Top Indie Comedies movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Little Miss Sunshine on DVD Little Miss Sunshine
Synopsis
Convinced their little Olive is beauty queen material, two parents load the rest of the family -- including Olive's silent brother, depressed uncle and wacky grandpa -- into a van and embark on a life-altering road trip to a California pageant.
Cast
Cast
Abigail Breslin, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Alan Arkin, Paul Dano, Geoff Meed, Robert O'Connor, Beth Grant, Steven C. Parker, Jerry Giles
Director
Director
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent Juno on DVD Juno
Synopsis
Facing an unplanned pregnancy while she's still in high school, quirky teen Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page) devises a plan to locate her unborn baby's perfect adoptive parents. But the seemingly ideal couple (Jason Bateman and Jennifer Garner) Juno chooses still has some growing up to do. Michael Cera co-stars in this offbeat coming-of-age comedy with an Oscar-winning original screenplay penned by Diablo Cody.
Cast
Cast
Ellen Page, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner, Michael Cera, Olivia Thirlby, J.K. Simmons, Allison Janney, Rainn Wilson, Cut Chemist, Diablo Cody
Director
Director
Jason Reitman
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Blockbusters
Rent (500) Days of Summer on DVD (500) Days of Summer
Synopsis
When his girlfriend, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), unceremoniously dumps him, greeting-card copywriter and hopeless romantic Tom (Golden Globe nominee Joseph Gordon-Levitt) begins sifting through the year-plus worth of days they spent together, looking for clues to what went awry. As he recalls the good and bad times he spent with the commitment-phobic girl, his heart reawakens to what it cherishes most. Marc Webb directs this uncommon love story.
Cast
Cast
Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Clark Gregg, Minka Kelly, Matthew Gray Gubler, Rachel Boston, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz, Yvette Nicole Brown
Director
Director
Marc Webb
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies
Rent Sideways on DVD Sideways
Synopsis
Two men go on an excursion to California wine country and end up inducing joint midlife crises when pinot noir lover Miles convinces engaged Jack to enjoy his last days of bachelorhood in style. But the pair end up choosing women over wine.
Cast
Cast
Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh, Marylouise Burke, Jessica Hecht, Missy Doty, M.C. Gainey, Alysia Reiner, Shake Toukhmanian, Duke Moosekian, Robert Covarrubias, Patrick Gallagher, Stephanie Faracy
Director
Director
Alexander Payne
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Indie Dramas, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent The Kids Are All Right on DVD The Kids Are All Right
Synopsis
Joni and Laser, the children of same-sex parents Nic and Jules, become curious about their sperm-donor dad and set out to make him part of their family unit. But his arrival complicates the household dynamics.
Cast
Cast
Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson, Yaya DaCosta, Kunal Sharma, Eddie Hassell, Zosia Mamet, Joaquin Garrido, Rebecca Lawrence Levy
Director
Director
Lisa Cholodenko
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Thank You for Smoking on DVD Thank You for Smoking
Synopsis
On a mission to make the country forget the dangers of smoking, Big Tobacco spin doctor Nick Naylor promotes his product in the movies and hushes those who bad-mouth cigarettes, all the while trying to remain a role model to his young son.
Cast
Cast
Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Adam Brody, Sam Elliott, Katie Holmes, David Koechner, Rob Lowe, William H. Macy, J.K. Simmons, Robert Duvall
Director
Director
Jason Reitman
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Spoofs and Satire, Political Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Silver Linings Playbook on DVD Silver Linings Playbook
Synopsis
After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, bipolar Pat has no choice but to move back in with his football-obsessed parents. While he tries in vain to reconcile with his wife, Pat meets a woman who's as unstable as he is -- and she changes his life.
Cast
Cast
Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham
Director
Director
David O. Russell
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Romantic Comedies, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Garden State on DVD Garden State
Synopsis
Just weaned off antidepressants, Andrew returns to his New Jersey hometown after a decade away for his mom's funeral and starts to see his life in a new light. In the process, he confronts his psychologist father and connects with a new friend.
Cast
Cast
Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm, Peter Sarsgaard, Jean Smart, Jim Parsons
Director
Director
Zach Braff
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Sunshine Cleaning on DVD Sunshine Cleaning
Synopsis
Financially on shaky ground yet determined to send her son to a top private school, Rose Lorkowski teams up with her unreliable sister, Norah, to start a new company that specializes in biohazard removal and crime scene cleanup.
Cast
Cast
Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack, Steve Zahn, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Clifton Collins Jr., Eric Christian Olsen, Paul Dooley, Kevin Chapman
Director
Director
Christine Jeffs
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Napoleon Dynamite on DVD Napoleon Dynamite
Synopsis
The life of quirky, ninja-loving, Idaho-dwelling teenager Napoleon Dynamite gets complicated when his shady Uncle Rico shows up. Meanwhile, a shy girl starts showing Napoleon some attention, and his best friend decides to run for school president.
Cast
Cast
Jon Heder, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell, Efren Ramirez, Tina Majorino, Sandy Martin, Haylie Duff, Trevor Duff, Trevor Snarr, Shondrella Avery
Director
Director
Jared Hess
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Cult Comedies, Late Night Comedies
Rent Whip It on DVD Whip It
Synopsis
Small-town teen Bliss dodges her mother's beauty pageant plans in favor of joining a knock-'em-sock-'em all-girl roller derby team. As Bliss gains notoriety on the track as Babe Ruthless, her thrilling double life begins to catch up with her.
Cast
Cast
Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis, Jimmy Fallon, Eve, Zoë Bell, Daniel Stern, Alia Shawkat, Ari Graynor, Sarah Habel, Andrew Wilson, Carlo Alban
Director
Director
Drew Barrymore
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Sports Comedies, Women In Sports, Teen Comedies
Rent Lost in Translation on DVD Lost in Translation
Synopsis
Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Cast
Cast
Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris, Fumihiro Hayashi, Hiroko Kawasaki, Diamond Yukai, Akiko Takeshita, Nao Asuka
Director
Director
Sofia Coppola
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent 50/50 on DVD 50/50
Synopsis
An otherwise healthy twentysomething has a comically early midlife crisis when he gets slapped with a cancer diagnosis -- and a 50-50 chance of survival. But what's the meaning of life when you're not sure how long yours will last?
