Search results for "Simon Callow"


Richard Rodgers: Some Enchanted Evening (2002)

DVD release: Nov 2003

This star-studded gala celebrates the centenary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers. Rodgers' contribution to musical theatre was extraordinary, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Simon Callow  •  Andy Picheta
CAST:  Ruthie Henshall  •  Dave Willetts  •  Judi Dench  •  Gillian Anderson

The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991) RT 67% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 1992

A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric, selling corn liquor and dispensing medicine. She takes in her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Simon Callow
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Keith Carradine  •  Cork Hubbert  •  Rod Steiger

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ian McNeice  •  Simon Callow  •  Maynard Eziashi

The Phantom of the Opera (2004) RT 32% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2005

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)

The film begins with a live-action sequence set in Boston in 1857, the site of a live reading by renowned novelist Dickens. As he begins his 'story of ghosts' a woman in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Jimmy T. Murakami
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Simon Callow  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Michael Gambon

Miss in Her Teens (2014)

An adaptation of David Garrick's 1747 afterpiece, this lighthearted comedy follows Miss Biddy Bellair as she pits her suitors against eachother in order to find true love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Matthew Butler
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Simon Callow  •  Carol Royle  •  Tori Hart

Late Bloomers (2011) RT 43% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Late Bloomers stars Isabella Rossellini and William Hurt as a married couple pulled apart by the threat of old age. Each reacts in a different way: Hurt’s distinguished ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julie Gavras
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Doreen Mantle  •  Kate Ashfield

Chemical Wedding (2008)

A shy, stuttering professor brings satanist Aleister Crowley back to life.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Julian Doyle
CAST:  Simon Callow  •  John Shrapnel  •  Kal Weber  •  Lucy Cudden

Arn – The Knight Templar (2007)

Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Flinth
CAST:  Joakim Nätterqvist  •  Sofia Helin  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Michael Nyqvist

The Company (2007) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Alfred Molina  •  Michael Keaton  •  Rory Cochrane




The Best Man (2005) RT Audience 64%

When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stefan Schwartz
CAST:  Stuart Townsend  •  Seth Green  •  Amy Smart  •  Simon Callow

George and the Dragon (2004)

A knight returning from the Crusades takes on a dragon and becomes a legend.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Tom Reeve
CAST:  James Purefoy  •  Piper Perabo  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

Thunderpants (2002) RT 60% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jul 2007

An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Bruce Cook  •  Rupert Grint  •  Simon Callow  •  Stephen Fry

The Mystery of Charles Dickens (2002) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Simon Callow's one-man show about Charles Dickens.  (more)

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CAST:  Simon Callow

Shakespeare in Love (1998) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they ...  (more)

GENRES: History
DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tom Wilkinson

The Scarlet Tunic (1998) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Passions erupt between a German hussar (Jean-Marc Barr) serving with King George III's personal cavalry and the only daughter of an English solicitor (Emma Fielding) in this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart St. Paul
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Emma Fielding  •  Simon Callow

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

James and the Giant Peach (1996) RT 93% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 2000

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Joanna Lumley  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Richard Dreyfuss

Street Fighter (1994) RT 12% / Audience 20%

DVD release: May 1998

Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven E. de Souza
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Ming-Na Wen  •  Damian Chapa

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) RT 95% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow