Rooney Mara

Patricia Rooney Mara (born April 17, 1985) is an American film and television actress. Mara made her acting début in 2005 and has gone on to star in films including A Nightmare on Elm Street, the remake of the 1984 horror film, and The Social Network. Mara will portray Lisbeth Salander, the title character in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, the first of three Sony Pictures films based on Stieg Larsson’s Millennium book series. Mara is also known for her charity work. She oversees the charity Faces of Kibera, which benefits orphans from the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, one of the largest slums in Africa. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rooney Mara, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright

Her (2013)

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In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Rooney Mara  •  Amy Adams

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Rooney Mara  •  Amy Adams

The Social Network (2010)

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In 2003, Harvard undergrad Mark Zuckerberg creates a social networking site called Facebook with the help of his friend Eduardo Saverin. Though it turns out to be a successful venture, he severs ties with several people along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Rooney Mara

In 2003, Harvard undergrad Mark Zuckerberg creates a social networking site called Facebook with the help of his friend Eduardo Saverin. Though it turns out to be a successful venture, he severs ties with several people along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Rooney Mara

Side Effects (2013)

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A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Jude Law  •  Channing Tatum  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones

A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Jude Law  •  Channing Tatum  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones

Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)

On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Kate Mara  •  Robert Vito  •  Tina Lifford  •  Ed Marinaro

On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Kate Mara  •  Robert Vito  •  Tina Lifford  •  Ed Marinaro

Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)

Bob Muldoon and Ruth Guthrie, an impassioned young outlaw couple on an extended crime spree, are finally apprehended by lawmen after a shootout in the Texas hills. Although Ruth wounds a local officer, Bob takes the blame. But four years later, Bob escapes from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowery
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Ben Foster  •  Casey Affleck  •  Rami Malek

Bob Muldoon and Ruth Guthrie, an impassioned young outlaw couple on an extended crime spree, are finally apprehended by lawmen after a shootout in the Texas hills. Although Ruth wounds a local officer, Bob takes the blame. But four years later, Bob escapes from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowery
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Ben Foster  •  Casey Affleck  •  Rami Malek

Pan (2015)

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Garrett Hedlund

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Garrett Hedlund

Touch of Evil (2011)

Some of 2011's stand-out film actors appear in "a video gallery of cinematic villainy" for New York Times Magazine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Prager
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Rooney Mara  •  Gary Oldman  •  Mia Wasikowska

Some of 2011's stand-out film actors appear in "a video gallery of cinematic villainy" for New York Times Magazine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Prager
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Rooney Mara  •  Gary Oldman  •  Mia Wasikowska

Trash (2014)

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Martin Sheen  •  Wagner Moura  •  Selton Mello

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Martin Sheen  •  Wagner Moura  •  Selton Mello

Mademoiselle C (2013)

A documentary focused on former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and fashion stylist Carine Roitfeld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fabien Constant
CAST:  Tom Ford  •  Donatella Versace  •  Karl Lagerfeld  •  Carine Roitfeld

A documentary focused on former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and fashion stylist Carine Roitfeld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fabien Constant
CAST:  Tom Ford  •  Donatella Versace  •  Karl Lagerfeld  •  Carine Roitfeld

Song to Song (2017)

In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Val Kilmer

In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Val Kilmer

How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook? (2011)

This feature-length documentary about the making of "The Social Network" goes back and forth from the elements of storytelling and long rehearsals with the cast and crew, to the shooting itself capturing the extreme attention to detail, filming locations such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Aaron Sorkin  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield

This feature-length documentary about the making of "The Social Network" goes back and forth from the elements of storytelling and long rehearsals with the cast and crew, to the shooting itself capturing the extreme attention to detail, filming locations such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Aaron Sorkin  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield

Mary Magdalene (2018)

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In the first century, free-spirited Mary Magdalene flees the marriage her family has arranged for her, finding refuge and a sense of purpose in a radical new movement led by the charismatic, rabble-rousing preacher named Jesus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garth Davis
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Ariane Labed

In the first century, free-spirited Mary Magdalene flees the marriage her family has arranged for her, finding refuge and a sense of purpose in a radical new movement led by the charismatic, rabble-rousing preacher named Jesus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garth Davis
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Ariane Labed

Friends (With Benefits) (2010)

Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of time for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gorman Bechard
CAST:  Margaret Laney  •  Alex Brown  •  Anne Petersen  •  Jake Alexander

Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of time for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gorman Bechard
CAST:  Margaret Laney  •  Alex Brown  •  Anne Petersen  •  Jake Alexander

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this twisted killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samuel Bayer
CAST:  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Katie Cassidy  •  Kyle Gallner  •  Kellan Lutz

The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this twisted killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samuel Bayer
CAST:  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Katie Cassidy  •  Kyle Gallner  •  Kellan Lutz

The Winning Season (2009)

A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Strouse
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Shareeka Epps  •  Emily Rios  •  Rooney Mara

A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Strouse
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Shareeka Epps  •  Emily Rios  •  Rooney Mara

Dream Boy (2008)

The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bolton
CAST:  Stephan Bender  •  Maximillian Roeg  •  Thomas Jay Ryan  •  Diana Scarwid

The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bolton
CAST:  Stephan Bender  •  Maximillian Roeg  •  Thomas Jay Ryan  •  Diana Scarwid

Youth in Revolt (2009)

As a fan of Albert Camus and Jean-Luc Godard, teenage Nick Twisp is definitely out of his element when his mother and her boyfriend move the family to a trailer park. When a pretty neighbor named Sheeni plays records by French crooners, it's love at first sight for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Justin Long  •  Jean Smart

As a fan of Albert Camus and Jean-Luc Godard, teenage Nick Twisp is definitely out of his element when his mother and her boyfriend move the family to a trailer park. When a pretty neighbor named Sheeni plays records by French crooners, it's love at first sight for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Justin Long  •  Jean Smart

Dare (2009)

When a pompous actor tells good girl Alexa that she hasn't lived, she embarks on a bold journey that takes her to mysterious bad boy Johnny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Salky
CAST:  Emmy Rossum  •  Zach Gilford  •  Ashley Springer  •  Ana Gasteyer

When a pompous actor tells good girl Alexa that she hasn't lived, she embarks on a bold journey that takes her to mysterious bad boy Johnny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Salky
CAST:  Emmy Rossum  •  Zach Gilford  •  Ashley Springer  •  Ana Gasteyer

Tanner Hall (2009)

A manipulative childhood acquaintance worms her way into a teenager's circle of friends at an all-girls boarding school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francesca Gregorini  •  Tatiana von Fürstenberg
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Georgia King  •  Brie Larson  •  Amy Ferguson

A manipulative childhood acquaintance worms her way into a teenager's circle of friends at an all-girls boarding school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francesca Gregorini  •  Tatiana von Fürstenberg
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Georgia King  •  Brie Larson  •  Amy Ferguson
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