Movies starring Peter Sarsgaard

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Batman, The

The Batman, a reboot of DC comics’ most popular character, brings the franchise back into the shadows successfully embraced by Christopher Nolan’s phenomenally popular take but without the fetishism of the Burton/Schumacher years or the excess...

Run Time: 2:56
U.S. Home Release Date: 2022-05-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Matt Reeves
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, ...
Lost Daughter, The

Although not much happens during the course of The Lost Daughter, the film’s tone exerts a powerful spell. A character study of a woman who’s neither as composed nor as affable as she initially seems, Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut ex...

Run Time: 2:01
U.S. Release Date: 2021-12-31
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Maggie Gyllenhaal
Cast: Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Dakota Johnson, ...
Lie, The

Spoiler Alert: This review contains oblique spoilers. It doesn’t reveal any specifics but there’s an argument that even hinting at something (without discussing it in detail) can be considered a spoiler. You have been warned. The October 2...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-06
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Veena Sud
Cast: Peter Sarsgaard, Joey King, Mireille Enos, ...
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, ...
Magnificent Seven, The

Call it the law of diminishing results. Akira Kurosawa’s 1956 classic The Seven Samurai (the first time this story was made into a movie) is a great film - a contender for one of the best 100 motion pictures of all time. (It’s at #32 on m...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2016-09-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Western
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, ...
Lovelace

Creating a bio-pic of Linda Lovelace (nee Boreman) comes with its own series of challenges. The chief of these is that no one, not even Lovelace (who died in 2002), has a consistent view of the salient facts of her life. So, basing a movie on her s...

Run Time: 1:32
U.S. Release Date: 2013-08-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity, Violence, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, ...
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, ...
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, ...
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, ...
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, ...