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Cary Elwes is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer British born on 26 october 1962 at Westminster (United-kingdom)

Cary Elwes

Cary Elwes
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Birth name Ivan Simon Cary Elwes
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 26 october 1962 (57 years) at Westminster (United-kingdom)

Cary Elwes (/ˈɛlwɪs/; born 26 October 1962), is an English actor, screenwriter, producer and best-selling author known for his roles in The Princess Bride; Glory; Robin Hood: Men in Tights; Days of Thunder; Bram Stoker's Dracula; Hot Shots!; Twister; Liar, Liar; and as Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw. He has also had recurring roles in television series such as The X-Files (portraying Brad Follmer) and Psych (portraying Pierre Despereaux).


Elwes met stills photographer Lisa Marie Kurbikoff in 1991 at a Malibu chili cook-off and became engaged in 1997. They married in 2000 and have one child.

In August 2005, Elwes filed a lawsuit against Evolution Entertainment, his management firm and producer of Saw. Elwes said he was promised a minimum of one percent of the producers' net profits of the film and did not receive the full amount. The case eventually was settled out of court. In 2010, he reprised his role in Saw 3D.

Best films

Twister (1996)
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Hot Shots! (1991)
Days of Thunder (1990)
No Strings Attached (2011)

Usually with

Cassian Elwes
Cassian Elwes
(6 films)
Joe Sagal
Joe Sagal
(2 films)
James Wan
James Wan
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Cary Elwes (76 films)

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Black Christmas, 1h32
Directed by Sophia Takal
Origin USA
Genres Horror, Slasher
Themes Feminist films, Christmas films, Politique, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Serial killer films, Political films
Actors Imogen Poots, Cary Elwes
Roles Gelson
Rating32% 1.6225451.6225451.6225451.6225451.622545
C'est bientôt le début des vacances de fin d'année à l'université Hawthorne. Parmi les étudiants qui vont rester sur le campus pendant les fêtes, il y a Riley Stone, une jeune femme ayant été victime d'un acte horrible de la part d'un membre de l'une des fraternité les plus puissantes d'Hawthorne lors de sa première année. Depuis, Riley se fait discrète et timide.
Billionaire Boys Club, 1h48
Directed by James Cox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Themes Escroquerie
Actors Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irvine, Waleed Zuaiter, Cary Elwes
Roles Andy Warhol
Rating55% 2.7994852.7994852.7994852.7994852.799485
En 1983, de jeunes hommes richissimes fondent le Billionaire Boys Club, un club d'investissement créé par le génie de la finance Joe Hunt et le joueur de tennis Dean Karney. Ils dépensaient follement notamment l'argent investi par des investisseurs. Jusqu'au jour où les fonds ont tourné court en 1984, les membres de l'association se sont tournés vers le banditisme ce qui les mena à tuer Ron Levin, un escroc qui leur aurait volé environ 4 millions de dollars.
Sugar Mountain
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Cary Elwes, Jason Momoa, Drew Roy, Haley Webb, Melora Walters, Shane Coffey
Roles Jim Huxley
Rating54% 2.7013852.7013852.7013852.7013852.701385
Deux frères un peu losers planifient leur "fausse" disparition dans le Grand Nord. Leur objectif : vendre leur "extraordinaire" histoire ensuite. Mais leur arnaque se transforme bien vite en "vraie" catastrophe...
The Queen of Spain, 2h8
Directed by Fernando Trueba
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Neus Asensi, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Javier Cámara
Roles Gary Jones
Rating51% 2.556062.556062.556062.556062.55606
Dans les années 1950, en plein franquisme, la superstar internationale Macarena Granada retourne en Espagne, son pays natal, pour incarner Isabelle la Catholique dans un film biographique à grand budget. Quand il apprend son retour, Blas Fontiveros, un réalisateur qui l'a fait tourner dans une comédie musicale en 1938, retourne également à Madrid pour la revoir. Mais son arrivée déclenche une série d'événements inattendus qui perturbent le tournage du biopic surveillé par les hommes de Francisco Franco...
Indiscretion, 1h49
Directed by John Stewart Muller
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Actors Mira Sorvino, Cary Elwes, Katherine McNamara, Melora Walters, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Christopher Backus
Rating48% 2.411112.411112.411112.411112.41111
Veronica, une psychiatre, est mariée à Jake, un homme politique en campagne pour l'élection sénatoriale de Louisiane. Lors d'un gala, Veronica fait la connaissance de Victor, un artiste à qui elle achète une sculpture. Victor et Veronica se revoient, décident de dîner ensemble, puis passent le week-end tous les deux. Veronica, qui ne souhaite pas aller plus loin, tente de faire comprendre à Victor qu'ils n'ont vécu qu'une aventure sans lendemain. Refusant de l'accepter, Victor s'arrange pour se rapprocher de Jake et devenir un de ses amis du club de tir. Puis il séduit Lizzy, la fille de Veronica et Jake…
A Mouse Tale
Genres Animation
Actors Miranda Cosgrove, Drake Bell, Jon Lovitz, Jon Heder, Cary Elwes, Tom Arnold
Roles Sir Thaddeus (voice)

