Paul Giamatti

Biography: Paul Giamatti is the son of A. Bartlett Giamatti, the youngest president of Yale University and later, the 7th Commissioner of Major League Baseball. His mother, Toni Smith, was a teacher at Hopkins School. Before his career took off, he attended Choate Rosemary Hall (a boarding school), was an English major at Yale, and received a Master's degree in Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama. Afterwards, his career received a boost when Howard Stern praised Giamatti's performance often on his radio program, calling for him to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Kenny "Pig Vomit" Rushton in his film "Private Parts". Although that would never happen, he would later go on to appear in supporting roles in big-budget films such as The Truman Show, Saving Private Ryan, The Negotiator, and others. His most acclaimed performances to date include his lead roles in American Splendor and Sideways. He has won a SAG award for Best Supporting Actor for Cinderella Man but lost the Academy Award and Golden Globe to George Clooney. He has also been nominated for and won several critics' awards. Expand

Paul Giamatti's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 97 12 Years a Slave
Lowest Metascore: 33 Big Momma's House
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 43
  2. Negative: 4 out of 43
43 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
83 Love & Mercy TBA Dr. Eugene Landy tbd
54 Madame Bovary TBA Monsieur Homais tbd
tbd Straight Outta Compton Aug 14, 2015 Jerry Heller tbd
63 The Congress Aug 29, 2014 Cast / Dr. Baker / Dr. Barker 7.5
53 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2, 2014 Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino / Aleksei Sytsevich / Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino 6.9
86 Ernest & CĂ©lestine Feb 28, 2014 Rat Judge 7.0
65 Saving Mr. Banks Dec 13, 2013 Ralph 7.7
97 12 Years a Slave Oct 18, 2013 Theophilus Freeman / Theophilus Freeman 8.0
41 Romeo & Juliet Oct 11, 2013 Friar Laurence 5.8
51 Parkland Oct 4, 2013 Abraham Zapruder / Abraham Zapruder 5.9
54 All Is Bright Oct 4, 2013 Executive Producer / Dennis / Dennis 5.8
58 Turbo Jul 17, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Chet 6.1
53 John Dies at the End Jan 25, 2013 Executive Producer / Arnie / Arnie Blondestone 7.0
51 Love, Marilyn Nov 30, 2012 Cast / Himself 9.0
58 Cosmopolis Aug 17, 2012 Benno Levin 4.8
67 The Ides of March Oct 7, 2011 Tom Duffy 7.1
42 Ironclad Jul 8, 2011 King John 6.9
44 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Kingsley 5.6
75 Win Win Mar 18, 2011 Mike Flaherty 7.7
67 Barney's Version Jan 14, 2011 Barney Panofsky 6.5
76 The Last Station Dec 4, 2009 Vladimir Chertkov 7.9
69 Cold Souls Aug 7, 2009 Giamatti - Paul 5.7
69 Duplicity Mar 20, 2009 Richard Garsik 5.1
71 Trumbo Jun 27, 2008 Himself 7.0
42 Fred Claus Nov 9, 2007 Nick 'Santa' Claus 4.5
49 Shoot 'Em Up Sep 7, 2007 Hertz 7.0
48 The Hawk Is Dying Mar 30, 2007 George Gattling 7.2
68 The Illusionist Aug 18, 2006 Inspector Uhl 8.2
59 The Ant Bully Jul 28, 2006 Stan Beals 5.6
36 Lady in the Water Jul 21, 2006 Cleveland Heep 6.6