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J.K. Simmons
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Date of Birth: Jan 9, 1955

Country: USA

Biography: J. K. Simmons was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA, is an American actor. He Attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music). He had originally planned to be a singer and studied at the University of Montana to become a composer. (IMDb)

Total Titles at Criticker: 80 - You've Seen 0

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The Snowman (2017)
When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall. (İmdb)
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All Nighter (2017)
A workaholic father who attempts to visit his daughter during a layover in LA, only to discover that she's disappeared, is forced to team up with her awkward ex-boyfriend to find her over the course of one transformative night. (imdb)
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The Bachelors (2017)
A widower and his teen son relocate across the country and individually rediscover the joys of life after meeting two different women. (rottentomatoes.com)
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Father Figures (2017)
Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him. (imdb)
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Counterpart (2017)
Counterpart (2017) - TV Series
A UN employee discovers the agency he works for is hiding a gateway to a parallel dimension.
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Renegades (2017)
A team of Navy SEALs discover an underwater treasure in a Bosnian lake. (imdb)
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La La Land (2016)
A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. (imdb)
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Zootopia (2016)
In the animal city of Zootopia, which is populated by mammals, birds, fish, Invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, Primates, Marine Mammals, dinosaurs, Arthropods, Insects, Mollusks, annelids, Echinoderms and Arachnids a fast-talking fox who's trying to make it big goes on the run when he's framed for a crime he didn't commit. Zootopia's top cop, a self-righteous rabbit, is hot on his tail, but when both become targets of a conspiracy, they're forced to team up. (Walt Disney Animation Studios)
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Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home. (imdb)
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The Accountant (2016)
A forensic accountant un-cooks the books for illicit clients (imdb)
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The Late Bloomer (2016)
The story of an adult male who, after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland, experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period. (imdb)
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Patriots Day (2016)
An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it. (imdb)
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And Punching the Clown (2016)
Hapless satirical songwriter Henry Phillips is lured to LA when a veteran TV producer decides to make a show about the life of a loser. (imdb)
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Rock Dog (2016)
When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events. (imdb)
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Break Point (2015)
Two estranged brothers reunite to make an improbable run at a grand slam tennis tournament. (imdb)
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. (imdb)
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The Rewrite (2015)
An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there. (imdb)
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Worlds Apart (2015)
Three separate narratives each following a love story between a foreigner and a Greek. Each story represents a different generation falling in love during a time of socioeconomic turmoil that dominates Southern Europe as a whole, only to connect as a single story in the end. (imdb)
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The Meddler (2015)
An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away. (imdb)
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Murder of a Cat (2014)
A man investigates the murder of his cat. (imdb)
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Men, Women & Children (2014)
A poignant look at the many ways that the internet has changed the relationships between teenagers and their parents. (TIFF)
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Barefoot (2014)
The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding.
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Whiplash (2014)
A young musician struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer. (imdb)
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Growing Up Fisher (2014)
A typical family in the middle of a divorce: two kids, mom, dad and guide dog. Oh, and dad's blind. (imdb)
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The Boxcar Children (2014)
Four children set out on a journey to find a new home. (imdb)
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Dark Skies (2013)
As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them. (imdb)
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Family Tools (2013)
A man is forced to put his dreams on hold to take over his family's handyman business from his father. (imdb)
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3 Geezers! (2013)
Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be off from today's reality. After being on the wrong end of some pranks, J enlists the help of his Hollywood friends to turn the tides. Mayhem ensues. (imdb)
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Jobs (2013)
The true story of one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history, jOBS chronicles the defining 30 years of Steve Jobs' life. jOBS is a candid, inspiring and personal portrait of the one who saw things differently. (sundance.org)
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Labor Day (2013)
Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited. (imdb)
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Whiplash (2013)
Whiplash (2013) - Short Film
The short film upon which preceded 2014's Oscar-nominated full-length feature. A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student. (imdb)
