Search results for "Jennifer Jason Leigh"


The Anniversary Party (2001)

While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Alan Cumming
CAST:  Alan Cumming  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  John Benjamin Hickey  •  Parker Posey

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

Hateship, Loveship (2013)

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Liza Johnson
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Guy Pearce  •  Christine Lahti

The Moment (2013) RT 13% / Audience 5%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Fearing she may be responsible, a mental patient (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to unravel the mystery behind her ex-lover's (Martin Henderson) disappearance.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jane Weinstock
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Martin Henderson  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Greenberg (2010) RT 75% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2010

A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Ben Stiller  •  Chris Messina  •  Koby Rouviere

The Jacket (2005) RT 44% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Maybury
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Keira Knightley  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

The Machinist (2004) RT 77% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2005

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Aitana Sánchez-Gijón  •  John Sharian

Childstar (2004) RT 75% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns (Mark Rendall) who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don McKellar
CAST:  Don McKellar  •  Peter Paige  •  Gil Bellows  •  Alan Thicke

In the Cut (2003) RT 34% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City--as if to test the limits of her own safety--propels ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Nick Damici

Road to Perdition (2002) RT 81% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Liam Aiken  •  Paul Newman




The Quickie (2001) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sergey Bodrov
CAST:  Brenda Bakke  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Sergei Bodrov Jr.  •  Dean Stockwell

Skipped Parts (2000) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A woman (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and her son (Bug Hall) must leave a small South Carolina town because of her wild behavior.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Mischa Barton  •  Bug Hall

The King Is Alive (2000) RT 61% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2002

Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kristian Levring
CAST:  Romane Bohringer  •  David Calder  •  David Bradley  •  Brion James

Existenz (1999) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Jude Law  •  Ian Holm  •  Willem Dafoe

Thanks of a Grateful Nation (1998)

An examination of the aftermath of Desert Storm and how servicemen and women were affected by it medically.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Rod Holcomb
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Marg Helgenberger

The Love Letter (1998) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2000

20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  David Dukes  •  Estelle Parsons

Washington Square (1997) RT 82% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Set in 1870's New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Holland
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Albert Finney  •  Maggie Smith  •  Ben Chaplin

A Thousand Acres (1997) RT 23% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Apr 1998

A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jason Robards  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh