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Selected Filmography

The films included on this page are ones in which Jude considered a substantial part, even if his role is simply a cameo. Earlier work, films that are in deelopment or production, and films that are rumored are listed below. Everything is listed chronologically, with the most recent films appearing at the top of the list.

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD (2017)
Character: Vortigern; Release date: 12 May 2017; Directed by: Guy Ritchie; Written by: Joby Harold, Guy Ritchie, Lionel Wigram; Runtime: Unknown; Co-starring: Charlie Hunnam (King Arthur), Astrid Berges-Frisbey (Guinevere), Djimon Hounsou (Bedivere), Eric Bana (Uther Pendragon), Mikael Persbrandt (Kjartan), Hermione Corfield (Syren), Annabelle Wallis (Maid Maggie), Aisan Gillen (Goosefat Bill Wilson), Kingsley Ben-Adir (Westick), Katie McGrath (Elsa), David Beckham (Blackleg Leader)
Plot: Young Arthur is running through the back streets of Londinium with his crew but finds his life changed when he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone. Arthur must now decide if he should embrace his destiny and become involved with the sword's power. He becomes involved with the resistance and the mysterious Guinevere. As Arthur embraces his destiny, he must face the tyrant Vortigern who murdered his parents and stole his throne.

THE YOUNG POPE (2016)
Character: Pope Pius XIII (Lenny Belardo); Release date: 21 October 2016; Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino; Written by: Paolo Sorrentno, Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Umberto Contarello; Runtime: 40-60 mins.; Episodes: 10; Co-starring: Diane Keaton (Sister Mary), Silvio Orlando (Cardinal Angelo Voiello), Javier Camara (Monsignor Bernardo Gutierrez), Scott Shepherd (Cardinal Andrew Dussolier), Cecile de France (Sofia), Ludivine Sagnier (Esther), Toni Bertorelli (Cardinal Caltanissetta), James Cromwell (Cardinal Michael Spencer)
Plot: Lenny Belardo becomes the youngest Pope in the history of the Catholic church and the first from the United States. Upon his arrival at the Vatican, the newly minted Pope Pius XIII shocks everyone when he shuns Vatican protocol and tradition, as well as the liberal policies of the previous Pope. Lenny is surrounded by people from his past, including Sister Mary and Cardinal Andrew Dussolier and Monsignor Bernardo Gutierrez.

GENIUS (2016)
Character: Thomas Wolfe; Release date: 10 June 2016; Directed by: Michael Grandage; Written by: John Logan; Runtime: 114 mins.; Co-starring: Colin Firth (Maxwell Perkins), Nicole Kidman (Aline Bernstein), Dominic West (Ernest Hemingway), Guy Pearce (F. Scott Fitzgerald), Laura Linney (Louise Saunders), Vanessa Kirby (Zelda Fitzgerald)
Plot: North Carolina writer Thomas Wolfe heads to New York in search of an editor. Maxwell Perkins, editor to both Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, sees something in Wolfe's gargantuan manuscript and helps him to edit it into a workable novel. Wolfe takes a liking to Perkins and begins spending more time with his family as their work continues. As Wolfe's success is achieved, his relationships, including the one with his mistress, begin to suffer under the weight of his genius.

SPY (2015)
Character: Bradley Fine; Release date: 5 June 2015; Directed by: Paul Feig; Written by: Paul Feig; Runtime: 120 mins.; Co-starring: Melissa McCarthy (Susan Cooper), Jason Statham (Rick Ford), Rose Byrne (Rayna Boyanov), Miranda Hart (Nancy Artingstall), Bobby Cannavale (Sergio De Luca), Allison Janney (Elaine Crocker), Peter Serafinowicz (Aldo), Morena Baccarin (Karen Walker), 50 Cent (Himself)
Plot: Susan Cooper has been a CIA analyst helping agent Bradley Fine for years. When tragedy strikes and the CIA's top agents are all in danger, Cooper is sent in to retrieve information on the daughter of an arms dealer, Rayna Boyanov. Cooper uses the opportunity to prove her worth to the agency while also having to deal with rogue agent Rick Ford and amorous asset Aldo.

BLACK SEA (2015)
Character: Captain Robinson; Release date: 5 December 2014 (UK); Directed by: Kevin Macdonald; Written by: Dennis Kelly; Runtime: 115 mins.; Co-starring: Scoot McNairy (Daniels), Ben Mendelsohn (Fraser), David Threlfall (Peters), Bobby Schofield (Tobin), Karl Davis (Liam), Konstantin Khabensky (Blackie), Grigoriy Dobrygin (Morozov), Michael Smiley (Reynolds), Sergei Puskepalis (Zaytsev), Sergei Kolesnikov (Levchenko), Tobias Menzies (Lewis), Jodie Whittaker (Chrissy)
Plot: Needing money for his son, submarine captain Robinson accepts a mysterious job offered by a rich benefactor to dive for lost Nazi gold underneath the Black Sea. Robinson puts together a crew made up of half Englishmen and half Russians. When they're told that their share of the profits will be greater the fewer of them are left, tensions mount as greed takes over within the close quarters of the submarine.

