Adrian Dunbar

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Adrian Dunbar (born 1 August 1958) is an actor from Northern Ireland, best known for his television and theatre work. Dunbar co-wrote and starred in the 1991 film, Hear My Song, nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the BAFTA awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Adrian Dunbar, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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A World Apart (1988)

A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, not long after, her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Menges
CAST:  Jodhi May  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tim Roth

A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, not long after, her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Menges
CAST:  Jodhi May  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tim Roth

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

IntenseDramaticInsightfulTear-jerker

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to have a intellectual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Alison Whelan  •  Declan Croghan

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to have a intellectual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Alison Whelan  •  Declan Croghan

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 Crying Game (1992)

Irish Republican Army member Fergus forms an unexpected bond with Jody, a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude and Maguire. Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil, in London, and when Fergus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Stephen Rea  •  Adrian Dunbar

Irish Republican Army member Fergus forms an unexpected bond with Jody, a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude and Maguire. Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil, in London, and when Fergus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Stephen Rea  •  Adrian Dunbar

Hear My Song (1991)

Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool nightclub ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Ned Beatty  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Shirley Anne Field  •  William Hootkins

Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool nightclub ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Ned Beatty  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Shirley Anne Field  •  William Hootkins

The General (1998)

In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Sean McGinley  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy

In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Sean McGinley  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy

Sky Bandits (1986)

A pair of old west cowboys become fighter pilots in World War I.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoran Perisic
CAST:  Scott McGinnis  •  Jeff Osterhage  •  Ronald Lacey  •  Miles Anderson

A pair of old west cowboys become fighter pilots in World War I.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoran Perisic
CAST:  Scott McGinnis  •  Jeff Osterhage  •  Ronald Lacey  •  Miles Anderson

Hideaways (2011)

Complex

The elder one of each generation in the Furlong family is equipped with an extraordinary capacity. James discovers the nature of his at the time of an accident which causes the death of his father and his grandmother. Haunted by this mysterious evil he hides in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnès Merlet
CAST:  Rachel Hurd-Wood  •  Thomas Brodie-Sangster  •  Tom Collins  •  Lesley Conroy

The elder one of each generation in the Furlong family is equipped with an extraordinary capacity. James discovers the nature of his at the time of an accident which causes the death of his father and his grandmother. Haunted by this mysterious evil he hides in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnès Merlet
CAST:  Rachel Hurd-Wood  •  Thomas Brodie-Sangster  •  Tom Collins  •  Lesley Conroy

How Harry Became a Tree (2002)

Set in rural Ireland. Believing that "a man is measured by his enemies", Harry Maloney (Colm Meany) sets out to ruin George O'Flaherty – the most powerful man in town, who not only owns the local pub and most of the businesses in the area, but is also the local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Goran Paskaljević
CAST:  Colm Meaney  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Kerry Condon

Set in rural Ireland. Believing that "a man is measured by his enemies", Harry Maloney (Colm Meany) sets out to ruin George O'Flaherty – the most powerful man in town, who not only owns the local pub and most of the businesses in the area, but is also the local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Goran Paskaljević
CAST:  Colm Meaney  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Kerry Condon

The Blue Boy (1994)

Marie is an insecure housewife whose husband, Joe, is having an affair. The two of them take a holiday to rural Scotland, but by sheer bad luck, end up at the hotel Joe uses for his "getaways." There, Marie is told the story of a young boy who drowned in a nearby ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Murton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Phyllida Law  •  Eleanor Bron

Marie is an insecure housewife whose husband, Joe, is having an affair. The two of them take a holiday to rural Scotland, but by sheer bad luck, end up at the hotel Joe uses for his "getaways." There, Marie is told the story of a young boy who drowned in a nearby ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Murton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Phyllida Law  •  Eleanor Bron

The Four Minute Mile (1988)

A dramatization of the race to the four-minute mile.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Richard Huw  •  Nique Needles  •  Adrian Rawlins  •  John Philbin

A dramatization of the race to the four-minute mile.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Richard Huw  •  Nique Needles  •  Adrian Rawlins  •  John Philbin

Car Crash: The Delorean Story (2004)

