Search results for "Paul Dano"


Wildlife (2018)

14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry—a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Dano
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Carey Mulligan  •  Ed Oxenbould  •  Bill Camp

Looper (2012) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2012

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rian Johnson
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Blunt  •  Paul Dano

Prisoners (2013) RT 81% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Dec 2013

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Denis Villeneuve
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Paul Dano  •  Maria Bello

Ruby Sparks (2012) RT 78% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Paul Dano  •  Deborah Ann Woll

L.I.E. (2001) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2002

In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Cuesta
CAST:  Paul Dano  •  Bruce Altman  •  Brian Cox  •  Billy Kay

Little Miss Sunshine (2006) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Toni Collette  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Paul Dano

Taking Lives (2004) RT 22% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  D.J. Caruso
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Gena Rowlands

The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005) RT 47% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Jack Slavin is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Camilla Belle  •  Catherine Keener  •  Ryan McDonald

The Girl Next Door (2004) RT 55% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Elisha Cuthbert  •  James Remar

The King (2005) RT 56% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2006

A motiveless malignancy? Elvis leaves the Navy and heads for Texas where he contacts his father, whom he's never met, the pastor at a Christian community church. Pastor Dave ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Gael García Bernal  •  William Hurt  •  Pell James  •  Paul Dano




There Will Be Blood (2007) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Paul Dano  •  Dillon Freasier  •  Ciarán Hinds

Where the Wild Things Are (2009) RT 73% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Catherine Keener  •  Max Records  •  Lauren Ambrose  •  James Gandolfini

Explicit Ills (2008) RT 54% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The film follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Paul Dano  •  Jermaine Crawford  •  Rebecca Comerford

Being Flynn (2012) RT 51% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2012

During his twenties, a young man works at various homeless shelters in Boston, where he often intersects with his brilliant but troubled father.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

For Ellen (2012) RT 66% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Feb 2013

After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  So Yong Kim
CAST:  Paul Dano  •  Jon Heder  •  Jena Malone  •  Margarita Levieva

The Newcomers (2000) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A 12-year-old boy and his family start life over in a new town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  James Allen Bradley
CAST:  Christopher McCoy  •  Matt McCoy  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Elizabeth Duff

Meek's Cutoff (2010) RT 86% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2011

Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Paul Dano  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Shirley Henderson  •  Neal Huff

Cowboys & Aliens (2011) RT 43% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 2011

A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Harrison Ford  •  Daniel Craig  •  Sam Rockwell