Search results for "Nigel Hawthorne"


Call Me Claus (2001) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2001

If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.  (more)

GENRES: Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Victor Garber  •  Taylor Negron

The Clandestine Marriage (1999) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Nov 2001

A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Christopher Miles
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Joan Collins  •  Timothy Spall  •  Tom Hollander

A Reasonable Man (1999)

With issues of his own, an ex-army officer-turned-lawyer defends an impoverished young cowherd of killing a baby.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Gavin Hood  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Janine Eser  •  Vusi Kunene

Tarzan (1999) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Kevin Lima
CAST:  Tony Goldwyn  •  Glenn Close  •  Minnie Driver  •  Brian Blessed

The Big Brass Ring (1999) RT 67% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become president of the United States. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Irène Jacob

The Winslow Boy (1999) RT 97% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Rebecca Pidgeon  •  Gemma Jones  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Jeremy Northam

The Object of My Affection (1998) RT 49% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Paul Rudd  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Alan Alda

Amistad (1997) RT 76% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Morgan Freeman

Murder in Mind (1997) RT Audience 25%

The L.A. police find two bodies in a fancy house and suspect the wife of one victim. Dr. Ellis, a hypnotherapist, takes her back in time; with the police listening, a pattern ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Morahan
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Jimmy Smits  •  Mary-Louise Parker

Richard III (1995) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas




The Madness of King George (1994) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Nicholas Hytner’s much awarded 1994 drama, based on Alan Bennett's West End play. George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Helen Mirren  •  Ian Holm  •  Rupert Graves

Demolition Man (1993) RT 64% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Marco Brambilla
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Nigel Hawthorne

Freddie as F.R.O.7 (1992) RT Audience 51%

The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jon Acevski
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Brian Blessed  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Jonathan Pryce

King of the Wind (1990) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 1993

In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Peter Duffell
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Frank Finlay  •  Nigel Hawthorne

The Black Cauldron (1985) RT 55% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Richard Rich  •  Ted Berman
CAST:  Grant Bardsley  •  Susan Sheridan  •  Freddie Jones  •  Nigel Hawthorne

Turtle Diary (1985) RT 90% / Audience 71%

Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Glenda Jackson  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michael Gambon  •  Nigel Hawthorne

The Plague Dogs (1982) RT Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2004

The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Rosen
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Christopher Benjamin  •  James Bolam  •  Nigel Hawthorne

Firefox (1982) RT 45% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Freddie Jones  •  David Huffman  •  Warren Clarke