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Ben Affleck

Born: August 15, 1972, Berkeley, California - USA

Ben Affleck (born Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt) is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer.

He became known in the mid-1990s for his performance in the Kevin Smith film “Mallrats” (1995) and “Chasing Amy” (1997). Affleck is an Academy Award winner, as well as a Golden Globe Award winner, along with Matt Damon, for their collaborative screenplay for the 1997 film &lqduo;Good Will Hunting”.

He established himself as a Hollywood leading man, having starred in several big budget films, such as “Armageddon” (1998), “Pearl Harbor” (2001), “Changing Lanes” (2002), “The Sum of All Fears” (2002), and “Daredevil” (2003).

Affleck has drawn critical acclaim for his work as a filmmaker, directing “Gone Baby Gone” (2007) and “The Town” (2010), and playing the lead role in the latter. He has worked with his younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, on several projects, including “Good Will Hunting” and “Gone Baby Gone”.

After a high profile relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, his relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez attracted worldwide media attention in which Affleck and Lopez were dubbed “Bennifer”.

Following their breakup in 2004, he began dating Jennifer Garner. The two married in June 2005 and have two daughters, Violet Anne, born in December 2005, and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, born in January 2009. In 2016, the couple decided to separate, reconcile, but in the end, the two ultimately decided to file for divorce.

Affleck has been actively involved in politics and charitable causes. He and Matt Damon also founded the production company LivePlanet.

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Justice League (2017)

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Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

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Live by Night (2017)

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A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

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Suicide Squad (2016)

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From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.

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The Accountant (2016)

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Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department’s Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King (J.K. Simmons), starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk (Anna Kendrick) has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise.

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Gone Girl (2014)

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With his wifes disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when its suspected that he may not be innocent.

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Runner Runner (2013)

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When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

56 2013 91
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To the Wonder (2013)

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After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.

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Argo (2012)

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As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

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The Town (2010)

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Based on the novel 'The Prince of Thieves' by Chuck Hogan, The Town follows a career criminal who finds himself romantically involved with the manager of a bank he held up. A high-stakes love triangle develops when an equally infatuated FBI agent arrives in the pursuit of justice. Stolen cash and a stolen heart lead to a relationship that could destroy this prince of thieves.

76 2010 125
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He's Just Not That Into You (2009)

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Remember that really cute guy who said hed call...and didnt? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe hes in the hospital. Maybe hes awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe Hes Just Not That into You.

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State of Play (2009)

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Russell Crowe portrays the D.C. reporter who untangles a mystery of murder and collusion that connects unexpectedly to an unflappable young politician (Ben Affleck) who is the future of his political party. As the investigation continues, it reveals a cover-up that threatens to shake the nation's power structures to their very core.

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Extract (2009)

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The owner of a factory that produces flavor extracts, Joel Reynold seems to have it all, but really doesnt. Whats missing is sexual attention from his wife, Suzie. Joel hatches a convoluted plan to get Suzie to cheat on him, thereby clearing the way for Joel to have an affair with Cindy, an employee. But what Joel doesnt know is that Cindy is a sociopathic con artist, and a freak workplace accident clears the way for her to ruin Joel forever.

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Gone Baby Gone (2007)

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Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally. Based on the Dennis Lehane novel.

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Smokin' Aces (2007)

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Slick Las Vegas illusionist Buddy "Aces" Israel isn't playing nice. Turns out, he's telling mob secrets to the FBI. After a $1 million contract is put out on him, Aces tries to pull his greatest disappearing act before a rogues' gallery of ex-cons, hit men and smokin' hot assassins tries to rub him out in this edgy action comedy that takes no prisoners.

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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.

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Hollywoodland (2006)

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The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a little of George Reeves in himself, and maybe, each of us.

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Feast (2005)

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Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.

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Jersey Girl (2004)

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Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when hes suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his father. To bounce back, it takes a new love and the courage instilled in him by his daughter.

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Surviving Christmas (2004)

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Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, Drew wants to revisit his old childhood home and possibly relive some old holiday memories. But when he arrives, he finds that the house in which he was raised is no longer the home in which he grew up. Inhabited by another family, Drew offers a nice financial reward that has the family ringing. But is Drew's generous cash offer only the beginning of an annoying visitor who's a little too overeager to celebrate Christmas?