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (2014)
Character: The Author as a Young Man; Release date: 7 March 2014; Directed by: Wes Anderson; Written by: Wes Anderson; Runtime: 99 mins.; Co-starring: Ralph Fiennes (M. Gustav), Tony Revolori (Young Zero Moustafa), Adrien Brody (Dmitri Desgoffe und Taxis), Willem Dafoe (J.G. Jopling), Jeff Goldblum (Deputy Vilmos Kovacs), Saoirse Ronan (Agatha), Edward Norton (Inspector Henckels), F. Murray Abraham (Older Zero Moustafa), Tom Wilkinson (The Author as an Older Man), Matthew Amalric (Serge X), Harvey Keitel (Ludwig), Bill Murray (Monsieur Ivan), Lea Seydoux (Clotilde), Jason Schwartzman (Monsieur Jean), Owen Wilson (Monsieur Chuck), Bob Balaban (Monsieur Martin), Tilda Swinton (Madame Céline Villeneuve Desgoffe und Taxis (Madame D.))
Plot: The Author as an Old Man looks back on his time at the Grand Budapest Hotel, long after its heyday. He learned of its storied past from its owner, Zero Moustafa. Zero tells the Author of his mentor, Monsieur Gustav. Together Gustav and Zero embarked on an adventure to acquire and keep a painting bequathed to Monsieur Gustav by the late Madame D. They encounter trouble from Madame D.'s heirs and must outsmart them as the government tightens its grip throughout the land and Zero falls in love with the beautiful Agatha.

DOM HEMINGWAY (2014)
Character: Dom Hemingway; Release date: 8 September 2013; Directed by: Richard Shepard; Written by: Richard Shepard; Runtime: 94 mins.; Co-starring: Richard E. Grant (Dickie), Demian Bichir (Mr. Ivan Fontaine), Emilia Clarke (Evelyn), Kerry Condon (Melody), Jumayn Hunter (Lestor), M?d?lina Diana Ghenea (Paolina), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Hugh)
Plot: Newly released from prison, Dom Hemingway immediately seeks retribution for the twelve lost years of his life. He begins by attacking the man who married his ex-wife and soon goes to France with his best friend Dickie to get money from Mr. Fontaine, owed to him because Dom went to prison because he wouldn't divulge Fontaine's involvement in a crime. As Dom's life continues to fall apart, he attempts to reconcile with his estranged daughter Evelyn and meets his grandson.

SIDE EFFECTS (2013)
Character: Dr. Jonathan Banks; Release date: 8 February 2013; Directed by: Steven Soderbergh; Written by: Scott Z. Burns; Runtime: 106 mins.; Co-starring: Rooney Mara (Emily Taylor), Channing Tatum (Martin Taylor), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Dr. Victoria Seibert), Ann Dowd (Mrs. Taylor), Mamie Gummer
Plot: Emily Taylor has long suffered from depression. Her situation becomes worse when her husband, Martin, is released from prison after serving a sentence for insider trading. When everything should be going well, Emily becomes more despondent and turns to Dr. Jonathan Banks for help. Dr. Banks prescribes a new medication for her, which seems to have some drastic side effects for Emily. When tragedy strikes, Dr. Banks attempts to prove that a conspiracy is behind Emily's actions so that he can clear his name.

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (2012)
Character: Pitch (The Boogeyman); Release date: 21 November 2012; Directed by: Peter Ramsay; Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire, William Joyce (story); Runtime: 97 mins.; Co-starring: Alec Baldwin (Santa Claus/North), Hugh Jackman (The Easter Bunny/Bunnymund), Isla Fisher (The Tooth Fairy/Tooth), Chris Pine (Jack Frost), Dakota Goyo (Jamie)
Plot: Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and the Sandman are not just make-believe beings who show up during certain holidays. They are also known as the Guardians and they protect children. When the Boogeyman, known as Pitch, decides that he wants to engulf the world in darkness, the Guardians enlist the help of the carefree Jack Frost.

ANNA KARENINA (2012)
Character: Alexei Karenin; Release date: 7 September 2012; Directed by: Joe Wright; Written by: Tom Stoppard, Leo Tolstoy (novel); Runtime: 130 mins.; Co-starring: Keira Kightley (Anna Karenina), Aaron Johnson (Count Vronsky), Kelly Macdonald (Dolly), Matthew Macfadyen (Oblonsky), Domhnall Gleeson (Valentin Levin), Olivia Williams (Countess Vronskaya)
Plot: Trapped in a loveless marriage with Alexei Karenin, Anna seeks for something better. She witnesses the problems in her brother's marriage to Dolly, which eventually mirror her own problems. Her love for Count Vronksy, though, proves to have more complications than she anticipated. Anna and Vronksy attempt to make a life for themselves, but only find themselves more isolated than Anna was before.

360 (2011)
Character: Michael Daly; Release date: 29 June 2012; Directed by: Fernando Meirelles; Written by: Peter Morgan; Runtime: 110 mins.; Co-starring: Rachel Weisz (Rose Daly), Anthony Hopkins (John), Ben Foster (Tyler), Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Fran)
Plot: 360 follows the interwined lives of various people in various parts of the world as it explores love. From Vienna to London to Denver to Bratislava, the characters each search for some connection despite the consequences. Among the characters are Michael and Rose Daly, who seem to have made the perfect life for their daughter, however both find themselves tempted by outside forces. Both are affected by the consequences of the choices they've made.

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS (2012)
Character: Dr. John Watson; Release date: 16 December 2011; Directed by: Guy Ritchie; Written by: Kieran and Michele Mulroney, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (stories); Runtime: 129 mins.; Co-starring: Robert Downey, Jr. (Sherlock Holmes), Noomi Rapace (Madame Simza), Jared Harris (Professor Moriarty), Kelly Reilly (Mary Holmes), Stephen Fry (Mycroft Holmes), Eddie Marsan (Lestrade), Rachel McAdams (Irene Adler)
Plot: On the eve of Watson's wedding, Sherlock Holmes has trouble dealing with the prospect of losing his best friend to marital bliss. As he tries to distract himself, he begins to find clues to an insidious crime involving Professor Moriarty. Sherlock is thrown deeper into the case when Moriarty strikes someone close to him. Moriarty proves to be Sherlock's most intelligent foe to date and it will take everything that he has to outsmart him.

HUGO (2011)
Character: Hugo's father; Release date: 23 November 2011; Directed by: Martin Scorsese; Written by: John Logan, Brian Selznick (novel); Runtime: 128 mins.; Co-starring: Asa Butterfield (Hugo Capet), Ben Kingsley (Georges Méliès), Helen McCrory (Mama Jeanne), Chloe Grace Moretz (Isabelle), Sacha Baron Cohen (Inspector Gustave), Emily Mortimer (Lisette), Michael Stuhlbarg (Rene Tabard), Richard Griffiths (Monsieur Frick), Frances de la Tour (Madame Emile)
Plot: Young Hugo Capet is left an oprhan after his father dies. When his uncle also dies, Hugo lives in the walls of the Gare Montparnasse railway station. He spends his days tending to the clocks and trying to find food where he can. Hugo is left with a mystery that he believes will lead him to answers left by his father. Instead, he finds a much different adventure.

CONTAGION (2011)
Character: Alan Krumwiede; Release date: 9 September 2011; Directed by: Stephen Soderbergh; Written by: Scott Z. Burns; Runtime: 106 mins.; Co-starring: Marion Cotillard (Dr. Leonora Orantes), Matt Damon (Mitch Emhoff), Laurence Fishburne (Dr. Ellis Cheever), Gwyneth Paltrow (Beth Emhoff), Kate Winslet (Dr. Erin Mears), Bryan Cranston (Lyle Haggerty), Jennifer Ehle (Dr. Ally Hextall), John Hawkes (Roger), Sanaa Lathan (Aubrey Cheever), Elliot Gould (Dr. Ian Sussman)
Plot: Beth Emhoff returns to her midwestern home with her husband and son from a business trip to Asia. Just as soon as she returns, she becomes ill and dies. Her doctors are left confused and wondering what exactly killed Beth. The situation becomes more dire as people all over the world become ill, creating a deadly pandemic. Throughout the globe, doctors try to figure out what this virus is and how they can stop it before more people die as the population not infected struggles to survive under quarantine and rations.

REPO MEN (2010)
Character: Remy; Release date: 19 March 2010; Directed by: Miguel Sapochnik; Written by: Eric Garcia and Garrett Lerner, Eric Garcia (novel); Runtime: 111 mins.; Co-starring: Forest Whitaker (Jake Frievald), Alice Braga (Beth), Carice van Houten (Carol), Liev Schreiber (Frank Mercer), John Leguizamo (Asbury), Liza Lapira (Alva), Yvette Nicole Brown (Rhodesia), RZA (T-Bone)
Plot: Remy and his partner Jake was repo men in a dystopian future where repo men are in charge of seizing human organs which patients have failed to pay for. Remy and Jake are very good at their jobs. When a job goes wrong, Remy is given an organ transplant to save his life despite the fact that he doesn't want one, knowing that he can't pay for it. Remy finds himself running for his life and trying to use his skills as a repo man to evade capture. With Jake on his trail, Remy meets up with Beth and the two of them help each other to survive.

SHERLOCK HOLMES (2009)
Character: John Watson; Release date: 25 December 2009; Directed by: Guy Ritchie; Written by: Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (characters); Runtime: 128 mins.; Co-starring: Robert Downey, Jr. (Sherlock Holmes), Rachel McAdams (Irene Adler), Mark Strong (Lord Blackwood), Kelly Reilly (Mary), Hans Matheson (Lord Coward), Eddie Marsan (Inspector Lestrade), James Fox (Sir Thomas Rotheram), Geraldine James (Mrs. Hudson)
Plot: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson manage to capture the villainous Lord Blackwood and send him to prison. However, when sightings of Blackwood's ghost are reported, Holmes and Watson are forced to look into the case again. Holmes is both aided and thwarted by Irene Adler, a woman from his past and one of the few people in the world who can keep him on his toes and offer him a challenge. As the bodies begin to pile up, Holmes discovers the true motives behind Blackwood's schemes, but uncovers and even larger mystery in the process.

THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS (2009)
Character: Tony; Release date: 16 October 2009; Directed by: Terry Gilliam; Written by: Terry Gilliam and Charles McKeown; Runtime: 123 mins.; Co-starring: Christopher Plummer (Doctor Parnassus), Lily Cole (Valentina), Andrew Garfield (Anton), Heath Ledger (Tony), Verne Troyer (Percy), Tom Waits (Mr. Nick), Peter Stormare (the President), Johnny Depp (Tony), Colin Farrell (Tony)
Plot: Doctor Parnassus travels with his own sideshow, held in a rickety old wagon. He is aided by his daughter Valentina and his assistant, Anton. Their group barely even makes even and is constantly ridiculed throughout their performances. Their luck seems to change when, one night, they rescue a young man who is hanging from a bridge. The rescued stranger, Tony, tries to help Parnassus and his show ans for a while, they are successful. There's more to Tony than meets the eye, however, but Anton's suspicions are never taken seriously. Inside the imaginarium, the world becomes even more skewed.

