James Gray

James Gray (born 1969) is an American film director and screenwriter.

Little Odessa (1994)

The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Tim Roth  •  Moira Kelly  •  Vanessa Redgrave

The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Tim Roth  •  Moira Kelly  •  Vanessa Redgrave

The Yards (2000)

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big contractors; he's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Charlize Theron  •  James Caan

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big contractors; he's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Charlize Theron  •  James Caan

The Immigrant (2013)

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1921 New York. An immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Dagmara Domińczyk

1921 New York. An immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Dagmara Domińczyk

The Lost City of Z (2016)

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Sienna Miller  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Tom Holland

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Sienna Miller  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Tom Holland

Two Lovers (2008)

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A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Vinessa Shaw

A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Vinessa Shaw

We Own the Night (2007)

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Eva Mendes  •  Alex Veadov  •  Mark Wahlberg

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Eva Mendes  •  Alex Veadov  •  Mark Wahlberg

Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)

Filmmakers discuss the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock and the book “Hitchcock/Truffaut” (“Le cinéma selon Hitchcock”), written by François Truffaut and published in 1966.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kent Jones
CAST:  Bob Balaban  •  Martin Scorsese  •  Wes Anderson  •  Peter Bogdanovich

Filmmakers discuss the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock and the book “Hitchcock/Truffaut” (“Le cinéma selon Hitchcock”), written by François Truffaut and published in 1966.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kent Jones
CAST:  Bob Balaban  •  Martin Scorsese  •  Wes Anderson  •  Peter Bogdanovich

Ad Astra (2019)

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The near future, a time when both hope and hardships drive humanity to look to the stars and beyond. While a mysterious phenomenon menaces to destroy life on planet Earth, astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across the immensity of space and its many perils ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Ruth Negga  •  Donald Sutherland

The near future, a time when both hope and hardships drive humanity to look to the stars and beyond. While a mysterious phenomenon menaces to destroy life on planet Earth, astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across the immensity of space and its many perils ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Ruth Negga  •  Donald Sutherland

Un Américain nommé Kazan (2019)

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DIRECTION:  Claire Duguet
CAST:  Elia Kazan  •  Patricia Bosworth  •  Jay Cocks  •  James Gray

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DIRECTION:  Claire Duguet
CAST:  Elia Kazan  •  Patricia Bosworth  •  Jay Cocks  •  James Gray

Le Nozze di Figaro (2019)

In this new "Marriage of Figaro", Jérémie Rhorer revisits this composer and US film director James Gray makes his first foray into opera. This opera is recorded for broadcast by Louise Narboni.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray  •  Louise Narboni
CAST:  Anna Aglatova  •  Robert Gleadow  •  Stéphane Degout  •  Vannina Santoni

In this new "Marriage of Figaro", Jérémie Rhorer revisits this composer and US film director James Gray makes his first foray into opera. This opera is recorded for broadcast by Louise Narboni.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray  •  Louise Narboni
CAST:  Anna Aglatova  •  Robert Gleadow  •  Stéphane Degout  •  Vannina Santoni

Cowboys and Angels (1991)

This is James Gray's student film from the University of Southern California. It involves a private detective who recalls a story involving a young girl who has become a stripper and her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Jack Kent  •  Dionne Barnes

This is James Gray's student film from the University of Southern California. It involves a private detective who recalls a story involving a young girl who has become a stripper and her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Jack Kent  •  Dionne Barnes

At Sundance (1995)

A group portrait of filmmakers attend the 1995 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring Matthew Harrison, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Todd Haynes, Greg Araki, Abel Ferrara, Atom Egoyan, James Gray, Robert Redford, Haskell Wexler, among many others. Co-directed by Amy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda  •  Amy Hobby
CAST:  Michael Almereyda  •  Robert Redford  •  Matthew Harrison  •  James Mangold

A group portrait of filmmakers attend the 1995 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring Matthew Harrison, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Todd Haynes, Greg Araki, Abel Ferrara, Atom Egoyan, James Gray, Robert Redford, Haskell Wexler, among many others. Co-directed by Amy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda  •  Amy Hobby
CAST:  Michael Almereyda  •  Robert Redford  •  Matthew Harrison  •  James Mangold

Godard Made in USA (2010)

Documentary by Luc Lagier exploring Godard's career as a filmmaker, the production of Breathless and his influence and his relationship with American cinema.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Lagier
CAST:  Robert Benton  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Brian De Palma  •  William Friedkin

Documentary by Luc Lagier exploring Godard's career as a filmmaker, the production of Breathless and his influence and his relationship with American cinema.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Lagier
CAST:  Robert Benton  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Brian De Palma  •  William Friedkin

Armageddon Time

A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story about James Gray growing up in Queens in the 1980s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Robert De Niro  •  Oscar Isaac

A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story about James Gray growing up in Queens in the 1980s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Robert De Niro  •  Oscar Isaac