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Brendan Fraser

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Encino ManEncino Man (California Man) (1992)
Dir. Les Mayfield
Feat. Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser, Pauly Shore
Debut vehicle for MTV guru Shore about a youthful cave–man who becomes an unlikely fraternity hero when he is awakened in contemporary L.A.
School TiesSchool Ties (1992)
Dir. Robert Mandel
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell
A working–class teen hides that he is Jewish when he is awarded a scholarship to an exclusive prep school.
AirheadsAirheads (1993)
Dir. Michael Lehmann
Feat. Steve Buscemi, Brendan Fraser, Adam Sandler
Three frustrated metal–heads hold a radio–station to ransom in a vain attempt to get their music played and become rock stars. The cool…
Twenty BucksTwenty Bucks (1993)
Dir. Keva Rosenfeld
Feat. Steve Buscemi, Christopher Lloyd, Brendan Fraser
The path of a twenty dollar note connects a number of comic vignettes, most of which hit the mark. Polished up from a recently discovered 1935…
BraveheartBraveheart (1995) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mel Gibson
Feat. Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan
Mel Gibson stars in and directs this illustrious historical account of the struggle of William Wallace, a common Scot who initiated a revolt against…
Passion of Darkly NoonPassion of Darkly Noon (1996)
Dir. Philip Ridley
Feat. Ashley Judd, Brendan Fraser, Viggo Mortensen
The director of the underrated THE REFLECTING SKIN revisits the bayou for another round of redneck neurosis, repressed desire and violent madness. A…
George of the JungleGeorge of the Jungle (1997)
Dir. Sam Weisman
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church
Loose JUNGLE BOOK parody has Brendan Fraser as the hunky klutz in a loin cloth, raised by gorillas, who discovers love in the form of Ursula, whose…
Gods and MonstersGods and Monsters (1998) Recommended
Dir. Bill Condon
Feat. Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave
In one of the more quietly celebrated dramas of the year, Sir Ian McKellen creates a finely shaded, Oscar–nominated role as real–life gay…
Blast from the PastBlast from the Past (1999)
Dir. Hugh Wilson
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek
Resurfacing after thirty years in a nuclear bunker, Brendan Fraser enters the outside world of the 1990s a wide–eyed innocent, a contrast…
Mummy, TheMummy, The (1999) Recommended
Dir. Stephen Sommers
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah
The old Universal horror wrapped in Indiana Jones–style adventure with 1920s archeologists and treasure hunters (led by Brendan Fraser)…
BedazzledBedazzled (2000)
Dir. Harold Ramis
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley
None–too–dazzling remake of the Peter Cook–Dudley Moore classic, with office schmuck Brendan Fraser seduced into a Faustian pact by…
Mummy Returns, TheMummy Returns, The (2001)
Dir. Stephen Sommers
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah
And Brendan Fraser is once again on hand to battle the bandaged corpse of the Egyptian Imhotep on behalf of all civilization. Also stars WWF’s The…
Monkey BoneMonkey Bone (2001)
Dir. Henry Selick
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg
Bizarre, original and at times downright nasty, this not–for–kids comedy concerns the life–and–death voyage of cartoonist…
Quiet American, TheQuiet American, The (2002) Aro Favourite
Dir. Phillip Noyce
Feat. Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Rade Serbedzija
True to the spirit of Graham Greene’s novel, this cautionary tale of American interference in 50s French Vietnam is an involving,…
Looney Tunes - Back in ActionLooney Tunes - Back in Action (2003)
Dir. Joe Dante
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin
Veteran toons Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are successfully dusted off for the 21st century big–screen, interacting with live actors in a frantic…
CrashCrash (2005) Recommended
Dir. Paul Haggis
Feat. Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Matt Dillon
A thoughtful dramatic meditation on race and fate in modern–day America, in which a group of urbanites in Los Angeles find their lives…
Journey to the End of the NightJourney to the End of the Night (2006)
Dir. Eric Eason
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, Scott Glenn
Though eager to rub our faces in it, this grubby, back–alley potboiler set on the streets of Sao Paolo spins a heady yarn around a stolen…
Air I Breathe, The Air I Breathe, The (2007)
Dir. Jieho Lee
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Forest Whitaker, Andy Garcia
Slick ensemble drama charting four desperate city dwellers who find their destinies intertwined through the four emotions of Happiness, Pleasure,…
Journey to the Centre of the EarthJourney to the Centre of the Earth (2008)
Dir. Eric Brevig
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem
A "rollercoaster" entertainment based very loosely on Jules Verne's famous novel, this version sees a contemporary trio embarking on an inadvertent…
Mummy, The - Tomb of the Dragon EmperorMummy, The - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Dir. Rob Cohen
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello
Veteran adventurer Rick O’Conner (Fraser) returns with family in tow to battle Jet Li’s ‘Dragon Emperor’ in this bloated third installment of…
InkheartInkheart (2008) Recommended
Dir. Iain Softley
Feat. Brendan Fraser, Sienna Guillory, Paul Bettany
An under–rated, imaginative rendering of German author Cornelia Funke's novel about a young girl and her father who have the ability to bring…
Extraordinary MeasuresExtraordinary Measures (2010)
Dir. Tom Vaughan
Feat. Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell
Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell play desperate parents of a terminally ill child, whose only hope is in the research of a maverick medical scientist…
A Case of YouA Case of You (2013)
Dir. Kat Coiro
Feat. Evan Rachel Wood, Justin Long, Peter Dinklage
A stock premise of romantic misfortune – the lovely heart who pretends to be someone else in order to win the girl of his dreams – is…
Gimme ShelterGimme Shelter (2013)
Dir. Ron Krauss
Feat. Vanessa Anne Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser
A pregnant teenager forced to live rough after she is abandoned by her uncaring parents. Dramatically solid, though with a few strains of Vanessa…
Nut Job, TheNut Job, The (2014)
Dir. Peter Lepeniotis
Feat. Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson
An exiled squirrel finds himself helping his former park brethren raid a nut store to survive, that is also the front for a human gang's bank robbery

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