Directed by Tim Allen. With Tim Allen, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ray Liotta, J.K. Simmons, Kelsey Grammer, Julie Bowen, Karle Warren and Sigourney Weaver. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2010.
J.K. Simmons in Crazy on the Outside
Another workplace comedy directed by Mike Judge, who made Office Space, Extract stars Jason Bateman as a manager at a factory. He has problems everywhere. At home, he suspects his wife (Kristen Wiig) is having an affair, while at work he has to cope with rebellious assembly-line workers and his attraction to a gorgeous new temp (Mila Kunis). At least he always his stoner buddy (Ben Affleck) to confide in. Directed by Mike Judge. With Clifton Collins Jr., Matt Schulze, Beth Grant, and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2009.
J.K. Simmons in Extract
Without a good buddy to ask to be the best man at his wedding, Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd) sets out on a series of man dates to find a new best friend. Eventually, Peter meets Sydney Fife (Jason Segel), a charming, opinionated man with whom he instantly bonds. But, as Peter and Sydney spend more and more time together, Peter's relationship with his finacee Zooey (Rashida Jones) begins to suffer. In the end, Peter is forced to choose between his future wife and his new bro, and discovers what friendship really means. Directed by John Hamburg. With Jon Favreau, Jaime Pressly, J.K. Simmons, Carla Gallo, Andy Samberg and Aziz Ansari. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2009.
J.K. Simmons in I Love You, Man
Deadly cheerleaders from hell are the focus of this film starring Megan Fox. She plays a murderous teen who takes pleasure in offing any males who displease her. Amanda Seyfriend is the girlfriend who becomes her partner in crime. This is a twist on the usual teen-slasher movie in which scantily clad girls are the victims. Directed by Karyn Kusama. Categories: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
J.K. Simmons in Jennifer's Body
Transferred to rural Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a manufacturing plant, Lucy Hill (Renée Zellweger), a high-powered Miami business woman, struggles to adjust to small town life. Overcoming an icy reception and her inital reluctance to embrace the isolated town's charm, Lucy is eventually accepted by the community and grows close to Ted Mitchell (Harry Connick Jr.), a no-nonsense voluntary transplant. But, when Lucy is ordered to close the plant, she in forced to re-examine her big city values and find a way to save the plant and its workers' jobs. Directed by Jonas Elmer. With Nathan Fillion, Siobhan Fallon, Frances Conroy, Rashida Jones and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2009.
J.K. Simmons in New in Town
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.
J.K. Simmons 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.
J.K. Simmons in Burn After Reading
Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page), an intelligent, strong-willed teenager, has to deal with the repercussions of an unplanned preganany. Unable to imagine raising the child with the father, an innocent boy named Paulie Bleeker (Michael Cera), Juno and her best friend Leah (Olivia Thirlby) set out to find the unborn child the perfect set of parents. After locating Mark (Jason Bateman) and Vanessa Loring (Jennifer Garner), Juno believes she has found her child a good home. But, as the birth approaches, Juno must make a difficult choice that will affect the rest of her life and that of her baby. Directed by Jason Reitman. With J.K. Simmons, Allison Janney and Rainn Wilson. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2007.
J.K. Simmons in Juno
Dude (Zack Ward) was just laid off from his job and joins forces with cult leader Uncle Dave (Dave Foley) to rob an amusement park. But a group of recently arrived Taliban terrorist have the same idea, so a simple robbery turns into an international incident. There's something to offend everyone in this politically incorrect comedy. Directed by Uwe Boll. With Larry Thomas, Chris Coppola, Jackie Tohn, Verne Troyer and Brent Mendenhall. Categories: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2007.
J.K. Simmons in Postal
After the Egyptian born Anwar El-Ibrahimi (Omar Metwally) disappears on a flight from South Africa to Washington DC, his American wife, Isabella (Reese Witherspoon), travels to the nation's capital to try to learn the truth. Meanwhile, CIA analyst Douglas Freeman (Jake Gyllenhaal) begins to question his assignment after witnessing El-Ibrahimi's interrogation at a secret military detention center. Directed by Gavin Hood. With Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard and Alan Arkin. Cateogries: Thriller, Drama. Year: 2007.
J.K. Simmons in Rendition
With Spider-Man now a beloved celebrity, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) has come to terms with his duty and has found a way to balance his work with his relationship with Mary Jane (Kirsten Dunst). But, when his suit somehow turns black and increases his super powers, Peter's personality begins to change and he becomes angry, aggressive and arrogant. After his actions cause him to lose Mary Jane, Peter must figure out a way to return to his former self while fighting off his old friend Harry Osborn (James Franco) and a powerful new enemy, Sandman (Thomas Haden Church). Directed by Sam Raimi. With Topher Grace, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rosemary Harris and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2007.
J.K. Simmons in Spider-Man 3
Texan Charles Farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) left the Air Force as a young man to save his family's ranch following the death of his father. Refusing to abandon his dream of traveling to space, Farmer decides to build a rocket in his barn. Despite the FBI placing him under surveillance, Charlie refuses to admit failure and decides to proceed with the launch with the support of his wife (Virginia Madsen) and children. Directed by Michael Polish. With Bruce Dern, Tim Blake Nelson and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Adventure, Drama. Year: 2006.
J.K. Simmons in The Astronaut Farmer