Search results for "Derek Jacobi"


Adam Resurrected (2008) RT 35% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Ayelet Zurer

Gladiator (2000) RT 76% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Gladiator is an epic film of love, death, and betrayal set in the Roman Empire. General Maximus' success in battle earns the favour of an elderly Emperor at the expense of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Oliver Reed

Grace of Monaco (2014) RT 11% / Audience 25%

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Olivier Dahan
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Milo Ventimiglia  •  Paz Vega  •  Tim Roth

Effie Gray (2014) RT 43% / Audience 37%

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Robbie Coltrane

Anonymous (2011) RT 46% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Feb 2012

A political thriller advancing the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays; set against the backdrop of the succession of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Jamie Campbell Bower  •  Rhys Ifans  •  David Thewlis  •  Joely Richardson

There Be Dragons (2011) RT 11% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roland Joffé
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Dougray Scott  •  Charlie Cox  •  Rodrigo Santoro

Ironclad (2011) RT 43% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2011

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan English
CAST:  James Purefoy  •  Kate Mara  •  Jason Flemyng  •  Paul Giamatti

Joe Maddison's War (2010) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2013

Joe Maddison's War is a moving period drama filled with comedy, sadness and joy. Set in Newcastle in 1939, it depicts the story of Joe (Kevin Whatley) a shipyard worker who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Patrick Collerton
CAST:  Robson Green  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Melanie Hill  •  Sammy T. Dobson

The King's Speech (2010) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Apr 2011

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Guy Pearce

Diamonds (US) (2009)

Complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business wrapped around a murder of US senator's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Andy Wilson
CAST:  James Purefoy  •  Judy Davis  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Joanne Kelly




A Bunch of Amateurs (2008) RT Audience 41%

Burt Reynolds stars as Jefferson Steel, a washed-up Hollywood action star desperate to revive his flagging career. When his sleazy agent signs him up for what he believes is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Andy Cadiff
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Samantha Bond  •  Imelda Staunton

The Golden Compass (2007) RT 43% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2008

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space (2007)

Two astronauts await the news that will decide their fate.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Boyle
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Michael Sheen  •  Steven Waddington

The Riddle (2007) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Aug 2008

A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brendan Foley
CAST:  Vinnie Jones  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Julie Cox  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Guantanamero (2007) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jun 2008

After a violent storm, Ali awakens on a deserted beach, sick and disoriented. They'll be looking for him and he must keep moving. Ivan, a local Cuban, takes Ali to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Vicente Peñarrocha
CAST:  Rupert Evans  •  Natalia Verbeke  •  Derek Jacobi

Pinochet's Last Stand (2006) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Feb 2008

In 1998 former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet visits Britain for medical treatment. On being tipped off, Amnesty International seize the chance to bring to justice a man ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Richard Curson Smith
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Anna Massey  •  Phyllida Law

Underworld: Evolution (2006) RT 16% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2006

As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Len Wiseman
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Scott Speedman  •  Tony Curran  •  Shane Brolly

Nanny McPhee (2005) RT 73% / Audience 63%

DVD release: May 2006

Widower Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) hires Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kirk Jones
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Colin Firth  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Thomas Sangster

Broadway: The Golden Age (2003) RT 83% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • Music
DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Beatrice Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard