Search results for "Andrew Tiernan"

Dragonfly (2014)

Brutal cop, DS Mike Blake is no stranger to violence. He finds himself caught in a web of conspiracy, corruption, deceit and murder when investigating the cold case of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Tiernan
CAST:  Andrew Tiernan  •  Wayne Norman  •  Frank Boyce  •  Nick Reynolds

UK18 (2017)

A documentary film-maker suspects she is being brainwashed by a secret government organisation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Tiernan
CAST:  Shona McWilliams  •  Ian Hart  •  Jack Roth  •  Jean-Marc Barr

300 (2006)

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

Edward II (1991) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2005

In this Derek Jarman version of Christopher Marlowe's Elizabethan drama, in modern costumes and settings, Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Derek Jarman
CAST:  John Lynch  •  Steven Waddington  •  Andrew Tiernan  •  Kevin Collins

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) RT 76% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Nick Moran  •  Jason Statham

The Pianist (2002) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: May 2003

The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann  •  Frank Finlay  •  Maureen Lipman

Being Human (1994) RT 50% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 1994

One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Maudie Johnson  •  Max Johnson  •  Robert Carlyle

Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant (1998)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Denis Lawson  •  Ian McNeice

Mr. Nice (2010) RT 55% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Oct 2011

Biopic about 1970s British marijuana trafficker Howard Marks, whose inventive smuggling schemes made him a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Rhys Ifans  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  David Thewlis  •  Elsa Pataky

The Criminal (2001) RT 33% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jasper Rawlins, a none-too-successful musician, finds himself chatting with a beautiful woman at his neighborhood bar. She goes home with him, direct and frank in answer to ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Julian Simpson
CAST:  Steven Mackintosh  •  Bernard Hill  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Natasha Little

The Protagonists (1999)

An Italian movie crew goes to London to make a documentary about a murder case that took place a few years before.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Luca Guadagnino
CAST:  Tilda Swinton  •  Fabrizia Sacchi  •  Claudio Gioè  •  Paolo Briguglia

300: Rise of an Empire (2014) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

Autómata (2014)

Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gabe Ibáñez
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Birgitte Hjort Sørensen  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Robert Forster

As You Like It (1992) RT 36% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Hiding out in an industrial wasteland from the murderous wrath of a regional ruler, a woman, disguised as a boy, gives wooing lessons to the edgy lad who proclaims he loves her.  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  James Fox  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Andrew Tiernan  •  Tony Armatrading

Freight (2010) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A Russian gang operating in Leeds with no respect for the laws of England, traffic Eastern Europeans in containers then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart St. Paul
CAST:  Billy Murray  •  Craig Fairbrass  •  Daniel Midwinter  •  Laura Aikman

Two Deaths (1995) RT 38% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Nov 1996

A tale of power, passion and obsession set in a politically torn Eastern European country.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Sônia Braga  •  Patrick Malahide  •  Michael Gambon  •  Ion Caramitru

Prime Suspect 1 (1991)

A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Tom Bell  •  John Bowe

A Waste of Shame (2005)

In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature - and at the center of this ...  (more)

CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Indira Varma  •  Zoë Wanamaker

The Quatermass Experiment (2005) RT Audience 49%

A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Miller
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  David Tennant  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Indira Varma