Tag: J.K. Simmons

Post Grad (2009) 5.3

Post Grad (2009)

Ryden Malby has planned her academic life since she was in high school to get a college scholarship; now she has just graduated in English and in her master plan she expects to get a job as assistant editor in the publis...

First Snow (2006) 6.2

First Snow (2006)

Wound tight and cocky, Jimmy Starks is a smooth-talking salesman certain he's on the verge of a big break. Even when his car stalls in the middle of nowhere, a roadside soothsayer assures him a windfall is on its way. Bu...

Extract (2009) 6.1

Extract (2009)

Joel, the owner of an extract manufacturing plant, constantly finds himself in precarious situations that steadily worsen by the minute. First, his soon-to-be floor manager acquires a serious injury in a machine malfunct...

Juno (2007) 7.4

Juno (2007)

A tale told over four seasons, starting in autumn when Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota, discovers she's pregnant after one event in a chair with her best friend, Bleeker. In the waiting room of an abo...

Rendition (2007) 6.8

Rendition (2007)

After a terrorist bombing kills an American envoy in a foreign country, an investigation leads to an Egyptian who has been living in the United States for years and who is married to an American. He is apprehended when h...

Spider-Man 2 (2004) 7.3

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Peter Parker is an unhappy man: after two years of fighting crime as Spider-Man, his life has begun to fall apart. The girl he loves is engaged to someone else, his grades are slipping, he cannot keep any of his jobs, an...

Barefoot (2014) 6.6

Barefoot (2014)

The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding to convince his family that he's f...

Burn After Reading (2008) 7

Burn After Reading (2008)

Osbourne Cox, a Balkan expert, resigned from the CIA because of a drinking problem, so he begins a memoir. His wife wants a divorce and expects her lover, Harry, a philandering State Department marshal, to leave his wife...

Palm Springs (2020) 7.6

Palm Springs (2020)

While stuck at a wedding in Palm Springs, Nyles (Andy Samberg) meets Sarah (Cristin Milioti), the maid of honor and family black sheep. After he rescues her from a disastrous toast, Sarah becomes drawn to Nyles and his o...

The Ladykillers (2004) 6.2

The Ladykillers (2004)

A remake of the 1955 comedy, the story revolves around a Southern professor who puts together a group of thieves to rob a casino. They rent a room in an old woman's house, but soon she discovers the plot and they must ki...

Desert Car Kings s1 e5 Pickup Line -

Desert Car Kings s1 e5 Pickup Line

What Jason thought was a simple 1955 Ford F100 restoration turns into anything but as a new shop manager and engine problems make the going tough for the DVAP crew....

Brooklyn Nine-Nine s7 e9 Dillman 8.9

Brooklyn Nine-Nine s7 e9 Dillman

When a prank goes disastrously awry, things at the Nine-Nine take a distinctly Agatha Christie turn....

21 Bridges-2019 6.3

21 Bridges-2019

Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a duo of cop killers, NYPD detective Andre Davis begins to uncover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow police officers to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and ...

Detroit: Comeback City-2018 8.9

Detroit: Comeback City-2018

The chronicle of Detroit's economic downfall and possible exciting rebirth told by famous Detroiters and relatives of those who back in the day helped build the city and the country....

Klaus-2019 8.8

Klaus-2019

When Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) distinguishes himself as the postal academy's worst student, he is stationed on a frozen island above the Arctic Circle, where the feuding locals hardly exchange words let alone letters. J...

The Vicious Kind-2009 7

The Vicious Kind-2009

The relationship between two brothers, a father trying to connect with his sons and the young woman who gets between the three of them. The story begins when Caleb Sinclaire reluctantly picks up his brother Peter at coll...

3 Days with Dad-2019 4.2

3 Days with Dad-2019

The last thing Eddie Mills (Larry Clarke) wants to do is go home to deal with his dying Dad (Brian Dennehy). But the Catholic guilt gnaws at him, and he returns home to his crazy family, an overbearing step-mother (Lesli...

Whiplash-2013 7.8

Whiplash-2013

A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student....

Harsh Times-2005 6.9

Harsh Times-2005

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is ...

