Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1949-10-08 (71 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

114 Movies · 34 TV shows

Also Known As: 시고니 위버 · Сигурни Уивер · Susan Alexandra Weaver · Σιγκούρνι Γουίβερ · Сіґурні Вівер

Biography

Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver (; born October 8, 1949) is an American actress. Weaver is considered to be a pioneer of action heroines in science fiction films. She is known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien franchise, which earned her an Academy Award nomination in 1986 and is often regarded as one of the most significant female protagonists in cinema history.A seven-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Weaver won both Best Actress in Drama and Best Supporting Actress in 1988 for her work in the films Gorillas in the Mist and Working Girl, becoming the first person to win two acting Golden Globes in the same year. She also received Academy Award nominations for both films. For her role in the film The Ice Storm (1997), she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She also received a Tony Award nomination for her work in the 1984 Broadway play Hurlyburly.Weaver's other film roles include Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), Dave (1993), Galaxy Quest (1999), Holes (2003), WALL-E (2008), Avatar (2009), Prayers for Bobby (2009), Paul (2011), The Cabin in the Woods (2012), and A Monster Calls (2016); and the television miniseries Political Animals (2012) and The Defenders (2017).In 2003, Weaver was voted Number 20 in Channel 4's countdown of the 100 Greatest Movie Stars of All Time, being one of only two women in the Top 20.

Personal Life

Weaver has been married to stage director Jim Simpson since October 1, 1984. The couple lives in Manhattan. They have one daughter Charlotte, born in 1990.After making Gorillas in the Mist, Weaver became a supporter of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and is now its honorary chairwoman. She was honored by the Explorers Club for this work, and is considered to be an environmentalist. In October 2006, she drew international attention through a news conference at the start of a United Nations General Assembly policy deliberation. She outlined the widespread threat to ocean habitats posed by deep-sea trawling, an industrial method for catching fish. On April 8, 2008, she hosted the annual gala of the Trickle Up Program, a non-profit organization focusing on those in extreme poverty, mainly women and disabled people, in the Rainbow Room.In 2009, Weaver signed a petition in support of Roman Polanski, calling for his release after he was arrested in Switzerland in relation to his 1977 charge for drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl; she had previously starred in his 1994 film Death and the Maiden.Weaver is a longtime friend of Jamie Lee Curtis, with whom she starred in the romantic comedy You Again (2010). In a 2015 interview together, Curtis admitted to Weaver that she never saw Alien in its entirety because she was too scared. In 2017, Weaver made a cameo on the UK television series Doc Martin. She revealed that the reason behind her appearance was her 40-year friendship with Doc Martin star Selina Cadell.

