Movies About Old People

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South Park (1997)

South Park
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall, starring
Rated TV-14

South Park is a 1997 American adult animated comedy film directed by Trey Parker and starring the four central characters of the animated television show South Park: Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick. The movie follows the kids as they try to save the town of South Park from an apocalyptic environmental disaster caused by a comet. Along the way, they confront their own personal traumas and come to terms with their own adulthood. Additionally, the movie features celebrity cameos from Jay Leno, George Clooney, Minnie Driver, and Isaac Hayes. The movie is an irreverent but heart-felt adventure that combines outrageous comedy with thoughtful questions about growing up.

The Carol Burnett Show (1967)

The Carol Burnett Show
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, The Ernie Flatt Dancers, Harvey Korman, starring
Rated TV-G

The Carol Burnett Show is a classic variety sketch comedy show that ran from 1967 to 1978. It starred Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, the Ernie Flatt Dancers, and Harvey Korman. The show featured a wide variety of sketches, skits, and spoofs, as well as popular musical numbers. The show was known for its audience participation segments such as the "Carol and Sis" sketch, as well as its wide array of guest stars. The show was praised by critics and fans alike for its innovative comedy, and it became a cultural phenomenon.

Nova (1974)

Nova
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Stacy Keach, Lance Lewman, starring
Rated TV-PG

Nova is a 1974 science-fiction drama directed by Fabian. It stars Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Stacy Keach, and Lance Lewman. The film follows a group of scientists and astronauts as they venture into space to explore a mysterious extraterrestrial phenomenon. As the team investigates, they discover secrets about the nature of the phenomenon and its implications for humanity. Each team member is forced to confront their own fears and prejudices, as well as the inner workings of the scientific community. Along the way, they must also grapple with their own mortality as they confront the unknown. Through their journey, the team discovers the true nature of the phenomenon and the power of exploration and discovery.

Six Feet Under (2001)

Six Feet Under
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose, starring
Rated TV-MA

Six Feet Under is a dark comedy-drama film directed by Alan Ball. It stars Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy and Lauren Ambrose. The film follows the Fisher family, owners of a funeral home in Los Angeles, as they struggle to deal with their own personal issues while serving the needs of their customers. The patriarch of the family, Nate Fisher (Krause), is an emotionally distant and withdrawn man who has recently returned from traveling abroad. His father, Nathaniel Fisher Sr., has recently died, leaving his widow, Ruth (Conroy), and his four children to deal with the repercussions. The family includes David (Hall), the funeral home's manager; Claire (Ambrose), the rebellious teen; and their overbearing mother. As the family deals with death, they also come to terms with their own issues and find a new way to accept their father's death. The film is an exploration of grief and how different people cope with loss in different ways.

American Experience (1987)

American Experience
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt, starring
Rated TV-PG

American Experience is a 1987 documentary directed by Peter Jones that chronicles the history of the United States from the nation's earliest days to the present. Narrated by David McCullough, the documentary features interviews with prominent American figures such as David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, and Oliver Platt. The film explores the major political, economic, and social events that have shaped the country over the centuries, from the Revolutionary War to the Civil Rights Movement. It also examines the cultural and religious influences that have affected American life over the years. The film highlights the contributions of ordinary Americans, from farmers and industrial workers to African-Americans, to the nation's development and growth. Ultimately, American Experience is an insightful and inspiring look at the history of the United States and its people.

I Love Lucy (1951)

I Love Lucy
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley, starring
Rated TV-G

I Love Lucy is a classic American television sitcom that aired between 1951 and 1957. It follows the hilarious misadventures of Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, her Cuban-American husband Ricky Ricardo, played by Desi Arnaz, and their best friends Ethel and Fred Mertz, played by Vivian Vance and William Frawley. In the show, Lucy gets herself into all sorts of wacky situations as she tries to break into show business, escape her meddling mother-in-law, and generally cause chaos. Despite the obstacles she faces, her love and loyalty to her family always win out in the end. I Love Lucy is one of the most beloved shows in television history, and is remembered fondly by generations of viewers.

M*A*S*H (1972)

M*A*S*H
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, starring
Rated TV-PG

M*A*S*H is a classic comedy-drama from 1972, directed by Robert Altman and starring Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, and Jamie Farr. Set against the backdrop of the Korean War, the film follows the antics of the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital unit, their daily lives, and their relationships with one another. Through the lens of dark humor, the unlikely team of doctors and nurses strive to save lives and fight the bureaucracy of the Army. In the end, they must face the reality of war and the toll it takes on all of their lives.

