Search results for "Thandie Newton"


The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) RT 67% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner, who has invested heavily in a device known as a "Bone Density scanner". However, the devices do not sell as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gabriele Muccino
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Thandie Newton  •  Brian Howe  •  James Karen

W. (2008) RT 59% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Ioan Gruffudd

Half of a Yellow Sun (2014) RT 51% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Jul 2014

An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make very different choices of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Biyi Bandele
CAST:  Thandie Newton  •  Anika Noni Rose  •  John Boyega  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Good Deeds (2012)

Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Thandie Newton  •  Brian J. White

Retreat (2011)

Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a man is washed ashore, with ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Carl Tibbetts
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Jamie Bell  •  Thandie Newton  •  Jimmy Yuill

For Colored Girls (2010) RT 32% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2011

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Kimberly Elise  •  Janet Jackson  •  Loretta Devine  •  Thandie Newton

Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) RT 49% / Audience 21%

DVD release: May 2011

A mysterious, seemingly global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Thandie Newton  •  John Leguizamo  •  Neal Huff

2012 (2009) RT 39% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Amanda Peet  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Thandie Newton

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




Crash (2004) RT 75% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Don Cheadle  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Peña

The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) RT 29% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Five years after the events in sci-fi film Pitch Black, escaped convict Riddick finds himself caught in the middle of a galactic war waged by Lord Marshal, the leader of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Twohy
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Christina Cox  •  Colm Feore  •  Karl Urban

Shade (2003) RT 67% / Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2004

Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Damian Nieman
CAST:  Stuart Townsend  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Thandie Newton  •  Jamie Foxx

The Truth About Charlie (2002) RT 33% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Apr 2003

The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn). It is also an homage to François Truffaut's Shoot the Piano ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Thandie Newton  •  Tim Robbins  •  Christine Boisson

Mission: Impossible II (2000)

With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dougray Scott  •  Thandie Newton  •  Ving Rhames

Beloved (1998) RT 78% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 1999

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Oprah Winfrey  •  Danny Glover  •  Thandie Newton  •  Lisa Gay Hamilton

Gridlock'd (1997) RT 88% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Dec 1997

After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Vondie Curtis-Hall
CAST:  Tupac Shakur  •  Tim Roth  •  Thandie Newton  •  Charles Fleischer

The Journey of August King (1995) RT 57% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 2003

The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Thandie Newton  •  Larry Drake  •  Sam Waterston

The Leading Man (1996) RT 63% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Jon Bon Jovi  •  Anna Galiena  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Thandie Newton

Loaded (1996) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Oct 2007

A group of young friends convene in the countryside to shoot a horror movie. But an experiment with LSD sees normal boundaries between them collapsing, and tragedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anna Campion
CAST:  Oliver Milburn  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Thandie Newton  •  Danny Cunningham