Joey Slotnick

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

EnjoyableAdventurousUpliftingThought provoking

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Shirley MacLaine

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Shirley MacLaine

A League of Their Own (1992)

Thought provokingUpliftingFunnyReal

As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey. Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson and Kit Keller spar with each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Geena Davis  •  Madonna  •  Lori Petty

As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey. Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson and Kit Keller spar with each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Geena Davis  •  Madonna  •  Lori Petty

Blast from the Past (1999)

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Christopher Walken  •  Sissy Spacek

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Christopher Walken  •  Sissy Spacek

Hollow Man (2000)

Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can determine how to make him visible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Josh Brolin  •  Kim Dickens

Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can determine how to make him visible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Josh Brolin  •  Kim Dickens

Idle Hands (1999)

Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's playground has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodman Flender
CAST:  Devon Sawa  •  Seth Green  •  Jessica Alba  •  Vivica A. Fox

Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's playground has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodman Flender
CAST:  Devon Sawa  •  Seth Green  •  Jessica Alba  •  Vivica A. Fox

Memron (2004)

Mockumentary of the Enron scandal. The bankrupt company's CEO (McShane) is locked away at a country club prison where he spends his time practicing his golf swing. Meanwhile, his greedy wife (Forlani) spends what cash is left, and the company's former employees ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Hower
CAST:  Wynn Irwin  •  Claire Forlani  •  Mary Pat Gleason  •  Joey Slotnick

Mockumentary of the Enron scandal. The bankrupt company's CEO (McShane) is locked away at a country club prison where he spends his time practicing his golf swing. Meanwhile, his greedy wife (Forlani) spends what cash is left, and the company's former employees ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Hower
CAST:  Wynn Irwin  •  Claire Forlani  •  Mary Pat Gleason  •  Joey Slotnick

Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

The story about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martyn Burke
CAST:  Noah Wyle  •  Joey Slotnick  •  J.G. Hertzler  •  Anthony Michael Hall

The story about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martyn Burke
CAST:  Noah Wyle  •  Joey Slotnick  •  J.G. Hertzler  •  Anthony Michael Hall

Twister (1996)

An unprecedented series of violent tornadoes is sweeping across Oklahoma. Tornado chasers, headed by Dr. Jo Harding, attempt to release a groundbreaking device that will allow them to track them and create a more advanced warning system. They are joined by Jo's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bill Paxton  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jami Gertz

An unprecedented series of violent tornadoes is sweeping across Oklahoma. Tornado chasers, headed by Dr. Jo Harding, attempt to release a groundbreaking device that will allow them to track them and create a more advanced warning system. They are joined by Jo's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bill Paxton  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jami Gertz

Judas Kiss (1998)

The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Gutiérrez
CAST:  Carla Gugino  •  Simon Baker  •  Emma Thompson  •  Alan Rickman

The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Gutiérrez
CAST:  Carla Gugino  •  Simon Baker  •  Emma Thompson  •  Alan Rickman

Since You've Been Gone (1998)

The story of a 10th anniversary High School reunion, told through the eyes of a doctor who was humiliated on graduation day by being badly beaten up by a fellow graduate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Schwimmer
CAST:  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Teri Hatcher  •  David Schwimmer  •  Joey Slotnick

The story of a 10th anniversary High School reunion, told through the eyes of a doctor who was humiliated on graduation day by being badly beaten up by a fellow graduate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Schwimmer
CAST:  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Teri Hatcher  •  David Schwimmer  •  Joey Slotnick

The Dictator (2012)

FunnyUpliftingBrilliantGoofy

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Sayed Badreya  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Rocky Citron

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Sayed Badreya  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Rocky Citron

Too Big to Fail (2011)

An intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Paul Giamatti  •  James Woods  •  Matthew Modine

An intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Paul Giamatti  •  James Woods  •  Matthew Modine

The Cobbler (2014)

Fun

Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McCarthy
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Adam Sandler  •  Dan Stevens  •  Dustin Hoffman

Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McCarthy
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Adam Sandler  •  Dan Stevens  •  Dustin Hoffman

Elevator (2011)

Nine people are stuck in an elevator. One of them has a ticking bomb that can't be defused. The other eight will do anything to survive. There is no escape and no promise of rescue. As the tension in the elevator mounts the unthinkable soon becomes the only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stig Svendsen
CAST:  Anita Briem  •  John Getz  •  Shirley Knight  •  Michael Mercurio

Nine people are stuck in an elevator. One of them has a ticking bomb that can't be defused. The other eight will do anything to survive. There is no escape and no promise of rescue. As the tension in the elevator mounts the unthinkable soon becomes the only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stig Svendsen
CAST:  Anita Briem  •  John Getz  •  Shirley Knight  •  Michael Mercurio

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)

After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Krasinski
CAST:  Julianne Nicholson  •  Ben Shenkman  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Michael Cerveris

After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Krasinski
CAST:  Julianne Nicholson  •  Ben Shenkman  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Michael Cerveris

Dinner and Driving (1997)

A newly married couple faces problems in the form of siblings, friends and exes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Trilling
CAST:  Caroline Aaron  •  Joey Slotnick  •  Brigitte Bako  •  Sam Robards

A newly married couple faces problems in the form of siblings, friends and exes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Trilling
CAST:  Caroline Aaron  •  Joey Slotnick  •  Brigitte Bako  •  Sam Robards

Humor Me (2017)

With an interminable case of writer's block and a personal family crisis, playwright Nate is forced to move into his father's retirement community.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Hoffman
CAST:  Jemaine Clement  •  Elliott Gould  •  Ingrid Michaelson  •  Annie Potts

With an interminable case of writer's block and a personal family crisis, playwright Nate is forced to move into his father's retirement community.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Hoffman
CAST:  Jemaine Clement  •  Elliott Gould  •  Ingrid Michaelson  •  Annie Potts

The Goldfinch (2019)

IntenseOriginalDramaticSlow burner

A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Ansel Elgort  •  Oakes Fegley  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Finn Wolfhard

A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Ansel Elgort  •  Oakes Fegley  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Finn Wolfhard

I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2006)

Life has its downs for James, living with his mom in Chicago at 39, an aging performer at Second City, eating and weighing too much. A woman he's been dating drops him, as does his agent, her brother. James turns down roles in local TV, roles that make him sad. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Garlin
CAST:  Jeff Garlin  •  Sarah Silverman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Elle Fanning

Life has its downs for James, living with his mom in Chicago at 39, an aging performer at Second City, eating and weighing too much. A woman he's been dating drops him, as does his agent, her brother. James turns down roles in local TV, roles that make him sad. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Garlin
CAST:  Jeff Garlin  •  Sarah Silverman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Elle Fanning

The Plane

After a heroic job of successfully landing his storm-damaged aircraft in a war zone, Brodie Torrance finds himself caught between the agendas of multiple militias that are planning to take the plane and its passengers hostage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Richet
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Mike Colter  •  Daniella Pineda  •  Kelly Gale

After a heroic job of successfully landing his storm-damaged aircraft in a war zone, Brodie Torrance finds himself caught between the agendas of multiple militias that are planning to take the plane and its passengers hostage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Richet
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Mike Colter  •  Daniella Pineda  •  Kelly Gale
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