Search results for "J.K. Simmons"


Up in the Air (2009) RT 91% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2010

George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Jason Bateman

3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004)

A Biographical story of Dale Earnhardt, Sr. The movie starts with his young life and growing up with his father, Ralph, who raced for a living, but initially wanted more for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Ernest Whitted  •  Andrea Powell

Anastasia (1997) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 1999

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Don Bluth  •  Gary Goldman
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Christopher Lloyd

Celebrity (1998) RT 41% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 1999

The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Judy Davis  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Leonardo DiCaprio

Extreme Measures (1996) RT 55% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Gene Hackman  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  David Morse

Hidalgo (2004) RT 47% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Zuleikha Robinson  •  Omar Sharif  •  Adam Alexi-Malle

Path to War (2002) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2003

From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bruce McGill

Postal (2007) RT 8% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 2008

The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Zack Ward  •  Dave Foley  •  Chris Coppola  •  J.K. Simmons

Spider-Man (2002) RT 89% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2002

After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco

Spider-Man 2 (2004) RT 93% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Alfred Molina




Spider-Man 3 (2007) RT 63% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2007

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains -- including the shape-shifting Sandman -- in the third installment of this blockbusting comic ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Thomas Haden Church

Thank You for Smoking (2005) RT 86% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The chief spokesperson and lobbyist Nick Naylor is the Vice-President of the Academy of Tobacco Studies. He is talented in speaking and spins argument to defend the cigarette ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  Aaron Eckhart  •  Maria Bello  •  Cameron Bright  •  Adam Brody

The Astronaut Farmer (2006) RT 57% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

The Cider House Rules (1999) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Charlize Theron  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Paul Rudd

The First Wives Club (1996) RT 39% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Dec 1998

After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Diane Keaton  •  Maggie Smith

The Jackal (1997) RT 15% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

The Ladykillers (2004) RT 55% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2004

An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord: a sharp old woman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Irma P. Hall  •  Marlon Wayans  •  J.K. Simmons

The Mexican (2001) RT 56% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Julia Roberts  •  James Gandolfini  •  J.K. Simmons

The Ref (1994) RT 71% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

The Scout (1994) RT 22% / Audience 21%

DVD release: Oct 2001

When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Albert Brooks  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Anne Twomey