Search results for "Sarah Polley"


Stories We Tell (2012)

Filmmaker Sarah Polley interviews members of her family as they look back on decades-old events.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Sarah Polley
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Michael Polley  •  Harry Gulkin  •  Susy Buchan

Take This Waltz (2011) RT 77% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sarah Polley
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Seth Rogen  •  Luke Kirby  •  Sarah Silverman

Away from Her (2006) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2007

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sarah Polley
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Michael Murphy  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Olympia Dukakis

Beowulf & Grendel (2005) RT 48% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sturla Gunnarsson
CAST:  Hringur Ingvarsson  •  Spencer Wilding  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Gunnar Eyjólfsson

Dawn of the Dead (2004) RT 75% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Ving Rhames  •  Jake Weber  •  Mekhi Phifer

Don't Come Knocking (2005) RT 42% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Jessica Lange  •  Sarah Polley  •  Tim Roth

Existenz (1999) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Jude Law  •  Ian Holm  •  Willem Dafoe

Exotica (1995) RT 97% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In the upscale Toronto strip club Exotica, dancer Christina is visited nightly by the obsessive Francis, a depressed tax auditor. Her ex-boyfriend, the club's MC, Eric, still ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Atom Egoyan
CAST:  Bruce Greenwood  •  Elias Koteas  •  Don McKellar  •  David Hemblen

Go (1999)

Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Sarah Polley  •  Jay Mohr  •  Timothy Olyphant

My Life Without Me (2003) RT 65% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2004

A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Isabel Coixet
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Scott Speedman  •  Leonor Watling




One Magic Christmas (1985) RT 50% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Ginny Grainger, a young mother, rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie and Gideon, Ginny's very own ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Phillip Borsos
CAST:  Mary Steenburgen  •  Gary Basaraba  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Arthur Hill

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 1998

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Neville  •  Eric Idle  •  Sarah Polley  •  Oliver Reed

The Claim (2000) RT 62% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

The I Inside (2004) RT 43% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Suso Richter
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Sarah Polley  •  Piper Perabo  •  Stephen Rea

Guinevere (1999) RT 86% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2000

A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Audrey Wells
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Stephen Rea  •  Jean Smart  •  Gina Gershon

The Secret Life of Words (2005) RT 69% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2007

A touching story of a deaf girl who is sent to an oil rig to take care of a man who has been blinded in a terrible accident. The girl has a special ability to communicate with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Isabel Coixet
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Tim Robbins  •  Javier Cámara  •  Eddie Marsan

Last Night (1998) RT 84% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Various citizens of Toronto anxiously await the end of the world, which is occurring at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. While widower Patrick Wheeler braces for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don McKellar
CAST:  Don McKellar  •  Sandra Oh  •  Roberta Maxwell  •  Robin Gammell

Jerry and Tom (1998) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2005

Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Saul Rubinek
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Maury Chaykin  •  Ted Danson

The Hands of the Stranger (1987)

A New York cop becomes obsessed with finding his wife's rapist.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  Blair Brown  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Michael Lerner