Adrien Brody

Adrien Nicholas Brody was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the only child of retired history professor Elliot Brody and Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy. He accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice, and credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the camera. Adrien attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts in New York.

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Midnight in Paris (2011)

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A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Kurt Fuller  •  Mimi Kennedy

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Kurt Fuller  •  Mimi Kennedy

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

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The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray

The Singing Detective (2003)

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Robin Wright  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jeremy Northam

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Robin Wright  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jeremy Northam

Angels in the Outfield (1994)

Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn the team around. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Christopher Lloyd

Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn the team around. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Christopher Lloyd

The Experiment (2010)

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20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Scheuring
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Adrien Brody  •  Maggie Grace

20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Scheuring
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Adrien Brody  •  Maggie Grace

Dummy (2002)

An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Pritikin
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Illeana Douglas  •  Vera Farmiga

An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Pritikin
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Illeana Douglas  •  Vera Farmiga

Hollywoodland (2006)

The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a little of George ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Coulter
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Diane Lane  •  Ben Affleck  •  Bob Hoskins

The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a little of George ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Coulter
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Diane Lane  •  Ben Affleck  •  Bob Hoskins

King Kong (2005)

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In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jack Black  •  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jack Black  •  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann

New York Stories (1989)

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Marvin Chatinover  •  Mae Questel  •  Mia Farrow

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Marvin Chatinover  •  Mae Questel  •  Mia Farrow

Oxygen (1999)

When housewife Frances Hannon is abducted and buried alive, detective Madeline Foster is brought in. With only 24 hours before Frances' oxygen runs out, Madeline pursues the trail laid by a killer calling himself Harry Houdini. After capturing him, Madeline brings ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Maura Tierney  •  Adrien Brody  •  James Naughton  •  Laila Robins

When housewife Frances Hannon is abducted and buried alive, detective Madeline Foster is brought in. With only 24 hours before Frances' oxygen runs out, Madeline pursues the trail laid by a killer calling himself Harry Houdini. After capturing him, Madeline brings ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Maura Tierney  •  Adrien Brody  •  James Naughton  •  Laila Robins

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

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Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Adrien Brody  •  Bill Murray

Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Adrien Brody  •  Bill Murray

The Jacket (2005)

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A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Maybury
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Keira Knightley  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Maybury
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Keira Knightley  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

The Pianist (2002)

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The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann  •  Frank Finlay  •  Maureen Lipman

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann  •  Frank Finlay  •  Maureen Lipman

The Thin Red Line (1998)

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The story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Adrien Brody  •  Ben Chaplin  •  George Clooney

The story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Adrien Brody  •  Ben Chaplin  •  George Clooney

Summer of Sam (1999)

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

King of the Hill (1993)

Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a German immigrant ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Jesse Bradford  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Karen Allen

Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a German immigrant ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Jesse Bradford  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Karen Allen

Liberty Heights (1999)

Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Ben Foster  •  Orlando Jones  •  Bebe Neuwirth

Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Ben Foster  •  Orlando Jones  •  Bebe Neuwirth

The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Simon Baker  •  Christopher Walken  •  Hayden Panettiere

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Simon Baker  •  Christopher Walken  •  Hayden Panettiere

The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997)

Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence. When his girlfried, Joan, tries to kill herself he gets scared and runs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen T. Kay
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Claire Forlani  •  Gretchen Mol

Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence. When his girlfried, Joan, tries to kill herself he gets scared and runs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen T. Kay
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Claire Forlani  •  Gretchen Mol

Solo (1996)

An android fighting-machine (Mario Van Peebles) is charged with destroying a small brigade of rebels in a Latin American war who are fighting to maintain their freedom and protect their village. Contrary to his programming, Peebles decides to stay and assist the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norberto Barba
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Barry Corbin  •  William Sadler  •  Jaime Osorio Gómez

An android fighting-machine (Mario Van Peebles) is charged with destroying a small brigade of rebels in a Latin American war who are fighting to maintain their freedom and protect their village. Contrary to his programming, Peebles decides to stay and assist the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norberto Barba
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Barry Corbin  •  William Sadler  •  Jaime Osorio Gómez
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