Search results for "Sophie Okonedo"


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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

After Earth (2013) RT 11% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2013

One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  M. Night Shyamalan
CAST:  Jaden Smith  •  Will Smith  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Zoë Kravitz

Skin (2009)

Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anthony Fabian
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Terri Ann Eckstein  •  Bongani Masondo

The Secret Life of Bees (2008) RT 58% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gina Prince-Bythewood
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Queen Latifah  •  Jennifer Hudson  •  Sophie Okonedo

Martian Child (2007) RT 33% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Menno Meyjes
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Bobby Coleman  •  Amanda Peet  •  Joan Cusack

Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Gina McKee

Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006) RT 40% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath, London, the film ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ed Blum
CAST:  Holly Aird  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Tom Hardy

Stormbreaker (2006)

Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Sarah Bolger  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Stephen Fry  •  Damian Lewis

Æon Flux (2005)

400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Karyn Kusama
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Marton Csokas  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Sophie Okonedo

Hotel Rwanda (2004) RT 90% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Joaquin Phoenix




Alibi (2003) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A thriller with a bit of romance and touches of black humor along the way. Greg is discovered with the dead body of his wife's lover by Marcey, a public servant moonlighting ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Richards
CAST:  Sophie Okonedo  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Phyllis Logan

Dirty Pretty Things (2002) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2004

An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Benedict Wong  •  Sophie Okonedo

Mrs Mandela (2010)

How Winnie Mandela went from innocent country girl to a fighter against apartheid.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Michael Samuels
CAST:  Sophie Okonedo  •  David Harewood  •  David Morrissey

Go Now (1995) RT 60% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Juliet Aubrey  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  James Nesbitt

The Jackal (1997) RT 15% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

Celebration (2007)

All the action takes place in a swish London restaurant where two coarse-grained strategy consultants are dining with their respective wives. At an adjacent table a banker and ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  James Bolam  •  Janie Dee  •  James Fox

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