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Matthias Schoenaerts is a Actor Belge born on 8 december 1977 at Antwerp (Belgique)

Matthias Schoenaerts

Matthias Schoenaerts
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Birth name Matthias Schoenaerts
Nationality Belgique
Birth 8 december 1977 (41 years) at Antwerp (Belgique)

Matthias Schoenaerts ([ˈmɑtjɑs ˈsçunaːrts]; born 8 December 1977) is a Belgian actor and graffiti artist. He made his film debut at the age of 15 in Daens (1992), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He is best known for his roles as Filip in Loft (2008), Jacky Vanmarsenille in Bullhead (2011), Ali in Rust and Bone (2012), Eric Deeds in The Drop (2014), Bruno von Falk in Suite Française (2015) and Gabriel Oak in Far from the Madding Crowd (2015). In 2013, he won the César Award for Most Promising Actor for Rust and Bone.

In 2015, he was named Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in France.


Schoenaerts lives in Antwerp, Belgium and is currently single.

Best films

The Danish Girl (2015)
Rust and Bone (2012)
Blood Ties (2013)
Bullhead (2011)
Death of a Shadow (2012)
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Filmography of Matthias Schoenaerts (27 films)

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A Hidden Life
Directed by Terrence Malick
Origin German
Genres Drama, War, Biography
Actors August Diehl, Michael Nyqvist, Jürgen Prochnow, Matthias Schoenaerts, Bruno Ganz, Alexander Fehling
Roles Herder
Rating74% 3.7415053.7415053.7415053.7415053.741505
En 1938, après que les troupes d'Hitler pénètrent en Autriche, Franz Jägerstätter est le seul de son village à voter contre l'Anschluss. Il va ensuite refuser de combattre pour le Troisième Reich. Cet objecteur de conscience va alors être emprisonné à Linz, puis à Berlin.
Kursk (2018)

