Search results for "Jodie Foster"


The Beaver (2011) RT 61% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 2011

Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Anton Yelchin

Home for the Holidays (1995) RT 63% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2004

After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Charles Durning

Little Man Tate (1991) RT 76% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Adam Hann-Byrd  •  Harry Connick, Jr.

A Very Long Engagement (2004) RT 78% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2005

In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
CAST:  Audrey Tautou  •  Gaspard Ulliel  •  Dominique Pinon  •  Chantal Neuwirth

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A recently widowed woman on the road with her precocious young son determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Alfred Lutter  •  Harvey Keitel

Anna and the King (1999) RT 51% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2000

The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860's. Anna teaches the children and becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Bai Ling  •  Tom Felton

Elysium (2013) RT 67% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2013

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neill Blomkamp
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Jodie Foster  •  Sharlto Copley  •  Alice Braga

Inside Man (2006) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Jodie Foster  •  Clive Owen  •  Christopher Plummer

Carnage (2011) RT 71% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2012

In Brooklyn Bridge Park, eleven-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his eleven-year-old classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. After learning ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Jodie Foster  •  Christoph Waltz  •  John C. Reilly

Nim's Island (2008) RT 51% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2008

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mark Levin  •  Jennifer Flackett
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Jodie Foster  •  Gerard Butler  •  Michael Carman




Flightplan (2005) RT 38% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Schwentke
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Sean Bean  •  Kate Beahan

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Wendy Apple
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jodie Foster  •  Steven Spielberg

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002) RT 77% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Care
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Jodie Foster  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

Panic Room (2002) RT 76% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Dwight Yoakam

Contact (1997) RT 62% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods

Nell (1994) RT 53% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 2004

In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Liam Neeson  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Richard Libertini

Maverick (1994) RT 67% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Jodie Foster  •  James Garner  •  Graham Greene

Sommersby (1993) RT 63% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Richard Gere  •  Bill Pullman  •  James Earl Jones