Amanda Brugel

Amanda Brugel (born March 24, 1978) is a Canadian actress. Born in Quebec, she later moved to Toronto to study at York University's renowned theatre program with a Fine Arts Talent Scholarship and graduated with a BFA degree. Since then, she has starred in numerous film and television productions, including, most recently, Hulu's Emmy Award-winning series The Handmaid's Tale (2017-present).

Jason X (2001)

In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research the ancient, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Isaac
CAST:  Kane Hodder  •  Lexa Doig  •  Chuck Campbell  •  Lisa Ryder

In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research the ancient, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Isaac
CAST:  Kane Hodder  •  Lexa Doig  •  Chuck Campbell  •  Lisa Ryder

Sometimes the Good Kill (2017)

After a mysterious death at the Abbey, Sister Talia finds herself caught in the center of the internal investigation. With strict orders from the newly elected Mother Superior, she must uncover the truth behind the death and ensure the Abbey remains undisturbed. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Gagnon
CAST:  Susie Abromeit  •  Amanda Brugel  •  Krista Bridges

After a mysterious death at the Abbey, Sister Talia finds herself caught in the center of the internal investigation. With strict orders from the newly elected Mother Superior, she must uncover the truth behind the death and ensure the Abbey remains undisturbed. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Gagnon
CAST:  Susie Abromeit  •  Amanda Brugel  •  Krista Bridges

A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)

In this remake of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol", a cold-hearted superstar singer gets a reality check when she meets three Christmas spirits who would change her miserly ways for the better.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Schenkman
CAST:  Vanessa Williams  •  Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas  •  Brian McNamara  •  Kathy Griffin

In this remake of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol", a cold-hearted superstar singer gets a reality check when she meets three Christmas spirits who would change her miserly ways for the better.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Schenkman
CAST:  Vanessa Williams  •  Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas  •  Brian McNamara  •  Kathy Griffin

10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)

In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact Pullman porters were ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Andre Braugher  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Mario Van Peebles  •  Brock Peters

In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact Pullman porters were ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Andre Braugher  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Mario Van Peebles  •  Brock Peters

What If God Were the Sun? (2007)

A grieving nurse finds comfort and inspiration in her new assignment, where she meets a terminally ill woman with a quick with and strong faith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Tolkin
CAST:  Lacey Chabert  •  Sam Trammell  •  Sarah Rafferty  •  Klea Scott

A grieving nurse finds comfort and inspiration in her new assignment, where she meets a terminally ill woman with a quick with and strong faith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Tolkin
CAST:  Lacey Chabert  •  Sam Trammell  •  Sarah Rafferty  •  Klea Scott

Maps to the Stars (2014)

Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Julianne Moore  •  Evan Bird

Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Julianne Moore  •  Evan Bird

Room (2015)

Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lenny Abrahamson
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  William H. Macy  •  Joan Allen  •  Sean Bridgers

Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lenny Abrahamson
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  William H. Macy  •  Joan Allen  •  Sean Bridgers

The Calling (2014)

Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Stone
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Gil Bellows  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Topher Grace

Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Stone
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Gil Bellows  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Topher Grace

Suicide Squad (2016)

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From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ayer
CAST:  Jared Leto  •  Margot Robbie  •  Will Smith  •  Jai Courtney

From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ayer
CAST:  Jared Leto  •  Margot Robbie  •  Will Smith  •  Jai Courtney

Sex After Kids (2013)

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A disparate variety of couples from all walks of life strive to maintain active sex lives despite the notable distraction of having kids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Lalonde
CAST:  Paul Amos  •  Shannon Beckner  •  Katie Boland  •  Kristin Booth

A disparate variety of couples from all walks of life strive to maintain active sex lives despite the notable distraction of having kids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Lalonde
CAST:  Paul Amos  •  Shannon Beckner  •  Katie Boland  •  Kristin Booth

Love's Complicated (2016)

