Search results for "David Wilmot"

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Intermission (2003) RT 73% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Colm Meaney  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Cillian Murphy

King Arthur (2004) RT 31% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2004

This 2004 version of the Arthurian legend is different from the traditional, as it is loosely based on the "Sarmatian hypothesis", formulated by C. Scott Littleton and Ann C. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History • War
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mads Mikkelsen

Michael Collins (1996)

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Liam Neeson  •  Julia Roberts  •  Aidan Quinn

The Devil's Own (1997) RT 33% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Stiles  •  Margaret Colin

Six Shooter (2004) RT Audience 90%

A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Rúaidhrí Conroy  •  David Wilmot  •  Aisling O'Sullivan

All Good Children (2010) RT Audience 50%

After the death of their mother, Irish youngsters Dara and Eoin are moved to France to stay with their aunt. There, the boys befriend a local English family and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alicia Duffy
CAST:  David Brazil  •  Kate Duchene  •  Martin Firket  •  Jack Gleeson

Parked (2010) RT 67% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2013

Fred Daly returns to Ireland with nowhere to live but his car. Then dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal parks beside him, and brightens up his lonely world. Encouraged by Cathal, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darragh Byrne
CAST:  Colm Meaney  •  Colin Morgan  •  Milka Ahlroth  •  Stuart Graham

The Last Bus Home (1997)

Though it is late in the punk rock movement, four Dublin youths get together in 1979 to form their own band. Accurately recounting the energy and rawness of the era, this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johnny Gogan
CAST:  Annie Ryan  •  Brían F. O'Byrne  •  Anthony Brophy  •  John Cronin

'71 (2014) RT 96% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2015

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Yann Demange
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Paul Anderson  •  Sean Harris  •  Sam Reid

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)

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

Shadow Dancer (2012) RT 82% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Clive Owen  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Aidan Gillen

The Field (1990) RT 43% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Feb 2002

"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing much in the name of the land. When the widow who owns the field decides to sell it in a public auction, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  John Hurt  •  Sean Bean  •  Frances Tomelty

Dorothy Mills (2008)

When a gloomy, God-fearing island community is rocked by the murder of a young child, a psychologist is called in to examine Dorothy Mills, the teenager accused of the crime. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Agnès Merlet
CAST:  Carice van Houten  •  Jenn Murray  •  David Wilmot  •  Ger Ryan

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

Rat (2001) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2001

After a night of drinking Guiness at the local watering hole, an ordinary, working-class, family man in Dublin's life is turned upside-down when he wakes up as a rat.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Frank Kelly  •  David Wilmot  •  Kerry Condon

Studs (2006) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2008

The hot-tempered, unruly players of this pub league soccer team are in dire straits after having lost everything -- their drive, their skills and soon, their playing field. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Paul Mercier
CAST:  Feidlim Cannon  •  Shaun Elebert  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  David Herlihy

The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1998) RT Audience 37%

The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Campbell Scott  •  Joanna Lumley  •  Selina Boyack

I Went Down (1997) RT 84% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Paddy Breathnach
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Peter McDonald  •  Tony Doyle  •  Peter Caffrey

Gold (2014) RT Audience 99%

An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Niall Heery
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Maisie Williams  •  David Wilmot  •  Kerry Condon

Saving the Titanic (2012)

In the hours after the Titanic struck an iceberg 100 years ago, a team of shipbuilders and engineers raced against time to save the stricken vessel. Based on eye-witness ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Maurice Sweeney
CAST:  Liam Cunningham  •  David Wilmot  •  Ciarán McMenamin

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