Adrien Brody Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Pianist
R

The Pianist

(2002)
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Wladyslaw Szpilman
Director:
Roman Polanski
Genres:
Drama, War, Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Emilia Fox, Maureen Lipman, Michal Zebrowski, Ed Stoppard
Plot:

Adapted from the memoir of prominent Polish-Jewish pianist Władysław Szpilman, this film records how his world crumbles following Nazi invasion of Poland. His family is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto and later transported to Treblinka extermination camp, which he escapes with a friend's help, and drifts from one shelter to another for years until World War II ended.

7
0
The Grand Budapest Hotel
R

The Grand Budapest Hotel

(2014)
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dmitri
Director:
Wes Anderson
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody
Plot:

When the famous concierge—M. Gustave—of a mountainside resort, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is accused of murdering a wealthy dowager, he and his friend Zero along with latter’s girlfriend, Agatha, set out to prove his innocence. In process, they have to safeguard a Renaissance painting and struggle to find a missing will.

7
1
The Thin Red Line
TV-MA

The Thin Red Line

(1998)
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Terrence Malick
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Thomas Jane, John Cusack, Elias Koteas, John Travolta, Nick Nolte
Plot:

Based on the eponymous novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line is a war drama revolving around a group of soldiers fighting to capture Guadalcanal for the Allied Forces during World War II. Featuring a brilliant star cast of Sean Penn, John Travolta, George Clooney, Jim Caviezel, and more, this film focuses on American soldiers trying to capture Japanese bunkers.

8
1

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Detachment

Detachment

(2011)
5
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Henry Barthes
Director:
Tony Kaye
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lucy Liu, James Caan, Christina Hendricks, Marcia Gay Harden, Adrien Brody
Plot:

The story is told through the eyes of substitute teacher Henry Barthes, who chronicles the life of teachers, students, and other people around him in a deeply flawed school. As he starts helping a troubled teen named Meredith he also comes to terms with tragedies in his own life and stops being detached from emotional bonds. 

5
0
Midnight in Paris
PG-13

Midnight in Paris

(2011)
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates
Plot:

Set in Paris, Midnight in Paris follows a screenwriter who is forced to confront the relationship issues he has with his fiancee and accept that their ways of life are too different to be compatible. The film premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. 

4
1
King of the Hill
PG-13

King of the Hill

(1993)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Soderbergh
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Jesse Bradford, Katherine Heigl, Elizabeth McGovern, Karen Allen
2
0
Come Together: A Fashion Picture in Motion

Come Together: A Fashion Picture in Motion

(2016)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ralph
Director:
Wes Anderson
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Garth Jennings, Yasmin Kaur Barn, Leo Hatton
2
1
King Kong
PG-13

King Kong

(2005)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Driscoll
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Thomas Kretschmann, Naomi Watts, Colin Hanks, Peter Jackson
Plot:

Following the story of an ambitious filmmaker who travels to the mysterious Skull Island with his crew to capture a giant gorilla, the film King Kong was made on a then-record-breaking budget of $207 million in 2005. A major critical and commercial success, the film appeared on several top ten lists for the year. 

6
0
Love, Marilyn

Love, Marilyn

(2012)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Liz Garbus
Genres:
Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
Hope Davis, Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn, Glenn Close, Adrien Brody
4
1
The Darjeeling Limited
R

The Darjeeling Limited

(2007)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter
Director:
Wes Anderson
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Amara Karan
Plot:

Three estranged brothers, Francis, Peter and Jack, who have not talked since their father's death over a year ago, reunite for a train trip across India to bond and cope with their personal problems. Francis, the organizer, reveals midway through the journey that their real goal is to meet with their mother, a nun in a Himalayan convent.