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Gravity Falls (2012)
Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their great uncle's tourist trap, The Mystery Shack. They think it's just going to be another usual summer, until mysterious things begin occurring all over town. (imdb)
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The Words (2012)
When an aspiring writer claims another man's long lost work as his own, the price he must pay is more than he could have ever imagined. (imdb)
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Ultimate Spider-Man (2012)
While being trained by S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Man battles evil with a new team of teen colleagues. (imdb)
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The Legend of Korra (2012)
Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds. (imdb)
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Contraband (2012)
A security guard with financial troubles considers a return to his smuggling ways when an associate offers a potentially lucrative opportunity. (imdb)
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The Music Never Stopped (2011)
Tale of a father who struggles to bond with his estranged son Gabriel, after Gabriel suffers from a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories. With Gabriel unable to shed the beliefs and interests that caused their physical and emotional distance, Henry must learn to embrace his son's choices and try to connect with him through music
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Desert Car Kings (2011)
Follow the McClure family as they passionately restore American glory, one classic car at a time. Cars are restored to get them back on the road and then sold at auction. The family business, Desert Valley Auto Parts, houses over 10,000 rust-free vehicles over 100 sun-baked Arizona acres. Witness Ron, Jason and their team as they celebrate the unique and historically significant qualities of each car. (Discovery)
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The Good Doctor (2011)
Orlando Bloom stars as Dr. Blake, a first year medical resident struggling with loneliness, racked, with self-doubt, and at odds with the head nurse. When a beautiful young patient (Riley Keough) shows him kindness, he will do anything to keep her in his care. (imdb)
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An Invisible Sign (2010)
Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises. (imdb)
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Crazy on the Outside (2010)
A fresh out of jail parolee finds out that life outside his prison cell is much more complicated than he was expecting, especially when he starts spending time with his eccentric sister and all the crazy people in and around her life.
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A Beginner
The reading of a family patriarch's will reveals to the three eldest sons that they don't have long left to live.
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Megamind (2010)
When a cunning supervillain (voiced by Will Ferrell) accidently kills his crime-fighting nemesis, the rogue suddenly finds life boring and uninspired. So, he creates a new enemy (Jonah Hill) who seeks to destroy the world, forcing Megamind to play the hero role for once in his life.
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Red Sands (2009)
From the creators of the horror cult hit, Dead Birds, comes a psychological horror film about a unit of U.S. soldiers in present-day Afghanistan who unknowingly release a vengeful supernatural force that wages upon them a deadly war. During a mission in the Middle East, the soldiers destroy a statue out of boredom only to then be visited by something the next day. (imdb)
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I Love You, Man (2009)
Friendless Peter Klaven (Rudd) goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But when his insta-bond with new BFF (Segel) puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancée (Jones), can the trio learn to live happily ever after?
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Jennifer
A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates.
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New in Town (2009)
A Miami businesswoman adjusts to her new life in a tiny Minnesota town.
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Up in the Air (2009)
Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and just after he's met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.
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Post Grad (2009)
Ryden Malby graduates from college and is forced to move back into her childhood home with her eccentric family, while she attempts to find a job, the right guy, and just a hint of where her life is headed.
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The Vicious Kind (2009)
A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.
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Extract (2009)
Joel, the owner of an Extract plant, tries to contend with myriad personal and professional problems, such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.
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Burn After Reading (2008)
A dark spy-comedy in which an ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two gym employees intent on making the most of their find.
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The Way of War (2008)
A paramilitary operative goes on a rampage after discovering a conspiracy to commit war (imdb)
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Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Spider-Man 3 reunites the cast and filmmakers from the first two blockbuster adventures for a web of secrets, vengeance, love, and forgiveness. (Columbia Pictures)
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The Astronaut Farmer (2007)
From the time he was a child, Charles Farmer (Thornton) had only one goal: to be an astronaut. Even when he is forced to drop out of NASA's astronaut training program to deal with a family situation, he refuses to let anything stand in the way of his dream. When, on the eve of the long-anticipated launch of his barn-built rocket, Farmer faces a new set of obstacles, he is determined o reach his goal no matter the odds. (Warner Bros.)
