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Josh Charles

Born: September 15, 1971, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Josh Charles is an American stage, film and television actor. He is best known for the roles of Daniel "Dan" Rydell on "Sports Night" and as Will Gardner on "The Good Wife".


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Amateur (2018)

Movie
Drama |
Sport |
USA |
| 96 Min

14-year-old basketball phenom Terron Forte has to navigate the under-the-table world of amateur athletics when he is recruited to an elite NCAA prep school.

70 2018 96
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Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (2017)

Movie
Drama |
Thriller |
Israel |
USA |
| 117 Min

A financial schemer finds himself in the middle of an international scandal after he becomes a political adviser to the new prime minister of Israel.

63 2017 117
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The Drowning (2017)

Movie
Drama |
Thriller |
USA |
| 95 Min

A psychiatrist faces his past, present and future when he finds himself involved in the treatment of a young man recently released from prison for a murder committed when the boy was just 11 years old.

0 2017 95
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

Movie
War |
Comedy |
USA |
| 112 Min

A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

66 2016 112
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Freeheld (2015)

Movie
USA |
| 103 Min

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

63 2015 103
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I Smile Back (2015)

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Drama |
USA |
| 85 Min

Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next activity. However, just beneath the façade lie depression and disillusionment that send her careening into a secret world of reckless compulsion. Only very real danger will force her to face the painful root of her destructiveness and its crumbling effect on those she loves.

60 2015 85
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Bird People (2014)

Movie
Drama |
Fantasy |
Romance |
France |
| 128 Min

An overstressed American businessman and a French chambermaid make a connection at an airport hotel in Paris.

61 2014 128
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Adult Beginners (2014)

Movie
Comedy |
USA |
| 90 Min

A young, hipster entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch. With his entire life in disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister, brother-in-law and three year-old nephew in the suburbs — only to become their manny. Faced with real responsibility, he may finally have to grow up — but not without some bad behavior first.

55 2014 90
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After.Life (2009)

Movie
Drama |
Horror |
Thriller |
| 104 Min

A young woman caught between life and death... and a funeral director who appears to have the gift of transitioning the dead, but might just be intent on burying her alive.

59 2009 104
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The Darwin Awards (2006)

Movie
Adventure |
Comedy |
Romance |
| 94 Min

Based on four best-selling non-fiction books of over 700 Darwin Award cases, The Darwin Awards takes a darkly comic view at the people who risk their lives pursuing a crazy idea... only to end up improving the human race by removing themselves from the gene pool and thus earning a Darwin award.

60 2006 94
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Four Brothers (2005)

Movie
Action |
Crime |
Drama |
Thriller |
USA |
| 109 Min

Four adopted brothers come to avenge their mothers death in what appears to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. However, the boys investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brothers business dealings with a notorious local hoodlum. Two cops who are trying to solve the case may also not be what they seem.

69 2005 109
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Seeing Other People (2004)

Movie
USA |
| 90 Min

Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.

59 2004 90
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S.W.A.T. (2003)

Movie
Action |
Thriller |
Crime |
USA |
| 117 Min

Two wisecracking, battle-hardened veterans (Samuel L. Jackson and Colin Farrell) team up with a pair of street-smart rookies (Michelle Rodriguez and LL Cool J) to form the most freewheeling - but effective - S.W.A.T. team ever. Their first assignment: transport an international drug kingpin into federal custody - after he's offered $100 million to anyone who will free him!

60 2003 117
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Muppets from Space (1999)

Movie
Fantasy |
Comedy |
Sci-Fi |
USA |
| 87 Min

Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.

62 1999 87
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Sports Night (1998)

TV Show
USA |
| 22 Min

Sports Night is an American television series about a fictional sports news show also called Sports Night. It focuses on the friendships, pitfalls, and ethical issues the creative talent of the program face while trying to produce a good show under constant network pressure. Created by Aaron Sorkin, the half-hour prime time comedy-drama aired on ABC for two seasons, from 1998 to 2000. The show stars Robert Guillaume as managing editor Isaac Jaffe, Felicity Huffman as executive producer Dana Whitaker, Peter Krause as anchor Casey McCall, Josh Charles as anchor Dan Rydell, Sabrina Lloyd as senior associate producer Natalie Hurley, and Joshua Malina as associate producer Jeremy Goodwin. Regular guest stars included William H. Macy as ratings expert Sam Donovan and Brenda Strong as Sally Sasser, the producer of West Coast Update and rival of Dana. Other notable guest stars included Paula Marshall and more than one who appeared later on Sorkin's The West Wing including Janel Moloney, Teri Polo, Ted McGinley, Lisa Edelstein, Clark Gregg, Nina Siemaszko, and John DeLancie. TV Guide ranked it #10 on their 2013 list of 60 shows that were "Cancelled Too Soon".

84 1998 22
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Crossworlds (1997)

Movie
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Comedy |
Sci-Fi |
| 90 Min

College good guy Joe is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris. Joes heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to the staff that opens doors to the Crossworlds. When Laura shows up to check on the key and Ferris goons begin their assaults, they run to semi-retired adventurer A.T. for help and guidance.

53 1997 90
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Threesome (1994)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
USA |
| 93 Min

Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, Alex falls for Eddy, and Stuart lusts after Alex.

62 1994 93
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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)

Movie
Comedy |
USA |
| 105 Min

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue Ellen finds a sweet job in fashion by lying about her age and experience on her résumé. But, while her siblings run wild, she discovers the downside of adulthood

61 1991 105
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Dead Poets Society (1989)

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Drama |
| 129 Min

At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.

80 1989 129



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