Search results for "Melanie Lynskey"


Up in the Air (2009) RT 91% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2010

George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Jason Bateman

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

Chu And Blossom (2014) RT Audience 67%

A militant performance-artist and a tall Korean foreign-exchange student become trapped in a small Southern town.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Chu  •  Gavin Kelly
CAST:  Alan Cumming  •  Melanie Lynskey  •  Caitlin Stasey  •  Annie Potts

Abandon (2002) RT 16% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Gaghan
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Zooey Deschanel

But I'm a Cheerleader (1999) RT 34% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jamie Babbit
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  Brandt Wille  •  Bud Cort  •  Michelle Williams

Claustrophobia (2003)

No description available yet.

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Mark Tapio Kines
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Sheeri Rappaport  •  Mary Lynn Rajskub  •  Judith O'Dea

Coyote Ugly (2000) RT 22% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David McNally
CAST:  Piper Perabo  •  Adam Garcia  •  John Goodman  •  Izabella Miko

Detroit Rock City (1999) RT 46% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 1999

In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin
CAST:  Giuseppe Andrews  •  James DeBello  •  Edward Furlong  •  Sam Huntington

Flags of Our Fathers (2006) RT 73% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Feb 2007

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. "Flags of Our Fathers" is the story of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Adam Beach  •  Jesse Bradford  •  John Benjamin Hickey

Heavenly Creatures (1994) RT 92% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature, who conspire to kill Pauline's mother when she tries ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Kate Winslet  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Simon O'Connor




Say Uncle (2005) RT 17% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2006

A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Paige
CAST:  Peter Paige  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Anthony Ward Clark  •  Melanie Lynskey

Shattered Glass (2003) RT 91% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Billy Ray
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rosario Dawson

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) RT 38% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2003

New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Josh Lucas  •  Patrick Dempsey  •  Candice Bergen

The Frighteners (1996) RT 64% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Jeffrey Combs  •  Jake Busey  •  Chi McBride

Ever After (1998)

A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Dougray Scott  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Melanie Lynskey

Touchback (2011) RT 38% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 2013

A man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Don Handfield
CAST:  Brian Presley  •  Kurt Russell  •  Melanie Lynskey  •  Marc Blucas

The Big Ask (2014) RT 50% / Audience 27%

The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Thomas Beatty
CAST:  David Krumholtz  •  Zachary Knighton  •  Jason Ritter  •  Melanie Lynskey

Happy Christmas (2014) RT 75% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Nov 2014

After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Melanie Lynskey  •  Mark Webber  •  Lena Dunham

They Came Together (2014) RT 69% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Sep 2014

A small business owner is about to lose her shop to a major corporate development.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Wain
CAST:  Cobie Smulders  •  Michael Shannon  •  Paul Rudd  •  Lynn Cohen