Tye Sheridan

Tye Kayle Sheridan (born November 11, 1996) is an American actor. Sheridan made his feature film debut in Terrence Malick's experimental drama film The Tree of Life (2011) and had his first leading role in the coming-of-age film Mud (2012), a performance for which he won a number of awards, as well as for the drama Joe (2013). In 2015, he starred in the drama The Stanford Prison Experiment. Sheridan played the role of the young Cyclops in the 2016 film X-Men: Apocalypse.

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The Tree of Life (2011)

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The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Sean Penn  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Fiona Shaw

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Sean Penn  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Fiona Shaw

Mud (2013)

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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

The Forger (2014)

A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and commit one more job for the man who financed his release.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Abigail Spencer

A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and commit one more job for the man who financed his release.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Abigail Spencer

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Michael Fassbender  •  James McAvoy  •  Oscar Isaac

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Michael Fassbender  •  James McAvoy  •  Oscar Isaac

Dark Places (2015)

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A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Christina Hendricks

A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Christina Hendricks

Joe (2014)

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The rough-hewn boss of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member of his team from an abusive father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Ronnie Gene Blevins  •  Sue Rock

The rough-hewn boss of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member of his team from an abusive father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Ronnie Gene Blevins  •  Sue Rock

Entertainment (2015)

Set in the Mojave Desert, the film follows a broken-down comedian playing clubs across the Southwest, working his way to Los Angeles to meet his estranged daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick Alverson
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Tim Heidecker  •  Gregg Turkington  •  Tye Sheridan

Set in the Mojave Desert, the film follows a broken-down comedian playing clubs across the Southwest, working his way to Los Angeles to meet his estranged daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick Alverson
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Tim Heidecker  •  Gregg Turkington  •  Tye Sheridan

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put their scouting skills to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Landon
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Logan Miller  •  Joey Morgan  •  Sarah Dumont

Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put their scouting skills to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Landon
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Logan Miller  •  Joey Morgan  •  Sarah Dumont

Last Days in the Desert (2016)

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Tye Sheridan

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Tye Sheridan

Detour (2017)

A young law student, grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Smith
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Bel Powley  •  Emory Cohen  •  Stephen Moyer

A young law student, grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Smith
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Bel Powley  •  Emory Cohen  •  Stephen Moyer

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Patrick Alvarez
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Ezra Miller  •  Michael Angarano  •  Tye Sheridan

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Patrick Alvarez
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Ezra Miller  •  Michael Angarano  •  Tye Sheridan

Exploring The Tree of Life (2011)

A documentary on Terrence Malick and the making of his film "The Tree of Life."  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Alexandre Desplat  •  Laramie Eppler  •  David Fincher

A documentary on Terrence Malick and the making of his film "The Tree of Life."  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Alexandre Desplat  •  Laramie Eppler  •  David Fincher

Ready Player One (2018)

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Olivia Cooke  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Lena Waithe

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Olivia Cooke  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Lena Waithe

Age Out (2018)

Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  A.J. Edwards
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Imogen Poots  •  Caleb Landry Jones  •  Jeffrey Wright

Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  A.J. Edwards
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Imogen Poots  •  Caleb Landry Jones  •  Jeffrey Wright

All Summers End (2017)

A teenager tries to deal with his guilty conscience after his role in a prank that causes the death of his girlfriend's older brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Wilamowski
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Kaitlyn Dever  •  Pablo Schreiber  •  Annabeth Gish

A teenager tries to deal with his guilty conscience after his role in a prank that causes the death of his girlfriend's older brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Wilamowski
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Kaitlyn Dever  •  Pablo Schreiber  •  Annabeth Gish

The Yellow Birds (2017)

Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Moors
CAST:  Alden Ehrenreich  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Jack Huston  •  Jennifer Aniston

Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Moors
CAST:  Alden Ehrenreich  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Jack Huston  •  Jennifer Aniston

Deadpool 2 (2018)

Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Leitch
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Josh Brolin  •  Morena Baccarin  •  Zazie Beetz

Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Leitch
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Josh Brolin  •  Morena Baccarin  •  Zazie Beetz

The Mountain (2019)

1950s America. Since his mother‘s confinement to an institution, Andy has lived in the shadow of his stoic father. A family acquaintance, Dr. Wallace Fiennes, employs the introverted young man as a photographer to document an asylum tour advocating for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick Alverson
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Hannah Gross  •  Denis Lavant

1950s America. Since his mother‘s confinement to an institution, Andy has lived in the shadow of his stoic father. A family acquaintance, Dr. Wallace Fiennes, employs the introverted young man as a photographer to document an asylum tour advocating for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick Alverson
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Hannah Gross  •  Denis Lavant

Crow: The Legend (2018)

The carefree forest animals imagine spring will last forever. However, winter comes and the animals soon realize that their lives are in danger. What they need is a hero; what they need is Crow: The Legend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell
CAST:  John Legend  •  Diego Luna  •  Liza Koshy  •  Tye Sheridan

The carefree forest animals imagine spring will last forever. However, winter comes and the animals soon realize that their lives are in danger. What they need is a hero; what they need is Crow: The Legend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell
CAST:  John Legend  •  Diego Luna  •  Liza Koshy  •  Tye Sheridan

Dark Phoenix (2019)

The X-Men face their most formidable and powerful foe when one of their own, Jean Grey, starts to spiral out of control. During a rescue mission in outer space, Jean is nearly killed when she's hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Kinberg
CAST:  Sophie Turner  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Jessica Chastain

The X-Men face their most formidable and powerful foe when one of their own, Jean Grey, starts to spiral out of control. During a rescue mission in outer space, Jean is nearly killed when she's hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Kinberg
CAST:  Sophie Turner  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Jessica Chastain
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