Jesse Plemons

Plemons began his career as a child actor and achieved a career breakthrough with his supporting role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–11). He subsequently portrayed Todd Alquist in season 5 of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as part of the show's ensemble cast; he reprised the role in its sequel, the television film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019). Following Breaking Bad, Plemons received his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination and won a Critics' Choice Television Award for portraying Ed Blumquist in the season 2 of the FX anthology series Fargo. He received a second Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Robert Daly in "USS Callister", an episode of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror.

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All the Pretty Horses (2000)

The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his pal embark on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Henry Thomas  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Sam Shepard

The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his pal embark on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Henry Thomas  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Sam Shepard

Jungle Cruise (2021)

Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal -- a discovery that will change the future of medicine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Emily Blunt  •  Jack Whitehall  •  Edgar Ramírez

Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal -- a discovery that will change the future of medicine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Emily Blunt  •  Jack Whitehall  •  Edgar Ramírez

Like Mike (2002)

Calvin and his friends, who all live in an orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable basketball powers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schultz
CAST:  Shad Moss  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Chris Webber

Calvin and his friends, who all live in an orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable basketball powers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schultz
CAST:  Shad Moss  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Chris Webber

Varsity Blues (1999)

In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup under the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  James Van Der Beek  •  Amy Smart  •  Jon Voight  •  Paul Walker

In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup under the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  James Van Der Beek  •  Amy Smart  •  Jon Voight  •  Paul Walker

When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)

Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schultz
CAST:  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Cody Linley  •  Sasha Joseph Neulinger  •  Jesse Pennington

Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schultz
CAST:  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Cody Linley  •  Sasha Joseph Neulinger  •  Jesse Pennington

Children on Their Birthdays (2002)

Havoc is created in a small Southern community when a 12-year-old shows up, causing a couple 13-year-old friends to fall in love with her, thus possibly jeopardizing their friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Medoff
CAST:  Sheryl Lee  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Tom Arnold  •  Tania Raymonde

Havoc is created in a small Southern community when a 12-year-old shows up, causing a couple 13-year-old friends to fall in love with her, thus possibly jeopardizing their friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Medoff
CAST:  Sheryl Lee  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Tom Arnold  •  Tania Raymonde

Happiness Runs (2010)

The neglected child of parents living on a commune, Victor is helpless to resist the atmosphere of sex and drugs that permeates his world, but he"s smart enough to know that if he is going to survive, he has to get out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Sherman
CAST:  Joni Barth  •  Kirsten Berman  •  Mark Boone Junior  •  Joseph Castanon

The neglected child of parents living on a commune, Victor is helpless to resist the atmosphere of sex and drugs that permeates his world, but he"s smart enough to know that if he is going to survive, he has to get out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Sherman
CAST:  Joni Barth  •  Kirsten Berman  •  Mark Boone Junior  •  Joseph Castanon

Meeting Spencer (2010)

After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure after meeting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Mowbray
CAST:  Caroline Aaron  •  Marcello Cacioppo  •  Robert Catrini  •  Jeffrey Tambor

After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure after meeting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Mowbray
CAST:  Caroline Aaron  •  Marcello Cacioppo  •  Robert Catrini  •  Jeffrey Tambor

The Homesman (2014)

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When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Grace Gummer  •  Meryl Streep

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Grace Gummer  •  Meryl Streep

The Master (2012)

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Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Amy Adams  •  Laura Dern

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Amy Adams  •  Laura Dern

Battleship (2012)

When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of an international ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Rihanna  •  Brooklyn Decker

When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of an international ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Rihanna  •  Brooklyn Decker

Paul (2011)

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For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing uncomfortably close, Paul ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Mottola
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Seth Rogen  •  Nick Frost  •  Jane Lynch

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing uncomfortably close, Paul ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Mottola
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Seth Rogen  •  Nick Frost  •  Jane Lynch

Shrink (2009)

Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Pate
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Mark Webber  •  Keke Palmer  •  Jack Huston

Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Pate
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Mark Webber  •  Keke Palmer  •  Jack Huston

Observe and Report (2009)

Mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective is recruited to close the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jody Hill
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Anna Faris  •  Michael Peña  •  Ray Liotta

Mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective is recruited to close the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jody Hill
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Anna Faris  •  Michael Peña  •  Ray Liotta

Finding North (1998)

In madcap road movie Finding North, Rhonda (Wendy Makkena, Sister Act), a big-haired bankteller from Brooklyn, encounters Travis (John Benjamin Hickey, Love! Valour! Compassion!), naked, suicidal and about to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge. Mistaking him for her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tanya Wexler
CAST:  Wendy Makkena  •  John Benjamin Hickey  •  Jonathan Walker  •  Anne Bobby

In madcap road movie Finding North, Rhonda (Wendy Makkena, Sister Act), a big-haired bankteller from Brooklyn, encounters Travis (John Benjamin Hickey, Love! Valour! Compassion!), naked, suicidal and about to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge. Mistaking him for her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tanya Wexler
CAST:  Wendy Makkena  •  John Benjamin Hickey  •  Jonathan Walker  •  Anne Bobby

The Flyboys (2008)

Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rocco DeVilliers
CAST:  Jesse James  •  Reiley McClendon  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Tom Sizemore

Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rocco DeVilliers
CAST:  Jesse James  •  Reiley McClendon  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Tom Sizemore

Dalai Lama (2013)

A short film about what happens when you get too good at meditating.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Cohen
CAST:  Stephanie Hunt  •  Jesse Plemons  •  Nick Offerman  •  Megan Mullally

A short film about what happens when you get too good at meditating.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Cohen
CAST:  Stephanie Hunt  •  Jesse Plemons  •  Nick Offerman  •  Megan Mullally

Black Mass (2015)

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The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Dakota Johnson

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Dakota Johnson

The Irishman (2019)

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Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Al Pacino  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Joe Pesci

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Al Pacino  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Joe Pesci

Other People (2016)

David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels like a stranger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Kelly
CAST:  Jesse Plemons  •  Molly Shannon  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Madisen Beaty

David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels like a stranger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Kelly
CAST:  Jesse Plemons  •  Molly Shannon  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Madisen Beaty
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