In the near future, vampires have taken over the earth and subdued the non-vampire population. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, they farm humans for their blood. A vampire scientist (Ethan Hawke) works on a way to reverse the process and turn vampires back into ordinary humans. Meanwhile, he meets a group of humans who are hiding out and want his help to rebuild humanity. Willem Dafoe plays one of the human leaders. Directed by Peter Spierig. With Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan and Isabel Lucas. Categories: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2010.
Ethan Hawke in Daybreakers
Don Henderson (Greg Kinnear) is a marketing executive for a successful national fast-food chain who follows his company's burgers from the barn to the bun. Meanwhile, a group of illegal Mexican immigrants (including Wilmer Valderrama and Catalina Sandino Moreno) try to make their way in America working for the meat processing plant that supplies the fast-food giant's meat. And, a group of young adults fed up with the companies environmental policies and mistreatment of cows decide to take action. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Luis Guzmán, Patricia Arquette, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Willis and Ethan Hawke. Categories: Drama. Year: 2006.
Ethan Hawke in Fast Food Nation
Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage) is a Ukrainian immigrant to Brooklyn, NY who decides to make a name for himself as an international arms dealer. While doing business in the world's deadliest war zones, Yuri and his brother, Vitaly (Jared Leto), struggle to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent (Ethan Hawke), their business rivals, and even some of their customers who intend on using the merchandise against them. Directed by Andrew Niccol. With Bridget Moynahan and Ian Holm. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Ethan Hawke in Lord of War
Illeana Scott (Angelina Jolie) is an FBI agent on the trail of a serial killer who takes the identities of his victims. Traveling to Montreal to assist the Canadian police in tracking down the murderer, Scott must tackle her cultural differences with the Canadians and stop the killer before he slips out of her hands for good. Directed by D.J. Caruso. With Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Gena Rowlands, Olivier Martinez and Justin Chatwin. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Ethan Hawke in Taking Lives
LAPD detective Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington) is a crooked narcotics officer who has close ties to the streets. When he takes on rookie Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke) he introduces him to the dark side of police work and pushes him to his breaking point. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. With Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger, Harris Yulin,Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Macy Gray. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2001.
Ethan Hawke in Training Day
A young man (Wiley Wiggins) who is asleep travels through his dreams trying to wake up. Along the way, he speaks with people about the difference between dreams and reality. Through his quest, he tries to understand the meaning and purpose of the universe, and discover a way back to the real world. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. Categories: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery. Year: 2001.
Ethan Hawke in Waking Life
After receiving word that a mysterious benfactor has arranged a gallery show for him, Finnegan Bell (Ethan Hawke) travels to New York City to display his art for the first time. There, he runs into Estella (Gwyneth Paltrow), a lost childhood love who toyed with his emotions and confused him with her changeable ways. Now involved with a wealthy businessman (Hank Azaria), Estella nonetheless renews her relationship with Finnegan, and once again confounds his emotions with a combination of lust and cruelty. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. With Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft and Robert De Niro. Categories: Drama, Romance, Based on a Novel. Year: 1998.
Ethan Hawke in Great Expectations
A science-fiction film set in the near future, it's about a world controlled by the Gattaca Corporation, where everyone is categorized according to their DNA. Ethan Hawke stars as Vincent, a man whose genes have been deemed inferior by the powers-that-be. He dreams of traveling to space, but is considered fit only for menial jobs. He manages to take some genetic material from an angry disabled man (Jude Law) who is genetically superior. Uma Thurman is the woman who falls in love with Vincent, without knowing who he really is. Directed by Andrew Niccol. With Alan Arkin. Categories: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 1997.
Ethan Hawke in Gattaca
Celine (Julie Delpy) is a French student and Jesse (Ethan Hawke) is an American kid, both traveling on a train near Vienna when they happen to meet each other. Hitting it off immediately, they decide to stop in Vienna and spend one day together in the opening moves of their powerful, sincere, but restricted friendship that could be more, if they only had the time. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Andrea Eckert, Dominik Castell and Karl Bruckschwaiger. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1995.
Ethan Hawke in Before Sunrise
Lelaina (Winona Ryder), the valedictorian of her college class, videotapes her Gen-X friends following graduation. Her best friend Troy (Ethan Hawke) is an unemployed slacker, Vickie (Janeane Garofalo) is a neurotic manager at the Gap and Sammy (Steve Zahn) is still coming to terms with his own sexuality. When Lelaina meets Michael (Ben Stiller), a straight-laced video executive, she must decide between his yuppie materialism and Troy's cynical philosophy. Directed by Ben Stiller. With Swoosie Kurtz and Renée Zellweger. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1994.
Ethan Hawke in Reality Bites