Cast
Cast
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston, Serge Houde, Andrew Airlie, Matt Frewer, Marie Avgeropoulos, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Philip Baker Hall
Director
Director
Jonathan Levine
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Medical Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Indie Comedies
Rent The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on DVD The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Synopsis
To make the most of their meager retirement savings, a group of British seniors moves to India to live out their golden years at the Marigold Hotel. But upon arrival, they discover the once-lavish resort has wilted considerably.
Cast
Cast
Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Tom Wilkinson, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Dev Patel, Tena Desae, Sid Makkar
Director
Director
John Madden
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, United Kingdom
Rent Adventureland on DVD Adventureland
Synopsis
Unable to afford the European vacation he'd dreamed of, recent college graduate James Brennan reluctantly takes a summer gig at an amusement park, only to learn that the dead-end job is excellent preparation for the real world.
Cast
Cast
Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Margarita Levieva, Ryan Reynolds, Matt Bush, Wendie Malick, Jack Gilpin
Director
Director
Greg Mottola
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies
Rent Lars and the Real Girl on DVD Lars and the Real Girl
Synopsis
When a delusional loner buys a life-sized sex doll over the Internet, promptly falls in love with her and starts telling people that she's his girlfriend, his brother and sister-in-law decide it's time to intervene.
Cast
Cast
Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson, R.D. Reid, Kelli Garner, Nancy Beatty
Director
Director
Craig Gillespie
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Romantic Comedies
Rent Get Low on DVD Get Low
Synopsis
Oscar winners Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek team up to tell the true story of irascible Felix Bush, a backwoods Tennessee loner who planned his funeral in 1938 while he was still around to attend -- and enjoy -- the proceedings.
Cast
Cast
Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray, Lucas Black, Gerald McRaney, Bill Cobbs, Scott Cooper, Lori Beth Sikes, Linds Edwards, Andrea Powell
Director
Director
Aaron Schneider
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent The Darjeeling Limited on DVD The Darjeeling Limited
Synopsis
In the wake of their father's death, three brothers (Adrien Brody, Owen Wilson and Jason Schwartzman) embark on a steam-engine journey across India aboard the Darjeeling Limited and attempt to reconnect after years of physical and emotional distance. The trip also opens up old wounds and proves that the base instincts of sibling rivalry can never be completely erased. Natalie Portman and Anjelica Huston co-star in this Wes Anderson dramedy.
Cast
Cast
Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Anjelica Huston, Natalie Portman, Roman Coppola, Camilla Rutherford, Amara Karan
Director
Director
Wes Anderson
Genres
Genres
Independent, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Vicky Cristina Barcelona on DVD Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Synopsis
In this Golden Globe-winning yarn, Javier Bardem stars as a flamboyant painter in the midst of a unique relationship with two female tourists -- who are unaware that his insanely jealous ex-wife is about to re-enter the picture.
Cast
Cast
Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Chris Messina, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Dunn, Zak Orth, Carrie Preston, Pablo Schreiber
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Volver on DVD Volver
Synopsis
In acclaimed filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar's engaging fantasy, a woman revisits her hometown in the La Mancha region of Spain -- in spectral form -- to resolve problems that she couldn't settle during her lifetime.
Cast
Cast
Penélope Cruz, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Carmen Maura, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Leandro Rivera
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Friends with Money on DVD Friends with Money
Synopsis
Nicole Holofcener's bittersweet tale examines the evolving lives of four female friends living in Los Angeles. As they move from one event to the next, married life starts showing cracks for three of them, while the other struggles to find herself.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Catherine Keener, Frances McDormand, Jason Isaacs, Scott Caan, Simon McBurney, Greg Germann, Ty Burrell
Director
Director
Nicole Holofcener
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Secretary on DVD Secretary
Synopsis
Recently released from a mental hospital, a young woman who cuts herself gets a job working as a secretary for an egotistical attorney, and the two forge a unique relationship charged with sadomasochism.
Cast
Cast
James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren, Stephen McHattie, Patrick Bauchau, Amy Locane, Oz Perkins, Jessica Tuck, Michael Mantell
Director
Director
Steven Shainberg
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Steamy Romance, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent The Station Agent on DVD The Station Agent
Synopsis
When his only friend dies, a man with dwarfism relocates to an abandoned train station in rural New Jersey, intent on living the life of a hermit. But his solitude is interrupted by his colorful neighbors.
Cast
Cast
Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Raven Goodwin, Paul Benjamin, Michelle Williams, Richard Kind, Marla Sucharetza, Jayce Bartok, Jeremy Bergman, Paula Garcés
Director
Director
Thomas McCarthy
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Away We Go on DVD Away We Go
Synopsis
Buoyed by the news that they are expecting their first baby, Burt and Verona embark on a journey to locate the perfect place on the planet to raise their child. But their quest inevitably yields many unexpected surprises.
Cast
Cast
John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Catherine O'Hara, Jeff Daniels, Carmen Ejogo, Allison Janney, Jim Gaffigan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Josh Hamilton, Chris Messina, Melanie Lynskey, Paul Schneider
Director
Director
Sam Mendes
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou on DVD The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Synopsis
Eccentric oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew find themselves in troubled waters when they attempt to track down the mysterious "Jaguar shark" that ate Zissou's partner while they were filming a documentary of their latest adventure.
Cast
Cast
Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon, Noah Taylor, Bud Cort, Seu Jorge, Robyn Cohen, Waris Ahluwalia, Niels Koizumi, Pawel Wdowczak, Matthew Gray Gubler, Seymour Cassel
Director
Director
Wes Anderson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Cult Comedies
Rent The Grand Budapest Hotel on DVD The Grand Budapest Hotel
Synopsis
Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at a prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protégé. Meanwhile, the upscale guests are involved in an art theft and a dispute over a vast family fortune.
Cast
Cast
Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Edward Norton, Mathieu Amalric, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Léa Seydoux, Jeff Goldblum, Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Tilda Swinton, Harvey Keitel, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Tony Revolori
Director
Director
Wes Anderson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent Smart People on DVD Smart People
Synopsis
An unexpected romance with a charming former student and a surprise visit from his wild adopted brother conspire to turn the life of self-absorbed widowed professor Lawrence Wetherhold upside down in this witty dramedy from director Noam Murro.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page, Ashton Holmes, Christine Lahti, Camille Mana, David Denman, Don Wadsworth, Robert Haley
Director
Director
Noam Murro
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Rent Happy Endings on DVD Happy Endings
Synopsis
In connected tales, a documentary filmmaker threatens to reveal a woman's long-held secret, a gold digger uses a young man to get to his father, and a gay man suspects his partner might be the father of their friend's baby.