Early Life

Susan Alexandra Weaver was born in New York City on October 8, 1949. Her mother, Elizabeth Inglis (born Desiree Mary Lucy Hawkins), was an English actress and a native of Colchester, England. Her father, Sylvester "Pat" Weaver, was an American television executive born in Los Angeles, who served as president of NBC between 1953 and 1955 and created NBC's Today Show in 1952. Her uncle, "Doodles" Weaver, was a comedian and contributor to Mad. Weaver is of Dutch, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish ancestry.At the age of 14, Weaver began using the name "Sigourney", taking it from a minor character in The Great Gatsby. She briefly attended the Brearley School and Chapin School in New York, before arriving at the Ethel Walker School (Walker's) in Simsbury, Connecticut, where she developed an early interest in performance art. One of her early roles was in a school adaptation of the poem "The Highwayman", and on another occasion she played a Rudolph Valentino character in an adaptation of The Sheik. She was also involved in theatrical productions of A Streetcar Named Desire and You Can't Take It with You during one summer at Southbury, Connecticut. Weaver reportedly reached the height of 5 ft 10 1⁄2 in (179 cm) by the age of 11, which had a negative impact on her self-esteem. She recalled feeling like "a giant spider" and never having "the confidence to ever think I could act."In 1967, shortly before turning 18, Weaver visited Israel and volunteered on a kibbutz for several months. On her return to the United States, she attended Sarah Lawrence College. After her freshman year, she transferred to Stanford University as an English major. At Stanford, Weaver was extensively involved in theater. She performed in a group named the "Palo Alto Company", doing Shakespeare plays and "commedia dell'arte in a covered wagon" around the Bay Area, the nature of which she considered "outrageous". She avoided Stanford's drama department, as she believed their productions were too "stuffy" and "safe". Weaver had planned to enter Stanford's Ph.D. English program and eventually pursued a career as a writer or a journalist, but changed her mind after getting frustrated by the "deadly dry" honors courses. She eventually graduated in 1972 with a B.A. in English. Weaver subsequently applied to Yale University's School of Drama, performing Bertolt Brecht's Saint Joan of the Stockyards at her audition, and was accepted.Weaver admitted that she had a difficult time at Yale. She was not fond of the shows at Yale Repertory Theatre, and had little luck getting lead roles in school productions. Some acting teachers referred to her as "talentless" and advised her to stick to comedy. Weaver credited her friends such as Christopher Durang, who kept hiring her for his plays, as well as her time at the Yale Cabaret, as crucial in helping her pull through. She graduated from Yale with a Master of Fine Arts in 1974. Before leaving Yale, she performed in the first production of the Stephen Sondheim musical The Frogs, alongside Larry Blyden and fellow students Meryl Streep and Durang.After Yale, Weaver pursued a career in theater and appeared in a number of plays in New York. She was briefly an understudy in a John Gielgud production of Captain Brassbound's Conversion. She also acted in original plays by Durang. She appeared in an off-Broadway production of Durang's comedy Beyond Therapy in 1981, which was directed by then-fledgling director Jerry Zaks.

Movies & TV shows

2028.

1 Movie
Avatar 5

Avatar 5

6.8
2028
There is no known plot.

2026.

1 Movie
Avatar 4

Avatar 4

7.5
2026
The fourth film in the "Avatar" series is a science fiction film. The first episode of the film will be told on December 18, 2020.

2024.

1 Movie
Avatar 3

Avatar 3

2024
December 18, 2020, December 17, 2021, December 2020, and December 19, 2025, are the release dates for the "Avatar" sequel.

2022.

1 Movie
Avatar 2

Avatar 2

6.67
2022
Sam Worthington reprises his role as Jake Sully in the sequel, The Way of Water, twelve years after he explored Pandora and joined the Na'vi. He established himself within the clans of the new world a...

2021.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

7
2021
When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they discover that they have a connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
The Good House

The Good House

2021
Hildy Good is a New England real estate agent and descendant of the Salem witches. As she reignites an old romance and becomes dangerously entwined in one person's reckless behavior, her life starts t...
My Salinger Year

My Salinger Year

2021
A college graduate is working for the literary agent of a renowned writer. Salinger.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

2021
Vanya and his stepsister have lived in the farmhouse their entire lives. While they stayed home to take care of their parents, their sister, who is an actress and movie star, left them to feel trapped...
TV
Secrets of the Whales

Secrets of the Whales

2021
Sigourney Weaver guides viewers on a journey to the heart of whale culture to experience the extraordinary communication skills and intricate social structures of five different whale species. With th...

2020.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters

Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters

2020
The documentary tells the full story of the beginning of the "Ghost Ghostbusters" franchise.
Protecting the Amazon Demands Radical Change

Protecting the Amazon Demands Radical Change

2020
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Amazon Watch released a video with Sigourney Weaver. The power of the movement to protect the Amazon rainforest is growing.

2019.

2 Movies
SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout

SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout

2019
The citizens of Bikini Bottom plan a surprise birthday party for SpongeBob, while he and Patrick tour the surface world and come across their real-life selves.
Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary

Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary

2019
A feature-length documentary about the film, celebrating its 20th anniversary.

2018.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

2018
Explore the evolution of sci-fi from its beginnings as a small genre with a cult following to the blockbuster pop-cultural phenomenon we know today. Each episode introduces one of the "Big Questions" ...
Off in the Far Away Somewhere: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii

Off in the Far Away Somewhere: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii

2018
An original short film narrated by Academy Award-nominee Sigourney Weaver featuring excerpts from Georgia O’Keeffe’s personal letters to her husband written during her journey to and around the Hawaii...
Oats Studios: Volume 1

Oats Studios: Volume 1

2018
A compilation of shorts, diverse experimental content and more weird stuff spread directly from the devious mind of the South African film director Neill Blomkamp.

2017.

4 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist

Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist

2017
Dian Fossey's life story from childhood and her early days researching in Congo, through to her arrival in Rwanda, where she spent 18 years studying and protecting the mountain gorilla population. Thr...
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

1
2017
An estranged family gathers together in New York for a celebration of their father's work.
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs

John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs

2017
Some of cinema's most beloved motion pictures were brought to life by the Oscar-winning director.
Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies

Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies

2017
A biography of the producer and former studio head of 20th Century Fox in the 1970s.
Rakka

Rakka

2017
Humans were broken by the invasion of a technologically superior alien species. Courage is needed to fight.
TV
Marvel's The Defenders

Marvel's The Defenders

6.52
2017
As a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist join forces to take on their enemies.

2016.

6 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Dream the Future

Dream the Future

2016
Will new discoveries affect our lives in the future?
Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

5.98
2016
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, a group of people banded together to stop the threat.
TV
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

2016
Bee breaks up late-night's all-male sausage fest with her nuanced view of political and cultural issues, her sharp interview skills, her repartee with world leaders and, of course, her 10-pound lady b...
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years

2016
The Beatles conquered America in 1964. Mass entertainment as we know it today was invented by their world tours. The group composed and recorded a number of successful singles and albums. In 1966 unco...
Finding Dory

Finding Dory

6.7
2016
The friends are looking for answers about her past. Who are her parents?
The Assignment

The Assignment

8.33
2016
Frank Kitchen was a double crossed assassin who was turned into a woman by a rogue surgeon known as The Doctor. A nurse named Johnnie is helping the hitman set out for revenge.
A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

6.75
2016
A boy imagines a monster that will help him deal with his difficult life and help him see the world in a different way.
Ghostheads

Ghostheads

2016
Ghostheads is a film about Ghostbusters. We meet extreme Ghostbusters fans. Every Ghosthead is unique. Every franchise is its own. Pop culture fans should give back to the community.

2015.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Britain's Busiest Airport: Heathrow

Britain's Busiest Airport: Heathrow

2015
London is the subject of a documentary series.
Chappie

Chappie

6.59
2015
Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, and a genius. Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings, some good and some bad,...
Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

2015
Interviews with the cast and crew of "Exodus: Gods and Kings" are featured in an in-depth documentary. There is a feature in the set.
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

2015
A personal portrait of mythical and controversial actress Ingrid Bergman is based on her many home movies and diaries.

2014.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

6.26
2014
Jimmy Fallon took over as the permanent replacement for Jay Leno. The program was brought back to New York after 42 years in Los Angeles.
All You Need Is Love

All You Need Is Love

2014
The children of Good Morning School in Mae Sot, Thailand are the focus of All You Need Is Love. By introducing you to their lives, their hopes and their dreams, we hope that we can show how the positi...
Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus: Gods and Kings

5.99
2014
400,000 slaves were set on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt by the defiant leader of the Pharaoh Ramses.
My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It)

My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It)

2014
A woman's struggle with depression is the subject of an animated short film.

2012.

4 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

2012
Henry Louis Gates was the son of Gates. He was a scholar at Harvard. People can look in the branches of their family trees. Professor Gates utilizes a team of genealogists to reconstruct the paper tra...
The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods

6.33
2012
Five college friends spend the weekend at a cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. They need to find the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
The Cold Light of Day

The Cold Light of Day

5
2012
After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
TV
Political Animals

Political Animals

7
2012
The Secretary of State tries to keep her family together while dealing with crises of the State Department andfending off a hungry DC journalist who is bent on destroying her career.
Red Lights

Red Lights

2012
Two investigators of hoaxes. Margaret Matheson and her assistant, Tom Buckley, study the most varied metaphysics in order to prove their fraudulent origins. Simon Silver, a legendary blind psychic, re...
Vamps

Vamps

6
2012
The modern-day story focuses on two beautiful young vampires who are living the good life in New York until love enters the picture and each has to make a choice that will jeopardize their immortality...

2011.

5 Movies
Rampart

Rampart

2011
Dave Brown is a veteran police officer who fights for his own survival as he struggles to take care of his family.
Paul

Paul

7.09
2011
For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. Paul escapes on the first RV that passes by his c...
Tipping Point: the End of Oil

Tipping Point: the End of Oil

2011
In an oil-scarce world, we know there are sacrifices to be made in the pursuit of energy. What no one expected was that a tiny native community, living down the river from Canada's tar sands, would re...
Abduction

Abduction

5.48
2011
After finding his baby photo on a missing persons website, a young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life.
Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids

6
2011
A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in order to save the jobs of his co-workers.

2010.

4 Movies
Crazy on the Outside

Crazy on the Outside

2010
A recently paroled ex-con has trouble adjusting to life outside of prison. He has been in prison for the last three years for committing a crime and taking the rap for his dangerous friend.
You Again

You Again

8.33
2010
When Marni learns that her sister-in-law is a mean girl from her past, history may repeat itself. Before the wedding bells toll, Marni must tell her brother that a tiger doesn't change its stripes. On...
Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora

Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora

7
2010
The Making-of James Cameron's Avatar. It shows interesting parts of the work on the set.
Capturing Avatar

Capturing Avatar

9
2010
There is a documentary about the making of a movie. It uses footage from the film's development, as well as stock footage from as far back as the production of Titanic in 1995. Interviews with cast, a...

2009.

5 Movies · 1 TV show
Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby

5
2009
Bobby was his mother's favorite son because he was the perfect all-American boy. Bobby was gay. Bobby came out to his family because he was struggling with a conflict that no one knew about.
Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood

Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood

2009
German filmmakers fled the Nazis in the 1930s. The film uses voice-overs, archival footage, and film clips to examine Berlin's vital filmmaking in the 1920s; then it follows a producer, directors, com...
Avatar

Avatar

6.81
2009
In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is sent to the moon on a unique mission, but is torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
TV
The Jay Leno Show

The Jay Leno Show

5.78
2009
The Jay Leno Show is an American comedy show created by and starring Jay Leno, that aired at 10 p.m. from September 14, 2009 to February 9, 2010 on NBC, after Leno's initial retirement from hosting Th...
Annul Victory

Annul Victory

2009
Annul Victory is a documentary on the fight for marriage equality and the Proposition 8 election battle. The film documents the roller coaster ride of emotions in California after the historical state...
Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification

Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification

2009
ACID TEST explores “the other carbon problem” – the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which could challenge the health of the ocean ecosystem on a scale that has not occurred for tens of mi...

2008.

7 Movies
Fragile Planet

Fragile Planet

2008
Leave Planet Earth behind as you fly to the farthest reaches of the Universe. Float up through Earth’s atmosphere, and gain an astronaut’s view of your home — the only planet currently known to suppor...
WALL·E

WALL·E

6.8
2008
WALLE is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. He has been trying to clean up the mess for 700 years. WALLE thinks he's found a fr...
The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux

8
2008
It was once upon a time. The kingdom of Dor is far away. A mouse with large ears dreamed of becoming a knight. Despereaux was banned from his home for having such lofty ambitions, so he set off on an ...
Baby Mama

Baby Mama

2008
A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her surrogate.
His Highness Hollywood

His Highness Hollywood

2008
Ian Halperin posed as a gay wannabe actor and member of the Israeli royal family to get an inside look at the Hollywood industry in this companion film to his book. He gets a promise from the Church o...
Be Kind Rewind

Be Kind Rewind

6
2008
A man's brain gets Magnetized and he accidentally destroys his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an elderly woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to ...
Vantage Point

Vantage Point

6
2008
The attempted assassination of the American president is told in many different ways.

2007.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Happily N'Ever After

Happily N'Ever After

2007
Frieda is the leader of an alliance of evil-doers. When she realized her stepmother was trying to ruin her existence, she took a dramatic turn and became the leader of the resistance effort.
The TV Set

The TV Set

2007
As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive who favors trashy reality programming. Th...
TV
The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show

9.5
2007
GrahamNorton talks about what's happening. The guests are talking. Graham is playing an instrument.
Helmut by June

Helmut by June

2007
A portrait of renowned photographer HelmutNewton was shot by his wife and another photographer.
The Girl in the Park

The Girl in the Park

2007
A mother, enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her three-year old daughter 15 years ago, has cut herself off from her ex-husband and son. However, when a troubled young woman with a checkere...

