Search results for "Ben Whishaw"


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

Lilting (2014) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2015

Lilting is a touching, intimate film about finding the things which bring us together. In contemporary London, a Cambodian Chinese mother mourns the untimely death of her son. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Hong Khaou
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Morven Christie  •  Peter Bowles  •  Leila Wong

Days and Nights (2014) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Jan 2015

Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Christian Camargo
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Allison Janney  •  Jean Reno

Teenage (2013) RT 75% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Teenagers did not exist before the 20th century. Not until the early 1950s did the term gain widespread recognition, but with Teenage, Matt Wolf offers compelling evidence ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Matt Wolf
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Jena Malone  •  Julia Hummer  •  Jessie Usher

Cloud Atlas (2012) RT 66% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 2013

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

Richard II (2012)

KING RICHARD is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin HENRY BOLINGBROKE and THOMAS MOWBRAY. RICHARD calls for a duel but then halts it just before swords clash. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Rupert Goold
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Patrick Stewart  •  James Purefoy

The Tempest (2010) RT 30% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2011

The Tempest, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, is written and directed by Julie Taymor. The play's main character was Prospero, and Taymor changed the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Felicity Jones  •  Reeve Carney  •  David Strathairn  •  Tom Conti

Bright Star (2009) RT 83% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 2010

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Kerry Fox  •  Paul Schneider

Love Hate (2009)

A sweet-natured charity worker finds his life turned upside down, when he falls in love with a mysterious woman.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Blake Ritson  •  Dylan Ritson
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Hattie Morahan  •  Blake Ritson

I'm Not There (2007) RT 76% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2008

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Heath Ledger  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ben Whishaw




Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) RT 58% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of eighteenth century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. His work, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Simon Chandler  •  David Calder  •  Richard Felix

Stoned (2005) RT 15% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jul 2006

A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Stephen Woolley
CAST:  Leo Gregory  •  Paddy Considine  •  David Morrissey  •  Ben Whishaw

Layer Cake (2004) RT 81% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Colm Meaney  •  George Harris  •  Sally Hawkins

Enduring Love (2004) RT 59% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2005

Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Samantha Morton  •  Bill Weston  •  Jeremy McCurdie

The Trench (1999) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2003

The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • War
DIRECTION:  William Boyd
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Danny Dyer  •  James D'Arcy  •  Paul Nicholls

My Brother Tom (2001) RT Audience 50%

A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Dom Rotheroe
CAST:  Jenna Harrison  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Honeysuckle Weeks  •  Michael Erskine

Mauvaise passe (1999)

A movie about a middle aged french man who after a family crisis travels on the spur of the moment to London only to get caught up in the male prostitution business and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michel Blanc
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Stuart Townsend  •  Liza Walker  •  Noah Taylor