Search results for "Paul Giamatti"


Robots (2005) RT 64% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge  •  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks

Safe Men (1998) RT 55% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Hamburg
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Steve Zahn  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Mark Ruffalo

Sideways (2004) RT 96% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Sandra Oh

Singles (1992) RT 80% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Sheila Kelley

The Hawk Is Dying (2007) RT 30% / Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2007

A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Julian Goldberger
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Michelle Williams  •  Michael Pitt  •  Rusty Schwimmer

The Nanny Diaries (2007) RT 34% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Dec 2007

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris Evans  •  Paul Giamatti

The Negotiator (1998)

The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey  •  David Morse  •  Ron Rifkin

The Truman Show (1998) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Laura Linney  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Natascha McElhone

Thunderpants (2002) RT 60% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jul 2007

An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Bruce Cook  •  Rupert Grint  •  Simon Callow  •  Stephen Fry

Sabrina (1995) RT 65% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2002

An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Ormond  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Angie Dickinson




If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2000

The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anne Heche  •  Martha Coolidge  •  Jane Anderson
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Marian Seldes  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Elizabeth Perkins

Storytelling (2001) RT 53% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 2002

College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Solondz
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Selma Blair  •  Leo Fitzpatrick  •  Robert Wisdom

Winchell (1998) RT 80% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Glenne Headly  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Christopher Plummer

Arresting Gena (1997)

A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Hannah Weyer
CAST:  Aesha Waks  •  Summer Phoenix  •  J. Smith-Cameron  •  Sam Rockwell

The Ides of March (2011) RT 84% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Marisa Tomei

Rock of Ages (2012) RT 41% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Adam Shankman
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Bryan Cranston  •  Malin Akerman  •  Russell Brand

Turbo (2013) RT 67% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2013

The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  David Soren
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Michael Peña  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Too Big to Fail (2011) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Paul Giamatti  •  James Woods  •  Matthew Modine

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

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) RT 52% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2014

For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Emma Stone  •  Dane DeHaan