Cast
Cast
Lisa Kudrow, Steve Coogan, Jesse Bradford, Bobby Cannavale, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Ritter, Tom Arnold, David Sutcliffe, Sarah Clarke, Laura Dern
Director
Director
Don Roos
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie LGBT
Rent My Big Fat Greek Wedding on DVD My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Synopsis
In this romantic comedy, a single Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek man, which is a problem for members of her strict family -- particularly her traditional father, whose Greek pride knows no bounds.
Cast
Cast
Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone, Gia Carides, Fiona Reid, Bruce Gray, Louis Mandylor, Ian Gomez
Director
Director
Joel Zwick
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies, Blockbusters
Rent Junebug on DVD Junebug
Synopsis
In this outstanding character study, a big-city art dealer travels from Chicago to North Carolina to meet her new husband's small-town Southern family. But their trip soon gives rise to more problems than either of them bargained for.
Cast
Cast
Amy Adams, Embeth Davidtz, Ben McKenzie, Alessandro Nivola, Frank Hoyt Taylor, Celia Weston, Scott Wilson, Jill Wagner, Victoria Jackson, Chuck Russell, Jerry Minor, Matt Besser
Director
Director
Phil Morrison
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent The Squid and the Whale on DVD The Squid and the Whale
Synopsis
This insightful indie drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist -- whose career is waning -- and his up-and-coming writer wife. Meanwhile, the warring couple's two sons are caught in the cross fire.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin, Ken Leung, David Benger, Adam Rose
Director
Director
Noah Baumbach
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent Extract on DVD Extract
Synopsis
Poised to sell his successful flavor extract company, Joel's life is pretty sweet -- until an on-the-job accident threatens his livelihood. To make matters worse, his marriage is failing, and a sexy con artist is stirring things up at the office.
Cast
Cast
Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck, J.K. Simmons, Clifton Collins Jr., Dustin Milligan, David Koechner, Beth Grant, T.J. Miller, Javier Gutierrez, Lidia Porto, Gene Simmons, Matt Schulze, Lamberto Gutierrez
Director
Director
Mike Judge
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent In the Land of Women on DVD In the Land of Women
Synopsis
Disillusioned writer Carter Webb heads to the Michigan home of his ailing grandmother with plans to nurse her back to health. But he wasn't counting on assistance from a family of women living across the street.
Cast
Cast
Adam Brody, Kristen Stewart, Meg Ryan, Olympia Dukakis, Makenzie Vega, Elena Anaya, Clark Gregg, JoBeth Williams, Dustin Milligan, Ginnifer Goodwin
Director
Director
Jon Kasdan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent It's Kind of a Funny Story on DVD It's Kind of a Funny Story
Synopsis
Being a teenager is too much for 16-year-old Craig, who shocks his parents by checking himself into a mental health clinic for a little R & R. But when the youth ward is unexpectedly closed, he's forced to live among the adult patients.
Cast
Cast
Keir Gilchrist, Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Jim Gaffigan, Zoë Kravitz, Zach Galifianakis, Viola Davis, Aasif Mandvi, Lou Myers
Director
Director
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Indie Comedies
Rent Then She Found Me on DVD Then She Found Me
Synopsis
Already reeling from the death of her adoptive mother and a messy divorce, a put-upon schoolteacher finds her life becoming even more tumultuous when she begins dating the father of one of her students and her gabby birth mother shows up.
Cast
Cast
Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick, Ben Shenkman, Lynn Cohen, John Benjamin Hickey, Salman Rushdie, Daisy Tahan
Director
Director
Helen Hunt
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Adaptation. on DVD Adaptation.
Synopsis
In this offbeat indie tale, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman battles immense feelings of insecurity and impotence as he struggles to adapt The Orchid Thief -- a book about a mercurial orchid poacher named John Laroche.
Cast
Cast
Nicolas Cage, Tilda Swinton, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Jay Tavare, Litefoot, Roger Willie, Jim Beaver, Cara Seymour, Doug Jones, Gary Farmer, Curtis Hanson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Judy Greer, Ron Livingston, Brian Cox
Director
Director
Spike Jonze
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Showbiz Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Indie Comedies, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent O Brother, Where Art Thou? on DVD O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Synopsis
With their collective eye focused on retrieving a cache of hidden money, three convicts break out of jail in Depression-era Mississippi and embark on an epic journey that bears more than a few similarities to Homer's Odyssey.
Cast
Cast
George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter, Chris Thomas King, Charles Durning, Del Pentecost, Michael Badalucco, Wayne Duvall
Director
Director
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Adventures
Rent Calendar Girls on DVD Calendar Girls
Synopsis
The members of the Knapely Women's Institute of North Yorkshire are resourceful and refined - and they're about to shock the residents of their little English town with a daringly bare philanthropy project.
Cast
Cast
Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Penelope Wilton, Linda Bassett, Annette Crosbie, Celia Imrie, Ciarán Hinds, Geraldine James, Jay Leno
Director
Director
Nigel Cole
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, United Kingdom
Rent Waiting... on DVD Waiting...
Synopsis
Random employees at the restaurant Shenaniganz kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers and overenthusiastic managers determined to build the perfect wait staff.
Cast
Cast
Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, Justin Long, David Koechner, Luis Guzmán, Chi McBride, John Francis Daley, Kaitlin Doubleday, Andy Milonakis, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Dane Cook, Jordan Ladd
Director
Director
Rob McKittrick
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Late Night Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Our Idiot Brother on DVD Our Idiot Brother
Synopsis
Ned is a seemingly clueless but earnest idealist who must rely upon his three exasperated sisters for shelter and support after he's dumped by his fed-up girlfriend and loses custody of his beloved dog, Willie Nelson.
Cast
Cast
Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer, Steve Coogan, Hugh Dancy, Kathryn Hahn, Rashida Jones, Shirley Knight, T.J. Miller, Adam Scott
Director
Director
Jesse Peretz
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent The Matador on DVD The Matador
Synopsis
The life of Danny Wright, a salesman constantly on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and strikes up a friendship with a mysterious stranger -- who happens to be a hit man.
