Movies starring Sean Penn

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)   3/53/53/53/53/5

90 mins     Comedy, Drama, Romance      

When "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" came out in 1982 I was a little too young to either enjoy or appreciate the amusing look at the year in the life of a group of high school kids, although the various "Porky" style elements ...

Carlito

Carlito's Way (1993)   4/54/54/54/54/5

144 mins     Crime, Drama, Thriller      

10 years after the united to give us "Scarface", one of the most popular gangster movies in cinema's history, Brian De Palma and Al Pacino reunited to give us another gangster style movie with "Carlito's Way". But "Carlito's ...

The Game

The Game (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

128 mins     Thriller      

There is a line in "The Game" where the main character Nicholas Van Orton says "I don't really understand it myself" which pretty much sums up how I feel about "The Game" as it is one of the most confusing movies I have watch...

U Turn

U Turn (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

125 mins     Crime, Drama, Thriller      

There is no denying Oliver Stone's ability as a director, his collection of movies speak for themselves but even a top director can go wrong and unfortunately with "U Turn" Stone has gone wrong. Wrong maybe the wrong word bec...

Mystic River

Mystic River (2003)   4/54/54/54/54/5

135 mins     Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller      

Clint Eastwood is a man who has shown that he is equally adept behind the camera as he is infront of it, as is the case of "Mystic River" a powerhouse movie which Eastwood stamps his authority on making it an atmospheric blen...

The Assassination of Richard Nixon

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)   4/54/54/54/54/5

95 mins     Biography, Drama      

I've always felt that Sean Penn was the actor to take over from Robert De Niro, not only does Penn often act in a similar style but he also takes on complex characters which would make many an actor cower away. Which brings m...

The Interpreter

The Interpreter (2005)   3/53/53/53/53/5

128 mins     Mystery, Thriller      

The Interpreter: Nicole Kidman is the interpreter who over hears an assassination plot except ther Secret Service agent assigned to watch her is not convinced...

Milk

Milk (2008)   4/54/54/54/54/5

128 mins     Biography, Drama      

I am sure there were many who watched "Milk" knowing the story of Harvey Milk, the gay rights activist and San Francisco Supervisor who in the 70s was assassinated but I am not one of them. The name Harvey Milk meant nothing ...

What Just Happened

What Just Happened (2008)   3/53/53/53/53/5

104 mins     Comedy, Drama      

On first look "What Just Happened" looks like it is another movie about behind the scenes of Hollywood with a story about a producer dealing with temperamental actors and directors whilst also dealing with personal problems. ...

Fair Game

Fair Game (2010)   3/53/53/53/53/5

108 mins     Drama, Thriller      

What happens when someone who doesn't really follow politics watches a movie based on a political true story directed by a man who has made some exciting action thrillers. Well for me it makes a movie which occasionally spike...

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life (2011)   2/52/52/52/52/5

139 mins     Drama, Fantasy      

Well the kitchen was quite nice, that shot of a polished old plane was pretty, the vertical shots of sky scrapers looked powerful and that shot of a sunset was pleasant. In truth I could probably fill out a review just listin...

The Gunman

The Gunman (2015)   3/53/53/53/53/5

115 mins     Action , Crime, Drama      

The Gunman (2015) Sean Penn stars as the former assassin on the run when he discovers there has been a hit put out on him...


* This is purely a list of reviews on The Movie Scene featuring the name Sean Penn as one of the principle cast members.

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