Barry Pepper

Barry Robert Pepper is a Canadian actor. He is best known for roles such as Private Daniel Jackson in Saving Private Ryan, Sergeant Michael Strank in Flags of Our Fathers, Dean Stanton in The Green Mile, Roger Maris in 61*, "Lucky" Ned Pepper in True Grit and Jonnie Goodboy Tyler in Battlefield Earth. He has been nominated for three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden Globe Award. In 2011, for his role as Robert F. Kennedy in the miniseries The Kennedys, Pepper won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.

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The Lone Ranger (2013)

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The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Armie Hammer  •  William Fichtner  •  James Badge Dale

The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Armie Hammer  •  William Fichtner  •  James Badge Dale

The Green Mile (1999)

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A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  David Morse

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  David Morse

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

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As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Dennis Farina  •  Max Martini

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Dennis Farina  •  Max Martini

3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004)

A biopic of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr., documenting the driver's career from his earliest days onward and also looking at the family he built along the way. Earnhardt's death in 2001 rocked the sport, but his seven championships and 76 wins made an impact on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Ernest Whitted  •  Andrea Powell

A biopic of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr., documenting the driver's career from his earliest days onward and also looking at the family he built along the way. Earnhardt's death in 2001 rocked the sport, but his seven championships and 76 wins made an impact on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Ernest Whitted  •  Andrea Powell

61* (2001)

In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Crystal
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Thomas Jane  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Richard Masur

In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Crystal
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Thomas Jane  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Richard Masur

25th Hour (2002)

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In New York City in the days following the events of 9/11, Monty Brogan is a convicted drug dealer about to start a seven-year prison sentence, and his final hours of freedom are devoted to hanging out with his closest buddies and trying to prepare his girlfriend ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Barry Pepper  •  Rosario Dawson

In New York City in the days following the events of 9/11, Monty Brogan is a convicted drug dealer about to start a seven-year prison sentence, and his final hours of freedom are devoted to hanging out with his closest buddies and trying to prepare his girlfriend ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Barry Pepper  •  Rosario Dawson

Enemy of the State (1998)

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A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

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There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen - John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes - who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Adam Beach  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Paul Walker

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen - John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes - who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Adam Beach  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Paul Walker

Knockaround Guys (2001)

Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Andy Davoli  •  Seth Green  •  Vin Diesel

Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Andy Davoli  •  Seth Green  •  Vin Diesel

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Barry Pepper  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  January Jones

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Barry Pepper  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  January Jones

We Were Soldiers (2002)

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Wallace
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Sam Elliott

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Wallace
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Sam Elliott

Unknown (2006)

Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simón Brand
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Bridget Moynahan  •  Joe Pantoliano

Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simón Brand
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Bridget Moynahan  •  Joe Pantoliano

When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010)

Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kent Harrison
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Barry Pepper  •  John Bourgeois  •  Rosemary Dunsmore

Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kent Harrison
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Barry Pepper  •  John Bourgeois  •  Rosemary Dunsmore

True Grit (2010)

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Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Matt Damon  •  Josh Brolin

Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Matt Damon  •  Josh Brolin

Casino Jack (2010)

Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper
CAST:  Kelly Preston  •  Hannah Endicott-Douglas  •  Rachelle Lefevre  •  Barry Pepper

Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper
CAST:  Kelly Preston  •  Hannah Endicott-Douglas  •  Rachelle Lefevre  •  Barry Pepper

Monster Trucks (2016)

Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Jane Levy  •  Lucas Till  •  Frank Whaley  •  Danny Glover

Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Jane Levy  •  Lucas Till  •  Frank Whaley  •  Danny Glover

Broken City (2013)

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In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Russell Crowe  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Jeffrey Wright

In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Russell Crowe  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Jeffrey Wright

Snitch (2013)

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ric Roman Waugh
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Barry Pepper  •  Jon Bernthal  •  Susan Sarandon

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ric Roman Waugh
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Barry Pepper  •  Jon Bernthal  •  Susan Sarandon

Princess Ka'iulani (2010)

Lush scenery and gorgeous photography highlight this bio of Princess Ka'iulani (Q'Orianka Kilcher), a 19th-century Hawaiian princess raised in England but determined to maintain her people's independence from aggressive American businessmen. After being sent to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forby
CAST:  Q'orianka Kilcher  •  Barry Pepper  •  Will Patton  •  Jimmy Yuill

Lush scenery and gorgeous photography highlight this bio of Princess Ka'iulani (Q'Orianka Kilcher), a 19th-century Hawaiian princess raised in England but determined to maintain her people's independence from aggressive American businessmen. After being sent to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forby
CAST:  Q'orianka Kilcher  •  Barry Pepper  •  Will Patton  •  Jimmy Yuill

Like Dandelion Dust (2009)

A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film bravely exposes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Gunn
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Barry Pepper  •  Cole Hauser  •  Kate Levering

A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film bravely exposes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Gunn
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Barry Pepper  •  Cole Hauser  •  Kate Levering
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