Cast
Cast
Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Hope Davis, Philip Baker Hall, Adam Scott, Dylan Baker, Roberto Sosa, Portia Dawson, Israel Tellez, Arturo Echeverria
Director
Director
Richard Shepard
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Comedies, Crime Action, Indie Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Rent A Serious Man on DVD A Serious Man
Synopsis
Larry Gopnik has hit a "rough patch," according to a colleague, and it would seem so: People are dropping dead all around him, his wife wants a "get," and his whining kids only add to the heavy load. Can a few rabbis guide him to life's answers?
Cast
Cast
Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed, Sari Lennick, Adam Arkin, Amy Landecker, Alan Mandell, Fyvush Finkel, Aaron Wolff, Jessica McManus, Peter Breitmayer, Brent Braunschweig, David Kang, Jon Kaminski Jr.
Director
Director
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Moonrise Kingdom on DVD Moonrise Kingdom
Synopsis
Wes Anderson's quirky drama follows the frantic search that ensues in a small New England town when two 12-year-olds fall in love and run away together. As the townsfolk hunt for the vanished kids, a storm causes even more profound communal upheaval.
Cast
Cast
Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Bob Balaban, Harvey Keitel
Director
Director
Wes Anderson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic Comedies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, The Criterion Collection
Rent St. Vincent on DVD St. Vincent
Synopsis
With his parents preoccupied with their divorce, lonely 12-year-old Oliver strikes up a friendship with his war-veteran neighbor Vincent. A hard-drinking gambler with a fondness for hookers, Vincent finds his life changed by the boy's presence.
Cast
Cast
Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O'Dowd, Naomi Watts, Terrence Howard
Director
Director
Theodore Melfi
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent Saving Grace on DVD Saving Grace
Synopsis
In this Sundance Audience Award-winning comedy from director Nigel Cole, newly widowed Grace (Brenda Blethyn) finds herself in financial ruin when she discovers that her dearly departed husband has left her deep in debt. With the help of her gardener, Matt (Craig Ferguson), Grace applies her green thumb to ganja plants -- and soon, everyone in her small English town is getting high on more than life.
Cast
Cast
Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, Martin Clunes, Tchéky Karyo, Valerie Edmond, Phyllida Law, Denise Coffey, Paul Brooke, Philip Wright
Director
Director
Nigel Cole
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Best of British Humor, United Kingdom, Foreign Regions
Rent Charlie Bartlett on DVD Charlie Bartlett
Synopsis
This comedy follows the exploits of Charlie Bartlett, a miserable high school student who finds a novel way to fit in with his classmates: by pretending to be the school psychiatrist, dispensing advice and the occasional prescription medicine.
Cast
Cast
Anton Yelchin, Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis, Kat Dennings, Tyler Hilton, Megan Park, Jonathan Malen, Jake Epstein, Lauren Collins, David Brown
Director
Director
Jon Poll
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent Be Kind Rewind on DVD Be Kind Rewind
Synopsis
A video-store employee can't believe his bad luck when his kooky buddy accidentally magnetizes himself and inadvertently erases every tape on the shelves, forcing the blundering duo to re-create low-rent remakes of all the films.
Cast
Cast
Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow, Melonie Diaz, Irv Gooch, Chandler Parker, Arjay Smith, Quinton Aaron, Basia Rosas, Tomasz Soltys
Director
Director
Michel Gondry
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Showbiz Comedies
Rent Enough Said on DVD Enough Said
Synopsis
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini star in this charming comedy about a divorced woman venturing into a relationship with a sweet man. But things get tricky when she discovers the man she's dating is the hated ex-husband of her new best friend.
Cast
Cast
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, Toni Collette, Ben Falcone, Tavi Gevinson, Tracey Fairaway, Eve Hewson, Anjelah Johnson
Director
Director
Nicole Holofcener
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies
Rent Broken Flowers on DVD Broken Flowers
Synopsis
After being dumped by yet another girlfriend, serial bachelor Don vows he'll be alone forever. But when an anonymous letter informs him he has a 19-year-old son, Don sets out on a cross-country journey to confront his past -- and a few old flames.
Cast
Cast
Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone, Frances Conroy, Jessica Lange, Tilda Swinton, Julie Delpy, Heather Simms, Brea Frazier, Alexis Dziena, Christopher McDonald, Mark Webber
Director
Director
Jim Jarmusch
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent I Heart Huckabees on DVD I Heart Huckabees
Synopsis
When a mystery needs to be solved, and it's not a whodunit but rather a maze involving complex emotions, it requires the expertise of intellectual -- and perhaps slightly kooky -- detectives Vivian (Lily Tomlin) and Bernard (Dustin Hoffman). Jude Law and Naomi Watts co-star in David O. Russell's quirky comedy that finds the existential husband-and-wife team helping a do-gooding client (Jason Schwartzman) who's plagued by twists of fate.
Cast
Cast
Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Mark Wahlberg, Lily Tomlin, Dustin Hoffman, Naomi Watts, Isabelle Huppert, Talia Shire, Richard Jenkins, Jean Smart, Jonah Hill, Isla Fisher, Bob Gunton, Shania Twain, Tippi Hedren
Director
Director
David O. Russell
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Cult Comedies
Rent Saved! on DVD Saved!
Synopsis
When Mary, a devout senior at a Christian high school, accidentally gets pregnant, she starts to see her peers and her faith in a whole new way in this darkly comic coming-of-age story that was produced by R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe.
Cast
Cast
Mandy Moore, Jena Malone, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit, Heather Matarazzo, Eva Amurri Martino , Chad Faust, Elizabeth Thai, Mary-Louise Parker, Martin Donovan
Director
Director
Brian Dannelly
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Teen Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Indie Comedies
Rent Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail on DVD Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail
Synopsis
When a routine speeding incident turns into a full-blown highway "situation," Madea (Tyler Perry) mouths off to a cop and lands herself in jail, where she's suddenly trapped behind bars with more motherly instinct than she knows what to do with. But Madea's nurturing side comes in handy when she crosses paths with a recovering drug addict turned prostitute (Keisha Knight Pulliam) who needs all the love she can get.
