Olivia Colman

A graduate of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Sarah Caroline Olivia Sinclair CBE, known professionally as Olivia Colman, is an English actress and narrator. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award for Best Actress, four BAFTA Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, four British Independent Film Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Volpi Cup, and a BFI Fellowship.

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Confetti (2006)

A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Debbie Isitt
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Jessica Hynes  •  Olivia Colman  •  Stephen Mangan

A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Debbie Isitt
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Jessica Hynes  •  Olivia Colman  •  Stephen Mangan

Hot Fuzz (2007)

FunnyAction-packedDarkGoofy

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent

I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Paul Rudd  •  Saoirse Ronan  •  Stacey Dash

This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Paul Rudd  •  Saoirse Ronan  •  Stacey Dash

The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anthony Stewart Head  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Jim Broadbent

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anthony Stewart Head  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Jim Broadbent

The Lobster (2015)

Mind blowingWeirdThought provokingSlow moving

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yorgos Lanthimos
CAST:  Léa Seydoux  •  Colin Farrell  •  John C. Reilly  •  Rachel Weisz

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yorgos Lanthimos
CAST:  Léa Seydoux  •  Colin Farrell  •  John C. Reilly  •  Rachel Weisz

Cuban Fury (2014)

Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Griffiths
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Ian McShane  •  Rashida Jones  •  Nick Frost

Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Griffiths
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Ian McShane  •  Rashida Jones  •  Nick Frost

The Thirteenth Tale (2013)

Biographer Margaret Lea travels to the isolated rural mansion of the famous writer Vida Winter, who asks her to write her biography. Although initially she is reluctant, as Vida is known for constantly distorting the facts of her life, Margaret soon becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Kent
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Olivia Colman  •  Sophie Turner  •  Alexandra Roach

Biographer Margaret Lea travels to the isolated rural mansion of the famous writer Vida Winter, who asks her to write her biography. Although initially she is reluctant, as Vida is known for constantly distorting the facts of her life, Margaret soon becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Kent
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Olivia Colman  •  Sophie Turner  •  Alexandra Roach

Locke (2014)

OriginalAction-packedDramaticDisturbing

Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his family, job, and soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Knight
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Ruth Wilson  •  Andrew Scott  •  Olivia Colman

Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his family, job, and soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Knight
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Ruth Wilson  •  Andrew Scott  •  Olivia Colman

I Give It a Year (2013)

After a quick courtship, two lovers hastily decide to tie the knot. As their first year of marriage unfolds, temptation and incompatibility put their relationship in jeopardy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Mazer
CAST:  Rafe Spall  •  Rose Byrne  •  Anna Faris  •  Jason Flemyng

After a quick courtship, two lovers hastily decide to tie the knot. As their first year of marriage unfolds, temptation and incompatibility put their relationship in jeopardy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Mazer
CAST:  Rafe Spall  •  Rose Byrne  •  Anna Faris  •  Jason Flemyng

Bad Sugar (2012)

A dysfunctional, wealthy mining dynasty, with an ailing patriarch and some greedy siblings. A peculiarly British take on telenovela style melodramas, played for laughs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Palmer
CAST:  Julia Davis  •  Sharon Horgan  •  Peter Serafinowicz  •  Reece Shearsmith

A dysfunctional, wealthy mining dynasty, with an ailing patriarch and some greedy siblings. A peculiarly British take on telenovela style melodramas, played for laughs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Palmer
CAST:  Julia Davis  •  Sharon Horgan  •  Peter Serafinowicz  •  Reece Shearsmith

Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Olivia Williams  •  Laura Linney  •  Olivia Colman

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Olivia Williams  •  Laura Linney  •  Olivia Colman

Zemanovaload (2005)

John Davies suffers from multiple obsessive compulsive disorders. When his current model girlfriend leaves him, he decides to replace her with the number 1 babe on planet Earth - Czech model Veronika Zemanova. The film follows his attempts to curb his old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jayson Rothwell
CAST:  Ed Byrne  •  Georgina Chapman  •  Olivia Colman  •  Gemma Cowap

John Davies suffers from multiple obsessive compulsive disorders. When his current model girlfriend leaves him, he decides to replace her with the number 1 babe on planet Earth - Czech model Veronika Zemanova. The film follows his attempts to curb his old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jayson Rothwell
CAST:  Ed Byrne  •  Georgina Chapman  •  Olivia Colman  •  Gemma Cowap

Tyrannosaur (2011)

The story of Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance of redemption appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. Their relationship develops to reveal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paddy Considine
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Olivia Colman  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Paul Popplewell

The story of Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance of redemption appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. Their relationship develops to reveal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paddy Considine
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Olivia Colman  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Paul Popplewell

Hancock & Joan (2008)

Drama which tells the story of comedian Tony Hancock's love affair with his friend's wife, and her fight to save the man and his career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Ken Stott  •  Maxine Peake  •  Alex Jennings  •  Olivia Colman

Drama which tells the story of comedian Tony Hancock's love affair with his friend's wife, and her fight to save the man and his career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Ken Stott  •  Maxine Peake  •  Alex Jennings  •  Olivia Colman

Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee (2009)

An improvised comedy, shot over five days by Shane Meadows, devised with and starring Paddy Considine. Rock roadie and failed musician, Le Donk has lived, loved and learned. Along the way he's lost a girlfriend but he has found a new sidekick in up-and-coming rap ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Meadows
CAST:  Olivia Colman  •  Dean Palinczuk  •  Paddy Considine  •  Shane Meadows

An improvised comedy, shot over five days by Shane Meadows, devised with and starring Paddy Considine. Rock roadie and failed musician, Le Donk has lived, loved and learned. Along the way he's lost a girlfriend but he has found a new sidekick in up-and-coming rap ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Meadows
CAST:  Olivia Colman  •  Dean Palinczuk  •  Paddy Considine  •  Shane Meadows

Dog Altogether (2007)

Joseph is a man plagued by a violence and rage who is driving him to self destruction. As he falls further into turmoil, Joseph scours the landscape in search of a single grain of redemption that might restore hope to his fractured life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paddy Considine
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Olivia Colman  •  Karl Johnson  •  Mahesh Soneji

Joseph is a man plagued by a violence and rage who is driving him to self destruction. As he falls further into turmoil, Joseph scours the landscape in search of a single grain of redemption that might restore hope to his fractured life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paddy Considine
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Olivia Colman  •  Karl Johnson  •  Mahesh Soneji

The Kármán Line (2014)

When a mother is hit by a rare condition that sees her lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate, her husband and daughter are forced to come to terms with losing her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oscar Sharp
CAST:  Olivia Colman  •  Shaun Dooley  •  Chelsea Corfield  •  David Cann

When a mother is hit by a rare condition that sees her lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate, her husband and daughter are forced to come to terms with losing her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oscar Sharp
CAST:  Olivia Colman  •  Shaun Dooley  •  Chelsea Corfield  •  David Cann

The Murder in Angel Lane (2013)

When Mr. Whicher, a retired policeman, helps a country lady to find her niece, he is drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Paddy Considine  •  Olivia Colman  •  Paul Longley  •  Andy Gathergood

When Mr. Whicher, a retired policeman, helps a country lady to find her niece, he is drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Paddy Considine  •  Olivia Colman  •  Paul Longley  •  Andy Gathergood

Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)

A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy Meikle-Small), George ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Moore
CAST:  David Walliams  •  Olivia Colman  •  John Sessions  •  Jessica Hynes

A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy Meikle-Small), George ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Moore
CAST:  David Walliams  •  Olivia Colman  •  John Sessions  •  Jessica Hynes

Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave: The Movie (2014)

Thomas is working at the Clay Pits when a storm closes in and the rain makes the clay cliffs unstable. A flash of lightning reveals what looks like giant footprints on the slope above, but a landslide has begun and Thomas cannot stay to investigate. Bill and Ben ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Silvestri
CAST:  Mark Moraghan  •  Martin Sherman  •  David Menkin  •  Clive Mantle

Thomas is working at the Clay Pits when a storm closes in and the rain makes the clay cliffs unstable. A flash of lightning reveals what looks like giant footprints on the slope above, but a landslide has begun and Thomas cannot stay to investigate. Bill and Ben ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Silvestri
CAST:  Mark Moraghan  •  Martin Sherman  •  David Menkin  •  Clive Mantle
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