A series of interlocking stories set in Los Angeles about romantic relationships in Los Angeles features Julia Roberts as a woman who meets Bradley Cooper on a plane; Hector Elizondo and Shirley MacLaine as a long-married couple; Jessica Alba as a woman who decides to spend the day alone at a hotel; Jamie Foxx as a television reporter who works with a dateless Jessica Biel; Jennifer Garner as a woman questioning her relationship; and Patrick Dempsey, Ashton Kutcher, Anne Hathaway, Emma Roberts and Eric Dane as confused lovelorn L.A. citizens. Directed by Garry Marshall. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2010.
Garry Marshall in Valentine's Day
After picking up two runaways, taxi driver Jack Bruno (Dwayne Johnson) discovers that the pair are actually siblings with paranormal powers. What's more, Tia (AnnaSophia Robb) and Tony (Alexander Ludwig) are being hunted by evil organization that wants to use their powers for their nefarious ends. Though he initially doesn't want to get involved in their trouble, ultimately it's up to Jack to protect the siblings and get them to Witch Mountain before it's too late. Directed by Andy Fickman. With Carla Gugino, Christine Lakin, Cheech Marin, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Everett Scott and Garry Marshall. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Family. Year: 2009.
Garry Marshall in Race to Witch Mountain
Lindsay Lohan plays Rachel, a rebellious teen from San Francisco. When her mother (Felicity Huffman of the television show, Desperate Housewives) sends her to stay with her strict grandmother (Jane Fonda) in a small town in Idaho, Rachel acts up even more. But it turns out that Rachel's behavior is her way of coping with a traumatic secret. Teen star Lohan and veteran actress and Oscar winner Fonda mix laughs and tears as they learn to trust each other. Directed by Garry Marshall. With Dermot Mulroney, Cary Elwes, Hector Elizondo and Laurie Metcalf. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Garry Marshall in Georgia Rule
Helen (Kate Hudson) is a party girl, but she is very close to her sister (Joan Cusack). When her sister is killed suddenly, Helen reluctantly agrees to raise her sister's children, including her 5-year-old (Abigail Breslin), a 10-year-old (Spencer Breslin) and a 15-year-old (Hayden Panettiere). Helen ends up getting support from an unexpected source, the pastor (John Corbett) at the children's school. Directed by Garry Marshall. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2004.
Garry Marshall in Raising Helen
When journalist Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore) is assigned to go undercover and find out what really goes on in today's high schools, she hopes that she will be more popular with her classmates than she was the first time around. But, after enrolling in a local high school, Josie quickly falls back into nerdy habits and finds it difficult to make friends. Things look bleak for Josie until her cool, older brother Rob (David Arquette) shows up and spreads flattering gossip about her, attracting the attention of the coolest kids in school (Jessica Alba and James Franco). Just as things start to go Josie's way, she finds that she is falling for a teacher (Michael Vartan), putting her assignment and career in jeopardy. Directed by Raja Gosnell. With Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly and Garry Marshall. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1999.
Garry Marshall in Never Been Kissed
After being fired for writing a trumped up story about Maggie Carpenter (Julia Roberts), a woman notorious for leaving grooms at the altar, columnist Ike Graham (Richard Gere) tries to get back into the business by tracking Maggie down and writing a fact-based report on her upcoming fourth wedding attempt. As Ike waits on yet another failure, he is gradually drawn closer and closer to Maggie and her quirky ways. Directed by Garry Marshall. With Joan Cusack, Hector Elizondo and Rita Wilson. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1999.
Garry Marshall in Runaway Bride
With the boys of summer fighting in WWII, it's up to the women they left behind to step up to the plate and carry on America's pastime. Two competitive sisters, Dottie Henson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty), are recruited by the All-American Pro Girls League and join a team of mothers, daughters and sisters who just love to play ball. Faced with a hard-drinking, skeptical manager (Tom Hanks) and a less than enthusiastic crowd, the woman eventually win over everyone with their tough play and love of the game. Directed by Penny Marshall. With Madonna, Jon Lovitz, Bill Pullman and Rosie O'Donnell. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Sports. Year: 1992.
Garry Marshall in A League of Their Own
Michelle Pfeiffer is Frankie, a lonely waitress who can't trust anyone enough to fall in love. Al Pacino is Johnny, an ex-con who gets a job as a cook in the diner where Frankie works and falls for her. Her roommate (Nathan Lane) advises her to go for it, although her friend (Kate Nelligan) is more cautious. Can Johnny break through the wall Frankie has built around herself? Directed by Garry Marshall. Categories: Drama, Comedy, Romance. Year: 1991.
Garry Marshall in Frankie and Johnny
After meeting at a resort in Atlantic City, child performer CC Bloom (Bette Midler) and privileged rich girl Hillary Whitney (Barbara Hershey) instantly become best friends, despite their very different lives. As CC begins a successful stage career and Hillary goes on to study law, the pair stays in touch by writing letters describing the course of their lives. Years later, in an attempt to escape her family's expectations, Hillary shows up at CC's door in New York City and finds that she is struggling to find work as a singer. As relationships loved ones come and go, CC and Hillary's friendship faces many obstables, but through it all there's no doubt that these women share a lifelong connection. Directed by: Garry Marshall. With: John Heard, Spalding Gray, Lainie Kazan, James Read, Mayim Bialik and Marcie Leeds. Category: Drama, Comedy, Musical. Year: 1988.
Garry Marshall in Beaches