Search results for "William H. Macy"


Rudderless (2014) RT 64% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  William H. Macy
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Huffman  •  Selena Gomez

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  Max Pomeranc  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Joan Allen  •  Ben Kingsley

A Civil Action (1998) RT 60% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Robert Duvall  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  William H. Macy

Air Force One (1997)

Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Gary Oldman  •  Glenn Close  •  Wendy Crewson

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)

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

It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) RT 90% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2003

The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Kirk R. Thatcher
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Joan Cusack  •  Matthew Lillard  •  William H. Macy

Trust Me (2013) RT 54% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Clark Gregg
CAST:  Clark Gregg  •  Saxon Sharbino  •  Amanda Peet  •  Sam Rockwell

A Single Shot (2013) RT 50% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jan 2014

The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  William H. Macy  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Jason Isaacs

Ernest & Celestine (2012) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Celestine is a little mouse trying to avoid a dental career; Ernest is a big bear craving an artistic outlet. When Celestine meets Ernest, they overcome their natural enmity ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Stéphane Aubier  •  Vincent Patar  •  Benjamin Renner
CAST:  Anne-Marie Loop  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Pauline Brunner  •  Patrice Melennec

The Sessions (2012) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ben Lewin
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Helen Hunt  •  William H. Macy  •  Moon Bloodgood




The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  William H. Macy

Dirty Girl (2010)

It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abe Sylvia
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Jeremy Dozier  •  Mary Steenburgen

Shorts (2009) RT Audience 100%

A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jimmy Bennett  •  Kat Dennings  •  Jolie Vanier  •  William H. Macy

The Maiden Heist (2009) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 2009

A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Christopher Walken  •  William H. Macy  •  Joseph McKenna

The Deal (2008) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Charlie Berns (William H. Macy) is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew (Jason Ritter) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steven Schachter
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Meg Ryan  •  Jason Ritter  •  Elliott Gould

Bart Got a Room (2008) RT 70% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jul 2009

Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Brian Hecker
CAST:  Steven Kaplan  •  William H. Macy  •  Cheryl Hines  •  Alia Shawkat

Wild Hogs (2007)

Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walt Becker
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  John Travolta  •  Martin Lawrence  •  William H. Macy

Everyone's Hero (2006) RT 41% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2007

"Everyone's Hero" is the heartwarming story of a young boy's journey to help Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees win the World Series.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Dan St. Pierre  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Colin Brady
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Rob Reiner  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Ritchie Allen

Inland Empire (2006) RT 72% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2007

An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Justin Theroux  •  Harry Dean Stanton

Bobby (2006) RT 46% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2007

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Emilio Estevez
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Joy Bryant  •  Nick Cannon  •  Emilio Estevez