|Amistad 1997 R, 152 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Matthew McConaughey, Djimon Hounsou, Nigel Hawthorne, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgard, Anna Paquin, Xander Berkeley, Razaaq Adoti, Tomas Milian, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Abu Bakaar Fofanah, Derrick N. Ashong
This is the story of those involved in the slavery issue that divided the United States during a difficult time in history. While sailing from Cuba to the U.S. in 1839, Cinque (Djimon Hounsou) leads a revolt aboard the Spanish slave ship, Amistad. After sailing for two months with no navigational aids, they are captured and sent to prison. Former slave Theodore Joadson (Morgan Freeman) talks to lawyer Roger Baldwin (Matthew McConaughy), and he takes the case. When the case moves to the Supreme Court, former President John Quincy Adams (Anthony Hopkins) comes out of retirement and defends them, while pro-slavery President Martin Van Buren (Nigel Hawthorne) believes they should be sacrificed. Anthony Hopkins was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
|Angels in the Outfield 1994 PG, 103 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Fantasy
Director: William Dear
Cast: Danny Glover, Brenda Fricker, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Johnson, Jay O. Sanders, Dermot Mulroney, Matthew McConaughey, Taylor Negron, Milton Davis Jr., Tony Longo, Neal McDonough, Stoney Jackson, Adrien Brody
Eleven-year-old Roger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a foster child of Maggie (Brenda Fricker) who hears his irresponsible father (Dermot Mulroney) claim that the chances of reuniting his family are just as good as the last-place California Angels winning the pennant. Roger wants his family to get back together so that he can move out of his foster home and prays that the Angels will win the pennant. Roger's prayers are answered in the form of angel Al (Christopher Lloyd) who heads up a group of angels (appearing as glowing special effects) that arrive to help the team–much to the amazement of the Angels' manager George Knox (Danny Glover) and the long-suffering owner Hank Murphy (Ben Johnson).
|Boys on the Side 1995 R, 124 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Drew Barrymore, Mary-Louise Parker, Matthew McConaughey, Billy Wirth, Anita Gillette, James Remar, Estelle Parsons, Dennis Boutsikaris, Amy Aquino, Stan Egi, Stephen Gevedon, Amy Ray, Emily Saliers, Jude Ciccolella
A lesbian musician, Jane (Whoopi Goldberg), is not gaining show business fame in the Big Apple, so she answers Robin's (Mary-Louise Parker) ad for help on a car trip to San Diego. In Pittsburgh, they pick up Holly (Drew Barrymore) who is not only pregnant but has a REAL problem with the baby's father. The trio embarks on an unusual trip that culminates with twists and turns in Phoenix when Robin learns that she has AIDS.
|Contact 1997 PG, 150 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, William Fichtner, David Morse, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, Jena Malone, Geoffrey Blake, Sami Chester, Timothy McNeil, Laura Elena Surillo, Max Martini
All of her life, Ellie Arroway has been hoping to receive a message from an extraterrestrial intelligence that will prove there is another world out there. Now, as an adult researcher, Ellie (Jodie Foster) discovers a signal from outer space that gives instructions for building and piloting a space craft as the means for communicating with the aliens. With financial help from multi-millionaire S.F. Hadden (John Hurt), Ellie sets out to contact the message's source. Based on astronomer Carl Sagan's 1985, thought-provoking bestseller. 3 User Reviews
|very good story and great acting by Ms. Foster||Anonymous 07/21/2013 |
|fcsims1 04/27/2012 |
| I felt this movie was very thought provoking and that Jodie Foster was outstanding in her role. This movie challenged viewers to take a deeper or more serious look at the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. As a whole, this movie was made very well.|
| 10/11/2010 |
| I LOVE THIS FILM|
|Dazed and Confused 1993 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Jason London, Joey Lauren Adams, Shawn Andrews, Rory Cochrane, Anthony Rapp, Sasha Jenson, Michelle Burke, Wiley Wiggins, Parker Posey, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg, Marissa Ribisi, Cole Hauser, Milla Jovovich, Ben Affleck
In a small Texas town during 1976, it is the last day of school at Robert E. Lee High School. This film follows a group of teens on that special day and does a good job of reflecting the mood of that era. A new freshman class coming in is being hazed, and the seniors are raising hell. In the midst of the humiliations, football star Pink (Jason London) saves entering freshman Mitch (Wiley Wiggins) from a thrashing by seniors. The day passes, and the students end up at a wild keg party in the woods.
