Search results for "Gillian Jacobs"

The Queen of Code (2015)

Grace Hopper dedicated her life to bringing computers to the masses, when most supposed the technology was only useful for scientists and the military. Through her genius, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gillian Jacobs

The Box (2009) RT 45% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Feb 2010

Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Kelly
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  James Marsden  •  Frank Langella  •  Michael Zegen

Solitary Man (2009) RT 80% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2010

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

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

Blackbird (2007)

In 1990s New York City, teen runaway Froggy is caught in the throes of heroin addiction as she falls in love with a fellow junky, war veteran Baylis. The couple finds comfort ...  (more)

CAST:  Gillian Jacobs  •  Paul Sparks  •  Michael Shannon  •  Danny Hoch

The Big Ask (2014) RT 50% / Audience 27%

The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Thomas Beatty  •  Rebecca Fishman
CAST:  David Krumholtz  •  Zachary Knighton  •  Jason Ritter  •  Melanie Lynskey

It's Not You It's Me (2013) RT Audience 60%

A young woman's relationship takes a dark turn when every sound her boyfriend makes starts to annoy her. We don't want to spoil the ending for you, but things get a little messy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Matt Spicer
CAST:  Gillian Jacobs  •  Fran Kranz  •  Ithamar Enriquez  •  Rob Huebel

Bad Milo! (2013) RT 60% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A horror comedy centered on a guy who learns that his unusual stomach problems are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Jacob Vaughan
CAST:  Ken Marino  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Peter Stormare  •  Stephen Root

Life Partners (2014) RT 63% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 2015

A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Susanna Fogel
CAST:  Leighton Meester  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Gabourey Sidibe  •  Beth Dover

Walk of Shame (2014) RT 12% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jun 2014

A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Elizabeth Banks  •  James Marsden  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Ethan Suplee

Made in Cleveland (2013) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2016

Tale of life, love and the pursuit of happiness... in Cleveland. Nine vignettes about love: an old war hero defends the honor and memory of a long-lost love; a man's past ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jamie Babbit  •  Robert C. Banks  •  Tony Hartman  •  Sage O'Bryant  •  Cigdem Slankard  •  Eric Swinderman  •  Amy Tankersley Swinderman
CAST:  Gillian Jacobs  •  Busy Philipps  •  Robbie Barnes  •  Jessy Leigh

Revenge for Jolly! (2012) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: May 2013

Harry (Brian Petsos) is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil (Oscar Issac), to discover that his little dog ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Chadd Harbold
CAST:  Brian Petsos  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Elijah Wood  •  Ryan Phillippe

Adventures in the Sin Bin (2012) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Brian is a private school student who routinely lends his van out so fellow students can have sex in it. When he is invited to become friends with Tony, the school's big man ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Billy Federighi
CAST:  Michael Seater  •  Emily Meade  •  Bo Burnham  •  Brian Petsos

Watching TV with the Red Chinese (2011) RT 40% / Audience 75%

In New York City in 1980, Dexter Mitchell plays half-willing big brother to his neighbors, a trio of exchange students from the People's Republic of China.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shimon Dotan
CAST:  Ryan O'Nan  •  Leonardo Nam  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  James Chen

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) RT 36% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 2013

After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Don Scardino
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jim Carrey  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Olivia Wilde

Let Go (2011) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Walter Dishman, a married and melancholy parole officer, deals with three eccentric ex-convicts who have been placed under his supervision.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Brian Jett
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  David Denman  •  Ed Asner

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) RT 55% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Oct 2012

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lorene Scafaria
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Steve Carell  •  Melanie Lynskey  •  Patton Oswalt

NoNames (2010) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2012

About a tight group of friends living in a small, forgotten, Wisconsin town. The story revolves around Kevin and his fight to find a new life for himself after 30 years of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kathy Lindboe
CAST:  Joel Aggerholm  •  Joe Battaglia  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  James Badge Dale

Coach (2010) RT Audience 4%

DVD release: May 2000

A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
CAST:  Liane Balaban  •  James Biberi  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Gillian Jacobs