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

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

In Country (1989) RT 70% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Anderson

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

Mad Love (1995)

Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Antonia Bird
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Richard Chaim

Manhunter (1986) RT 94% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2001

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  William Petersen  •  Kim Greist  •  Dennis Farina  •  Brian Cox

Nixon (1995)

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino




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

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

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

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) RT 85% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Barry Miller  •  Catherine Hicks

The Crucible (1996) RT 67% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The movie is centered around the Salem Massachusetts witch trials of 1692. The movie is based on the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. He also wrote the screen play adaptation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Winona Ryder  •  Paul Scofield  •  Joan Allen

Josh and S.A.M. (1993) RT 14% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 1994

Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Billy Weber
CAST:  Jacob Tierney  •  Noah Fleiss  •  Martha Plimpton  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

A Good Marriage (2014)

After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Askin
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Cara Buono  •  Kristen Connolly

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