Carnivàle (2003)

Carnivàle
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson, starring
Rated TV-MA

Carnivàle is a dark fantasy drama television series that aired from 2003 to 2005. It follows the stories of two men living in a rural depression-era America as they battle for control of a mysterious and powerful force. Ben Hawkins is a young man who discovers he has mysterious supernatural powers, while Brother Justin Crowe is a charismatic preacher whose faith is tested as visions of a dark future haunt him. As the show progresses, the two men become enmeshed in a battle for control of a powerful force that has the potential to influence the fate of the entire world. Along the way, they encounter a colorful cast of characters from all walks of life, from carnies and circus folk to royalty and politicians, all of whom have their own secrets and agendas. As they all seek to understand the nature of this mysterious power, it becomes clear that the ultimate stakes of the battle between Ben and Brother Justin are much higher than either could imagine.

Combat! (1962)

Combat!
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan, starring

"Combat!" is a classic World War II drama which follows the exploits of a squad of American soldiers as they fight their way through France in 1944. Led by Lieutenants Kirby (Vic Morrow) and Hanley (Rick Jason), the squad, consisting of Caje (Pierre Jalbert), Littlejohn (Jack Hogan), Doc (Conlan Carter), and others, battle the Germans from one battle to the next. Along the way, the men must cope with not only the enemy but their own inner conflicts as they struggle to survive and protect each other in a harsh environment. With vivid battle sequences and an unforgiving tone, "Combat!" is an unflinching look at the realities of war.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970)

The Mary Tyler Moore Show
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper, starring
Rated TV-PG

The Mary Tyler Moore Show is a classic 1970s American situation comedy series directed by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns. It stars Mary Tyler Moore as Mary Richards, a single woman in her 30s who moves to Minneapolis and works as a local news producer at a television station. Along with her are her friends and co-workers, the gruff and curmudgeonly Lou Grant (Edward Asner), newswriter Murray Slaughter (Gavin MacLeod) and Mary's best friend, Rhoda Morgenstern (Valerie Harper). The series chronicles the everyday happenings in Mary's life, from her humble beginnings in Minneapolis, to her eventual successes. The show is known for its witty humor, positive messages of female empowerment, and its groundbreaking exploration of social issues, such as interracial friendships, single parenthood, and sexuality. It was the first television series to focus on the life of an independent, career-minded woman, and it was the most watched show in the United States during its seven-year run.

The Outer Limits (1963)

The Outer Limits
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp, starring
Rated TV-PG

The Outer Limits (1963) is a sci-fi horror film directed by John S. Robertson and starring Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, and Robert Culp. The story follows a group of four astronauts who crash land on an alien planet and are taken captive by the mysterious inhabitants. As they struggle to escape, they must battle their inner demons and the unknown forces of the planet in order to make it home. Along the way, they discover the dark secrets of the planet and experience a transformation within themselves. With its unique blend of science fiction and horror, The Outer Limits is a classic of the genre that has spawned numerous imitators over the years.

The Bob Newhart Show (1972)

The Bob Newhart Show
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace, starring
Rated TV-G

The Bob Newhart Show is a classic sitcom set in the 1970s. Bob Newhart stars as Bob Hartley, a psychologist living in Chicago. He and his wife, Emily (Suzanne Pleshette), live with their neighbor, airline navigator Howard Borden (Bill Daily) and Bob's receptionist, Carol Kester (Marcia Wallace). The show follows the day-to-day misadventures of Bob and his quirky patients. Bob struggles to balance his work and personal life, which often leads to humorous situations. Bob's friends and colleagues, including his wife and neighbor, add to the show with their own unique perspective on life. Bob Newhart Show is a heartwarming and intelligent comedy that ran for six seasons.

The Golden Girls (1985)

The Golden Girls
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty, starring
Rated TV-PG

The Golden Girls (1985) is a beloved American sitcom starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty as four elderly women who have all recently become roommates in Miami, Florida. The women, who all have different personalities and perspectives on life, tackle the challenges of aging with humor, grace and wit. The show explores a variety of themes, from friendships and relationships to family issues and aging. The Golden Girls is a timeless comedy that has gained a devoted fan base over the years and is still popular today.

