Andrea Riseborough

Andrea Louise Riseborough (born 20 November 1981) is an English stage and film actress. Her film appearance include Birdman, Oblivion, Welcome to the Punch, Disconnect, Shadow Dancer, W.E., Brighton Rock, Made in Dagenham, Never Let Me Go, Happy-Go-Lucky, and Venus.

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Made in Dagenham (2010)

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Geraldine James

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Geraldine James

Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal (2018)

Examine the rise and fall of Hollywood media mogul Harvey Weinstein following the scandal in 2017. Learn from exclusive interviews with those who knew him in the industry, and a discussion of the start of the #MeToo movement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Hill
CAST:  Harvey Weinstein  •  Kristyn Burtt  •  Ashley Pearson  •  Marc Malkin

Examine the rise and fall of Hollywood media mogul Harvey Weinstein following the scandal in 2017. Learn from exclusive interviews with those who knew him in the industry, and a discussion of the start of the #MeToo movement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Hill
CAST:  Harvey Weinstein  •  Kristyn Burtt  •  Ashley Pearson  •  Marc Malkin

Hidden (2015)

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A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Duffer  •  Matt Duffer
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  Emily Alyn Lind  •  Heather Doerksen

A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Duffer  •  Matt Duffer
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  Emily Alyn Lind  •  Heather Doerksen

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

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A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro González Iñárritu
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Emma Stone  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Edward Norton

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro González Iñárritu
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Emma Stone  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Edward Norton

Never Let Me Go (2010)

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As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Keira Knightley  •  Domhnall Gleeson

As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Keira Knightley  •  Domhnall Gleeson

Disconnect (2012)

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Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality into our daily ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Alex Rubin
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Hope Davis  •  Frank Grillo  •  Paula Patton

Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality into our daily ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Alex Rubin
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Hope Davis  •  Frank Grillo  •  Paula Patton

Welcome to the Punch (2013)

When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eran Creevy
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Mark Strong  •  David Morrissey  •  Peter Mullan

When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eran Creevy
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Mark Strong  •  David Morrissey  •  Peter Mullan

Oblivion (2013)

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Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kosinski
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Kosinski
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Shadow Dancer (2012)

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Clive Owen  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Aidan Gillen

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Clive Owen  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Aidan Gillen

Brighton Rock (2010)

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Joffe
CAST:  Andy Serkis  •  Helen Mirren  •  John Hurt  •  Sam Riley

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Joffe
CAST:  Andy Serkis  •  Helen Mirren  •  John Hurt  •  Sam Riley

W.E. (2011)

In 1998, an auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor causes great excitement. For one woman, Wally Winthrop, it has much more meaning. Wally becomes obsessed by their historic love story. As she learns more about the sacrifices involved, Wally gains ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Madonna
CAST:  Abbie Cornish  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  James D'Arcy  •  Richard Coyle

In 1998, an auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor causes great excitement. For one woman, Wally Winthrop, it has much more meaning. Wally becomes obsessed by their historic love story. As she learns more about the sacrifices involved, Wally gains ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Madonna
CAST:  Abbie Cornish  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  James D'Arcy  •  Richard Coyle

A Very Social Secretary (2005)

Bernard Hill and Victoria Hamilton star in Alistair Beaton's wickedly funny feature-length drama inspired by David Blunkett's private affair held up for very public scrutiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Jones
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Victoria Hamilton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Doon Mackichan

Bernard Hill and Victoria Hamilton star in Alistair Beaton's wickedly funny feature-length drama inspired by David Blunkett's private affair held up for very public scrutiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Jones
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Victoria Hamilton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Doon Mackichan

Mad Sad & Bad (2009)

HARDEEP, RASHMI and ATUL are brothers and sisters. Which means they can say anything they like to each other, no matter how honest. Mad, Sad and Bad is a 90-minute comedy about mixed race relationships set in Luton. It's about mid-thirties siblings and friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Avie Luthra
CAST:  Meera Syal  •  Nitin Ganatra  •  Zubin Varla  •  Andrea Riseborough

HARDEEP, RASHMI and ATUL are brothers and sisters. Which means they can say anything they like to each other, no matter how honest. Mad, Sad and Bad is a 90-minute comedy about mixed race relationships set in Luton. It's about mid-thirties siblings and friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Avie Luthra
CAST:  Meera Syal  •  Nitin Ganatra  •  Zubin Varla  •  Andrea Riseborough

Love You More (2008)

Two teenagers are drawn together by the Buzzcocks' single 'Love You More' during the summer of 1978.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor-Johnson
CAST:  Harry Treadaway  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel Roukin  •  Paul Ritter

Two teenagers are drawn together by the Buzzcocks' single 'Love You More' during the summer of 1978.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor-Johnson
CAST:  Harry Treadaway  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel Roukin  •  Paul Ritter

Whatever Love Means (2005)

Strap in for a rollercoaster ride through the emotional worlds of love and royalty in an original WE Channel movie exploring the enduring, 30-year romance shared between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles. Decades before the fairy tale wedding of Prince ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Laurence Fox  •  Olivia Poulet  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Richard Johnson

Strap in for a rollercoaster ride through the emotional worlds of love and royalty in an original WE Channel movie exploring the enduring, 30-year romance shared between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles. Decades before the fairy tale wedding of Prince ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Laurence Fox  •  Olivia Poulet  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Richard Johnson

The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton (2006)

In 19th century Victorian England, Mrs. Isabella Beeton produced what became an essential book for housewives of the day. She was married at a relatively young age to Sam Beeton, a publisher of books and magazines on a variety of subjects. Not someone to sit at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Jones
CAST:  Anna Madeley  •  J.J. Feild  •  Jim Carter  •  Anna Chancellor

In 19th century Victorian England, Mrs. Isabella Beeton produced what became an essential book for housewives of the day. She was married at a relatively young age to Sam Beeton, a publisher of books and magazines on a variety of subjects. Not someone to sit at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Jones
CAST:  Anna Madeley  •  J.J. Feild  •  Jim Carter  •  Anna Chancellor

Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)

A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959, encompassing her early relationship and marriage to oil millionaire Denis Thatcher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall MacCormick
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel West  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Geoffrey Palmer

A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959, encompassing her early relationship and marriage to oil millionaire Denis Thatcher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall MacCormick
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel West  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Geoffrey Palmer

Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

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A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Alexis Zegerman  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Samuel Roukin

A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Alexis Zegerman  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Samuel Roukin

Venus (2006)

Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their give-and-take surprises ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Beatrice Savoretti  •  Philip Fox

Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their give-and-take surprises ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Beatrice Savoretti  •  Philip Fox

Resistance (2011)

It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany's army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in an isolated Welsh village near the English border wake up to discover all of the their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amit Gupta
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Iwan Rheon  •  Tom Wlaschiha  •  Andrea Riseborough

It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany's army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in an isolated Welsh village near the English border wake up to discover all of the their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amit Gupta
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Iwan Rheon  •  Tom Wlaschiha  •  Andrea Riseborough
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