Search results for "Samantha Morton"


The Unloved (2009) RT 94% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2011

The Unloved is film that gives a child's eye view of the U.K.'s government-run care system for orphans and children in danger. Lucy is eleven years old. Having been neglected ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Samantha Morton
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Molly Windsor  •  Lauren Socha  •  Craig Parkinson

Minority Report (2002) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2002

John Anderton is a top "Precrime" cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Max von Sydow  •  Steve Harris  •  Neal McDonough

Synecdoche, New York (2008) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlie Kaufman
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Samantha Morton  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Michelle Williams

Code 46 (2003) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Togo Igawa  •  Nabil Elouahabi  •  Samantha Morton

Control (2007) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anton Corbijn
CAST:  Sam Riley  •  Samantha Morton  •  Alexandra Maria Lara  •  Joe Anderson

Enduring Love (2004) RT 59% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2005

Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Samantha Morton  •  Bill Weston  •  Jeremy McCurdie

Free Jimmy (2006)

Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nielsen
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Simon Pegg  •  Phil Daniels  •  Jay Simpson

In America (2003) RT 89% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2004

An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Paddy Considine  •  Samantha Morton  •  Sarah Bolger  •  Emma Bolger

Morvern Callar (2002)

Following her boyfriend's suicide, supermarket clerk Morvern Callar passes off his unpublished novel as her own...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Lynne Ramsay
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kathleen McDermott  •  Linda McGuire  •  James Wilson

Sweet and Lowdown (1999) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2000

A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Ben Duncan  •  Daniel Okrent  •  Dan Moran




The Libertine (2004) RT 33% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jul 2006

The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Laurence Dunmore
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Samantha Morton  •  Paul Ritter  •  John Malkovich

This Is the Sea (1997)

DVD release: Feb 1999

The film is set in Northern Ireland shortly after 1994 cease-fire. Hazel is a Protestant and Malachy a Catholic. Romance between them is threatened by Rohan (leader in ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Mary McGuckian
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Ross McDade  •  Richard Harris  •  Gabriel Byrne

Pandaemonium (2001) RT 58% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  John Hannah  •  Linus Roache  •  Emily Woof

John Carter (2012) RT 51% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Civil War vet John Carter is transplanted to Mars, where he discovers a lush, wildly diverse planet whose main inhabitants are 12-foot tall green barbarians. Finding himself a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Mark Strong  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Ciarán Hinds

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) RT 35% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Feb 2008

This movie is a Sequel to the First Elizabeth movie from 1998, and takes place in the 15th century, following the virgin queen of England, and her epic battle against the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Clive Owen  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tom Hollander

Jesus' Son (1999) RT 81% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alison Maclean
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Denis Leary  •  Jack Black  •  Dennis Hopper

River Queen (2005)

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Stephen Rea

Emma (1996) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Diarmuid Lawrence
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Bernard Hepton  •  Mark Strong  •  Samantha Bond

The Harvest (2013) RT 63% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Aug 2015

Maryann (an impressive Natasha Calis) moves in with her grandparents after she's orphaned. Desperately lonely, the preteen sets out to befriend a neighboring deathly ill, ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McNaughton
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Michael Shannon  •  Natasha Calis  •  Charlie Tahan