Reviews and Ratings for movies starring 'Ansel Elgort'

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Allegiant

Allegiant exemplifies what happens when a book or movie exists solely for the purposes of placating fans and maintaining a revenue stream. Craft and originality are swapped out for familiarity and sameness. Plot turns into a regurgitation of not only...

Run Time: 2:01
U.S. Release Date: 2016-03-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Adventure
Director: Robert Schwentke
Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoe Kravitz, ...
Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver seeks to inject a dose of high octane into a heist film while illustrating how it’s possible to make a car chase exciting in an era when few action staples have become more boring and predictable. The film also s...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2017-06-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Ansel Elgort, Flea, CJ Jones, ...
Carrie (2013)

Welcome to "Spoilerville." Brian De Palma's 1976 adaptation of Stephen King's Carrie trod a precarious line between exploitative horror and serious social commentary. On the one hand, the movie represented the ultimate revenge fantasy for bullie...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2013-10-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Disturbing Images)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, ...
Divergent

Divergent is the “next big thing,” or at least so hopes Summit Entertainment. The latest in a growing stream of high-profile YA (Young Adult) sci-fi/fantasy series to make it to the big screen, Divergent is poised to take its place alongside Th...

Run Time: 2:20
U.S. Release Date: 2014-03-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Neil Burger
Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ray Stevenson, Ansel Elgort, ...
Fault in Our Stars, The

Calling The Fault in Our Stars a "teenage cancer romance" might be understating the film's laudable qualities but it's also a reasonably accurate three-word summary of the plot. Adapted from John Green's best-selling YA novel of the same name, The ...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 2014-06-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations, Profanity, Adult Themes)
Genre: DRAMA/ROMANCE
Director: Josh Boone
Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, ...
Goldfinch, The

If one was to judge The Goldfinch on the basis of John Crowley’s motion picture adaptation, confusion would be understandable about why the novel is so beloved and acclaimed. Even given ideal circumstances, Donna Tartt’s book, which relies...

Run Time: 2:29
U.S. Release Date: 2019-09-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Drugs, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: John Crowley
Cast: Ansel Elgort, Willa Fitzgerald, Ashleigh Cummings, ...
Insurgent

In my review of Divergent, the opening installment of the four-movie series of which Insurgent is the second part, I wrote the following: "As an entry point into a new world, Divergent provides a worthwhile portal. This is the kind of reality an...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2015-03-20
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Robert Schwentke
Cast: Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts, Miles Teller, ...
Men, Women & Children

Men, Women & Children seeks to explore issues of communication in the digital era. The wide-ranging net ensnares a variety of subjects: the implications of ubiquitous pornography, the chasm separating the world views of children and parents, and th...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2014-10-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Jason Reitman
Cast: Adam Sandler, Elena Kampouris, Ansel Elgort, ...