The drama the lincoln lawyer, directed by brad furman and starring matthew mcconaughey, marisa tomei and ryan phillippe, will be released by lionsgate on march 18. Matthew mcconaughey and girlfriend at brazilian film fest. The lincoln lawyer marked a turning point in mcconaughey s career. The 10 best turning points in famous actors careers. Despite good performance in his next major role in texas chainsaw massacre. How matthew mcconaughey took penelope cruz to mexico in his. The choice of mcconaughey as haller seemed all together wrong given his annual appearance in some lame ass romcom, where he spends most of each movie shirtless and smirking. Matthew mcconaughey graduated from the university of texas at austin and got his first big break with the 1993 film dazed and confused. While no one can rightly claim that it caused the artistic downfall of the romantic comedy, in retrospect 2003s how to lose a guy in 10 days marks an unfortunate turning point. Tropic thunder was the turning point in the second act of matthew mcconaugheys career. Mar 11, 2019 having matthew mcconaughey and woody harrelson to topline true detective marked a turning point for talent and filmmakers, said rick rosen, cofounder of wme.
The film itself is a mess, but mcconaughey is not the problem, turning the character of. Foster is the real one to watch in this scifi film. The acting is very underplayed and therefore very believable. Matthew mcconaughey battles slavery in his new film free state of jones. He first gained notice for his supporting performance in the comingofage comedy dazed and confused 1993, considered by many to be his breakout role.
The actor first gained notice for his role in 1993s dazed and confused. The film stars matthew mcconaughey, anne hathaway, diane lane, jason clarke, djimon hounsou, and jeremy strong, and follows a fishing boat captain who is approached by his exwife to murder her abusive new husband. That led to mcconaugheys film debut as the sleazy stoner. Jennifer lopez movies would be categorized as the kind of guy who is owed. Here is a list of all the matthew mcconaughey movies on netflix, including contact and failure to launch with sarah jessica parker. According to a maxim oral history of the film, mcconaughey, a 23yearold. Mcconaugheys climb from romcoms to acting greatness. Matthew is the man whos on screen for most of the film and you really feel for him as he struggles to fight samuel l jacksons case.
Actor matthew mcconaughey jimmy kimmel live via youtube. Mathew mcconaughey is often joked about for his intense style but in this role is where you can see why hes an academy award winner. Hes served as a visiting instructor since 2015, when he began coteaching a script to screen film production class with faculty member and director scott rice. Matthew mcconaughey at the free talks series at lincoln center on february 21. Tiptoes also known as tiny tiptoes is a 2003 american comedydrama film written and directed by matthew bright, in what is, to date, his last film. After dazed and confused and the occasional 90s film, mcconaughey got happily trapped in the romcom game in the 2000s.
Matthew mcconaugheys cowboy hat triology, a list of films by. The run of unfortunate mcconaughey romantic comedies had to bottom out at some point, and its this one, where our dude is a wannabe treasure hunter and kate hudson is the exwife he recruits to. Jun 28, 2012 mcconaughey cites the lincoln lawyer, the 2011 thriller about a carbound attorney, as the turning point at least retilting how i was perceived but his quest for edge may have not. Posted on december 28, 2014 march 16, 2016 by cassice last. The independent truelife drama dallas buyers club is set to arrive in theaters this weekend, and if you believe the industry whispers, the film s star matthew mcconaughey could be on his way to. Haller is the lincoln lawyer, so named because of his propensity to handle much of his work from the backseat of a classic lincoln town car. At the height of his fame it seemed he just starred in fluffy rom. According to a ut austin press release, matthew is joining the faculty in moody college of communications department of radiotelevision film. The lincoln lawyer went on to be a critical hit, and marked the turning point in mcconaugheys career. Matthew mcconaughey is turning into a bit of a sap. Matthew mcconaughey shifts gears the new york times.
