Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Roy Rush (born 6 July 1951) is an Australian actor and film producer. As of November 2009, he was one of 25 people to have won the "Triple Crown of Acting": an Academy Award, a Tony Award and an Emmy Award. Apart from being nominated for 4 Academy Awards for acting (winning 1) and 5 BAFTA Awards (winning 3), he has also won 2 Golden Globe and 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Geoffrey Rush, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

AdventurousAction-packedFunnyEnjoyable

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 18th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 18th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley

Finding Nemo (2003)

CuteFunnyEnjoyableFun

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Alexander Gould  •  Willem Dafoe

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Alexander Gould  •  Willem Dafoe

Candy (2006)

DarkDramaticEmotionalDepressing

A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Armfield
CAST:  Abbie Cornish  •  Heath Ledger  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tony Martin

A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Armfield
CAST:  Abbie Cornish  •  Heath Ledger  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tony Martin

Elizabeth (1998)

DramaticScary

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Joseph Fiennes

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Joseph Fiennes

Frida (2002)

IntenseClassicComplex

A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Alfred Molina  •  Mía Maestro  •  Patricia Reyes Spíndola

A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Alfred Molina  •  Mía Maestro  •  Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Harvie Krumpet (2003)

The odd biography of Harvie Krumpet, a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck - but still optimistically lives own way and enjoys the small things life has to offer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Elliot
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Kamahl  •  John Flaus  •  Julie Forsyth

The odd biography of Harvie Krumpet, a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck - but still optimistically lives own way and enjoys the small things life has to offer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Elliot
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Kamahl  •  John Flaus  •  Julie Forsyth

House on Haunted Hill (1999)

A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Famke Janssen  •  Taye Diggs  •  Peter Gallagher

A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Famke Janssen  •  Taye Diggs  •  Peter Gallagher

Lantana (2001)

ComplexDarkMysterious

Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit emerges -- drawing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Lawrence
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Rachael Blake  •  Kerry Armstrong  •  Geoffrey Rush

Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit emerges -- drawing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Lawrence
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Rachael Blake  •  Kerry Armstrong  •  Geoffrey Rush

Les Misérables (1998)

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille August
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Uma Thurman  •  Claire Danes

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille August
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Uma Thurman  •  Claire Danes

Munich (2005)

EpicGrippingIntenseViolent

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Mathieu Kassovitz

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Mathieu Kassovitz

Ned Kelly (2003)

Action-packedEpicFast pacedGripping

After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Naomi Watts

After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Naomi Watts

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Action-packedAdventurousCleverEpic

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

FunnyAction-packedBrilliant

Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davy Jones to avoid eternal damnation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Bill Nighy

Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davy Jones to avoid eternal damnation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Bill Nighy

Quills (2000)

DepressingDisturbingEmotionalSuspenseful

A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Kate Winslet  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Michael Caine

A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Kate Winslet  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Michael Caine

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

ClassicRomanticBeautifulCharming

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tom Wilkinson

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tom Wilkinson

Shine (1996)

BeautifulCharmingDramaticMusical

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Noah Taylor  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Justin Braine

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Noah Taylor  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Justin Braine

Starstruck (1982)

A new-wave extravaganza in which a young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Joey Kennedy  •  Ross O'Donovan  •  Margo Lee  •  Max Cullen

A new-wave extravaganza in which a young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Joey Kennedy  •  Ross O'Donovan  •  Margo Lee  •  Max Cullen

The Tailor of Panama (2001)

SuspensefulBrainyThrilling

A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The tailor also has a wife ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Leonor Varela

A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The tailor also has a wife ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Leonor Varela

Mystery Men (1999)

When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kinka Usher
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  William H. Macy  •  Kel Mitchell

When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kinka Usher
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  William H. Macy  •  Kel Mitchell

The Banger Sisters (2002)

In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since the Banger Sisters earned their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Dolman
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Erika Christensen

In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since the Banger Sisters earned their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Dolman
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Erika Christensen
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