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The handsome Anthony Mackie movies you might have missed

A superhero and an ace actor, he has done it all

Actor Anthony Mackie is best known for his role as a superhero in Marvel Cinema. The 43-year-old started his acting career with plays and being the understudy. Now famously known as the Falcon, Mackie made his acting debut with the 2002 semi-biographical drama film 8 Mile. Since then, there has been no looking back for the actor. Such has been his acting prowess that he also portrayed late American rapper Tupac Shakur in the 2009 film Notorious. So here are some Anthony Mackie movies that one must watch.

The Manchurian Candidate

This 2004 neo-noir psychological, political thriller film is based on Richard Condon’s 1959 novel of the same name. The film stars actors Denzel Washington as Bennett Marco, who is a virtuous soldier and Liev Schreiber as Raymond Shaw, who is a U.S. Representative from New York. While Live is manipulated into becoming a vice-presidential candidate, Jon Voight portrays the role of U.S. Senator Tom Jordan, and it also stars Meryl Streep as Eleanor Prentiss Shaw. Streep plays a U.S. Senator who is a manipulative, ruthless mother of Raymond Shaw.

We Are Marshall

This 2006 biographical sports drama depicts the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed 75 people, out of which 37 were Marshall University Thundering Herd football team players, five coaches, two athletic trainers, the athletic director, 25 boosters, and the aeroplane crew of five. The film stars Matthew McConaughey as the head coach Jack Lengyel, Matthew Fox as assistant coach William Red Dawson, and Robert Patrick as ill-fated Marshall head coach Rick Tolley.

The Adjustment Bureau

This 2011 science fiction romantic thriller film is based on the 1954 Philip K. Dick short story Adjustment Team. The film stars actors Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, and Terence Stamp, besides Anthony Macki, the film is the story of a United States congressman who stumbles upon the discovery that the chance events in his life are actually controlled by a mysterious, powerful group.

The other Anthony Mackie must-watch movies are 8 Mile, Crossing, Hollywood Homicide, Brother to Brother, She Hate Me, Haven, Million Dollar Baby, The Man, Freedomland, Half Nelson, Heavens Fall, Crossover, Ascension Day, Eagle Eye, The Hurt Locker, American Violet, Notorious, Desert Flower, Night Catches Us, 10 Years, What’s Your Number?, Real Steel, Man on a Ledge, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Gangster Squad, Repentance, Pain & Gain, The Fifth Estate, Runner Runner, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Black or White, Shelter, Playing It Cool, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Our Brand Is Crisis, Love the Coopers, The Night Before, Triple 9, Captain America: Civil War, Detroit, Avengers: Infinity War, The Hate U Give, and Io to name a few.

Nirtika Pandita

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