Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Goliath (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A recently divorced man tries to find the one aspect of his marriage that still matters to him: his missing cat, Goliath.

Director: David Zellner
Stars: David Zellner, Nathan Zellner, Caroline O'Connor
Kid-Thing (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Annie is girl with no moral compass, thanks to a complete lack of parental supervision. One day, while playing in the woods, a voice calls out to her from deep within an abandoned well, causing her to consider the right course of action.

Director: David Zellner
Stars: Sydney Aguirre, Nathan Zellner, David Wingo
Slacker 2011 (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Directors: Miguel Alvarez, Bradley Beesley, and 24 more credits »
Stars: Bob Ray, Marc Wiskemann, John Chisholm
Sorry, Thanks (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Reeling from a brutal break-up, Kira sleeps with Max, a charming but disheveled wreck already committed to long-term girlfriend Sara. Max (no emotional sophisticate) becomes obsessed, ... See full summary »

Director: Dia Sokol Savage
Stars: Wiley Wiggins, Kenya Miles, Andrew Bujalski
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo (1996) on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money.

Director: David Zellner
Stars: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard
There (2015)
Drama | Sci-Fi | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A disgruntled veteran unable to adjust back into society justifies domestic terrorism by interpreting his actions with alien invasion.

Director: James Fotopoulos
Stars: Xander O'Connor, Brenda Bakke, Sarah Brooks
Boys (1996)
Mystery | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Patty Vare falls off a horse and is found unconscious by preparatory school student John Baker. He takes her to his dormitory. As he quickly discovers, she is hiding from something. For ... See full summary »

Director: Stacy Cochran
Stars: Winona Ryder, Lukas Haas, John C. Reilly
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A 1980s-set story centered around a man vs. machine chess tournament.

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Stars: Kriss Schludermann, Tom Fletcher, Wiley Wiggins
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Watty has made a living out of robbing convenience stores, but after one of these job turned into murder by his partner, the psychopath Billy Mack, he is on the run with his fiancé Starlene... See full summary »

Director: C.M. Talkington
Stars: Gil Bellows, Renée Zellweger, Rory Cochrane
Waking Life (2001)
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater
The Frontier I (2015)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Laine, a young woman on the run from the law, turns up at the Frontier, an isolated desert diner and motel. She is offered a job by Luanne, the owner, and, hoping to lose herself in the ... See full summary »

Director: Oren Shai
Stars: Jocelin Donahue, Kelly Lynch, Jim Beaver
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: David Zellner
Stars: John Arkinson, Buddy Bruce Boyles, Rebecca Brogden
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Soldier
...
Officer
...
Loner
Stephanie Wilson ...
Soldier's WIfe
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Release Date:

9 March 2001 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Zellner created a new language called "Bulbovian" for this film. See more »

Crazy Credits

All the credits are in Bulbovian. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

This movie hurt me...badly
6 July 2001 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie hurt me...badly. The basic concept of this sort of war epic about an imaginary eastern European country, Bolbovia, and their imaginary language, Bolbovian, was not the problem. That lay within the painful reality of what Frontier is. The Zellner Bros. aren't void of talent but by the time the few wonderfully absurd moments arrive the rest of the film has simply beat the desire to laugh out of you. Frontier comes off as a bunch of kids having fun out in the woods, except the audience isn't let in on the joke and while I totally understand why they would film it, I don't understand wanting an audience to watch. In the end it just left me wanting to see Wiley Wiggins in more films... hopefully good films (in addition to the GREAT waking life) and a more developed project from the zellner bros. Who despite Frontier seem to have (hopefully) more enjoyable and promising works ahead.


8 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Frontier (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?