Movies directed by Paul Feig

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Last Christmas

If Richard Curtis watches Last Christmas, he will likely do so with a smile on his face. In approach, tone, and intent, this is very much like the kind of film Curtis makes and bears more than a passing resemblance to his unlikely now-classic ...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2019-11-08
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, ...
Simple Favor, A

There’s a trick to doing a psychological thriller right. Hitchcock understood it. So did Chabrol and the Coens. Paul Feig, however, needs to brush up a little more on his technique. Tone is one of the biggest problems with A Simple Favor, a...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2018-09-14
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Violence)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, ...
Spy

Summer is the season of bloat and the trait is evident in Spy's excessive running length. At about 90 minutes, this would have been a fresh, breezy action-comedy. However, with an additional half-hour of padding, viewers are forced to endure stre...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2015-06-05
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Action
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jason Statham, ...
Ghostbusters

Let me begin this review of the 2016 Ghostbusters remake by pretending there was no 1984 iteration. How enjoyable would the film be if it didn’t have such enormous baggage, if it didn’t emerge under the long shadow of a beloved predecesso...

Run Time: 1:56
U.S. Release Date: 2016-07-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Horror Action/Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Comedy/Horror
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, ...
Bridesmaids

One of the positive qualities often attributed to movies in which Judd Apatow claims involvement (here, he's listed as a producer) is that, beneath all the raunchiness and profanity, lies a core of sweetness. It's the Tootsie Pop philosophy of R-ra...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2011-05-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph, ...