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Movies Info

Flesh And Bone
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes

Directed by: Steve Kloves

Year: 1993

Gwyneth’s Role: Ginnie

Gwyneth’s Co-stars: Dennis Quaid, James Caan, Meg Ryan

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 2 hours, 7 minutes

View Reviews: Flesh And Bone Reviews

Plot: Thirty years ago, no-nonsense
West Texas vending machine supplier Arlis’s (Dennis Quaid) father, Roy (James Caan), used him as a decoy to get into the home of a family–all of whom Roy then murdered, except for a baby girl.

Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Year: 1994

Gwyneth’s Role: Paula
Hunt

Gwyneth’s Co-stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Matthew Broderick, Campbell
Scott

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 2 hours, 4 minutes

View
Reviews:
Mrs.
Parker And The Vicious Circle Reviews

Plot: Robert Altman produced this evocative portrait of renowned writer and wit Dorothy Parker that chronicles her boozy adventures both in Manhattan as a writer for The New Yorker and member
of the celebrated Algonquin roundtable and later in Hollywood as a screenwriter.

Jefferson in Paris
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes

Directed by: James Ivory

Year: 1995

Gwyneth’s Role: Patsy

Jefferson

Gwyneth’s Co-stars: Nick Nolte, Greta Scacchi, Thandie Newton

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 2 hours, 19 minutes

View Reviews: Jefferson In Paris Reviews

Plot: From Merchant Ivory Productions, director James Ivory brings to the screen the story of statesman and Declaration of Independence author Thomas Jefferson (Nick Nolte). The film takes place during the five years Jefferson lived in pre-revolutionary Paris, serving as the American ambassador toFrance prior to the fall of the Bastille in 1789.

Se7en
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes

Directed by: David Fincher

Year: 1995

Gwyneth’s Role: Tracy
Mills

Gwyneth’s Co-stars: Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

Genre: Thriller

Runtime: 2 hours, 7 minutes

View Reviews: Se7en Reviews

Plot: Gluttony, greed, sloth, envy, wrath, pride, and lust–these are the seven deadly sins that are being punished with unimaginable cruelty and calculation by an enigmatic killer in David Fincher’s bleak thriller SEVEN.

Moonlight And Valentino
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
David Anspaugh
Year:
1995
Gwyneth’s Role:
Lucy
Trager
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Elizabeth Perkins, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 44 minutes
View Reviews:
Moonlight And Valentino Reviews
Plot:
College professor Rebecca Lott has just lost her husband in a tragic car accident. Helping her cope with her feelings of emptiness are three women: Silvie, her married-with-kids best friend; Lucy, her virginal, tormented younger sister; and her domineering ex-stepmom, Alberta.

Hard Eight
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Paul Thomas Anderson
Year:
1996
Gwyneth’s Role:
Clementine
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly
Genre:
Drama
Runtime:
1 hour, 41 minutes
View Reviews:
Hard Eight Reviews
Plot:
Sydney (Philip Baker Hall), a mysterious professional gambler, befriends John (John C. Reilly), a young man in trouble, and teaches him the ways of making a living in the casinos of Reno.

The Pallbearer
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Matt Reeves
Year:
1996
Gwyneth’s Role:
Julie
De Marco
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
David Schwimmer, Michael Rapaport, Michael
Vartan
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 33 minutes
View Reviews:
The Pallbearer Reviews
Plot:
Affable twenty-something Tom Thompson has just been asked to deliver a eulogy for a dead classmate.

Emma
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Douglas McGrath
Year:
1996
Gwyneth’s Role:
Emma Woodhouse
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Toni Collette, Alan Cumming, Jeremy Northam
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
2 hours, 1 minute
View Reviews:
Emma Reviews
Plot:
This adaptation of the Jane Austen novel focuses on Emma, a meddling but well-meaning 21-year-old, who LOVES to play matchmaker.

Great Expectations
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Alfonso Cuaron
Year:
1998
Gwyneth’s Role:
Estella
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Ethan Hawke, Robert De Niro, Hank Azaria
Genre:
Drama
Runtime:
2 hours, 2 minutes
View Reviews:
Great Expectations Reviews
Plot:
A rising artist, flourishing with the help of a benefactor, falls fruitlessly in love with his wealthy childhood playmate, who has grown to be a beautiful coquette.

Sliding Doors
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Peter Howitt
Year:
1998
Gwyneth’s Role:
Helen
Quilley
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
John Hannah, John Lynch
Genre:
Romance Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 39 minutes
View Reviews:
Sliding Doors Reviews
Plot:
A beautiful young English woman learns that she has been fired from her PR job. On the way home, the doors of a tube car close on her, opening the "what if" floodgates.
Consensus:
Despite the gimmicky feel of the split narratives, the movie is watch-able due to the winning performances by the cast.

Hush
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Jonathan Darby
Year:
1998
Gwyneth’s Role:
Helen
Baring
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Jessica Lange, Johnathon Schaech
Genre:
Thriller
Runtime:
1 hour, 36 minutes
View Reviews:
Hush
Reviews

Plot:
A young woman’s dream romance turns into a nightmare when she meets the overprotective (to the extreme) mother of her fiancee.

