Matthew Gray Gubler (born March 9, 1980) is an actor, director, model, and painter from the United States. He is best known for his role as Dr. Spencer Reid, a criminal profiler on the CBS television drama Criminal Minds (2005–present), which he also directed eleven episodes of. Gubler has voiced Simon in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its three sequels, as well as The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, (500) Days of Summer, Life After Beth, and Suburban Gothic.
Below are some of the films of Matthew Gray Gubler to watch.
1. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
Director- Marc Webb
Sparks fly when Tom, a skilled architect who works as a writer for a greeting card firm, meets Summer, Tom’s boss’s charming, attractive, bright-eyed assistant. Tom quickly realises that he and Summer share a lot of interests. After all, their favourite band, The Smiths, is one of their favourites. Summer, on the other hand, does not believe in love at first sight and values independence and non-attachment, whereas love-smitten Tom is pushing too hard. As their uneasy connection evolves, they become embroiled in an uncontrollable and unexpected disaster in the name of love. Tom, on the other hand, is confident he has discovered his soulmate.
2. Newness (2017)
Director- Drake Doremus
Martin, a pharmacist, and Gabi, a physiotherapy, both in their twenties, spend their weekends “swiping” on a dating app in modern Los Angeles. There are countless possibilities, but it’s more about hooking up than connecting. When they finally meet, though, they end up talking till the wee hours of the morning. Connecting. It’s an excellent opportunity. It is a brand new product. They rekindle their affections and fall in love in a surprising way. All hurry into a relationship exhilarated by each other. They have dates together. They will be sharing a room. All forego employment in order to make love, but the relationship quickly gets monotonous. They choose to experiment with an open relationship.
3. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Director- Wes Anderson
Steve Zissou, a Jacques Cousteau-style sea-film director, has reason to be depressed: his partner has been eaten, possibly by a mythical jaguar shark, his wife may be having an affair with her ex-husband, a young man claims Steve is his father, his most recent films have bombed, he’s having trouble raising money for his venture to avenge his partner, and he’s attracted to a pregnant reporter who prefers the pretend Will he survive pirates and mutiny at sea, build the ties of fatherhood, wrap his arm around his wife, find the deep-sea monster, reclaim box-office hegemony, and find a reason to smile?
4. Excision (2012)
Director- Richard Bates Jr.
Pauline, an antisocial, deluded high-school tomboy, must deal with a shabby appearance and an equally awful complexion to name a few concerns. The otherwise regular schoolgirl is struggling for attention and approval, as well as the standard concerns of her age, such as continual mother/daughter confrontations, the pursuit of the perfect boyfriend, and the loss of her virginity. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Pauline’s troubling imaginations and haemophilia fetish have made her the school’s outcast. Who could blame Pauline for wishing to be the hero of her younger sister in those circumstances? After all, it won’t be that difficult; all you’ll need is a little dedication and a steady hand.
5. Band of Robbers (2015)
Director- Adam Nee, Aron Nee
A comic journey in which Mark Twain’s famous literary characters Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer are reimagined as grown men in modern times. When petty criminal Huck Finn is freed from prison, he wants to put his criminal past behind him, but his lifelong buddy and corrupt cop, Tom Sawyer, has other ideas. Tom joins the “Band of Robbers,” recruiting their misfit pals Joe Harper and Ben Rogers to join them in an elaborate plan to recover a fabled treasure, refusing to give up on his childhood ambitions of money and adventure. The plan, however, quickly falls apart, sending the boys on a risky voyage.
6. Horse Girl (2020)
Director- Jeff Baena
Sarah, a socially isolated arts and crafts store employee, prefers to spend her time with horses and supernatural crime dramas rather than people. Sarah struggles to discern her visions from reality when a sequence of incredibly weird nightmares upends the simplicity of her everyday life. A darkly comedic psychological thriller about a woman’s quest for the truth, no matter how ethereal it may be.
7. Trash Fire (2016)
Director- Richard Bates Jr.
Owen lives with his partner Isabelle and is an unpleasant, cynical, and snarky web designer. Owen sees his psychiatrist Florence for counselling because he blames himself for the fire that killed his parents and left his sister Pearl disfigured. When Isabelle finds out she’s pregnant, she encourages Owen to reconcile with his sole family, Violet and Pearl, whom he hasn’t seen in a long time. Violet is a terrible woman, and Owen warns Isabelle about her, but they go to his hometown nevertheless. Isabelle understands Owen has told the truth about Violet, but they stay a few days longer because of Pearl, which has disastrous consequences.
8. Life After Beth (2014)
Director- Jeff Baena
Beth Slocum’s solo stroll in the woods ends tragically with a lethal snake bite. Her parents and lover Zach are devastated by her death. Zach tries to make friends with Mr. and Mrs. Slocum after the funeral, but they reject him as well, and he’s determined to figure out why. He then notices Beth. Her parents are trying to keep her resurrection a secret, but zombie Beth gives Zach the chance to do everything he didn’t get to do with her when she was alive. However, life with the undead Beth proves to be particularly complicated for her still-living loved ones, as Beth’s conduct becomes increasingly erratic and odd happenings around town increase.
9. Doll Face (2021)
Director- Tommy Haircloth
When Marmalade inherits her grandmother’s opulent condo, she is saddled with an unusual requirement: she must care for each and every doll in her grandmother’s large collection or risk losing her inheritance. As the dolls are found slain one by one, she quickly realises that something-or someone-sinister is at work. Marmalade quickly discovers that a horrible curse is to blame, and that she must break it before it comes for her.