Gloria (1999)



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In this film, Gloria is a street-toughened woman sliding into middle age. When the neighbors are murdered by a group of mobsters, one of which is a former boyfriend, Gloria takes the couple's seven-year-old son on the run. In time, she learns why the boy's parents were killed.
R (for violence and language)
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Sharon Stone
as Gloria
Mike Starr
as Sean
George C. Scott
as Ruby Goldman
Don Billett
as Raymond
Jerry Dean
as Mickey
Davenia McFadden
as Female Guard
Chuck Cooper
as Male Guard
Antonia Rey
as Tenant
Sidney Armus
as Pharmacist
John Hefferman
as Hotel Clerk
James Lally
as Freddie the Pawnbroker
Lillias White
as Transit Cop No. 1
Terry Alexander
as Transit Cop No. 2
John DiResta
as Radio Cop
Lou Cantres
as Dominican Man No. 1
Jose Rabelo
as Dominican Man No. 2
Ray Garvey
as Police Detective
Nicole Brier
as Young Blonde No. 1
Laura Wachal
as Other Young Woman
Elle Alexander
as Third Blonde
Donald J Lee Jr
as Father Paul
Don Clark Williams
as Video Reporter
Nick Oddo
as Uncle Manny
Timothy K. Rail
as Priest with Students
Martha Rentas
as Bus Driver
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Critic Reviews for Gloria

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (7)

The filmmaker got the raspberries he deserved for trying to outdo Cassavetes's somewhat charming throwaway pic without offering any improvements.

Full Review… | May 6, 2011
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Gloria is another sad example of what happens to old masters when they become too prolific.

February 28, 2005
Draxblog Movie Reviews

The original is better.

September 23, 2004
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Stone doesn't act in this one.

January 21, 2004

Unfortunately, not a good picture.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Hollywood Report Card

The film itself is simply lifeless, with only an occasional laugh popping up here and there so that it isn't completely unbearable to watch.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999

Audience Reviews for Gloria


A mere shadow of the wonderfully gritty original minus all the aforementioned grit. Stone is certainly no Gena Rowlands. Seek out the original and skip this.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

★★ (out of four) Remake of the 1980 John Cassavetes directed film in which the great Gena Rowlands received an Oscar nomination. This remake loses much of the suspense and drama of the original. Plus Sharon Stone in the lead adds a shallow glamour to the role. Gloria lives in New York City. When her next door neighbors are murdered by an apparent mob hit. Gloria takes custody of the murdered couple's son as they go on the run from the mafia. The film shows that it takes much more tha just a decent idea to produce a good film. Watch Gena Rowlands version instead. [IMG][/IMG]

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