In Living Color (1990)

In Living Color
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park, Shanin Lonsway, starring
Rated TV-14

In Living Color is a comedy sketch series from director Keenen Ivory Wayans which aired from 1990 to 1994. The series features the Wayans family, including Keenen, his brothers Damon, Shawn and Marlon, as well as Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park, and Shanin Lonsway. The show was known for its outrageous sketches, often focusing on satire and celebrity parodies, as well as its memorable characters such as Homey the Clown, Fire Marshal Bill, and Men on Film. The series also spawned a number of popular catchphrases, such as "Homey don't play that!" and "Lemme show you something!" In Living Color became one of the most popular shows of the early 90s and was nominated for numerous awards, including four Emmy Awards.

The Wild Wild West (1965)

The Wild Wild West
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Dick Cangey, Whitey Hughes, starring
Rated TV-PG

The Wild Wild West (1965) is a classic action-adventure western comedy film directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Dick Cangey, and Whitey Hughes. The film follows the exploits of two Secret Service agents, James West and Artemus Gordon, as they attempt to prevent the President's assassination and thwart an evil plot by an ambitious villain. The two agents must overcome a variety of obstacles as they travel across the American West in search of the villains and their hidden lair. Along the way, they must deal with bandits, gunfights, and saloons while trying to get the information they need to stop the bad guys. The film features plenty of gunfights, stunts, and tongue-in-cheek humor, making it a classic western that stands the test of time.

Brothers (1984)

Brothers
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Robert Walden, Paul Regina, Brandon Maggart, Hallie Todd, starring

Brothers is a 1984 drama film directed by Stars and starring Robert Walden, Paul Regina, Brandon Maggart, and Hallie Todd. It follows the story of two brothers, James and Michael, who are struggling to come to terms with the death of their mother. In order to cope, they must confront the painful memories of her passing and of the strained relationship between the two brothers. Despite their differences, they must find a way to come together in order to heal and find peace. The film explores the complicated emotions the brothers experience and shows the special bond that can form between siblings, even in the face of tragedy.

Tales from the Crypt (1989)

Tales from the Crypt
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke, starring
Rated TV-MA

Tales from the Crypt is a horror anthology movie based on the popular EC comic book series of the same name. It follows the Crypt Keeper, a mysterious figure who narrates five tales of terror, each with a different group of characters. The first story, "The Man Who Was Death," tells the story of an executioner (John Kassir) who decides to take matters into his own hands and kill criminals who have gotten away with their crimes. The second story, "And All Through the House," follows a murderous housewife (Mary Ellen Trainor) who is terrorized by a maniac dressed as Santa Claus. The third story, "Dig That Cat...He's Real Gone," centers around the grave-robbing exploits of a mortician (Roy Brocksmith) and his assistant. The fourth story, "Only Sin Deep," follows a couple (Miguel Ferrer and Cam Clarke) who try to commit the perfect crime. The fifth and final story, "Cutting Cards," follows a gambler (Don Harvey) who makes a deal with the devil to win a high-stakes card game. Overall, Tales from the Crypt is a fun and spooky anthology movie that brings the stories of the classic comic book series to life.

Are You Being Served? (1972)

Are You Being Served?
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, Wendy Richard, starring
Rated TV-PG

Are You Being Served? is a 1972 British comedy film directed by Bob Kellett. The movie stars Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, and Wendy Richard. It follows the misadventures of the staff of the fictional department store, Grace Brothers. The staff attempt to save the store from being sold to a competitor, and along the way, hilarity ensues. The film features a variety of madcap antics and misunderstandings, with each character having their own personality and quirks. In the end, the staff succeeds in saving the store and the future of the store is secured.

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967)

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens, starring
Rated TV-PG

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is a classic comedy sketch show that aired from 1968 to 1973. It was created and hosted by Dan Rowan and Dick Martin and starred an array of stars including Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens and Arte Johnson. The show featured a cast of regulars and celebrity guests who appeared in sketches and musical numbers. The sketches were often surreal and silly, and featured a variety of characters such as the eternally-smiling Ernestine, the rambling older woman Gladys Ormphby, and the hippie stoner couple, the Farbers. The show's catchphrase, "Sock it to me," was one of the most popular catchphrases of the late 1960s. Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In was a huge success and was the number one show in the Nielsen ratings in 1969 and 1970. It also won seven Emmy Awards, including one in 1973 for Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series.

