Top 10 Jeremy Strong Movies And TV Shows

Jeremy Strong has gained worldwide recognition for his performance in Succession.

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Primetime Emmy winner Jeremy Strong is well known for his outstanding acting in many blockbuster movies and TV shows.

From making his Broadway debut in A Man for All Seasons at the American Airlines Theatre to gaining worldwide recognition for his portrayal in Succession, Jeremy Strong has shown his versatility and determination in the film industry.

Furthermore, Jeremy Strong has also portrayed real-life figures in many well-known movies like Parkland, Selma, and Lincoln.

He has also appeared in supporting roles in movies and TV shows like Molly’s Game and Armageddon Time.

Jeremy Strong has further played a major role in short movies, such as Love Is Like Life But Longer, Please, Alfonso, and Yes.

With his amazing acting skills, Jeremy has been honored with several accolades, including Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play, and has won the hearts of millions.

Here is the list of the top 10 movies and TV shows starring Jeremy Strong, which showcase his remarkable portrayal of the role.

10. Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty is an American historical drama thriller movie directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal.

The movie centers around the nearly decade-long international manhunt for Osama bin Laden after the September 11 attacks.

Maya (Jessica Chastain), a CIA analyst, along with her team members, are stationed at the U.S. embassy in Pakistan to find Osama bin Laden.

Furthermore, the movie depicts how Maya, along with her team, uses their effort to discover Laden’s compound in Pakistan and also the demise of Laden on May 2, 2011.

Zero Dark Thirty received critical acclaim for its acting, direction, and screenplay and was a major box office success, grossing $132 million Worldwide.

The movie won an Oscar for best achievement in sound editing and several other renowned awards, such as Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, and Satellite Awards.

Jeremy Strong can be seen as Thomas, a CIA analyst in the movie.

Zero Dark Thirty

IMDb DramaHistoryThriller

Maya, a CIA analyst, and her team struggled to find the al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden after the September 11 attack, which led to a series of events.

DirectorKathryn Bigelow
Release DateDecember 19, 2012
StudioFirst Light
Annapurna Pictures
Columbia Pictures
CastJeremy Strong, Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Reda Kateb, Kyle Chandler, Harold Perrineau, J.J. Kandel
WritersMark Boal
Runtime2 hours 37 minutes
RatingR

9. Selma

Selma is a biographical history drama movie directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb.

It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches, which were initiated and directed by James Bevel and led by Martin Luther King Jr., Hosea Williams, and John Lewis.

It follows Alabama in 1964, when a series of events occurred, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. accepting his Nobel Peace Prize and the demise of four black girls in Birmingham, Alabama, by the bomb set by white supremacists and hate groups.

The movie further depicts Annie Lee Cooper, an African-American civil rights activist, attempting to register to vote in Selma, Alabama, but being prevented by the white registrar.

It also illustrates Martin Luther King, James Bevel, and many other activist efforts to fight for the civil right of equal voting for black people, which led to the historical Selma-to-Motgomery march.

The movie received positive reviews worldwide and won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song.

It also received many accolades, including the BET, Critics Choice, Christopher, Golden Globe, and AFI awards.

Jeremy Strong can be seen in a supporting role as James Reeb, a white Unitarian Universalist minister from Boston who was eradicated in Selma after the second attempt at the march.

Selma

IMDb BiographyDramaHistory

In 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr started a campaign to secure equal voting rights through an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

DirectorAva DuVernay
Release DateDecember 25, 2014
Studio
Pathé
Cloud Eight Films
Plan B Entertainment
Harpo Films
Ingenious Media
Redgill Selma Productions
CastJeremy Strong, David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Jim France, Michael Papajohn, Tom Wilkinson, André Holland
WritersPaul Webb
Runtime2 hours 8 minutes
RatingPG-13

8. Lincoln

Lincoln is an American biographical historical drama movie directed and produced by Steven Spielberg.

The movie is loosely based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s 2005 biography Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and covers the final four months of Lincoln’s life.

The movie follows 1865 during the Civil War when President Abraham Lincoln proposed the Thirteenth Amendment to abolish Slavery before the end of the Civil War to foreclose any possibility that freed slaves might be re-enslaved.

Furthermore, the movie depicts Lincoln’s struggle and effort to ensure enough votes from democrats to ban slavery forever from the United States while many factors become obstacles, including the Confederate forces in the war issuing their own compromise to end the war but keep Slavery.

The movie also illustrates Lincoln’s personal struggles with his family and his tragic demise while still fighting for rights.

Lincoln received praise and critical acclaim worldwide and is regarded as one of the best movies of Steven Spielberg’s career and one of the greatest movies of the 21st century.

The movie won two Oscars: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Daniel Day-Lewis and Best Achievement in Production Design.

It also won several renowned awards, including the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, BAFTA Awards, and Critics Choice Award.

Jeremy Strong portrayed the role of John George Nicolay, Lincoln’s private secretary.

Lincoln

IMDb BiographyDramaHistory

Abraham Lincoln struggled to abolish slavery in the United States during the Civil War.