2006.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Infamous

Infamous

6
2006
Truman Capote had a close relationship with two murderers while researching his book.
Snow Cake

Snow Cake

2006
A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatised by a fatal car accident.
Gorillas Revisited with Sigourney Weaver

Gorillas Revisited with Sigourney Weaver

2006
Sigourney Weaver talked about Dian Fossey's transformation from researcher to activist after her murder.
TV
The One Show

The One Show

2006
A magazine-style daily television programme is broadcasted on the UK's most popular television channel. The programme is hosted by Alex Jones and Matt Baker from Monday to Thursday and Chris Evans on ...

2005.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

6.08
2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson is hosted by Scottish American comedian Craig Ferguson, who is the third regular host of the Late Late Show franchise. Late Show with David Letterman airs on CBS...
Deconstructing 'The Village'

Deconstructing 'The Village'

2005
In this making-of documentary, we see movie snippets, shots from the set, and interviews. We get notes from the crew and cast. We learn about the movie's genesis and development, the choice of time pe...

2004.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Imaginary Heroes

Imaginary Heroes

2004
Everyone is shocked when the best competitive swimmer in his school commits suicide. Each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with mixed results.
TV
Doc Martin

Doc Martin

3.5
2004
The title role in Doc Martin is played by Martin Clunes. Dominic Minghella created the character of Dr. Saving Grace was a comedy film. The show is set in the fictional seaside village of Portwenn and...
The Village

The Village

5.94
2004
A chain of chilling incidents will change the community forever when a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet.

2003.

6 Movies
Holes

Holes

9
2003
Stanley's family has bad luck. He and his campmates were sentenced to months of imprisonment at Camp Green Lake and were forced to dig holes in order to build character. They don't know that they are ...
Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³'

Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³'

2003
The creation of the film Alien3 is covered in this feature-length documentary. Many interviews with the cast and crew give us an idea of how hard it was for David Fincher to make his first feature fil...
National Geographic : Search for the Afghan Girl

National Geographic : Search for the Afghan Girl

2003
She was one of the world's most famous faces, yet no one knew who she was. She didn't know her image was on the front of magazines and books. National Geographic has been looking for the Afghan girl w...
Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens'

Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens'

2003
This feature-length documentary, made especially for the 2003 Aliens DVD release, is incredibly informative with all its interviews with both the cast and crew, as well as behind the scenes footage fi...
One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien: Resurrection'

One Step Beyond: Making 'Alien: Resurrection'

2003
The making of Alien Resurrection is covered in a feature-length documentary. The cast and crew of the movie tell us how it came to be.
The Beast Within: Making 'Alien'

The Beast Within: Making 'Alien'

2003
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Alien," the terrifying classic about a spaceship crew trapped with a hideous monster that's hunting them one by one.

2002.

2 Movies
The Guys

The Guys

2002
The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helped him prepare his obituary.
Tadpole

Tadpole

2002
The women are all over Oscar. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French, and believes that the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. Oscar confides in his best friend that he ...

2001.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
The Roman Empire in the First Century

The Roman Empire in the First Century

2001
Two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the first century, the ancient world was ruled by Rome. Through the experiences, memories and writings of the people who lived it, this series tells the story of...
Heartbreakers

Heartbreakers

7.67
2001
Max and Page are a mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy men who are willing to marry him. Max catches her husband in the act when Page seduces them...
TV
Richard & Judy

Richard & Judy

8
2001
Richard & Judy was a British chat show presented by the married couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. The show originally aired on Channel 4, from 2001 to 2008, but later moved to digital chan...
Alien Evolution

Alien Evolution

2001
The cast and directors of the Alien series were interviewed by Mark Kermode. This documentary is on the ninth disc of the Alien Quadrilogy DVD set.
Big Bad Love

Big Bad Love

2001
Leon Barlow is a Vietnam veteran who is struggling as a writer. He has problems with alcohol and his ex-wife doesn't approve of his visits with his two children. Leon's life seems to decline until a t...

