Sean Justin Penn is a well-known actor and movie director. He was born on 17th August 1960 in Los Angeles County, which is in California. He is the son of actress Elieen Ryan and actor Leo Penn. His father was also a well-known director. He attended Santa Monica High School and was raised in a secular home. When he was young, he started filming short films with his friends, named, Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez.
The dazzling filmy career of the astounding star Sean Penn
In 1974, he initiated his acting career through Little House on the Prairie episode. It was directed by his father. For his role in Biopic Milk and Mystic River, Penn won two Academy Awards. At Cannes Film Festival, he won awards for Best Actor for movie She’s So Lovely. In addition, in Venice Film Festival he got two awards for Best Actor. His first movie as a director is The Indian Runner. He is also known for his social and political activism. Penn was in the focus of the media for his marriage first with pop singer Madonna and later with Robin Wright. He is currently dating actress Charlize Theron.
You must be looking for best movies of Sean Penn, below is the list of the best movies of the actor. The list is prepared by us.
Top 5 Movies Of Sean Penn:
1. Fast Times at Ridgemont High: It is a comedy movie of 1982. The story is an adaptation of the novel with the same title written by author Cameron Crowe. The cast includes Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Robert Romanus, Phoebe Cates, Brian Backer, Ray Walston, and Judge Reinhold. Releasing date of the film is 13 August, 1982. Movie obtained an iconic status. Director of the film is Amy Heckerling.
2. The Falcon and the Snowman: It was released on 25 January 1985. The story is about two guys who sold security secret of the U.S. to the Soviet Union. The story is an adaptation of the book The Falcon and the Snowman: A True Story of Friendship and Espionage of author Robert Lindsey. Movie starring is Sean Penn and Timothy Hutton. Duration of the film is 131 min. It grossed over $17,130,087. Producers are Jon Schlesinger and Gabriel Katzka.
3. Dead Man Walking: It is a crime drama movie. The movie is adapted from the nonfiction book with the same title. Sean Penn portrays the role of Matthew Poncelet. The received critical acclaims and was very much appreciated. Penn won Silver Bear for Best Actor at Berlin International Film Festival. The film is about a prisoner on death row who establishes a special relationship with a nun who is the spiritual adviser of the prisoner empathizing him.
4. Mystic River: It is a mystery drama movie. The movie is based on a novel with the same title. The movie opened to widespread critical acclaim. Penn’s performance in the film received unanimous acclaim. Penn received best actor in the leading role at the Academy Awards and Best actor in a motion picture at Golden Globe Awards for his role in the movie. Sean Portrayed the role of James “Jimmy” Markum in the movie. The movie is related to a childhood tragedy that overshadows the lives of three men that are reunited by the circumstance when one has a family tragedy.
5. Milk: It is a biographical film based on the life of the politician and gay rights activist Harvey Milk. Sean Penn essays the role of Harvey Milk in the film. The film received universal critical acclaim. Sean received the Best actor in leading roles at the Academy Awards. The film won best Original Screenplay at Winters Guild of America Awards.
List of Top 20 films of Sean Justin Penn
1. Judgment in Berlin
2. Casualties of War
3. We’re No Angels
4. State of Grace
5. Carlito’s Way
6. The Crossing Guard
7. Dead Man Walking
8. She’s So Lovely
9. U Turn
10. The Game
11. Hugo Pool
13. The Thin Red Line
14. Being John Malkovich
15. Sweet and Lowdown
16. A Constant Forge
17. Before Night Falls
18. The Weight of Water
19. Dogtown and Z-Boys
20. The Beaver Trilogy
Upcoming films of Sean Justin Penn
The actor continues to light up every movie he stars in. It is no wonder that he has been a part of many hits and money grossing movies during his acting stint. Here is the list of Upcoming films of Sean Justin Penn.
• The Gunman- 2015
• The Last Face- 2015
These films will hit the floor very soon and we need to wait and watch how it performs. Stay Tuned.