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Paul Dano
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Date of Birth: Jan 19, 1984

Country: USA

Biography: Paul Dano broke through in 2006's indie hit Little Miss Sunshine, and won accolades for his work in one of the best movies of the following year: There Will Be Blood. Besides acting, Dano is a producer and plays guitar in a band called Mook.

Total Titles at Criticker: 34 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (33) | Writer (1) | Director (1)
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Wildlife (2018)
A boy witnesses his parent's marriage falling apart after his mom finds another man. (imdb)
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Escape at Dannemora (2018)
An employee at a prison in upstate New York becomes romantically involved with a pair of inmates and helps them escape. (imdb)
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Okja (2017)
A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja. (imdb)
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War & Peace (2016)
War & Peace (2016) - TV Mini-Series
A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky. (imdb)
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Swiss Army Man (2016)
A hopeless man stranded in the wilderness befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.
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Youth (2015)
A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and her friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday. (Wikipedia)
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Love & Mercy (2015)
The life of reclusive Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy. (imdb)
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (imdb)
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Prisoners (2013)
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
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Being Flynn (2012)
During his twenties, a young man works at various homeless shelters in Boston, where he often intersects with his brilliant but troubled father. (imdb)
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For Ellen (2012)
After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby (Paul Dano) has a special meeting--with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and his head firmly floating in the clouds, Joby hasn't been around to be a dad. But now is his last chance to fight for shared custody of his daughter, Ellen. (mubi.com)
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Looper (2012)
In 2072, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by transporting back Joe's future self. (imdb)
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Ruby Sparks (2012)
A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. (imdb)
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys are all that stand in their way. (imdb)
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Meek
Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions.
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Knight and Day (2010)
A wholesome, Midwestern woman accidentally gets involved with an international super spy and is forced to flee the country with him while he protects a dangerous new piece of technology.
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The Extra Man (2010)
A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.
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The Good Heart (2010)
A bartender takes a young homeless man in under his wing.
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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Max, a rambunctious and sensitive boy feels misunderstood at home and escapes to where the Wild Things are. He lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions.
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Taking Woodstock (2009)
A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969. (imdb)
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Gigantic (2008)
Mattress salesman Brian Weathersby (Dano) finds his plan to adopt a Chinese baby augmented by the arrival of a young woman, Happy (Deschanel), who comes into his workplaces, falls asleep on one of the beds, and starts to affect his life upon waking up. (imdb)
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Explicit Ills (2008)
This gentle, lovely and consistently surprising survey of life in a Philadelphia inner-city neighborhood that's gradually succumbing to gentrification marks the writing and directing debut of 27-year-old actor Mark Webber (salon.com)
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
A story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
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Weapons (2007)
Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America,and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated. (imdb)
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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Little Miss Sunshine is an American family road comedy that shatters the mold. Brazenly satirical and yet deeply human, the film introduces audiences to one of the most endearingly fractured families in recent cinema history: the Hoovers, whose trip to a pre-pubescent beauty pageant results not only in comic mayhem but in death, transformation and a moving look at the surprising rewards of being losers in a winning-crazed culture. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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Fast Food Nation (2006)
An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well. (imdb)
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The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
A powerful and poetic feature about a man (Day-Lewis) who has cut himself off from the world that refuses to live up to his ideals, and a young girl's sensual coming-of-age. (IFC Films)
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The King (2005)
Elvis Valderez (Bernal) is a twenty-one year old dreamer who has just been honorably discharged from the US Navy. With his duffle bag and rifle, he travels back to his hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas, where he intends to seek out his father -- a man he has only heard about from his Mexican mother, who has since passed away. (ThinkFilm)
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The Girl Next Door (2004)
Eighteen-year-old Matthew Kidman (Hirsch) is a straight-arrow over-achiever who has never really lived life, until he falls for his new neighbor, the beautiful and seemingly innocent Danielle (Cuthbert). When Matthew discovers this perfect "girl next door" is a one-time porn star, his sheltered existence begins to spin out of control. (20th Century Fox)
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Light and the Sufferer (2004)
Realism and fantasy collide in Jonathan Lethem's genre-bending coming-of-age story, which follows two estranged brothers as they try to leave New York City for a new life in California only to find their plans--and lives--being forever changed by the appearance of a mysterious alien.
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Taking Lives (2004)
FBI profiler Special Agent Illeana Scott (Jolie) suddenly finds herself on a twisted and terrifying journey, surrounded by suspects in a case that has become chillingly personal. (Warner Bros.)
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The Emperor
William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close student-teacher relationship, but results in a life lesson for Hundert that will still haunt him a quarter of a century later. (imdb)
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Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)
When 15-year-old, Matt Freeman, gets his girlfriend, Francesca, pregnant her family decides to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but begins to rethink it. This movie is taken from the father's point of view. (imdb)
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L.I.E. (2001)
L.I.E. is about a boy who, in losing just about everything and everyone he has in the space of a single week, finds himself.
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