Steve Zissis

Her (2013)

RomanticEmotionalThought provokingTear-jerker

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Rooney Mara  •  Amy Adams

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Rooney Mara  •  Amy Adams

Bad Milo! (2013)

A horror comedy centered on a guy who learns that his unusual stomach problems are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Vaughan
CAST:  Ken Marino  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Peter Stormare  •  Stephen Root

A horror comedy centered on a guy who learns that his unusual stomach problems are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Vaughan
CAST:  Ken Marino  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Peter Stormare  •  Stephen Root

The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)

Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Mark Kelly  •  Steve Zissis  •  Jennifer Lafleur  •  Julie Vorus

Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Mark Kelly  •  Steve Zissis  •  Jennifer Lafleur  •  Julie Vorus

Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)

CleverEnjoyableBeautifulCharming

Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Jason Segel  •  Ed Helms  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Judy Greer

Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Jason Segel  •  Ed Helms  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Judy Greer

The Intervention (2005)

Sometimes one's friends may gang up on you to get you admit you're an alcoholic (after all its for your own good) What if they ganged up on you to get you to admit something else?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Steve Zissis  •  Mark Duplass  •  John Michael Cooper  •  Annmarie Mignini

Sometimes one's friends may gang up on you to get you admit you're an alcoholic (after all its for your own good) What if they ganged up on you to get you to admit something else?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Steve Zissis  •  Mark Duplass  •  John Michael Cooper  •  Annmarie Mignini

Cyrus (2010)

With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a battle of wits for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Jonah Hill  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Catherine Keener

With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a battle of wits for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Jonah Hill  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Catherine Keener

The Overbrook Brothers (2009)

Road movie about two brothers who drive to Texas to find out the truth behind their parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John E. Bryant
CAST:  Nathan Harlan  •  Mark Reeb  •  Laurel Whitsett  •  John Jones

Road movie about two brothers who drive to Texas to find out the truth behind their parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John E. Bryant
CAST:  Nathan Harlan  •  Mark Reeb  •  Laurel Whitsett  •  John Jones

Baghead (2008)

Four actors go to a cabin in the woods to write, direct, and act in a film that will jump-start their careers. Their idea is a horror film about a man with a bag over his head, but what happens when that man mysteriously shows up?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Ross Partridge  •  Steve Zissis  •  Greta Gerwig  •  Elise Muller

Four actors go to a cabin in the woods to write, direct, and act in a film that will jump-start their careers. Their idea is a horror film about a man with a bag over his head, but what happens when that man mysteriously shows up?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Duplass  •  Jay Duplass
CAST:  Ross Partridge  •  Steve Zissis  •  Greta Gerwig  •  Elise Muller

Another Evil (2017)

After encountering a ghost in his family's vacation home, Dan and his wife Mary hire an "industrial-grade exorcist" named Os to get rid of the beings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carson D. Mell
CAST:  Steve Zissis  •  Mark Proksch  •  Jennifer Irwin  •  Dax Flame

After encountering a ghost in his family's vacation home, Dan and his wife Mary hire an "industrial-grade exorcist" named Os to get rid of the beings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carson D. Mell
CAST:  Steve Zissis  •  Mark Proksch  •  Jennifer Irwin  •  Dax Flame

The House (2017)

When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew J. Cohen
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Will Ferrell  •  Allison Tolman  •  Rob Huebel

When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew J. Cohen
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Will Ferrell  •  Allison Tolman  •  Rob Huebel

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)

UpliftingEmotionalInspiringThought provoking

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Jonah Hill  •  Rooney Mara  •  Jack Black

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Jonah Hill  •  Rooney Mara  •  Jack Black

The Front Runner (2018)

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Vera Farmiga  •  J.K. Simmons  •  Alfred Molina

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Vera Farmiga  •  J.K. Simmons  •  Alfred Molina

Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

Collegian Tree Gelbman wakes up in horror to learn that she's stuck in a parallel universe. Her boyfriend Carter is now with someone else, and her friends and fellow students seem to be completely different versions of themselves. When Tree discovers that Carter's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Landon
CAST:  Jessica Rothe  •  Israel Broussard  •  Ruby Modine  •  Phi Vu

Collegian Tree Gelbman wakes up in horror to learn that she's stuck in a parallel universe. Her boyfriend Carter is now with someone else, and her friends and fellow students seem to be completely different versions of themselves. When Tree discovers that Carter's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Landon
CAST:  Jessica Rothe  •  Israel Broussard  •  Ruby Modine  •  Phi Vu

Bad Hair (2021)

In 1989, an ambitious young woman gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career may come at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Simien
CAST:  Elle Lorraine  •  Vanessa Williams  •  Jay Pharoah  •  Lena Waithe

In 1989, an ambitious young woman gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career may come at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Simien
CAST:  Elle Lorraine  •  Vanessa Williams  •  Jay Pharoah  •  Lena Waithe

Bliss (2021)

Slow movingBoringWeirdWhimsical

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Cahill
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Owen Wilson  •  Madeline Zima  •  Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Cahill
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Owen Wilson  •  Madeline Zima  •  Jorge Lendeborg Jr.