Reacher’s Alan Ritchson: What to watch if you love the Amazon Prime series star


When author Lee Child’s popular literary badass was first adapted to the screen in the 2012 action thriller, Jack Reach, fans of the ongoing book series were a bit disappointed to see the famous title character played by Tom Cruise. Well, 10 years later, fans have certainly gotten what they’ve been asking for in 6’2″ Alan Ritchson, who’s a perfect match for the former Army major emotionally and, most importantly, physically on the original series d. ‘Amazon Prime, To reach.

You almost can’t help but wonder how things might have turned out had the actor been cast in the role sooner. However, at the end of the day, it’s really cool to see him starring in a hit series after spending most of his career in smaller roles, or even hiding under CGI performance capture. . If you have already arrived at To reach Season 1 is coming to an end and I’m curious to see which Alan Ritchson movies and TV shows I’m referencing on streaming, allow us to point you in the right direction, starting with a role that looks nothing like Jack Reacher…mentally, that is.

Alan Ritchson on Blue Mountain State

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Blue Mountain State and Blue Mountain State: The Rise Of Thadland (Tubi, PlutoTV, IMDb TV)

An underachieving college student (Darin Brooks) initially joins the soccer team to get women’s attention, but takes it more seriously during his senior year when, in an effort to save the campus’ beloved boarding house of the team, he must throw the ultimate party in honor of his now professional former teammate (Alan Ritchson).

Why they’re worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: For three seasons, Alan Ritchson gave a completely hilarious performance on blue mountain state in the role of the muscular, but not very intelligent quarterback, Thad Castle, which the actor will return in 2016 for the feature film spin-off of the cult comedy series, Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland – an even more raunchy celebration of university life without any class (and not just in the academic sense).

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Stream Blue Mountain State: The Rise Of Thadland on Tubi.
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Alan Ritchson and Josh Gad in The Wedding Ringer

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The Wedding Ring (Amazon rental)

Realizing he doesn’t have a male friend to be his best man just two weeks before his wedding, a socially awkward man (Josh Gad) enlists the help of a business owner (Kevin Hart) who finds himself passes off as the best friend and best man for socially awkward people. grooms to earn a living.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: In 2015, Alan Ritchson again stole the show in one of Kevin Hart’s best films,The wedding bellas Kip Loyola – a stammering, distracted former soap opera actor who becomes one of many hired by Hart’s character, Jimmy Callahan, to pose as groomsmen at Josh Gad’s character’s wedding , Doug Harris.

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Alan Ritchson, Brenton Thwaites and Minka Kelly on Titans

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Titans (HBO Max)

Amid his fallout with Bruce Wayne, former Batman sidekick Dick “Robin” Grayson (Brenton Thwaites) attempts to fight crime on his own, only to end up joining a team of other young, costumed vigilantes who become his new family.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: After blue mountain state and before becoming the leader To reach cast, Alan Ritchson played another character with a football background named Hank Hall, otherwise known as Hawk from the romance crime-fighting duo Hawk and Dove, on the HBO Max show, titans, for three seasons.

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Alan Ritchson on Smallville

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Smallville (Hulu)

High school student Clark Kent (Tom Welling) discovers his extraterrestrial origins, accepts his extraordinary abilities, and uses them to protect loved ones or strangers in need while growing up in a small Kansas town.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: Years before joining TitansAlan Ritchson made his acting debut in 2005 in another popular DC show, the Superman prequel, Smallvilleas Arthur Curry (otherwise known as Aquaman) and would return to plan the Atlantean in three more episodes.

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The cast of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movies (Amazon Prime, Paramount Plus)

An ambitious journalist (Megan Fox) discovers that four young anthropomorphic reptiles with impressive martial abilities live in the sewers of New York City and become their aid in an ongoing battle against a ruthless criminal organization.

Why they’re worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: Between his DC superhero roles, Alan Ritchson backed up his voice (and Brooklyn’s best accent) and did the motion capture for a whole different kind of comic book role: a more muscular portrayal of the masked Raphael. red in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 2014, and thereafter, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: From the Shadows, two years later.

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Olivia Thirlby and Alan Ritchson in Above the Shadow

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Above the Shadows (Hulu)

A young woman (Olivia Thirlby) who is now inexplicably forgotten and invisible to everyone asks for help from a club bouncer (Alan Ritchson) who is, somehow, the only person who can see her, in exchange for help him get his career as a professional fighter. get back on track.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: In 2019, Alan Ritchson would reunite with Megan Fox as former lovers broken by her declining mixed martial arts career. above the shadows – a unique urban fairy tale from writer and director Claudia Myers that sees Ritchson perform impressive fight choreography in the ring before learning to fight with his elbows on the set of To reach.

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Alan Ritchson in Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Hulu)

A year after surviving the futuristic nation of Panem’s annual deadly underage tournament, District 12 winners Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) are forced to re-enter the arena as part of of a plot by the capital to prevent a rebellion.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: Ironically, you don’t really see much fighting from Alan Ritchson in his role as District 1 winner and returning career tribute Gloss in the 2013 adaptation of Catch fire – the second book in the trilogy of dystopian YA novels – but it’s involved in one of the most devastating death scenes in what might be the best of hunger games movies, no doubt.

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Alan Ritchson in Office Uprising

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Desk heaving (crunching)

An aimless office worker (Brenton Thwaites), his best friend (Dead Pool Karan Soni), and the woman he has a crush on (former Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist star Jane Levy) become each other’s last hopes for survival when the majority of their weapons-making business is turned into murderous maniacs by a bad batch of an experimental energy drink.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: Alan Ritchson is actually quite active (not to mention creepy and hilariously insane) as an angry marketing associate in the more comedic and brutal deathmatch set in the exclusive Crackle, Office uprising – a fun, albeit gory, 2018 horror-comedy that also stars Ritchson’s Titans co-star, Brenton Thwaites.

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Alan Ritchson and Christine Ochoa in Blood Drive

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Blood drive (Amazon purchase)

In an alternate 1999, a cop trying to do the right thing in a broken world (Alan Ritchson) and a reckless street racer (Christine Ochoa) team up in a high-stakes cross-country race from Los Angeles to Phoenix with automobiles that use human blood as fuel.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: Alan Ritchson was on a death race as the lead on the short-lived but highly rated Syfy original horror-comedy TV show. Blood collect – creator James Roland’s wild, action-packed love letter to the age of grindhouse cinema.

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Alan Ritchson in Dark Web: Cicada 3301

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Dark Web: Cicada 3301 (Hulu)

A hacker (Jake Kesy), his best friend (Ron Funches), and a librarian (Conor Leslie) become reluctant participants in a competitive recruiting challenge orchestrated by an elusive online company.

Why it’s worth checking out if you like Alan Ritchson: In 2021, Alan Ritchson made his directorial debut with Dark Web: Cicada 3301 – a comedy/thriller inspired by a real and mysterious online phenomenon which he also co-wrote and stars in, with his Titans co-star, Conor Leslie.

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Alan Ritchson will return to the director’s chair for a more serious horror film titled Bad Seeds of Loving Spring. Be sure to keep an eye out for him in the second season of To reachwhich was confirmed by Amazon Prime shortly after the Season 1 premiere.

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