Eileen Heckart

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2. Miracle in the Rain (1956)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Jane Wyman, Van Johnson, Peggie Castle, Fred Clark

Votes: 1,079

3. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

Passed | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Boxer Rocky Graziano's biopic, based on his autobiography, from childhood to his World Middleweight Championship title win at age 28 in 1947.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 6,936

4. Bus Stop (1956)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Votes: 10,168

5. The Bad Seed (1956)

Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

51 Metascore

A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 12,019

6. The Little Foxes (1956 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, History

A tale of greed, one-upmanship, family distrust, abuse, apathy, and lost love, set in the deep south at the turn of the twentieth century.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Sidney Blackmer, Georgia Burke, Greer Garson, Lauren Gilbert

Votes: 17

7. Hot Spell (1958)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

A housewife is doing her best to keep her family together as it's slowly falling apart, a fact she's trying to ignore. Her cheating husband's birthday party is approaching and many lines will be crossed after that event.

Directors: Daniel Mann, George Cukor | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Quinn, Shirley MacLaine, Earl Holliman

Votes: 379

8. A Doll's House (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

A wealthy woman's attempts to help her financially troubled husband go unrewarded.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Julie Harris, Christopher Plummer, Hume Cronyn, Randy Gaynes

Votes: 51

9. Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

Passed | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

Story of theatrical troupe that travels through the Old West.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest

Votes: 1,131

10. My Six Loves (1963)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy

Comic story of a Broadway musical star who arrives at her country home and finds six runaway children living on her property. When she gains custody of the kids, her life changes rapidly.

Director: Gower Champion | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Cliff Robertson, David Janssen, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 445

11. Up the Down Staircase (1967)

Approved | 124 min | Drama

The experiences of a young female English teacher in an inner-city New York high school.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Patrick Bedford, Sandy Dennis, Eileen Heckart, Ruth White

Votes: 1,779

12. No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)

Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A crafty serial killer plays a game of cat-and-mouse with a harried police detective trying to track him down.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 1,827

13. The Tree (1969)

92 min | Drama

A directionless and emotionally scarred young man kidnaps his niece, the daughter of his sister with whom he has a difficult past.

Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Jordan Christopher, Eileen Heckart, George Rose, James Broderick

14. All the Way Home (1971 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Mary Follet already has a five-year-old son and is pregnant again. Her husband dies in a car accident. How will she survive?

Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Richard Kiley, Pat Hingle, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 32

15. Butterflies Are Free (1972)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother and befriends the freethinking young woman next door.

Director: Milton Katselas | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert, Eileen Heckart, Paul Michael Glaser

Votes: 4,324

16. The Victim (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A wealthy woman is trapped during a storm in a house with no electricity or phone. A killer has murdered her sister, stuffed the body in the basement, and is now after her.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Eileen Heckart, Sue Ane Langdon, George Maharis

Votes: 425

17. Wedding Band (1974 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

Seamstress Julia Augustine should be happy to be celebrating her 10th anniversary with the man she loves. But Herman is white which makes their relationship illegal and dangerous.

Directors: Joseph Papp, Jack Sameth | Stars: Ruby Dee, J.D. Cannon, Eileen Heckart, Rosanna Carter

18. Zandy's Bride (1974)

PG | 97 min | Western

An American settler marries an European mail-order bride and together they learn how to thrive in the harsh wilderness while working on their relationship too.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Gene Hackman, Liv Ullmann, Eileen Heckart, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 856

20. The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI go after notorious bank robber and kidnapper Alvin Karpis and his gang.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Robert Foxworth, David Wayne, Kay Lenz, Gary Lockwood

Votes: 55

21. The Hiding Place (1975)

PG | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

During WW2, a Dutch family caught hiding Jews is sent to a concentration camp where their Christian faith helps them endure the hardships.