RAGE (2009)
Character: Minx; Release date: 8 February 2009; Directed by: Sally Potter; Written by: Sally Potter; Runtime: 98 mins.; Co-starring: Steve Buscemi (Frank), Judi Dench (Mona Carvell), John Leguizamo (Jed), Dianne Weist (Miss Roth), Eddie Izzard (Tiny Diamonds), Lily Cole (Lettuce Leaf), Bob Balaban (Mr. White), Patrick J. Adams (Dwight Angel), Adriana Barraza (Anita de Los Angeles)
Plot: Rage is an expirament in what writer/director Sally Potter calls "naked cinema." The film tells the story of a blogger chronicling all that he sees behind the scenes at a New York fashion house, dealing with the models, photographers, and other assorted characters coloring this world. The film was the first to debut on cell phones, which was done simultaneously with its theatrical and DVD.

SLEUTH (2007)
Character: Milo Tindle; Release date: 12 October 2007; Directed by: Kenneth Branagh; Written by: Harold Pinter; Runtime: 88 mins.; Co-starring: Michael Caine (Andrew Wyke), Carmel O'Sullivan (Maggie), Harold Pinter (Man on TV), Kenneth Branagh (Other Man on TV)
Plot: Kenneth Branagh directs this remake with Michael Caine taking over Laurence Olivier's role in the original and Jude Law taking on Caine's role. Milo Tindle pays Andrew Wyke a visit to discuss Wyke's wife. Milo is trying to talk Wyke into granting his wife a divorce in the wake of the affair that she is having with Tindle. Wyke, a writer, refuses and proceeds to belittle Tindle for his lowly upbringing and his less-than-successful career as an actor. Tindle also has the intention of robbing Wyke in an effort to support himself and Maggie. Their visit escalates into a serious game of cat and mouse with each man trying to use everything in their arsenal to defeat the other. As their game continues, the reason they were fighting in the first place becomes lost as their goal to win becomes the ultimate driving force.

MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS (2008)
Character: Jeremy; Release date: 4 April 2008; Directed by: Wong Kar Wai; Written by: Wong Kar Wai and Lawrence Block; Runtime: 111 mins.; Co-starring: Norah Jones (Beth), Rachel Weisz (Sue Lynne), David Strathairn (Arnie), Natalie Portman (Leslie), Frankie Faison (Travis)
Plot: Seeking comfort after an affair gone wrong, Elizabeth finds herself at a diner owned by Jeremy. She orders the blueberry pie that Jeremy makes on a daily basis despite the fact that Elizabeth is the only one who ever orders it. In an effort to find herself, Elizabeth leaves New York and goes on a cross country journey, leaving Jeremy wondering what happened to her. On her trip, Elizabeth encounters Sue Lynne and Arnie, an unhappily married couple who try to find solace in booze with little success. As she reaches Las Vegas, she meets Leslie. The two forge a bond and Elizabeth gives Leslie money so that she can play poker. Elizabeth eventually discovers what it is that will make her happy, having learned from those she's met on her journey.

THE HOLIDAY (2006)
Character: Graham; Release date: 8 December 2006; Directed by: Nancy Meyers; Written by: Nancy Meyers; Runtime: 136 mins.; Co-starring: Kate Winslet (Iris), Jack Black (Miles), Cameron Diaz (Amanda), Eli Wallach (Arthur Abbott), Shannyn Sossoman (Maggie), Edward Burns (Ethan), Rufus Sewell (Jasper Bloom)
Plot: After finding her boyfriend cheating on her, Amanda decides that she needs an honest to goodness vacation. Realizing that she needs to finally get over her ex, Jasper, when he gets engaged, Iris decides that she needs to get away. The two women search online and decide to switch houses. Amanda will stay at Iris's English cottage and Iris will stay at Amanda's Los Angeles home. Once they arrive at their respective destinations, both women find themselves faced with the exact thing they were trying to avoid - men! Amanda meets Iris's brother Graham and when there's an instant attraction, the two decide to begin a casual relationship for the duration of her time in England. Iris meets film composer Miles and also becomes friends with a neighbor, former screenwriter Arthur.

BREAKING & ENTERING (2006)
Character: Will Francis; Release date: 9 November 2006; Directed by: Anthony Minghella; Written by: Anthony Minghella; Runtime: 116 mins.; Co-starring: Robin Wright Penn (Liv), Juliette Binoche (Amira Simic), Rafi Gavron (Miro Simic), Vera Farmiga (Oana), Martin Freeman (Sandy), Ed Westwick (Zoran)
Plot: Will Francis is leading a nice life in London with his wife and his step-daughter, though he finds his homelife cold. He and his business partner are opening their own architectural firm in London and everything seems to be going well. Miro Simic is a teenage Bosnian refugee living with his single mother. When Will's office is repeatedly robbed by a group of Slavic thieves, he and his partner Sandy set out to find who did it. Will follows Miro home and instead of turning the boy into the authorities, he finds himself drawn to his mother, Amira. Will and Amira begin an affair that threatens to destroy the life Will has built.