Cast
Cast
Tyler Perry, Vanessa Ferlito, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Viola Davis, Sofía Vergara, Derek Luke, Benjamin Benitez, Robin Coleman, Mark Wilson, RonReaco Lee, Ion Overman, Dr. Phil McGraw, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Joyner, Steve Harvey, Sherri Shepherd, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Director
Director
Tyler Perry
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Best in Show on DVD Best in Show
Synopsis
Master mockumentarian Christopher Guest (Waiting for Guffman) is at it again with this snarky send-up of canine culture that traverses the galloping neuroses surrounding one highly competitive dog show in Pennsylvania. Talented improvisers Parker Posey, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean and Catherine O'Hara elevate this satire to the stuff of genius. Fans of This Is Spinal Tap, television's "SCTV" -- and dogs, of course -- will find much to love.
Cast
Cast
Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Michael McKean, Parker Posey, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Lynch, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Ed Begley Jr., Bob Balaban, Jim Piddock, Jay Brazeau, Fred Keating, Don Lake, Will Sasso, Stephen E. Miller
Director
Director
Christopher Guest
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Mockumentaries, Spoofs and Satire, Indie Comedies, Showbiz Comedies, Cult Comedies
Rent Win Win on DVD Win Win
Synopsis
When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother retrieves him.
Cast
Cast
Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Jeffrey Tambor, Burt Young, Melanie Lynskey, Alex Shaffer, Margo Martindale, David W. Thompson
Director
Director
Thomas McCarthy
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Sports Comedies, Sports Dramas, Indie Comedies, Wrestling
Rent Cedar Rapids on DVD Cedar Rapids
Synopsis
Terrified of leaving his tiny town for the first time, sheltered insurance salesman Tim nervously sets out for the bright lights of bustling Cedar Rapids, where he attends a chaotic insurance convention and learns how to survive in the real world.
Cast
Cast
Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Stephen Root, Kurtwood Smith, Alia Shawkat, Rob Corddry, Sigourney Weaver, Mike O'Malley, Thomas Lennon
Director
Director
Miguel Arteta
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent Taking Woodstock on DVD Taking Woodstock
Synopsis
A twentysomething man finds his life forever changed in the summer of 1969 when he offers up his parents' motel in the Catskills as a home base for Woodstock organizers and then helps the show go on by donating an all-important music festival permit.
Cast
Cast
Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton, Kevin Chamberlain, Takeo Lee Wong, Anthoula Katsimatides, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Emile Hirsch, Eugene Levy, Dan Fogler, Jonathan Groff, Mamie Gummer, Liev Schreiber, Paul Dano, Kelli Garner
Director
Director
Ang Lee
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Dramas Based on the Book, 20th Century Period Pieces, Classic Rock
Rent Bottle Shock on DVD Bottle Shock
Synopsis
France's position as the world's top wine producer went unchallenged until 1976, when the Montelena Winery put California wines on the map -- a story delightfully told in this full-bodied tale about the heady early days of Napa Valley's success.
Cast
Cast
Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, Bill Pullman, Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodriguez, Dennis Farina, Bradley Whitford, Miguel Sandoval, Eliza Dushku, Danny DeVito, Mark Famiglietti
Director
Director
Randall Miller
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine, Dramas Based on Real Life, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Food Stories
Rent Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels on DVD Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Synopsis
Hoping to make a bundle in a high-stakes poker game, four shiftless lads from London's East End instead find themselves swimming in debt to underworld porn king "Hatchet" Harry -- and with only a week to repay him.
Cast
Cast
Nick Moran, Jason Flemyng, Jason Statham, Dexter Fletcher, Steven Mackintosh, Vinnie Jones, Sting, P.H. Moriarty, Nicholas Rowe
Director
Director
Guy Ritchie
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Comedies, Crime Action, Crime Thrillers, Gambling Dramas, Indie Action, Indie Comedies, United Kingdom
Rent Bottle Rocket on DVD Bottle Rocket
Synopsis
In this offbeat comedy, a trio of Texas friends try to embark on a life of crime. After knocking over a bookstore and going on the lam, they bungle their way into a huge heist engineered by a silver-tongued con artist.
Cast
Cast
Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, James Caan, Robert Musgrave, Andrew Wilson, Lumi Cavazos, Ned Dowd, Kumar Pallana
Director
Director
Wes Anderson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Cult Comedies
Rent City Island on DVD City Island
Synopsis
When he recognizes his son, Tony, whom he hasn't seen in more than 20 years, among a crop of new inmates in the jail where he works, Vince Rizzo decides to bring the troubled young man home with him, much to the surprise of his wife and kids.
Cast
Cast
Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer, Ezra Miller, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Carrie Baker Reynolds, Hope Glendon-Ross, Alan Arkin, Louis Mustillo
Director
Director
Raymond De Felitta
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Rushmore on DVD Rushmore
Synopsis
Wunderkind Max Fischer, a sophomore at upscale Rushmore Academy, sees his world turn topsy-turvy when he's smitten with widowed first-grade teacher Rosemary Cross. To win her heart, Max enlists the aid of school benefactor Herman J. Blume.
Cast
Cast
Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Brian Cox, Seymour Cassel, Mason Gamble
Director
Director
Wes Anderson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Cult Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Kinky Boots on DVD Kinky Boots
Synopsis
After inheriting a shoe factory, Charlie Price aims to take the fashion world by storm with help from a flashy cabaret dancer named Lola, who helps him design a racy line of men's boots.
Cast
Cast
Joel Edgerton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sarah-Jane Potts, Nick Frost, Linda Bassett, Jemima Rooper, Robert Pugh, Ewan Hooper, Stephen Marcus, Mona Hammond
Director
Director
Julian Jarrold
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, United Kingdom
Rent Scoop on DVD Scoop
Synopsis
While visiting friends in London, American journalism student Jade Spence beats out Britain's top reporters by exposing a story involving murder and magic. But just as the story heats up, so do things between Jade and a hunky aristocrat.
Cast
Cast
Woody Allen, Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane, Romola Garai, Jim Dunk, Colin Salmon, Robyn Kerr, Matt Day, Charles Dance, Anthony Head
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Mystery
Rent Margot at the Wedding on DVD Margot at the Wedding
Synopsis
After arriving to attend the wedding of her semi-estranged sister, a judgmental writer quickly takes a dislike to her sibling's unemployed fiancé and proceeds to radiate turmoil with her sniping -- which threatens to put an end to the nuptials.
