He also starred in the Niels Arden Oplev action film Dead Man Down (2013), and as Travers Goff in the period drama Saving Mr. In 2014, Farrell starred as Peter Lake in the supernatural fable Winter's Tale, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Mark Helprin.
In 2004, he appeared in several other independent films receiving limited theatrical release in most countries, including A Home at the End of the World (adapted from Michael Cunningham's A Home at the End of the World).
Mick La Salle of the San Francisco Chronicle differed, saying that the actor "is keen on making good....
Farrell received positive reviews for his involvement in the true story.
Later in 2008 Farrell was brother-in-law to Edward Norton's character in Pride and Glory, a police drama directed by American Gavin O'Connor.
The police sketch looked remarkably like him and he had even described blacking out during the night in question. Jackson, Michelle Rodriguez, Olivier Martinez and Jeremy Renner; Renner became a friend.
His only alibi was apparently a journal kept by his friend that explained the two had been across town that night, taking MDMA. Alan Morrison of Empire wrote, "Farrell can usually be relied upon to bring a spark to the bonfire.He played the lead role of Captain John Smith, the founder of 17th-century colonial Jamestown, Virginia who falls in love with the Native American princess Pocahontas (Q'Orianka Kilcher).Director Terrence Malick went out of his way to keep Farrell and Kilcher apart until they were filmed together.That's also true of [this movie]." Elvis Mitchell of the New York Times criticised Farrell's accent, writing that he "employ[ed] a wobbly American accent that makes him sound like an international criminal a step ahead of the authorities".He read Frank Miller's Daredevil comics to understand Bullseye "because the expression on the character's faces in the comic books, and just the way they move sometimes, and the exaggerations of the character I'm playing...he's so over-the-top that you do draw from that.Farrell was one of three actors (with Johnny Depp and Jude Law), who helped complete Heath Ledger's role when Ledger died before filming ended.