Justine Last (Jennifer Aniston) is a young, unhappily married salesclerk whose boring life is turned upside down when she begins an affair with Holden Worther (Jake Gyllenhaal), the strange new cashier who thinks he's Holden Caulfield. After discovering that Justine is pregnant, Holden concocts a plan to rob their store and start a new life together on the run from the law. Justine must decide whether to join Holden an become a fugitive, or return to her safe, mundane life with her dim-witted husband (John C. Reilly). Directed by Miguel Arteta. With Mike White, John Carroll Lynch, Zooey Deschanel and Tim Blake Nelson. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2002.
John C. Reilly in The Good Girl
Two seemingly independent stories, one in the 1950's the other in present times, are linked by the writings of Virginia Woolf (Nicole Kidman). In 1951, plain and simple housewife Laura Brown (Julianne Moore) plans a party for her husband Dan (John C. Reilly), but she can't stop reading the novel Mrs. Dalloway. In the present, Clarissa Vaughn (Meryl Streep) throws a party for her friend Richard (Ed Harris), but she feels the draw of Woolf on her life as well. Directed by Stephen Daldry. With Miranda Richardson, Claire Danes, Toni Collette and Jeff Daniels. Category: Drama. Year: 2002.
John C. Reilly in The Hours
Nine people who share a connection to a children's game show find their lives intertwined during one random day in the San Fernando Valley. Through a series of chance encounters, coincidences and unforeseen drama, each experiences drastic changes in their lives before a strange and totally unexpected climax. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. With Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, John C. Reilly, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Robards, Melora Walters, Jeremy Blackman and Alfred Molina. Categories: Drama. Year: 1999.
John C. Reilly in Magnolia
When journalist Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore) is assigned to go undercover and find out what really goes on in today's high schools, she hopes that she will be more popular with her classmates than she was the first time around. But, after enrolling in a local high school, Josie quickly falls back into nerdy habits and finds it difficult to make friends. Things look bleak for Josie until her cool, older brother Rob (David Arquette) shows up and spreads flattering gossip about her, attracting the attention of the coolest kids in school (Jessica Alba and James Franco). Just as things start to go Josie's way, she finds that she is falling for a teacher (Michael Vartan), putting her assignment and career in jeopardy. Directed by Raja Gosnell. With Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly and Garry Marshall. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1999.
John C. Reilly in Never Been Kissed
During the conflict at Guadalcanal, a battle that will strongly influence the Japanese advance into the Pacific, a group of young soldiers is brought in as a relief for battle-weary Marine units. The soldiers begin to form a tight-knit group as they face the horrors of war while trying to maintain possession of a key airfield. Directed by Terrence Malick. With Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, James Caviezel, Nick Nolte, John C. Reilly, John Travolta, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, George Clooney and Jared Leto. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 1998.
John C. Reilly in The Thin Red Line
Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) is a handsome, uneducated teenager with a huge, natural gift. While working in the kitchen of a nightclub, he is discovered by John Horner (Burt Reynolds), a successful porn producer, who lures him into a promising career in the adult entertainment industry. But, after a rapid rise and fall and numerous attempts to leave the business behind, Eddie and the other actors form an unlikely family, with Horner acting as patriarch and starlet Amber Waves (Julianne Moore) the surrogate mother. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. With John C. Reilly, Heather Graham, Don Cheadle, Luis Guzmán, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina and Philip Baker Hall. Categories: Drama. Year: 1997.
John C. Reilly in Boogie Nights
After world-weary card shark Sydney (Philip Baker Hall) meets John (John C. Reilly), a reckless, down-and-out gambler, he takes the downtrodden young man under his wing and shows him how to exploit the casino perk system. Years later, the surrogate father and son enjoy being successful gamblers, until John falls for a troubled cocktail waitress (Gwyneth Paltrow) and gets mixed up with an untrustworthy stranger (Samuel L. Jackson). Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. With Philip Seymour Hoffman. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1996.
John C. Reilly in Hard Eight
Johnny Depp stars as Gilbert, a teen who works long hours in a small-town convenience store and also has to take care of his autistic brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio, who was nominated for an Oscar for this role). His devoted mother (Darlene Cates) is morbidly obese and also terrified of leaving the house. Gilbert is getting by, until Becky (Juliette Lewis) and her grandmother arrive in town, and he falls in love with the girl. Does he have room in his life for romance? Directed by Lasse Hallström. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1993.
John C. Reilly in What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) is a young, cocky stock car driver who gets his chance to compete at the top level of NASCAR. Joining the hot-shot Trickle is mechanic mentor Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall), who acts as his crew chief. After a massive wreck that sends him to the hospital, Trickle meets Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman), a young, beautiful brain surgeon, and they fall in love. Directed by Tony Scott. With Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, John C. Reilly, Michael Rooker and Fred Dalton Thompson. Categories: Action, Drama, Romance, Sports. Year: 1990.
John C. Reilly in Days of Thunder
Terry (Sean Penn) moves back to his old neighborhood in New York and meets up with his friend, Jackie (Gary Oldman). Jackie works for his older brother, gangster boss Frankie (Ed Harris). Terry has to decide if he wants to get back into a life of crime. Meanwhile, he finds himself falling in love with Frankie and Jackie's sister (Robin Wright Penn), who wants to get out of the neighborhood. Directed by Phil Joanou. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1990.
John C. Reilly in State of Grace