Search results for "Gerard Butler"


The Phantom of the Opera (2004) RT 32% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2005

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

How to Train Your Dragon (2010) RT 98% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2010

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois  •  Chris Sanders
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Gerard Butler  •  Craig Ferguson  •  America Ferrera

Chasing Mavericks (2012) RT 31% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson  •  Michael Apted
CAST:  Leven Rambin  •  Gerard Butler  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Abigail Spencer

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2014

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Jonah Hill  •  Cate Blanchett

300 (2006)

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

Attila (2001)

A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Dick Lowry
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Powers Boothe  •  Tommy Flanagan  •  Simmone Mackinnon

Beowulf & Grendel (2005) RT 48% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sturla Gunnarsson
CAST:  Hringur Ingvarsson  •  Spencer Wilding  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Gunnar Eyjólfsson

Butterfly on a Wheel (2007)

A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Barker
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Maria Bello  •  Gerard Butler  •  Emma Karwandy

Dear Frankie (2004) RT 81% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Nine-year-old Frankie and his single mum Lizzie have been on the move ever since Frankie can remember, most recently arriving in a seaside Scottish town. Wanting to protect ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Shona Auerbach
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Sharon Small  •  Katy Murphy

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

Intrepid British archaeologist Lara Croft has made perhaps the most important archaeological discovery in history: an orb that leads to the mythical Pandora's Box. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Gerard Butler  •  Noah Taylor  •  Djimon Hounsou




Reign of Fire (2002) RT 40% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Nov 2002

In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  Gerard Butler

The Game of Their Lives (2005)

Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Wes Bentley  •  Gavin Rossdale  •  Costas Mandylor

Timeline (2003) RT 11% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Gerard Butler  •  Billy Connolly

Mrs. Brown (1997) RT 94% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Billy Connolly  •  Geoffrey Palmer  •  Antony Sher

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) RT 57% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 1998

A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Michelle Yeoh  •  Teri Hatcher

Dracula 2000 (2000) RT 17% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jul 2001

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Patrick Lussier
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Justine Waddell

Machine Gun Preacher (2011) RT 29% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2012

The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Justin Michael Brandt  •  Richard Goteri

Gods of Egypt (2016) RT 16% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 2016

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Courtney Eaton  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Gerard Butler

Olympus Has Fallen (2013) RT 48% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2013

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Angela Bassett  •  Morgan Freeman