Search results for "George MacKay"


Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Gina McKee

For Those in Peril (2013) RT 90% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Wright
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Michael Smiley  •  Nichola Burley  •  Kate Dickie

Sunshine on Leith (2013) RT 92% / Audience 71%

Davy and Ally have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dexter Fletcher
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Peter Mullan  •  Antonia Thomas  •  Freya Mavor

How I Live Now (2013) RT 67% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Feb 2014

An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Tom Holland  •  Anna Chancellor  •  George MacKay

The Boys Are Back (2009) RT 71% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Based on the memoir by Simon Carr, this story of fatherhood set in South Australia. When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Laura Fraser  •  Emma Booth  •  George MacKay

Defiance (2008) RT 57% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2009

During World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Jamie Bell  •  Mia Wasikowska

The Thief Lord (2006) RT 40% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Richard Claus
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Jasper Harris  •  Rollo Weeks  •  Alice Connor

Private Peaceful (2012) RT 64% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Richard Griffiths  •  George MacKay  •  Frances de la Tour

The Devil's Dosh (2012)

Every great London crime boss has a tragic beginning. This is Marcus' story.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Zachary Guerra
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Lorraine Stanley  •  Vincent Regan  •  Nathalie Cox

Bypass (2014) RT Audience 50%

The second feature from writer/director Duane Hopkins (Better Things, Cannes Film Festival 2008).The film is supported by the British Film Institute (BFI), Film Agency Wales ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Duane Hopkins
CAST:  George MacKay  •  Donald Sumpter  •  Charlotte Spencer  •  Anton Saunders




Pride (2014)

It’s the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Matthew Warchus
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  George MacKay  •  Dominic West  •  Andrew Scott

Captain Fantastic (2016)

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matt Ross
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  George MacKay  •  Samantha Isler  •  Annalise Basso

11.22.63 (2016)

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Kevin Macdonald  •  James Strong  •  James Kent  •  John David Coles  •  Fred Toye
CAST:  James Franco  •  Chris Cooper  •  Daniel Webber  •  Sarah Gadon

The Outcast (2015)

Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Iain Softley
CAST:  Jessica Brown Findlay  •  George MacKay  •  Hattie Morahan  •  Greg Wise

Breakfast With Jonny Wilkinson (2013)

Greyhawks Rugby Club is under threat from land developers, and Dave's position as chairman is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. The faithful few have gathered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Simon Sprackling
CAST:  Michael Beckley  •  Beth Cordingly  •  Chris England  •  Nigel Lindsay

The Best of Men (2012)

Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Whitby
CAST:  Eddie Marsan  •  George MacKay  •  Rob Brydon  •  Niamh Cusack

The Old Curiosity Shop (2007)

A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Toby Jones  •  Anna Madeley  •  Adam Godley

Ophelia (2018)

A re-imagining of Hamlet, told from Ophelia's perspective.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Claire McCarthy
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  Naomi Watts  •  George MacKay  •  Clive Owen