Ive never done a film thats lived up to what i imagined the actors mcconaissance, his rebirth as a grizzled character actor, has won him widespread acclaim. Matthew mcconaughey list of movies and tv shows tv guide. Is sea of trees the beginning of the end for the mcconaissance. How old is matthew mcconaughey and when did he start acting. The turning point in the life of ed pekurny matthew mcconaughey. Fur seine rolle im film dallas buyers club wurde er 2014 mit dem oscar als bester hauptdarsteller ausgezeichnet. In a wild cyclical way i started to attract these other things, mr. Diehard bachelor connor mcconaughey thinks nothing of mocking his brothers engagement plans until he is visited by the the ghost of his late uncle wayne michael douglas. Matthew mcconaughey is now teaching film at the university. An adaptation and continuation of stephen kings novel series of the same name, the film stars idris elba as roland deschain, a gunslinger on a quest to protect the dark towera mythical structure which supports all realitieswhile matthew mcconaughey plays his nemesis, walter padick the man in. Free state of jones is a 2016 american historical war film inspired by the life of newton knight and his armed revolt against the confederacy in jones county, mississippi, throughout the american civil war. In it, he plays actor tugg speedmans agent, wholl go to any lengths to get him his tivo. Matthew mcconaughey is the obvious draw in the gold trailer, but director stephen gaghan and a terrific supporting cast are also pretty exciting. Matthew mcconaughey is an american actor who made his breakthrough by starring.
The 12 best matthew mcconaughey movie performances taste. How to lose a guy in 10 days set the stage for the romcom. He later starred in a time to kill 1996 and amistad 1997. Jun 24, 2016 free state of jones is a very entertaining film for its performances. Opinions differ about the the turning point of matthew mcconaugheys career, when he moved away from skippable romcoms into more challenging territory, but killer joe is a good place to start.
For the pivotal role of louis roulet, the filmmakers auditioned a number of actors before offering the role to the muchlauded ryan phillippe. Matthew mcconaughey had a string of affairs with hollywood leading ladies sandra bullock, renee zellweger and patricia arquette, reveals a new book. His first lead role was in the 1996 film adaptation of the john grisham novel a time to kill. Jan 23, 2020 the run of unfortunate mcconaughey romantic comedies had to bottom out at some point, and its this one, where our dude is a wannabe treasure hunter and kate hudson is the exwife he recruits to. I had to get to the point where i saw it as more than just the thing to do.
Matthew mcconaughey full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. A s the oscars approach, matthew mcconaughey is the smart bet for a best actor academy award with chiwetel ejiofor as his only serious competition. A list of 3 films compiled on letterboxd, including bernie 2011, magic. The film s plot revolves around a normal sized man mcconaughey who struggles with revealing to his. Mcconaugheys dedication to the role sold the comedic moments with his character. Playing a slick defense attorney, mcconaughey gave a performance. All matthew mcconaughey movies ranked jul 08, 2012 in a wild cyclical way i started to attract these other things, mr. The film itself is a mess, but mcconaughey is not the problem, turning the character of walter, an evil sorcerer, into more of a sleazy dudebro. These are the best matthew mcconaughey movies of all time. Individually, these movies will chip away at the mcconaughey stereotype. Matthew mcconaughey, jennifer garner, breckin meyer, lacey chabert, robert forster, anne archer, emma stone, michael douglas. I was a wild one until i met my wife from king of the romcom to oscar nominee, matthew mcconaughey has finally managed to transform his personal and professional.
All matthew mcconaughey movies ranked film since he alright, alright, alrighted his way into our hearts in dazed and confused. If you had to pick a turning point, you could maybe pick lincoln. The academy awardwinning actor will be teaching a film course at the university of texas this fall. Join sign up keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. The turning point was last years wellreceived thriller the lincoln lawyer, his first film. Jan 28, 2009 matthew mcconaughey and girlfriend at hollywood brazilian film festival. Take a look back at matthew mcconaugheys life and career in photos.
Having matthew mcconaughey and woody harrelson to topline true detective marked a turning point for talent and filmmakers, said rick rosen, cofounder of wme. The chance encounter that led to his breakout role in dazed and confused the thenunknown actor lit up the screen with his charisma and oneliners, turning the comingofage. Mcconaughey will teach in the universitys department of radiotelevision film. Aug 25, 2016 matthew mcconaughey has been a mainstay on film since he alright. Written and directed by gary ross, the film stars matthew mcconaughey, gugu mbatharaw, mahershala ali, and keri russell. Oscarwinning actor matthew mcconaughey will join the university of texas as a professor, and twitter is excited. Alright, alright, alright matthew mcconaughey is turning 50 and in honour of his milestone birthday we are. Still, its not fair to lay the blame entirely at mcconaugheys feet. Matthew mcconaughey has been a mainstay on film since he alright, alright, alrighted his way into.
