Alex Pettyfer

Alexander Richard "Alex" Pettyfer (born 10 April 1990) is an English actor and model. He appeared in school plays and on television before being cast as Alex Rider, the main character in the 2006 film version of Stormbreaker. Pettyfer was nominated for a Young Artist Award and an Empire Award for his role.He has been seen as a model in several advertising campaigns for Burberry.His next two starring roles were in the 2011 films I Am Number Four, a science fiction action adventure, and Beastly, a modernised retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alex Pettyfer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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In Time (2011)

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In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Justin Timberlake  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Olivia Wilde

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Justin Timberlake  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Olivia Wilde

Stormbreaker (2006)

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Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a new computer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Sarah Bolger  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Stephen Fry  •  Damian Lewis

Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a new computer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Sarah Bolger  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Stephen Fry  •  Damian Lewis

Endless Love (2014)

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A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shana Feste
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Gabriella Wilde  •  Robert Patrick  •  Rhys Wakefield

A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shana Feste
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Gabriella Wilde  •  Robert Patrick  •  Rhys Wakefield

The Butler (2013)

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A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Daniels
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  David Banner  •  Michael Rainey Jr.  •  LaJessie Smith

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Daniels
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  David Banner  •  Michael Rainey Jr.  •  LaJessie Smith

Magic Mike (2012)

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Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Olivia Munn  •  Cody Horn

Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Olivia Munn  •  Cody Horn

Back Roads (2019)

A young man cares for his younger sisters after their mother is imprisoned for murdering their abusive father. When he strikes up an affair with a married woman, long-dormant family secrets bubble to the surface.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Pettyfer
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Jennifer Morrison  •  Nicola Peltz  •  June Carryl

A young man cares for his younger sisters after their mother is imprisoned for murdering their abusive father. When he strikes up an affair with a married woman, long-dormant family secrets bubble to the surface.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Pettyfer
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Jennifer Morrison  •  Nicola Peltz  •  June Carryl

I Am Number Four (2011)

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A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D. J. Caruso
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Teresa Palmer  •  Dianna Agron

A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D. J. Caruso
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Teresa Palmer  •  Dianna Agron

Beastly (2011)

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barnz
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Dakota Johnson  •  Erik Knudsen  •  Mary-Kate Olsen

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Barnz
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Dakota Johnson  •  Erik Knudsen  •  Mary-Kate Olsen

Tormented (2009)

Darren Mullet, a bullied asthmatic, is driven to suicide by his tormented life - ignored by his parents, ridiculed by his teachers and bullied at school. He returns from the dead to pay his teenage tormentors a final visit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Wright
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  April Pearson  •  Dimitri Leonidas  •  Calvin A. Dean

Darren Mullet, a bullied asthmatic, is driven to suicide by his tormented life - ignored by his parents, ridiculed by his teachers and bullied at school. He returns from the dead to pay his teenage tormentors a final visit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Wright
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  April Pearson  •  Dimitri Leonidas  •  Calvin A. Dean

Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005)

The determined new headmaster of an English prep school attempts to reform the frequently unruly students, who are tormented by a ruthless bully.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Moore
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Stephen Fry  •  Julian Wadham  •  Jemma Redgrave

The determined new headmaster of an English prep school attempts to reform the frequently unruly students, who are tormented by a ruthless bully.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Moore
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Stephen Fry  •  Julian Wadham  •  Jemma Redgrave

Elvis & Nixon (2016)

In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the President himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liza Johnson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Michael Shannon  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Johnny Knoxville

In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the President himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liza Johnson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Michael Shannon  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Johnny Knoxville

Wild Child (2008)

Sixteen-year-old Poppy has everything her unlimited credit cards can buy, and a spoiled attitude to match. After a final thoughtless prank, her exasperated father ships her off to boarding school in England. There, Poppy meets her match in a stern headmistress and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Moore
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Kimberley Nixon  •  Juno Temple

