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Jessica Chastain is a Actor and Producer American born on 24 march 1977 at Sacramento (USA)

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain participated to 34 films (as actor, director or script writer).
Among those, 8 have good markets following the box office.

Here are the best films classified by number of entries :

Actress

Interstellar, 2h49
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Space adventure films, Time travel films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace
Roles Murphy "Murph" Cooper
Rating83% 4.1584454.1584454.1584454.1584454.158445
Crop blight has made growing food on Earth nearly impossible, threatening the existence of humanity. Joe Cooper, a widowed former NASA pilot, runs a farm with his father-in-law Donald, son Tom, and daughter Murphy. Murphy believes her bedroom is haunted by a poltergeist. When the "ghost" creates a pattern of dust on the floor, Cooper realizes an unknown intelligence is using gravity to communicate, and interprets the pattern as geographic coordinates, which Cooper and Murphy follow to a secret NASA installation.
The Martian, 2h21
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Dans l'espace, Mars in film, Films based on Robinson Crusoe, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Space opera, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Sebastian Stan
Roles Melissa Lewis
Rating79% 3.9972853.9972853.9972853.9972853.997285
In the 2030s, the crew of Ares III, a manned mission to Mars, has established a temporary artificial habitat, called the Hab, on Mars, where they are to stay for two months and depart back to Earth in their orbital probe. Eighteen days into the Mars mission, however, a massive Martian storm hits the base and the crew is forced to abandon the planet and launch themselves because of the danger that their escape vehicle will collapse and leave them stranded. While evacuating, astronaut Mark Watney is lost and presumed dead as his biomonitor is damaged. With the lives of her crew at stake, mission commander Melissa Lewis is forced to leave the planet, leaving Watney behind.
Mama
Mama (2013)
, 2h15
Directed by Andrés Muschietti
Origin Espagne
Genres Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about children, Ghost films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Paul Wesley, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse
Roles Annabel
Rating61% 3.099233.099233.099233.099233.09923
Distraught after losing his fortune in the 2008 financial crisis, stockbroker Jeffrey D'Asange kills his business partners and estranged wife before taking his children, three-year-old Victoria and one-year-old Lilly, away from home. Driving dangerously fast on a snowy road, Jeffrey loses control and the car slides off and down the mountain, crashing into the woods. Surviving, he takes the children into an abandoned cabin and builds a fire, even though Victoria is resistant, thinking she saw someone inside. Planning to kill his daughters and commit suicide, he holds a gun to Victoria's head, but a shadowy figure suddenly drags him away, suspending him in the air and strangling him with his tie. Victoria turns around, but because her father had taken her glasses away, she did not see the gun and could not see what was happening. The girls, huddled by the fireside, are tossed a cherry by the mysterious figure.
Zero Dark Thirty, 2h37
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Spy, Historical
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, Spy films, Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films, Films about hijackings
Actors Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Mark Strong, Chris Pratt, Jennifer Ehle
Roles Maya
Rating73% 3.697383.697383.697383.697383.69738
In 2003, Maya, a young U.S. Central Intelligence Agency officer, has spent her entire brief career, since graduating from college and being recruited for the agency, focused solely on gathering intelligence related to Osama bin Laden, leader of al-Qaeda, following the terrorist organization's attack on the United States in 2001. She is reassigned to the U.S. embassy in Pakistan to work with a fellow officer, Dan. During the first months of her assignment, Maya often accompanies Dan to a black site for his continuing interrogation of Ammar al-Baluchi, a detainee with suspected links to several of the hijackers in the September 11 attacks. Dan subjects the detainee to approved interrogation techniques, i.e., stress positions, hooding, subjection to deafening noise, sleep deprivation, waterboarding, and humiliation. After failing to get al-Baluchi to give up information on an attack in Saudi Arabia, he and Maya eventually trick Ammar into divulging that an old acquaintance, who is using the alias Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti, is working as a personal courier for bin Laden. Other detainees corroborate this, with some claiming Abu Ahmed delivers messages between bin Laden and a man known as Abu Faraj al-Libbi. In 2005, Abu Faraj is apprehended by the CIA and local police in Pakistan. Maya is allowed to interrogate him, but he continues to deny knowing a courier with such a name. Maya interprets this as an attempt by Faraj to conceal the importance of Abu Ahmed.
The Help
The Help (2011)
, 2h26
Directed by Tate Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Feminist films, Politique, Films about racism, Films about the labor movement, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone
Roles Celia Foote
Rating80% 4.0499554.0499554.0499554.0499554.049955
In 1963 Jackson, Mississippi, Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a black maid spending her life raising white children after the death of her only son from an industrial accident. She works for the Leefolt family, principally taking care of the children of Elizabeth Leefolt, a young woman gripped with postpartum depression who refuses to acknowledge her daughter except when disciplining her. Aibileen's best friend is Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer), an outspoken black maid who has long worked for Hilly Holbrook's (Bryce Dallas Howard) mother, Mrs. Walters (Sissy Spacek), to the point that they are very comfortable with each other. Minny's stormy temper is tolerated due to respect for her great cooking skills. Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan (Emma Stone) is an independent thinking young white woman returning to the family plantation after graduating from the University of Mississippi to find that her beloved childhood maid, Constantine (Cicely Tyson), has quit while she was away. She is perplexed as she believes Constantine would not have left without writing her, and she eventually learns that Constantine was fired by Skeeter's mother Charlotte (Allison Janney).
Molly's Game, 2h20
Directed by Aaron Sorkin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Themes Films about families, Jeu, Mafia films, Films about drugs, Poker, Gangster films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Chris O'Dowd, Brian d'Arcy James, Michael Cera
Roles Molly Bloom
Rating74% 3.7465853.7465853.7465853.7465853.746585
La prodigieuse histoire vraie d’une jeune femme surdouée devenue la reine d’un gigantesque empire du jeu clandestin à Hollywood ! En 2004, la jeune Molly Bloom débarque à Los Angeles. Simple assistante, elle épaule son patron qui réunit toutes les semaines des joueurs de poker autour de parties clandestines. Virée sans ménagement, elle décide de monter son propre cercle : la mise d’entrée sera de 250 000 $ ! Très vite, les stars hollywoodiennes, les millionnaires et les grands sportifs accourent. Le succès est immédiat et vertigineux.
The Tree of Life, 2h19
Directed by Terrence Malick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Films about families, Philosophie, Films about religion
Actors Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain, Tye Sheridan, Fiona Shaw, Kari Matchett
Roles Mrs. O'Brien
Rating67% 3.398843.398843.398843.398843.39884
The film begins with a quotation from the Book of Job: "Where were you when I laid the foundations of the Earth?... When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?"
Lawless
Lawless (2012)
, 1h55
Directed by Michael Benaroya, Megan Ellison, John Hillcoat, Douglas Wick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Mob film, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films, Gangster films
Actors Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke
Roles Maggie Beauford
Rating72% 3.6487653.6487653.6487653.6487653.648765
In 1931, the Bondurant brothers—Forrest, Howard and Jack—are running a successful moonshine business in Franklin County, in the Virginia Piedmont region. They use their gas station and restaurant as a front for their illegal activities, and their friend Cricket Pate assists them in their endeavors. One day, Jack witnesses mobster Floyd Banner shooting a competitor, and Jack and Floyd exchange looks.