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Viggo Mortensen's Best Movies

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Viggo Mortensen has made 15 movies in which he starred in a leading role since his first movie 32 years ago called "Prison" (1988) in which he portrayed the character Burke/Forsythe Electrocution.

The highest grossing movie of Viggo Mortensen's career, "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers", sold nearly $342,548,984 at the box office in 2002.

Ranked #95 of All Actors
Viggo Mortensen's Movies

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Poster

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Movie Genre: Adventure

Running Time: 179 minutes

Starring:

Elijah

Elijah Wood's Portrait

Wood

Plays as

Frodo Baggins

(Supporting Role)

Ian

Ian McKellen's Portrait

McKellen

Plays as

Gandalf the White

(Leading Role)

Liv

Liv Tyler's Portrait

Tyler

Plays as

Arwen Evenstar

(Supporting Role)

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Aragorn

(Leading Role)

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Aragorn

Box Office Sales: $342,548,984

Rated: Rated PG-13 For epic battle sequences and scary images.

Year
Released 2002
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Poster

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Movie Genre: Adventure

Running Time: 179 minutes

Starring:

Elijah

Elijah Wood's Portrait

Wood

Plays as

Frodo Baggins

(Leading Role)

Ian

Ian McKellen's Portrait

McKellen

Plays as

Gandalf the Grey

(Leading Role)

Liv

Liv Tyler's Portrait

Tyler

Plays as

Arwen

(Lead Ensemble Member Role)

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Aragorn

(Leading Role)

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Aragorn

Box Office Sales: $315,544,750

Rated: Rated PG-13 For epic battle sequences and some scary images.

Year
Released 2001
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A Perfect Murder Poster

A Perfect Murder

Movie Genre: Thriller/Suspense

Running Time: 120 minutes

Starring:

Michael

Michael Douglas's Portrait

Douglas

Plays as

Steven Taylor

(Leading Role)

Gwyneth

Gwyneth Paltrow's Portrait

Paltrow

Plays as

Emily Bradford Taylor

(Leading Role)

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

David Shaw

(Leading Role)

David

David Suchet's Portrait

Suchet

Plays as

Detective Mohamed Karaman

(Supporting Role)

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: David Shaw

Box Office Sales: $67,658,331

Rated: Rated R For violence, sexuality and language.

Synopsis: A Perfect Murder is based on Frederick Knott's play Dial M for Murder, filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1954. Married to commodities trader Stephen Taylor, Emily Bradford is romantically involved with artist David Shaw. Aware of this affair, Stephen offers David $500,000 to murder Emily, and David agrees. The plan is calculated to make the murder look like an accident, but events soon go on an unscheduled course.

Year
Released 1998
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Hidalgo

Movie Genre: Western

Starring:

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Frank T. Hopkins

(Leading Role)

Omar

Omar Sharif's Portrait

Sharif

Plays as

Sheikh Riyadh

(Leading Role)

Said

Said Taghmaoui's Portrait

Taghmaoui

Plays as

Prince Bin Al Reeh

(Supporting Role)

Louise

Louise Lombard's Portrait

Lombard

Plays as

Lady Anne Davenport

(Leading Role)

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Frank T. Hopkins

Box Office Sales: $67,286,731

Rated: Rated PG-13 For adventure violence and some mild innuendo.

Year
Released 2004
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28 Days Poster

28 Days

Movie Genre: Comedy

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Eddie Boone

Box Office Sales: $37,035,515

Rated: Rated PG-13 For mature thematic elements involving substance abuse, language and some sensuality.

Year
Released 2000
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A History of Violence

Movie Genre: Drama

Starring:

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Tom Stall/Joey Cusack

(Leading Role)

Maria

Maria Bello's Portrait

Bello

Plays as

Edie Stall

(Supporting Role)

William

William Hurt's Portrait

Hurt

Plays as

Richie Cusack

(Supporting Role)

Ed

Ed Harris's Portrait

Harris

Plays as

Carl Fogarty

(Supporting Role)

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Tom Stall/Joey Cusack

Box Office Sales: $31,493,782

Rated: Rated R For strong brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.

