Best Viggo Mortensen movies

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Best Viggo Mortensen movies

TOP 25:
Prison
Prison
Character: Burke / Forsythe Electrocution
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1987
After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn't commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Flash forward several years when the prison is reopened, under the control of its new warden Eaton Sharpe, a former security guard who framed Charlie. When prisoners are ordered to break down the wall to the execution room, they unknowingly release the angry spirit of Charles Forsyth, a powerful being distributing his murderous rage to all, leading up to the Warden himself.

TOP 24:
Good
Good
Character: Halder
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.


TOP 23:
The Portrait of a Lady
The Portrait of a Lady
Character: Caspar Goodwood
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual and romancing an art enthusiast. However, the advantage of her affluence is called into question when she realizes the extent to which her money colors her relationships.

TOP 22:
A Dangerous Method
A Dangerous Method
Character: Sigmund Freud
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2011
Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

TOP 21:
G.I. Jane
G.I. Jane
Character: Master Chief John James Urgayle
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 1997
A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.


TOP 20:
The Prophecy
The Prophecy
Character: Lucifer
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1995
The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.

TOP 19:
A Perfect Murder
A Perfect Murder
Character: David Shaw
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1998
Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory.

TOP 18:
Young Guns II
Young Guns II
Character: John W. Poe
Genre: Adventure, Western
Release: 1990
Three of the original five "young guns" — Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) — return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico while being trailed by a group of government agents led by Pat Garrett.


TOP 17:
Appaloosa
Appaloosa
Character: Everett Hitch
Genre: Drama, Western, Crime
Release: 2008
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.

TOP 16:
Hidalgo
Hidalgo
Character: Frank Hopkins
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Release: 2004
Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...

TOP 15:

The Reflecting Skin

The Reflecting Skin
Character: Cameron Dove
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1990
A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her.


TOP 14:

The Indian Runner

The Indian Runner
Character: Frank Roberts
Genre: Drama
Release: 1991
An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things which his brother desperately tries to point out to him.

TOP 13:

Far from Men

Far from Men
Original Title: Loin des hommes
Character: Daru
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2014
A French teacher in a small Algerian village during the Algerian War forms an unexpected bond with a dissident who is ordered to be turned in to the authorities.

TOP 12:

The Road

The Road
Character: Father
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Release: 2009
A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

TOP 11:

A History of Violence

A History of Violence
Character: Tom Stall
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2005
An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.


TOP 10:

Witness

Witness
Character: Moses Hochleitner
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Release: 1985
A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

TOP 9:

Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide
Character: Lt. Peter 'WEAPS' Ince
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Release: 1995
On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

TOP 8:

Jauja

Jauja
Character: Gunnar Dinesen
Genre: Drama, Western
Release: 2014
A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.

TOP 7:

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises
Character: Nikolai Luzhin
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2007
A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

TOP 6:

Carlito's Way

Carlito's Way
Character: Lalin
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1993
A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him, and lead a better life outside NYC.


TOP 5:

Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic
Character: Ben Cash
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2016
A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

TOP 4:

Green Book

Green Book
Character: Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2018
Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

TOP 3:

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Character: Aragorn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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: Aragorn
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: Aragorn
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.