American Dreamz/intolerable Cruelty, DVD

American Dreamz/intolerable Cruelty[DVD]

Directed by Joel Coen and Paul Weitz
Starring Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe, Jennifer Coolidge, Sam Golzari, Marcia Gay Harden, Chris Klein, Seth Meyers, John Cho, Cedric the Entertainer, Edward Herrmann, Richard Jenkins, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Adelstein, Julia Duffy, Stacey Travis, George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Geoffrey Rush

Universal Pictures 
Release date:
26 December 2006 
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Country of origin
United States of America 
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Double bill of modern comedy. 'American Dreamz' (2006) is a satirical comedy starring Hugh Grant. To US President Staton (Dennis Quaid), the world is a fairly black-and-white place, but a glance at the daily headlines on the eve of his re-election leaves him shaken to the very core. With concern about the President's mental health soon taking precedence over all other issues in the White House, his nervous Chief of Staff (Willem Dafoe) attempts to get the Commander in Chief back in the public eye by booking him as a guest judge on television's top-rated talent show, 'American Dreamz', hosted by self-loathing celebrity Martin Tweed (Hugh Grant). As show hopefuls Sally (Mandy Moore) and Omer (Sam Golzari) progress to the final round and the President takes his seat on the panel, an unexpected revelation about one finalist promises to make this season finale a real ratings grabber. 'Intolerable Cruelty' (2003) is another offering from the highly acclaimed Cohen brothers featuring George Clooney as Miles Massey. Massey is a divorce lawyer who always wins his case until he comes head to head with the scheming, money-grabbing, yet alluring, Mrs Marilyn Rexroth (Catherine Zeta-Jones). Miles and Marilyn each embark on their own ruthless romantic missions to outdo one another and amass great wealth. Sparks fly in this battle-of-the-sexes comedy.

Also by Joel Coen