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Her (2013)

Joaquin Phoenix as "Theodore"

A sensitive and soulful man earns a living by writing personal letters for other people. Left heartbroken after his marriage ends, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) becomes fascinated with a new operating system which reportedly develops into an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. He starts the program and meets "Samantha" (Scarlett Johansson), whose bright voice reveals a sensitive, playful personality. Though "friends" initially, the relationship soon deepens into love.

Golden Globe (2013) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

The Master (2012)

Joaquin Phoenix as "Freddie Quell"

Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) is a troubled, boozy drifter struggling with the trauma of World War II and whatever inner demons ruled his life before that. On a fateful night in 1950, Freddie boards a passing boat and meets Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), the charismatic leader of a religious movement called the Cause. Freddie tries hard to adhere to Dodd's weird teachings and forms a close bond with his mentor, even as other members of Dodd's inner circle see him as a threat.

Academy Award (2012) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012) Nominated Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2012) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Walk the Line (2005)

Joaquin Phoenix as "Johnny Cash"

The rise of country music legend Johnny Cash (Joaquin Phoenix) begins with his days as a boy growing up on the family farm, where he struggles under the scorn of his father (Robert Patrick). As the years pass, Cash ends up in Memphis, Tenn., with his wife, Vivian (Ginnifer Goodwin), and breaks into the music scene after finding his trademark sound. While on tour, Cash meets the love of his life, singer June Carter (Reese Witherspoon), but Cash's volatile lifestyle threatens to keep them apart.

Academy Award (2005) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2005) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Joaquin Phoenix as "Jack"

Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle), a Hutu, manages the Hôtel des Mille Collines and lives a happy life with his Tutsi wife (Sophie Okonedo) and their three children. But when Hutu military forces initiate a campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Tutsi minority, Paul is compelled to allow refugees to take shelter in his hotel. As the U.N. pulls out, Paul must struggle alone to protect the Tutsi refugees in the face of the escalating violence later known as the Rwandan genocide.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Gladiator (2000)

Joaquin Phoenix as "Commodus"

Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor and father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the great stoical philosopher. Maximus is then relegated to fighting to the death in the gladiator arenas.

Academy Award (2000) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2000) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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