Directed by Ridley Scott. With Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Mark Strong, L_a Seydoux and Oscar Isaac. Categories: Action, Drama. Year: 2010.
William Hurt in Robin Hood
Scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton), cut off from the life he knew and the woman he loves (Liv Tyler), seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a raging, green giant when he comes under emotional stress. While running from General Thunderbolt Ross (William Hurt) and the US Army, Banner comes close to a cure, but all is lost when solider Emil Blonsky (Tim Roth) volunteers for an experimental procedure that turns him into a powerful, destructive monster. Now, the very same men who hunted for him must rely on Banner to control the creature within him and save the world from Blonsky's reign of terror. Directed by Louis Leterrier. With Tim Blake Nelson and Lou Ferrigno. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
William Hurt in The Incredible Hulk
Moments after his arrival in Spain for a global anti-terrorism summit, US President Henry Ashton (William Hurt) is shot twice as he steps to the podium to deliver a speech. The events leading up to the assassination attempt and the chaos that follows are shown from eight different perspectives, including that of two secret service agents (Matthew Fox and Dennis Quaid), an American tourist (Forest Whitaker) and a TV news producer (Sigourney Weaver). As each point of view unfolds, it becomes apparent that the assassination attempt is more than what it seems and the President may still be alive. Directed by Pete Travis. With Zoe Saldana. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
William Hurt in Vantage Point
Directed by Udayan Prasad. With Eddie Redmayne, Kristen Stewart, William Hurt and Maria Bello. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2008.
William Hurt in The Yellow Handkerchief
Based on the nonfiction bestseller, this film tells the story of Chris (Emile Hirsch), a bright young college graduate from a troubled family who decides to go off on his own and live off the land. On the road, he makes friends with a sweet teenage girl (Kristen Stewart) and a lonely widower (Hal Holbrook). His parents (William Hurt and Marcia Gay Harden) and sister (Jena Malone) become frantic, since they have no idea where he is. Eventually he abandons his new friends as he heads deep into the Alaskan wilderness, determined to live by his wits alone. With Catherine Keener and Vince Vaughn. Directed by Sean Penn. Categories: Adventure, Biography, Drama. Year: 2007.
William Hurt in Into the Wild
Mr. Brooks (Kevin Costner) is a successful businessman and loving father with a dark secret. Underneath his perfect exterior, lies Mr. Brooks' alter ego, Marshal (William Hurt), a vicious, insatiable serial killer. No one suspects a thing until an amateur photographer witnesses him in the act. Now, with detective Tracy Atwood (Demi Moore) closing in on him, Mr. Brooks must tie up all his loose ends to keep the truth from being revealed. Directed by Bruce A. Evans. With Dane Cook, Marg Helgenberger and Danielle Panabaker. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
William Hurt in Mr. Brooks
Tired of putting up with the incessant car alarms going off in his neighborhood each night, successful David Owen (Tim Robbins), dubbing himself "The Rectifier", becomes a vigilante bringing "justice" to New York City. Initally only drawing grief from his wife (Bridget Moynahan), David soon finds that his antics have drawn the ire of the city's arrogant mayor (William Hurt). Directed by Henry Bean. With Margarita Levieva and William Baldwin. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2007.
William Hurt in Noise
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.
William Hurt in The Good Shepherd
Elvis (Gael García Bernal) is a troubled man recently discharged from the Navy who travels to Texas to find the father he's never known. When he meets him, Elvis finds that Dave (William Hurt) is a pastor at a Christian community church, and wants nothing to do with his illegitimate son. But Elvis makes a connection with the pastor's 16-year old daughter, Malerie (Pell James), and tries to seduce her while Dave examines his faith. Directed by James Marsh. Categories: Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2005.
William Hurt in The King
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.
William Hurt in Syriana
In a quaint late nineteenth century village, life seems to be picture perfect. But as night falls, we learn that the isolated community lives in fear of the creatures that are said to reside in the woods around them. The villagers are so frightened that no one dares to venture into the woods for any reason. But, despite the advice of his elders, a curious young man named Lucius Hunt (Joaquin Phoenix) desires to step beyond the boundaries of the town into the unknown. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. With Bryce Dallas Howard, William Hurt, Adrien Brody and Sigourney Weaver. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2004.
William Hurt in The Village