Rosario Dawson

Rosario Isabel Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, singer, and writer from New York City. She made her film debut in Kids (1995) and has also appeared in a number of films including Men in Black II (2002), The Rundown (2003), Alexander (2004), 25th Hour (2005), Sin City (2005), Rent (2005), Clerks II (2006), Death Proof (2007), Eagle Eye (2008), Seven Pounds (2008), Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), Unstoppable (2010) and Top Five (2014). Dawson also portrays Claire Temple in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as part of five Marvel/Netflix shows: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders.

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Trance (2013)

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A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Matt Cross

A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Matt Cross

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

Alexander (2004)

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Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jared Leto

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jared Leto

Clerks II (2006)

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A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Brian O'Halloran  •  Jeff Anderson  •  Jason Mewes  •  Kevin Smith

A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Brian O'Halloran  •  Jeff Anderson  •  Jason Mewes  •  Kevin Smith

Grindhouse (2007)

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Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Edgar Wright  •  Robert Rodriguez  •  Eli Roth  •  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Edgar Wright  •  Robert Rodriguez  •  Eli Roth  •  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

He Got Game (1998)

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ray Allen  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Rosario Dawson

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ray Allen  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Rosario Dawson

Josie and the Pussycats (2001)

Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but soon realize they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Elfont  •  Deborah Kaplan
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Tara Reid  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Alan Cumming

Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but soon realize they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Elfont  •  Deborah Kaplan
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Tara Reid  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Alan Cumming

Kids (1995)

A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as he can. When ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Clark
CAST:  Leo Fitzpatrick  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Justin Pierce

A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as he can. When ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Clark
CAST:  Leo Fitzpatrick  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Justin Pierce

Men in Black II (2002)

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Rip Torn  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Rip Torn  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

Shattered Glass (2003)

The true story of fraudulent Washington, D.C. journalist Stephen Glass, who rose to meteoric heights as a young writer in his 20s, becoming a staff writer at The New Republic for three years. Looking for a short cut to fame, Glass concocted sources, quotes and even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Ray
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rosario Dawson

The true story of fraudulent Washington, D.C. journalist Stephen Glass, who rose to meteoric heights as a young writer in his 20s, becoming a staff writer at The New Republic for three years. Looking for a short cut to fame, Glass concocted sources, quotes and even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Ray
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rosario Dawson

Sin City (2005)

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Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Clive Owen  •  Jessica Alba

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Clive Owen  •  Jessica Alba

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

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Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Jaime King  •  Rosario Dawson

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Jaime King  •  Rosario Dawson

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

The year is 2087, the setting is the moon. Pluto Nash, the high-flying successful owner of the hottest nightclub in the universe, finds himself in trouble when he refuses to sell his club to lunar gangster Mogan, who just happens to be helping the mysterious Rex ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Randy Quaid  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Joe Pantoliano

The year is 2087, the setting is the moon. Pluto Nash, the high-flying successful owner of the hottest nightclub in the universe, finds himself in trouble when he refuses to sell his club to lunar gangster Mogan, who just happens to be helping the mysterious Rex ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Randy Quaid  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Joe Pantoliano

The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (2002)

Andy, a successful marketing guy quits his job, gets a new job at a research facility, makes a powerful enemy who makes him volunteer for a nearly impossible project: The $99 PC. The only available guys at the lab, three sociopaths, together they compile a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Adam Garcia  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Jake Busey  •  Enrico Colantoni

Andy, a successful marketing guy quits his job, gets a new job at a research facility, makes a powerful enemy who makes him volunteer for a nearly impossible project: The $99 PC. The only available guys at the lab, three sociopaths, together they compile a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Adam Garcia  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Jake Busey  •  Enrico Colantoni

The Rundown (2003)

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When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely disposition, Beck is a man of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Seann William Scott  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Christopher Walken

When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely disposition, Beck is a man of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Seann William Scott  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Christopher Walken

Down to You (2000)

College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a predatory porn star who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kris Isacsson
CAST:  Freddie Prinze Jr.  •  Julia Stiles  •  Selma Blair  •  Shawn Hatosy

College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a predatory porn star who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kris Isacsson
CAST:  Freddie Prinze Jr.  •  Julia Stiles  •  Selma Blair  •  Shawn Hatosy

God Sleeps in Rwanda (2005)

A powerful documentary about five women whose lives have been irrevocably altered by the Rwandan genocide. With the country left nearly 70% female in the wake of the massacres, "God Sleeps In Rwanda" is a lucid portrait of the much larger change affected by women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kimberlee Acquaro  •  Stacy Sherman
CAST:  Rosario Dawson

A powerful documentary about five women whose lives have been irrevocably altered by the Rwandan genocide. With the country left nearly 70% female in the wake of the massacres, "God Sleeps In Rwanda" is a lucid portrait of the much larger change affected by women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kimberlee Acquaro  •  Stacy Sherman
CAST:  Rosario Dawson

Explicit Ills (2008)

The film follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Paul Dano  •  Jermaine Crawford  •  Rebecca Comerford

The film follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Paul Dano  •  Jermaine Crawford  •  Rebecca Comerford

Miss Representation (2011)

The film MISS REPRESENTATION exposes how American youth are being sold the concept that women and girls’ value lies in their youth, beauty and sexuality. Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Siebel Newsom
CAST:  Cory Booker  •  Margaret Cho  •  Katie Couric  •  Candy Crowley

The film MISS REPRESENTATION exposes how American youth are being sold the concept that women and girls’ value lies in their youth, beauty and sexuality. Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Siebel Newsom
CAST:  Cory Booker  •  Margaret Cho  •  Katie Couric  •  Candy Crowley

Parts Per Billion (2014)

The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life-altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the billions who are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Horiuchi
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Teresa Palmer  •  Alexis Bledel  •  Rosario Dawson

The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life-altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the billions who are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Horiuchi
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Teresa Palmer  •  Alexis Bledel  •  Rosario Dawson
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