In this science-fiction thrill fest about a coming ecological cataclysm, John Cusack stars as Jackson, a limousine driver who learns about the impending doom by chance. He uses his limited resources to try to save his ex- (Amanda Peet) and his child (Morgan Lily), who have gone to live with his former wife's boyfriend (Thomas McCarthy). Inadvertently, Jackson uncovers a sinister plot by the wealthy and powerful to save themselves while the rest of humanity is killed. Directed by Roland Emmerich. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Woody Harrelson in 2012
This drama about the Iraq War features Ben Foster as a soldier sent back to America who is given the task of notifying families when their sons have been killed in overseas fighting. He works with an older, more experienced officer (Woody Harrelson). It's a difficult job at best, but becomes more complicated when he becomes infatuated with the widow of a fallen soldier (Samantha Morton). Jena Malone plays his loyal girlfriend. Directed by Oren Moverman. Categories: Drama, Romance, War. Year: 2009.
Woody Harrelson in The Messenger
Two loners, the nerdy Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) and the gun-toting Twinkie-eating Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) join forces to survive in a world overrun by zombies. They are joined by a young girl called Little Rock (Abigail Breslin) and a gorgeous young woman named Wichita (Emma Stone). But the four unhinged zombie-fighters are almost as dangerous as the creatures themselves. Directed by Ruben Fleischer. With Amber Heard. Categories: Comedy, Horror. Year: 2009.
Woody Harrelson in Zombieland
Mike (Steve Zahn) works in parents' motel in a small town. When Sue (Jennifer Aniston), a traveling art saleswoman checks in, he falls for her. Although she is friendly, that's as far as it goes. But he follows her home to Maryland, and tries to convince her to leave her boyfriend (Woody Harrelson), a former punk who makes millions selling yoghurt. Mike has nothing to offer but his love, but he won't give up till he wins Sue's heart. Directed by Stephen Belber. With James Hiroyuki Liao, Margo Martindale and Katie O'Grady. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2008.
Woody Harrelson in Management
Jackie Moon (Will Ferrell), a one-time disco star, uses his earnings to buy the ABA's Flint Tropics and installs himself as the team's owner-coach-player-promoter. When word comes down from the league office that a merger with the NBA is in the works, Jackie is elated until he learns that only the top four teams will be making the jump to the big time. With the remaining clubs set to be disbanded, Jackie sets out on a one man crusade to save his team. But, in order for the lowly Tropics to climb out of the bottom of the standings, Jackie will need the help of a washed up former star (Woody Harrelson) and a me-first ball hog (André Benjamin). Directed by Kent Alterman. With Maura Tierney, Andrew Daly, Will Arnett, Andy Richter, David Koechner and Rob Corddry. Categories: Comedy, Sports. Year: 2008.
Woody Harrelson in Semi-Pro
Ben Thomas (Will Smith), an IRS agent with a painful secret, sets out on a personal mission for redemption. Tracking down seven seemingly disconnected strangers, Thomas uses every means at his disposal to change the circumstances of their lives in order to redeem his past transgressions. Directed by Gabriele Muccino. With Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy, Bill Smitrovich, Robinne Lee and Barry Pepper. Categories: Drama. Year: 2008.
Woody Harrelson in Seven Pounds
James Reedy (Nick Stahl) is a simple man lacking direction in his life when his sister Joleen (Charlize Theron) abandons her daughter Tara (AnnaSophia Robb) with him without an explanation. Initially, James doesn't believe that he'll be able to take care of his 12-year-old niece, but, when Tara faces being sent to a foster home, he overcomes his fear and complacency. Setting out on the road, James and Tara slowly bond as Tara comes to terms with her mother's disappearance and James reexamines parts of his own life that he has tried to forget. Directed by Bill Maher. With Dennis Hopper and Woody Harrelson. Categories: Drama. Year: 2008.
Woody Harrelson in Sleepwalking
After finishing working as volunteers in China, Americans Roy (Woody Harrelson) and Jessie (Emily Mortimer) take the Trans-siberian Express train from Beijing to Moscow. Along the way, they meet Carlos (Eduardo Noriega) and Abby (Kate Mara), two fellow travelers, and make an instant bond. But, when Roy gets separated from the group, Jessie realizes that Carlos and Abby aren't who they seem to be. Trapped in a foreign land, Jessie must fight to escape from a drug conspiracy and reunite with her husband. Directed by Brad Anderson. With Ben Kingsley and Thomas Kretschmann. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Woody Harrelson in Transsiberian
In 1999, thousands of activists descend upon Seattle to join in a mass demonstration against the WTO Ministerial Conference. What begins as a peaceful protest in Seattle's streets turns into an all-out riot, with protesters facing off with police and the National guard. Caught in the middle are Dale (Woody Harrelson), a riot cop, Ella (Charlize Theron), his wife, Jay (Martin Henderson), a protest organizer, and Mayor Jim Tobin (Ray Liotta). Directed by Stuart Townsend. With Michelle Rodriguez, André Benjamin, Rade Serbedzija, Ivana Milicevic, Joshua Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Channing Tatum and Jennifer Carpenter. Categories: Action, Drama, Based on a True Story. Year: 2007.
Woody Harrelson in Battle in Seattle
In this improvisational comedy, One-Eyed Jack Faro (Woody Harrelson), a washed-up alcoholic who's been married more times than he can count on both hands, enters the Grand Championship of Poker in Las Vegas to save his dead grandfather’s hotel-casino from a real estate developer. To win the world’s most famous high stakes tournament, Jack will have to face off against some of the top players in the game, icluding a genius who still lives with his Mom (Chris Parnell), a head case who wears disguises to gain an edge on his opponents (David Cross), and a pro (Cheryl Hines) with a stay at home husband (Ray Romano). Directed by Zak Penn. With Mike Epps, Dennis Farina, Richard Kind, Michael McKean, Jason Alexander and Hank Azaria. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2007.
Woody Harrelson in The Grand
While hunting in the Texas countryside, Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) discovers a group of dead bodies, a cache of heroin and more than $2 million in cash. After taking the money and setting out on the road to sort out the details, Moss is pursued by a ruthless assassin (Javier Bardem) intent on covering up the crime and recovering the lost money. Realizing that Llewelyn and his wife (Kelly Macdonald) are in great danger, Ed Tom Bell (Tommy Lee Jones), the local sheriff, investigates the case and attempts to keep the town from being destroyed by violence, despite the suspicion that the times may have past him by. Directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. With Woody Harrelson, Garret Dillahunt and Barry Corbin. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Woody Harrelson in No Country for Old Men
Fred Arctor (Keanu Reeves) works as an undercover cop investigating the trafficking of Substance D, a drug that produces split personalities in its users. Hooked on Substance D himself, Fred is also Bob, a notorious drug dealer. As Fred sets up a sting to tear down Bob's operation once and for all, Bob begins a complicated relationship with Donna (Winona Ryder), an addict who just might lead him to his downfall. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson and Rory Cochrane. Categories: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Woody Harrelson in A Scanner Darkly