Search results for "Richard Linklater"


Waking Life (2001) RT 80% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2002

Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Wiley Wiggins  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Ken Webster

A Scanner Darkly (2006) RT 69% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2006

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Winona Ryder  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Mitch Baker

Bad News Bears (2005) RT 48% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Ken Medlock  •  Aman Johal  •  Greg Kinnear

Before Midnight (2013) RT 98% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 2013

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick  •  Jennifer Prior

Bernie (2012)

In this true story in the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the town's most beloved residents. Everyone loved and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Tommy G. Kendrick

Me and Orson Welles (2009) RT 85% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jul 2010

New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Claire Danes  •  Zac Efron  •  Zoe Kazan

Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach (2008)

A profile of University of Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in NCAA history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST: 

Fast Food Nation (2006) RT 50% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Inspired by author Eric Schlosser's New York Times best-seller of the same name, director Richard Linklater's ensemble drama examines the health issues and social consequences ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Catalina Sandino Moreno  •  Wilmer Valderrama  •  Ana Claudia Talancón  •  Greg Kinnear

Before Sunset (2004) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vernon Dobtcheff  •  Louise Lemoine Torres

School of Rock (2003) RT 92% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Joan Cusack  •  Mike White  •  Sarah Silverman




Tape (2001) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Robert Sean Leonard

The Newton Boys (1998) RT 62% / Audience 44%

DVD release: May 1999

Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

SubUrbia (1996) RT 64% / Audience 68%

A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jayce Bartok  •  Amie Carey  •  Nicky Katt  •  Ajay Naidu

Before Sunrise (1995) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A dialogue marathon of a film, this fairytale love story of an American boy and French girl. During a day and a night together in Vienna their two hearts collide.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Andrea Eckert  •  Hanno Pöschl

Dazed and Confused (1993) RT 94% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 1998

The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jason London  •  Rory Cochrane  •  Wiley Wiggins  •  Sasha Jenson

Slacker (1991) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Richard Linklater  •  Mark James

Woodshock (1985) RT Audience 25%

It's just a simple stretch of interviews and images capturing the people who camp out, dope up, drink up, sometimes get naked, and jump into a nearby waterfall, whilst ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Daniel Johnston

Live from Shiva's Dance Floor (2003) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Poet and performance artist Timothy "Speed" Levitch, who starred in a documentary about his life philosophy in 1998, is back in this meditation on life in post-September 11 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Timothy "Speed" Levitch