Jonah Hill

An American actor, producer, screenwriter, and comedian. Hill is known for his comedic roles in films such as Accepted (2006), Grandma's Boy (2006), Superbad (2007), Knocked Up (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Get Him to the Greek (2010), 21 Jump Street (2012), This Is the End (2013), 22 Jump Street (2014), and War Dogs (2016), as well as his performances in Moneyball (2011) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), for which he received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor. Hill ranked 28th on Forbes magazine's ranking of world's highest paid actors from June 2014 to June 2015, bringing in $16 million. As a screenwriter, he contributed to the stories of 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, Sausage Party and Why Him? (2016). Hill will make his directorial debut from a screenplay he wrote, titled Mid90s. Description above from the Wikipedia, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

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As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois  •  Chris Sanders
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Gerard Butler  •  Craig Ferguson  •  America Ferrera

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

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A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Jonah Hill  •  Margot Robbie  •  Matthew McConaughey

Django Unchained (2012)

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With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

Moneyball (2011)

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The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bennett Miller
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Jonah Hill  •  Robin Wright  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

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The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Jonah Hill  •  Cate Blanchett

Grandma's Boy (2006)

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Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his grandmother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholaus Goossen
CAST:  Linda Cardellini  •  Allen Covert  •  Peter Dante  •  Shirley Knight

Accepted (2006)

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A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Jonah Hill  •  Adam Herschman  •  Columbus Short

Click (2006)

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A harried workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Christopher Walken  •  David Hasselhoff

Evan Almighty (2007)

Junior congressman Evan Baxter, whose wish is to "change the world" is heard by none other than God. When God appears with the perplexing request to build an ark, Evan is sure he is losing it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Lauren Graham  •  John Goodman  •  Jimmy Bennett

I ♥ Huckabees (2004)

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Jude Law

Knocked Up (2007)

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For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Leslie Mann  •  Paul Rudd

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

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Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Catherine Keener  •  Paul Rudd  •  Romany Malco

21 Jump Street (2012)

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In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Lord  •  Christopher Miller
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Jonah Hill  •  Brie Larson  •  Ellie Kemper

Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013)

It's James Franco's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Gallen
CAST:  James Franco  •  Jonah Hill  •  Seth Rogen  •  Sarah Silverman

True Story (2015)

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A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Goold
CAST:  James Franco  •  Jonah Hill  •  Felicity Jones  •  Ethan Suplee

22 Jump Street (2014)

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After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Lord  •  Christopher Miller
CAST:  Jonah Hill  •  Channing Tatum  •  Ice Cube  •  Dave Franco

War Dogs (2016)

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Miles Teller  •  Jonah Hill  •  Ana de Armas  •  Barry Livingston

The Lego Movie (2014)

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An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Lord  •  Christopher Miller
CAST:  Cobie Smulders  •  Channing Tatum  •  Jonah Hill  •  Craig Berry

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Craig Ferguson  •  Gerard Butler  •  America Ferrera

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

When a Hollywood star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming, the studio sends their "fixer" to get him back. Set in the 1950s, the story was inspired by the career of Eddie Mannix (1891–1963).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  George Clooney  •  Alden Ehrenreich  •  Ralph Fiennes
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