Search results for "Julie Walters"

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) RT 84% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2009

As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's ...  (more)

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

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for a third adventure and magic filled year in this follow-up to the first two Potter blockbusters. Harry comes face to face with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alfonso Cuarón
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Gary Oldman

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

Brave (2012) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews  •  Steve Purcell
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson

Mamma Mia! (2008) RT 54% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Colin Firth

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 Chamber of Secrets (2002) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Everyone's favorite novice wizard, Harry Potter, continues his high-flying adventures at Hogwarts. This time around, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school - that is, ...  (more)

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

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Returning for his fifth year of study at the venerable Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the ever-maturing Harry Potter is stunned to find that his warnings about ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Michael Gambon

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

Effie Gray (2014) RT 43% / Audience 37%

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Robbie Coltrane

Justin and the Knights of Valour (2013) RT 8% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jul 2014

A heart-warming tale about friendship, honour & courage, which sees a young boy become a man as he embarks on a quest to become a knight.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation
DIRECTION:  Manuel Sicilia
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Freddie Highmore  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Mark Strong

One Chance (2013) RT 62% / Audience 65%

This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  James Corden  •  Alexandra Roach  •  Julie Walters  •  Colm Meaney

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

Mo (2010)

A docudrama about the life of the former UK Secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Mo Mowlam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  David Haig  •  Gary Lewis  •  Tony Maudsley

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

Wah-Wah (2005) RT 53% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult

Driving Lessons (2006) RT 48% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Brock
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Rupert Grint  •  Julie Walters  •  Michelle Duncan

Mickybo and Me (2005)

The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Loane
CAST:  John Joe McNeill  •  Niall Wright  •  Julie Walters  •  Ciarán Hinds

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

Billy Elliot (2000) RT 85% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Julie Walters  •  Jean Heywood  •  Jamie Draven