Paul Weitz

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Paul John Weitz (born 1965) is an American film producer, screenwriter, actor, and film director. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Weitz (filmmaker), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Admission (2013)

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Straitlaced Princeton University admissions officer, Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised that Jeremiah, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Paul Rudd  •  Ann Harada  •  Ben Levin

Straitlaced Princeton University admissions officer, Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised that Jeremiah, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Paul Rudd  •  Ann Harada  •  Ben Levin

About a Boy (2002)

Will Freeman is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Toni Collette  •  Rachel Weisz

Will Freeman is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Toni Collette  •  Rachel Weisz

American Dreamz (2006)

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Mandy Moore  •  Willem Dafoe

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Mandy Moore  •  Willem Dafoe

American Pie (1999)

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At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all "score" by their senior prom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Chris Klein  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Alyson Hannigan

At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all "score" by their senior prom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Chris Klein  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Alyson Hannigan

The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)

A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life's disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Berlanti
CAST:  Ben Weber  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Matt McGrath  •  Zach Braff

A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life's disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Berlanti
CAST:  Ben Weber  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Matt McGrath  •  Zach Braff

Down to Earth (2001)

Struggling comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn - straight to heaven - Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right! An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Regina King  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Eugene Levy

Struggling comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn - straight to heaven - Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right! An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Regina King  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Eugene Levy

In Good Company (2004)

Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new supervisor becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Marg Helgenberger

Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new supervisor becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Marg Helgenberger

Chuck & Buck (2000)

A 27-year-old amateur playwright with the maturity level of an adolescent reconnects with a childhood friend, and then proceeds to follow him back to Los Angeles and stalk him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Mike White  •  Chris Weitz  •  Lupe Ontiveros  •  Maya Rudolph

A 27-year-old amateur playwright with the maturity level of an adolescent reconnects with a childhood friend, and then proceeds to follow him back to Los Angeles and stalk him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Mike White  •  Chris Weitz  •  Lupe Ontiveros  •  Maya Rudolph

Life After Beth (2014)

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Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Dane DeHaan  •  John C. Reilly  •  Molly Shannon

Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Dane DeHaan  •  John C. Reilly  •  Molly Shannon

Being Flynn (2012)

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Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

Little Fockers (2010)

It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack's suspicions about his favorite male ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Dustin Hoffman

It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack's suspicions about his favorite male ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Dustin Hoffman

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)

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Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Chris Massoglia  •  Patrick Fugit

Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Chris Massoglia  •  Patrick Fugit

Grandma (2015)

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Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Julia Garner  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Judy Greer

Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Julia Garner  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Judy Greer

Joshy (2016)

After his engagement ends badly, Josh decides to take advantage of his bachelor-party plans in Ojai, California, with the few friends still willing to join him. Focused on drugs and their own hangups, his self-absorbed friends refuse to confront the elephant in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Thomas Middleditch  •  Adam Pally  •  Alex Ross Perry  •  Nick Kroll

After his engagement ends badly, Josh decides to take advantage of his bachelor-party plans in Ojai, California, with the few friends still willing to join him. Focused on drugs and their own hangups, his self-absorbed friends refuse to confront the elephant in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Thomas Middleditch  •  Adam Pally  •  Alex Ross Perry  •  Nick Kroll

See This Movie (2004)

Two bumbling but determined three-day film school graduates enter the Montreal World Film Festival with a feature film that doesn't exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  John Cho  •  Seth Meyers  •  Jessalyn Gilsig  •  Jessica Paré

Two bumbling but determined three-day film school graduates enter the Montreal World Film Festival with a feature film that doesn't exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  John Cho  •  Seth Meyers  •  Jessalyn Gilsig  •  Jessica Paré

The Little Hours (2017)

Garfagnana, Italy, 1347. The handsome servant Masseto, fleeing from his vindictive master, takes shelter in a nunnery where three young nuns, Sister Alessandra, Sister Ginevra and Sister Fernanda, try unsuccessfully to find out what their purpose in life is, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Alison Brie  •  Dave Franco  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Kate Micucci

Garfagnana, Italy, 1347. The handsome servant Masseto, fleeing from his vindictive master, takes shelter in a nunnery where three young nuns, Sister Alessandra, Sister Ginevra and Sister Fernanda, try unsuccessfully to find out what their purpose in life is, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Alison Brie  •  Dave Franco  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Kate Micucci

Bel Canto (2018)

A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Ken Watanabe  •  Christopher Lambert  •  Sebastian Koch

A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Ken Watanabe  •  Christopher Lambert  •  Sebastian Koch

Fatherhood (2021)

A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Melody Hurd  •  Teneisha Collins

A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Melody Hurd  •  Teneisha Collins