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"Ride the Eagle" DVD screen capture, 2021. J.K. Simmons as Carl.
PLOT: A man (Jake Johnson) inherits a picturesque cabin near Yosemite from his mother (Susan Sarandon). However, he must fulfill certain conditions in order to take possession. Simmons has a small role as the former lover of the mom.
"The Tomorrow War" movie still, 2021. J.K. Simmons as James Daniel Forester Sr.
PLOT: A family man (Chris Pratt) is drafted to fight in a future war where the fate of humanity relies on his ability to confront the past. Simmons plays the estranged father of the soldier, estranged father, an anti-government survivalist, mechanical engineer and Vietnam veteran. This movie was produced by Paramount Pictures and was delayed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was eventually sold to Amazon Studios. It began streaming on their service July 2, 2021.
On the set of "Palm Springs", 2020. L to R: Director Max Barbakow, J.K. Simmons.
PLOT: Stuck in a time loop, two wedding guests (Andy Samberg, Cristan Milioti) develop a budding romance while living the same day over and over again. Simmons plays another character stuck in the loop.
"21 Bridges" movie still, 2019. J.K. Simmons as Captain Matt McKenna.
PLOT: When two cops are found dead, an FBI agent (Chadwick Boseman) seals off the 21 bridges leading in/out of Manhattan to catch the killers. Simmons plays a cop who helps out the agent because he has a vested interest in the case.
"The Front Runner" movie still, 2018. L to R: Jenna Kanell, J.K. Simmons.
PLOT: A biopic about Sen. Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman) whose 1988 presidential campaign collapsed after his acquaintanceship with Donna Rice was exposed. Simmons plays his campaign manager who argues how it should be handled.
"Father Figures" movie still, 2017. L to R: Owen Wilson, J.K. Simmons, Ed Helms.
PLOT: Two fraternal twin brothers (Wilson, Helms) learn from their mother that their father is alive. They hit the road in order to find him and find potential candidates (including Simmons) along the way.
"The Snowman" movie still, 2017. L to R: J.K. Simmons, Rebecca Ferguson.
PLOT: Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. A new police recruit (Ferguson) encourages the detective to investigate a businessman (Simmons) who may have had a motive.
"Counterpart" Starz Network promotional still - December 10, 2017. J.K. Simmons as Howard Silk.
This unique science-fiction show had Simmons in a dual role that earned great reviews from critics and fans. The show would run for 20 episodes over two seasons before Starz decided to cancel the show. BRING IT BACK!!
"The Bachelors" promo still, 2017. L to R: Julie Delpy, J.K. Simmons, Odeya Rush, Josh Wiggins.
PLOT: After the early death of his wife, a mourning father (Simmons) moves with his teenage son (Wiggins) across the country for a private school teaching job. Their lives begin to transform due to two unique women (Delpy, Rush), who help them embrace life and love again.
"All Nighter" movie still, 2017. L to R: Emile Hirsch, J.K. Simmons, Meta Golding.
PLOT: A workaholic father (Simmons) who attempts to visit his daughter (Kristen Schaal) during a layover in Los Angeles, only to discover that she's disappeared. He is forced to team up with her awkward ex-boyfriend (Hirsch) to find her over the course of one transformative night.