Search results for "Janeane Garofalo"


The Muslims Are Coming! (2013)

The Muslims Are Coming follows a band of Muslim-American comedians as they visit big cities, small towns, rural villages, and everything in between to combat Islamophobia! ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Negin Farsad  •  Dean Obeidallah
CAST:  Lewis Black  •  David Cross  •  Omar Elba  •  Keith Ellison

General Education (2012) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tom Morris
CAST:  Chris Sheffield  •  Maiara Walsh  •  Skylan Brooks  •  Bobby Campo

Showing Up (2014) RT Audience 100%

An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Riad Galayini  •  James Morrison
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Nathan Lane  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Slattery

Janeane Garofalo: If You Will: Live in Seattle (2010)

She's funny. She's edgy. She's the one-and-only Janeane Garofalo (TV's 24, The Larry Sanders Show). And now, in her first solo special in over a decade, this Emmy nominated ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ryan Polito
CAST:  Janeane Garofalo

I Am Comic (2010) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2010

Through unprecedented backstage access and candid interviews, the film weaves through the absurd world of the working comedian and reveals a crazy and hilarious psychological ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jordan Brady
CAST:  Ahmed Ahmed  •  Franklyn Ajaye  •  Ant  •  Craig Anton

Labor Pains (2009) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Aug 2009

A young woman pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her a bunch of special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lara Shapiro
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Aaron Yoo  •  Cheryl Hines  •  Janeane Garofalo

Love Hurts (2009) RT 29% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jan 2011

After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Barra Grant
CAST:  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Julia Voth  •  Janeane Garofalo

Then She Found Me (2007) RT 50% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2008

A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother, an eccentric talk show host, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Helen Hunt
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bette Midler  •  Colin Firth  •  Matthew Broderick

The Ten (2007) RT 37% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Wain
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Adam Brody  •  Jon Hamm  •  Winona Ryder

Ratatouille (2007) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2007

In one of Paris' finest restaurants, Remy, a determined young rat, dreams of becoming a renowned French chef. Torn between his family's wishes and his true calling. Remy and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Lou Romano  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ian Holm




Southland Tales (2006) RT 36% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Kelly
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Seann William Scott  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Mandy Moore

The Wild (2006) RT 20% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Sep 2006

An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Steve 'Spaz' Williams
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Eddie Izzard  •  James Belushi

Fuck (2005)

A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Steve Anderson
CAST:  Reinhold Aman  •  Steven Bochco  •  Pat Boone  •  Benjamin C. Bradlee

Stay (2005) RT 27% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Naomi Watts  •  Kate Burton

Beyond the Ashes (2003) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2005

After September 11th, six Lower Manhattan residents must deal with pain on their own. Yet in doing so, they find that their lives are inexplicably linked. "Ash Tuesday" ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Hershleder
CAST:  Janeane Garofalo  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Tony Spiridakis  •  Nicole Hansen

Wonderland (2003) RT 34% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2004

On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Cox
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Josh Lucas

Manhood (2003) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A black comedy about a reformed womanizer who struggles to keep his family together.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bobby Roth
CAST:  Nestor Carbonell  •  John Ritter  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Bonnie Bedelia

When Stand Up Stood Out (2003) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Documentary covering what came to be known as "The Boston Gold Rush" of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when Boston stand-up comedians like Dennis Leary, Steven Wright and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Fran Solomita
CAST:  Lenny Clarke  •  Bobcat Goldthwait  •  Denis Leary  •  Janeane Garofalo