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Peter Sarsgaard
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Date of Birth: Mar 7, 1971

Country: USA

Biography: John Peter Sarsgaard is an American film and stage actor. He landed his first feature role in the movie Dead Man Walking in 1995. He then appeared in the 1998 independent films Another Day in Paradise and Desert Blue. That same year, Sarsgaard received a substantial role in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), playing Raoul, the son of Athos. Sarsgaard later achieved critical recognition when he was cast in Boys Don't Cry (1999) as John Lotter...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 43 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (41)
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Between Earth and Sky (2018)
In this thriller from Toronto-born writer-director Veena Sud, two parents wrestle with the consequences of their teenage daughter’s lethal mistake, proving just how far any parent would go to protect their child. (tiff)
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Wormwood (2017)
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This six-part series explores the limits of our knowledge about the past and the lengths we'll go in our search for the truth. A family story of one man's sixty-year quest to identify the circumstances of his father's mysterious death. A quest which brings him face-to-face with some of the darkest secrets of the United States. (imdb)
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Loving Pablo (2017)
A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar. (imdb)
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The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. (imdb)
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Jackie (2016)
An account of the days of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963. (imdb)
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Pawn Sacrifice (2015)
American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky. (imdb)
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Experimenter (2015)
Experimenter is based on the true story of famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, who in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey by using electric shock. We follow Milgram, from meeting his wife Sasha through his controversial experiments that sparked public outcry. (imdb)
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Black Mass (2015)
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. (imdb)
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The Slap (2015)
The Slap (2015) - TV Series
A once happy family suddenly begins to fall apart following a seemingly minor incident in which a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. (imdb)
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Night Moves (2014)
Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Saarsgard star as radical environmental activists whose act of eco-terror plunges them into a moral maelstrom. (tiff.net)
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Valley Uprising (2014)
In the campgrounds of Yosemite valley, climbers carved out a counterculture lifestyle of dumpster-diving and wild parties that clashed with the conservative values of the National Park Service. "Valley Uprising" is the riveting, unforgettable tale of this bold rock climbing tradition in Yosemite National Park: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity -- and the laws of the land. (imdb)
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Blue Jasmine (2013)
Blue Jasmine is the story of the final stages of an acute crisis and a life of a fashionable New York housewife. (sonypictures.com)
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Lovelace (2013)
Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life. (imdb)
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Robot and Frank (2012)
Set in the near future, 'Robot and Frank' is an offbeat buddy movie about an elderly ex-jewel thief and his new caretaker robot. (imdb)
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Green Lantern (2011)
A test pilot is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Challenges the Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (2010)
A remixed narrative that combines "Donnie Darko", "Jarhead" and "Saved!" with news footage of Barack Obama. As the President wins the Nobel Peace Prize, Gyllenhaal's character becomes disillusioned with Obama's increasingly pro-war rhetoric, escalation of the war in Afghanistan, and the failure to withdraw troops from Iraq.
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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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An Education (2009)
A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
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Orphan (2009)
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be
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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2009)
Based on Michael Chabon's novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city.
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In the Electric Mist (2009)
A detective in the deep South is led into a series of surreal encounters with a troop of Confederate soldiers.
