Based on two true stories, one part of the film follows master cookbook writer Julia Child (Meryl Streep) as she overcomes anti-American snobbery and male chauvinism to become an expert in French cooking in Paris in the Fifties. The other half follows Julie Powell (Amy Adams), a mixed-up young woman living in contemporary New York, who decides to make cook every recipe in Julia Child's most famous book and write about it. Directed by Nora Ephron. With Stanley Tucci, Dave Annable, Jane Lynch, Vanessa Ferlito and Casey Wilson. Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2009.
Stanley Tucci in Julie & Julia
After a young teenage girl, Susie (Saoirse Ronan) is murdered, her ghost haunts her family and friends, as she tries to comfort them and get justice for her killer. Based on the bestselling novel by Alice Sebold, the film was made by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, and stars Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz as her parents. Michael Imperioli is a detective investigating the case, and Reece Ritchie is a high-school boy with a crush on Susie. Directed by Peter Jackson. Categories: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones
Kit Kittredge (Abigail Breslin), an aspiring reporter, lives with her mother Margaret (Julia Ormond) in her family's boarding house during the Great Depression. When her father (Chris O'Donnell) leaves Cincinnati in search of work, Kit and her mother are left to fend for themselves, growing their own food while taking in an assortment of boarders, including young hobos Will (Max Thieriot) and Countee (Willow Smith). When a crime wave spreads over the city, Kit sets out to solve the crime with the help of her friends Stirling (Zach Mills) and Ruthie (Madison Davenport). Directed by Patricia Rozema. With Jane Krakowski, Joan Cusack, Glenne Headly and Stanley Tucci. Categories: Drama, Family, Mystery. Year: 2008.
Stanley Tucci in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Bud Johnson (Kevin Costner) is a lovable, apatheic loser coasting through life until his intelligent 12-year-old daughter Molly (Madeline Carroll) registers him as a voter and forces him to vote in the presidential election. After a freak accident in the voting booth causes Bud's vote not to be processed, he becomes the center of a media circus when it's discovered that his single vote will determine the race's outcome. With the two candidates (Dennis Hopper and Kelsey Grammer) deadlocked, their managers (Stanley Tucci and Nathan Lane) set out to persuade Bud to lean in their direction, as millions of people wait for him to make the biggest decision of his life. Directed by Joshua Michael Stern. With Paula Patton and George Lopez. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2008.
Stanley Tucci in Swing Vote
Despereaux (Matthew Broderick), a tiny mouse with big ears and an even bigger heart, refuses to accept life as a mere mouse, learning how to read and befriending a beautiful princess named Pea (Emma Watson). Banished from Mouseworld for his unconventional ways, Depereaux sets out to rescue Princess Pea when he learns that she has been kidnapped by Roscuro (Dustin Hoffman), a rat whose affections the princess earlier dismissed. Inspired by stories of knights, dragons and fair maidens, Depereaux finds the courage to become a legendary hero. Directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen. With Tracey Ullman, Kevin Kline, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci and Sigourney Weaver. Categories: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2008.
Stanley Tucci in The Tale of Despereaux
Ben (Robert De Niro), a fading middle-aged Hollywood producer, struggles to balance his troubled homelife with the stresses of his job. Attending marriage counseling with his wife Kelly (Robin Wright Penn) and having trouble getting his new film made, Ben is surrounded by people who need him to be and do more than he already is. Directed by Barry Levinson. With Bruce Willis, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Kristen Stewart, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener and Michael Wincott. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Stanley Tucci in What Just Happened?
Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway), a recent journalism graduate, lands a job at America’s premiere fashion magazine. However, she has neither style nor elegance, which is frequently pointed out by her coworker Emily (Emily Blunt) and her evil boss Miranda Priestley (Meryl Streep). Andrea puts up with Miranda as a means to an end: a recommendation from her translates to a job at any publication. To ensure success, Andrea transforms herself into the graceful, Chanel-clad assistant of Miranda’s dreams. But, not everyone is pleased with Andrea’s transformation, particularly her boyfriend, Nate (Adrian Grenier). Directed by David Frankel. With Stanley Tucci, Tracie Thoms, Simon Baker, Rich Sommer and Daniel Sunjata. Categories: Drama, Comedy. Year: 2006.
Stanley Tucci in The Devil Wears Prada
When geologists discover that the Earth's core will soon stop spinning, hysteria and panic sweeps over the globe. In order to prevent disaster, a team of scientists, including Aaron Eckhart, Bruce Greenwood and Hilary Swank), is assembled to detonate a nuclear device deep within the center of the Earth to restart its rotation. Directed by Jon Amiel. With Stanley Tucci, Delroy Lindo, DJ Qualls and Alfre Woodard. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Stanley Tucci in The Core
During the Depression, Michael Sullivan (Tom Hanks) works as a hitman for John Rooney (Paul Newman), an Irish mob boss who raised the orphaned Sullivan like a son. When a meeting turns into a gunfight, Rooney blames and humiliates his psychopathic son Connor (Daniel Craig) for the bloodshed, setting him off on a violent rampage that leaves Sullivan's wife (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and youngest son (Liam Aiken) dead. Intent on revenge, Sullivan sets out on the run with his eldest son (Tyler Hoechlin), who finally learns his father's true occupation. Directed by Sam Mendes. With Stanley Tucci, Ciarán Hinds and Jude Law. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 2002.
Stanley Tucci in Road to Perdition