Movies starring Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Annihilation

Science fiction means different things to different people. For some, it’s the quasi-fantasy/space opera of Star Wars. For others, it’s allegorical space-faring material like Star Trek. And for still others, it encompasses a strongly techni...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2018-02-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Science Fiction
Director: Alex Garland
Cast: Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, ...
Anomalisa

Anomalisa offers evidence that animated films are not necessarily the sole province of children. In fact, this one isn’t even designed for all adults. Charlie Kaufman has always been something of an acquired taste. Anomalisa highlights Kaufman at h...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2016-01-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Animated/Drama
Director: Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Thewlis, Tom Noonan
eXistenZ

eXistenZ, the latest from iconoclastic director David Cronenberg (Crash, Dead Ringers, The Fly), looks at the dangers of virtual reality. The movie seems to have been designed as a cautionary tale, and, as such, contains elements of pointed satire...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, ...
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Because Fast Times at Ridgemont High arrived in movie theaters during the height of the '80s "teenspoitation" era, it has often been unfairly lumped together with Porky's and its successors and copycats. In reality, Fast Times is smarter and more per...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 1982-08-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Nudity, Profanity, Drugs)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Amy Heckerling
Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, ...
Good Time

When considering the meaning of the title Good Time, I was reminded of Dickens: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” In the case of these characters, the former doesn’t apply. Good Time is an atmosphere-driven thrille...

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Release Date: 2017-08-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Ben Safdie, Josh Safdie
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Ben Safdie, Buddy Duress, ...
Hateful Eight, The

The credits for The Hateful Eight proudly proclaim this to be the “Eighth Film” from writer/director Quentin Tarantino. Since catching the movie world unawares with his powerhouse debut, Reservoir Dogs, some 23 years ago, he has worked on...

Run Time: 3:02
U.S. Release Date: 2015-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Western/Adventure
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, ...
Hudsucker Proxy, The

"Out of hope, out of rope, out of time." - William Cobbs in the opening narration of The Hudsucker Proxy Tim Robbins has a knack for finding his way into superior satires. After taking the lead role in Robert Altman's The Player and starring...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 1994-03-11
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Joel Coen
Cast: Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, ...
Jacket, The

A well-known saying goes something like, "In for a penny, in for a pound," and that seems to be an appropriate way to begin a discussion of John Maybury's The Jacket. A moody psychological thriller tinged with science fiction elements, The Jacket ...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2005-03-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: THRILLER/SCIENCE FICTION
Director: John Maybury
Cast: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, ...
Kansas City

Kansas City is Robert Altman's disappointing followup to the equally disappointing Ready to Wear, which underwhelmed critics and audiences alike following its Christmas 1994 release. While Kansas City is a modest step forward for one of America's ...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 1996-08-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Robert Altman
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, ...
Machinist, The

A noir horror movie of the most un-classic kind, Brad Anderson's The Machinist takes you into the unstable mind of an insomniac with a dark secret whose life has become a bleak emotional wasteland devoted only to going through the motions of workin...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2004-10-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Brad Anderson
Cast: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, ...