Year
Released 2005
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Appaloosa Poster

Appaloosa

Movie Genre: Western

Starring:

Ed

Ed Harris's Portrait

Harris

Plays as

Virgil Cole

(Leading Role)

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Everett Hitch

(Leading Role)

Renee

Renée Zellweger's Portrait

Zellweger

Plays as

Allison French

(Leading Role)

Jeremy

Jeremy Irons's Portrait

Irons

Plays as

Randall Bragg

(Supporting Role)

Directed by: Ed Harris

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Everett Hitch

Box Office Sales: $20,211,394

Rated: Rated R For some violence and language.

Year
Released 2008
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Eastern Promises Poster

Eastern Promises

Movie Genre: Thriller/Suspense

Starring:

Naomi

Naomi Watts's Portrait

Watts

Plays as

Anna

(Leading Role)

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Nickolai

(Leading Role)

Vincent

Vincent Cassel's Portrait

Cassel

Plays as

Kirill

(Supporting Role)

Armin

Armin Mueller-Stahl's Portrait

Mueller-Stahl

Plays as

Semyon

(Supporting Role)

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Nickolai

Box Office Sales: $17,181,265

Rated: Rated R For strong brutal and bloody violence, some graphic sexuality, language and nudity.

Year
Released 2007
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The Road Poster

The Road

Movie Genre: Drama

Starring:

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Father

(Leading Role)

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Father

Box Office Sales: $8,114,270

Rated: Rated R For some violence, disturbing images and language.

Year
Released 2009
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A Dangerous Method

Movie Genre: Drama

Running Time: 99 minutes

Starring:

Keira

Keira Knightley's Portrait

Knightley

Plays as

Sabina Spielrein

(Leading Role)

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Sigmund Freud

(Leading Role)

Michael

Michael Fassbender's Portrait

Fassbender

Plays as

Carl Jung

(Leading Role)

Vincent

Vincent Cassel's Portrait

Cassel

Plays as

Otto Cross

(Supporting Role)

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Sigmund Freud

Box Office Sales: $5,702,083

Rated: Rated R For sexual content and brief language.

Synopsis: On the eve of World War I, Zurich and Vienna are the setting for a dark tale of sexual and intellectual discovery. Drawn from true-life events, A Dangerous Method takes a glimpse into the turbulent relationships between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung, his mentor Sigmund Freud and Sabina Spielrein, the troubled but beautiful young woman who comes between them. Into the mix comes Otto Gross, a debauched patient who is determined to push the boundaries. In this exploration of sensuality, ambition and deceit set the scene for the pivotal moment when Jung, Freud and Sabina come together and split apart, forever changing the face of modern thought.

Year
Released 2011
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Prison Poster

Prison

Movie Genre: Horror

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Burke/Forsythe Electrocution

Box Office Sales: $354,704

Rated: Rated

Year
Released 1988
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The Indian Runner

Movie Genre:

Directed by: Sean Penn

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Frank Roberts

Box Office Sales: $191,125

Rated: Rated

Year
Released 1991
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The Two Faces of January

Movie Genre: Thriller/Suspense

Running Time: 98 minutes

Starring:

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Chester

(Leading Role)

Kirsten

Kirsten Dunst's Portrait

Dunst

Plays as

Colette

(Leading Role)

Oscar

Oscar Isaac's Portrait

Isaac

Plays as

Rydal

(Leading Role)

Daisy

Daisy Bevan's Portrait

Bevan

Plays as

Lauren

(Supporting Role)

Directed by: Hossein Amini

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Chester

Box Office Sales: $43,116

Rated: Rated PG-13 For some violence, language and smoking.

Synopsis: A wealthy American couple tours Greece in the 1960’s. There they meet a con-artist who becomes entranced with the couple’s wealth and beauty. A sudden accident puts all three in danger as they set off through Greece, and the trio’s allegiance is put to the test.

Year
Released 2014
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Good

Movie Genre: Drama

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Halder

Box Office Sales: $31,631

Rated: Rated R For language.

Year
Released 2008
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Alatriste

Movie Genre: Adventure

Starring:

Viggo

Viggo Mortensen's Portrait

Mortensen

Plays as

Alatriste

(Leading Role)

Elena

Elena Anaya's Portrait

Anaya

Plays as

Angelica de Alquezar

(Supporting Role)

Javier

Javier Camara's Portrait

Camara

Plays as

Count-Duke Olivares

(Supporting Role)

Juan

Juan Echanove's Portrait

Echanove

Plays as

Francisco Quevedo

(Supporting Role)

Viggo Mortensen's Character Name: Alatriste

Rated: Rated

Year
Released 2007
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