'Saturday Night Live' character Stuart Smalley descends into a 'shame spiral' when his cable-access TV show is suddenly canceled. With the help of a friend, he recovers and confronts the army of denial that threatens his dysfunctional family.
The Producers movie trailer - starring Will Ferrell, Uma Thurman, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Roger Bart, Gary Beach. Directed by Susan Stroman. Theatrical Release Date: 12/16/2005
Georgia Rule movie trailer - starring Dermot Mulroney, Cary Elwes, Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Garrett Hedlund, Felicity Huffman. Directed by Garry Marshall. Theatrical Release Date: 5/11/2007
What parents need to know before their kids see Georgia Rule.
Trailer for Stuart Saves His Family.
Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices. He loses his Public Access Cable Television Show, must beg his manipulative overbearing boss for his job back, rehabilitate his alcoholic father and drug abuser brother, and support his over-weight mother and sister in their lack of ability in handling their relationships with their husbands. Stuart is supported by his 12 step sponsors as a he regresses back to his negative behaviors each time he faces these challenges.
Georgia Rule movie trailer - starring Jane Fonda, Dermot Mulroney, Cary Elwes, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Garrett Hedlund. Directed by Garry Marshall. Theatrical Release Date: 5/11/2007
For the past 30 years, director Garry Marshall has mastered the genre of comedy/drama. He has drawn in audiences with his subtle humor and moving scenes, working with A-list talent who say that the filmmaker doesn't direct his movies, he hosts them. From'80s hits including Overboard and Beaches; his '90s box-office smashes Pretty Woman and Runaway Bride; and this decade's high-grossing The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Marshall has brought to life characters for audiences to embrace. In turn, he has made household names out of such unforgettable women as Vivian Ward and Mia Thermopolis, also known as Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway.
And now there's Rachel Wilcox.
Three generations of top actresses unite in a film about the power of redemption, freedom in forgiveness and the unbreakable bonds of motherhood -- Georgia Rule. And in this family, attitude doesn't skip a generation.
Rebellious teenager Rachel (Lindsay Lohan) screams, swears, drinks, says whatever is on her mind and is just generally uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lilly's (Felicity Huffman) San Francisco home. With nowhere else to take the impulsive and rambunctious girl, Lilly hauls her daughter to the one place she swore she'd never return...her own mother's Idaho home.
Matriarch Georgia (Jane Fonda) is not your typical sweet and doting grandmother. She lives her life by a number of unbreakable rules, demanding that anyone she invites into her home do the same - God comes first and hard work a very close second. Now saddled with raising the young woman, it will require each patient breath she takes to understand the reasons behind Rachel's fury.
But as Rachel succumbs to her summer of misery and starts to shake up the tiny town, Georgia notices something is changing within her granddaughter. Given structure and responsibilities, she is letting her guard down and learning