Search results for "Albert Finney"


Charlie Bubbles (1967) RT Audience 60%

Charlie Bubbles, a writer, up from the working class of Manchester, England, who, in the course of becoming prematurely rich and famous, has mislaid a writer's basic tool - ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Albert Finney
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Liza Minnelli  •  Colin Blakely

Skyfall (2012) RT 93% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2013

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Judi Dench  •  Javier Bardem  •  Ralph Fiennes

Scrooge (1970) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2003

The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Edith Evans  •  Kenneth More  •  Laurence Naismith

Big Fish (2003)

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Albert Finney  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jessica Lange

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2007

Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Julia Stiles  •  David Strathairn  •  Scott Glenn

A Good Year (2006) RT 26% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Freddie Highmore  •  Albert Finney  •  Marion Cotillard

Corpse Bride (2005)

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton  •  Mike Johnson
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emily Watson  •  Tracey Ullman

Erin Brockovich (2000) RT 84% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2000

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Albert Finney  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Marg Helgenberger

Looker (1981) RT 29% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Crichton
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  James Coburn  •  Susan Dey  •  Leigh Taylor-Young

Miller's Crossing (1990) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2003

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  John Turturro  •  Jon Polito




Ocean's Twelve (2004) RT 56% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in a caper concerning three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam. But Europol agent ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Julia Roberts

The Dresser (1983) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Zena Walker  •  Eileen Atkins

The Duellists (1977) RT 91% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2002

In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Albert Finney  •  Robert Stephens

The Entertainer (1960) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Archie Rice, an old-time British vaudeville performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Brenda De Banzie  •  Roger Livesey  •  Joan Plowright

Tom Jones (1963) RT 83% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Susannah York  •  Hugh Griffith  •  Edith Evans

Two for the Road (1967) RT 80% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2005

The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Albert Finney  •  Georges Descrières  •  Claude Dauphin

Delivering Milo (2001) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Albert Finney  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott

Gumshoe (1971) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2009

A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Frank Finlay  •  Janice Rule

The Gathering Storm (2002) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Linus Roache

Pope John Paul II (1985)

Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic ...  (more)

GENRES: History
DIRECTION:  Herbert Wise
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Brian Cox  •  Nigel Hawthorne