|Edtv 1999 PG-13, 122 min.|
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Ellen DeGeneres, Woody Harrelson, Martin Landau, Sally Kirkland, Rob Reiner, Dennis Hopper, Elizabeth Hurley, Clint Howard
An up-and-coming producer, Cynthia (Ellen De Generes), develops an idea to increase the ratings of her San Francisco cable station, True TV. The plan is to follow and film one person for 24 hours every day of every week. An underachieving video store clerk, Ed Pekurny (Matthew McConaughey), is chosen as the new star of this unique virtual-reality show. As we meet his not-so-average family, it becomes increasingly clear how the media is able to distort the truth and how people get trapped in the celebrity thing.
|Failure to Launch 2006 PG-13, 97 min.|
Director: Tom Dey
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates, Tyrell Jackson Williams, Katheryn Winnick, Rob Corddry, Patton Oswalt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Adam Alexi-Malle
Trip (Matthew McConaughey) is in his 30s and still lives at home with his parents, Al (Terry Bradshaw) and Sue (Kathy Bates), who want him out of their house. The solution: hire Paula (Sarah Jessica Parker)–who has already lured a neighbor's son out of his house–to get Trip to fall for her and move out. The ploy worked before, but will it work this time?
|Fool's Gold 2008 PG-13, 112 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Romance
Director: Andy Tennant
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland, Alexis Dziena, Ewen Bremner, Ray Winstone, Kevin Hart, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Brian Hooks, David Roberts, Michael Mulheren, Adam LeFevre
Although he has been searching for years and has gone into debt in the process, Ben "Finn" Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey) has not given up on his dream of finding a sunken treasure: the Queen's Dowry. He goes through a divorce with Tess (Kate Hudson), and just when she finds a new life, Finn uses Tess's employer, billionaire Nigel Honeycutt (Donald Sutherland) to continue his quest. Finn convinces Nigel and his spoiled daughter Gemma (Alexis Dziena) to join Tess and himself in searching for the treasure. But, they are not the only ones out there; Finn's mentor Moe Fitch (Ray Winstone) has been hired by crime boss Bigg Bunny (Kevin Hart) to retrieve the treasure. And, the race is on–over and under the sea.
|Frailty 2002 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Drama / Sci-Fi
Director: Bill Paxton
Cast: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary, Jeremy Sumpter, Luke Askew, Derk Cheetwood, Missy Crider, Alan Davidson, Blake King, Levi Kreis, Cynthia Ettinger, Vincent Chase, Edmond Scott Ratliff, Rebecca Tilney
A serial killer, calling himself God's Hand, is on the loose. The FBI is hot on his trail when Fenton Meiks (Matthew McConaughey) reports that his own brother, Adam, may be the culprit. Thus begin the flashbacks of Adam (Jeremy Sumpter) and Fenton (Matthew O'Leary) growing up under the influence of their father (Bill Paxton) who believed he served God by killing demons in his midst.
|How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days 2003 PG-13, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Donald Petrie
Cast: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Kathryn Hahn, Robert Klein, Bebe Neuwirth, Annie Parisse, Adam Goldberg, Michael Michele, Shalom Harlow, Thomas Lennon, Samantha Quan, Justin Peroff, Celia Weston, James Murtaugh, Archie MacGregor
When advertising executive Benjamin Barry (Matthew Conaughey) bets his friends that he can make a relationship last more than 10 days, he meets his match in Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson) who he hooks up with in a bar. She is on assignment for her magazine to write a story about dumping a guy in 10 days and thinks she wants nothing more than to get rid of Benjamin within the given time.
|Larger Than Life 1996 PG, 93 min.|
Director: Howard Franklin
Cast: Bill Murray, Janeane Garofalo, Matthew McConaughey, Keith David, Linda Fiorentino, Pat Hingle, Anita Gillette
Bill Murray and the elephant, Tai, join forces in this comedy about Jack Corcoran (Murray) who inherits an elephant and must transport the pachyderm, Vera, across country to California.
|Lone Star 1996 R, 136 min.|
Director: John Sayles
Cast: Kris Kristofferson, Chris Cooper, Matthew McConaughey, Joe Morton, Elizabeth Pena, Clifton James, Tony Plana, Frances McDormand, Gordon Tootoosis, Stephen Lang
Forty years ago Sheriff Charley Wade (Kris Kristofferson) controlled the Mexican/American border, and now his skeletal remains are found out in the arid Texas desert. The current sheriff, Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper), wants to solve the apparent murder. In the process, he examines the past and falls in love with the girl (Elizabeth Pena) he adored years before. This film is filled with clever plot twists that will keep the viewer's interest.
|The Newton Boys 1998 PG-13, 122 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Western
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke, Gail Cronauer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Julianna Margulies, Jena Karam, Dwight Yoakam, Casey McAuliffe, Charles Gunning
The Newton brothers–Willis, Joe, Jess, and Dock (Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke, and Vincent D'Onofrio)–were bank robbers in the 1920s. This is the story of their "achievement" in executing the greatest train robbery in American history.
