Search results for "Brittany Murphy"


The Brittany Murphy Story (2014) RT Audience 11%

A look at Brittany Murphy's rise to Hollywood fame in the 1990s, her struggles with celebrity and self-esteem, and her mysterious death in 2009 at the age of 32.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joe Menendez
CAST:  Amanda Fuller  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Chloë Crampton  •  Eric Petersen

Drive (1997) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Drive follows Toby Wong (Mark Dacascos), whose employers at Hong Kong's Leung Corporation have implanted in his chest a bio-energy module that enhances his physical abilities. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steve Wang
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  Kadeem Hardison  •  John Pyper-Ferguson  •  Brittany Murphy

8 Mile (2002) RT 76% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2003

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eminem  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kim Basinger  •  Brittany Murphy

Cherry Falls (2000) RT 50% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Cherry Falls is a quiet little town - until the night that a serial killer begins preying on its youth. After a third teen is found slain, the killer's modus operandi emerges: ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Wright
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Jay Mohr  •  Michael Biehn  •  Jesse Bradford

Clueless (1995) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Stacey Dash  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Paul Rudd

Common Ground (2000) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2004

This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Donna Deitch
CAST:  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Mimi Rogers  •  Margot Kidder

Don't Say a Word (2001) RT 24% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Feb 2002

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Bean  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Skye McCole Bartusiak

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) RT 44% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2001

In a small Minnesota town, the annual beauty pageant is being covered by a TV crew. Former winner Gladys Leeman wants to make sure her daughter follows in her footsteps; ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Patrick Jann
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Allison Janney  •  Denise Richards

Girl, Interrupted (1999) RT 54% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, "Girl, Interrupted" is the searing true story of Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), a young woman who finds herself at a renowned ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Happy Feet (2006) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui




Just Married (2003) RT 20% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Tom Leezak and Sarah McNerney fall in love and plan to get married, despite opposition from Sarah's uptight, rich family. When they do get married, and get a chance to prove ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Ashton Kutcher  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Christian Kane  •  David Moscow

Little Black Book (2004) RT 21% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Holly Hunter  •  Kathy Bates  •  Ron Livingston

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) RT 49% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Steve Zahn  •  Adam Garcia  •  Brittany Murphy

Sin City (2005)

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Clive Owen  •  Jessica Alba

Spun (2002)

Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonas Åkerlund
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Brittany Murphy  •  John Leguizamo

The Groomsmen (2006) RT 52% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Nov 2006

A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Heather Burns  •  John Leguizamo  •  Brittany Murphy

Uptown Girls (2003) RT 14% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Boaz Yakin
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marley Shelton  •  Donald Faison

Good Boy! (2003) RT 44% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Mar 2004

An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Robert Hoffman
CAST:  Molly Shannon  •  Liam Aiken  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Donald Faison

Freeway (1996) RT 76% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Matthew Bright
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Wolfgang Bodison  •  Dan Hedaya

Bongwater (1997) RT 17% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2001

David (Luke Wilson) is an artist and a pothead. He's fallen in love with the beautiful and sexy Serena (Alicia Witt), and things are going simply splendidly until poor David's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Sears
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Jack Black  •  Andy Dick  •  Brittany Murphy