Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner

Date of Birth: 18 Jan 1955

Country: USA

Biography: Kevin was born in Lynwood, California, on January 18, 1955, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle brother died at birth in 1953. His Dad's job required him to move regularly, which caused Kevin to feel like an Army kid, always the new kid at school, which led to him being a daydreamer...(imdb)

Total Credits at Criticker: 63 (Actor), 5 (Director), 1 (Writer)

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    Let Him Go
    A retired sheriff and his wife, grieving over the death of their son, set out to find their only grandson. (imdb)
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    The Highwaymen
    A pair of police officers come out of retirement to catch the infamous outlaws Bonnie & Clyde.
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    The Art of Racing in the Rain
    A dog named Enzo recalls the life lessons he has learned from his race car driving owner, Denny. (imdb)
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    Yellowstone
    Yellowstone (2018) - TV Series
    Yellowstone is a drama series that follows the Dutton family, led by patriarch John Dutton. The Duttons control the largest contiguous ranch in the U.S. and must contend with constant attacks by land developers, clashes with an Indian reservation and conflict with America's first national park. (paramountnetwork.com)
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    Whitney
    An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston. (imdb)
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    Molly\
    The true story of an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. Her players included movie stars, business titans and unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. (imdb)
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    Criminal
    In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes the he will complete the operative's mission. (imdb)
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    Fastball
    With Kevin Costner narrating, lead a cast of baseball legends and scientists who explore the magic within the 396 milliseconds it takes a fastball to reach home plate, and decipher who threw the fastest pitch ever. (imdb)
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    Hidden Figures
    A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.
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    The Hurt Business
    From the producers of 'Bowling for Columbine', 'Fahrenheit 9/11' and 'Generation Iron' comes 'The Hurt Business' which examines the rise of mixed martial arts fighting through the eyes of today's top stars. (imdb)
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    Black or White
    A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life. (imdb)
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    McFarland, USA
    A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. (imdb)
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    Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
    Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack. (imdb)
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    Draft Day
    The General Manager of the Cleveland Browns struggles to acquire the number one draft pick for his team. (imdb)
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    3 Days to Kill
    A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years, while his wife is out of town. (imdb)
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    The Man Who Saved the World
    Few people know of him... Yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him. The actions of Stanislav Petrov, a retired Soviet military officer, prevented the start of a worldwide nuclear war and the devastation of much of the Earth. (imdb)
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    Hollywood Banker
    How Frans Afman, a banker from the Netherlands, developed a new system for film financing, revolutionized independent filmmaking in Hollywood, but could not prevent it all from crashing down, when ambition of others turned into greed. (imdb)
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    Man of Steel
    A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.
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    Hatfields & McCoys
    Hatfields & McCoys (2012) - TV Mini-Series
    Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy, close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, return to their neighboring homes to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments.
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    The Company Men
    Bobby Walker is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers.
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    The New Daughter
    A single father moves his two children to rural South Carolina, only to watch his daughter exhibit increasingly strange behavior.
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    Swing Vote
    In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
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    Mr. Brooks
    Consider Mr. Brooks. A successful businessman. A generous philanthropist. A loving father and devoted husband. Seemingly, he's perfect. But Mr. Brooks has a secret -- he is also the notorious Thumbprint Killer and no one has ever suspected it -- until now. (MGM)
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    The Guardian
    After losing his crew in a fatal crash, legendary Rescue Swimmer, Ben Randall (Costner), is sent to teach at "A" School, an elite training program for Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers. Wrestling with the loss of his crew members, he throws himself into teaching, turning the program upside down with his unorthodox training methods. While there, he encounters a young, cocky swim champ, Jake Fischer (Kutcher), who is driven to be the best. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    On Native Soil
    A documentary about September 11, where the 9/11 Commission Report is used to study the attack and the systemic flaws that allowed it to happen. (imdb)
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    Ever Again
    Follows the life of Nazi hunter, Simon Wiesenthal, and examines the resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe and its connection to the wave of international terrorism currently threatening the entire world.
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    The Upside of Anger
    Terry Wolfmeyer (Allen) is a suburban wife and mother whose life takes an unusual turn when her husband unexpectedly disappears. Struggling to deal with his sudden absence, Terry finds herself increasingly at odds with her four headstrong daughters and regularly drowning her anger in alcohol, until she develops an offbeat relationship with her next-door neighbor, Denny (Costner). (New Line Cinema)
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    Rumor Has It...
    Sarah Huttinger (Aniston) is in a fog. She's finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff (Ruffalo), but isn't at all sure that marriage is what she really wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she's looking for (Costner). (Warner Bros.)
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    Open Range
    Academy-Award winning director Kevin Costner ("Dances with Wolves") helms this traditional Western tale of a way of life that is quickly disappearing. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    Dances with Wolves: The Creation of an Epic
    A documentary of the making of Dances with Wolves told through interviews with cast and crew. It describes the financial and production details, scouting locations, the buffalo hunt, the Lakota Souix, and the recognition and success the film achieved. (imdb)
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    Dragonfly
    Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital. (imdb)
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    3000 Miles to Graceland
    It's International Elvis Week in Las Vegas, where the strip is flooded by a sea of King wannabes decked out in jumpsuits and sideburns. But five of the impersonators swaggering into the Riviera Hotel and Casino are toting heavy weaponry in their guitar cases. It's the heist of a lifetime, orchestrated by ex-con Michael (Russell) and his cunning former cellmate, Murphy (Costner). (Warner Brothers)
