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Mystic River | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Mystic River  138 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Clint Eastwood]  [15 Oct 2003]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 84/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 53 wins & 142 nominations.
Actors:  Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Sean Penn, Tim Robbins
Plot:  The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.
Writer:  Brian Helgeland (screenplay), Dennis Lehane (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Milk | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Milk  128 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama]  [Gus Van Sant]  [30 Jan 2009]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 84/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 61 wins & 141 nominations.
Actors:  Diego Luna, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Sean Penn
Plot:  The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Writer:  Dustin Lance Black
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Dead Man Walking | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Dead Man Walking  122 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Tim Robbins]  [02 Feb 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 19 nominations.
Actors:  Raymond J. Barry, Robert Prosky, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon
Plot:  A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
Writer:  Helen Prejean (book), Tim Robbins
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Dogtown and Z-Boys | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Dogtown and Z-Boys  91 min,  PG-13,  [Documentary, Sport]  [Stacy Peralta]  [10 May 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Jay Adams, Jeff Ament, Sean Penn, Tony Alva
Plot:  Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team.
Writer:  Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Bad Boys | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Bad Boys  123 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Rick Rosenthal]  [25 Mar 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Eric Gurry, Jim Moody, Reni Santoni, Sean Penn
Plot:  Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing a rival's kid brother.
Writer:  Richard Di Lello
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Tree of Life | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Tree of Life  139 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Fantasy]  [Terrence Malick]  [17 May 2011]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, Metacritic 85/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 111 wins & 117 nominations.
Actors:  Brad Pitt, Hunter McCracken, Jessica Chastain, Sean Penn
Plot:  The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
Writer:  Terrence Malick
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Carlito's Way | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Carlito's Way  144 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [12 Nov 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, John Leguizamo, Penelope Ann Miller, Sean Penn
Plot:  A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.
Writer:  Edwin Torres (novels), David Koepp (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
State of Grace | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  State of Grace  134 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Phil Joanou, Michael Lee Baron]  [14 Sep 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright, Sean Penn
Plot:  A New York cop is recruited to return to his hometown and infiltrate the mob ran by his best friend's brother.
Writer:  Dennis McIntyre
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Thin Red Line | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Thin Red Line  170 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [Terrence Malick]  [15 Jan 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 40 nominations.
Actors:  Elias Koteas, Jim Caviezel, Nick Nolte, Sean Penn
Plot:  Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.
Writer:  James Jones (novel), Terrence Malick (screenplay)
Language:  English, Tok Pisin, Japanese, Greek    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Casualties of War | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Casualties of War  113 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, War]  [Brian De Palma]  [18 Aug 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Don Harvey, John C. Reilly, Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn
Plot:  During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.
Writer:  Daniel Lang (book), David Rabe (screenplay)
Language:  English, Vietnamese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Falcon and the Snowman | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Falcon and the Snowman  131 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [John Schlesinger]  [08 Feb 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Joyce Van Patten, Pat Hingle, Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton
Plot:  The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
Writer:  Robert Lindsey (book), Steven Zaillian
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
At Close Range | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  At Close Range  111 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [James Foley]  [18 Apr 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Chris Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Sean Penn
Plot:  In 1978 Pennsylvania, an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons who become intrigued with his romanticized life of crime.
Writer:  Elliott Lewitt (story), Nicholas Kazan (story), Nicholas Kazan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sweet and Lowdown | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Sweet and Lowdown  95 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Woody Allen]  [10 Mar 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Duncan, Dan Moran, Daniel Okrent, Samantha Morton, Sean Penn, Woody Allen
Plot:  In the 1930s, jazz guitarist Emmet Ray idolizes Django Reinhardt, faces gangsters and falls in love with a mute woman.
Writer:  Woody Allen
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Fast Times at Ridgemont High | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Fast Times at Ridgemont High  90 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Amy Heckerling]  [13 Aug 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus, Sean Penn
Plot:  A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll.
