Rose Byrne

Mary Rose Byrne (born 24 July 1979) is an Australian actress. Byrne made her screen debut in 1994 with a small role in the film Dallas Doll. In 2000, she played a leading role in the Australian film The Goddess of 1967, which brought her a Venice Film Festival award for Best Actress. Since 2007, she has played Ellen Parsons in the cable television series Damages, which has earned her two Golden Globe and two Emmy nominations. In 2011, she starred in the critically acclaimed and financially successful films Insidious, X-Men: First Class and Bridesmaids. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rose Byrne, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Insidious (2010)

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A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Rose Byrne  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Leigh Whannell

The Internship (2013)

EnjoyableFunnyGoofyLighthearted

Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Tiya Sircar  •  Rose Byrne

Sunshine (2007)

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Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Rose Byrne  •  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Yeoh

28 Weeks Later (2007)

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The inhabitants of the British Isles have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to set foot on the isles, convinced the danger has come and gone. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Rose Byrne  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Harold Perrineau

City of Ghosts (2002)

A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Dillon
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  James Caan  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gérard Depardieu

Marie Antoinette (2006)

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The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Judy Davis  •  Rip Torn

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Christopher Lee

The Tenants (2006)

The story of a Jewish novelist, Harry Lesser, struggling to complete his latest work, and his antagonistic relationship with a black writer who moves in down the hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Green
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Snoop Dogg  •  Rose Byrne  •  Seymour Cassel

Troy (2004)

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In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Eric Bana  •  Brian Cox

Two Hands (1999)

A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Bryan Brown  •  Rose Byrne  •  David Field

Wicker Park (2004)

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Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Rose Byrne  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Diane Kruger

The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)

Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself flying off the school roof and breaking every bone in his body on graduation night, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony McNamara
CAST:  Jordan Brooking  •  Ben Lee  •  Rose Byrne  •  Miranda Richardson

The Goddess of 1967 (2000)

A rich young Japanese man travels to Australia with the intention of buying a Citroën DS car (the goddess of the film's title - nicknamed the Déesse, after its initials in French, déesse being French for "goddess") that he has found for sale on the net. Once there ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clara Law
CAST:  Rose Byrne  •  Rikiya  •  Nicholas Hope  •  Elise McCredie

I Love You Too (2010)

Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to befriend a talented ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daina Reid
CAST:  Brendan Cowell  •  Peter Helliar  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Travis McMahon

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Michael Fassbender  •  James McAvoy  •  Oscar Isaac

The Turning (2013)

Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points in ordinary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Wenham  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Robert Connolly  •  Warwick Thornton  •  Jonathan auf der Heide  •  Tony Ayres  •  Shaun Gladwell  •  Rhys Graham  •  Yaron Lifschitz  •  Anthony Lucas  •  Ian Meadows  •  Ashlee Page  •  Marieka Walsh  •  Jub Clerc  •  Claire McCarthy  •  Stephen Page  •  Simon Stone  •  Justin Kurzel
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Rose Byrne  •  Miranda Otto

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

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The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Rose Byrne  •  Ty Simpkins  •  Lin Shaye

I Give It a Year (2013)

After a quick courtship, two lovers hastily decide to tie the knot. As their first year of marriage unfolds, temptation and incompatibility put their relationship in jeopardy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Mazer
CAST:  Rafe Spall  •  Rose Byrne  •  Anna Faris  •  Jason Flemyng

Neighbors (2014)

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A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Rose Byrne  •  Dave Franco  •  Seth Rogen

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

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When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Rose Byrne  •  Tina Fey  •  Jane Fonda
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