Colin Farrell was born in 1976 in Dublin Ireland. Now before he became a superstar of sorts he did some hometown work for BBC TV in shows Like Ballykissangel and some TV movies. Once he hit the big screen though there has been no stopping him. The following is a list of some of the movies he has been in over the last dozen years or so. It's not a best of list but simply a compilation of some of his better movies. Enjoy.
10. Dead Man Down (2013) - A rising gangster goes after the big guy in the syndicate to make him pay for destroying his happy life. He gets together with the woman across the hall from him and between the two they plan some really nasty revenge. The film's stars also include Noomi Repace, Terrence Howard, Dominic Cooper.
9. Total Recall ( 2012) - The Earth is in ruin. There are two areas that are habitable and they don't trust each other. One man is having dreams that he is a spy and later learns that his memory was erased and a new one implanted at a place called Recall. This cast includes Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, and Bryan Cranston.
8. Fright Night (2011) - A teenager thinks his neighbor is a vampire and is responsible for recent deaths. The kid is able to bring a vampire killer in to take care of the job. Anton Yelchin, Toni Collette, and David Tennant also star.
7. In Bruges (2008) - Two hit men carry out there job and accidentally kill an innocent bystander. Their boss tells them to lie low in the city for a couple of weeks. The one enjoys the time off and his partner is climbing the walls. Thus bringing the big boss to see what is the matter. Ralph Fiennes, Elizabeth Berrington, and Mark Donovan round out the cast.
6. Cassandra's Dream (2007) - Two brothers are in need of money. They both have women to take care of and they are broke. Now their Uncle Howard comes to town for a favor and since he has been helping out and they are family, he figures they will do it except what he asks is making the brothers feel ill at ease. also starring is Ewan McGregor, Peter-Hugo Daly, John Benefield, and Claire Higgins.
5. Miami Vice( 2006) - Two cops one from Miami and the other from New York City end up working together on a case. Problems arise and their aliases come into question as well as their morals. This movie stars Jamie Foxx, Li Gong, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Elizabeth Rodriguez.
4. Alexander (2004) - Alexander the Macedonian King marches into Persia and defeats them and the leads his men into India. Thus becoming one of the first white men to enter this region. 'Alexander' also has Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Anthony Hopkins, and Jared Leto.
3. S.W.A.T. (2003) - Two swat members foil a bank robbery but shoot a hostage. They are fired from the team but one is eventually brought back. The team is later involved with transporting an International fugitive. Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Rodriguez, LL cool j, and Josh Charles also star.
2. Phone Booth (2002) - A New York Publicist picks up a ringing phone in a phone booth and is told that if he hangs up he is dead. What gives it away that the caller might be serious is the laser sight that is zeroed in on him. It also stars Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, and Radha Mitchell .
1. Hart's War (2002) - A murder in a POW camp during WWII allows a Colonel to distract the Germans. This way he might be able to escape and blow up a munitions factory. Bruce Willis, Terrence Howard, and Cole Hauser complete the cast.
Colin has the looks. Colin can be a presence on the big screen that attracts both male and female viewers. He is a big draw when it comes to the movies he is in. He is relatively young and will hopefully be around making movies for many years to come.