Also Known As

The Orchid Thief ( USA )



Adaptation. movie on:

imdb wiki

Cast Open full cast

Nicolas Cage

Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman

Tilda Swinton

Valerie Thomas

Meryl Streep

Susan Orlean

Chris Cooper

John Laroche


While his latest movie Being John Malkovich (1999) is in production, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is hired by Valerie Thomas to adapt Susan Orlean's non-fiction book "The Orchid Thief" for the screen. Thomas bought the movie rights before Orlean wrote the book, when it was only an article in The New Yorker. The book details the story of rare orchid hunter John Laroche, whose passion for orchids and horticulture made Orlean discover passion and beauty for the first time in ... more

User opinions See all (8) Post comment!





Unique script17 May 2015

A movie about a screenwriter writing the script essentially for the movie we are watching - brilliant idea. Believable characters performed by a strong cast with terrific performances all round. Nicolas Cage is very good and plays twins. It all looks so natural. A pleasant surprise.





I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.25 June 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies




Thanks17 April 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.





thanks for the comment and Reviews29 March 2012

gives us info about this Meryl Streep starring well made and acted Oscar winning drama comedy.

Lovin Movies Berry Much




Adaptation17 November 2011

I had to watch this movie twice- it's that good! Nicolas Cage is one of my favorite actors and here we get to see him as twins. Meryl Streep as always, is superb.





Thanks for that comment good to know09 August 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies




thanks01 July 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





Adaptation21 March 2011

Nicolas Cage and the rest of the cast are talented and just wonderful in this movie the story of a screenwriter who encounters a severe case of writers block. Great performances by Meryl Streep and the always under-rated Chris Cooper. This movie is top notch from top to bottom. "Adaptation."'s... more

See all reviews (8) >>

See also

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

A young boy named Max has an active imagination, and he will throw fits if others don't go along with what he wants. Max -...

Cast: Paul Dano ...
Download Where the Wild Things Are
Buy Where the Wild Things Are

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2013)

It is the story of one Mr. Fox and his wild-ways of hen heckling, turkey taking and cider sipping, nocturnal, instinctive...

Download Fantastic Mr. Fox
Buy Fantastic Mr. Fox

The River Wild (1994)

Gail, an expert at white water rafting, takes her family on a trip down the river to their family's house. Along the way, the...

Director: Curtis Hanson   Cast: Meryl Streep ...
Download The River Wild
Buy The River Wild

Astro Boy (2009)

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the...

Cast: Nicolas Cage ...
Download Astro Boy
Buy Astro Boy

Groundhog Day (1993)

A weather man is reluctantly sent to cover a story about a weather forecasting "rat" (as he calls it). This is his fourth year...

Cast: Willie Garson ...
Download Groundhog Day
Buy Groundhog Day

It's Complicated (2009)

When brought together at a family event, two exes find themselves oddly attracted to each other after ten years of divorce....

Cast: Meryl Streep ...
Download It's Complicated
Buy It's Complicated

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by...

Cast: Guinevere Turner ...
Download American Psycho
Buy American Psycho

Knowing (2009)

In the year 1959, a frightened and disturbed little girl named Lucinda was in school when her class was drawing up pictures for...

Director: Alex Proyas   Cast: Nicolas Cage ...
Download Knowing
Buy Knowing

Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

Joe is a professional hit man who picks someone off the street to do his errands, and after he is finished kills that person....

Cast: James With ...
Download Bangkok Dangerous
Buy Bangkok Dangerous

New York, I Love You (2009)

Diamond merchant Mansukhbhai, the father of Vinesh and Paresh, a Gujarati-Jain, who abstains from meat, onions, garlic,...

Download New York, I Love You
Buy New York, I Love You

Adaptation. awards:
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)



content text

Confirm action

Sorry, but we couldn't charge your credit card to prolong your MEGABERRY subscription. Please, check your credit card balance and try again or use another one for payment.

Dear customer