Javier Bardem

Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor from the Canary Islands. He is best known for his role in the 2007 film No Country for Old Men, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor portraying the psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh. He has also received critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne trémula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol, Mar adentro, and Skyfall, for which he received both a BAFTA and a SAG nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Bardem has also won a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA, five Goya Awards, two European Film Awards, a Prize for Best Actor at Cannes and two Volpi Cups at Venice for his work. He is the first Spaniard actor to be nominated for an Oscar (Best Actor, 2000, for Before Night Falls), as well as the first Spanish actor to win an Academy Award. He received his third Academy Award nomination, and second Best Actor nomination, for the film Biutiful.

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Skyfall (2012)

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When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Judi Dench  •  Javier Bardem  •  Ralph Fiennes

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Judi Dench  •  Javier Bardem  •  Ralph Fiennes

No Country for Old Men (2007)

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Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Javier Bardem  •  Josh Brolin  •  Woody Harrelson

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Javier Bardem  •  Josh Brolin  •  Woody Harrelson

Before Night Falls (2000)

Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Schnabel
CAST:  Diego Luna  •  Javier Bardem  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Andrea Di Stefano

Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Schnabel
CAST:  Diego Luna  •  Javier Bardem  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Andrea Di Stefano

Live Flesh (1997)

A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Liberto Rabal  •  Francesca Neri  •  Javier Bardem  •  Penélope Cruz

A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Liberto Rabal  •  Francesca Neri  •  Javier Bardem  •  Penélope Cruz

Collateral (2004)

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Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Mark Ruffalo

Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Mark Ruffalo

Goya's Ghosts (2006)

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Mondays in the Sun (2002)

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After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and unofficial leader ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando León de Aranoa
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Luis Tosar  •  Nieve de Medina  •  Enrique Villén

After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and unofficial leader ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando León de Aranoa
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Luis Tosar  •  Nieve de Medina  •  Enrique Villén

The Sea Inside (2004)

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The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Amenábar
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Belén Rueda  •  Lola Dueñas  •  Joan Dalmau

The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Amenábar
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Belén Rueda  •  Lola Dueñas  •  Joan Dalmau

Dance with the Devil (1997)

She's sexy, shameless and loves taking people to their limit. She's a dangerous young woman who dreams about a jaguar that licks her naked body and sleeps by her side. Her past is bathed in blood and weird passions. Now she's met the man of her wildest dreams. He's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Álex de la Iglesia
CAST:  Rosie Perez  •  Javier Bardem  •  Harley Cross  •  Aimee Graham

She's sexy, shameless and loves taking people to their limit. She's a dangerous young woman who dreams about a jaguar that licks her naked body and sleeps by her side. Her past is bathed in blood and weird passions. Now she's met the man of her wildest dreams. He's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Álex de la Iglesia
CAST:  Rosie Perez  •  Javier Bardem  •  Harley Cross  •  Aimee Graham

High Heels (1991)

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After being estranged for 15 years, flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo re-enters her daughter Rebeca's life when she comes to perform a concert. Rebeca, she finds, is now married to one of Becky's ex-lovers, Manuel. The mother and daughter begin making up for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Victoria Abril  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Miguel Bosé  •  Anna Lizaran

After being estranged for 15 years, flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo re-enters her daughter Rebeca's life when she comes to perform a concert. Rebeca, she finds, is now married to one of Becky's ex-lovers, Manuel. The mother and daughter begin making up for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Victoria Abril  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Miguel Bosé  •  Anna Lizaran

The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Malkovich
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Juan Diego Botto  •  Laura Morante  •  Elvira Mínguez

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Malkovich
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Juan Diego Botto  •  Laura Morante  •  Elvira Mínguez

Torrente, the Dumb Arm of the Law (1998)

Torrente, The Stupid Arm of The Law by Santiago Segura stars Javier Cámara as a corrupt, poor, delusional, sexist, egocentric, drunk and right-winged Madrid cop named Torrente. This over the top comedy shows Torrente on his search for heroin drug dealers and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Santiago Segura
CAST:  Javier Cámara  •  Santiago Segura  •  Neus Asensi  •  Chus Lampreave

Torrente, The Stupid Arm of The Law by Santiago Segura stars Javier Cámara as a corrupt, poor, delusional, sexist, egocentric, drunk and right-winged Madrid cop named Torrente. This over the top comedy shows Torrente on his search for heroin drug dealers and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Santiago Segura
CAST:  Javier Cámara  •  Santiago Segura  •  Neus Asensi  •  Chus Lampreave

Second Skin (1999)

Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but also that of Alberto's wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerardo Vera
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Jordi Mollà  •  Ariadna Gil  •  Cecilia Roth

Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but also that of Alberto's wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerardo Vera
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Jordi Mollà  •  Ariadna Gil  •  Cecilia Roth

Jamon Jamon (1992)

Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose Luis' mother is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bigas Luna
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Tomás Martín  •  Jordi Mollà  •  Penélope Cruz

Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose Luis' mother is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bigas Luna
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Tomás Martín  •  Jordi Mollà  •  Penélope Cruz

Airbag (1997)

Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner Villambrosa finds the ring. Meanwhile Villambrosa's rival gangster Souza sends femme ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juanma Bajo Ulloa
CAST:  Fernando Guillén Cuervo  •  Karra Elejalde  •  Alberto San Juan  •  Karlos Arguiñano

Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner Villambrosa finds the ring. Meanwhile Villambrosa's rival gangster Souza sends femme ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juanma Bajo Ulloa
CAST:  Fernando Guillén Cuervo  •  Karra Elejalde  •  Alberto San Juan  •  Karlos Arguiñano

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Javier Bardem  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Kaya Scodelario

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Javier Bardem  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Kaya Scodelario

Golden Balls (1993)

Benito González is a flamboyant engineer in Melilla, with a brash and pushy personality. His dream is to build the tallest building ever in the region. After his girlfriend leaves him, he devotes himself entirely to his ambitions, deciding to let nothing get in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bigas Luna
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Maribel Verdú  •  Elisa Tovati

Benito González is a flamboyant engineer in Melilla, with a brash and pushy personality. His dream is to build the tallest building ever in the region. After his girlfriend leaves him, he devotes himself entirely to his ambitions, deciding to let nothing get in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bigas Luna
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Maribel Verdú  •  Elisa Tovati

Scorpion in Love (2013)

Julian (Álex González) and his friend Luis (Miguel Angel Silvestre) are two neighborhood boys who are part of a gang of violent neo-Nazis, led by Solis (Javier Bardem). After start training in a gym, Julian is transformed gradually thanks to the discipline of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Santiago A. Zannou
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Álex González  •  Carlos Bardem  •  Miguel Ángel Silvestre

Julian (Álex González) and his friend Luis (Miguel Angel Silvestre) are two neighborhood boys who are part of a gang of violent neo-Nazis, led by Solis (Javier Bardem). After start training in a gym, Julian is transformed gradually thanks to the discipline of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Santiago A. Zannou
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Álex González  •  Carlos Bardem  •  Miguel Ángel Silvestre

The Gunman (2015)

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Morel
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Javier Bardem  •  Ray Winstone  •  Jasmine Trinca

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Morel
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Javier Bardem  •  Ray Winstone  •  Jasmine Trinca

The Counselor (2013)

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A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Javier Bardem  •  Cameron Diaz

A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Javier Bardem  •  Cameron Diaz
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