Sam Worthington

An Australian actor, best known for the portrayals of Jake Sully in Avatar, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation and Perseus in Clash of the Titans and its sequel, Wrath of the Titans, and Alex Mason in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops and its sequel Call of Duty: Black Ops II. In 2004, Worthington received Australia's highest film award for his lead performance in Somersault. He performed predominantly in leading roles in a variety of low-budget films before moving to major studio films, ranging from romantic drama and comedy-drama to science fiction and action. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sam Worthington, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Avatar (2009)

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In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Stephen Lang

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Stephen Lang

Avatar 2 (2022)

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Twelve years after exploring Pandora and joining the Na’vi, Jake Sully has since raised a family with Neytiri and established himself within the clans of the new world. Of course, peace can only last so long. Especially when the military organization from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Kate Winslet  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Sigourney Weaver

Twelve years after exploring Pandora and joining the Na’vi, Jake Sully has since raised a family with Neytiri and established himself within the clans of the new world. Of course, peace can only last so long. Especially when the military organization from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Kate Winslet  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Sigourney Weaver

Dirty Deeds (2002)

Set in 1960's Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in Vietnam, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their East Coast competitors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Toni Collette  •  John Goodman  •  Sam Neill

Set in 1960's Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in Vietnam, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their East Coast competitors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Toni Collette  •  John Goodman  •  Sam Neill

Hart's War (2002)

Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Colin Farrell  •  Terrence Howard  •  Marcel Iureș

Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Colin Farrell  •  Terrence Howard  •  Marcel Iureș

Somersault (2004)

Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a relationship with him and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cate Shortland
CAST:  Abbie Cornish  •  Sam Worthington  •  Lynette Curran  •  Erik Thomson

Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a relationship with him and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cate Shortland
CAST:  Abbie Cornish  •  Sam Worthington  •  Lynette Curran  •  Erik Thomson

The Great Raid (2005)

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Benjamin Bratt  •  Robert Mammone  •  Max Martini  •  James Carpinello

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Benjamin Bratt  •  Robert Mammone  •  Max Martini  •  James Carpinello

Gettin' Square (2003)

Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny 'Spit' Spiteri and reformed gangster turned restaurateur Dabba, he finds out the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Teplitzky
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  David Wenham  •  Gary Sweet  •  Timothy Spall

Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny 'Spit' Spiteri and reformed gangster turned restaurateur Dabba, he finds out the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Teplitzky
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  David Wenham  •  Gary Sweet  •  Timothy Spall

The Debt (2010)

Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be the doctor has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Sam Worthington  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Tom Wilkinson

Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be the doctor has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Sam Worthington  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Tom Wilkinson

Love and Distrust (2010)

This collection of five short films artfully portrays desire's ability to both empower and destroy those who encounter it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lorraine Bracco  •  Warner Loughlin  •  Eric Kmetz  •  Diana Valentine  •  Daisy Gili  •  Darcy Yuille
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Franco  •  Amy Adams  •  Dawn Anderson

This collection of five short films artfully portrays desire's ability to both empower and destroy those who encounter it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lorraine Bracco  •  Warner Loughlin  •  Eric Kmetz  •  Diana Valentine  •  Daisy Gili  •  Darcy Yuille
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Franco  •  Amy Adams  •  Dawn Anderson

Paper Planes (2014)

Dylan discovers he has a talent for making paper planes. He has a chance to compete in a world championship, but he'll have to face bullies and self-doubt to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Connolly
CAST:  Ed Oxenbould  •  Sam Worthington  •  Deborah Mailman  •  Nicholas Bakopoulos-Cooke

Dylan discovers he has a talent for making paper planes. He has a chance to compete in a world championship, but he'll have to face bullies and self-doubt to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Connolly
CAST:  Ed Oxenbould  •  Sam Worthington  •  Deborah Mailman  •  Nicholas Bakopoulos-Cooke

Avatar 4 (2026)

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DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Sam Worthington  •  Stephen Lang  •  Sigourney Weaver

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DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Sam Worthington  •  Stephen Lang  •  Sigourney Weaver

The Keeping Room (2014)

In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barber
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sam Worthington  •  Brit Marling  •  Muna Otaru

In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barber
CAST:  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sam Worthington  •  Brit Marling  •  Muna Otaru

Everest (2015)

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Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Jason Clarke  •  Josh Brolin  •  John Hawkes  •  Jake Gyllenhaal

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Jason Clarke  •  Josh Brolin  •  John Hawkes  •  Jake Gyllenhaal

Sabotage (2014)

John "Breacher" Wharton leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done – until, one-by-one, the team members mysteriously ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ayer
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Sam Worthington  •  Mireille Enos  •  Joe Manganiello

John "Breacher" Wharton leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done – until, one-by-one, the team members mysteriously ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ayer
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Sam Worthington  •  Mireille Enos  •  Joe Manganiello

A Fairytale of the City (2006)

A Fairytale of the City explores both the light and dark shades of human experience. You will be taken on the journey of a raw, luminous Girl fleeing from the cruel confines of her childhood past. The beautiful imagery of this film and its intriguing characters ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vanessa Caswill
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Maeve Dermody  •  Marea Burton  •  Peter Barry

A Fairytale of the City explores both the light and dark shades of human experience. You will be taken on the journey of a raw, luminous Girl fleeing from the cruel confines of her childhood past. The beautiful imagery of this film and its intriguing characters ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vanessa Caswill
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Maeve Dermody  •  Marea Burton  •  Peter Barry

Capturing Avatar (2010)

Capturing Avatar is a feature length behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Avatar. It uses footage from the film's development, as well as stock footage from as far back as the production of Titanic in 1995. Also included are numerous interviews with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  James Cameron  •  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Jon Landau

Capturing Avatar is a feature length behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Avatar. It uses footage from the film's development, as well as stock footage from as far back as the production of Titanic in 1995. Also included are numerous interviews with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  James Cameron  •  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Jon Landau

Drift (2013)

In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan O'Neill  •  Ben Nott
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Myles Pollard  •  Xavier Samuel  •  Lesley-Ann Brandt

In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan O'Neill  •  Ben Nott
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Myles Pollard  •  Xavier Samuel  •  Lesley-Ann Brandt

Avatar 3 (2024)

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DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Stephen Lang  •  Sigourney Weaver

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DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Stephen Lang  •  Sigourney Weaver

Fink! (2005)

In this shoot-'em-up from Down Under, two ex-con assassins take down the wrong target and all hell ensues. With their covers about to be blown -- and their target alive and kicking -- the guys need to make things right fast or more heads will roll.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Boyle
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Steve Bastoni  •  John Boxer  •  Jason Crewes

In this shoot-'em-up from Down Under, two ex-con assassins take down the wrong target and all hell ensues. With their covers about to be blown -- and their target alive and kicking -- the guys need to make things right fast or more heads will roll.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Boyle
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Steve Bastoni  •  John Boxer  •  Jason Crewes

Man on a Ledge (2012)

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An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asger Leth
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jamie Bell  •  Ed Harris

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asger Leth
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jamie Bell  •  Ed Harris
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