Search results for "Paul Giamatti"


Saving Mr. Banks (2013) RT 78% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Tom Hanks  •  Colin Farrell  •  Paul Giamatti

Paycheck (2003) RT 27% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 2004

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired -- and paid handsomely -- by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Uma Thurman  •  Paul Giamatti

Saving Private Ryan (1998) RT 92% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 1999

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Dennis Farina  •  Max Martini

The Illusionist (2006) RT 74% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2007

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jessica Biel  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Rufus Sewell

American Splendor (2003) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2004

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Chris Ambrose  •  Hope Davis  •  Joey Krajcar  •  Josh Hutcherson

Big Fat Liar (2002) RT 42% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd (Muniz) has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti) steals his class paper and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Frankie Muniz  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Amanda Bynes  •  Amanda Detmer

Big Momma's House (2000) RT 30% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2000

When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell  •  拉加·高斯内尔
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Nia Long  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Jascha Washington

Cinderella Man (2005) RT 80% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Cinderella Man is the story of a boxer in the 1920’s who after his retirement has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state. The film ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Craig Bierko

Cradle Will Rock (1999) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2000

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

Deconstructing Harry (1997) RT 71% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 1998

This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Billy Crystal  •  Judy Davis




Donnie Brasco (1997) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 1998

An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Michael Madsen  •  Bruno Kirby  •  James Russo

Dr. Dolittle (1998) RT 43% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Ossie Davis  •  Oliver Platt  •  Peter Boyle

Duets (2000) RT 20% / Audience 48%

DVD release: May 2001

Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Bruce Paltrow
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Scott Speedman  •  Maria Bello  •  Paul Giamatti

Lady in the Water (2006) RT 24% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Bob Balaban  •  Sarita Choudhury

Man on the Moon (1999)

A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Courtney Love  •  Bob Zmuda  •  Danny DeVito

My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) RT 71% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 1997

When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  P. J. Hogan
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Rupert Everett

Planet of the Apes (2001) RT 45% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Nov 2001

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson (Mark Wahlberg) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Tim Roth  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

Robots (2005) RT 64% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place … until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge  •  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks

Safe Men (1998) RT 55% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Hamburg
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Steve Zahn  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Mark Ruffalo

Sideways (2004) RT 96% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One of them an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, the other only days away ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Sandra Oh