4
1
Cadillac Records
R

Cadillac Records

(2008)
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Darnell Martin
Genres:
Drama, Music, Biography
Star Cast:
Tammy Blanchard, Norman Reedus, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Eric Bogosian
6
1
Bread and Roses
R

Bread and Roses

(2000)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Shapiro
Director:
Ken Loach
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee, Pilar Padilla, Monica Rivas
3
0

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The Jacket
R

The Jacket

(2005)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Starks
Director:
John Maybury
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch
Plot:

Jack Starks, a Gulf War veteran suffering from amnesia, returns to Vermont, where he is blamed for a policeman’s death. Sent to a mental asylum, he is subjected to experimental treatment by Dr. Becker, who puts him in a straitjacket-like device and locks in a morgue drawer. Starks experiences visions of his future, and approaching death. So, what’s in store for him?

3
1
Liberty Heights
R

Liberty Heights

(1999)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Van Kurtzman
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna, Anthony Anderson, Ben Foster, Shane West
3
1
Harrison's Flowers
R

Harrison's Flowers

(2000)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kyle Morris
Director:
Élie Chouraqui
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Elias Koteas, Andie MacDowell, David Strathairn, Adrien Brody
2
0
The Brothers Bloom
PG-13

The Brothers Bloom

(2008)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bloom
Director:
Rian Johnson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Rachel Weisz, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane
Plot:

The Brothers Bloom is a comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Stephen and Bloom, who are successful con men. However, Bloom wants to leave this business, but Stephen convinces him to pull off one final job, which involves an eccentric heiress. 

3
0
Dummy
R

Dummy

(2002)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Steven
Director:
Greg Pritikin
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Illeana Douglas, Milla Jovovich, Jessica Walter, Vera Farmiga
3
0
Yi jiu si er

Yi jiu si er

(2012)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Xiaogang Feng
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Wei Fan, Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Yuanzheng Feng
2
1
Summer of Sam
R

Summer of Sam

(1999)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Richie
Director:
Spike Lee
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Rispoli, Spike Lee, Jennifer Esposito, John Leguizamo
Plot:

During the summer of 1977, New York City is terrorized by a serial killer who is known as Son of Sam. When a philandering man named Vinny almost becomes a victim, he teams up with numerous people, including his wife and his friend, to figure out who the killer is, before it is too late. 

5
0
The Village
PG-13

The Village

(2004)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Noah Percy
Director:
M. Night Shyamalan
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver
Plot:

Covington in the 19th-century rural Pennsylvania has a small population that lives peacefully within the boundaries of the village. Beyond the boundaries, there are fearful creatures inhabiting the wood that do not forgive any intrusion. When a determined man, Lucius Hunt decides to step out into the woods, the creatures are upset. But then, someone else must also step out into the woods.

6
0

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Hollywoodland
R

Hollywoodland

(2006)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Simo
Director:
Allen Coulter
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Biography, Romance, History, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins, Robin Tunney
Plot:

Hollywoodland is a crime drama mystery film, which tells a fictionalized version of the story of George Reeves’ death. After Reeves passes away mysteriously, a private detective is hired to investigate. He gets caught in a web of lies involving the wife of a big studio executive. 

5
0
Predators
R

Predators

(2010)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Royce
Director:
Nimród Antal
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Oleg Taktarov
Plot:

A group of lethal killers find themselves waking up in an alien planet where they are being hunted by a group of Super Predators nicknamed Tracker, Berserker, and Falconer. They also encounter Noland, who has survived on the planet for ten seasons. The group must survive the predators and find a way to escape the planet. 

5
0
Bullet
R

Bullet

(1996)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruby Stein
Director:
Julien Temple
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
John Enos III, Mickey Rourke, Peter Dinklage, Donnie Wahlberg
3
0
The Experiment
R

The Experiment

(2010)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Travis
Director:
Paul Scheuring
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker, Cam Gigandet, Clifton Collins Jr., Ethan Cohn
Plot:

This drama thriller film revolves around 26 subjects who are chosen to partake in experiment, where one group has to play the role of prison guards while the others play inmates. 

