Best Peter Sarsgaard movies

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Best Peter Sarsgaard movies
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TOP 25:
Flightplan
Flightplan
Peter Sarsgaard as: Gene Carson
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2005
A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matt Bomer movies?

TOP 24:
The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven
Peter Sarsgaard as: Bartholomew Bogue
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Release: 2016
Looking to mine for gold, greedy industrialist Bartholomew Bogue seizes control of the Old West town of Rose Creek. With their lives in jeopardy, Emma Cullen and other desperate residents turn to bounty hunter Sam Chisolm for help. Chisolm recruits an eclectic group of gunslingers to take on Bogue and his ruthless henchmen. With a deadly showdown on the horizon, the seven mercenaries soon find themselves fighting for more than just money once the bullets start to fly.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lee Van Cleef movies?


TOP 23:
Mr. Jones
Mr. Jones
Peter Sarsgaard as: Walter Duranty
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 2019
In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. Stalin’s forced collectivisation of agriculture has resulted in misery and ruin—the policy is tantamount to mass murder.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Foster movies?

TOP 22:
K-19: The Widowmaker
K-19: The Widowmaker
Peter Sarsgaard as: Vadim Radtchinko
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller, War
Release: 2002
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

TOP 21:
Black Mass
Black Mass
Peter Sarsgaard as: Brian Halloran
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2015
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Russo movies?


TOP 20:
Unconditional Love
Unconditional Love
Peter Sarsgaard as: Window Washer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2002
After her husband leaves her, a woman travels to London for the funeral of the pop star, Victor Fox, she's adored all her life. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, and convinces him to come back to Chicago with her to figure out who killed the singer. Written by Anonymous
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Pryce movies?

TOP 19:
Jackie
Jackie
Peter Sarsgaard as: Robert Kennedy
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ben Barnes movies?

TOP 18:
The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask
Peter Sarsgaard as: Raoul
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 1998
Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, remains imprisoned, the Musketeers reunite to abduct Louis and replace him with Philippe.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jenny Agutter movies?


TOP 17:
The Skeleton Key
The Skeleton Key
Peter Sarsgaard as: Luke Marshall
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2005
A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kate Hudson movies?

TOP 16:
Rendition
Rendition
Peter Sarsgaard as: Alan Smith
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2007
When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Reese Witherspoon movies?

TOP 15:

Experimenter

Experimenter
Peter Sarsgaard as: Stanley Milgram
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2015
Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his pleads for mercy, the majority of subjects don’t stop the experiment, administering what they think is a near-fatal electric shock, simply because they’ve been told to do so. With Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial airing in living rooms across America, Milgram strikes a nerve in popular culture and the scientific community with his exploration into people’s tendency to comply with authority. Celebrated in some circles, he is also accused of being a deceptive, manipulative monster, but his wife Sasha stands by him through it all.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anton Yelchin movies?


TOP 14:

Jarhead

Jarhead
Peter Sarsgaard as: Alan Troy
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2005
Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford struggles with the possibility of his girlfriend cheating on him, and as his mental state deteriorates, his desire to kill increases.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Lang movies?

TOP 13:

The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea
Peter Sarsgaard as: Jimmy the Finn
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2002
After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her own demons, and gets entangled in a web of deceit full of unexpected twists and turns.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Deborah Kara Unger movies?

TOP 12:

Pawn Sacrifice

Pawn Sacrifice
Peter Sarsgaard as: Father Bill Lombardy
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2015
American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Stuhlbarg movies?

TOP 11:

Kinsey

Kinsey
Peter Sarsgaard as: Clyde Martin
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior.


TOP 10:

Shattered Glass

Shattered Glass
Peter Sarsgaard as: Charles 'Chuck' Lane
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2003
The true story of fraudulent Washington, D.C. journalist Stephen Glass, who rose to meteoric heights as a young writer in his 20s, becoming a staff writer at The New Republic for three years. Looking for a short cut to fame, Glass concocted sources, quotes and even entire stories, but his deception did not go unnoticed forever, and eventually, his world came crumbling down.

TOP 9:

Robot & Frank

Robot & Frank
Peter Sarsgaard as: Robot (voice)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2012
A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.

TOP 8:

Orphan

Orphan
Peter Sarsgaard as: John Coleman
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2009
A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

TOP 7:

An Education

An Education
Peter Sarsgaard as: David Goldman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

TOP 6:

Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine
Peter Sarsgaard as: Dwight
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
After experiencing a traumatic misfortune, Jasmine French, a wealthy woman from New York, moves to San Francisco to live with her foster sister Ginger and the firm purpose of getting a new life, but she will be haunted by anxiety and memories of the past.


TOP 5:

Garden State

Garden State
Peter Sarsgaard as: Mark
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from various maladies - opens up the possibility of rekindling emotional attachments, confronting his psychologist father, and perhaps beginning a new life.

TOP 4:

Wormwood

Wormwood
Peter Sarsgaard as: Frank Olson
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2017
In this genre-bending tale, Errol Morris explores the mysterious death of a U.S. scientist entangled in a secret Cold War program known as MK-Ultra.

TOP 3:

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking
Peter Sarsgaard as: Walter Delacroix
Genre: Drama
Release: 1995
A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who, in his last days, forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality, as she accompanies him to his execution.

TOP 2:

Boys Don't Cry

Boys Don't Cry
Peter Sarsgaard as: John Lotter
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1999
Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.

TOP 1:

Valley Uprising

Valley Uprising
Peter Sarsgaard as: Narrator (Voice)
Genre: Adventure, Documentary
Release: 2014
In the shady campgrounds of Yosemite valley, climbers carved out a counterculture lifestyle of dumpster-diving and wild parties that clashed with the conservative values of the National Park Service. And up on the walls, generation after generation has pushed the limits of climbing, vying amongst each other for supremacy on Yosemite's cliffs. "Valley Uprising" is the riveting, unforgettable tale of this bold rock climbing tradition in Yosemite National Park: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity -- and the laws of the land.



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