Search results for "Ben Mendelsohn"


Australia (2008) RT 55% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Essie Davis  •  David Wenham

Black and White (2002)

Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Craig Lahiff
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Kerry Fox  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Charles Dance

Nirvana Street Murder (1990)

Two brothers become conflicted after one goes on the run and the other has an affair with a Greek woman and takes care of an old rich lady who could be their way out.  (more)

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CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Mary Coustas  •  Mark Little

Spotswood (1992)

Wallace is an efficiency expert, managing the high-profile downsizing of a major auto parts factory. But when he is hired to evaluate a small moccasin factory which seems from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Alwyn Kurts  •  John Walton

The New World (2005) RT 62% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2006

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Q'orianka Kilcher  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Christian Bale

Vertical Limit (2000) RT 48% / Audience 41%

DVD release: May 2001

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Robin Tunney  •  Bill Paxton  •  Scott Glenn

Sirens (1993) RT 73% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Sam Neill  •  Elle Macpherson

Mullet (2001) RT Audience 42%

In the film, Eddie (Ben Mendelsohn) returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Susie Porter  •  Andrew Gilbert  •  Belinda McClory

The Year My Voice Broke (1987) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Loene Carmen  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Graeme Blundell

Quigley Down Under (1990) RT 56% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2001

American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Laura San Giacomo  •  Alan Rickman  •  Chris Haywood




The Dark Knight Rises (2012) RT 87% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Killing Them Softly (2012) RT 74% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Scoot McNairy  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Richard Jenkins

Adore (2013) RT 31% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anne Fontaine
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Robin Wright  •  Xavier Samuel  •  James Frecheville

Map of the Human Heart (1993) RT 80% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2004

Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Robert Joamie  •  Anne Parillaud  •  Annie Galipeau

Slow West (2015) RT 93% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 2015

In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  John Maclean
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Kodi Smit-McPhee  •  Caren Pistorius

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) RT 27% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2015

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Aaron Paul  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley

Black Sea (2014) RT 80% / Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2015

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Jodie Whittaker  •  Scoot McNairy  •  Ben Mendelsohn

Starred Up (2014) RT 99% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2015

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Rupert Friend  •  David Ajala

Lost River (2015)

A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ryan Gosling
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Saoirse Ronan  •  Eva Mendes  •  Matt Smith