Embeth Davidtz

Embeth Jean Davidtz (born August 11, 1965) is an American-born South African actress. Description above from the Wikipedia article Embeth Davidtz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright

Schindler's List (1993)

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The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Caroline Goodall

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Caroline Goodall

Europa Report (2013)

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A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Cordero
CAST:  Sharlto Copley  •  Daniel Wu  •  Michael Nyqvist  •  Christian Camargo

A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Cordero
CAST:  Sharlto Copley  •  Daniel Wu  •  Michael Nyqvist  •  Christian Camargo

Army of Darkness (1992)

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Ash is transported back to medieval days, where he is captured by the dreaded Lord Arthur. Aided by the deadly chainsaw that has become his only friend, Ash is sent on a perilous mission to recover the Book of the Dead, a powerful tome that gives its owner the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Bruce Campbell  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Marcus Gilbert  •  Ian Abercrombie

Ash is transported back to medieval days, where he is captured by the dreaded Lord Arthur. Aided by the deadly chainsaw that has become his only friend, Ash is sent on a perilous mission to recover the Book of the Dead, a powerful tome that gives its owner the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Bruce Campbell  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Marcus Gilbert  •  Ian Abercrombie

Bicentennial Man (1999)

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

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A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Gemma Jones

A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Gemma Jones

Fallen (1998)

Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  John Goodman  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Embeth Davidtz

Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  John Goodman  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Embeth Davidtz

Feast of July (1995)

After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Embeth Davidtz  •  Tom Bell  •  Gemma Jones  •  James Purefoy

After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Embeth Davidtz  •  Tom Bell  •  Gemma Jones  •  James Purefoy

Junebug (2005)

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On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, but she befriends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Morrison
CAST:  Alessandro Nivola  •  Amy Adams  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Celia Weston

On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, but she befriends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Morrison
CAST:  Alessandro Nivola  •  Amy Adams  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Celia Weston

Matilda (1996)

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An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Mara Wilson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rhea Perlman

An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Mara Wilson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rhea Perlman

Murder in the First (1995)

Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Rocco
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Oldman  •  Embeth Davidtz

Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Rocco
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Oldman  •  Embeth Davidtz

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 Gingerbread Man (1998)

Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Daryl Hannah

Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Daryl Hannah

The Hole (2001)

Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hamm
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Desmond Harrington  •  Keira Knightley  •  Laurence Fox

Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hamm
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Desmond Harrington  •  Keira Knightley  •  Laurence Fox

Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped inside an evil machine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Beck
CAST:  Tony Shalhoub  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Shannon Elizabeth

Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped inside an evil machine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Beck
CAST:  Tony Shalhoub  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Shannon Elizabeth

The Garden of Redemption (1997)

A priest struggles with his religious beliefs as he sees his countrymen murdered in Nazi occupied Italy and as he becomes attracted to a woman operating in the resistance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Michael Donnelly
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Dan Hedaya  •  Peter Firth

A priest struggles with his religious beliefs as he sees his countrymen murdered in Nazi occupied Italy and as he becomes attracted to a woman operating in the resistance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Michael Donnelly
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Dan Hedaya  •  Peter Firth

Last Rites (1999)

A man is executed in the electric chair for having killed several women, but due to lightning striking a transformer at the moment of execution, he survives. As soon as he's well, however, they plan to electrocute him again, but now he has become a changed man and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Dowling
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Jack Coleman  •  Tracey Ellis

A man is executed in the electric chair for having killed several women, but due to lightning striking a transformer at the moment of execution, he survives. As soon as he's well, however, they plan to electrocute him again, but now he has become a changed man and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Dowling
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Jack Coleman  •  Tracey Ellis

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

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For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Emma Stone  •  Dane DeHaan

For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Emma Stone  •  Dane DeHaan

Paranoia (2013)

An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price—he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Liam Hemsworth  •  Harrison Ford  •  Gary Oldman  •  Amber Heard

An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price—he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Liam Hemsworth  •  Harrison Ford  •  Gary Oldman  •  Amber Heard

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Emma Stone  •  Martin Sheen  •  Sally Field

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Emma Stone  •  Martin Sheen  •  Sally Field
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