Famke Janssen

A Dutch actress, director, screenwriter, and former fashion model. She is known for playing the villainous Bond girl Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye (1995), Jean Grey/Phoenix in the X-Men film series (2000–2013), and Lenore Mills in Taken (2008), and its sequel, Taken 2 (2012). In 2008, she was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for Integrity by United Nations. She made her directorial debut with Bringing Up Bobby in 2011. [Source: Wikipedia]

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Taken (2008)

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While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his best years ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Morel
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Famke Janssen  •  Maggie Grace  •  Katie Cassidy

While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his best years ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Morel
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Famke Janssen  •  Maggie Grace  •  Katie Cassidy

Celebrity (1998)

The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one lavish party to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Judy Davis  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Leonardo DiCaprio

The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one lavish party to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Judy Davis  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Leonardo DiCaprio

Deep Rising (1998)

A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Famke Janssen  •  Anthony Heald  •  Kevin J. O'Connor

A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Famke Janssen  •  Anthony Heald  •  Kevin J. O'Connor

Don't Say a Word (2001)

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Bean  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Skye McCole Bartusiak

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Bean  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Skye McCole Bartusiak

Eulogy (2004)

A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Clancy
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Glenne Headly

A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Clancy
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Glenne Headly

Hide and Seek (2005)

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Polson
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Famke Janssen  •  Elisabeth Shue

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Polson
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Famke Janssen  •  Elisabeth Shue

House on Haunted Hill (1999)

A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Famke Janssen  •  Taye Diggs  •  Peter Gallagher

A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Famke Janssen  •  Taye Diggs  •  Peter Gallagher

I Spy (2002)

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Owen Wilson  •  Famke Janssen  •  Keith Dallas

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Owen Wilson  •  Famke Janssen  •  Keith Dallas

Monument Ave. (1998)

Bobby O'Grady is a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even from their and Teddy's relatives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Ian Hart  •  Jason Barry  •  Lenny Clarke

Bobby O'Grady is a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even from their and Teddy's relatives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Ian Hart  •  Jason Barry  •  Lenny Clarke

Rounders (1998)

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)

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In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for California, and his mother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tod Williams
CAST:  Adrian Grenier  •  Clark Gregg  •  Aleksa Palladino  •  Margaret Colin

In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for California, and his mother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tod Williams
CAST:  Adrian Grenier  •  Clark Gregg  •  Aleksa Palladino  •  Margaret Colin

The Faculty (1998)

When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jordana Brewster  •  Elijah Wood  •  Clea DuVall  •  Laura Harris

When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jordana Brewster  •  Elijah Wood  •  Clea DuVall  •  Laura Harris

The Gingerbread Man (1998)

Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Daryl Hannah

Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Daryl Hannah

X-Men (2000)

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Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Ian McKellen  •  Famke Janssen

Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Ian McKellen  •  Famke Janssen

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men—led by Professor Charles Xavier—and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organised under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Halle Berry  •  Ian McKellen  •  Patrick Stewart

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men—led by Professor Charles Xavier—and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organised under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Halle Berry  •  Ian McKellen  •  Patrick Stewart

X2 (2003)

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses—Magneto and Mystique—to unhinge Stryker's scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Ian McKellen  •  Halle Berry

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses—Magneto and Mystique—to unhinge Stryker's scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Ian McKellen  •  Halle Berry

GoldenEye (1995)

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When a powerful satellite system falls into the hands of Alec Trevelyan, AKA Agent 006, a former ally-turned-enemy, only James Bond can save the world from an awesome space weapon that -- in one short pulse -- could destroy the earth! As Bond squares off against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sean Bean  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  Famke Janssen

When a powerful satellite system falls into the hands of Alec Trevelyan, AKA Agent 006, a former ally-turned-enemy, only James Bond can save the world from an awesome space weapon that -- in one short pulse -- could destroy the earth! As Bond squares off against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sean Bean  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  Famke Janssen

Circus (2000)

Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder on tape, saying ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Walker
CAST:  John Hannah  •  Famke Janssen  •  Peter Stormare  •  Eddie Izzard

Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder on tape, saying ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Walker
CAST:  John Hannah  •  Famke Janssen  •  Peter Stormare  •  Eddie Izzard

Made (2001)

Two aspiring boxers and lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Jon Favreau  •  Sean Combs  •  Famke Janssen

Two aspiring boxers and lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Jon Favreau  •  Sean Combs  •  Famke Janssen

Lord of Illusions (1995)

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  J. Trevor Edmond  •  Daniel von Bargen  •  Kevin J. O'Connor  •  Joseph Latimore

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  J. Trevor Edmond  •  Daniel von Bargen  •  Kevin J. O'Connor  •  Joseph Latimore
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