Films: Charlie Plummer

All The Money In The World

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 2h 13min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ridley Scott
  • Cast: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Charlie Plummer
  • UK release: 5 January 2018

The story of the kidnapping of the grandson of miserly industrialist J Paul Getty (Plummer). Plummer, who was a last-minute replacement for the now-disgraced Kevin Spacey, brings understated gravitas and Williams is noble and credible as the kidnap victim’s mother Gail. A sometimes blood-boiling morality tale, pulled off…

Lean on Pete

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 2h 1min
  • Directed by: Andrew Haigh
  • Cast: Charlie Plummer, Steve Buscemi, Chloe Sevigny
  • UK release: 16 February 2017

Teenage Charley (Plummer) goes to work for grizzled horse trainer Del (Buscemi) and befriends the titular horse, before going on the road in search of his aunt. Haigh’s delicate directorial style makes a desperately sad coming-of-age tale very watchable, helped by Plummer’s appealingly understated performance.

King Jack

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • US
  • 15
  • Directed by: Felix Thompson
  • Cast: Charlie Plummer, Christian Madsen, Cory Nichols, Erin Davie
  • UK release: 26 February 2016

Teenaged Jack (Plummer) lives in a small New York town under the eye of local bullies, and when his weedy cousin (Nichols) comes to stay, Jack's loyalties are tested. Sensitive but frank and unsentimental coming-of-age story, with unsparing depictions of violence and useful things to say about survival and self-respect.