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.
Susan Sarandon in The Lovely Bones
Speed Racer (Emile Hirsch), a fearless driver with a natural gift for racing, has one goal in life: to win the cross-country rally that took the life of his older brother. After turning down an offer from the owner of Royalton Industries (Roger Allam), Speed discovers that the corporation has been fixing races for profit. In order to fulfill his dream, Speed will need the help of not only Mom (Susan Sarandon) and Pops Racer (John Goodman) and his girlfriend Trixie (Christina Ricci), but also that of his former rival, Racer X (Matthew Fox). Behind the wheel of the trusty Mach 5, Speed puts the pedal to the floor, chasing the checkered flag to save his family's business and the sport he loves. Directed by Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski. With Benno Fürmann and Richard Roundtree. Categories: Action, Family, Sports, Based on a Cartoon. Year: 2008.
Susan Sarandon in Speed Racer
When a fairytale princess (Amy Adams) is transported into modern day New York City by an evil queen (Susan Sarandon), she begins to change her views on life and love after meeting a handsome lawyer (Patrick Dempsey). Banished from her magical, animated home, the princess is followed by her equally unprepared prince (James Marsden), who hopes to save his damsel from the dangers of the real world. Directed by Kevin Lima. With Timothy Spall and Rachel Covey. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Susan Sarandon in Enchanted
After a young soldier goes AWOL following his return from Iraq, his father, Hank (Tommy Lee Jones), a career military officer, and his mother, Joan (Susan Sarandon), work together with police detective Emily Sanders (Charlize Theron) to uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance. Directed byPaul Haggis. With Jason Patric, James Franco, Frances Fisher and Josh Brolin. Categories: Drama, Mystery. Year: 2007.
Susan Sarandon in In the Valley of Elah
When John Farley (Seann William Scott), a self-help author, returns to his hometown, he discovers that his mother (Susan Sarandon) has fallen in love with Mr. Wookcock (Billy Bob Thornton), his old high school gym teacher. Farley has never forgotten the years of humiliation he went through at Woodcock's hand and vows to do whatever he can to stop their marriage. Directed by Craig Gillespie. With Amy Poehler, Melissa Sagemiller and Ethan Suplee. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2007.
Susan Sarandon in Mr. Woodcock
After losing his company millions of dollars and having his girlfriend (Jessica Biel) walk out on him, Drew Baylor (Orlando Bloom) is on the verge of suicide. But, after learning of his father's death, Drew finds a sense of purpose in returning his father's body to his mother (Susan Sarandon) in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. On the flight home, Drew meets a beautiful flight attendant named Claire (Kirsten Dunst). As their romance develops, Claire's positive outlook helps Drew get his life back on track and helps him understand his family for the first time. Directed by Cameron Crowe. With Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill, Judy Greer and Paul Schneider. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2005.
Susan Sarandon in Elizabethtown
Igby (Kieran Culkin) is tired of being shipped from one private school to the next by his wealthy, detached mother (Susan Sarandon). After a few failed escape attempts, Igby ends up living in a NYC loft with a woman (Amanda Peet) who is sleeping with his godfather (Jeff Goldblum). While Igby tries to deal with the reality of his dysfunctional life, including an institutionalized father (Bill Pullman), he grows close to another outsider (Claire Danes), only to have her stolen away by his "fascist" older brother (Ryan Phillippe). Directed by Burr Steers. With Rory Culkin and Jared Harris. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2002.
Susan Sarandon in Igby Goes Down
After James' (Paul Terry) parents are killed by a rhinoceros, he is sent to live with his two terrible aunts. James feels trapped in his new life until he accidentally grows a giant peach with the help of some magic crocodile tongues. Making friends with the bugs who live inside the gigantic fruit, James is whisked away on a wild adventure to New York City. Directed by Henry Selick. With Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon and Pete Postlethwaite. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy. Year: 1996.
Susan Sarandon in James and the Giant Peach
This documentary looks at the portrayal of gays throughout movie history. It also looks at how gays relate to their on-screen counterparts. Many actors comment on gay characters they have portrayed in movies, including Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin and Susan Sarandon. Directed by Jeffrey Friedman. Categories: Documentary, History. Year: 1995.
Susan Sarandon in The Celluloid Closet
Sister Helen Prejean (Susan Sarandon) acts as the spiritual advisor to Matthew Poncelet (Sean Penn), the condemned killer of two teenage lovers. After spending time with Poncelet in prison, Sister Helen begins to see the terrified human beneath his brash, unrepentant facade. Increasingly disturbed by Poncelet's anguish leading up to his execution and the rage of the victims' families, Sister Helen struggles for the life, dignity, and soul of a confused and angry man. Directed by Tim Robbins. With R. Lee Ermey and Raymond J. Barry. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 1995.
Susan Sarandon in Dead Man Walking