Search results for "Martin Compston"


Doomsday (2008) RT 50% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jul 2008

A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Marshall
CAST:  Rhona Mitra  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Alexander Siddig  •  David O'Hara

Sweet Sixteen (2002) RT 97% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Martin Compston  •  Annmarie Fulton  •  William Ruane  •  Michelle Abercromby

Four (2011)

The plan: Kidnap your wife's lover. Take him to a remote warehouse. Hurt him a little. Scare him a lot. Keep your hands clean - hire a detective for the dirty work. Simple? ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Langridge
CAST:  Sean Pertwee  •  Martin Compston  •  Craig Conway  •  George Morris

The Wee Man (2013) RT 21% / Audience 44%

The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ray Burdis
CAST:  John Hannah  •  Martin Compston  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Stephen McCole

Strippers vs Werewolves (2012) RT 29% / Audience 14%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Mickey, who happens to be a werewolf and a crime boss, gets all worked up and hairy during a private dance at a strip club. Justice, the dancer, grabs the nearest weapon and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Glendening
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Lysette Anthony  •  Barbara Nedeljakova  •  Billy Murray

When the Lights Went Out (2012) RT 22% / Audience 26%

Yorkshire, 1974, the Maynard family moves into their dream house. It's a dream that quickly descends into a panic stricken nightmare as the family discovers a horrifying truth ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pat Holden
CAST:  Kate Ashfield  •  Jo Hartley  •  Martin Compston  •  Steven Waddington

Sister (2012) RT 95% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2014

A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ursula Meier
CAST:  Kacey Mottet Klein  •  Léa Seydoux  •  Martin Compston  •  Gillian Anderson

7 Lives (2011)

A disgruntled married man called Tom believes that there is a better life for him out there somewhere. On his way home one night he gets attacked and falls into a parallel ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Wilkins
CAST:  Danny Dyer  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Martin Compston  •  Nick Brimble

How to Stop Being a Loser (2011) RT Audience 26%

James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dominic Burns
CAST:  Simon Phillips  •  Craig Conway  •  Gemma Atkinson  •  Stephanie Leonidas

Ghosted (2011) RT 40% / Audience 47%

‘GHOSTED’ tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Craig Viveiros
CAST:  John Lynch  •  David Schofield  •  Martin Compston  •  Craig Parkinson




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

Pimp (2010)

A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Cavanah
CAST:  Robert Cavanah  •  Danny Dyer  •  Billy Boyd  •  Gemma Chan

SoulBoy (2010) RT 75% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jul 2015

1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Shimmy Marcus
CAST:  Martin Compston  •  Felicity Jones  •  Alfie Allen  •  Nichola Burley

Donkeys (2010) RT Audience 47%

Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Morag McKinnon
CAST:  James Cosmo  •  Kate Dickie  •  Martin Compston  •  Brian Pettifer

Five Daughters (2010)

Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Philippa Lowthorpe
CAST:  Natalie Press  •  Ian Hart  •  Ruth Negga  •  Joseph Mawle

The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009) RT 82% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2010

A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J Blakeson
CAST:  Gemma Arterton  •  Martin Compston  •  Eddie Marsan

Freakdog (2008)

A young doctor in a US hospital administers a powerful and untested cocktail of drugs to a coma victim. But instead of curing him, it triggers a powerful "out-of-body" ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paddy Breathnach
CAST:  Arielle Kebbel  •  Sarah Carter  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Andrew-Lee Potts

True North (2006) RT 80% / Audience 74%

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GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steve Hudson
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Martin Compston  •  Gary Lewis  •  Steven Robertson

Niceland (2004)

Niceland is about a young man Jet, living a joyful life working at a factory with his girlfriend who he's deeply in love with. Shortly after they decide to get married and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Martin Compston  •  Gary Lewis  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Shauna Macdonald

The Damned United (2009) RT 93% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2010

Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Colm Meaney  •  Timothy Spall  •  Jim Broadbent