Search results for "Viola Davis"


Ender's Game (2013) RT 60% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Harrison Ford  •  Abigail Breslin

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

Get on Up (2014) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Viola Davis  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Nick Eversman

Beautiful Creatures (2013) RT 46% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2013

Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard LaGravenese
CAST:  Emmy Rossum  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Emma Thompson  •  Viola Davis

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014)

Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ned Benson
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Bill Hader  •  Archie Panjabi

Won't Back Down (2012) RT 33% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 2013

Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Barnz
CAST:  Viola Davis  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Ving Rhames  •  Lance Reddick

Love, Marilyn (2012) RT 62% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Using the book 'Fragments', which collects Marilyn Monroe's poems, notes and letters, and with participation from the Arthur Miller and Truman Capote estates who have ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Liz Garbus
CAST:  Elizabeth Banks  •  Lindsay Lohan  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Uma Thurman

The Help (2011) RT 75% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Viola Davis  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Trust (2011) RT 78% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Schwimmer
CAST:  Chris Henry Coffey  •  Liana Liberato  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Viola Davis

Eat Pray Love (2010) RT 36% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having - a husband, a house, a successful career - yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  James Franco  •  Javier Bardem  •  Billy Crudup




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

Law Abiding Citizen (2009) RT 25% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2010

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Leslie Bibb  •  Colm Meaney

State of Play (2009) RT 84% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Ben Affleck  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Helen Mirren

Madea Goes to Jail (2009) RT 29% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2009

At long last, Madea returns to the big screen in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Derek Luke  •  Keshia Knight Pulliam  •  Ion Overman

Doubt (2008) RT 78% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2009

In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  John Patrick Shanley
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Meryl Streep  •  Viola Davis

Nights in Rodanthe (2008) RT 30% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George C. Wolfe
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Richard Gere  •  Christopher Meloni  •  Viola Davis

The Andromeda Strain (2008) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Jun 2008

A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Benjamin Bratt  •  Eric McCormack  •  Christa Miller  •  Daniel Dae Kim

Disturbia (2007) RT 69% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  D.J. Caruso
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Sarah Roemer  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  David Morse

World Trade Center (2006) RT 68% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 2007

On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Maria Bello  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Peña

Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Small-time police chief and struggling alcoholic Jesse Stone looks into the murder of a teen-age girl whose body is found floating in a local lake. The case brings the former ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Viola Davis  •  Kohl Sudduth  •  Orla Brady