Search results for "Emily Watson"


Angela's Ashes (1999) RT 52% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Joe Breen  •  Michael Legge

Synecdoche, New York (2008) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlie Kaufman
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Samantha Morton  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Michelle Williams

The Book Thief (2013) RT 46% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2014

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Roger Allam  •  Sophie Nélisse  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Emily Watson

Belle (2013) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2014

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Amma Asante
CAST:  Gugu Mbatha-Raw  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Sarah Gadon

Some Girl(s) (2013) RT 55% / Audience 15%

DVD release: Dec 2013

On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Adam Brody  •  Kristen Bell  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Mía Maestro

Anna Karenina (2012) RT 63% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Jude Law  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kelly Macdonald

Little Boy (2015)

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Alejandro Gomez Monteverde
CAST:  Jakob Salvati  •  Emily Watson  •  David Henrie  •  Kevin James

War Horse (2011) RT 76% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Toby Kebbell  •  Emily Watson

Appropriate Adult (2011)

Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Anthony Flanagan  •  Dominic West  •  Emily Watson  •  Monica Dolan

Oranges and Sunshine (2010) RT 71% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2011

Oranges and Sunshine tells the story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham, who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals in recent times: the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Loach
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Hugo Weaving  •  David Wenham  •  Tara Morice




Cemetery Junction (2010) RT 57% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 2010

In 1970s England, three friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ricky Gervais  •  Stephen Merchant
CAST:  Christian Cooke  •  Felicity Jones  •  Tom Hughes  •  Jack Doolan

Within the Whirlwind (2009) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Nov 2013

During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Pam Ferris  •  Ian Hart  •  Ben Miller

Cold Souls (2009) RT 75% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Paul Giamatti stars as himself, agonizing over his interpretation of "Uncle Vanya." Paralyzed by anxiety, he stumbles upon a solution via a New Yorker article about a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Sophie Barthes
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Emily Watson  •  Dina Korzun  •  David Strathairn

The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2008) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2008

During a blizzard in 1964, Dr. David Henry delivers his son Paul with the help of nurse Caroline. But when Henry realizes his wife is also carrying a girl with Down syndrome, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Krystal Hope Nausbaum

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007) RT 74% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2008

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jay Russell
CAST:  Alexander Nathan Etel  •  Emily Watson  •  Ben Chaplin  •  David Morrissey

Miss Potter (2006) RT 66% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2007

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Noonan
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Emily Watson  •  Barbara Flynn

Crusade in Jeans (2006)

Dolf a 15 year old boy is sent back in time by a timemachine. Accidentally he is sent back to the Middle Ages. He is rescued by children who are part of a childrens' crusade, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • History
DIRECTION:  Ben Sombogaart
CAST:  Stephanie Leonidas  •  Emily Watson  •  Michael Culkin  •  Benno Fürmann

Wah-Wah (2005) RT 53% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult