Olivia Newton John Movies and TV Shows

Olivia Newton John was a versatile and famous British Australian singer and actress. She is well-known for her great performance in movies including Toomorrow, Grease, and  A Christmas Romance. She also performed in TV Shows Glee and Where Are They Now.  Here we will discuss some of the best Olivia Newton John Movies and TV shows.

Olivia Newton John was born in Cambridge, England, on  September 26, 1948. Her zodiac sign was Libra. Her nationality was American and Austrian, and she is Christian by religion. Olivia died on 8 August 2022 in Santa Ynez, California, at 73.

This article will closely examine Olivia Newton John’s career journey in Movies and TV shows. We will take a deeper look at their excellent acting skills and how she achieved a high rank of fame and popularity in the media industry in a short period. This article will look closer at Olivia Newton John Movies and TV Shows. Here, we will briefly discuss the storylines, production, and cast of her movies and TV shows.

Movies

1-Toomorrow

Quick Info

Directed By Val Guest
Written By Cyril Dion
Produced By Olivia Newton-John & Don Kirshner
Cinematography By Dick Bush
Edited By Alan Osbiston
Studio Lowndes Productions Limited
Music By Ritchie Adams and Mark Barken
Released Date 27 August 1970
Language English
Country United Kingdom
Genre  Science fiction , Comedy & Musical
Run Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Rating 2.5/5.0

 

Story Lines

It is an American Science fiction, Musical, and Comedy movie. The story of the movie revolves around the pop group, kidnap by the Dying aliens, because pop group Toomorrow’s social musical instrument’s “vibrations” are needed for their race to survive.

Cast and Character List

  • Shakira Caine – Karl’s friend
  • Maxine Casson – Art Student
  • Diane Keen – Music Student
  • David Lodge – Policeman
  • Stuart Henry – Compere
  • Maria O’Brien – Francoise
  • Carl Rigg – Matthew
  • Roy Marsden – Alpha
  • Margaret Nolan – Johnson
  • Imogen Hassall – Amy
  • Tracey Crisp – Suzanne Gilmore
  • Roy Dotrice – John Williams
  • Karl Chambers – Karl
  • Vic Cooper – Vic
  • Benny Thomas- Benny
  • Olivia Newton-John – Olivia

Ratings

Google 5.2/10
Rotten Tomatose 55%
Common Sense Media N/A
IMDb 5.2/10

 

2- A Christmas Romance

Quick Info

Directed By Sheldon Larry
Written By Samuel Richardson’s
Produced By Sheldon Larry Joseph Plager Matthew O’Canner
Cinematography By Richard Leiterman
Studio Echo Home Entertainment
Music By Darrah Cloud
Released Date 18 December 1994
Language English
Country United States
Genre Romance & Children’s Film
Run Time 1 hour 34 minutes
Rating 3.0 /5.0

 

Story Line

Julia Stonecypher (Olivia Newton-John) is a widow with two daughters – Deenie and Emily Rose. Who works to keep up financially but unfortunately loses her job just days before Christmas. Brian Harding (Gregory Harrison), an upscale banker from the city, makes matters worse. He visits Julia to tell her that her house is being repossessed and she will be homeless; Julia cannot pay.

When Brian takes off into a snowstorm, his car falls into a ditch, and he is injured badly. Julia allows him into her home to recuperate despite his surly attitude, and the four of them are trapped together in the isolated house. But as they wait to the end the storm, Brian begins to have a change of heart, and an unlikely romance flares up between Brian and Julia, fuelled by the environment of Christmas time.

Cast and Character List

  • Oilvia Newton-John as Julia Stonecypher
  • Anna Ferguson as Old Women
  • Tom McBeath as Mr. Macklin
  • Susan Astley as Margie Peterson
  • Brent Stait as O.T. Betsill
  • Stephen E. Miller as Bert Betsill
  • Tom Heaton as Mel Betsill
  • Stephanie Sawyer as Emily Rose Stonecypher
  • Chloe Lattanzi as Deenie Stonecypher
  • Gregory Harrison as Brian Harding

Ratings

Google N/A
Rotten Tomatose 64%
Common Sense Media 2/5
IMDb 6.1/10

 

3- Grease

Quick Info

Directed By Randal Kleiser
Written By Barry Gibb
Produced By Allan Carr & Robert Stigwod
Cinematography By Bill Butler
Studio Wally Heider Recording Studios
Music By Warren Casey & Jim Jacobs
Released Date 16 June 1978
Language English
Country United States
Genre Romance, Comedy and Teen
Run Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Rating 4.5/5.0

 

Story Lines

It is a Romance, Comedy, and Teen movie. Experience high school kids’ friendships, adventures, and romances in the 1950s. Welcome to the dancing and singing world of “Grease,” the most successful movie musical ever. A good exchange student (Olivia Newton-John) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) have a summer romance.

Cast and Character List

Principal Cast

  • Dinah Manoff as Marty Maraschino
  • Jamie Donnelly as Jan
  • Didi Conn as Frenchy Faciano
  • Stockard Channing as Betty Rizzo
  • Kelly Ward as Putzie
  • Mixhael Tucci as Sonny LaTierri
  • Barry Peari as Doody
  • Jeff Conaway as Kenicikie
  • Olivia Newton-John as Sandy Olsson
  • John Travolta as Danny Zuko

Secondary Cast

School Staff

  • Fannie Flagg as Nurse Wilkins
  • Dick Patterson as Mr. Rudie
  • Darell Zwerling as Mr. Lynch
  • Alice Ghostley as Mrs. Murdock
  • Sid Caesar as Coach Vince Calhoun
  • Dody Goodman as Blanche Hodel
  • Eve Ardan as Principal McGee

Students

  • Annette Charles as Chaelene “ Cha- Cha” DiGregorio
  • Lorenzo Lamas as Thomas “Tom” Chisum
  • Susan Buckner as Patricia “Patty” Simcox
  • Eddie Deezen as Eugene Felsnic

Ratings

Google 4.5/5.0
Rotten Tomatoes 78%
Common Sense Media 4/5
IMDb 7.2/10

 

TV Shows

1-Glee

Quick Info        

Directed By Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and lan Brennan
Written By Lan Brennan, Ryan Murphy, and Brad Falchuk
Produced By Alexis Martin Woodall, Silverstein Robert, and Michael Novick Kenneth
Cinematography By Christopher Baffa Michael Goi Joaquin Sedillo
Studio Paramount Studio
Music By Adam Anders and Peer Astrom
Released Date 19 May 2009
Language English
Country United States
Genre Musical, Comedy, Romantic and Teen Drama
Run Time May 2009 to March 2015
Rating 4.7/5.0

 

Story Lines

It is a Musical, Comedy, Romantic, and Teen drama series. A group of pushy misfits try to escape the hard realities of high school by joining a glee club headed by a passionate Spanish teacher. McKinley High School in Lima, Ohio, is changed forever when passionate  Spanish teacher Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) revives the school’s show choir.

Cast and Character List

  • Lea Michele as Rachel Berry
  • Naya Rivera as Santana Lopez
  • Cory Monteith as Finn Hudson
  • Mark Salling as Puck
  • Darren Criss as Blaine Anderson
  • Dianna Agron as Quinn Fabray
  • Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel
  • Jonathan Groff as Jesse St James
  • Kevin McHale as Artie Abrams
  • Grant Gustin as Sebastian Smythe
  • Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester
  • Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester
  • Heather Morris as Brittany Pierce
  • Melissa Benoist as Marley Rose
  • Amber Riley as Mercedes Jones
  • Dot-Marrie Jones as Sheldon Beiste
  • Chord Overstreet as Sam Evans
  • Jayma Shum Jr, as Mike Chang
  • Robin Trocki as Jean Sylvester
  • Ldina Menzel as Shelby Corcoran
  • Blake Jenner as Ryder Lynn
  • Alex Newell as Unique
  • Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina Cohen-Chang
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Holly Holiday
  • Skylar Astin as Jean Baptiste
  • Becca Tobin as Kitty Wilde
  • Adam Lambert as Elliott Gilbert
  • Jacob Artist as Jake Puckerman
  • Demi Lovato as Dani
  • Samuel Larsen as Joe Hart
  • Kate Hudson as Cassandra July
  • Dean Geyer as Brody Weston
  • Justin Prentice as Darrell
  • Mike O’Malley as Burt Hummet
  • Lauren Potter as Becky Jackson
  • Vanessa Lengies as Sugar Motta
  • Jessalyn Gilsig as Terri Schuester
  • Iqbal Theba as Principal Figgins
  • Damian McGinty as Rory Flanagan
  • FINNEAS as Alistair
  • Max Adler as Dave Karsofsky
  • NeNe Leakes as Roz Washington
  • Samantha Marie Ware as Jane
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • Nolan Gerard Funk as Hunter Clarington
  • Marshall Williams as Spencer Porter
  • Josie Totah as Myron Muskovitz
  • Shelby Rabara as Shoshandra
  • Laura Dreyfuss as Madison McCarthy

Ratings

Google 4.7/5.0
Rotten Tomatoes 70%
Common Sense Media 4/5
IMDb 6.8/10

 

2-Sordid Lives

Quick Info

Directed By Del Shores
Written By Del Shores
Produced By Sharyn Leavett, Max Civon, and Victoria Alonso
Cinematography By Max Civon
Studio Daly-Harris Production
Music By George S. Clinton
Released Date 25 May 2000
Language English
Country United States
Genre Comedy, LGBT, Dark Comedy and Indie film
Run Time 1 hour 51 minutes
Rating 3.3/5.0

 

Story Lines

It is a dark Comedy, LGBT, and Indie film. ” Sordid Lives The Series” is a story of Bible-thumping Baptists, beer-swilling bar trash, and everyone in-between in a small Texas city, varied with the appearance-driven world of Hollywood and the hysterical comedy.

Sometimes, it takes the death of someone to bring a whole family together. The all-star cast puts a dark comedic twist on a story of unconditional love, acceptance and “coming out” in a Texas family. The characters come together when their intertwining lives prepare for the funeral of the family matriarch.

Cast and Character List

  • Olivia Newton-John as Bitsy Mae Harling
  • Leslie Jordan as Brother Boy
  • Bonnie Bedelia as Latrelle Williamson
  • Beau Bridges as G.W. Nethercott
  • Beth Grant as Sissy Hickey
  • Delta Burke as Noleta Nethercott
  • Newell Alexander as Wardell
  • Ann Walker as LaVonda DuPree
  • Rosemary Alexander as Dr. Eve Bolinger
  • Sarah Huniey as Juanita Bartiett
  • Mitch Carter as Bumper
  • Kirk Geiger as Ty Williamson
  • Dale Dickey
  • Mary-Margaret Lewis as Ethel
  • Robert Lewis Stephenson
  • Gloria LeRoy as Peggy Ingram
  • William Edward Phipps
  • Earl Houston Bullock as Odell Owens
  • Ronnie Claire Edward
  • Rona Newton-John

Ratings

Google N/A
Rotten Tomatoes 37%
Common Sense Media 4/5
IMDb 6.7/10

 

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