Noah Baumbach

Noah Baumbach is an American filmmaker. He has written and directed the films The Squid and the Whale and Marriage Story, for both of which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Kicking and Screaming (1995)

After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to escape their university's pull. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Josh Hamilton  •  Olivia d'Abo  •  Carlos Jacott  •  Chris Eigeman

After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to escape their university's pull. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Josh Hamilton  •  Olivia d'Abo  •  Carlos Jacott  •  Chris Eigeman

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

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Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Willem Dafoe

Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Willem Dafoe

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

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Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Laura Linney  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Owen Kline

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Laura Linney  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Owen Kline

Greenberg (2010)

A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Ben Stiller  •  Chris Messina  •  Koby Rouviere

A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Ben Stiller  •  Chris Messina  •  Koby Rouviere

Frances Ha (2013)

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An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Mickey Sumner  •  Adam Driver  •  Michael Zegen

An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Mickey Sumner  •  Adam Driver  •  Michael Zegen

Conrad and Butler Take a Vacation (2000)

Two friends take a vacation that doesn't go as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Carlos Jacott  •  John Lehr

Two friends take a vacation that doesn't go as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Carlos Jacott  •  John Lehr

While We're Young (2015)

An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Adam Driver  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Naomi Watts

An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Adam Driver  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Naomi Watts

Highball (1997)

A newly married couple tries to enhance their social life by throwing fabulous parties and inviting all their friends in Brooklyn to their home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Justine Bateman  •  Noah Baumbach  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Andrea Bowen

A newly married couple tries to enhance their social life by throwing fabulous parties and inviting all their friends in Brooklyn to their home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Justine Bateman  •  Noah Baumbach  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Andrea Bowen

Mr. Jealousy (1997)

After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he discovers that her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Chris Eigeman  •  Carlos Jacott

After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he discovers that her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Chris Eigeman  •  Carlos Jacott

One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film (2014)

The grim woes that surrounded famed director Peter Bogdanovich and his film, "They All Laughed."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Teck
CAST:  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Wes Anderson  •  Noah Baumbach  •  Jeff Bridges

The grim woes that surrounded famed director Peter Bogdanovich and his film, "They All Laughed."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Teck
CAST:  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Wes Anderson  •  Noah Baumbach  •  Jeff Bridges

Mistress America (2015)

Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Lola Kirke  •  Charlie Gillette  •  Dean Wareham

Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Lola Kirke  •  Charlie Gillette  •  Dean Wareham

De Palma (2016)

An intimate conversation between filmmakers, chronicling De Palma’s 55-year career, his life, and his filmmaking process, with revealing anecdotes and, of course, a wealth of film clips.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach  •  Jake Paltrow
CAST:  Brian De Palma

An intimate conversation between filmmakers, chronicling De Palma’s 55-year career, his life, and his filmmaking process, with revealing anecdotes and, of course, a wealth of film clips.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach  •  Jake Paltrow
CAST:  Brian De Palma

Margot at the Wedding (2007)

Margot Zeller is a short story writer with a sharp wit and an even sharper tongue. On the eve of her estranged sister Pauline's wedding to unemployed musician/artist/depressive Malcolm at the family seaside home, Margot shows up unexpectedly to rekindle the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Jack Black  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Zane Pais

Margot Zeller is a short story writer with a sharp wit and an even sharper tongue. On the eve of her estranged sister Pauline's wedding to unemployed musician/artist/depressive Malcolm at the family seaside home, Margot shows up unexpectedly to rekindle the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Jack Black  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Zane Pais

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Ben Stiller  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Emma Thompson

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Ben Stiller  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Emma Thompson

Marriage Story (2019)

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Adam Driver  •  Laura Dern  •  Merritt Wever

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Adam Driver  •  Laura Dern  •  Merritt Wever

Marriage Story: From the Pages to the Performances (2019)

Join Oscar nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach, and Oscar nominees Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver and Laura Dern, as we take an intimate look at bringing the pages of Marriage Story to life.  (more)

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CAST:  Noah Baumbach  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Adam Driver  •  Laura Dern

Join Oscar nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach, and Oscar nominees Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver and Laura Dern, as we take an intimate look at bringing the pages of Marriage Story to life.  (more)

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CAST:  Noah Baumbach  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Adam Driver  •  Laura Dern

White Noise (2022)

Jack Gladney, professor of Hitler studies at The-College-on-the-Hill, husband to Babette, and father to four children/stepchildren, is torn asunder by a chemical spill from a rail car that releases an "Airborne Toxic Event", forcing Jack to confront his biggest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Adam Driver  •  Raffey Cassidy  •  May Nivola

Jack Gladney, professor of Hitler studies at The-College-on-the-Hill, husband to Babette, and father to four children/stepchildren, is torn asunder by a chemical spill from a rail car that releases an "Airborne Toxic Event", forcing Jack to confront his biggest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Adam Driver  •  Raffey Cassidy  •  May Nivola

André Gregory and Wallace Shawn (2009)

In this hour-long piece, recorded in 2009, filmmaker Noah Baumbach talks with his friends the writer-actors André Gregory and Wallace Shawn about their experiences making My Dinner with Andre. Baumbach speaks first with Gregory, and then with Shawn.  (more)

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CAST:  Noah Baumbach  •  Andre Gregory  •  Wallace Shawn

In this hour-long piece, recorded in 2009, filmmaker Noah Baumbach talks with his friends the writer-actors André Gregory and Wallace Shawn about their experiences making My Dinner with Andre. Baumbach speaks first with Gregory, and then with Shawn.  (more)

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CAST:  Noah Baumbach  •  Andre Gregory  •  Wallace Shawn