Search results for "Richard Linklater"


Before Midnight (2013) RT 98% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 2013

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick  •  Jennifer Prior

Before Sunrise (1995) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Andrea Eckert  •  Hanno Pöschl

A Scanner Darkly (2006) RT 69% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2006

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Winona Ryder  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Mitch Baker

Waking Life (2001) RT 80% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2002

Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Wiley Wiggins  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Ken Webster

Bad News Bears (2005) RT 48% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Ken Medlock  •  Aman Johal  •  Greg Kinnear

Before Sunset (2004) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vernon Dobtcheff  •  Louise Lemoine Torres

Dazed and Confused (1993) RT 94% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 1998

The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jason London  •  Rory Cochrane  •  Wiley Wiggins  •  Sasha Jenson

School of Rock (2003) RT 92% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Joan Cusack  •  Mike White  •  Sarah Silverman

Slacker (1991) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Austin, Texas, is an Eden for the young and unambitious, from the enthusiastically eccentric to the dangerously apathetic. Here, the nobly lazy can eschew responsibility in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Richard Linklater  •  Mark James  •  Jerry Delony  •  Rudy Basquez

SubUrbia (1996) RT 64% / Audience 68%

A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jayce Bartok  •  Amie Carey  •  Nicky Katt  •  Ajay Naidu




The Newton Boys (1998) RT 62% / Audience 44%

DVD release: May 1999

Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

Tape (2001) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Robert Sean Leonard

It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988) RT Audience 35%

A nameless young character travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers, having banal conversations, and dedicating his existence to daily mundane activities.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Richard Linklater  •  James Goodwin  •  Dan Kratochvil  •  Linda Finney

Woodshock (1985) RT Audience 25%

It's just a simple stretch of interviews and images capturing the people who camp out, dope up, drink up, sometimes get naked, and jump into a nearby waterfall, whilst ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater  •  Lee Daniel
CAST:  Daniel Johnston

Bernie (2012)

In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Tommy G. Kendrick

Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach (2008)

A profile of University of Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in NCAA history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST: 

Live from Shiva's Dance Floor (2003) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Poet and performance artist Timothy "Speed" Levitch, who starred in a documentary about his life philosophy in 1998, is back in this meditation on life in post-September 11 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Timothy "Speed" Levitch

Me and Orson Welles (2009) RT 85% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jul 2010

New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Claire Danes  •  Zac Efron  •  Zoe Kazan