Search results for "Alexander Payne"


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Nebraska (2013) RT 91% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 2014

An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Will Forte  •  Bruce Dern  •  Bob Odenkirk  •  June Squibb

About Schmidt (2002) RT 85% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman, who at age 66, has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathy Bates  •  Hope Davis  •  Dermot Mulroney

The Descendants (2011) RT 89% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2012

With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Judy Greer  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Shailene Woodley

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès

Sideways (2004) RT 96% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One of them an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, the other only days away ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Sandra Oh

Election (1999) RT 92% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Chris Klein  •  Jessica Campbell

Citizen Ruth (1996) RT 80% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2003

"Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Kurtwood Smith  •  Mary Kay Place

Inside Out III (1992)

Playboy does to softcore sex films what HBO's Tales from the Crypt did for horror. Contains the stories: "Dogs Playing Poker"; "The Branding"; "The Portal"; "The Perfect ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne  •  Paul Rachman  •  Bernard Rose  •  Charles McDougall  •  Nigel Dick  •  Yuri Sivo  •  Martin Donovan  •  John Wentworth  •  David Bernath  •  Stuart Cave
CAST:  Deke Anderson  •  Linden Ashby  •  Collin Bernsen  •  Allison Brooks

Inside Out (1991) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 1991

Playboy does to softcore sex films what HBO's Tales from the Crypt did for horror. Contains the stories: "Brush Strokes"; "Shrink Rap"; "Doubletalk"; "The Leda"; "My Secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne  •  Richard Shepard  •  Jeffrey Reiner  •  Adam Friedman  •  Tony Randel  •  Linda Hassani  •  Lizzie Borden
CAST:  Parley Baer  •  William Bumiller  •  Craig Calman  •  Marie Chambers

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Xan Cassavetes
CAST:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Robert Altman  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Paul Verhoeven




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