Search results for "Rufus Sewell"


The Illusionist (2006) RT 74% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2007

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jessica Biel  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Rufus Sewell

A Knight's Tale (2001) RT 58% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2001

William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Paul Bettany

Arabian Nights (2000) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Scheherezade puts herself in danger to save Sultan Schariar, her childhood friend, from the madness that has gripped him since the death of his cheating wife at his own hands.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Mili Avital  •  Dougray Scott  •  Jason Scott Lee  •  Vanessa Mae

Bless the Child (2000) RT 3% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2001

When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Angela Bettis  •  Holliston Coleman  •  Rufus Sewell

Dangerous Beauty (1998) RT 70% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marshall Herskovitz
CAST:  Catherine McCormack  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Oliver Platt

Dark City (1998) RT 74% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jul 1998

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Rufus Sewell  •  William Hurt  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Jennifer Connelly

Extreme Ops (2002) RT 8% / Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2003

While filming an advertisement, some extreme sports enthusiasts unwittingly stop a group of terrorists.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Devon Sawa  •  Bridgette Wilson  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Rupert Graves

Hamlet (1996) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julie Christie  •  Judi Dench  •  Gérard Depardieu

Helen of Troy (2003) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2003

When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  John Kent Harrison
CAST:  Sienna Guillory  •  Matthew Marsden  •  Rufus Sewell  •  John Rhys-Davies

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès




The Legend of Zorro (2005) RT 26% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2006

In 1850, the people of California were voting to decide whether or not to join the United States. The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 sequel to 1998's The Mask of Zorro,  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Adrián Alonso Barona  •  Julio Oscar Mechoso

Tristan & Isolde (2006) RT 32% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2006

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  James Franco  •  Sophia Myles  •  Rufus Sewell  •  David O'Hara

Dirty Weekend (1993) RT Audience 23%

Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her. Finally driven to solving the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Lia Williams  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Michael Cule  •  David McCallum

Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence (1998)

Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nick Hamm
CAST:  Monica Potter  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Tom Hollander  •  Joseph Fiennes

The Holiday (2006) RT 47% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law  •  Jack Black

Carrington (1995) RT 50% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2001

The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christopher Hampton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Steven Waddington

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

Citizen Locke (1994)

Story of John Locke...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Piotrowska
CAST:  John Sessions  •  Saskia Reeves  •  Joss Ackland  •  Rufus Sewell

Victory (1996)

Axel Heyst is an American recluse with a dubious past living in the Dutch East Indies port of Surabaya circa 1913. Staying in a German hotel there, Heyst becomes entranced ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Peploe
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Sam Neill  •  Irène Jacob  •  Rufus Sewell

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) RT 35% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2012

President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Timur Bekmambetov
CAST:  Benjamin Walker  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead