Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie (born September 23, 1979) is an American actor. He has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, McReele, A Soldier's Play, and Talk, by Carl Hancock Rux, for which he won an Obie Award in 2002. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards for his role in The Hurt Locker. This is Mackie's second ISA nomination, the first coming for his work in 2003 in Brother to Brother, where he was nominated for Best Actor. Also in 2009, Mackie portrayed rapper Tupac Shakur in the film Notorious. He appears in the 2011 Matt Damon film The Adjustment Bureau where he plays Harry Mitchell, a sympathetic member of a shadowy supernatural group that controls human destiny. Mackie portrays Sam Wilson/Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has portrayed the character in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Description above from the Wikipedia article Anthony Mackie, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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8 Mile (2002)

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The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eminem  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kim Basinger  •  Brittany Murphy

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eminem  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kim Basinger  •  Brittany Murphy

Ant-Man (2015)

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Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Michael Douglas  •  Evangeline Lilly  •  Corey Stoll

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Michael Douglas  •  Evangeline Lilly  •  Corey Stoll

Crossover (2006)

The clock strikes midnight, money changes hands, the crowd is on their feet, and the court is alive with fast-paced razzle-dazzle basketball. These players don't play for a school or a pro team. They play for the street and it's underground...way underground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Preston A. Whitmore II
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  Marcello Thedford  •  Allen Payne  •  Wesley Jonathan

The clock strikes midnight, money changes hands, the crowd is on their feet, and the court is alive with fast-paced razzle-dazzle basketball. These players don't play for a school or a pro team. They play for the street and it's underground...way underground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Preston A. Whitmore II
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  Marcello Thedford  •  Allen Payne  •  Wesley Jonathan

Freedomland (2006)

A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Julianne Moore  •  Edie Falco  •  Aunjanue Ellis

A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Julianne Moore  •  Edie Falco  •  Aunjanue Ellis

Half Nelson (2006)

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Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Fleck
CAST:  Ryan Gosling  •  Jeff Lima  •  Shareeka Epps  •  Nathan Corbett

Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Fleck
CAST:  Ryan Gosling  •  Jeff Lima  •  Shareeka Epps  •  Nathan Corbett

Haven (2004)

During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to commit a crime that changes the nation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank E. Flowers
CAST:  Razaaq Adoti  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  Joy Bryant

During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to commit a crime that changes the nation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank E. Flowers
CAST:  Razaaq Adoti  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  Joy Bryant

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Lena Olin  •  Bruce Greenwood

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Lena Olin  •  Bruce Greenwood

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

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Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Hilary Swank  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jay Baruchel

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Hilary Swank  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jay Baruchel

She Hate Me (2004)

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  John Turturro  •  Kerry Washington  •  Woody Harrelson

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  John Turturro  •  Kerry Washington  •  Woody Harrelson

The Man (2005)

A case of mistaken identity forces a Federal agent and a dental supply salesman to team up as they speed through the streets of Detroit to pull off a sting operation and solve the murder of the agent's former partner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Eugene Levy  •  Luke Goss  •  Miguel Ferrer

A case of mistaken identity forces a Federal agent and a dental supply salesman to team up as they speed through the streets of Detroit to pull off a sting operation and solve the murder of the agent's former partner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Eugene Levy  •  Luke Goss  •  Miguel Ferrer

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

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Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw, now a vice-presidential candidate, is the hero he remembers him being. As Marco's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Meryl Streep  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Kimberly Elise

Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw, now a vice-presidential candidate, is the hero he remembers him being. As Marco's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Meryl Streep  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Kimberly Elise

We Are Marshall (2006)

When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Matthew Fox  •  Anthony Mackie  •  David Strathairn

When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Matthew Fox  •  Anthony Mackie  •  David Strathairn

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timur Bekmambetov
CAST:  Benjamin Walker  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead

President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timur Bekmambetov
CAST:  Benjamin Walker  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)

Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Tillman, Jr.
CAST:  Skylan Brooks  •  Ethan Dizon  •  Jennifer Hudson  •  Jordin Sparks

Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Tillman, Jr.
CAST:  Skylan Brooks  •  Ethan Dizon  •  Jennifer Hudson  •  Jordin Sparks

The Fifth Estate (2013)

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Dan Stevens  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Alicia Vikander

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Dan Stevens  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Alicia Vikander

Triple 9 (2016)

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kate Winslet  •  Aaron Paul

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kate Winslet  •  Aaron Paul

Goose (2012)

Interspersed with interviews from luminaries including Dr. J, Oscar Robertson, Bill Cosby, Jerry West, Mannie Jackson, Marques Haynes, Ernie Banks, and Dr. Jack Ramsay, the story spans decades and shows the widespread influence of Goose on prominent sports, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Shaw
CAST:  Charles Barkley  •  Bill Cosby  •  Ernie Banks  •  Walt Bellamy

Interspersed with interviews from luminaries including Dr. J, Oscar Robertson, Bill Cosby, Jerry West, Mannie Jackson, Marques Haynes, Ernie Banks, and Dr. Jack Ramsay, the story spans decades and shows the widespread influence of Goose on prominent sports, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Shaw
CAST:  Charles Barkley  •  Bill Cosby  •  Ernie Banks  •  Walt Bellamy

Playing It Cool (2014)

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The story of a young man disillusioned by love who meets a breathtaking young woman at a charity dinner by pretending to be a philanthropist. Turns out that she’s engaged to a guy who doesn’t like her going on dates. Challenged by the chase, and egged on by his ...  (more)

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

The story of a young man disillusioned by love who meets a breathtaking young woman at a charity dinner by pretending to be a philanthropist. Turns out that she’s engaged to a guy who doesn’t like her going on dates. Challenged by the chase, and egged on by his ...  (more)

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

Runner Runner (2013)

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Anthony Mackie

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Anthony Mackie

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
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