Jamie Bell

Jamie Bell (born Andrew James Matfin Bell; 14 March 1986) is an English actor. He is best known for playing the title character in the film Billy Elliot (2000), for which he won the 2001 BAFTA Award for Best Actor. Since then he has played a mix of leading roles in small independent films and supporting roles in big budget films such as Peter Jackson's version of King Kong. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jamie Bell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Billy Elliot (2000)

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Set against the background of the 1984 Miners' Strike, 11-year-old Billy Elliot stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Julie Walters  •  Jean Heywood  •  Jamie Draven

Dear Wendy (2005)

In a blue-collar American town, a group of teens bands together to form the Dandies, a gang of gunslingers led by Dick Dandelion. Following a code of strict pacifism at odds with the fact that they all carry guns, the group eventually lets in Sebastian, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Vinterberg
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Bill Pullman  •  Michael Angarano  •  Danso Gordon

Deathwatch (2002)

In the brutal trench fighting of the First World War, a British Infantry Company is separated from their regiment after a fierce battle. Attempting to return to their lines, the British soldiers discover what appears to be a bombed out German trench, abandoned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  M.J. Bassett
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Rúaidhrí Conroy  •  Mike Downey  •  Laurence Fox

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

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There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen - John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes - who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Adam Beach  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Paul Walker

Jumper (2008)

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David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a sinister and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Rachel Bilson  •  Jamie Bell

King Kong (2005)

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In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jack Black  •  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann

The Chumscrubber (2005)

The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arie Posin
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Camilla Belle  •  Justin Chatwin  •  Glenn Close

Undertow (2004)

The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Longstreet  •  Terry Loughlin

Snowpiercer (2013)

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In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bong Joon-ho
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Jamie Bell  •  Song Kang-ho  •  John Hurt

Retreat (2011)

Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Tibbetts
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Jamie Bell  •  Thandie Newton  •  Jimmy Yuill

Fantastic Four (2015)

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Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Trank  •  Simon Kinberg  •  Steven E. Rivkin
CAST:  Michael B. Jordan  •  Miles Teller  •  Kate Mara  •  Jamie Bell

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

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The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Udo Kier

Filth (2013)

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A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon S. Baird
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Imogen Poots  •  Jamie Bell  •  Joanne Froggatt

Man on a Ledge (2012)

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An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asger Leth
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jamie Bell  •  Ed Harris

Without Remorse (2021)

A former Navy SEAL turned CIA operative seeks revenge after his girlfriend is killed by a Baltimore drug lord.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefano Sollima
CAST:  Michael B. Jordan  •  Jamie Bell  •  Jodie Turner-Smith  •  Luke Mitchell

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of stealing a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Simon Pegg  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jamie Bell

Jane Eyre (2011)

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After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close in friendship and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cary Joji Fukunaga
CAST:  Mia Wasikowska  •  Jamie Bell  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Judi Dench

The Eagle (2011)

In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Mark Strong  •  Jamie Bell  •  Donald Sutherland

Hallam Foe (2007)

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Hallam's talent for spying on people reveals his darkest fears-and his most peculiar desires. Driven to expose the true cause of his mother's death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city for love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Sophia Myles  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Claire Forlani

Defiance (2008)

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Jamie Bell  •  Mia Wasikowska
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