2000.

1 Movie
Company Man

Company Man

2000
A teacher is trying to get his wife off his back by pretending to be a CIA spy. He helps a Russian ballet dancer defect and is sent to Cuba to find "Agent X" for the CIA.

1999.

4 Movies · 2 TV shows
A Map of the World

A Map of the World

1999
Alice and her family live on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. Alice was charged with child abuse after an accident on her property with a friend's child.
Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry

Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry

1999
In this captivating film, animal filmmakers and scientists argue that emotions are fundamental to life on earth.
TV
The Early Show

The Early Show

1999
CBS broadcasted The Early Show from New York City from 1999 to 2012 It aired from 7 to 9 a.m. Most affiliates in the Central, Mountain, and Pacific time zones aired the show on tape-delay from 7 to 9 ...
TV
Futurama

Futurama

6.15
1999
The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an ...
Get Bruce!

Get Bruce!

1999
Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch, who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom and see photos of his child...
Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

7
1999
The stars of a 1980s sci-fi show are on an alien spaceship. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of aliens turn to the cast members f...

1998.

1 TV show
TV
Mark Twain Prize

Mark Twain Prize

1998
The career and success of comedy moguls are honored.

1997.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Ice Storm

The Ice Storm

5.67
1997
The Hood family is skidding. The ice storm was the worst in a century.
Alien Resurrection

Alien Resurrection

6.05
1997
Since then, two hundred years have passed. Ripley was cloned by a group of scientists. The new Ripley and the new aliens are both full of surprises. Ripley has to work with a group of people to stop t...
TV
The View

The View

6
1997
The most exciting events of the day are being discussed on ABC daytime's morning chat fest. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are ...
Snow White: A Tale of Terror

Snow White: A Tale of Terror

1997
Lili's father remarries LadyClaudia, a woman with the power to make her queen of all living things, when Lili's mother dies in childbirth. Lili was lost in a dark forest after escaping an attempt on h...

1996.

1 TV show
TV
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

5.67
1996
The biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture are tackled by The World's Fakest News Team.

1995.

2 Movies
Copycat

Copycat

7
1995
An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective have to work together to take down a serial killer.
Jeffrey

Jeffrey

4
1995
Being celibate protects Jeffrey from contracting AIDS. He declared a sex-free existence and met Steve Howard. Jeffrey asked his friends for help.

1994.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden

6
1994
A political activist thinks her guest is a man who tortured her.
The Wild Swans

The Wild Swans

1994
This classic fairy tale is brought to life by the narration of Sigourney Weaver.
TV
Inside the Actors Studio

Inside the Actors Studio

1994
James is interviewing some of the world's most accomplished actors and directors.

1993.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Rabbit Ears - Peachboy

Rabbit Ears - Peachboy

1993
A couple discovers a boy inside a peach. The Peachboy becomes a hero when he defeats the bad guys.
TV
GMTV

GMTV

1993
The Channel 3 breakfast television contractor/licensee broadcasted in the United Kingdom from January 1, 1993 to September 3, 2010. In November of 2009, it became a wholly owned subsidiary of ITV. The...
TV
Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

6
1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity i...
Dave

Dave

4.25
1993
A sweet-natured Temp Agency operator and amateur Presidential look-alike is recruited by the Secret Service to become a temporary stand-in for the President of the United States.

1992.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

1992
The first version of The Snow Queen that will be adapted is this one. Sigourney Weaver's narration comes from Amy Erhlich's 1982 picture book. Things are not what they used to be. The troll is gone. T...
1492: Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise

1992
Christopher Columbus' discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people are depicted in Conquest of Paradise.
TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

5.75
1992
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno was hosted by Jay Leno from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010. Three days after Johnny Carson's retirement as host of the Tonight Sho...
Alien³

Alien³

5.85
1992
After escaping from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on a prison planet and hosts a correctional facility. A more unwanted visitor did not survive the crash. With aid being a long time away, the p...

1989.

2 Movies
Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II

5.78
1989
The Ghostbusters are out of business five years after defeating Gozer. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to help her and hopefully save New York City.
Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge

Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge

1989
The images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy. He escaped from the Nazis in 1936 and is on the go from L.A. to Paris, to Monte-Carlo, to...

