Search results for "Anna Chancellor"


Crush (2001) RT 36% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Kenny Doughty

How I Live Now (2013) RT 67% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Feb 2014

An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Tom Holland  •  Anna Chancellor  •  George MacKay

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) RT 60% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Mos Def  •  Helen Mirren

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)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Indira Varma  •  Zoë Wanamaker

The Dreamers (2003)

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

The Real Jane Austen (2002)

Drama-documentary exploring the life of Jane Austen. Actor Anna Chancellor, a distant relative of Jane Austen, discovers the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Nicky Pattison
CAST:  Anna Chancellor  •  Gillian Kearney  •  John Standing  •  Phyllis Logan

The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) RT 41% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 1998

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) RT 95% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Staggered (1994)

Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Martin Clunes
CAST:  Martin Clunes  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Michael Praed  •  Michele Winstanley

Christmas at the Riviera (2007)

The assistant manager of a seaside hotel is left to run the building over the Christmas period.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Bussell  •  Justin Sbresni
CAST:  Alexander Armstrong  •  Darren Boyd  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Warren Clarke




Testament of Youth (2014) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2015

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  James Kent
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Kit Harington  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Dominic West

What a Girl Wants (2003) RT 35% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2003

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  Amanda Bynes  •  Colin Firth  •  Kelly Preston  •  Jonathan Pryce

The Best Man (2005) RT Audience 64%

When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stefan Schwartz
CAST:  Stuart Townsend  •  Seth Green  •  Amy Smart  •  Simon Callow

FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Joseph May  •  Lara Morgan

Breaking and Entering (2006) RT 34% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2007

Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Robin Wright

Century (1993) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 1995

Turn-of-the-century love story centered around a young doctor and the emergence of modern science.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Charles Dance  •  Clive Owen  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Robert Stephens

Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004) RT 13% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jul 2004

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kevin Allen
CAST:  Frankie Muniz  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Hannah Spearritt  •  Alfie Allen