Olivia Thirlby

Olivia Thirlby is an American actress best known for her role as Leah, the best friend of Elliot Page's character in the 2007 film Juno. In June 2008, Thirlby was described by Vanity Fair magazine as a member of "Hollywood's New Wave". Description above from the Wikipedia article Olivia Thirlby, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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Dredd (2012)

Action-packedFuturisticIntenseViolent

In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Lena Headey  •  Wood Harris

In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Lena Headey  •  Wood Harris

United 93 (2006)

Mind blowingClever

A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  J.J. Johnson  •  Polly Adams  •  Trish Gates  •  Nancy McDoniel

A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  J.J. Johnson  •  Polly Adams  •  Trish Gates  •  Nancy McDoniel

Margaret (2011)

DepressingHeartbreakingEmotionalTear-jerker

A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Lonergan
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Matt Damon  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Matthew Broderick

A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Lonergan
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Matt Damon  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Matthew Broderick

Breaking Upwards (2009)

'Breaking Upwards' explores a young, real-life New York couple who, four years in and battling codependency, decide to intricately strategize their own break up. Based on an actual experiment devised by director/actor Daryl Wein and actress Zoe Lister-Jones, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daryl Wein
CAST:  Zoe Lister-Jones  •  Daryl Wein  •  Julie White  •  Andrea Martin

'Breaking Upwards' explores a young, real-life New York couple who, four years in and battling codependency, decide to intricately strategize their own break up. Based on an actual experiment devised by director/actor Daryl Wein and actress Zoe Lister-Jones, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daryl Wein
CAST:  Zoe Lister-Jones  •  Daryl Wein  •  Julie White  •  Andrea Martin

Solitary Man (2009)

A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Mary-Louise Parker

A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Mary-Louise Parker

5 to 7 (2014)

A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Levin
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Bérénice Marlohe  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Lambert Wilson

A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Levin
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Bérénice Marlohe  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Lambert Wilson

Just Before I Go (2015)

Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for creating the shell of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Courteney Cox
CAST:  Seann William Scott  •  Garret Dillahunt  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Kate Walsh

Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for creating the shell of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Courteney Cox
CAST:  Seann William Scott  •  Garret Dillahunt  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Kate Walsh

Being Flynn (2012)

DramaticEmotionalDisturbing

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

Nobody Walks (2012)

A young woman's arrival sparks a surge of energy into a laid-back, artistic Los Angeles household, forcing the residents to confront their own fears and desires in an intricate dance of lust, denial and deception.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ry Russo-Young
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  John Krasinski  •  Jane Levy  •  Olivia Thirlby

A young woman's arrival sparks a surge of energy into a laid-back, artistic Los Angeles household, forcing the residents to confront their own fears and desires in an intricate dance of lust, denial and deception.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ry Russo-Young
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  John Krasinski  •  Jane Levy  •  Olivia Thirlby

No Strings Attached (2011)

InspiringBeautifulDepressingHeartbreaking

Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Greta Gerwig  •  Olivia Thirlby

Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Greta Gerwig  •  Olivia Thirlby

The Darkest Hour (2011)

In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Gorak
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Rachael Taylor  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Joel Kinnaman

In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Gorak
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Rachael Taylor  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Joel Kinnaman

Uncertainty (2009)

Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby and Kate are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very different directions. A seemingly ordinary July 4th is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott McGehee  •  David Siegel
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Lynn Collins  •  Assumpta Serna  •  Nelson Landrieu

Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby and Kate are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very different directions. A seemingly ordinary July 4th is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott McGehee  •  David Siegel
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Lynn Collins  •  Assumpta Serna  •  Nelson Landrieu

Eve (2008)

Kate is a young woman visiting her grandmother to talk about her mother "Eve" but instead she surprisingly ends up as both chauffeur and chaperone on her grandmother's romantic dinner date with a widower named Joe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Portman
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Olivia Thirlby

Kate is a young woman visiting her grandmother to talk about her mother "Eve" but instead she surprisingly ends up as both chauffeur and chaperone on her grandmother's romantic dinner date with a widower named Joe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Portman
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Olivia Thirlby

Love Comes Lately (2007)

Though approaching his eighties, Max Kohn shows no signs of slowing down. He pursues his love life - both real and imagined - with youthful vigor, thereby risking his relationship to Reisel, the woman he loves but neglects. LOVE COMES LATELY is a film about real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Schütte
CAST:  Otto Tausig  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tovah Feldshuh

Though approaching his eighties, Max Kohn shows no signs of slowing down. He pursues his love life - both real and imagined - with youthful vigor, thereby risking his relationship to Reisel, the woman he loves but neglects. LOVE COMES LATELY is a film about real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Schütte
CAST:  Otto Tausig  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tovah Feldshuh

The Answer Man (2009)

Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth. As Elizabeth's warmth starts to melt Arlen's cold heart, he comes to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hindman
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Lauren Graham  •  Lou Taylor Pucci  •  Olivia Thirlby

Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth. As Elizabeth's warmth starts to melt Arlen's cold heart, he comes to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hindman
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Lauren Graham  •  Lou Taylor Pucci  •  Olivia Thirlby

The Wackness (2008)

Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, who just happens ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Famke Janssen  •  Josh Peck  •  Olivia Thirlby

Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, who just happens ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Famke Janssen  •  Josh Peck  •  Olivia Thirlby

New York, I Love You (2008)

New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, into Tribeca, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Portman  •  Brett Ratner  •  Shunji Iwai  •  Yvan Attal  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Allen Hughes  •  Mira Nair  •  Fatih Akın  •  Joshua Marston  •  Randall Balsmeyer  •  Jiang Wen
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Christina Ricci

New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, into Tribeca, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Portman  •  Brett Ratner  •  Shunji Iwai  •  Yvan Attal  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Allen Hughes  •  Mira Nair  •  Fatih Akın  •  Joshua Marston  •  Randall Balsmeyer  •  Jiang Wen
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Christina Ricci

The Wedding Ringer (2015)

Thought provokingFunnyAction-packedFun

Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Garelick
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Josh Gad  •  Kaley Cuoco  •  Affion Crockett

Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Garelick
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Josh Gad  •  Kaley Cuoco  •  Affion Crockett

Between Us (2016)

Longtime couple Henry and Dianne are afraid that if they finally tie the knot it would mean the end of their days as free-spirited urbanites. But a whirlwind night apart involving temptations from a duo of strangers will either make them realize why they are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafael Palacio Illingworth
CAST:  Olivia Thirlby  •  Ben Feldman  •  Lio Tipton  •  Adam Goldberg

Longtime couple Henry and Dianne are afraid that if they finally tie the knot it would mean the end of their days as free-spirited urbanites. But a whirlwind night apart involving temptations from a duo of strangers will either make them realize why they are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafael Palacio Illingworth
CAST:  Olivia Thirlby  •  Ben Feldman  •  Lio Tipton  •  Adam Goldberg

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Patrick Alvarez
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Ezra Miller  •  Michael Angarano  •  Tye Sheridan

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Patrick Alvarez
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Ezra Miller  •  Michael Angarano  •  Tye Sheridan
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