ALL THE KING'S MEN (2006)
Character: Jack Burden; Release date: 22 September 2006; Directed by: Steven Zaillian; Written by: Steven Zaillian, Robert Penn Warren (novel); Runtime: 125 mins.; Co-starring: Sean Penn (Willie Stark), Kate Winslet (Anne Stanton), Anthony Hopkins (Judge Irwin), James Gandolfini (Tiny Duffy), Patricia Clarkson (Sadie Burke), Mark Ruffalo (Adam Stanton), Kathy Baker (Mrs. Burden), Jackie Earle Haley (Roderick "Sugar Boy" Ellis)
Plot: Journalist Jack Burden finds himself on the campaign trailer with Willie Stark, a man running for governor of Louisiana. As Jack learns more, he realizes that Willie is being set up to lose and split the vote. When he tells Willie this, the candidate takes matters into his own hands and stops listening to his handlers. Stark begins to make an impression on the voters being giving them straight talk that they're not used to hearing. As Stark gains power, he becomes more and more tyrannical. Jack gets more involved and is asked to do things he finds abhorrent. Jack's entanglement with Stark comes to have devastating consequences for those involved as Stark steps on anyone who gets in his way.

A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS (2004)
Character: Lemony Snicket; Release date: 17 December 2004; Directed by: Brad Silberling; Written by: Robert Gordon, Daniel Handler (books); Runtime: 107 mins.; Co-starring: Jim Carrey (Count Olaf), Emily Browning (Violet Baudelaire), Liam Aiken (Klaus Baudelaire), Kara and Shelby Hoffman (Sunny Baudelaire), Billy Connolly (Uncle Monty), Meryl Streep (Aunt Josephine), Catherine O'Hara (Justice Strauss), Timothy Spall (Mr. Poe), Cedric the Entertainer (Constable), Jane Adams and Jennifer Coolidge (White-Faced Women), Luis Guzman (Bald Man), Craig Ferguson (Person of Inderminate Gender)
Plot: When their parents die, the Baudelaire siblings - Violet, Klaus, and Sunny - are sent to live with their Uncle Olaf. He puts them to work as servants in his house and the three of them quickly learn that Olaf is trying to steal their fortune. When they finally manage to get out of Olaf's clutches, they are passed from guardian to guardian. With each place they come to live, Olaf is hot on their trail and working to dupe their current guardians so that he can once again get his hands on the children. While trying to survive, the three of them realize that there may be more to their parents's deaths than they initially realized.

THE AVIATOR (2004)
Character: Errol Flynn; Release date: 25 December 2004; Directed by: Martin Scorsese; Written by: John Logan; Runtime: 169 mins.; Co-starring: Leonardo DiCaprio (Howard Hughes), Cate Blanchett (Katharine Hepburn), Kate Beckinsale (Ava Gardner), Alec Baldwin (Juan Trippe), John C. Reilly (Noah Dietrich), Ian Holm (Professor Fitz), Alan Alda (Senator Owen Bewster), Gwen Stefani (Jean Harlow), Danny Huston (Jack Frye), Adam Scott (Johnny Meyer)
Plot: This biography of Howard Hughes begins while the eccentric millionaire is in the middle of production on his film Hell's Angels. The film briefly touches on his relationship with Jean Harlow and delves even deeper into his romance with actress Katharine Hepburn. Hepburn's lively personality clashes with the rigidness of Hughes, something which he finds refreshing. As their relationship begins to crumble, Hughes becomes more and more eccentric and reclusive. In addition to his filmmaking, Hughes is also heading the aviation industry making both commercial airliners and working on contracts from the U.S. government.

CLOSER (2004)
Character: Dan; Release date: 3 December 2004; Directed by: Mike Nichols; Written by: Patrick Marber; Runtime: 104 mins.; Co-starring: Julia Roberts (Anna), Clive Owen (Larry), Natalie Portman (Alice)
Plot: Writer Dan meets Alice when she is struck by a car. He chivalrously takes her to the hospital and despite being involved with someone else, he strikes up a relationship with her. Later, Dan meets Anna when he's having his portrait taken for his novel. The two trade barbs and he finds out that she likes frequenting the local aquarium. One night in a chat room, Dan decides to have a little fun with dermatologist Larry. Larry, thinking that he's meeting for an afternoon delight, meets Anna at the aquarium. Despite the strange start to their relationship, the two begin dating. Later, Anna begins an affair with Dan. Larry, reeling from news of the affair, seeks out Alice for revenge. The four of them find their lives intertwined and completely messed up.

ALFIE (2004)
Character: Alfie; Release date: 5 November 2004; Directed by: Charles Shyer; Written by: Charles Shyer, Elaine Pope, Bill Naughton (play); Runtime: 103 mins.; Co-starring: Marisa Tomei (Julie), Sienna Miller (Nikki), Jane Krakowski (Dorie), Omar Epps (Marlon), Nia Long (Lonette), Susan Sarandon (Liz), Renee Taylor (Lu Schnitman)
Plot: Alfie is a young limousine driver in New York City. When not working, he drives around the city on a scooter, utilizes a word of the day calendar, and has a very set idea about how he should be living his life. This includes bedding as many women as possible. He sleeps with clients, including Dorie. He gets involved in a relationship with single mother Julie, who needs stability for her son which Alfie cannot provide. He attempts to find stability with Nikki, but their lifestyles do not mesh. He is faced with the consequences of his life when his health comes to question. He further questions his way of life when it costs him his best friends and when a woman casts him.

