Films: Jared Leto

The Outsider

  • 2018
  • 2h
  • Directed by: Martin Zandvliet
  • Cast: Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano, Kippei Shîna

An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centred on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.

Blade Runner 2049

  • 5 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 43min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Mackenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto
  • UK release: 6 October 2017

Blade Runner K (Gosling) is tasked with finding replicants who are passing themselves off as human, but then he makes an earth-shattering, game-changing discovery. Villeneuve’s long-awaited sequel to Scott’s original is beautiful, powerful and relevant; Gosling is exceptional, and Ford steals the show as the ageing but…

Suicide Squad

  • 1 star
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 3min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Ayer
  • Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne
  • UK release: 5 August 2016

A group of incarcerated supervillains is recruited to undertake dangerous missions. The result is so conventional, it's twee: Deadshot (Smith) just wants to be a good dad, Diablo (Hernandez) spends the whole film moping and Harley Quinn (Robbie)'s idea of bad behaviour is breaking a window. With unconvincing effects and…

Dallas Buyers Club

  • 4 stars
  • 2013
  • US
  • 1h 57min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée
  • Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto
  • UK release: 7 February 2014

True story about an electrician who battles the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies after being diagnosed HIV-positive in 1986.

American Psycho

  • 4 stars
  • 2000
  • US
  • 1h 41min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Mary Harron
  • Cast: Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Reese Witherspoon, Chloë Sevigny, Jared Leto, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Cara Seymour, Samantha Mathis

Harron does away with the outward excesses – murder, torture, misogyny – of Bret Easton Ellis' 1991 novel about the previous money-obsessed decade and serves up the essence of the novel in a more palatable form. That doesn't mean her film is soft – it certainly isn't. But where Ellis pushed his readers away, the director…

Requiem For A Dream

  • 5 stars
  • 2000
  • US
  • 18
  • Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
  • Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Aronofsky follows his debut, the ingenious sci-fi fable Pi, with an adaptation of Hubert Selby Jr's novel that's as harrowing as it is brilliantly executed. It's a bleak vision focusing on four addictive personalities, Harry Goldfarb (Leto), his mother Sara (Burstyn), girlfriend Marion (Connelly) and pal Tyrone (Wayans)…