Search results for "Alan Arkin"


People Soup (1969)

Oscar nominated short film, written and directed by Alan Arkin.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Alan Arkin
CAST:  Adam Arkin  •  Matthew Arkin

Little Murders (1971) RT 57% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alan Arkin
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Marcia Rodd  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Elizabeth Wilson

Grudge Match (2013) RT 29% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Alan Arkin  •  Jon Bernthal

The Muppets (2011) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2012

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

Gattaca (1997) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 1998

Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Jude Law  •  Gore Vidal  •  Uma Thurman

Catch-22 (1970) RT 85% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2001

A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Martin Balsam  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Art Garfunkel

America's Sweethearts (2001) RT 32% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Nov 2001

In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Billy Crystal  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  John Cusack

Edward Scissorhands (1990) RT 89% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Winona Ryder  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Alan Arkin

Eros (2004) RT 34% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh  •  Wong Kar-Wai  •  Michelangelo Antonioni
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Alan Arkin  •  Ele Keats  •  Christopher Buchholz

Firewall (2006) RT 19% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jun 2006

State-of-the-art security system creator Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Paul Bettany  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Carly Schroeder




Four Days in September (1997)

Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruno Barreto
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Fernanda Torres  •  Pedro Cardoso  •  Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Freebie and the Bean (1974) RT 30% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2011

Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Richard Rush
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  James Caan  •  Valerie Harper  •  Jack Kruschen

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Alan Arkin

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) RT 79% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 1998

Martin Blank is a freelance hitman who starts to develop a conscience, which causes him to botch a couple of routine assignments. On the advice of his secretary and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Minnie Driver  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Joan Cusack

Inspector Clouseau (1968) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Detective Inspector Jacques Clouseau is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Frank Finlay  •  Delia Boccardo  •  Patrick Cargill

The Jerky Boys: The Movie (1995)

When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  James Melkonian
CAST:  John G. Brennan  •  Kamal Ahmed  •  Alan Arkin  •  William Hickey

Little Miss Sunshine (2006) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Toni Collette  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Paul Dano

Noel (2004) RT 29% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chazz Palminteri
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Alan Arkin  •  Paul Walker  •  Penélope Cruz

North (1994) RT 15% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Jan 1995

Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Jason Alexander  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Jon Lovitz

Slums of Beverly Hills (1998) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tamara Jenkins
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  Alan Arkin  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Eli Marienthal