I HEART HUCKABEES (2004)
Character: Brad Stand; Release date: 1 October 2004; Directed by: David O. Russell; Written by: David O' Russell and Jeff Baena; Runtime: 106 mins.; Co-starring: Mark Whalberg (Tommy Corn), Naomi Watts (Dawn Campbell), Dustin Hoffman (Bernard Jaffe), Lily Tomlin (Vivian Jaffe), Jason Schwartzman (Albert Markovski), Isabelle Huppert (Catarine Vauban), Talia Shire (Mrs. Silver), Isla Fisher (Heather), Tippi Hedren (Mary Jane Hutchinson)
Plot: Albert heads an environmentalist group that is opposed to the opening of a new Huckabees store. His group is infiltrated by Brad, a Huckabees executive with a lot of ambition. Brad's live-in girlfriend, Dawn, is the face of Huckabees. When Albert notices someone following him, he hires to existential detectives. They pair him up with Tommy as his "Other." Each character finds themselves at a crossroads, unsure about where their lives or going or where they should be going. Those who were stable turn out to be otherwise and those in crisis find their way.

SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW (2004)
Character: Sky Captain Joe Sullivan; Release date: 17 September 2004; Directed by: Kerry Conran; Written by: Kerry Conran; Runtime: 106 mins.; Co-starring: Gwyneth Paltrow (Polly Perkins), Angelina Jolie (Frankie Cook), Giovanni Ribisi (Dex Dearborn), Omid Djalili (Kaji), Michael Gambon (Morris Paley), Bai Ling (The Mysterious Woman), Laurence Olivier (Dr. Totenkopf; appears in archival footage)
Plot: New York City is attacked by large robots and it's up to Sky Captain Joe Sullivan to stop them. He runs into former flame Polly Perkins, a reporter, who was investigating a doctor and a mysterious scientist named Dr. Totenkopf. When the robots attack Joe's base and kidnap his friend Dex, Joe and Polly set off to find him and to stop Totenkopf. Their adventure takes them to the Himalayas and onboard a flying ship run by Frankie Cook. Eventually, they end up on a mysterious island where they discover the truth behind Totenkopf and his nefarious plan. Joe and Polly struggle with their feelings all while evading attemmpts by the Mysterious Woman to keep them from Totenkopf.

COLD MOUNTAIN (2003)
Character: W.P. Inman; Release date: 25 December 2003; Directed by: Anthony Minghella; Written by: Anthony Minghella, Charles Frazier (novel); Runtime: 154 mins.; Co-starring: Nicole Kidman (Ada Monroe), Renee Zellweger (Ruby Thewes), Brendan Gleeson (Stobrod Thewes), Phillip Seymour Hoffman (Reverend Veasey), Donald Sutherland (Reverend Monroe), Charlie Hunnam (Bosie), Jack White (Georgia), Ethan Suplee (Pangle), Eileen Atkins (Maddie), Kathy Baker (Sally Swanger), James Gannon (Esco Swanger), Natalie Portman (Sara), Giovanni Ribisi (Junior), Jena Malone (Ferry Girl), Ray Winstone (Teague), Cillian Murphy (Bardolph)
Plot: When Ada Monroe and her preacher father move to town she is instantly drawn to the quiet W.P. Inman and he to her. Their relationship is brief and they are pulled apart by the outbreak of the Civil War. Ada prays for his safe return and when her father dies, she is left to manage their land on her own. She is sent help in the form of the course and blunt Ruby Thewes. Inman finds himself injured and battle, but instead of returning to the front, he begins to walk home to South Carolina and to Ada. As he makes his way he encounters a disgraced preacher, a sympathetic elderly woman, and other assorted characters. Meanwhile, deserters are being hunted by the Conferate Home Guard, led by Teague. The group ruthlessly dispatches deserters and become a threat to Ada and Inman's happiness.

ROAD TO PERDITION (2002)
Character: Harlen Maguire; Release date: 12 July 2003; Directed by: Sam Mendes; Written by: David Self, Max Allan Collins (graphic novel); Runtime: 117 mins.; Co-starring: Tom Hanks (Michael Sullivan), Paul Newman (John Rooney), Daniel Craig (Connor Rooney), Tyler Hoechlin (Michael Sullivan, Jr.), Stanley Tucci (Frank Nitti), Jennifer Jason Leigh (Annie Sullivan), Liam Aiken (Peter Sullivan), Dylan Baker (Alexander Rance), Ciaran Hinds (Finn McGovern), Anthony LaPaglia (Al Capone)
Plot: Michael Sullivan is a top hitman for gangster John Rooney, who thinks of him as a surrogate son. Rooney's son, Connor, is jealous of his father's relationship with Sullivan. Rooney sends the volatile and jealous Connor with Sullivan on a job. Unbeknownst to the two of them, Sullivan's son, Michael Jr., is tagging along. Despite Sullivan's assurances that his son won't say a word, Connor wants to make sure. Connor murders Sullivan's wife and younger son. Sullivan and his son then leave, trying to seek refuge from various gangsters throughout the country. Hot on their trail is hired crime scene photographer/assassin Harlen Maguire.