Directed by Thomas Vinterberg
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Historical
Actors Matthias Schoenaerts, Colin Firth, Léa Seydoux, Michael Nyqvist, Max von Sydow, August Diehl
Roles Mikhail Averin
Rating65% 3.251443.251443.251443.251443.25144
Le 12 août 2000, le sous-marin nucléaire russe K-141 Koursk fait naufrage en mer de Barents. À bord, 23 marins se débattent pour survivre. Au sol, leurs familles font faces aux obstacles bureaucratiques qui compromettent leur sauvetage.
Red Sparrow, 2h20
Directed by Francis Lawrence
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeremy Irons
Roles Vanya Egorov
Rating65% 3.2987253.2987253.2987253.2987253.298725
Dominika Egorova est une jeune danseuse étoile russe au Bolchoï. Un soir, lors d'une représentation, son partenaire de pas chute sur elle et lui brise le tibia. Elle ne pourra plus jamais danser mais, pour subvenir aux besoins de sa mère malade, son oncle Ivan, qui travaille au SVR, le service de renseignement extérieur qui a succédé à la première direction du KGB, lui propose de s’inscrire dans l’école des « moineaux » où de jeunes recrues apprennent à utiliser la séduction pour compromettre des ennemis de la patrie et obtenir des renseignements sur eux. Désormais espionne, elle a pour première cible Nathaniel Nash, un agent de la CIA qui, de son côté, cherche à rétablir le contact avec une taupe au sein des services secrets russes.
Racer and the Jailbird
Directed by Michaël R. Roskam
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Matthias Schoenaerts, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Nathalie Van Tongelen, Sam Louwyck, Jean-Benoît Ugeux, Corentin Lobet
Roles Gino 'Gigi'
Rating63% 3.1971253.1971253.1971253.1971253.197125
Lorsque Gino rencontre Bénédicte, c’est la passion totale et incandescente. Seulement, Gino a un secret. Un grand secret qui pourrait mettre leur entourage en danger. Alors ils vont devoir se battre contre la raison et leurs propres failles pour rester fidèles à leur amour.
Our Souls at Night, 1h41
Directed by Ritesh Batra
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Matthias Schoenaerts, Judy Greer, Bruce Dern, Phyllis Somerville
Roles Gene
Rating68% 3.445793.445793.445793.445793.44579
Addie, une veuve âgée, propose à son voisin Louis, également veuf, de passer la nuit avec elle pour faire connaissance et pour combler leur solitude. Les deux solitaires tombent amoureux...
A Little Chaos, 1h56
Directed by Alan Rickman
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jennifer Ehle
Roles Andre Le Notre
Rating64% 3.247683.247683.247683.247683.24768
After having been appointed by King Louis XIV of France on a project for the gardens of Versailles, landscaper Monsieur André Le Nôtre interviews various contractors for embarking on this project, one of whom is a woman with an unconventional sense of gardening, Sabine de Barra. When noticing her move a plant pot in his garden prior to her interview, André confirms Sabine is not a conformist in gardening, which she explains during the interview as wanting to give something uniquely French and not simply abide by the past.
Disorder (2015)
, 1h38
Directed by Alice Winocour
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy, Jean-Louis Coulloc'h
Roles Vincent
Rating61% 3.093493.093493.093493.093493.09349
Vincent (Matthias Schoenaerts), is an ex-soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. He is hired to protect the wife of a wealthy businessman while he's out of town at their luxurious villa, Maryland, in France.
Far from the Madding Crowd, 1h59
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Carey Mulligan, Michael Sheen, Juno Temple, Tom Sturridge, Matthias Schoenaerts, Hilton McRae
Roles Gabriel Oak
Rating70% 3.549083.549083.549083.549083.54908
In 1870 Victorian Britain, Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) is working on her aunt's farm in Dorset. Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a new neighbour, sees Bathsheba riding her horse and falls in love with her. He proposes, but the headstrong Bathsheba declines, saying she's too independent and he would grow to despise her.
A Bigger Splash, 2h4
Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about disabilities, Erotic thriller films, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Dakota Johnson, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Aurore Clément, Corrado Guzzanti
Roles Paul De Smedt
Rating63% 3.198323.198323.198323.198323.19832
The lives of a high profile couple, Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton) and Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts), a famous rock star and a filmmaker, vacationing and recovering on the idyllic sun-drenched and remote Italian island of Pantelleria, are disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter (Ralph Fiennes and Dakota Johnson) - creating a whirlwind of jealousy, passion and, ultimately, danger for everyone involved.
The Danish Girl, 2h
Directed by Tom Hooper, Lasse Hallström
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Peinture, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Amber Heard, Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Matthias Schoenaerts, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw
Roles Hans Axgil
Rating71% 3.557553.557553.557553.557553.55755
In early 1920s Copenhagen, the illustrator and artist Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) asks her husband, Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), to stand in for a female model. The popularity of the portraits leads to Gerda painting her husband in further pictures as a woman. Einar develops an attraction for a female physical appearance and begins living as a woman named Lili Elbe. Ultimately Elbe becomes the first ever recipient of male to female sex reassignment surgery, and Gerda supports her decision, although their marriage becomes strained when Gerda comes to the realization that Lili is no longer the person she married. A childhood friend of Lili, Hans Axgil (Matthias Schoenaerts), shows up and forms a complex love triangle with the couple.
The Drop
The Drop (2014)
, 1h46
Directed by Michaël R. Roskam
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, James Gandolfini, John Ortiz, James Frecheville
Roles Eric Deeds
Rating70% 3.548043.548043.548043.548043.54804
Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) is a bartender at a neighborhood bar in Brooklyn called "Cousin Marv's". Marv (James Gandolfini) ceded ownership of the bar years earlier to Chechen mobsters and now operates it with Bob as a 'drop' for illegal takings. Marv berates Bob and some patrons for commemorating the 10th anniversary of the murder of a man named Richie Wheelan. Later at night, a neighbour, Nadia (Noomi Rapace), a local waitress, discovers Bob rescuing a battered pit bull pup abandoned in her garbage can. She assists Bob in caring for the dog. Bob leaves the dog in her care until he can decide whether to adopt him.
The Loft
The Loft (2014)
, 1h48
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Erotic thriller films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Karl Urban, Rachael Taylor, Wentworth Miller, James Marsden, Eric Stonestreet, Isabel Lucas
Roles Philip Trauner
Rating63% 3.1508053.1508053.1508053.1508053.150805
Five married men share ownership of an upmarket loft, which they use to discreetly meet their respective mistresses. When the body of a murdered woman is found in that loft, the men begin to suspect each other of having committed the gruesome crime, as they are the only ones with keys to the premises. Through flashbacks, which are intertwined with scenes from the present, the story is unraveled.
Suite Française, 1h47
Directed by Saul Dibb, Saul Dibb
Origin France
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes French war films, Histoire de France, L'Occupation allemande en France
Actors Michelle Williams, Matthias Schoenaerts, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Riley, Heino Ferch, Ruth Wilson
Roles Lieutenant Bruno Von Falk
Rating70% 3.5062153.5062153.5062153.5062153.506215
In Nazi-occupied France, Lucille Angellier and her domineering mother-in-law await news of her husband. A regiment of German soldiers arrives, and promptly moves into the homes of the villagers. Lucille tries to ignore Bruno, the German commander coopting her house, but he soon infatuates her.
The Treatment, 2h
Directed by Hans Herbots
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Brit Van Hoof, Matthias Schoenaerts, Laura Verlinden, Ina Geerts, Tibo Vandenborre, Circé Lethem
Roles Jack Caffrey
Rating71% 3.597553.597553.597553.597553.59755
Björn, un garçonnet de huit ans s'est enfui et a disparu après s'être disputé avec son frère Nick, âgé d'un an de plus que lui. À la suite de ce traumatisme, sa mère l'a rejeté. Nick Cafmeyer, maintenant enquêteur, reste perturbé par ce drame. Il habite dans le voisinage d'un pédophile notoire, Ivan Plettinckx, qui a été relâché après avoir été suspecté de cette disparition. Danni, la supérieure de Nick, est la seule personne qui a une bonne relation avec lui. Après avoir hésité, elle lui confie une affaire difficile. Un couple a été séquestré pendant trois jours par un homme qui s'est introduit chez eux. Il a disparu, de même que le fils du couple, Robin, âgé de neuf ans. Nick enquête pour le retrouver.
Blood Ties
Blood Ties (2013)
, 2h7
Directed by Guillaume Canet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Matthias Schoenaerts, Zoe Saldana
Roles Anthony Scarfo
Rating64% 3.2469353.2469353.2469353.2469353.246935
After serving twelve years for murder (for killing a rapist and murderer he caught in the act), Chris (Clive Owen) is released from prison in 1974. His ex-wife, Monica (Marion Cotillard), is a drug-addicted prostitute. She has a son and a daughter. Chris tries to go straight with his new girlfriend Natalie (Mila Kunis) but is betrayed and sabotaged in his pursuit of a legitimate business venture. Returning to his criminal ways puts him in direct conflict with his brother Frank (Billy Crudup) who happens to be a New York City cop. Their sister, Marie (Lili Taylor), and their sick father, Leon (James Caan), want Chris and Frank to just get along with each other.