Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Aaron Perry Johnson (born 13 June 1990) is an English actor whose professional work includes performances on stage, television, and in feature films. He began performing at age six, and appeared in films such as "Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging" and "The Illusionist" before graduating to starring roles in films such as "Nowhere Boy", in which he played John Lennon, and the superhero movie "Kick-Ass".

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The Illusionist (2006)

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With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crown prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jessica Biel  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Rufus Sewell

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crown prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jessica Biel  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Rufus Sewell

Shanghai Knights (2003)

The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but instead unearths a plot to kill the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Owen Wilson  •  Fann Wong  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but instead unearths a plot to kill the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Owen Wilson  •  Fann Wong  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Chatroom (2010)

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When strangers Jim, Eva, Emily and Mo meet William online in his new 'Chelsea Teens!' chatroom, they're completely seduced by his fast-talking, charismatic character. But beneath the surface lies a much darker truth. William is a dangerous loner, channeling all his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideo Nakata
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Imogen Poots  •  Matthew Beard  •  Hannah Murray

When strangers Jim, Eva, Emily and Mo meet William online in his new 'Chelsea Teens!' chatroom, they're completely seduced by his fast-talking, charismatic character. But beneath the surface lies a much darker truth. William is a dangerous loner, channeling all his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideo Nakata
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Imogen Poots  •  Matthew Beard  •  Hannah Murray

Albert Nobbs (2011)

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Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jeremy Renner

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jeremy Renner

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wadlow
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Claudia Lee

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wadlow
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Claudia Lee

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

Godzilla (2014)

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Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when an ancient alpha predator arises from the sea to combat ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Edwards
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  CJ Adams  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when an ancient alpha predator arises from the sea to combat ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Edwards
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  CJ Adams  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Anna Karenina (2012)

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Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Jude Law  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kelly Macdonald

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Jude Law  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kelly Macdonald

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 Greatest (2009)

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Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out she's pregnant, she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shana Feste
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Carey Mulligan  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out she's pregnant, she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shana Feste
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Carey Mulligan  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Nowhere Boy (2009)

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The drama tells the story of John Lennon's teenage years in Liverpool and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor-Johnson
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  David Morrissey  •  Anne-Marie Duff

The drama tells the story of John Lennon's teenage years in Liverpool and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor-Johnson
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  David Morrissey  •  Anne-Marie Duff

Kick-Ass (2010)

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Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Christopher Mintz-Plasse  •  Nicolas Cage

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Christopher Mintz-Plasse  •  Nicolas Cage

Dummy (2008)

A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life size mannequin ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Thompson
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Thomas Grant  •  Emma Catherwood  •  Therese Bradley

A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life size mannequin ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Thompson
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Thomas Grant  •  Emma Catherwood  •  Therese Bradley

The Apocalypse (2000)

While Emperor Domitian persecutes the Christians, the aged apostle John has prophetic visions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raffaele Mertes
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Benjamin Sadler  •  Christian Kohlund  •  Vittoria Belvedere

While Emperor Domitian persecutes the Christians, the aged apostle John has prophetic visions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raffaele Mertes
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Benjamin Sadler  •  Christian Kohlund  •  Vittoria Belvedere

Dead Cool (2005)

A story about modern family relationships, as seen through the eyes of 15 year-old David. Six years after his dad dies in a car crash, David's mum moves in with the new man in her life. As the two families come together - complete with teenage step brothers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cohen
CAST:  Steven Geller  •  Imogen Stubbs  •  James Callis  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

A story about modern family relationships, as seen through the eyes of 15 year-old David. Six years after his dad dies in a car crash, David's mum moves in with the new man in her life. As the two families come together - complete with teenage step brothers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cohen
CAST:  Steven Geller  •  Imogen Stubbs  •  James Callis  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)

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Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around her hilarious journal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Georgia Groome  •  Eleanor Tomlinson  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Tommy Bastow

Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around her hilarious journal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Georgia Groome  •  Eleanor Tomlinson  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Tommy Bastow

The Thief Lord (2006)

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Claus
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Jasper Harris  •  Rollo Weeks  •  Alice Connor

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Claus
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Jasper Harris  •  Rollo Weeks  •  Alice Connor

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

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Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Ford
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Shannon  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Ford
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Shannon  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007)

A gang of sharp witted street kids save Sherlock Holmes from an accusation of murder and to help foil an audacious robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Kemp
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Bill Paterson  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Michael Maloney

A gang of sharp witted street kids save Sherlock Holmes from an accusation of murder and to help foil an audacious robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Kemp
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Bill Paterson  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Michael Maloney
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