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Kevin Spacey Filmography

Elvis and Nixon.....Richard Nixon
Release: 2015, Director: Shaun Monson, Genre: Comedy-drama
The film focuses on the December 21, 1970 meeting at the White House between President Richard Nixon and singer Elvis Presley where Presley asks President Nixon to swear him in as an undercover agent in the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.

Release: 2015, Director: Shaun Monson, Genre: Documentary
An educational documentary film that explores humanity's transformation, presented in five chapters: Cosmic, Mind, Body, Heart and Soul.

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage.....Richard, Duke of Gloucestern
Release: 2014, Director: Sam Mendes, Genre: Documentary
In over 200 performances, and across 3 continents, Kevin Spacey and the troupe reveal some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, Richard III.

Horrible Bosses 2.....Dave Harken
Release: 2014, Director: Sean Anders, Genre: Comedy
A sequel to 2011's Horrible Bosses, the film continues to follow four friends who decide to start their own business after tiring of working for their ungrateful bosses.

House of Cards (TV Series).....Francis Underwood
Release: 2013, Director: Various, Genre: Drama
Conniving congressman Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. Series stars Kevin Spacey, Michael Gill, and Robin Wright.

The Ventriloquist (Short Film).....The Ventriloquist
Release: 2012, Writer / Director: Benjamin Leavitt, Genre: Short
A ventriloquist struggles to survive with no audience and his only friend is his puppet.

Envelope (Short Film).....Evgeniy
Release: 2012, Writer / Director: Aleksey Nuzhny, Genre: Short
Evgeniy's hobby is to send fake letters to real countries. He has collected a letter from every country in the world except New Zealand. Things take a turn for the worst when he actually receives a letter from someone there.

Spirit of a Denture.....Dr. Robert Middling
Release: 2012, Writer / Director: Alan Shelley, Genre: Short
The story of a dentist who has to help relieve a pirate's pain.

Horrible Bosses.....Harken
Release: 2011, Director: Seth Gordon, Genre: Comedy
The film tracks four friends who conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize their bosses are standing in the way of their happiness.

Margin Call.....Sam Rogers
Release: 2011, Director: J.C. Chandor, Genre: Thriller
The story of eight people from a prominent investment bank and the events that occur throughout a tumultuous 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Release: 2010, Director: Dayyan Eng, Genre: Comedy
A troubled young Chinese man befriends his odd neighbor (Kevin Spacey) who is a mysterious American expatriate.

Father of Invention.....Robert Axle
Released: 2010, Director: Trent Cooper, Genre: Comedy
A billionaire inventor falls on hard times when one of his devices goes spectacularly wrong. After eight years in a federal prison, penniless and homeless, he sets out to restore his reputation.

Casino Jack.....Jack Abramoff
Released: 2010, Director: George Hickenlooper, Genre: Thriller
A Washington lobbyist and his protege scheme to peddle influence which eventually leads to corruption and murders.

Men Who Stare at Goats.....Larry Hooper
Released: 2009, Director: Grant Heslov, Genre: Thriller
The story of a secret unit within the US Army called the First Earth Battalion, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Telstar.....Major Wilfred Banks
Released: 2009, Director: Nick Moran, Genre: Drama
A film that chronicles the tormented life of Joe Meek, the tone deaf British producer who created the 1962 hit song, Telstar.

Shrink.....Henry Carter
Released: 2009, Director: Jonas Pate, Genre: Drama
A troubled psychiatrist to the stars is unable to cope with a personal tragedy, loses faith in his abilities to help his patients, and turns to pot to ease his pain.

Moon.....GERTY (Voice)
Released: 2009, Director: Duncan Jones, Genre: Sci-Fi
Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) is nearing the end of ha three year contract as a miner on an isolated moon base. His only companion is a robot called GERTY (voiced by Kevin Spacey).

21.....Professor Mickey Rosas
Released: 2008, Director: Robert Luketic, Genre: Drama
A fact-based story about six brilliant MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions of dollars.

Fred Claus.....Clyde
Released: 2007, Director: David Dobkin, Genre: Comedy
Fred Claus, Santa's fast talking repo man brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.

Superman Returns.....Lex Luthor
Released: 2006, Director: Bryan Singer, Genre: Action
The Man of Steel returns to earth once again with Lex Luthor's destructive plans coming to fruition mere hours after his return, the world will never need Superman more than it does now.

Edison Force.....Levon Wallace
Released: 2005, Director: David Burke, Genre: Thriller
The story of a young reporter who takes down a group of corrupt policemen with the help of his editor.

