Movies with screenplay written by Eric Roth

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Ali

Ali, Michael Mann's attempt to chronicle ten pivotal years in the life of former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammed Ali, suffers from the most common ailment of motion picture biographies – trying to do too much in a limited time. While Al...

Run Time: 2:35
U.S. Release Date: 2001-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Michael Mann
Cast: Will Smith, Michael Michele, Nona M. Gaye, ...
Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The

The premise underlying The Curious Case of Benjamin Button might sound more appropriate for a science fiction tale than a meditative drama. Indeed, the concept of a man aging backward has formed the basis for more than one sci-fi tinged story - fr...

Run Time: 2:46
U.S. Release Date: 2008-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: David Fincher
Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Julia Ormond, ...
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

For one reason or another, there have been few quality movies made about 9/11. Maybe it's because the event is too recent and the wound too fresh. Or perhaps it's because filmmakers are keenly aware that a misstep could lead to charges of exploitat...

Run Time: 2:09
U.S. Release Date: 2011-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Stephen Daldry
Cast: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, ...
Forrest Gump

Since its theatrical release in the summer of 1994, Forrest Gump has become one of those movies seemingly everyone is familiar with. It's a cultural touchstone with lines like "Life is a box of chocolates" appearing everywhere from tee-shirts to gr...

Run Time: 2:22
U.S. Release Date: 1994-07-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations, Drugs, Nudity, Violence, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, ...
Good Shepherd, The

The Good Shepherd is Robert DeNiro's fictionalized account of the birth and early years of the CIA. While the names have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent, many of the characters have real-life counterparts. The lengthy movie (15 minute...

Run Time: 2:45
U.S. Release Date: 2006-12-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA/THRILLER
Director: Robert De Niro
Cast: Matt Damon, John Turturro Tammy Blanchard, William Hurt, ...
Horse Whisperer, The

Low, gray clouds scud across the sky while the grass of a seemingly-endless plain ripples in response to the prompting of a spring breeze. Thunder rumbles in the distance. On another day, a bright sun gazes down on those same fields while cattl...

Run Time: 2:50
U.S. Release Date: 1998-05-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA/ROMANCE
Director: Robert Redford
Cast: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, ...
Insider, The

It has been four years since the events depicted in Michael Mann's The Insider occurred. Actually, to be precise, it has been four years since some of them occurred. In the interests of drama, a certain amount of "fictionalization" has taken plac...

Run Time: 2:37
U.S. Release Date: 1999-11-05
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER/DRAMA
Director: Michael Mann
Cast: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, ...
Lucky You

Like most movies concerned to one degree or another with the subject of gambling, Lucky You addresses the themes of obsession and redemption. The film loosely follows the trajectory of an "addiction movie," although it's less grim than pictures of...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2007-05-04
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Curtis Hanson
Cast: Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, ...
Postman, The

There are two ways that you can look at Kevin Costner's The Postman (not to be confused with the former Oscar contender of the same name, starring Massimo Troisi). The first is that it's a muddled but occasionally-brilliant lampoon of epic motio...

Run Time: 2:57
U.S. Release Date: 1997-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION
Director: Kevin Costner
Cast: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, ...
Star Is Born, A

Hollywood loves coming back to this story; it shows the entire lifecycle of show business and celebrity in one easily-digestible morsel. Over the years, A Star Is Born has attracted the likes of Frederic March, Gloria Gaynor, Judy Garland, Jam...

Run Time: 2:16
U.S. Release Date: 2018-10-05
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: Drama/Musical
Director: Bradley Cooper
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, ...