Elias Koteas

Elias Koteas

Date of Birth: 11 Mar 1961

Country: Canada

Biography: Elias Koteas is a Canadian actor perhaps best known for his film portrayal of Casey Jones in the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies and for the character Thomas Daggett in the American film The Prophecy. Koteas had a role in the Denzel Washington thriller Fallen as the demon-possessed serial killer Edgar Reese. He appeared in John Hughes' Some Kind of Wonderful, Atom Egoyan's The Adjuster, Exotica, Ararat... (wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 72 (Actor)

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    Apt Pupil
    A dark drama about a sixteen-year-old honor student who recognizes an old man living in his hometown as a hunted Nazi. Compelled to reveal the secrets of his death camp past to earn the boy's silence, the German fugitive derives a sinister scheme to implicate the teenager in a dangerous psychological game. (Sony)
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    Ararat
    The estranged members of a contemporary Armenian family are faced both with Turkey's denial of their catastrophic past and with their own complicated present. (Miramax)
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    Collateral Damage
    Family man and firefighter Gordon Brewer (Schwarzenegger) is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini (Curtis). Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and travels to Colombia to track down the terrorist. (Warner Bros.)
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    Crash
    The immediate subject matter of Crash is the strange lure of the auto collision, provoking as it does the human fascination with death and the tendency to eroticize danger. Most motorists will slow down to stare at the scene of a collision; they may feel their pulses quickening and become exquisitely aware of the fragility of their own bodies. The characters of Crash carry this awareness a step further, cherishing and nurturing it. For them, a car collision is a sexual turn-on, and a jolting life-force they come to crave. (Fine Line Features)
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    Dancing at the Blue Iguana
    Angel is a dancer wishing to adopt a child. Stormy is a dancer with a secret with her brother Sully. Jasmine is a poetess who fells in love with Dennis. Jo is a dancer who became pregnant and Jessie is a woman fighting to survive in Hollywood. The link between them is the fact that they dance at Blue Iguana, a strip-club managed by Eddie. Their personal dramas are the theme of this movie. (imdb)
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    Gattaca
    An engrossing sci-fi thriller about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection.  (Sony)
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    Harrison\
    Sarah (MacDowell) embarks on a perilous journey to find Harrison (Strathairn), her husband, colleague and father of their two children, when the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist is missing on an assignment in a country far, far from home. (Universal Focus)
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    Living Out Loud
    Holly Hunter stars as a middle-aged divorcee who rediscovers life's possibilities in this offbeat dramedy. (New Line Cinema)
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    Lost Souls
    A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They think it's his body Satan will occupy. The youngest in the group, a teacher named Maya Larkin, goes to Peter to investigate further and to convince him to believe in the possibility of Evil incarnate. Other signs come to him as he and Maya them take a journey full of strange occurrences, self-discovery, and an ultimate showdown. (imdb)
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    Novocaine
    An edgy, unpredictable crime thriller, starring Steve Martin as a prosperous dentist whose well-ordered existence is thrown into turmoil when an alluring new patient draws him into a seedy underworld of sex, drugs and murder. (Artisan Entertainment)
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    Shot in the Heart
    HBO Films presents the true story of two men torn apart by a tortured family legacy -- and brought together by a notorious execution, as the eyes of the world looked on. (HBO Films)
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    Simone
    The career of a disillusioned filmmaker, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally create an actress "Simone" to sub for the star--the first totally believable synthetic actress. The "actress" becomes an overnight sensation, with a major singing career as well, and everyone thinks she's a real person. However, as Simone's fame skyrockets, he cannot bear to admit his fraud to himself or the world. (imdb)
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    Some Kind of Wonderful
    Think everyone over 17 has forgotten what it's like to be 16? John Hughes hasn't. Now Hughes delivers another funny, savvy, crowd-pleasing look at adolescence in this story about high school misfit Keith (Stoltz), who falls so head-over-heels for the senior class siren Amanda Jones (Thompson) that he's blind to the charms of his beautiful and devoted best pal Watts (Masterson). (Paramount)
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    The Thin Red Line
    "The Thin Red Line" tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who took part in the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal, but the way in which this story is told transcends the boundaries of the war film genre.
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    The Greatest Game Ever Played
    From the studio that brought you "The Rookie" and "Miracle" and director Bill Paxton, comes a story of courage, passion and of the greatest American sports hero you have probably never heart of. (Disney)
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    A quartet of humanoid turtles trained by their mentor in ninjitsu must learn to pull together in order to face the menace of Shredder and the Foot Clan. (imdb)
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    Exotica
    The 'Exotica' is a nightclub on the outskirts of Toronto, where Eric, DJ and MC, watches nightly as his ex-girlfriend Christina performs... (imdb)
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    Fallen
    Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style. (imdb)
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    Look Who\
    Small babies comment on the disagreements between a husband and wife. (imdb)
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
    The turtles find themselves transported back in time to ancient Japan. (imdb)
