Miguel Arteta

Miguel Arteta (born 1965) is a Puerto Rican director.

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

The Good Girl (2002)

A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Deborah Rush  •  Mike White  •  John Carroll Lynch

A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Deborah Rush  •  Mike White  •  John Carroll Lynch

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

Misfire: The Rise and Fall of the Shooting Gallery (2013)

A documentary about the influential independent film production company The Shooting Gallery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whitney Ransick
CAST:  Ray Angelic  •  Miguel Arteta  •  Mark Chandler Bailey  •  Eamonn Bowles

A documentary about the influential independent film production company The Shooting Gallery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whitney Ransick
CAST:  Ray Angelic  •  Miguel Arteta  •  Mark Chandler Bailey  •  Eamonn Bowles

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)

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Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Bella Thorne

Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Bella Thorne

Cedar Rapids (2011)

A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Anne Heche  •  Ed Helms  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  John C. Reilly

A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Anne Heche  •  Ed Helms  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  John C. Reilly

Star Maps (1997)

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Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Douglas Spain  •  Efrain Figueroa  •  Kandeyce Jorden  •  Martha Velez

Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Douglas Spain  •  Efrain Figueroa  •  Kandeyce Jorden  •  Martha Velez

Chinatown Film Project (2009)

Chinatown is an evocative place. It exists in our cities, in our imaginations, on our television screens, and in our memories. It is at once a sprawling, vibrant immigrant community and a forgotten strip mall of buffet restaurants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang  •  Miguel Arteta  •  Jem Cohen  •  Bradley Rust Gray  •  So Yong Kim  •  Cary Joji Fukunaga  •  Rose Troche  •  Shelly Silver  •  Richard Wong  •  Sam Pollard  •  Patty Chang
CAST:  Brian Yang

Chinatown is an evocative place. It exists in our cities, in our imaginations, on our television screens, and in our memories. It is at once a sprawling, vibrant immigrant community and a forgotten strip mall of buffet restaurants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang  •  Miguel Arteta  •  Jem Cohen  •  Bradley Rust Gray  •  So Yong Kim  •  Cary Joji Fukunaga  •  Rose Troche  •  Shelly Silver  •  Richard Wong  •  Sam Pollard  •  Patty Chang
CAST:  Brian Yang

Youth in Revolt (2009)

As a fan of Albert Camus and Jean-Luc Godard, teenage Nick Twisp is definitely out of his element when his mother and her boyfriend move the family to a trailer park. When a pretty neighbor named Sheeni plays records by French crooners, it's love at first sight for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Justin Long  •  Jean Smart

As a fan of Albert Camus and Jean-Luc Godard, teenage Nick Twisp is definitely out of his element when his mother and her boyfriend move the family to a trailer park. When a pretty neighbor named Sheeni plays records by French crooners, it's love at first sight for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Justin Long  •  Jean Smart

Digging for Fire (2015)

Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't want him to dig any further, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Jake Johnson  •  Rosemarie DeWitt  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Alicia Van Couvering

Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't want him to dig any further, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Jake Johnson  •  Rosemarie DeWitt  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Alicia Van Couvering

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

Beatriz at Dinner (2017)

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Salma Hayek Pinault  •  John Lithgow  •  Connie Britton  •  Jay Duplass

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Salma Hayek Pinault  •  John Lithgow  •  Connie Britton  •  Jay Duplass

Duck Butter (2018)

Dissatisfied with the dishonesty they see in dating, strangers Naima and Sergio make a pact to spend 24 straight hours together in an attempt to fast forward their relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Alia Shawkat  •  Laia Costa  •  Mae Whitman  •  Hong Chau

Dissatisfied with the dishonesty they see in dating, strangers Naima and Sergio make a pact to spend 24 straight hours together in an attempt to fast forward their relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Alia Shawkat  •  Laia Costa  •  Mae Whitman  •  Hong Chau

Like a Boss (2020)

Two female friends with very different ideals decide to start a beauty company together. One is more practical, while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Tiffany Haddish  •  Rose Byrne  •  Salma Hayek Pinault  •  Ari Graynor

Two female friends with very different ideals decide to start a beauty company together. One is more practical, while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Tiffany Haddish  •  Rose Byrne  •  Salma Hayek Pinault  •  Ari Graynor

Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody? (2005)

A man with a clipboard asks passersby a survey question: "Are you the favorite person of anybody?" He has a scale, from "very certain" on down. His manner is open. He offers oranges to one respondent. He talks, one at a time, to three people. Their answers, however ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Mike White  •  Miranda July

A man with a clipboard asks passersby a survey question: "Are you the favorite person of anybody?" He has a scale, from "very certain" on down. His manner is open. He offers oranges to one respondent. He talks, one at a time, to three people. Their answers, however ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Mike White  •  Miranda July

Yes Day (2021)

A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Jenna Ortega  •  Edgar Ramírez  •  Everly Carganilla

A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Jenna Ortega  •  Edgar Ramírez  •  Everly Carganilla