Ian McNeice

Ian McNeice (born 2 October 1950) is a prolific English screen, stage, and television character actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ian McNeice, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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A Christmas Carol (1999)

Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840s London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge the error of his ways. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hugh Jones
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Joel Grey  •  Ian McNeice

Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840s London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge the error of his ways. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hugh Jones
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Joel Grey  •  Ian McNeice

A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

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A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Holly Hunter  •  Delroy Lindo

A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Holly Hunter  •  Delroy Lindo

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess to the prince of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ian McNeice  •  Simon Callow  •  Maynard Eziashi

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess to the prince of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ian McNeice  •  Simon Callow  •  Maynard Eziashi

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

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A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Cécile de France  •  Robert Fyfe  •  Jim Broadbent

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Cécile de France  •  Robert Fyfe  •  Jim Broadbent

Blackball (2003)

Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional champion, only to get banned. Sports agent Rich Schwartz picks him up and makes him so ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Paul Kaye  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Johnny Vegas  •  James Cromwell

Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional champion, only to get banned. Sports agent Rich Schwartz picks him up and makes him so ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Paul Kaye  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Johnny Vegas  •  James Cromwell

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

Conspiracy (2001)

The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking German officials came to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Colin Firth  •  Ian McNeice

The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking German officials came to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Colin Firth  •  Ian McNeice

Day of the Dead (2008)

When a small Colorado town is overrun by the flesh hungry dead, a small group of survivors try to escape in a last ditch effort to stay alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Miner
CAST:  Mena Suvari  •  Nick Cannon  •  Michael Welch  •  AnnaLynne McCord

When a small Colorado town is overrun by the flesh hungry dead, a small group of survivors try to escape in a last ditch effort to stay alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Miner
CAST:  Mena Suvari  •  Nick Cannon  •  Michael Welch  •  AnnaLynne McCord

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

Oliver Twist (2005)

Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Barney Clark  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Jamie Foreman  •  Harry Eden

Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Barney Clark  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Jamie Foreman  •  Harry Eden

The Body (2001)

An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, include a gold coin bearing the marks of Pontius Pilate and faint markings around the skull ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas McCord
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Olivia Williams  •  Jason Flemyng  •  John Shrapnel

An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, include a gold coin bearing the marks of Pontius Pilate and faint markings around the skull ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas McCord
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Olivia Williams  •  Jason Flemyng  •  John Shrapnel

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

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Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Helen Mirren

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Helen Mirren

Top Secret! (1984)

Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces with Agent Cedric ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker  •  Jim Abrahams  •  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Lucy Gutteridge  •  Peter Cushing  •  Jeremy Kemp

Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces with Agent Cedric ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker  •  Jim Abrahams  •  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Lucy Gutteridge  •  Peter Cushing  •  Jeremy Kemp

White Noise (2005)

An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Chandra West  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Ian McNeice

An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Chandra West  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Ian McNeice

Personal Services (1987)

The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne. The story follows Christine Painter (Julie Walters) as the down-at-heel waitress who, with the help of prostitute Shirley (Shirley ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Shirley Stelfox  •  Alec McCowen  •  Danny Schiller

The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne. The story follows Christine Painter (Julie Walters) as the down-at-heel waitress who, with the help of prostitute Shirley (Shirley ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Shirley Stelfox  •  Alec McCowen  •  Danny Schiller

The Beautician and the Beast (1997)

The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Fran Drescher  •  Michael Lerner  •  Ian McNeice

The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Fran Drescher  •  Michael Lerner  •  Ian McNeice

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)

When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their 'mountain' is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Monger
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Colm Meaney  •  Ian McNeice

When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their 'mountain' is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Monger
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Colm Meaney  •  Ian McNeice

Valmont (1989)

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Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as he will. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Annette Bening  •  Meg Tilly  •  Fairuza Balk

Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as he will. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Annette Bening  •  Meg Tilly  •  Fairuza Balk

No Escape (1994)

In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of murdering a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Stuart Wilson  •  Kevin Dillon

In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of murdering a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Stuart Wilson  •  Kevin Dillon

The Final Curtain (2002)

The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his biography, in the hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Harkins
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Adrian Lester  •  Julia Sawalha

The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his biography, in the hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Harkins
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Aidan Gillen  •  Adrian Lester  •  Julia Sawalha
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