DirectorSteven Spielberg
Release DateNovember 16, 2012
StudioDreamWorks Pictures
Participant
Reliance Entertainment
Dune Entertainment
Amblin Entertainment
The Kennedy/Marshall Company
CastJeremy Strong, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader
WritersDoris Kearns Goodwin, Tony Kushner
Runtime2 hours 30 minutes
RatingPG-13

7. The Gentlemen

The Gentlemen is an action crime comedy movie written, directed, and produced by Guy Ritchie.

It follows Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey), a man born in poverty who wins a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, where he starts selling cannabis, later building his own cannabis empire using the estates of improvised British aristocrats.

Furthermore, to sell his empire to American billionaire Matthew Berger (Jeremy Strong), he shows him one of the labs where he grows cannabis, which evolves many offensive events involving blackmail and deception.

It received positive reviews from critics worldwide and was nominated for several awards, including the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, the British Society of Cinematographers, the St. Louis Film Critics Association, and the Turkish Film Critics Association.

The Gentlemen

IMDb ActionCrime

Micky Pearson, who gets a Scholarship to Oxford, began selling cannabis and building his own empire, leading him to get involved in bribery and blackmail.

DirectorGuy Ritchie
Release DateJanuary 24, 2020
StudioMiramax,
Toff Guy Films, STXfilms
CastMatthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam,
Michelle Dockery
, Jeremy Strong, Lyne Renée,
Colin Farrell
, Tom Wu
WritersGuy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies
Runtime1 hour 53 minutes
RatingR

6. The Apprentice

The Apprentice is a biographical historical drama movie directed by Ali Abbasi and written by Gabriel Sherman.

The movie revolves around Donald Trump’s (Sebastian Stan) career as a real estate businessman in New York in the 1970s and 80s.

Furthermore, the movie depicts Trump’s relationship with Roy Cohn (Jeremy Strong), a New York City prosecutor known for working with Senator Joseph McCarthy, and Trump’s use of power, corruption, and deception.

The movie premiered at the 77th Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2024, and received positive reviews from critics worldwide for the performance of Sebastian Stan and Jeremy Strong.

The Apprentice

IMDb BiographyDramaHistory

Young Donald started his real estate business in the 1970s and 80s by getting involved in many unlawful acts and with the help of Roy Cohn.

DirectorAli Abbasi
Release DateMay 20, 2024
StudioScythia Films
Profile Pictures
Tailored Films
Kinematics
Head Gear Films
Metrol Technology
CastJeremy Strong,
Sebastian Stan
, Maria Bakalova, Martin Donovan,
Catherine McNally
, Charlie Carrick, Joe Pingue
WritersGabriel Sherman
Runtime2 hours

5. The Judge

The Judge is an American crime drama mystery movie directed by David Dobkin.

It follows Hank Palmer, a Chicago lawyer (Robert Downey Jr.), and his estranged father, Judge Joseph Palmer (Robert Duvall), who has been out of contact due to the Judge’s decision to send Hank to Juvenile detention after a car accident which caused the injury of his brother Glen making him lose the chance for an MLB career.

Furthermore, the movie illustrates Hank’s return to his hometown, where his father is suspected of a hit-and-run case involving ex-convict Mark Blackwell. Hank continues the investigation to discover the truth.

It also unfolds other mysteries of his father, including his illness, and depicts the bond between father and son.

The movie was nominated for the Oscars and won the Hollywood Film Awards and Heartland Movie Awards.

Jeremy Strong portrayed the role of Dale Palmer, Hank’s mentally challenged younger brother.

The Judge

IMDb DramaCrimeMystery

Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home after detention, puts his effort into discovering the truth about a homicide case in which his father and the town’s judge are prime suspects.

DirectorDavid Dobkin
Release DateOctober 10, 2014
StudioVillage Roadshow Pictures
RatPac-Dune Entertainment
Team Downey
Big Kid Pictures
CastRobert Downey Jr.,
Jeremy Strong, Robert Duvall, Vincent D’Onofrio,
Vera Farmiga
, Billy Bob Thornton, Leighton Meester, Ken Howard
WritersNick Schenk, Bill Dubuque
Runtime2 hours 21 minutes
RatingR

4. The Big Short

The Big Short is an American biographical crime comedy-drama movie directed by Adam McKay.

It is based on the 2010 book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis.

The movie follows a group of financial experts, including Michael Burry and Steve Eisman, who predict the collapse of the housing market and subsequent financial crisis during 2007-2008.

Furthermore, financial experts also foresaw the instability caused by the housing bubble, and to establish financial stability, they used an approach called shorting.

It also depicts the complexities of the financial world and the ethical dilemmas faced by those who saw the crisis coming.

The movie received worldwide acclaim from critics and won Oscars for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.

It also won several other renowned awards, such as the BAFTA, Critics Choice Award, Artios Award, and Satellite Award.

Jeremy Strong portrayed the role of Vinny Daniel, one of Mark Baum’s team members at FrontPoint Partners.

The Big Short

IMDb BiographyComedyDrama

In 2006-2007, a group of investors worked to discover the flawed and corrupt market and establish a stable market.

DirectorAdam McKay
Release DateDecember 11, 2015
StudioRegency Enterprises
Plan B Entertainment
CastJeremy Strong, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Shauna Rappold,
Brandon Stacy
, Aiden Flowers, Peter Epstein,
WritersMichael Lewis, Charles Randolph
Runtime2 hours 10 minutes
RatingR

3. Armageddon Time

Armageddon Time is an American coming-of-age drama movie written, directed, and produced by James Gray.

The movie follows the 1980s in Queens, New York City, where a sixth-grade Jewish-American, Paul Graff, becomes friends with a willful African-American classmate, Johhny Davis, who has been the victim of racial discrimination.

When caught smoking a joint, Paul is sent to private school by his parents. Meanwhile, Johnny stops going to school after being downgraded to special education.

Furthermore, the movie depicts Paul’s struggle in a new school and how he is disturbed by other students’ racist comments about Johnny when he visits him.

It also illustrates Paul’s connection with his maternal grandfather, Aaron Rabinowitz, who motivates him to pursue his dreams.

The movie received positive reviews from critics and was nominated for many renowned awards, such as the Critics Choice Awards, Satellite Awards, and Gotham Awards.

Jeremy Strong portrayed the role of Irving Graff, Paul’s father, for which he won the Virtuoso Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Armageddon Time

IMDb Drama

A 12-year-old boy who dreams of becoming an artist meets an African-American boy and becomes friends, which leads to a series of events, including his transfer to a new school.

DirectorJames Gray
Release DateOctober 28, 2022 
StudioRT Features
MadRiver Pictures
Keep Your Head
Spacemaker Production
CastJeremy Strong, Anne Hathaway, Banks Repeta, Jaylin Webb, Anthony Hopkins, Andrew Polk, Marcia Haufrecht, Tovah Feldshuh
WritersJames Gray
Runtime1 hour 54 minutes
RatingR

2. The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7 is an American historical drama thriller movie written and directed by Aaron Sorkin.

The movie follows the time in 1968 when the Chicago Seven group of anti-Vietnam War protesters made preparations to protest at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

They get arrested and charged with crossing state lines to initiate a riot; the movie further depicts the 1969 trial of the seven defendants and cultural and political conflicts of the era, spotlighting issues of free speech and government repression.

The movie was nominated for six Oscars and won several awards, including Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, and Satellite Awards.

Jeremy Strong portrayed Jerry Rubin, a founding member of the Youth International Party and one of the seven defendants.

The Trial of the Chicago 7

IMDb DramaHistoryThriller

After protesting at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in August 1968, seven defendants, known as Chicago 7, were arrested and charged with crossing state lines.

DirectorAaron Sorkin
Release DateSeptember 25, 2020
StudioParamount Pictures
Cross Creek Pictures
DreamWorks Pictures
Marc Platt Productions
ShivHans Pictures
CastJeremy Strong, Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, Sacha Baron Cohen, John Carroll Lynch, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
WritersAaron Sorkin
Runtime2 hours 9 minutes
RatingR

1. Succession

Succession is an American satirical black comedy-drama television series created by Jesse Armstrong.

The series follows the Roy family, which owns Waystar RoyCo, the world’s biggest media and entertainment company. Things start to turn around when Logan Roy, the family patriarch, suffers from a drop in health.

His four children start to work together to protect the company from its downfall. It also depicts the different natures of the four of Roy’s children: Connor (estranged oldest and only son from first marriage), Kendall (power-hungry), Roman (irresponsible), and Shiv (political fixer and only daughter).

The series received critical acclaim across all seasons for its writing, acting, humor, musical score, directing, and production values.

It has also won several famous awards, including the Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globes, Satellite Award, and BAFTA TV Award.

Jeremy Strong portrayed the role of Kendall Roy, the eldest child from Logan’s second marriage.

In the series, Kendall struggles to prove his worth to his father after mishandling major deals and battling substance misuse. He also struggles to maintain a relationship with his siblings, as well as his ex-wife Rava and their children.

For his portrayal of Kendall, Jeremy Strong won the Critics Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, and Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Succession

IMDb ComedyDrama

Roy’s family, known for running the world’s biggest entertainment company, lives turn around as the family patriarch Logan Roy’s health deteriorates, and the siblings have to work together to protect the company from downfall.

CreatorJesse Armstrong
Release DateJune 3, 2018 
StudioHBO Entertainment
Gary Sanchez Productions
Hyperobject Industries 
Hot Seat Productions
Project Zeus
CastNicholas Braun, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Peter Friedman, Matthew Macfadyen, Alan Ruck, Sarah Snook, Jeremy Strong
WritersJesse Armstrong, Susan Soon He Stanton, Tony Roche
Runtime1 hour
RatingTV-MA
Suruchi Lohani
Suruchi Lohani
Suruchi is a student of Business Management, who is also a movie enthusiast. She loves writing articles and blogs related to movies. Besides that, she enjoys reading novels and is passionate about learning new things.

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