Michael Angarano

In 2000, 12-year old Angarano acted in Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family. The following year, he landed his first major film role in Little Secrets, opposite Evan Rachel Wood and David Gallagher. Michael then starred in a 2003 telefilm named Maniac Magee as Jeffery Lionel Magee, a 12-year-old boy who finds his way into Two Mills, Pennsylvania, a place divided by racial prejudice. It premiered on Nickelodeon. In 2004, he appeared in the movie version of the critically acclaimed novel Speak, which costarred Kristen Stewart. Angarano was the lead role in Sky High and had a major role in Lords of Dogtown, both of which were released in the summer of 2005. Other film roles include parts in The Bondage, Black Irish, Man in the Chair, Snow Angels, The Final Season, One Last Thing... and The Forbidden Kingdom. On television, Angarano had a recurring role as Elliott, the son of Jack McFarland, on the television series Will & Grace. In 2007, Angarano appeared in four episodes of the hit 24 as Scott Wallace, a teenager taken hostage by a terrorist. In 2008, Angarano was featured in Vanity Fair as one of Hollywood's "New Wave" young stars. He filmed Gentlemen Broncos, from Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess. The comedy film was released in October 2009. In 2010 he had the lead role in Ceremony, and in 2011, Angarano starred in the horror-thriller film Red State as "Travis".

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Almost Famous (2000)

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In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band, Stillwater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Billy Crudup  •  Frances McDormand  •  Jason Lee

In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band, Stillwater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Billy Crudup  •  Frances McDormand  •  Jason Lee

Dear Wendy (2005)

In a blue-collar American town, a group of teens bands together to form the Dandies, a gang of gunslingers led by Dick Dandelion. Following a code of strict pacifism at odds with the fact that they all carry guns, the group eventually lets in Sebastian, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Vinterberg
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Bill Pullman  •  Michael Angarano  •  Danso Gordon

In a blue-collar American town, a group of teens bands together to form the Dandies, a gang of gunslingers led by Dick Dandelion. Following a code of strict pacifism at odds with the fact that they all carry guns, the group eventually lets in Sebastian, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Vinterberg
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Bill Pullman  •  Michael Angarano  •  Danso Gordon

For Richer or Poorer (1997)

Brad Sexton and his wife, Caroline, are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to go on the lam, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Spicer
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Wayne Knight  •  Larry Miller

Brad Sexton and his wife, Caroline, are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to go on the lam, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Spicer
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Wayne Knight  •  Larry Miller

Little Secrets (2001)

Emily is a plucky preteen who is entrusted with her young neighbors' most private and cherished secrets. Every Wednesday, Emily sets up a booth in her backyard that regularly attracts the guilty young souls of the neighborhood. These include Philip, whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blair Treu
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Michael Angarano  •  David Gallagher  •  Danielle C. Ryan

Emily is a plucky preteen who is entrusted with her young neighbors' most private and cherished secrets. Every Wednesday, Emily sets up a booth in her backyard that regularly attracts the guilty young souls of the neighborhood. These include Philip, whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blair Treu
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Michael Angarano  •  David Gallagher  •  Danielle C. Ryan

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

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The radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta, Tony Alva and Jay Adams are the Z-Boys, a bunch of nobodies until they create a new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Hardwicke
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Victor Rasuk  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  John Robinson

The radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta, Tony Alva and Jay Adams are the Z-Boys, a bunch of nobodies until they create a new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Hardwicke
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Victor Rasuk  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  John Robinson

One Last Thing... (2005)

Sixteen-year-old Dylan is dying of cancer. When a charitable organization offers to grant Dylan his final wish, the teen has a surprising request: to meet supermodel Nikki Sinclair. Much to his mother's dismay, Dylan, with the help of his best friends, goes to New ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Steyermark
CAST:  Michael Angarano  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Sunny Mabrey  •  Matt Bush

Sixteen-year-old Dylan is dying of cancer. When a charitable organization offers to grant Dylan his final wish, the teen has a surprising request: to meet supermodel Nikki Sinclair. Much to his mother's dismay, Dylan, with the help of his best friends, goes to New ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Steyermark
CAST:  Michael Angarano  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Sunny Mabrey  •  Matt Bush

Sky High (2005)

Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Michael Angarano  •  Kurt Russell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Danielle Panabaker

Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Michael Angarano  •  Kurt Russell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Danielle Panabaker

Speak (2004)

Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to hide her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessica Sharzer
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Steve Zahn  •  Allison Siko

Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to hide her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessica Sharzer
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Steve Zahn  •  Allison Siko

Music of the Heart (1999)

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Angela Bassett  •  Gloria Estefan  •  Cloris Leachman

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Angela Bassett  •  Gloria Estefan  •  Cloris Leachman

The Final Season (2007)

True story of Kent Stock, who in the early '90s gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach of the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill their former coach's shoes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Evans
CAST:  Powers Boothe  •  Sean Astin  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Michael Angarano

True story of Kent Stock, who in the early '90s gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach of the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill their former coach's shoes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Evans
CAST:  Powers Boothe  •  Sean Astin  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Michael Angarano

The Art of Getting By (2011)

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George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Wiesen
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Emma Roberts  •  Michael Angarano  •  Elizabeth Reaser

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Wiesen
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Emma Roberts  •  Michael Angarano  •  Elizabeth Reaser

Wild Card (2015)

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Angela Kerecz  •  Stanley Tucci

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Angela Kerecz  •  Stanley Tucci

The English Teacher (2013)

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Teacher Linda Sinclair balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Zisk
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Michael Angarano  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Lily Collins

Teacher Linda Sinclair balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Zisk
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Michael Angarano  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Lily Collins

Empire State (2013)

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis settles for a security guard job with an armoured truck company. After he makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, He's unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Nikki Reed  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Emma Roberts

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis settles for a security guard job with an armoured truck company. After he makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, He's unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Nikki Reed  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Emma Roberts

The End of Love (2013)

Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance as Mark grapples ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Smyth Campbell  •  Michael Cera  •  Isaac Love  •  Jocelin Donahue

Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance as Mark grapples ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Smyth Campbell  •  Michael Cera  •  Isaac Love  •  Jocelin Donahue

The Brass Teapot (2012)

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramaa Mosley
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Michael Angarano  •  Alexis Bledel  •  Billy Magnussen

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramaa Mosley
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Michael Angarano  •  Alexis Bledel  •  Billy Magnussen

Stranger in My Home (1997)

A famous female lawyer suspects that her client, a homeless transient, may in fact be a brother she lost many years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhad Mann
CAST:  Veronica Hamel  •  Joe Penny  •  Daniel Hugh Kelly  •  Leigh Taylor-Young

A famous female lawyer suspects that her client, a homeless transient, may in fact be a brother she lost many years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhad Mann
CAST:  Veronica Hamel  •  Joe Penny  •  Daniel Hugh Kelly  •  Leigh Taylor-Young

Red State (2011)

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Michael Parks  •  John Goodman  •  Melissa Leo  •  Michael Angarano

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Michael Parks  •  John Goodman  •  Melissa Leo  •  Michael Angarano

Ceremony (2010)

Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, Zoe, who is now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Max Winkler
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Michael Angarano  •  Lee Pace  •  Rebecca Mader

Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, Zoe, who is now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Max Winkler
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Michael Angarano  •  Lee Pace  •  Rebecca Mader

Haywire (2011)

A black ops soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and left for dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Gina Carano  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Channing Tatum

A black ops soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and left for dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Gina Carano  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Channing Tatum
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