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Elegy (2008)
Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
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Rendition (2007)
When Egyptian born terrorism suspect, Anwar El-Ibrahimi disappears on a flight from South Africa to Washington DC, his American wife, Isabella travels to Washington to try and learn the reason for his disappearance. Meanwhile, at a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US, CIA analyst Douglas Freeman is forced to question his assignment in an attempt to save thousands as he becomes a party to the unorthodox interrogation of El-Ibrahim. (imdb)
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Year of the Dog (2007)
When Peggy (Shannon) loses her best friend, a Beagle named Pencil, she emerges from her loss with a new found sense of her place in the world and what it takes to make her happy. (Paramount Vantage)
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Flightplan (2005)
Flying at 40,000 feet in a cavernous, state-of-art 474 aircraft, Kyle Pratt (Foster) faces every mothers' worst nightmare when her six year-old daughter vanishes without a trace mid-flight from Berlin to New York. (Touchstone Pictures)
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The Skeleton Key (2005)
This contemporary supernatural thrilled, set largely in the dark atmospheric backwoods just outside of New Orleans, stars Hudson as a live-in nurse hired to care for an elderly woman's (Rowlands) ailing husband (Hurt) in their home...a foreboding and decrepit mansion in the Louisiana delta. (Universal Pictures)
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Jarhead (2005)
Laced with dark wit, honest inquisition and episodes that are at once surreal and poignant, tragic and absurd, Jarhead is the film adaptation of Marine Anthony Swofford's bracing memoir that took readers into his disorienting firsthand experience in the Gulf War. (Universal)
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The Dying Gaul (2005)
A fiercely original psychological thriller, The Dying Gaul is a tale of lust, power, corruption, betrayal and revenge set in the seductive world of the Hollywood elite. (Strand Releasing)
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Kinsey (2004)
This film turns the microscope on Alfred Kinsey (Neeson) in a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. (Fox Searchlight)
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Garden State (2004)
Andrew Largeman (Braff) shuffled through life in a lithium-induced coma until his mother's death inspired a vacation from the pills to see what might happen. When he travels from L.A. back to his hometown, he meets Sam (Portman), a girl who is everything he isn't. Her warmth and fearlessness give him the courage to open his heart to the joy and pain of the infinite abyss that is life. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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Death of a Dynasty (2003)
A funny and satirical look behind the closed doors of Damon Dash's and Jay-Z's hip-hop empire.
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Shattered Glass (2003)
A study of a very talented - and at the same time very flawed - character. It is also a look inside our culture's noblest profession, one that protects our most precious freedoms by revealing the truth, and what happens when our trust in that profession is called into question.
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Unconditional Love (2002)
After her husband leaves her, a woman travels to London for the funeral of the pop star, Victor Fox, she's adored all her life. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, and convinces him to come back to Chicago with her to figure out who killed the singer. (imdb)
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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
The film follows the heroism of Captain Alexei Vostrikov who, at the height of the Cold War, is ordered to take command of the nuclear missile submarine K-19 away from its original commander Captain Mikhail Polenin. Vostrikov's mission is to quickly ready the ill-prepared sub for her maiden voyage - no matter what the cost.
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Empire (2002)
The story of gangster Victor Rosa's (Leguizamo) quest for the American Dream as he tries to escape his criminal past and free himself from the trapppings of easy money on the violent streets of the South Bronx. This is the first release Arenas Entertainment, the new Latino film label in partnership with Universal Pictures. (Arenas Entertainment)
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The Salton Sea (2002)
After the murder of his beloved wife, Danny Parker (Val Kilmer) is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey he befriends slacker Jimmy the Fin (Peter Sarsgaard) and becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette (Debra Kara Unger) from her own demons. Danny is antagonized by undercover narcotics agents (Anthony Lapaglia and Doug Hutchison) and sadistic dealer Pooh Bear (Vincent D'Onfronio). (imdb)
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The Center Of The World (2001)
An erotic drama about a young computer wizard (Sarsgaard) who persuades a beautiful stripper (Parker) to spend three days with him in Las Vegas. Their arrangement becomes a journey into the dark secrets of their sexuality. (Artisan Entertainment)
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The Cell (2000)
A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim. (imdb)
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Boys Don
Based on actual events. Brandon Teena is the popular new guy in a tiny Nebraska town. He hangs out with the guys, drinking, cussing, and bumper surfing, and he charms the young women, who've never met a more sensitive and considerate young man. Life is good for Brandon, now that he's one of the guys and dating hometown beauty Lana. However, he's forgotten to mention one important detail... (imdb)
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
The Musketeers' most glorious, and dangerous, adventure begins with the rescue of a mysterious prisoner from a fortress island prison. But they soon realize that their mission may lead to the destruction of the very throne they serve. (MGM)
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Dead Man Walking (1995)
A caring nun receives a desperate letter from a death row inmate trying to find help to avoid execution for murder. Over the course of the time to the convict's death, the nun begins to show empathy, not only with the pathetic man, but also with the victims and their families. In the end, that nun must decide how she will deal with the paradox of caring for that condemned man while understanding the heinousness of his crimes. (imdb)
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