Search results for "Simon Pegg"


Shaun of the Dead (2004) RT 92% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Shaun of the Dead is a humorous homage to Zombie movies from director Edgar Wright; an outrageous romantic comedy with zombies.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lucy Davis

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) RT 86% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2013

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

Star Trek (2009) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2009

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

Times are changing for moody mammoth Manny, motor mouthed sloth Sid and crafty saber-toothed tiger Diego in this third installment of the beloved computer-animated children's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  John Leguizamo  •  Denis Leary  •  Queen Latifah

Mission: Impossible 5 (2015)

Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Simon Pegg  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Ving Rhames

The Boxtrolls (2014) RT 75% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 2015

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Graham Annable  •  Anthony Stacchi
CAST:  Isaac Hempstead Wright  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Elle Fanning  •  Simon Pegg

Doc of the Dead (2014) RT 89% / Audience 55%

The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Alex Cox  •  Simon Pegg  •  Bruce Campbell  •  Fran Kranz

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) RT 36% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2015

Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Toni Collette  •  Tracy-Ann Oberman

The World's End (2013) RT 89% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Martin Freeman  •  Eddie Marsan

Room on the Broom (2012) RT Audience 81%

Animated film based on the wonderful children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The story of a kind witch who invites a surprising ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Max Lang  •  Jan Lachauer
CAST:  Gillian Anderson  •  Timothy Spall  •  Sally Hawkins  •  Rob Brydon




A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012) RT 33% / Audience 35%

Jack is a children's author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Crispian Mills  •  Chris Hopewell
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Paul Freeman  •  Clare Higgins  •  Amara Karan

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

In the 4th installment of the Mission Impossible series, Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks (Nyqvist) ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Simon Pegg  •  Paula Patton

The Death and Return of Superman (2011)

A somewhat-mostly-accurate educational parody film by Max Landis about Superman's death and revival by DC.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Max Landis
CAST:  Max Landis  •  Morgan Krantz  •  Elden Henson  •  Chloe Dykstra

Paul (2011) RT 71% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2011

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Greg Mottola
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Seth Rogen  •  Nick Frost  •  Jane Lynch

Scrat's Continental Crack-up (2010) RT Audience 73%

You may think you know the history of continental drift, but forget all that. In pursuit of his most sought after possession, Scrat manges to singled-handedly alter the course ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Steve Martino  •  Mike Thurmeier
CAST:  Chris Wedge  •  Simon Pegg

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) RT 49% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2011

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Skandar Keynes  •  Georgie Henley  •  Simon Pegg  •  Gary Sweet

Burke & Hare (2010)

Two 19th-century opportunists (Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis) become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist (Tom ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Andy Serkis  •  Isla Fisher  •  Tom Wilkinson

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) RT 37% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2009

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Weide
CAST:  Kelan Pannell  •  Janette Scott  •  Simon Pegg  •  Megan Fox

Run Fatboy Run (2007) RT 48% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, out-of-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Schwimmer
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Thandie Newton  •  Hank Azaria  •  Dylan Moran

Hot Fuzz (2007) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Top London cop PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. And to stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford. Paired with simple ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent