Search results for "Samuel West"

Howards End (1992) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emma Thompson  •  Anthony Hopkins

Persuasion (1995)

This film adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel follows Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, who is persuaded to break her engagement to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Amanda Root  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Susan Fleetwood  •  Fiona Shaw

Van Helsing (2004) RT 23% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing (Hugh Jackman) is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Richard Roxburgh  •  Josie Maran

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

101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (2003) RT 67% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 2003

A direct-to-video sequel Roger, Anita and their canine clan are packing for the big move to Dalmatian Plantation, a home in the country with plenty of room for the 101 pups ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Kammerud  •  Brian Smith
CAST:  Barry Bostwick  •  Jason Alexander  •  Martin Short  •  Bobby Lockwood

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

Albert Schweitzer (2009) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2015

1949 the early years of the Cold War. Albert Schweitzer has become one of the most admired men in the world. The "jungle doctor" Albert Schweitzer tells the story of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gavin Millar
CAST:  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Judith Godrèche  •  Samuel West

A Feast at Midnight (1994) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A new student at a British public school forms a secret society centered around cooking and midnight feasting with other school misfits and outcasts.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Justin Hardy
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  Robert Hardy  •  Edward Fox  •  Freddie Findlay

Dark Relic (2010) RT Audience 9%

1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lorenzo Sena
CAST:  James Frain  •  Clemency Burton-Hill  •  Tom Basden  •  Alyy Khan

Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) RT 37% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Apr 2013

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Olivia Williams  •  Laura Linney  •  Olivia Colman

The Ripper (1997) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 1998

This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janet Meyers
CAST:  Patrick Bergin  •  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Samuel West  •  Michael York

The Wrong War (aka The Frogs and the Lobsters) (1999)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Antony Sher  •  John Shrapnel

Reunion (1989) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 1991

Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Jerry Schatzberg
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Christien Anholt  •  Samuel West  •  Françoise Fabian

Danielle Steel's Zoya (1995)

A young Russian countess escapes the 1917 revolution and, despite hardship, makes a new life for herself in America.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard A. Colla
CAST:  Melissa Gilbert  •  Bruce Boxleitner  •  Denise Alexander  •  Don Henderson

Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005)

An in-depth visual and verbal account of one of the most notorious episodes of World War 2. Using location shots and combining CGI, for a 3-D realism, this is a documentary, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • War
DIRECTION:  Laurence Rees  •  Catherine Tatge
CAST:  Samuel West  •  Linda Ellerbee  •  Horst-Günter Marx  •  Gordon Newell

The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)

A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall MacCormick
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel West  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Geoffrey Palmer

Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King (2004) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2006

In this swords-and-sorcery tale, good-hearted blacksmith Eyvind (Max von Sydow) hides away infant Prince Siegfried (played as an adult by Benno Furmann) after two malevolent ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
CAST:  Benno Fürmann  •  Alicia Witt  •  Julian Sands  •  Samuel West

Stiff Upper Lips (1998) RT 38% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Stiff Upper Lips is a broad parody of British period films, especially the lavish Merchant-Ivory productions of the 'eighties and early 'nineties. Although it specifically ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gary Sinyor
CAST:  Peter Ustinov  •  Prunella Scales  •  Georgina Cates  •  Samuel West