Robert Downey Jr. is the latest actor to play the famed British detective Sherlock Holmes. In this new version, he gets involved in a murder case where there is some suspicion that the victim rose from the dead. He has to contend with an arch-villain (Mark Strong) and an enticing femme fatale (Rachel McAdams). But with his trusty friend, Dr. Watson (Jude Law) by his side, he's ready for anything. Directed by Guy Ritchie. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery. Year: 2009.
Rachel McAdams in Sherlock Holmes
US Congressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck) is chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending and a top contender to receive his party's nomination in the upcoming presidential election. When the research assistant (Maria Thayer) with whom Collins was having an affair is brutally murdered, reporter Cal McCaffrey (Russell Crowe), Collins' old friend, is assigned to investigate the case by his editor Cameron Lynne (Helen Mirren). With his partner Della Frye (Rachel McAdams), McCaffrey sets out to identify the killer and finds himself involved in a high-level cover-up. Directed by Kevin Macdonald. With Jason Bateman, Robin Wright Penn, Viola Davis and Jeff Daniels. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Rachel McAdams in State of Play
Based on the bestselling novel, this film tells the story of Clare (Brooklynn Proulx), a little girl who becomes infatuated with Henry (Eric Bana), an adult. When she grows to be a young woman (Rachel McAdams), she meets Henry again. He has not aged and she still loves him, so they marry. But he has a habit of slipping back and forth in time and she finds herself alone too much. Directed by Robert Schwentke. With Hailey McCann. Categories: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi. Year: 2009.
Rachel McAdams in The Time Traveler's Wife
When Colee (Rachel McAdams), TK (Michael Peña) and Cheever (Tim Robbins), three soldiers returning home from Iraq, find that all flights from New York have been canceled, they set out on an unexpected roadtrip. While Colee intends on giving a guitar to the parents of a fallen friend, TK tries to work up the courage to face his wife and Cheever plans to hit the casinos in a desperate attempt to pay for his son's college tuition. Struggling to adjust to life back in the States, these three strangers find an unlikely companionship in their shared experiences and broken dreams. Directed by Neil Burger. With Molly Hagan. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2008.
Rachel McAdams in The Lucky Ones
Set in the Forties, this drama about love, marriage and murder starts out when Harry (Chris Cooper), who is married to Pat (Patricia Clarkson), confesses to his friend, Richard (Pierce Brosnan), a wealthy bachelor, that he is in love with Kay (Rachel McAdams), a much younger woman. Harry thinks a divorce would be too cruel to Pat and is actually contemplating murder instead. Meanwhile, Richard finds himself attracted to Kay. But Kay may have another man on her mind. Directed by Ira Sachs. With David Richmond-Peck. Categories: Crime, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Rachel McAdams in Married Life
At an annual Christmas gathering, Everett (Dermot Mulroney), the eldest son in the Stone Family, brings his uptight girlfriend (Sarah Jessica Parker) home to meet his parents, brothers and sisters. The family greets their visitor with a mix of awkwardness, confusion and hostility. Before the holiday is over, relationships unravel and secrets are revealed, but in the end the family's love for one another brings them together. Diane Keaton and Craig T. Nelson play the Stone parents. Directed by Thomas Bezucha. With Claire Danes, Rachel McAdams and Luke Wilson. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2005.
Rachel McAdams in The Family Stone
Lisa Reisert (Rachel McAdams) never liked flying, but on an overnight flight to Miami she learns that planes are the least of her worries. Upon boarding, Lisa is pleased to find that she is seated next to Jackson (Cillian Murphy), a charming man she had a drink with at the airport terminal. But, just after takeoff, Jackson reveals that he is on a mission to kill the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, and Lisa is the key to the plot. Directed by Wes Craven. With Brian Cox and Jayma Mays. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Rachel McAdams in Red Eye
Each year, John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Klein (Vince Vaughn) look forward to wedding season so they can take advantage of the heightened romantic mood and invent fool proof stories to entice the women they meet. Life couldn't be better for the two shameless sleaze balls, until John falls hard for Claire (Rachel McAdams), daughter of Secretary William Cleary (Christopher Walken). With their whole way of life threatened, Jeremy does his best to cope and back up his friend's quest, while fending off the advances of Claire's unstable sister (Isla Fisher). Directed by David Dobkin. With Jane Seymour, Rebecca De Mornay and Bradley Cooper. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2005.
Rachel McAdams in Wedding Crashers
After going undercover to expose the Plastics, the fakest girls in school, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) falls under their spell and ends up betraying her real friends. When Cady makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels (Jonathan Bennett), the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George (Rachel McAdams), she learns what survival of the fittest really means. Directed by Mark Waters. With Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Lacey Chabert, Lizzy Caplan, Daniel Franzese and Amanda Seyfried. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2004.
Rachel McAdams in Mean Girls
An old man (James Garner) reads a story about two young lovers to an old woman (Gena Rowlands) in a nursing home. Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams) and Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) meet at a carnival and fall in love, but Allie's parents disapprove of him. After Allie's family moves away, she gets engaged to a handsome young soldier (James Marsden), after receiving no word from Noah. But, before her wedding, Allie stops by to see Noah, and it is evident that they still have feelings for each other. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. With Kevin Connolly and Joan Allen. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2004.
Rachel McAdams in The Notebook
Jessica (Rachel McAdams), is a gorgeous but mean-spirited teen. Clive (Rob Schneider) is a career criminal. Due to a supernatural turn of events, the two switch bodies. Jessica is horrified and wants to get her body back as soon as possible. Clive is actually delighted with his new looks, which he can use to pull off a series of heists. Jessica's friend (Anna Faris) is the only one who knows their body-switch secret, but can she help them switch back? Directed by Tom Brady. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2002.
Rachel McAdams in The Hot Chick