Search results for "Meryl Streep"


Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2010

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray

August: Osage County (2013) RT 64% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Julia Roberts  •  Chris Cooper  •  Ewan McGregor

A Prairie Home Companion (2006) RT 81% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marylouise Burke  •  Woody Harrelson  •  L.Q. Jones  •  Tommy Lee Jones

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) RT 73% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Eleven-year-old David is the first android with human feelings. He is adopted by the Swinton family to test his ability to function. Before they are done testing him though ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

Mamma Mia! (2008) RT 54% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

Into the Woods (2014) RT 71% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Mar 2015

In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Chris Pine  •  Johnny Depp  •  Emily Blunt

The Giver (2014)

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Taylor Swift  •  Meryl Streep  •  Katie Holmes

Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2013)

With a focus on Clint Eastwood's career as a director, this documentary features movie clips, behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with people with whom he has worked, as ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Schickel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Marcia Gay Harden

Girl Rising (2013) RT 89% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Nine filmmakers each profile a young girl from a different part of the world to weave a global tapestry of youth in the 21st century.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Robbins
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Priyanka Chopra  •  Selena Gomez  •  Anne Hathaway

Hope Springs (2012) RT 75% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2012

After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Steve Carell  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Jean Smart




To the Arctic 3D (2012)

A journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Greg MacGillivray
CAST:  Meryl Streep

A Fierce Green Fire (2013) RT 65% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Sep 2013

It is the largest movement the world has ever seen, it may also be the most important - in terms of what's at stake. Yet it's not east being green. Environmentalists have been ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark Kitchell
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Ashley Judd  •  Robert Redford  •  Isabel Allende

The Iron Lady (2011) RT 51% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2012

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anthony Stewart Head  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Jim Broadbent

Wings of Life (2011)

A beautiful love story in danger. Our future depends on an amazing love story between the flowers and fauna consisting of bees, butterflies, birds and bats, which allow these ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Louis Schwartzberg
CAST:  Meryl Streep

Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life (2010) RT Audience 60%

Jennie the terrier has everything a dog could ever wish for, but still feels that something is missing. She leaves home to discover what that is.  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Maciek Szczerbowski  •  Chris Lavis
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Spike Jonze  •  Alain Goulem  •  Al Tuck

It's Complicated (2009) RT 57% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2010

Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Steve Martin  •  Lake Bell

Julie & Julia (2009) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Dec 2009

Julia Child and Julie Powell - both of whom wrote memoirs - find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Amy Adams  •  Chris Messina  •  Stanley Tucci

I Knew It Was You (2009)

John Cazale was in only five films - The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather, Part Two, Dog Day Afternoon, and The Deer Hunter - each was nominated for Best Picture. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  John Cazale  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Robert De Niro

Doubt (2008) RT 78% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2009

In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  John Patrick Shanley
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Meryl Streep  •  Viola Davis