Ben Schnetzer

Ben Schnetzer is an American actor. He is the son of actors Stephen Schnetzer and Nancy Snyder. Schnetzer was born and raised in New York City. He is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. In 2010, Schnetzer appeared in an episode of Law & Order and co-starred on the series Happy Town. He played Max Vandenburg in the film adaptation of The Book Thief (2013).

The Giant (2019)

A teenager's small town life is changed forever when a series of murders begin on the same night that her missing boyfriend suddenly reappears.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Raboy
CAST:  Odessa Young  •  Ben Schnetzer  •  Jack Kilmer  •  Madelyn Cline

A teenager's small town life is changed forever when a series of murders begin on the same night that her missing boyfriend suddenly reappears.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Raboy
CAST:  Odessa Young  •  Ben Schnetzer  •  Jack Kilmer  •  Madelyn Cline

Warcraft (2016)

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duncan Jones
CAST:  Paula Patton  •  Travis Fimmel  •  Ben Foster  •  Dominic Cooper

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duncan Jones
CAST:  Paula Patton  •  Travis Fimmel  •  Ben Foster  •  Dominic Cooper

The Book Thief (2013)

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While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Roger Allam  •  Sophie Nélisse  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Emily Watson

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Roger Allam  •  Sophie Nélisse  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Emily Watson

Pride (2014)

In 1984, a group of LGBT activists decide to raise money to support the National Union of Mineworkers during their lengthy strike. There is only one problem: the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Warchus
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  George MacKay  •  Dominic West  •  Andrew Scott

In 1984, a group of LGBT activists decide to raise money to support the National Union of Mineworkers during their lengthy strike. There is only one problem: the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Warchus
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  George MacKay  •  Dominic West  •  Andrew Scott

The Riot Club (2014)

Two first-year students at Oxford University join a secret society and learn that their reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of one evening.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lone Scherfig
CAST:  Natalie Dormer  •  Freddie Fox  •  Gordon Brown  •  Matthew Beard

Two first-year students at Oxford University join a secret society and learn that their reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of one evening.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lone Scherfig
CAST:  Natalie Dormer  •  Freddie Fox  •  Gordon Brown  •  Matthew Beard

Goat (2016)

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Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Neel
CAST:  Ben Schnetzer  •  Nick Jonas  •  Austin Lyon  •  Virginia Gardner

Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Neel
CAST:  Ben Schnetzer  •  Nick Jonas  •  Austin Lyon  •  Virginia Gardner

Snowden (2016)

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Shailene Woodley  •  Melissa Leo  •  Zachary Quinto

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Shailene Woodley  •  Melissa Leo  •  Zachary Quinto

The Journey Is the Destination (2016)

The inspiring life story of the late photojournalist, artist and activist Dan Eldon, who abandoned a comfortable life in London to document the struggle, heartbreak and hope of a war-torn and famine-ridden region of Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Ben Schnetzer  •  Ella Purnell  •  Maria Bello  •  Sam Hazeldine

The inspiring life story of the late photojournalist, artist and activist Dan Eldon, who abandoned a comfortable life in London to document the struggle, heartbreak and hope of a war-torn and famine-ridden region of Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Ben Schnetzer  •  Ella Purnell  •  Maria Bello  •  Sam Hazeldine

Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 (2016)

Punk's Dead, the sequel to 1999 cult hit SLC Punk, is a punk romp through the Utah hinterlands. Ross, Penny and Crash, young outsiders from different tribes, embark on a road trip to a huge punk show. Ross, 19, is the love child of Trish and Heroin Bob, who died ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Merendino
CAST:  Ben Schnetzer  •  Devon Sawa  •  James Duval  •  Sarah Clarke

Punk's Dead, the sequel to 1999 cult hit SLC Punk, is a punk romp through the Utah hinterlands. Ross, Penny and Crash, young outsiders from different tribes, embark on a road trip to a huge punk show. Ross, 19, is the love child of Trish and Heroin Bob, who died ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Merendino
CAST:  Ben Schnetzer  •  Devon Sawa  •  James Duval  •  Sarah Clarke

7 Days in Entebbe (2018)

In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda. With 248 passengers on board, one of the most daring rescue missions ever is set in motion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Padilha
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Lior Ashkenazi

In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda. With 248 passengers on board, one of the most daring rescue missions ever is set in motion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Padilha
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Lior Ashkenazi

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2017)

How the inventor of the detective story became his own greatest mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Stange
CAST:  Denis O'Hare  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Ben Schnetzer

How the inventor of the detective story became his own greatest mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Stange
CAST:  Denis O'Hare  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Ben Schnetzer

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019)

A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces about the written correspondence he once shared with the former, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xavier Dolan
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Natalie Portman  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kathy Bates

A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces about the written correspondence he once shared with the former, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xavier Dolan
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Natalie Portman  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kathy Bates

Saint Judy (2019)

The true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood and how she singlehandedly changed the U.S. law of asylum to save women's lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Hanish
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  Leem Lubany  •  Common  •  Alfred Molina

The true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood and how she singlehandedly changed the U.S. law of asylum to save women's lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Hanish
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  Leem Lubany  •  Common  •  Alfred Molina

The Grizzlies (2019)

In a small Arctic town struggling with the highest suicide rate in North America, a group of Inuit students' lives are transformed when they are introduced to the sport of lacrosse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miranda de Pencier
CAST:  Booboo Stewart  •  Ben Schnetzer  •  Eric Schweig  •  Will Sasso

In a small Arctic town struggling with the highest suicide rate in North America, a group of Inuit students' lives are transformed when they are introduced to the sport of lacrosse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miranda de Pencier
CAST:  Booboo Stewart  •  Ben Schnetzer  •  Eric Schweig  •  Will Sasso

On Broadway (2019)

An all-star cast tells the inside story of the Broadway theater, and how it came back from the brink thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion and a sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Legends of the stage and screen—including Helen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oren Jacoby
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Christine Baranski  •  James Corden  •  Alexandra Billings

An all-star cast tells the inside story of the Broadway theater, and how it came back from the brink thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion and a sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Legends of the stage and screen—including Helen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oren Jacoby
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Christine Baranski  •  James Corden  •  Alexandra Billings