Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian actor and model best known for his portrayal of football player Tim Riggins on the NBC series "Friday Night Lights". He was in many movies including the supernatural film "The Covenant", the X-Men spin-off "X-Men Origins: Wolverine", the Disney film "John Carter", the war film "Lone Survivor" and HBO's lgbt drama "The Normal Heart". In November 2014, he was cast in the second season of HBO's popular anthology crime series "True Detective". 

Lone Survivor (2013)

IntenseViolentAction-packedTragic

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Ben Foster

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Ben Foster

John Tucker Must Die (2006)

Romantic

After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his reputation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Jesse Metcalfe  •  Brittany Snow  •  Sophia Bush  •  Arielle Kebbel

After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his reputation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Jesse Metcalfe  •  Brittany Snow  •  Sophia Bush  •  Arielle Kebbel

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

America is on the search for the murderer Eddie Kim. Sean Jones must fly to L.A. to testify in a hearing against Kim. Accompanied by FBI agent Neville Flynn, the flight receives some unexpected visitors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Julianna Margulies  •  Kenan Thompson  •  Nathan Phillips

America is on the search for the murderer Eddie Kim. Sean Jones must fly to L.A. to testify in a hearing against Kim. Accompanied by FBI agent Neville Flynn, the flight receives some unexpected visitors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Julianna Margulies  •  Kenan Thompson  •  Nathan Phillips

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Danny Huston  •  Will.i.am

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Danny Huston  •  Will.i.am

John Carter (2012)

Action-packedFantasticalAdventurousOriginal

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Mark Strong  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Ciarán Hinds

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Mark Strong  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Ciarán Hinds

The Grand Seduction (2013)

UpliftingCharmingCuteEmotional

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don McKellar
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Liane Balaban

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don McKellar
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Liane Balaban

American Assassin (2017)

Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cuesta
CAST:  Dylan O'Brien  •  Michael Keaton  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Shiva Negar

Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cuesta
CAST:  Dylan O'Brien  •  Michael Keaton  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Shiva Negar

The Normal Heart (2014)

DramaticEmotionalWeirdTear-jerker

The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Julia Roberts

The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Julia Roberts

Savages (2012)

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Benicio del Toro

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Benicio del Toro

The Bang Bang Club (2010)

In the early to mid '90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers - Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva - bonded by their friendship and a sense of purpose, worked together to chronicle the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Silver
CAST:  Malin Åkerman  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Frank Rautenbach

In the early to mid '90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers - Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva - bonded by their friendship and a sense of purpose, worked together to chronicle the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Silver
CAST:  Malin Åkerman  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Frank Rautenbach

Battleship (2012)

When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of an international ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Rihanna  •  Brooklyn Decker

When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of an international ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Rihanna  •  Brooklyn Decker

Gospel Hill (2008)

Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. Jack Herrod (Tom Bower) is the former sheriff who never got to the bottom of the murder. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Esposito
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Danny Glover  •  Julia Stiles  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. Jack Herrod (Tom Bower) is the former sheriff who never got to the bottom of the murder. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Esposito
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Danny Glover  •  Julia Stiles  •  Giancarlo Esposito

The Covenant (2006)

Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Steven Strait  •  Laura Ramsey  •  Jessica Lucas  •  Kyle Schmid

Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Steven Strait  •  Laura Ramsey  •  Jessica Lucas  •  Kyle Schmid

Bling (2016)

Lowly theme park mechanic Sam dreams about his childhood sweetheart Sue. With the mistaken belief that only a bling ring can win the girl of his dreams, Sam plans the most perfect night to propose to his one true love. But when super villain Oscar shows up with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyung Ho Lee
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Jennette McCurdy  •  Carla Gugino  •  Jason Kravits

Lowly theme park mechanic Sam dreams about his childhood sweetheart Sue. With the mistaken belief that only a bling ring can win the girl of his dreams, Sam plans the most perfect night to propose to his one true love. But when super villain Oscar shows up with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyung Ho Lee
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Jennette McCurdy  •  Carla Gugino  •  Jason Kravits

Lennon or McCartney (2014)

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Adam Levine

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Adam Levine

Only the Brave (2017)

Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kosinski
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Miles Teller  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Jennifer Connelly

Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kosinski
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Miles Teller  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Jennifer Connelly

The Dig (2017)

A man helps a woman bury a dead body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kosinski
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Lily Collins  •  Khalid Ghajji

A man helps a woman bury a dead body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kosinski
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Lily Collins  •  Khalid Ghajji

21 Bridges (2019)

An embattled NYPD detective, is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. As the night unfolds, lines become blurred on who he is pursuing, and who is in pursuit of him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Kirk
CAST:  Chadwick Boseman  •  Sienna Miller  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  J.K. Simmons

An embattled NYPD detective, is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. As the night unfolds, lines become blurred on who he is pursuing, and who is in pursuit of him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Kirk
CAST:  Chadwick Boseman  •  Sienna Miller  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  J.K. Simmons

The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story (2011)

The compelling, heart-wrenching story of high school football star Chris Carnales, whose life changed when he became paralyzed after breaking his neck in a football game. Chris soon learned of others who suffered similar injuries and, with the help of his father, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Lauer  •  Seth Camillo
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Eddie Canales  •  Chris Canales  •  Al Michaels

The compelling, heart-wrenching story of high school football star Chris Carnales, whose life changed when he became paralyzed after breaking his neck in a football game. Chris soon learned of others who suffered similar injuries and, with the help of his father, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Lauer  •  Seth Camillo
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Eddie Canales  •  Chris Canales  •  Al Michaels

Wash Me in the River

A recovering opioid addict seeks revenge on the dealers responsible for selling the drugs that resulted in his fiancee's death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Emmett
CAST:  Jack Huston  •  Robert De Niro  •  John Malkovich  •  Quavo

A recovering opioid addict seeks revenge on the dealers responsible for selling the drugs that resulted in his fiancee's death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Emmett
CAST:  Jack Huston  •  Robert De Niro  •  John Malkovich  •  Quavo