Nicolas Cage stars as a tough New Orleans cop who develops a painkiller addiction. While investigating the brutal murder of the entire family of a suspected drug dealer, he gets involved with a drug kingpin played by rapper Xzibit.. Eva Mendes, the cop's prostitute girlfriend, stands by him, but he's not exactly ready to settle down. His colleague (Val Kilmer) tries to protect him, but there's not much he can do to help. Directed by Werner Herzog. With Lance E. Nichols, J.D. Evermore, and Shea Whigham. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 2009.
Fairuza Balk in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
William (Patrick Fugit) is a nerdy teen who gets the chance to cover rock 'n' roll for Rolling Stone Magazine in the late Sixties. Encouraged by the critic Lester Bangs (Philip Seymour Hoffman), he goes on tour with the band Stillwater, which is fronted by the charismatic Russell Hammond (Billy Crudup). William's intellectual mother (Frances McDormand) is horrified, but William is in heaven as he gets to know musicians, groupies (Anna Paquin and Fairuza Balk), and even falls in love with the most notorious groupie of all, Penny Lane (Kate Hudson). Directed by Cameron Crowe. With Zooey Deschanel and Michael Angarano. Categories: Drama, Music. Year: 2000.
Fairuza Balk in Almost Famous
Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) is transformed into the hateful, charismatic leader of a local white power movement following his father's death. Seeking retribution and burning with rage, Derek commits a brutal murder and is sent to prison. Upon his release three years later, a changed Derek, who is ashamed of his former ultra-racist self, returns home to find that his younger brother (Edward Furlong) has followed in his footsteps. Directed by Tony Kaye. With Beverly D'Angelo, Avery Brooks, Fairuza Balk, Elliott Gould, William Russ and Ethan Suplee. Categories: Drama, Crime. Year: 1998.
Fairuza Balk in American History X
Bobby Boucher (Adam Sandler), a sheltered young man from the Louisiana swamps with a stutter and an unnatural love for water, finds the perfect fit for his talents when he becomes the waterboy for a horrible college football team. When Coach Klein (Henry Winkler) discovers Bobby's amazing tackling skills, he recruits the simple young man to turn his team around. But, in order to keep his dream of attending college alive, Bobby will have to hide his new activities from his overbearing mother (Kathy Bates). Directed by Frank Coraci. With Fairuza Balk, Jerry Reed and Rob Schneider. Categories: Comedy, Sports. Year: 1998.
Fairuza Balk in The Waterboy