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Julie Harris, Jeannette Clift, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Rietty

Votes: 1,652

22. Burnt Offerings (1976)

PG | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

48 Metascore

A family moves into a large old mansion that seems to have a mysterious and maybe even sinister power over their actions.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 9,005

23. Sunshine Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

A musician, brooding over the marriage of his sometime girlfriend, decides to take his adopted daughter to his home in Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family. While there, he begins ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Cliff De Young, Elizabeth Cheshire, Bill Mumy, Corey Fischer

Votes: 73

24. Suddenly, Love (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman from a suburban neighborhood and a wealthy law professor fall in love, despite coming from different backgrounds. Their love leads them to marriage and the birth of their ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Margolin | Stars: Cindy Williams, Paul Shenar, Eileen Heckart, Joan Bennett

Votes: 60

25. The Honeymooners (I) (1978 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

Ralph gets another one of his famous get-rich-quick schemes: using his and Ed's life savings on lottery tickets in an attempt to win a million dollars. It's not a Merry Christmas for all.

Director: Jackie Gleason | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Jane Kean

Votes: 44

26. Backstairs at the White House (1979)

540 min | Drama, History

Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.

Stars: Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Hooks

Votes: 386

28. White Mama (1980 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

A poor, elderly white woman living in a tenement in a black ghetto is befriended by a neighborhood boy, and the two of them form a mutually beneficial relationship: he provides her ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Bette Davis, Ernest Harden Jr., Eileen Heckart, Virginia Capers

Votes: 561

30. The Big Black Pill (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Joe Dancer is a private detective working in LA. He's given a big money case by Tiffany Farinpour, one of the Farinpour family who include powerful politicians. Tiffany needs Joe to find ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Robert Blake, JoBeth Williams, Neva Patterson, James Gammon

Votes: 61

31. Table Settings (1982 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

"Table Settings" was part of a series of stage plays that HBO broadcast in the early 80s. (Others included "Vanities" and "Barefoot in the Park.")

This comedy is about three generations of a... See full synopsis »

Director: Trevor Evans | Stars: Robert Klein, Stockard Channing, Mindy Cohn, Tony Devon

Votes: 13

32. Games Mother Never Taught You (1982 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

Laura is a woman who works as executive in a bigger firm. There she has to adapt to a working world made by and for men. But she tries to change the system.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Christopher Allport, Al Anton, Mary Armstrong, Robert Brown

Votes: 24

33. The Recovery Room (1985 TV Movie)


A failed sitcom about a "Cheers"-type bar located across the street from a bustling urban hospital, which is owned by an ex-medical student, and an ex-nurse.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Mark Linn-Baker, Kelly Bishop, Christopher Rich, J. Smith-Cameron

Votes: 8

34. Seize the Day (1986)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

Tommy Wilhelm is a good honest man who's fallen on hard times after losing his job, but what really gets to Tommy is seeing both his friends and family turning their backs on him one after the other. He tries to seize the day - in vain.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

Votes: 1,175

35. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

R | 130 min | Drama, War

53 Metascore

Hard-nosed, hard-living Marine Gunnery Sergeant Tom Highway (Clint Eastwood) clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

Votes: 37,436 | Gross: $42.72M

36. Morning Maggie (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

A family lives in and runs a radio station in 1948, producing radio dramas, comedies and music shows while juggling their lives in a crowded postwar household.

Stars: Ellen Greene, Hank Azaria, Marita Geraghty, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 5

37. Stuck with Each Other (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Two luckless New Yorkers, a salesman and a secretary respectively. One morning they come to the office to find that their boss has dropped dead--leaving behind an open safe containing ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Tyne Daly, Richard Crenna, Roscoe Lee Browne, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 27

38. Triumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Relationship problems between a father and son are intensified by Hurricane Andrew.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Ted Wass, Brynn Thayer, John Getz, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 104

39. Breathing Lessons (1994 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Drama

A married couple review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.

Director: John Erman | Stars: James Garner, Joanne Woodward, Kathryn Erbe, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 315

40. Ultimate Betrayal (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

This is based on a true story about two sisters who sue their father for incest and child abuse. As the story unfolds, it is revealed that the father severely abused all six children, and ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Mel Harris, Eileen Heckart, Kathryn Dowling

Votes: 163

41. The First Wives Club (1996)

PG | 103 min | Comedy

58 Metascore

Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women.

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

Votes: 40,179 | Gross: $105.49M

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