Taryn Manning

Taryn Manning (born November 6, 1978) is an American actress, fashion designer, and singer-songwriter. She is the vocalist for electronic duo Boomkat and co-owner of the clothing brand Born Uniqorn. Manning gained her first major role as an actress in 2001 when she played the role of Maddy in Crazy/Beautiful. She is well-known for her film portrayals in Crossroads, 8 Mile, A Lot Like Love, Hustle & Flow, Weirdsville and Jack and Jill vs. the World. She has appeared in film genres ranging from drama and comedy to science fiction. Description above from the Wikipedia article Taryn Manning, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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8 Mile (2002)

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For Jimmy Smith, Jr., life is a daily fight just to keep hope alive. Feeding his dreams in Detroit's vibrant music scene, Jimmy wages an extraordinary personal struggle to find his own voice - and earn a place in a world where rhymes rule, legends are born and ...  (more)

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

For Jimmy Smith, Jr., life is a daily fight just to keep hope alive. Feeding his dreams in Detroit's vibrant music scene, Jimmy wages an extraordinary personal struggle to find his own voice - and earn a place in a world where rhymes rule, legends are born and ...  (more)

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

A Lot Like Love (2005)

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Ashton Kutcher  •  Amanda Peet  •  Aimee Garcia  •  Taryn Manning

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Ashton Kutcher  •  Amanda Peet  •  Aimee Garcia  •  Taryn Manning

Cold Mountain (2003)

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In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Eileen Atkins

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Eileen Atkins

Crazy/Beautiful (2001)

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At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jay Hernandez  •  Bruce Davison  •  Herman Osorio

At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jay Hernandez  •  Bruce Davison  •  Herman Osorio

Crossroads (2002)

Three friends get together and bury a box making a pact to open it at midnight at their high school graduation. In the little town in Georgia that they live in, things soon change. One is little miss perfect, one is an engaged prom queen, and the other is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Justin Long  •  Britney Spears  •  Jamie Lynn Spears

Three friends get together and bury a box making a pact to open it at midnight at their high school graduation. In the little town in Georgia that they live in, things soon change. One is little miss perfect, one is an engaged prom queen, and the other is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Justin Long  •  Britney Spears  •  Jamie Lynn Spears

Hustle & Flow (2005)

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Brewer
CAST:  Terrence Howard  •  Taryn Manning  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Anthony Anderson

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Brewer
CAST:  Terrence Howard  •  Taryn Manning  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Anthony Anderson

Speedway Junky (1999)

A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then introduced to a whole gang led by a young hustler. The racer-to-be then gets a lesson ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nickolas Perry
CAST:  Jesse Bradford  •  Jordan Brower  •  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Daryl Hannah

A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then introduced to a whole gang led by a young hustler. The racer-to-be then gets a lesson ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nickolas Perry
CAST:  Jesse Bradford  •  Jordan Brower  •  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Daryl Hannah

The Breed (2006)

Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after arriving, the group is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Mastandrea
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Hill Harper  •  Oliver Hudson  •  Nick Boraine

Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after arriving, the group is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Mastandrea
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Hill Harper  •  Oliver Hudson  •  Nick Boraine

The Specials (2000)

America's 7th Best Superhero Team, the Specials, are a group of geeks and oddballs. We get to see one day in their lives as fan and new member Nightbird joins the group, just in time for the group to get a new line of action figures. But the members' extreme ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Mazin
CAST:  Jordan Ladd  •  Rob Lowe  •  Jamie Kennedy  •  Thomas Haden Church

America's 7th Best Superhero Team, the Specials, are a group of geeks and oddballs. We get to see one day in their lives as fan and new member Nightbird joins the group, just in time for the group to get a new line of action figures. But the members' extreme ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Mazin
CAST:  Jordan Ladd  •  Rob Lowe  •  Jamie Kennedy  •  Thomas Haden Church

White Oleander (2002)

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A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Kosminsky
CAST:  Alison Lohman  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Cole Hauser  •  Robin Wright

A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Kosminsky
CAST:  Alison Lohman  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Cole Hauser  •  Robin Wright

Dandelion (2004)

In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender bond is soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Milgard
CAST:  Vincent Kartheiser  •  Taryn Manning  •  Arliss Howard  •  Mare Winningham

In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender bond is soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Milgard
CAST:  Vincent Kartheiser  •  Taryn Manning  •  Arliss Howard  •  Mare Winningham

Kill Theory (2009)

Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Moore
CAST:  Don McManus  •  Ryanne Duzich  •  Teddy Dunn  •  Daniel Franzese

Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Moore
CAST:  Don McManus  •  Ryanne Duzich  •  Teddy Dunn  •  Daniel Franzese

Love Ranch (2010)

Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Joe Pesci  •  Sergio Peris-Mencheta  •  Gina Gershon

Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Joe Pesci  •  Sergio Peris-Mencheta  •  Gina Gershon

Five Thirteen (2013)

In this tension-packed thriller, brothers Mike and Tre set out in search of better lives, trying to leave their demons behind for good. After being released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, Mike's only care in the world is to protect his young daughter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kader Ayd
CAST:  Tom Sizemore  •  Taryn Manning  •  Steven Bauer  •  Gary Dourdan

In this tension-packed thriller, brothers Mike and Tre set out in search of better lives, trying to leave their demons behind for good. After being released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, Mike's only care in the world is to protect his young daughter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kader Ayd
CAST:  Tom Sizemore  •  Taryn Manning  •  Steven Bauer  •  Gary Dourdan

Britney: The Videos (2001)

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DIRECTION:  Herb Ritts
CAST:  Britney Spears  •  Ann Carli  •  Tamra Davis  •  Taryn Manning

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DIRECTION:  Herb Ritts
CAST:  Britney Spears  •  Ann Carli  •  Tamra Davis  •  Taryn Manning

Low Down (2014)

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Elle Fanning  •  Glenn Close  •  Peter Dinklage

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Elle Fanning  •  Glenn Close  •  Peter Dinklage

All American Christmas Carol (2013)

A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Carlson
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey  •  Eric Roberts  •  Spencer Locke

A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Carlson
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey  •  Eric Roberts  •  Spencer Locke

Zombie Apocalypse (2011)

Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Lyon
CAST:  Ving Rhames  •  Taryn Manning  •  Lesley-Ann Brandt  •  Eddie Steeples

Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Lyon
CAST:  Ving Rhames  •  Taryn Manning  •  Lesley-Ann Brandt  •  Eddie Steeples

Redemption Road (2011)

In Tennessee, Bailey, a debt-straddled blues guitarist, is escorted across the state by a man named Augy so that he can collect his recently deceased grandfather's estate. A drama focused on an individual's spiritual redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Kiele Sanchez  •  Taryn Manning  •  Luke Perry

In Tennessee, Bailey, a debt-straddled blues guitarist, is escorted across the state by a man named Augy so that he can collect his recently deceased grandfather's estate. A drama focused on an individual's spiritual redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Kiele Sanchez  •  Taryn Manning  •  Luke Perry

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2000)

A Hollywood film executive gets blackmailed by a derelict who uses some damaging information to move into his house and take over his perfect life for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Priestley
CAST:  Nicholas Lea  •  Holt McCallany  •  Kari Wuhrer  •  Jennifer Blanc

A Hollywood film executive gets blackmailed by a derelict who uses some damaging information to move into his house and take over his perfect life for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Priestley
CAST:  Nicholas Lea  •  Holt McCallany  •  Kari Wuhrer  •  Jennifer Blanc
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