Richard Curtis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis, CBE (born 8 November 1956) is New Zealand-born British screenwriter, music producer, actor and film director, known primarily for romantic comedy films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones's Diary, Notting Hill, and Love Actually, as well as the hit sitcoms Blackadder, Mr. Bean and The Vicar of Dibley. He is also the founder of the British charity Comic Relief. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Curtis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

About Time (2013)

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The night after another unsatisfactory New Year's party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. They can't change history, but they can change what happens and has happened in their own lives. Thus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bill Nighy  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Tom Hollander

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year's party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. They can't change history, but they can change what happens and has happened in their own lives. Thus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bill Nighy  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Tom Hollander

Love Actually (2003)

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'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

Starsuckers (2009)

Starsuckers is the most controversial documentary of the year, and was released in British cinemas in November 2009 to critical acclaim. It's a darkly humourous and shocking exposé of the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Atkins
CAST:  Ellis Cashmore  •  Max Clifford  •  Richard Curtis  •  Josef d'Bache-Kane

Starsuckers is the most controversial documentary of the year, and was released in British cinemas in November 2009 to critical acclaim. It's a darkly humourous and shocking exposé of the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Atkins
CAST:  Ellis Cashmore  •  Max Clifford  •  Richard Curtis  •  Josef d'Bache-Kane

The Boat That Rocked (2009)

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The Boat That Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Tom Sturridge  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Bill Nighy

The Boat That Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Tom Sturridge  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Bill Nighy

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

The Beatles stormed through Europe's music scene in 1963, and, in 1964, they conquered America. Their groundbreaking world tours changed global youth culture forever and, arguably, invented mass entertainment as we know it today. All the while, the group were ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Paul McCartney  •  Ringo Starr  •  John Lennon  •  George Harrison

The Beatles stormed through Europe's music scene in 1963, and, in 1964, they conquered America. Their groundbreaking world tours changed global youth culture forever and, arguably, invented mass entertainment as we know it today. All the while, the group were ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Paul McCartney  •  Ringo Starr  •  John Lennon  •  George Harrison

Peter Kay: 20 Years of Funny (2015)

Documentary looking at the career to date of Peter Kay, from Bolton schoolboy to award-winning, record-breaking comic, actor, writer and director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Lynch
CAST:  Peter Kay  •  Sian Gibson  •  Dave Spikey  •  Richard Curtis

Documentary looking at the career to date of Peter Kay, from Bolton schoolboy to award-winning, record-breaking comic, actor, writer and director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Lynch
CAST:  Peter Kay  •  Sian Gibson  •  Dave Spikey  •  Richard Curtis

Blackadder Rides Again (2008)

This documentary marks the 25th anniversary since the first transmission of The Black Adder in 1983 and reunites the iconic cast to give their opinions on all series and specials. Narrated by John Sergeant, this in-depth guide includes interviews from the cast and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt O'Casey
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Richard Curtis  •  Stephen Fry  •  Ben Elton

This documentary marks the 25th anniversary since the first transmission of The Black Adder in 1983 and reunites the iconic cast to give their opinions on all series and specials. Narrated by John Sergeant, this in-depth guide includes interviews from the cast and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt O'Casey
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Richard Curtis  •  Stephen Fry  •  Ben Elton

Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga (2008)

To mark the 25th anniversary since the first transmission of Blackadder in 1983, the iconic cast of the much-loved sitcom appear together in a documentary for the first time. The show includes an exclusive in-depth interview with Edmund Blackadder himself, Rowan ...  (more)

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CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Stephen Fry  •  Miranda Richardson

To mark the 25th anniversary since the first transmission of Blackadder in 1983, the iconic cast of the much-loved sitcom appear together in a documentary for the first time. The show includes an exclusive in-depth interview with Edmund Blackadder himself, Rowan ...  (more)

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CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Stephen Fry  •  Miranda Richardson

Red Nose Day Actually (2017)

Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis  •  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Colin Firth  •  Liam Neeson  •  Keira Knightley

Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis  •  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Colin Firth  •  Liam Neeson  •  Keira Knightley

British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves (2016)

Documentary celebrating the British sitcom and taking a look at the social and political context from which our favourite sitcoms grew. We enjoy a trip through the comedy archive in the company of the people who made some of the very best British sitcoms. From The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Breid McLoone
CAST:  Rebecca Front  •  Steve Coogan  •  James Corden  •  Hugh Dennis

Documentary celebrating the British sitcom and taking a look at the social and political context from which our favourite sitcoms grew. We enjoy a trip through the comedy archive in the company of the people who made some of the very best British sitcoms. From The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Breid McLoone
CAST:  Rebecca Front  •  Steve Coogan  •  James Corden  •  Hugh Dennis

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

Ever since US Diplomatic Security Service Agent Hobbs and lawless outcast Shaw first faced off, they just have traded smack talk and body blows. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton's ruthless actions threaten the future of humanity, they join ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Leitch
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jason Statham  •  Idris Elba  •  Vanessa Kirby

Ever since US Diplomatic Security Service Agent Hobbs and lawless outcast Shaw first faced off, they just have traded smack talk and body blows. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton's ruthless actions threaten the future of humanity, they join ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Leitch
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jason Statham  •  Idris Elba  •  Vanessa Kirby