Sixteen-year-old Poppy has everything her unlimited credit cards can buy, and a spoiled attitude to match. After a final thoughtless prank, her exasperated father ships her off to boarding school in England. There, Poppy meets her match in a stern headmistress and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Moore
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Kimberley Nixon  •  Juno Temple

The Strange Ones (2018)

Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is the feature film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lauren Wolkstein  •  Christopher Radcliff
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  James Freedson-Jackson  •  Emily Althaus  •  Gene Jones

Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is the feature film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lauren Wolkstein  •  Christopher Radcliff
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  James Freedson-Jackson  •  Emily Althaus  •  Gene Jones

The Last Witness (2018)

An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Piotr Szkopiak
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Robert Więckiewicz  •  Talulah Riley  •  Michael Gambon

An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Piotr Szkopiak
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Robert Więckiewicz  •  Talulah Riley  •  Michael Gambon

It's Me, Sugar (2018)

A recounting of the making of 'Some Like It Hot' starring Marilyn Monroe and directed by Billy Wilder - now regarded as one of the great comedies in the history of cinema. During filming, Marilyn was required to knock on a hotel room door and say the line: 'It's me ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Foley
CAST:  Gemma Arterton  •  Adam Brody  •  James Purefoy  •  Sean Foley

A recounting of the making of 'Some Like It Hot' starring Marilyn Monroe and directed by Billy Wilder - now regarded as one of the great comedies in the history of cinema. During filming, Marilyn was required to knock on a hotel room door and say the line: 'It's me ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Foley
CAST:  Gemma Arterton  •  Adam Brody  •  James Purefoy  •  Sean Foley

Warning (2021)

Loneliness, death and the meaning of life, explored through vastly separate lives colliding in interweaving short stories set in future Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agata Alexander
CAST:  Alice Eve  •  Annabel Mullion  •  Annabelle Wallis  •  Thomas Jane

Loneliness, death and the meaning of life, explored through vastly separate lives colliding in interweaving short stories set in future Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agata Alexander
CAST:  Alice Eve  •  Annabel Mullion  •  Annabelle Wallis  •  Thomas Jane

Echo Boomers (2020)

Five post grads figure the best way to get back at the unfair economy and live the life they've always wanted is to steal from the rich and give to themselves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Savoy
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Gilles Geary

Five post grads figure the best way to get back at the unfair economy and live the life they've always wanted is to steal from the rich and give to themselves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Savoy
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Gilles Geary

Hunters In The Dark

28-year-old English school teacher Robert Grieve, who unexpectedly wins a bag full of cash. Adrift in Cambodia and eager for a way out of his life of quiet desperation, he decides to take a journey deeper into the wilder aspects of the country, coming up against a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Evans
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Tzi Ma  •  Ellen Wong

28-year-old English school teacher Robert Grieve, who unexpectedly wins a bag full of cash. Adrift in Cambodia and eager for a way out of his life of quiet desperation, he decides to take a journey deeper into the wilder aspects of the country, coming up against a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Evans
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Tzi Ma  •  Ellen Wong

Forget to Remember

An emotionally vulnerable young man gets tricked into fulfilling a mysterious young woman’s dying wish by taking her on a cross-country road trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dinh
CAST:  Kat Graham  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Macy Gray

An emotionally vulnerable young man gets tricked into fulfilling a mysterious young woman’s dying wish by taking her on a cross-country road trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dinh
CAST:  Kat Graham  •  Alex Pettyfer  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Macy Gray

Phantom of Belgrade

While former Yugoslav president Tito was on an official visit to Cuba in 1979, a citizen of Belgrade stole a white Porsche and for ten straight evenings drove around the city forcing the police on a wild goose chase in the early hours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Pettyfer
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Oliver Masucci

While former Yugoslav president Tito was on an official visit to Cuba in 1979, a citizen of Belgrade stole a white Porsche and for ten straight evenings drove around the city forcing the police on a wild goose chase in the early hours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Pettyfer
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Oliver Masucci
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