5
1
Love the Hard Way
R

Love the Hard Way

(2001)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Grace
Director:
Peter Sehr
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
August Diehl, Jon Seda, Pam Grier, Charlotte Ayanna
4
0
Six Ways to Sunday
R

Six Ways to Sunday

(1997)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Arnie Finklestein
Director:
Adam Bernstein
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Norman Reedus, Clark Gregg, Debbie Harry, Paul D'Amato
2
1
New York Stories
PG

New York Stories

(1989)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Woody Allen, Marvin Chatinover, Mae Questel, Mia Farrow, Molly Regan
2
1
Manhattan Nocturne
R

Manhattan Nocturne

(2016)
6
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Porter Wren
Director:
Brian DeCubellis
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Yvonne Strahovski, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Beals, Raul Aranas
6
1
Third Person
R

Third Person

(2013)
2
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Haggis
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
James Franco, Liam Neeson, Maria Bello, Olivia Wilde
2
2
Oxygen
R

Oxygen

(1999)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry
Director:
Richard Shepard
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Maura Tierney, James Naughton, Laila Robins, Terry Kinney
5
0

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Angels in the Outfield
PG

Angels in the Outfield

(1994)
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
William Dear
Genres:
Family, Sport, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matthew McConaughey, Danny Glover, Brenda Fricker, Tony Danza
4
1
Tian jiang xiong shi
R

Tian jiang xiong shi

(2015)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tiberius
Director:
Daniel Lee
Genres:
History, Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Jackie Chan, Si Won Choi, Peng Lin
2
0
The Affair of the Necklace
R

The Affair of the Necklace

(2001)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Count Nicolas De La Motte
Director:
Charles Shyer
Genres:
History, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Hilary Swank, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Baker, Adrien Brody
2
0
Septembers of Shiraz
PG-13

Septembers of Shiraz

(2015)
3
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Isaac
Director:
Wayne Blair
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Salma Hayek, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Anthony Azizi, Gabriella Wright
3
0
Backtrack
R

Backtrack

(2015)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Bower
Director:
Michael Petroni
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Spence, Jenni Baird, Greg Poppleton, Barbara Gouskos
3
0
High School
R

High School

(2010)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Psycho Ed
Director:
John Stalberg Jr
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Colin Hanks, Adhir Kalyan, Matt Bush, Sean Marquette
2
1
Splice
R

Splice

(2009)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Clive Nicoli
Director:
Vincenzo Natali
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac, Brandon McGibbon, Simona Maicanescu
Plot:

Genetic engineer couple, Clive and Elsa, create a female human-animal hybrid. Very soon, Elsa forms a motherly bond with the amazingly intelligent creature and calls her Dren. Since they were told not to carry on the experiment by their financer. they now decide to hide her in an isolated farm. But as Dren grows into adolescence it becomes a nightmare. 

3
1
Manolete

Manolete

(2008)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Manuel Rodríguez Sánchez "Manolete"
Director:
Menno Meyjes
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Penélope Cruz, Santiago Segura, Ann Mitchell, Juan Echanove
3
1
The Last Time I Committed Suicide
R

The Last Time I Committed Suicide

(1997)
3
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben
Director:
Stephen Kay
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Thomas Jane, Keanu Reeves, Claire Forlani, John Doe
3
3
The Singing Detective
R

The Singing Detective

(2003)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Keith Gordon
Genres:
Musical, Crime, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Robin Wright, Jeremy Northam, Katie Holmes, Robert Downey Jr., Mel Gibson
3
0

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Wrecked
R

Wrecked

(2010)
3
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Man
Director:
Michael Greenspan
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Caroline Dhavernas, Ryan Robbins, Adrian G. Griffiths, Adrian Holmes
3
1
Bullet Head
R

Bullet Head

(2017)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Solet
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, Rory Culkin, Ori Pfeffer
1
0
American Heist
R

American Heist

(2014)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie Kelly
Director:
Sarik Andreasyan
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Hayden Christensen, Jordana Brewster, Tory Kittles, Akon
3
1
Giallo
R

Giallo

(2009)
3
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Inspector Enzo Avolfi / Giallo
Director:
Dario Argento
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Miano, Emmanuelle Seigner, Elsa Pataky, Valentina Izumi
3
2
Solo
PG-13

Solo

(1996)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Norberto Barba
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Mario Van Peebles, William Sadler, Barry Corbin, Jaime Gomez
2
0
The Bombing
R

