The Greats Of Our Time



The Greats Of Our Time Directory


James Garner 3rd from right.

James Garner


 1928 – 2014

Top 20 Performances

This weeks choice has been Requested by Melanie B Cee of sparksfromacombustiblemind

One Special Night 1999 – 15/20

A man and woman find themselves stranded together over the Thanksgiving holiday by a heavy snowstorm, giving them the chance to gradually learn about each other’s lives and become firm friends.

Space Cowboys 2000 – 16/20

Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner star as a group of pilots whose time has come to serve their country and fulfill their dream of going to space. In 1958, the members of Team Daedalus, a group of top Air Force test pilots, were ready to serve their country as the first Americans in space. When NASA replaced the Air Force for outer atmospheric testing, they were pushed aside for a chimpanzee. The team retired, but the dream of going into space never died.

Atlantis The Lost Empire 2001 – 17/20

An inexperienced young adventurer becomes the key to unraveling an ancient mystery when he joins up with a group of daredevil explorers to find the legendary lost empire of Atlantis. A naive-but-determined museum cartographer Milo Thatch (Michael J. Fox), dreams of completing the quest begun by his late grandfather, a famous explorer. When a journal surfaces, an eccentric billionaire funds an expedition and the action shifts to high gear.

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 2002 – 18/20

Siddalee Walker is a famous New York playwright. One of her new plays is about to open and she does an interview with `Time’ magazine and discusses her unhappy childhood. When her mother reads the interview she is furious and cuts off all contact with Siddalee. Her mother’s friends, who formed a secret society, the Ya-Ya Sisterhood when they were children, kidnap Siddalee from her apartment.

The Notebook 2004 – 19/20

In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams) are desperately in love. But her parents don’t approve. When Noah goes off to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved with another man (James Marsden). But when Noah returns to their small town years later, on the cusp of Allie’s marriage, it soon becomes clear that their romance is anything but over.

The Ultimate Gift 2006 – 20/20

Jason Stevens (Drew Fuller) lives a life of wealth and privilege. When his grandfather (James Garner) dies, Jason expects to receive a hefty inheritance. Instead, however, Jason must set out on a journey of self-discovery to earn the true gift his grandfather meant for him to have. Along the way, Jason befriends a dying girl (Abigail Breslin) and her mother (Ali Hillis) and learns what is really important in life.


So there we go folks, our final part to James Garner Week!

This weeks choice has been Requested by Melanie B Cee of sparksfromacombustiblemind

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