Best Elijah Wood movies

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Best Elijah Wood movies

TOP 25:
The Good Son
The Good Son
Character: Mark Evans
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1993
A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.

TOP 24:
The Faculty
The Faculty
Character: Casey Connor
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Release: 1998
When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet!


TOP 23:
Internal Affairs
Internal Affairs
Character: Sean Stretch
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1990
Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in any number of dubious or downright criminal activities. He is also devious, a womaniser, and a clever manipulator, and he starts to turn his attention on Avila.

TOP 22:
Celeste & Jesse Forever
Celeste & Jesse Forever
Character: Scott
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2012
Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding novelist; he, a free spirit who keeps things from getting boring. Their only problem is that they have decided to get divorced. Can their perfect relationship withstand this minor setback?

TOP 21:
Fight for Your Right Revisited
Fight for Your Right Revisited
Character: Ad-Rock (B-Boys 1)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Release: 2011
Fight For Your Right Revisited, stars actors like Will Ferrell, Seth Rogan and Elijah Wood playing the roles of the B-Boys three members, Mike D, Ad Rock and MCA. It is a reprisal of the video the trio made for their 1987 single Fight For Your Right, and features music from the band's new album, Hot Sauce Committe Part Two. Fight For Your Right Revisited is directed by Adam Yauch, aka MCA.


TOP 20:
Bobby
Bobby
Character: William Avary
Genre: Drama
Release: 2006
In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

TOP 19:
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Character: Tony
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2017
When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

TOP 18:
The War
The War
Character: Stu Simmons
Genre: Drama
Release: 1994
The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.


TOP 17:
The Panama Papers
The Panama Papers
Character: Narrator
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2018
A documentary feature film about the biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story.

TOP 16:
Avalon
Avalon
Character: Michael Kaye
Genre: Drama
Release: 1990
Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is set in Baltimore in the early 1950s and explores the themes of Jewish assimilation into American life.

TOP 15:

Paris, Je T'Aime

Paris, Je T'Aime
Original Title: Paris, je t'aime
Character: Le garçon (Quartier de la Madeleine)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include a pair of mimes, a husband trying to chose between his wife and his lover, and a married man who turns to a prostitute for advice.


TOP 14:

9

9
Character: 9 (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2009
When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good.

TOP 13:

The Ice Storm

The Ice Storm
Character: Mikey Carver
Genre: Drama
Release: 1997
In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hood family is skidding out of control. Then an ice storm hits, the worst in a century.

TOP 12:

Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer
Character: Mike
Genre: Drama
Release: 1992
A father reminisces about his childhood when he and his younger brother moved to a new town with their mother, her new husband and their dog, Shane. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of their brutal stepfather, Mike decides to convert their toy trolley, the "Radio Flyer", into a plane to fly him to safety.

TOP 11:

Green Street Hooligans

Green Street Hooligans
Character: Matt Buckner
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2005
After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to stand his ground through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of this secret and often violent world. 'Green Street Hooligans' is a story of loyalty, trust and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge.


TOP 10:

A Band Called Death

A Band Called Death
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary, Music
Release: 2013
Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols or even the Ramones, there was Death. Formed in the early '70s by three teenage brothers from Detroit, Death is credited as being the first black punk band, and the Hackney brothers, David, Bobby, and Dannis, are now considered pioneers in their field. But it wasn’t until recently — when a dusty 1974 demo tape made its way out of Bobby’s attic nearly 30 years after Death’s heyday — that anyone outside a small group of punk enthusiasts had even heard of them.

TOP 9:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Character: Frodo Baggins
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2012
Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

TOP 8:

Sin City

Sin City
Character: Kevin
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2005
Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

TOP 7:

Everything is Illuminated

Everything is Illuminated
Character: Jonathan Safran Foer
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2005
A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II, in a Ukrainian village which was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

TOP 6:

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II
Character: Video Game Boy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Release: 1989
Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.


TOP 5:

78/52

78/52
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2017
The most famous murder scene in movie history comprises 78 camera settings and 52 cuts: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind the curtain and his greatest obsession.

TOP 4:

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Character: Patrick
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 2004
Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

TOP 3:

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Character: Frodo Baggins
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Release: 2001
Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

TOP 2:

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Character: Frodo Baggins
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2002
Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

TOP 1:

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Character: Frodo Baggins
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2003
Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.