Michael Pitt

An American actor, model and musician. Pitt is known in film for his roles in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers (2003), Gus Van Sant's Last Days (2005), Michael Haneke's Funny Games (2007) and M. Night Shyamalan's The Village (2004), and in television for his roles as Henry Parker in the teen drama Dawson's Creek, Jimmy Darmody in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire and Mason Verger in the NBC series Hannibal. He has also appeared in the films Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Bully (2001), Silk (2007), Seven Psychopaths (2012) and I Origins (2014). His most recent appearance is in the film Ghost in the Shell (2017).

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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

Bully (2001)

After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering Bobby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Clark
CAST:  Brad Renfro  •  Bijou Phillips  •  Nick Stahl  •  Rachel Miner

After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering Bobby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Clark
CAST:  Brad Renfro  •  Bijou Phillips  •  Nick Stahl  •  Rachel Miner

Last Days (2005)

The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Lukas Haas  •  Asia Argento  •  Scott Patrick Green

The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Lukas Haas  •  Asia Argento  •  Scott Patrick Green

Murder by Numbers (2002)

Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ben Chaplin  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Michael Pitt

Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ben Chaplin  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Michael Pitt

Silk (2007)

Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Michael Pitt  •  Kenneth Welsh  •  Koji Yakusho

Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Michael Pitt  •  Kenneth Welsh  •  Koji Yakusho

The Dreamers (2003)

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A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

The Hawk Is Dying (2007)

A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Goldberger
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Michelle Williams  •  Michael Pitt  •  Rusty Schwimmer

A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Goldberger
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Michelle Williams  •  Michael Pitt  •  Rusty Schwimmer

The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)

Young Jeremiah lives in a stable environment with loving foster parents until the day his troubled mother, Sarah, returns to claim him. Jeremiah becomes swept up in his mother's dangerous world of drugs, seedy hotels, strip joints and revolving lovers. Salvation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asia Argento
CAST:  Asia Argento  •  Jimmy Bennett  •  Kara Kemp  •  Ornella Muti

Young Jeremiah lives in a stable environment with loving foster parents until the day his troubled mother, Sarah, returns to claim him. Jeremiah becomes swept up in his mother's dangerous world of drugs, seedy hotels, strip joints and revolving lovers. Salvation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asia Argento
CAST:  Asia Argento  •  Jimmy Bennett  •  Kara Kemp  •  Ornella Muti

Finding Forrester (2000)

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Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Rob Brown  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Anna Paquin

Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Rob Brown  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Anna Paquin

Rhinoceros Eyes (2004)

Rhinoceros Eyes is a fantastical coming-of-age story revolving around Chep, a young, reclusive prop-house employee who falls in love with a detail-obsessed movie production designer named Fran. Fran's need for authentic props sends Chep to great and questionable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Woodley
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Paige Turco  •  Gale Harold  •  Matt Servitto

Rhinoceros Eyes is a fantastical coming-of-age story revolving around Chep, a young, reclusive prop-house employee who falls in love with a detail-obsessed movie production designer named Fran. Fran's need for authentic props sends Chep to great and questionable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Woodley
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Paige Turco  •  Gale Harold  •  Matt Servitto

Hi-Life (1998)

Jimmy needs $900 to clear a gambling debt but a series of lies leads to Ray trying to raise the cash from friend's who owe him money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Hedden
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Moira Kelly  •  Michelle Durning  •  Eric Stoltz

Jimmy needs $900 to clear a gambling debt but a series of lies leads to Ray trying to raise the cash from friend's who owe him money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Hedden
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Moira Kelly  •  Michelle Durning  •  Eric Stoltz

I Origins (2014)

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I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Cahill
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Brit Marling  •  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey  •  Steven Yeun

I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Cahill
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Brit Marling  •  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey  •  Steven Yeun

Rob the Mob (2014)

The true-life story of a crazy-in-love Queens couple who robbed a series of mafia social clubs and got away with it… for a while… until they stumble upon a score bigger than they ever planned and become targets of both the mob and the FBI.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raymond De Felitta
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Nina Arianda  •  Andy García  •  Michael Rispoli

The true-life story of a crazy-in-love Queens couple who robbed a series of mafia social clubs and got away with it… for a while… until they stumble upon a score bigger than they ever planned and become targets of both the mob and the FBI.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raymond De Felitta
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Nina Arianda  •  Andy García  •  Michael Rispoli

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

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A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Christopher Walken  •  Woody Harrelson

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Christopher Walken  •  Woody Harrelson

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig undergoes a personal transformation in order to emigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an “internationally ignored” but divinely talented rock diva, inhabiting a “beautiful gender of one.”  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cameron Mitchell
CAST:  John Cameron Mitchell  •  Michael Aronov  •  Alberta Watson  •  Andrea Martin

Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig undergoes a personal transformation in order to emigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an “internationally ignored” but divinely talented rock diva, inhabiting a “beautiful gender of one.”  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cameron Mitchell
CAST:  John Cameron Mitchell  •  Michael Aronov  •  Alberta Watson  •  Andrea Martin

Mambo Café (2000)

A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reuben Gonzalez
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Thalía  •  Paul Rodríguez  •  Rosanna DeSoto

A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reuben Gonzalez
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Thalía  •  Paul Rodríguez  •  Rosanna DeSoto

Hugo (2011)

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Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Sacha Baron Cohen

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Sacha Baron Cohen

The Yellow Bird (2002)

A young girl escapes form the boredom of a small town existence in the 1930s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Faye Dunaway
CAST:  Tennessee Williams  •  James Coburn  •  Jimmy Bangley  •  Brenda Blethyn

A young girl escapes form the boredom of a small town existence in the 1930s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Faye Dunaway
CAST:  Tennessee Williams  •  James Coburn  •  Jimmy Bangley  •  Brenda Blethyn

Delirious (2006)

Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance, Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the hottest pop star of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Michael Pitt  •  Alison Lohman  •  Gina Gershon

Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance, Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the hottest pop star of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Michael Pitt  •  Alison Lohman  •  Gina Gershon

Funny Games (2007)

When Ann, husband George, and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Haneke
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Tim Roth  •  Michael Pitt  •  Brady Corbet

When Ann, husband George, and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Haneke
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Tim Roth  •  Michael Pitt  •  Brady Corbet
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