Michael Chernus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Michael Louis Chernus (born August 8, 1977) is an American actor. He has acted on film, television, and the stage. He is perhaps best known for his role as Cal Chapman on the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019). Chernus played Phineas Mason / Tinkerer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Spider-Man: Homecoming, which was released on July 7, 2017. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Chernus, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Captain Phillips (2013)

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The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Catherine Keener  •  Max Martini  •  Chris Mulkey

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Catherine Keener  •  Max Martini  •  Chris Mulkey

The Family Fang (2016)

A brother and sister return to their family home in search of their world famous parents who have disappeared.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Bateman
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Christopher Walken  •  Alexandra Wentworth

A brother and sister return to their family home in search of their world famous parents who have disappeared.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Bateman
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Christopher Walken  •  Alexandra Wentworth

Winter Passing (2006)

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Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rapp
CAST:  Zooey Deschanel  •  Will Ferrell  •  Ed Harris  •  Amy Madigan

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rapp
CAST:  Zooey Deschanel  •  Will Ferrell  •  Ed Harris  •  Amy Madigan

Aloha (2015)

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Emma Stone  •  Danny McBride

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Emma Stone  •  Danny McBride

He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)

When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen script and two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Urie
CAST:  Halley Feiffer  •  Ryan Spahn  •  Michael Chernus  •  Tracee Chimo

When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen script and two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Urie
CAST:  Halley Feiffer  •  Ryan Spahn  •  Michael Chernus  •  Tracee Chimo

Higher Ground (2011)

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Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark World, the film tells the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vera Farmiga
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Donna Murphy  •  Dagmara Domińczyk  •  John Hawkes

Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark World, the film tells the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vera Farmiga
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Donna Murphy  •  Dagmara Domińczyk  •  John Hawkes

Coach (2010)

A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Frears
CAST:  Liane Balaban  •  James Biberi  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Gillian Jacobs

A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Frears
CAST:  Liane Balaban  •  James Biberi  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Gillian Jacobs

Love & Other Drugs (2010)

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Maggie is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone – or anything – tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serves him well with the ladies and the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Oliver Platt  •  Hank Azaria

Maggie is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone – or anything – tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serves him well with the ladies and the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Oliver Platt  •  Hank Azaria

Men in Black 3 (2012)

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Agents J and K are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Josh Brolin  •  Michael Stuhlbarg

Agents J and K are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Josh Brolin  •  Michael Stuhlbarg

Jack & Diane (2012)

Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a week she tries to push ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Rust Gray
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Riley Keough  •  Kylie Minogue  •  Cara Seymour

Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a week she tries to push ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Rust Gray
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Riley Keough  •  Kylie Minogue  •  Cara Seymour

The Rebound (2009)

Upon discovering her husband's infidelity, Sandy leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. There, she befriends Aram, a guy whose wife only married him so she could get a green card. Sandy hires Aram to be her nanny, and it isn't long until Aram and Sandy find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Justin Bartha  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Joanna Gleason

Upon discovering her husband's infidelity, Sandy leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. There, she befriends Aram, a guy whose wife only married him so she could get a green card. Sandy hires Aram to be her nanny, and it isn't long until Aram and Sandy find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Justin Bartha  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Joanna Gleason

The Messenger (2009)

Will Montgomery, a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone, to give notice to the families of fallen soldiers. The Sergeant is drawn to Olivia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oren Moverman
CAST:  Ben Foster  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Jena Malone  •  Eamonn Walker

Will Montgomery, a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone, to give notice to the families of fallen soldiers. The Sergeant is drawn to Olivia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oren Moverman
CAST:  Ben Foster  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Jena Malone  •  Eamonn Walker

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

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New CIA operative Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Gilroy
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Scott Glenn  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Edward Norton

New CIA operative Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Gilroy
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Scott Glenn  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Edward Norton

Lovely by Surprise (2007)

Lovely by Surprise follows the journey of novelist Marian Walker as she attempts to finish her first novel. Facing the age-old problem of writer’s block, Marian seeks advice from a mentor and ex-lover. His seemingly innocent advice to kill the book’s protagonist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirt Gunn
CAST:  Carrie Preston  •  Michael Chernus  •  Dallas Roberts

Lovely by Surprise follows the journey of novelist Marian Walker as she attempts to finish her first novel. Facing the age-old problem of writer’s block, Marian seeks advice from a mentor and ex-lover. His seemingly innocent advice to kill the book’s protagonist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirt Gunn
CAST:  Carrie Preston  •  Michael Chernus  •  Dallas Roberts

Glass Chin (2014)

After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a deal with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Buschel
CAST:  Corey Stoll  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marin Ireland  •  Yul Vazquez

After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a deal with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Buschel
CAST:  Corey Stoll  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marin Ireland  •  Yul Vazquez

Alex of Venice (2015)

After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Messina
CAST:  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Chris Messina  •  Reg E. Cathey  •  Don Johnson

After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Messina
CAST:  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Chris Messina  •  Reg E. Cathey  •  Don Johnson

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Watts
CAST:  Tom Holland  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Michael Keaton

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Watts
CAST:  Tom Holland  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Michael Keaton

Goodbye to All That (2014)

Otto Wall is just a little unlucky in life, and unbeknownst to him, in love. When his wife suddenly asks for a divorce, he bounces between a search for answers, desperate attempts to stay connected to his daughter, and his fateful reentry into the dating pool.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus MacLachlan
CAST:  Paul Schneider  •  Anna Camp  •  Michael Chernus  •  Heather Graham

Otto Wall is just a little unlucky in life, and unbeknownst to him, in love. When his wife suddenly asks for a divorce, he bounces between a search for answers, desperate attempts to stay connected to his daughter, and his fateful reentry into the dating pool.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus MacLachlan
CAST:  Paul Schneider  •  Anna Camp  •  Michael Chernus  •  Heather Graham

Mistress America (2015)

Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Lola Kirke  •  Charlie Gillette  •  Dean Wareham

Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Lola Kirke  •  Charlie Gillette  •  Dean Wareham

Complete Unknown (2016)

Tom’s birthday dinner party is turned upside down by the unexpected arrival of Alice, an old flame who changed her identity and vanished without a trace 15 years prior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua Marston
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Michael Shannon  •  Kathy Bates  •  Danny Glover

Tom’s birthday dinner party is turned upside down by the unexpected arrival of Alice, an old flame who changed her identity and vanished without a trace 15 years prior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua Marston
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Michael Shannon  •  Kathy Bates  •  Danny Glover
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