The Bombing

(2018)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve
Director:
Xiao Feng
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, War, Action
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis, Bingbing Fan, Simon Yam
2
0
InAPPropriate Comedy
R

InAPPropriate Comedy

(2013)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Flirty Harry
Director:
Vince Offer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michelle Rodriguez, Rob Schneider, Noelle Kenney, Lindsay Lohan
4
0
Boredom

Boredom

(2015)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny
Director:
Stephan Tempier
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Riehle, Jill Jacobson, Bob Rumnock
3
1
The Library Book

The Library Book

(2015)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Desmond
Director:
Travis Calvert
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Bjørn Alexander, Nina Rausch, Cheryl Texiera
2
1
Stone Barn Castle

Stone Barn Castle

(2015)
2
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Himself
Director:
Adrien Brody, Kevin Ford
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Adrien Brody
2
1

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The Boy Who Cried Bitch

The Boy Who Cried Bitch

(1991)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Juan José Campanella
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jesse Bradford, Moira Kelly, J.D. Daniels, Karen Young
2
0
The Mascot

The Mascot

(2015)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Adam
Director:
Mark Middlewick
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Badalucco, John F. Beach, Kendall Foote
1
0
Restaurant
R

Restaurant

(1998)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Calloway
Director:
Eric Bross
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Simon Baker, Elise Neal, Catherine Kellner, David Moscow
2
0
Nothing to Lose
R

Nothing to Lose

(1995)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray Diglovanni
Director:
Eric Bross
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lisa Roberts Gillan, Michael Gallagher, Sybil Darrow, Tony Gillan
1
0
The Undertaker's Wedding
R

The Undertaker's Wedding

(1997)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mario Bellini
Director:
John Bradshaw
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kari Wuhrer, Jeff Wincott, Holly Gagnier, Nicholas Pasco
2
0
The Tehuacan Project

The Tehuacan Project

(2007)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Narrator
Director:
Andrew Lauer
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Esai Morales, Jesus Garcia, Emmanuel Bermendez, Isabel Bermendez
0
0
Bullet Hearts

Bullet Hearts

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Chuckie Bragg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Heather Graham, Roddy McDowall, Rob Estes, Leon
0
0
Home at Last

Home at Last

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy
Director:
David Devries
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Duff-Griffin, Joel Savani, Tom Wees, Rod McCullough
0
0
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards

The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Chris Donovan
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Maria Bello, John Waters, Jennifer Beals
0
0

Animation(s)

Fantastic Mr. Fox
PG

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Wes Anderson
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Comedy, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Wes Anderson, George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman
Plot:

Based on the eponymous children's book by Roald Dahl, Fantastic Mr. Fox is an animated comedy film that revolves around a thieving fox who gets into trouble for stealing from three notoriously dangerous farmers. Directed by Wes Anderson, the film showcases how a fox manages to save himself, his family and other animals from being exterminated by mean farmers.

TV Shows and Videos

Peaky Blinders
TV-MA

Peaky Blinders (2013)

As:
Cast
Director:
Colm McCarthy, Tim Mielants, David Caffrey, Otto Bathurst, Tom Harper
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Joe Cole, Helen McCrory
King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie
T

King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (2005)

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Driscoll
Director:
Michel Ancel
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Jamie Bell
Houdini
TV-14

Houdini (2014)

As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Houdini
Director:
Uli Edel
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Tim Pigott-Smith, Evan Jones, Kristen Connolly, Tom Benedict Knight
Dice
TV-MA

Dice (2016)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Arquette, James Woods, Mickey Rourke, Lorraine Bracco
Rebel Highway

Rebel Highway (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Uli Edel, Jonathan Kaplan, Robert Rodriguez, Allan Arkush, William Friedkin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Renée Zellweger, Leo Rossi, Adrienne Barbeau, Paul Rudd, Alyssa Milano
Annie McGuire

Annie McGuire (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Steinberg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Tyler Moore, John Randolph, Eileen Heckart, Denis Arndt

Adrien Brody Awards

Academy Awards
The Pianist Best Actor in a Leading Role 2003