Search results for "Joaquin Phoenix"


Gladiator (2000) RT 76% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Oliver Reed

Her (2013) RT 95% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2014

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Rooney Mara  •  Amy Adams

8mm (1999) RT 22% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2001

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  James Gandolfini  •  Chris Bauer

Buffalo Soldiers (2001) RT 73% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Ed Harris  •  Scott Glenn  •  Anna Paquin

Clay Pigeons (1998) RT 63% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Gregory Sporleder

Earthlings (2005) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2008

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Shaun Monson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix

Hotel Rwanda (2004) RT 90% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Joaquin Phoenix

Inventing the Abbotts (1997) RT 31% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Liv Tyler  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Billy Crudup

It's All About Love (2003) RT 14% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Sep 2005

The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Thomas Vinterberg
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Claire Danes  •  Sean Penn  •  Douglas Henshall

Ladder 49 (2004) RT 40% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Under the watchful eye of his mentor, Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. However, Jack ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jay Russell
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  John Travolta  •  Jacinda Barrett  •  Robert Patrick




Parenthood (1989)

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Tom Hulce  •  Rick Moranis  •  Martha Plimpton

Quills (2000) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Kate Winslet  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Michael Caine

Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Rory Culkin  •  Abigail Breslin

To Die For (1995)

Suzanne Stone wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Matt Dillon  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Casey Affleck

U Turn (1997)

When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Nick Nolte  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Joaquin Phoenix

Walk the Line (2005)

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Robert Patrick

SpaceCamp (1986)

Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Harry Winer
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Lea Thompson  •  Kelly Preston  •  Larry B. Scott

The Yards (2000) RT 64% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Charlize Theron  •  James Caan

Return to Paradise (1998) RT 71% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Lewis, Sheriff and Tony are three friends vacationing in Malaysia. Sheriff and Tony eventually leave to pursue careers in New York, but Lewis stays behind to work with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Anne Heche  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  David Conrad

Inherent Vice (2014) RT 74% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2015

In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Josh Brolin  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jena Malone