Search results for "John Michael Higgins"


Yes Man (2008)

Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Rhys Darby  •  Sasha Alexander

Pitch Perfect (2012) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2012

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jason Moore
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Skylar Astin  •  Ben Platt  •  Brittany Snow

A Mighty Wind (2003) RT 88% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2003

In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Bob Balaban  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

Best in Show (2000) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara

Bicentennial Man (1999) RT 37% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Blade: Trinity (2004) RT 25% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2005

For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of the night. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David S. Goyer
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Dominic Purcell  •  Jessica Biel

Evan Almighty (2007) RT 23% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 2007

God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Lauren Graham  •  John Goodman  •  Jimmy Bennett

For Your Consideration (2006) RT 51% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)

After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Téa Leoni  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Richard Jenkins

G.I. Jane (1997) RT 55% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Jason Beghe




Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2004

In Harry Shearer's tongue-in-cheek comedy, a waiter at Zanbesu Glen (a chi-chi Northern California resort) uses his movie camera to spy on the annual communal vacation of a ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Harry Shearer
CAST:  Harry Shearer  •  Michael McKean  •  Alan Thicke  •  Peter Marshall

The Break-Up (2006) RT 33% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Pushed to the breaking-up point after their latest 'why can't you do this one little thing for me?' argument, Brooke calls it quits with her boyfriend Gary. What follows is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Cole Hauser

Vampire's Kiss (1988) RT 59% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  María Conchita Alonso  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Elizabeth Ashley

Wag the Dog (1997) RT 85% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 1998

During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Robert De Niro  •  Anne Heche  •  Denis Leary

The Late Shift (1996) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2005

David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  John Michael Higgins  •  Daniel Roebuck  •  Bob Balaban

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) RT 66% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2015

The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Banks
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Rebel Wilson  •  Brittany Snow  •  Hailee Steinfeld

Super Buddies (2013) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2013

When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Vince
CAST:  Michael Teigen  •  Tim Conway  •  Cooper Roth  •  Jeremy Shinder

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) RT 33% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Oct 2014

As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Seth MacFarlane
CAST:  Seth MacFarlane  •  Charlize Theron  •  Liam Neeson  •  Amanda Seyfried

Tom and Jerry: Robin Hood and his Merry Mouse (2012)

Robin Hood steals from the rich and give to the poor, and needs the help of Tom and Jerry! Your favorite daring duo aims to beloved medieval tale in a new film is all for one ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Spike Brandt  •  Tony Cervone
CAST:  Jamie Bamber  •  Charles Shaughnessy  •  John Michael Higgins  •  Grey DeLisle