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Elijah Wood

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Date of Birth: 28 January 1981Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Birth Name: Elijah Jordan Wood

Nicknames: Elwood
Monkey
Lijah

Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Short Biography: Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred (2011) and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated television series TRON: Uprising (2012).

Born Elijah Jordan Wood on 28 January, 1981, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wood is the son of Debbie (Krause) and Warren Wood, who ran a delicatessen. He has an older brother, Zack, and a younger sister, Hannah Wood. He is of English, German, Austrian, and Danish descent. Demonstrating a gift for performing at a young age, Wood's natural talent inspired his mother to take him to an International Modeling and Talent Association annual convention in Los Angeles. Soon after, he began to get bookings for small parts on television.

Although his first credit was a small part in Back to the Future Part II (1989), Wood's first major film role was in the 'Barry Levinson' historical family drama Avalon (1990). Following that, Wood became an in-demand child actor, appearing in a number of major films such as Paradise (1991), Radio Flyer (1992) and The Good Son (1993), in which he co-starred with Macaulay Culkin. This was followed by the first role for which he received top-billing, North (1994). Although the film was widely condemned and a disaster at the box office, Elijah was praised as the only good thing to come out of it.

In 1996 Elijah starred in a movie remake of an old TV show, Flipper (1996). Many critics wondered if his ability as a child actor to capture an audience was wearing thin, as had many child actors', but Wood deftly transitioned into a versatile performer with roles such as the endlessly curious Mikey Carver in Ang Lee' ensemble film The Ice Storm (1997), as well as parts in popcorn flicks like Deep Impact (1998) and The Faculty (1998). In 1999, Elijah was in three movies that never made it into wide release: The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999) (released on satellite TV), Black & White (1999) (released on home video) and Chain of Fools (2000).

Wood's work in Peter Jackson's film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), provided a major boost to his career. The actor followed his work in the astronomically successful trilogy with a broad range of interesting screen roles and voice work, including a supporting role in Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), as well as the part of a sinister mute sociopath in Sin City (2005). His voice work has been featured in such animated films as Happy Feet (2006) and 9 (2009), as well as on television series including American Dad! (2005) and Robot Chicken (2005). Wood also played Ad-Rock in the Beastie Boys' comedic video for Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011).

An avid music fan, Wood founded Simian records and released its first album, New Magnetic Wonder by The Apples in Stereo, in 2007.

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Mandy (2018)

# 14879 IMDb Not Rated 

Mandy (2018)

Director: Panos Cosmatos

Action, Horror, Thriller (2h 01min)

USA USA, Belgium Belgium

Rated 6.6 after 30,618 votes, 81% postive reviews on 29-Dec-18.

3 wins & 13 nominations

Taking place in 1983, Red is a lumberjack who lives in a secluded cabin in the woods. His artist girlfriend Mandy spends her days reading fantasy paperbacks. Then one day, she catches the eye of a crazed cult leader, who conjures a group of motorcycle-riding demons to kidnap her. Red, armed with a chainsaw and other weapons, stops at nothing to get her back, leaving a bloody, brutal pile of (...)

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017)

# 13377 IMDb

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017)

Director: Macon Blair

Crime, Drama, Thriller (1h 33min)

USA USA

Rated 6.9 after 32,930 votes, 75% postive reviews on 30-Sep-18.

3 wins & 3 nominations

When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

The Trust (2016)

# 12731 IMDb

The Trust (2016)

TaglineBad cops make the best criminals

Director: Alex Brewer, Benjamin Brewer

Crime, Thriller (1h 33min)

UK UK

Rated 5.4 after 15,142 votes, 58% postive reviews on 06-Oct-18.

Waters and Stone are two nobody police officers who work in the evidence room of the Las Vegas Police Department. When Stone discovers an unusually high bail receipt in connection to a drug bust, the two friends set in motion a plan to find the source of the money.

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

# 12839 IMDb

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

TaglineLive forever. Hunt forever.

Director: Breck Eisner

Action, Adventure, Fantasy (1h 46min)

USA USA, China China, Canada Canada

Rated 6.0 after 81,738 votes, 34% postive reviews on 30-Sep-18.

1 nomination

The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful Queen Witch, decimating her followers in (...)

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

# 12046 IMDb

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

TaglineThe first Iranian Vampire Western

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour

Horror, Romance, Thriller (1h 39min)

USA USA

Rated 7.0 after 25,198 votes, 81% postive reviews on 18-Oct-18.

8 wins & 23 nominations

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

Set Fire to the Stars (2014)

# 12020 IMDb

Set Fire to the Stars (2014)

Director: Andy Goddard

Drama (1h 37min)

UK UK

Rated 5.7 after 1,248 votes, 49% postive reviews on 25-Nov-18.

4 wins & 9 nominations

An aspiring poet in 1950s New York has his ordered world shaken when he embarks on a week-long retreat to save his hell raising hero, Dylan Thomas.

Kaze tachinu (2013)

# 11525 IMDb

Kaze tachinu (2013)

(The Wind Rises)

TaglineWe must live.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War (2h 06min)

Japan Japan

Rated 7.8 after 57,609 votes, 83% postive reviews on 07-Oct-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 26 wins & 47 nominations

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the (...)

Grand Piano (2013)

# 11309 IMDb

Grand Piano (2013)

Director: Eugenio Mira

Mystery, Thriller (1h 30min)

Spain Spain

Rated 5.9 after 15,751 votes, 61% postive reviews on 19-Oct-18.

5 wins & 12 nominations

Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.

Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)

# 11059 IMDb

Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)

TaglineOne small town pawn shop. One big time wild ride.

Director: Wayne Kramer

Action, Comedy (1h 52min)

USA USA

Rated 5.9 after 9,693 votes, 26% postive reviews on 15-Oct-18.

A missing wedding ring leads to a wild-goose chase involving meth addicts, skinheads and an Elvis impersonator.

A Band Called Death (2012)

# 14007 IMDb Not Rated 

A Band Called Death (2012)

Director: Mark Christopher Covino (as Mark Covino), Jeff Howlett

Documentary, Biography, Music (1h 36min)

USA USA

Rated 7.5 after 3,180 votes, 77% postive reviews on 09-Oct-18.

3 wins & 2 nominations

A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded.

Maniac (2012)

# 10827 IMDb

Maniac (2012)

Director: Franck Khalfoun

Crime, Horror, Thriller (1h 29min)

France France, USA USA

Rated 6.1 after 31,920 votes, 47% postive reviews on 02-Feb-19.

4 wins & 5 nominations

Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank's obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.

Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

# 10689 IMDb

Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

TaglineA loved story.

Director: Lee Toland Krieger

Comedy, Drama, Romance (1h 32min)

USA USA

Rated 6.6 after 26,993 votes, 59% postive reviews on 05-Oct-18.

4 nominations

Celeste and Jesse have been best friends forever. They dated in high school, got married, and now they're getting divorced. Their best friends don't think they can maintain their friendship throughout the dissolution of their marriage, but Celeste and Jesse don't think there will be a problem. But that's before Jesse gets into a relationship that Celeste doesn't think he can handle, and Celeste (...)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

# 10570 IMDb

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

(The Hobbit: Part 1)

TaglineFrom the smallest beginnings come the greatest legends.

Director: Peter Jackson

Adventure, Fantasy (2h 49min)

USA USA, New Zealand New Zealand

Rated 7.9 after 707,268 votes, 58% postive reviews on 19-Dec-18.

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 60 nominations

Bilbo Baggins is swept into a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and (...)

Treasure Island (2012)

# 10149 IMDb

Treasure Island (2012)

Director: Steve Barron

Adventure (3h)

Ireland Ireland, UK UK

Rated 6.3 after 5,434 votes on 07-Oct-18.

4 nominations

Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew.

Happy Feet Two (2011)

# 09262 IMDb

Happy Feet Two (2011)

(Happy Feet 2)

TaglineEvery step counts.

Director: George Miller

Animation, Comedy, Family, Music (1h 40min)

Australia Australia

Rated 5.9 after 37,664 votes, 50% postive reviews on 31-Jan-19.

1 win & 8 nominations

Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right.

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

# 09503 IMDb

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

TaglineDon't... fall... asleep.

Director: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch

Documentary (4h)

USA USA

Rated 8.7 after 3,560 votes on 04-Aug-18.

1 win

Back in the late 1970's to early 1980's, Writer and Director Wes Craven (The Scream Series, Red Eye, Shocker) created one of the most memorable villains of all time and his name is Freddy Krueger (Played by Robert Englund until the 2010 remake with Jackie Earle Haley as the new Freddy Krueger). Originally Wes Craven's screenplay was rejected by every major studio and every big-name producer until (...)

9 (2009)

# 06222 IMDb

9 (2009)

Director: Shane Acker

Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi (1h 19min)

USA USA

Rated 7.1 after 122,798 votes, 60% postive reviews on 22-Oct-18.

7 nominations

When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good. They must take the offensive if they (...)

The Oxford Murders (2008)

# 04566 IMDb

The Oxford Murders (2008)

Director: Álex de la Iglesia (as Alex de la Iglesia)

Crime, Thriller (1h 47min)

Spain Spain, France France

Rated 6.1 after 25,165 votes on 24-Aug-18.

5 wins & 5 nominations

At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

Day Zero (2007)

# 03842 IMDb

Day Zero (2007)

Director: Bryan Gunnar Cole

Drama (1h 32min)

USA USA

Rated 6.0 after 2,635 votes, 41% postive reviews on 12-Oct-18.

The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you do?

Bobby (2006)

# 02637 IMDb

Bobby (2006)

TaglineHe saw wrong and tried to right it. He saw suffering and tried to heal it. He saw war and tried to stop it.

Director: Emilio Estevez

Drama (2h)

USA USA

Rated 7.0 after 39,621 votes, 54% postive reviews on 27-Aug-18.

3 wins & 13 nominations

The story of the assassination of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, on June 6th, 1968, which centers around 22 people who were at the Ambassador Hotel where he was killed.

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