Anna Chancellor

Anna Chancellor is a British actress.

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Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Allen
CAST:  Frankie Muniz  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Hannah Spearritt  •  Alfie Allen

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Allen
CAST:  Frankie Muniz  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Hannah Spearritt  •  Alfie Allen

Breaking and Entering (2006)

Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by the war in Bosnia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Robin Wright

Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by the war in Bosnia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Robin Wright

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

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Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Princess Caraboo (1994)

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Austin
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Kevin Kline  •  Stephen Rea

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Austin
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Kevin Kline  •  Stephen Rea

The Dreamers (2003)

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A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

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

The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

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

Crush (2001)

Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the town's police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Kenny Doughty

Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the town's police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Kenny Doughty

Century (1993)

Turn-of-the-century love story centered around a young doctor and the emergence of modern science.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Charles Dance  •  Clive Owen  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Robert Stephens

Turn-of-the-century love story centered around a young doctor and the emergence of modern science.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Charles Dance  •  Clive Owen  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Robert Stephens

FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Florence Hoath  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Elizabeth Earl

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Florence Hoath  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Elizabeth Earl

The Real Jane Austen (2002)

Drama-documentary exploring the life of Jane Austen. Actor Anna Chancellor, a distant relative of Jane Austen, discovers the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings and reconstructions. Location shots of her homes in Steventon and Chawton and extracts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicky Pattison
CAST:  Anna Chancellor  •  Gillian Kearney  •  John Standing  •  Phyllis Logan

Drama-documentary exploring the life of Jane Austen. Actor Anna Chancellor, a distant relative of Jane Austen, discovers the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings and reconstructions. Location shots of her homes in Steventon and Chawton and extracts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicky Pattison
CAST:  Anna Chancellor  •  Gillian Kearney  •  John Standing  •  Phyllis Logan

How I Live Now (2013)

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An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Tom Holland  •  Anna Chancellor  •  George MacKay

An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Tom Holland  •  Anna Chancellor  •  George MacKay

Hysteria (2011)

Two doctors in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients' ills, leading to the invention of the vibrator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tanya Wexler
CAST:  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Felicity Jones

Two doctors in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients' ills, leading to the invention of the vibrator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tanya Wexler
CAST:  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Felicity Jones

Critical Eye (2010)

Miserable critic, Brian Tanner, is famous for his vicious film reviews on his TV show Critical Eye. Over the years, he's grown to hate pretty much everything he sees, including his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Nathan
CAST:  Hugh Bonneville  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Sebastian Street  •  Nathalie Adlam

Miserable critic, Brian Tanner, is famous for his vicious film reviews on his TV show Critical Eye. Over the years, he's grown to hate pretty much everything he sees, including his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Nathan
CAST:  Hugh Bonneville  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Sebastian Street  •  Nathalie Adlam

This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)

A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Aboud
CAST:  Jessica Brown Findlay  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Andrew Scott  •  Anna Chancellor

A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Aboud
CAST:  Jessica Brown Findlay  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Andrew Scott  •  Anna Chancellor

We'll Take Manhattan (2012)

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We’ll Take Manhattan explores the explosive love affair between Sixties supermodel, Jean Shrimpton, and photographer, David Bailey. Focusing on a wild and unpredictable 1962 Vogue photo shoot in New York, the drama brings to life the story of two young people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Helen McCrory  •  Frances Barber

We’ll Take Manhattan explores the explosive love affair between Sixties supermodel, Jean Shrimpton, and photographer, David Bailey. Focusing on a wild and unpredictable 1962 Vogue photo shoot in New York, the drama brings to life the story of two young people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Helen McCrory  •  Frances Barber

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

A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005)

In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature - and at the center of this masterpiece lies a mystery that has endured for centuries. What are the identities of “the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Indira Varma  •  Zoë Wanamaker

In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature - and at the center of this masterpiece lies a mystery that has endured for centuries. What are the identities of “the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Indira Varma  •  Zoë Wanamaker

Staggered (1994)

Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles as he makes his way to London for what he believes is to be his wedding day. Or is it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Clunes
CAST:  Martin Clunes  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Michael Praed  •  Michele Winstanley

Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles as he makes his way to London for what he believes is to be his wedding day. Or is it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Clunes
CAST:  Martin Clunes  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Michael Praed  •  Michele Winstanley
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