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Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Date of Birth: Jul 23, 1967

Country: USA

Biography: Philip Seymour Hoffman is an American actor and theater director. Hoffman began acting in television in 1991, and the following year started to appear in films. He gradually gained recognition for his supporting work in a series of notable films, including Scent of a Woman (1992), Twister (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), 25th Hour (2002), Punch-Drunk Love (2002)...(wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 58 - You've Seen 58

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Titles You've Ranked (58)
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The Invention of Lying The Invention of Lying (2009)
Summary: A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.
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Mary and Max Mary and Max (2009)
Summary: A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. (imdb)
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Inside Inside 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' (1999)  - Short Film
Summary: Making-of documentary about the film Talented Mr. Ripley
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Jack Goes Boating Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Summary: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class NYC couples.
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Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole (1991)
Summary: Remy Gravelle is trying to gather enough material from the story of a wealthy couple (murdered years before) to put together a screenplay for his Japanese employers. His investigations have put him in touch with the wealthy duo's children, who now live aboard a yacht, the Triple Bogey, which is in constant motion around New York harbor. There, the three grown or nearly grown children show the writer home movies of themselves and their parents and discuss the events of that bygone day. (All Movies Guide)
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I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009)  - Short Film
Summary: A portrait of the acting craft of John Cazale and a tour through the movies that defined a generation. (imdb)
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Pirate Radio Pirate Radio (2009)
Summary: A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960's. (imdb)
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Doubt Doubt (2008)
Summary: Set in 1964, Doubt centers on a nun who confronts a priest after suspecting him abusing a black student. He denies the charges, and much of the play's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality and authority.
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The Savages The Savages (2007)
Summary: A sister (Linney) and brother (Hoffman) face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father. (imdb)
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Before the Devil Knows You Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Summary: Needing extra cash, two brothers conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed. (imdb)
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Charlie Wilson Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Summary: A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects. (imdb)
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Mattress Man Commercial Mattress Man Commercial (2003)  - Short Film
Summary: Commercial for the false Mattress Man company seen in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch-Drunk Love" (2002).
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Synecdoche, New York Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Summary: A theater director (Hoffman) struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play. (imdb)
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Moneyball Moneyball (2011)
Summary: An all-star cast brings to life the true story of Billy Beane, a former jock turned general manager who uses unconventional methods to bring the best players to the Oakland A's, a major league baseball team struggling against financial hardship.
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The Ides of March The Ides of March (2011)
Summary: An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Based on the play by Beau Willimon. (imdb)
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Culture Culture (1997)  - Short Film
Summary: Oscar nominated short film from 1997 (letterboxd)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Summary: Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. (imdb)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Summary: After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay," Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol. (imdb)
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Directed by Sidney Lumet: How the Devil Was Made Directed by Sidney Lumet: How the Devil Was Made (2008)  - Short Film
Summary: The making of "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"
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Salinger Salinger (2013)
Summary: An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.
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Montana Montana (1998)
Summary: Montana is twisted tale of betrayal and friendship. Clair (Sedgewick) is a loyal employee of The Boss (Coltrane)... (imdb)
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Back Beyond Back Beyond (2013)  - Short Film
Summary: A montage of unused scenes, shots and takes from Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'. (imdb)
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God God's Pocket (2014)
Summary: A guy named Mickey gets in over his head when he tries to cover-up the accidental death of his stepson.
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A Late Quartet A Late Quartet (2012)
Summary: A drama about an illustrious string quartet, whose quarter-century anniversary precipitates a tempestuous release of repressed feelings, long-held resentments and painful betrayals. (tt1226240)
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My New Gun My New Gun (1992)
Summary: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes and important and transforming figure in their lives. (imdb)
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The Master The Master (2012)
Summary: A 1950s-set drama centered on the relationship between a charismatic intellectual known as "the Master" whose faith-based organization begins to catch on in America, and a young drifter who becomes his right-hand man. (imdb)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Summary: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. (imdb)
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A Most Wanted Man A Most Wanted Man (2014)
Summary: A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.
