Search results for "James Fleet"

A Cock and Bull Story (2005)

Two actors, as their make up is applied, talk about the size of their parts. Then into the film: Laurence Sterne's unfilmable novel, Tristram Shandy, a fictive autobiography ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Rob Brydon  •  Keeley Hawes  •  Shirley Henderson

Blackball (2003) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
CAST:  Paul Kaye  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Johnny Vegas  •  James Cromwell

Charlotte Gray (2001) RT 32% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2002

This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  James Fleet  •  Abigail Cruttenden  •  Charlotte McDougall

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) RT 95% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Sense and Sensibility (1995) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Emma Thompson  •  Hugh Grant  •  Tom Wilkinson

Still Crazy like a Fox (1987)

Jack Warden is back as quirky detective Harry Fox, who becomes a suspect in a murder case while on holiday in England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Paul Krasny
CAST:  Jack Warden  •  Graham Chapman  •  Michael Jayston  •  John Rubinstein

Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2002

When stubborn, spotty Kevin and his equally hopeless best friend Perry go on holiday to the party island Ibiza, they see it as their big chance to become superstar club DJs ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  Harry Enfield  •  Kathy Burke  •  Rhys Ifans  •  James Fleet

Fields of Gold (2002)

A two-part conspiracy thriller starring Anna Friel. An eager young photographer and a bitter tabloid hack are sent to investigate mysterious deaths at a cottage hospital. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bill Anderson
CAST:  Anna Friel  •  Phil Davis  •  Max Beesley  •  James Fleet

Remember Me? (1997)

A domestic farce exposes the eccentricities of a "typical" middle class, suburban family who find their lives thrown into a crisis with the unexpected arrival of one of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Natalie Walter  •  Rik Mayall

Lady Godiva: Back in the Saddle (2007) RT Audience 100%

Theres trouble brewing in Downtown Coventry. Mobster, Ray Carlton has a dreamcasinos! Hes got dirt on the local Mayor, Derek Osbourne and he wants his pound of flesh. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Baz Taylor
CAST:  Phil Cornwell  •  James Fleet  •  Caroline Harker  •  Nick Holder

Blue Black Permanent (1992) RT Audience 100%

In 1990s Edinburgh, Barbara Thorburn reflects on memories of her poet mother, Greta, and her tragic death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Margaret Tait
CAST:  Celia Imrie  •  Jack Shepherd  •  James Fleet  •  Gerda Stevenson

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1998

In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Attwood
CAST:  James Bowers  •  Alex Kingston  •  Geoffrey Beevers  •  Lucy Evans

Milk (1999) RT Audience 29%

Forty-five-year-old Adrian has been living with his mother Lucy and running their Wiltshire dairy farm all his adult life. When Lucy unexpectedly dies of a heart attack, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Brookfield
CAST:  James Fleet  •  Phyllida Law  •  Lesley Manville

El Efecto Mariposa (1995) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Luis, a Spanish student,goes to London to get a course in Economics. He lives at a house the neighbour of her aunt, but when she broke up with her husband, Luis goes to live ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fernando Colomo
CAST:  María Barranco  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Coque Malla  •  Rosa Maria Sardà

Micro Men (2009) RT Audience 85%

In 1979 Clive Sinclair, British inventor of the pocket calculator, frustrated by the lack of home investment in his project,the electric car, also opposes former assistant ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Metzstein
CAST:  Alexander Armstrong  •  Martin Freeman  •  Edward Baker-Duly  •  Sam Phillips

3 Steps to Heaven (1995) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A bereaved woman adopts multiple disguises to track down the last three people to see her boyfriend before he died.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Giannaris
CAST:  Katrin Cartlidge  •  Frances Barber  •  Stuart Laing  •  James Fleet

Two Men Went to War (2004) RT 63% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • War
DIRECTION:  John Henderson
CAST:  Kenneth Cranham  •  Rosanna Lavelle  •  Phyllida Law  •  Julian Glover

South from Granada (2003)

Brenan arrives at Yegen on foot, interrupting the funeral held for the daughter of the local cacique. He collapses from dysentery and soon learns that the local cacique, Don ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fernando Colomo
CAST:  Verónica Sánchez  •  Matthew Goode  •  Antonio Resines  •  Guillermo Toledo

Mr. Turner (2014) RT 98% / Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2015

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Timothy Spall  •  Roger Ashton-Griffiths  •  Jamie Thomas King  •  Lesley Manville

Love & Friendship (2016)

From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Xavier Samuel  •  Stephen Fry