Shirley MacLaine's Best Movies
Shirley MacLaine has made 5 movies in which she starred in a leading role since her first movie 28 years ago called "Used People" (1992) in which she portrayed the character Pearl Berman.
The highest grossing movie of Shirley MacLaine's career, "Rumor Has It", sold nearly $42,996,140 at the box office in 2005.
Shirley MacLaine's Movies
Rumor Has It
Movie Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 96 minutes
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Shirley MacLaine's Character Name: Katharine Richelieu
Box Office Sales: $42,996,140
Rated: For mature thematic material, sexual content, crude humor and a drug reference.
Movie Genre: Comedy
Shirley MacLaine's Character Name: Pearl Berman
Box Office Sales: $17,957,265
Rated: For elements of sensuality and language.
Movie Genre: Black Comedy
Running Time: 104 minutes
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Shirley MacLaine's Character Name: Marjorie Nugent
Box Office Sales: $9,204,489
Rated: For some violent images and brief strong language.
Synopsis: In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the town’s most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Everyone loved and appreciated Bernie, so it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent, an affluent widow who was as well known for her sour attitude as her fortune. Bernie frequently traveled with Marjorie and even managed her banking affairs. Marjorie quickly became fully dependant on Bernie and his generosity and Bernie struggled to meet her increasing demands. Bernie continued to handle her affairs, and the townspeople went months without seeing Marjorie. The people of Carthage were shocked when it was reported that Marjorie Nugent had been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede was being charged with the murder.
Closing the Ring
Movie Genre: Drama
Directed by: Sir Richard Attenborough
Shirley MacLaine's Character Name: Ethel
Shirley MacLaine's Character Name: Coco Chanel
Rated: For sensuality, some thematic material, and historical smoking throughout.