All Nighter-2017 5.7

All Nighter-2017

Six months after that awkward introductory dinner with the tough and workaholic father of his girlfriend Ginnie, Martin, a talented but broke banjo musician, finds Mr Gallo knocking on his door looking for his daughter. ...

New in Town-2009 5.6

New in Town-2009

A high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to a middle-of-nowhere town in Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant. After enduring a frosty reception fro...

Hidalgo-2004 6.7

Hidalgo-2004

Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire--a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert--was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest r...

Postal-2007 4.4

Postal-2007

The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn th...

The Late Bloomer-2016 5.1

The Late Bloomer-2016

Perfect gentleman and psychiatric therapist Peter Newmans is assumed gay by his doting patients, female neighbors and profiteering male playmates who envy his slick way with women. Then he's diagnosed with and operated f...

Zootopia-2016 8

Zootopia-2016

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns ho...

Worlds Apart-2015 7.4

Worlds Apart-2015

In a restless Athens against the backdrop of Greece's socio-economic collapse, three vivid stories of intercultural romance intertwine, depicting the turmoil and the inner sadness of a country amid a ceaseless explosion ...

Whiplash-2014 8.5

Whiplash-2014

A young and talented drummer attending a prestigious music academy finds himself under the wing of the most respected professor at the school; one who does not hold back on abuse towards his students. The two form an odd...

Punching Henry-2016 5.7

Punching Henry-2016

Hapless satirical songwriter Henry Phillips is lured to LA by renowned TV producer Jay Warren, who wants to make a show about the life of a struggling performer. When Jay sees Henry bomb at a local club, he is convinced ...

The Words-2012 7.1

The Words-2012

Layered romantic drama The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As th...

The Music Never Stopped-2011 7.5

The Music Never Stopped-2011

Tale of a father who struggles to bond with his estranged son Gabriel, after Gabriel suffers from a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories. With Gabriel unable to shed the beliefs and interests that caus...

For Love of the Game-1999 6.6

For Love of the Game-1999

A Detroit pitcher Billy Chapel, reflects on his life in major league baseball, after he finds out his girlfriend moves to London for a job. Thus forcing the ball player to analyze his life and how his career as a player,...

The Jackal-1997 6.4

The Jackal-1997

In Moscow, the FBI and their Russian counterpart, the MVD, are working on a joint mission to apprehend Russian mobster Ghazzi Murad specifically for the murder of Mayor Nikolai Semankho. During the arrest, they are force...

The Front Runner-2018 6.1

The Front Runner-2018

Gary Hart, a U.S. senator from Colorado, is the widely accepted front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. After losing the 1984 nomination to vice-president Walter Mondale, Hart decides to run ...

Kung Fu Panda 3-2016 7.1

Kung Fu Panda 3-2016

When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across Chin...

The Mexican-2001 6.1

The Mexican-2001

Jerry Welbach is given two ultimatums. His mob boss wants him to travel to Mexico to get a priceless antique pistol called "The Mexican" or he will suffer the consequences. The other ultimatum comes from his girlfriend S...

The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island-2018 5.6

The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island-2018

The continuing adventures of Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny as they spend the summer on their grandfather's private island.::Chris Green...

Dark Skies-2013 6.3

Dark Skies-2013

The Barrett family-mother Lacy, father Daniel, older son Jesse, and younger son Sammy-reside on a quiet suburban street in an unnamed American city. Daniel is currently unemployed, placing the burden of supporting the fa...

Spider-Man-2002 7.3

Spider-Man-2002

Based on Marvel Comics' superhero character, this is a story of Peter Parker who is a nerdy high-schooler. He was orphaned as a child, bullied by jocks, and can't confess his crush for his stunning neighborhood girl Mary...

Thank You for Smoking-2005 7.6

Thank You for Smoking-2005

The chief spokesperson and lobbyist Nick Naylor is the Vice President of the Academy of Tobacco Studies. He is talented in speaking and spins arguments to defend the cigarette industry in the most difficult situations. H...

Drug$-2018 7.5

Drug$-2018

A story that unpacks the mystery of modern medicine's skyrocketing price tag and how it affects the people struggling to stay alive....