Former General Motors high-flyer John DeLorean had a plan to build a stylish European sports car, at a price that would make it attractive to the American market. The site he chose for his state-of-the-art factory was on the outskirts of Belfast, a city best-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  George Crane  •  John Z. DeLorean  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Christopher Lloyd

Former General Motors high-flyer John DeLorean had a plan to build a stylish European sports car, at a price that would make it attractive to the American market. The site he chose for his state-of-the-art factory was on the outskirts of Belfast, a city best-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  George Crane  •  John Z. DeLorean  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Christopher Lloyd

Mo (2010)

A docudrama about the life of the former UK Secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Mo Mowlam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  David Haig  •  Gary Lewis  •  Tony Maudsley

A docudrama about the life of the former UK Secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Mo Mowlam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  David Haig  •  Gary Lewis  •  Tony Maudsley

Act of God (2009)

When a heart surgeon chooses to save one female patient's life over another, her boyfriend looks for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Faughnan
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Nadia Cameron-Blakey  •  Charity Wakefield  •  Jenny Agutter

When a heart surgeon chooses to save one female patient's life over another, her boyfriend looks for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Faughnan
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Nadia Cameron-Blakey  •  Charity Wakefield  •  Jenny Agutter

Good Vibrations (2012)

The story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast's punk rock scene. Hooley founded the Good Vibrations store from which a record label sprung, representing bands such as The Undertones, Rudi and The Outcasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Barros D'Sa  •  Glenn Leyburn
CAST:  Richard Dormer  •  Jodie Whittaker  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Karl Johnson

The story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast's punk rock scene. Hooley founded the Good Vibrations store from which a record label sprung, representing bands such as The Undertones, Rudi and The Outcasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Barros D'Sa  •  Glenn Leyburn
CAST:  Richard Dormer  •  Jodie Whittaker  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Karl Johnson

The Near Room (1995)

Charlie Colquhoun is a journalist whose career is floundering. As a teenager, he fathered a daughter, Tommy, who was committed to foster care as an infant. Seventeen years later, Charlie, Tommy and Charlie's old schoolmate Harris Hill, now a squeaky-clean solicitor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hayman
CAST:  Adrian Dunbar  •  David O'Hara  •  David Hayman  •  Julie Graham

Charlie Colquhoun is a journalist whose career is floundering. As a teenager, he fathered a daughter, Tommy, who was committed to foster care as an infant. Seventeen years later, Charlie, Tommy and Charlie's old schoolmate Harris Hill, now a squeaky-clean solicitor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hayman
CAST:  Adrian Dunbar  •  David O'Hara  •  David Hayman  •  Julie Graham

Innocent Lies (1995)

In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family with plenty of skeletons in the closet. This is a loose adaptation of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Dewolf
CAST:  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Joanna Lumley  •  Keira Knightley

In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family with plenty of skeletons in the closet. This is a loose adaptation of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Dewolf
CAST:  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Joanna Lumley  •  Keira Knightley

The Wedding Tackle (2000)

The sexual rivalries between a group of friends cause comic chaos during a stag night celebration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rami Dvir
CAST:  Adrian Dunbar  •  James Purefoy  •  Amanda Redman  •  Tony Slattery

The sexual rivalries between a group of friends cause comic chaos during a stag night celebration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rami Dvir
CAST:  Adrian Dunbar  •  James Purefoy  •  Amanda Redman  •  Tony Slattery

The Quatermass Experiment (2005)

A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Miller
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  David Tennant  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Indira Varma

A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Miller
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  David Tennant  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Indira Varma

Triggermen (2002)

Two British conmen in Chicago are mistaken for hired hitmen by mobsters wanting to rub out a rival gangster. Keen to make a fast buck, they pretend they are the hitmen but soon find they get more than they bargained for when the real ones turn up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Bradshaw
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Neil Morrissey

Two British conmen in Chicago are mistaken for hired hitmen by mobsters wanting to rub out a rival gangster. Keen to make a fast buck, they pretend they are the hitmen but soon find they get more than they bargained for when the real ones turn up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Bradshaw
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Neil Morrissey
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