Search results for "Ben Mendelsohn"


Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) RT 27% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2015

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Aaron Paul  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley

Starred Up (2014) RT 99% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2015

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Rupert Friend  •  David Ajala

Adore (2013) RT 31% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anne Fontaine
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Robin Wright  •  Xavier Samuel  •  James Frecheville

The Place Beyond the Pines (2013) RT 80% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 2013

A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Derek Cianfrance
CAST:  Ryan Gosling  •  Eva Mendes  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Rose Byrne

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) RT 87% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Killing Them Softly (2012) RT 74% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Scoot McNairy  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Richard Jenkins

Trespass (2011) RT 10% / Audience 22%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Kyle (Nicholas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Liana Liberato

Killer Elite (2011) RT 25% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gary McKendry
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Clive Owen  •  Robert De Niro  •  Dominic Purcell

Animal Kingdom (2010)

Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf (JACKI WEAVER), mother to the Cody ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Michôd
CAST:  James Frecheville  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Guy Pearce

Knowing (2009) RT 34% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2009

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Rose Byrne  •  Chandler Canterbury  •  Ben Mendelsohn




Beautiful Kate (2009) RT 83% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Dec 2010

Ned Kendall is asked to return to the remote and isolated family home by his sister, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. Ned also brings his young aspiring actress ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Rachel Ward
CAST:  Rachel Griffiths  •  Bryan Brown  •  Maeve Dermody  •  Ben Mendelsohn

Hunt Angels (2006) RT Audience 40%

Filmmaking partners Rupert Kathner and Alma Brooks are determined to get their films made by almost any means necessary. Set in the 1930s, this docudrama relates the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alec Morgan
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Victoria Hill

The New World (2005) RT 62% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2006

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Q'orianka Kilcher  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Christian Bale

Black and White (2002)

Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Craig Lahiff
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Kerry Fox  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Charles Dance

Mullet (2001) RT Audience 42%

In the film, Eddie (Ben Mendelsohn) returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Susie Porter  •  Andrew Gilbert  •  Belinda McClory

Vertical Limit (2000) RT 48% / Audience 41%

DVD release: May 2001

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Robin Tunney  •  Bill Paxton  •  Scott Glenn

Sample People (2000) RT Audience 50%

Sample People is an upbeat dramatic thriller that follows four groups of Sydney-siders as they seek escape routes over one sweltering weekend. 'Len the dreamer' who stutters ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Music
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Kylie Minogue  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Ben Mendelsohn

Amy (1997) RT 43% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Amy's father, Franco, was a popular rock musician accidentally electrocuted while performing on stage. The psychological trauma leaves Amy mute and deaf. So the 8-year-old is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Alana De Roma  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  Nick Barker

Cosi (1996) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2003

Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Barry Otto  •  Toni Collette  •  Rachel Griffiths

Idiot Box (1996) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Mick (Jeremy Sims) and Kev (Ben Mendelsohn) – bored, unemployed and aimless in the western suburbs of Sydney – decide to rob a bank, more or less for the fun of it. They’ve ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Jeremy Sims  •  John Polson  •  Graeme Blundell