Search results for "Stellan Skarsgård"


Thor: The Dark World (2013) RT 66% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2012

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright

Good Will Hunting (1997) RT 97% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 1998

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Robin Williams  •  Ben Affleck  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Thor (2011) RT 77% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Anthony Hopkins

Mamma Mia! (2008) RT 54% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2008

An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

Amistad (1997) RT 76% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Morgan Freeman

Angels and Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Beowulf & Grendel (2005) RT 48% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sturla Gunnarsson
CAST:  Hringur Ingvarsson  •  Spencer Wilding  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Gunnar Eyjólfsson

Breaking the Waves (1996) RT 86% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jul 2005

In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Katrin Cartlidge  •  Jean-Marc Barr

City of Ghosts (2002) RT 47% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Matt Dillon
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  James Caan  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gérard Depardieu




Dancer in the Dark (2000) RT 68% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Björk  •  Catherine Deneuve  •  David Morse  •  Peter Stormare

Deep Blue Sea (1999) RT 56% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 1999

On a remote former submarine refueling facility called Aquatica, a team of scientists are searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Susan McAlester genetically ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Saffron Burrows  •  LL Cool J  •  Michael Rapaport

Dogville (2003) RT 70% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Harriet Andersson  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Jean-Marc Barr

Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005) RT 30% / Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Clara Bellar  •  Billy Crawford

Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) RT 11% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  James D'Arcy  •  Julian Wadham

Goya's Ghosts (2006) RT 30% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Insomnia (1997) RT 97% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Erik Skjoldbjærg
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Maria Mathiesen  •  Sverre Anker Ousdal  •  Gisken Armand

King Arthur (2004) RT 31% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2004

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History • War
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mads Mikkelsen

No Good Deed (2002) RT 20% / Audience 25%

DVD release: Nov 2003

While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Doug Hutchison

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat