The Evening Star

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This sequel to Terms of Endearment begins fifteen years after the first story and centers on the colorful and domineering Aurora (Shirley MacLaine) and her relationship with her three grown grandchildren, her maid Rosie, and assorted friends and lovers -- including a young psychiatrist with whom she has a brief fling.

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Shirley MacLaine
as Aurora Greenway
Bill Paxton
as Jerry Bruckner
Juliette Lewis
as Melanie Horton
Miranda Richardson
as Patsy Carpenter
Ben Johnson
as Arthur Cotton
George Newbern
as Tommy Horton
Marion Ross
as Rosie Dunlop
Mackenzie Astin
as Teddy Horton
Donald Moffat
as Hector Scott
Jack Nicholson
as Garrett Breedlove
Mark Walters
as Dr. Faulkner
Ann Hardman-Broughton
as Lola Bruckner
Connie Cooper
as Casting Assistant
Laura Cayouette
as Sitcom Actress Becky
John McCalmont
as Bernie Steinberg
Mary Gross
as Sitcom Mom
Alex Morris
as Professor Warwick
Will Wallace
as Ticket Agent
Kim Terry
as Flight Attendant
Eileen Morris
as Nurse Margaret
Austin Samuel Hembd
as Bump (age 7)
Don Burgess
as Stage Manager
Steve Danton
as Minister B. Ramsey
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Critic Reviews for The Evening Star

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (7)

Audience Reviews for The Evening Star

  • Sep 06, 2010
    This sequel to Terms of Endearment is almost as endearing as the original. Although it didn't need a sequel, it is realistic to see that the characters didn't live happily ever after when the movie ended. And to see what other problems they deal with. I liked this movie, it was a good drama with good actors and it's a very realistic drama.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Dec 12, 2007
    One of my all-time favorites.
    Leo L Super Reviewer
  • May 02, 2007
    Not as good as Terms of Endearment, but still worth watching.
    Valerie G Super Reviewer
  • Sep 03, 2006
    Good emotional and continung story of "Term of Endearment" about friends, family and other natural disasters.
    Dean M Super Reviewer

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