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Viggo Mortensen

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SalvationSalvation (1987)
Dir. Beth B
Feat. Stephen McHattie, Exene Cervenka, Dominque Davalos
A NY Underground take on televangelists, sex and kidnapping.
Reflecting Skin, TheReflecting Skin, The (1990) Recommended
Dir. Philip Ridley
Feat. Viggo Mortensen
An eerie and perverse tale of a young boy's unsettling experiences growing up in the prairie farmlands of Idaho, where the adults are weird and the…
Indian Runner, TheIndian Runner, The (1991)
Dir. Sean Penn
Feat. David Morse, Viggo Mortensen, Dennis Hopper
Sean Penn's interesting directing debut is a sly throwback to '70s road movies, even using a Springsteen ditty as the basis for its plot.
Boiling PointBoiling Point (1993)
Dir. James B. Harris
Feat. Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper, Viggo Mortensen
Cop thriller rises above its familiar plot through the likeable heavyweight cast.
Young Americans, TheYoung Americans, The (1993)
Dir. Danny Cannon
Feat. Harvey Keitel, Viggo Mortensen, Keith Allen
L.A. cop Keitel is roped in to crack a sadistic drug ring that has rooted itself in the London club scene. Thoughtful, suspenseful film with the…
Carlito's WayCarlito's Way (1993) Recommended
Dir. Brian De Palma
Feat. Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Viggo Mortensen
De Palma contains his usual showy excess and proves he can be a consummate storyteller with this captivating, multi–layered crime yarn. Al…
Crimson TideCrimson Tide (1995)
Dir. Tony Scott
Feat. Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen
Gene Hackman and Denzel Washington clash ethics as Captain and deputy on a US submarine entering hostile waters of a Russian renegade. Nuclear war…
Prophecy, TheProphecy, The (1996)
Dir. Gregory Widen
Feat. Christopher Walken, Eric Stoltz, Elias Koteas
Christopher Walken plays the Archangel Gabriel(!), spreading terror on earth on behalf of a private vendetta in heaven. X–FILES fans should…
Passion of Darkly NoonPassion of Darkly Noon (1996)
Dir. Philip Ridley
Feat. Ashley Judd, Brendan Fraser, Viggo Mortensen
The director of the underrated THE REFLECTING SKIN revisits the bayou for another round of redneck neurosis, repressed desire and violent madness. A…
DaylightDaylight (1996)
Dir. Rob Cohen
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen
They do make disaster movies like they used to! Sly Stallone seeks to rescue those entrapped by a huge explosion in a NYC subway tunnel, while the…
Albino AlligatorAlbino Alligator (1996)
Dir. Kevin Spacey
Feat. Matt Dillon, Viggo Mortensen, Faye Dunaway
Directing debut for Kevin Spacey, reupholsters a classic crime plot, with all the mordant, cold–blooded wit of his acting. Matt Dillon and his…
GI JaneGI Jane (1997)
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft
A staunch, suede–headed Demi Moore is enlisted in a US Army commando squad in a call for equal–opportunity by stylist dir. Ridley Scott. …
Vanishing PointVanishing Point (1997)
Dir. Charles Robert Carner
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Christine Elise, Steve Railsback
Made–for–TV reprise of the 1971 transcontinental driving classic, with the chiselled Mortensen taking the mad dog role of Kowalski, now a…
Perfect Murder, APerfect Murder, A (1998)
Dir. Andrew Davis
Feat. Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen
Unconvincing Hitchcock homage/remake of the master's DIAL M FOR MURDER, with Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow as paranoid spouses, trying to play…
Walk On the Moon, AWalk On the Moon, A (1999)
Dir. Tony Goldwyn
Feat. Diane Lane, Anna Paquin, Viggo Mortensen
Taking a fairly cynical view of the moral grunginess of the hippie 1960s, actor Tony Goldwyn's directorial debut is blessed with a nuanced script and…
28 Days28 Days (1999)
Dir. Betty Thomas
Feat. Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Diane Ladd
Fun–loving NY journalist Sandra Bullock doesn't know when to say 'when' and gets slapped with a month in rehab after a drink driving incident.…
Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the RingLord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Aro Favourite
Dir. Peter Jackson
Feat. Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
Monumental fantasy–epic and filmmaking accomplishment for local–boy–made–good Peter Jackson, transmutes the first part of J R…
Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Edition)Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Edition) (2001)
Dir. Peter Jackson
Feat. Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
Monumental fantasy–epic and filmmaking accomplishment for local–boy–made–good Peter Jackson, transmutes the first part of J R…
Lord of the Rings - The Two TowersLord of the Rings - The Two Towers (2002) Aro Favourite
Dir. Peter Jackson
Feat. Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen
