Movies starring Reese Witherspoon

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This Means War

Sometimes it's hard to recognize the importance of seemingly inconsequential element like "tone" when it comes to a romantic comedy. This Means War is a case study in what happens when the filmmakers mess this up. The movie is being marketed as an ...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2012-02-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Profanity, Violence)
Genre: ROMANCE/COMEDY/ACTION
Director: McG
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, ...
Twilight

Twilight may end up being the most disappointing film of 1998. It certainly holds that distinction to date, but I'm aware that there are ten months left in the year. And let me emphasize that by "disappointing," I mean something that falls drasti...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 1998-03-06
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity,Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER/DRAMA
Director: Robert Benton
Cast: Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, ...
Walk the Line

When I spoke to Roger Ebert shortly before first seeing Walk the Line, he remarked that he knew almost all of Johnny Cash's songs by heart. I cannot make the same claim. I'm familiar with a few of them - mostly those that got radio play - but many ...

Run Time: 2:16
U.S. Release Date: 2005-11-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, ...
Water for Elephants

The primary draw for Water for Elephants is the pairing of Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson (ignore the ten year age gap) in a love story based on the best-selling novel by Sara Gruen. Sadly, passion and romance are two ingredients missing fr...

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 2011-04-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, ...
Wild

This is Reese Witherspoon's big Oscar push and the strength of her performance - easily the most forceful and memorable aspect of an otherwise unremarkable motion picture - may well earn her a nomination. Witherspoon certainly goes all-out, doing...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2014-12-05
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: ADVENTURE/DRAMA
Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Thomas Sadoski, ...
Wrinkle in Time, A

Along with such titles as The Hobbit, A Wizard of Earthsea, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and The Book of Three, Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time is mandatory reading for young geeks in training. The book’s reputation as ...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2018-03-09
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: Ava DuVernay
Cast: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, ...