After his son dies, Dr. Tenma (Nicolas Cage) builds a powerful robot in his image to help him deal with his grief. Unable to live up to Dr. Temna's high expectations, Astro Boy (Freddie Highmore) leaves his home in Metro City and sets out into the world to become a super hero. But, when Metro City is threatened, Astro Boy returns to save the day and attempts to reconcile with the father who rejected him. Directed by David Bowers. With Kristen Bell, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane and Eugene Levy. Categories: Action, Animation, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 2009.
Donald Sutherland in Astro Boy
Just as Tess Finnegan (Kate Hudson) believes she has her life back on track after her separation, he estranged, treasure-hunting husband, Ben "Finn" Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey), reappears, revealing that he has discovered a vital clue to the whereabouts of the legendary 18th century Queen's Dowry. By smooth-talking Tess's new boss, billionaire Nigel Honeycutt (Donald Sutherland), and his pampered daughter, Gemma (Alexis Dziena), Finn convinces them to join him in pursuit of the treasure using Honeycutt's yacht. As Tess tries to fight back old feelings, the crew realizes they will have to outmanuever the competition if they hope to secure the ultimate prize. Directed by Andy Tennant. With Ewen Bremner and Ray Winstone. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance. Year: 2008.
Donald Sutherland in Fool's Gold
Charlie Fineman (Adam Sandler), a man who lost his family in the September 11 attacks, has suffered a mental breakdown. Living in his own world and shutting out all of his painful memories, Charlie drifts along on the streets of New York City on his scooter and lives off of an insurance settlement. When Alan Johnson (Don Cheadle), Charlie's roommate from dental school, sees him on the street, Charlie at first doesn't recognize his old friend. As the two begin to reconnect, Charlie begins to recover from his grief and Alan learns that he has been neglecting his family and all of the things he has to be thankful for. Directed by Mike Binder. With Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler, Saffron Burrows, Donald Sutherland, Robert Klein and Melinda Dillon. Categories: Drama. Year: 2007.
Donald Sutherland in Reign Over Me
A documentary about the life, times and work of the Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who wrote Spartacus, Roman Holiday and many other classics. He was blacklisted during the late Forties because he had been involved with the Communist Party, then went on to win an Oscar for a movie script, The Brave One, he wrote under a pseudonym. In interviews and archival footage, Trumbo and his friends and family recall his struggles and triumphs. Contemporary actors including Joan Allen, Michael Douglas, Brian Dennehy and Dustin Hoffman perform scenes from his work. Directed by Peter Askin. With Josh Lucas, Christopher Trumbo, Donald Sutherland and Peter Hanson. Categories: Documentary, Biography. Year: 2007.
Donald Sutherland in Trumbo
After stumbling upon a secret international beer-drinking competition, two brothers (Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske) gather an American team to train for the next competition. Their goal is to beat their pompous German cousins and win back a famous brewery that is rightfully theirs. Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. With Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Mo'Nique, Cloris Leachman and Jürgen Prochnow. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2006.
Donald Sutherland in Beerfest
Sixteen-year-old Finn (Anton Yelchin) is looking forward to leaving his New York apartment for the summer to reunite with his estranged anthropologist father, who is busy studying a remote tribe in South America. But, when Finn is arrested while trying to help Liz (Diane Lane), his drug addict mother, the dream is crushed. Looking for a better life, Finn and Liz, a masseuse, move into the guesthouse of one of her wealthy ex-clients (Donald Sutherland). Out of his element, Finn decides to perform an anthropologic study of his own on the aristorcratic inhabitants of this priviledge New Jersey community. Directed by Griffin Dunne. With Kristen Stewart and Chris Evans. Categories: Drama. Year: 2005.
