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Starring:
Sean Penn

  • First Movie - Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
  • Last Movie - Flag Day (2021)
  • Total Movies - 55
  • Highest Grossing Movies*
    • UK: The Angry Birds Movie (2016) - £50,845,147
    • US: The Angry Birds Movie (2016) - $638,333,304
    • World: The Angry Birds Movie (2016) - $720,066,726
  • Combined grosses
    • UK - £50.8 Million
    • US - $638.3 Million
    • Global - $720.1 Million
  • Highest Rated Movie - Risky Business (1983) - 100%
  • Lowest rated movie - What Just Happened (2008) - 40%

    *Based on movies as a main actor

Acting credits By Year of release

Year

1.

Flag Day

(Sean Penn plays John Vogel)

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Dylan Penn and Sean Penn

2021
2.

Licorice Pizza

(Sean Penn plays Jack Holden)

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman
2021
3.

The Professor and the Madman

(Sean Penn plays Dr. William Chester Minor)

Directed by: Farhad Safinia

Starring: Mel Gibson and Sean Penn

2019
4.

The Angry Birds Movie

Directed by: Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly

Starring: Jason Sudeikis and Josh Gad

2016
5.

The Gunman

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Starring: Sean Penn and Jasmine Trinca

2015
6.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

(Sean Penn plays Sean O'Connell)

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig

2013
7.

Gangster Squad

(Sean Penn plays Mickey Cohen)

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

Starring: Sean Penn and Holt McCallany

2013
8.

Woody Allen: A Documentary

Directed by: Robert B. Weide

Starring: Woody Allen and Letty Aronson

2012
9.

This Must Be the Place

Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino

Starring: Sean Penn and Frances McDormand

2012
10.

The Tree of Life

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Brad Pitt and Sean Penn

2011
11.

Fair Game

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Naomi Watts and Sean Penn

2011
12.

I'm Still Here

Directed by: Casey Affleck

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix and Antony Langdon

2010
13.

Milk

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Sean Penn and Josh Brolin

2009
14.

What Just Happened

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert De Niro and Sean Penn
2008
15.

Persepolis

Directed by: Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi

Starring: Chiara Mastroianni and Catherine Deneuve

2008
16.

Witch Hunt

Directed by: Don Hardy Jr. and Dana Nachman

Starring: Jack Cummings and Jackie Cummings

2008
17.

All the King's Men

Directed by: Steven Zaillian

Starring: Sean Penn and Jude Law

2006
18.

The Interpreter

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn

2005
19.

The Assassination of Richard Nixon

Directed by: Niels Mueller

Starring: Sean Penn and Naomi Watts

2005
20.

21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Sean Penn and Naomi Watts

2004
21.

Mystic River

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Sean Penn and Tim Robbins

2003
22.

Pauly Shore Is Dead

(Sean Penn plays Sean Penn)

Directed by: Pauly Shore

Starring: Ashley L. Anderson and Pamela Anderson

2003
23.

It's All About Love

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix and Claire Danes

2003
24.

I Am Sam

(Sean Penn plays Sam Dawson)

Directed by: Jessie Nelson

Starring: Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer

2001
25.

Before Night Falls

Directed by: Julian Schnabel

Starring: Olatz Lpez Garmendia and Giovanni Florido

2001
26.

Dogtown and Z-Boys

Directed by: Stacy Peralta

Starring: Sean Penn and Jay Adams

2001
27.

Being John Malkovich

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: John Cusack and Cameron Diaz

2000
28.

The Weight of Water

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Elizabeth Hurley and Catherine McCormack

2000
29.

Up At the Villa

Directed by: Philip Haas

Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas and Sean Penn

2000
30.

Sweet and Lowdown

(Sean Penn plays Emmet Ray)

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen and Ben Duncan

1999
31.

The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Sean Penn and Adrien Brody

1999
32.

U Turn

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Sean Penn and Jennifer Lopez

1998
33.

Hurlyburly

Directed by: Anthony Drazan

Starring: Sean Penn and Kevin Spacey

1998
34.

The Game

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Michael Douglas and Sean Penn

1997
35.

Hugo Pool

Directed by: Robert Downey Sr.

Starring: Alyssa Milano and Mark Boone Junior

1997
36.

She's So Lovely

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

Starring: Sean Penn and James Gandolfini

1997
37.

Loved

Directed by: Erin Dignam

Starring: William Hurt and Sean Penn

1997
38.

Dead Man Walking

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn

1996
39.

Carlito's Way

(Sean Penn plays Kleinfeld)

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino and Sean Penn

1994
40.

Casualties of War

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn
1990
41.

State of Grace

Directed by: Phil Joanou

Starring: Sean Penn and Ed Harris

1990
42.

Cool Blue

Directed by: Mark Mullin and Richard Shepard

Starring: Woody Harrelson and Hank Azaria
1990
43.

We're No Angels

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Robert De Niro and Sean Penn

1989
44.

Colors

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Sean Penn and Robert Duvall
1988
45.

Judgment In Berlin

Directed by: Leo Penn

Starring: Martin Sheen and Heinz Hoenig

1988
46.

Shanghai Surprise

Directed by: Jim Goddard

Starring: Sean Penn and Madonna

1986
47.

At Close Range

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn and Christopher Walken

1986
48.

The Falcon and the Snowman

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Timothy Hutton and Sean Penn

1985
49.

Racing With the Moon

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Sean Penn and Elizabeth McGovern

1984
50.

Crackers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Donald Sutherland and Jack Warden

1984
51.

Risky Business

(Sean Penn plays Cameo)

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay
1983
52.

Summerspell

Directed by: Lina Shanklin

Starring: Louise Davis and Edna Wisdom

1983
53.

Bad Boys

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Sean Penn and Reni Santoni

1983
54.

Fast Times At Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn and Jennifer Jason Leigh

1982
55.

Taps

(Sean Penn plays Alex Dwyer)

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: George C. Scott and Timothy Hutton

1981