Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt , better known as Ben Affleck , was born in Berkeley (USA on August 15, 1972).
American screenwriter, producer, director and act. He started his career as a child actor with the great support of his mother. His first works were educational documentaries and shortly after he landed in several feature films directed by Kevin Smith such as Mallrats (1995) and Chasing Amy (1997) .
It was with Good Will Hunting (1997) when he gained significant recognition in the film industry after starring in and writing the script. Among the different recognitions that she obtained, we undoubtedly highlight the Oscar for best original screenplay.
Starring Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Billy Bob Thornton, Will Patton, Michael Clarke Duncan, Owen Wilson, Peter Stormare, Steve Buscemi, William Fichtner, and Keith David . It had a budget of 140 million dollars and managed to raise more than 553 million dollars at the worldwide box office . The feature film recounts a group of oil rig drillers sent by NASA to a huge asteroid that poses a threat to planet Earth . Ben Affleck took on the role of AJ Frost , a leader of the Independence drill crew.
Shadow of power
Starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, Jason Bateman, Jeff Daniels, and Helen Mirren . It had a budget of 60 million dollars and managed to raise more than 87 million dollars at the box office . It is a feature film based on the BBC miniseries in which he recounts the coverage of journalist Cal McCaffrey (Played by Russell Crowe ) of the murder of his friend and congressman assistant Stephen Collins (Played by Ben Affleck ).
Starring Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Lee, Dwight Ewell, Jason Mewes, and Kevin Smith . The feature film is inspired by filmmaker Kevin Smith ‘s personal experience with the female lead, actress Joey Lauren Adams . It had a budget of just $250,000 and managed to gross more than $12 million at the worldwide box office . In the recognition and awards section, he won 2 Independent Spirit Awards in the category of Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (Jason Lee).Additionally, it was also nominated for Best Director and also received a nomination for Best Foreign Independent Film from the British Independent Film Awards.
Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, JK Simmons and Jon Bernthal. Over $154 million raised on a $ 44 million budget . The story focuses on the protagonist named Christian Wolff (Played by Ben Affleck ), an accountant who suffers from high-grade autism but thanks to this condition, he performs better in the world of mathematics than relating to people. And it is with this faculty that he makes a living as an accountant for criminal organizations through an office in a small town used as a front.
Starring Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Jason Mewes, Chris Rock, Alan Rickman, Jason Lee, Salma Hayek, Kevin Smith, George Carlin, and Alanis Morissette . It had a budget of 10 million dollars and managed to raise more than 31 million dollars at the box office . As curiosities of the feature film, did you know that the production company Disney , before the arrival of social criticism about the film that it was about to produce, disassociated itself from the image of the film? In fact, they say that he demanded the removal of his brand from the credits of the film.
The Town: City of Thieves
A cast made up of Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Chris Cooper, Pete Postlethwaite, Slaine, Owen Burke, Titus Welliver, Dennis McLaughlin, Brian Scannell, Isaac Bordoy , Jack Neary, Edward O’Keefe and Victor Garber . Over $154 million raised internationally from a $37 million budget. In the recognition section, we highlight the nominations received by Jeremy Renner for best supporting actor at the Oscars, Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild awards.
Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, and John Goodman . It had a budget of 44 million dollars and managed to raise more than 232 million dollars at the box office . The feature film is about the ” Canadian Caper “, in which Mendez led the rescue of six US diplomats from Tehran (Iran) . In the recognition section, we highlight the 3 Oscars won in the categories of best film, best adapted screenplay and best editing . Also 2 Golden Globes for Best Director (Ben Affleck)and best film as well as 3 BAFTAs for best direction, best film and best editing .
Zack Snyder’s Justice League
A cast made up of Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen and JK Simmons . It had a budget of 70 million dollars . It is the fifth film and the tenth to be released in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) . The feature film is based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name . She has been awarded the Oscar for Best Moment on TV .
Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Carrie Coon, and Tyler Perry . It started with a budget of 61 million dollars and managed to raise more than 369 million dollars worldwide. In the recognitions and awards section, highlights included a Golden Globe for Best Director and a Golden Globe, a BAFTA and a Film Critics Award in the category of Best Adapted Screenplay . Actress Rosamund Pike received nominations for an Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe anda Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress .
The unstoppable Will Hunting
Starring Matt Damon and Robin Williams and a cast that is completed by Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård and Minnie Driver . It had a budget of $10 million and grossed more than $225 million at the box office . Ben Affleck stars in a supporting role as Chuckie Sullivan , an old and loyal friend of protagonist Will Hunting played by Matt Damon . If we also highlight this feature film, it is for the Oscar and Golden Globe award won in the category of best original screenplay for Ben Affleck andMatt Damon . Additionally, it was nominated in 7 more categories and the Oscar that Robin Williams took for best supporting actor . Lastly, the Special Contribution Award from the National Board of Review to Matt Damon and Ben Affleck .