Hilary Swank plays legendary female aviator Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly long distances, who disappeared during an attempt to fly around the world in 1937. Richard Gere plays George Putnam, a longtime friend who supported her in her ambitions, while Ewan McGregor is a young man who has a hard time accepting her for who she is. Directed by Mira Nair. With Christopher Eccleston. Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2009.
Ewan McGregor in Amelia
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) investigates the murder of a prominent physicist with the help of his daughter Vittoria (Ayelet Zurer). As the trail leads them to the Vatican, Robert and Vittoria find clues linking the murder, as well as the kidnapping of four cardinals, to the Illuminati, a powerful ancient group long thought to be extinct. With the group intending to carry out a terrorist attack during a papal conclave, Robert and Vittoria must discover the truth before more innocent lives are lost. Directed by Ron Howard. With Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, David Pasquesi, Cosimo Fusco and Armin Mueller-Stahl. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Ewan McGregor in Angels & Demons
Based loosely on true events, this comedy-drama focuses on a journalist (Ewan McGregor), who goes to cover the war in Iraq. There, he meets Lyn Cassady (George Clooney), who is running a special unit for soldiers who are trained to hypnotize their enemy (as well as goats). A drugged-out soldier (Jeff Bridges) developed this method during the Vietnam War. Kevin Spacey and Stephen Lang play commanders involved in using hypnosis. Directed by Grant Heslov. With Glenn Morshower. Categories: Comedy, War. Year: 2009.
Ewan McGregor in The Men Who Stare at Goats
When Jonathan (Ewan McGregor), a mild-mannered accountant, meets Wyatt (Hugh Jackman), he sees the charismatic, womanizing lawyer as the personification of everything he wishes he could be. Introduced to a mysterious sex club, Jonathan begins to discover an exciting, erotic world he never dreamed of. But, when a woman disappears, Jonathan finds that he is the prime suspect in a plot that involves a million dollar heist. Directed by Marcel Langenegger. With Michelle Williams and Maggie Q. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Ewan McGregor in Deception
Ian (Ewan McGregor) and Terry (Colin Farrell), two dead broke brothers living in London, are approached by their rich Uncle Howard (Tom Wilkinson) with a money making propostion. All they have to do is "take care of" one of Howard's old business associates to keep his troubles from ruining the life he's built. The brothers struggle with the immorality of the request, and end up becoming enemies when each chooses a different side. Directed by Woody Allen. With Hayley Atwell and Sally Hawkins. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Ewan McGregor in Cassandra's Dream
Lincoln Six-Echo (Ewan McGregor) and Jordan Two-Delta (Scarlett Johansson) live among hundreds of fellow inhabitants in a contained, carefully controlled facility in the mid-21st century. The only way out is to be chosen by lottery to go to the Island, the last piece of paradise left on Earth. Recently, Lincoln has begun to question his reality, but he is unprepared for the truth when his curiosity leads him to discover that everything about his existence is a lie. Directed by Michael Bay. With Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi and Michael Clarke Duncan. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Ewan McGregor in The Island
After leading a three year campaign against the evil General Grievous' (Matthew Wood) droid armies, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) have become heroes. Returning home following the daring rescue of Chancellor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid), Anakin is reunited with Padme (Natalie Portman) and learns that his young wife is pregnant. But, when he is plagued by visions of Padme dying during childbirth, Anakin falls under the devious control of Chancellor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid), submitting to the dark side of the Force and beginning his transformation into Darth Vader. Directed by George Lucas. With Samuel L. Jackson and Jimmy Smits. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2005.
Ewan McGregor in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Even-tempered psychiatrist Sam Foster (Ewan McGregor) attempts to thwart his patient Henry's (Ryan Gosling) plan to commit suicide on his 21st birthday. As Sam is drawn into the complex entanglements of Henry's problems, he loses his grip on his own life as the world around him gets increasingly surreal. Sam's relationship with his girlfriend and former patient Lila (Naomi Watts) suffers as a result, and eventually he is unable to determine where his consciousness ends and Henry's subconscious begins. Directed by Marc Forster. With Bob Hoskins, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Burton and Janeane Garofalo. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Ewan McGregor in Stay
After a series of assassination attempts on Senator Padmé Amidala (Natalie Portman), Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) is charged with escorting the former Queen to her home planet of Naboo. While Anakin uses the time alone to confess his love to Padmé, his teacher, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), investigates the death of a captured assassin and discovers that the Republic is building a secret clone army. As new love blooms and dark alliances come to light, the clone army is sent into battle with Republic's clone forces. Directed by George Lucas. With Christopher Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits and Ian McDiarmid. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance. Year: 2002.
Ewan McGregor in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Based on the real life destruction of two Black Hawk helicopters in Somalia that left over 100 U.S. Rangers stranded in Mogadishu in the middle of an army of opposing gunmen. Facing incredible firepower and scattered throughout the city, the troops must to repel enemy attacks while simultaneously devising a plan for extraction. Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana and Sam Shepard. Categories: Action, Drama, History, War. Year: 2001.
Ewan McGregor in Black Hawk Down
Christian (Ewan McGregor), a struggling, idealistic writer in turn of the century Paris, becomes emersed in the glamorous, risque world of the Moulin Rouge, an infamous nightclub filled with sex, drugs and questionable clientele. After being asked to write a play to be performed at the club, Christian is lovestruck by Satine (Nicole Kidman), the Moulin Rouge's beautiful star performer. But, her love does not come easily, and Christian must compete for her heart with The Duke (Richard Roxburgh), a jealous investor who can offer Satine the life she has always dreamed of. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. With John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent, Kylie Minogue and Ozzy Osbourne. Categories: Drama, Romance, Music. Year: 2001.
Ewan McGregor in Moulin Rouge!