Beyond the Sea.....Bobby Darin
Released: 2004, Director: Kevin Spacey, Genre: Musical Drama
Kevin Spacey directs and stars in this biography of entertainer Bobby Darin, who is driven by his love of performing, ambition, perfectionism, and the knowledge that he's living on borrowed time.

The United States of Leland.....Albert T. Fitzgerald
Released: 2004, Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge, Genre: Drama
Troubled sixteen year old Leland Fitzgerald (Ryan Gosling) commits a seemingly senseless murder that shocks his community and adversely affects both his victim's family and his own. Once imprisoned in a juvenile detention facility, Leland comes in contact with an aspiring writer and prison teacher.

The Life of David Gale.....David Gale
Released: 2003, Director: Alan Parker, Genre: Drama
A respected death penalty opponent finds himself on Death Row for the rape and murder of fellow-activist. Through a series of flashbacks, he tells his story to journalist Bitsey Bloom (Kate Winslet).

The Shipping News.....Quoyle
Released: 2002, Director: Lasse Hallstrom, Genre: Drama
An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's ancestral home in a small fishing village in Newfoundland. Quoyle lands a job as a reporter for the local newspaper and reports on the shipping news as he simultaneously attempts to adjust to his new life and surroundings.

Released: 2001, Director: Iain Softley, Genre: Drama
An extraordinary mental patient, named Prot, convinces both staff and fellow patients that he comes from a Utopian planet called K-PAX. While his psychiatrist, Dr. Mark Powell, is baffled by this mysterious man. Is Prot really from another planet or is he the product of a deluded mind?

Ordinary Decent Criminal.....Michael Lynch
Released: 2000, Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan, Genre: Comedy
This is a fun and suspenseful story of Michael Lynch who is Dublin's most notorious criminal, known for brazen robberies that perplex the police and inspire his fellow working-class Northsiders. On his trail is Garda Noel Quigley, who is obsessed with convicting Lynch.

Pay It Forward.....Eugene Simonet
Released: 2000, Director: Mimi Leder, Genre: Drama
Assigned to come up with an idea that will improve mankind, a young boy (Haley Joel Osment) decides that if he can do three good deeds for someone and they in turn can "pay it forward" and so forth, positive changes can occur.

The Big Kahuna.....Larry Mann
Released: 2000, Director: John Swanbeck, Genre: Drama
Larry, Phil and Bob are three midwestern salesmen who gather in a hotel's hospitality suite to host a delegates party. The main aim is to get the business of one particularly important client - 'the big kahuna'. Larry is a smooth-talking slick operator whose brutal honesty comes as no surprise to his old pal Phil but shocks and offends young Bob.

American Beauty.....Lester Burnham
Released: 1999, Director: Sam Mendes, Genre: Comedy Drama
Lester Burnham's wife is cheating on him, his daughter Jane regards him with contempt, and his boss is positioning him for the axe. Lester reacts by making some drastic changes in his life. He quits his job, smokes pot, and becomes infatuated with one of his daughter's friends, a beautiful cheerleader. It is his feelings for the girl that inspires Lester's emergence from his shell, while he begins a rebellion against the oppressive forces in his life.

Released: 1998, Director: Anthony Drazan, Genre: Comedy
An adaptation of David Rabe's play about the lives of Hollywood players Eddie, Mickey and Phil who share a house and who's personal lives threaten to veer into a catastrophe more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.

The Negotiator.....Lt. Chris Sabian
Released: 1998, Director: F. Gary Gray, Genre: Thriller
A decorated hostage negotiator, Lieutenant Danny Roman, is set up for a murder of a colleague investigating corruption in their department. In order to clear his name, he takes a group hostage and attempts to ferret out the guilty party.

A Bug's Life.....Hopper (Voice)
Released: 1998, Directors: John Lasseter, Genre: Animation
The local misfit ant named Flik sets out on a journey to find 'bigger bugs' to save his colony from the evil grasshoppers. Yet he mistakenly ends up getting a group of circus bugs for the job.

L.A. Confidential.....Jack Vincennes
Released: 1997, Director: Curtis Hanson, Genre: Crime Mystery
Jack Vincennes is a celebrity cop who serves as the technical advisor for a TV show called 'Badge of Honor.' He becomes involved in a murder investigation which will link him to a web of corruption and scandal involving fellow detectives.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.....Jim Williams
Released: 1997, Director: Clint Eastwood, Genre: Crime
A story based on John Berendt's best-selling book which playfully examines Savannah's eccentricities, while focusing on a murder of a young man and the subsequent trial of Jim Williams a self made man, art collector, antiques dealer, and semi-closeted homosexual.

Looking for Richard.....Buckingham
Released: 1996, Director: Al Pacino, Genre: Documentary
Al Pacino directs this fascinating behind the scenes commentary on Shakespeare with analysis of, rehearsals for, and key segments from, a film version of "Richard III.

