MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 24,840 this week

Welcome to California (2005)

 -  Drama  -  21 October 2005 (USA)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 18 users  
Reviews: write review

WELCOME TO CALIFORNIA is a bold examination of the loneliness inside of relationships. The film centers on the strained marriage of Undine Jones, an actress, and John Goodman, a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Welcome to California (2005)

Welcome to California (2005) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Welcome to California.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sweet Revenge (1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An attorney plays match-maker for her ex-husband to try to rid herself of alimony payments.

Director: Charlotte Brandstrom
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Carrie Fisher, John Sessions
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A 35-year-old married virgin has a fling with a passing stranger which shocks the community.

Directors: Pascal Arnold, Jean-Marc Barr
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Élodie Bouchez, Jean-Marc Barr
Growing Op (2008)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In an average American neighborhood, a family of four breaks all conformity making it difficult for their 18 year old son to fit in to society.

Director: Michael Melski
Stars: Steven Yaffee, Jon Cor, Wallace Langham
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A suicidal comedy about two young lovers who get married and escape from a mental institution in search of new ways to die...and the white light.

Director: Michael Parness
Stars: Lorraine Bracco, David Paymer, Emma Adele Galvin
At Last (2005)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A man finds out his mother ruined his relationship with his girlfriend 25 years ago. He decides to rekindle the long-lost love despite the fact they both have families.

Director: Tom Anton
Stars: Brooke Adams, Michael Arata, Barbara Balentine
Black Rainbow (1989)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A diverse group of high school students band together to peacefully stick it to their overbearing principal.

Director: Josh Stolberg
Stars: Gregory Smith, Julie Bowen, Malik Yoba
I-See-You.Com (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A 17-year-old boy buys mini-cameras and displays the footage online at I-see-you.com. The cash rolls in as the site becomes a major hit. Everyone seems to have fun until it all comes crashing down....

Director: Eric Steven Stahl
Stars: Beau Bridges, Rosanna Arquette, Mathew Botuchis
Nobody's Fool (1986)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts she'd given away her baby ... See full summary »

Director: Evelyn Purcell
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham
Big Bad Love (2001)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Vietnam veteran Leon Barlow is struggling as a writer, and his personal life isn't much better. His unsympathetic ex-wife Marilyn doesn't approve of his visits with his two children, and he... See full summary »

Director: Arliss Howard
Stars: Arliss Howard, Debra Winger, Paul Le Mat
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Wendy and her friends avoid the heartless world of random hookups and friends-with-benefits by spending all their time together. When she meets Sean, Wendy is torn between her genuine affection and desire for him and her commitment to her friends, especially her best friend Billie: and Billie isn't interested in losing her friends.

Director: Beth Schacter
Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Ashton Holmes, Kelli Garner
White Lies (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Ken Selden
Stars: Julie Warner, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Terry Kinney
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Undine
...
Jim Travis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Prostitute
Christina Bartlett ...
Lisa (Jim's girlfriend)
Kristina Bartlett ...
Lisa
...
Documentary Narrator
Sarah Blakley-Cartwright ...
Sylvia (as Sarah Cartwright)
...
Jimmy Smith
...
Jim's Father
...
Husband / Sylvio
...
Raven
Charlie Finelli ...
Director
Louis Gabriel ...
Friend of Jimmy Smith
...
Actress / Jennifer
Edit

Storyline

WELCOME TO CALIFORNIA is a bold examination of the loneliness inside of relationships. The film centers on the strained marriage of Undine Jones, an actress, and John Goodman, a well-regarded composer. The story opens as the two are driving cross-country from New York to California to start over - hoping that the move will renew their relationship. Within weeks, Goodman is back in New York and Undine has begun work on a movie where she is drawn into an instinctively unavoidable relationship with one of the film's crew, Jim Travis. It is through Undine and Jim's connection that the film explores lust, love, intimacy, the past and forgiveness. Traylor's use of the California desert resonates with the search of her characters; in the most barren of landscapes, it finds wildflowers that bloom. Written by Official Site

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 October 2005 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I want to see this! badgirlbubby
Discuss Welcome to California (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?