• Russell  Crowe

    Russell Crowe Awards

    Born on April 7th, 1964

    From Wellington, North Island, New Zealand

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Boy Erased

Jared Eamons, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, must overcome the fallout after being outed as gay to his parents. His father and mother struggle to reconcile their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Nominated
Best Supporting Actor
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The Water Diviner

Four years after the Battle of Gallipoli, Australian farmer Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe) travels to Turkey to find his three sons, who never returned home from the war. When he arrives in Istanbul, he meets others who have also suffered losses: hotelier Ayshe (Olga Kurylenko) and her son, Orhan, who befriends Connor; and Major Hasan (Yilmaz Erdogan), a Turkish officer who fought against Connor's sons and now may be their father's only hope in finding closure.

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2014)
Nominated
Best Lead Actor
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Les Misérables

After 19 years as a prisoner, Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) is freed by Javert (Russell Crowe), the officer in charge of the prison workforce. Valjean promptly breaks parole but later uses money from stolen silver to reinvent himself as a mayor and factory owner. Javert vows to bring Valjean back to prison. Eight years later, Valjean becomes the guardian of a child named Cosette after her mother's (Anne Hathaway) death, but Javert's relentless pursuit means that peace will be a long time coming.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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3:10 to Yuma

Outlaw Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) terrorizes 1800s Arizona, especially the Southern Railroad, until he is finally captured. Wade must be brought to trial, so Dan Evans (Christian Bale), the owner of a drought-stricken ranch, volunteers to escort him to the train. Along the trail, a grudging respect forms between the men, but danger looms at every turn, and the criminal's men are in pursuit.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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American Gangster

Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem's leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to become one of the inner city's most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in the mob's power structure and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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Cinderella Man

During the Great Depression, ex-boxer James J. Braddock (Russell Crowe) works as a day laborer until his former manager Joe Gould (Paul Giamatti) offers him a one-time slot against a rising young contender. After he wins a shocking upset, Braddock goes back into the ring full time, against the wishes of his frightened wife, Mae (Renée Zellweger). Dubbed "The Cinderella Man" for his rags-to-riches story, Braddock sets his sights on the defending champion, the fearsome Max Baer (Craig Bierko).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2006)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

In 1805, aboard the H.M.S. Surprise, the brash Captain Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) and his trusted friend, the ship's scholarly surgeon, Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany), are ordered to hunt down and capture a powerful French vessel off the South American coast. Though Napoleon is winning the war and the men and their crew face an onslaught of obstacles, including their own internal battles, "Lucky Jack" is determined that nothing will stop the Surprise from completing its mission.

Golden Globe (2004)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Gladiator

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.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2001)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
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The Insider

After seeking the expertise of former "Big Tobacco" executive Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe), seasoned TV producer Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino) suspects a story lies behind Wigand's reluctance to speak. As Bergman persuades Wigand to share his knowledge of industry secrets, the two must contend with the courts and the corporations that stand between them and exposing the truth. All the while, Wigand must struggle to maintain his family life amidst lawsuits and death threats.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2000)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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L.A. Confidential

Three policemen, each with his own motives and obsessions, tackle the corruption surrounding an unsolved murder at a downtown Los Angeles coffee shop in the early 1950s. Detective Lieutenant Exley (Guy Pearce), the son of a murdered detective, is out to avenge his father's killing. The ex-partner of Officer White (Russell Crowe), implicated in a scandal rooted out by Exley, was one of the victims. Sergeant Vincennes (Kevin Spacey) feeds classified information to a tabloid magnate (Danny DeVito).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture