Search results for "Robert Carlyle"


The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015)

Barney Thomson, awkward, diffident, Glasgow barber, lives a life of desperate mediocrity and his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Carlyle
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Emma Thompson  •  Ray Winstone  •  Ashley Jensen

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

The Full Monty (1997) RT 95% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Cattaneo
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Mark Addy  •  William Snape  •  Steve Huison

Angela's Ashes (1999) RT 52% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Joe Breen  •  Michael Legge

28 Weeks Later (2007)

In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Rose Byrne  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Harold Perrineau Jr.

Black and White (2002)

Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Craig Lahiff
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Kerry Fox  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Charles Dance

Eragon (2006) RT 16% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2007

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Stefen Fangmeier
CAST:  Ed Speleers  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Robert Carlyle

Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002) RT 51% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shane Meadows
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Vanessa Feltz  •  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Kathy Burke

Ravenous (1999) RT 43% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antonia Bird
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Robert Carlyle  •  David Arquette  •  Jeremy Davies

The 51st State (2001)

Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ronny Yu
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Nigel Whitmey  •  Emily Mortimer




The Beach (2000) RT 19% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Staffan Kihlbom

To End All Wars (2001) RT 58% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Inspired by real-life events, this film explores the experiences of Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin) and other Japanese prisoners of war who were enlisted for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  David L. Cunningham
CAST:  Ciarán McMenamin  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Sakae Kimura

Trainspotting (1996) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Kevin McKidd

Being Human (1994) RT 50% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 1994

One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Maudie Johnson  •  Max Johnson  •  Robert Carlyle

Carla's Song (1996) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 1999

A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Oyanka Cabezas  •  Scott Glenn  •  Louise Goodall

Priest (1994)

Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Antonia Bird
CAST:  Linus Roache  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Cathy Tyson

The Mighty Celt (2005) RT 60% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Centred around greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the "Troubles" have ended but where their legacy remains strong. Donal is a 14-year old who works in a greyhound ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Gillian Anderson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Tyrone McKenna  •  Ken Stott

Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Oct 2007

The movie describes the life of Adolf Hitler from childhood to manhood, and his rise to power. From his poor childhood in Austria, the first world war from his point of view, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Stockard Channing  •  Jena Malone  •  Julianna Margulies

Plunkett & Macleane (1999) RT 25% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2001

Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jake Scott
CAST:  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Liv Tyler  •  Ken Stott