Michelle Monaghan

American actress Michelle Lynn Monaghan's first notable roles were in episodes of Young Americans, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, both in 2001. That year she also her big screen debut in the movie "Perfume" (2001), followed by another small role in "Unfaithful" (2002). Monaghan had her big break in 2002 when she co-starred in the television series Boston Public.   Monaghan is better known for her roles in "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang", "Gone Baby Gone", "Made of Honor", "The Heartbreak Kid", "Eagle Eye" and the "Mission: Impossible" franchise. Monaghan met Australian graphic artist Peter White at a party in 2000. They were married in August 2005 and live in New York. She gave birth to daughter Willow Katherine White on November 5, 2008.

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Mission: Impossible III (2006)

GrippingAction-packedEnjoyableFun

Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ving Rhames  •  Billy Crudup

Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ving Rhames  •  Billy Crudup

Unfaithful (2002)

Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to confront the other man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Richard Gere  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Erik Per Sullivan

Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to confront the other man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Richard Gere  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Erik Per Sullivan

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

Fast pacedIntenseSmartPowerful

When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation should anyone from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Brian Cox  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joan Allen

When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation should anyone from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Brian Cox  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joan Allen

Constantine (2005)

Action-packedGrippingThrillingDark

John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Djimon Hounsou

John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Djimon Hounsou

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

FunnyCleverMysteriousSmart

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Black
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Val Kilmer  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Corbin Bernsen

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Black
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Val Kilmer  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Corbin Bernsen

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

Action-packedCharmingLightheartedFunny

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Brad Pitt  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Adam Brody

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Brad Pitt  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Adam Brody

North Country (2005)

DepressingHeartbreakingEmotionalThought provoking

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Elle Peterson  •  Thomas Curtis  •  Frances McDormand

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Elle Peterson  •  Thomas Curtis  •  Frances McDormand

Source Code (2011)

Thought provokingThrillingOriginalSuspenseful

When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duncan Jones
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Russell Peters

When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duncan Jones
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Russell Peters

Made of Honor (2008)

Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her 'maid' of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Kevin McKidd  •  Chris Messina

Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her 'maid' of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Kevin McKidd  •  Chris Messina

Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty as soldiers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Justin Michael Brandt  •  Richard Goteri

The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty as soldiers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Justin Michael Brandt  •  Richard Goteri

Gus (2013)

Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessie McCormack
CAST:  Radha Mitchell  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jon Dore  •  Michael Weston

Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessie McCormack
CAST:  Radha Mitchell  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jon Dore  •  Michael Weston

Penthouse North (2013)

A reclusive photojournalist lives quietly in a New York penthouse, until a smooth but sadistic criminal looking for a hidden fortune enters her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Andrew W. Walker  •  Kaniehtiio Horn

A reclusive photojournalist lives quietly in a New York penthouse, until a smooth but sadistic criminal looking for a hidden fortune enters her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Andrew W. Walker  •  Kaniehtiio Horn

Fort Bliss (2014)

After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claudia Myers
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  Emmanuelle Chriqui  •  Pablo Schreiber  •  Ron Livingston

After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claudia Myers
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  Emmanuelle Chriqui  •  Pablo Schreiber  •  Ron Livingston

Playing It Cool (2014)

Dramatic

A young man meets and instantly falls in love with an engaged woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Reardon
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Martin Starr  •  Aubrey Plaza

A young man meets and instantly falls in love with an engaged woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Reardon
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Martin Starr  •  Aubrey Plaza

Tomorrow You're Gone (2012)

Charlie Rankin, recently released from prison, seeks vengeance for his jail-house mentor William "The Buddha" Pettigrew. Along the way, he meets the ethereal, yet streetwise, Florence Jane. They embark on a unlikely road trip, careening towards an unlikely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jacobson
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Tara Buck

Charlie Rankin, recently released from prison, seeks vengeance for his jail-house mentor William "The Buddha" Pettigrew. Along the way, he meets the ethereal, yet streetwise, Florence Jane. They embark on a unlikely road trip, careening towards an unlikely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jacobson
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Tara Buck

Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

FunnyWhimsical

A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Moore  •  David Posamentier
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Ray Liotta

A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Moore  •  David Posamentier
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Ray Liotta

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Simon Pegg  •  Paula Patton

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Simon Pegg  •  Paula Patton

Due Date (2010)

Fast pacedFunnyMindlessGoofy

Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey when he accepts a ride from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Zach Galifianakis  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jamie Foxx

Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey when he accepts a ride from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Zach Galifianakis  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jamie Foxx

Somewhere (2010)

Slow movingCharmingCuteInsightful

After withdrawing to the Chateau Marmont, a passionless Hollywood actor reexamines his life when his eleven-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Chris Pontius  •  Erin Wasson  •  Alexandra Williams

After withdrawing to the Chateau Marmont, a passionless Hollywood actor reexamines his life when his eleven-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Chris Pontius  •  Erin Wasson  •  Alexandra Williams

Trucker (2008)

Loner Diane Ford is a truck driver with an 11-year-old son, Peter, whom she never sees, and that's fine with her. But, when Peter's father, Len, falls ill, he asks Diane to take care of their son for a while. Eventually, Diane reluctantly agrees, but she quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mottern
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  Nathan Fillion  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Jimmy Bennett

Loner Diane Ford is a truck driver with an 11-year-old son, Peter, whom she never sees, and that's fine with her. But, when Peter's father, Len, falls ill, he asks Diane to take care of their son for a while. Eventually, Diane reluctantly agrees, but she quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mottern
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  Nathan Fillion  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Jimmy Bennett
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