James Greene

James Greene was a Northern Irish actor of film, TV and stage

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Sherlock Holmes (2009)

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Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Mark Strong

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Mark Strong

Brothers of the Head (2005)

In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Fulton  •  Louis Pepe
CAST:  Luke Treadaway  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Harry Treadaway  •  James Greene

In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Fulton  •  Louis Pepe
CAST:  Luke Treadaway  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Harry Treadaway  •  James Greene

From Hell (2001)

Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Heather Graham  •  Ian Holm  •  Robbie Coltrane

Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Heather Graham  •  Ian Holm  •  Robbie Coltrane

Johnny English (2003)

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A lowly pencil pusher working for MI7, Johnny English is suddenly promoted to super spy after Agent One is assassinated and every other agent is blown up at his funeral. When a billionaire entrepreneur sponsors the exhibition of the Crown Jewels—and the valuable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  John Malkovich  •  Natalie Imbruglia  •  Tasha de Vasconcelos

A lowly pencil pusher working for MI7, Johnny English is suddenly promoted to super spy after Agent One is assassinated and every other agent is blown up at his funeral. When a billionaire entrepreneur sponsors the exhibition of the Crown Jewels—and the valuable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  John Malkovich  •  Natalie Imbruglia  •  Tasha de Vasconcelos

What a Girl Wants (2003)

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  Amanda Bynes  •  Colin Firth  •  Kelly Preston  •  Jonathan Pryce

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  Amanda Bynes  •  Colin Firth  •  Kelly Preston  •  Jonathan Pryce

Photographing Fairies (1997)

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Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Willing
CAST:  Toby Stephens  •  Emily Woof  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Frances Barber

Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Willing
CAST:  Toby Stephens  •  Emily Woof  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Frances Barber

Albert Nobbs (2011)

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Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

The Christmas Candle (2013)

Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stephenson
CAST:  Hans Matheson  •  Samantha Barks  •  Lesley Manville  •  Sylvester McCoy

Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stephenson
CAST:  Hans Matheson  •  Samantha Barks  •  Lesley Manville  •  Sylvester McCoy

Les Misérables (2012)

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An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Russell Crowe  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Amanda Seyfried

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Russell Crowe  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Amanda Seyfried

Dimensions (2011)

Stephen is a brilliant young boy who lives in England, in what appears to be the 1920s—but nothing in Stephen’s life is quite as it seems. His world is turned upside down upon meeting a charismatic and inspirational professor at a garden party, who demonstrates to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sloane U'Ren
CAST:  Henry Lloyd-Hughes  •  Camilla Rutherford  •  Patrick Godfrey  •  Olivia Llewellyn

Stephen is a brilliant young boy who lives in England, in what appears to be the 1920s—but nothing in Stephen’s life is quite as it seems. His world is turned upside down upon meeting a charismatic and inspirational professor at a garden party, who demonstrates to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sloane U'Ren
CAST:  Henry Lloyd-Hughes  •  Camilla Rutherford  •  Patrick Godfrey  •  Olivia Llewellyn

Whole Lotta Sole (2011)

In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Colm Meaney  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Martin McCann  •  Yaya Alafia

In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Colm Meaney  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Martin McCann  •  Yaya Alafia

Tom & Viv (1994)

The story of the marriage of the poet T. S. Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaecological and emotional problems and his growing fame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gilbert
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Rosemary Harris  •  Tim Dutton

The story of the marriage of the poet T. S. Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaecological and emotional problems and his growing fame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gilbert
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Rosemary Harris  •  Tim Dutton

Instinct to Kill (2001)

Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs task force. Only one man ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gustavo Graef-Marino
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  Missy Crider  •  Kadeem Hardison  •  Jill Jacobson

Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs task force. Only one man ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gustavo Graef-Marino
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  Missy Crider  •  Kadeem Hardison  •  Jill Jacobson

Mad Dog Coll (1961)

Killer Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll moves in on gangster Dutch Schultz in 1920s New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Balaban
CAST:  John Davis Chandler  •  Kay Doubleday  •  Brooke Hayward  •  Neil Burstyn

Killer Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll moves in on gangster Dutch Schultz in 1920s New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Balaban
CAST:  John Davis Chandler  •  Kay Doubleday  •  Brooke Hayward  •  Neil Burstyn

The Spell (1977)

A distraught mother must cope with her embittered daughter who has the ability to cause "accidents" to happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Phillips
CAST:  Lee Grant  •  Helen Hunt  •  Susan Myers  •  Lelia Goldoni

A distraught mother must cope with her embittered daughter who has the ability to cause "accidents" to happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Phillips
CAST:  Lee Grant  •  Helen Hunt  •  Susan Myers  •  Lelia Goldoni

Perfect Witness (1989)

An innocent man is thrust into a political power struggle in this drama. After witnessing a mob killing, New York restaurant owner Sam Paxton (Aidan Quinn) reports the crime. Overzealous attorneys (Brian Dennehy and Stockard Channing) put pressure on Paxton to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Mandel
CAST:  Brian Dennehy  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Stockard Channing  •  Delroy Lindo

An innocent man is thrust into a political power struggle in this drama. After witnessing a mob killing, New York restaurant owner Sam Paxton (Aidan Quinn) reports the crime. Overzealous attorneys (Brian Dennehy and Stockard Channing) put pressure on Paxton to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Mandel
CAST:  Brian Dennehy  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Stockard Channing  •  Delroy Lindo

Janice Beard 45 WPM (1999)

Janice Beard is a dreamer who can't seem to quite make it big. She is working in an auto design company and falls for the mailboy, but he is hiding secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clare Kilner
CAST:  Eileen Walsh  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Sandra Voe

Janice Beard is a dreamer who can't seem to quite make it big. She is working in an auto design company and falls for the mailboy, but he is hiding secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clare Kilner
CAST:  Eileen Walsh  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Sandra Voe

Guinevere (1994)

As border wars break out in Camelot, the young princess Guinevere is taken to live in safety with the High Priestess L'Fei. When King Arthur claims the crown, Guinevere is promised to him and she must leave her true love, Prince Lancelot in order to unite the land. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Sheryl Lee  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Noah Wyle  •  Bríd Brennan

As border wars break out in Camelot, the young princess Guinevere is taken to live in safety with the High Priestess L'Fei. When King Arthur claims the crown, Guinevere is promised to him and she must leave her true love, Prince Lancelot in order to unite the land. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Sheryl Lee  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Noah Wyle  •  Bríd Brennan

Dracula (2006)

The Romanian count known as Dracula is summoned to London by Arthur Holmwood, a young Lord who is one the verge of being wed. Unknown to Arthur's future bride Lucy, her future husband is infected with syphilis and therefore cannot consummate their marriage. Arthur ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Eagles
CAST:  Marc Warren  •  Sophia Myles  •  David Suchet  •  Dan Stevens

The Romanian count known as Dracula is summoned to London by Arthur Holmwood, a young Lord who is one the verge of being wed. Unknown to Arthur's future bride Lucy, her future husband is infected with syphilis and therefore cannot consummate their marriage. Arthur ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Eagles
CAST:  Marc Warren  •  Sophia Myles  •  David Suchet  •  Dan Stevens

Love/Loss (2010)

A chance meeting reunites Mary and Joe, childhood sweethearts from the 1940s. But after 60 years apart, is there still love between them? How have their separate experiences shaped their lives over this long period apart, and is there still time for them to share ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Daniels
CAST:  Keith Michell  •  Virginia McKenna  •  Geoffrey Bayldon  •  Patricia Brake

A chance meeting reunites Mary and Joe, childhood sweethearts from the 1940s. But after 60 years apart, is there still love between them? How have their separate experiences shaped their lives over this long period apart, and is there still time for them to share ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Daniels
CAST:  Keith Michell  •  Virginia McKenna  •  Geoffrey Bayldon  •  Patricia Brake
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