Javier Rodriguez Rodriguez

Javier Rodriguez Rodriguez

Javier Rodriguez (Benicio Del Toro) is a Mexican drug agent who finds himself stuck amid corruption, murder and deceit while trying to bring down a Tijuana drug cartel. In "Traffic," we learn that no one gets away clean.
Rating: Unrated
Helena Ayala Picture

Helena Ayala Picture

Helena Ayala (Catherine Zeta-Jones) learns that her husband is a major drug dealer. She then positions herself to continue his operations and have the government's chief witness killed to free him from prison.
Rating: Unrated
The American President Picture

The American President Picture

The American President (1995) is the comedy-drama about a widowed US president and a lobbyist who fall in love. Shades of The West Wing, as well, as Aaron Sorkin wrote the film. Starring Michael Douglas and Annette Bening.
Rating: Unrated
Cast Away Picture

Cast Away Picture

Cast Away (2000), a Robert Zemeckis film starring Tom Hanks, is the story of a FedEx executive must transform himself, physically and emotionally, to survive after a plane bound for Asia crashes and leaves him stranded alone on a deserted island in the Pacific.
Rating: Unrated
Fire!

Fire!

Look what I have created! Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) learns to survive on a desert island in "Cast Away," and one of his primary goals in the early going was to make fire. So as to cook food and stuff. The expression tells it all.
Rating: Unrated
Wilson

Wilson

Wilson the volleyball became the companion of Tom Hanks' Chuck Noland in "Cast Away." He gave voice to Chuck, as a vehicle with which he would communicate his thoughts.
Rating: Unrated
In Search of Meaning

In Search of Meaning

Julianne Moore, Tom Cruise, William H. Macy, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly and many other talented performers star in Magnolia (1999), where a group of interrelated characters search for meaning, belonging, and forgiveness in L.A.
Rating: Unrated
Down Come the Frogs

Down Come the Frogs

Paul Thomas Anderson's film "Magnolia" (1999) stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Tom Cruise, William H. Macy, Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly and many others. The frogs fall down from the sky in the end as these characters search for the meaning of life in L.A.
Rating: Unrated
Lions for Lambs Picture

Lions for Lambs Picture

If you don't stand for something, you might fall for anything. In "Lions For Lambs," injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman (Tom Cruise), a journalist (Meryl Streep) and a professor (Robert Redford).
Rating: Unrated
Jasper Irving, Janine Roth

Jasper Irving, Janine Roth

It's a strange sequence of events for both Sen. Jasper Irving (Tom Cruise) and reporter Janine Roth (Meryl Streep) in the movie "Lions For Lambs," a Robert Redford film from 2007.
Rating: Unrated
Stephen Malley

Stephen Malley

Stephen Malley (Robert Redford) is a professor caught up in the events of two Army rangers' deaths in "Lions For Lambs." Redford also directed the film from 2007.
Rating: Unrated
Pretty Woman Picture

Pretty Woman Picture

In "Pretty Woman" (1990), Mr. Edward Lewis (Richard Gere), a rich man in a legal but hurtful business, is in need of an escort for some future social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute, Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) ... only to fall in love with her. It's like Cinderella... with whores.
Rating: Unrated

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Red

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Don Corleone