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Nobody Nobody's Fool (1994)
Summary: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- forgotten son and family have moved back to town, so Sully faces unfamiliar family responsibilities. Meanwhile, Sully's landlady's banker son plots to push through a new development and evict Sully from his mother's life. (imdb)
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My Boyfriend My Boyfriend's Back (1993)
Summary: Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingo has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes back from the dead, and wins Missy's heart. (imdb)
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Magnolia Magnolia (1999)
Summary: On one random day in the San Fernando Valley, a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius, an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter will each become part of a dazzling multiplicity of plots, but one story. (New Line Cinema)
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Love Liza Love Liza (2002)
Summary: A showpiece of comic and human desperation, a wonderfully inspired tale of a survivor and the possibilities and impossibilities for resolution. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Next Stop Wonderland Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Summary: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart! (Miramax)
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Owning Mahowny Owning Mahowny (2003)
Summary: Polite, mild-mannered Dan Mahowny (Hoffman) is an assistant bank manager with a head for numbers, a knack for making decisions, and a devastating appetite for gambling. Dan Mahowny is the unlikely hero who takes on two of the financial institutions everyone loves to hate, the bank and the casino, and, for a brief while, he wins. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Patch Adams Patch Adams (1998)
Summary: Robin Williams is Patch Adams - a doctor who believes in laughter as medicine and will do just about anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own career. (Universal)
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The Party The Party's Over (2001)
Summary: A sequel to the 1993 film "Last Party," this documentary follows Philip Seymour Hoffman as a concerned citizen on an uncensored journey of the state of democracy in America. (Film Movement)
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Hard Eight Hard Eight (1996)
Summary: Sydney (Hall) is a poker-faced professional gambler with a soft heart for a hard luck story. He plays guardian angel to unlucky John (Reilly) and a hooker, Clementine (Paltrow), whom he grows to love like family. When John's and Clementine's honeymoon night leads to a disastrous hostage situation, Sydney takes care of it, as usual. But when slick casino pro Jimmy (Jackson) threatens to reveal a secret from Sydney's past that could destroy his relationship with the newlyweds, Sydney decides to hedge his bets and not leave anything to chance. (Sony)
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Happiness Happiness (1998)
Summary: A series of intertwining love stories, stories of connections missed and made between people, how people always struggle to make a connection, and to what degree they succeed or don't.
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The Big Lebowski The Big Lebowski (1998)
Summary: When "The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, two thugs urinate on his rug to coerce him into paying a debt he knows nothing about. While attempting to gain recompense for the ruined rug from his wealthy counterpart, he accepts a one-time job with high pay-off. He enlists the help of his bowling buddy, Walter, a gun-toting Jewish-convert with anger issues. Deception leads to more trouble, and it soon seems that everyone from porn empire tycoons to nihilists want something from The Dude. (imdb)
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Along Came Polly Along Came Polly (2004)
Summary: Can a risk-averse insurance salesman on the rebound from his bride's infidelity (during their honeymoon) find happiness with a waitress he knew in junior high who's averse to commitment? Reuben is a sweet klutz who's ready to settle down but sees in her a chance to recover from disappointment and have some fun; Polly is a sweet itinerant, not ready to settle down but sees a chance to spend time with a nice guy who likes her. What will he do when his bride comes crawling back? (imdb)
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Boogie Nights Boogie Nights (1997)
Summary: Everyone's born with one special thing, and Eddie Adams uses his humongous "asset" to take the world of film pornography by storm. Things get ugly though when success leads to drugs and ruin. Will Dirk clean up and get back on top? Will Amber see her son? Will Rollergirl ever take off her skates?! (imdb)
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Cold Mountain Cold Mountain (2003)
Summary: Based on one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Cold Mountain sets off on a true American odyssey through a time that saw some of the greatest ferocity -- and heroism -- the nation has ever known. (Miramax)
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Flawless Flawless (1999)
Summary: Walt Koontz, a homophobic guy, ends up with paralyzed vocal cords because of an unfortunate stroke. His therapy includes receiving singing lessons from a neighbor who is not only openly flamboyant but also a pre-op transgenderist. Both of them are equally prejudiced; Koontz against homosexuals and the neighbor against close-minded straight people. (imdb)
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Punch-Drunk Love Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Summary: Barry Egan is a small business owner with seven sisters who kept him alone and unable to fall in love. When a harmonium and a mysterious woman enter his life, his romantic journey begins.
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Red Dragon Red Dragon (2002)
Summary: The first and most terrifying chapter in the Hannibal Lecter trilogy. (Universal Pictures)
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Mission: Impossible III Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Summary: Tom Cruise returns as Special Agent Ethan Hunt, who faces the mission of his life and a new villain (Hoffman) in Mission: Impossible III. Director J. J. Abrams ("Lost," "Alias") brings his unique blend of action and drama to the billion-dollar franchise. (Paramount Pictures)
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Money for Nothing Money for Nothing (1993)
Summary: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run.
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Leap of Faith Leap of Faith (1992)
Summary: Fake faith healer Jonas Nightingale is stranded in a small town where he finds he can't fool all of the people all of the time. (imdb)
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Strangers with Candy Strangers with Candy (2005)
Summary: Strangers with Candy is a daring leap backwards. A prequel to the critically acclaimed Comedy Central series of the same name, it is the tale of Jerri Blank (Sedaris), a forty-seven year old ex-con, junky whore who decides to return home after thirty-two years as a runaway. (ThinkFilm)
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Empire Falls Empire Falls (2005)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby. (imdb)
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When a Man Loves a Woman When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
Summary: An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior. (imdb)
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Scent of a Woman Scent of a Woman (1992)
Summary: Col. Frank Slade has a very special plan for the weekend. It involves travel, women, good food, fine wine, the tango, chauffeured limousines and a loaded forty-five. And he's bringing Charlie along for the ride (imdb)
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The Talented Mr. Ripley The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Summary: The 1950s. Manhattan lavatory attendant, Tom Ripley, borrows a Princeton jacket to play piano at a garden party. When the wealthy father of a recent Princeton grad chats Tom up, Tom pretends to know the son and is soon offered $1,000 to go to Italy to convince Dickie Greenleaf to return home. In Italy, Tom attaches himself to Dickie and to Marge, Dickie's cultured fiancée, pretending to love jazz and harboring homoerotic hopes as he soaks in luxury... (imdb)
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State and Main State and Main (2000)
Summary: A big-budget movie crew descends upon a quaint New England village, sowing a bumper crop of corruption, vanity and greed.
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Twister Twister (1996)
Summary: The largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than half a century is brewing, and it promises to drop multiple twisters into Tornado Alley. It's the storm that two rival groups of scientists have been waiting for to earn their place in meteorological history. (Warner Bros.)
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25th Hour 25th Hour (2002)
Summary: The 25th Hour depicts the last day of freedom for a young man before he begins serving a seven-year jail term for drug dealing. Prowling through the city until dawn with his two close male friends and his girlfriend, he is forced to re-examine his life and how he got himself into his predicament, which leads to a shocking, disturbing finale. (imdb)
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Capote Capote (2005)
Summary: Truman Capote (Hoffman), during his research for his book In Cold Blood, an account of the murder of a Kansas family, the writer develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers. (imdb)
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Almost Famous Almost Famous (2000)
Summary: William Miller is a 15 year old kid, hired by Rolling Stone magazine to tour with, and write about Stillwater, an up and coming rock band. This wonderfully witty coming of age film follows William as he falls face first to confront life, love, and lingo. (imdb)