Search results for "Joan Cusack"


The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) RT 86% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 2013

A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Chbosky
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Emma Watson  •  Ezra Miller  •  Paul Rudd

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

Addams Family Values (1993) RT 78% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd

Arlington Road (1999) RT 62% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Pellington
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Tim Robbins  •  Joan Cusack  •  Hope Davis

Broadcast News (1987) RT 98% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Albert Brooks  •  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Prosky

Chicken Little (2005) RT 36% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 2006

When a tiny acorn bonks Chicken Little on the head, he causes widespread panic and gets on the bad side of the entire town. But when he's hit on the head by a real piece of ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  Zach Braff  •  Garry Marshall  •  Don Knotts  •  Patrick Stewart

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

Friends with Money (2006) RT 72% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 2006

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicole Holofcener
CAST:  Catherine Keener  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Timm Sharp  •  Joan Cusack

Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) RT 79% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 1998

Martin Blank is a freelance hitman who starts to develop a conscience, which causes him to botch a couple of routine assignments. On the advice of his secretary and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Minnie Driver  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Joan Cusack




Ice Princess (2005) RT 52% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2005

With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey (Trachtenberg) from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tim Fywell
CAST:  Michelle Trachtenberg  •  Joan Cusack  •  Amy Stewart  •  Hayden Panettiere

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) RT 57% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are up to their feuding ways again. Tired of playing second fiddle to Bugs, Daffy has decided to leave the Studio for good. He is aided by Warner ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Steve Martin  •  Timothy Dalton

Married to the Mob (1988) RT 91% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Matthew Modine  •  Oliver Platt  •  Alec Baldwin

My Blue Heaven (1990) RT 71% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2004

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rick Moranis  •  Joan Cusack  •  Melanie Mayron

My Bodyguard (1980) RT 86% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  Chris Makepeace  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Matt Dillon  •  Martin Mull

Nine Months (1995)

When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Julianne Moore  •  Tom Arnold  •  Joan Cusack

Raising Helen (2004) RT 23% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Single and self-involved, Helen Harris (Kate Hudson) has a thriving fashion career and a lavish lifestyle in New York City. Helen is shocked to hear that her sister and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Joan Cusack  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Spencer Breslin

Runaway Bride (1999) RT 46% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Joan Cusack  •  Rita Wilson

Say Anything... (1989) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Ione Skye  •  John Mahoney  •  Lili Taylor

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