Colin Farrell

Colin James Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor. He made his film debut in The War Zone in 1999, and was discovered by Hollywood as the lead in Tigerland (2000). He then played in the film American Outlaws (2001), Phone Booth (2003), S.W.A.T. (2003), and The Recruit (2003). He also as the villain Bullseye in the superhero film Daredevil (2003). After starring in the independent films Intermission (2003), and A Home at the End of the World (2004), he starred in Alexander (2004), and The New World (2005). Roles in Miami Vice (2006), Ask the Dust (2006), and Cassandra's Dream (2007) followed. His role in In Bruges (2008) earned him a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. He starred in Horrible Bosses (2011), for which he received critical praise, along with Fright Night (2011), and Total Recall (2012), Seven Psychopaths (2012). He also starred in Dead Man Down (2013), and Saving Mr. Banks (2013). In 2014, he starred in Winter's Tale. In 2015, he starred in the second season of HBO's True Detective, and also starred in the film The Lobster, for which he was nominated for his second Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In 2016, he played Percival Graves in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. He has been cast as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin in the The Batman, which is set for a 2021 release.

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

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Author P.L. Travers looks back on her childhood while reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Tom Hanks  •  Colin Farrell  •  Paul Giamatti

Author P.L. Travers looks back on her childhood while reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Tom Hanks  •  Colin Farrell  •  Paul Giamatti

Minority Report (2002)

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John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Max von Sydow  •  Steve Harris  •  Neal McDonough

John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Max von Sydow  •  Steve Harris  •  Neal McDonough

In Bruges (2008)

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Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Clémence Poésy

Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Clémence Poésy

Epic (2013)

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A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world—and ours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Farrell  •  Jason Sudeikis

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world—and ours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Farrell  •  Jason Sudeikis

Alexander (2004)

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Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jared Leto

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jared Leto

American Outlaws (2001)

When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest manhunt in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Scott Caan  •  Ali Larter  •  Gabriel Macht

When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest manhunt in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Scott Caan  •  Ali Larter  •  Gabriel Macht

Ask the Dust (2006)

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Towne
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Salma Hayek  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Eileen Atkins

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Towne
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Salma Hayek  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Eileen Atkins

Daredevil (2003)

A man blinded in a childhood accident fights crime using his superhumanly-elevated remaining senses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Colin Farrell  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

A man blinded in a childhood accident fights crime using his superhumanly-elevated remaining senses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Colin Farrell  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

Hart's War (2002)

Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Colin Farrell  •  Terrence Howard  •  Marcel Iureș

Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Colin Farrell  •  Terrence Howard  •  Marcel Iureș

Intermission (2003)

A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Colm Meaney  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Cillian Murphy

A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Colm Meaney  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Cillian Murphy

Miami Vice (2006)

A case involving drug lords and murder in South Florida takes a personal turn for undercover detectives Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs. Unorthodox Crockett gets involved romantically with the Chinese-Cuban wife of a trafficker of arms and drugs, while Tubbs deals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Colin Farrell  •  Gong Li  •  Luis Tosar

A case involving drug lords and murder in South Florida takes a personal turn for undercover detectives Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs. Unorthodox Crockett gets involved romantically with the Chinese-Cuban wife of a trafficker of arms and drugs, while Tubbs deals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Colin Farrell  •  Gong Li  •  Luis Tosar

Phone Booth (2002)

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Radha Mitchell

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Radha Mitchell

S.W.A.T. (2003)

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Johnson
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Colin Farrell  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  LL Cool J

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Johnson
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Colin Farrell  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  LL Cool J

The New World (2005)

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

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

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

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

The Recruit (2003)

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A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Colin Farrell  •  Bridget Moynahan  •  Gabriel Macht

A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Colin Farrell  •  Bridget Moynahan  •  Gabriel Macht

The War Zone (1999)

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Roth
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Lara Belmont  •  Colin Farrell

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Roth
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Lara Belmont  •  Colin Farrell

Tigerland (2000)

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A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Matthew Davis  •  Clifton Collins Jr.  •  Tom Guiry

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Matthew Davis  •  Clifton Collins Jr.  •  Tom Guiry

Cassandra's Dream (2007)

The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Sally Hawkins

The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Sally Hawkins

Veronica Guerin (2003)

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then gets in touch ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Gerard McSorley  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Brenda Fricker

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then gets in touch ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Gerard McSorley  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Brenda Fricker

Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)

Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thaddeus O'Sullivan
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Peter Mullan  •  Stephen Dillane

Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thaddeus O'Sullivan
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Peter Mullan  •  Stephen Dillane
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