Noah Taylor

Born to Australian parents in London, Noah Taylor migrated to Australia at age five. He left school at 16, and began his acting career in amateur theater.

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Vanilla Sky (2001)

Mind blowing

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Kurt Russell

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Kurt Russell

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.  (more)

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

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.  (more)

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

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

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A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Freddie Highmore  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Julia Winter

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Freddie Highmore  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Julia Winter

Dadah Is Death (1988)

On 9th of November 1983 two Australians, Kevin Barlow and Geoff Chambers were arrested at Penang Airport in Malaysia carrying 179 grams of Heroin. A crime which in Malaysia carries a mandatory sentence of death... Dadah Is Death (A Long Way From Home) is the true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Hugo Weaving  •  John Polson  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

On 9th of November 1983 two Australians, Kevin Barlow and Geoff Chambers were arrested at Penang Airport in Malaysia carrying 179 grams of Heroin. A crime which in Malaysia carries a mandatory sentence of death... Dadah Is Death (A Long Way From Home) is the true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Hugo Weaving  •  John Polson  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life (2003)

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Gerard Butler  •  Noah Taylor  •  Djimon Hounsou

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Gerard Butler  •  Noah Taylor  •  Djimon Hounsou

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's in search of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jon Voight  •  Iain Glen  •  Noah Taylor

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's in search of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jon Voight  •  Iain Glen  •  Noah Taylor

Max (2002)

In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolf Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menno Meyjes
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Noah Taylor  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  Molly Parker

In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolf Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menno Meyjes
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Noah Taylor  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  Molly Parker

Shine (1996)

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Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Noah Taylor  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Justin Braine

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Noah Taylor  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Justin Braine

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

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Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Willem Dafoe

Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Willem Dafoe

The New World (2005)

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Q'orianka Kilcher  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Christian Bale

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Q'orianka Kilcher  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Christian Bale

The Proposition (2005)

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Ray Winstone  •  Emily Watson  •  Danny Huston

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Ray Winstone  •  Emily Watson  •  Danny Huston

The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)

A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting object of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Jenkin
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Christopher Ling Lee Ian

A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting object of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Jenkin
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Christopher Ling Lee Ian

Flirting (1991)

The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic relationship with a girl. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Thandiwe Newton  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Naomi Watts

The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic relationship with a girl. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Thandiwe Newton  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Naomi Watts

The Year My Voice Broke (1987)

Set in 1962, a young prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, changing the lives of everyone involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Loene Carmen  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Graeme Blundell

Set in 1962, a young prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, changing the lives of everyone involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Loene Carmen  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Graeme Blundell

Woundings (1998)

A government program is trying to entice women to go to a remote island and become companions to war-scarred soldiers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberta Hanley
CAST:  Julie Cox  •  Sammi Davis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Charlie Creed-Miles

A government program is trying to entice women to go to a remote island and become companions to war-scarred soldiers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberta Hanley
CAST:  Julie Cox  •  Sammi Davis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Charlie Creed-Miles

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)

A search for love, meaning and bathroom solitude. Danny goes through a series of shared housing experiences in a succession of cities on the east coast of Australia. Together these vignettes form a narrative that is surprisingly reflective.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lowenstein
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Emily Hamilton  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Alex Menglet

A search for love, meaning and bathroom solitude. Danny goes through a series of shared housing experiences in a succession of cities on the east coast of Australia. Together these vignettes form a narrative that is surprisingly reflective.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lowenstein
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Emily Hamilton  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Alex Menglet

Lawless (2012)

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Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Tom Hardy  •  Guy Pearce  •  Jessica Chastain

Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Tom Hardy  •  Guy Pearce  •  Jessica Chastain

Anna (2013)

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A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Dorado
CAST:  Mark Strong  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Brian Cox  •  Indira Varma

A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Dorado
CAST:  Mark Strong  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Brian Cox  •  Indira Varma

Joh's Jury (1993)

Dramatisation of the 1991 perjury trial of former Queensland state Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Simon Bossell  •  Penny Cook  •  John Howard

Dramatisation of the 1991 perjury trial of former Queensland state Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Simon Bossell  •  Penny Cook  •  John Howard

Road to Alice (1992)

Jimmy owes Dimitri more money than he can spare. He decides that a holiday would be a better bet. On his travels he meets Louis and things start to go wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stavros Kazantzidis
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Helen Buday

Jimmy owes Dimitri more money than he can spare. He decides that a holiday would be a better bet. On his travels he meets Louis and things start to go wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stavros Kazantzidis
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Helen Buday
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