Matt Damon stars as a U.S. army officer who becomes obsessed with verifying whether there really are weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. He contacts a journalist (Amy Ryan) but finds she doesn't know the true identity of her source. Brendan Gleeson is his direct boss, while Greg Kinnear is a much higher-level official who may be involved in a cover-up. An Iraqi civilian leader (Yigal Naor), also becomes involved in the tense drama. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Categories: Drama, War. Year: 2010.
Matt Damon in Green Zone
This film is based on the true story of Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon), the highest-ranked corporate whistler-blower in American history. Whitacre, who suffered from bi-polar disorder, nevertheless put himself on the line to expose corrupt business practices at Archer Daniels Midland, his employer. The film contrasts his own indiscretions and his struggles with his mental problems against his heroism. Scott Bakula is an FBI agent and Melanie Lynskey plays Whitacre's wife. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Joel McHale and Tony Hale. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Matt Damon in The Informant!
South African President Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) faced an uphill battle, bringing his country together after he was elected to office and ended Apartheid. In 1995, he used the national rugby team's run for the World Cup championship to rally South Africa. Matt Damon plays a rugby star who got to know Mandela. The two developed an unlikely friendship. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2009.
Matt Damon in Invictus
Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is back and determined to discover the truth about his past once and for all. Still suffering from amnesia, Bourne teams up with a reporter (Paddy Considine) who has information about the organization that trained him. With the woman he loved murdered, Bourne will stop at nothing to fight his way through a group of highly-trained assassins to finally learn who he really is. Directed by Paul Greengrass. With Edgar Ramirez, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox, David Strathairn, Chris Cooper and Joan Allen. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Matt Damon in The Bourne Ultimatum
Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and his band of professional thieves return to take down Willy Bank (Al Pacino), after the ruthless casino owner double-crossed their pal, Reuben Tishkoff (Elliott Gould). This time, Danny and company will have to team up with their old nemesis, Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia), in order to infitrate the most sophisitcated security system ever developed. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Ellen Barkin, Bernie Mac, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner and Shaobo Qin. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Matt Damon in Ocean's Thirteen
Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is assigned to go undercover to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Costello (Jack Nicholson). While Billy is quickly gaining Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin and Kevin Corrigan. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Matt Damon in The Departed
Matt Damon stars Edward Wilson, as an idealistic young man who is recruited to start the Central Intelligence Organization. Angelina Jolie is his neglected young wife and William Hurt is a more experienced spy who takes Wilson under his wing. Robert De Niro (who also directed) has a small role as Wilson's aging boss. The film is based on fact and incorporates details of many real historical events. Directed by Robert De Niro. With Alec Baldwin and Billy Crudup. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Matt Damon in The Good Shepherd
An oil executive (Matt Damon) makes a major deal with a sheik after his son is killed in an accident on a business trip. At the same time, a veteran CIA operative (George Clooney) watches as politics overtake judgment and warning signs are ignored in the fight against terrorism. Meanwhile, a lawyer's (Jeffrey Wright) morals are tested during the merger of two powerful oil companies, and a Pakistani teenager is recruited by a charismatic cleric. Directed by Stephen Gaghan. With Christopher Plummer, Chris Cooper, Amanda Peet, Alexander Siddig and William Hurt. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Matt Damon in Syriana
When Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is framed for a botched CIA operation, he and Marie (Franka Potente) must leave the quiet village where they have been living and set out on the road once again. After promising retaliation should anyone from his former life attempt contact, Bourne is forced to resume his life as a trained assassin and eliminate anyone who stands in his way. Directed by Paul Greengrass. With Brian Cox, Julia Stiles and Joan Allen. Categories: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Action, Drama. Year: 2004.
Matt Damon in The Bourne Supremacy
Scotty (Scott Mechlowicz ) has just graduated from high school when his girlfriend dumps him. His German pen-pal (Jessica Boehrs) asks him to come to Europe to see her. He's uncertain, but his friend (Jacob Pitts) suggests they both go. In Paris, they meet twins from home (Travis Wester and Michelle Trachtenberg) and they travel all over Europe. Directed by David Mandel. With Kristin Kreuk. Categories: Comedy, Adventure. Year: 2004.
Matt Damon in EuroTrip
Daniel Ocean (George Clooney) is forced to regroup his team of con artists and thieves in order to pull off three major European heists and pay back his debt to Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia). Adding to their trouble is a dedicated Europol agent (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and a mysterious rival known as the "Night Fox." To come out on top, Ocean's team will have to prove that they are the best by executing their most difficult heist ever. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon and Elliott Gould. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Matt Damon in Ocean's Twelve
Walt (Greg Kinnear) and Bob (Matt Damon) are conjoined twins who share a liver. They make this weird situation work for them, but then Walt decides he wants to pursue a career in Hollywood. Bob is so shy, he's terrified of going, but finally he agrees. When they arrive in Hollywood, Bob meets a girl he's chatted with on the Internet and falls in love, while Walt gets his own TV show with Cher. Directed by Peter Farrelly. With Seymour Cassel. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2003.
Matt Damon in Stuck on You