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Gigli (2003)

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Larry Gigli is a low-ranking mobster who is commanded to kidnap the mentally challenged, Baywatch-obsessed younger brother of a powerful federal prosecutor to save his mobster boss from prison. Gigli successfully convinces the young man, Brian, to go off with him by promising to take him \to the Baywatch.\ However, Giglis boss, Louis, does not trust him; he hires a woman calling herself Ricki (Lopez) to take over the job.

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Paycheck (2003)

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Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired -- and paid handsomely -- by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid … and how he's gotten in hot water.

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Daredevil (2003)

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He dwells in a world of external night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, Murdock represents the downtrodden. At night he is Daredevil, a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets of the city, a relentless avenger of justice.

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Changing Lanes (2002)

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A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. Their means of destroying each other might be different, but their goals, ultimately, will be the same: Each will systematically try to dismantle the other's life in a reckless effort to reclaim something he has lost.

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The Sum of All Fears (2002)

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CIA analyst Jack Ryan must thwart the plans of a terrorist faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected president by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore.

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The Third Wheel (2002)

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The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless Phil with his Taurus, and his planned night turns upside down.

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Pearl Harbor (2001)

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The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japans devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

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When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.

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Bounce (2000)

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Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.

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Boiler Room (2000)

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A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.

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Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)

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With his gift of dream interpretation and his brilliantly colored coat, Joseph inspires jealousy in his brothers and is sold into slavery. This animated retelling of the story from the Bible's Book of Genesis boasts first-rate animation and excellent voice work from Affleck, Mark Hamill and Jody Benson. Wholesome without being preachy, Joseph: King of Dreams will delight the entire family.

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Reindeer Games (2000)

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After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.

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Dogma (1999)

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A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about the boy and his dad. Yet Annie ends up with more than just a story in this popular romantic comedy.

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Forces of Nature (1999)

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Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching hurricane, so he is forced to hitch a ride in a Geo Metro with an attractive but eccentric woman named Sara.

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200 Cigarettes (1999)

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A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.

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Armageddon (1998)

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An asteroid the size of Texas is heading directly toward Earth at 22,000 mph. NASA's executive director, Dan Truman, has only one option - to send up a crew to destroy the asteroid. He enlists the help of Harry S. Stamper - the world's foremost deep core oil driller - and Stamper's roughneck team of drillers to land on the asteroid, drill into its surface, and drop a nuclear device.

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Shakespeare in Love (1998)

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Shakespeare in Love is a brilliantly fictional story behind the creation of one of the most enduring pieces of literature ever written by the most acclaimed writer of all-time. Plagued with debt, writer's block, and fallen far past deadline for his latest play, it seems like things can't get much worse for young William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes). Then Will meets Viola (Oscar®-winner Gwyneth Paltrow), a young lady masquerading as man to get a part in his play, and it's love at first sight! Inspired by his new romance, Will sets feverishly to work on his play, determined to write the greatest love story ever told-"Romeo and Juliet"! Featuring an all-star cast and a razor-sharp, Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman, this modern classic also received the Oscar® for Best Picture, as well as earning trophies for Paltrow and Dame Judy Dench for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I.

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Good Will Hunting (1997)

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On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

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Chasing Amy (1997)

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Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.

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Mallrats (1995)

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Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.

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Glory Daze (1995)

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It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also questioning whether there's life after college are Jack's roommates: Rob, who fears domestication; comic-strip artist Mickey, who's shy around girls; intellectual party animal Slosh; and perpetual student Dennis.

56 1995 100
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Dazed and Confused (1993)

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A look at some Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum when his football coach demands he sign a \no drugs\ pledge.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

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Blonde, bouncy Buffy is your typical high school cheerleader-- her goal is to \marry Christian Slater and die\ and nothing gets in her way when it's time to shop. But all that changes when a strange man informs her she's been chosen by fate to kill vampires. With the help of a romantic rebel, Buffy is soon spending school nights protecting L.A. from Lothos, the Vampire King, his sidekick. Lefty and their determined gang of bloodsuckers. It's everything you'd expect from a teen queen in the Valley.

56 1992 86



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