Search results for "Shirley Henderson"


Frozen (2005) RT Audience 55%

It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie, but Kath remains haunted by a need to know what happened. When police investigations ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Juliet McKoen
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Roshan Seth  •  Ger Ryan  •  Richard Armitage

24 Hour Party People (2002) RT 86% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Manchester 1976: Cambridge educated Tony Wilson, Granada TV presenter, is at a Sex Pistols gig. Totally inspired by this pivotal moment in music history, he and his friends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  John Thomson  •  Lennie James  •  Shirley Henderson

A Cock and Bull Story (2005)

Two actors, as their make up is applied, talk about the size of their parts. Then into the film: Laurence Sterne's unfilmable novel, Tristram Shandy, a fictive autobiography ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Rob Brydon  •  Keeley Hawes  •  Shirley Henderson

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) RT 27% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) RT 81% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Bridget Jones’s Diary is a romantic love story comedy from the best selling novel of the same name by Helen Fielding. A chaotic Jones meets a snobbish lawyer named Mark and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Gemma Jones

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Everyone's favorite novice wizard, Harry Potter, continues his high-flying adventures at Hogwarts. This time around, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school - that is, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Kenneth Branagh

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Young wizard Harry Potter starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Friends Ron and Hermione help ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Ralph Fiennes

Marie Antoinette (2006) RT 55% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2007

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Judy Davis  •  Rip Torn

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

Rob Roy (1995)

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  John Hurt  •  Tim Roth  •  Eric Stoltz




The Claim (2000) RT 62% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

Topsy Turvy (1999) RT Audience 100%

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

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

Yes (2005) RT 52% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2005

She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Simon Abkarian  •  Sam Neill  •  Shirley Henderson

Desire (1992) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew Birkin
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Hanns Zischler  •  Anaïs Jeanneret

Bumping the Odds (1997)

The first of three contemporary love stories showing in the Love Bites 1997 season. A working-class Scotswoman tries to save her deeply indebted friend from Glasgow’s inner ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Rob Rohrer
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Sharon Small  •  Joseph McFadden

The Look of Love (2013) RT 54% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Anna Friel  •  Imogen Poots  •  Tamsin Egerton

Porno (2017)

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.  (more)

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

In Secret (2013) RT 41% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 2014

In 1860s Paris, a young woman, Therese, is trapped in a loveless marriage to the sickly Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. She spends her days behind the counter ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Charlie Stratton
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Tom Felton  •  Jessica Lange  •  Matt Lucas

The Gruffalo's Child (2011) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Dec 2012

A follow up to the 2009 animated feature and adapted from the childrens' book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler. The Gruffalo's child explores the deep dark wood in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Uwe Heidschötter  •  Johannes Weiland
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Rob Brydon  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Robbie Coltrane