Search results for "Pete Postlethwaite"


The Usual Suspects (1995) RT 88% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Dec 1999

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Benicio del Toro

Inception (2010) RT 86% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2010

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Ellen Page  •  Tom Hardy

Killing Bono (2011) RT 55% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Nick Hamm
CAST:  Ben Barnes  •  Robert Michael Sheehan  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Krysten Ritter

The Town (2010) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 2010

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. But when a bank job leads to the group kidnapping ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ben Affleck
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rebecca Hall  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Jon Hamm

Clash of the Titans (2010) RT 28% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Jason Flemyng

Solomon Kane (2009) RT 66% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2013

A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Bassett
CAST:  James Purefoy  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Alice Krige  •  Mackenzie Crook

The Age of Stupid (2009) RT 73% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2010

The Age of Stupid is the new movie from Director Franny Armstrong (McLibel) and producer John Battsek (One Day In September). Pete Postlethwaite stars as a man living alone in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • War
DIRECTION:  Franny Armstrong
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite

Closing the Ring (2007) RT 31% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2009

During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann (Mischa Barton), who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Dylan Roberts  •  Gene Dinovi

Ghost Son (2007) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Jan 2008

"Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lamberto Bava
CAST:  Laura Harring  •  John Hannah  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni

The Omen (2006) RT 27% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Oct 2006

A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Moore
CAST:  Liev Schreiber  •  Julia Stiles  •  Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick  •  David Thewlis




Valley of the Heart's Delight (2006) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2009

When a fatal kidnapping ignites a firestorm of suspicion and rage in idyllic 1933 San Jose, California, a hard-nosed young reporter takes on the powers-that-be to prevent the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Boxell
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Emily Harrison  •  Diana Scarwid

Æon Flux (2005)

400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Karyn Kusama
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Marton Csokas  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Sophie Okonedo

The Constant Gardener (2005) RT 84% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fernando Meirelles
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Danny Huston  •  Bill Nighy

Dark Water (2005) RT 46% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Walter Salles
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  John C. Reilly  •  Tim Roth  •  Dougray Scott

Red Mercury (2005) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Three young Muslim men, part of a terror cell, are making a bomb in a London flat, when they get a call to vacate immediately with their gear. The police have been alerted and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Juliet Stevenson  •  Stockard Channing  •  Ron Silver

Gone Dark (2004)

DVD release: Jan 2014

An elderly woman turns the tables on her kidnapper.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewin Webb
CAST:  Lauren Bacall  •  Claire Forlani  •  Henry Czerny  •  Pete Postlethwaite

Between Strangers (2002) RT 25% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Three women confront their pasts which changes their futures.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Edoardo Ponti
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Pete Postlethwaite

Triggermen (2002) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Aug 2004

One of two deadly hired kilers switches places with one of a duo of conmen in order to pursue love.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Bradshaw
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Michael Rapaport  •  Amanda Plummer