Joel Fry

Joel Fry (born May 20, 1984) is a British actor and musician, having had roles in White Van Man, Trollied, Plebs, Twenty Twelve, and W1A. In film, he appeared as Lu'kibu in 10,000 BC, Rocky in the 2019 romantic comedy film Yesterday. In 2023, Fry starred in a main role as 'Hugh', the solicitor to Burnley banker Dave Fishwick in the film Bank of Dave.

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10,000 BC (2008)

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Steven Strait  •  Camilla Belle  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Nathanael Baring

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Steven Strait  •  Camilla Belle  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Nathanael Baring

Svengali (2013)

Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts them down and offers them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hardwick
CAST:  Jonny Owen  •  Vicky McClure  •  Martin Freeman  •  Maxine Peake

Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts them down and offers them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hardwick
CAST:  Jonny Owen  •  Vicky McClure  •  Martin Freeman  •  Maxine Peake

Tamara Drewe (2010)

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Gemma Arterton  •  Roger Allam  •  Bill Camp  •  Dominic Cooper

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Gemma Arterton  •  Roger Allam  •  Bill Camp  •  Dominic Cooper

Paddington 2 (2017)

Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul King
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Sally Hawkins  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Samuel Joslin

Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul King
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Sally Hawkins  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Samuel Joslin

96 Ways to Say I Love You (2015)

The main narrative follows youngsters Al and Olive and their respective journeys towards saying those three words for the first time. However, the story is interspersed with inputs from different couples in evidently very different relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy Aitkens
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Nina Sosanya  •  Christian Brassington  •  Georgia Tennant

The main narrative follows youngsters Al and Olive and their respective journeys towards saying those three words for the first time. However, the story is interspersed with inputs from different couples in evidently very different relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy Aitkens
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Nina Sosanya  •  Christian Brassington  •  Georgia Tennant

Cla'am (2017)

A dark, surreal comedy about a local man who becomes convinced that a vast conspiracy is behind the impossibly rapid gentrification in his London area. But is it all in his head, or is the truth even darker than he imagines? Cla'am is the debut short from Nathaniel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nathaniel Martello-White
CAST:  Joel Fry  •  Ivanno Jeremiah  •  Brian Bovell  •  Kevin McMonagle

A dark, surreal comedy about a local man who becomes convinced that a vast conspiracy is behind the impossibly rapid gentrification in his London area. But is it all in his head, or is the truth even darker than he imagines? Cla'am is the debut short from Nathaniel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nathaniel Martello-White
CAST:  Joel Fry  •  Ivanno Jeremiah  •  Brian Bovell  •  Kevin McMonagle

Benjamin (2019)

Benjamin, a rising star filmmaker, is on the brink of premiering his difficult second film ’No Self' at the London Film Festival when Billie, his hard drinking publicist, introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Amstell
CAST:  Colin Morgan  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Joel Fry  •  Jessica Raine

Benjamin, a rising star filmmaker, is on the brink of premiering his difficult second film ’No Self' at the London Film Festival when Billie, his hard drinking publicist, introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Amstell
CAST:  Colin Morgan  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Joel Fry  •  Jessica Raine

Yesterday (2019)

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Himesh Patel  •  Lily James  •  Ed Sheeran  •  Kate McKinnon

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Himesh Patel  •  Lily James  •  Ed Sheeran  •  Kate McKinnon

Cruella (2021)

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Gillespie
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Emma Thompson  •  Paul Walter Hauser  •  Joel Fry

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Gillespie
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Emma Thompson  •  Paul Walter Hauser  •  Joel Fry

Denmark (2019)

Herb’s life is a mess. He’s lost his welfare, can’t hold a job, can’t talk to his son, has a neighbour who won’t shut up and a diet that consists mainly of cheap beer and mushy peas. It’s no way to live and he knows it. Then he learns from a TV news report that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Shergold
CAST:  Rafe Spall  •  Steve Speirs  •  Martin Frislev Ammitsbøl  •  Thomas W. Gabrielsson

Herb’s life is a mess. He’s lost his welfare, can’t hold a job, can’t talk to his son, has a neighbour who won’t shut up and a diet that consists mainly of cheap beer and mushy peas. It’s no way to live and he knows it. Then he learns from a TV news report that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Shergold
CAST:  Rafe Spall  •  Steve Speirs  •  Martin Frislev Ammitsbøl  •  Thomas W. Gabrielsson

Cordelia (2019)

Cordelia ia a troubled, damaged soul who is only just recovering after some unnamed trauma; she is an actor rehearsing a play and comes to stay in a creepy London mansion flat occupied by her twin sister Caroline and Caroline’s boyfriend Matt. When they leave her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Shergold
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Johnny Flynn  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Anna Danshina

Cordelia ia a troubled, damaged soul who is only just recovering after some unnamed trauma; she is an actor rehearsing a play and comes to stay in a creepy London mansion flat occupied by her twin sister Caroline and Caroline’s boyfriend Matt. When they leave her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Shergold
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Johnny Flynn  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Anna Danshina

