Based on the children's classic by Raold Dahl, this animated film is about a fox family that has to fight back when farmers try to destroy them. George Clooney and Meryl Streep play Mr. and Mrs. Fox, while Jason Schwartzman voices the part of their obedient son. Bill Murray is the badger, an animal who is also a lawyer and wants to take the farmers to court, while Owen Wilson is Coach Skip. Directed by Wes Anderson. Categories: Adventure, Animation, Comedy. Year: 2009.
George Clooney in Fantastic Mr. Fox
Based loosely on true events, this comedy-drama focuses on a journalist (Ewan McGregor), who goes to cover the war in Iraq. There, he meets Lyn Cassady (George Clooney), who is running a special unit for soldiers who are trained to hypnotize their enemy (as well as goats). A drugged-out soldier (Jeff Bridges) developed this method during the Vietnam War. Kevin Spacey and Stephen Lang play commanders involved in using hypnosis. Directed by Grant Heslov. With Glenn Morshower. Categories: Comedy, War. Year: 2009.
George Clooney in The Men Who Stare at Goats
Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) works for a large corporation and his job is to go around to its many branches, telling people they have been laid off. Anna Kendrick plays Natalie, a recent college grad who comes to work for Ryan and thinks people should be fired by e-mail. To prove her wrong, Ryan takes her with him on a round of layoffs. Vera Farmiga is Alex, a woman attracted to Ryan. Meanwhile, his sister (Melanie Lynskey) is getting married soon and Ryan takes a cut-out of her and her fianc頷ith him on his travels. Directed by Jason Reitman. With Zach Galifianakis, J.K. Simmons and Jason Bateman. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2009.
George Clooney in Up in the Air
After finding a CD containing the memoirs of ex-CIA agent Ozzie Cox (John Malkovich) in the gym where they work, Chad Feldheimer (Brad Pitt) and Linda Litzke (Frances McDormand) formulate a harebrained scheme to blackmail him. Even though the disc contains sensitive data about previous CIA indescretions, Cox, bitter and disgruntled, doesn't simply give in to their demands and sets out to recover his memoirs on his own terms. Harry Pfarrer (George Clooney), a federal marshal who is sleeping with Cox's estranged wife (Tilda Swinton), becomes entangled in the increasingly sticky situation when he witnesses Chad attempting to break into his home. Directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. With J.K. Simmons and Richard Jenkins. Categories: Comedy, Crime. Year: 2008.
George Clooney in Burn After Reading
In the early days of professional football, when the rules were more suggestion than law, Dodge Connolly (George Clooney), a brash, fast-talking all-star, sees the sports potential for greatness. But, when the league faces financial collapse, Dodge must convince Cater Rutherford (John Krasinski), an Ivy League war hero, to join his ragtag squad, or watch his dream die. After Carter becomes a national sensation, young reporter Lexi Littleton (Renée Zellweger) enters the picture intent on uncovering the truth about his past. Both Dodge and Carter fall for the beautiful journalist, and the two become off the field rivals as the sport they love becomes an American obsession. Directed by George Clooney. With Stephen Root, Wayne Duvall, Jonathan Pryce and Peter Gerety. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sports. Year: 2008.
George Clooney in Leatherheads
Former criminal prosecuter Michael Clayton (George Clooney) takes care of the unseen dirty work for one of New York's largest corporate law firms. Though burned out and disillusioned by his job, Clayton is tied to the firm and must clean up any mess that co-founder Marty Bach (Sydney Pollack) lays at his feet. Meanwhile, litigator Karen Crowder (Tilda Swinton) career rests on the settlement of a class action suit that Clayton's firm is set to win. But, when Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson), the firm's lead attorney, sabotages the case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his life. Directed by Tony Gilroy. With Sean Cullen and Michael O'Keefe. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
George Clooney in Michael Clayton
Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and his band of professional thieves return to take down Willy Bank (Al Pacino), after the ruthless casino owner double-crossed their pal, Reuben Tishkoff (Elliott Gould). This time, Danny and company will have to team up with their old nemesis, Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia), in order to infitrate the most sophisitcated security system ever developed. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Ellen Barkin, Bernie Mac, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner and Shaobo Qin. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
George Clooney in Ocean's Thirteen
Jake Geismer (George Clooney), an American journalist, finds himself in post-World War II Berlin covering the upcoming Potsdam Peace Conference. Having once run a news bureau in Berlin, Jake has also returned to find a lost love, Lena (Cate Blanchett). When Jake's seemingly wholesome and well-meaning driver, Corporal Tully (Tobey Maguire), is found murdered, Jake is drawn into the mystery of his death, puzzled by the idleness the American and Russian authorities. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Robin Weigert, Dave Power, Leland Orser and Tony Curran. Categories: Drama, Mystery, War. Year: 2006.
George Clooney in The Good German
Directed by actor George Clooney, who also has a supporting role, this film is a period drama about television news broadcaster Edward R. Murrow (David Strathairn) and his fight to report the truth about Senator Joseph McCarthy.. Times were so repressive then that an executive couple (Patricia Clarkson and Robert Downey Jr.) had to conceal their marriage. Frank Langella plays William Paley, the head of the network. Directed by George Clooney. With Matt Ross, Grant Heslov, Reed Diamond and Jeff Daniels. Categories: Drama, History. Year: 2005.
George Clooney in Good Night, and Good Luck.
An oil executive (Matt Damon) makes a major deal with a sheik after his son is killed in an accident on a business trip. At the same time, a veteran CIA operative (George Clooney) watches as politics overtake judgment and warning signs are ignored in the fight against terrorism. Meanwhile, a lawyer's (Jeffrey Wright) morals are tested during the merger of two powerful oil companies, and a Pakistani teenager is recruited by a charismatic cleric. Directed by Stephen Gaghan. With Christopher Plummer, Chris Cooper, Amanda Peet, Alexander Siddig and William Hurt. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005.
George Clooney in Syriana
Daniel Ocean (George Clooney) is forced to regroup his team of con artists and thieves in order to pull off three major European heists and pay back his debt to Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia). Adding to their trouble is a dedicated Europol agent (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and a mysterious rival known as the "Night Fox." To come out on top, Ocean's team will have to prove that they are the best by executing their most difficult heist ever. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon and Elliott Gould. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2004.
George Clooney in Ocean's Twelve
Prominent LA divorce attorney Miles Massey (George Clooney) is bored with his own success and finds himself at a crossroads. Seeking a new challenge, he finds it in the form of Marylin Rexroth (Catherine Zeta-Jones). Devastatingly beautiful, Marylin is the future ex-wife of Miles' client Rex Rexroth (Edward Herrmann). After Miles works his magic and leaves her without the settlement she had hoped for, Marylin concocts a scheme to get even, which includes marrying oil tycoon Howard Doyle (Billy Bob Thornton). Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. With Geoffrey Rush, Cedric the Entertainer and Paul Adelstein. Categories: Comedy, Romance, Crime. Year:2003.
George Clooney in Intolerable Cruelty