A.I.: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (2001)
Character: Gigolo Joe; Release date: 29 June 2001; Directed by: Steven Spielberg; Written by: Steven Spielberg; Runtime: 146 mins.; Co-starring: Haley Joel Osment (David), Frances O'Connor (Monica Swinton), Sam Robards (Henry Swinton), Jake Thomas (Martin Swinton), William Hurt (Professor Allen Hobby), Brendan Gleeson (Lord Johnson-Johnson), Ben Kingsley (Narrator)
Plot: With the population of the world in decline, human-looking robots are being manufactured who are capable of love. Harry and Monica Swinton are given David, a mecha who looks like a child, to help them deal with the fact that their son Martin is in suspended animation while doctors work to find a cure for his disease. Monica is intially skeptical of David, but comes to love him. When Martin wakes up, a sibling rivalry ensues between he and David. When an accident ends in Martin being nearly drowned, Monica abandons David in the forest with only his teddy bear. David then journeys to Manhattan where he is befriended by a love mecha named Gigolo Joe. Together, David and Joe search for the Blue Fairy that David remembers from the "Pinocchio" stories that Monica read to him. David wants nothing more than to be a real boy.

ENEMY AT THE GATES (2001)
Character: Vassili Zaitsev; Release date: 16 March 2001; Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud; Written by: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Alain Godard; Runtime: 131 mins.; Co-starring: Joseph Fiennes (Danilov), Rachel Weisz (Tania Chernova), Ed Harris (Major Erwin Konig), Ron Perlman (Koulikov), Eva Mattes (Mother Fillipov), Gabriel Thomson (Sacha Fillipov), Bob Hoskins (Nikita Khrushchev)
Plot: A young boy from the Ural Mountains, Vassili Zaitsev is sent to Stalingrad during the Second World War. When his skill as a sniper is noticed by an ambitious young officer, Vassili is hailed as a hero. The Germans also take notice and bring in their own sniper to kill Vassili. Vassili is also being used by his own government for propoganda, intended to bring hope to his fellow people. Amidst the long, brutal battle, Vassili and his friend Danilov become rivals for the affections of Tania Chernova. Vassili and the German sniper, Konig, go head to head as they try to kill each other.

LOVE, HONOUR AND OBEY (2001)
Character: Jude; Release date: 9 February 2001; Directed by: Dominic Anciano and Ray Burdis; Written by: Dominic Anciano and Ray Burdis; Runtime: 103 mins.; Co-starring: Jonny Lee Miller (Jonny), Sadie Frost (Sadie), Sean Pertwee (Sean), Ray Winstone (Ray), Kathy Burke (Kathy), Rhys Ifans (Matthew), Denise Van Outen (Maureen)
Plot: Jonny is a postal worker who is fed up and bored with his job. Needing a new direction in his life, he turns to his friend Jude. Jude works for a gangster named Ray and Jonny asks Jude to help find him some work with Ray, though Jude is reluctant. Ray finds a use for Jonny after Jonny suggests he use his job as a courier to steal credit cards. Working with the gang isn't what Jonny thought it would be and he soon finds himself bored. Looking for some excitement, Jonny starts getting into trouble with a South London gang. Soon, Ray's North London gang finds itself at war.

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (1999)
Character: Dickie Greenleaf; Release date: 25 December 1999; Directed by: Anthony Minghella; Written by: Anthony Minghella; Runtime: 139 mins.; Co-starring: Matt Damon (Tom Ripley), Gwyneth Paltrow (Marge Sherwood), Cate Blanchett (Meredith Logue), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Freddie Miles), Jack Davenport (Peter Smith-Kingsley), James Rebhorn (Peter Greenleaf), Sergio Rubini (Inspector Roverini), Philip Baker Hall (Alvin MacCarron)
Plot: Tom Ripley is struggling to make a living in New York City by using his talent of manipulation. When playing the piano at a party in a borrowed Princeton jacket, he is approached by Herbert Greenleaf. Greenleaf assumes that Tom must know his son Dickie and asks Tom to go to Italy and bring Dickie back home. Tom accepts the job and though he doesn't really know Dickie, he quickly inserts himself into his life. Tom becomes more and more attached to Dickie, his girlfriend Marge, and the life that they live. When Dickie grows bored of Tom, though, things turn sour. Tom finds himself living his lifer as if he were Dickie and hiding who he really is.

EXISTENZ (1999)
Character: Ted Pikul; Release date: 23 April 1999; Directed by: David Cronenberg; Written by: David Cronenberg; Runtime: 93 mins.; Co-starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh (Allegra Geller), Ian Holm (Kiri Vinokur), Willem Dafoe (Gas), Don McKellar (Yevgeny Nourish), Callum Keith Rennie (Hugo Carlaw), Christopher Eccleston (Seminar Leader), Sarah Polley (Merle)
Plot: In the future, video games have been replaced by game pods, which are inserted to the players's spines. Two game companies monopolize the industry and are competing with one another. When game designer Allegra Geller is gunned down, security guard Ted Pikul comes to her rescue. Allegra has been working on a video game called eXistenZ and she worries that the game has now been damaged since she was the only one who had a copy of it in her. To test it, she needs to hook it up to another player. She asks Pikul to do it, but he's reluctant as one of the few people who hasn't had a port put in yet. Eventually, he agrees and the two find themselves on the run with the lines between reality and fiction blurred.

