Search results for "Jacki Weaver"

Silver Linings Playbook (2012) RT 92% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2013

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Robert De Niro  •  Jacki Weaver

Alvin Purple (1973) RT Audience 44%

Alvin is your average guy, except for the fact women find him irresistible and chase him everywhere. He tries to avoid them and get psychiatric help but gets used by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burstall
CAST:  Graeme Blundell  •  Abigail  •  Lynette Curran  •  Christine Amor

Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) RT 94% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Vivean Gray  •  Helen Morse  •  Kirsty Child  •  Jacki Weaver

Squizzy Taylor (1982) RT Audience 33%

This Australian crime drama chronicles the life of notorious, keen witted, acid tongued 1920s Melbourne gangster Squizzy Taylor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin James Dobson
CAST:  David Atkins  •  Jacki Weaver  •  Alan Cassell  •  Steve Bisley

Caddie (1976) RT Audience 44%

Life's tough enough for a woman alone, but with two kids and the depression... it's a bugger! - but not for... CADDIE.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  Helen Morse  •  Takis Emmanuel  •  Jack Thompson  •  Jacki Weaver

Parkland (2013) RT 50% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 2013

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Landesman
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Ron Livingston  •  Tom Welling

Haunt (2014) RT 38% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jun 2014

An introverted teen sparks with his new neighbor, and together the couple begins to explore the haunted house that is family has unknowingly just purchased.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Mac Carter
CAST:  Jacki Weaver  •  Liana Liberato  •  Danielle Chuchran  •  Harrison Gilbertson

Magic in the Moonlight (2014) RT 52% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Dec 2014

Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Colin Firth  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Hamish Linklater

The Voices (2014) RT 73% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 2015

A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marjane Satrapi
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Jacki Weaver

Stoker (2013) RT 69% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2013

After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chan-wook Park
CAST:  Mia Wasikowska  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Matthew Goode

The Five-Year Engagement (2012) RT 63% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  Alison Brie  •  Jason Segel  •  Rhys Ifans

The Removalists (1975)

An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Jeffrey
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Peter Cummins  •  Jacki Weaver  •  Kate Fitzpatrick

The Naked Bunyip (1970)

A shy young man is hired by an ad agency to conduct a survey on sex in Australia. The somewhat clueless young man investigates homosexuality, transvestites, prostitution, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John B Murray
CAST:  Graeme Blundell  •  Barry Humphries  •  Jacki Weaver  •  James R. Ball

Summer Coda (2010) RT 57% / Audience 54%

Hitchhiking home to a family she's never known, Heidi meets Michael. In the stunning orange groves of country Australia, they embark on an adventure, discovering their secrets ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Gray
CAST:  Rachael Taylor  •  Jacki Weaver  •  Alex Dimitriades  •  Reef Ireland

Do I Have to Kill My Child? (1976)

A disturbing drama about a young mother who physically abuses her baby. Feeling overwhelmed and aware that she's not coping after the birth of her third child, she sends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  Jacki Weaver

Animal Kingdom (2010)

Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Michôd
CAST:  James Frecheville  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Guy Pearce

Stork (1971) RT Audience 42%

Stork is a gangly young man, a virgin with an overactive imagination who thinks he’s a revolutionary. Bored with a design job at General Motors Holden in Melbourne, he drops ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burstall
CAST:  Bruce Spence  •  Jacki Weaver  •  Graeme Blundell  •  Helmut Bakaitis

Petersen (1974)

Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burstall
CAST:  Jack Thompson  •  Jacki Weaver  •  Wendy Hughes  •  John Ewart

Three Blind Mice (2008) RT Audience 16%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Three young Navy officers hit Sydney for one last night on land before being shipped over to the Gulf to fight. Sam has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean has a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matthew Newton
CAST:  Toby Schmitz  •  Matthew Newton  •  Ewen Leslie  •  Jacki Weaver

Cosi (1996) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2003

Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Barry Otto  •  Toni Collette  •  Rachel Griffiths