Cast
Cast
Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jack Black, John Turturro, Ciarán Hinds, Zane Pais, Flora Cross, Halley Feiffer, Barbara Turner, Michael Medeiros
Director
Director
Noah Baumbach
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Rent Young Adult on DVD Young Adult
Synopsis
Taken aback when she receives a letter from an old boyfriend announcing that he's just had a baby with his wife, divorced fiction writer Mavis Gary decides to return to her small hometown and reconnect with her former lover.
Cast
Cast
Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Collette Wolfe, Jill Eikenberry, Richard Bekins, Mary Beth Hurt, Kate Nowlin
Director
Director
Jason Reitman
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Outsourced on DVD Outsourced
Synopsis
When his department is outsourced to India, customer call center manager Todd Anderson (Josh Hamilton) heads to Mumbai to train his successor (Asif Basra), and amusing culture clashes ensue as Anderson tries to explain American business practices to the befuddled new employees. In the process, he learns important lessons about globalization -- and life. Ayesha Dharker and Matt Smith also star in director John Jeffcoat's cross-cultural comedy.
Cast
Cast
Josh Hamilton, Matt Smith, Rudolf Rodrigues, Jai Neeraj Raj Purohit, Siddharth Jadhav, Asif Basra, Sudha Shivpuri, Raghu Mama, Parvati, Ayesha Dharker, Arjun Mathur, Larry Pine
Director
Director
John Jeffcoat
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Post Grad on DVD Post Grad
Synopsis
Ryden Malby (Alexis Bledel) always assumed it would be easy to find a job with a college diploma. But when nothing materializes after graduation, she's forced to move back in with her dysfunctional family and work full-time at maintaining her sanity. The only bright spot is her steady relationship with her best friend, Adam (Zach Gilford), but even that's starting to feel a little awkward. Carol Burnett, Michael Keaton and Jane Lynch co-star.
Cast
Cast
Alexis Bledel, Zach Gilford, Michael Keaton, Carol Burnett, Jane Lynch, Rodrigo Santoro, Bobby Coleman, Catherine Reitman, Craig Robinson, Andrew Daly, Fred Armisen, Demetri Martin, Vanessa Branch
Director
Director
Vicky Jenson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent Cyrus on DVD Cyrus
Synopsis
Indie favorites Jay and Mark Duplass co-direct this wry look at modern love and family dysfunction. John C. Reilly plays a divorced man who thinks he's found just the right woman (Marisa Tomei) to help him recover and move on. Unfortunately, the woman's son, played by Jonah Hill, has no interest in allowing another man into their lives -- a stance he proceeds to demonstrate in a variety of obnoxious ways.
Cast
Cast
John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei, Catherine Keener, Matt Walsh, Diane Mizota, Kathy Wittes, Katie Aselton, Jamie Donnelly, Tim Guinee
Director
Director
Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies
Rent The Maiden Heist on DVD The Maiden Heist
Synopsis
Over the years, museum security guards Roger, Charles and George each fall in love with a work of art in their care. But now, the new curator is shipping them out. Desperate to save their favorite pieces, the men hatch a plan to steal them.
Cast
Cast
Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken, William H. Macy, Marcia Gay Harden, Breckin Meyer, Philip Dorn Hebert, Wynn Everett, Christy Scott Cashman, Mike O'Toole, Albert Gornie, Joseph McKenna
Director
Director
Peter Hewitt
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Heist Films
Rent Robot & Frank on DVD Robot & Frank
Synopsis
Worried about their aging father living alone, Frank's kids give him a humanoid robot that's programmed to be his caretaker. Reluctant Frank -- a retired cat burglar -- soon warms up to his new helper and begins to treat it as a partner in crime.
Cast
Cast
Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Strong, Jeremy Sisto
Director
Director
Jake Schreier
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent The Good Girl on DVD The Good Girl
Synopsis
Feeling trapped in her marriage, "good girl" Justine begins an affair with Holden, a younger co-worker who's obsessed with The Catcher in the Rye. But it doesn't take long for Holden's passion to bloom into a poisonous obsession.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal, John C. Reilly, Tim Blake Nelson, Zooey Deschanel, Mike White, Deborah Rush, John Carroll Lynch
Director
Director
Miguel Arteta
Genres
Genres
Independent, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent American Splendor on DVD American Splendor
Synopsis
Paul Giamatti stars as Harvey Pekar, a working-class file clerk who found an outlet for his creativity by chronicling the minutia of his life in Cleveland, Ohio, in a comic book series called American Splendor.
Cast
Cast
Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Harvey Pekar, Shari Springer Berman, Earl Billings, James Urbaniak, Judah Friedlander, Robert Pulcini, Toby Radloff, Joyce Brabner, Donal Logue, Molly Shannon, James McCaffrey, Josh Hutcherson
Director
Director
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Genres
Genres
Independent, Indie Comedies, Biographies, Indie Dramas
Rent Clerks 2 on DVD Clerks 2
Synopsis
Picking up 10 years after their original misfit misadventures, director Kevin Smith revisits the doldrums and daily routines of New Jersey's minimum-wage employees in this sequel to his career-defining first film, Clerks. This time, seasoned slackers Dante (Brian O'Halloran) and Randal (Jeff Anderson) find themselves working behind the fast-food counter at Mooby's after a catastrophe drives them away from their previous dead-end jobs.
Cast
Cast
Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Trevor Fehrman, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ethan Suplee, Jason Lee, Kevin Weisman, Earthquake, Wanda Sykes, Ben Affleck
Director
Director
Kevin Smith
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Cult Comedies, Late Night Comedies
Rent Nothing Like the Holidays on DVD Nothing Like the Holidays
Synopsis
John Leguizmo and Alfred Molina head up an all-star cast in this multicultural ensemble comedy that follows a trio of Puerto Rican siblings -- a Marine, an actress and a businessman -- on their way home to Chicago for a Christmastime family reunion.
Cast
Cast
Alfred Molina, John Leguizamo, Freddy Rodriguez, Debra Messing, Elizabeth Peña, Luis Guzmán, Vanessa Ferlito, Melonie Diaz, Jay Hernandez
Director
Director
Alfredo De Villa
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Winter Holidays, Christmas
Rent Being John Malkovich on DVD Being John Malkovich
Synopsis
When puppeteer Craig Schwartz discovers a portal into John Malkovich's brain, he decides to sell 15-minute excursions into the esteemed actor's mind. But soon, Craig's wife becomes obsessed with the experience.