Miranda: My Such Fun Celebration (2020)

Miranda Hart and the cast of her sitcom come together to celebrate the show's tenth anniversary with a music-filled, star-studded spectacular from the London Palladium.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Wiltshire
CAST:  Miranda Hart  •  Sarah Hadland  •  Patricia Hodge  •  Sally Phillips

Miranda Hart and the cast of her sitcom come together to celebrate the show's tenth anniversary with a music-filled, star-studded spectacular from the London Palladium.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Wiltshire
CAST:  Miranda Hart  •  Sarah Hadland  •  Patricia Hodge  •  Sally Phillips

Mel Smith: I've Done Some Things (2013)

A tribute to British comedian Mel Smith, who died in July 2013, aged 60, featuring home video footage, rare archive material and many classic sketches. Far more than a comic actor, Smith also wrote and edited a host of celebrated TV comedies in the 1980s and 90s. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Archie Powell
CAST:  Mel Smith  •  Rebecca Front  •  Griff Rhys Jones  •  John Lloyd

A tribute to British comedian Mel Smith, who died in July 2013, aged 60, featuring home video footage, rare archive material and many classic sketches. Far more than a comic actor, Smith also wrote and edited a host of celebrated TV comedies in the 1980s and 90s. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Archie Powell
CAST:  Mel Smith  •  Rebecca Front  •  Griff Rhys Jones  •  John Lloyd

Baldrick's Video Diary (2001)

An intimate behind the scenes short film while shooting the Black Adder special Back and Forth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Palmer
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Tony Robinson  •  Stephen Fry  •  Hugh Laurie

An intimate behind the scenes short film while shooting the Black Adder special Back and Forth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Palmer
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Tony Robinson  •  Stephen Fry  •  Hugh Laurie

Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times (2020)

Nations United is a special, first of its kind film, created by the United Nations on its 75th Anniversary and to mark five years since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. In the midst of a pandemic radically transforming our world, Nations United ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Thandiwe Newton  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Beyoncé  •  Malala Yousafzai

Nations United is a special, first of its kind film, created by the United Nations on its 75th Anniversary and to mark five years since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. In the midst of a pandemic radically transforming our world, Nations United ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Thandiwe Newton  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Beyoncé  •  Malala Yousafzai

Being Bridget Jones (2020)

Marking 25 years since the creation of the Bridget Jones character for a column in The Independent newspaper, author Helen Fielding opens up her personal archive for the very first time to tell the story of how Bridget Jones’s Diary came to be. We meet Helen’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Harding
CAST:  Helen Fielding  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Hugh Grant  •  Colin Firth

Marking 25 years since the creation of the Bridget Jones character for a column in The Independent newspaper, author Helen Fielding opens up her personal archive for the very first time to tell the story of how Bridget Jones’s Diary came to be. We meet Helen’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Harding
CAST:  Helen Fielding  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Hugh Grant  •  Colin Firth

Happy Birthday Mr Bean (2021)

A celebratory documentary looking back at the 30 years since comedy legend Mr Bean landed on our screens. This documentary explores the magic behind this unlikely hero.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Thompson
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Richard Curtis  •  Tony Robinson  •  Howard Goodall

A celebratory documentary looking back at the 30 years since comedy legend Mr Bean landed on our screens. This documentary explores the magic behind this unlikely hero.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Thompson
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Richard Curtis  •  Tony Robinson  •  Howard Goodall

Blackadder's Most Cunning Moments (2008)

A countdown of the top 40 "Blackadder" moments chosen by cast and crew members, celebrity fans and 15 genuine Blackadders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joanna Hanley
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Rik Mayall  •  Adrian Edmondson  •  Robbie Coltrane

A countdown of the top 40 "Blackadder" moments chosen by cast and crew members, celebrity fans and 15 genuine Blackadders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joanna Hanley
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Rik Mayall  •  Adrian Edmondson  •  Robbie Coltrane

The Vicar of Dibley: Inside Out (2021)

Dawn French and Richard Curtis take viewers on a joyful stroll down memory lane as they look back at their favorite Dibley moments, and for the first time, tell the definitive story of the making of the show. The pair are joined by a host of guest stars and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Pothecary
CAST:  Dawn French  •  James Fleet  •  Richard Curtis  •  Paul Mayhew-Archer

Dawn French and Richard Curtis take viewers on a joyful stroll down memory lane as they look back at their favorite Dibley moments, and for the first time, tell the definitive story of the making of the show. The pair are joined by a host of guest stars and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Pothecary
CAST:  Dawn French  •  James Fleet  •  Richard Curtis  •  Paul Mayhew-Archer

The Story of Bean (1997)

Pending release of the movie "Bean," Rowan Atkinson reflects on his comedy career and reveals how his comic creation Mr Bean evolved. This 1997 documentary includes career clips as well as interviews with Atkinson, writers Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, British ...  (more)

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CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Mel Smith

Pending release of the movie "Bean," Rowan Atkinson reflects on his comedy career and reveals how his comic creation Mr Bean evolved. This 1997 documentary includes career clips as well as interviews with Atkinson, writers Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, British ...  (more)

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CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Mel Smith