1988.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan

LIVE with Kelly and Ryan

1988
A morning talk show with A-list celebrity guests, top-notch performances and one-of-a-kind segments are unparalleled on daytime television.
Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

1
1988
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Working Girl

Working Girl

8.67
1988
An ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success is the name of the game. When her boss breaks a leg, she takes over. She creates a deal with an investment banker that ...

1987.

1 TV show
TV
Nulle Part Ailleurs

Nulle Part Ailleurs

1987
Writers, singers, actors, intellectuals, etc., were invited to be interviewed by the host and sometimes boxed by different speakers, in order to discuss their current affairs. The sequence included th...

1986.

2 Movies
Half Moon Street

Half Moon Street

1986
Dr. The Arab-Anglo Institute in London has a research fellow named Lauren Slaughter. She starts working at the Jasmine escort service because she has more control over men and money than she does at t...
Aliens

Aliens

6.02
1986
terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species on when Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later. All contact with the planet and the colonists is lost when th...

1985.

1 Movie
One Woman or Two

One Woman or Two

1985
An ad executive is pretending to be an archeology professor to avoid a situation with a former lover. She enlisted the help of a hapless archeologist who was at the airport to find the real archeology...

1984.

2 Movies
Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

5.95
1984
After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as ghostbusters who kill all sorts of monsters. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout ce...

1983.

1 Movie
Deal of the Century

Deal of the Century

6.38
1983
Arms dealers are competing to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator. Understanding how gifts are used to grease the wheels of a sale, a religious conversion fro...

1982.

1 Movie
The Year of Living Dangerously

The Year of Living Dangerously

6
1982
In 1965, Guy Hamilton traveled to Indonesia to cover civil unrest. On the eve of an attempted coup, he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and knowledge of the Indone...

1981.

1 Movie
Eyewitness

Eyewitness

6
1981
A janitor in New York and a big fan of a TV news reporter. Tony comes to cover the story when a rich man is murdered in Daryll's building. Tony pretended to know something about the crime in order to ...

1979.

3 Movies
Alien

Alien

5.99
1979
Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet when it returns to the earth. A creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer when they discover a chamber with thousands of eggs on t...
O Youth and Beauty!

O Youth and Beauty!

1979
Cash and Louise lead an average upper-middle-class life in suburbia, with a nice home and two fine children. Cash wants the glories of his athletic youth and watches them fade further in the distance ...
The Sorrows of Gin

The Sorrows of Gin

1979
Sigourney Weaver and Edward Herrmann portray an affluent suburban couple whose empty and gin-fueled lives are observed through the eyes of their neglected eight-year old daughter.

1978.

1 Movie
Madman

Madman

1978
Killing as many commies as he can is the goal of a hatred consumed private in the Israeli Army. The memory of his torture in a Russian mental hospital has driven him to revenge. Persuading his friends...

1977.

1 Movie
Annie Hall

Annie Hall

5.08
1977
Alvy Singer fell in love with Annie Hall.

1975.

1 TV show
TV
Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

6.36
1975
A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying ...

1974.

1 TV show
TV
NOVA

NOVA

6
1974
The science behind the headlines is explored in PBS' premier science series. NOVA shows the people involved in science and technology.

1970.

1 TV show
TV
Somerset

Somerset

1970
It ran on NBC from 1970 to 1976. The show was called Another World.

1966.

1 TV show

1953.

1 TV show
TV
The Oscars

The Oscars

1953
The film industry is honored at an annual American awards ceremony. The Academy Award of Merit is better known as the Oscar and is given to the various category winners.

Unknown Year.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Master Gardener

Master Gardener

A horticulturist who works for a wealthy dowager is devoted to tending the grounds of a beautiful estate. Dark secrets from a violent past are revealed when she demands that he take on her troubled gr...
TV
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Holly Ringland's novel 'The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart' was adapted into a series.
Untitled Sigourney Weaver Film

Untitled Sigourney Weaver Film

The play 'My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer' was written by Brian Watkins.
Call Jane

Call Jane

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time when she can't get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find help.
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