Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood

Date of Birth: 28 Jan 1981

Country: USA

Biography: Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor. He made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II (1989), then landed a succession of larger roles that made him a critically acclaimed child actor by age 9. He is best known for his high-profile role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's critically acclaimed The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Since then, he has resisted typecasting by choosing varied roles in critically acclaimed films...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 71 (Actor)

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    Ash Wednesday
    Hell's Kitchen on Ash Wednesday, 1983. Rumors are flying that Francis Sullivan's younger brother Sean, dead for three years, has reappeared. If he wasn't killed by rivals, then old scores still need settling, putting Fran and Sean in danger. (imdb)
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    Black and White
    A searing, comedic and exhilarating look at race, sex and hip hop in the melting pot that is Manhattan at the turn of the 21st century. (Screen Gems)
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    Deep Impact
    As a comet is on a collision course with earth, humans have to prepare for their survival. They randomly select eight hundred thousand people to be saved in order to keep the human race alive. (imdb)
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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    Joel (Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine (Winslet) has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr. Howard Mierzwiak (Wilkinson), to have Clementine removed from his own memory. But as Joel's memories progressively disappear, he begins to rediscover his love for Clementine. (Focus Features)
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    The Faculty
    When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet!
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    The Ice Storm
    It's November 1973 in New Canaan, Connecticut. Watergate has caught up with Richard Nixon. The Beatles are recording solo albums. Wife-swapping has come to the suburbs. And, the Hood family is skidding out of control. (Fox Searchlight)
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    An epic adventure of good against evil, a story of the power of friendship and individual courage, and the heroic quest to pave the way for the emergence of mankind, J.R.R. Tolkien's master work brought to cinematic life. (New Line Cinema)
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
    Sauron's forces have laid siege to Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor, in their efforts to eliminate the race of men. The once-great kingdom, watched over by a fading steward, has never been in more desperate need of its king. But can Aragorn (Mortensen) answer the call of his heritage and become what he was born to be? In no small measure, the fate of Middle-earth rests on his broad shoulders. (New Line Cinema)
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    In the second chapter in J.R.R Tolkien's epic trilogy, the Fellowship faces unimaginable armies and deception while also witnessing ancient wonders and the untapped strength of their people. (New Line Productions)
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    Sin City
    Four tales of crime focusing around a muscular brute who's looking for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie; a man fed up with Sin City's corrupt law enforcement who takes the law into his own hands after a horrible mistake; a cop who risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile; and a hitman looking to make a little cash.
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    Green Street Hooligans
    When American Matt Buckner (Wood) is expelled unfairly from Harvard, he flees to England and is draw into the underworld of British football hooliganism. Green Street Hooligans is a story of loyalty, trust, and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge. (Freestyle Releasing)
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    Everything Is Illuminated
    Based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated tells the story of a young man's quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather in a small Ukrainian town that was wiped off the map by the Nazi invasion. (Warner Independent Pictures)
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    Forever Young
    A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma.
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    Avalon
    A Russian Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land. (imdb)
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    The Adventures of Huck Finn
    Huckleberry Finn, the half-literate son of a drunk, runs away from home and follows the Mississippi River with an escaped slave named Jim... (imdb)
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    Internal Affairs
    Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. (imdb)
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    The Good Son
    A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin whose the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior. (imdb)
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    Paradise
    Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy... (imdb)
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    Radio Flyer
    A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs. (imdb)
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    North
    Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to his own parents within two months. (imdb)
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    The War
    Vietnam War vet Costner must deal with a war of a different sort between his son and their friends, and a rival group of children. He also must deal with his own personal and employment problems that have resulted from his Vietnam experiences. (imdb)
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    All I Want
    The story of a young man who enters college only to discover that he can learn more about life and love from his neighbors in the apartment building where he lives. (imdb)
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    Flipper
    Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, that brings uncle and nephew together and leads Sandy on the summer adventure of a lifetime. (imdb)
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    Happy Feet
    A tone-deaf, tap dancing penguin proves that by being true to yourself, you can make all the difference in the world. (Warner Bros.)
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    Bobby
    Tuesday, June 4, 1968: the California presidential primary. As day breaks Robert Kennedy arrives at the Ambassador Hotel; he'll campaign, then speak to supporters at midnight. To capture the texture of the late 1960s, we see vignettes at the hotel: a couple marries so he can avoid Vietnam, kitchen staff discuss race and baseball, a man cheats on his wife, another is fired for racism, a retired hotel doorman plays chess in the lobby with an old friend... (imdb)
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    Paris, je t\
    Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
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    Ringers: Lord of the Fans
    'Ringers: Lord of the Fans' is a feature-length documentary that explores how "The Lord of the Rings" has influenced Western popular culture over the past 50 years. (imdb)
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    Day Zero
    The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you do? (imdb)
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    Lord of the Piercing
    A short parody of the Council of Elrond scene in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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    Christmas on Mars
    On recently colonized Mars, Major Syrtis, in an effort to lift the spirits of Earthborn Martian citizens, tries to organize a Christmas pageant in celebration of the first Mars-born human.
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    The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
    Barney Snow (Wood) wakes up in a hospital with no memories but his name & recurring images of a car crash. With little else to go on, he makes the place his temporary home and soon learns that all of the other residents in this youth clinic are dying from terminal illnesses - except him. When another patient, Mazzo (Perrino), asks Barney to play host for his visiting twin sister Cassie (Cook), the two strike up a fast friendship that blooms into romance and promises a fresh start for Barney... (IMDb.com)
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    The Oxford Murders
