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Great Movies Co-Starred by Sam Rockwell

IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER:

Laggies (2014)
Comedy | Romance
Director: Lynn Shelton
Writer: Andrea Seigel (screenplay)
Stars: Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sam Rockwell
 
Plot Summary: In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.

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The Way Way Back (2013)
Comedy | Drama
Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
Writers: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
Stars: Liam James, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph
 
Plot Summary: Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend’s daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Comedy | Crime
Director: Martin McDonagh
Writer: Martin McDonagh
Stars: Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson
 
Plot Summary: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster’s beloved Shih Tzu.

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Conviction (2010)
Biography | Drama
Director: Tony Goldwyn
Writer: Pamela Gray
Stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo
 
Plot Summary: A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.

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Snow Angels (2007)
Drama | Romance
Director: David Gordon Green
Writers: David Gordon Green (screenplay), Stewart O’Nan (novel)
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Michael Angarano
 
Plot Summary: A drama that interweaves the life of a teenager, with his old baby sitter, her estranged husband, and their daughter.

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Matchstick Men (2003)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
Director: Ridley Scott
Writers: Eric Garcia (book), Nicholas Griffin (screenplay) (as Nick Griffin), Ted Griffin (screenplay)
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell
 
Plot Summary: A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former’s teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.

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Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Comedy | Crime
Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Writers: Anthony Russo (screenplay), Joe Russo (screenplay)
Stars: George Clooney, Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy
 
Plot Summary: When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison – the kind of job you dream about – he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the joint, it’s up to his girl Rosalind to track down a patsy.

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Jerry and Tom (1998)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
Director: Saul Rubinek
Writers: Rick Cleveland (play), Rick Cleveland (screenplay)
Stars: Joe Mantegna, Sam Rockwell, Maury Chaykin
 
Plot Summary: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his old friend Karl.
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Box of Moon Light (1996)
Comedy | Drama
Director: Tom DiCillo
Writer: Tom DiCillo
Stars: John Turturro, Sam Rockwell, Catherine Keener
 
Plot Summary: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering takes him into the life of Kid, a free-spirited young man who helps Al escape from the routine of everyday life and find freedom to enjoy himself.

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