MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,192 this week

The Ryan Interview (2000)

TV Movie  -  Drama  -  25 August 2000 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 26 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Young big-city journalist Fredericka Rose is assigned to do a "puff piece" on Bob Ryan on the eve of his 100th birthday. Fredericka goes through the motions, but Ryan gradually gets to her, and changes the way she thinks about her life.

Director:

Writers:

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

Editors' Spotlight

Unbroken: An interview with Angelina Jolie

IMDb's Arno Kazarian chats with Angelina Jolie about working with cinematographer Roger Deakins and harnessing Jack O'Connell's fire

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 340 titles
created 22 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 30 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 70 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Ryan Interview (TV Movie 2000)

The Ryan Interview (TV Movie 2000) on IMDb 6.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Ryan Interview.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

High Crimes (2002)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

High powered lawyer Claire Kubik finds her world turned upside down when her husband, who she thought was Tom Kubik, is arrested and is revealed to be Ron Chapman. Chapman is on trial for a... See full summary »

Director: Carl Franklin
Stars: Jim Caviezel, Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd
Flypaper (2011)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.

Director: Rob Minkoff
Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson
Crossing Over (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Kramer
Stars: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta
Norma Jean & Marilyn (TV Movie 1996)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

This film follows Norma Jean from her simple, ambitious youth to her superstar pinnacle and back down. She moves from lover to lover in order to further her career. She finds fame but never happiness, only knowing seduction but not love.

Director: Tim Fywell
Stars: Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino, Josh Charles
Smoke (1995)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Brooklyn smoke shop is the center of neighborhood activity, and the stories of its customers.

Directors: Wayne Wang, Paul Auster
Stars: Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Giancarlo Esposito
Frida (2002)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.

Director: Julie Taymor
Stars: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Director: Bruce Beresford
Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.

Director: Callie Khouri
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Fionnula Flanagan
Simon Birch (1998)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Stars: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd
Bug (2006)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation.

Director: William Friedkin
Stars: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr.
Big Stone Gap (2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.

Director: Adriana Trigiani
Stars: Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg
Dick Richards (1996)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A lurid tale of a Hollywood Extras Casting agency and German cowboys.

Directors: Brennan Howard, Anna Vincent
Stars: Brian Lally, Kenneth Moskow, Sean Michael Allen
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Fredericka Rose
...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Hardesty
...
Narrator
Edit

Storyline

Young big-city journalist Fredericka Rose is assigned to do a "puff piece" on Bob Ryan on the eve of his 100th birthday. Fredericka goes through the motions, but Ryan gradually gets to her, and changes the way she thinks about her life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on play | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 August 2000 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Underrated Masterpiece
1 October 2005 | by (Seattle, USA) – See all my reviews

Not only is this an incredible work, under-seen and underrated, it is also the last work on film of one of American cinema's greats, in my opinion--Eddie Bracken. It is sad that this actor has not received the accolades he deserved for his body of film and stage work especially in his screwball comedies and Broadway musicals, and it is in this film that he showed his mastery and range. Miller's writing was crisp and insightful to the end and I highly recommend this film. Ashley Judd was excellent also. Watch this film with an eye on the history of American theatre and film. No playwright can match Miller, no young actress has shown more range than Judd, and few master actors can better Bracken in his power, comedy, or ability to move from the stage to the screen and back to the stage or from screwball comedy to drama as Bracken did. Anyone who would like to experience what I am suggesting need only view Bracken's work in Preston Sturges' films Miracle of Morgan's Creek or Hail the Conquering Hero and then watch Ryan's Interview. A wonderful capper to a great career. Bracken will be missed as will, of course Miller.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Ryan Interview (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?