Search results for "Chris Cooper"


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

The Muppets (2011) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2012

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

August: Osage County (2013) RT 64% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Julia Roberts  •  Chris Cooper  •  Ewan McGregor

The Bourne Identity (2002) RT 83% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Franka Potente  •  Chris Cooper  •  Clive Owen

A Time to Kill (1996) RT 67% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Adaptation (2002)

A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Meryl Streep  •  Chris Cooper  •  Tilda Swinton

Boys (1996)

Fed up with boarding school and frustrated with the way others have planned his life, John Baker Jr. wants a change -- anything to shake up his staid routine. The moment ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stacy Cochran
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Lukas Haas  •  John C. Reilly  •  James LeGros

Capote (2005) RT 90% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Capote is the biographical film about writer Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book In Cold Blood. Philip Seymour Hoffman won an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bennett Miller
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Allie Mickelson  •  Craig Archibald  •  Bronwen Coleman

Interstate 60 (2002) RT 80% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2003

An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Bob Gale
CAST:  James Marsden  •  Gary Oldman  •  Amy Smart  •  Christopher Lloyd

Jarhead (2005) RT 61% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Scott MacDonald  •  Lucas Black




Lone Star (1996)

When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Elizabeth Peña  •  Kris Kristofferson

Matewan (1987)

Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, "Matewan" celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage. Union organizer, Joe Kenehan, a scab named "Few ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  James Earl Jones  •  Mary McDonnell  •  Will Oldham

Me, Myself & Irene (2000) RT 48% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2001

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Robert Forster

Money Train (1995) RT 22% / Audience 29%

DVD release: May 2001

A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Robert Blake

My House in Umbria (2003) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Emily Delahunty (Maggie Smith) is an eccentric British romance novelist who lives in Umbria in central Italy. One day while travelling, the train she is on is bombed by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Ronnie Barker  •  Chris Cooper  •  Benno Fürmann

October Sky (1999) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Chris Cooper  •  Laura Dern  •  Chris Owen

Seabiscuit (2003) RT 77% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2003

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  David McCullough  •  Chris Cooper  •  Tobey Maguire

Syriana (2005) RT 72% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2006

The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Gaghan
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Matt Damon  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Chris Cooper

The Horse Whisperer (1998) RT 74% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Sam Neill  •  Scarlett Johansson

The Kingdom (2007) RT 51% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2007

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Chris Cooper  •  Jason Bateman