Leah thinks all is fine coasting along in a relationship with the ever-predictable Edward until he surprises her and enrolls her in a conflict-management class. In the class, Leah finds herself locking horns with a handsome, radio talk-show host who thrives on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Holly Marie Combs  •  Ben Bass  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Michael Barbuto

Leah thinks all is fine coasting along in a relationship with the ever-predictable Edward until he surprises her and enrolls her in a conflict-management class. In the class, Leah finds herself locking horns with a handsome, radio talk-show host who thrives on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Holly Marie Combs  •  Ben Bass  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Michael Barbuto

Splice (2009)

Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops from a deformed female ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincenzo Natali
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Sarah Polley  •  Delphine Chanéac  •  David Hewlett

Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops from a deformed female ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincenzo Natali
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Sarah Polley  •  Delphine Chanéac  •  David Hewlett

Kodachrome (2017)

Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse Zooey, the three ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Raso
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Ed Harris  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Gethin Anthony

Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse Zooey, the three ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Raso
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Ed Harris  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Gethin Anthony

Flashback (2021)

Frederick Fitzell is living his best life—until he starts having horrific visions of Cindy, a girl who vanished in high school. After reaching out to old friends with whom he used to take a mystery drug called Mercury, Fredrick realizes the only way to stop the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher MacBride
CAST:  Dylan O'Brien  •  Maika Monroe  •  Hannah Gross  •  Emory Cohen

Frederick Fitzell is living his best life—until he starts having horrific visions of Cindy, a girl who vanished in high school. After reaching out to old friends with whom he used to take a mystery drug called Mercury, Fredrick realizes the only way to stop the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher MacBride
CAST:  Dylan O'Brien  •  Maika Monroe  •  Hannah Gross  •  Emory Cohen

Emmy (2018)

An iPhone obsessed gym-rat overdoses on a muscle relaxant and makes an unlikely connection with a stranger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Cheesman
CAST:  Amanda Brugel  •  Clare Coulter  •  Cara Ricketts  •  Ronnie Rowe

An iPhone obsessed gym-rat overdoses on a muscle relaxant and makes an unlikely connection with a stranger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Cheesman
CAST:  Amanda Brugel  •  Clare Coulter  •  Cara Ricketts  •  Ronnie Rowe

Becky (2020)

A teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cary Murnion  •  Jonathan Milott
CAST:  Lulu Wilson  •  Joel McHale  •  Kevin James  •  Amanda Brugel

A teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cary Murnion  •  Jonathan Milott
CAST:  Lulu Wilson  •  Joel McHale  •  Kevin James  •  Amanda Brugel

Like a House on Fire (2020)

Dara returns home to reconnect with her husband and her young daughter, whom she left two years earlier. When she arrives, she discovers that a woman who is seven months pregnant has taken her place and that her daughter no longer recognizes her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Noah Klein
CAST:  Sarah Sutherland  •  Jared Abrahamson  •  Dominique Provost-Chalkley  •  Margaux Vaillancourt

Dara returns home to reconnect with her husband and her young daughter, whom she left two years earlier. When she arrives, she discovers that a woman who is seven months pregnant has taken her place and that her daughter no longer recognizes her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Noah Klein
CAST:  Sarah Sutherland  •  Jared Abrahamson  •  Dominique Provost-Chalkley  •  Margaux Vaillancourt

Sugar Daddy (2021)

When a struggling musician can't afford her rent, she signs up for a website where rich older men pay to date younger women. Her new money-making venture sends her down a dark rabbit hole that forces her to grow up fast, shaping her music, and how she sees the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wendy Morgan
CAST:  Kelly McCormack  •  Colm Feore  •  Amanda Brugel  •  Ishan Davé

When a struggling musician can't afford her rent, she signs up for a website where rich older men pay to date younger women. Her new money-making venture sends her down a dark rabbit hole that forces her to grow up fast, shaping her music, and how she sees the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wendy Morgan
CAST:  Kelly McCormack  •  Colm Feore  •  Amanda Brugel  •  Ishan Davé