Summary: In small-town Texas, the local mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when he kills her, he goes to great lengths to create the illusion that she's alive. (imdb)
The Paperboy (2012)
Summary: A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate. (imdb)
Summary: A drama centered on two teenage boys who encounter a fugitive and pact to help him escape from an island in the Mississippi. (imdb)
Magic Mike (2012)
Summary: An upstart male stripper is taken under the wing of a more experienced colleagues. (imdb)
Free State of Jones (2016)
Summary: As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army. (imdb)
Killer Joe (2012)
Summary: Emile Hirsch plays a desperate Texas debtor who plots to kill his mother, with help of his family (Thomas Haden Church, Gina Gershon). They hire a crooked cop (Matthew McConaughey) to do the job, but Killer Joe asks for their teenage daughter (Juno Temple) as a "retainer." (tiff.net)
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Summary: Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
Surfer, Dude (2008)
Summary: A wave twisting tale of a soul searching surfer experiencing an existential crisis.
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Summary: Matthew McConaughey stars in the big-screen adaptation of Michael Connelly's best-selling novel about struggling lawyer Mickey Haller, who conducts business from his Lincoln Town Car. When Mickey finally lands a big case, it has deadly consequences. Tasked with defending rich lothario Louis Roulet (Ryan Phillippe), who's been charged with assault, Mickey finds himself and his family in danger when he deduces that the sinister Louis may be guilty.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Summary: The story of Texas electrician Ron Woodroof and his battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies after being diagnosed as HIV-positive in 1986, and his search for alternative treatments that helped established a way in which fellow HIV-positive people could join for access to his supplies. (imdb)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Summary: Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (imdb)
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Summary: Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior. (imdb)
Summary: A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.
Summary: An unlikely pair venture to the Indonesian jungle in search of gold.
The Dark Tower (2017)
Summary: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.
True Detective (2014)
- TV Series
Summary: An anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law. (imdb)
I Am Evel Knievel (2014)
Summary: "I Am Evel Knievel" features footage of Evel's greatest jumps, including the seminal Snake River Canyon and Caesars Palace jumps. The film also showcases Knievel's rise from a small town rebel in Butte, Montana, to a cultural icon whose rise to super-stardom was built on nerves of steel and the ability to get up and do it again no matter the severity of the fall. (imdb)
Summary: A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. (imdb)
21 Years: Richard Linklater (2014)
Summary: It's been said that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist. Few directors have single-handedly shaken up the film establishment like the godfather of indie, Richard Linklater. From the groundbreaking SLACKER to his innovative BOYHOOD, Linklater has just reached the 21-year mark and has unapologetically carved his signature into American pop culture. (imdb)
The Sea of Trees (2015)
Summary: A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out. (imdb)
Fool's Gold (2008)
Summary: A new clue to the whereabouts of a lost treasure rekindles a married couple's sense of adventure -- and their estranged romance. (imdb)
We Are Marshall (2006)
Summary: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Summary: Bo Laramie is a movie star who has finally achieved success. But success comes at a price, in the form of four persistent photographers known as the paparazzi. Using their dishonest methods of getting the money shot regardless of what it takes, they'll stop at nothing in exploiting Bo for every last penny...
Reign of Fire (2002)
Summary: An exciting tale of adventure and survival that fuses a medieval past with a post-apocalyptic future. (Buena Vista Pictures Entertainment)
Summary: Clive Cussler's master explorer Dirk Pitt (McConaughey) takes on the adventure of his life when he embarks on a treasure hint through some of the most dangerous regions of West Africa. Searching for what the locals call "The Ship of Death," a long lost Civil War battleship which protects a secret cargo, Pitt and his wisecracking sidekick (Zahn) use their wits and clever heroics to help Doctor Eva Rojas (Cruz) when they realize the shop may be linked to mysterious deaths in the same area. (Paramount Pictures)
Lone Star (1996)
Summary: John Sayles' murder-mystery explores interpersonal and interracial tensions in Rio County, Texas. Sam Deeds is the local sheriff who is called to investigate a 40-year-old skeleton found in the desert....As Sam delves deeper into the town's dark secrets, he begins to learn more about his father, the legendary former sheriff Buddy Deeds, who replaced the corrupt Charlie Wade... (imdb)
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Summary: Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive competing with two female co-workers for a major campaign for a diamond merchant. He cuts a deal with his competitors that the account is his if he can make a woman of their choice fall in love with him in 10 days. In comes Andie Anderson who, in turn, is writing a story on how to lose a guy in 10 days as a bet with her boss to be allowed to write more substantial stories. With a hidden agenda in each camp, will either party be able to complete their mission? (imdb)
Summary: Jodie Foster stars as headstrong visionary astronomer Ellie Arroway in Contact, a drama of discovery, based on the best-selling 1985 novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and noted astronomer Carl Sagan. (Warner Bros.)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Summary: It's the last day of school at a high school in a small town in Texas in 1976. The upperclassmen are hazing the incoming freshmen, and everyone is trying to get stoned, drunk, or laid, even the football players that signed a pledge not to. (imdb)
Summary: A comedy about a video store clerk Ed (Matthew McConaughey) whose life is thrown into chaos when he agrees to let an executive of a televison studio (Ellen DeGeneres) film him for 24 hours. (imdb)
Summary: The story of the FBI's search for the notorious "God's Hand" murderer. (Lion Gate Films)
Summary: A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Summary: Jennifer Lopez plays San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamour. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom, Matthew McConaughey. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Summary: When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible. (imdb)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)
Summary: A group of teenagers get into a car crash in the Texas woods on prom night, and then wander into an old farmhouse that is home to Leatherface and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths. (imdb)
Summary: Gary Oldman plays as a dwarf brother to a normal-sized Matthew McConaughey. When McConaughey's girlfriend (played by Kate Beckinsale) becomes pregnant, the pair are fearful that the baby will inherit the Oldman gene (imdb)
Larger Than Life (1996)
Summary: A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant. (imdb)
Boys on the Side (1995)
Summary: Jane is a night club singer, out of work and looking for a ride-share to accompany her to Los Angeles... (imdb)
A Time to Kill (1996)
Summary: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK. (imdb)
13 Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Summary: Five contemporary stories weaved together into a single tale that examines the dramatic impact people have on one another. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Two for the Money (2005)
Summary: Two For the Money is a drama of high stakes set in the adrenalized world of wheeler-dealers whose fortunes are won and lost betting on sports. Matthew McConaughey stars as Brandon Lang, a former college football star whose uncanny ability to predict the outcome of a makes him a prime candidate for recruitment by Walter Abrams (Pacino), the head of one of the biggest sports consulting operations in the country. (Universal)
Failure to Launch (2006)
Summary: Tripp (McConaughey) has never been able to leave the nest. He's always had some reason or other, but now, his desperate parents (Bradshaw, Bates) have had enough. They hire the gorgeous and talented girl of his dreams (Parker) to get him to move out of the house. (Paramount Pictures)
Summary: Based on a true story, a group of enslaved Africans aboard the slaveship La Amistad overtake the ship and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captives are brought to the United States where an enthralling courtroom battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation while confronting the very foundation of the American justice system. (DreamWorks)