Cast
Cast
John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, K.K. Dodds, Reginald C. Hayes, Byrne Piven
Director
Director
Spike Jonze
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Son of Rambow on DVD Son of Rambow
Synopsis
Getting his hands on a camera changes everything for young Will, whose ultrareligious parents forbid him to watch TV or go to the movies. Will forms an unlikely bond with a class bully, who wants to shoot a home movie based on Rambo: First Blood.
Cast
Cast
Neil Dudgeon, Bill Milner, Jessica Hynes, Anna Wing, Will Poulter, Tallulah Evans, Emilie Chesnais, Paul Ritter, Finola McMahon, Zofia Brooks, Eric Sykes, Adam Godley, Diane Leach, Ed Westwick, Charlie Thrift
Director
Director
Garth Jennings
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Showbiz Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Indie Comedies, United Kingdom, Foreign Regions
Rent High Fidelity on DVD High Fidelity
Synopsis
When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong.
Cast
Cast
John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black, Lisa Bonet, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Cusack, Tim Robbins, Lili Taylor, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Sara Gilbert
Director
Director
Stephen Frears
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The Way Way Back on DVD The Way Way Back
Synopsis
A stifled teen finds his voice with encouragement from the manager of a local water park, where he takes a summer job to escape his unbearable home life with his mom and her overbearing boyfriend.
Cast
Cast
Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph, Liam James, Rob Corddry, Amanda Peet
Director
Director
Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent 2 Days in Paris on DVD 2 Days in Paris
Synopsis
On their way home from an ill-fated Venice vacation, Marion and Jack stop in Paris to visit Marion's parents. But their sojourn in the City of Lights turns out to be just as disastrous as their "romantic" trip to Italy.
Cast
Cast
Adam Goldberg, Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl, Marie Pillet, Albert Delpy, Aleksia Landeau, Adan Jodorowsky, Alexandre Nahon, Charlotte Maury-Sentier, Vanessa Seward, Thibault De Lussy
Director
Director
Julie Delpy
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies, France
Rent Real Women Have Curves on DVD Real Women Have Curves
Synopsis
America Ferrera shines in a star-making performance as Ana, a Mexican-American teenager who's struggling to break free from her mother's old-world expectations, in this coming-of-age drama set in East Los Angeles. Ana wants to attend college so she can better herself, but she's needed in her sister's sewing sweatshop, where women labor to make dresses that are then sold for many times what the shop is paid to make them.
Cast
Cast
America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, George Lopez, Sandie Torres, Ingrid Oliu, Soledad St. Hilaire, Brian Sites
Director
Director
Patricia Cardoso
Genres
Genres
Independent, Latino Dramas, Latino Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Bernie on DVD Bernie
Synopsis
In this black comedy inspired by a true story, affable Texas mortician Bernie befriends the small town's wealthiest widow and then kills her. But despite the suspicious nature of her death, no one wants to think anything but the best of Bernie.
Cast
Cast
Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Richard Robichaux, Rick Dial, Brandon Smith, Larry Jack Dotson, Merrilee McCommas, Matthew Greer
Director
Director
Richard Linklater
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent Solitary Man on DVD Solitary Man
Synopsis
Michael Douglas stars as a former car dealership owner who sees his personal and professional lives take a nosedive when the repercussions of years of shady business dealings and chronic womanizing finally catch up with him.
Cast
Cast
Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito, Mary-Louise Parker, Jenna Fischer, Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg, Richard Schiff, Jake Richard Siciliano, David Costabile, Anastasia Griffith, Arthur J. Nascarella
Director
Director
Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Everything Must Go on DVD Everything Must Go
Synopsis
After his alcoholism costs him his marriage and his job as a sales executive, sad sack Nick Halsey tries to make a fresh start -- and hopes to let go of his baggage -- by selling all of his belongings in a yard sale.
Cast
Cast
Will Ferrell, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Rebecca Hall, Michael Peña, Laura Dern, Glenn Howerton, Stephen Root
Director
Director
Dan Rush
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Beginners on DVD Beginners
Synopsis
Oliver, a graphic artist, is coming to grips with the imminent death of his father, who, at 75, has one last secret: He's gay. Inspired and confused by his father's determination to find true love at last, Oliver tentatively pursues his own romance.
Cast
Cast
Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic, Kai Lennox, Mary Page Keller, Keegan Boos, China Shavers, Melissa Tang, Amanda Payton
Director
Director
Mike Mills
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, LGBT Dramas, LGBT Comedies, Indie LGBT
Rent I Love You Phillip Morris on DVD I Love You Phillip Morris
Synopsis
When Texas cop Steven Russell realizes he's gay, he changes his life and pulls con jobs that land him jail, where he meets his one true love. When the man is transferred to another prison, lovesick Steven mounts a series of jailbreaks.
Cast
Cast
Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Antoni Corone, Brennan Brown, Michael Mandell, Annie Golden
Director
Director
Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies, LGBT Comedies
Rent Friends with Kids on DVD Friends with Kids
Synopsis
Best friends Jason and Julie decide that the way to have kids without sacrificing their social lives or careers is to raise a child together platonically. But romance and other complications interfere with their perfect plan.
Cast
Cast
Adam Scott, Jennifer Westfeldt, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd, Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Megan Fox, Edward Burns, Lee Bryant, Kelly Bishop
Director
Director
Jennifer Westfeldt
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Chef on DVD Chef
Synopsis
When chef Carl Casper's plans for opening a restaurant in Los Angeles fail to pan out, he returns home to Miami and debuts a food truck instead. While trying to regain his zest for cookery, Carl also tries to mend his fractured family ties.
Cast
Cast
Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Oliver Platt, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey Jr.
Director
Director
Jon Favreau
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Rent Clerks on DVD Clerks
Synopsis
Store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed, and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives in this classic indie comedy.
Cast
Cast
Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer
Director
Director
Kevin Smith
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Cult Comedies, Indie Classics, Late Night Comedies
Rent Henry Poole Is Here on DVD Henry Poole Is Here
Synopsis
Rather than living his last days to the fullest, terminally ill Henry Poole cuts himself off from his fiancée and his family. But his self-imposed exile is interrupted by a fortuitous miracle and a clash with his eccentric, meddling neighbors.
