Directed by Ridley Scott. With Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Mark Strong, L_a Seydoux and Oscar Isaac. Categories: Action, Drama. Year: 2010.
Russell Crowe in Robin Hood
US Congressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck) is chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending and a top contender to receive his party's nomination in the upcoming presidential election. When the research assistant (Maria Thayer) with whom Collins was having an affair is brutally murdered, reporter Cal McCaffrey (Russell Crowe), Collins' old friend, is assigned to investigate the case by his editor Cameron Lynne (Helen Mirren). With his partner Della Frye (Rachel McAdams), McCaffrey sets out to identify the killer and finds himself involved in a high-level cover-up. Directed by Kevin Macdonald. With Jason Bateman, Robin Wright Penn, Viola Davis and Jeff Daniels. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Russell Crowe in State of Play
After uncovering a lead on a major terrorist operating out of Jordan, CIA operative Roger Ferris (Leonardo DiCaprio) must convince his higher up Ed Hoffman (Russell Crowe) to back his plan to infiltrate the terrorist's network. While Ferris forms a tenative alliance with Hani (Mark Strong), the head of Jordanian intelligence, he must also deal with the manipulative Hoffman's questionable support. In enemy territory with his life on the line, Ferris must decide if he can trust these men to see that his operation succeeds. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Carice van Houten, Michael Gaston and Golshifteh Farahani. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Action. Year: 2008.
Russell Crowe in Body of Lies
In this tense drama based on the Elmore Leonard bestseller, Russell Crowe stars as a dangerous outlaw who must be transported from one jail to another. Christian Bale is a poor but honest farmer, desperate for money to pay for medical care for his younger son. So the farmer accepts the assignment to escort the outlaw from jail to a train that will take him to another state. The farmer is also motivated by a desire to impress his older son (Ben Foster), who is attracted to the outlaw life. Peter Fonda plays a former gunslinger who helps the farmer. Directed by James Mangold. With Logan Lerman and Dallas Roberts. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Western. Year: 2007.
Russell Crowe in 3:10 to Yuma
After the death of the top gangster in Harlem, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), the man's former driver, moves into a position of great power in the drug market. Striking a deal with a Thai general, Lucas is able to smuggle heroin in the coffins of soldiers who died in Vietnam and makes a fortune. But, Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe), a NJ detective with close ties to the streets, aims to bring Lucas down after he is put in charge of a drug trafficking task force. With Roberts bearing down on him, Lucas must do everything he can to stay on top, including dealing with the Italian mafia and corrupt NYPD officers. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Armand Assante and T.I.. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Based on a True Story. Year: 2007.
Russell Crowe in American Gangster
In the Sydney suburb of Maroubra, a notorious gang known as the Bra Boys combine surfing, hard partying, rebellion and brotherhood to deal with the realities of larger society. This documentary chronicles the evolution of the gang's tough, close-knit culture and how the stigma of their surf community has contributed to their social displacement. The film focuses on the Abberon brothers (Koby Abberton, Sunny Abberton, Jai Abberton), who pursue their dream of professional surfing while one of their own is on trial for murder. Directed by Sunny Abberton and Macario De Souza. Narrated by Russell Crowe. Categories: Documentary, Foreign Film, Independent Film. Year: 2007.
Russell Crowe in Bra Boys
A high-powered British investment banker, Max (Russell Crowe) inherits his uncle's estate in the south of France when his uncle (Albert Finney) dies. Max spent some of the best times of his life there as a child but now he decides the only practical thing would be to sell it. He goes there to make the sale, but finds himself attracted to a young Frenchwoman (Marion Cotillard). Freddie Highmore plays Max as a child. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Marine Casto. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
Russell Crowe in A Good Year
During the Great Depression, a desperate and disillusioned country is in need of a hero. Filling that role is James J. Braddock (Russell Crowe), a prizefighter too broke to even pay his rent. Despite having lost nearly everything, Braddock is determined to win again. When he does, Braddock's inspired rise to prominence captivates and inspires a nation living on its knees. Directed by Ron Howard. With Paul Giamatti and Renée Zellweger. Categories: Biography, Drama, New York, Sports. Year: 2005.
Russell Crowe in Cinderella Man
John Forbes Nash (Russell Crowe) is a mathematical genius studying at Princeton University when he hallucinates for the first time. As his brilliance grows, so does his mental illness, caused by schizophrenia that even his love for Alicia (Jennifer Connelly) can't fix. After accepting a job as a cryptologist for the military, Nash's delusions explode and he must defeat the insanity threatening to destroy his life. Directed by Ron Howard. With Ed Harris, Christopher Plummer, Paul Bettany and Judd Hirsch. Categories: Biography, Drama, Mystery. Year: 2001.
Russell Crowe in A Beautiful Mind
Maximus (Russell Crowe), a once highly respected Roman general, is betrayed and put into slavery by Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), the son of the recently deceased emperor. Once in captivity, Maximus trains to be a gladiator and fights in battles staged at the Coliseum. The former general's fame grows as he wins battle after battle, but his true motivation is to avenge the murder of his wife and son by killing Commodus and returning the government of Rome its people. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, History. Year: 2000.
Russell Crowe in Gladiator