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    The Prophecy
    Angels have no souls, but men do. And dark angel Gabriel (Christopher Walken) -- angry because God has allowed humans into heaven -- descends to earth to capture the most evil human soul he can find, planning to use it to defeat his enemies in an apocalyptic battle. While a good-hearted angel (Eric Stoltz) hides the soul in the body of a little girl, a detective (Elias Koteas) on earth tracks Gabriel's every move.
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    Almost an Angel
    A small time crook becomes convinced he has become an angel after a traumatic incident and resolves to perform the work of one. (imdb)
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    One Magic Christmas
    An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about. (imdb)
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    Desperate Hours
    An escaped con on the run from the law moves into a married couple's home and takes over their lives. (imdb) Remake of a Humphrey Bogart film.
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    Gardens of Stone
    A touching, insightful look at stateside military life during the Vietnam War at Ft. Meyer and Arlington National Cemetery (the Garden). A veteran sergeant takes a young soldier under his wing and tries to prepare his men for the deadly environment of war. (imdb)
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    Zodiac
    As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.
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    Shooter
    Shooter is an edgy, non-stop action thriller about an honorable and brilliant marksman (Wahlberg) who finds himself in an unthinkable situation: framed as a Presidential assassin. Plunged into a shocking vortex of terror and conspiracy, the rogue shooter discovers the race is on to prove his innocence even as he is pursued by every law enforcement agency in the country, as well as a shadowy organization on a relentless manhunt aimed at destroying the secrets he has uncovered. (Paramount Pictures)
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    Tucker: The Man and His Dream
    Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a grandiose schemer with a new dream, to produce the best cars ever made. With the assistance of Abe Karatz and some impressive salesmanship on his own part, he obtains funding and begins to build his factory. The whole movie also has many parallels with director Coppola's own efforts to build a new movie studio of his own. (imdb)
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    Skinwalkers
    In accordance with the Navajos' legend, a thirteen year-old boy will finish with the curse of the powerful Skinwalkers, a.k.a. werewolves. The half-breed boy Timothy is raised by his human mother Rachel and protected by his Skinwalkers relatives since he was born. His grandmother Nana, his uncle Jonas, his cousin Katherine, her boyfriend Adam and their friend Doak have kept the secret about his bloodline and neither Timothy nor Rachel know the tragic curse... (imdb)
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    Blood Red
    The history of a Sicilian family who emigrated to America years ago and now lives in California cultivating vine. The problems start when they have to confront themselves with a powerful landowner who comports like the local boss. (imdb)
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    The Adjuster
    A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for the Board of Censors. They live with their son Simon and Hera's sister in a show-flat. One day, they meet Bubba, who wants to make a movie in their house. (imdb)
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    Sugartime
    Sugartime (1995) - TV Movie
    Purportedly true story of the affair between singer Phyllis McGuire, and Mafia boss Sam Giancana, famous for his alleged connections to John F Kennedy and Frank Sinatra. (imdb)
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    Power of Attorney
    Power of Attorney (1995) - Direct-to-Video
    An attorney is hired to defend a notorious mobster which he has been trying to send away for years while working as a prosecutor. (imdb)
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    The Girl in the Park
    Traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and her son Chris, who tried for years to penetrate her wall of isolation and despair, without success. But when Julia meets Louise, a troubled young woman with a checkered past, all Julia's old psychic wounds painfully resurface, as does her hope that Louise may be the daughter she lost so long ago. (imdb)
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    Two Lovers
    A Brooklyn-set romantic drama about a bachelor (Phoenix) torn between the family friend his parents wish he would marry (Shaw) and his beautiful but volatile new neighbor (Paltrow).
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    Dark Streets
    When a naïve playboy investigates the shadowy death of his wealthy father, his charmed life as the eligible owner of the city's hottest nightclub begins to spiral out of control. A noir fever dream of music, seduction and murder, DARK STREETS features stunningly choreographed dance numbers and an original soundtrack performed by legendary blues, jazz and R&B artists including Etta James, Natalie Cole, Dr. John, Aaron Neville, Solomon Burke, Chaka Khan, Richie Sambora and Marc Broussard.
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    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences. (imdb)
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    Cyborg 2
    Cyborg 2 (1993) - Direct-to-Video
    In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates a 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka. Cash designed specifically to charm/seduce her way into a rival manufacturer's headquarters and then self-detonate. Things go awry, when she starts to have feelings for a human Colson Ricks, aka. Colt 45 who works for PinWheel as a martial arts instructor. He falls for Cash as well, and with the help of Mercy, they escape. PinWheel Corp. sends Danny Bench, a 'Cyborg Tracker' after both Colt and Cash. (imdb)
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    Backstreet Dreams
    Backstreet Dreams is the story of a man (Dean Costello), who has a disturbed child (Shane). He and his wife (Lucy) take their son to a clinic. (imdb)
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    The Haunting in Connecticut
    After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, which turns out to be a former mortuary. (imdb)
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    Chain of Desire
    A series of unrelated amorous lovers are connected by a chain of desire. (imdb)