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First Snow (2007)
Stranded after an accident outside a desolate town, Jimmy Starks (Pearce) visits a fortune teller (Simmons) to pass the time, but soon learns that his days are numbered. At first skeptical, Jimmy's world begins to unravel as the psychic's visions come true. (Yari Film Group)
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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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Juno (2007)
Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual and bizarre decision regarding her unborn child. (imdb)
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Postal (2007)
Follows two days in the life of the Postal Dude, in the regrettably named town of Paradise. Just when he thinks he has hit rock bottom, things get worse. Sharing a trailer with his ever-expanding wife, Bitch, Dude is in a bad way. After a humiliating job interview and a nearly lethal trip to the welfare office, Dude finds himself on the doorstep of his Uncle Dave. Despite being the successful leader of the town cult, Dave is also finding himself in financial difficulties... (imdb)
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Thank You for Smoking (2006)
Thank You for Smoking is a fiercely satirical look at today's "culture of spin." The hero of the film is Nick Naylor (Eckhart), chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, who makes his living defending the rights of smokers and cigarette makers in today's neo-puritanical culture. (Fox Searchlight)
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Harsh Times (2006)
From the writer of "Training Day," Harsh Times is a gritty look at friendship, loyalty and ambition on the extremely rough streets of south central Los Angeles. (MGM)
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The Closer (2005)
The Closer (2005) - TV Series
Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases. (imdb)
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3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004)
Biographical story of Dale Earnhardt, Sr. starts with his young life and growing up with his father, Ralph, who raced for a living, but initially wanted more for his son... (imdb)
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The Ladykillers (2004)
This retelling of the critically acclaimed 1955 comedy stars Hanks as Goldthwait Higginson Dorr III, Ph.D., a charlatan professor who's assembled a gang of "experts" for the heist of the century. (Touchstone Pictures)
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Hidalgo (2004)
Based on the story of long distance rider Frank T. Hopkins, Hidalgo is an epic action-adventure and one man's journey of personal redemption. (Touchstone Pictures)
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Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Peter Parker is juggling the delicate balance of his dual life as a college student and a superhuman crime fighter. His becomes even more complicated when he confronts a new nemesis, the brilliant Otto Octavius, who has been reincarnated as "Doc Ock."
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Disposal (2003)
A young upwardly mobile couple from New York City hit and kill a homeless man, and then wonder what to do with the body. (imdb)
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Off the Map (2003)
Across the ancient high desert landscape of northern New Mexico, an extraordinary family embarks on a lyrical journey of self-discovery that reveals unexpected moments of grace and the unpredictable but enduring nature of love. In Campbell Scott's Off the Map, the poetry of a time and a place marked by simplicity comes into full bloom. (Manhattan Pictures International)
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Spider-Man (2002)
Peter Parker (Maguire), after being bitten by a genetically altered spider, becomes Spider-Man, a hero of superhuman strength with the ability to cling to any surface. He dedicates himself to a life of fighting crime, while living a double life as a superhero and working student. (Sony)
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The Mexican (2001)
Jerry Welbach (Pitt) is a reluctant bagman who has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "The Mexican"...or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha (Roberts) to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border. (Dreamworks SKG)
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Autumn in New York (2000)
He fell in love for the first time... she fell in love forever.
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The Gift (2000)
A haunting psychological thriller, The Gift is ultimately a profound celebration of the human spirit. (Paramount Classics)
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For Love of the Game (1999)
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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The Cider House Rules (1999)
Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he becomes the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. When Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm... (imdb)
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The Jackal (1997)
A ruthless assassin (Willis) has been hired to eliminate someone at the very top of the U.S. government. Constantly changing his identity and location, he is known only as the Jackal. Everything about this hit man, including his sinister timetable, is a secret. (Universal)
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Anastasia (1997)
Anya is an 18 year old orphan with very little memory of her past. Fate finds her in St. Petersburg where two con artists are looking for a young woman to pass off as Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Nicholas II, the last Czar to scam the Grand Duchess's grandmother in Paris. Anya is not just close to the real thing, she is the real thing, that the evil monk Rasputin who cursed the royal family wants revenge. (20th Century Fox)
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Oz (1997)
Oz (1997) - TV Series
A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (imdb)
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The Scout (1994)
The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player. (imdb)
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Pom Poko (1994)
A community of magical shapeshifting raccoons desperately struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development. (imdb)
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The Ref (1994)
A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve. (imdb)
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