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Norman Jewison

Director, Actor

40 Pounds of Trouble40 Pounds of Trouble (Forty Pounds of Trouble) (1962)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Tony Curtis, Suzanne Pleshette, Phil Silvers
Tony Curtis plays a harangued casino manager dodging outstanding alimony payments while caring for an abandoned six–year–old girl.…
Thrill of It All!, TheThrill of It All!, The (1963)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Doris Day, James Garner
Carl Reiner (THE JERK) wrote this mildly thrilling Doris Day vehicle, where she plays a housewife roped into a series of TV commercials.
Send Me No FlowersSend Me No Flowers (1964)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Doris Day, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall
Fluffy comedy of the 'Rock and Doris' variety, with Hudson playing a hypochondriac who believes he is about to die. A top support cast adds to this…
Cincinnati Kid, TheCincinnati Kid, The (1965)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, Tuesday Weld
Memorable visit to the shady world of card–sharking in Depression–era America, with some excellent character acting from a great cast.
Art of Love, TheArt of Love, The (1965)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. James Garner, Dick Van Dyke, Elke Sommer
Amiable con–artist comedy with Dick van Dyke as a frustrated painter who fakes his own death to increase his painting's value.
Russians Are Coming, The Russians are Coming! TheRussians Are Coming, The Russians are Coming! The (1966)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Alan Arkin, Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint
A Russian submarine runs aground on the New England coastline, sending locals into paroxysms of humourous paranoia. Fairly well–judged satire…
In the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the Night (1967) Aro Favourite
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger
Oscar winning thriller starring Sidney Poitier as an urban black detective brought in to investigate a murder in a racist southern town. Rod Steiger…
Thomas Crown Affair, TheThomas Crown Affair, The (1968) Recommended
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway
Split–screen pyrotechnics accord this 60s–chic pastiche of exotic crime thriller and steamy romance. Steve McQueen is the…
Fiddler On the RoofFiddler On the Roof (1971)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Topol, Molly Picon
Epic folk tale of community survival is given a vivid musical setting, as a Jewish family travel from pre–revolutionary Ukraine to America in…
Jesus Christ SuperstarJesus Christ Superstar (1973) Aro Favourite
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson
A screen adaptation of Lloyd–Webber's stage musical which retains the original score but adds an extra sheen of kitsch to the much maligned…
RollerballRollerball (1975)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams
The title refers to a violent sport in a corrupt, totalitarian future society where all forms of violence have been outlawed. Influenced by A…
F.I.S.T.F.I.S.T. (Fist) (1978)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle
Earnest union drama with Stallone as a Jimmy Hoffa type union leader whose idealism is gradually corrupted. Curious misfire is worth a watch with a…
And Justice for AllAnd Justice for All (1979)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Al Pacino, Jack Warden, Craig T. Nelson
Intense, if uneven courtroom–drama in which hot–shot lawyer Al Pacino defends a judge on a rape charge. Even a top supporting cast and a…
A Soldier's StoryA Soldier's Story (1984)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Howard Jr. Rollins, Adolph Caesar, Art Evans
In charge of an inquiry into the murder of a black sergeant on an army base in 1944, investigator Howard E Rollins Jnr uncovers a knot of racial…
Agnes of GodAgnes of God (1985)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Jane Fonda, Meg Tilly, Anne Bancroft
Jane Fonda investigates, in this intriguing murder–mystery set in a nunnery.
MoonstruckMoonstruck (1987) Aro Favourite
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello
Superb comic drama rivals the best of Woody Allen through vignettes of family life in New York's Italian district, and the cast have never been…
Other People's MoneyOther People's Money (1991)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Danny De Vito, Gregory Peck, Piper Laurie
Who other than Danny De Vito would play a Wall street buccaneer with the scruples of a gestapo chief?
Only YouOnly You (1994)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Robert Downey Jnr., Marisa Tomei
Roberty Downey Jnr. plays an infatuated man who assumes a false identity to win the affections of star–crossed lover Marisa Tomei. The pair's…
Hurricane, TheHurricane, The (1999)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Deborah Kara Unger
Denzel Washington blows up a storm as Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a championship boxer unjustly imprisoned in the 1970s for a murder he did not commit.…
Dinner With FriendsDinner With Friends (2001)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell, Greg Kinnear
Warm and unexpectedly insightful telemovie that depicts a series of eventful evening meals between two couples. Based on the prize–winning…
Statement, TheStatement, The (2003)
Dir. Norman Jewison
Feat. Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Jeremy Northam
Michael Caine plays an ex–Nazi collaborator who has remained beyond the law for fifty years in post–WW2 France thanks to the Roman…

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