Sean Penn

Gender: male | Birthday: 1960-08-17 | Place of Birth:

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, also known for his political and social activism. He is a two-time Academy Award winner for his roles in Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008), as well as the recipient of a Golden Globe Award for the former and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the latter. Penn began his acting career in television with a brief appearance in a 1974 episode of Little House on the Prairie, directed by his father Leo Penn. Following his film debut in 1981's Taps and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, Penn emerged as a prominent leading actor with the 1995 drama film Dead Man Walking, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination and the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival. Penn subsequently received another two Oscar nominations for Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and I Am Sam (2001), before winning his first Academy Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Mystic River and a second one in 2008 for Milk. He has also won a Best Actor Award of the Cannes Film Festival for She's So Lovely (1997), and two Best Actor Awards at the Venice Film Festival for Hurlyburly (1998) and 21 Grams (2003).Penn made his feature film directorial debut with 1991's The Indian Runner, followed by the drama film The Crossing Guard (1995) and the mystery film The Pledge (2001). In 2002, Penn directed one of the 11 segments of 11'09"01 September 11, a compilation film made in response to the September 11 attacks. In 2007, Penn directed his fourth feature film Into the Wild, which garnered critical acclaim and two Academy Award nominations.In addition to his film work, Penn is known for his political and social activism, most notably his criticism of the George W. Bush administration, his contact with the Presidents of Venezuela and Cuba, and his humanitarian work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Penn also attracted media attention for his previous marriages to pop icon Madonna and actress Robin Wright.Description above from the Wikipedia article Sean Penn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Movies of Sean Penn

The Angry Birds Movie
The Angry Birds Movie

The Angry Birds Movie   2016

Release Date: 2016-05-11

Rating: 6

Production Companies: Sony Pictures Animation / Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) /

Director: Clay Kaytis / Clay Kaytis /

Stars: 
Jason Sudeikis  /  Josh Gad  /  Danny McBride
The Gunman
The Gunman

The Gunman   2015

Release Date: 2015-02-16

Rating: 5.7

Production Companies:

Director: Morag Cameron / Morag Cameron /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Jasmine Trinca  /  Javier Bardem
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty   2013

Release Date: 2013-12-18

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies: New Line Cinema / Ingenious Media /

Director: Sean Penn / Sean Penn /

Stars: 
Ben Stiller  /  Kristen Wiig  /  Patton Oswalt
Gangster Squad
Gangster Squad

Gangster Squad   2013

Release Date: 2013-01-10

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Village Roadshow Pictures / Lin Pictures /

Director: Trisha Burton / Trisha Burton /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Ryan Gosling  /  Emma Stone
Woody Allen: A Documentary
Woody Allen: A Documentary

Woody Allen: A Documentary   2011

Release Date: 2011-11-20

Rating: 7.6

Production Companies:

Director: Martin Scorsese / Martin Scorsese /

Stars: 
Woody Allen  /  Diane Keaton  /  Scarlett Johansson
This Must Be the Place
This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place   2011

Release Date: 2011-10-01

Rating: 6.9

Production Companies: ARP Sélection / Lucky Red /

Director: Sean Penn / Sean Penn /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Frances McDormand  /  Judd Hirsch
The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life   2011

Release Date: 2011-05-18

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures / Plan B Entertainment /

Director: Rebecca Fulton / Rebecca Fulton /

Stars: 
Brad Pitt  /  Sean Penn  /  Jessica Chastain
I'm Still Here
I'm Still Here

I'm Still Here   2010

Release Date: 2010-09-10

Rating: 6.1

Production Companies: They Are Going To Kill Us Productions /

Director: Casey Affleck / Casey Affleck /

Stars: 
Joaquin Phoenix  /  Sean Combs  /  Casey Affleck
Fair Game
Fair Game

Fair Game   2010

Release Date: 2010-05-20

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: River Road Entertainment / Participant Media /

Director: Doug Liman / Doug Liman /

Stars: 
Naomi Watts  /  Sean Penn  /  Ty Burrell
The People Speak
The People Speak

