Reviews and Ratings for movies starring 'Elizabeth McGovern'

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Buffalo Soldiers

During the summer of 2003, Miramax Films is courting controversy. First, with the release of The Magdalene Sisters, the distributor was accused of being anti-Catholic. Now, with the release of Buffalo Soldiers, the charge is one of being unpatrio...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2003-08-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Gregor Jordan
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, ...
Chaperone, The

Despite being blessed with well-designed period sets and top-tier acting, this collaboration between Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes and director Michael Engler fails to take flight. I’m not one who normally issues demerits for a slow p...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2019-03-29
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Drama
Director: Michael Engler
Cast: Elizabeth McGovern, Haley Lu Richardson, Miranda Otto, ...
Commuter, The

It started ten years ago in 2008. Call it the “Liam Neeson Action Hero First Quarter Movie.” With Taken, Pierre Morel and Luc Besson tried an experiment: put a suave, respected actor in a B-grade action movie and see how audiences reacted....

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2018-01-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Cast: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, ...
Downton Abbey

If you don’t know who the Earl of Grantham is, you can probably stop here. If you don’t know Lady Mary’s tragic history, this movie may not be for you. And if you aren’t breathlessly awaiting the next cutting quip from Lady Violet, the...

Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 2019-09-20
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Drama
Director: Michael Engler
Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, ...
King of the Hill

During the Great Depression in Saint Louis, Aaron Kurlander's (Jesse Bradford) family is falling apart. His little brother has been shipped off to live with an uncle, his sick mother (Lisa Eichhorn) has been admitted to a sanitarium, and his f...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 1993-09-08
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbe, Lisa Eichhorn, ...
Ordinary People

The passage of time often impacts how films are viewed. Some, like Citizen Kane, evolve from being modest successes into masterpieces. Others, like Robert Redford's Ordinary People, do not fare as well. Lauded by critics and the Academy alike, O...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 1980-09-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Robert Redford
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Timothy Hutton, ...
Wife, The

Watching The Wife, I was reminded of how movies used to be. Back in the 1990s, something like this would have been common: an engaging story anchored by two powerful performances. Glenn Close is as good as she has ever been (although I would p...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-31
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Björn Runge
Cast: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons, ...