Cast
Cast
Luke Wilson, Radha Mitchell, Cheryl Hines, George Lopez, Molly Hagan, Michelle Krusiec, Earl Carroll, Noah Dahl, Adriana Barraza, Morgan Lily, Rachel Seiferth, Beth Grant, Kate Mulligan
Director
Director
Mark Pellington
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Rent How to Lose Friends & Alienate People on DVD How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
Synopsis
After his bent for muckraking nets him a job at a glossy Big Apple magazine, boorish British tabloid writer Sidney Young tries to curry favor with the synthetic glitterati he covers as well as with his imperious boss -- with disastrous results.
Cast
Cast
Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges, Danny Huston, Gillian Anderson, Megan Fox, Miriam Margolyes, Bill Paterson, Max Minghella, Jefferson Mays
Director
Director
Robert B. Weide
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, United Kingdom
Rent Election on DVD Election
Synopsis
Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon) appears to have the election for student council president sewn up until one of her teachers, Mr. McAllister (Matthew Broderick), rounds up a worthy opponent: a popular and naïve varsity football player (Chris Klein) whose knee injury has him sidelined for the season. Tracy is desperate to win the race at any cost. But Mr. McAllister is just as determined to see Tracy -- a textbook overachiever -- soundly defeated.
Cast
Cast
Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Jessica Campbell, Phil Reeves, Molly Hagan, Delaney Driscoll, Mark Harelik, Colleen Camp, Frankie Ingrassia
Director
Director
Alexander Payne
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies, Political Comedies
Rent Happy-Go-Lucky on DVD Happy-Go-Lucky
Synopsis
When someone steals her beloved bike, eternally cheerful schoolteacher "Poppy" Cross takes up driving and is paired with a sour instructor -- who's both attracted to and repelled by Poppy in this upbeat slice-of-life tale.
Cast
Cast
Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Andrea Riseborough, Sinead Matthews, Kate O'Flynn, Sarah Niles, Eddie Marsan, Joseph Kloska, Samuel Roukin, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Karina Fernandez
Director
Director
Mike Leigh
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, United Kingdom
Rent Pieces of April on DVD Pieces of April
Synopsis
Reformed wild child April Burns attempts to make Thanksgiving dinner -- while battling a temperamental oven -- for her estranged suburban family at her grungy New York apartment and anticipates introducing them to her new boyfriend, Bobby.
Cast
Cast
Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke, Alison Pill, Sean Hayes, Oliver Platt, John Gallagher Jr., Alice Drummond, Sisqo, Lillias White, Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Director
Director
Peter Hedges
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on DVD The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Synopsis
In a sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated film, hotel owner Sonny is overwhelmed with the task of finding a second property to accommodate the influx of new residents, while his upcoming wedding plans may be too much for the hotel's staff to handle.
Cast
Cast
Penelope Wilton, David Strathairn, Judi Dench, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy, Richard Gere
Director
Director
John Madden
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies, Blockbusters
Rent Waiting for Guffman on DVD Waiting for Guffman
Synopsis
Community theater gets spit-roasted in this blistering mockumentary penned by (and starring) Christopher Guest, who plays the ultra-fey Corky St. Clair, a local theater impresario who takes his directing duties a little too close to heart. With Blaine, Mo.'s 150th anniversary looming, St. Clair mounts a mediocre musical tribute to the town. But his hopes of taking the production to Broadway hinge on the attendance of a very important guest.
Cast
Cast
Deborah Theaker, Michael Hitchcock, Scott Williamson, Larry Miller, Don Lake, Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Eugene Levy, David Cross
Director
Director
Christopher Guest
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Mockumentaries, Showbiz Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Whatever Works on DVD Whatever Works
Synopsis
While falling for a young Southern belle (Evan Rachel Wood), an aging New York City eccentric (Larry David) finds himself caught in a series of bizarre situations involving the girl's parents and his own Greenwich Village group of pals. Written and directed by legendary filmmaker Woody Allen, this romantic comedy also stars Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley Jr., Michael McKean and Henry Cavill.
Cast
Cast
Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley Jr., Michael McKean, Henry Cavill, John Gallagher Jr., Jessica Hecht, Carolyn McCormick, Christopher Evan Welch
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies
Rent Swingers on DVD Swingers
Synopsis
A seminar in 1990s dating rules, this engaging comedy stars Jon Favreau as a struggling comedian whose pathetic love life prompts his friends to help him get over his ex-girlfriend through nightly barhopping on the Los Angeles club scene.
Cast
Cast
Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Ron Livingston, Patrick Van Horn, Alex Désert, Heather Graham, Blake Lindsley, Deena Martin, Brooke Langton, Katherine Kendall
Director
Director
Doug Liman
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Romantic Comedies
Rent Serious Moonlight on DVD Serious Moonlight
Synopsis
Enraged by the discovery of her husband's illicit affair, Louise straps him to a toilet with duct tape to force him to give their relationship another chance. But when Louise leaves to go shopping, a robber breaks into the house, adding to the chaos.
Cast
Cast
Meg Ryan, Timothy Hutton, Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Derek Carter, Bill Parks, Kimberlee Peterson, Nathan Dean
Director
Director
Cheryl Hines
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent My One and Only on DVD My One and Only
Synopsis
After catching her husband (Kevin Bacon) in a compromising position, Anne Devereaux (Renée Zellweger) rounds up her teenage sons and hits the road, hoping to find a wealthy new man to care for her family in this comedy based on the real-life childhood of actor George Hamilton. Anne finds no shortage of admirers -- and on her quest for a husband, she soon discovers herself. Eric McCormack, Logan Lerman and Nick Stahl co-star.
Cast
Cast
Renée Zellweger, Logan Lerman, Kevin Bacon, Troy Garity, David Koechner, J.C. MacKenzie, Eric McCormack, Chris Noth, Mark Rendall, Nick Stahl, Steven Weber, Robin Weigert, Molly C. Quinn, Phoebe Strole
Director
Director
Richard Loncraine
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies
Rent King of California on DVD King of California
Synopsis
This quirky comedy chronicles the journey of a delusional father who's convinced that a fabled treasure is buried beneath his Southern California suburb. His delinquent daughter resists his ravings at first, but eventually starts to believe.
Cast
Cast
Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Will Rothhaar, Laura Kachergus, Paul Lieber, Kathleen Wilhoite
Director
Director
Mike Cahill
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies
Over 93,000 movies & TV shows available to rent