Pure movie gold. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. He began his acting career in 1991, appearing in student films and commercials in Texas and directed short films as Chicano Chariots (1992). In 1999, he starred in the comedy Edtv (1999), about the rise of reality television, and in 2000, he headlined Jonathan Mostow's U-571 (2000), portraying officer Lt. Tyler, in a WW II story of the daring mission of American submariners trying to capture the Enigma cipher machine.

Just a silly, easy going movie where Matt Mc has his chest out the entire time. Select the department you want to search in. Join / Sign Up Keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. There are some really funny parts and some parts that just fall flat; pretty much your usual typicals sort of stoner movie, but this time set in the world of surfing and reality tv. Gold is the story of Kenny Wells (McConaughey), a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, desperate for a lucky break. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 December 2018. This film illustrates this saying by effectively giving us a modern take on the tulip bubble of the early 1600s.

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© 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. Watch for £0.00 with Prime.

Great soundtrack, though!

It wasn't for lack of trying. Directed by: Bill Paxton Time To Kill, A. But is all about to be derailed? 2002 | R | CC.

The violence is raw and disturbing. 2015 | TV-14 | CC. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 February 2016. I do enjoy "story films" films with a good story, not necessarily all action or all drama but usually with a message for the viewers or something we can all take away from it. Born November 4, 1969 in Uvalde, Texas, USA. Also in 2014, Matthew starred in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi film Interstellar (2014), playing Cooper, a former NASA pilot. "Nothing succeeds like success," so they say.

After playing Connor Mead in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), co-starring with Jennifer Garner, McConaughey took a two year hiatus to open different opportunities in his career.

That change came in 2011, in his first movie after that pause, when he portrayed criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller in The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), that operates mostly from the back seat of his Lincoln car. Prime Video $0.00 with a Prime membership. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,183. Holler for the dollar. Still this is a pulp, brilliant, dark comedy, very well written, with a bunch of good actors and Matthew mcconaughey best performance ever (that means the director just let him be himself, playing a role that is so like he probably is in life, including his accent, that was so exploited in True Detective).

From $4.99 to buy. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 November 2014. In 1999, he starred in the comedy Edtv (1999), about the rise of reality television, and in 2000, he headlined Jonathan Mostow's U-571 (2000), portraying officer Lt. Tyler, in a WW II story of the daring mission of American submariners trying to capture the Enigma cipher machine.

The cast are baked all the way through put it on if you are too. Not the director's finest effort.

It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. For my money Christian Bale would have been better suited in the part played by Matthew McConaughey (Kenny Wells) as McConaughy didn't quite have the weight, in terms of gravitas, that Bale brings to a part. NEW Prime Video Explorer. He played Denton Van Zan, an American warrior and dragons hunter in the futuristic thriller Reign of Fire (2002), where he co-starred with Christian Bale. #100. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

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Watch anytime, anywhere. Directed by: Bill Paxton Time To Kill, A.

As Gordon Gekko says in 'Wall Street', "Greed is good". And greed makes for fascinating stories. During this time, he also wrote, directed and starred in the 20-minute short The Rebel (1998).

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 August 2019. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 June 2018. Didn't quite work for me, it smacked somewhat of the Wolf of Wall Street/American Hustle. Why is this (very badly) dubbed in Spanish with English subtitles, when I am subscribing to Sundance Now through Amazon UK. The series was highly acclaimed by critics winning 4 of the 7 categories it was nominated at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards; he also won a Critics' Choice Award for the role. Sign in to see videos available to you. American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. What follows is the rise and rise of a two-hundred-thousand dollar venture which grows into a three-hundred-billion dollar gravy train.

In 2014, he starred in HBO's True Detective (2014), as detective Rustin Cohle, whose job is to investigate with his partner Martin Hart, played by Woody Harrelson, a gruesome murder that happened in his little town in Louisiana. Try again. The final scene left us open-mouthed. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. For his portrayal of Ron, Matthew won the Best Actor in the 86th Academy Awards, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, among other awards and nominations. Add to Watchlist. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 May 2019. sweaty, trash thriller with the alright alright alright guy.

The series was highly acclaimed by critics winning 4 of the 7 categories it was nominated at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards; he also won a Critics' Choice Award for the role. In 2006, he starred in the romantic comedy Failure to Launch (2006), and later as head coach Jack Lengyel in We Are Marshall (2006), along with Matthew Fox. The actors, acting and dialogue is faultless.

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Not the director's finest effort. Silly easy movie, what I was expecting. In 2014, he starred in HBO's True Detective (2014), as detective Rustin Cohle, whose job is to investigate with his partner Martin Hart, played by Woody Harrelson, a gruesome murder that happened in his little town in Louisiana. Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Dallas Buyers Club (2014). However, he does fill the screen and you do care about what happens to his character - so job well done. Once, in his hotel bar in Austin, he met the casting director and producer Don Phillips, who introduced him to director Richard Linklater for his next project.

Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Matthew McConaughey puts in a convincing performance as Kenny Wells, the driven prospector. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. Try again. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, $0.00 with a SHOWTIME trial on Prime Video Channels, Or $0.00 with a HBO trial on Prime Video Channels. Select the department you want to search in. Matthew grew up in Longview, Texas, where he graduated from the local High School (1988). Having spent a lifetime trying to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps, his belief in finding gold leads him into an unlikely business relationship with Ramirez. At first, Linklater thought Matthew was too handsome to play the role of a guy chasing high school girls in his coming-of-age drama Dazed and Confused (1993), but cast him after Matthew grew out his hair and mustache. The same year, he also appeared in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street (2013). Feedback. That change came in 2011, in his first movie after that pause, when he portrayed criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller in The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), that operates mostly from the back seat of his Lincoln car. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. There's a problem loading this menu right now. 4.6 out of 5 stars 1,802. Matthew McConaughey full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Try again.

Fairly entertaining fare. In 1995, he starred in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995), playing a mad bloodthirsty sadistic killer, opposite Renée Zellweger. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 13 January 2014. The same year, he also appeared in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street (2013). Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. McConaughey's career certainly reached it's prime, when he played HIV carrier Ron Woodroof in the biographical drama Dallas Buyers Club (2013), shot in less than a month. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 October 2017. This is such a great film, you believe his character so much. Then continue on for the 100 Best Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now! In 2008, he played treasure hunter Benjamin "Finn" Finnegan in Fool's Gold (2008), again with Kate Hudson.

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 December 2018. So, ready for not just good Amazon Prime movies, but the best movies on Amazon Prime’s streaming service? In 1998, he teamed again with Richard Linklater as one of the bank-robbing brothers in The Newton Boys (1998), set in Matthew's birthplace, Uvalde, Texas.

Not the old genius Friedkin but a goos, crazy, entertaining pulp comedy, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 May 2013.

Absurdly brilliant in a red neck way.