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12 Years a Slave Movie Poster

12 Years a Slave

In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery...

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
There Will Be Blood Movie Poster

There Will Be Blood

Silver miner Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) leads a hardscrabble life with his son, H.W. (Dillon Freasier). When he hears about oil oozing...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated
Supporting Actor
Little Miss Sunshine Movie Poster

Little Miss Sunshine

The Hoover family -- a man (Greg Kinnear), his wife (Toni Collette), an uncle (Steve Carell), a brother (Paul Dano) and a grandfather (Alan Arkin)...

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Paul Dano in the news

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The Trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's Farting Corpse Movie Is Bizarre, But Beautiful
The Trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's Farting Corpse Movie Is Bizarre, But Beautiful
Daniel Radcliffe Reacts to Walkouts During His Farting Corpse Film Premiere
Daniel Radcliffe Reacts to Walkouts During His Farting Corpse Film Premiere
Watch Four A-List Actors Audition for Cher's Role in 'Clueless'
Watch Four A-List Actors Audition for Cher's Role in 'Clueless'
Paul Dano Gained 35 Pounds to Play Brian Wilson, Felt 'Sexy' When 'Chubby'
Paul Dano Gained 35 Pounds to Play Brian Wilson, Felt 'Sexy' When 'Chubby'