Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin A. Scott Thomas, OBE is an English actress who has also acquired French nationality. She gained international recognition in the 1990s for her roles in Bitter Moon, Four Weddings and a Funeral and The English Patient. Since the 1980s, she has also worked in French cinema in films such as the thriller Tell No One and Philippe Claudel's I've Loved You So Long. She has lived in France since she was nineteen, has brought up her three children in Paris, and says she considers herself more French than British. She has been a member of the Légion d'honneur since 2005.

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The Golden Compass (2007)

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

Only God Forgives (2013)

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Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Crystal to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Winding Refn
CAST:  Ryan Gosling  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Gordon Brown  •  Tom Burke

Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Crystal to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Winding Refn
CAST:  Ryan Gosling  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Gordon Brown  •  Tom Burke

I've Loved You So Long (2008)

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Claudel
CAST:  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Serge Hazanavicius  •  Claire Johnston

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Claudel
CAST:  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Serge Hazanavicius  •  Claire Johnston

Love & Confusions (1997)

Amour et confusions is a French film which was released in 1997. It stars Patrick Braoudé, Kristin Scott Thomas and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Braoudé
CAST:  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Patrick Braoudé  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi

Amour et confusions is a French film which was released in 1997. It stars Patrick Braoudé, Kristin Scott Thomas and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Braoudé
CAST:  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Patrick Braoudé  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi

Angels and Insects (1995)

Romantic

In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and Eugenia begin a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Haas
CAST:  Mark Rylance  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Jeremy Kemp

In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and Eugenia begin a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Haas
CAST:  Mark Rylance  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Jeremy Kemp

Bitter Moon (1992)

A passenger on a cruise ship develops an irresistible infatuation with an eccentric paraplegic's wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Peter Coyote

A passenger on a cruise ship develops an irresistible infatuation with an eccentric paraplegic's wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Peter Coyote

Chromophobia (2005)

Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Fiennes
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Ian Holm

Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Fiennes
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Ian Holm

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

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Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Gosford Park (2001)

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In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

Keeping Mum (2005)

A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall Johnson
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Maggie Smith  •  Patrick Swayze

A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall Johnson
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Maggie Smith  •  Patrick Swayze

Life as a House (2001)

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When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Jena Malone

When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Jena Malone

Mission: Impossible (1996)

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When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jon Voight  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Henry Czerny

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jon Voight  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Henry Czerny

Richard III (1995)

A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

The English Patient (1996)

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In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

The Horse Whisperer (1998)

Gripping

Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Sam Neill  •  Scarlett Johansson

Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Sam Neill  •  Scarlett Johansson

The Pompatus of Love (1996)

Four guys sit around drinking beer and talking, trying to figure out the meaning of "the pompatus of love" (from the Steve Miller song "Joker") and analyzing their relationships with women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Schenkman
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Jon Cryer  •  Tim Guinee  •  Adam Oliensis

Four guys sit around drinking beer and talking, trying to figure out the meaning of "the pompatus of love" (from the Steve Miller song "Joker") and analyzing their relationships with women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Schenkman
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Jon Cryer  •  Tim Guinee  •  Adam Oliensis

Under the Cherry Moon (1986)

Two friends from Miami are in the French Riviera enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50 million from her father. At first, Tricky has Christopher Tracy talked into romancing her for her money, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Prince
CAST:  Prince  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Jerome Benton  •  Steven Berkoff

Two friends from Miami are in the French Riviera enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50 million from her father. At first, Tricky has Christopher Tracy talked into romancing her for her money, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Prince
CAST:  Prince  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Jerome Benton  •  Steven Berkoff

The Confessional (1995)

The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel (16), unmarried and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the confessional. In the present year of 1989, Pierre Lamontagne has returned to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Lepage
CAST:  Lothaire Bluteau  •  Patrick Goyette  •  Jean-Louis Millette  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel (16), unmarried and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the confessional. In the present year of 1989, Pierre Lamontagne has returned to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Lepage
CAST:  Lothaire Bluteau  •  Patrick Goyette  •  Jean-Louis Millette  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004)

As the daring thief Arsène Lupin (Duris) ransacks the homes of wealthy Parisians, the police, with a secret weapon in their arsenal, attempt to ferret him out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Salomé
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Eva Green  •  Pascal Greggory

As the daring thief Arsène Lupin (Duris) ransacks the homes of wealthy Parisians, the police, with a secret weapon in their arsenal, attempt to ferret him out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Salomé
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Eva Green  •  Pascal Greggory

Bel Ami (2012)

Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world where politics and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Ormerod  •  Declan Donnellan
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Christina Ricci  •  Uma Thurman  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world where politics and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Ormerod  •  Declan Donnellan
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Christina Ricci  •  Uma Thurman  •  Kristin Scott Thomas
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