Michael Shannon

Michael Corbett Shannon (born August 7, 1974) is an American actor and musician. He made his film debut opposite Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (1993) and received widespread attention for his performance in 8 Mile (2002), where he portrayed the boyfriend of Eminem's character's mother (Kim Basinger). Shannon is known for his on-screen versatility, performing in both comedies and dramas. Notable projects include Pearl Harbor (2001), Bad Boys II (2003), Bug (2006), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), The Iceman (2012), Man of Steel (2013) and Elvis & Nixon (2016). He is a frequent collaborator with Jeff Nichols, appearing in all of his films: Shotgun Stories (2007), Take Shelter (2011), Mud (2012), Midnight Special and Loving (both 2016). He is also known for his role as Nelson Van Alden/George Mueller in the HBO period drama series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014). Shannon has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, first for Revolutionary Road (2008) and again for Nocturnal Animals (2016). 99 Homes (2014) further earned him nominations for a Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Premium Rush (2012)

Action-packedFast pacedEnjoyableFun

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Koepp
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Jamie Chung  •  Michael Shannon  •  Dania Ramirez

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Koepp
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Jamie Chung  •  Michael Shannon  •  Dania Ramirez

Man of Steel (2013)

Action-packedFantasticalEpicBoring

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Michael Shannon  •  Diane Lane

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Michael Shannon  •  Diane Lane

Vanilla Sky (2001)

Mind blowing

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Kurt Russell

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Kurt Russell

Mud (2013)

DramaticAdventurousSuspensefulGripping

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Jacob Lofland  •  Sam Shepard

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Jacob Lofland  •  Sam Shepard

8 Mile (2002)

MusicalInspiringCharmingDramatic

For Jimmy Smith, Jr., life is a daily fight just to keep hope alive. Feeding his dreams in Detroit's vibrant music scene, Jimmy wages an extraordinary personal struggle to find his own voice - and earn a place in a world where rhymes rule, legends are born and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eminem  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kim Basinger  •  Brittany Murphy

For Jimmy Smith, Jr., life is a daily fight just to keep hope alive. Feeding his dreams in Detroit's vibrant music scene, Jimmy wages an extraordinary personal struggle to find his own voice - and earn a place in a world where rhymes rule, legends are born and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eminem  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kim Basinger  •  Brittany Murphy

Bad Boys II (2003)

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Jordi Mollà

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Jordi Mollà

Bug (2006)

In Oklahoma, Agnes, a lonely waitress living in an isolated and dilapidated roadside motel, meets Peter, a quiet and mysterious man with whom she establishes a peculiar relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Michael Shannon  •  Harry Connick Jr.  •  Lynn Collins

In Oklahoma, Agnes, a lonely waitress living in an isolated and dilapidated roadside motel, meets Peter, a quiet and mysterious man with whom she establishes a peculiar relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Michael Shannon  •  Harry Connick Jr.  •  Lynn Collins

Chain Reaction (1996)

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project forced on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Fred Ward

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project forced on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Fred Ward

Criminal (2004)

Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new associate, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Jacobs
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Diego Luna  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Peter Mullan

Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new associate, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Jacobs
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Diego Luna  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Peter Mullan

Dead Birds (2004)

A group of Confederate soldiers hole up on an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Turner
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Patrick Fugit  •  Nicki Aycox  •  Michael Shannon

A group of Confederate soldiers hole up on an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Turner
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Patrick Fugit  •  Nicki Aycox  •  Michael Shannon

Groundhog Day (1993)

FunnyClassicOriginalEnjoyable

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Chris Elliott  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Chris Elliott  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

Kangaroo Jack (2003)

Two childhood friends — a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician — get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David McNally
CAST:  Jerry O'Connell  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Estella Warren  •  Christopher Walken

Two childhood friends — a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician — get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David McNally
CAST:  Jerry O'Connell  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Estella Warren  •  Christopher Walken

Let's Go to Prison (2006)

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Odenkirk
CAST:  Dax Shepard  •  Will Arnett  •  Chi McBride  •  David Koechner

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Odenkirk
CAST:  Dax Shepard  •  Will Arnett  •  Chi McBride  •  David Koechner

Lucky You (2007)

A professional poker player whose astounding luck at the table fails to translate into his lonesome love life attempts to win the World Series of Poker while simultaneously earning the affections of a beautiful Las Vegas singer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Robert Duvall  •  Debra Messing

A professional poker player whose astounding luck at the table fails to translate into his lonesome love life attempts to win the World Series of Poker while simultaneously earning the affections of a beautiful Las Vegas singer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Robert Duvall  •  Debra Messing

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Futuristic

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

The Woodsman (2004)

A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicole Kassell
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  David Alan Grier  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Benjamin Bratt

A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicole Kassell
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  David Alan Grier  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Benjamin Bratt

Tigerland (2000)

DarkDramaticEmotional

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

World Trade Center (2006)

Two police officers struggle to survive when they become trapped beneath the rubble of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Maria Bello  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Peña

Two police officers struggle to survive when they become trapped beneath the rubble of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Maria Bello  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Peña

Grand Theft Parsons (2004)

There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  Johnny Knoxville  •  Christina Applegate  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Marley Shelton

There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  Johnny Knoxville  •  Christina Applegate  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Marley Shelton

Cecil B. Demented (2000)

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Alicia Witt  •  Adrian Grenier

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Alicia Witt  •  Adrian Grenier
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