Hollywood tough guy Russell Crowe selects movies based on how long the shoot will be now he is a father of two young children The Australian Oscar winner and his wife Danielle Spencer have two boys, CHARLES, two, and TENYSON, one And Crowe no longer wants to spend a long time away from home He says, "The thing is with the jobs I am choosing these days is that they don't come with 26 or 38 week shooting schedules like some of the films I've done in the last few years "Every decision that I make now depends on what's right for my wife Danielle and my two young boys " Gladiator star Crowe is also less likely to star in action movies now he is 42 He adds, "Now that I'm getting a little bit older the bones are creaking and the Achilles tendons don't work the way they should "I don't approach everything with the same intensity that I used to "