Search results for "Bob Balaban"


Georgia O'Keeffe (2009) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2010

Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Joan Allen  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Kathleen Chalfant

Bernard and Doris (2006) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Sympathetic look loosely based on the relationship between tobacco heiress, Doris Duke (1912-1993) - think Duke University - and her shy butler, Bernard Lafferty. The icy and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Peter Asher  •  Don Harvey

The Exonerated (2006) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Danny Glover  •  Brian Dennehy

The Last Good Time (1994) RT 89% / Audience 33%

A reclusive aging widower struggling with tax problems has a complete change in his views of life as he has a chance encounter with a young woman who moves in with him briefly.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Lionel Stander  •  Olivia d'Abo

My Boyfriend's Back (1993) RT 14% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingle has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Andrew Lowery  •  Traci Lind  •  Danny Zorn  •  Edward Herrmann

Parents (1989)

Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Sandy Dennis  •  Bryan Madorsky

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Bill Murray  •  Frances McDormand  •  Tilda Swinton

2010 (1984)

A joint American-Soviet space expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn went happened to the U.S.S. Discovery against a backdrop of growing global tensions. Among the mysteries ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  John Lithgow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Bob Balaban

Absence of Malice (1981) RT 86% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 1998

A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Sally Field  •  Bob Balaban  •  Melinda Dillon

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) RT 92% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Tony Revolori  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Mathieu Amalric




The Monuments Men (2014) RT 30% / Audience 44%

DVD release: May 2014

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Cate Blanchett  •  George Clooney  •  Bill Murray

Fading Gigolo (2013) RT 55% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Turturro
CAST:  Liev Schreiber  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Sharon Stone  •  Woody Allen

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

Rage (2009) RT Audience 17%

A schoolboy uses his cellphone camera to shoot intimate interviews with people working at a New York fashion house and secretly posts them on the internet. Result: a bitterly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Simon Abkarian  •  Patrick J. Adams  •  Riz Ahmed  •  Bob Balaban

Recount (2008) RT 76% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2008

A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Bob Balaban  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Laura Dern

Dedication (2007)

A modern love story in which a misanthropic, emotionally complex author of a hit children's book is forced to team with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Justin Theroux
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Billy Crudup  •  Mandy Moore  •  Bob Balaban

For Your Consideration (2006) RT 51% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Lady in the Water (2006) RT 24% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Bob Balaban  •  Sarita Choudhury