Dexter Fletcher

Dexter Fletcher (born 31 January 1966) is an English actor and director. He has appeared in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and the crime comedy Smoking Guns, as well as in television shows such as the comedy-drama Hotel Babylon, the HBO series Band of Brothers and, earlier in his career, the children's show Press Gang. He was also in the film Bugsy Malone. He had a short stint as a presenter on the third series of Channel 4's GamesMaster in 1993 and 1994. Fletcher made his directorial debut with Wild Bill (2011), and also directed Sunshine on Leith (2013) and Eddie the Eagle (2015). He replaced Bryan Singer as director of Bohemian Rhapsody, a biopic about the band Queen, released in October 2018; due to DGA rules, he received executive producer credit. In 2019 he directed Rocketman, a film based on the life of Elton John. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dexter Fletcher, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Three Musketeers (2011)

FunnyAction-packedClassicAdventurous

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

The Elephant Man (1980)

TragicClassicDramaticTear-jerker

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Anne Bancroft  •  John Gielgud

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Anne Bancroft  •  John Gielgud

Gothic (1986)

The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Julian Sands  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Myriam Cyr

The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Julian Sands  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Myriam Cyr

Jude (1996)

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In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves him, Jude sees an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Rachel Griffiths

In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves him, Jude sees an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Rachel Griffiths

Layer Cake (2004)

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When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Colm Meaney  •  George Harris  •  Kenneth Cranham

When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Colm Meaney  •  George Harris  •  Kenneth Cranham

Lionheart (1987)

A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to safety.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Nicola Cowper  •  Dexter Fletcher

A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to safety.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Nicola Cowper  •  Dexter Fletcher

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

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A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Nick Moran  •  Jason Statham

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Nick Moran  •  Jason Statham

Stander (2004)

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  David O'Hara

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  David O'Hara

Stardust (2007)

CharmingFantasticalAdventurousRomantic

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Charlie Cox  •  Claire Danes  •  Robert De Niro  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Charlie Cox  •  Claire Danes  •  Robert De Niro  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

The Bounty (1984)

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Edward Fox

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Edward Fox

The Long Good Friday (1980)

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future Olympic Games. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Helen Mirren  •  Paul Freeman  •  Dave King

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future Olympic Games. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Helen Mirren  •  Paul Freeman  •  Dave King

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

The Rachel Papers (1989)

Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an 'older' woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful Rachel, and Charles puts his 'master-of-seduction' routines into top gear. Things however get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damian Harris
CAST:  Dexter Fletcher  •  Ione Skye  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  James Spader

Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an 'older' woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful Rachel, and Charles puts his 'master-of-seduction' routines into top gear. Things however get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damian Harris
CAST:  Dexter Fletcher  •  Ione Skye  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  James Spader

Topsy-Turvy (1999)

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to "The Mikado," one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to "The Mikado," one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

Tristan & Isolde (2006)

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  James Franco  •  Sophia Myles  •  Rufus Sewell  •  David O'Hara

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  James Franco  •  Sophia Myles  •  Rufus Sewell  •  David O'Hara

Tube Tales (1999)

Nine short stories based on the true experiences of London Underground passengers: "Mr. Cool" (Amy Jenkins, dir.); "Horny" (Stephen Hopkins); "Grasshopper" (Menhaj Huda); "My Father the Liar" (Bob Hoskins); "Bone" (Ewan McGregor); "Mouth" (Armando Iannucci); "A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jude Law  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Stephen Hopkins  •  Menhaj Huda  •  Gaby Dellal  •  Armando Iannucci  •  Charles McDougall  •  Amy Jenkins
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Denise Van Outen

Nine short stories based on the true experiences of London Underground passengers: "Mr. Cool" (Amy Jenkins, dir.); "Horny" (Stephen Hopkins); "Grasshopper" (Menhaj Huda); "My Father the Liar" (Bob Hoskins); "Bone" (Ewan McGregor); "Mouth" (Armando Iannucci); "A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jude Law  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Stephen Hopkins  •  Menhaj Huda  •  Gaby Dellal  •  Armando Iannucci  •  Charles McDougall  •  Amy Jenkins
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Denise Van Outen

When the Whales Came (1989)

A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life hard in the village.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Rees
CAST:  Paul Scofield  •  David Threlfall  •  Helen Mirren  •  Helen Pearce

A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life hard in the village.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Rees
CAST:  Paul Scofield  •  David Threlfall  •  Helen Mirren  •  Helen Pearce

Pandaemonium (2001)

Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth goes off to fight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  John Hannah  •  Linus Roache  •  Emily Woof

Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth goes off to fight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  John Hannah  •  Linus Roache  •  Emily Woof

Bugsy Malone (1976)

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A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy girlfriend of the owner ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Martin Lev  •  John Cassisi  •  Scott Baio

A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy girlfriend of the owner ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Martin Lev  •  John Cassisi  •  Scott Baio

Doom (2005)

A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer purposefully injected with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Bartkowiak
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Karl Urban  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Ben Daniels

A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer purposefully injected with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Bartkowiak
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Karl Urban  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Ben Daniels
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