Search results for "Paul Dano"


Looper (2012) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2012

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rian Johnson
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Blunt  •  Paul Dano

Ruby Sparks (2012) RT 78% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Paul Dano  •  Deborah Ann Woll

Prisoners (2013) RT 81% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Dec 2013

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Denis Villeneuve
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Paul Dano  •  Maria Bello

Being Flynn (2012) RT 51% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2012

During his twenties, a young man works at various homeless shelters in Boston, where he often intersects with his brilliant but troubled father.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

For Ellen (2012) RT 66% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Feb 2013

After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby (Paul Dano) has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  So Yong Kim
CAST:  Paul Dano  •  Jon Heder  •  Jena Malone  •  Margarita Levieva

Cowboys & Aliens (2011) RT 43% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 2011

A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Harrison Ford  •  Daniel Craig  •  Sam Rockwell

Meek's Cutoff (2010) RT 86% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2011

Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Paul Dano  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Shirley Henderson  •  Neal Huff

Knight and Day (2010)

An action-comedy centered on a fugitive couple on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one - even themselves - are what they seem. Amid shifting ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Maggie Grace

The Extra Man (2010) RT 42% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Nov 2010

THE EXTRA MAN is a sophisticated and moving comedy from filmmakers Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. THE EXTRA MAN follows Louis Ives (Paul Dano), a lonely dreamer who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  John C. Reilly  •  Kevin Kline  •  Paul Dano

Where the Wild Things Are (2009) RT 73% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Catherine Keener  •  Max Records  •  Lauren Ambrose  •  James Gandolfini




The Good Heart (2009) RT 31% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2010

Brian Cox stars as Jacques, the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dagur Kári
CAST:  Brian Cox  •  Paul Dano  •  Stephanie Szostak  •  Isild Le Besco

Taking Woodstock (2009) RT 47% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Dec 2009

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Demetri Martin  •  Henry Goodman  •  Edward Hibbert

Gigantic (2008)

Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matt Aselton
CAST:  Zooey Deschanel  •  John Goodman  •  Paul Dano  •  Ed Asner

Explicit Ills (2008) RT 54% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The film follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Paul Dano  •  Jermaine Crawford  •  Rebecca Comerford

There Will Be Blood (2007) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2008

When Daniel Plainview - a ruthless oil prospector - learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Paul Dano  •  Dillon Freasier  •  Ciarán Hinds

Weapons (2007) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Adam Bhala Lough
CAST:  Nick Cannon  •  Paul Dano  •  Mark Webber  •  Riley Smith

Little Miss Sunshine (2006) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Toni Collette  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Paul Dano

The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005) RT 47% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Jack Slavin is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Camilla Belle  •  Catherine Keener  •  Ryan McDonald

The Girl Next Door (2004) RT 55% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Elisha Cuthbert  •  James Remar