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

Rounders (1998) RT 65% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

You've Got Mail (1998) RT 69% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 1999

In this valentine to modern romance, book superstore magnate Joe Fox and independent book shop owner Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet - both ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Katie Sagona  •  Greg Kinnear

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

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

Live by Night (2017) RT Audience 93%

A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ben Affleck
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Elle Fanning  •  Sienna Miller

Manglehorn (2015) RT 49% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2015

AJ Manglehorn is an aging, ordinary guy in a small town. He nurses his sick cat, squeezes out a conversation with the local bank teller every Friday, and eats at the same ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Chris Messina  •  Holly Hunter  •  Harmony Korine

Palo Alto (2014) RT 72% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gia Coppola
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  James Franco  •  Val Kilmer  •  Colleen Camp




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

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

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

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

The Trouble with Bliss (2011) RT 29% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jan 2013

35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Knowles
CAST:  Michael C. Hall  •  Lucy Liu  •  Sarah Shahi  •  Brie Larson

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

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

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