Search results for "Jennifer Jason Leigh"


The Anniversary Party (2001)

While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Alan Cumming
CAST:  Alan Cumming  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  John Benjamin Hickey  •  Parker Posey

Synecdoche, New York (2008) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlie Kaufman
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Samantha Morton  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Michelle Williams

Bastard Out of Carolina (1996) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anjelica Huston
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Lyle Lovett  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jena Malone

Easy Money (1983) RT 56% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jul 2000

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Signorelli
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Joe Pesci  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Candice Azzara

Existenz (1999) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Jude Law  •  Ian Holm  •  Willem Dafoe

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) RT 78% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Robert Romanus

Flesh and Blood (1985) RT Audience 67%

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Tom Burlinson  •  Jack Thompson

Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

Miami Blues (1990) RT 81% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2002

When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Fred Ward  •  Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow




Palindromes (2004) RT 42% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Solondz
CAST:  Matthew Faber  •  Angela Pietropinto  •  Bill Buell  •  Emani Sledge

Road to Perdition (2002) RT 81% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Liam Aiken  •  Paul Newman

Rush (1991) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Undercover cop Jim Raynor (Jason Patric) is a seasoned veteran. His partner, Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is lacking in experience, but he thinks she's tough enough ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lili Fini Zanuck
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Sam Elliott  •  Max Perlich

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

Single White Female (1992) RT 56% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Steven Weber  •  Peter Friedman

Skipped Parts (2000) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A woman and her son must leave a small South Carolina town because of her wild behavior.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Mischa Barton  •  Bug Hall

The Hitcher (1986) RT 61% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 1999

A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Jeffrey DeMunn

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) RT 57% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 1999

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Paul Newman  •  Charles Durning

The Jacket (2005) RT 44% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Maybury
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Keira Knightley  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

The Machinist (2004) RT 77% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2005

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Aitana Sánchez-Gijón  •  John Sharian