Search results for "Annette Bening"


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

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

And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, And the Oscar Goes To... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Annette Bening  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Cher

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

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

Girl Most Likely (2012) RT 21% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Nov 2013

A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Annette Bening  •  Christopher Fitzgerald  •  Matt Dillon

Ginger and Rosa (2012)

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Elle Fanning  •  Alice Englert  •  Christina Hendricks  •  Alessandro Nivola

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

Mother and Child (2009) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2010

The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Annette Bening  •  Carla Gallo

The Women (2008) RT 13% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Dec 2008

The story centers on a group of gossipy, high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily-wedded Mary Haines finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Diane English
CAST:  Cloris Leachman  •  India Ennenga  •  Annette Bening  •  Eva Mendes




14 Women (2007) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Documentary that explores the lives of 14 female U.S. senators and the uniquely feminine challenges they face, including the sometimes difficult balance between their roles as ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Annette Bening

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

Mrs. Harris (2006) RT 33% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Phyllis Nagy
CAST:  Annette Bening  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michael Gross

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

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

What Planet Are You From? (2000) RT 42% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Garry Shandling  •  Annette Bening  •  John Goodman  •  Greg Kinnear

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 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

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

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