A Perfect Murder
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Andrew Davis
Year:
1998
Gwyneth’s Role:
Emily Bradford Taylor
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Michael Douglas, Viggo Mortensen
Genre:
Thriller
Runtime:
1 hour, 48 minutes
View Reviews:
A
Perfect Murder Reviews

Plot:
Emily Bradford (Paltrow) is a society daughter married to the successful Steven Taylor (Douglas). Heiress to a huge family fortune, Emily is due to inherit a one hundred million dollar trust fund much to the delight of her conniving husband.

Shakespeare in Love
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
John Madden
Year:
1998
Gwyneth’s Role:
Lady Viola De Lesseps
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Imelda Staunton, Tom Wilkinson
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
2 hours, 3 minutes
View Reviews:
Shakespeare In Love Reviews
Plot:
In this well-conceived Elizabethan comedy, writers Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman ask the question: Who was William Shakespeare’s muse?
Consensus:
A delightful romantic comedy that succeeds at every level.
Official Website:
Shakespeare In Love Official Website

The Talented Mr. Ripley
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Anthony Minghella
Year:
1999
Gwyneth’s Role:
Marge Sherwood
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Matt Damon,Jude Law
Genre:
Thriller
Runtime:
2 hours, 19 minutes
View Reviews:
The
Talented Mr. Ripley Reviews

Plot:
Set against a luxurious Italian backdrop, Anthony Minghella’s suspenseful film follows Tom Ripley (Matt Damon), a young New York men’s room attendant, who is befriended by the father of a spoiled playboy, Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law). Dickie’s father sends Tom to track down his wayward son in Venice and return him to his family in America.
Consensus:
The Talented Mr. Ripley is an intelligent, classy thriller featuring great performances and visuals.
Official Website:
The Talented Mr. Ripley Official Website

Duets
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Bruce Paltrow
Year:
2000
Gwyneth’s Role:
Liv
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Huey Lewis, Andre Braugher
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 52 minutes
View Reviews:
Duets
Reviews

Plot:
Duets is a road-trip film about six individuals who throw off the binds of their pre-determined lives and strive to fulfill their dreams.
Consensus:
Duets suffers from sloppy direction and stretches credibility. Also, the characters are uninteresting and it’s hard to care about what happens to them.

Bounce
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Don Roos
Year:
2000
Gwyneth’s Role:
Abby Janello
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:

Ben Affleck, Natasha Henstridge
Genre:
Romance Drama
Runtime:
1 hour, 46 minutes
View Reviews:
Bounce Reviews
Plot:
When Buddy Amaral (Ben Affleck) decides to have a casual fling with a woman he meets in an airport, he gives up his ticket to Greg Janello (Tony Goldwyn), an earnest man on standby for the flight who is desperate to get home to his wife and child.
Consensus:
Critics say Bounce is more of a thud. Plot turns feel cliched and contrived, and the romance between Paltrow and Affleck fails to engage.
Official Website:
Bounce Official Website

The Anniversary Party
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Year:
2001
Gwyneth’s Role:
Skye Davidson
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jane Adams, Jennifer Beals, Phoebe Cates
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 55 minutes
View Reviews:
The Anniversary Party Reviews
Plot:
To celebrate their sixth anniversary, successful novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) and his wife, famous Hollywood actress Sally (Jennifer Jason Leigh), invite their friends over for a party.
Consensus:
This Party features a killer cast and many funny scenes, but the movie feels like nothing more than an excuse for the actors to emote.
Official Website:
The
Anniversary Party Official Website

The Royal Tenenbaums
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Wes Anderson
Year:
2001
Gwyneth’s Role:
Margot Tenenbaum
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:

Gene Hackman, Ben Stiller, Anjelica Houston, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 49 minutes
View Reviews:
The Royal Tenenbaum Reviews
Plot:
In their youth, the Tenenbaums–an eccentric New York family–were extraordinary. They were all geniuses.
Consensus:
The Royal Tenenbaums is a delightful adult comedy with many quirks and a sense of poignancy. Many critics especially praised Hackman’s performance.
Official Website:
The Royal Tenenbaum Official Website

Shallow Hal
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Year:
2001
Gwyneth’s Role:
Rosemary Shanahan
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Jack Black, Jason Alexander
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 53 minutes
View Reviews:
Shallow Hal Reviews
Plot:
Directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly continue their string of hilarious oddball comedies with SHALLOW HAL.
Consensus:
While surprisingly sweeter and warm-hearted than previous Farrelly outings, Shallow Hal is also less funny and more bland.
Official Website:
Shallow Hal Official Website

Possession
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Neil LaBute, Barry Levinson
Year:
2002
Gwyneth’s Role:
Maude Bailey
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:

Aaron Eckhart, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle
Genre:
Romance Drama
Runtime:
1 hour, 43 minutes
View Reviews:
Possession Reviews
Plot:
Set in both contemporary and Victorian England, POSSESSION, directed by Neil LaBute, is based on the novel by A.S. Byatt.
Consensus:
Based on Byatt’s novel of the same name, Possession is a lovely, literate romance.
Official Website:
Possession Official Website