American Horror Story (2011)

American Horror Story
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, starring
Rated TV-MA

American Horror Story is a horror anthology television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The series revolves around the Harmon family, who move into a restored mansion in Los Angeles in order to make a fresh start after a traumatic event. However, as the Harmons settle in, they discover the mansion's past is filled with secrets and mysterious occurrences. The Harmon family must confront the horrific secrets of the house and their own personal demons in order to survive. The series stars Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett and Sarah Paulson as the Harmon family, along with an ensemble cast that includes Evan Peters, Denis O'Hare, Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga and Jessica Lange. The series explores various themes such as psychological horror, murder, infidelity, and the occult.

The Odd Couple (1970)

The Odd Couple
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall, starring
Rated TV-G

The Odd Couple is a 1970 American comedy-drama directed by Gene Saks and starring Tony Randall and Jack Klugman. It is based on the 1965 play of the same name by Neil Simon. The film follows two mismatched roommates, the neat and uptight Felix Ungar (Randall) and the slovenly sportswriter Oscar Madison (Klugman). When Felix's wife throws him out of the house, he reluctantly moves in with Oscar, creating chaos in the process. Despite the constant bickering, Oscar and Felix eventually become friends, and help each other find new love interests. Al Molinaro and Penny Marshall also star in the film as Murray, a poker-playing buddy of Oscar, and Myrna, Oscar's love interest.

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)

The Ed Sullivan Show
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Topo Gigio, starring
Rated TV-G

The Ed Sullivan Show was a popular variety show that aired on CBS from 1948 to 1971. Hosted by Ed Sullivan, the show featured a variety of guest stars, including Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster and Topo Gigio. The show was renowned for its comedy skits, musical acts and variety performances. Highlights of the show included Sullivan's introductions of the acts, Topo Gigio's interactions with Sullivan, and the comedic sketches by Wayne and Shuster. It also featured a variety of musical acts, ranging from classical music to rock 'n' roll. The show was beloved by many and its influence is still felt today.

Hogan's Heroes (1965)

Hogan's Heroes
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary, starring
Rated TV-PG

Hogan’s Heroes is a 1965 American comedy film directed by John Rich and starring Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, and Robert Clary. Set during World War II, the film follows a group of Allied prisoners of war—led by the crafty and resourceful Colonel Robert Hogan (Crane)—who turn their German prison camp into a center for sabotage and espionage. With the help of the bumbling camp commandant Colonel Wilhelm Klink (Klemperer) and the conniving Sergeant Hans Schultz (Banner), Hogan and his men try to help the Allied cause while also trying to stay one step ahead of the Gestapo. Through a mix of quick thinking and clever schemes, Hogan and his men make a number of daring escapes and ultimately succeed in sending vital information back to the Allies.

Law & Order (1990)

Law & Order
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson, starring
Rated TV-14

Law & Order is a 1990 drama film directed by Stars starring Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, and S. Epatha Merkerson. The film follows the stories of two veteran NYPD detectives in the 24th Squad — Lennie Briscoe (Orbach) and Mike Logan (Martin) — who investigate and solve crimes in New York City. With their gruff, no-nonsense approach to law enforcement, the two detectives tackle a variety of cases, from murder and robbery to drug trafficking and organized crime. As the detectives dig deeper into their cases, they come up against powerful adversaries, including corrupt politicians and unscrupulous businesspeople. In the end, it’s up to the detectives to ensure justice is served and the criminals are brought to justice.

Keeping Up Appearances (1990)

Keeping Up Appearances
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Stars: Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift, Geoffrey Hughes, Judy Cornwell, starring
Rated TV-PG

Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. The series follows the chaotic lifestyle of eccentric and snobbish lower middle class social climber Hyacinth Bucket (Patricia Routledge), who insists that her surname is pronounced "Bouquet". Her attempts to impress others of a higher social class are continually thwarted by her lower-class extended family and long-suffering husband Richard (Clive Swift). Also starring in the series are Hyacinth's well-meaning but dim-witted sisters Daisy (Judy Cornwell) and Rose (Shirley Stelfox), as well as her brother-in-law Onslow (Geoffrey Hughes). The show follows the comedic misadventures of Hyacinth as she strives to maintain appearances while trying to keep her family at bay.

 



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