The Descendants (2011)

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Director
Writers
  • Alexander Payne
  • Nat Faxon
  • Jim Rash
  • Kaui Hart Hemmings
Cast

Latest 'The Descendants' News

EXCLUSIVE: Shailene Woodley Talks The Descendants Blu-ray

The actress delivers a breakthrough performance as Alexandra King in this Best Picture nominee, now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

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The Descendants Blu-ray and DVD Arrive March 13th

George Clooney stars in Alexander Payne's Oscar-nominated drama about a man who learns about his wife's infidelity while she is in a coma.

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2012 Academy Awards Winners!

The Artist takes Best Picture! Check out the full list of winners of The 84th Academy Awards inside.

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2012 Writers Guild Awards Winners

Midnight in Paris takes home the Original Screenplay award while The Descendants wins for Adapted Screenplay.

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2012 BAFTA Awards Winners

The Artist wins seven awards including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin.

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84th Annual Academy Awards Nominations!

Hugo leads the pack with 11 nominations, and The Artist is close behind with 10 nominations, including nods in the five main categories.

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2012 BAFTA Awards Nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominate The Artist, Drive, The Help among others.

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62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

The Descendants, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Hugo, Moneyball, and War Horse are up for the top editing prize.

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69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners!

The Descendants wins Best Motion Picture - Drama, while The Artist takes home Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical.

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2011 Directors Guild of America Awards Nominations

Woody Allen, David Fincher, Michel Hazanavicius, Alexander Payne, and Martin Scorsese are all vying for the award.

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2012 Writers Guild Awards Nominations

50/50, Bridesmaids, Young Adult and Midnight in Paris are up for Best Original Screenplay, while Breaking Bad, Game of Thorns, and Boardwalk Empire lead TV.

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23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards Nominations

The Artist, Bridesmaids, and The Descendants are among the top movie nominees, while Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, and Mad Men top the TV nominees.

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EXCLUSIVE: The Descendants Cast Interviews

Shailene Woodley, Matthew Lillard, and Judy Greer discuss Alexander Payne's latest comedy, starring George Clooney.

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Second The Descendants Trailer

George Clooney stars as a father whose life is turned upside down when his wife goes into a coma after a boating accident.

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The Descendants Photo Featuring George Clooney

The Oscar-winning actor is seen alongside his on-screen daughter Shailene Woodley in this new family drama from director Alexander Payne.

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The Descendants Trailer

George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, and Matthew Lillard star in this dramatic comedy about a father and husband who re-evaluates his life after his wife's accident.

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The Descendants Clip

George Clooney is running to solve a mystery in this glimpse at the quirky comedy from director Alexander Payne.

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Judy Greer, Beau Bridges and Matthew Lillard Are The Descendants

Robert Forster has also joined the cast of Alexander Payne's new film

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Shailene Woodley to Follow The Descendants

The film is being directed by Alexander Payne.

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George Clooney Eyes The Descendants

Alexander Payne's family dramedy for Fox Searchlight.

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