Search results for "Annette Bening"


The American President (1995) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Martin Sheen

American Beauty (1999) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

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

Being Julia (2004) RT 76% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  István Szabó
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Annette Bening  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Leigh Lawson

Bugsy (1991) RT 85% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 1998

New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Annette Bening  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ben Kingsley

Mars Attacks! (1996) RT 52% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 1997

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

Open Range (2003) RT 79% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2004

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Kevin Costner
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Robert Duvall  •  Michael Gambon  •  Michael Jeter

Regarding Henry (1991) RT 46% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Annette Bening  •  Bill Nunn  •  Michael Haley

Richard III (1995) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

The Great Outdoors (1988)

It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  John Candy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Annette Bening  •  Stephanie Faracy




The Grifters (1990) RT 90% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  John Cusack  •  Annette Bening  •  Jan Munroe

The Siege (1998) RT 44% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 1999

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Annette Bening  •  Bruce Willis  •  Tony Shalhoub

Valmont (1989) RT 54% / Audience 69%

DVD release: May 2002

Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Annette Bening  •  Meg Tilly  •  Fairuza Balk

Running with Scissors (2006) RT 31% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Annette Bening  •  Brian Cox  •  Joseph Cross  •  Joseph Fiennes

Guilty by Suspicion (1991) RT 65% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2004

This compelling story vividly recreates Hollywood's infamous 'Blacklist Era'. The witch-hunt has begun and director David Merrill can revive his stalled career by testifying ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Annette Bening  •  George Wendt  •  Patricia Wettig

In Dreams (1999) RT 25% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Claire Cooper dreams strange things from time to time. One night, she dreams about a little girl being taken away by a stranger...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Annette Bening  •  Katie Sagona  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Aidan Quinn

The Kids Are All Right (2010) RT 93% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Annette Bening  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Mia Wasikowska

The Face of Love (2013) RT 42% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jul 2014

A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arie Posin
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ed Harris  •  Annette Bening  •  Amy Brenneman

Imagine (2015) RT Audience 79%

An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Dan Fogelman
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Al Pacino  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Josh Peck