Search results for "John Hurt"


The Elephant Man (1980) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of great ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Anne Bancroft  •  John Gielgud

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Radford
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Richard Burton  •  Suzanna Hamilton  •  Cyril Cusack

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Richard Harris

Alien (1979) RT 97% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jan 2004

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I (2010)

The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Emma Watson  •  Rupert Grint  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)

In the second installment of the two-part conclusion, Harry and his best friends, Ron and Hermione, continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Alan Rickman

Snowpiercer (2013) RT 95% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2014

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joon-ho Bong
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Jamie Bell  •  KangHo Song  •  John Hurt

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) RT 86% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2014

After being around for centuries and now living in the modern age, vampire Adam is a rockstar that cannot grow accustomed to the new modern world with all of its new ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  John Hurt

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (2013)

While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fredrik Bond
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Mads Mikkelsen  •  Til Schweiger

Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012) RT 34% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Ray Stevenson




Labyrinth (2012) RT 68% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 1999

She inherits a house in the South of France from an aunt she has never met; she is haunted by dreams of a woman from the past, whom she does not know; and now she stumbles ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • History
DIRECTION:  Christopher Smith
CAST:  Jessica Brown Findlay  •  John Hurt  •  Tom Felton  •  Vanessa Kirby

The Gruffalo's Child (2011) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Dec 2012

A follow up to the 2009 animated feature and adapted from the childrens' book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler. The Gruffalo's child explores the deep dark wood in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Uwe Heidschötter  •  Johannes Weiland
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Rob Brydon  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Robbie Coltrane

Immortals (2011) RT 35% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tarsem Singh
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Kellan Lutz  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Henry Cavill

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) RT 83% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2012

George Smiley, a recently retired MI6 agent, is doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service. However, when a disgraced agent reappears with information ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Mark Strong  •  Tom Hardy  •  Gary Oldman

Melancholia (2011) RT 79% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Charlotte Rampling

Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie (2010) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2013

A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Martyn Pick
CAST:  Terence Stamp  •  John Hurt  •  Sean Pertwee  •  Steven Waddington

Brighton Rock (2010)

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rowan Joffe
CAST:  Andy Serkis  •  Helen Mirren  •  John Hurt  •  Sam Riley

Lou (2010) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2011

Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Belinda Chayko
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Emily Barclay  •  Lily Bell Tindley  •  Jay Bunyan

The Gruffalo (2009) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2011

James Corden and Robbie Coltrane provide the voices for the Mouse and the Gruffalo in BBC One's animation of the popular children's book.A half-hour animated film based on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Max Lang  •  Jakob Schuh
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Rob Brydon  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  James Corden