Search results for "Viggo Mortensen"


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) RT 91% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

28 Days (2000) RT 31% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Dominic West  •  Elizabeth Perkins

A History of Violence (2005) RT 87% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2006

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Maria Bello  •  Heidi Hayes  •  Ashton Holmes

A Perfect Murder (1998) RT 55% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Michael P. Moran

Alatriste (2006) RT Audience 46%

In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Agustín Díaz Yanes
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Elena Anaya  •  Unax Ugalde  •  Eduard Fernández

Albino Alligator (1996) RT 44% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Spacey
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Gary Sinise  •  William Fichtner

Carlito's Way (1993) RT 80% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 1998

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Sean Penn  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  John Leguizamo

Crimson Tide (1995) RT 87% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 1998

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Denzel Washington  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  James Gandolfini

Daylight (1996) RT 26% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 1998

A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Amy Brenneman  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Dan Hedaya

Eastern Promises (2007) RT 89% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2007

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl




Fresh Horses (1988) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2004

A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She says she's 20, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Ben Stiller  •  Viggo Mortensen

G.I. Jane (1997) RT 55% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Jason Beghe

Hidalgo (2004) RT 47% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Zuleikha Robinson  •  Omar Sharif  •  Adam Alexi-Malle

Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)

A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeff Burr
CAST:  Kate Hodge  •  Ken Foree  •  R.A. Mihailoff  •  William Butler

The Reflecting Skin (1990) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1992

A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeremy Cooper  •  Sheila Moore

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2004

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

The Prophecy (1995)

The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gregory Widen
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  Elias Koteas  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Eric Stoltz

Witness (1985) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1999

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Josef Sommer  •  Lukas Haas

Young Guns II (1990) RT 35% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christian Slater