John Gallagher Jr.

John Gallagher Jr. (born June 17, 1984) is a Tony award-winning American actor and musician known for originating the role of Moritz Stiefel in Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's rock musical Spring Awakening. He also played Johnny aka "Jesus of Suburbia" in Green Day's Broadway musical, American Idiot and Lee in the 2011 Broadway production of Jerusalem.

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Pieces of April (2003)

Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her place for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Derek Luke  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Oliver Platt

Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her place for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Derek Luke  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Oliver Platt

Rounders (1998)

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

The Flamingo Rising (2001)

When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and more outrageous, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Brian Benben  •  Olivia Oguma

When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and more outrageous, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Brian Benben  •  Olivia Oguma

Margaret (2011)

A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Lonergan
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Matt Damon  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Matthew Broderick

A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Lonergan
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Matt Damon  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Matthew Broderick

Broadway Idiot (2013)

Broadway Idiot follows Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong from a punk rock concert at Madison Square Garden to the opening of his musical American Idiot on Broadway - only ten blocks away, but worlds apart. From behind the curtain share in the crazy journey of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Hamilton
CAST:  Billie Joe Armstrong  •  Michael Mayer  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Michael Esper

Broadway Idiot follows Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong from a punk rock concert at Madison Square Garden to the opening of his musical American Idiot on Broadway - only ten blocks away, but worlds apart. From behind the curtain share in the crazy journey of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Hamilton
CAST:  Billie Joe Armstrong  •  Michael Mayer  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Michael Esper

Short Term 12 (2013)

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Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, helps at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Destin Daniel Cretton
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Kaitlyn Dever  •  Melora Walters

Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, helps at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Destin Daniel Cretton
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Kaitlyn Dever  •  Melora Walters

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Trachtenberg
CAST:  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Goodman  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Douglas M. Griffin

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Trachtenberg
CAST:  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Goodman  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Douglas M. Griffin

The Good Student (2006)

When Ally, a popular teen and local celebrity goes missing, her small suburban town erupts in panic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ostry
CAST:  Hayden Panettiere  •  Tim Daly  •  William Sadler  •  Dan Hedaya

When Ally, a popular teen and local celebrity goes missing, her small suburban town erupts in panic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ostry
CAST:  Hayden Panettiere  •  Tim Daly  •  William Sadler  •  Dan Hedaya

Jonah Hex (2010)

Gunslinger Jonah Hex is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull, a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting this task, he also gets revenge on the man who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jimmy Hayward
CAST:  Megan Fox  •  Josh Brolin  •  John Malkovich  •  Michael Shannon

Gunslinger Jonah Hex is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull, a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting this task, he also gets revenge on the man who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jimmy Hayward
CAST:  Megan Fox  •  Josh Brolin  •  John Malkovich  •  Michael Shannon

Whatever Works (2009)

Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into wildly unexpected romantic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Larry David  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Adam Brooks  •  Michael McKean

Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into wildly unexpected romantic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Larry David  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Adam Brooks  •  Michael McKean

The Heart Machine (2014)

A man begins to suspect that his long-distance girlfriend, whom he met online but has never met in person, has been living in the same city the whole time and sets out to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zachary Wigon
CAST:  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Kate Lyn Sheil  •  David Call  •  Louisa Krause

A man begins to suspect that his long-distance girlfriend, whom he met online but has never met in person, has been living in the same city the whole time and sets out to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zachary Wigon
CAST:  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Kate Lyn Sheil  •  David Call  •  Louisa Krause

The Belko Experiment (2016)

A group of eighty American workers are locked in their office and ordered by an unknown voice to participate in a twisted game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg McLean
CAST:  Michael Rooker  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Sean Gunn  •  Adria Arjona

A group of eighty American workers are locked in their office and ordered by an unknown voice to participate in a twisted game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg McLean
CAST:  Michael Rooker  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Sean Gunn  •  Adria Arjona

Hush (2016)

A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Kate Siegel  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Samantha Sloyan  •  Michael Trucco

A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Kate Siegel  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Samantha Sloyan  •  Michael Trucco

Sadie (2018)

While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megan Griffiths
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Sophia Mitri Schloss  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Danielle Brooks

While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megan Griffiths
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Sophia Mitri Schloss  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Danielle Brooks

The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)

Pennsylvania, 1993. After getting caught with another girl, teenager Cameron Post is sent to a conversion therapy center run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, whose treatment consists in repenting for feeling “same sex attraction.” ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Desiree Akhavan
CAST:  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Sasha Lane  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Jennifer Ehle

Pennsylvania, 1993. After getting caught with another girl, teenager Cameron Post is sent to a conversion therapy center run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, whose treatment consists in repenting for feeling “same sex attraction.” ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Desiree Akhavan
CAST:  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Sasha Lane  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Jennifer Ehle

Peppermint (2018)

A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Morel
CAST:  Tate Birchmore  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Tyson Ritter  •  John Gallagher Jr.

A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Morel
CAST:  Tate Birchmore  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Tyson Ritter  •  John Gallagher Jr.

The Best of Enemies (2019)

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Bissell
CAST:  Taraji P. Henson  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Anne Heche  •  Wes Bentley

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Bissell
CAST:  Taraji P. Henson  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Anne Heche  •  Wes Bentley

Underwater (2020)

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Mamoudou Athie  •  T. J. Miller

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Mamoudou Athie  •  T. J. Miller

American Woman (2019)

A political activist helps take care of a group of America’s most wanted fugitives — including a well-known, recently radicalized heiress — in this fictionalized reimagining of the Patty Hearst affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Semi Chellas
CAST:  Hong Chau  •  Sarah Gadon  •  Lola Kirke  •  John Gallagher Jr.

A political activist helps take care of a group of America’s most wanted fugitives — including a well-known, recently radicalized heiress — in this fictionalized reimagining of the Patty Hearst affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Semi Chellas
CAST:  Hong Chau  •  Sarah Gadon  •  Lola Kirke  •  John Gallagher Jr.

Short Term 12: Behind the Scenes (2014)

A behind the scenes from film Short Term 12  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Laubbacher  •  Brad Kester  •  Ron Najor
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  Lakeith Stanfield  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Stephanie Beatriz

A behind the scenes from film Short Term 12  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Laubbacher  •  Brad Kester  •  Ron Najor
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  Lakeith Stanfield  •  John Gallagher Jr.  •  Stephanie Beatriz
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