Matt Ross

Matthew Brandon "Matt" Ross (born January 3, 1970) is an American actor and director best known for his role as Alby Grant in the HBO series, Big Love. Description above from the Wikipedia article Matt Ross, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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American Psycho (2000)

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A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

Down with Love (2003)

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In 1962 New York City, love blossoms between a playboy journalist and a feminist advice author.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Sarah Paulson  •  David Hyde Pierce

In 1962 New York City, love blossoms between a playboy journalist and a feminist advice author.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Sarah Paulson  •  David Hyde Pierce

Dust (2001)

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. In the New York storyline, Edge hunts for Angela's gold to pay back a debt, and gradually grows closer to her. In the Macedonian story, the brothers end up fighting for opposite sides of a revolution, with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  David Wenham  •  Adrian Lester  •  Nikolina Kujača

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. In the New York storyline, Edge hunts for Angela's gold to pay back a debt, and gradually grows closer to her. In the Macedonian story, the brothers end up fighting for opposite sides of a revolution, with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  David Wenham  •  Adrian Lester  •  Nikolina Kujača

Face/Off (1997)

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Sean Archer, a very tough, rugged FBI Agent. Who is still grieving for his dead son Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is his sworn enemy, a very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. One day, Archer has finally cornered Castor, however, their fight has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Joan Allen  •  Dominique Swain

Sean Archer, a very tough, rugged FBI Agent. Who is still grieving for his dead son Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is his sworn enemy, a very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. One day, Archer has finally cornered Castor, however, their fight has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Joan Allen  •  Dominique Swain

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

The story of journalist Edward R. Murrow's stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  David Strathairn  •  Alex Borstein  •  Rose Abdoo

The story of journalist Edward R. Murrow's stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  David Strathairn  •  Alex Borstein  •  Rose Abdoo

Just Visiting (2001)

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Christina Applegate  •  Christian Clavier  •  Matt Ross

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Christina Applegate  •  Christian Clavier  •  Matt Ross

Last Holiday (2006)

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  LL Cool J  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Giancarlo Esposito

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  LL Cool J  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Pushing Tin (1999)

Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Angelina Jolie

Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Angelina Jolie

The Aviator (2004)

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A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Cate Blanchett  •  John C. Reilly  •  Kate Beckinsale

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Cate Blanchett  •  John C. Reilly  •  Kate Beckinsale

The Last Days of Disco (1998)

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Chloë Sevigny  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Chris Eigeman  •  Mackenzie Astin

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Chloë Sevigny  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Chris Eigeman  •  Mackenzie Astin

Twelve Monkeys (1995)

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In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Brad Pitt  •  Christopher Plummer

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Brad Pitt  •  Christopher Plummer

PCU (1994)

Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hart Bochner
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Chris Young  •  Megan Ward  •  Jon Favreau

Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hart Bochner
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Chris Young  •  Megan Ward  •  Jon Favreau

Ring of Fire (2013)

“Ring of Fire” recounts June’s meteoric rise to fame with The Carter Family, considered the First Family of country music, before breaking out on her own to perform, when she would become a legend in her own right. Taking a personal look at June’s first two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison Anders
CAST:  Jewel  •  Matt Ross  •  Frances Conroy  •  Justin Price

“Ring of Fire” recounts June’s meteoric rise to fame with The Carter Family, considered the First Family of country music, before breaking out on her own to perform, when she would become a legend in her own right. Taking a personal look at June’s first two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison Anders
CAST:  Jewel  •  Matt Ross  •  Frances Conroy  •  Justin Price

28 Hotel Rooms (2012)

While traveling for work in a city far from their homes, a novelist and a corporate accountant find themselves in bed together. Although she’s married, and he’s seeing someone, their intense attraction turns a one-night stand into an unexpected relationship and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Chris Messina  •  Marin Ireland  •  Robert Deamer  •  Anne H. Wilson

While traveling for work in a city far from their homes, a novelist and a corporate accountant find themselves in bed together. Although she’s married, and he’s seeing someone, their intense attraction turns a one-night stand into an unexpected relationship and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Chris Messina  •  Marin Ireland  •  Robert Deamer  •  Anne H. Wilson

Buffalo Soldiers (1998)

They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' Native-American foes do not. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Glynn Turman  •  Carl Lumbly

They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' Native-American foes do not. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Glynn Turman  •  Carl Lumbly

Company Man (2000)

Set in the 1960's, a school teacher pretends to be a CIA spy to get his nagging wife off his back. He helps a Russian ballet dancer defect and is then sent to Cuba to locate "Agent X" for the CIA.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas McGrath  •  Peter Askin
CAST:  Reathel Bean  •  Harriet Koppel  •  Douglas McGrath  •  Sigourney Weaver

Set in the 1960's, a school teacher pretends to be a CIA spy to get his nagging wife off his back. He helps a Russian ballet dancer defect and is then sent to Cuba to locate "Agent X" for the CIA.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas McGrath  •  Peter Askin
CAST:  Reathel Bean  •  Harriet Koppel  •  Douglas McGrath  •  Sigourney Weaver

Turn the River (2008)

A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eigeman
CAST:  Famke Janssen  •  Rip Torn  •  Matt Ross  •  Lois Smith

A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eigeman
CAST:  Famke Janssen  •  Rip Torn  •  Matt Ross  •  Lois Smith

Captain Fantastic (2016)

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A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  George MacKay  •  Samantha Isler  •  Annalise Basso

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  George MacKay  •  Samantha Isler  •  Annalise Basso

Ed's Next Move (1996)

Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a quirky singer. She's just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John C. Walsh
CAST:  Matt Ross  •  Catherine Curtin  •  Callie Thorne  •  Will Arnett

Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a quirky singer. She's just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John C. Walsh
CAST:  Matt Ross  •  Catherine Curtin  •  Callie Thorne  •  Will Arnett

You Are Here (1997)

After getting laid-off, a businessman accepts his boss' offer of a week at his gorgeous country estate. On a whim, the businessman asks a casual acquaintance (at whom he frequently waves while en route to work) to join him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Rooney
CAST:  Robert Knepper  •  Jenny Robertson  •  Reed Birney  •  Kathleen Dennehy

After getting laid-off, a businessman accepts his boss' offer of a week at his gorgeous country estate. On a whim, the businessman asks a casual acquaintance (at whom he frequently waves while en route to work) to join him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Rooney
CAST:  Robert Knepper  •  Jenny Robertson  •  Reed Birney  •  Kathleen Dennehy
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