All movies starring Joaquin Phoenix

Ladder 49 (2004) poster

Ladder 49 (2004) ★ 6.5

Caught in a fire trap, firefighter Jack Morisson has to remember his adventurous life, and his friends and colleagues in the Ladder 49 fire brigade, led by boss Kennedy, have to do everything possible to save him. The heroes have trials and whirlwinds of fire ahead of them, but they are a tough team of real men who can overcome anything...
Signs (2002) poster

Signs (2002) ★ 6.8

A widowed former priest living with his children and brother on a Pennsylvania farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields, which suggests something more frightening to come.
Her (2013) poster

Her (2013) ★ 8.0

In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.
Gladiator (2000) poster

Gladiator (2000) ★ 8.5

A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.
You Were Never Really Here (2017) poster

You Were Never Really Here (2017) ★ 6.8

Genres: Crime Drama
A traumatized veteran unafraid of violence tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what could be his death trip or his awakening.
The Village (2004) poster

The Village (2004) ★ 6.6

A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village.
Walk the Line (2005) poster

Walk the Line (2005) ★ 7.8

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Inventing the Abbotts (1997) poster

Inventing the Abbotts (1997) ★ 6.4

Genres: Drama Romance
Two working class brothers court three wealthy and beautiful sisters in a small Illinois town.
Return to Paradise (1998) poster

Return to Paradise (1998) ★ 6.9

Two friends must choose whether to help a third friend who was arrested in Malaysia for drug possession.
Joker (2019) poster

Joker (2019) ★ 8.4

A mentally troubled stand-up comedian embarks on a downward spiral that leads to the creation of an iconic villain.
8MM (1999) poster

8MM (1999) ★ 6.5

A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not.
Inherent Vice (2014) poster

Inherent Vice (2014) ★ 6.6

Genres: Comedy Crime Drama
During the psychedelic 60s and 70s Larry "Doc" Sportello is surprised by his former girlfriend and her plot for her billionaire boyfriend, his wife, and her boyfriend. A plan for kidnapping gets shaken up by the oddball characters entangled in this groovy kidnapping romp based upon the novel by Thomas Pynchon.
C'mon C'mon (2021) poster

C'mon C'mon (2021) ★ 7.5

Genres: Drama
Johnny is an emotionally stunted and softspoken radio journalist who travels the country interviewing a variety of kids about their thoughts concerning their world and their future. Then Johnny's saddled with caring for his young nephew Jesse. Jesse brings a new perspective and, as they travel from state to state, effectively turns the emotional tables on Johnny.
Hotel Rwanda (2004) poster

Hotel Rwanda (2004) ★ 8.1

Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, houses over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda, Africa.
The Sisters Brothers (2018) poster

The Sisters Brothers (2018) ★ 6.9

Based on Patrick DeWitt's novel, This movie revolves around the colorfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Riz Ahmed), who's being pursued across one thousand miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco, California by the notorious assassins Eli Sisters (John C. Reilly) and Charlie Sisters (Joaquin Phoenix). Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer.
The Master (2012) poster

The Master (2012) ★ 7.1

Genres: Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by the Cause and its charismatic leader.
Two Lovers (2008) poster

Two Lovers (2008) ★ 7.0

Genres: Drama Romance
Leonard Kraditor is a burned-out case, living with his immigrant parents after his fiancée left him, helping out at their Brooklyn dry cleaners, taking photographs, at loose ends, suicidal. In quick succession, he meets two women: Sandra, the daughter of his parents' business associates, frank, direct, sensual, Jewish like Leonard; and, his neighbor Michelle, mercurial, rootless, fun, blond, unattainable. Michelle is in love with a married man and cries on Leonard's shoulder; Sandra wants to save him. Is Leonard willing to risk losing Sandra's fidelity for the moments Michelle's moods swing toward him? Can this end well?
Brother Bear (2003) poster

Brother Bear (2003) ★ 6.8

When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as punishment with a talkative cub being his only guide to changing back.
We Own the Night (2007) poster

We Own the Night (2007) ★ 6.8

Genres: Action Crime Drama
Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test.
The Yards (2000) poster

The Yards (2000) ★ 6.4

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big contractors; he's battling with a minority-owned firm for contracts. Willie Gutierrez, Leo's best friend, is Frank's bag man and heads a crew of midnight saboteurs who ruin the work of the Puerto Rican-owned firm. Leo needs a job, so Willie pays him to be his back-up. Then things go badly wrong one night, a cop IDs Leo, and everyone now wants him out of the picture. Besides his ailing mom and his cousin Erica, to whom can Leo turn?