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Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Born: June 13, 1990, High Wycombe, London - England

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (born Aaron Perry Johnson) is an English actor.

He is best-known as the title character in the “Kick-Ass” films and Quicksilver in “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015).

Taylor-Johnson began performing at age six and has appeared in films such as “Shanghai Knights” (2003), playing a young Charlie Chaplin, “The Illusionist” (2006) and “Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging” (2008).

He had his breakthrough performance in the John Lennon biopic “Nowhere Boy” (2009). He went on to portray Ben in the Oliver Stone-directed crime thriller “Savages” (2012), Russian aristocrat Count Vronsky in Joe Wright's adaptation of “Anna Karenina” (2012) and Lt. Brody in Gareth Edwards' monster movie “Godzilla” (2014).

For his performance as psychopathic drifter Ray Marcus in Tom Ford's thriller “Nocturnal Animals” (2016), he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

He was initially credited as Aaron Johnson, but began being billed as Aaron Taylor-Johnson in 2013, with “Kick-Ass 2”. He had legally changed his name after marrying director Sam Taylor-Wood.

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Outlaw King (2018)

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An epic period drama that will tell a different version than Braveheart did on Robert The Bruce, the king who led his country to freedom from the oppressive rule of England in Scotland.

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Nocturnal Animals (2016)

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| 116 Min

A woman named Susan receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband — a man she left 20 years earlier — asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a math professor whose family vacation turns violent.

75 2016 116
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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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| 142 Min

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

77 2015 142
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Godzilla (2014)

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| 123 Min

Fifteen years after an 'incident' at a Japanese nuclear power plant, physicist Joe Brody joins forces with his soldier son Ford to discover for themselves what really happened. What they uncover is prelude to global-threatening devastation. An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.

65 2014 123
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Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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| 103 Min

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can prevent their annihilation.

67 2013 103
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Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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| 103 Min

Self-made superhero Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and sweet-faced, foul-mouthed assassin Hit Girl (Chloë Grace Moretz) try to return to life as “normal” teenagers, but soon they are faced with their deadliest challenge yet. To seek revenge for his father’s death, Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) has re-invented himself as the leader of an evil league of super-villains. To defeat their new nemesis, Kick-Ass and Hit Girl must team up with a new wave of masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes (Jim Carrey), in this battle of real-life villains and heroes.

66 2013 103
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Savages (2012)

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| 131 Min

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

65 2012 131
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Anna Karenina (2012)

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| 130 Min

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

66 2012 130
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Albert Nobbs (2011)

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| 113 Min

Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women arent encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublins most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.

66 2011 113
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Kick-Ass (2010)

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| 117 Min

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

77 2010 117
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Chatroom (2010)

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| 97 Min

When strangers Jim, Eva, Emily and Mo meet William online in his new 'Chelsea Teens!' chatroom, they're completely seduced by his fast-talking, charismatic character. But beneath the surface lies a much darker truth. William is a dangerous loner, channeling all his energies into cyberspace. He's become an analyser, a calculating manipulator who finds it almost impossible to interact normallywith others in the real world, instead turning his hand to manipulating people online. When the timid Jim opens up to William, it sparks a fascination that quickly turns into a dark downward spiral, with the twisted antagonist coercing the rest of the group to become pawns in his deadly game. As the cat-and-mouse situation escalates to devastating heights, can William's anti-social networking be brought to an end?

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The Greatest (2009)

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| 99 Min

Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennetts life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out shes pregnant, she winds up at the Brewers door. She needs their help, and although they cant quite admit it, they each need her so they can begin to heal.

67 2009 99
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Nowhere Boy (2009)

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| 98 Min

The drama tells the story of Lennons teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood

72 2009 98
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)

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| 100 Min

Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around her hilarious journal entries, prepare to be engulfed in the world of the soaring joys and bottomless angst of being a teenager.

64 2008 100
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The Magic Door (2007)

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| 90 Min

A magic Troll aims to defeat the Black Witch and find the magic door that will lead him home with the help of the Elf Flip, and the Boy Liam.

42 2007 90
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The Illusionist (2006)

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| 110 Min

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.

76 2006 110
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The Thief Lord (2006)

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| 98 Min

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief Lord. From their home base of an old cinema theater, the children steal from the rich to support themselves and soon capture the interest of a bumbling detective. However, a greater threat to the children is something from a forgotten past-- a beautiful magical treasure with the power to spin time itself

60 2006 98



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