Search results for "Laura Linney"


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

A Simple Twist of Fate (1994) RT 43% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2003

When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Laura Linney  •  Catherine O'Hara

Absolute Power (1997) RT 45% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 1997

A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Gene Hackman  •  Ed Harris  •  Scott Glenn

Dave (1993) RT 94% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Frank Langella  •  Kevin Dunn

Kinsey (2004) RT 90% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2005

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Love Actually (2003) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

Mystic River (2003) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A thriller about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present. Sean Penn won an Oscar for his multifaceted performance as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Tim Robbins  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Marcia Gay Harden

P.S. (2004) RT 55% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Thirty-nine-year old divorcé Louise Harrington (Linney) works in the admissions office at Columbia University School of the Arts. She is unnerved when she receives an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dylan Kidd
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Lois Smith  •  Paul Rudd

Primal Fear (1996) RT 74% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) RT 45% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2005

When a younger girl called Emily Rose (Carpenter) dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore (Wilkinson) prior to her death. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Scott Derrickson
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Campbell Scott  •  Jennifer Carpenter




The Life of David Gale (2003) RT 19% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Kate Winslet  •  Laura Linney  •  Gabriel Mann

The Mothman Prophecies (2002) RT 52% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Pellington
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  Will Patton  •  Bob Tracey

The Nanny Diaries (2007) RT 34% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Dec 2007

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris Evans  •  Paul Giamatti

The Squid and the Whale (2005) RT 93% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Laura Linney  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Owen Kline

The Truman Show (1998) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Laura Linney  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Natascha McElhone

You Can Count on Me (2000) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Lonergan
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Rory Culkin

Lorenzo's Oil (1992) RT 94% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Nick Nolte  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Ann Hearn

Congo (1995) RT 24% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank Marshall
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Dylan Walsh  •  Ernie Hudson  •  Tim Curry

Driving Lessons (2006) RT 48% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Brock
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Rupert Grint  •  Julie Walters  •  Michelle Duncan

Wild Iris (2001)

DVD release: Aug 2002

A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Laura Linney  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fred Ward