Search results for "Ricky Jay"

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Magnolia (1999) RT 84% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  William H. Macy  •  John C. Reilly  •  Tom Cruise

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2012) RT 90% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2013

The life and career of renowned magician and sleight of hand artist Ricky Jay.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Molly Bernstein
CAST:  Ricky Jay  •  Dick Cavett  •  Winston Simon  •  David Mamet

The Great Buck Howard (2008) RT 72% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2009

When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sean McGinly
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Colin Hanks  •  Emily Blunt  •  Ricky Jay

Last Days (2005) RT 57% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2005

The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Lukas Haas  •  Asia Argento  •  Scott Patrick Green

Mystery Men (1999) RT 60% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2000

When Captain Amazing (Kinnear) is kidnapped by Casanova Frankenstein (Rush) a group of superheroes combine together to create a plan. But these aren't normal superheroes. Now, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kinka Usher
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  William H. Macy  •  Kel Mitchell

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) RT 57% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 1998

A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Michelle Yeoh  •  Teri Hatcher

House of Games (1987) RT 96% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Lindsay Crouse  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Mike Nussbaum  •  J. T. Walsh

Lost Masterpieces of Pornography (2010)

This lost masterpiece of pornography was recently discovered in a woodworking shop of a Beverly Hills dentist. June Crenshaw (Kristen Bell) was known as the 'sex kitten' of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Ricky Jay  •  Bob Jennings  •  Ed O'Neill

Homicide (1991) RT Audience 33%

Bobby Gold is a career cop who is reassigned from a hunt for a cop killer to the investigation of the murder of an old Jewish woman in Baltimore, and in the process finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  William H. Macy  •  J.J. Johnston  •  Rebecca Pidgeon

The Prestige (2006) RT 76% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Christian Bale  •  Michael Caine  •  Scarlett Johansson

Boogie Nights (1997) RT 92% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

The Spanish Prisoner (1997) RT 88% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Campbell Scott  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Rebecca Pidgeon

State and Main (2000) RT 86% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  William H. Macy  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

Hacks (1997)

Brian is a television writer-producer who has to script a 22-episode anthology, but lacks inspiration. He witnesses a strange romantic encounter between two figures on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Rosen
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Illeana Douglas  •  Jason Priestley  •  Olivia d'Abo

Things Change (1988) RT 82% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2000

Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Robert Prosky  •  J.J. Johnston

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