Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Adam Eisenberg (born October 5, 1983) is an American actor, author, and playwright. He made his television debut with the short-lived comedy-drama series Get Real (1999–2000). Following his first leading role in the comedy-drama film Roger Dodger (2002), he appeared in the drama film The Emperor's Club (2002), the psychological thriller film The Village (2004), the comedy-drama film The Squid and the Whale (2005), and the drama film The Education of Charlie Banks (2007). In 2009, Eisenberg had his breakthrough with starring roles in the comedy-drama film Adventureland and the horror comedy Zombieland. His portrayal of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in David Fincher's The Social Network (2010) earned him nominations for various awards, including the BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for Best Actor. He also starred in Holy Rollers (2010), which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Eisenberg later voiced the main character, Blu, a male Spix's macaw, in the animated films Rio (2011) and Rio 2 (2014). His other films include the action-comedy film 30 Minutes or Less (2011), the action-comedy film American Ultra (2015), the Woody Allen films To Rome with Love (2012) and Café Society (2016), and the heist film Now You See Me (2013) and its sequel Now You See Me 2 (2016). In 2016, Eisenberg portrayed Lex Luthor in the blockbuster superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Description above from the Wikipedia article ...

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The Social Network (2010)

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In 2003, Harvard undergrad Mark Zuckerberg creates a social networking site called Facebook with the help of his friend Eduardo Saverin. Though it turns out to be a successful venture, he severs ties with several people along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Rooney Mara

In 2003, Harvard undergrad Mark Zuckerberg creates a social networking site called Facebook with the help of his friend Eduardo Saverin. Though it turns out to be a successful venture, he severs ties with several people along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Rooney Mara

To Rome with Love (2012)

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Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing voice, and he seizes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Woody Allen  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Penélope Cruz

Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing voice, and he seizes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Woody Allen  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Penélope Cruz

Now You See Me (2013)

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An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Isla Fisher

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Isla Fisher

Cursed (2005)

A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Portia de Rossi  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Milo Ventimiglia

A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Portia de Rossi  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Milo Ventimiglia

Roger Dodger (2002)

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A smooth-talking ad executive attributes his remarkable success with women to his ability to manipulate their emotions from the moment he first meets them. When his teenage nephew drops in for a visit, he soon learns that his approach isn't as foolproof as he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dylan Kidd
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Elizabeth Berkley

A smooth-talking ad executive attributes his remarkable success with women to his ability to manipulate their emotions from the moment he first meets them. When his teenage nephew drops in for a visit, he soon learns that his approach isn't as foolproof as he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dylan Kidd
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Elizabeth Berkley

The Emperor's Club (2002)

William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rob Morrow

William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rob Morrow

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

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Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Laura Linney  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Owen Kline

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Laura Linney  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Owen Kline

Solitary Man (2009)

A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Mary-Louise Parker

A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Mary-Louise Parker

American Ultra (2015)

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Mike is an unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nima Nourizadeh
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Topher Grace  •  Tony Hale

Mike is an unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nima Nourizadeh
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Topher Grace  •  Tony Hale

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Diane Lane

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Diane Lane

He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)

When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen script and two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Urie
CAST:  Halley Feiffer  •  Ryan Spahn  •  Michael Chernus  •  Tracee Chimo

When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen script and two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Urie
CAST:  Halley Feiffer  •  Ryan Spahn  •  Michael Chernus  •  Tracee Chimo

Night Moves (2014)

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The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Peter Sarsgaard

The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Peter Sarsgaard

The Double (2014)

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An awkward office drone becomes increasingly unhinged after a charismatic and confident look-alike takes a job at his workplace and seduces the woman he desires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Ayoade
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Wallace Shawn  •  Noah Taylor

An awkward office drone becomes increasingly unhinged after a charismatic and confident look-alike takes a job at his workplace and seduces the woman he desires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Ayoade
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Wallace Shawn  •  Noah Taylor

Addicted To Fame (2012)

A documentary that goes behind the scenes of the movie Illegal Aliens, and a filmmaker's journey from obscurity to moral blindness in the seductive glare of the media spotlight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Giancola
CAST:  Anna Nicole Smith  •  David Giancola  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Sean Astin

A documentary that goes behind the scenes of the movie Illegal Aliens, and a filmmaker's journey from obscurity to moral blindness in the seductive glare of the media spotlight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Giancola
CAST:  Anna Nicole Smith  •  David Giancola  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Sean Astin

How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook? (2011)

This feature-length documentary about the making of "The Social Network" goes back and forth from the elements of storytelling and long rehearsals with the cast and crew, to the shooting itself capturing the extreme attention to detail, filming locations such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Aaron Sorkin  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield

This feature-length documentary about the making of "The Social Network" goes back and forth from the elements of storytelling and long rehearsals with the cast and crew, to the shooting itself capturing the extreme attention to detail, filming locations such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Aaron Sorkin  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield

Free Samples (2013)

A Stanford law-school dropout named Jillian escapes to the anonymity of Los Angeles to figure out what she wants to do with her life, and on the day of her college boyfriend's birthday, she finds herself stuck running an ice cream truck fending off locals and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Gammill
CAST:  Jess Weixler  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Jason Ritter  •  Halley Feiffer

A Stanford law-school dropout named Jillian escapes to the anonymity of Los Angeles to figure out what she wants to do with her life, and on the day of her college boyfriend's birthday, she finds herself stuck running an ice cream truck fending off locals and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Gammill
CAST:  Jess Weixler  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Jason Ritter  •  Halley Feiffer

Why Stop Now? (2012)

When a college piano prodigy tries to check his mother into rehab, he is taken hostage by her drug dealer and swept along on a wild adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Dorling  •  Ron Nyswaner
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Melissa Leo  •  Tracy Morgan  •  Isiah Whitlock Jr.

When a college piano prodigy tries to check his mother into rehab, he is taken hostage by her drug dealer and swept along on a wild adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Dorling  •  Ron Nyswaner
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Melissa Leo  •  Tracy Morgan  •  Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Some Boys Don't Leave (2009)

Some Boys Don't Leave is the story of what happens when the break-up happens but the break does not. 'Boy' is forced to come to terms with the fact that 'Girl' no longer wants him around. The only problem is he just can't seem to leave their once shared apartment. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maggie Kiley
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Eloise Mumford  •  Jennifer Rau  •  Keith Stone

Some Boys Don't Leave is the story of what happens when the break-up happens but the break does not. 'Boy' is forced to come to terms with the fact that 'Girl' no longer wants him around. The only problem is he just can't seem to leave their once shared apartment. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maggie Kiley
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Eloise Mumford  •  Jennifer Rau  •  Keith Stone

One Day Like Rain (2007)

A teenage girl living in California suburbia devises a metaphysical experiment designed to save the world from what she sees as an impending doom...but the results of such an experiment prove to be both beneficial and destructive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Todisco
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Samantha Figura  •  Trevor Zacharias  •  Dylan Kussman

A teenage girl living in California suburbia devises a metaphysical experiment designed to save the world from what she sees as an impending doom...but the results of such an experiment prove to be both beneficial and destructive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Todisco
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Samantha Figura  •  Trevor Zacharias  •  Dylan Kussman

Zombieland (2009)

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Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ruben Fleischer
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Emma Stone  •  Abigail Breslin

Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ruben Fleischer
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Emma Stone  •  Abigail Breslin
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