Movies directed by Jay Roach
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
94 mins Comedy
Parodying spy movies has never really gone well, there was Leslie Nielsen as Dick Steele in the less than decent "Spy Hard" and even Peter Sellers in the slightly better 1967 version of "Casino Royale". You could even say the...
Mystery Alaska (1999)
119 mins Comedy, Drama, Sport
A good way to describe "Mystery Alaska" is to say it is a mixture of "Slapshot" and "Northern Exposure", where the ice hockey and the sentiments of the town's folk carries a message about hope and belief. This is one of the m...
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
95 mins Action , Adventure , Comedy
When Mike Myers gave us "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" it was genuinely good fun, the whole humour of spoofing James Bond with the great characters which Myers created did bring a smile to your face because the...
Meet the Parents (2000)
108 mins Comedy
Meet the Parents - Ben Stiller is Gaylord Focker who is meeting his girlfriend's parents for the first time and hopes to make a good impression...
Meet the Fockers (2004)
115 mins Comedy, Romance
There is a simple way to describe both "Meet the Fockers" and its predecessor "Meet the Parents", they are the "American Pie" movies for the twenty to thirty something market, which want boundary pushing comedy without the ne...
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
114 mins Comedy
Like many the thing which attracted me to "Dinner for Schmucks" was that it stars Steve Carell and Paul Rudd as they have been in some seriously funny movies, unfortunately this is not one of them. Now I have never seen the F...
* This is purely a list of reviews on The Movie Scene featuring the name Jay Roach as one of the directors.