Donald Sutherland in Fierce People
Mrs. Bennet (Brenda Blethyn) has always raised her five daughters to be aware of the importance of marrying a wealthy husband to secure their futures. But, the situation becomes desperate when the family learns that if Mr. Bennet (Donald Sutherland) dies before one of his daughters marries, their estate will be handed over to a distant cousin. Luckily, wealthy bachelor Mr. Bingley (Simon Woods) and his friend Mr. Darcy (Matthew Macfadyen) arrive in town to spend the summer, bringing with them a sense of hope. But, while the shy, beautiful Jane (Rosamund Pike) quickly falls in love with Mr. Bingley, independent, strong-willed Lizzie (Keira Knightley) finds Mr. Darcy snobbish and swears to loathe him forever. Directed by Joe Wright. With Jena Malone, Tom Hollander and Judi Dench. Categories: Drama, Romance, Based on a Novel. Year: 2005.
Donald Sutherland in Pride & Prejudice
After being wounded in battle, Confederate soldier Inman (Jude Law) deserts his unit and embarks on a perilious journey through the crumbling South to get home to North Carolina an dhis love Ada (Nicole Kidman). Along the way, Inman is helped by fellow desserters and kind civilians (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Giovanni Ribisi and Natalie Portman), while back at Cold Mountain, Ada, and a drifter named Ruby (Renée Zellweger), struggle to run her family's farm after her father's death. Directed by Anthony Minghella. With Donald Sutherland, Ray Winstone and Cillian Murphy. Categories: Drama, Romance, War. Year:2003.
Donald Sutherland in Cold Mountain
After pulling off an amazing heist of millions in dollars of gold from a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice, Italy, criminal mastermind Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg) watches as his intricate plan falls apart when Steve (Edward Norton), a member of his own team, double crosses them all. After losing their gold and being left for dead, Charlie and his gang (Jason Statham, Seth Green and Mos Def) team up with their ex-leader's safe-cracking daughter (Charlize Theron) to beat Steve at his own game. Directed by F. Gary Gray. With Donald Sutherland and Fausto Callegarini. Categories: Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Donald Sutherland in The Italian Job
Dr. Aki Ross (Ming-Na) is a scientist struggling to combat an invasion of mysterious aliens trying to wipe out life on Earth. Working with her friend Grey Edwards (Alec Baldwin), leader of a deadly military unit, she must contend with the actions of the barbaric General Hein (James Woods) as he tries to destroy the alien presence once and for all, even if it means the destruction of our planet. Directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi and Moto Sakakibara. With Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Donald Sutherland and Jean Simmons. Categories: Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Animation. Year: 2001.
Donald Sutherland in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
Carl Lee Hailey (Samuel L. Jackson) leads a quiet life in a small southern town until the brutal rape of his young daughter leads him to kill the rapists. His friend, lawyer Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughey), begins a quest to free Carl Lee from jail. Together with his law clerk Ellen Roark (Sandra Bullock) and mentor Lucien Wilbanks (Donald Sutherland), Jake takes on the case that threatens to split his town apart. Directed by Joel Schumacher. With Kevin Spacey, Oliver Platt, Ashley Judd, Chris Cooper, Nicky Katt and Kiefer Sutherland. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 1996.
Donald Sutherland in A Time to Kill
When Tom Sanders (Michael Douglas), a happily married father, is passed over for a promotion at the high-tech firm where he works, he learns that CEO Bob Garvin (Donald Sutherland) has given the job to Meredith Johnson (Demi Moore), a woman with whom Tom had an affair with ten years earlier. As Tom's new boss, Meredith immediately makes an aggressive attempt to continue their affair, but Tom refuses. Fueled by ambition and rejection, Meredith puts Tom's career and marriage on the line by filing sexual harassment charges against him. To defend his good name and prove his innocence to his wife (Caroline Goodall), Tom countersues and hires fiery lawyer (Roma Maffia) to represent him in a trial that promises to be a long, uphill battle. Directed by Barry Levinson. With Dylan Baker and Dennis Miller. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 1994.
Donald Sutherland in Disclosure