Some Well-Connected Movies
Thirteen

A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.
2003
Catherine Hardwicke
director
Imaginary Heroes

The Travis family fa├žade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.
2004
Emile Hirsch
actor
Riding Giants

Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture.
2004
Stacy Peralta
writer
The Grudge

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.
2004
William Mapother
actor
Lords of Dogtown
The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.
2005
Catherine Hardwicke
director
Emile Hirsch
actor
Rebecca De Mornay
actor
Stacy Peralta
writer
William Mapother
actor
The Nativity Story

A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.
2006
Catherine Hardwicke
director
Into the Wild

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
2007
Emile Hirsch
actor
Flipped

Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites.
2010
Rebecca De Mornay
actor
Another Earth

On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
2011
William Mapother
actor