Search results for "Daniel Day-Lewis"


Lincoln (2012) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2013

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Sally Field  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

A Room with a View (1985) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Julian Sands

Gandhi (1982) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

Gangs of New York (2002) RT 75% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2003

1863. America was born in the streets. In this movie, we see Amsterdam Vallon returning to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Liam Neeson

In the Name of the Father (1993) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jul 1998

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Emma Thompson  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  John Lynch

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Saeed Jaffrey  •  Roshan Seth  •  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Gordon Warnecke

My Left Foot (1989) RT 97% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2005

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Alison Whelan  •  Declan Croghan

Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) RT 92% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Recently divorced career woman Alex Greville begins a romantic relationship with glamorous mod artist Bob Elkin, fully aware that he's also intimately involved with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Peter Finch  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Murray Head  •  Peggy Ashcroft

The Age of Innocence (1993) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Winona Ryder  •  Alexis Smith

The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005) RT 47% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Jack Slavin is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Camilla Belle  •  Catherine Keener  •  Ryan McDonald




The Bounty (1984) RT 82% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2000

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Edward Fox

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Russell Means  •  Eric Schweig

There Will Be Blood (2007) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2008

When Daniel Plainview - a ruthless oil prospector - learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Paul Dano  •  Dillon Freasier  •  Ciarán Hinds

The Crucible (1996) RT 67% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The movie is centered around the Salem Massachusetts witch trials of 1692. The movie is based on the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. He also wrote the screen play adaptation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Winona Ryder  •  Paul Scofield  •  Joan Allen

The Boxer (1997) RT 80% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Brian Cox  •  Emily Watson  •  Lorraine Pilkington

Artemis 81 (1981) RT Audience 50%

Paranormal novelist Gideon Harlax is drawn into a battle between the forces of good, represented by alien angel Helith, and the forces of evil, represented by Helith's evil ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alastair Reid
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Roland Curram  •  Dinah Stabb  •  Sting

Nine (2009) RT 38% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 2010

Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Penélope Cruz

Stars and Bars (1988) RT Audience 39%

Henderson Dores (Daniel Day Lewis), a New York based art dealer from England, travels to Georgia to persuade patriarch, Harry Dean Stanton, to sell a Monet previously thought lost.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Joan Cusack  •  Kent Broadhurst