Movies written by Alexander Payne

  • The Descendants

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    A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.

  • About Schmidt

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    Warren Schmidt is a man in his 60's. While trying to run his daughter's life, he realizes that he wasted his.

  • Election

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    A high school teacher meets his match in an over-achieving student politician.

  • Paris, je t'aime

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    Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.

  • Sideways

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    Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment, embark on a week long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.

  • Downsizing

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    A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor.

  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

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    Two straight, single Brooklyn firefighters (Sandler, James) pretend to be a gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits.

  • Jurassic Park III

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    A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab), resulting in an unexpected landing… and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.