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Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight

Birthdate: July 5, 1936

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shirley Enola Knight (born July 5, 1936) is an American stage, screen, and television actress. She has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, in 1960 for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs and in 1962 for Sweet Bird of Youth. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Shirley Knight, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wi... ...detailed bio


Mercy (2014)


Elevator (2012)

Nine people aboard an elevator in a New York City skyscraper 52 stories tall: security guard Mohammed (Waleed Zuaiter), television reporter Maureen (Tehmina Sunny) and her fiance Don (Christopher Backus), comedian George (Joey Slotnick), newly widowed Jane (Shirley Knight), overweight employee Ma...

Our Idiot Brother (2011)

Ned Rochlin is a biodynamic farmer living with his girlfriend, Janet. One day, while Ned is selling at a local market, a police officer asks where he can buy cannabis. Ned, skeptical at first, is moved by the officer's professed desperation due to having a stressful week. Feeling sympathetic, Ned...

Listen to Your Heart (2010)

Matt Thompson (born in Roseville, California on 19 May 1984), is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He also directed some music videos and commercials and acted on stage productions. Born to Tim and Cindy Thompson, he grew up in Sacramento, California and graduated from ...

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

The film chronicles the life of a woman named Pippa Lee, with flashbacks to her tumultuous past. Pippa Sarkissian was the youngest child and only girl in her large catholic family. Her mother Suky (Maria Bello) was a neurotic mother with an obsessive fixation on her daughter's looks. By her teen ...

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

Paul Blart (Kevin James) is a middle-aged, single dad who lives with his teenage daughter, Maya (Raini Rodriguez), and elderly mother, Margaret (Shirley Knight). Blart is a mild-mannered yet overweight security guard who takes his job at the West Orange Pavilion Mall in New Jersey very seriously....

The Other Side of the Tracks (2008)

Ten years after a tragic train accident killed his girlfriend, Josh finds himself haunted by disturbing visions from somewhere between the world of the living and the dead—haunting memories that keep him from moving on. His buddy, back in town for their high school reunion, tries to wake Josh fro...

Open Window (2006)

The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.

Grandma's Boy (2006)

Alex is a single, 35-year-old video game tester who lives with his friend Josh. When Josh spends their rent money on Filipino hookers, his landlord kicks them both out, and Alex has to find a new place to live. Alex tries to stay with his marijuana dealer, Dante, but cannot do so because Dante is...

Sexual Life (2005)

Sexual Life is a 2005 comedy-drama film written and directed by Ken Kwapis. Cast members include Azura Skye, Carla Gallo, Anne Heche, Elizabeth Banks, Tom Everett Scott, and Steven Weber. It is adapted from Arthur Schnitzler's play La Ronde.

Ghost Cat (2003)

A widower (Ontkean) and his teen daughter (Page) move into a house that was once owned by the friendly Mrs. Ashboro and her pet cat, Margaret. Strange things begin happening, and it soon becomes clear that the ghost of Mrs. Ashboro's cat, who died on the same day as its owner, is haunting the hou...

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

The film opens in 1937 Louisiana with four little girls out in the woods at night, each wearing a home-made headdress. The leader, Viviane Abbott, initiates them into a secret order she dubs the "Ya-Ya Sisterhood," which they seal by cutting their palms and taking a blood oath of undying loyalty....

Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (2002)

Ten years in the making, this award-winning feature-length documentary was filmed during nine journeys throughout Tibet, India and Nepal. CRY OF THE SNOW LION brings audiences to the long-forbidden "rooftop of the world" with an unprecedented richness of imagery... from rarely-seen rituals in rem...

Shadow Realm (2002)

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The Salton Sea (2002)

While playing the trumpet in a burning room, the protagonist's voice is heard in narration. His story begins with him posing as "Danny Parker", a speed freak addicted to methamphetamine, who hangs out with friends while indulging in drugs. He also moonlights as an informant for two corrupt cops, ...

The Center of the World (2001)

The Center of the World is an American film directed by Wayne Wang, which was digitally shot and released in 2001. It stars Peter Sarsgaard as a Dot-com millionaire who hires a drummer/stripper (Molly Parker) to stay with him in Las Vegas for three days for US$10,000. The film was screened out of...

Angel Eyes (2001)

On a wet rainy night in Chicago, police officer Sharon Pogue (Jennifer Lopez) is at the scene of a serious traffic accident holding the hand of one of the victims, pleading that he hold on and not give up. One year later, Sharon is frustrated with the men she dates, and has become estranged from ...

My Louisiana Sky (2001)

A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.

Little Boy Blue (1998)

Living in the backwoods of Texas is the dysfunctional and apparently incestuous West family: a psychotic war veteran father, Ray (John Savage), a compliant wife, Kate (Nastassja Kinski), and a 19-year-old son, Jimmy (Ryan Phillippe); who is relegated to a warehouse outside the family home. Ray an...

As Good as It Gets (1997)

Melvin Udall is a misanthrope who works at home as a best-selling novelist in New York City. He suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder which, paired with his misanthropy, alienates nearly everyone with whom he interacts. He eats breakfast at the same table in the same restaurant every day usi...