Jan 25, 2019 these are the best matthew mcconaughey movies of all time. The lincoln lawyer marked a turning point in mcconaugheys career. This is the most recent turning point on this list, and it may be a bit too fresh to tell for sure. What matthew mcconaughey teaches at his film class at ut. Aug 25, 2016 matthew mcconaughey has been a mainstay on film since he alright, alright, alrighted his way into our hearts in dazed and confused. Matthew mcconaughey, in full matthew david mcconaughey, born november 4, 1969, uvalde, texas, u. How to lose a guy in 10 days set the stage for the romcoms. Matthew mcconaughey discussed his oscarwinning role in dallas buyers club, as well as his career and approach to acting, as part of our free talks series at the film. He first gained notice for his supporting performance in the comingofage comedy dazed and confused 1993, considered by many. The film stars gary oldman, kate beckinsale, patricia arquette and matthew mcconaughey. Twitter imagines what it will be like to have matthew. In canton, mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his tenyearold daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the ku klux klan. Matthew mcconaughey and camila alves love story is more than. Matthew mcconaughey has been making his rounds in hollywood since 1991, but acting wasnt always his.
Mar 17, 2015 matthew mcconaughey had a string of affairs with hollywood leading ladies sandra bullock, renee zellweger and patricia arquette, reveals a new book. May 15, 2015 matthew mcconaughey is turning into a bit of a sap. How true detective opened door to big names on the small. The 10 best turning points in famous actors careers page 2.
Matthew mcconaugheys 10 best movies point where i saw it as more than just the. Matthew mcconaughey was honored for his role as aids patient ron woodroof at last nights palm springs international film festival gala, and the actor had a special message of thanks for his wife. Feb 20, 2019 tropic thunder was the turning point in the second act of matthew mcconaugheys career. Nobody else, not even sam jackson or kevin spacey really gets a lookin with mcconaughey shining so brightly. Matthew mcconaughey is one of those guys that dudes everywhere. Mcconaughey cites the lincoln lawyer, the 2011 thriller about a carbound attorney, as the turning point at least retilting how i was perceived. After a twoyear hiatus from film acting, mcconaughey began to appear in more dramatic roles beginning with the legal drama the lincoln lawyer 2011. How matthew mcconaughey took penelope cruz to mexico in.
Serenity is a 2019 american fantasy mystery thriller film written, produced and directed by steven knight. Matthew mcconaugheys 10 best movies jan 25, 2017 not so very long ago, matthew mcconaughey appeared doomed to join the hollywood scrap heap of handsome guys who just dont have a reliable knack for picking the right script, but these days, it seems like everything he touches turns to cinematic gold and with a starring role in this weekends gold, mcconaughey hopes to continue that streak. American actor and producer matthew david mcconaughey was born in uvalde, texas. A time to kill blurs the line between what is more morally wrong and takes on the big issue of racial divides. Jun 26, 2017 matthew mcconaughey muddallas buyers club if there was ever an actor who felt like they werent trying as hard as they should, its americas cowboy matthew mcconaughey. First announced in january 2017, principal photography on the film began on. The 12 best matthew mcconaughey movie performances the 12 best matthew mcconaughey movie performances. It is a powerful film and matthew mcconaughey is outstanding, especially in his summation of the case. While no one can rightly claim that it caused the artistic downfall of the romantic comedy, in retrospect 2003s how to lose a guy in 10 days marks an unfortunate turning point for the romcom. Dezember 1978 in shreveport, louisiana ist eine us amerikanische. With matthew mcconaughey, sandra bullock, samuel l.
Matthew mcconaughey is an american actor who made his breakthrough by starring in the richard linklaterdirected coming of age comedy dazed and confused in 1993. Matthew mcconaughey battles slavery in his new film free. Despite being a native texan, he is a huge fan of the washington redskins nfl team. Matthew mcconaughey is an american actor who rose to fame for his breakthrough role in the comingofage comedy film dazed and confused 1993. His fellow actors remembered him as standoffish, and at one point he reportedly had. Aug 25, 2016 when did matthew mcconaughey get so serious. William friedkin developing killer joe tv series indiewire.