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 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

The Two Faces of January (2014) RT 82% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hossein Amini
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Prometheus Aleifer

Everyone Has a Plan (2012)

Following the death of his identical twin brother Pedro, Agustín sets out to begin his life anew by assuming Pedro’s identity and returning to the mysterious Tigre Delta ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ana Piterbarg
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Soledad Villamil  •  Daniel Fanego  •  Javier Godino

On the Road (2012)

Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Salles
CAST:  Sam Riley  •  Garrett Hedlund  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Kirsten Dunst

A Dangerous Method (2011) RT 77% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Keira Knightley  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Vincent Cassel

The Road (2009) RT 75% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2010

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Kodi Smit-McPhee  •  Robert Duvall  •  Guy Pearce




Reclaiming the Blade (2009) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The Medieval and Renaissance blade, a profound and beautiful object handcrafted by master artisans of old. An object of great complexity, yet one with a singular use in mind- ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Documentary • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Daniel McNicoll
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  John Rhys-Davies  •  Viggo Mortensen

Slacker Uprising (2007) RT 28% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 2008

Slacker Uprising is a movie of Michael Moore's tour of colleges in swing states during the 2004 election, with a goal to encourage 18–29 year olds to vote, and the response it ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Eddie Vedder  •  Robert Ellis Orrall  •  Steve Earle

Good (2008) RT 33% / Audience 32%

DVD release: May 2009

The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Vicente Amorim
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Mark Strong  •  Steven Mackintosh

Appaloosa (2008) RT 77% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Ed Harris
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Ed Harris  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Jeremy Irons

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

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

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

A Walk on the Moon (1999) RT 72% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Oct 2001

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tony Goldwyn
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Anna Paquin