|The Believer 2001 R, 98 min.|
Director: Henry Bean
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Theresa Russell, Billy Zane, A.D. Miles, Joshua Harto, Glenn Fitzgerald, Garret Dillahunt, Kris Eivers, Joel Garland, Sig Libowitz, Jacob Green, Ronald Guttman, Heather Goldenhersh, Lucille Patton
This film uses flashbacks to follow Danny Balint's (Ryan Gosling) journey from that of a Yeshiva student to a shrinkhead who joins a terrorist group that, among other atrocities, ignites dynamite under synagogues.
|Fracture 2007 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Gregory Hoblit
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke, Cliff Curtis, Fiona Shaw, Bob Gunton, Josh Stamberg, Xander Berkeley, Zoe Kazan, Judith Scott, Gary Cervantes
Aeronautical engineer Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) and young attorney Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling) match wits when Crawford acts as his own attorney after he is accused of shooting his wife Jennifer (Embeth Davidtz). Jennifer has survived the shooting but remains comatose, and what at first looked like an open-and-shut case turns out to be not so easy when Ted begins finding holes in Willy's case. Willy's future employer, Nikki Gardner (Rosamund Pike), tries to get him to walk away, but Willy will not give up until the court puts Ted away for life.
|Half Nelson 2006 R, 105 min.|
Director: Ryan Fleck
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Anthony Mackie, Monique Curnen, Karen Chilton, Tina Holmes, Collins Pennie, Deborah Rush, Jay O. Sanders, Bryce Silver, Sebastian Sozzi, Nicole Vicius
After troubled 13-year-old Drey (Shareeka Epps) discovers that her inner-city teacher, Dan Dunne (Ryan Gosling), is doing drugs, an uneasy bond is formed as he tries to be her mentor while his life is threatened by his drug habit. Ryan Gosling received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
|Lars and the Real Girl 2007 PG-13, 106 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Craig Gillespie
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, R.D. Reid, Kelli Garner, Nancy Beatty, Doug Lennox, Joe Bostick, Liz Gordon, Nicky Guadagni, Patricia Clarkson, Karen Robinson, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos
Shy Lars Lindstrom (Ryan Gosling) cannot stand to be touched and cannot relate to other human beings. He orders a life-size "Real Doll" that is anatomically correct, names her Bianca, and introduces her to his brother Gus (Paul Schneider) and Gus' wife Karin (Emily Mortimer). Not knowing how to handle Lars' delusions, Karin gets Lars to visit a doctor/psychologist, Dagmar (Patricia Clarkson), who convinces Karin and Gus to sympathize with Lars. They heed her advice, and, before long, the townsfolk join in and accept Bianca. The act of putting aside skepticism actually helps Lars when the community treats Bianca with respect. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
|Murder by Numbers 2002 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt, Ben Chaplin, Agnes Bruckner, Chris Penn, R.D. Call, Tom Verica, Krista Carpenter, Brian Stepanek, Janni Brenn, John Vickery, Michael Canavan, Jim Jansen, Adilah Barnes
High school students Richard Haywood and Justin Pendleton (Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt) plan, come up with alibis, execute a series of "perfect" murders, and plot to blame the crimes on pot dealer Ray (Chris Penn). They are challenged by tough homicide detective Cassie Mayweather (Sandra Bullock) and her partner Sam Kennedy (Ben Chaplin) who are on their trail. Although Cassie and Sam differ over methods used in the investigation, Cassie's instincts prove indispensable in solving the crime.
|The Notebook 2004 PG-13, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden, Sam Shepard, David Thornton, Joan Allen, Kevin Connolly, Starletta DuPois, Ed Grady, Heather Wahlquist, Tim Ivey, Anthony-Michael Q. Thomas, Jennifer Echols
As the film opens, elderly and senile Allie (Gena Rowlands) is visited daily in her hospital room by a fellow resident known as Duke (James Garner) who tries to get her to remember the past by reading to her from her notebook. The notebook reveals a 1940s' romance between Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) that was broken off because of a disparity in social class. Could Duke be the young Noah?
|Remember the Titans 2000 PG, 113 min.|
Director: Boaz Yakin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst, Donald Faison, Craig Kirkwood, Ethan Suplee, Kip Pardue, Hayden Panettiere, Nicole Ari Parker, Kate Bosworth, Earl Poitier, Ryan Gosling, Burgess Jenkins, Neal Ghant
Set in Alexandria, Virginia, during the Civil Rights era–1971 to be exact–this is the inspirational true story of Black football coach Harold Boone (Denzel Washington) who replaces White Coach Bill Yoast (Will Patton) as part of the integration process at T.C. Williams High School. Coach Boone, with Coach Yoast as his assistant, turns the T.C. Williams Titans into champions, and in the process overcomes racial bigotry at the school.
|The Slaughter Rule 2002 R, 112 min.|
Director: Alex Smith, Andrew J. Smith
Cast: Ryan Gosling, David Morse, Clea DuVall, David Cale, Eddie Spears, Kelly Lynch, Amy Adams, Ken White, Noah Watts, Kim DeLong, Geraldine Keams, Douglas Seybern, Cody Harvey, Melkon Andonian, J.P. Gabriel
When Junior Varsity Football is dropped from his Montana high school, Roy (Ryan Gosling) loses the one thing that makes his lonely life tolerable. Adding to his misery, his estranged father is killed in a train accident. Luckily, a middle-aged loner, Gideon (David Morse)–an ex-football coach and now a newspaper deliverer–is putting together a rough-and-tumble six-man football team, and Roy catches his eye. Gideon becomes a good substitute father for Roy, but their relationship grows more intimate.
|Stay 2005 R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Marc Forster
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ryan Gosling, Naomi Watts, Kate Burton, Elizabeth Reaser, Bob Hoskins, Janeane Garofalo, B.D. Wong, John Tormey, Jose Ramon Rosario, Becky Ann Baker, Jessica Hecht, Lisa Kron, Gregory Mitchell, John Dominici
A New York psychiatrist, Sam Foster (Ewan McGregor), strives to save a college student patient, Henry (Ryan Gosling), from committing suicide on his 21st birthday and, in the process, finds himself in a world beyond reality.
|The United States of Leland 2003 R, 108 min.|
Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge
Cast: Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein, Jena Malone, Lena Olin, Kevin Spacey, Michelle Williams, Martin Donovan, Ann Magnuson, Kerry Washington, Sherilyn Fenn, Matt Malloy
After committing a shocking murder, world-famous novelist Albert T. Fitzgerald's (Kevin Spacey) son Leland (Ryan Gosling) is confined to a juvenile detention center. Leland's teacher Pearl Madison (Don Cheadle) is an aspiring writer, and it doesn't take long for Pearl to see a career-enhancing book in the story about why Leland committed the crime.
|1. The Believer (2001)|
2. Fracture (2007)
3. Half Nelson (2006)
4. Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
5. Murder by Numbers (2002)
6. The Notebook (2004)
7. Remember the Titans (2000)
8. The Slaughter Rule (2002)
9. Stay (2005)
10. The United States of Leland (2003)
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