Another workplace comedy directed by Mike Judge, who made Office Space, Extract stars Jason Bateman as a manager at a factory. He has problems everywhere. At home, he suspects his wife (Kristen Wiig) is having an affair, while at work he has to cope with rebellious assembly-line workers and his attraction to a gorgeous new temp (Mila Kunis). At least he always his stoner buddy (Ben Affleck) to confide in. Directed by Mike Judge. With Clifton Collins Jr., Matt Schulze, Beth Grant, and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2009.
Ben Affleck in Extract
A group of relationship-challenged twenty and thirtysomethings try to understand the mixed signals they receive from the opposite sex. While Gigi (Ginnifer Goodwin) just wants a man who will call her back, Alex (Justin Long) tries to convince her to stop waiting by the phone. Beth (Jennifer Aniston) is growing tired of waiting for Neil (Ben Affleck) to pop the question. And, Mary (Drew Barrymore) searches in vain for a loving, supportive man who is straight. Directed by Ken Kwapis. With Jennifer Connelly, Scarlett Johansson, Bradley Cooper and Kevin Connolly. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2009.
Ben Affleck in He's Just Not That Into You
US Congressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck) is chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending and a top contender to receive his party's nomination in the upcoming presidential election. When the research assistant (Maria Thayer) with whom Collins was having an affair is brutally murdered, reporter Cal McCaffrey (Russell Crowe), Collins' old friend, is assigned to investigate the case by his editor Cameron Lynne (Helen Mirren). With his partner Della Frye (Rachel McAdams), McCaffrey sets out to identify the killer and finds himself involved in a high-level cover-up. Directed by Kevin Macdonald. With Jason Bateman, Robin Wright Penn, Viola Davis and Jeff Daniels. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Ben Affleck in State of Play
Patrick Kenzie (Casey Affleck) and Angela Gennaro (Michelle Monaghan), two private detectives in Boston, are hired to investigate a little girl's kidnapping when people in the neighborhood are reluctant to talk with police. When an arranged exchange with a drug dealer is botched, resulting in the girl's death, Patrick and Angela blame themselves and have difficulty moving past the tragedy. But, when another child goes missing, the pair picks up the investigation and discovers that things aren't always what they seem. Directed by Ben Affleck. With Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, John Ashton, Amy Ryan and Amy Madigan. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery. Year: 2007.
Ben Affleck in Gone Baby Gone
After a mob boss puts a contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel (Jeremy Piven), a sleazy magician turned FBI informant, the Feds place Aces into protective custody in a swanky Las Vegas penthouse. When word of the price on Aces' head hits the streets and horde of bounty hunters, hired guns and double-crossing mobsters race against one another to be the first to collect the prize. Directed by Joe Carnahan. With Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta and Ryan Reynolds. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama. Year: 2007.
Ben Affleck in Smokin Aces
A drama inspired by true events about George Reeves (Ben Affleck), the actor who played Superman on the television series. After his suicide, a detective (Adrien Brody) is called in to investigate his death. The detective learns that Reeves was having an affair with the wife (Diane Lane) of a studio executive (Bob Hoskins). Was foul play involved, or did Reeves really take his own life? Directed by Allen Coulter. Categories: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery. Year: 2006.
Ben Affleck in Hollywoodland
Unconventional documentarian and troublemaker Michael Moore takes on George W. Bush and the War on Terror. Focusing on the events surrounding 9/11, Moore uses footage of celebrities, politicians, soldiers and families affected by the event and its aftermath to make his case that Bush failed in his duty to protect the country. Directed by Michael Moore. Categories: Politics, Documentary, War, Expose. Year: 2004.
Ben Affleck in Fahrenheit 9/11
Michael Jennings (Ben Affleck) is a talented reverse engineer who is hired by technology firms to work on top secret projects and have his short term memory erased when he completes the job. When Michael begins work on his newest project for powerful businessman James Rethrick (Aaron Eckhart), he believes that he will receive four billion dollars for his troubles. Instead, he awakens to discover that he has forfeited his money and sent himself an envelope full of random objects. To figure out just what happened during the last few months, Michael will need the help of his friend Shorty (Paul Giamatti) and bioscientist Rachel Porter (Uma Thurman), his beautiful ex-coworker. Directed by John Woo. With Colm Feore, Michael C. Hall and Kathryn Morris. Categories: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action, Mystery. Year: 2003.
Ben Affleck in Paycheck
CIA Agent Jack Ryan (Ben Affleck) is brought in when Russia elects a new president and the director of Counter Intelligence (Morgan Freeman) suspects that this new leader cannot be trusted. It turns out that a third party plans to push Russia and America into war by detonating a mobile nuclear bomb at a football game in Baltimore. It's up to Jack Ryan to foil this plot. Directed by Phil Alden Robinson. With Liev Schreiber and Alan Bates. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2002.
Ben Affleck in The Sum of All Fears
After being barred from their favorite hangout spot, foul-mouthed drug dealer Jay (Jason Mewes) and his best friend Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) come up against another injustice when they discover that a major movie studio is making a film based on their alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic. After their friend Brodie (Jason Lee) breaks the news, Jay and Silent Bob set off from New Jersey to Hollywood, hoping to stop production and receive a huge settlement from film producer Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck). During the colorful duo's eventful road trip, they learn the rules of the road from a hitchhiker (George Carlin), meet a gang of gorgeous jewel thieves and have to deal with an inept Federal Wildlife Marshall (Will Ferrell) after they liberate an orangutan. Directed by Kevin Smith. With Shannon Elizabeth, Eliza Dushku, Ali Larter, Carrie Fisher, Seann William Scott, Jon Stewart and Tracy Morgan. Categories: Adventure, Comedy. Year: 2001.
Ben Affleck in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
During WWII, two childhood friends, Rafe McCawley (Ben Affleck) and Danny Walker (Josh Hartnett), join the US Army as fighter pilots. When Rafe's plane is shot down in Europe, it is assumed that he died in the crash. However, he survives the attack and makes his way to Hawaii, only to find Danny smitten with his former love, Evelyn (Kate Beckinsale). As the two grapple with burden of betrayal on their friendship, their personal confrontation takes a back seat to the tragedies of the fateful attack on Pearl Harbor. Directed by Michael Bay. With Cuba Gooding Jr., Jon Voight, Alec Baldwin, Tom Sizemore and Jaime King. Categories: Drama, Action, War, Romance. Year: 2001.
Ben Affleck in Pearl Harbor
Bethany Sloane (Linda Fiorentino), an abortion clinic worker who happens to be the last descendant of Jesus Christ, is called upon to save humanity from two fallen angels (Ben Affleck and Matt Damon) who have found a loophole that will send them back to heaven, and thus end all of existence. Initially skeptical and reluctant, Bethany eventually accepts her destiny and is aided in her quest by two unlikely prophets, Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith), Rufus (Chris Rock), the 13th apostle, and Serendipity (Salma Hayek), a vivacious muse. Standing is Bethany's way is Azrael (Jason Lee), a demon with a personal vendetta against God. Directed by Kevin Smith. With Alan Rickman, Janeane Garofalo, George Carlin and Alanis Morissette. Categories: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 1999.
Ben Affleck in Dogma