Search results for "Michael Apted"


The World Is Not Enough (1999) RT 51% / Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2000

Greed, revenge, world dominance, high-tech terrorism -- it's all in a day's work for cunning MI6 agent James Bond, who's on a mission to protect beautiful oil heiress Elektra ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

Chasing Mavericks (2012) RT 31% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson  •  Michael Apted
CAST:  Leven Rambin  •  Gerard Butler  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Abigail Spencer

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2003

Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Levon Helm  •  Phyllis Boyens

Critical Condition (1987) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Rubén Blades  •  Maria Cardinale

Enigma (2001) RT 72% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Kate Winslet  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Jeremy Northam

Extreme Measures (1996) RT 55% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Gene Hackman  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  David Morse

Firstborn (1984) RT 33% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2012

Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Peter Weller  •  Christopher Collet  •  Corey Haim

Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Bryan Brown  •  Julie Harris  •  John Omirah Miluwi

Gorky Park (1983) RT 78% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Lee Marvin  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Joanna Pacuła

Nell (1994) RT 53% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 2004

In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Liam Neeson  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Richard Libertini




Enough (2002) RT 22% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Working-class waitress Slim finds her life transformed when she marries wealthy contractor Mitch. She settles into an idyllic suburban life and seems to have everything she ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Billy Campbell  •  Tessa Allen  •  Juliette Lewis

Class Action (1991)

Liberal activist lawyer Jedediah alienated daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Colin Friels  •  Laurence Fishburne

Blink (1994) RT 62% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Aidan Quinn  •  James Remar  •  Peter Friedman

The Squeeze (1977) RT 17% / Audience 32%

An alcoholic London ex-cop becomes involved into a kidnapping drama and tries to free the daughter of a friend from a brutal gangster mob.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  David Hemblen  •  Stephen Boyd  •  Edward Fox

Continental Divide (1981) RT 78% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  John Belushi  •  Blair Brown  •  Allen Garfield  •  Carlin Glynn

Agatha (1979) RT 82% / Audience 54%

In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Helen Morse

Thunderheart (1992) RT 87% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 2000

An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Sam Shepard  •  Graham Greene  •  Fred Ward

Amazing Grace (2006) RT 70% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2007

From the makers of "Ray" and acclaimed director Michael Apted, comes the inspiring story of how one man's passion and perseverance changed the world. Based on the true story ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Romola Garai  •  Albert Finney  •  Benedict Cumberbatch

56Up (2012)

When a cross-section of seven-year-olds were interviewed for 7 Up in 1964 it was immediately evident that their social backgrounds influenced their attitudes towards life. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
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