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    The Big Empty
    The Big Empty (2005) - Short Film
    A bittersweet tale of Alice, her vagina and the infinite nature of the tundra. (imdb)
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    Contact
    Contact (1992) - Short Film
    'Contact' is an Oscar-nominated short in which Elias Koteas, Brad Pitt and J.T. Walsh star in a money-spinning take on the harsh reality of war. (imdb)
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    Traffic
    Traffic (2004) - TV Mini-Series
    This offers a look into the world of trafficking, where drugs, weapons, and even people are traded all over the world. Here, the lives of three Seattle-based men become intertwined ... until they're all in over their heads. (imdb)
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    Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows
    Martin Scorsese narrates this tribute to Val Lewton, the producer of a series of memorable low-budget horror films for RKO Studios. (imdb)
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    Defendor
    A comedy centered around three characters: an everyday guy who comes to believe he's a superhero, his psychiatrist, and the teenager he befriends. (imdb)
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    The Fourth Kind
    Fact-based thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up. (imdb)
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    I Come with the Rain
    Ex-Los Angeles cop turned private eye travels to Hong Kong in search of the missing son of a billionaire (imdb)
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    Shutter Island
    Two U.S. Marshalls are sent to a federal institution for the criminally insane to capture a violent female escapee.
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    The Killer Inside Me
    A deputy sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.
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    Rosy-Fingered Dawn: a Film on Terrence Malick
    Actors and other crew members discuss their experiences while making Terrence Malick films.
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    My Own Love Song
    A wheelchair-bound singer and her best friend embark on a roadtrip to Memphis.
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    Let Me In
    A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.
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    Malarek
    This is the story of Victor Malarek a man who becomes a reporter in spite of his troubled childhood and attempts to expose the problems of a juvenile facility. (imdb)
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    Full Moon in Blue Water
    Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is helped by Jimmy, a former asylum inmate, and the good-natured Louise. The bar is rapidly losing money and Charlie wants to buy it cheaply before it becomes publicly known that a nearby bridge is to be built. (imdb)
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    Die
    Six people wake up in cells,without knowing how they got there or why. The only thing they have in common is that they all tried to commit suicide.
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    3 Backyards
    The story of three people from the same suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day.
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    Winnie Mandela
    A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration. (imdb)
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    Dream House
    Successful publisher Will Atenton (Craig) quit a job in New York City to relocate his wife, Libby (Weisz), and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children. (imdb)
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    A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
    Six years have elapsed since Guantanemo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he inadvertently burns down Harold's father-in-law's beloved Christmas tree. To fix the problem, Harold and Kumar embark on a mission through New York City to find the perfect Christmas tree, once again stumbling into trouble at every single turn. (imdb)
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    Devil\
    The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. (imdb)
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    Now You See Me
    An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
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    The Last Days on Mars
    A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars. (imdb)
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    Camilla
    Vincent and Freda Lopez are a young married Toronto couple who both indulge in the arts, Vince as an artist and Freda as a musician/composer. Their marriage is not as secure as it may seem on the surface as Vince sees Freda's music as purely a hobby, while she sees it as her vocation, despite feeling insecure about it. The two drive to Savannah, Georgia for a vacation, where they meet mother and son Camilla and Harold Cara, a former concert violinist and a B-movie producer respectively. (imdb)
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    Jake Squared
    A filmmaker sets out to make a new project in order to figure out how he's screwed up every relationship he's ever had. (imdb)
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    The Habitation of Dragons
    Two brothers of totally different natures live in a small town in Texas. Since the death of their father they confront one another all the time for all kind of major and minor problems.
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    Chicago P.D.
    Chicago P.D. (2014) - TV Series
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    Hit Me
    Sonny lives with his intellectually disabled older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in. Sonny is offered a part in a heist that goes wrong.
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    My Days of Mercy
    The daughter of a man on death row falls in love with a woman on the opposing side of her family's political cause. (imdb)
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    The Sopranos
    The Sopranos (1999) - TV Series
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    The Baker
    An elderly baker must do everything he can to protect his granddaughter from gangsters.
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    Combat Hospital
    Portrays doctors and nurses from Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and other allied countries saving lives and limbs in a war zone military hospital modeled on a real facility in Afghanistan. (imdb)
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