Jon Amiel

Jon Amiel is an English film director who has since the early 1980s worked in film and television in both the UK and the US.

Copycat (1995)

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An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Holly Hunter  •  Will Patton  •  William McNamara

An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Holly Hunter  •  Will Patton  •  William McNamara

Entrapment (1999)

Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Sean Connery  •  Ving Rhames  •  Will Patton

Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Sean Connery  •  Ving Rhames  •  Will Patton

The Core (2003)

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Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Aaron Eckhart  •  Hilary Swank  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Stanley Tucci

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Aaron Eckhart  •  Hilary Swank  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Stanley Tucci

The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

Sommersby (1993)

Set in the South just after the US Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband, believed killed in battle. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he suddenly returns, Laurel has mixed emotions. It ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Richard Gere  •  Bill Pullman  •  James Earl Jones

Set in the South just after the US Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband, believed killed in battle. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he suddenly returns, Laurel has mixed emotions. It ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Richard Gere  •  Bill Pullman  •  James Earl Jones

Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Peter Falk  •  Hope Lange

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Peter Falk  •  Hope Lange

Queen of Hearts (1989)

Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Vittorio Duse  •  Joseph Long  •  Anita Zagaria  •  Vittorio Amandola

Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Vittorio Duse  •  Joseph Long  •  Anita Zagaria  •  Vittorio Amandola

Creation (2009)

A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Paul Bettany  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Martha West  •  Jeremy Northam

A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Paul Bettany  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Martha West  •  Jeremy Northam

Deliverance Creek (2014)

Set at the end of the Civil War, widowed mother of 3 Belle Gatlin Barlowe faces uncertainty as she attempts to defend her family's land by any means necessary. When the corrupt bank that runs their town pushes Belle into becoming an outlaw, the stakes become ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Wes Ramsey  •  Christopher Backus  •  Riley Smith

Set at the end of the Civil War, widowed mother of 3 Belle Gatlin Barlowe faces uncertainty as she attempts to defend her family's land by any means necessary. When the corrupt bank that runs their town pushes Belle into becoming an outlaw, the stakes become ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Wes Ramsey  •  Christopher Backus  •  Riley Smith

A Sudden Wrench (1982)

Christine takes up an unusual line of work and proves she is not just another bored housewife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Rosemary Martin  •  Dave Hill  •  Sasha Mitchell  •  Roger Booth

Christine takes up an unusual line of work and proves she is not just another bored housewife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Rosemary Martin  •  Dave Hill  •  Sasha Mitchell  •  Roger Booth

Busted (1983)

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A ringing phone after midnight can be a disturbing experience but until Simon, a successful barrister, hears from Macy, his friend from university days, he doesn't know just how disturbing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Michael Feast  •  Dave Hill  •  Sara Sugarman

A ringing phone after midnight can be a disturbing experience but until Simon, a successful barrister, hears from Macy, his friend from university days, he doesn't know just how disturbing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Michael Feast  •  Dave Hill  •  Sara Sugarman

Gates of Gold (1983)

Play by Maurice Leitch set in Country Antrim. Two evangelists are touring the a rea, stirring up religious fervour in the quiet presbyterian backwaters. The year is 1959.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Peter Bayliss  •  Bryan Murray  •  Helen McClenaghan  •  Trudy Kelly

Play by Maurice Leitch set in Country Antrim. Two evangelists are touring the a rea, stirring up religious fervour in the quiet presbyterian backwaters. The year is 1959.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Peter Bayliss  •  Bryan Murray  •  Helen McClenaghan  •  Trudy Kelly

The Silent Twins (1986)

Twins June and Jennifer Gibbons speak only to each other in a language of their own creation. As young teens, they commit a violent crime. After 14 years in Broadmoor Psychiatric Institution, freedom visits them in a mysterious way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Sharon I. Parker  •  Shirley I. Parker  •  Juliette Tony  •  Jillian Tony

Twins June and Jennifer Gibbons speak only to each other in a language of their own creation. As young teens, they commit a violent crime. After 14 years in Broadmoor Psychiatric Institution, freedom visits them in a mysterious way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Sharon I. Parker  •  Shirley I. Parker  •  Juliette Tony  •  Jillian Tony

The Angel Makers

During World War I, a group of women who are left behind in an English farming community become romantically involved with several German prisoners of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Emily Watson  •  Max Riemelt

During World War I, a group of women who are left behind in an English farming community become romantically involved with several German prisoners of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Emily Watson  •  Max Riemelt