Movies starring Hilary Swank

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Amelia

Mira Nair's Amelia is a by-the-book bio-pic. By following the template, it's as safe and straightforward as one could possibly get, without narrative flourishes and with minimal exaggeration to satisfy Hollywood's appetite for fictionalization. Th...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2009-10-23
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Mira Nair
Cast: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, ...
Black Dahlia, The

If all that mattered in movie-making was that the end result was pretty to look at, I would be giving Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia a rave review. There's no denying the film's visual virtues: the cinematography, the set design, the costumes, ...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2006-09-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Brian De Palma
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, ...
Boys Don't Cry

On December 30, 1993 in Falls City, Nebraska, two men, John Lotter and Tom Nissen, shot and killed 21-year old Teena Brandon, along with two of her friends, Lisa Lambert and Philip Devine. Brandon, a young woman undergoing hormone therapy in prepa...

Run Time: 1:56
U.S. Release Date: 1999-10-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Cast: Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, ...
Conviction

Take a real-life feel-good story about personal heroism and use it as the basis for a generic screenplay. Lather on some prestige. Hire an Oscar-winning actress and a bunch of supporting performers with nominations on their resumes. Promote the ...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2010-10-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Tony Goldwyn
Cast: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, ...
Freedom Writers

The key to making a successful formula motion picture is to infuse it with energy and add a few original elements. The overall product might seem familiar but that doesn't mean it can't be an enjoyable viewing experience. This is true regardless ...

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 2007-01-05
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Cast: Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn, ...
Gift, The

The Gift is an example of how superior craftsmanship can transform a ho-hum genre entry into a sporadically gripping thriller. On the surface, there's nothing special about this movie - it's a run-of-the-mill supernatural murder mystery with all o...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2001-01-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Sam Raimi
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Katie Holmes, Keanu Reeves, ...
Hunt, The

As a piece of social satire, it could be argued that The Hunt runs too long. A similar complaint could be made about this as a horror/thriller property. As pregnant as the promise may be, there’s not quite enough to fill the full 90-minute r...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-06-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Horror/Comedy
Director: Craig Zobel
Cast: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, ...
Logan Lucky

In 2013, after making Side Effects, Stephen Soderbergh announced his retirement from feature filmmaking. Over the next few years, he kept busy, primarily as the main creative force behind the TV series The Knick, which he directed, executive p...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2017-08-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Adult Content)
Genre: Thriller/Comedy
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Channing Tatum, Hilary Swank, Seth MacFarlane, ...
Million Dollar Baby

Warning! Beginning with paragraph #4, there are spoilers. Viewers who like virginal movie experiences should proceed at their own risk. What a marvelous return to form Clint Eastwood has made following the disaster of Blood Work. In fact, one ...

Run Time: 2:17
U.S. Release Date: 2004-12-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Clint Eastwood
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman
P.S. I Love You

If you want an insightful movie about the grieving process, check out Grace Is Gone, which explores how a suddenly single father must cope not only with the loss of his wife but must face telling his daughters that their mother is not coming home. ...

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 2007-12-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Cast: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Lisa Kudrow, ...