Alec Baldwin Movies

Sunday, April 17 by Isabel Prontes

One entertaining way in which to spend a few hours is by watching any of the many Alec Baldwin movies that have come out over the years. The seasoned Long Island-born actor is notable for being the eldest of the Baldwi brothers and his extensive resume of films. Some of Alec Baldwin's most well-known movies include "The Hunt for Red October," "The Aviator," "Beetlejuice" and "The Departed."

  1. "The Hunt for Red October" is a 1990 action-thriller that is based on the 1984 Tom Clancy book. "The Hunt for Red October" stars Sean Connery, Sam Neill, Alec Baldwin, Tim Curry and James Earl Jones. The film is centered around the possibilities of missile war due to a silent nuclea submarine that was constructed by the former U.S.S.R., which is known by the name "Red October."
  2. "Beetlejuice" is a black comedy that was released in the spring of 1988. The stars of "Beetlejuice" include Alec Baldwin, Michael Keaton, Catherine O'Hara, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones and Winona Ryder. In "Beetlejuice," Alec Baldwin portrays the newly passed away Adam, who attempts to exorcize the new inhabitants of his home.
  3. "The Aviator" is a 2004 drama that stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, Alan Alda, Jude Law and John C. Reilly. The biographical movie depicts the life of the Hollywood film producer and aviator, Howard Hughes. Alec Baldwin stars as Juan Trippe, who was an airline industry entrepreneur.
  4. "The Departed" is a 2006 mystery drama (directed by Martin Scorcese) that focuses on undercover agents from Boston's Irish mafia and police, and the quest for both parties to find the others' identities. The ensemble cast of the film includes Alec Baldwin, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Martin Sheen and Mark Wahlberg.
  5. "My Sister's Keeper" is a dramatic weeper that hit theaters in the summer of 2009. The Cameron Diaz-vehicle is based on the 2004 Jodi Piscoult novel. The premise of the story is based on a young girl who was born to keep her older sister, who is suffering from leukemia, alive. Alec Baldwin stars as an attorney for the young daughter, as she is seeking legal freedom away from her parents.
  6. "It's Complicated" is a 2009 romantic comedy that stars Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, Hunter Parrish and John Krasinski. In "It's Complicated," Alec Baldwin plays Jake, a man who, despite the fact that he has a new wife, falls back in love with his ex-wife upon seeing her at the graduation festivities for their son, Luke (portrayed by Hunter Parrish).
  7. "The Marrying Man" is a romantic comedy that was released in the spring of 1991. Apart from Alec Baldwin, the film stars his ex-wife, Kim Basinger, as well at Paul Reiser, Armand Assante and Elisabeth Shue. "The Marrying Man" tells the story of a spoiled playboy who falls for a sexy cabaret singer that has gangster connections.

-Isobel Prontes

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