|Amadeus 1984 PG, 158 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Milos Forman
Cast: Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Berridge, Simon Callow, Roy Dotrice, Christine Ebersole, Jeffrey Jones, Cynthia Nixon, Kenny(2) Baker, Vincent Schiavelli, Charles Kay, Kenneth McMillan, Lisabeth Bartlett, Barbara Bryne, Milan Demjanenko
This Oscar-winning Best Picture tells the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce) from the voice of Salieri (F. Murray Abraham), a fellow composer who is awed by Mozart's effortless genius but who is also jealous of it. Meanwhile, the madcap Mozart remains forever the child who delights in his wonderful gift. Oscars also went to Abraham (Best Actor) and Director Milos Forman; Hulce was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar.
|Black Sheep 1996 PG-13, 86 min.|
Director: Penelope Spheeris
Cast: Chris Farley, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole, Gary Busey, Timothy Carhart, Bruce McGill, Grant Heslov, Chris Owen, Michael Patrick Carter, Boyd Banks, David St. James, Skip O'Brien, Kathleen O'Malley, Patrick Pankhurst
Al Donnelly (Tim Matheson) is a candidate for the office of Governor of Washington; however, he has a younger brother, Mike (Chris Farley), who can't seem to do anything right. Enter Steve Dodds (David Spade) as the campaign worker hired to accomplish the task of keeping Mike's name out of the tabloids.
|Dead Again 1991 R, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi, Andy Garcia, Robin Williams, Lois Hall, Wayne Knight, Christine Ebersole, Raymond Cruz, Hanna Schygulla, Campbell Scott, Jo Anderson, Richard Easton, Patrick Montes, Patrick Doyle
Los Angeles detective Mike Church (Kenneth Branagh) comes to the aid of amnesia victim Grace (Emma Thompson) who is suffering from nightmares about the murder of pianist Margaret Strauss (also played by Thompson). In an attempt to help Grace regain her identity, Mike takes her to hypnotist Franklyn Madson (Derek Jacobi) who runs an antique shop. While Grace is under hypnosis, surprises concerning both Mike and Grace that link them to the murder of Margaret 40 years ago are revealed.
|The Dollmaker 1984 TV, 140 min.|
Director: Daniel Petrie
Cast: Jane Fonda, Levon Helm, Susan Kingsley, Geraldine Page, Amanda Plummer, Christine Ebersole, Ann Hearn, Dan Hedaya, Studs Terkel, Sheb Wooley
Jane Fonda won the Emmy for her portrayal of Gertie, a Kentucky hills woman who strives to find freedom, individuality, and hope when her family relocates to Detroit during World War II and her new home is in the bleak, misnamed neighborhood of Merry Hill.
|Folks! 1992 PG-13, 109 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast: Tom Selleck, Don Ameche, Anne Jackson, Christine Ebersole, Wendy Crewson, Robert Pastorelli, Michael Murphy, Kevin Chevalia, Margaret Kay Murphy, Joseph Miller, T.J. Parish, J. Patrick McCormack, Jon Favreau
Stockbroker Jon Aldrich (Tom Selleck) lives the good life with his wife Audrey (Wendy Crewson) and kids–until his parents (Don Ameche and Anne Jackson) move in with them. The move triggers problems: Audrey moves out, and then Jon is fired for insider trading. As if things were not bad enough, Jon's sister, Arlene (Christine Ebersole), moves in with him and brings her kids along. What more could go wrong?
|Ghost Dad 1990 PG, 84 min.|
Director: Sidney Poitier
Cast: Bill Cosby, Kimberly Russell, Denise Nicholas, Ian Bannen, Christine Ebersole, Barry Corbin, Arnold Stang, Salim Grant
A box office flop, this film stars Bill Cosby as a father who dies and is reincarnated as a ghost. Unfortunately, the film dies soon after the novelty of the father as the ghost wears off. There are plenty of special effects, which may be enough to keep kids entertained.
|Gypsy 1993 TV, 142 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Comedy
Director: Emile Ardolino
Cast: Bette Midler, Cynthia Gibb, Peter Riegert, Edward Asner, Christine Ebersole, Michael Jeter, Andrea Martin, Linda Hart, Anna McNeely, Jennifer Rae Beck, Tony Shalhoub, Sean Sullivan, Jeffrey Broadhurst, Rachel Sweet, Lacey Chabert
This TV remake of the Jules Styne/Stephen Sondheim Broadway musical is based on famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee (Cynthia Gibb) and involves her relationship with her domineering stage mother, Mama Rose (Bette Midler). Mama Rose has dreamed of stardom but having failed now concentrates on her daughters June (Jennifer Rae Beck) and Louise (Gibb) in her effort to turn them into vaudeville stars. Louise does succeed, but, instead of becoming a vaudeville star, she gains fame as burlesque stripper "Gypsy Rose Lee."
