Search results for "Helen Mirren"


On the Edge (2001) RT 63% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2002

The Directorial debuts of Helen Mirren, Anne Heche & Mary Stuart Masterson Presented in three tales that will take you to the edge.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Helen Mirren  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Anne Heche  •  Jana Sue Memel
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Sydney Tamiia Poitier  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  David Hyde Pierce

2010 (1984)

A joint American-Soviet space expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn went happened to the U.S.S. Discovery against a backdrop of growing global tensions. Among the mysteries ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  John Lithgow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Bob Balaban

Age of Consent (film) (1969)

An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  James Mason  •  Helen Mirren  •  Jack MacGowran  •  Neva Carr-Glynn

Caligula (1979) RT 24% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Oct 2007

The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass  •  Bob Guccione  •  Giancarlo Lui
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Teresa Ann Savoy  •  Helen Mirren  •  Peter O'Toole

Excalibur (1981) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 1999

The myth of King Arthur brought to the screen. Uthur Pendragon is given the mystical sword Excalibur by Merlyn. At his death Uthur buries the sword into a stone, and the next ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Nigel Terry  •  Helen Mirren  •  Nicholas Clay  •  Cherie Lunghi

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

Greenfingers (2001) RT 46% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Clive Owen stars as a prison inmate who goes into an experimental "open" prison where the inmates walk around freely and get job training for their impending releases. While ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Helen Mirren  •  David Kelly  •  Warren Clarke

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) RT 35% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2008

Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase -- who found riches and romance at the end of their first hunt for national treasure -- reteam with their wisecracking partner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Jon Voight  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ed Harris

O Lucky Man! (1973) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2007

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Arthur Lowe

Raising Helen (2004) RT 23% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Single and self-involved, Helen Harris (Kate Hudson) has a thriving fashion career and a lavish lifestyle in New York City. Helen is shocked to hear that her sister and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Joan Cusack  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Spencer Breslin




Shadowboxer (2005) RT 18% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Mikey and Rose are professional assassins. They are also lovers, and once upon a time Rose also knew Mikey's father. During an elaborate hit job for a malicious gangster, Rose ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lee Daniels
CAST:  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Helen Mirren  •  Vanessa Ferlito  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999) RT 19% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Williamson
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Katie Holmes  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Molly Ringwald

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) RT 60% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Mos Def  •  Helen Mirren

The Long Good Friday (1980) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 1998

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Helen Mirren  •  Paul Freeman  •  Dave King

The Madness of King George (1994) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2001

King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Helen Mirren  •  Ian Holm  •  Rupert Graves

The Prince of Egypt (1998) RT 79% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 1999

This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Simon Wells  •  Steve Hickner
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

When the Whales Came (1989) RT 60% / Audience 86%

A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Clive Rees
CAST:  Paul Scofield  •  David Threlfall  •  Helen Mirren  •  Helen Pearce

Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991) RT 62% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Nov 2006

An English widow goes to Italy, falls in love with a dentist's son and marries him, against her straitlaced family's wishes.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Helen Mirren  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Barbara Jefford

Calendar Girls (2003) RT 74% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2004

2003 fact-based comedy with Helen Mirren and Julie Walters. Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Julie Walters  •  John Alderton  •  Linda Bassett