Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver (born Amelia Fiona J. Driver; 31 January 1970) is an English actress and singer-songwriter. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting, as well as for an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe for her work in the television series The Riches. Description above from the Wikipedia article Minnie Driver, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

MusicalSlow movingSleep-throughRomantic

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

Good Will Hunting (1997)

UpliftingEmotionalThought provokingTear-jerker

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Robin Williams  •  Ben Affleck  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Robin Williams  •  Ben Affleck  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Princess Mononoke (1997)

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Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Emishi people, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to destroy it. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Youji Matsuda  •  Yuriko Ishida  •  Yūko Tanaka  •  Kaoru Kobayashi

Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Emishi people, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to destroy it. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Youji Matsuda  •  Yuriko Ishida  •  Yūko Tanaka  •  Kaoru Kobayashi

An Ideal Husband (1999)

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Minnie Driver  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julianne Moore

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Minnie Driver  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julianne Moore

Big Night (1996)

Inspiring

Primo and Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Tucci  •  Campbell Scott
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Marc Anthony  •  Minnie Driver

Primo and Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Tucci  •  Campbell Scott
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Marc Anthony  •  Minnie Driver

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

FunnyRomanticSimple

Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Minnie Driver  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Joan Cusack

Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Minnie Driver  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Joan Cusack

Owning Mahowny (2003)

Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Kwietniowski
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Minnie Driver  •  John Hurt  •  Maury Chaykin

Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Kwietniowski
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Minnie Driver  •  John Hurt  •  Maury Chaykin

Sleepers (1996)

EmotionalThought provokingDisturbingViolent

Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Billy Crudup  •  Robert De Niro  •  Brad Pitt

Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Billy Crudup  •  Robert De Niro  •  Brad Pitt

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

FunnyViolentCrude

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trey Parker
CAST:  Trey Parker  •  Matt Stone  •  Mary Kay Bergman  •  Isaac Hayes

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trey Parker
CAST:  Trey Parker  •  Matt Stone  •  Mary Kay Bergman  •  Isaac Hayes

Tarzan (1999)

AdventurousBrilliantEnjoyableClassic

Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the decision as to which family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Kevin Lima
CAST:  Tony Goldwyn  •  Glenn Close  •  Minnie Driver  •  Brian Blessed

Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the decision as to which family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Kevin Lima
CAST:  Tony Goldwyn  •  Glenn Close  •  Minnie Driver  •  Brian Blessed

GoldenEye (1995)

Fast pacedMindlessDramaticGoofy

When a powerful satellite system falls into the hands of Alec Trevelyan, AKA Agent 006, a former ally-turned-enemy, only James Bond can save the world from a dangerous space weapon that -- in one short pulse -- could destroy the earth! As Bond squares off against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sean Bean  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  Famke Janssen

When a powerful satellite system falls into the hands of Alec Trevelyan, AKA Agent 006, a former ally-turned-enemy, only James Bond can save the world from a dangerous space weapon that -- in one short pulse -- could destroy the earth! As Bond squares off against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sean Bean  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  Famke Janssen

Hard Rain (1998)

An armored car driver tries to elude a gang of thieves while a flood ravages the countryside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Randy Quaid  •  Minnie Driver

An armored car driver tries to elude a gang of thieves while a flood ravages the countryside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Randy Quaid  •  Minnie Driver

Hope Springs (2003)

British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon finds more than a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Heather Graham  •  Minnie Driver  •  Mary Steenburgen

British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon finds more than a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Heather Graham  •  Minnie Driver  •  Mary Steenburgen

Return to Me (2000)

RomanticCharmingCleverInsightful

It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob, a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress. Everything seems to be going great until an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bonnie Hunt
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Minnie Driver  •  Carroll O'Connor  •  Robert Loggia

It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob, a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress. Everything seems to be going great until an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bonnie Hunt
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Minnie Driver  •  Carroll O'Connor  •  Robert Loggia

Beautiful (2000)

Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a mom), but just when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Field
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Jessica Collins  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Bridgette Wilson-Sampras

Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a mom), but just when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Field
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Jessica Collins  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Bridgette Wilson-Sampras

Ripple Effect (2007)

Believing that bad karma is keeping him from realizing his dream, hip clothing designer Amer Atrash (Philippe Caland) attempts to orchestrate salvation -- with unexpected results -- in this indie drama. Pushed to the edge of financial disaster and facing marital ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Caland
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Minnie Driver  •  Philippe Caland

Believing that bad karma is keeping him from realizing his dream, hip clothing designer Amer Atrash (Philippe Caland) attempts to orchestrate salvation -- with unexpected results -- in this indie drama. Pushed to the edge of financial disaster and facing marital ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Caland
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Minnie Driver  •  Philippe Caland

I Give It a Year (2013)

After a quick courtship, two lovers hastily decide to tie the knot. As their first year of marriage unfolds, temptation and incompatibility put their relationship in jeopardy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Mazer
CAST:  Rafe Spall  •  Rose Byrne  •  Anna Faris  •  Jason Flemyng

After a quick courtship, two lovers hastily decide to tie the knot. As their first year of marriage unfolds, temptation and incompatibility put their relationship in jeopardy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Mazer
CAST:  Rafe Spall  •  Rose Byrne  •  Anna Faris  •  Jason Flemyng

Motherhood (2009)

Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, shown in the trials ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Dieckmann
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Minnie Driver  •  Anthony Edwards  •  David Schallipp

Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, shown in the trials ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Dieckmann
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Minnie Driver  •  Anthony Edwards  •  David Schallipp

Hunky Dory (2011)

Musical film about the trials and tribulations of an idealistic drama teacher as she tries to put on the end of year show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Evans
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Danielle Branch  •  Robert Pugh

Musical film about the trials and tribulations of an idealistic drama teacher as she tries to put on the end of year show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Evans
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Danielle Branch  •  Robert Pugh

Slow Burn (2000)

A woman's lifelong pursuit of lost family diamonds is interrupted by the appearance of two escaped convicts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Ford
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Josh Brolin  •  James Spader  •  Stuart Wilson

A woman's lifelong pursuit of lost family diamonds is interrupted by the appearance of two escaped convicts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Ford
CAST:  Minnie Driver  •  Josh Brolin  •  James Spader  •  Stuart Wilson
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