Search results for "Chris Messina"


Alex of Venice (2015) RT 76% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2015

After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Chris Messina
CAST:  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Chris Messina  •  Don Johnson  •  Derek Luke

Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012) RT 70% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lee Toland Krieger
CAST:  Rashida Jones  •  Andy Samberg  •  Elijah Wood  •  Emma Roberts

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

The Giant Mechanical Man (2012) RT 73% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 2012

An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lee Kirk
CAST:  Jenna Fischer  •  Chris Messina  •  Topher Grace  •  Malin Akerman

28 Hotel Rooms (2012) RT 43% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Feb 2013

While traveling for work in a city far from their homes, a novelist and a corporate accountant find themselves in bed together. Although she’s married, and he’s seeing someone ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Chris Messina  •  Marin Ireland

Fairhaven (2012) RT 50% / Audience 31%

Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tom O'Brien
CAST:  Chris Messina  •  Sarah Paulson  •  Rich Sommer  •  Tom O'Brien

Like Crazy (2011) RT 72% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2012

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Jones  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Charlie Bewley

Showing Up (2014) RT Audience 100%

An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Riad Galayini  •  James Morrison
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Nathan Lane  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Slattery

An Invisible Sign (2010) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marilyn Agrelo
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Bailee Madison  •  J.K. Simmons  •  Chris Messina

Devil (2010) RT 52% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 2010

A group of people trapped in a elevator realize that the devil is among them.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Erick Dowdle
CAST:  Chris Messina  •  Jacob Vargas  •  Bojana Novakovic  •  Logan Marshall-Green




Monogamy (2010) RT 46% / Audience 28%

DVD release: May 2011

Exhibitionism, voyeurism, jealousy, lust. Brooklyn wedding photographer Theo’s (Chris Messina) side business shooting surveillance-style photos of clients on the sly takes an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dana Adam Shapiro
CAST:  Chris Messina  •  Rashida Jones  •  Meital Dohan  •  Zak Orth

Greenberg (2010) RT 75% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2010

A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Ben Stiller  •  Chris Messina  •  Koby Rouviere

Julie & Julia (2009) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Dec 2009

Julia Child and Julie Powell - both of whom wrote memoirs - find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Amy Adams  •  Chris Messina  •  Stanley Tucci

Away We Go (2009) RT 67% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Verona De Tessant and Burt Farlander moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's Parents. Now Verona and Burt, expecting their first child, are shocked to hear that his parents ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  John Krasinski  •  Maya Rudolph  •  Carmen Ejogo  •  Catherine O'Hara

Humboldt County (2008) RT 58% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Darren Grodsky  •  Danny Jacobs
CAST:  Jeremy Strong  •  Fairuza Balk  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Brad Dourif

Made of Honor (2008) RT 14% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Kevin McKidd  •  Chris Messina

Ira & Abby (2006)

A neurotic, young psychology student, with low self-esteem, has a chance encounter with a free-spirited, extremely gregarious woman who works at the Paris Health Club in New ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Cary
CAST:  Chris Messina  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  David Margulies  •  Kali Rocha

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009) RT 39% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Mar 2010

After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Krasinski
CAST:  Julianne Nicholson  •  Ben Shenkman  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Michael Cerveris

Turn It Up (2000)

Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Adetuyi
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Vondie Curtis-Hall  •  Tamala Jones  •  John Ralston