Last updated October 02, 2023
Jessie Cates (Sissy Spacek), an unemployed epileptic with a failed marriage and a deeply troubled son, tells her mother, Thelma (Anne Bancroft, in a Golden Globe-nominated performance), that she plans to kill herself before the night is over. Thelma tries to convince her daughter life is worth living, but Jessie remains resolute. Directed by Tom Moore, this gripping film was adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Marsha Norman.
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Shirley MacLaine stars as DeeDee, a former classical ballerina who cut short her rise to fame when she decided to settle down and raise children. When her daughter shows promise as a ballerina, DeeDee is forced to confront her past choices.
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Mel Brooks and his real-life spouse, Anne Bancroft, star as impresarios of a Polish acting troupe circa 1939. When the Nazis invade Warsaw, the ensemble gets enmeshed in a subterfuge to prevent the Germans from finding a list of underground fighters. Bancroft scored an Oscar nomination, as did Charles Durning for his supporting performance as a befuddled Nazi colonel in this zesty remake of Ernst Lubitsch's 1942 classic.
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In this fictionalized version of events leading up to the fiery 1937 zeppelin crash, a German intelligence officer boards the doomed blimp to foil a conspiracy to blow it up. He has a long list of suspects, including a singer and a countess.
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To make an honest woman of his pregnant sister, Rosalie (Anne Bancroft), callous New York mobster Phil Regal (Anthony Quinn) intimidates witnesses and bribes a store clerk to get Rosalie's condemned boyfriend, Nicky Bradna (Farley Granger), out of prison. But Regal's meddling deeds soon backfire. Tragedy strikes, and Nicky's return to prison prompts a jailhouse confession to reporter Joe McFarland (Peter Graves) that sends police after Regal.
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Danger is the ultimate aphrodisiac in this romance set in pre-World War II Italy. Kristin Scott Thomas is a beautiful, penniless English widow forced by circumstances to consider the proposal of an aging diplomat. When she's seated at a dinner party next to a brash young American (Sean Penn), a chain of events unfolds leaving her with a murder to cover up and a passionate night to remember.
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A doctor finds himself in a quandary when he learns that the daughters of his permanently comatose patient stand to inherit millions upon his death. The sisters take opposite sides of the legal battle to determine whether to keep their father alive.
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Based on the radio series of the same name, "Suspense" consists of episodes packed with star power. Guest celebs include Paul Newman, Jack Lemmon, Charlton Heston, Boris Karloff, Jack Palance, Anne Bancroft, Hume Cronyn and more.
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