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Brie Larson

Born: October 1, 1989, Sacramento, California, USA

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress, director, and singer. 


Born in Sacramento, California, Larson was home-schooled before she studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater. She began her acting career in television, appearing as a regular on the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award.

As a teenager, Larson had brief roles in the 2004 films 13 Going on 30 and Sleepover. Her performance in the comedy film Hoot (2006) was praised, and she subsequently played supporting roles in the films Greenberg (2010), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), 21 Jump Street (2012), and Don Jon (2013). From 2009 to 2011, Larson featured as a rebellious teenager in the television series United States of Tara.

Larson's breakthrough role came with the independent drama Short Term 12 (2013), for which she received critical acclaim. Further success came in 2015 when she starred in Room, an acclaimed drama based on Emma Donoghue's novel of the same name. She won several awards for her portrayal of a troubled mother kidnap victim in the film, including the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critic's Choice Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress. In 2017, she starred as a war photographer in the adventure film Kong: Skull Island, her highest-grossing release.

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Captain Marvel (2019)

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Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

70 2019 124
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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The culmination of 22 interconnected films and the turning point of the beloved heroes' epic journey, as they come to truly understand how fragile their reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.

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Unicorn Store (2019)

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A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.

42 2019 92
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)

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When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King.

70 2017 118
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The Glass Castle (2017)

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A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

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Free Fire (2017)

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Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.

65 2017 90
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Trainwreck (2015)

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Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

66 2015 125
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Digging for Fire (2015)

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The discovery of a bone and a gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.

60 2015 85
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Room (2015)

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Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?

82 2015 117
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The Gambler (2014)

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Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

60 2014 111
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Don Jon (2013)

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A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

66 2013 90
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Short Term 12 (2013)

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A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

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The Spectacular Now (2013)

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A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical \nice girl.\

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21 Jump Street (2012)

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In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

72 2012 109
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Rampart (2011)

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Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own survival.

58 2011 108
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

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Genre-smashing filmmaker Edgar Wright tells the amazing story of one romantic slacker’s quest to power up with love. Scott Pilgrim's (Michael Cera) new crush has the most unusual baggage of all: a nefarious league of exes who control her love life and will do whatever it takes to eliminate him as a suitor. As Scott must face an increasingly vicious rogues’ gallery from her past. And if he hopes to win his true love, he must vanquish them all before it really is game over. Based on the graphic novel by Bryan Lee O'Malley.

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Greenberg (2010)

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A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.

61 2010 107
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United States of Tara (2009)

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United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which began airing on Showtime in 2009. The series follows the life of Tara, a suburban housewife and mother coping with dissociative identity disorder.

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Hoot (2006)

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A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where hes compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.

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