Zach Braff is known for his performance in ‘Scrubs,’ a medical comedy-drama television series where he portrayed J.D and for which he earned a ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nomination. ‘Garden State,’ a romantic comedy-drama film marked his directorial debut. The film was successful at the box office, gained a cult following, and received critical acclaim. Braff earned a ‘Grammy Award’ for the soundtrack that was compiled by him. Some of his other notable films include, ‘Chicken Little,’ ‘Wish I Was Here’ ‘The Ex,’ ‘Going in Style,’ ‘The Last Kiss,’ ‘Oz the Great and Powerful,’ ‘The High Cost of Living,’ and ‘Manhattan Murder Mystery.’ Braff’s television appearances include, ‘Undateable,’ ‘Alex, Inc,’ ‘It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie,’ ‘The Baby-Sitters Club,’ etc.
Directed by Zach Braff, the film Garden State is based on his real-life experiences as a young man who returns to his hometown in New Jersey after his mother dies. The movie received positive reviews and has garnered a cult following.
Aspiring filmmaker and actor, Tommy Wiseau, forms an unlikely friendship with actor, Greg Sestero, and the two move to Los Angeles. Eventually, as Tommy, writes and directs The Room, one of the worst movies ever made, his awful behavior alienates everyone including his friends. The Room is a flop but goes on to become a cult classic.
Manhattan Murder Mystery is a mystery comedy film, which tells the story of Carol and Larry, a middle-aged couple who suspect foul play when their neighbor’s wife suddenly drops dead. Therefore they decide to investigate.
A struggling actor living in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, finds himself in trouble after his father is gravely ill, as it was his father who was paying for the schooling of his children. Thus, he attempts to home-school his children. He is eventually forced to re-examine his life, his family and his career.
Joe, Willie and Albert, three lifelong friends get cheated of their pension money by a bank. Therefore, they plan to rob the same bank, in order to be able to take care of themselves and their loved ones.
The story revolves around a young couple and their friends, all struggling with relationship issues. One among them is Michael, whose live-in-girlfriend is ten weeks pregnant. However, he is not ready for such responsibilities and feels scared. Matters go out of hand when he becomes infatuated with a college girl.
Oscar Diggs a con artist and a magician is sucked away into the magical Land of Oz. Initially, Oscar pretends to be the prophesied great King. But he soon starts caring and has to join forces with Glinda the Good Witch and use science and illusion to defeat the evil witches, Evanora and Theodora.
Tom is a slacker who takes up a job at his father-in-law’s law firm, after he discovers that his wife has quit her job due to her pregnancy. However, several struggles await him in his new office.
Chicken Little throws his little town in panic by claiming that a piece of sky has fallen on his head. But when the panic subsides and he fails to produce that piece, he becomes a laughingstock. To redeem his reputation, he joins the baseball team and helps his team to win. But that is not enough. He must now convince his town folks, still very skeptical, that an alien invasion is imminent.
Zach Braff Awards
|Garden State||Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media||2005|