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Yorick van Wageningen

Born: April 16, 1964, Baarn, Netherlands

Yorick van Wageningen is a Dutch actor. 


 After acting in several Dutch plays, movies, and television series, van Wageningen was asked to come to Hollywood to appear in Steven Spielberg s Minority Report. 

Due to problems with his visa, he was unable to work on that movie in the United States. However, he has been acting in American movies ever since. 

His breakthrough hit was with his role in The Chronicles of Riddick, which earned him much praise by lead actor Vin Diesel. 

He has starred opposite Amanda Burton, Vin Diesel, Angelina Jolie, Judi Dench, Colin Farrell, Christian Bale, Christopher Plummer, and Clive Owen. 

After he went to the United States he did not appear in any Dutch film until his return in 2008, starring in Oorlogswinter (Winter in Wartime), based on a famous Dutch children s book about World War II. 

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Papillon (2018)

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Biography |
Crime |
Drama |
Serbia |
| 133 Min

A prisoner detained on a remote island plots his escape. A remake of the 1973 film 'Papillon'.

64 2018 133
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Last Summer (2014)

Movie
| 94 Min

A yacht lies at anchor in a bay off the Sicilian coast. Naomi, a young Japanese woman, has four days to leave her son with a lasting memory of her before she loses custody of him forever. In this hostile environment, Naomi faces the difficulty of approaching Ken under the controlling glare of the crew. When Naomi's hopes seem lost Ken starts to take an interest in her. Timeless days magnify the weight of their last goodbye.

67 2014 94
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47 Ronin (2013)

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Adventure |
Fantasy |
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USA |
| 118 Min

Keanu Reeves stars in the action-adventure epic, 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and reclaim their honor. This band of ronin must seek help from Kai (Keanu Reeves) - an enslaved half-breed they once rejected - in their ultimate fight for redemption in a savage world of mythic and wondrous terrors. Kai becomes their most deadly weapon and the heroic inspiration for these outnumbered warriors to confront their enemy and seize eternity.

63 2013 118
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The Way (2010)

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Adventure |
Comedy |
Drama |
Spain |
| 128 Min

When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to Spain. Tom soon joins up with other travelers and realizes they’re all searching for something.

74 2010 128
Poster of The New World
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The New World (2005)

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Romance |
Drama |
USA |
| 135 Min

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.

67 2005 135
Poster of The Chronicles of Riddick
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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)

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Action |
Adventure |
Sci-Fi |
Thriller |
USA |
| 119 Min

Vin Diesel (XXX, The Fast and the Furious) stars in this electrifying special-effects-fueled action spectacular! After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, reluctant hero will emerge as humanity's champion - and the last hope for a universe on the edge of annihilation. Powered by groundbreaking visual effects and pulse-pounding, thrill-a-minute action, The Chronicles of Riddick is "a roller coaster ride that leaves you kicking and screaming for more!" (Hollywood Hotwire)

67 2004 119
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Beyond Borders (2003)

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War |
Germany |
| 127 Min

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the worlds most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married to Henry Bauford son of a wealthy British industrialist, when she encounters Nick Callahan a renegade doctor, whose impassioned plea for help to support his relief efforts in war-torn Africa moves her deeply. As a result, Sarah embarks upon a journey of discovery that leads to danger, heartbreak and romance in the far corners of the world.

65 2003 127



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