Search results for "Jon Stewart"


Rosewater (2014) RT 77% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Feb 2015

In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jon Stewart
CAST:  Gael García Bernal  •  Shohreh Aghdashloo  •  Jason Jones  •  Haluk Bilginer

Big Daddy (1999)

Layla Maloney is fed up with boyfriend Sonny Koufax's perpetual loafing, so when 5-year-old Julian is left on Sonny's doorstep, he assumes a fatherly role to prove he's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Jon Stewart  •  Cole Sprouse

Death to Smoochy (2002) RT 42% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Catherine Keener  •  Danny DeVito  •  Jon Stewart

Half Baked (1998) RT 29% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dave Chappelle  •  Tommy Chong  •  Harland Williams  •  Guillermo Díaz

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) RT 53% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2002

When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Kevin Smith  •  Jason Mewes  •  Ben Affleck  •  Jeff Anderson

Mixed Nuts (1994) RT 7% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 2001

The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party (2004) RT Audience 93%

Directed by the wife of 'That Kevin Smith', Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, a feature length documentary looking at the behind the scenes making of 'Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Schwalbach Smith  •  Malcolm Ingram
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Jeff Anderson  •  Jason Biggs  •  George Carlin

Outfoxed (2004)

This film examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news, and provides an in-depth look at Fox News ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Christiane Amanpour  •  George W. Bush  •  George Carlin  •  Tom Brokaw

Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$@!! (2003)

This documentary praises comedian Richard Pryor by showing fragments of various shows Pryor made and having famous comedians talk about the importance and greatness of Pryor. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Billy Grundfest
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Mario Cantone  •  Cedric the Entertainer  •  Dave Chappelle

The Aristocrats (2005) RT 79% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 2006

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman




The Faculty (1998) RT 54% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 1999

When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jordana Brewster  •  Elijah Wood  •  Clea DuVall  •  Laura Harris

Playing by Heart (1998) RT 60% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Since You've Been Gone (1998) RT 20% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The story of a 10th anniversary High School reunion, told through the eyes of a doctor who was humiliated on graduation day by being badly beaten up by a fellow graduate.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  David Schwimmer
CAST:  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Teri Hatcher  •  David Schwimmer  •  Joey Slotnick

The Great Buck Howard (2008) RT 72% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2009

When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sean McGinly
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Colin Hanks  •  Emily Blunt  •  Ricky Jay

Downloaded (2013)

A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were effected by it, and its impact on the world at large.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Winter
CAST:  Sean Parker  •  Shawn Fanning  •  Lars Ulrich  •  Jon Stewart

Inequality for All (2013) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2014

U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich tries to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jacob Kornbluth
CAST:  Robert Reich  •  Dolly Parton  •  Tyne Daly  •  Lily Tomlin

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) RT 27% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2016

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Diane Lane

Doogal (2006) RT 8% / Audience 19%

DVD release: May 2006

This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Dave Borthwick  •  Jean Duval  •  Frank Passingham
CAST:  Daniel Tay  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jon Stewart  •  Whoopi Goldberg