Peter Jackson’s mammoth adaptation of J R R Tolkien’s fantasy classic continues in grand fashion, with increased visual panache and…
Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers (Extended Edition)Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers (Extended Edition) (2002) Aro Favourite
Dir. Peter Jackson
Feat. Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen
Peter Jackson’s mammoth adaptation of J R R Tolkien’s fantasy classic continues in grand fashion, with increased visual panache and dramatic…
Lord of the Rings - The Return of the KingLord of the Rings - The Return of the King (2003) Aro Favourite
Dir. Peter Jackson
Feat. Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen
Peter Jackson's adaptation of J R R Tolkien's fantasy trilogy of 'Middle Earth' reaches its spectacular climax, drawing the story–threads…
HidalgoHidalgo (2003)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Louise Lombard
Grandly conceived, this period adventure epic has a troubled 'Pony Express' rider (Mortensen) summoned to compete in an epic 3000–mile race…
Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King (Extended Edition)Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King (Extended Edition) (2003) Aro Favourite
Dir. Peter Jackson
Feat. Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen
The final installment in Peter Jackson's epic adaptation of JRR Tolkien's fantasy classic. This version includes an extra 45 minutes of footage.
A History of ViolenceA History of Violence (2005) Recommended
Dir. David Cronenberg
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris
An incisive take on the noir thriller from celebrated horror auteur David Cronenberg (EXISTENZ et al), in which a smalltown family man (Mortensen) is…
AlatristeAlatriste (2006)
Dir. Agustin Diaz Yanes
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Elena Anaya, Javier Camara
Viggo Mortensen plays a Spanish noble warrior in this epic adaptation of Arturo Pérez–Reverte's best–selling books. Lavished with the…
Eastern PromisesEastern Promises (2007) Aro Favourite
Dir. David Cronenberg
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel
A muscular, satisfying thriller set in the underworld of the Russian mafia in London, this reteams the director and star of A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE,…
AppaloosaAppaloosa (2008) Recommended
Dir. Ed Harris
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger
Enjoyable "old–school" Western directed by Ed Harris, who also stars as an incorrigible marshal who is hired along with deputy Viggo Mortensen…
GoodGood (2008)
Dir. Vicente Amorim
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittaker
Based on the acclaimed stageplay by C.P. Taylor, Viggo Mortensen sports a convincing English accent to portray a German academic who is reluctantly…
Road, TheRoad, The (2009) Recommended
Dir. John Hillcoat
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall
Cormac McCarthy’s much–feted novel about the lengths a father goes to protect his son’s innocence in a post–apocalyptic wasteland is…
A Dangerous MethodA Dangerous Method (2011)
Dir. David Cronenberg
Feat. Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen
Psychodrama auteur David Cronenberg directs this stimulating, if not entirely satiating exploration of the intense relationship between Carl Jung and…
On the RoadOn the Road (2012)
Dir. Walter Salles
Feat. Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart
Handsomely mounted adaptation of Kerouac's counter–culture classic of a young writer whose life is profoundly shaken by the arrival of the…
Everybody Has a PlanEverybody Has a Plan (2012)
Dir. Ana Piterbarg
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Soledad Villamil
A man dissatisfied with his life assumes the identity of his twin brother in this brooding Argentinian thriller.
Two Faces of January, TheTwo Faces of January, The (2014)
Dir. Hossein Amini
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Oscar Isaac
The latest Patricia Highsmith adaptation centers on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flee Athens after one of them is caught up in the…
Far from MenFar from Men (2014) Recommended
Dir. David Oelhoffen
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb
Viggo Mortensen stars in this existential western adapted from an Albert Camus' short story. Set in Algeria in the fifties, Mortensen is charged with…
Captain FantasticCaptain Fantastic (2016) Aro Favourite
Dir. Matt Ross
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler
Viggo Mortensen stars in this provocative yet delightful drama set in the forests of the Pacific Northwest as a father devoted to raising his six…
Green BookGreen Book (2018) Recommended
Dir. Pete Farrelly
Feat. Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen, Linda Cardellini
Enjoyable road movie based on a true story about the unlikely friendship between an African–American concert pianist and a roughneck…

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