Emile Hirsch

Emile Davenport Hirsch (born March 13, 1985) is an American television and film actor. He began performing in the late 1990s, appearing in several television films and series, and became known as a film actor after roles in Lords of Dogtown, The Emperor's Club, The Girl Next Door, Alpha Dog, and Into the Wild. In 2008, Hirsch starred in Speed Racer and Milk. He recently participated in Summit on the Summit, an expedition to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the need for clean water in the world. Description above from the Wikipedia article Emile Hirsch, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Into the Wild (2007)

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After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Penn
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  William Hurt  •  Jena Malone

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Penn
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  William Hurt  •  Jena Malone

Prince Avalanche (2013)

Thought provokingSlow movingSmartFunny

Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Paul Rudd  •  Lance LeGault  •  Joyce Payne

Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Paul Rudd  •  Lance LeGault  •  Joyce Payne

Lone Survivor (2013)

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Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Ben Foster

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Ben Foster

Alpha Dog (2006)

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Imaginary Heroes (2004)

Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with mixed results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Harris
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Michelle Williams

Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with mixed results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Harris
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Michelle Williams

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

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"Lords of Dogtown" tells the radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta (John Robinson, Elephant), Tony Alva (Victor Rasuk, Raising ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Hardwicke
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Victor Rasuk  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  John Robinson

"Lords of Dogtown" tells the radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta (John Robinson, Elephant), Tony Alva (Victor Rasuk, Raising ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Hardwicke
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Victor Rasuk  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  John Robinson

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Care
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Jodie Foster  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Care
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Jodie Foster  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

The Emperor's Club (2002)

William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rob Morrow

William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rob Morrow

The Girl Next Door (2004)

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Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn star. As Danielle's past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Elisha Cuthbert  •  James Remar

Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn star. As Danielle's past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Elisha Cuthbert  •  James Remar

The Mudge Boy (2003)

Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Burke
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Tom Guiry  •  Richard Jenkins  •  Pablo Schreiber

Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Burke
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Tom Guiry  •  Richard Jenkins  •  Pablo Schreiber

The Air I Breathe (2007)

A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jieho Lee
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Andy García  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Clark Gregg

A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jieho Lee
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Andy García  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Clark Gregg

Wild Iris (2001)

A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Laura Linney  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fred Ward

A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Laura Linney  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fred Ward

Gargantua (1998)

Marine biologist Jack Ellway and his son Brandon are drawn to the Polynesian island of Malau to study the effects of recent seismic activity on the area's marine life. Along with the local doctor Alyson Hart, they soon become caught up in the investigation of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradford May
CAST:  Adam Baldwin  •  Julie Carmen  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Bobby Hosea

Marine biologist Jack Ellway and his son Brandon are drawn to the Polynesian island of Malau to study the effects of recent seismic activity on the area's marine life. Along with the local doctor Alyson Hart, they soon become caught up in the investigation of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradford May
CAST:  Adam Baldwin  •  Julie Carmen  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Bobby Hosea

Killer Joe (2011)

IntenseGrippingViolentMind blowing

A cop who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Gina Gershon

A cop who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Gina Gershon

The Motel Life (2012)

A pair of working-class brothers flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Polsky  •  Gabe Polsky
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Kris Kristofferson

A pair of working-class brothers flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Polsky  •  Gabe Polsky
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Kris Kristofferson

Twice Born (2012)

Full-throttle melodrama about an ill-starred romance set against the backdrop of the siege of Sarajevo. A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergio Castellitto
CAST:  Penélope Cruz  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Adnan Hasković  •  Pietro Castellitto

Full-throttle melodrama about an ill-starred romance set against the backdrop of the siege of Sarajevo. A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergio Castellitto
CAST:  Penélope Cruz  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Adnan Hasković  •  Pietro Castellitto

Savages (2012)

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Benicio del Toro

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Benicio del Toro

The Darkest Hour (2011)

In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Gorak
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Rachael Taylor  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Joel Kinnaman

In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Gorak
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Rachael Taylor  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Joel Kinnaman

Houdini (1998)

The life and times of escape artist/magician Harry Houdini.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Densham
CAST:  Johnathon Schaech  •  Stacy Edwards  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Rhea Perlman

The life and times of escape artist/magician Harry Houdini.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Densham
CAST:  Johnathon Schaech  •  Stacy Edwards  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Rhea Perlman

X Games 3D: The Movie (2009)

Follows six extreme sports stars as they prepare for and then compete in the 2008 Summer X-Games in Los Angeles. Kyle Loza practices a new motocross trick, landing in a pit of foam. Can he do it in front of thousands and land safely on dirt? Travis Pastrana shifts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Lawrence
CAST:  Shaun White  •  Travis Pastrana  •  Bob Burnquist  •  Ricky Carmichael

Follows six extreme sports stars as they prepare for and then compete in the 2008 Summer X-Games in Los Angeles. Kyle Loza practices a new motocross trick, landing in a pit of foam. Can he do it in front of thousands and land safely on dirt? Travis Pastrana shifts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Lawrence
CAST:  Shaun White  •  Travis Pastrana  •  Bob Burnquist  •  Ricky Carmichael
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