Samantha Mathis

Samantha Mathis is an American film and television actress.

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The American President (1995)

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Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Martin Sheen

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Martin Sheen

Searching for Debra Winger (2002)

Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rosanna Arquette
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Katrin Cartlidge

Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rosanna Arquette
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Katrin Cartlidge

American Psycho (2000)

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A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

Believe in Me (2006)

In a conservative small town, a young man's wish to coach high school basketball are tweaked by a school board decision that makes him the new coach of the girls' team.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Collector
CAST:  Jeffrey Donovan  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Bruce Dern  •  Bob Gunton

In a conservative small town, a young man's wish to coach high school basketball are tweaked by a school board decision that makes him the new coach of the girls' team.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Collector
CAST:  Jeffrey Donovan  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Bruce Dern  •  Bob Gunton

Broken Arrow (1996)

When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christian Slater  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Delroy Lindo

When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christian Slater  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Delroy Lindo

FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

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When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home: the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to defend FernGully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Kroyer
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Christian Slater  •  Robin Williams

When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home: the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to defend FernGully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Kroyer
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Christian Slater  •  Robin Williams

How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

Kids in America (2005)

Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious rebellion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Stolberg
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Stephanie Sherrin  •  Caitlin Wachs  •  Nicole Richie

Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious rebellion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Stolberg
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Stephanie Sherrin  •  Caitlin Wachs  •  Nicole Richie

Little Women (1994)

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Samantha Mathis

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Samantha Mathis

Pump Up the Volume (1990)

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Mark Hunter, a lonely high school student, uses his shortwave radio to moonlight as the popular pirate DJ "Hard Harry." When his show gets blamed for a teen committing suicide, the students clash with high school faculty and the authorities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Andy Romano  •  Keith Stuart Thayer  •  Cheryl Pollak

Mark Hunter, a lonely high school student, uses his shortwave radio to moonlight as the popular pirate DJ "Hard Harry." When his show gets blamed for a teen committing suicide, the students clash with high school faculty and the authorities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Andy Romano  •  Keith Stuart Thayer  •  Cheryl Pollak

Super Mario Bros. (1993)

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Samantha Mathis

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Samantha Mathis

The Punisher (2004)

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Hensleigh
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  John Travolta  •  Will Patton  •  Samantha Mathis

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Hensleigh
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  John Travolta  •  Will Patton  •  Samantha Mathis

Jack & Sarah (1995)

Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Sullivan
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Judi Dench  •  Eileen Atkins

Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Sullivan
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Judi Dench  •  Eileen Atkins

Order of Chaos (2010)

Almost rich, almost thirty, he never lies or cheats, even when his beautiful fiancé orders him around and his ball-busting boss uses threats as motivation. John never makes a sound, eager to do right. Rick Carlson is not. A smooth talking and coercive, Rick turns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vince Vieluf
CAST:  Rhys Coiro  •  Milo Ventimiglia  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Mimi Rogers

Almost rich, almost thirty, he never lies or cheats, even when his beautiful fiancé orders him around and his ball-busting boss uses threats as motivation. John never makes a sound, eager to do right. Rick Carlson is not. A smooth talking and coercive, Rick turns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vince Vieluf
CAST:  Rhys Coiro  •  Milo Ventimiglia  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Mimi Rogers

Good Day for It (2011)

A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Stagliano
CAST:  Robert Patrick  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Mika Boorem

A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Stagliano
CAST:  Robert Patrick  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Mika Boorem

Freak City (1999)

After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a rebellious young woman is disease-stricken. Upon being admitted to a nursing home, she finds hope in the most unlikely of places...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lynne Littman
CAST:  Samantha Mathis  •  Natalie Cole  •  Marlee Matlin  •  Peter Sarsgaard

After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a rebellious young woman is disease-stricken. Upon being admitted to a nursing home, she finds hope in the most unlikely of places...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lynne Littman
CAST:  Samantha Mathis  •  Natalie Cole  •  Marlee Matlin  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Atlas Shrugged: Part II (2012)

The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Putch
CAST:  Samantha Mathis  •  Jason Beghe  •  Esai Morales  •  Patrick Fabian

The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Putch
CAST:  Samantha Mathis  •  Jason Beghe  •  Esai Morales  •  Patrick Fabian

Cold Sassy Tree (1989)

In the early 20th century, an independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed an older local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Tewkesbury
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Richard Widmark  •  Frances Fisher  •  Lee Garlington

In the early 20th century, an independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed an older local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Tewkesbury
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Richard Widmark  •  Frances Fisher  •  Lee Garlington

Camilla Dickinson (2012)

Fifteen-year-old Camilla Dickinson leads a sheltered life in New York City until her parents' marriage begins to fall apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cornelia Moore
CAST:  Adelaide Clemens  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Gregg Sulkin  •  Cary Elwes

Fifteen-year-old Camilla Dickinson leads a sheltered life in New York City until her parents' marriage begins to fall apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cornelia Moore
CAST:  Adelaide Clemens  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Gregg Sulkin  •  Cary Elwes

Unanswered Prayers (2012)

After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava Andersson, who visits ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Schachter
CAST:  Eric Close  •  Ricardo Sosa Jr.  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Dionne Audain

After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava Andersson, who visits ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Schachter
CAST:  Eric Close  •  Ricardo Sosa Jr.  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Dionne Audain
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