Jay Baruchel

Jonathan Adam Saunders "Jay" Baruchel (born April 9, 1982) is a Canadian actor. He has had a successful career in comedy films, and has appeared in such box office successes as Million Dollar Baby, Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, and How to Train Your Dragon, as well as the films She's Out of My League, The Trotsky, and The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jay Baruchel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

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As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois  •  Chris Sanders
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Gerard Butler  •  Craig Ferguson  •  America Ferrera

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

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The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Jonah Hill  •  Cate Blanchett

Almost Famous (2000)

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In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater—fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Billy Crudup  •  Frances McDormand  •  Jason Lee

Knocked Up (2007)

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For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Leslie Mann  •  Paul Rudd

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

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Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Hilary Swank  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jay Baruchel

Nemesis Game (2003)

Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she solves lead to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Warn
CAST:  Carly Pope  •  Ian McShane  •  Adrian Paul  •  Rena Owen

The Rules of Attraction (2002)

The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Avary
CAST:  James Van Der Beek  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Ian Somerhalder  •  Jessica Biel

Fanboys (2009)

In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Newman
CAST:  Sam Huntington  •  Chris Marquette  •  Dan Fogler  •  Jay Baruchel

Popular Mechanics for Kids: Lightning and Other Forces of Nature (2006)

Watch out for lightning! Mother Nature unleashes her spectacular natural phenomena as Elisha, Jay, Tyler and Vanessa witness the inner workings of Niagara Falls; an actual lightning storm; and try to get out of the way of an avalanche.  (more)

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CAST:  Elisha Cuthbert  •  Jay Baruchel  •  Charles Powell  •  Vanessa Lengies

Good Neighbours (2011)

Takes place in 1995, the year of the second referendum on the separation of Quebec. In the dead of winter, a serial killer is on the loose in the small Montreal neighborhood of Notre Dame de Grace. The tenants of an old apartment house must figure out who they can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Tierney
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Scott Speedman  •  Emily Hampshire  •  Gary Farmer

The Art of the Steal (2013)

Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some chapters of his own past as well.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Sobol
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jay Baruchel  •  Matt Dillon  •  Katheryn Winnick

Don Peyote (2014)

An ordinary guy delves deep into counterculture, conspiracy theories and the like as he tries to discern the structure of society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Fogler  •  Michael Canzoniero
CAST:  Dan Fogler  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Jay Baruchel  •  Dean Winters

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Craig Ferguson  •  Gerard Butler  •  America Ferrera

RoboCop (2014)

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Padilha
CAST:  Joel Kinnaman  •  Gary Oldman  •  Michael Keaton  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Book of Dragons (2011)

So you want to be a dragon trainer do you? Prepare yourself for adventure, excitement and training as Hiccup, Astrid, Toothless and Gobber tell the legend behind the Book of Dragons and reveal insider training secrets about new, never-before-seen dragons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Hickner
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Jim Cummings  •  Craig Ferguson  •  America Ferrera

This Is the End (2013)

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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Rogen  •  Evan Goldberg
CAST:  James Franco  •  Jonah Hill  •  Seth Rogen  •  Jay Baruchel

Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury (2011)

The Viking town of Berk, now enjoying its new alliance with the dragons, is preparing for its annual winter holiday of Snoggletog. However, that spirit is threatened when all the dragons, except Toothless who needs Hiccup to help him, suddenly fly away for some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Owens
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Gerard Butler  •  Craig Ferguson  •  America Ferrera

Goon (2012)

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Doug Glatt, a slacker who discovers he has a talent for brawling is approached by a minor league hockey coach and invited to join the team as the "muscle." Despite the fact that Glatt can't skate his best friend, Pat, convinces him to give it a shot, and Glatt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Seann William Scott  •  Jay Baruchel  •  Alison Pill  •  Liev Schreiber

Cosmopolis (2012)

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Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo during a riot in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's life begins to crumble.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Sarah Gadon  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Paul Giamatti

Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon (2010)

The film follows Hiccup and his young fellows accompanying their mentor, Gobber, on a quest to kill the legendary Boneknapper Dragon. An extra that accompanies the film "How to Train Your Dragon".  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Puglisi
CAST:  Kevin Michael Richardson  •  Jay Baruchel  •  Gerard Butler  •  Craig Ferguson
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