James Frain

A British stage, film and television actor, best known for playing Thomas Cromwell in the television series "The Tudors". He graduated in Drama and Film from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK, and went on to study acting at London's Central School of Speech and Drama.

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The Lone Ranger (2013)

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The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Armie Hammer  •  William Fichtner  •  James Badge Dale

The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Armie Hammer  •  William Fichtner  •  James Badge Dale

Elizabeth (1998)

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The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Joseph Fiennes

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Joseph Fiennes

Into the Blue (2005)

When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, as a ruthless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Jessica Alba  •  Scott Caan  •  Ashley Scott

When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, as a ruthless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Jessica Alba  •  Scott Caan  •  Ashley Scott

Path to War (2003)

A powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way the USA goes to war—as seen from inside the LBJ White House leading up to and during the Vietnam War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bruce McGill

A powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way the USA goes to war—as seen from inside the LBJ White House leading up to and during the Vietnam War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bruce McGill

Rasputin (1996)

Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Ian McKellen  •  David Warner

Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Ian McKellen  •  David Warner

Reindeer Games (2000)

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gary Sinise  •  Charlize Theron  •  Dennis Farina

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gary Sinise  •  Charlize Theron  •  Dennis Farina

Robinson Crusoe (1997)

Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival on the island, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Hardy  •  George T. Miller
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  James Frain  •  Polly Walker  •  Ian Hart

Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival on the island, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Hardy  •  George T. Miller
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  James Frain  •  Polly Walker  •  Ian Hart

The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

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Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Guy Pearce  •  Richard Harris  •  James Frain

Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Guy Pearce  •  Richard Harris  •  James Frain

Titus (1999)

Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Matthew Rhys

Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Matthew Rhys

Where the Heart Is (2000)

Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside, and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. Eventually, some eccentric but kindly strangers 'adopt' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Williams
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ashley Judd  •  Stockard Channing  •  Joan Cusack

Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside, and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. Eventually, some eccentric but kindly strangers 'adopt' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Williams
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ashley Judd  •  Stockard Channing  •  Joan Cusack

Hilary and Jackie (1998)

The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anand Tucker
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  James Frain  •  David Morrissey

The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anand Tucker
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  James Frain  •  David Morrissey

Shadowlands (1993)

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Debra Winger  •  John Wood  •  Julian Fellowes

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Debra Winger  •  John Wood  •  Julian Fellowes

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

Quid Pro Quo (2008)

A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Brooks
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Rachel Black  •  Jessica Hecht

A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Brooks
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Rachel Black  •  Jessica Hecht

Nothing Personal (1996)

A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend Liam, a Catholic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thaddeus O'Sullivan
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  John Lynch  •  James Frain  •  Michael Gambon

A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend Liam, a Catholic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thaddeus O'Sullivan
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  John Lynch  •  James Frain  •  Michael Gambon

All Things To All Men (2013)

A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Isaac
CAST:  Toby Stephens  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Leo Gregory

A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Isaac
CAST:  Toby Stephens  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Leo Gregory

Vigo (1998)

Based on the life of a classic french cineast Jean Vigo, the story follows his daily struggle with sanity, normal life and uncompromising filmmaking. Story also focuses on his relationship with his supporting wife whom he met in sanatorium.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  James Frain  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Nicholas Barnes  •  David Battley

Based on the life of a classic french cineast Jean Vigo, the story follows his daily struggle with sanity, normal life and uncompromising filmmaking. Story also focuses on his relationship with his supporting wife whom he met in sanatorium.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  James Frain  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Nicholas Barnes  •  David Battley

Dark Relic (2010)

1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lorenzo Sena
CAST:  James Frain  •  Clemency Burton-Hill  •  Tom Basden  •  Alyy Khan

1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lorenzo Sena
CAST:  James Frain  •  Clemency Burton-Hill  •  Tom Basden  •  Alyy Khan

Transit (2012)

A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Negret
CAST:  Diora Baird  •  James Frain  •  Harold Perrineau  •  Elisabeth Röhm

A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Negret
CAST:  Diora Baird  •  James Frain  •  Harold Perrineau  •  Elisabeth Röhm

Water for Elephants (2011)

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In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Tatum Etheridge

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Tatum Etheridge
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