Wes Bentley

Wesley Cook "Wes" Bentley (born September 4, 1978) is an American film actor known for his roles as Ricky Fitts in American Beauty (1999) and Seneca Crane in The Hunger Games (2012). Bentley was one of four subjects in the documentary My Big Break (2009), which covered his fame after American Beauty and struggles with substance abuse. Rebuilding his career, he starred in the premier of Venus in Fur by David Ives in the off-Broadway production in 2010, whose run was extended. Description above from the Wikipedia article Wes Bentley, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Hunger Games (2012)

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Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Stanley Tucci

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Stanley Tucci

American Beauty (1999)

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Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

Interstellar (2014)

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The adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Michael Caine

The adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Michael Caine

3 Nights in the Desert (2014)

Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Cowan
CAST:  Amber Tamblyn  •  Wes Bentley  •  Vincent Piazza

Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Cowan
CAST:  Amber Tamblyn  •  Wes Bentley  •  Vincent Piazza

Ghost Rider (2007)

In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a go-getting reporter, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wes Bentley  •  Donal Logue

In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a go-getting reporter, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wes Bentley  •  Donal Logue

The Claim (2000)

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming back to haunt him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming back to haunt him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

The Game of Their Lives (2005)

Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Wes Bentley  •  Gavin Rossdale  •  Costas Mandylor

Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Wes Bentley  •  Gavin Rossdale  •  Costas Mandylor

Beloved (1998)

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After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Oprah Winfrey  •  Danny Glover  •  Thandiwe Newton  •  LisaGay Hamilton

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Oprah Winfrey  •  Danny Glover  •  Thandiwe Newton  •  LisaGay Hamilton

American Beauty: Look Closer... (2000)

A promotional short documentary on the making of the film American Beauty, directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Toennies
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Alan Ball  •  Annette Bening  •  Wes Bentley

A promotional short documentary on the making of the film American Beauty, directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Toennies
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Alan Ball  •  Annette Bening  •  Wes Bentley

After the Fall (2014)

Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saar Klein
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Kevin Owen McDonald  •  Vinessa Shaw

Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saar Klein
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Kevin Owen McDonald  •  Vinessa Shaw

Hidden Moon (2012)

After a mysterious, beautiful Latin woman named Miranda makes a dramatic appearance at the funeral of a man, shocking his affluent Southern California family, Victor, the man's son, heads to Mexico to find out the truth about the nature of her relationship with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pepe Bojórquez
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Ana Serradilla  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Osvaldo de León

After a mysterious, beautiful Latin woman named Miranda makes a dramatic appearance at the funeral of a man, shocking his affluent Southern California family, Victor, the man's son, heads to Mexico to find out the truth about the nature of her relationship with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pepe Bojórquez
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Ana Serradilla  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Osvaldo de León

Pioneer (2013)

Pioneer is set in the early '80s, at the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Skjoldbjærg
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Stephen Lang  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Jonathan LaPaglia

Pioneer is set in the early '80s, at the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Skjoldbjærg
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Stephen Lang  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Jonathan LaPaglia

Welcome to Me (2014)

A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline personality disorder who wins the Mega Millions lottery, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shira Piven
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  James Marsden  •  Linda Cardellini  •  Wes Bentley

A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline personality disorder who wins the Mega Millions lottery, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shira Piven
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  James Marsden  •  Linda Cardellini  •  Wes Bentley

The Better Angels (2014)

At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and quiet boy who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  A.J. Edwards
CAST:  Diane Kruger  •  Jason Clarke  •  Brit Marling  •  Wes Bentley

At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and quiet boy who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  A.J. Edwards
CAST:  Diane Kruger  •  Jason Clarke  •  Brit Marling  •  Wes Bentley

Cesar Chavez (2014)

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A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organiser torn between his duties as a husband and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diego Luna
CAST:  Michael Peña  •  Rosario Dawson  •  America Ferrera  •  Jacob Vargas

A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organiser torn between his duties as a husband and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diego Luna
CAST:  Michael Peña  •  Rosario Dawson  •  America Ferrera  •  Jacob Vargas

Stars In Shorts (2012)

Seven short films, all of which feature name actors, including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Keira Knightley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Friend  •  Neil LaBute  •  Chris Foggin  •  Jacob Chase  •  Robert Festinger  •  Jay Kamen  •  Benjamin Grayson
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Marin Ireland  •  Kenneth Branagh

Seven short films, all of which feature name actors, including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Keira Knightley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Friend  •  Neil LaBute  •  Chris Foggin  •  Jacob Chase  •  Robert Festinger  •  Jay Kamen  •  Benjamin Grayson
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Marin Ireland  •  Kenneth Branagh

The Time Being (2012)

A struggling young artist accepts a series of bizarre commissions from an eccentric, dying millionaire who may be trying to either help further his career or destroy his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nenad Cicin-Sain
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Sarah Paulson  •  Frank Langella  •  Ahna O'Reilly

A struggling young artist accepts a series of bizarre commissions from an eccentric, dying millionaire who may be trying to either help further his career or destroy his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nenad Cicin-Sain
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Sarah Paulson  •  Frank Langella  •  Ahna O'Reilly

Lovelace (2013)

Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Hank Azaria  •  Adam Brody

Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Hank Azaria  •  Adam Brody

Rites of Passage (2012)

Anthropology students and their professor experience terror when they visit a sacred burial ground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W. Peter Iliff
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Kate Maberly  •  Ryan Donowho  •  Christian Slater

Anthropology students and their professor experience terror when they visit a sacred burial ground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W. Peter Iliff
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Kate Maberly  •  Ryan Donowho  •  Christian Slater

Knight of Cups (2015)

Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. While successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted and confused, he finds temporary solace in the decadent Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to his daily pain, and every ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Natalie Portman

Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. While successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted and confused, he finds temporary solace in the decadent Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to his daily pain, and every ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Natalie Portman
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