Search results for "Emma Thompson"


Saving Mr. Banks (2013) RT 78% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Tom Hanks  •  Colin Farrell  •  Paul Giamatti

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for a third adventure and magic filled year in this follow-up to the first two Potter blockbusters. Harry comes face to face with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alfonso Cuarón
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Gary Oldman

Brave (2012) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews  •  Steve Purcell
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Returning for his fifth year of study at the venerable Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the ever-maturing Harry Potter is stunned to find that his warnings about ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Michael Gambon

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)

In the second installment of the two-part conclusion, Harry and his best friends, Ron and Hermione, continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Alan Rickman

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

The Love Punch (2013) RT 27% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joel Hopkins
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Emma Thompson  •  Louise Bourgoin  •  Timothy Spall

Beautiful Creatures (2013) RT 46% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2013

Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard LaGravenese
CAST:  Emmy Rossum  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Emma Thompson  •  Viola Davis

Men in Black 3 (2012)

Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Josh Brolin  •  Michael Stuhlbarg

The Song of Lunch (2010) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2012

Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson star in The Song Of Lunch, a powerful and visually arresting film, made by BBC Drama Production for BBC Two, to mark National Poetry Day on 7 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Niall MacCormick
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Emma Thompson




Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)

Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Susanna White
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Maggie Smith

The Boat That Rocked (2009)

The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Tom Sturridge  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Bill Nighy

An Education (2009) RT 94% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2010

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lone Scherfig
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Olivia Williams  •  Alfred Molina  •  Cara Seymour

Last Chance Harvey (2008) RT 70% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2009

In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Hopkins
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Emma Thompson  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Kathy Baker

I Am Legend (2007) RT 70% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Alice Braga  •  Charlie Tahan  •  Willow Smith

Stranger than Fiction (2006) RT 72% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Queen Latifah

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

Imagining Argentina (2003) RT 33% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Accomplished British screenwriter Christopher Hampton directs the political drama Imagining Argentina, based on the novel by Lawrence Thornton. Set during the unsettling ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Hampton
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Emma Thompson

Love Actually (2003) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory