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Alexander Payne

Find Alexander Payne movies and shows streaming in New Zealand

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Frank Capra: Mr. America

TBC93 mins
Documentary on Frank Capra, director of many...
Documentary on Frank Capra, director of many beloved classic films including It's a Wonderful Life, It Happened One Night, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, and his rise from penniless young immigrant to award-winning Hollywood filmmaker.
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The Holdovers

M133 mins|97%92%
Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne and Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giamatti...
Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne and Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giamatti reunite after 2004's Sideways for this disgruntled teacher dramedy set in the '70s.
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About Schmidt

R125 mins|85%74%
Following the sudden death of his wife,...
Following the sudden death of his wife, an aimless retiree (Jack Nicholson, Batman) sets out to stop his daughter's wedding, learning about himself along the way.
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Downsizing

M135 mins|47%25%
Matt Damon realises his life would be...
Matt Damon realises his life would be better were he to shrink himself in this social satire by Oscar-winner Alexander Payne.
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Nebraska

M110 mins|91%83%
Alexander Payne (The Descendants) directs Bruce Dern and Will...
Alexander Payne (The Descendants) directs Bruce Dern and Will Forte in this father-son comedy drama, following the pair as they road trip from Montana to Nebraska in order to claim a million dollar sweepstakes prize.
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The Descendants

M115 mins|87%79%
Comedy-drama set in Hawaii starring George Clooney...
Comedy-drama set in Hawaii starring George Clooney and directed by Alexander Payne (Sideways, Election) - winner of Best Film (Comedy) and Best Actor at the 2012 Gold
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Jurassic Park III

M92 mins|49%37%
The third instalment to the Jurassic Park...
The third instalment to the Jurassic Park series sees Sam Neill returning to dinosaur-infested lands on the request of two concerned parents. Directed by Joe Johnston (Captain America: The First Avenger), co-stars William H. Macy and Téa Leoni.
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Election

R1699 mins|92%79%
Alexander Payne's hilarious, cynical satire which reached...
Alexander Payne's hilarious, cynical satire which reached cult-status after being released on DVD. Adapted from Tom Perrotta's novel about a high-school student-body election, starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon.
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I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

M109 mins|14%69%
Chuck (Adam Sandler) and Larry (Kevin James)...
Chuck (Adam Sandler) and Larry (Kevin James) are damned decent firefighters. Larry’s a salt-of-the-earth widower, Chuck enjoys life as a single man. After saving Chuck's life, Larry calls in a returned favour by asking him to pretend to be his gay partner in order to receive a government benefit.
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Poster for Sideways

Sideways

M126 mins|97%79%
Filmmaker Alexander Payne's (Election, and later The Descendants) third film,...
Filmmaker Alexander Payne's (Election, and later The Descendants) third film, a road-tripping comedy-drama with Paul Giamatti as Miles - a depressed, unpublished novelist - and Thomas Haden Church as Jack - a morally-dubious actor about to wed. 
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