Search results for "Dianne Wiest"


Synecdoche, New York (2008) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlie Kaufman
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Samantha Morton  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Michelle Williams

Rabbit Hole (2010) RT 86% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2011

Becca and Howie Corbett are a happily married couple whose perfect world is forever changed when their young son, Danny, is killed by a car. Becca, an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cameron Mitchell
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sandra Oh  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Aaron Eckhart

The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (1999) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A 91 years old carpenter, who is still in completely good health, has to fight developers who are trying to force him to sell his land.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Gregg Champion
CAST:  George Newbern  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Dianne Wiest

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) RT 34% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 2012

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Ron Livingston  •  Rosemarie DeWitt

Darling Companion (2012) RT 22% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Aug 2012

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Kevin Kline  •  Sam Shepard  •  Dianne Wiest

The Big Year (2011) RT 40% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Three avid bird watchers compete to spot the rarest birds in North America at a prestigious annual event.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Steve Martin  •  Jack Black  •  Rashida Jones

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

Dan in Real Life (2007) RT 64% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Dane Cook  •  Dianne Wiest

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006) RT 76% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Dito Montiel, a successful author, receives a call from his long-suffering mother, asking him to return home and visit his ailing father. Dito recalls his childhood growing up ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Melonie Diaz  •  Channing Tatum  •  Chazz Palminteri

The Blackwater Lightship (2004) RT Audience 55%

A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Dianne Wiest  •  Gina McKee  •  Angela Lansbury  •  Keith McErlean




Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dick Lowry
CAST:  Nancy McKeon  •  Thomas Gibson  •  Chandra West  •  Randy Quaid

Merci Docteur Rey (2002) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A young phone-sex addict goes to a therapist who herself has died and a psychotic patient is in her place.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Andrew Litvack
CAST:  Dianne Wiest

I Am Sam (2001)

Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jessie Nelson
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Dianne Wiest

The 10th Kingdom (2000)

Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Carson  •  Herbert Wise
CAST:  Kimberly Williams-Paisley  •  Scott Cohen  •  John Larroquette  •  Dianne Wiest

Practical Magic (1998) RT 20% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Stockard Channing

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 Associate (1996) RT 28% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2001

Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Eli Wallach  •  Timothy Daly