Movies starring Viggo Mortensen

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Appaloosa

One of the most evident signs of the shift in movie-goers' tastes over the years has been the decline of the Western. Once among the most popular of film genres, it now ranks near the bottom. If there's a benefit to this downturn, it's that mode...

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2008-09-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: WESTERN
Director: Ed Harris
Cast: Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Irons, ...
Captain Fantastic

Bucking the summer movie empty spectacle approach, Captain Fantastic is about something. Despite the title, which might stir images of a superhero story, this is a human drama about the bonds that hold and sever families and the conflict between two ...

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Release Date: 2016-07-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Matt Ross
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Kathryn Hahn, ...
Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide is a white-knuckler with a cop-out ending. It's a thrill-a-minute ride that concludes with a whimper, like a roller-coaster that has all the drops and twists early. Make no mistake, this is a good source of early summer fun, but with...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 1995-05-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Tony Scott
Cast: Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, George Dzundza, ...
Dangerous Method, A

Reduced to its essence, David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method is little more than an historical romantic tragedy. Since the film's three principals were pioneers in the field of psychotherapy, it goes without saying there's a lot of dialogue about ...

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Release Date: 2012-01-06
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kiera Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, ...
Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises is the latest effort from acclaimed filmmaker David Cronenberg, whose recent work has elevated his status from that of a cult figure to someone in the mainstrem. Although the director has re-teamed with his The History of Violence ...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2007-09-14
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, ...
G.I. Jane

With a title like G.I. Jane, it would be easy to dismiss Ridley Scott's latest effort as exploitation fare. Such a reaction, however, would do the picture an injustice. On the other hand, the movie lacks the thematic depth that the film makers wo...

Run Time: 2:08
U.S. Release Date: 1997-08-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft, ...
Good

Over the years, the tendency when incorporating Nazis into movies has been to use them as the kind of diabolical villain with whom it's difficult (or at least uncomfortable) to sympathize. The concept that there might have been Nazis in Germany du...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2008-12-31
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Mature Themes, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Vicente Amorim
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittaker, ...
Green Book

A serious Oscar contender at a time when issues of racial interaction hold a prominent spot in the daily news cycle, Green Book is an Odd CoupleĀ­-structured motion picture with a strong overlay of social conscience. Although limited in how gr...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2018-11-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content, Disturbing Images)
Genre: Drama
Director: Peter Farrelly
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini
Hidalgo

Disney's Hidalgo, about a late 19th century long distance horse race across the Arabian Desert, is a sporadically entertaining adventure movie that is hampered by poor pacing, a badly focused screenplay, and cheesy special effects. Seabiscuit this...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2004-03-05
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: Joe Johnston
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, ...
History of Violence, A

Note: Although this review does not contain explicit spoilers, careful reading may make it possible to discern plot points. Consider this a warning. David Cronenberg, the director of such films as Dead Ringers and The Fly, has a reputation for b...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2005-09-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, ...