Writer:  Cameron Crowe (screenplay), Cameron Crowe (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fair Game | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Fair Game  108 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, Thriller]  [Doug Liman]  [03 Dec 2010]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Anand Tiwari, Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong
Plot:  CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
Writer:  Jez Butterworth (screenplay), John-Henry Butterworth (screenplay), Joseph Wilson (book), Valerie Plame Wilson (book)
Language:  English, Arabic, French    Country:  USA, United Arab Emirates    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Colors | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Colors  120 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Dennis Hopper]  [29 Apr 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks, Robert Duvall, Sean Penn
Plot:  An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
Writer:  Michael Schiffer (screenplay), Michael Schiffer (story), Richard Di Lello (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Game | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Game  129 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [David Fincher]  [12 Sep 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 61/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Deborah Kara Unger, James Rebhorn, Michael Douglas, Sean Penn
Plot:  After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.
Writer:  John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Language:  English, Cantonese, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Taps | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Taps  126 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Harold Becker]  [25 Dec 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Actors:  George C. Scott, Ronny Cox, Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton
Plot:  Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.
Writer:  Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay), Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay), James Lineberger (adaptation), Devery Freeman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
She's So Lovely | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  She's So Lovely  100 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Nick Cassavetes]  [29 Aug 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 66%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  James Gandolfini, John Travolta, Robin Wright, Sean Penn
Plot:  Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds...
Writer:  John Cassavetes
Language:  English    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
U Turn | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  U Turn  125 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Oliver Stone]  [03 Oct 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Abraham Benrubi, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Richard Rutowski, Sean Penn
Plot:  A man heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debt before the Russian mafia kills him, is forced to stop in an Arizona town where everything that can go wrong, does go wrong.
Writer:  John Ridley (screenplay), John Ridley (book)
Language:  English    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hurlyburly | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Hurlyburly  122 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Anthony Drazan]  [25 Dec 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Sean Penn
Plot:  Hollywood movers and shakers dissect their own personal lives when everything seems to clash together.
Writer:  David Rabe (play), David Rabe (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
We're No Angels | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  We're No Angels  106 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Neil Jordan]  [15 Dec 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, External Reviews
Actors:  Demi Moore, Hoyt Axton, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn
Plot:  Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Writer:  David Mamet, Ranald MacDougall (earlier screenplay), Albert Husson (play), Sam Spewack (play), Bella Spewack (play)
Language:  English, French, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
All the King's Men | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  All the King's Men  128 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Steven Zaillian]  [22 Sep 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Metacritic 37/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Sean Penn
Plot:  Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.
Writer:  Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Robert Penn Warren (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gangster Squad | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Gangster Squad  113 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Ruben Fleischer]  [11 Jan 2013]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, Metacritic 40/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 nominations.
Actors:  Emma Stone, Holt McCallany, James Landry H├ębert, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Wade Williams
Plot:  It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city.
Writer:  Will Beall, Paul Lieberman (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I Am Sam | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  I Am Sam  132 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Jessie Nelson]  [25 Jan 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 35%, Metacritic 28/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn
Plot:  A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
Writer:  Kristine Johnson, Jessie Nelson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Gunman | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  The Gunman  115 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Pierre Morel]  [20 Mar 2015]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, Metacritic 39/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem, Ray Winstone, Sean Penn
Plot:  A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot forces him into hiding. Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself.
Writer:  Jean-Patrick Manchette (novel), Don MacPherson (screenplay), Pete Travis (screenplay), Sean Penn (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA, Spain, UK, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crackers | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 25%  Crackers  91 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Louis Malle]  [17 Feb 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn
Plot:  Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner ...
Writer:  Jeffrey Alan Fiskin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shanghai Surprise | Movie Details for Actor Sean Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 22%  Shanghai Surprise  97 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Jim Goddard]  [29 Aug 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 3.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths, Sean Penn
Plot:  Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic...
Writer:  John Kohn (screenplay), Robert Bentley (screenplay), Tony Kenrick (from the novel "Faraday's Flowers")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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