Viggo Mortensen Movies

Viggo Mortensen Born in New York City on Oct. 20, 1958, Viggo Mortensen grew up in South America and Denmark, returning to the Big Apple to study acting. After several years in theater, he made his film debut in Witness (1985).

Following Witness, Mortensen portrayed several bad boys and finally attained greater recognition in Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997) and A Perfect Murder (1998), where he played opposite Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow.

Mortensen's luckiest break came when director Peter Jackson began shooting the Lord of the Rings trilogy and decided, a few days into it, to recast the role of Aragorn with Mortensen. Much criticized during its 18-month production in New Zealand, the trilogy went on to be a huge success, sweeping the 2004 Oscars by winning all 11 categories for which it was nominated. Four years later, Mortensen's leading role in Eastern Promises brought him an Oscar nod.

The Road

The Road

2009 R

Set in a postapocalyptic future, this end-of-days tale follows two survivors, a father and son, who navigate an ash-covered wasteland in search of a better life -- with only a sliver of hope that salvation awaits them at the end of their journey.

  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Far from Men Far from Men
  • Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
  • Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Eastern Promises Eastern Promises
  • A History of Violence A History of Violence
  • Carlito's Way Carlito's Way
  • LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring: Extended Ed. LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring: Extended Ed.
  • Hidalgo Hidalgo
  • The Two Faces of January The Two Faces of January
  • A Dangerous Method A Dangerous Method
  • Witness Witness
  • On the Road On the Road
  • Crimson Tide Crimson Tide
  • 28 Days 28 Days
  • LOTR: Return of the King: Extended Ed. LOTR: Return of the King: Extended Ed.
  • Appaloosa Appaloosa
  • The Portrait of a Lady The Portrait of a Lady
  • A Perfect Murder A Perfect Murder
  • LOTR: The Two Towers: Extended Ed. LOTR: The Two Towers: Extended Ed.
  • G.I. Jane G.I. Jane
  • The Prophecy The Prophecy
  • Psycho Psycho
  • The People Speak The People Speak
  • Jauja Jauja
  • Fresh Horses Fresh Horses
  • Slacker Uprising Slacker Uprising
  • Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
  • The Passion of Darkly Noon The Passion of Darkly Noon
  • Daylight Daylight
  • Reclaiming the Blade Reclaiming the Blade
  • The Young Americans The Young Americans
  • Gospel According to Harry Gospel According to Harry
  • Albino Alligator Albino Alligator
  • La Pistola de Mi Hermano La Pistola de Mi Hermano
  • Vanishing Point Vanishing Point
  • Ringers: Lord of the Fans Ringers: Lord of the Fans
  • Good Good