Ryan Phillippe

Matthew Ryan Phillippe (born September 10, 1974), better known as Ryan Phillippe, is an American actor. After appearing on the soap opera One Life to Live, he came to fame in the late 1990s starring in a string of films, including I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions, and 54. In the 2000s, he appeared in several films, including 2001's Academy Award Best Picture nominee Gosford Park, 2005's Academy Award-winning ensemble film Crash, and the 2006 war drama Flags of Our Fathers. In 2007 he starred in Breach, a movie based on the true story of FBI operative Eric O'Neill, while in 2008 he headlined Kimberly Peirce's Iraq war film Stop-Loss. In 2010, he starred as Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer Greg Marinovich in The Bang-Bang Club. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ryan Phillippe, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

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A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  William H. Macy

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  William H. Macy

Setup (2011)

A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Gunther
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  James Remar  •  50 Cent

A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Gunther
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  James Remar  •  50 Cent

54 (1998)

Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Christopher
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Salma Hayek  •  Mike Myers  •  Neve Campbell

Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Christopher
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Salma Hayek  •  Mike Myers  •  Neve Campbell

Chaos (2005)

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Giglio
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Henry Czerny

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Giglio
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Henry Czerny

Crash (2004)

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In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Don Cheadle  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Peña

In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Don Cheadle  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Peña

Crimson Tide (1995)

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On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Denzel Washington  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  James Gandolfini

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Denzel Washington  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  James Gandolfini

Cruel Intentions (1999)

Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his most prized possession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kumble
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Selma Blair

Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his most prized possession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kumble
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Selma Blair

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

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There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen - John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes - who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Adam Beach  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Paul Walker

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen - John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes - who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Adam Beach  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Paul Walker

Gosford Park (2001)

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In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year later somebody ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Gillespie
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.

As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year later somebody ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Gillespie
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.

Igby Goes Down (2002)

Igby Slocumb, a rebellious and sarcastic 17-year-old boy, is at war with the stifling world of old money privilege he was born into. With a schizophrenic father, a self-absorbed, distant mother, and a shark-like young Republican big brother, Igby figures there must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burr Steers
CAST:  Kieran Culkin  •  Claire Danes  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Jared Harris

Igby Slocumb, a rebellious and sarcastic 17-year-old boy, is at war with the stifling world of old money privilege he was born into. With a schizophrenic father, a self-absorbed, distant mother, and a shark-like young Republican big brother, Igby figures there must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burr Steers
CAST:  Kieran Culkin  •  Claire Danes  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Jared Harris

Nowhere (1997)

Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  James Duval  •  Rachel True  •  Nathan Bexton  •  Ryan Phillippe

Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  James Duval  •  Rachel True  •  Nathan Bexton  •  Ryan Phillippe

The I Inside (2004)

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his enigmatic past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Suso Richter
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Sarah Polley  •  Piper Perabo  •  Stephen Rea

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his enigmatic past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Suso Richter
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Sarah Polley  •  Piper Perabo  •  Stephen Rea

The Way of the Gun (2000)

Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Benicio del Toro  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Juliette Lewis  •  James Caan

Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Benicio del Toro  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  Juliette Lewis  •  James Caan

Playing by Heart (1998)

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Antitrust (2001)

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Tim Robbins  •  Claire Forlani

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Tim Robbins  •  Claire Forlani

White Squall (1996)

In 1960, a hardy group of prep school students boards an old-fashioned sailing ship. With Capt. Christopher Sheldon at the helm, the oceangoing voyage is intended to teach the boys fortitude and discipline. But the youthful crew are about to get some unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Caroline Goodall  •  John Savage  •  Scott Wolf

In 1960, a hardy group of prep school students boards an old-fashioned sailing ship. With Capt. Christopher Sheldon at the helm, the oceangoing voyage is intended to teach the boys fortitude and discipline. But the youthful crew are about to get some unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Caroline Goodall  •  John Savage  •  Scott Wolf

MacGruber (2010)

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Ex-special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Will Forte  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Val Kilmer  •  Ryan Phillippe

Ex-special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Will Forte  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Val Kilmer  •  Ryan Phillippe

Return to Sender (2015)

A nurse living in a small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fouad Mikati
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Rumer Willis  •  Nick Nolte  •  Scout Taylor-Compton

A nurse living in a small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fouad Mikati
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Rumer Willis  •  Nick Nolte  •  Scout Taylor-Compton

Revenge for Jolly! (2012)

Harry is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil, to discover that his little dog Jolly...Harry's one true love and the source of light in his dark, solitary life-has been murdered. Brokenhearted and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chadd Harbold
CAST:  Brian Petsos  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Elijah Wood  •  Ryan Phillippe

Harry is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil, to discover that his little dog Jolly...Harry's one true love and the source of light in his dark, solitary life-has been murdered. Brokenhearted and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chadd Harbold
CAST:  Brian Petsos  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Elijah Wood  •  Ryan Phillippe
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