Michael Caton-Jones

Michael Caton-Jones (born Michael Jones; 15 October 1957) is the director of such films as Scandal, Rob Roy, Memphis Belle and The Jackal. Caton-Jones was born in Broxburn, Lothian, Scotland. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Caton-Jones, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Basic Instinct 2 (2006)

Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  David Morrissey  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  David Thewlis

Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  David Morrissey  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  David Thewlis

Doc Hollywood (1991)

After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Julie Warner  •  Barnard Hughes  •  Woody Harrelson

After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Julie Warner  •  Barnard Hughes  •  Woody Harrelson

Memphis Belle (1990)

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The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before their last flight, the crew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Tate Donovan  •  D. B. Sweeney

The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before their last flight, the crew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Tate Donovan  •  D. B. Sweeney

Rob Roy (1995)

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  John Hurt  •  Tim Roth  •  Eric Stoltz

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  John Hurt  •  Tim Roth  •  Eric Stoltz

Scandal (1989)

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Ian McKellen

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Ian McKellen

The Jackal (1997)

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Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, a psychopathic hitman known only as The Jackal proves an elusive target for the people charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI director, a Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, a psychopathic hitman known only as The Jackal proves an elusive target for the people charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI director, a Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

This Boy's Life (1993)

When a son and mother move to Seattle in hopes for a better life, the mother meets a seemingly polite man. Things go south when the man turns out to be abusive, endangering their lives. As the mother struggles to maintain hope in an impossible situation, the son ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Chris Cooper

When a son and mother move to Seattle in hopes for a better life, the mother meets a seemingly polite man. Things go south when the man turns out to be abusive, endangering their lives. As the mother struggles to maintain hope in an impossible situation, the son ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Chris Cooper

City by the Sea (2002)

Vincent LaMarca is a dedicated and well-respected New York City police detective who has gone to great lengths to distance himself from his past, but then makes the terrible discovery that his own son has fallen into a life of crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Franco  •  Frances McDormand  •  Eliza Dushku

Vincent LaMarca is a dedicated and well-respected New York City police detective who has gone to great lengths to distance himself from his past, but then makes the terrible discovery that his own son has fallen into a life of crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Franco  •  Frances McDormand  •  Eliza Dushku

Shooting Dogs (2006)

Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Dominique Horwitz  •  David Gyasi

Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Dominique Horwitz  •  David Gyasi

Urban Hymn (2015)

Set against the backdrop of the 2011 UK summer riots, Jamie, a young female offender who possesses a remarkable voice, meets a determined social worker who inspires her to use it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Letitia Wright  •  Isabella Laughland  •  Ian Hart

Set against the backdrop of the 2011 UK summer riots, Jamie, a young female offender who possesses a remarkable voice, meets a determined social worker who inspires her to use it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Letitia Wright  •  Isabella Laughland  •  Ian Hart

Asher (2018)

Asher is a former Mossad agent turned gun for hire, living an austere life in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Approaching the end of his career, he breaks the oath he took as a young man when he meets Sophie on a hit gone wrong. In order to have love in his life before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Famke Janssen  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jacqueline Bisset

Asher is a former Mossad agent turned gun for hire, living an austere life in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Approaching the end of his career, he breaks the oath he took as a young man when he meets Sophie on a hit gone wrong. In order to have love in his life before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Famke Janssen  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jacqueline Bisset

Our Ladies (2019)

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they're more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning the competition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Eve Austin  •  Tallulah Greive  •  Abigail Lawrie  •  Sally Messham

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they're more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning the competition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Eve Austin  •  Tallulah Greive  •  Abigail Lawrie  •  Sally Messham

The Riveter (1986)

Short film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Starring Andrew Barr and Ewen Bremner. Made at the National Film and Television School. 1986.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Andrew Barr  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Billy McEllhaney  •  Monica Brady

Short film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Starring Andrew Barr and Ewen Bremner. Made at the National Film and Television School. 1986.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Andrew Barr  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Billy McEllhaney  •  Monica Brady

Leonardo DiCaprio: Most Wanted! (2021)

From his juvenile, tormented, heroic roles, which made him a global phenomenon, to his darker mature roles, a portrait of American actor Leonardo DiCaprio, a consummate performer and probably the most successful film star of his generation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henrike Sandner
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  David Nathan  •  Brigitte Steinmetz  •  Michael Caton-Jones

From his juvenile, tormented, heroic roles, which made him a global phenomenon, to his darker mature roles, a portrait of American actor Leonardo DiCaprio, a consummate performer and probably the most successful film star of his generation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henrike Sandner
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  David Nathan  •  Brigitte Steinmetz  •  Michael Caton-Jones