Jessica Hecht

Jessica Hecht is an American stage and screen actress and singer, best known for her recurring roles as Susan Bunch on the television show "Friends" and Gretchen Schwartz on "Breaking Bad". She holds an BA in Drama from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

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Dan in Real Life (2007)

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Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Dane Cook  •  Dianne Wiest

Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Dane Cook  •  Dianne Wiest

Saving Face (2004)

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alice Wu
CAST:  Michelle Krusiec  •  Joan Chen  •  Lynn Chen  •  Ato Essandoh

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alice Wu
CAST:  Michelle Krusiec  •  Joan Chen  •  Lynn Chen  •  Ato Essandoh

Sideways (2004)

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Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Sandra Oh

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Sandra Oh

The Forgotten (2004)

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Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Matthew Pleszewicz

Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Matthew Pleszewicz

Stay (2005)

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Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Naomi Watts  •  Kate Burton

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Naomi Watts  •  Kate Burton

Quid Pro Quo (2008)

A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Brooks
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Rachel Black  •  Jessica Hecht

A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Brooks
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Rachel Black  •  Jessica Hecht

J. Edgar (2011)

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career, and his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Geoff Pierson  •  Naomi Watts  •  Josh Hamilton

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career, and his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Geoff Pierson  •  Naomi Watts  •  Josh Hamilton

Anesthesia (2016)

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Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Blake Nelson
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Glenn Close  •  Corey Stoll  •  Katie Chang

Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Blake Nelson
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Glenn Close  •  Corey Stoll  •  Katie Chang

Northern Borders (2015)

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In 1956, ten-year-old Austen Kittredge is sent to live on his grandparents’ Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers long-festering family secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Craven
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick  •  Tom Bodett

In 1956, ten-year-old Austen Kittredge is sent to live on his grandparents’ Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers long-festering family secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Craven
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick  •  Tom Bodett

The English Teacher (2013)

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Teacher Linda Sinclair balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Zisk
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Michael Angarano  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Lily Collins

Teacher Linda Sinclair balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Zisk
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Michael Angarano  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Lily Collins

The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)

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In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Madeline Carroll  •  Emma Fuhrmann

In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Madeline Carroll  •  Emma Fuhrmann

The Arm (2012)

In an attempt to keep up with social pressure in a technologically advanced world, Chance starts a texting relationship with Genevieve - a girl he meets at a yogurt shop. But when Genevieve dies while texting and driving it forces Chance to realize he was never in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brie Larson  •  Sarah Ramos  •  Jessie Ennis
CAST:  Miles Heizer  •  Logan Miller  •  Audrey Corsa  •  Jessica Makinson

In an attempt to keep up with social pressure in a technologically advanced world, Chance starts a texting relationship with Genevieve - a girl he meets at a yogurt shop. But when Genevieve dies while texting and driving it forces Chance to realize he was never in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brie Larson  •  Sarah Ramos  •  Jessie Ennis
CAST:  Miles Heizer  •  Logan Miller  •  Audrey Corsa  •  Jessica Makinson

The Sitter (2011)

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Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the neighbor's kid he gets a booty ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Jonah Hill  •  Max Records  •  Ari Graynor

Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the neighbor's kid he gets a booty ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Jonah Hill  •  Max Records  •  Ari Graynor

Reunion (2009)

Ten years after the death of a close friend, a group of Yale graduates who formed a secret society to make the world a better place reunite, only to discover how far from their ambitious, selfless goals they have strayed. Brett Cullen, Jessica Hecht and Jamey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Hruska
CAST:  Brett Cullen  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Jamey Sheridan  •  Zoe McLellan

Ten years after the death of a close friend, a group of Yale graduates who formed a secret society to make the world a better place reunite, only to discover how far from their ambitious, selfless goals they have strayed. Brett Cullen, Jessica Hecht and Jamey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Hruska
CAST:  Brett Cullen  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Jamey Sheridan  •  Zoe McLellan

Jump (1999)

Friends try to dissuade a suicidal man from jumping off a ledge, but they are not much better off than he is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin McCarthy
CAST:  James Le Gros  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Michael McGlone  •  Amanda Peet

Friends try to dissuade a suicidal man from jumping off a ledge, but they are not much better off than he is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin McCarthy
CAST:  James Le Gros  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Michael McGlone  •  Amanda Peet

Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)

Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Kathy Baker  •  Kohl Sudduth  •  Leslie Hope

Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Kathy Baker  •  Kohl Sudduth  •  Leslie Hope

Harvey (1996)

An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and her teenage daughter, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Harry Anderson  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Jonathan Banks

An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and her teenage daughter, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Harry Anderson  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Jonathan Banks

Anarchy TV (1998)

A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Blank
CAST:  Alan Thicke  •  Dweezil Zappa  •  Jonathan Penner  •  Jessica Hecht

A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Blank
CAST:  Alan Thicke  •  Dweezil Zappa  •  Jonathan Penner  •  Jessica Hecht

My Soul to Take (2010)

A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Max Thieriot  •  John Magaro  •  Denzel Whitaker  •  Zena Grey

A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Max Thieriot  •  John Magaro  •  Denzel Whitaker  •  Zena Grey

Seven Girlfriends (2000)

Jesse is charming, romantic, and he knows how to pop the question; he just can't face marriage. So, when he and Hannah split up during the same week that a former fiancée dies, he decides to figure things out. He visits each woman about whom he's been serious to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Lazarus
CAST:  Tim Daly  •  Laura Leighton  •  Jami Gertz  •  Olivia d'Abo

Jesse is charming, romantic, and he knows how to pop the question; he just can't face marriage. So, when he and Hannah split up during the same week that a former fiancée dies, he decides to figure things out. He visits each woman about whom he's been serious to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Lazarus
CAST:  Tim Daly  •  Laura Leighton  •  Jami Gertz  •  Olivia d'Abo
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