Search results for "Alia Shawkat"


Ruby Sparks (2012) RT 78% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Paul Dano  •  Deborah Ann Woll

Bunion (2014)

The story of a man, his foot and finding happiness.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jessica Sanders
CAST:  Alia Shawkat  •  Michaela Watkins  •  Steve Ireland  •  Misty Monroe

Rebound (2005) RT 13% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 2005

An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Wendy Raquel Robinson  •  Breckin Meyer  •  Horatio Sanz

Three Kings (1999)

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Ice Cube  •  Spike Jonze

The Oranges (2011) RT 34% / Audience 32%

DVD release: May 2013

A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julian Farino
CAST:  Leighton Meester  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Allison Janney

May in the Summer (2013) RT 58% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A bride-to-be is forced to reevaluate her life when she reunites with her family in Jordan and finds herself confronted with the aftermath of her parents’ divorce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Cherien Dabis
CAST:  Cherien Dabis  •  Hiam Abbass  •  Bill Pullman  •  Alia Shawkat

Life After Beth (2014) RT 44% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Oct 2014

Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Dane DeHaan  •  John C. Reilly  •  Molly Shannon

The Moment (2013) RT 13% / Audience 5%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Fearing she may be responsible, a mental patient (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to unravel the mystery behind her ex-lover's (Martin Henderson) disappearance.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jane Weinstock
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Martin Henderson  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Night Moves (2014) RT 86% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 2014

The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Peter Sarsgaard

That's What She Said (2012) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2013

Longtime best friends Bebe and DeeDee are both wrestling with love. Bebe has met someone new and is in the exuberant phase of a budding romance. DeeDee is trying to move on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carrie Preston
CAST:  Anne Heche  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Miriam Shor  •  Marcia DeBonis




The Brass Teapot (2012) RT 33% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jun 2013

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ramaa Mosley
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Michael Angarano  •  Alexis Bledel  •  Billy Magnussen

The To Do List (2013) RT 52% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Maggie Carey
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Johnny Simmons  •  Bill Hader  •  Alia Shawkat

Damsels in Distress (2012) RT 76% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2012

A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Adam Brody  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Analeigh Tipton

The Lie (2011) RT 74% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Mar 2012

A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joshua Leonard
CAST:  Alia Shawkat  •  Kelli Garner  •  Mark Webber  •  Jane Adams

Cedar Rapids (2011) RT 86% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2011

A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Anne Heche  •  Ed Helms  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  John C. Reilly

Amreeka (2009) RT 87% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Eager to provide a better future for her son, Fadi (Melkar Muallem), divorcée Muna Farah (Nisreen Faour) leaves her Palestinian homeland and takes up residence in rural ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Cherien Dabis
CAST:  Nisreen Faour  •  Melkar Muallem  •  Hiam Abbass  •  Alia Shawkat

The Runaways (2010) RT 68% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart) and Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning), two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Floria Sigismondi
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Alia Shawkat