Lennie James

Lennie James (born 11 October 1965) is an English actor and playwright. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lennie James, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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24 Hour Party People (2002)

Manchester, 1976. Tony Wilson is an ambitious but frustrated local TV news reporter looking for a way to make his mark. After witnessing a life-changing concert by a band known as the Sex Pistols, he persuades his station to televise one of their performances, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  John Thomson  •  Lennie James  •  Shirley Henderson

Manchester, 1976. Tony Wilson is an ambitious but frustrated local TV news reporter looking for a way to make his mark. After witnessing a life-changing concert by a band known as the Sex Pistols, he persuades his station to televise one of their performances, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  John Thomson  •  Lennie James  •  Shirley Henderson

Les Misérables (1998)

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille August
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Uma Thurman  •  Claire Danes

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille August
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Uma Thurman  •  Claire Danes

Lost in Space (1998)

The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  William Hurt  •  Matt LeBlanc  •  Mimi Rogers

The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  William Hurt  •  Matt LeBlanc  •  Mimi Rogers

Sahara (2005)

Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure hunt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Breck Eisner
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Steve Zahn  •  William H. Macy

Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure hunt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Breck Eisner
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Steve Zahn  •  William H. Macy

Snatch (2000)

FunnyAction-packedCleverBrilliant

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Brad Pitt  •  Stephen Graham  •  Vinnie Jones

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Brad Pitt  •  Stephen Graham  •  Vinnie Jones

The Miracle Maker (2000)

A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the sacrifices he endured for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek W. Hayes  •  Stanislav M. Sokolov
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michael Bryant  •  Julie Christie  •  Rebecca Callard

A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the sacrifices he endured for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek W. Hayes  •  Stanislav M. Sokolov
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michael Bryant  •  Julie Christie  •  Rebecca Callard

Lockout (2012)

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Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen St. Leger  •  James Mather
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Maggie Grace  •  Joseph Gilgun  •  Lennie James

Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen St. Leger  •  James Mather
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Maggie Grace  •  Joseph Gilgun  •  Lennie James

Get on Up (2014)

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Viola Davis  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Nick Eversman

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Viola Davis  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Nick Eversman

Swelter (2014)

Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Parmer
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Brad Carter  •  Josh Henderson  •  Alfred Molina

Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Parmer
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Brad Carter  •  Josh Henderson  •  Alfred Molina

Storm Damage (2000)

Storm Damage is a 2000 British television drama film directed by Simon Cellan Jones, written by Lennie James, and starring Adrian Lester, Mona Hammond and Kate Ashfield. The film is about a young teacher who returns to the children’s care home where he grew up, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Adrian Lester  •  Mona Hammond  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Ashley Walters

Storm Damage is a 2000 British television drama film directed by Simon Cellan Jones, written by Lennie James, and starring Adrian Lester, Mona Hammond and Kate Ashfield. The film is about a young teacher who returns to the children’s care home where he grew up, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Adrian Lester  •  Mona Hammond  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Ashley Walters

Mob Rules (2011)

Time is running out for two elite criminals as they seek out revenge to get the money they are owed after a heist gone wrong, years ago. They’ve traveled across the country, tracked down their ex-partner and planned every detail of their attack. When they finally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Parmer
CAST:  Lennie James  •  Treva Etienne  •  Gary McDonald  •  Tina Casciani

Time is running out for two elite criminals as they seek out revenge to get the money they are owed after a heist gone wrong, years ago. They’ve traveled across the country, tracked down their ex-partner and planned every detail of their attack. When they finally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Parmer
CAST:  Lennie James  •  Treva Etienne  •  Gary McDonald  •  Tina Casciani

Colombiana (2011)

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After witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, Cataleya Restrepo grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Megaton
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Callum Blue  •  Michael Vartan

After witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, Cataleya Restrepo grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Megaton
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Callum Blue  •  Michael Vartan

The Next Three Days (2010)

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A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of murdering her boss. Her husband John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. When the strain of being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Brian Dennehy  •  RZA  •  Moran Atias

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of murdering her boss. Her husband John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. When the strain of being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Brian Dennehy  •  RZA  •  Moran Atias

Among Giants (1998)

A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian with a spirit of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Miller
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  Andy Serkis  •  Lennie James

A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian with a spirit of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Miller
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  Andy Serkis  •  Lennie James

Lucky Break (2001)

Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to the prison's outer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Cattaneo
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Olivia Williams  •  Timothy Spall  •  Christopher Plummer

Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to the prison's outer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Cattaneo
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Olivia Williams  •  Timothy Spall  •  Christopher Plummer

Outlaw (2007)

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Love
CAST:  Sean Bean  •  Danny Dyer  •  Rupert Friend  •  Sean Harris

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Love
CAST:  Sean Bean  •  Danny Dyer  •  Rupert Friend  •  Sean Harris

The Martins (2001)

Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family from hell! ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Grounds
CAST:  Kathy Burke  •  Lee Evans  •  Linda Bassett  •  Eric Byrne

Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family from hell! ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Grounds
CAST:  Kathy Burke  •  Lee Evans  •  Linda Bassett  •  Eric Byrne

The Girl on the Roof (2014)

A bullied young girl meets an unlikely savior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Skeet Ulrich
CAST:  Lennie James  •  Susan May Pratt  •  Amelia Jackson-Gray  •  Naiia Ulrich

A bullied young girl meets an unlikely savior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Skeet Ulrich
CAST:  Lennie James  •  Susan May Pratt  •  Amelia Jackson-Gray  •  Naiia Ulrich

The Making of The Walking Dead (2010)

The Making of the TV Series The Walking Dead  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Frank Darabont  •  Robert Kirkman  •  Denise M. Huth  •  Gregory Nicotero

The Making of the TV Series The Walking Dead  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Frank Darabont  •  Robert Kirkman  •  Denise M. Huth  •  Gregory Nicotero

Fallout (2008)

A policeman returns to the estate where he grew up to investigate the murder of a young boy. Lennie James stars in this powerful drama about race and law and order. Adapted by the playwright from his 2002 play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Rickson
CAST:  Lennie James  •  Clare Holman  •  Nicholas Gleaves  •  Jamie Kenna

A policeman returns to the estate where he grew up to investigate the murder of a young boy. Lennie James stars in this powerful drama about race and law and order. Adapted by the playwright from his 2002 play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Rickson
CAST:  Lennie James  •  Clare Holman  •  Nicholas Gleaves  •  Jamie Kenna
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