Shirley Maclaine Movies on DVD
And you thought your family was strange! Winning comedy stars Julia Stiles as a misunderstood teen desperately struggling to break free from her eccentric family. In an attempt to find herself, Stiles decides to leave home. But when her plans are complicated by feisty grandmother Shirley MacLaine, the young woman discovers what is really important. Winning comedy co-stars Alessandro Nivola, Randy Quaid. 98 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.
Her name became synonymous with glamour and 20th-century haute couture, but her personal life was filled with hardship and heartbreak. Shirley MacLaine stars as an elderly Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel in 1950s Paris, looking back on her days as a struggling seamstress (played by Barbora Bobulova) who helped revolutionize fashion in the '20s. With Malcolm McDowell, Sagamore Stevenin. 139 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; featurette.
Powerful drama starring Shirley MacLaine and Kenneth Mars as a married couple whose crumbling Brooklyn neighborhood symbolizes the decay in their relationships with friends and each other. Expert acting propels this electrifying tale which co-stars Gerald O'Loughlin, Sada Thompson and Jack Somack. 88 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
Quirky comedy starring Shirley MacLaine as a cantankerous former First Lady whose eccentricities cause all sorts of problems for the man in charge of guarding her, a by-the-book Secret Service agent played by Nicolas Cage. The agent is looking forward to a new assignment after his three-year stint, but MacLaine's stubbornness and a kidnapping attempt keep him on the job. 96 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo, French Dolby Digital stereo, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer.
A witty and comical look at marriage on the rocks in Southern California, as two bored couples decide that a switch or two might put the excitement back in their lives. Shirley MacLaine, James Coburn, Susan Sarandon, and Stephen Collins star. 98 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.
Rescued from a train crash, pregnant and destitute Ricki Lake is mistaken for the bride of a member of the wealthy Winterbourne clan. Taking up residence in the home of matriarch Shirley MacLaine, she falls for her "dead husband's" twin brother, Brendan Fraser. Funny and poignant moments ensue as working-class Lake jolts the family out of their stuffy old world values. 106 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai.
Set during one of the darkest and most controversial times in American history, this enthralling drama tells the shocking true story of the witch hunts that gripped Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 as seen through the eyes of a fear-mongering preacher (Henry Czerny) and a local woman (Kirstie Alley) whose many miscarriages force her to question her own beliefs. With Shirley MacLaine, Rebecca De Mornay, Alan Bates, and Peter Ustinov. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
A fill-in Broadway performance in "The Pajama Game" led to her discovery by producer Hal Wallis and a stellar Hollywood career that included a 1983 Best Actress Academy Award for "Terms of Endearment." Shirley herself narrates this look at her life (lives?), writings, and movies. Clips from "Some Came Running," "The Apartment," and other films are featured, with comments from Nicolas Cage, Anthony Hopkins, and Jack Lemmon. 50 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Follow the lives and loves of a mother and daughter over the years, and the special bond they share, in this poignant comedy-drama that garnered five Oscars, including Best Picture, Director, Actress and Supporting Actor. Shirley MacLaine is the feisty mom; Debra Winger, her independent daughter; Jack Nicholson, a womanizing ex-astronaut who lives next door. With John Lithgow, Jeff Daniels, Danny DeVito; directed by James L. Brooks. 131 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary by Brooks, others; theatrical trailer.
Shirley MacLaine is hilarious as make-up mogul Mary Kay Ash in this made-for-TV dark comedy. After years of enjoying her spot at the top of the direct sales cosmetics game, Mary must do battle with a young up-and-comer (Parker Posey) who's out to dethrone her. Shannen Doherty co-stars. AKA: "Hell On Heels: The Battle Of Mary Kay." 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Supernatural thriller featuring Shirley MacLaine as a rich, Manhattan-based divorcee who discovers that her brother's recent irrational behavior is attributed to his possession by the spirit of a murderous Puerto Rican teenager. Perry King, Michael Hordern co-star in this creepy suspenser. 106 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
Shirley MacLaine, Debbie Reynolds, and Joan Collins star in this comedy, playing stars of a 1960s film that has become a sensation after being reissued in theaters. With help from MacLaine's son (Jonathan Silverman) and a top agent (Elizabeth Taylor), the actresses are reunited for a TV special, but their petty jealousies and romantic rivalries threaten to derail the project. Co-written by Carrie Fisher. 89 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English.
In this quirky seriocomic romance set in New York in 1969, Shirley MacLaine plays a widow who is courted on the day of her husband's funeral by Marcello Mastroianni, an Italian admirer obsessed with her for decades. As their awkward new relationship starts, MacLaine must deal with problems presented by her grown daughters (Marcia Gay Harden and Kathy Bates). With Jessica Tandy. 115 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround.
Exuberant comedy stars Shirley MacLaine as a woman who, despite her best efforts to marry for love, always winds up with a man who strikes it rich then promptly dies. After losing four husbands, the now-wealthy widow tries to give her cash to the IRS. Sent to a shrink, MacLaine relays the stories behind the demises of her spouses: workaholic Dick Van Dyke, bohemian artist Paul Newman, businessman Robert Mitchum, and night club performer Gene Kelly. 111 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish.
"Seven men, one woman...but wow, what a woman!" This racy comedy from director Vittorio De Sica ("The Bicycle Thief") stars Shirley MacLaine as seven very different adulterous women. Through a series of vignettes, MacLaine portrays such cheating characters as a widow, a revenge-seeking wife and a suicidal spouse. With Peter Sellers, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Elsa Martinelli, and Rossano Brazzi. 108 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Two Florida retirees--a shy Cuban barber (Robert Duvall) and a craggy Irish sea captain (Richard Harris)--share secrets and swap colorful stories as they become unlikely friends in this sweet-natured comedy about life's golden years. Shirley MacLaine is Harris' landlady, who has a fondness for her tenant. 123 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround stereo.