A Time to Kill.....D.A. Rufus Buckley
Released: 1996, Director: Joel Schumacher, Genre: Crime
Carl Lee Hailey, a Mississippi factory worker, is outraged when his ten-year-old daughter is brutally assaulted and raped by two racist thugs. Eager young lawyer, Jake Brigance, is called upon to defend Carl Lee in court after Hailey shoots both men in an act of passionate retribution for the shattered innocence of his little girl.

Se7en.....John Doe
Released: 1995, Director: David Fincher, Genre: Thriller
This film portrays the exploits of a deranged serial killer. His twisted agenda involves choosing seven victims who represent examples of transgressions of each of the Seven Deadly Sins. A retiring cop and his replacement must combine their collective experiences to track the trail of this vicious killer bent on seeking attrition for society's sins.

Outbreak.....Maj. Casey Schuler
Released: 1995, Director: Wolfgang Petersen, Genre: Drama
A deadly virus is carried by a monkey host from the African rainforest to a small town in Northern California, where it quickly begins killing off people at an epidemic rate. The town is quarantined and government agencies must contain the spread by any means necessary.

The Usual Suspects.....Roger 'Verbal' Kint
Released: 1995, Director: Bryan Singer, Genre: Crime Thriller
Police investigating a boat explosion at a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned and very scared Hungarian terrorist, and Verbal Kint, a crippled con-man.

Swimming with Sharks.....Buddy Ackerman
Released: 1995, Director: George Huang , Genre: Comedy
A big time movie producer who is abrasive, abusive, and cruel is taken hostage by a frustrated new employee who pays him back in kind for his cruelties.

The Ref.....Lloyd Chasseur
Released: 1994, Director: Ted Demme, Genre: Commedy
A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering Connecticut couple (Kevin Spacey and Judy Davis) hostage. Before long they're driving him nuts and the only way for him to survive is to be their referee and resolve their differences before he can be nabbed by the police.

Iron Will.....Harry Kingsley
Released: 1994, Director: Charles Haid, Genre: Adventure
Based on an true-life story, Will Stoneman's father dies leaving him alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race.

Consenting Adults.....Eddy Otis
Released: 1992, Director: Alan J. Pakula, Genre: Mystery
Two neighboring couples grow too close, one of the husbands risks everything for a passion he can't resist -- his neighbor's wife. His temptation traps the foursome in a shocking web of betrayal and murder.

Glengarry Glen Ross.....John Williamson
Released: 1992, Director: James Foley, Genre: Drama
A group of salesmen in a New York real estate office are pressured by their hard-driving bosses to succeed or get the ax.

Henry and June.....Richard Osborn
Released: 1990, Director: Philip Kaufman, Genre: Drama
The erotic relations among authors Henry Miller, Anais Nin, and Miller's wife, June, while living a Bohemian lifestyle in 1930s Paris.

A Show of Force.....Frank Curtin
Released: 1990, Director: Bruno Barreto, Genre: Thriller
An American journalist goes to Puerto Rico in 1978 to investigate the death of nationalists who may have been murdered by the police.

Released: 1989, Director: Gary David Goldberg, Genre: Comedy
An overworked executive (Ted Danson) rushes home to take care of his ailing father (Jack Lemmon). He helps his dad learn to live more independently and becomes closer to him than ever before.

See No Evil, Hear No Evil.....Larry Hooper
Released: 1989, Director: Arthur Hiller, Genre: Comedy
A man is murdered outside a newsstand owned by a blind man (Richard Pryor) and a deaf man (Gene Wilder) who are the only witnesses. The police don't think they're credible witnesses, but the killers don't want to take any chances.

Rocket Gibraltar.....Dwayne Hanson
Released: 1988, Director: Daniel Petrie, Genre: Drama
A family patriarch (Burt Lancaster) celebrates his 77th birthday with his family and announces that he desires a Viking funeral for his next birthday. The adult children are preoccupied but his grandchildren do their best to honor his wish.

Working Girl.....Bob Speck
Released: 1988, Director: Mike Nichols, Genre: Comedy
An ambitious secretary (Melanie Griffith) climbs up the corporate ladder by taking over when her boss breaks her leg.

Heartburn.....Subway Thief
Released: 1986, Director: Mike Nichols, Genre: Comedy
Nora Ephron's autobiographical novel chronicling the breakup of her marriage to investigative journalist Carl Bernstein is adapted for the big screen by director Mike Nichols and solidly acted by Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson.

QuoteThe less you know about me, the easier it is to convince you that I am that character on screen.
It allows an audience to come into a movie theater and believe I am that person.Quote -- Kevin Spacey
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