Search results for "Thora Birch"


American Beauty (1999) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

Petunia (2013) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Sep 2013

The story of a family whose growth is stunted... a family that learns how to love themselves while loving each other (a little too much).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ash Christian
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Brittany Snow  •  Eddie Kaye Thomas  •  Christine Lahti

The Pregnancy Pact (2010)

Inspired by the true story of teenagers at Gloucester (Mass.) High School who agreed to get pregnant at the same time.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rosemary Rodriguez
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Madisen Beaty  •  David Clayton Rogers  •  Max Ehrich

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009) RT 75% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story comes home to the issue he's been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Thora Birch  •  William Black  •  Elijah Cummings

Train (2008)

This new Train tells the tale of an American wrestling team who board a train that just so happens to be used as a supermarket for organ harvesters.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gideon Raff
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Gideon Emery  •  Gloria Votsis  •  Derek Magyar

Deadline (2009) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2012

A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sean McConville
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Thora Birch  •  Tammy Blanchard  •  Marc Blucas

Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009) RT Audience 10%

DVD release: May 2009

Barbara Hoffman (Birch) is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Eric Mandelbaum
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Keith Carradine  •  Dean Winters  •  Scott Cohen

Slingshot (2005) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Two cunning and manipulative drifters venture into Farifield County, Connecticut looking to seduce wealthy and lonely housewives.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jay Alaimo
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Thora Birch  •  Balthazar Getty  •  Julianna Margulies

Silver City (2004) RT 48% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jan 2005

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Thora Birch  •  Maria Bello

Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story (2003) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Based on a true story. Liz Murray is a young girl who is taken care of by her loving, but drug-addicted parents. Liz becomes homeless at 15 and after a tragedy comes upon her, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Peter Levin
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Michael Riley  •  Kelly Lynch  •  Robert Bockstael




Ghost World (2001) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2002

A quirky girl tries to figure out what to do now that she had graduated from high school, and forms a friendship with an eccentric 40-year-old record collector after playing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Brad Renfro

The Hole (2001) RT 50% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nick Hamm
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Desmond Harrington  •  Keira Knightley  •  Laurence Fox

Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Courtney Solomon
CAST:  Justin Whalin  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Thora Birch  •  Bruce Payne

The Smokers (2000) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2002

These smokers are definitely bad for your health! A group of outcast prep school girls decide to turn the tables on some obnoxious guys by sexually humiliating them at ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kat Slater
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Busy Philipps  •  Keri Lynn Pratt  •  Thora Birch

Alaska (1996)

Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Fraser Clarke Heston
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Vincent Kartheiser  •  Dirk Benedict  •  Ben Cardinal

Now and Then (1995) RT 19% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Leslie Linka Glatter
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Thora Birch  •  Melanie Griffith

Clear and Present Danger (1994) RT 82% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 1998

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Donald Moffat  •  Willem Dafoe

Hocus Pocus (1993)

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Omri Katz

Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

During a piano lesson, a music teacher discovers a harmless spider, so she calls in The Exterminator.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Matthew O'Callaghan
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Andrea Martin  •  Thora Birch  •  Frank Welker