MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 41 this week

Grace & Glorie (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  13 December 1998 (USA)
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 206 users  
Reviews: 4 user

When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much ... See full summary »

Writers:

(teleplay), (play)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: April

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1303 titles
created 02 Dec 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 03 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 40 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 98 titles
created 4 months ago
 
list image
a list of 4741 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Grace & Glorie" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Grace & Glorie (TV Movie 1998)

Grace & Glorie (TV Movie 1998) 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 Grace & Glorie.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Runaway (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In a Dixie small-town, the late sheriff was quite content to preside over a truly segregated community. There the rich brothers, Harlan and Mason Davis, are lords. His successor, Word War ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Dean Cain, Pat Hingle, Debbi Morgan
Gunshy (1998)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When the New York journalist Jake Bridges catches his girlfriend with another guy, he goes to Atlantic City to drink himself to oblivion. He is saved from a bar brawl by a small-time ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Celentano
Stars: William Petersen, Michael Wincott, Diane Lane
Songcatcher (2000)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in ... See full summary »

Director: Maggie Greenwald
Stars: Janet McTeer, Michael MicQuick Davis, Michael Goodwin
Harvest of Fire (TV Movie 1996)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A female FBI agent comes to a distrustful Amish community to investigate a multiple building arson incident.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Lolita Davidovich, J.A. Preston, Jean Louisa Kelly
The Echo of Thunder (TV Movie 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Scenic settings in Australia enhance this Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, a simple yet engaging tale about a teenage girl's adjustment to a new family.

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Judy Davis, Jamey Sheridan, Lauren Hewett
My New Gun (1992)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes and important and transforming figure in their lives.

Director: Stacy Cochran
Stars: Diane Lane, James Le Gros, Stephen Collins
A Will of Their Own (TV Mini-Series 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A two-part epic that "chronicles women's lives in the 20th century".

Stars: David New, Karin Anglin, Thomas Green V
Descending Angel (TV Movie 1990)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A recently engaged man getting to know his future father-in-law better unearths clues that the man may have been a Nazi collaborator and a mass murderer.

Director: Jeremy Kagan
Stars: George C. Scott, Diane Lane, Eric Roberts
The Audrey Hepburn Story (TV Movie 2000)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Biographic made-for-TV movie of the life of one of Hollywood's most famous actreses: Audrey Hepburn, spaning from her early childhood to the 1960's which details her life as Dutch ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Robman
Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Frances Fisher, Keir Dullea
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A rock-star who stopped singing after the death of his brother finds a female genie in a vase. She tries to help him live again.

Director: Charles Finch
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Diane Lane, Francesco Quinn
Snoops (TV Series 1999)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In this detective series with a comical note, Glenn Hall runs an unconventional flashy Private Detective's agency in LA, and means business above all, never mind the rules if she can get ... See full summary »

Stars: Gina Gershon, Paula Jai Parker, Edward Kerr
Vital Signs (1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

This movie follows the lives of medical students who are in their third year, which is the time that they have to decide what they intend to specialize in. At the center is Michael Chatham ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Silver
Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Diane Lane, Jack Gwaltney
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Grace Stiles
...
Gloria Greenwood
...
David Greenwood
...
Roy Stiles
...
Charlene Stiles
...
Luanne
...
Rosemary Allbright
Diane Kagan ...
Winnifred Bradley
Sue Bugden ...
Dr. Peters
Anne Pitoniak ...
Bernice Wallace
Gordana Rashovich ...
Nurse Janice Crane
William Severs ...
Reverend J.P. Conklin
Jack Willis ...
Lou Edwards
...
R.J. Anders
...
Arnold Dudley
Edit

Storyline

When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much kinship including a lost child. Slowly the two build a bond and learn about life. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 December 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Grace & Glorie (#48.2)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[About urinating]
Gloria: I probably shouldn't even say this, but if I had the opportunity to do it in my mother-in-law's soup tureen, I would!
Grace: That's a very nice suggestion, but you got to realize, I'm gonna meet Gabriella Stiles very soon and can you imagine spending all eternity with her following me around gabbing about a soup tureen?
See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Old Apple Tree On The Hill
Words and Music Rod McBrien
Publisher Grieving Goblin Music BMI
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A nugget of a play adapted for cinema
18 November 2001 | by (Trivandrum, Kerala, India) – See all my reviews

I loved this film. It is one of those films that I began watching when I was sleepy. Five minutes into the film, I was wide awake.

First, I had never heard of Tom Ziegler ever in my life. I am not likely to forget the name now. This play that he wrote is tender, well developed and well written.

Films on geriatrics have never raked in dollars. I loved Paul Mazursky's "Harry and Tonto" which was not so serious as this film. I loved "Driving Miss Daisy" as well. I would classify "Grace and Glorie" right alongside these films. Indian cinema has made two notable films on similar themes Prema Karanth's "Phaniyamma" in Kannada and another film called "36, Chowringhee Lane". In France, there was this wonderful film called "Le Chat" or the cat, with Simone Signoret.

What was great about this film apart from the play was the immaculate performance of Gena Rowlands and a noteworthy performance by Diane Lane. Both are stage actresses, or at least have stage experience and hence takes to the play like ducks to water.

But Ms Rowlands is outstanding. I loved her performance in "Gloria" as a feisty gangster woman. Now here she is playing a dying terminally ill lady. The range of her performances is fascinating. She is truly one of America's greatest actresses. She probably would have not been so good if she had spent her career pursuing mainstream cinema roles--but apparently she chose to act in husband Cassavettes' movies and some off-beat movies like this one.

The director of the movie and the camera-work are not outstanding but quite well-done. But my kudos for the perfect casting.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Grace & Glorie (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?