Search results for "David Wenham"


The Turning (2013)

Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Wenham  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Robert Connolly  •  Warwick Thornton  •  Jonathan auf der Heide  •  Tony Ayres  •  Shaun Gladwell  •  Rhys Graham  •  Yaron Lifschitz  •  Anthony Lucas  •  Ian Meadows  •  Ashlee Page  •  Marieka Walsh  •  Jub Clerc  •  Claire McCarthy  •  Stephen Page  •  Simon Stone  •  Justin Kurzel
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Rose Byrne  •  Miranda Otto

Ellipsis (2018)

In the middle of a crowded city the paths of two strangers, a man and a woman, collide. This accidental, chance occurrence sets in motion a chain of events that sees the two ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Wenham
CAST:  Emily Barclay  •  Benedict Samuel

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

Moulin Rouge! (2001) RT 76% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  John Leguizamo  •  Jim Broadbent

300 (2006)

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

Dust (2001) RT 21% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. In the New York storyline, Edge hunts for Angela's gold to pay back a debt, and gradually grows closer to her. In the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  David Wenham  •  Adrian Lester  •  Nikolina Kujaca

The Bank (2001) RT Audience 50%

The Bank, a world ripe with avarice and corruption, where O'Reilly and his ilk can thrive and honest Aussie battlers lose everything. Enter Jim Doyle a maverick mathematician ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Connolly
CAST:  David Wenham  •  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Sibylla Budd  •  Steve Rodgers

The Boys (1998) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rowan Woods
CAST:  David Wenham  •  Toni Collette  •  Lynette Curran  •  John Polson

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2004

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler




The Proposition (2005) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Ray Winstone  •  Emily Watson  •  Danny Huston

Van Helsing (2004) RT 23% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing (Hugh Jackman) is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Richard Roxburgh  •  Josie Maran

Gettin' Square (2003) RT Audience 83%

Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Teplitzky
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  David Wenham  •  Gary Sweet  •  Timothy Spall

No Escape (1994) RT 53% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 1998

In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Stuart Wilson  •  Kevin Dillon

Three Dollars (2005) RT Audience 59%

Eddie is a principled man, with a wife, a daughter and a mortgage and leads a seemingly stable and happy life as a government land assessor. Yet when the forces of economic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Connolly
CAST:  David Wenham  •  Sarah Wynter  •  Nico Billeam  •  Christopher Bunworth

Seeing Red (1992)

A mystery, a comedy with an undercurrant of terror, about the expose of scandal in big business transactions and how a three year-old boy and his father lost each other.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Virginia Rouse
CAST:  Tony Llewellyn-Jones  •  Anne-Louise Lambert  •  Peta Toppano  •  Zoe Carides

Dripping in Chocolate (2012)

When Detective Bennett O'Mara finds a chocolate wrapper on a strangled girl, it leads him to enigmatic chocolatier Juliana Lovece. Just as this perceptive woman gets under his ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  David Wenham  •  Louise Lombard

300: Rise of an Empire (2014) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 (2017)

Captain Jack Sparrow is pursued by an old rival, Captain Salazar, who along with his crew of ghost pirates has escaped from the Devil's Triangle, and is determined to kill ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Javier Bardem  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Brenton Thwaites