Keyword: dramedy

After Sex

After Sex (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 07/03/2014
An edgy, sexy character driven comedy that explores intimacy, vulnerability and the revelation of self that occurs in relationships. It's a clever yet honest look at the complexity of modern day relationships told through nine very different couples who all have one thing in common--they've just had sex! Through witty dialogue and compromising situations, the film goes from the beginning of a...
Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa, settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant - the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef...
Little Children

Little Children (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 10/05/2006
In a suburban town full of perfect parents devoted to rearing their children for Harvard futures, a stay-at-home mom has an affair with an ex-jock stay-at-home dad who rebels against his wife's wishes that he become a big-bucks lawyer.
Special

Special (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/20/2008
Les Franken is a kind-hearted and soft-spoken man who loves reading comic books. He's the type of guy who most people walk by on the street without even noticing; in essence, he's completely average and virtually invisible. However, everything changes for Les the day he is accepted into an experimental drug study for a new and exciting anti-depressant, Specioprin Hydrochloride. As Les begins to...
40-Year-Old Virgin

The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 08/18/2005
Forty-year-old Andy Stitzer has done quite a few things in his life. He's got a cushy job stamping invoices at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment with a proud collection of action figures and comic books, good friends, a nice attitude. But there's just one little thing he hasn't quite gotten around to doing yet--something most people have done by this age. Done a lot. Andy's never, ever...
Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 08/14/2008
Two young American women, Vicky and Cristina, come to Barcelona for a summer holiday. Vicky is sensible and engaged to be married; Cristina is emotionally and sexually adventurous. In Barcelona, they're drawn into a series of unconventional romantic entanglements with Juan Antonio, a charismatic painter, who is still involved with his tempestuous ex-wife Maria Elena.
This is Where I Leave You

This is Where I Leave You (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. Confronting their history and the frayed states of their relationships among the people who know and...
Sunshine Cleaning

Sunshine Cleaning (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 03/12/2009
Once the high school cheerleading captain who dated the quarterback, Rose Lorkowski finds herself a thirty something single mother working as a maid. Desperate to get her son into a better school, Rose persuades her slacker sister, Norah to go into the crime scene clean-up business with her to make some quick cash. In no time, the girls are up to their elbows in murders, suicides and other...
Descendants

The Descendants (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 11/15/2011
Matt King, a husband and father of two girls, must re-examine his past and navigate his future when his wife is in a boating accident off Waikiki. He awkwardly attempts to repair his relationship with his daughters - 10 year-old precocious Scottie and rebellious 17 year-old Alexandra - while wrestling with a decision to sell his family's land. Handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries...
Wrestler

The Wrestler (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/16/2008
Back in the late '80s, Randy "The Ram" Robinson was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, twenty years later, he ekes out a living performing for handfuls of diehard wrestling fans in high school gyms and community centers around New Jersey. Estranged from his daughter and unable to sustain any real relationships, Randy lives for the thrill of the show and the adoration of his fans. However, a...
JCVD

JCVD (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/06/2008
Movie hero Jean-Claude Van Damme finds himself out of money, fighting for custody of his daughter and losing every good action role to Steven Seagal. In an attempt to escape, the aging star walks away from his shrinking spotlight and returns home to his native Brussels. But when he is thrown into a real-life hostage situation, everyone sees a side of Van Damme they've never seen before as he...
Little Man

Little Man (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 07/13/2006
After several years in prison, a recently paroled tough-as-nails--though not-quite-three-foot-tall--jewel thief Calvin Sims decides it's time to retire from a life of crime, but not before pulling off one last big heist. A notorious crime boss has offered Calvin and his former partner Percy P $100,000 to steal the famous Queen Diamond. The heist goes bad, and Calvin is forced to drop the jewel...
Bucket List

The Bucket List (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/24/2007
A long time ago, Carter Chambers' philosophy professor suggested that his students compose a "bucket list," a collection of all the things they wanted to do, see and experience in life before they kicked the bucket. But while Carter was trying to define his private dreams and plans, reality intruded. Marriage, children, myriad responsibilities and, ultimately, a 46-year job as an auto mechanic...
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?

Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 10/11/2007
When eight married college friends reunite for their annual retreat in the snowcapped mountains of Colorado, they come expecting fun and relaxation, but get a completely unexpected surprise. Career-driven Dianne and her supportive, but fed-up husband, Terry, are joined by popular psychologist and best-selling author Patricia and her architect husband Gavin, who share a secret tragedy that finally...
Remember the Daze

Remember the Daze (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 04/10/2008
A glimpse into the teenage wasteland of suburbia 1999 that takes place over 24-hours, and the teenagers who make their way through the last day of high school in the last year of the past millennium.
Trust the Man

Trust the Man (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 08/17/2006
Rebecca, a successful actress and her Mr. Mom husband, Tom, have two kids, a virtually nonexistent sex life, and a marriage counselor who is too baffled by the pair to offer any real help. Rebecca's slacker younger brother, Tobey, has been dating the exasperated Elaine for eight years but can't seem to commit to getting married and having a family. The status quo is given a serious jolt, however...
American Splendor

American Splendor (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 08/14/2003
Harvey Pekar is file clerk at the local VA hospital. His interactions with his co-workers offer some relief from the monotony, and their discussions encompass everything from music to the decline of American culture to new flavors of jellybeans and life itself. At home, Harvey fills his days with reading, writing and listening to jazz. His apartment is filled with thousands of books and LPs, and...

Separation City (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/05/2009
Set in Wellington, revolves around the crumbling relationship of 30-something couple Simon and Pam. Simon longs for the intimacy he shared with his wife when they were first married, a period of time when he thought he was the luckiest man in the world. But rather than trying to fix the relationship he pursues an affair with a beautiful cellist named Katrien who is already married and, to add...
Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 10/23/2008
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine Gravis, is better at plugging her best-seller than she is at counseling him. A new relationship with...
Dukes

The Dukes (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/13/2008
In the late 1960s, "The Dukes," Danny and George were on top of the world--a couple of hit records, and all the champagne they could drink. Life was a dream. Now, in 2007, when no one knows their name, they are estranged from the other group members and can barely pay the bills. Their loyal manager, Lou, repeatedly struggles to find them gigs, but "The Dukes" never seem to catch a break. To make...
Barbershop

Barbershop (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 09/12/2002
An ensemble comedy about a day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. It's Calvin's shop, and he inherited the struggling business from his father, but with bills to pay and a baby on the way, he sees the shop as a burden and a waste of time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and legacy and struggles with the notion...
Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 11/18/2010
Based on a true story about a group of spirited women who joined forces and took a stand for what was right. Although far from the Swinging Sixties of Carnaby Street, life for the women of Dagenham, England is tinged with the sounds and sights of the optimistic era, heard on their radios and seen on their TV sets. Rita O'Grady reflects that upbeat era, along with her friends and co-workers at the...
Margot at the Wedding

Margot at the Wedding (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/15/2007
Margot Zeller, a savagely bright, razor-tongued short-story writer who creates chaos wherever she goes, sets off on a surprise journey to the wedding of her estranged and free-spirited, unassuming sister Pauline. Margot, with her all-too-rapidly maturing son Claude in tow, arrives with the gale force of a hurricane. From the minute she meets Pauline's fiancé--the unemployed artist Malcolm--Margot...
Dan in Real Life

Dan in Real Life (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 10/25/2007
Widowed father and family-advice columnist Dan Burns is still reeling from the heartache of loss and takes refuge by trying to maintain order with his three rebellious young girls, while dodging anything unexpected or outside the box. But when Dan heads to Rhode Island, his miffed daughters in tow, for the annual fall weekend thrown by the large and boisterous Burns family, everything changes...
Choke

Choke (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 09/25/2008
Victor Mancini, in an effort to pay for his once radical, now demented mother's expensive care in a private hospital, engages in a brazen scam. While dining in upscale restaurants, he deliberately chokes on his food, allowing himself to be "saved" by good Samaritans who grow so close to him in the wake of their heroic Heimlich Maneuvers, they lavish him with checks. His day job is no more...