13 movies starring Morgan Freeman
Outbreak (1995) ★ 6.6
Army doctors struggle to find a cure for a deadly virus spreading throughout a California town that was brought to America by an African monkey.
Lucky Number Slevin (2006) ★ 7.7
Slevin has no luck. The house is sealed, the girl has left for someone else... His friend Nick leaves New York and offers Slevin to live in an empty apartment. At the same time, a big crime boss nicknamed Boss wants to settle accounts with his former partner for the murder of his son and "order" his heir in retaliation.
London Has Fallen (2016) ★ 5.9
The film begins in London, where the prime minister of Great Britain dies under mysterious circumstances. The funeral is certainly attended by the leaders of the Western world. But what began as the safest event on earth turns into a dangerous assassination attempt on the world's most powerful leaders, which in turn threatens the future of the entire world. Only three people retain any hope of averting disaster: the president of the United States, his loyal assistant, a secret service agent, and an English MI6 agent who trusts no one.
Momentum (2015) ★ 5.5
Alex, an experienced thief, agrees to commit her latest robbery... But things don't go according to plan. Now she - a beautiful, strong and ruthless femme fatale - is in danger. And the botched robbery isn't the only problem. She crossed the path of a secret international syndicate that's looking for something more valuable than diamonds. From that moment on, the only way for Alex to escape is to run. And as quickly as possible.
Se7en (1995) ★ 8.6
Detective William Somerset is a veteran criminal detective who dreams of retiring and getting away from the city and its sinful inhabitants. Seven days before retirement, Somerset is plagued by two troubles: a young partner, Mills, and a particularly elaborate murder. The experienced detective's sharp mind immediately determines that this crime is likely to be followed by others. The news confirms his hunch. Realizing that the killer is punishing his victims for their deadly sins, the detective faces a choice: go back to work or leave and hand the case over to his less experienced partner?
The Sum of All Fears (2002) ★ 6.4
Jack Ryan is a CIA analyst and he must stop the plans of Neo-Nazis who are looking to start a war between Russia, which would be devastating. They plan on planting bombs at football games in Baltimore, Maryland that will detonate with nuclear weapons and set off an international conflict.
Oblivion (2013) ★ 7.0
One day, a small group of Scavs appeared on the outskirts of George Pierce's hometown. They were highly trained and had advanced weapons for their size that led many people to believe they came from another planet in order to steal Earth's resources. This scared them so much that nobody dared go near these strange creatures until one brave soul shot at one with his shotgun, revealing it as an ordinary human trying only to find food and shelter like anyone else would do when faced with disaster.
Wanted (2008) ★ 6.7
The anxious, clumsy and abused office clerk Wesley Allan Gibson has a hell and boring routine life: his obese boss humiliates him all the time and his girlfriend betrays him with his colleague and best friend during working period. When he meets the sexy Fox, Wesley is informed that his father was a professional killer that belonged to an ancient organization called Fraternity and killed by the skilled and powerful Cross, a hit-man that has betrayed the Fraternity. Wesley learns that his anxiety actually is a manifestation of his latent abilities and he joins the society under the command of Sloan. Trained by Fox, he changes his personality and attitude, being prepared to face the dangerous Cross and find a hidden secret.
Vanquish (2021) ★ 2.7
As a former Russian drug courier, Victoria (Rose) is fighting to take out an array of violent gangsters with guns and guts - or she may never see her child again. The retired cop that holds the daughter hostage forces this upon her by controlling his position as superior.
The Bucket List (2007) ★ 7.4
Stars: Morgan Freeman
Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.
Kiss the Girls (1997) ★ 6.6
Alex Cross, a Washington D.C. cop and forensic psychologist learns that his niece who is going to college in North Carolina is missing. So he goes there and learns that the police think she's among the victims of someone who kidnaps young girls and holds them captive and kills them who dubs himself Cassanova after the great lover. Later Kate, one of his victims, escapes and tries to help Cross find his niece.
Olympus Has Fallen (2013) ★ 6.5
Secret Service agent Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack and works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.
Gone Baby Gone (2007) ★ 7.6
Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally.
Going in Style (2017) ★ 6.6
Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Last Knights (2015) ★ 6.1
A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master.
Lucy (2014) ★ 6.4
A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) ★ 9.3
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) ★ 5.5
A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Invictus (2009) ★ 7.3
Nelson Mandela, in his first term as President of South Africa, initiates a unique venture to unite the Apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
The Contract (2006) ★ 5.6
A father and his son attempt to bring in an assassin to the authorities, but his dangerous associates have other plans.
Bruce Almighty (2003) ★ 6.7
A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.
Evan Almighty (2007) ★ 5.4
God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) ★ 6.9
Robin Hood decides to fight back as an outlaw when faced with the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham.
The Big Bounce (2004) ★ 4.9
A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischevious, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
High Crimes (2002) ★ 6.3
A successful lawyer's husband is arrested for murdering 9 villagers in El Salvador in 1988 as US soldier under a different name. She defends him in military court and investigates. Framed?
The Comeback Trail (2020) ★ 5.7
Two movie producers who owe money to the mob set up their aging movie star for an insurance scam to try and save themselves. But they wind up getting more than they ever imagined.
Million Dollar Baby (2004) ★ 8.1
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.
Along Came a Spider (2001) ★ 6.4
When a senator's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school, detective Alex Cross investigates the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.
Unforgiven (1992) ★ 8.2
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner Ned Logan and a young man, The "Schofield Kid."
RED (2010) ★ 7.0
Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored, and lonely living off of his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank's life is his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker, Sarah (Mary-Louis Parker). Sarah is as bored and lonely as Frank and marks her conversations with the unknown Frank and her spy novels as the only things fun in her life. When something in Frank's past forces him back into his old line of work and puts an unwitting Sarah in the middle of the intrigue, Frank and Sarah begin a journey into his past and the people with whom he used to work. Like Frank they are all "R.E.D." - Retired Extremely Dangerous.
March of the Penguins (2005) ★ 7.5
At the end of each Antarctic summer, the emperor penguins of the South Pole journey to their traditional breeding grounds in a fascinating mating ritual that is captured in this documentary by intrepid filmmaker Luc Jacquet. The journey across frozen tundra proves to be the simplest part of the ritual, as after the egg is hatched, the female must delicately transfer it to the male and make her way back to the distant sea to nourish herself and bring back food to her newborn chick.
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012) ★ 6.9
Monty Wildhorn, an alcoholic novelist of Westerns, has lost his drive. His nephew pushes him to summer in quiet Belle Isle. He begrudgingly befriends a newly single mom and her 3 girls who help him find the inspiration to write again.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989) ★ 7.3
An elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta can no longer drive. Her son insists she allow him to hire a driver, which in the 1950s meant a black man. She resists any change in her life but, Hoke, the driver is hired by her son. She refuses to allow him to drive her anywhere at first, but Hoke slowly wins her over with his native good graces. The movie is directly taken from a stage play and does show it. It covers over twenty years of the pair's life together as they slowly build a relationship that transcends their differences.
Paradise Highway (2022) ★ N/A
A truck driver has been forced to smuggle illicit cargo to save her brother from a deadly prison gang. With FBI operatives hot on her trail, Sally's conscience is challenged when the final package turns out to be a teenage girl.
Dolphin Tale (2011) ★ 6.8
A lonely and friendless boy finds and untangles a hurt dolphin that is caught in a crab trap. He becomes very attached to the dolphin when the tail must be taken off to save the dolphin's life. The boy believes the dolphin would be able to swim normally if it was given a prosthetic tail.
10 Items or Less (2006) ★ 6.5
A well-known actor, who hasn't accepted a role in four years, is considering a project. The cousin of the director drives him to Archie's Ranch Market, in Carson, and drops him off to do a little research. He's fascinated by one of the checkers, Scarlet, a young woman from Spain with a preternatural ability to ring up items at the cash register. She hates her job, stuck at the 10 items or less lane. The actor chats her up, and when her shift ends, he asks for a ride. In the course of the afternoon, he helps her prepare for a job interview. She needs to have confidence, he needs to commit. Human contact, however brief, can change people.