Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan ( born 8 December 1976) is an English actor. He has received international attention from playing Merry in Peter Jackson's adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and for his role as Charlie Pace on the television show Lost.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

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Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Danny Huston  •  Will.i.am

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Danny Huston  •  Will.i.am

Hostile Waters (1997)

Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Drury
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Martin Sheen  •  Max von Sydow  •  Colm Feore

Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Drury
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Martin Sheen  •  Max von Sydow  •  Colm Feore

Detention (2011)

As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kahn
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  Dane Cook  •  Spencer Locke  •  Parker Bagley

As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kahn
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  Dane Cook  •  Spencer Locke  •  Parker Bagley

Pet (2016)

A man bumps into an old crush and becomes obsessed. After several failed attempts at winning her over, he kidnaps her and holds her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carles Torrens
CAST:  Dominic Monaghan  •  Ksenia Solo  •  Nathan Parsons  •  Jennette McCurdy

A man bumps into an old crush and becomes obsessed. After several failed attempts at winning her over, he kidnaps her and holds her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carles Torrens
CAST:  Dominic Monaghan  •  Ksenia Solo  •  Nathan Parsons  •  Jennette McCurdy

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism (2015)

An orphan who practices hypnosis faces off against a bank robber who wants her book on the art form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher N. Rowley
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Raffey Cassidy  •  Joan Collins

An orphan who practices hypnosis faces off against a bank robber who wants her book on the art form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher N. Rowley
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Raffey Cassidy  •  Joan Collins

Atomica (2017)

In the near future, when communications go offline at a remote nuclear power plant isolated in the desert, a young safety inspector, Abby Dixon, is forced to fly out to bring them back online. Once inside the facility, mysterious clues and strange behaviors cause ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dagen Merrill
CAST:  Tom Sizemore  •  Sarah Habel  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Phil Austin

In the near future, when communications go offline at a remote nuclear power plant isolated in the desert, a young safety inspector, Abby Dixon, is forced to fly out to bring them back online. Once inside the facility, mysterious clues and strange behaviors cause ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dagen Merrill
CAST:  Tom Sizemore  •  Sarah Habel  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Phil Austin

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journey of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle begins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Adam Driver  •  Oscar Isaac

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journey of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle begins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Adam Driver  •  Oscar Isaac

This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)

This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Richards
CAST:  Alun Armstrong  •  Richard Ridings  •  John Duttine  •  James Laurenson

This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Richards
CAST:  Alun Armstrong  •  Richard Ridings  •  John Duttine  •  James Laurenson

The Millionaire Tour (2012)

Impressive debut feature from writer director Inon Shampanier. A man needs to convince his kidknappers that they have got the wrong person before they deliver him to his death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Inon Shampanier
CAST:  Dominic Monaghan  •  Jordan Belfi  •  Rick Gomez  •  Bruce Davison

Impressive debut feature from writer director Inon Shampanier. A man needs to convince his kidknappers that they have got the wrong person before they deliver him to his death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Inon Shampanier
CAST:  Dominic Monaghan  •  Jordan Belfi  •  Rick Gomez  •  Bruce Davison

The Day (2011)

Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Aarniokoski
CAST:  Shawn Ashmore  •  Ashley Bell  •  Michael Eklund  •  Cory Hardrict

Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Aarniokoski
CAST:  Shawn Ashmore  •  Ashley Bell  •  Michael Eklund  •  Cory Hardrict

Soldiers of Fortune (2012)

Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maksim Korostyshevsky
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Ving Rhames  •  Colm Meaney  •  Freddy Rodríguez

Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maksim Korostyshevsky
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Ving Rhames  •  Colm Meaney  •  Freddy Rodríguez

I Sell the Dead (2008)

18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy. Before long, Arthur spills the beans on how he got started in the grim corpse ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn McQuaid
CAST:  Dominic Monaghan  •  Ron Perlman  •  John Speredakos  •  Brenda Cooney

18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy. Before long, Arthur spills the beans on how he got started in the grim corpse ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn McQuaid
CAST:  Dominic Monaghan  •  Ron Perlman  •  John Speredakos  •  Brenda Cooney

Shooting Livien (2005)

A dark psychological drama, Shooting Livien explores the inner psyche of John Livien, a disillusioned New York musician who deals with a childhood trauma by claiming an alter ego. His band on the brink of success, fantasy becomes dangerously blurred with reality as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Cook
CAST:  Jason Behr  •  Sarah Wynter  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Joshua Leonard

A dark psychological drama, Shooting Livien explores the inner psyche of John Livien, a disillusioned New York musician who deals with a childhood trauma by claiming an alter ego. His band on the brink of success, fantasy becomes dangerously blurred with reality as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Cook
CAST:  Jason Behr  •  Sarah Wynter  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Joshua Leonard

The Purifiers (2005)

The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to maintain the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Jobson
CAST:  Kevin McKidd  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Gordon Alexander  •  Rachel Grant

The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to maintain the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Jobson
CAST:  Kevin McKidd  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Gordon Alexander  •  Rachel Grant

Spivs (2004)

Jack, Steve and Goat are East-End Spivs. They spend their time wheeling and dealing wherever and whenever they can. It's not until Jack and the others get involved with a guy called Villa, and they are landed with a big payday they have been waiting for, when they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Teague
CAST:  Ken Stott  •  Nick Moran  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Kate Ashfield

Jack, Steve and Goat are East-End Spivs. They spend their time wheeling and dealing wherever and whenever they can. It's not until Jack and the others get involved with a guy called Villa, and they are landed with a big payday they have been waiting for, when they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Teague
CAST:  Ken Stott  •  Nick Moran  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Kate Ashfield

Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! (2004)

The documentary looks at the rise to celebrity status of NZ actor and musician Bret McKenzie, who appeared for 3 seconds as an extra in "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", during the Council of Elrond scene. His brief appearance sparked a huge ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Clarke  •  Nick Booth  •  Stan Alley
CAST:  Bret McKenzie  •  Peter Jackson  •  Jemaine Clement  •  Elijah Wood

The documentary looks at the rise to celebrity status of NZ actor and musician Bret McKenzie, who appeared for 3 seconds as an extra in "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", during the Council of Elrond scene. His brief appearance sparked a huge ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Clarke  •  Nick Booth  •  Stan Alley
CAST:  Bret McKenzie  •  Peter Jackson  •  Jemaine Clement  •  Elijah Wood

Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

A documentary about the influences on Tolkien, covering in brief his childhood and how he detested the onslaught of industry through the idyllic countryside, moving on to describe his fighting experience from WWI, and closing with a look at the Finnish inspiration ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Kors
CAST:  John Rhys-Davies  •  Sean Astin  •  Elijah Wood  •  Orlando Bloom

A documentary about the influences on Tolkien, covering in brief his childhood and how he detested the onslaught of industry through the idyllic countryside, moving on to describe his fighting experience from WWI, and closing with a look at the Finnish inspiration ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Kors
CAST:  John Rhys-Davies  •  Sean Astin  •  Elijah Wood  •  Orlando Bloom
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