American filmmaker, actor and musician, Billy Bob Thornton is best known for his role in the film ‘Sling Blade’ (1996), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. His other award winning performances include ‘A Simple Plan’ (1998), ‘Primary Colours’ (1998), ‘One False Move’ (1992), ‘The Man Who Wasn’t There’ (2001), ‘Fargo’ (2014) and ‘Goliath’ (2017). His film ‘Armageddon’ (1998) was the highest grossing film of the year.
He started his career as a drummer and sang for the band called ‘Tres Hohbres’. Thornton has released four solo albums, including his latest album ‘Beautiful Door’. He has also sung with a number of country music bands and appeared in the music video titled ‘Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde’ by Travis Tritt.
His movies ‘London Fields’(2015), ‘The Baytown Outlaws’ (2013) and ‘The Informers’ (2009) did not do well at the box office compared to his other films. He also once came under a lot of criticism for his behaviour during his appearance with his musical group ‘The Boxmasters’ on CBC Radio. Thornton received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2004.
Enjoy exploring the various aspects of love through the eyes of different individuals as this Christmas-themed rom-com takes you through ten separate but inter-linked love stories. A modern-day Christmas staple, this film is a must-watch during the festive season!
The Judge is a crime-drama film that revolves around a father-son duo, where the son is a successful city lawyer and the father is a judge in a small-town court. The son, played by Robert Downey Jr., decides to defend his father in court after discovering that his ageing father is convicted of murder and suffering from memory loss.
Alcoholic Willie T. Soke and his dwarf partner Marcus Skidmore are professional con-men who take jobs as Santa and his elf assistant in shopping malls during Christmas before robbing them at night. However, this year takes an unusual turn after he befriends a dimwitted and gullible young boy and raises the suspicion of the mall guard.
Following a group of deep-core drillers sent by NASA to stop a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth, Armageddon explores the challenges faced by the team as they struggle to accomplish their mission.
Soon after college dropout Jerry finds out that his Air Force officer twin brother is dead, he receives a large sum of money, illicit items and a call from a mysterious woman, who tells him that he is being hunted by the FBI and arranges for his escape by coercing a stranger, Rachel, to help him.
Mononoke-hime also known as Princess Mononoke is a Japanese animated classic. It follows the journey of the Emishi prince Ashitaka, who finds himself in the midst of war between forest gods and humans. In his quest to find a cure for a deadly curse, he comes up against San, the Mononike Hime and they unite to end the war.
Young Puss is tricked by his friend Humpty Dumpty in robbing a bank and embarks on a journey to restore his name while running from the law. He again meets his unreliable friend and a female cat named Kitty Softpaws who convince him to join them in another adventure to retrieve golden eggs from a giant's castle.
Billy Bob Thornton Awards
|Sling Blade||Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published||1997|
|Goliath||Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama||2017|
|Fargo||Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television||2015|