|1999 1998 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Nick Davis
Cast: Dan Futterman, Jennifer Garner, Matt McGrath, Buck Henry, Sandrine Holt, Amanda Peet, Steven Wright, Margaret Devine, Daniel Lapaine, Leonid Uscher, David Gelb, David Porter, Bray Poor, Zandy Hartig, Timothy Olyphant
In this dark comedy, a group of New Yorkers gather at Andrew Goldman's (Matt McGrath) Greenwich Village apartment on New Year's Eve to greet the year 2000. One of the guests, Rufus King (Dan Futterman), prepares to dump his girlfriend Annabell (Jennifer Garner) in favor of Nicole (Amanda Peet). As the evening progresses, Andrew fights with his father Harold (Buck Henry), and all the guests reflect on their own lives and what may lie ahead in the new millennium.
|Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even 1992 PG, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Joan Micklin Silver
Cast: Hillary Wolf, David Strathairn, Margaret Whitton, Griffin Dunne, Patricia Kalember, Adrienne Shelly, Dan Futterman, Jenny Lewis, Ben Savage, Sean Blackman, Joe D'Angerio, Googy Gress, Jessica Seely, Trenton Teigen, Cory Danziger
Thirteen-year-old Laura (Hillary Wolf) gives up on trying to figure out her parents' multiple marriages, divorces, and arguments. Laura runs away from her brother's (Griffin Dunne) home in the woods where new experiences of living on her own teach her how to deal with her feelings about her family. Meanwhile, Laura's worried family members reconcile their differences in the process of searching for her.
|The Birdcage 1996 R, 117 min.|
Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Christine Baranski, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Tom McGowan, Grant Heslov, Kirby Mitchell, James Lally, Luca Tommassini, Luis Camacho, Andre Fuentes
This remake of the 1978 film, "La Cage aux Follies," is one funny movie with a terrific cast. Armand (Robin Williams) owns the nightclub where his lover, drag queen Albert (Nathan Lane), headlines. The fun really begins when Armand and Albert pass themselves off as respectable heterosexuals when Armand's daughter becomes engaged to the son of an ultraconservative U.S. Senator (Gene Hackman).
|Enough 2002 PG-13, 114 min.|
Director: Michael Apted
Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Bill Campbell, Juliette Lewis, Dan Futterman, Fred Ward, Tessa Allen, Noah Wyle, Christopher Maher, Ruben Madera, Bill Cobbs
Battered wife Slim (Jennifer Lopez) and her daughter try in vain to escape the clutches of Mitch (Bill Campbell) until Slim decides the only way to get rid of her husband is to kill him.
|A Mighty Heart 2007 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Angelina Jolie, Dan Futterman, Archie Panjabi, Irrfan Khan, Will Patton, Denis O'Hare, Adnan Siddiqui, Gary Wilmes, Jeffry Kaplow, Perrine Moran, Amy Rosenthal, Amy Shindler, Sajid Hasan, Mohammed Afzal
This story centers on the courage of the pregnant wife, Mariane (Angelina Jolie), of "Wall Street Journal" reporter Daniel Pearl (Dan Futterman). In 2002, Daniel was kidnapped in Pakistan where he planned to interview an Islamic cleric with ties to the "shoe bomber" Richard Reid. Daniel was kidnapped, accused of being a spy for the CIA, and later killed. The focus is on the hunt for the kidnappers as a team of FBI agents, Pakistani investigators, and journalists assemble at Mariane's compound where they ask questions and wait for answers for five agonizing weeks.
|Shooting Fish 1997 PG, 109 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Stefan Schwartz
Cast: Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend, Kate Beckinsale, Nickolas Grace, Claire Cox, Ralph Ineson, Dominic Mafham, Peter Capaldi, Annette Crosbie, Jane Lapotaire, Rowena Cooper, Scott Charles, Antonia Corrigan, Myles Anderson, Harry Ditson
Con artists Dylan (Dan Futterman) and Jez (Stuart Townsend) set up an elaborate scam, armed at rich corporate types, to sell a nonexistent voice-activated computer. Plans fall apart after they hire their new secretary, Georgie (Kate Beckinsale).
|Urbania 2000 R, 103 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Jon Shear
Cast: Dan Futterman, Alan Cumming, Matt Keeslar, Josh Hamilton, Lothaire Bluteau, Bill Sage, Barbara Sukowa, Paige Turco, Megan Dodds, Gabriel Olds, Samuel Ball, James Simon, Gerry Bamman, Scott Denny, Pamela Shaw
First-time director Jon Shear brings to the screen a fascinating film centering on a lonely, grief-stricken Charlie (Dan Futterman) who roams the streets of New York City by night looking for a mysterious man he has only seen from afar. In the process, Charlie experiences bizarre visions that leave the viewer wondering whether they are just memories or, in fact, ghosts.
|1. 1999 (1998)|
2. Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even (1992)
3. The Birdcage (1996)
4. Enough (2002)
5. A Mighty Heart (2007)
6. Shooting Fish (1997)
7. Urbania (2000)
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