|Mac and Me 1988 PG, 99 min.|
Genre: Family / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Stewart Raffill
Cast: Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Jade Calegory, Tina Caspary, Lauren Stanley, Martin West, Vinnie Torrente, Ivan J. Rado, Danny Cooksey, Laura Waterbury, Jack Eiseman, Barbara Allyne-Bennet, Richard Bravo, Gary Brockette, Sherri Stone Butler
With profits going to Ronald MacDonald's children's charities, this is a story about a paraplegic boy, Eric Cruise (Jade Calegory), and an outer space thing called Mac (of course Mac also refers to MacDonald's Big Mac in this movie ad). Eric discovers the alien in his house and names it "Mac." Mac is being hunted down by agents, but, by story's end, Eric and his friends save him.
|Mary and Rhoda 2000 TV, 86 min.|
Director: Barnet Kellman
Cast: Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Elon Gold, Christine Ebersole, Joie Lenz, Marisa Ryan, Steve Ryan, Mia Dillon, Tommy Hollis, Jeff Skowron, Rick Gomez, Eddie Korbich
Mary (Mary Tyler Moore) and Rhoda (Valerie Harper) reunite in this update on the 1970s' TV show. Mary is now widowed and Rhoda divorced, but they both want two things: to re-establish their professional lives and to re-connect with their rebellious daughters.
|My Favorite Martian 1999 PG, 93 min.|
Director: Donald Petrie
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Christopher Lloyd, Elizabeth Hurley, Daryl Hannah, Wallace Shawn, Christine Ebersole, Michael Lerner, Ray Walston, T.K. Carter, Dawn Maxey
Our favorite Martian (Christopher Lloyd) is resplendent in his silver space suit. This slapstick comedy begins when a space ship crashes and the pilot takes on human form. Next, he persuades Tim O'Hara (Jeff Daniels) to take him home and introduce him to Earthlings as "Uncle Martin." This is a great movie–for kids.
|My Girl 2 1994 PG, 99 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Howard Zieff
Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Chlumsky, Austin O'Brien, Richard Masur, Christine Ebersole, Gerrit Graham, Richard Beymer, Ben Stein, Aubrey Morris, J.D. Souther, Angela Ball, Keone Young, Anthony R. Jones, Jodie Markell
In this sequel, Vada (Anna Chlumsky) is now13 years old. Her father Harry (Dan Aykroyd) has married Shelly (Jamie Lee Curtis), and they are expecting a baby. Vada decides to write a paper about the mother she never knew because she died while giving birth to Vada. Harry reluctantly gives her permission to go to L.A. and arranges for her to stay with Uncle Phil (Richard Masur) who lives with his girlfriend Rose (Christine Ebersole) and her son Nick (Austin O'Brien). Nick and Vada are close in age and, together, travel around L.A. finding information about Vada's mother. When Vada learns that Shelly is about to give birth, she returns home and, while saying goodbye, receives her first kiss–from Nick.
|Richie Rich 1994 PG, 95 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy
Director: Donald Petrie
Cast: Macaulay Culkin, John Larroquette, Edward Herrmann, Jonathan Hyde, Christine Ebersole, Michael McShane, Stephi Lineburg, Chelcie Ross, Mariangela Pino, Joel Robinson, Jonathan Hilario, Reggie Jackson, Claudia Schiffer, Wanda Christine, Ben Stein
Twelve-year-old Richie (Macaulay Culkin) is the richest kid in the world and has every toy he ever wanted, but he has no friends. Richie loves his parents, Richard and Regina (Edward Herrmann and Christine Ebersole), who hire Reggie Jackson to coach him, but Richie wants friends his own age to play with. Meanwhile, Lawrence Van Dough (John Larroquette), who works for Richie's dad, is plotting to kill Richard and Regina in order to become C.E.O. of the company. Now, Richie–with help from butler Cadbury (Jonathan Hyde), Prof. Keenbean (Michael McShane), and some kids his own age–puts together a plan to foil Van Dough's plot and save Richard and Regina.
|Thief of Hearts 1984 R, 100 min.|
Director: Douglas Day Stewart
Cast: Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz, David Caruso, Christine Ebersole, George Wendt, Alan North, Romy Windsor, Joe Nesnow, Gordon Pulliam
While Mickey and Ray (Barbara Williams and John Getz) are celebrating their anniversary in San Francisco, sophisticated thief Scott (Steven Bauer) is robbing their house. He finds her revealing diary, which prompts him to try to start an affair with her.
|Til There Was You 1997 PG-13, 114 min.|
Director: Scott Winant
Cast: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, Sarah Jessica Parker, Craig Bierko, Nina Foch, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olin, Christine Ebersole, Karen Allen, Kasi Lemmons
Gwen (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and Nick (Dylan McDermott) attended the same elementary school, and their paths have crossed and re-crossed many times over the years, but they have never quite met–until NOW.
|1. Amadeus (1984)|
2. Black Sheep (1996)
3. Dead Again (1991)
4. The Dollmaker (1984)
5. Folks! (1992)
6. Ghost Dad (1990)
7. Gypsy (1993)
8. Mac and Me (1988)
9. Mary and Rhoda (2000)
10. My Favorite Martian (1999)
11. My Girl 2 (1994)
12. Richie Rich (1994)
13. Thief of Hearts (1984)
14. Til There Was You (1997)
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