Best Movies of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Moneyball (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 213 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $75.61M

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 212 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $424.65M

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.


Magnolia (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $22.45M

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.


Capote (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: $28.75M

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.


The Ides of March (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $40.96M

An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.


Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 170 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $7.08M

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.


The Master (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 166 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $16.38M

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.


Happiness (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 165 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $3.00M

The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.


Mission: Impossible III (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $133.38M

Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fianceé in response .


The Savages (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $6.61M

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.


Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 161 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $17.79M

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.


25th Hour (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $13.06M

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.


Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $66.64M

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.


Doubt (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 149 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $33.42M

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.


A Most Wanted Man (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $17.24M

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.


Synecdoche, New York (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $3.08M

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.


State and Main (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $6.92M

A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.


The Boat That Rocked (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $7.99M

A band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves.


Owning Mahowny (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $1.01M

A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history.


A Late Quartet (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $1.56M

Members of a world-renowned string quartet struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lust.



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