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Awards

2009 Independent Spirit Award Winner: Best Director in The Visitor
2009 Unknown Winner: Best Director in The Visitor
2009 Unknown Winner: Best Director in The Visitor

Thomas McCarthy

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Meet the Parents Nominated For/Won Awards 2000  3.8 ★ 107 mins Comedies Rated: PG-13 RT:84%  until 01-Jan-2025 
Greg Focker wants to marry his girlfriend, but before he pops the question, he must win over her father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes. But everything that can go wrong does, all under Jack's critical, hawklike gaze.


Trust  2010  3.6 ★ 104 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:77%  until 01-Jan-2025 
After curious and vulnerable teenager Annie falls into a trap set by an online sexual predator, her family begins to disintegrate, uncertain how to cope with such a devastating tragedy. Utterly consumed by rage, her father sets out for vengeance.


Jack Goes Boating Nominated For/Won Awards 2010  3.0 ★ 91 mins Comedies Rated: R RT:67%
Philip Seymour Hoffman directs and stars in this romantic comedy about Jack, a marijuana-smoking Manhattan limo driver who begins an unlikely regimen of self-improvement to win the heart of a fellow misfit named Connie (Amy Ryan). But as Jack learns to cook and swim for the benefit of his girl, he also witnesses the breakup of his best friends' marriage. John Ortiz and Daphne Rubin-Vega co-star in this adaptation of Bob Glaudini's play.


Duplicity  2009  2.9 ★ 125 mins Romantic Movies Rated: PG-13 RT:64%
Julia Roberts and Clive Owen co-star in this curveball-throwing thriller as a pair of romantically involved corporate operatives who are entangled in a bitter rivalry between two mammoth pharmaceutical companies. Paul Giamatti and Tom Wilkinson convincingly round out the heavyweight cast as warring big pharma CEOs in this intriguing espionage effort from writer-director Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton).


2012  2009  3.4 ★ 158 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13 RT:39%
When volcanoes, earthquakes and other natural disasters suddenly threaten to destroy the world, a divorced father desperately attempts to save his family -- unaware that a conspiracy is afoot amid the chaos in this doomsday thriller.


The Lovely Bones Nominated For/Won Awards 2009  3.4 ★ 135 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13 RT:33%
When 14-year-old Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is murdered, she watches from above as her family deals with her tragic death -- and as her killer prepares to strike again. Torn between vengeance and healing, Susie's loved ones are forever changed. Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz star in Peter Jackson's adaptation of Alice Sebold's riveting, best-selling novel; Susan Sarandon and Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci co-star.


The Situation  2006  3.1 ★ 106 mins Drama Rated: R
When American soldiers throw an Iraqi boy off a bridge, the resulting scandal polarizes the various forces in the war-ravaged nation. Meanwhile, American journalist Anna (Connie Nielsen) finds herself torn between CIA operative Dan (Damian Lewis) and Iraqi photographer Zaid (Mido Hamada), even as she puts herself in danger to cover the war. Journalist Wendell Steavenson scripted this absorbing drama based on her own experiences in Iraq.


Wanderlust  2005  3.0 ★ 90 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Featuring clips from some of the best films ever committed to celluloid, this 2005 documentary from Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman examines how road movies have affected and mirrored American culture throughout the years. A host of distinguished directors, stars, screenwriters and critics -- including Dennis Hopper, David O. Russell, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Benton, Alexander Payne and Karen Black -- provides insights via interviews.


Mary & Tim / Ronnie and Julie  1996  3.0 ★ 191 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Love blossoms between improbable couples in this double bill of small-screen romances. Mary & Tim stars Candice Bergen as middle-aged widow Mary Horton, who faces public scorn after taking up with a mentally impaired handyman 30 years her junior. In Ronnie and Julie -- a modern retelling of "Romeo and Juliet," with politics and subterfuge adding an ominous kink -- feuding families keep their smitten teens (Joshua Jackson and Margot Finley) apart.


The Situation  2006  3.1 ★ 106 mins Dramas Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025
When American soldiers throw an Iraqi boy off a bridge, the resulting scandal polarizes the various forces in the war-ravaged nation. Meanwhile, American journalist Anna (Connie Nielsen) finds herself torn between CIA operative Dan (Damian Lewis) and Iraqi photographer Zaid (Mido Hamada), even as she puts herself in danger to cover the war. Journalist Wendell Steavenson scripted this absorbing drama based on her own experiences in Iraq.


Mary & Tim  1996  3.3 ★ Romance Rated: NR
When wealthy but aging widow Mary Horton (Candice Bergen) hires Tim (Thomas McCarthy), a mildly developmentally challenged younger man, to care for her garden, the pair forms an unlikely bond that soon develops into a gentle romance. But as their mutual attraction grows, Mary also becomes increasingly aware of the social stigma she will incur if she follows her heart. Glenn Jordan directs this heartwarming drama.


