Search results for "Stephen Fry"


Bright Young Things (2003) RT 65% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Feb 2005

in the 1930’s a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things.” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Stephen Fry
CAST:  Simon McBurney  •  Michael Sheen  •  Emily Mortimer  •  James McAvoy

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) RT 74% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2014

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

A Civil Action (1998) RT 60% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Robert Duvall  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  William H. Macy

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

A Fish Called Wanda (1988) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Michael Palin

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) RT 60% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2012

There is a new criminal mastermind at large--Professor Moriarty--and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Jared Harris  •  Noomi Rapace

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

A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012) RT 46% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Feb 2013

John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam pay tribute to their late Monty Python colleague Graham Chapman in this hilarious, 3-D animated adaptation of ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Bill Jones  •  Jeff Simpson  •  Ben Timlett
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  Terry Gilliam  •  John Cleese  •  Michael Palin

The Borrowers (2011) RT 73% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Family adventure based on Mary Norton's classic children's books about a race of tiny people who live under the floorboards, resourcefully surviving by borrowing bits and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tom Harper
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Stephen Fry  •  Sharon Horgan  •  Aisling Loftus

March of the Dinosaurs (2011) RT Audience 70%

Set 70 million years ago in the Cretaceous period in North America, this animated docu/drama follows the journey of a young Edmontosaurus named Scar and his herd as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Matthew Thompson
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Simon Kerr




Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins (2011) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 2011

The story of a nerdy skiffle-loving redhead from Cockfosters, who discovers he's a wizard. He journeys to Australia and is taught magic under the watchful eye of mentor ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Dylan
CAST:  Stephen Fry

Wagner & Me (2010) RT 79% / Audience 62%

Actor and writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world's most controversial composer, Richard Wagner. As a life-long fan can Stephen, who is Jewish and lost family in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Patrick McGrady
CAST:  Stephen Fry

Alice in Wonderland (2010) RT 52% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2010

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Crispin Glover

House of Boys (2009) RT 57% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jun 2012

A glamorous, colourful coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean-Claude Schlim
CAST:  Layke Anderson  •  Benn Northover  •  Udo Kier  •  Stephen Fry

Tales of the Riverbank (2008) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Tales of the Riverbank tells the story of three friends - Hammy Hamster, Roderick Rat and GP the Guinea Pig - who, having swept down the river in a violent storm, embark on an ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Henderson
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Peter Serafinowicz  •  Miranda Hart

Eichmann (2007) RT 38% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Jan 2011

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler's plan for the final solution.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Thomas Kretschmann  •  Troy Garity  •  Franka Potente  •  Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (2006) RT Audience 90%

In 1995, Stephen Fry was performing in Simon Gray's West End play, "Cell Mates." After three days, he walked out of the production. Sitting in a garage, his hand on the car ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Ross Wilson
CAST:  Stephen Fry

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

V for Vendetta (2005) RT 73% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2006

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as "V" conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Stephen Rea  •  Stephen Fry

MirrorMask (2005) RT 54% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2006

In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Dave McKean
CAST:  Stephanie Leonidas  •  Jason Barry  •  Rob Brydon  •  Gina McKee