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.
Hilary Swank in Amelia
Morris (Matthew Perry) is a teacher living a dull, orderly life with his wife (Lauren Graham). But the calm is shattered when his younger brother, Jay (Ben Foster), and sister, Ida (Ginnifer Goodwin) appear. Morris raised his siblings more or less on his own, and both have turned out to be free-spirited risk-takers. They turn his world upside down, but Morris soon learns to embrace the changes they bring. Directed by Craig Lucas. With Hilary Swank. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Hilary Swank in Birds of America
When billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is kidnapped in Afghanistan and forced to assemble a secret weapon, he instead creates a high-tech metal suit that helps him escape. Forced to wear the armor to stay alive after an accident, Stark redesigns his weaponry upon his return to the US and sets out to stop an evil plot. Directed by Jon Favreau. With Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges and Samuel L. Jackson. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
Hilary Swank in Iron Man
Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank plays Erin, a teacher in a rough inner-city neighborhood who wants to give her students what they most need: A voice of their own. By encouraging them to write about their lives, she gains their trust. April L. Hernandez and Jaclyn Ngan play two of her most challenging students. Directed by Richard LaGravenese. Categories: Biography, Crime, Drama. Year: 2007.
Hilary Swank in Freedom Writers
Young widow Holly Kennedy (Hilary Swank) discovers that before her husband (Gerard Butler) died he left her a list of tasks revealed in ten anonymous messages, intended to ease her pain and help her build a new life. Directed by Richard LaGravenese. With James Marsters, Gina Gershon, Lisa Kudrow, Kathy Bates and Harry Connick Jr.. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Based on a Novel. Year: 2007.
Hilary Swank in P.S., I Love You
Based on the true story of one of the most notorious crimes in California history, this film stars Josh Hartnett and Aaron Eckhart as two police detectives in 1940s Los Angeles. An aspiring actress (Mia Kirshner) is found murdered and mutilated and the detectives are put on the case. Bucky (Hartnett) begins a romance with a mysterious woman (Hilary Swank), who resembles the dead woman, and also gets involved in a love triangle with Lee (Eckhart) and his girlfriend (Scarlett Johansson). Directed by Brian De Palma. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Hilary Swank in The Black Dahlia
Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) is a former boxer who runs a gym in Los Angeles with his friend Eddie (Morgan Freeman). After his star pupil signs on with another trainer, Frankie says that he has given up training boxers until Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) walks into his gym. Reluctant at first, Frankie finally agrees to train Maggie and tempers her raw talent with his years of experience. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Jay Baruchel, Mike Colter and Michael Peña. Categories: Drama, Sports. Year: 2004.
Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby
When geologists discover that the Earth's core will soon stop spinning, hysteria and panic sweeps over the globe. In order to prevent disaster, a team of scientists, including Aaron Eckhart, Bruce Greenwood and Hilary Swank), is assembled to detonate a nuclear device deep within the center of the Earth to restart its rotation. Directed by Jon Amiel. With Stanley Tucci, Delroy Lindo, DJ Qualls and Alfre Woodard. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Hilary Swank in The Core
Hilary Swank won her first Oscar for her heart-rending performance as Brandon Teena, who lives in a small Nebraska town. She passes herself as a guy and enjoys hanging out and drinking with the other boys. He even has a girlfriend, Lana (Chlo_ Sevigny). But when the boys in town realize that Brandon is really Teena Brandon, a young woman, everything falls apart. Directed by Kimberly Peirce. With Hilary Swank and. Categories: Crime, Drama, Romance. Year: 1999.
Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry