Search results for "Chris O'Dowd"


Thor: The Dark World (2013) RT 66% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009) RT 40% / Audience 60%

Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gareth Carrivick
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Dean Lennox Kelly  •  Anna Faris  •  Meredith MacNeill

Cuban Fury (2014) RT 51% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jul 2014

Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Griffiths
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Ian McShane  •  Rashida Jones  •  Nick Frost

Calvary (2014) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2014

After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Michael McDonagh
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Kelly Reilly  •  Aidan Gillen

This Is 40 (2012) RT 51% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Leslie Mann  •  Jason Segel  •  Maude Apatow

The Sapphires (2012) RT 91% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2013

It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wayne Blair
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Deborah Mailman  •  Jessica Mauboy  •  Shari Sebbens

Frankie Go Boom (2012)

Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce — usually on film — his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jordan Roberts
CAST:  Lizzy Caplan  •  Ron Perlman  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Chris O'Dowd

Friends with Kids (2011) RT 66% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2012

In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Westfeldt
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Jon Hamm  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  Megan Fox

Bridesmaids (2011) RT 90% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Annie’s life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian’s maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Rose Byrne  •  Jon Hamm  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Melissa McCarthy

Gulliver's Travels (2010) RT 20% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Apr 2011

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rob Letterman
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  Jason Segel  •  Jack Black  •  Amanda Peet




Dinner for Schmucks (2010) RT 42% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jan 2011

Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Stephanie Szostak  •  Jemaine Clement

The Boat That Rocked (2009)

The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Tom Sturridge  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Bill Nighy

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) RT 37% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2009

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Weide
CAST:  Kelan Pannell  •  Janette Scott  •  Simon Pegg  •  Megan Fox

Hotel Very Welcome (2007) RT Audience 48%

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GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Sonja Heiss
CAST:  Svenja Steinfelder  •  Eva Löbau  •  Chris O'Dowd  •  Ricky Champ

Festival (2005) RT 88% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2005

'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around both the judging of a major comedy award and the performers at one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Annie Griffin
CAST:  Lyndsey Marshal  •  Chris O'Dowd  •  Stephen Mangan  •  Megan Dodds

Vera Drake (2004) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Sally Hawkins  •  Richard Graham  •  Eddie Marsan

St. Vincent (2014) RT 78% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2015

A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Theodore Melfi
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Melissa McCarthy  •  Naomi Watts  •  Chris O'Dowd