|Reign of Fire 2002 PG-13, 101 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Action / Adventure
Director: Rob Bowman
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, Gerard Butler, Scott Moutter, David Kennedy, Alexander Siddig, Ned Dennehy, Rory Keenan, Terence Maynard, Alice Krige, Doug Cockle, Randall Carlton, Chris Kelly, Ben Thornton
Fire-breathing dragons appear in England during 2020 and ravage the landscape. Denton Van Zan/"Dragon Slayer" (Matthew McConaughey) and his followers plan to slay the dragons, but can they save the world from the beasts?
|The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1994 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
aka: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
Director: Kim Henkel
Cast: Renee Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Jacks, Tonie Perensky, Joe Stevens, Lisa Marie Newmyer, John Harrison, Tyler Cone, James Gale, Chris Kilgore
In this third sequel to the "Texas Chainsaw Massacre," Matthew McConaughey plays a psychotic killer, and Renee Zellweger portrays Jenny, the young woman who refuses to become a victim.
|Sahara 2005 PG-13, 127 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Breck Eisner
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Penelope Cruz, Steve Zahn, Lambert Wilson, Glynn Turman, Delroy Lindo, William H. Macy, Rakie Ayola, Patrick Malahide, Rainn Wilson, Lennie James, Robert Cavanah, Jude Akuwidike, Nicholas Beveney, empotoe Bosage
Treasure hunters (Matthew McConaughey and Steve Zahn) board a yacht in search of a lost, Civil War ironclad ship loaded with gold that they believe may have made its way across the Atlantic to West Africa. Along for the ride are two World Health Organization physicians (Penelope Cruz and Glynn Turman) who are tracking down the source of a plague. But, there are bad guys between them and the gold–including a warlord (Lennie James) who has peen poisoning the local water supply.
|Scorpion Spring 1995 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Brian Cox
Cast: Alfred Molina, Patrick McGaw, Angel Aviles, Esai Morales, Kevin Tighe, Matthew McConaughey, John Doe, Ruben Blades, Miguel Sandoval, Richard Edson, Jessika Cardinahl, Martha Gehman, Tony Genaro, Tito Larriva, Esai Morales
On his way to California, French rogue Denis Brabant (Alfred Molina) teams up with a drifter Zac Cross (Patrick McGaw); the two then join forces with Astor (Esai Morales) and Nadia (Angel Aviles). Danger lurks, and the result is a fight to the death.
|Thirteen Conversations About One Thing 2001 R, 98 min.|
aka: 13 Conversations About One Thing
Director: Jill Sprecher
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, John Turturro, Alan Arkin, Clea DuVall, Amy Irving, Barbara Sukowa, Tia Texada, Frankie Faison, Shawn Elliott, William Wise, David Connolly, Joseph Siravo, A.D. Miles, Sig Libowitz, James Yaegashi
"What is happiness?" and "How does one find it?" are the questions this film deals with in crisscrossing stories involving New Yorkers whose reactions run the gamut from happiness to self-destruction.
|A Time to Kill 1996 R, 145 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Bullock, Kevin Spacey, Patrick McGoohan, Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, Oliver Platt, M. Emmet Walsh, Brenda Fricker, Charles S. Dutton, Ashley Judd, Nicky Katt, Joe Seneca, Beth Grant
Based on John Grisham's novel, this story involves a Black father, Carl Lee Hailey (Samuel L. Jackson), whose 10-year-old daughter is raped by two White rednecks in the town of Canton, Mississippi. When the rednecks are brought to court, Carl appears with a rifle and kills the defendants. Carl's friend, lawyer Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughy), agrees to defend him and receives help from young law clerk Ellen Roark (Sandra Bullock). Meanwhile, the situation gets out of control, and, as the KKK, led by Freddie Lee Cobb (Kiefer Sutherland) rises to the fore, Jake finds himself in grave danger. 4 User Reviews
|TROLLMAN 11/21/2013 |
| just watched it with my class, amazing movie|
|10||5stars 04/12/2013 |
| A perfect 10. LOVE this movie! & Matthew M....OH MYyyyy!|
|8||eyez4u 02/20/2012 |
|Penguin Lover 01/01/2012 |
| This movie was excellent. Kept you in suspense and interested the whole time. Absolutely the best. Matthew McConaughey, Samuel L. Jackson and Sandra Bullock were excellent.|
|Tiptoes 2003 R, 90 min.|
Director: Matthew Bright
Cast: Gary Oldman, Matthew McConaughey, Kate Beckinsale, Peter Dinklage, Patricia Arquette, Debbie Lee Carrington, Bridget Powers, David Alan Grier, Dana Sessen, Ben Foster, Ed Gale, Cherub Freed
Steven's (Matthew McConaughey) girlfriend Carol (Kate Beckinsale) is pregnant, and now she worries that the baby may be a dwarf like Steven's twin brother Rolfe (Gary Oldman). To complicate matters, Carol falls in love with Rolfe. Not much here.
|Tropic Thunder 2008 R, 106 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy
Director: Ben Stiller
Cast: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Brandon T. Jackson, Jay Baruchel, Nick Nolte, Steve Coogan, Danny McBride, Bill Hader, Brandon Soo Hoo, Reggie Lee, Tom Cruise, Matthew McConaughey, Trieu Tran, David Pressman
In this satire on Hollywood filmmaking, Oscar-winning actor Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr.) just doesn't fit in with the other actors–Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller), Alpa Chino (Brandon T. Jackson), Kevin Sandusky (Jay Baruchel), and Jeff Portnoy (Jack Black)–on the set. Bickering fills the air, and after director Kamien Cockburn (Steve Coogan) is threatened with being fired by the film's producer Les Grossman (Tom Cruise), he sends the cast by helicopter to the jungles of Southeast Asia where filming is to be done by hidden cameras. Meanwhile, the film is axed, and the actors find themselves in a real war, lost in the jungle where they are hunted down by a Burmese drug ring, led by twelve-year-old Tran (Brandon Soo Hoo), that believes the actors are soldiers. Now, their acting skills really come into play. Robert Downey Jr. received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
|Two for the Money 2005 R, 122 min.|
Director: D.J. Caruso
Cast: Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Jeremy Piven, Armand Assante, Jaime King, Kevin Chapman, Ralph Garman, Gedde Watanabe, Carly Pope, Charles Carroll, Gerard Plunkett
Bookie Walter Abrams (Al Pacino) mentors former college football star Brandon Lang (Matthew McConaughey) because of Brandon's unique ability to predict sporting events' wins and losses. Abrams changes Brandon's name to John Anthony and puts him on his TV show advising wheelers and dealers where to make their fortunes through sports bets.
|U-571 2000 PG-13, 115 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Jonathan Mostow
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi, David Keith, Jake Weber, Thomas Kretschmann, Jack Noseworthy, Tom Guiry, Will Estes, Terrence "T.C." Carson, Erik Palladino, Dave Power, Derk Cheetwood, Matthew Settle
Set during World War II, this is the story of problems encountered when U.S. submarine Captain Mike Dahlgren (Bill Paxton) sends a small crew, led by his Executive Officer Lt. Andrew Tyler (Matthew McConaughey), out to board a stranded German U-Boat and capture a code machine: Enigma. Tyler and his crew complete their mission but now find themselves stranded on the U-Boat and must use their skills to pilot the U-Boat and find safety.
|We Are Marshall 2006 PG, 125 min.|
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn, Kate Mara, January Jones, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Arlen Escarpeta, Brian Geraghty, Tommy Cresswell, Christian Kanupke
Based on the true story of the 1970 plane crash that took the lives of 75 Marshall University football players, parents, coaches, and alumni, this story involves the efforts of new head coach Jack Lengyel (Matthew McConaughey) and his assistant, Red Dawson (Matthew Fox), to create a new team and lift the spirits of Marshall fans.
|The Wedding Planner 2001 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Adam Shankman
Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson, Justin Chambers, Judy Greer, Alex Rocco, Joanna Gleason, Charles Kimbrough, Kevin Pollak, Fred Willard, Lou Myers, Frances Bay, Kathy Najimy, Cortney Shounia, Philip Pavel
Mary Flore (Jennifer Lopez) enjoys her status as San Francisco's premiere wedding planner, but her current client Fran Donolly(Bridgette Wilson) has a surprise for her when the groom Steve Edison (Matthew McConaughey) turns out to be the man Mary falls in love with.
|1. Amistad (1997)|
2. Angels in the Outfield (1994)
3. Boys on the Side (1995)
4. Contact (1997)
5. Dazed and Confused (1993)
6. Edtv (1999)
7. Failure to Launch (2006)
8. Fool's Gold (2008)
9. Frailty (2002)
10. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
11. Larger Than Life (1996)
12. Lone Star (1996)
13. The Newton Boys (1998)
14. Reign of Fire (2002)
15. The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1994)
aka: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
16. Sahara (2005)
17. Scorpion Spring (1995)
18. Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
aka: 13 Conversations About One Thing
19. A Time to Kill (1996)
20. Tiptoes (2003)
21. Tropic Thunder (2008)
22. Two for the Money (2005)
23. U-571 (2000)
24. We Are Marshall (2006)
25. The Wedding Planner (2001)
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