Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton (born 23 June 1974) is an Australian actor, director, writer, and producer. He has appeared in the films Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), Warrior (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Great Gatsby (2013), Black Mass (2015), Loving (2016), It Comes at Night (2017), and Red Sparrow (2018) and The King (2019). In 2015, Edgerton received a nomination for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film for The Gift, a psychological horror-thriller film Edgerton wrote, directed, co-produced, and in which he co-starred. Edgerton garnered further critical acclaim for his performance as Richard Loving in the 2016 historical drama Loving, for which he received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. In 2018, he wrote, directed and starred in the drama Boy Erased, about gay conversion therapy. In 2019, he starred and co-wrote The King.

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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

FuturisticTragicAdventurousViolent

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

The Great Gatsby (2013)

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An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Carey Mulligan  •  Joel Edgerton

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Carey Mulligan  •  Joel Edgerton

King Arthur (2004)

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mads Mikkelsen

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mads Mikkelsen

Kinky Boots (2005)

Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Charles has a chance encounter with the flamboyant drag queen cabaret singer Lola and everything ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Sarah-Jane Potts  •  Nick Frost

Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Charles has a chance encounter with the flamboyant drag queen cabaret singer Lola and everything ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Sarah-Jane Potts  •  Nick Frost

Ned Kelly (2003)

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After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Naomi Watts

After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Naomi Watts

Race the Sun (1996)

A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles T. Kanganis
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Casey Affleck  •  Jim Belushi  •  Eliza Dushku

A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles T. Kanganis
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Casey Affleck  •  Jim Belushi  •  Eliza Dushku

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Christopher Lee

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Christopher Lee

The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello (2005)

Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Lucas
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Helmut Bakaitis  •  Tommy Dysart  •  Jude Beaumont

Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Lucas
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Helmut Bakaitis  •  Tommy Dysart  •  Jude Beaumont

Smokin' Aces (2006)

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When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Ray Liotta  •  Joseph Ruskin  •  Alex Rocco

When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Ray Liotta  •  Joseph Ruskin  •  Alex Rocco

Fighting Fear (2011)

Told through the eyes of two friends Big Wave Pro-surfer Mark Mathews and MMA fighter Richie 'Vas' Vaculik.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Macario De Souza
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Mick Fanning  •  Mark Mathews  •  B.J. Penn

Told through the eyes of two friends Big Wave Pro-surfer Mark Mathews and MMA fighter Richie 'Vas' Vaculik.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Macario De Souza
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Mick Fanning  •  Mark Mathews  •  B.J. Penn

The Captain (2013)

Taika Waititi plays a hungover plane captain who wakes up to discover he's done a very bad thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nash Edgerton  •  Spencer Susser
CAST:  Taika Waititi  •  Nash Edgerton  •  David Michôd  •  Joel Edgerton

Taika Waititi plays a hungover plane captain who wakes up to discover he's done a very bad thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nash Edgerton  •  Spencer Susser
CAST:  Taika Waititi  •  Nash Edgerton  •  David Michôd  •  Joel Edgerton

Midnight Special (2016)

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Adam Driver

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Adam Driver

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

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The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Aaron Paul  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Aaron Paul  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley

Felony (2013)

Three detectives become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in critical condition. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to disguise and unravel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Saville
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Jai Courtney  •  Melissa George  •  Tom Wilkinson

Three detectives become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in critical condition. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to disguise and unravel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Saville
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Jai Courtney  •  Melissa George  •  Tom Wilkinson

The Three Stooges (2000)

A biography of the Three Stooges, in which their careers and rise to fame is shown throughout the eyes of their leader, Moe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Paul Ben-Victor  •  Evan Handler  •  John Kassir  •  Michael Chiklis

A biography of the Three Stooges, in which their careers and rise to fame is shown throughout the eyes of their leader, Moe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Paul Ben-Victor  •  Evan Handler  •  John Kassir  •  Michael Chiklis

Jane Got a Gun (2015)

After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang eventually tracks him down to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Ewan McGregor

After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang eventually tracks him down to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Ewan McGregor

Never Tell Me Never (1998)

This is the story of Janine Shepard, a world class skier faced with tragedy, being hit by a car and being told she will never walk again.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Elfick
CAST:  Claudia Karvan  •  Michael Caton  •  John Howard  •  Diane Craig

This is the story of Janine Shepard, a world class skier faced with tragedy, being hit by a car and being told she will never walk again.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Elfick
CAST:  Claudia Karvan  •  Michael Caton  •  John Howard  •  Diane Craig

Gate (2000)

A whodunnit on a sheepstation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Carstairs
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Tony Ryan  •  Brett Wood

A whodunnit on a sheepstation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Carstairs
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Tony Ryan  •  Brett Wood

Saturn's Return (2001)

Barney and Dimi are young men in love and are on a trip to visit Dan, Barney's dying father. Dan is planning his suicide and wants Barney there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wenona Byrne
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Damian Walshe-Howling  •  Harold Hopkins  •  Tina Bursill

Barney and Dimi are young men in love and are on a trip to visit Dan, Barney's dying father. Dan is planning his suicide and wants Barney there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wenona Byrne
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Damian Walshe-Howling  •  Harold Hopkins  •  Tina Bursill

Sample People (2000)

Sample People is an upbeat dramatic thriller that follows four groups of Sydney-siders as they seek escape routes over one sweltering weekend. 'Len the dreamer' who stutters shyly just wants the gorgeous DJ Lush Puppy. Sem is a funky musician who has a premonition ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clinton Smith
CAST:  Kylie Minogue  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Simon Lyndon

Sample People is an upbeat dramatic thriller that follows four groups of Sydney-siders as they seek escape routes over one sweltering weekend. 'Len the dreamer' who stutters shyly just wants the gorgeous DJ Lush Puppy. Sem is a funky musician who has a premonition ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clinton Smith
CAST:  Kylie Minogue  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Simon Lyndon
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