The People Speak   2009

Release Date: 2009-12-13

Rating: 7

Production Companies:

Director: Howard Zinn / Howard Zinn /

Stars: 
Matt Damon  /  Rosario Dawson  /  Morgan Freeman
Milk
Milk

Milk   2008

Release Date: 2008-11-26

Rating: 7.3

Production Companies: Focus Features /

Director: James Franco / James Franco /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Emile Hirsch  /  James Franco
What Just Happened
What Just Happened

What Just Happened   2008

Release Date: 2008-10-17

Rating: 5.3

Production Companies: 2929 Productions / Linson Entertainment /

Director: John Turturro / John Turturro /

Stars: 
Bruce Willis  /  Robert De Niro  /  Sean Penn
Persepolis
Persepolis

Persepolis   2007

Release Date: 2007-05-23

Rating: 7.8

Production Companies: Sony Pictures Classics / Procirep /

Director: Marjane Satrapi / Marjane Satrapi /

Brando
Brando

Brando   2007

Release Date: 2007-05-01

Rating: 7.5

Production Companies: The Greif Company / Thinkfactory Media /

Director: Al Pacino / Al Pacino /

Stars: 
Marlon Brando  /  Jane Fonda  /  Al Pacino
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride   2006

Release Date: 2006-12-12

Rating: 6.7

Production Companies: FBN Productions / FBN Productions /

Director: Tom Thurman / Tom Thurman /

Stars: 
Gary Busey  /  John Cusack  /  Benicio del Toro
All the King's Men
All the King's Men

All the King's Men   2006

Release Date: 2006-09-10

Rating: 5.8

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures Corporation / Rising Star /

Director: Mark Ruffalo / Mark Ruffalo /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Jude Law  /  Kate Winslet
The Interpreter
The Interpreter

The Interpreter   2005

Release Date: 2005-04-08

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Universal Pictures / StudioCanal /

Director: Sydney Pollack / Sydney Pollack /

Stars: 
Nicole Kidman  /  Sean Penn  /  Catherine Keener
The Assassination of Richard Nixon
The Assassination of Richard Nixon

The Assassination of Richard Nixon   2004

Release Date: 2004-05-17

Rating: 6.7

Production Companies:

Director: Stuart B. Hagen / Stuart B. Hagen /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Naomi Watts  /  Jack Thompson
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing   2004

Release Date: 2004-01-01

Rating: 7

Production Companies: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) / A.C.E. /

Director: George Lucas / George Lucas /

Stars: 
Martin Scorsese  /  Sean Penn  /  Steven Spielberg
Mystic River
Mystic River

Mystic River   2003

Release Date: 2003-10-07

Rating: 7.7

Production Companies: Village Roadshow Pictures / Malpaso Productions /

Director: Clint Eastwood / Clint Eastwood /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Tim Robbins  /  Kevin Bacon
21 Grams
21 Grams

21 Grams   2003

Release Date: 2003-09-06

Rating: 7.3

Production Companies: This Is That Productions / Y Productions /

Director: Benicio del Toro / Benicio del Toro /

Stars: 
Sean Penn  /  Naomi Watts  /  Benicio del Toro
Pauly Shore Is Dead
Pauly Shore Is Dead

Pauly Shore Is Dead   2003

Release Date: 2003-03-11

Rating: 4.3

Production Companies: Landing Patch Productions / Landing Patch Productions /

Director: Britney Spears / Britney Spears /

Stars: 
Don Jamieson  /  Pauly Shore  /  Jaime Bergman
Bukowski - Born into This
Bukowski - Born into This

Bukowski - Born into This   2003

Release Date: 2003-01-18

Rating: 7.8

Production Companies:

Director: John Dullaghan / John Dullaghan /

Stars: 
Harry Dean Stanton  /  Sean Penn  /  Bono
It's All About Love
It's All About Love

It's All About Love   2003

Release Date: 2003-01-10

Rating: 5.8

Production Companies: Nimbus Film Productions /

Director: Sean Penn / Sean Penn /

Stars: 
Joaquin Phoenix  /  Claire Danes  /  Sean Penn
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