To save their kingdom from evil rodents, two young mice go on a quest to a forbidden world to find a legendary magic crystal that has the power to restore order to their kingdom.
Being Charlie, 1h36
Directed by Rob Reiner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Nick Robinson, Common, Cary Elwes, Devon Bostick, Morgan Saylor, Susan Misner
Roles David Mills
Rating62% 3.102793.102793.102793.102793.10279
Charlie, 18 ans, est envoyé en cure de désintoxication par ses parents dans une clinique où il doit faire face à son addiction à la drogue. Il rencontre Eva, une magnifique fille mais toute aussi perturbée que lui...
We Don't Belong Here
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Catherine Keener, Kaitlyn Dever, Anton Yelchin, Riley Keough, Cary Elwes, Maya Rudolph
Roles Frank Harper
Rating49% 2.480112.480112.480112.480112.48011
Nancy Green (Catherine Keener) is the mother of a dysfunctional family. She is pushed to her limits after the disappearance of her son, Maxwell Green (Anton Yelchin).
H8RZ (2015)
, 1h34
Directed by Derrick Borte
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Israel Broussard, Abigail Spencer, Eliza Hope Bennett, Jeremy Sisto, Malcolm Mays, Cary Elwes
Roles Principal Donato
Rating57% 2.8525752.8525752.8525752.8525752.852575
In the aftermath of a mysterious high school "incident" which results in the school burning and a group of students dead, the school's attorney, Laura Sedgewick (Abigail Spencer) questions the only witness alive, a student, Alex (Eliza Bennet), in hopes of protecting the school from any lawsuits. The story is told by Alex's perspective and shown in flashbacks. Alex meets Jack (Israel Broussard), his girlfriend, Carla (Sophie Curtis), Ricky (Chris Petrovski) and Cameron (Malcom Mays) at detention after they were caught cheating on a test. They team up to hack into the school and change their failing grades. Jack is hesitant at first but gives in. Thinking that they've succeeded they celebrate. But soon each one of then begin to be blackmailed by an unknown person who disguises themself as "Brittany Taman." Everyone is confused due to the fact that Brittany Taman was a student who committed suicide. Ricky reveals that Jack had something to do with her. The unknown person gives each of them different errands. They proceed to find out who their blackmailer is. Meanwhile, in present time Jack is seen at the hospital severely burned. He repeatedly says the name "Brittany" leaving his parents confused. Back into the story, they soon discover that the blackmailer is their own science teacher, Faustin. He had witnessed Cameron hacking into the school computer. He threatens them to get him a specific amount of money at any cost or else he would tell the police. The group is stressed, not knowing how to get the money. Ricky considers telling the authorities but his family is forced to move back to Russia. Feeling pressured, Carla considers overdosing on pills. Alex discovers a way on how to steal 5 million dollars. They all team up once again to steal money using fake ID's and add all the money to the school account online. Once they have all the money needed, they meet their teacher and give it to him in exchange for their freedom. Cameron still enraged by everything their teacher put them through confronts him and Faustin pulls out a gun and kills Carla and Cameron. Jack is also shot but is still alive. The attorney tells Alex to leave far away and threatens him never to speak of the incident ever again. Meanwhile, she and the principal go on the school account to discover that all the money the kids had stolen is gone. Just as Alex receives a message on his phone that all the money has been deposited into his own account. A video message sent to the principal reveals that Brittany faked her death and that Jack used and lied to her while he was still with Carla. Carla later got the whole school to turn against Brittany causing Brittany to want to commit suicide. Also, Cameron and Ricky wanted to take advantage of her. The video ends with her saying that these haters will pay for everything they did to her. It becomes clear that there is much more to this story than meets the eye. After putting pieces together from Alex's story the attorney learns that Alex is actually Brittany and that he stole the money and that he shot his classmates himself. Meanwhile, Jack dies from his severe wounds at the hospital. Brittany is seen leaving in a car taking out brown eye contacts revealing her natural blue eyes revealing that she is indeed Brittany and faked another identity to avenge herself. The movie ends with the attorney running and yells after.
