John Krasinski

John Burke Krasinski (born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, film director and writer. He is widely known for playing Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom The Office from 2005 to 2013. He has also appeared in several films including License to Wed (2007), Leatherheads (2008), Away We Go (2009), It's Complicated (2009), Something Borrowed (2011), Aloha (2015), 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016), Detroit (2017), and A Quiet Place (2018), which he also directed and co-wrote. Also in 2018, Krasinski returned to television portraying the titular character in the Amazon series Jack Ryan.

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The Muppets (2011)

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When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet brother, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet brother, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

For Your Consideration (2006)

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Jarhead (2005)

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Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Scott MacDonald  •  Lucas Black

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Scott MacDonald  •  Lucas Black

Kinsey (2004)

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Shrek the Third (2007)

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Miller
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Miller
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

Smiley Face (2007)

Jane, a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats her roommate's pot-laced cupcakes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Adam Brody  •  Danny Masterson

Jane, a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats her roommate's pot-laced cupcakes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Adam Brody  •  Danny Masterson

State and Main (2000)

A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  William H. Macy  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  William H. Macy  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

Taxi (2004)

A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Gisele Bündchen  •  Henry Simmons

A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Gisele Bündchen  •  Henry Simmons

The Holiday (2006)

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Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law  •  Jack Black

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law  •  Jack Black

Dreamgirls (2006)

Three young women dream of becoming pop stars—and get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Beyoncé  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Danny Glover

Three young women dream of becoming pop stars—and get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Beyoncé  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Danny Glover

Promised Land (2012)

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A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Krasinski  •  Frances McDormand  •  Rosemarie DeWitt

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Krasinski  •  Frances McDormand  •  Rosemarie DeWitt

Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy (2013)

Revisits President John F. Kennedy's presidential legacy through 21 of the more than 800,000 condolence letters written to Jackie Kennedy after JFK's assassination. Based on a book by Ellen Fitzpatrick  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Couturié
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Michelle Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst

Revisits President John F. Kennedy's presidential legacy through 21 of the more than 800,000 condolence letters written to Jackie Kennedy after JFK's assassination. Based on a book by Ellen Fitzpatrick  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Couturié
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Michelle Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst

Aloha (2015)

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Emma Stone  •  Danny McBride

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Emma Stone  •  Danny McBride

Doogal (2006)

This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Borthwick  •  Jean Duval  •  Frank Passingham
CAST:  Daniel Tay  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jon Stewart  •  Whoopi Goldberg

This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Borthwick  •  Jean Duval  •  Frank Passingham
CAST:  Daniel Tay  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jon Stewart  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Nobody Walks (2012)

A young woman's arrival sparks a surge of energy into a laid-back, artistic Los Angeles household, forcing the residents to confront their own fears and desires in an intricate dance of lust, denial and deception.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ry Russo-Young
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  John Krasinski  •  Jane Levy  •  Olivia Thirlby

A young woman's arrival sparks a surge of energy into a laid-back, artistic Los Angeles household, forcing the residents to confront their own fears and desires in an intricate dance of lust, denial and deception.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ry Russo-Young
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  John Krasinski  •  Jane Levy  •  Olivia Thirlby

Monsters University (2013)

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A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Scanlon
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  John Goodman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Helen Mirren

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Scanlon
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  John Goodman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Helen Mirren

Something Borrowed (2011)

Though Rachel is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to be engaged to her best friend, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  John Krasinski  •  Colin Egglesfield

Though Rachel is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to be engaged to her best friend, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  John Krasinski  •  Colin Egglesfield

Big Miracle (2012)

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Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  John Krasinski  •  Kristen Bell  •  Vinessa Shaw

Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  John Krasinski  •  Kristen Bell  •  Vinessa Shaw

It's Complicated (2009)

Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her life—just when she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Steve Martin  •  Lake Bell

Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her life—just when she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Steve Martin  •  Lake Bell

Away We Go (2009)

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Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt's parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. They set off on a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  John Krasinski  •  Maya Rudolph  •  Carmen Ejogo  •  Catherine O'Hara

Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt's parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. They set off on a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  John Krasinski  •  Maya Rudolph  •  Carmen Ejogo  •  Catherine O'Hara
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