a suicide at all and tries to uncover the mystery.

Director: Carl Schenkel
Stars: James Coburn, Lisa Zane, Paul Kersey
Too Far to Go (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The story of a 20-year marriage, from the days preceding the wedding, up to the time of the divorce that ended it.

Director: Fielder Cook
Stars: Michael Moriarty, Blythe Danner, Glenn Close
The Funeral (1996)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

New York City, the 1930s. A powerful crime family is caught in a lethal crossfire between union organizers and brutal corporate bosses. Against this turbulent backdrop, the family's three ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Ferrara
Stars: Christopher Walken, Chris Penn, Annabella Sciorra
After Jimmy (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Drama about a teenage boy's suicide.

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: Meredith Baxter, Bruce Davison, Peter Facinelli
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Russell Pfeiffer
...
James Pfeiffer
...
Kelly Dobbs
...
Mr. Bucket
Christopher Orr ...
Joseph Pfeiffer
...
Emily
...
Margaret Pfeiffer
Richard Bright ...
Pittsley
Richard Donat ...
Gil
...
Franklin, Cape Keltic Cook
...
Vince
Michael Higgins ...
Howard
Tom Gallant ...
Reynolds
...
Captain Augustus Weber
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Coast Guard Officer (as Gary Millar)
Edit

Storyline

The 18 years old James Pfeiffer quits college and decides to become a fisherman like his father. Margaret and Russell are very upset with their son's decision. They had a lot of hopes for him, finishing law school and, like his older brother Joseph, make a decent living on shore rather than an uncertain and dangerous career at sea. James dreams of having his own boat though and is determined to persevere... Written by <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 December 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

excellent family movie for all ages
14 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is the second time we have watched this Hallmark movie,it is the classic struggle of a father and a strong-willed determined son,and the ability to overcome their differences and still remain close. The life of a fisherman is shown in great detail, the struggles and reality of their work is accurately portrayed by strong characters and the common bond that they all share to survive and make a living for themselves and their families. The Nova Scotia location where this story takes place is beautifully filmed. Kudos to all who were involved in making this film.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I liked it . barbfrmsf
Discuss Calm at Sunset (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?