Search results for "James McAvoy"


Trance (2013) RT 68% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2013

A fine art auctioneer mixed up with a gang, joins forces with a hypnotherapist to recover a lost painting. As boundaries between desire, reality and hypnotic suggestion begin ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Matt Cross

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2014

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Ian McKellen

Filth (2013) RT 64% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2014

A bigoted junkie cop with Borderline Personality Disorder manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jon S. Baird
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Imogen Poots  •  Jamie Bell  •  Joanne Froggatt

Welcome to the Punch (2013) RT 50% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jul 2013

When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Eran Creevy
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Mark Strong  •  David Morrissey  •  Peter Mullan

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014)

Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ned Benson
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Bill Hader  •  Archie Panjabi

Arthur Christmas (2011) RT 92% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2012

This Christmas movie highlights the technological advances of operations at the North Pole, revealing how Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Barry Cook  •  Sarah Smith
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  James McAvoy  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugh Laurie

X-Men: First Class (2011) RT 86% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Rose Byrne  •  January Jones

Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

A version of Shakespeare's play, set in the world of warring indoor and outdoor gnomes. Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Emily Blunt  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Caine

The Conspirator (2010) RT 55% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2011

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  James McAvoy  •  Kevin Kline  •  Robin Wright

The Last Station (2009) RT 71% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2010

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Helen Mirren  •  Paul Giamatti




Wanted (2008) RT 72% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father -- who Wesley never knew -- belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Timur Bekmambetov
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  James McAvoy  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Thomas Kretschmann

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Penelope (2006)

Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Palansky
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  James McAvoy  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Peter Dinklage

Becoming Jane (2007) RT 57% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  James McAvoy  •  Julie Walters  •  James Cromwell

Starter for 10 (2006) RT 90% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jul 2007

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Alice Eve  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Simon Woods

The Last King of Scotland (2006) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Nicholas Garrigan, a young doctor from Scotland, decides it is time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education. He decides to try his luck in Uganda. He arrives ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  James McAvoy  •  Simon McBurney  •  Gillian Anderson

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) RT 76% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan, and Peter, four siblings who step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Andrew Adamson
CAST:  Georgie Henley  •  Skandar Keynes  •  William Moseley  •  Anna Popplewell

Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004) RT 49% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Damien O'Donnell
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Steven Robertson  •  Romola Garai  •  Alan King

Wimbledon (2004) RT 60% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Paul Bettany  •  Sam Neill  •  James McAvoy