Search results for "Jack Black"


Dead Man Walking (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Sean Penn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Raymond J. Barry

The Muppets (2011) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2012

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Christina Applegate  •  Paul Rudd  •  David Koechner

Kung Fu Panda (2008) RT 87% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2008

When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Osborne  •  John Stevenson
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Jackie Chan

High Fidelity (2000) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Todd Louiso  •  Jack Black

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) RT 81% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Yuh
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Seth Rogen  •  Gary Oldman

Be Kind Rewind (2008) RT 66% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2008

A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Mos Def  •  Danny Glover  •  Mia Farrow

Bob Roberts (1992) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Cradle Will Rock (1999) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2000

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

Demolition Man (1993) RT 64% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Marco Brambilla
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Nigel Hawthorne




Enemy of the State (1998) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Hotshot Washington lawyer Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

Envy (2004) RT 8% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Jack Black  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Christopher Walken

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) RT 7% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Unfinished business with coed Julie James brings the murderer to the Bahamas to terrorize her and her friends, Karla, Tyrell and Will, during a vacation. Can Ray Bronson who ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Freddie Prinze, Jr.  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Brandy Norwood

King Kong (2005) RT 84% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2006

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jack Black  •  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann

Mars Attacks! (1996) RT 52% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 1997

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

Nacho Libre (2006) RT 40% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Jared Hess
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Ana de la Reguera  •  Héctor Jiménez  •  Darius Rose

Orange County (2002) RT 46% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jake Kasdan
CAST:  Colin Hanks  •  Jack Black  •  Schuyler Fisk  •  Bret Harrison

Run Ronnie Run (2002)

A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Troy Miller
CAST:  David Cross  •  Bob Odenkirk  •  Bruce Taylor  •  Leon Lamar

Saving Silverman (2001) RT 18% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman, a cold-hearted beauty who snatches him from them and breaks up their Neil Diamond cover band.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Steve Zahn  •  Jack Black  •  Amanda Peet

School of Rock (2003) RT 92% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Joan Cusack  •  Mike White  •  Sarah Silverman