Search results for "Joan Allen"


The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2007

Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Julia Stiles  •  David Strathairn  •  Scott Glenn

The Bourne Supremacy (2004) RT 81% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2004

When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Brian Cox  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joan Allen

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  Max Pomeranc  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Joan Allen  •  Ben Kingsley

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) RT 84% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a dynamic engineer and an enthusiastic showman who envisions the car of the future. Against mighty odds he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Joan Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Frederic Forrest

The Bourne Legacy (2012) RT 56% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2012

The fourth installment of the highly successful Bourne series sidelines main character Jason Bourne in order to focus on a fellow estranged assassin Aaron Cross. The story ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Gilroy
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Scott Glenn  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Edward Norton

Georgia O'Keeffe (2009) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2010

Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Joan Allen  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Kathleen Chalfant

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009) RT 62% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2010

A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Joan Allen  •  Jason Alexander  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Death Race (2008) RT 43% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul W.S. Anderson
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Joan Allen  •  Ian McShane  •  Tyrese Gibson

Trumbo (2007) RT 82% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Peter Askin
CAST:  Dalton Trumbo  •  Joan Allen  •  Emanuel Azenberg  •  Michael Douglas

Bonneville (2006)

Three women take a road trip to Santa Barbara in order to deliver the ashes of one of their dead husbands to his resentful daughter. Faced with the decision of a lifetime, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher N. Rowley
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  Evan May  •  Erin May  •  Joan Allen




The Upside of Anger (2005) RT 74% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Costner  •  Erika Christensen  •  Keri Russell

Yes (2005) RT 52% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2005

She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Simon Abkarian  •  Sam Neill  •  Shirley Henderson

The Notebook (2004) RT 52% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2005

An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Gena Rowlands  •  James Garner

Off The Map (2003) RT 70% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2005

An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Campbell Scott
CAST:  Amy Brenneman  •  Valentina de Angelis  •  Joan Allen  •  Sam Elliott

The Mists of Avalon (2001) RT 43% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A unique re-working of the Arthurian epic, based on the novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon tells the familiar tale but with an important twist: The story is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Julianna Margulies  •  Joan Allen  •  Samantha Mathis

The Contender (2000)

Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rod Lurie
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Joan Allen  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Christian Slater

When the Sky Falls (2000) RT 20% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Liam Cunningham

It's the Rage (1999) RT 27% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Aug 2000

A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James D. Stern
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Robert Forster  •  Andre Braugher

Pleasantville (1998) RT 84% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  William H. Macy  •  Joan Allen

Face/Off (1997)

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Joan Allen  •  Dominique Swain