The Outlaw Josey Wales

In this self-directed post-Civil War era western Eastwood plays Josey Wales, a farmer. One day his farm is attacked and his family killed. Wales embarks off on a journey of revenge against the men who did it. He finds himself out West and obligated to help a group of vulnerable pioneers find their way to […]

Alice in Wonderland

In this family fantasy adventure based on the classic book of the same name and directed by Tim Burton, Depp plays the Mad Hatter. The Hatter befriends Alice and accompanies her on her adventures through Wonderland and helps her to find her way to complete her quest. Co-starring Helena Bonham Carter, Mia Wasikowska, Crispin Glover, […]

Hang ‘Em High

Eastwood plays Jed Cooper in this western directed by Ted Post. Cooper is a hard working cattleman who is mistaken for a cattle rustler and hanged on the spot despite his claims of innocence. He somehow manages to survive the hanging and sets on a path of revenge when he is given the opportunity to […]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Il buono, Il brutto, Il cattivo is the Italian title of the third installment of Sergio Leone’s spaghetti western trilogy surrounding the Man with No Name. Eastwood plays Blondie, a Civil War veteran and bounty hunter looking for a payday when he runs into Tuco, a bandit and the perfect partner in a very lucrative […]

A Fistful of Dollars

Eastwood plays Joe in the this first installment of the Man with No Name trilogy and first Spaghetti Western, directed by Sergio Leone. Originally released in Italy in 1964 as Per un Pugno di Dollari, Joe is a gunfighter who wanders into town and finds a chance to make a fistful of dollars playing two […]

Holy Man

In this comedy directed by Stephen Herek, Murphy plays G, a holy man on a pilgrimage. While walking across California, G meets Ricky Hayman and Kate Newell, executives at a home shopping network. Hayman and Newell offer kindness to G and in return, he does the same – opening their eyes and hearts and making […]


Depp plays George Jung in this adaptation of Bruce Porter’s 1993 book Blow: How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellín Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All. Directed by Ted Demme, Blow follows Jung and his associates as they rise up the ladder from ordinary people to some of the biggest drug […]

From Hell

In this mystery thriller directed by the Hughes Brothers, Depp plays Inspector Frederick Abberline from Scotland Yard, a highly analytical thinker, clairvoyant, a regular user of Absinthe, who is investigating the Jack the Ripper murders. He uses clues from his visions to help him attempt to solve one of the greatest murder mysteries of all time. Co-starring […]

The Tourist

In this romantic action thriller directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Depp plays Frank Tupelo, a quiet American math teacher on vacation in Italy. Tupelo barely sets foot in Italy when he meets Elise, an extremely beautiful and mysterious spy. Before he knows it, Tupelo is fully involved in cat and mouse spy games worthy of a […]


In this animated action comedy directed by Gore Verbinski, Depp voices Rango, a regular house-chameleon who is involved in an accident and finds himself alone in the desert.  He stumbles upon a town of animals who are living in the grips of a tyrant. Rango finds himself stepping up to be “that guy” just like […]

Dark Shadows

Depp plays Barnabas Collins in this horror comedy directed by Tim Burton. Collins is a vampire who has been buried for over 100 years. He awakens in the 1970s and moves into his former home, helping his descendants fight to keep the family and the estate safe from evil money-grubbers. Co-starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham […]

The Lone Ranger

In this western action-adventure directed by Gore Verbinski and loosely based on the TV series of the same name, Depp plays Tonto, the Lone Ranger’s Native American sidekick. Ranger John Reid sets out to find the men who killed his brother. Lucky for him, Tonto is there to not only help out, but to help […]

Jurassic Park

In this sci-fi thriller based on the Michael Crichton novel and directed by Stephen Spielberg, Goldblum plays Dr. Ian Malcolm, a research scientist who is brought to a new amusement park filled with live dinosaurs. One of several scientists asked there to provide their recommendations and praise, instead they must fight for their lives. Co-starring Sam […]

Holy Man

In this comedy directed by Stephen Herek, Goldblum plays Ricky Hayman, a stressed out TV executive. Hayman finds a holy man in need of help and offers him a place to stay. In return the holy man, “G” is willing to do whatever Hayman asks of him, as long as it makes him happy. Hayman […]

Sleepy Hollow

Depp plays Ichabod Crane in Tim Burton’s adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic story. Crane is an investigator from the city sent to investigate a string of decapitations in a neighboring village.  What he finds are townsfolk convinced that the Headless Horseman is the culprit. It’s up to Crane to discover what is really happening before […]

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

In this musical thriller directed by Tim Burton, Depp plays Sweeney Todd, an insane barber who seeks revenge for the loss of his beloved, and gets it easily as soon as the victim sits in his barber chair. After killing the hapless souls, they are sent to the neighbor lady, Mrs. Lovett, to be made into […]

High Plains Drifter

In this western, Eastwood directs and plays “The Stranger,” a man who agrees to help townspeople who are being terrorized by out-of-control brothers. Starring Verna Bloom and Marianna Hill. Who The Stranger is to him: To me he was the brother.  But I presented him…  The way the whole town was, no children, kind of strange:  […]

The Beguiled

In this Civil War era drama directed by Don Siegel, Eastwood plays wounded Yankee soldier, John McBurney, who is taken in, hidden, and treated by the women at a school for girls in the southern countryside. When the time comes for him to leave things turn dark. Also starring Geraldine Page. On making movies that go against […]

Two Mules for Sister Sara

In this western directed by Don Siegel, Eastwood plays Hogan, a drifter who finds a woman in distress. After saving her, he discovers that she is a nun and agrees to shepherd her to her destination. Along the trail he learns that Sister Sara isn’t exactly what she says she is, and the two form […]

For a Few Dollars More

Originally released in 1965 as Per qualche dollaro in più in Italy, this spaghetti western directed by Sergio Leone is the second in the Man with No Name, or Dollars trilogy.  Eastwood plays Monco, a Civil War veteran and bounty hunter who rides into a western town looking for a bounty, El Indio.  But his […]

Single White Female

In this thriller directed by Barbet Schroeder, Fonda plays Allison Jones, a young woman in need of a roommate. She places a classified ad and finds who she things is the the perfect one—Hedra Carlson. Her home soon becomes more like a prison as Carlson takes over her life and eventually tries to take it. […]


DaFoe plays Sgt. Elias in this Vietnam war drama directed by Oliver Stone. Elias is a typical soldier fighting the war until Sgt. Barnes gets out of control during a raid on a village and kills the innocent. When they return to camp, Elias files a report but before Barnes can be reprimanded the platoon […]


Sheen plays young recruit Chris, in this Vietnam war drama directed by Oliver Stone. Chris tells his story of the war through his own eyes. From the carnage and deception of the enemy, to the fear and breaking point of every man. He then sees crimes happen within the war and faces a moral dilemma […]

The Golden Compass

Kidman plays Marisa Coulter in this family fantasy adventure based on Phillip Pullman’s book Northern Lights, and directed by Chris Weitz. Coulter is in charge of the organization that controls the Gobblers – monsters that kidnap children so terrible experiments can be performed on them.  She is also very interested in Lyra Belacqua until Lyra […]

Billy Madison

Sandler plays Billy Madison in this comedy directed by Tamra Davis. Madison is the spoiled and lazy son of a hotel mogul. Before he can take over the family business empire, his father challenges him to go back and do all the school work that he missed over the years – starting from kindergarten and […]

The Waterboy

In this sports comedy directed by Frank Coraci. Winkler plays Coach Klein, a mentally unstable college football coach with a losing team. Klein sees no chance for his team until Bobby Boucher comes looking for a job as waterboy. Not only can Boucher supply great tasting water, but he sure can play football too and […]


Kidman plays Evie Stoker in this mystery thriller directed by Chan-Wook Park.  Stoker’s husband is killed and his brother Charlie comes to live in the Stoker home.  Charlie pays Evie inappropriate amounts of attention, and she welcomes it.  But Charlie is really playing her to get close to her daughter India. Also starring Matthew Goode […]

Kiss of the Dragon

In this action thriller directed by Chris Nahon, Fonda plays Jessica Kamen, a junkie hooker in Paris. One day Kamen is standing on her corner and meets a mysterious Chinese man, Liu Jian, who shows her kindness.  She tries to make friends with him but instead causes him all sorts of trouble brought on by […]

Kiss of the Dragon

In this action thriller directed by Chris Nahon, Li plays Liu Jian, a Chinese intelligence officer sent to Paris who finds himself setup for the murder of a diplomat by corrupt Inspector Richard.  Fate steps in and Jian meets Jessica Kamen, one of Richard’s prostitutes and witness to the murder. Jian uncovers a conspiracy and […]

Kiss of Death

In this action thriller directed by Barbet Schroeder, Caruso plays Jimmy Kilmartin, a recovering alcoholic and ex-convict just trying to keep his nose clean and do right by his family. After being convinced by his cousin to take part in a botched robbery, he is sent to prison, but released early to help bring down the leader […]

Gone in 60 Seconds

Jolie plays Sara “Sway” Wayland in this action thriller directed by Dominic Sena. Sway is a retired car thief and ex love interest of Memphis Raines, played by Nicholas Cage.  She comes to Raines’ aid along with the rest of his old crew, to help his baby brother out of a jam and steal 50 […]


In this action comedy directed by Iain Softley, Jolie plays Kate, the only girl in the group of hackers. which meets a new boy at school named Dade who is banned from computers until his 18th birthday because he got caught pulling off a major hack. Kate challenges him to a hacking competition. Soon the group discovers […]

Cyborg 2

In this sci-fi action thriller directed by Michael Schroeder, Jolie plays Cassella “Cash” Reese, a cyborg designed to seduce. Cash seduces her way into the competition’s facilities as planned but falls for one of the humans she is supposed to destroy.  The two decide to escape with trackers hot on their tales.  Co-starring Elias Koteas […]

Girl, Interrupted

In this biographical drama directed by James Mangold and based on the memoirs of the same name by Suzanna Kaysen;  Jolie plays trouble-making mental patient Lisa who befriends the new girl Susanna. Together the girls get into tons of trouble and have too much fun until the day that Susanna is going home and Lisa […]

