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A Dangerous Method (2011)

Viggo Mortensen as "Sigmund Freud"

In 1904 a Russian woman named Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) arrives at Carl Jung's (Michael Fassbender) clinic, seeking treatment for hysteria. Jung is eager to test Sigmund Freud's (Viggo Mortensen) theories on Sabina and, in fact, successfully treats her. Two years later Jung and Sabina meet Freud in person, and Jung takes over the treatment of Otto Gross, whose influence leads Jung to begin an affair with Sabina, contributing to a rift with Freud.

Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Viggo Mortensen in the news

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Viggo Mortensen Doesn't Really Care for the Last Two 'Lord of the Rings' Movies

Posted by
Katie Roberts on May 15th 2014, 3:30PM

May 15th 2014, 3:30PM

Happy Birthday, Viggo Mortensen! Here Are His Most Badass Moments

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Oct 20th 2013, 7:00AM

Oct 20th 2013, 7:00AM

David Cronenberg On 'A Dangerous Method,' Viggo Mortensen Love And Defending Keira Knightley

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Jan 6th 2012, 7:04AM

Jan 6th 2012, 7:04AM

25 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring'

Posted by
Gary Susman on Dec 19th 2011, 9:00AM

Dec 19th 2011, 9:00AM

Viggo Mortensen Hates Death, and More Ridiculous Things From His T Magazine Interview

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Dec 7th 2011, 5:50AM

Dec 7th 2011, 5:50AM

David Cronenberg on 'A Dangerous Method,' Viggo Mortensen Love and Defending Keira Knightley

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Dec 5th 2011, 8:20AM

Dec 5th 2011, 8:20AM

Viggo Mortensen: 'A Dangerous Method' Taught Me How to Talk in a Movie

Posted by
Michael Hogan on Nov 23rd 2011, 7:10AM

Nov 23rd 2011, 7:10AM

TIFF Weekend Roundup: Celebrities Get Goofy

Posted by
Scaachi Koul on Sep 12th 2011, 1:30PM

Sep 12th 2011, 1:30PM

'Snow White' Updates: Viggo Mortensen Out, Armie Hammer and Saoirse Ronan In

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 28th 2011, 8:40AM

Mar 28th 2011, 8:40AM

'Superman' Casting Update: Viggo Mortsensen Wanted for General Zod

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 25th 2011, 4:40PM

Feb 25th 2011, 4:40PM

Upcoming 'Snow White' Movies: Here's What We Know About Them

Posted by
Peter Hall on Feb 8th 2011, 9:45AM

Feb 8th 2011, 9:45AM

Viggo Mortensen in Talks to Star in New 'Snow White'; Uni Wants Kristen Stewart for Lead

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jan 26th 2011, 6:00PM

Jan 26th 2011, 6:00PM

Christian Bale, Javier Bardem Shootout for 'Dark Tower' Gunslinger?

Posted by
Mike Bracken on Jan 26th 2011, 12:30PM

Jan 26th 2011, 12:30PM

Javier Bardem and Viggo Mortensen Are Frontrunners for 'Dark Tower' - Who Would You Pick?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jan 3rd 2011, 5:30AM

Jan 3rd 2011, 5:30AM

'Dark Tower' Casting Rumors: Viggo Mortensen, Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig & Jon Hamm

Posted by
Jacob Hall on Dec 20th 2010, 1:30PM

Dec 20th 2010, 1:30PM

Actors Who Do Their Own Stunts: Tom Cruise and 8 Other Daredevil Stars

Posted by
Dan Solomon on Nov 8th 2010, 11:00AM

Nov 8th 2010, 11:00AM

Falling in Love With Horses (in Movies): 11 Steps of Horse-Human Courtship

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Oct 8th 2010, 10:00AM

Oct 8th 2010, 10:00AM

Framed: Eastern Promises

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Sep 2nd 2010, 5:45PM

Sep 2nd 2010, 5:45PM

Stars in Rewind: Viggo Mortensen's Punk Love

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 23rd 2010, 1:45PM

Aug 23rd 2010, 1:45PM

Cinematical Late Night: Aniston as Streisand, Mortensen as Burroughs, Space Prison

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Aug 4th 2010, 11:11PM

Aug 4th 2010, 11:11PM

Amy Adams, Viggo Mortensen Headed 'On the Road'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Aug 4th 2010, 9:31PM

Aug 4th 2010, 9:31PM

Cinematical Late Night: Giacchino on 'Let Me In', Willis' Smell, Mortensen's Freud

Posted by
Peter Hall on Jul 6th 2010, 10:45PM

Jul 6th 2010, 10:45PM

Movie Casting: Cohen, Clement Up for 'Men in Black III' Role?

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Mar 10th 2010, 9:00AM

Mar 10th 2010, 9:00AM

Viggo Mortensen Will Take David Cronenberg's 'Talking Cure'

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Mar 9th 2010, 1:02PM

Mar 9th 2010, 1:02PM

A Little Romance Goes a Long Way at the Box Office

Posted by
Bob Cannon on Feb 11th 2010, 8:00AM

Feb 11th 2010, 8:00AM

The Movieman's Oscar Nomination Predictions: Actor/Actress

Posted by
Erik Childress on Jan 31st 2010, 12:02PM

Jan 31st 2010, 12:02PM

What Performances Do You Think Were Overlooked In 2009?

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Jan 29th 2010, 7:02AM

Jan 29th 2010, 7:02AM

Stuart Townsend Leaves 'Thor' Over "Creative Differences"

Posted by
Jenny Hollowell on Jan 11th 2010, 6:15AM

Jan 11th 2010, 6:15AM

Stuart Townsend Ditches 'Thor' Over "Creative Differences"

Posted by
Erik Childress on Jan 10th 2010, 3:25PM

Jan 10th 2010, 3:25PM

The Road Movie Review: We Give Our Verdict

Posted by
Pete Stanton on Jan 8th 2010, 5:55AM

Jan 8th 2010, 5:55AM

'The Road' Won't Receive Wide Release

Posted by
Adam Keleman on Dec 14th 2009, 12:30PM

Dec 14th 2009, 12:30PM

Viggo Mortensen Talks The Road and The Hobbit

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Dec 12th 2009, 2:12AM

Dec 12th 2009, 2:12AM

Alec Baldwin Becomes Latest to Threaten Retirement

Posted by
Erik Davis on Nov 30th 2009, 2:15PM

Nov 30th 2009, 2:15PM

Trailer: 'The Road'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Nov 27th 2009, 12:34PM

Nov 27th 2009, 12:34PM

Interview: Viggo Mortensen

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Nov 26th 2009, 2:02PM

Nov 26th 2009, 2:02PM

Interview: 'The Road' Director John Hillcoat

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Nov 25th 2009, 4:02PM

Nov 25th 2009, 4:02PM

Review: The Road

Posted by
Cinematical staff on Nov 25th 2009, 3:02PM

Nov 25th 2009, 3:02PM

'The Road' Movie Reviews

Posted by
Daniel Frankel on Nov 24th 2009, 4:00PM

Nov 24th 2009, 4:00PM

Viggo Mortensen Talks 'The Road,' 'The Hobbit' and 'Eastern Promises 2'

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Nov 23rd 2009, 10:45PM

Nov 23rd 2009, 10:45PM

The Best of the Apocalypse

Posted by
Jack Mathews on Nov 23rd 2009, 3:00PM

Nov 23rd 2009, 3:00PM

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