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Sam Rockwell

Born: November 5, 1968, Daly City, California - USA

Sam Rockwell is an American actor.

He is known for his leading roles in “Lawn Dogs” (1997), “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” (2002), “Matchstick Men” (2003), “The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy” (2005), “Moon” (2009), “G-Force” (2009), and “Seven Psychopaths” (2012).

He is also well known for his supporting roles in “The Green Mile” (1999), “Galaxy Quest” (1999), “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” (2007), “Frost/Nixon” (2008), “Conviction” (2010), “Iron Man 2” (2010), “Cowboys & Aliens” (2011), and “The Way, Way Back” (2013).

For his role as a troubled police deputy in the drama film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (2017), Rockwell won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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The Best of Enemies (2019)

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THE BEST OF ENEMIES is based on the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.

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Mute (2018)

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A story of a mute bartender in Berlin who goes up against his city's gangsters and deep into the city's underworld in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.

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Vice (2018)

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Biopic of Dick Cheney, the 46th Vice President of the US, under President Bush, and during the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack. Widely regarded as one of the most powerful and influential VPs in history, he is known for promoting an expansion of powers of the presidency, through which he held strong political influence towards conservative orthodoxy and coordination of the War on Terrorism.

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

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Woman Walks Ahead (2017)

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| 101 Min

Caroline Weldon moves to Dakota in the 19th century and tries to help the Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull keep the land for his people.

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Mr. Right (2016)

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A girl falls for the \perfect\ guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

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Poltergeist (2015)

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Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her.

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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.

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Don Verdean (2015)

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Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.

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Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

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A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

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Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (2014)

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A documentary filmmaker interviews the now-famous Trevor Slattery from behind bars.

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Loitering with Intent (2014)

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Fledgling screenwriters retreat to a quiet country manor to work on their script, but a constellation of needy characters produces constant interruptions.

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Laggies (2014)

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Overeducated and underemployed, 28 year old Megan is in the throes of a quarterlife crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a few steps behind - while her friends check off milestones and celebrate their new grown-up status. When her high-school sweetheart proposes, Megan panics and- given an unexpected opportunity to escape for a week - hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year old Annika and Annika's world-weary single dad Craig.

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A Single Shot (2013)

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The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

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Schooled: The Price of College Sports (2013)

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Schooled: The Price of College Sports is a comprehensive look at the business, history and culture of big-time college football and basketball in America. It is an adaptation of “The Cartel by Pulitzer Prize Winning civil rights scholar Taylor Branch, and his October 2011 article in The Atlantic, “The Shame of College Sports. Schooled presents a hard-hitting examination of the NCAA’s treatment of its athletes and amateurism in collegiate athletics; weaving interviews, archival and verité footage to tell a story of how college sports became a billion dollar industry built on the backs of athletes who are deprived of numerous rights.

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The Way Way Back (2013)

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Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.

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A Case of You (2013)

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A young writer tries to impress a girl he meets online with an embellished profile, but he finds himself in a real mess when she falls for him and he has to keep up the act.

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Trust Me (2013)

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Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an industry that has no interest in recognizing his bumbling but ultimately genuine nature.

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Seven Psychopaths (2012)

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A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

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| 119 Min

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

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The Sitter (2011)

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Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the neighbor's kid he gets a booty call from his girlfriend in the city. To hook up with her, Noah takes to the streets, but his urban adventure spins out of control as he finds himself on the run from a maniacal drug lord.

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Iron Man 2 (2010)

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With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts, and James \Rhodey\ Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances - and confront powerful enemies.

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Moon (2009)

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With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. The long period of time alone however has resulted in him talking to himself for the most part, or to his plants. Direct communication with Earth is not possible due to a long-standing communication malfunction but he does get an occasional message from his wife Tess. When he has an accident however, he wakens to find that he is not alone. He also comes to realize that his world is not what he thought it was.

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G-Force (2009)

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| 88 Min

A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, Juarez, Blaster, mole Speckles, and fly Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. But the government shuts them down and they are sentenced to a pet shop. Can they escape to defeat the villain and save the world?

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Gentlemen Broncos (2009)

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| 90 Min

A teenager attends a fantasy writers' convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.

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Everybody's Fine (2009)

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Eight months after the death of his wife, Frank Goode looks forward to a reunion with his four adult children. When all of them cancel their visits at the last minute, Frank, against the advice of his doctor, sets out on a road trip to reconnect with his offspring. As he visits each one in turn, Frank finds that his children's lives are not quite as picture-perfect as they've made them out to be.

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The Winning Season (2009)

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A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team

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Frost/Nixon (2008)

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Oscar®-winning director Ron Howard brings to the screen writer Peter Morgan's electrifying battle between Richard Nixon (Frank Langhella), the disgraced president with a legacy to save, and David Frost (Michael Sheen), a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This brilliant adaptation of the award-winning stage play goes behind-the-scenes as the two men and their camps negotiate, make deals and reveal secrets--all leading to the moment when they would sit facing one another in the court of public opinion.

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Choke (2008)

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A con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

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Everyone in 1880's America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal, hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. Robert Ford? No one knows him. Not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He'll befriend Jesse, ride with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he'll find a deadlier way.

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Snow Angels (2007)

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Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's restaurant, growing closer to a new kid in town, Lila, after class. When Glenn and Annie's daughter go missing, the whole town searches for her, as he increasingly spirals out of control.

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

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Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of \The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.\

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Matchstick Men (2003)

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A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artists teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

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| 113 Min

Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.

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Heist (2001)

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Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore and his partner, Bobby Blane and their utility man, Pinky Pincus find themselves broke, betrayed, and blackmailed. Moore is forced to commit his crew to do one last big job.

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Charlie's Angels (2000)

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| 98 Min

Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu star as the captivating crime-fighting trio who are masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts. When a devious mastermind embroils them in a plot to destroy individual privacy, the Angels, aided by their loyal sidekick Bosley (Bill Murray), set out to bring down the bad guys. But when a terrible secret is revealed, it makes the Angels targets for assassination.

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The Green Mile (1999)

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| 189 Min

Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks stars in this moving fable based on a Stephen King novel about Death Row guards at a penitentiary in the 1930's who have a moral dilemma with their jobs when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has mystical healing powers. Beautifully directed by Frank Darabont, this haunting tale features an impressive supporting cast that includes Sam Rockwell, Bonnie Hunt, Patricia Clarkson and Michael Clark Duncan.

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Galaxy Quest (1999)

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Decades after the success of the sci-fi series \Galaxy Quest,\ the show's washed-up stars -- Jason Nesmith, Gwen DeMarco and Alexander Dane -- are unwittingly recruited by actual aliens to pull off an intergalactic rescue mission.

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Jerry and Tom (1998)

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Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the local police, but they aren't interested - Bobby was their killer.

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Drunks (1997)

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At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, searching for some solace in his old stomping grounds, bars and parks where he bought drugs, the meeting goes on, and we hear the stories of survivors and addicts - some, like Louis, who claim to have wandered in looking for choir practice, who don't call themselves alcoholic, and others, like Joseph, whose drinking almost caused the death of his child - as they talk about their lives at the meeting

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Basquiat (1996)

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Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first Afro-American Pop Art artist Jean Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Along side the biography of Basquiat are the artists and the art scene from the early 1980’s New York.

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Box of Moonlight (1996)

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Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering takes him into the life of Kid, a free-spirited young man who helps Al escape from the routine of everyday life and find freedom to enjoy himself.

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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.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

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A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas

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F Is for Family

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F Is For Family is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of Bill Burr.

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