Search results for "Derek Jacobi"


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

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

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

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

Gosford Park (2001) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

Hamlet (1996) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julie Christie  •  Judi Dench  •  Gérard Depardieu

Henry V (1989) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Brian Blessed  •  James Larkin

Little Dorrit (1987) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Apr 2009

A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Max Wall  •  Patricia Hayes

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

Othello (1965) RT 80% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2007

The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Burge
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Maggie Smith  •  Joyce Redman  •  Frank Finlay




Revengers Tragedy (2002) RT 60% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Kevin Knapman

The Body (2001) RT 13% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jul 2001

An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonas McCord
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Olivia Williams  •  Jason Flemyng  •  John Shrapnel

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)

Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Derek Jacobi  •  David Suchet  •  Lesley-Anne Down

The Secret of NIMH (1982) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Don Bluth
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Elizabeth Hartman  •  Arthur Malet  •  Dom DeLuise

Three Sisters (1970)

Laurence Olivier's film of Chekhov's play.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Jeanne Watts  •  Joan Plowright  •  Louise Purnell  •  Derek Jacobi

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

Dead Again (1991) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2000

In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Emma Thompson  •  Andy García  •  Robin Williams

Enigma (1983) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Five highly-trained KGB agents are sent to the west to assassinate several Soviet dissidents. In order to stop the diabolical plot, an American agent must infiltrate Soviet ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Sam Neill  •  Derek Jacobi

The Fool (1990)

A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Ruth Mitchell  •  Maria Aitken

Looking for Richard (1996) RT 81% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Al Pacino
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Winona Ryder  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Alec Baldwin