Scott Cooper

Scott Cooper (born April 20, 1970) is an American writer-director and former actor. His directorial career began with the award-winning "Crazy Heart" (2009), starring Jeff Bridges. He has gone on to write and direct such films as "Out of the Furnace" (2013) and "Hostiles" (2017), both starring Christian Bale, and "Black Mass" (2015), starring Johnny Depp.

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

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When diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo,’ Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself - with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell - to stop the dastardly plan. Once there, Austin faces off against Dr ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Heather Graham  •  Michael York  •  Robert Wagner

When diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo,’ Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself - with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell - to stop the dastardly plan. Once there, Austin faces off against Dr ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Heather Graham  •  Michael York  •  Robert Wagner

For Sale By Owner (2009)

One man's journey to find his past leads him to discover the secret to one of America's most haunting mysteries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert J. Wilson
CAST:  Scott Cooper  •  Rachel Nichols  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Tom Skerritt

One man's journey to find his past leads him to discover the secret to one of America's most haunting mysteries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert J. Wilson
CAST:  Scott Cooper  •  Rachel Nichols  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Tom Skerritt

Water Under the Bridge (2003)

As a youngster, Jake O'Connor witnessed the sight of his best friend lying dead and his father wielding a shotgun. Trying to gain closure, Jake returns home to find the truth about what really happened that fateful night. Incognito, he moves into an apartment owned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Brigham
CAST:  Scott Cooper  •  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Tommy Hinkley  •  Theresa Russell

As a youngster, Jake O'Connor witnessed the sight of his best friend lying dead and his father wielding a shotgun. Trying to gain closure, Jake returns home to find the truth about what really happened that fateful night. Incognito, he moves into an apartment owned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Brigham
CAST:  Scott Cooper  •  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Tommy Hinkley  •  Theresa Russell

Out of the Furnace (2013)

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Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Zoe Saldaña  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sam Shepard

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Zoe Saldaña  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sam Shepard

Get Low (2009)

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Schneider
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Robert Duvall  •  Lucas Black

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Schneider
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Robert Duvall  •  Lucas Black

Rain (2003)

A German Shepherd Dog named Rain is trained to fight in the Vietnam War and his intelligence and courage in the face of adversity wins the respect and loyalty of his platoon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert J. Wilson
CAST:  Scott Cooper  •  Pamela Moore Somers  •  Ashley Edner  •  Susan Dey

A German Shepherd Dog named Rain is trained to fight in the Vietnam War and his intelligence and courage in the face of adversity wins the respect and loyalty of his platoon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert J. Wilson
CAST:  Scott Cooper  •  Pamela Moore Somers  •  Ashley Edner  •  Susan Dey

Crazy Heart (2009)

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When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake—an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend—they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Robert Duvall  •  Colin Farrell

When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake—an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend—they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Robert Duvall  •  Colin Farrell

Takedown (2000)

Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and an ex-hacker, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Chappelle
CAST:  Skeet Ulrich  •  Angela Featherstone  •  Donal Logue  •  Christopher McDonald

Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and an ex-hacker, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Chappelle
CAST:  Skeet Ulrich  •  Angela Featherstone  •  Donal Logue  •  Christopher McDonald

Black Mass (2015)

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The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Dakota Johnson

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Dakota Johnson

Hostiles (2017)

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Wes Studi  •  Jesse Plemons

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Wes Studi  •  Jesse Plemons

Antlers (2021)

A small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff, discover a young student is harbouring a dangerous secret that could have frightening consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Keri Russell  •  Jesse Plemons  •  Jeremy Thomas  •  Graham Greene

A small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff, discover a young student is harbouring a dangerous secret that could have frightening consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Keri Russell  •  Jesse Plemons  •  Jeremy Thomas  •  Graham Greene

Broken Trail: The Making of a Legendary Western (2006)

A documentary about the making of the 2006 AMC miniseries Broken Trail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Appel
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Walter Hill  •  Alan Geoffrion

A documentary about the making of the 2006 AMC miniseries Broken Trail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Appel
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Walter Hill  •  Alan Geoffrion

The Pale Blue Eye (2022)

West Point, New York, 1830. When a cadet at the burgeoning military academy is found hanged with his heart cut out, the top brass summons former New York City constable Augustus Landor to investigate. While attempting to solve this grisly mystery, the reluctant ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Harry Melling  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Robert Duvall

West Point, New York, 1830. When a cadet at the burgeoning military academy is found hanged with his heart cut out, the top brass summons former New York City constable Augustus Landor to investigate. While attempting to solve this grisly mystery, the reluctant ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Harry Melling  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Robert Duvall