THE WISDOM OF CROCODILES (1998)
Character: Steven Grlscz; Release date: 27 November 1998; Directed by: Po-Chih Leong; Written by: Paul Hoffman; Runtime: 98 mins.; Co-starring: Elina Löwensohn (Anne Levels), Timothy Spall (Inspector Healey), Jack Davenport (Sargeant Roche), Colin Salmon (Martin), Kerry Fox (Maria Vaughan)
Plot: Steven is handsome and popular with women. He finds himself seeking out women. He craves the intimacy that he gets from them and needs it desperately. He's searching for that lasting connection when he meets Anne. He finds that she's different, better, than the other women he's been with. Meanwhile, the police are investigating the deraths of many women. As Steven's relationship with Anne continues, it becomes clear that only one of them can survive it. There's far more to Steven than meets the eye and Anne finds herself in more danger than she realized.

MUSIC FROM ANOTHER ROOM (1998)
Character: Danny; Release date: 12 November 1998; Directed by: Charlie Peters; Written by: Charlie Peters; Runtime: 104 mins.; Co-starring: Gretchen Mol (Anna), Jennifer Tilly (Nina), Jon Tenney (Eric), Jeremy Piven (Billy), Brenda Blethyn (Grace), Martha Plimpton (Karen), Bruce Jarchow (Richard), Vincent Laresca (Jesus), Kevin Kilner (Hank)
Plot: As a boy, Danny and his father go to Grace's for Thanksgiving. A very pregnant Grace goes into labor and only Danny's hands are small enough to unwrap the umbilical cord from the baby's neck. Danny decides that when's older, he's going to marry the baby, Anna. Years later, Danny returns to California after the death of his father. Having been raised in England, he's an out of work artist who specializes in mosaics. He takes a room above a bakery and delivers baked goods for the old couple who owns the shop. His first delivery is to Anna's house and when he sees her, he's immediately smitten. Danny gets closer to her family while trying to woo Anna. Anna, despite being charmed, is engaged to Eric.

MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL (1997)
Character: Billy Carl Hanson; Release date: 21 November 1997; Directed by: Clint Eastwood; Written by: John Lee Hancock; Runtime: 155 mins.; Co-starring: Kevin Spacey (Jim Williams), John Cusack (John Kelso), Alison Eastwood (Maddie), Jack Thompson (Sonny Seiler), Irma P. Hall (Minerva), Paul Hipp (Joe Odom), The Lady Chablis (Chablis Deveau)
Plot: Writer John Kelso wants to write a novel, but is stuck writing a piece for Town & Country about a Christmas party in Savannah, GA. Kelso is introduced to the party's host, Jim Williams, who shows him around his impressive house. While talking, the two are interrupted by Billy Carl Hanson, who demands money from Williams. Hanson eventually leaves, but later that night he is killed and Williams is arrested for murder. Kelso decides to stay in Savannah a while longer and begins investigating what happened the night that Hanson died. He discovers that Hanson and Williams had been having an affair. As the investigation gets deeper, Kelso finds himself getting more deeply involved into this crazy world that Williams lives in.

GATTACA (1997)
Character: Jerome Eugene Morrow; Release date: 24 October 1997; Directed by: Andrew Niccol; Written by: Andrew Niccol; Runtime: 106 mins.; Co-starring: Ethan Hawke (Vincent Anton Freeman), Uma Thurman (Irene Cassini), Loren Dean (Anton Freeman), Gore Vidal (Director Joseph), Xander Berkley (Dr. Lamar), Elias Koteas (Antonio Freeman), Jayne Brooke (Marie Freeman), Ernest Borgnine (Caesar), Alan Alda (Detective Hugo), Tony Shalhoub (German)
Plot: In the not so distant future, social class is determined by genetics. Parents can choose to use these genetic enhancements to help their children through life. The Freemans decide against using this for their first child, and Vincent is born with a life expectancy of only thirty years. His younger brother is given all of those advantages and excels in life. Vincent, having never had a fair chance, tries to better his life and pursue his dream of going into space by taking over the identity of Jerome Eugene Morrow, a former swimmer with perfect DNA who was paralyzed in a car accident. Vincent and Jerome become friends as Vincent tries to evade many of the security measures in place throughout the world. He also falls in love with co-worker Irene.

WILDE (1997)
Character: Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas; Release date: 17 October 1997; Directed by: Brian Gilbert; Written by: Julian Mitchell; Runtime: 118 mins.; Co-starring: Stephen Fry (Oscar Wilde), Tom Wilkinson (John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensbury), Jennifer Ehle (Constance lloyd Wilde), Gemma Jones (Sibyl Douglass, Marchioness of Queensbury), Michael Sheen (Robbie Ross), Vanessa Redgrave (Jane Francesca Agnes "Speranza," Lady Wilde), Zoe Wanamaker (Ada Leverson), Ioan Gruffudd (John Gray)
Plot: Oscar Wilde, despite his flamboyant personality, is a hit on his tour of the United States. When he returns, he gets married and he and his wife have two children. Not long after, he is seduced by Robbie Ross, who helps Wilde get in touch with his homosexuality. He becomes reacquainted with Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas and the two become lovers. When Bosie's father objects to the relationship, he demeans Wilde just as "The Importance of Being Earnest" is about to debut. When Wilde sues for libel, his homosexuality is revealed and he is sent to prison for two years. Wilde risks losing his family so that he can stay true to himself.