Directed by Jessie Nelson. With Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest. A mentally retarded man fights for custody of his daughter, and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
Directed by Gus Van Sant. With Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna. The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.