login | register
0 film ratings

Gena Rowlands

Gena Rowlands

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 53 (Actor)

Find more information about Gena Rowlands at The Internet Movie Database

Edit Biography

Titles you haven't rated - Actor (53)

    Hope Floats
    Birdee Calvert (Bullock) seems to have it all. She's been married for years to her handsome high school sweetheart Bill and has a brilliant and sensitive child. But when her picture perfect life comes crashing down around her, Birdee must start over. With no place else to turn, the former beauty queen heads back home...to Smithville, Texas. (Fox)
    Probable Score
    The Notebook
    A sweeping love story told by a man (Garner) reading from his faded notebook to a woman in a nursing home (Rowlands), The Notebook follows the lives of two North Carolina teens from very different worlds who spend one indelible summer together before they are separated, first by her parents and then by WWII. (New Line Productions)
    Probable Score
    Taking Lives
    FBI profiler Special Agent Illeana Scott (Jolie) suddenly finds herself on a twisted and terrifying journey, surrounded by suspects in a case that has become chillingly personal. (Warner Bros.)
    Probable Score
    The Weekend
    Chronicles one midsummer weekend in a country house in upstage New York when three friends gather on the anniversary of the death of a man who was related to them all by either blood or love. (Strand Releasing)
    Probable Score
    The Skeleton Key
    This contemporary supernatural thrilled, set largely in the dark atmospheric backwoods just outside of New Orleans, stars Hudson as a live-in nurse hired to care for an elderly woman's (Rowlands) ailing husband (Hurt) in their home...a foreboding and decrepit mansion in the Louisiana delta. (Universal Pictures)
    Probable Score
    A Woman Under the Influence
    Peter Falk is a blue collar man trying to deal with his wife's mental instability. He fights to keep a semblance of normality in the face of her bizarre behavior, but when her actions affect their children, he has her committed. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Night on Earth
    A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities.(imdb)
    Probable Score
    Playing by Heart
    Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A (imdb)
    Probable Score
    The Mighty
    This is a heart warming story of a unique friendship shared by two seventh grade boys, Kevin and Max (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Another Woman
    Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book... (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Gloria
    Jack Dawn and his family are eliminated by the mob, because he was their accountant and was feeding information to the FBI... (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Opening Night
    An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Faces
    Richard Forst has grown old. One night, he leaves his wife for Jeannie Rapp, a young woman who does not like friendship... (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Shadows
    Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era New York City.
    Probable Score
    Lonely Are the Brave
    In order to free his best friend Bondi, Jack Burns lets himself be imprisoned only to find out that Bondi does not want to escape. Thus Burns breaks out on his own and is afterwards being chased by sheriff Johnson with helicopters and jeeps. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Tempest
    Philip Dimitrius's marriage is on the rocks; he searches for a more meaningful experience returning to his roots in Greece. While his wife is off gallivanting with a Greek tycoon, Philip falls for the footloose Aretha. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    The Brink\
    After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared... (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Paris, je t\
    Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
    Probable Score
    Paulie
    Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected... (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Love Streams
    The film describes a few days in the life of the writer Robert Harmon (John Cassavetes) and his sister Sarah (Gena Rowlands)... (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Minnie and Moskowitz
    Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    A Child Is Waiting
    Jean Hansen comes to a school for disabled children to work there as a teacher. She becomes especially interested in young Reuben, an autistic boy whose parents have not visited him for several years. But the school principal, Dr. Clark does not appreciate her keen interest. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    The Neon Bible
    While on a train, a teenage boy thinks about his life and the flamboyant aunt whose friendship acted as an emotional shield from his troubled family. This film evokes the haunting quality of memory while creating a heartfelt portrait of a boy's life in a rural 1940s Southern town. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Broken English
    In a startling mature and nuanced performance, Parker Posey plays Nora Wilder, a thirty-something Manhattanite who is cynical about love and relationships, in this astute collaboration with first-time writer/director Zoe Cassavetes. (Magnolia Pictures)
    Probable Score
    Something to Talk About
    Grace Bichon, who is managing her father's riding-stable, discovers that her husband Eddie deceives her with another woman. After confronting him in the middle of the night on the streets of their small home town, she decides to stay at her sister Emma Rae's house for a while, to make up her mind. Breaking out of her everyday life, she starts to question the authority of everyone, especially her father's, thus causing a stir in her parent's marriage, too. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Hysterical Blindness
    In this bittersweet slice of working class single New Jersey life, best friends Debby and Beth (both pushing thirty) go looking for love in the wrong place - namely their favorite bar, Oliver's... (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Once Around
    Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his excessively flamboyant style and irrepressible nature. The very traits she finds romantic, however, lead to repeated conflict with her family, especially her beloved father Joe, leaving Renata trapped in the middle. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Unhook the Stars
    Character study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has nobody to worry about - but soon becomes involved in the life of Monica, a young mother whose husband has left her to look after her young son J.J.. As the relationship blossoms, Monica teaches Mildred that there is more to life than taking care of others. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Two-Minute Warning
    A psychotic man, armed with a hunting rifle and acting alone, goes on a sniping spree and is hunted by the police and a SWAT team. Sniper and SWAT converge at a crowded major-league football game, where at the two-minute warning shots ring out and mass panic ensues. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Tony Rome
    Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Columbo
    Columbo (1971) - TV Series
    Machine Gun McCain
    A mobster is released from prison and presented with a heist full of problems.
    Probable Score
    Light Keeps Me Company
    Carl-Gustaf Nykvist's documentary about his father, Sven Nykvist. The film is based on Sven's memoirs with Sven himself as narrator. A journey to the place of birth, Moheda, constitutes the hub of the film and during the journey friends and memories emerge. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    The Spiral Road
    When an opportunistic physician (Rock Hudson) travels to the jungles of Java, a shocking meeting with a black magic witch doctor forces him to re-evaluate his selfish past. (dvdbeaver.com)
    Probable Score
    An Early Frost
    The first TV movie to deal with AIDS, this outstanding, thoughtful and undeniably powerful drama is about a young, successful gay lawyer who learns he is HIV-positive and decides to confront his family with both his sexuality and illness. (tlavideo.com)
    Probable Score
    The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie
    A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society.
    Probable Score
    Light of Day
    The siblings Patty and Joe live in an industrial suburb. While Patty's ambition is their rock band "The Barbusters" only, Joe also cares for the family and the upbringing of Patty's young son Benji. Their pious mother reproaches them for their way of life, especially when they quit their jobs and go on tour, taking Benji with them. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Stardust: The Bette Davis Story
    Combining unprecedented access to Davis' vast personal archives with original interviews, this documentary reveals a startling portrait of one of hollywood's most gifted and enigmatic stars. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    The High Cost of Loving
    Middle-aged middle-manager Jim Fry, with the same company for fifteen years, is in a comfortable rut. But life becomes less predictable when he doesn't receive an invitation to an important luncheon being held by the new company president. Convinced that he's about to lose his job, Jim begins to mull over his limited prospects when his wife confirms that she's pregnant. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Yellow
    A young substitute teacher escapes from her drudging everyday life by fantasizing bizarre parallel realities, in this wildly inventive and visually dazzling head-trip from director Nick Cassavetes. (tiff.net)
    Probable Score
    Anything for John
    An intimate portrait of actor-writer-director John Cassavetes and a loving tribute to his genius for studying and depicting the human character. In-depth, candid interviews with his wife and muse Gena Rowlands as well as his most trusted friends and co-workers like Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara, Seymour Cassel, etc. Clips from Cassavetes' greatest films, and many rare photos illustrate this touching documentary. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Grace & Glorie
    When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much kinship including a lost child. Slowly the two build a bond and learn about life. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Parts Per Billion
    The story of three couples dealing with a reality-shaking event that threatens to tear them apart. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Faces
    Faces (2011) - TV Movie
    An "unexpected venture into the world of 'found footage' filmmaking." As Benning explains . . . he's Reconstructed Cassavetes's Faces in such a way that: 1) it's comprised entirely of shots of single faces, 2) each actor and actress is on screen as long as he or she is in the original and 3) each scene is exactly as long as it is in the original. (mubi.com)
    Probable Score
    Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
    A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
    Probable Score
    I\
    Director Michael Ventura goes behind the scenes on the set of John Cassavetes' last written and directed movie, Love Streams (1984). (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Montana
    Montana (1990) - TV Movie
    Hoyce and Bess Guthrie are long married Montana ranchers who come to a major crossroads in their lives. An oil company has offered to buy them out and Hoyce wants to sell while Bess hopes to keep the land in the family for future generations. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    A Constant Forge
    A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
    Johnny Staccato
    Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter
    A woman who left home 20 years ago under acrimonious circumstances finds out that she is terminally ill. She returns home and tries to rebuild her relationship with her embittered mother before she dies. (imdb)
    Probable Score
    Crazy in Love
    Three generations of women live together with their husbands on a small island off the coast of Washington State. But Georgie (Holly Hunter), who lives with her grandmother, mother and sister on the island she has never left in her life, is becoming increasingly jealous of her successful husband working in Washington . She then decides to find a new life away from the island.
    Probable Score