    At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols. (imdb)
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    Chain of Fools
    Salma Hayek plays an avid detective assigned to the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber. (imdb)
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    Oliver Twist
    Oliver Twist (1997) - TV Movie
    Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with after escaping from a sweat shop and going to London to find his relatives. (John Sacksteder - imdb)
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    9
    When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction.
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    Beyond All Boundaries
    A visual, 4-D experience of the battles of World War II featuring stories, archival footage and advanced special effects.
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    The Heart Is a Drum Machine
    What is music? Many of today's top artists and scholars grapple with the question in this cinematic look at a uniquely human obsession. (imdb)
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    The Romantics
    Seven close friends reunite for the wedding of two of their friends. Problems arise because the bride and the maid of honor have had a long rivalry over the groom.
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    Boobie
    Boobie (2011) - Short Film
    Two young men find themselves at a precarious crossroads during a typical afternoon of horseplay. (imdb)
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    Fight For Your Right Revisited
    What happens after the boys leave the party. (movieweb.com)
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    Happy Feet Two
    Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right. (imdb)
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    Treasure Island
    A retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel. After the death of Captain Flint (Sutherland), his betrayed First Mate Long John Silver (Izzard), hatches a plan to retrieve Flint's hidden treasure.
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    Celeste and Jesse Forever
    A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people. (imdb)
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    The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina
    When two tiny people reunite fifteen years after their village was ransacked by a giant, they learn that they were very special people in the village. (imdb)
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    Nightmare Factory
    An inside look at the world of Hollywood special effects and the company paving the way, KNB Effects. (imdb)
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    Maniac
    The owner of a mannequin shop develops a dangerous obsession with a young artist. (imdb)
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    The Death and Return of Superman
    A retelling of the story of The Death and Return of Superman.
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    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
    A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug. (imdb)
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    Revenge for Jolly!
    A man recruits his cousin to find out who is behind his dog's suspicious death. (imdb)
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    Pawn Shop Chronicles
    A missing wedding ring leads to a wild-goose chase involving meth addicts, skinheads and an Elvis impersonator. (imdb)
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    Grand Piano
    Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.
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    Open Windows
    An actress named Jill refuses to have dinner with Nick, a fan who won a date with her in an Internet contest. In return, a guy named Chord, posing as Jill's campaign manager, helps Nick to follow in the footsteps of the actress from his own computer. Nick starts a game in which he realises that is only a puppet into the manic plans devised by Chord, to hunt down the star. (imdb)
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    Cooties
    A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives. (imdb)
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    Over the Garden Wall
    Over the Garden Wall (2014) - TV Mini-Series
    The series centers around two brothers, Wirt and Greg (Elijah Wood and Collin Dean respectively), who become lost in a strange forest called the Unknown. In order to find their way home, the two must travel across the forest, adrift in time, with the help of the wise, elderly Woodsman (Christopher Lloyd) and Beatrice (Melanie Lynskey), an irritable bluebird who travels with the boys in order to undo a curse that has affected her whole family. (Wikipedia)
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    Child in the Night
    A psychologist treats an 8 year old boy who witnessed his father's murder but the child blocks out details that could help the police. (imdb)
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    Set Fire to the Stars
    A tale of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas's drink-sodden first tour of America in 1950, where aspiring poet and academic John M Brinnin struggles to keep his unkempt charge on a respectable leash. Fuelled by booze, insecurity and egotistical self-pity, the Welsh legend alternately enthralls and appals all who fall into his circle. (The Guardian)
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    Tome of the Unknown
    Tome Of The Unknown is an animated short about Wirt and Gregory who get tired of walking so they borrow a car from a romantic songster made of vegetables. This film was produced by Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, CA and stars Elijah Wood as Wirt. (imdb)
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    Wilfred
    Wilfred (2011) - TV Series
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    The Last Witch Hunter
    The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history. (imdb)
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    Made in Japan
    Made in Japan is the remarkable story of Tomi Fujiyama, the world's first Japanese country music superstar. It is a funny yet poignant multicultural journey through music, marriage and the impact of the corporate world on the dreams of one woman. (imdb)
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    The Trust
    A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault. (imdb)
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    Dirk Gently\
    Centers on the titular holistic detective who investigates cases involving the supernatural. Based on the "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" novel series, written by Douglas Adams and published by Simon and Schuster in 1987. (imdb)
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    I Don\
    When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals. (imdb)
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    Double Fine Adventure
    Game industry veteran Tim Schafer and his team at Double Fine Productions are followed by a documentary team for over three years of nerve-racking development on a new video game. (imdb)
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    78/52
    An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema. (imdb)
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    TRON: Uprising
    TRON: Uprising (2012) - TV Series
    In the computer world of the Grid, a young program joins Tron's fight against their world's tyranny. (imdb)
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    The Panama Papers
    A documentary feature film about the biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story. (imdb)
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    Come to Daddy
    A man in his thirties travels to a remote cabin to reconnect with his estranged father. (imdb)
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    Frasier
    Frasier (1993) - TV Series
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    No Man of God
    The complicated relationship that formed between the FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Bundy during Bundy's final years on death row.
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    Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!!
    This film follows Bret McKenzie's career diversion from Flight of the Concords into Middle Earth and back again. We travel with Bret, Jemiane Clement and Taika Waititi to Edinburgh where the Flight of the Concords are due to perform. Coming to see their show are a group of Lord of the Ring's fans from around the World who have all noticed McKenzie's brief role as an extra the The Fellowship of the Ring. See what happens when these fans meet each other and the Elf they have called FIGWIT (imdb)
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