Behaving Badly, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Selena Gomez, Heather Graham, Nat Wolff, Elisabeth Shue, Dylan McDermott, Mary-Louise Parker
Roles Joseph Stevens
Rating45% 2.262762.262762.262762.262762.26276
Teenager Rick Stevens (Natt Wolff), has a crush on Nina Pennington (Selena Gomez). When Rick realises that Nina broke up with her boyfriend Kevin (Austin Stowell), he places a bet with Karlis Malinauskas (Nate Hartley), a mobster's son, that he will have sex with Nina before Arbor Day, leading to a serious chain of events from having sex with his best friend's mom (Elizabeth Shue), to having almost the whole town in jail, including Nina.
Reach Me
Reach Me (2014)
, 1h35
Directed by John Herzfeld
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Lauren Cohan, Sylvester Stallone, Scarlett Johansson, Cary Elwes, Terry Crews, Tom Hanks
Roles Kersey
Rating49% 2.4576252.4576252.4576252.4576252.457625
With an ensemble cast, this film tells interwoven stories from a diverse group of people who are united by one thing: a powerful book published by an unknown mysterious author. When the book's positive message goes viral, a journalist and his editor, a former inmate, a hip-hop mogul, an actor and an undercover cop are inspired to change their lives by facing their own fears.
Teen Lust
Teen Lust (2014)
, 1h20
Directed by Blaine Thurier
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Cary Elwes, Kristin Bauer, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Daryl Sabara, Jesse Carere, Annie Clark
Roles John
Rating46% 2.3089952.3089952.3089952.3089952.308995
High school student Neil (Jesse Carere) has vowed to remain celibate due to his religious beliefs, as his church wants him to be part of a religious ceremony that requires him to be a virgin. Neil is unaware that his church, which practices Satanism, is planning to sacrifice him to Satan in order to prevent 1000 years of peace on earth. Once Neil becomes aware of this plan, he and his best friend Matt (Daryl Sabara) make plans to find a woman to take Neil's virginity and thus save him from certain death.
The Story of Luke, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Lou Taylor Pucci, Seth Green, Cary Elwes, Al Sapienza, Kristin Bauer, Kenneth Welsh
Roles Paul
Rating71% 3.595973.595973.595973.595973.59597
Abandoned as a child by his mother because of his autism, Luke was raised by his grandparents who offered him a loving but sheltered upbringing. When his grandmother suddenly dies, Luke, now 25, and his senile grandpa Jonas are forced to move in with "the relatives": uncle Paul, aunt Cindy and cousins Brad and Megan. The adjustment is difficult for everybody and grandpa Jonas is soon moved to a nursing home, not before leaving Luke with his final coherent words: “Get a job. Find a girl. Live your own life. Be a man!” Although his dysfunctional relatives don't know what to do with him, Luke now has a mission.
Hansel and Gretel Get Baked, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Children's films
Actors Michael Welch, Molly C. Quinn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Cary Elwes, Lochlyn Munro, Yancy Butler
Roles The Meter Man
Rating43% 2.163722.163722.163722.163722.16372
The film begins with an electrician (cameo by Cary Elwes) monitoring the electricity box behind an old house. Peering in through a window, he sees a huge marijuana crop. Something pulls him through the window, and we hear him give a dying scream.