Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard (born March 2, 1981) is an American actress and director. She is the eldest daughter of actor and filmmaker Ron Howard and landed her first major film role in the 2004 M. Night Shyamalan feature The Village (2004). She received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in the TV movie As You Like It. She also stars as Claire Dearing in the 2015 blockbuster Jurassic World.

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A Beautiful Mind (2001)

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John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Ed Harris  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Christopher Plummer

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Ed Harris  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Christopher Plummer

50/50 (2011)

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Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Seth Rogen  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Seth Rogen  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Book of Love (2004)

Living among fusty academics, an unusual young man gets between a high school history teacher and his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Brown
CAST:  Simon Baker  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Gregory Smith  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Living among fusty academics, an unusual young man gets between a high school history teacher and his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Brown
CAST:  Simon Baker  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Gregory Smith  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

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Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Taylor Momsen  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Christine Baranski

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Taylor Momsen  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Christine Baranski

Jurassic World (2015)

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Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Trevorrow
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Chris Pratt  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Jake Johnson

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Trevorrow
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Chris Pratt  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Jake Johnson

Lady in the Water (2006)

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Bob Balaban  •  Sarita Choudhury

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Bob Balaban  •  Sarita Choudhury

Manderlay (2005)

In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Isaach De Bankolé  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Danny Glover

In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Isaach De Bankolé  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Danny Glover

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains—including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Thomas Haden Church

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains—including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Thomas Haden Church

Despair (2010)

After a phone call ends in despair, a young woman faces a fatal decision.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Prager
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Alice Fox

After a phone call ends in despair, a young woman faces a fatal decision.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Prager
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Alice Fox

As You Like It (2006)

Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosalind and Orlando's celebrated courtship is played out against a backdrop of political rivalry, banishment and exile in the Forest of Arden - set in 19th-century Japan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Kevin Kline  •  Romola Garai  •  Adrian Lester

Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosalind and Orlando's celebrated courtship is played out against a backdrop of political rivalry, banishment and exile in the Forest of Arden - set in 19th-century Japan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Kevin Kline  •  Romola Garai  •  Adrian Lester

The Lion's Mouth Opens (2014)

A documentary on filmmaker Marianna Palka, as she confronts her risk of Huntington's Disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucy Walker
CAST:  Seth Gabel  •  Moet Hashimoto  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Marianna Palka

A documentary on filmmaker Marianna Palka, as she confronts her risk of Huntington's Disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucy Walker
CAST:  Seth Gabel  •  Moet Hashimoto  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Marianna Palka

When You Find Me (2011)

A young boy asks his pregnant mother if he will like his baby brother, and he asks her if she has a brother. This sends the mother, Lisle, on a reverie of her relationship with her older sister, Aurora, when they were kids and their mother was dying. Flashbacks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryce Dallas Howard
CAST:  Erin Way  •  Jacy King  •  Devon Woods  •  Karley Scott Collins

A young boy asks his pregnant mother if he will like his baby brother, and he asks her if she has a brother. This sends the mother, Lisle, on a reverie of her relationship with her older sister, Aurora, when they were kids and their mother was dying. Flashbacks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryce Dallas Howard
CAST:  Erin Way  •  Jacy King  •  Devon Woods  •  Karley Scott Collins

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)

A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bonnie Hunt  •  Laura Dern  •  Ashley Judd  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Brittany Snow  •  Jennifer Hudson  •  Melissa Leo  •  Mitch Rouse

A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bonnie Hunt  •  Laura Dern  •  Ashley Judd  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Brittany Snow  •  Jennifer Hudson  •  Melissa Leo  •  Mitch Rouse

The Help (2011)

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Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Viola Davis  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Viola Davis  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Terminator Salvation (2009)

All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether Wright has come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Sam Worthington  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Moon Bloodgood

All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether Wright has come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Sam Worthington  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Moon Bloodgood

Hereafter (2010)

Three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — are touched by death in different ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  George McLaren  •  Thierry Neuvic

Three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — are touched by death in different ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  George McLaren  •  Thierry Neuvic

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Slade
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Ashley Greene

Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Slade
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Ashley Greene

To Each His Own Cinema (2007)

A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wong Kar-wai  •  Lars von Trier  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Bille August  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Alejandro González Iñárritu  •  Manoel de Oliveira  •  David Cronenberg  •  Ken Loach  •  Jane Campion  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Amos Gitai  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Nanni Moretti  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Chen Kaige  •  Elia Suleiman  •  Walter Salles  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Raúl Ruiz  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Pegah Ahangarani  •  Leonid Alexeenko  •  Tarane Alidousti  •  Dàvi Alvarado

A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wong Kar-wai  •  Lars von Trier  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Bille August  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Alejandro González Iñárritu  •  Manoel de Oliveira  •  David Cronenberg  •  Ken Loach  •  Jane Campion  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Amos Gitai  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Nanni Moretti  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Chen Kaige  •  Elia Suleiman  •  Walter Salles  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Raúl Ruiz  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Pegah Ahangarani  •  Leonid Alexeenko  •  Tarane Alidousti  •  Dàvi Alvarado

Good Dick (2008)

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A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her during their brief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marianna Palka
CAST:  Marianna Palka  •  Jason Ritter  •  Eric Edelstein  •  Martin Starr

A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her during their brief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marianna Palka
CAST:  Marianna Palka  •  Jason Ritter  •  Eric Edelstein  •  Martin Starr

The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)

Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher falls in love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Markell
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Chris Evans  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Ann-Margret

Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher falls in love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Markell
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Chris Evans  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Ann-Margret
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