Jim Sturgess

James Anthony "Jim" Sturgess (born 16 May 1981) is a British actor and musician. His breakout role was playing Jude in 2007's Across the Universe.

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Upside Down (2012)

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In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure that poses the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juan Diego Solanas
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Timothy Spall  •  James Kidnie

In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure that poses the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juan Diego Solanas
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Timothy Spall  •  James Kidnie

Cloud Atlas (2012)

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A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

Across the Universe (2007)

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When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in the United States, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, who joins the growing anti-war movement. As the body count in Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Joe Anderson  •  Dana Fuchs

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in the United States, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, who joins the growing anti-war movement. As the body count in Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Joe Anderson  •  Dana Fuchs

21 (2008)

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Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the four to five ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Aaron Yoo

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the four to five ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Aaron Yoo

Mouth to Mouth (2005)

An aimless adolescent (Ellen Page) joins several itinerant misfits who live on the fringe of society and welcome at-risk youths into their fold.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alison Murray
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Natasha Wightman  •  Eric Thal  •  August Diehl

An aimless adolescent (Ellen Page) joins several itinerant misfits who live on the fringe of society and welcome at-risk youths into their fold.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alison Murray
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Natasha Wightman  •  Eric Thal  •  August Diehl

The Best Offer (2013)

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Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Sylvia Hoeks  •  Donald Sutherland

Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Sylvia Hoeks  •  Donald Sutherland

One Day (2011)

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A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lone Scherfig
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Romola Garai

A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lone Scherfig
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Romola Garai

The Second Quest (2004)

Three old friends are reunited after one was involved in an accident. They reminisce about their motorbike trip to the Isle of Man to ride the TT course. Second movie in The Quest Trilogy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jason
CAST:  David Jason  •  Hywel Bennett  •  Roy Hudd  •  Max Wrottesley

Three old friends are reunited after one was involved in an accident. They reminisce about their motorbike trip to the Isle of Man to ride the TT course. Second movie in The Quest Trilogy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jason
CAST:  David Jason  •  Hywel Bennett  •  Roy Hudd  •  Max Wrottesley

The Big Shoe

An overbearing mom hires a therapist to work with her shoe-designing son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Shainberg
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer

An overbearing mom hires a therapist to work with her shoe-designing son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Shainberg
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer

Electric Slide (2014)

A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from mesmerized female tellers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristan Patterson
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Patricia Arquette

A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from mesmerized female tellers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristan Patterson
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Patricia Arquette

Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

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A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michael Caine  •  Brendan Gleeson

A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michael Caine  •  Brendan Gleeson

Spike Island (2012)

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Nico Mirallegro  •  Elliott Tittensor  •  Matthew McNulty  •  Lesley Manville

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Nico Mirallegro  •  Elliott Tittensor  •  Matthew McNulty  •  Lesley Manville

Ashes (2012)

One-time hard man Frank Barron is barely recognisable now he’s been afflicted with Alzheimer's, but when his estranged son Jamie visits him in hospital he realises the extra stress Frank is put under and decides to break him out in the hope of returning him to his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Ray Winstone  •  Lesley Manville  •  Luke Evans

One-time hard man Frank Barron is barely recognisable now he’s been afflicted with Alzheimer's, but when his estranged son Jamie visits him in hospital he realises the extra stress Frank is put under and decides to break him out in the hope of returning him to his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Ray Winstone  •  Lesley Manville  •  Luke Evans

Heartless (2009)

The story follows Jamie, a troubled young man with a birthmark on his face, which has left him feeling isolated and fearful, hiding from the world outside. He lives in the East End of London, an area notorious for its violent hooded gangs. According to news reports ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Noel Clarke  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Luke Treadaway

The story follows Jamie, a troubled young man with a birthmark on his face, which has left him feeling isolated and fearful, hiding from the world outside. He lives in the East End of London, an area notorious for its violent hooded gangs. According to news reports ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Noel Clarke  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Luke Treadaway

The Way Back (2010)

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At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Dejan Angelov  •  Dragoș Bucur  •  Ed Harris

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Dejan Angelov  •  Dragoș Bucur  •  Ed Harris

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Emily Barclay  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Essie Davis  •  Joel Edgerton

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Emily Barclay  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Essie Davis  •  Joel Edgerton

Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008)

It's 1989, and in a Belfast torn apart by conflict and terrorism, petty criminal Marty McGartland is recruited by the British police to infiltrate the IRA. Guided by Special Forces officer 'Fergus', McGartland gains unparalleled insight into the organisation's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kari Skogland
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Kevin Zegers  •  Rose McGowan

It's 1989, and in a Belfast torn apart by conflict and terrorism, petty criminal Marty McGartland is recruited by the British police to infiltrate the IRA. Guided by Special Forces officer 'Fergus', McGartland gains unparalleled insight into the organisation's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kari Skogland
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Kevin Zegers  •  Rose McGowan

Crossing Over (2009)

Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, writer-director ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Ray Liotta  •  Ashley Judd  •  Jim Sturgess

Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, writer-director ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Ray Liotta  •  Ashley Judd  •  Jim Sturgess

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chadwick
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Eric Bana  •  Jim Sturgess

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chadwick
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Eric Bana  •  Jim Sturgess

The Browning Version (1994)

Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The boys regard him as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Matthew Modine  •  Julian Sands

Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The boys regard him as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Matthew Modine  •  Julian Sands
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