Search results for "Brendan Gleeson"


Braveheart (1995) RT 78% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, legendary Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Mel Gibson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Patrick McGoohan

In Bruges (2008) RT 84% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Clémence Poésy

28 Days Later (2002) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Naomie Harris  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Christopher Eccleston

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I (2010)

The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Emma Watson  •  Rupert Grint  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Young wizard Harry Potter starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Friends Ron and Hermione help ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Ralph Fiennes

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Returning for his fifth year of study at the venerable Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the ever-maturing Harry Potter is stunned to find that his warnings about ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Michael Gambon

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)

In The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Peter Lord  •  Jeff Newitt
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Brian Blessed

Calvary (2014) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2014

After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Michael McDonagh
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Kelly Reilly  •  Aidan Gillen

The Grand Seduction (2014) RT 60% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2014

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Don McKellar
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Liane Balaban

The Smurfs 2 (2013) RT 13% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2013

The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Christina Ricci  •  Katy Perry  •  Hank Azaria




The Company You Keep (2012) RT 54% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2013

A thriller centered on a former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Nick Nolte  •  Stanley Tucci

The Raven (2012) RT 22% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Luke Evans  •  Alice Eve  •  Brendan Gleeson

Safe House (2012)

Denzel Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he's remanded to is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Daniel Espinosa
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Joel Kinnaman

The Cup (2011) RT 29% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Nov 2012

At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Stephen Curry  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Alice Parkinson  •  Bill Hunter

Albert Nobbs (2011) RT 57% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2012

Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

The Guard (2011) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2012

An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is teamed up with an uptight FBI agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Michael McDonagh
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Don Cheadle  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Mark Strong

Green Zone (2010) RT 53% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jun 2010

During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Amy Ryan

Noreen (2010) RT Audience 100%

Two guards are headed to a house where there has been a shot due to a statement of a neighbour who called the police. What can possibly happen there? The most unexpected!  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Domhnall Gleeson
CAST:  Brian Gleeson  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Gerard Byrne  •  Sean McCarthy

Perrier's Bounty (2009) RT 57% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2010

A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ian Fitzgibbon
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Padraic Delaney

The Secret of Kells (2009) RT 91% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2010

Adventure awaits 12 year old Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells. In order to finish Brother Aiden's ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tomm Moore  •  Nora Twomey
CAST:  Evan McGuire  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Liam Hourican  •  Mick Lally