Jack O'Connell

Jack O'Connell is a British film and television actor, best known for playing Louis Zamperini in "Unbroken", Kyle Budwell in "Money Monster" and James Cook in the British television teen drama "Skins". He received the BAFTA EE Rising Star Award in 2015.

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Starred Up (2014)

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already volatile ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Rupert Friend  •  David Ajala

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already volatile ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Rupert Friend  •  David Ajala

Unbroken (2014)

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angelina Jolie
CAST:  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Garrett Hedlund  •  Miyavi  •  Jack O'Connell

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angelina Jolie
CAST:  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Garrett Hedlund  •  Miyavi  •  Jack O'Connell

The Liability (2012)

When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Viveiros
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Talulah Riley  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Kierston Wareing

When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Viveiros
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Talulah Riley  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Kierston Wareing

'71 (2014)

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Demange
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Paul Anderson  •  Sean Harris  •  Sam Reid

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Demange
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Paul Anderson  •  Sean Harris  •  Sam Reid

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

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Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Themistokles faces the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god, Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Themistokles faces the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god, Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

The Somnambulists (2012)

British servicemen and women reflect on the action they saw in Basra during the Iraq War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Jobson
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Steven Robertson  •  Michael Nardone  •  Tobi Bakare

British servicemen and women reflect on the action they saw in Basra during the Iraq War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Jobson
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Steven Robertson  •  Michael Nardone  •  Tobi Bakare

The Hardest Part (2010)

An aging actor finally secures the audition of a lifetime. But just how badly does he want the role?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Refson
CAST:  Nickolas Grace  •  Ruth Sheen  •  Jeremy Child  •  Stephen Wight

An aging actor finally secures the audition of a lifetime. But just how badly does he want the role?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Refson
CAST:  Nickolas Grace  •  Ruth Sheen  •  Jeremy Child  •  Stephen Wight

Tower Block (2012)

A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronnie Thompson  •  James Nunn
CAST:  Sheridan Smith  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Ralph Brown  •  Julie Graham

A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronnie Thompson  •  James Nunn
CAST:  Sheridan Smith  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Ralph Brown  •  Julie Graham

United (2011)

United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Strong
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Sam Claflin  •  Dougray Scott

United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Strong
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Sam Claflin  •  Dougray Scott

Weekender (2011)

1990. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organisers. In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan are in their early 20's and long to be more than just punters. As the government ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karl Golden
CAST:  Zawe Ashton  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Henry Lloyd-Hughes  •  Emily Barclay

1990. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organisers. In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan are in their early 20's and long to be more than just punters. As the government ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karl Golden
CAST:  Zawe Ashton  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Henry Lloyd-Hughes  •  Emily Barclay

Harry Brown (2009)

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An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barber
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Iain Glen  •  Lee Oakes

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barber
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Iain Glen  •  Lee Oakes

Eden Lake (2008)

Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. Rowdiness quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Watkins
CAST:  Kelly Reilly  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Tara Ellis  •  Jack O'Connell

Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. Rowdiness quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Watkins
CAST:  Kelly Reilly  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Tara Ellis  •  Jack O'Connell

This Is England (2006)

A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends, even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Meadows
CAST:  Thomas Turgoose  •  Stephen Graham  •  Jo Hartley  •  Andrew Shim

A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends, even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Meadows
CAST:  Thomas Turgoose  •  Stephen Graham  •  Jo Hartley  •  Andrew Shim

Private Peaceful (2012)

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Richard Griffiths  •  George MacKay  •  Frances de la Tour

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Richard Griffiths  •  George MacKay  •  Frances de la Tour

Money Monster (2016)

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Julia Roberts  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Caitríona Balfe

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Julia Roberts  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Caitríona Balfe

Home (2016)

As thousands of men, women and children attempt to get into Europe, a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Mulloy
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Holliday Grainger  •  Tahliya Lowles  •  Zaki Ramadani

As thousands of men, women and children attempt to get into Europe, a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Mulloy
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Holliday Grainger  •  Tahliya Lowles  •  Zaki Ramadani

Lennon or McCartney (2014)

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Tom Hamilton

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Tom Hamilton

9 Kisses (2014)

2014's best actors pair up in a series of intimate encounters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elaine Constantine
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Steve Carell  •  Laura Dern

2014's best actors pair up in a series of intimate encounters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elaine Constantine
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Steve Carell  •  Laura Dern

Shelter (2014)

Netherlands, 1944 - When three wounded British Paratroopers find themselves behind enemy lines, they take shelter in a remote cottage inhabited by a Dutch mother and daughter. What seemed to be a safe hiding place quickly becomes a deadly prison, and the three men ...  (more)

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CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ed Stoppard  •  Michael Smiley

Netherlands, 1944 - When three wounded British Paratroopers find themselves behind enemy lines, they take shelter in a remote cottage inhabited by a Dutch mother and daughter. What seemed to be a safe hiding place quickly becomes a deadly prison, and the three men ...  (more)

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CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ed Stoppard  •  Michael Smiley

Wayfaring Stranger (2009)

When he is released from a young Offender's Institute, Bobby Brewer a wayward 16 year old, is forced to take to the road with his errant troubadour father, Ronnie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard West
CAST:  Christopher Fulford  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Brian Croucher  •  Jerry Anderson

When he is released from a young Offender's Institute, Bobby Brewer a wayward 16 year old, is forced to take to the road with his errant troubadour father, Ronnie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard West
CAST:  Christopher Fulford  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Brian Croucher  •  Jerry Anderson
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