Search results for "Stellan Skarsgård"


Thor: The Dark World (2013) RT 66% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2012

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright

Angels and Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Mamma Mia! (2008) RT 54% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with brave Will Turner and feisty Elizabeth Swann. And what of Jack ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) RT 54% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 2006

The high-seas adventures of happy-go-lucky troublemaker Captain Jack Sparrow, young Will Turner and headstrong beauty Elizabeth Swann continues as Sparrow works his way out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Bill Nighy

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) RT 36% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2015

Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Toni Collette  •  Tracy-Ann Oberman

In Order of Disappearance (2014) RT 84% / Audience 72%

Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Kristofer Hivju  •  Jakob Oftebro

The Physician (2013) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2015

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Philipp Stölzl
CAST:  Tom Payne  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Olivier Martinez

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2013) RT 60% / Audience 55%

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Udo Kier




Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2013) RT 75% / Audience 69%

A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Stacy Martin  •  Shia LaBeouf

The Railway Man (2013) RT 67% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2014

A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Teplitzky
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Colin Firth  •  Jeremy Irvine

The Avengers (2012) RT 5% / Audience 15%

DVD release: Jul 2001

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Chris Hemsworth

Melancholia (2011) RT 79% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Charlotte Rampling

Thor (2011) RT 77% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor -a powerful but arrogant warrior god -recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Anthony Hopkins

King of Devil's Island (2010) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marius Holst
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Benjamin Helstad  •  Kristoffer Joner  •  Trond Nilssen

Frankie & Alice (2010) RT 21% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Aug 2014

A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Chandra Wilson

A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010) RT 85% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2011

After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Bjørn Floberg  •  Gard B. Eidsvold  •  Jorunn Kjellsby