A View From The Top
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Bruno Barreto
Year:
2003
Gwyneth’s Role:
Donna Jensen
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:

Christina Applegate, Kelly Preston,Candice Bergen, Mark Ruffalo
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 37 minutes
View Reviews:
A View From The Top Reviews
Plot:
This breezy comedy from director Bruno Barreto (FOUR DAYS IN SEPTEMBER) stars Gwyneth Paltrow as Donna, a young woman who dreams of escape from her rural Nevada home town.
Consensus:
Uneven in tone and badly edited, A View From the Top wastes the talents of its cast and condescends to its characters.
View From The Top Official Website

Sylvia
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Christine Jeffs
Year:
2003
Gwyneth’s Role:
Sylvia Plath
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Daniel Craig, Jared Harris
Genre:
Drama
Runtime:
1 hour, 50 minutes
View Reviews:
Sylvia Reviews
Plot:
Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow stars in Sylvia as legendary American author and poet Sylvia Plath, opposite Daniel Craig as British Poet Laureate Edward (Ted) Hughes.
Consensus:
This biopic about Sylvia Plath doesn’t rise above the level of highbrow melodrama.
Official Website:
Sylvia Official Website

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Kerry Conran
Year:
2004
Gwyneth’s Role:
Polly Perkins
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Jude Law, Angelina Jolie
Genre:
Science-Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime:
1 hour, 47 minutes
View Reviews:
Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow Reviews
Plot:
In writer-director Kerry Conran’s debut film, ace pilot Joe "Sky Captain" Sullivan (Jude Law) reluctantly teams up with his former flame, journalist Polly Perkins (Gwyneth Paltrow), to uncover the mystery behind a group of missing scientists and a series of shocking robot attacks
Consensus:
Slim on plot and characterizations, but the visuals more than make up for them.
Official Website:
Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow Official Website
Box Office: $37,747,092

Proof
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
John Madden
Year:
2005
Gwyneth’s Role:
Catherine
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal, Gary Houston
Genre:
Drama
Runtime:
1 hour, 40 minutes
View Reviews:
Proof Reviews
Plot:
Gwyneth Paltrow, who won an Oscar for her performance in director John Madden’s SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, teams up again with Madden in PROOF, a poignant drama based on David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Consensus:
Gwyneth Paltrow and Anthony Hopkins give exceptional performances in a film that intelligently tackles the territory between madness and genius.
Official Website:
Proof Official Website
Box Office: $7,468,700

Infamous
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Douglas McGrath
Year:
2006
Gwyneth’s Role:
Kitty Dean
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Toby Jones, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig, Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Isabella Rossellini.
Genre:
Drama
View Reviews:
Infamous Reviews
Plot:
While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith. id Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Consensus:
Though comparisons with last year’s Capote may be inevitable, Infamous takes a different angle in its depiction of the author, and stands up well enough on its own.
Official Website:
Infamous Official Website
Box Office: $1,093,888

Love and Other Disasters
Source/Credit: IMDB
Directed by:
Alek Keshishian
Gwyneth’s Role:
Hollywood Jacks
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Orlando Bloom, Samantha Bloom, Brittany Murphy, Stephanie Beacham.
Genre:
Comedy
MovieInfo: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0452643/
Status:
Post-production
Plot: An American intern at U.K. Vogue helps her friends find love.

Running with Scissors
Source/Credit: Rotten Tomatoes
Directed by:
Ryan Murphy
Year:
2006
Gwyneth’s Role:
Hope
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Joseph Cross, Evan Rachel Wood, Viola Davis, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Redgrave
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
1 hour, 40 minutes
View Reviews:
Running With Scissors Reviews
Plot:
An adult man looks back on his childhood with his bipolar and self-centered mother.
Consensus:
Despite a few great performances, the film lacks the sincerity and emotional edge of Burroughs’ well-loved memoir.
Official Website:
Running With Scissors Official Website

The Good Night
Source/Credit: IMDB
Directed by:
Jake Paltrow
Gwyneth’s Role:
Dora
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Martin Freeman, Penelope Cruz, Danny DeVito.
Genre:
Comedy
Plot:
A former pop star (Freeman) who now writes commercial jingles for a living experiences a mid-life crisis.
Movie Info:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0484111/
Status:
Completed.

Iron Man
Source/Credit:IMDB
Directed by:
Jon Favreau
Gwyneth’s Role:
Virginia "Pepper" Potts.
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Robert Downey jr., Terrence Howard.
Genre:
Action
Plot:
Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Using his intelligence and ingenuity, Stark instead builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. Upon his return to the U.S., he uncovers a plot with global implications and must don his armor and protect the world.
Official Website:
Iron Man Official Website

Two Lovers
Source/Credit: IMDB
Directed by:
James Gray
Gwyneth’s Role:
Michelle
Gwyneth’s Co-stars:
Joaquin Phoenix, Isabella Rossellini.
Genre:
Drama
Plot:
A Brooklyn-set romantic drama about a bachelor (Phoenix) torn between the family friend his parents wish he would marry and his beautiful but volatile new neighbor.
Official Website:
Two Lovers Official Website