Joaquin Phoenix All Time Top Movies, Upcoming Movies 2015-2016. Joaquin Phoenix, formerly known as Leaf Phoenix is an actor, musician, producer, music video director. He was born on 28th October 1974 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. He started his career, appearing in television shows with his brother and sister. He later appeared in films as Russkies, Space Camp, and Parenthood. He received positive reviews for his portrayals in film Quills and To Die For. He obtained wide attention for his film Gladiator. Some of his other notable films are Walk the Line, Signs, The Master, Hotel Rwanda, Two Lovers, Her, The Village, The Immigrant and the most recent film Inherent Vice.
His journey in films to reach the peak position in the industry:
Phoenix started his acting career as appearing in the guest roles in the television show. He made his film debut with the Space camp in 1986. Russkies was the first starring role of his career. In the beginning, he was often cast in a supporting role as conflicted, insecure characters with a dark side. Phoenix earned positive reviews for his portrayals of various individuals. He is recognized for his roles in Gladiator, Quills, It is All about Love, Brother Bear, The Village, Hotel Rwanda, and Ladder 49.
The top 5 movies of Joaquin Phoenix are:
1. Gladiator: It is an epic historical drama. Gladiator received positive reviews from the critics and was a box office success. The film won Best Picture at Academy Awards. Joaquin essayed the role of Commodus, who was twisted, corrupted, and immoral son of Marcus Aurelius. Commodus was satisfying despicable as the corrupt villain in the film.
2. To die For: It is a crime comedy drama. The movie was based on the novel with the same title written by the author Joyce Maynard. Joaquin Phoenix essays the role of Jimmy Emmett in the film. The film was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 1995. The film received positive reviews. Phoenix’s character in the film was well adjusted; he is the troubled teen who falls under the spell of a ruthlessly ambitious wannabe news anchor.
3. Walk the Line: It is a biographical drama film. Joaquin Phoenix portrays the role of Johnny Cash in the film. The film was previewed at Telluride Film Festival. The film received positive response from the critics. The performance of Phoenix impressed the critics. Cash is a country music behemoth and atrocious salesperson, the film focuses on Cash’s early life romance.
4. The Master: It is a drama film. Joaquin Phoenix portrays the role of Freddie Quell, a World War II veteran struggling to adjust to post war society, who later joins Dodd in spreading the teachings for the religious movement “The Cause”. The film received universal acclaim and high praises for the acting performances. Joaquin Phoenix received Volpi cup for best actor at the Venice International Film Festival.
5. I’m Still Here: It is a mockumentary film. The film was premiered at the Venice International film festival. Joaquin Phoenix portrayed the role of himself. The event of the film had been deliberately staged was not disclosed until the film had been released. Phoenix claimed to retire from acting and planned to film the explored celebrity.
List of Top 20 films of Joaquin Phoenix
1. Clay Pigeons
3. The Yards
6. Buffalo Soldiers
8. It’s All About Love
9. Brother Bear
10. The Village
11. Hotel Rwanda
12. Ladder 49
13. Walk the Line
14. We Own the Night
15. Reservation Road
16. Two Lovers
17. I’m Still Here
18. The Master
19. The Immigrant
Upcoming films of Joaquin Phoenix in 2015 2016
When he was cast in Walk the Line he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. Phoenix’s film I’m Still Here debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival and Venice Film Festival. He took a break from acting and, made his comeback with The Master in 2012. Some info about the Upcoming films of Joaquin Phoenix.
• Untitled Woody Allen project
Apart from acting, he has also ventured into producing films and directing a music video. He is the executive producers of a television show 4Real. Stay tuned for more updates about Joaquin Phoenix in 2015 2016.