The Substitute

In this action drama, Berenger plays mercenary Johnathan Shale.  Shale comes to town to visit his girlfriend, high school teacher Jane Hetzgo, and finds himself in the middle of a drug war. After Hetzgo has her leg broken by a thug, Shale takes on a false identity and takes over her unruly inner city high […]


Berenger plays Thomas Beckett in this action thriller directed by Luis Llosa.  Beckett is a marine sniper sent into the jungle one last time to give a desk jockey named Richard Miller his field training.  Once in the jungle they encounter an enemy master sniper they have to avoid before they reach their intended target.  […]


Hudson plays Winston Zeddmore in this sci-fi comedy directed by Ivan Reitman. When the Ghostbusters need help catching up all the ghosts in New York City with their special high-tech traps, they hire Zeddmore to help out.  Also starring Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, and Harold Ramis. Winston is a guy a lot of people, especially […]


In this war drama directed by Oliver Stone, Berenger plays Sgt. Barnes, a hard core, but not heartless, American soldier fighting in the Vietnam war.  Barnes fights the enemy alongside his fellow soldiers until a disagreement with Sgt. Elias turns deadly. Also starring Willem Defo, Charlie Sheen, and Kevin Dillon. I remember reading the script […]

Lord of War

Cage plays Yuri Orlov, an 80s era gun dealer in this crime drama directed by Andrew Niccol.  After watching a Russian mob shooting in a Brighton Beach restaurant, young Orlov is inspired to become a gun dealer and make a mountain of money, and soon buys his first gun. Before he knows it Orlov has […]

Training Day

In this police action thriller directed by Antoine Fuqua, Hawke plays officer Jake Hoyt on his first day at a new police precinct.  His training officer has quite a day in store for him as they travel back and forth across the city leaving murder and mayhem in their wake. Also starring Denzel Washington and Tom […]

Gone in Sixty Seconds

In this action crime thriller directed by Dominic Sena, Cage plays retired car thief Memphis Raines. Raines is called back to Las Vegas and out of retirement to help his brother steal 50 cars in one night and stop a crime boss from killing him as punishment for not completing a contract. Also starring Angelina […]

Lord of War

Leto plays Vitaly Orlov, the brother of the world’s greatest gun dealer in this crime drama directed by Andrew Niccol. Orlov struggles with addiction and being the looser brother of one so successful. Always loyal and loving, one day his impulsive nature mixes with arms dealing and ends in tragedy. Also starring Nicolas Cage, Ethan […]

Lord of War

Hawke plays federal agent Jack Valentine in this crime drama directed by Andrew Niccol.  Valentine is hot on the trail of the world’s greatest arms dealer, now all he needs is the evidence to prove it.  When Valentine finally gets the break he was waiting for, his superiors have a nasty surprise for him. Also […]

The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans

In this crime drama directed by Werner Herzog, Cage plays Terence McDonagh, a police officer in post Katrina New Orleans. After finding himself a hero in the storm’s aftermath, McDonagh also finds himself addicted to prescription pain killers and harder drugs. To feed his habit, and just because he can, McDonagh goes on a crime […]

Real Genius

Kilmer plays Chris Knight in this comedy directed by Martha Coolidge. Knight is a super-genius at a technology school who takes nothing seriously and drives his professor crazy while developing a laser that the professor intends to sell. When the students learn of the professor’s plan, Knight organizes the mother of all pranks and all […]

Top Secret!

In this comedy spoof on World War Two spy movies, Kilmer plays Nick Rivers, an American rock and roll singer who gets involved with the French Resistance and becomes a spy thanks to a troubled but lovely lady he meets. Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker;  the film also stars Omar Sharif […]

The Doors

Kilmer plays The Doors member Jim Morrison in this biographical drama about the singer’s life. Directed by Oliver Stone, the movie follows Morrison through moments that molded his life, music, and ultimate death. Also starring Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLaclan, Frank Whaley, Kevin Dillon and Michael Wincott. There was nothing that wasn’t attractive about it, really.  […]


In this historical western action drama directed by George P. Cosmotos, Kilmer plays infamous outlaw Doc Holiday.  The story revolves around the events surrounding the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.  Holliday was an outlaw, but he was also Wyatt Earp’s best friend and a superior gambler and gunfighter.  Also starring Kurt Russell, Bill Paxton, and […]

The Island of Dr. Moreau

In this sci-fi horror thriller based on the H.G. Wells novel and directed by John Frankenheimer, Kilmer plays Montgomery, the increasingly insane and violent assistant of equally insane Dr. Moreau. Moreau and Montgomery are conducting genetic and behavioral experiments on human/animal hybrid creatures that they have created – at least until a man they rescue […]

The Salton Sea

In this revenge drama directed by D.J. Caruso, Kilmer plays Danny Parker, a trumpet playing speed freak who is actually Tom Van Allen, a man with a beautiful life before his wife was killed as he helplessly watched, by the dealers during a robbery. Also starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Adam Goldberg and Luis Guzman. I’m proud […]