If you like Oscar Isaac you should definitely watch our picks for his best movies.
Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada, born March 9, 1979 is an American actor and has appeared in the Star Wars sequel trilogy as X-wing pilot Poe Dameron. He has played a lead film role in the tragicomedy Inside Llewyn Davis, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination and Time named Isaac one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list of 2016. Oscar Isaac was described as the “best dang actor of his generation” by Vanity Fair in 2017.
10. Life Itself (2018)
Life Itself is a 2018 epic drama film written and directed by Dan Fogelman and stars Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Mandy Patinkin and Olivia Cooke. The story follows multiple couples over numerous generations, and their connection to a single event. The perils and rewards of life are shown in this multigenerational saga. The couples face unexpected twists that continuously echo in their life’s. Will they be able to successfully survive through the weal and woes of life and revert back to the normal conditions?
Drama | Director: Dan Fogelman
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9. At Eternity’s Gate (2018)
At Eternity’s Gate is a 2018 biographical drama film directed and co-edited by Julian Schnabel and stars Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac and Mads Mikkelsen, The Dutch painter Vincent Van Gough develops a unique style of painting during a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise. He is also struggling with religion, mental illness and tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gaugin. To rescue himself from the situation Van Gough starts to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain which his art is causing him.
Drama | Director: Julian Schnabel
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8. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 American superhero film directed and produced by Bryan Singer and stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult and Rose Byrne, Since the dawn of civilization, Apocalypse was worshiped as a god. He wakes up after thousands of years, disillusioned with the world. He recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind. Raven with the help of Professor X leads a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from destruction.
Superhero | Director: Bryan Singer
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7. Annihilation (2018)
Annihilation is a 2018 science fiction horror film written and directed by Alex Garland and starring Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Oscar Isaac, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Lena, a former soldier and a biologist on a mission to discover the mystery behind her husband’s disappearance, embarks on a journey into an environmental disaster zone but does not find what she wants. However, the team a biologist, an anthropologist, a psychiatrist, a cartographer, and a translator discovers a creature that endangers both their lives and their prudence.
Sci-Fi, Horror | Director: Alex Garland
Watch Annihilation on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/de-en/title/80206300#
6. A Most Violent Year (2014)
A Most Violent Year is a 2014 American crime drama film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The film stars Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain. The movie is set in New York City during the winter of 1981, the most violent year in the city’s history, and follows the life of an immigrant and his family. They are trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day dragged them and threaten to destroy all they have built.
Crime, Drama | Director: J. C. Chandor
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5. Agora (2009)
Agora is a 2009 Spanish English-language historical drama film directed by Alejandro Amenábar and stars Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella and Oscar Isaac. The story follows Hypatia, a mathematician, philosopher and astronomer in late 4th-century Roman Egypt, As she investigates the flaws of the geocentric Ptolemaic system and the heliocentric model that challenges it, she is surrounded by religious turmoil and social unrest. Therefore she struggles to save the knowledge of classical antiquity from destruction.
Drama | Director: Alejandro Amenábar
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4. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)
30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, a new threat arises in a galaxy far, far away. The Force Awakens is a 2015 epic space-opera film produced, co-written, and directed by J. J. Abrams and starring Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac. The First Order attempts to rule the Galaxy and only a small crew of heroes can stop them. Meanwhile, a scavenger named Rey teams up with a stormtroopter to return a droid to the resistance base containing a map to Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
Space-Opera | Director: J. J. Abrams
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3. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 black comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by Joel and Ethan Coen and stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman and Garrett Hedlund. In February 1961, Llewyn Davis is a down-and-out singer in New York’s Greenwich Village. He has no money and spends each night on the sofa of a different companions and associates. His agent doesn’t seem to be promoting his last album and is considering to return to his old job as a merchant seaman. For Llewyn, however, life seems to repeat itself.
Comedy | Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
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2. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
After 42 years of telling the stories of Luke, Anakin, Obi-Wan, Lea, Han, Rey, and Yoda, the Skywalker saga comes to an end with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. This epic space opera film was produced, co-written, and directed by J. J. Abrams and stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac. Find out how the surviving Resistance faces Kylo Ren and his First Order once more in the final chapter.
Space-Opera | Director: J. J. Abrams
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1. Ex Machina (2014)
Ex Machina is a 2014 science fiction film written and directed by Alex Garland and stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac. Caleb, a programmer for the world’s largest Internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the company’s CEO. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location, he has to take part in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he has to interact with the world’s first real artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.
Science Fiction | Director: Alex Garland
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