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    Thirteen Days
    In October, 1962, U-2 surveillance photos reveal that the Soviet Union is in the process of placing nuclear weapons in Cuba. These weapons have the capability of wiping out most of the Eastern and Southern United States in minutes if they become operational. President John F. Kennedy and his advisors must come up with a plan of action against the Soviets... (imdb)
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    When It Was a Game 3
    This documentary looks at the last decade of baseball's innocence: the 1960s. Never-before-seen footage, vintage photographs and memorable stories reveal the changing face of the game in years that were marked by the end of the New York Yankees' domination. (CraveTV)
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    For Love of the Game
    A provocative look into the professional and personal passions of a major league baseball player, who in the twilight of a successful career is forced to reconcile a lifetime of decisions that have been clouded by the trappings of fame. (Universal Pictures)
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    Message in a Bottle
    Walking along a deserted stretch of coastline, Theresa Osborne discovers a moving, passionate message in a bottle. The letter's poetry and heartache reach Theresa, and her search for the author leads her to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to a sailboat builder named Garret Blake. (Warner Bros.)
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    The Postman
    Set in the year 2013, after a war has devastated America, the film focuses on a lone drifter who becomes the reluctant leader of the fight against the forces of destruction. (Warner Bros.)
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    Tin Cup
    A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend. (imdb)
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    Waterworld
    The polar ice caps have melted, and the earth is covered by water. The remaining people travel the seas, in search of survival. Several different societies exist. The Mariner falls from his customary and solitary existence into having to care for a woman and a young girl while being pursued by the evil forces of the Deacon. (imdb)
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    500 Nations
    500 Nations (1995) - TV Mini-Series
    his comprehensive documentary chronicles the history of the indigenous people of North and Central America, beginning with the pre-Colombian era through their brushes with European colonization, capping off with the defeat of the North American Plains Indians in the 19th century. The remarkable story unfolds through transcripts depicting the historical events, as well as first-hand recollections, photographs and computer reenactments.
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    Wyatt Earp
    Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. More of a documentary than Hollywood tinsel, this movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's greatest heros. (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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    A Perfect World
    A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal. (imdb)
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    The Bodyguard
    A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. (imdb)
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    Beyond \
    Documentary about the facts and stories behind the Oliver Stone film about the Kennedy assassination.
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
    When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw (imdb)
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    JFK
    A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story (imdb)
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    Dances with Wolves
    Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. Dunbar (Costner) wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an adandoned fort, where a sioux tribe is his only neighbor. Overcoming the language barrier and their mutual fear and distrust, Dunbar and the proud Indians gradually become friends. Eventually, he falls in love with the beautiful Stands With a Fist (McDonnell), a white woman raised by the tribe. (MGM)
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    Revenge
    Michael "Jay" Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years. He's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting trip... (imdb)
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    Field of Dreams
    "If you build it, he will come." With thes words, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Costner) is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Supported by his wife Annie (Madigan), Ray begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true. Along the way he meets reclusive activist Terence Mann (Jones), the mysterious "Doc" Graham (Lancaster), and even the legendary "Shoeless Joe" Jackson (Liotta). (Universal)
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    The Gunrunner
    1926. The Chinese Civil War. Drifter Ted Beaubien is captured and forced to witness his girlfriend's execution. He finally escapes and vows to avenge her death by taking on a deadly mission to buy guns abroad and smuggle them back. Arriving in his hometown, Ted is shocked to find his elderly mother and younger brother George are penniless. But time is running out, and before he can help them, he's got to get the guns. (imdb)
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    Bull Durham
    A romantic love story set in the dirt and grit of minor league baseball. Sarandan is a groupie for the Carolina Durham Bulls who chooses a protege each season to school in the art of love. This season she picks the team's untameable pitcher but eventually abides her true passion, the team's catcher, Costner. (MGM)
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    The Untouchables
    Federal Agent Elliot Ness sets out to take out Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (imdb)
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    No Way Out
    A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress. (imdb)
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    Shadows Run Black
    Detective Sergeant Rydell King gets saddled with a mysterious case -- and it's a doozy, to say the least. Three college girls are found bludgeoned to death by a psychotic murderer, and after some elementary sleuthing, King discovers that the girls were part of a group of friends only one of whom is still alive.
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    Fandango
    Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise. (imdb)
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    Silverado
    A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town. (imdb)
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    American Flyers
    Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. He doesn't tell him that he has a cerebral tumor. While David powerfully heads for the victory, Marcus has to realize that the contest is now beyond his capabilities. / Features great views of the Rockies and an insight in the tactics of bicycle races. (imdb)
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    Testament
    Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. (imdb)
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    The Touch
    Two young gamblers are on a non-stop roll, but soon the casino wants to even the odds and bring their winning streak to a close.
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    Frances
    The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
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    Malibu Hot Summer
    John Logan is a poor little rich boy. He learns to love from three nubile L.A. newcomers that will do anything to be introduced into the sizzling nightlife of the City of Angels. Portraying the Malibu beach life by day, and the L.A. club life by night, Malibu Hot Summer. is a stunning insiders critique on the sex and drug lifestyle of the West Coast swinger scene in the early 80s. (imdb)
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    Horizon: An American Saga - Chapter 1
    Chronicles a multi-faceted, 15-year span of pre-and post-Civil War expansion and settlement of the American west. (imdb)
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