Search results for "John Cusack"


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

Being John Malkovich (1999) RT 93% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2000

Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  John Cusack  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Mary Kay Place

America's Sweethearts (2001) RT 32% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Nov 2001

In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Billy Crystal  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  John Cusack

Anastasia (1997) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 1999

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Don Bluth  •  Gary Goldman
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Christopher Lloyd

Identity (2003) RT 62% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Ray Liotta  •  Amanda Peet  •  John Hawkes

The Bag Man (2014) RT 9% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A criminal waits in a seedy motel and waits for his boss after killing several men to steal a bag.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Grovic
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Rebecca Da Costa  •  Robert De Niro  •  Crispin Glover

Maps to the Stars (2014)

Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood dynasty have lives as dramatic as any movie.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Julianne Moore  •  Evan Bird

Grand Piano (2013) RT 78% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2014

Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Eugenio Mira
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Elijah Wood  •  Tamsin Egerton  •  Allen Leech

Salinger (2013) RT 36% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A feature documentary on formative personal and professional experiences in the life of writer J.D. Salinger  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Shane Salerno
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Edward Norton  •  John Cusack  •  Tom Wolfe

The Butler (2013)

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lee Daniels
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  David Banner  •  Michael Rainey Jr.  •  LaJessie Smith




The Numbers Station (2013) RT 32% / Audience 31%

DVD release: May 2013

When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kasper Barfoed
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Malin Akerman  •  Hannah Murray  •  Liam Cunningham

Adult World (2013) RT 54% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Scott Coffey
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Emma Roberts  •  Armando Riesco  •  Shannon Woodward

The Factory (2012) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Mar 2013

An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Morgan O'Neill
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Jennifer Carpenter  •  Mae Whitman  •  Dallas Roberts

The Raven (2012) RT 22% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Luke Evans  •  Alice Eve  •  Brendan Gleeson

Shanghai (2010) RT Audience 70%

An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mikael Håfström
CAST:  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  John Cusack  •  David Morse  •  Ken Watanabe

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) RT 63% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2010

A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Lizzy Caplan  •  Rob Corddry  •  Craig Robinson

2012 (2009) RT 39% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Amanda Peet  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Thandie Newton

Igor (2008)

Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Anthony Leondis
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Myleene Klass  •  Robin Walsh  •  Matt McKenna