Movies starring Ethan Hawke

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Assault on Precinct 13

What is the world coming to when the film community is remaking John Carpenter movies? Admittedly, Assault on Precinct 13 isn't the best example of Carpenter's expert craftsmanship, but it was the picture that got him noticed, and that notice enab...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2005-01-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Jean-Fran├žois Richet
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Matt Craven, Aisha Hinds, ...
Before Midnight

Richard Linklater's Before trilogy (Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight) looks to be headed in the same direction as Michael Apted's Up series: an exploration of the human condition over the passage of time. When Linklater and actors Eth...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2013-05-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
Before Sunrise

Richard Linklater, the creator of Slackers and Dazed and Confused, has succeeded where many before him have failed -- in fashioning a modern-day romance that is both original and enthralling. Before Sunrise is nothing short of movie magic, and the...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 1995-01-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: ROMANCE
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
Before Sunset

Forget Spider-Man's tussle with Doc Ock. Forget Shrek's trek to Far Far Away. And forget Harry Potter's latest attempt to endure the snipes of Snape. For me, the sequel to see during the summer of 2004 is Richard Linklater's Before Sunset, a fol...

Run Time: 1:20
U.S. Release Date: 2004-07-02
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ROMANCE
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

An Irish toast goes "May you be in heaven half an hour... before the devil knows you're dead," and it's from this source that the latest movie by 83-year-old veteran director Sidney Lumet derives its name. With films like Serpico,Q&A, and Night Fa...

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 2007-10-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, ...
Boyhood

One thing becomes clear upon watching Boyhood: director Richard Linklater is fascinated by the concept of following a fictional character through real time. Most filmmakers lack the patience to attempt something like this. In spirit, if not in the ...

Run Time: 2:45
U.S. Release Date: 2014-07-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, ...
Brooklyn's Finest

With Brooklyn's Finest, director Antoine Fuqua and screenwriter Michael C. Martin use the ensemble approach of Crash to tell the minimally entwined stories of three Brooklyn cops, all of whom have reached a crossroads of one kind or another. Storie...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2010-03-05
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA/THRILLER
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Cast: Richard Gere, Ellen Barkin, Will Patton, ...
Daybreakers

Daybreakers argues there still may be some new terrain to be strip-mined in the rush to exploit the bloodsucking undead. As far removed from the Twilight series as possible (with more in common with Children of Men), Daybreakers brings its vampires...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2010-01-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR/THRILLER
Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, ...
Fast Food Nation

The idea underlying Fast Food Nation is intriguing: take the premise of the best-selling non-fiction book by Eric Schlosser and convert it into the backstory of a fictional film. Where director Richard Linklater runs into trouble is in the executi...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2006-11-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Greg Kinnear, Kris Kristofferson, Ethan Hawke, ...
Gattaca

Welcome to the 21st Century, an era when things aren't that much different, but people are. No longer is standard procreation the accepted way to reproduce. Consider all of the birth defects that such an approach can bring about. And, while ...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 1997-10-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION
Director: Andrew Niccol
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin, ...