Search results for "Frances McDormand"


Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) RT 35% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  John Malkovich  •  Ken Jeong  •  Frances McDormand

Raising Arizona (1987) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 1999

The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Holly Hunter  •  Trey Wilson  •  John Goodman

Barton Fink (1991) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  John Turturro  •  John Goodman  •  Judy Davis  •  Michael Lerner

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Bill Murray  •  Frances McDormand  •  Tilda Swinton

Almost Famous (2000) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Billy Crudup  •  Frances McDormand  •  Jason Lee

Æon Flux (2005)

400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Karyn Kusama
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Marton Csokas  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Sophie Okonedo

Beyond Rangoon (1995) RT 38% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2009

Patricia Arquette stars as American widow Laura Bowman, a young doctor who's unwittingly drawn into political turmoil while vacationing in Burma in the late 1980s, in this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Frances McDormand  •  U Aung Ko  •  Spalding Gray

Blood Simple (1984) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2001

The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  John Getz  •  Frances McDormand  •  Dan Hedaya  •  M. Emmet Walsh

Chattahoochee (1989) RT 17% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2003

In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Frances McDormand  •  M. Emmet Walsh

Fargo (1996)

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Frances McDormand  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Peter Stormare




Friends with Money (2006) RT 72% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 2006

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicole Holofcener
CAST:  Catherine Keener  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Timm Sharp  •  Joan Cusack

Laurel Canyon (2002) RT 68% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Christian Bale  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Natascha McElhone

Lone Star (1996)

When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Elizabeth Peña  •  Kris Kristofferson

Miller's Crossing (1990) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2003

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  John Turturro  •  Jon Polito

Mississippi Burning (1988) RT 89% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Frances McDormand  •  Brad Dourif

North Country (2005) RT 68% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Elle Peterson  •  Thomas Curtis  •  Frances McDormand

Primal Fear (1996) RT 74% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

Short Cuts (1993) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Something's Gotta Give (2003) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Diane Keaton  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Frances McDormand

The Butcher's Wife (1991) RT 21% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terry Hughes
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Jeff Daniels  •  George Dzundza  •  Mary Steenburgen