Movies starring Frances Mcdormand

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Tragedy of Macbeth, The

A wonderful thing about Shakespeare’s canon is that those plays can form the vehicles by which any director’s unique vision can emerge. Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, and Kenneth Branagh all recognized this. With The Tragedy of Macbeth, Joel ...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2021-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Joel Coen
Cast: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Bertie Carvel, ...
Nomadland

To find Nomadland, all one has to do is locate the place where the documentary intersects with the feature film. Based on the non-fiction book by Jessica Bruder, writer/director/editor Chloe Zhao has added form and texture by presenting this j...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2020-12-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Chloe Zhao
Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, ...
Isle of Dogs

With a running length of 30 or 40 minutes, Isle of Dogs might have been brilliant. Unfortunately, this concept, although suitable for a short, is too thin for a full animated feature. Wes Anderson’s sly humor, like the film, wears out its we...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2018-03-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Adult Themes, Profanity)
Genre: Animated
Director: Wes Anderson
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson, ...
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

“Raped While Dying”, “And Still No Arrests”, “How Come, Chief Willoughby?” The text of those three billboards establishes a narrative but, although that’s the starting point for Martin McDonagh’s stellar Three Billboards Outside...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Martin McDonagh
Cast: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, ...
Good Dinosaur, The

The Good Dinosaur, although an adequate family film, lacks qualities that have made many of Pixar’s previous productions classics. Less a major animated effort than a late-autumn “filler”, the movie offers enough to enthrall childre...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2015-11-25
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Peter Sohn
Cast: (voices) Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, ...
Promised Land

It's easy enough to label Promised Land as the "anti-fracking movie" because, ultimately, that's what it becomes. Before the overtly political, sloppy ending, however, there are some interesting dynamics at play here about how corporations operate ...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2012-12-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Gus Van Sant
Cast: Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, ...
Madagascar 3

Madagascar 3 raises an interesting question about what movie-goers want from animated films: intelligent, thoughtful productions that use artwork, rather than live-action, to tell a story, or colorful crap that can be used to distract children for ...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2012-06-08
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Cast: (voices) Ben Stiller, Martin Short, Jessica Chastain, ...
Moonrise Kingdom

Few working directors are as consistently, dependably quirky as Wes Anderson, whose films tend to excite art house audiences while being ignored and bypassed by mainstream movie-goers. His latest, Moonrise Kingdom, represents one of his best, in la...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 2012-05-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Wes Anderson
Cast: Jared Gilman, Harvey Keitel, Jason Schwartzman, ...
Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon

In the wake of widespread criticism of the second live action Transformers movie, Revenge of the Fallen, director Michael Bay admitted dissatisfaction with the screenplay and blamed it on the writers' strike. So what's the excuse this time? If any...

Run Time: 2:37
U.S. Release Date: 2011-06-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity,Sexual Content)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ACTION
Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Leonard Nimoy (voice), Peter Cullen (voice), ...
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Amy Adams must enjoy fairy tales - this is the second one in which she has appeared during the last six months. Although Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day differs substantially in many key areas from Enchanted, both movies are anchored by Adams, whos...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2008-03-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations, Brief Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Bharat Nalluri
Cast: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, ...