Movies starring Michael Murphy

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Away from Her

It has been said that Alzheimer's is the only "major" terminal condition to exact a greater toll on the family than the victim. Compared to cancer (for example), Alzheimer's offers a relatively gentle journey into oblivion for the patient, a gradu...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2007-05-04
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations, Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Sarah Polley
Cast: Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, ...
Kansas City

Kansas City is Robert Altman's disappointing followup to the equally disappointing Ready to Wear, which underwhelmed critics and audiences alike following its Christmas 1994 release. While Kansas City is a modest step forward for one of America's ...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 1996-08-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Robert Altman
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, ...
Manhattan

There are three kinds of Woody Allen movies: the comedies, the dramas, and the hybrids. Manhattan, which many critics believe to be Allen's most complete motion picture, belongs solidly in the third category - it has plenty of humorous lines (some...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 1979-03-14
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY/DRAMA
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, ...
Nashville

Not only is Nashville the title of Robert Altman's 1975 cinematic masterpiece and the name of the city in which the action is set, but it is the biggest and most colorful character on a palette crammed with well-developed, interesting individuals. ...

Run Time: 2:39
U.S. Release Date: 1975-06-11
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Robert Altman
Cast: Ronee Blakley, Henry Gibson, Ned Beatty, ...
Silver City

John Sayles has always made political films; they are his bread-and-butter. Yet none, not even Matewan or City of Hope, has been more openly partisan than Silver City, which rips into the anti-environmental policies of the current administration, ...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2004-09-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: John Sayles
Cast: Danny Huston, James Gammon, Sal Lopez, ...
What's Up Doc?

Until recently re-watching it, I had forgotten how funny What’s Up Doc? is. The combination of Peter Bogdanovich’s pacing, Buck Henry’s humor, and the actors’ comedic timing makes for one of the funniest outings of the 1970s. Moreover, ...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 1972-03-10
MPAA Rating: "G"
Genre: Comedy
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Cast: Barbara Streisand, Mabel Albertson, Michael Murphy, ...