Jack Goes Boating Nominated For/Won Awards 2010  3.0 ★ 91 mins Comedy Rated: R
Jack, a marijuana-smoking Manhattan limo driver, begins an unlikely regimen of self-improvement to win the heart of a fellow misfit named Connie. But as Jack learns to cook and swim for her benefit, he also witnesses his best friends' breakup.


Mammoth  2009  3.4 ★ 125 mins Drama Rated: NR
Lukas Moodysson writes and directs this drama centered on three intersecting stories, one of a traveling New Yorker named Leo (Gael García Bernal), another of his surgeon wife, Ellen (Michelle Williams), and also the children of their Filipino nanny, Gloria (Marife Necesito), in the Philippines. A series of dramatic events unfolds after Leo visits Thailand, causing everyone to reexamine their priorities. Sophie Nyweide co-stars.


Meet the Parents Nominated For/Won Awards 2000  3.8 ★ 107 mins Comedy Rated: PG-13
Greg Focker wants to marry his girlfriend, but before he pops the question, he must win over her father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes. But everything that can go wrong does, all under Jack's critical, hawklike gaze.


Beautiful Ohio  2006  2.7 ★ 90 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Actor Chad Lowe makes his directorial debut with this quietly provocative coming-of-age drama about two brothers -- Clive (David Call) and William (Brett Davern) -- growing up in the unconventional household of progressive parents. While Clive struggles with expectations of being a math genius, William must contend with living in his older brother's shadow. William Hurt and Rita Wilson play the siblings' well-to-do parents.


Mary & Tim / Ronnie and Julie  1996  3.0 ★ 191 mins Romance Rated: NR
Love blossoms between improbable couples in this double bill of small-screen romances. Mary & Tim stars Candice Bergen as middle-aged widow Mary Horton, who faces public scorn after taking up with a mentally impaired handyman 30 years her junior. In Ronnie and Julie -- a modern retelling of "Romeo and Juliet," with politics and subterfuge adding an ominous kink -- feuding families keep their smitten teens (Joshua Jackson and Margot Finley) apart.


The Lovely Bones Nominated For/Won Awards 2009  3.4 ★ 135 mins Drama Rated: PG-13
When 14-year-old Susie Salmon is murdered, she watches from above as her family deals with her tragic death -- and as her killer prepares to strike again. Torn between vengeance and healing, Susie's loved ones are forever changed.


Beautiful Ohio  2006  2.7 ★ 90 mins Drama Rated: NR
Actor Chad Lowe makes his directorial debut with this quietly provocative coming-of-age drama about two brothers -- Clive (David Call) and William (Brett Davern) -- growing up in the unconventional household of progressive parents. While Clive struggles with expectations of being a math genius, William must contend with living in his older brother's shadow. William Hurt and Rita Wilson play the siblings' well-to-do parents.

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Mary & Tim / Ronnie and Julie  1996  2.9 ★ 191 mins Romance Rated: NR
Love blossoms between improbable couples in this double bill of small-screen romances. Mary & Tim stars Candice Bergen as middle-aged widow Mary Horton, who faces public scorn after taking up with a mentally impaired handyman 30 years her junior. In Ronnie and Julie -- a modern retelling of "Romeo and Juliet," with politics and subterfuge adding an ominous kink -- feuding families keep their smitten teens (Joshua Jackson and Margot Finley) apart.


2012  2009  3.4 ★ 158 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13
When volcanoes, earthquakes and other natural disasters suddenly threaten to destroy the world, a divorced father desperately attempts to save his family -- unaware that a conspiracy is afoot amid the chaos in this doomsday thriller.


Wanderlust  2005  3.0 ★ 90 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Featuring clips from some of the best films ever committed to celluloid, this 2005 documentary from Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman examines how road movies have affected and mirrored American culture throughout the years. A host of distinguished directors, stars, screenwriters and critics -- including Dennis Hopper, David O. Russell, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Benton, Alexander Payne and Karen Black -- provides insights via interviews.


Mammoth  2009  3.4 ★ 125 mins Dramas Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Lukas Moodysson writes and directs this drama centered on three intersecting stories, one of a traveling New Yorker named Leo (Gael García Bernal), another of his surgeon wife, Ellen (Michelle Williams), and also the children of their Filipino nanny, Gloria (Marife Necesito), in the Philippines. A series of dramatic events unfolds after Leo visits Thailand, causing everyone to reexamine their priorities. Sophie Nyweide co-stars.

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Mary & Tim  1996 91 mins Romance Rated: NR
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