Search results for "Frances McDormand"


Raising Arizona (1987) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 1999

The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Holly Hunter  •  Trey Wilson  •  John Goodman

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Bill Murray  •  Frances McDormand  •  Tilda Swinton

Almost Famous (2000) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Almost Famous is an autobiographical inspired film about a 15-year-old who is hired by Rolling Stone magazine to follow and interview a rock band during their tour. A film ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Billy Crudup  •  Frances McDormand  •  Jason Lee

Promised Land (2012) RT 51% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Apr 2013

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Krasinski  •  Frances McDormand  •  Rosemarie DeWitt

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) RT 79% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still trying to get back to the Big Apple and their beloved Central Park zoo, but first they need to find the penguins. When they travel to ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath  •  Conrad Vernon
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  David Schwimmer  •  Frances McDormand

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) RT 35% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  John Malkovich  •  Ken Jeong  •  Frances McDormand

This Must Be the Place (2011) RT 65% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2013

A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paolo Sorrentino
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Frances McDormand  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Eve Hewson

The Botany Of Desire (2009) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2009

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an exploration of the human relationship with the plant world -- seen from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Schwarz
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Michael Pollan

Burn After Reading (2008) RT 78% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Dec 2008

This is a comedic tale of espionage. An ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two unwise gym employees intent on exploiting their find.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Frances McDormand  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Brad Pitt

Æon Flux (2005)

400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Karyn Kusama
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Marton Csokas  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Sophie Okonedo




Something's Gotta Give (2003) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Diane Keaton  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Frances McDormand

City by the Sea (2002) RT 48% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A man struggling to come to terms with the sins of his father makes the terrible discovery that his own son has fallen into a life of crime in a drama based on a true story. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Franco  •  Frances McDormand  •  Eliza Dushku

Laurel Canyon (2002) RT 68% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Christian Bale  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Natascha McElhone

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) RT 81% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A tale of passion, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Frances McDormand  •  Michael Badalucco  •  James Gandolfini

Talk of Angels (1998) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 2004

This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Nick Hamm
CAST:  Polly Walker  •  Frances McDormand  •  Vincent Pérez  •  Franco Nero

Paradise Road (1997) RT 48% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Frances McDormand  •  Pauline Collins  •  Cate Blanchett

Palookaville (1995) RT 64% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  William Forsythe  •  Vincent Gallo  •  Adam Trese  •  Gareth Williams

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

Primal Fear (1996) RT 74% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

Fargo (1996)

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Frances McDormand  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Peter Stormare