Movies starring Geena Davis
Fletch is an excellent case study about how something that may have worked in the 1980s no longer works today. Chevy Chase’s slapstick antics, a screenplay tailored to his improv routine, and cheap production values make it hard to understan...
U.S. Release Date: 1985-05-31
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Mild Violence)
Director: Michael Ritchie
Cast: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, ...
Tootsie works for three reasons: a sharp screenplay, good comic timing, and delightful performances. There's nothing deep or philosophical about the film. It doesn't try to solve the world's problems or uncover some great social truth. It's a ge...
U.S. Release Date: 1982-12-17
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Director: Sydney Pollack
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, ...
If any film is deserving of the term "re-imagination" as opposed to "remake," it's David Cronenberg's 1986 The Fly. Based loosely on the short story by George Lengelaan and its 1958 film adaptation, this movie uses the premise but jettisons everyt...
U.S. Release Date: 1986-08-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR/SCIENCE FICTION
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz
Renny Harlin, whose previous directorial efforts include Die Hard 2 and Cliffhanger, seems fond of big, explosive action pictures. Unfortunately, excepting his debut (the middle film in the Die Hard trilogy), plot coherency hasn't been a particula...
U.S. Release Date: 1995-12-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Director: Renny Harlin
Cast: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, ...