Movies starring Peter Sarsgaard

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Blue Jasmine

It's all about Cate. Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen's latest, is a loose reworking of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. It's narratively uneven but the occasional lapses of focus are rescued by Cate Blanchett's riveting lead performance. Th...

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Release Date: 2013-07-26
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin, ...
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, ...
Education, An

What happens when you combine a star-making turn by a young actress with a supporting cast of an unimpeachable pedigree and a screenplay by Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy)? The result, shepherded to the screen by Danish-born filmmaker Lon...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2009-10-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Lone Scherfig
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, ...
Elegy

Elegy, based on Philip Roth's The Dying Animal, provides an incisive perspective of how a person's inability to believe in love destroys a single, fragile chance at happiness. The movie tells the poignant tale of how one man - intelligent, urbane,...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2008-08-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Isabel Coixet
Cast: Penélope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, ...
Flightplan

Flightplan is the latest motion picture to take an intriguing premise and flush it into the septic tank. Despite the participation of selective, talented actress Jodie Foster and a screenplay that borrows heavily from The Lady Vanishes, Flightplan...

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2005-09-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Robert Schwentke
Cast: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, ...
Garden State

Garden State is one of those movies that fails to stay with the viewer for an extended period of time. It's a forgettable film featuring a throw-away story with unmemorable characters and unremarkable performances. That's not to say it's bad, bec...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2004-07-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Drugs)
Genre: ROMANCE/COMEDY
Director: Zach Braff
Cast: Zach Braff, Ian Holm, Natalie Portman, ...
Green Lantern

When it comes to bringing their top-line superheroes to the big screen, DC has been lagging behind Marvel in recent years. While Marvel has aggressively built franchises, DC has shown little inclination to attempt more than occasional new installm...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2011-06-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Martin Campbell
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, ...
Jackie

Feature film biographies like Jackie inhabit difficult terrain. They are servants to two masters: the historical record and the needs of artistry. From time-to-time, a great one like Patton or Lincoln comes along but most are run-of-the-mill affairs ...

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Release Date: 2016-12-02
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: Drama
Director: Pablo Larrain
Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, ...
Jarhead

"Every war is different. Every war is the same." So says the voiceover narration in the closing moments of Sam Mendes' Jarhead. I might add: Every war movie is different. Every war movie is the same. This is Mendes' Gulf War answer to Apocalyp...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 2005-11-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Brian Geraghty, ...
Knight and Day

The action/comedy genre has grown in popularity over the past couple of decades, but it remains difficult for filmmakers to find a workable balance between the seemingly disparate elements of the recipe. Too much action often results in marginaliz...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2010-06-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: ACTION/COMEDY
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, ...