Hollywood history is scattered with film titles that are flower related and fortunately numerous of them are classics. We have compiled a list of such 10 films (in no precise order) that have flowers in their titles and worth a watch:
The Black Orchid (1958)
Sophia Loren was involved in a string of profitable 1950s films, with The Black Orchid becoming one particular of them. The Italian bombshell played ‘Rose Bianco’, who is forced to function hard to support her loved ones following the death of her husband.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
A single of Morgan Freeman’s earliest acting roles saw him nominated for an Oscar following his performance as ‘Hoke Colburn’, a chauffeur who forms a close bond with ‘Miss Daisy’, a wealthy Jewish widow.
The Name Of The Rose (1986)
Sean Connery landed a BAFTA for his portrayal of ‘William of Baskerville’, a Franciscan monk tasked with getting to the bottom of a mysterious death in a medieval abbey. The 1986 release also marked one of the first cinematic appearances of Christian Slater.
The War Of The Roses (1989)
Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito and Kathleen Turner starred alongside each and every other when much more following the results of Romancing the Stone and The Jewel of the Nile. In The War Of The Roses, Douglas and Turner play a married couple at the centre of an acrimonious divorce battle.
A film that was offered a low-crucial release, Wildflowers functions Daryl Hannah as she forges a strange relationship with a 17-year-old girl, played by Clea DuVall, who has appeared in She’s All That and The Grudge.
Steel Magnolias (1989)
A decade just before Wildflowers, Hannah lined up alongside the likes of Dolly Parton, Julia Roberts, Shirley MacLaine and Sally Field in Steel Magnolias, who are a group of pals living in Louisiana. This is a actual emotional rollercoaster of a film so stock up on tissues prior to putting your feet up to watch it.
The intertwining lives of Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore and John C. Reilly touch on a range of diverse emotions in Magnolia. Cruise won a Golden Globe for his performance and Magnolia also received three Oscar nominations.
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
A group of scientists go in search of flowers that hold the key to a longer life, but get much more than they bargained for when they come into get in touch with with numerous giant snakes in what was the sequel to the 1997 smash-hit film Anaconda, which starred Jennifer Lopez.
Broken Flowers (2005)
Bill Murray does lots of soul looking and heads off across America to attempt and uncover his estranged son. Sharon Stone, Jessica Lange and Tilda Swinton seem as Murray’s former lovers in a touching comedy drama.
The Black Dahlia (2006)
A neo-noir crime thriller, The Black Dahlia stars the likes of Aaron Eckhart, Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson and Hilary Swank as two members of the LAPD attempt to uncover the truth about a gruesome murder.
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