Love Wedding Repeat (2020)

While trying to make his sister's wedding day go smoothly, Jack finds himself juggling an angry ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest with a secret, a misplaced sleep sedative, and the girl that got away in alternate versions of the same day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Craig
CAST:  Sam Claflin  •  Olivia Munn  •  Eleanor Tomlinson  •  Freida Pinto

While trying to make his sister's wedding day go smoothly, Jack finds himself juggling an angry ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest with a secret, a misplaced sleep sedative, and the girl that got away in alternate versions of the same day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Craig
CAST:  Sam Claflin  •  Olivia Munn  •  Eleanor Tomlinson  •  Freida Pinto

In the Earth (2021)

As a deadly virus ravages the world, Dr. Martin Lowery embarks on a mission to reach test site ATU327A, a research hub deep in the Arboreal Forest. The arduous journey, guided by park scout Alma, is set back by a nighttime attack that leaves the two bruised and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Joel Fry  •  Ellora Torchia  •  Hayley Squires  •  Reece Shearsmith

As a deadly virus ravages the world, Dr. Martin Lowery embarks on a mission to reach test site ATU327A, a research hub deep in the Arboreal Forest. The arduous journey, guided by park scout Alma, is set back by a nighttime attack that leaves the two bruised and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Joel Fry  •  Ellora Torchia  •  Hayley Squires  •  Reece Shearsmith

A Boy Called Christmas (2021)

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Henry Lawfull  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Michiel Huisman  •  Maggie Smith

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Henry Lawfull  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Michiel Huisman  •  Maggie Smith

Silent Night (2020)

Mark, a low end South London hitman recently released from prison, tries to go straight for his daughter, but gets drawn back in by Alan, his former cellmate, to do one final job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Thorne
CAST:  Cary Crankson  •  Frank Harper  •  Joel Fry  •  Sarah Leigh

Mark, a low end South London hitman recently released from prison, tries to go straight for his daughter, but gets drawn back in by Alan, his former cellmate, to do one final job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Thorne
CAST:  Cary Crankson  •  Frank Harper  •  Joel Fry  •  Sarah Leigh

Octavia (2009)

Based in the 1970s Britain, "Octavia" charts the schemes of the title character to steal her friend's man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Sheppard
CAST:  Patrick Baladi  •  Tamsin Egerton  •  Jilly Cooper  •  Richard Coyle

Based in the 1970s Britain, "Octavia" charts the schemes of the title character to steal her friend's man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Sheppard
CAST:  Patrick Baladi  •  Tamsin Egerton  •  Jilly Cooper  •  Richard Coyle

Dog Boy (2012)

An escaped feral dog, a gentle mixed up dog warden, and the voices in his head.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessica Townsend
CAST:  Joel Fry

An escaped feral dog, a gentle mixed up dog warden, and the voices in his head.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessica Townsend
CAST:  Joel Fry

The End We Start From

As London is submerged below floodwaters, a woman gives birth to her first child. Days later, she and her baby are forced to leave their home in search of safety. They head north through a newly dangerous country seeking refuge from place to place.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mahalia Belo
CAST:  Jodie Comer  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Joel Fry  •  Mark Strong

As London is submerged below floodwaters, a woman gives birth to her first child. Days later, she and her baby are forced to leave their home in search of safety. They head north through a newly dangerous country seeking refuge from place to place.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mahalia Belo
CAST:  Jodie Comer  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Joel Fry  •  Mark Strong

The Queen Mary (2023)

When photographers Erin and Patrick are brought aboard the ship with their young son Lukas, they unleash a series of events that entwines their family with the ship’s dark past. As the terror unfolds around them they begin to realise there is more to this sumptuous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Shore
CAST:  Alice Eve  •  Joel Fry  •  Nell Hudson  •  Angus Wright

When photographers Erin and Patrick are brought aboard the ship with their young son Lukas, they unleash a series of events that entwines their family with the ship’s dark past. As the terror unfolds around them they begin to realise there is more to this sumptuous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Shore
CAST:  Alice Eve  •  Joel Fry  •  Nell Hudson  •  Angus Wright

Rock And Roll Fuck 'n' Lovely (2013)

The film is a dark and fantastical touring tale with a little rock n' roll on the side just for good measure. This is a road movie. this is a rock and roll drama, a tale that exposes the rumors surrounding a mythical festival tour (or is it just the drugs?). The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua J. Bagnall
CAST:  Joel Fry  •  Anton Saunders  •  Leah Miller  •  Lee Whitlock

The film is a dark and fantastical touring tale with a little rock n' roll on the side just for good measure. This is a road movie. this is a rock and roll drama, a tale that exposes the rumors surrounding a mythical festival tour (or is it just the drugs?). The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua J. Bagnall
CAST:  Joel Fry  •  Anton Saunders  •  Leah Miller  •  Lee Whitlock
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