Alistair Petrie

Alistair Petrie (born September 30, 1970) is an English actor. He has starred in The Bank Job (2010), Cloud Atlas (2012), Rush (2013) and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016). Petrie has also starred in the Channel 4 television series Utopia, the BBC One television series' The Night Manager, Sherlock, and Undercover and as Mr. Groff in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Sex Education.

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The Bank Job (2008)

Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry recognises the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Daniel Mays

Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry recognises the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Daniel Mays

Cloud Atlas (2012)

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A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

Rush (2013)

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A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

Emma (1996)

Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the example of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diarmuid Lawrence
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Bernard Hepton  •  Mark Strong  •  Samantha Bond

Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the example of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diarmuid Lawrence
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Bernard Hepton  •  Mark Strong  •  Samantha Bond

Mrs. Dalloway (1997)

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Metamorphosis (2012)

Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman, wakes up in his bed to find himself transformed into a large insect. After the metamorphosis, he becomes confined to his room and neglected by his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Swanton
CAST:  Eirik Bar  •  Janet Henfrey  •  Chloe Howman  •  Maureen Lipman

Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman, wakes up in his bed to find himself transformed into a large insect. After the metamorphosis, he becomes confined to his room and neglected by his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Swanton
CAST:  Eirik Bar  •  Janet Henfrey  •  Chloe Howman  •  Maureen Lipman

Round About Five (2005)

Desperate to get across London to meet his girlfriend off the Eurostar, a man persuades a pretty bicycle courier to take him on the back of her bike, creating a dilemma he wasn't expecting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Guard  •  Thomas Guard
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  Martin Freeman  •  Jodhi May  •  Alistair Petrie

Desperate to get across London to meet his girlfriend off the Eurostar, a man persuades a pretty bicycle courier to take him on the back of her bike, creating a dilemma he wasn't expecting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Guard  •  Thomas Guard
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  Martin Freeman  •  Jodhi May  •  Alistair Petrie

A Little Chaos (2015)

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A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King Louis XIV.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rickman
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Adrian Schiller  •  Danny Webb  •  Phyllida Law

A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King Louis XIV.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rickman
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Adrian Schiller  •  Danny Webb  •  Phyllida Law

Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  James McAvoy  •  Jessica Brown Findlay  •  Andrew Scott

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  James McAvoy  •  Jessica Brown Findlay  •  Andrew Scott

Vendetta (2013)

Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has to evade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Reynolds
CAST:  Danny Dyer  •  Roxanne McKee  •  Vincent Regan  •  Josef Altin

Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has to evade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Reynolds
CAST:  Danny Dyer  •  Roxanne McKee  •  Vincent Regan  •  Josef Altin

Ashes (2012)

One-time hard man Frank Barron is barely recognisable now he’s been afflicted with Alzheimer's, but when his estranged son Jamie visits him in hospital he realises the extra stress Frank is put under and decides to break him out in the hope of returning him to his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Ray Winstone  •  Lesley Manville  •  Luke Evans

One-time hard man Frank Barron is barely recognisable now he’s been afflicted with Alzheimer's, but when his estranged son Jamie visits him in hospital he realises the extra stress Frank is put under and decides to break him out in the hope of returning him to his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Ray Winstone  •  Lesley Manville  •  Luke Evans

Gracie! (2009)

In 1939 Gracie Fields, the 'Queen of Hearts', is at the height of her success as a singer and actress and the whole nation seems to wish her a speedy recovery from cervical cancer. When World War Two breaks out, Gracie sings for the troops despite poor health, to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Jane Horrocks  •  Tom Hollander  •  Ellie Haddington  •  Tony Haygarth

In 1939 Gracie Fields, the 'Queen of Hearts', is at the height of her success as a singer and actress and the whole nation seems to wish her a speedy recovery from cervical cancer. When World War Two breaks out, Gracie sings for the troops despite poor health, to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Percival
CAST:  Jane Horrocks  •  Tom Hollander  •  Ellie Haddington  •  Tony Haygarth

Devil's Playground (2010)

As the world succumbs to a zombie apocalypse, Cole - a hardened mercenary - is chasing the one person who can provide a cure. Not only to the plague but to Cole's own incumbent destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark McQueen
CAST:  MyAnna Buring  •  Danny Dyer  •  Craig Fairbrass  •  Sean Pertwee

As the world succumbs to a zombie apocalypse, Cole - a hardened mercenary - is chasing the one person who can provide a cure. Not only to the plague but to Cole's own incumbent destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark McQueen
CAST:  MyAnna Buring  •  Danny Dyer  •  Craig Fairbrass  •  Sean Pertwee

A Bunch of Amateurs (2008)

Jefferson Steel, a washed-up Hollywood action star, is desperate to revive his flagging career. When his sleazy agent signs him up for what he believes is a high-profile Royal Shakespeare Company production of King Lear at Stratford upon Avon, Steel thinks he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Cadiff
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Samantha Bond  •  Imelda Staunton

Jefferson Steel, a washed-up Hollywood action star, is desperate to revive his flagging career. When his sleazy agent signs him up for what he believes is a high-profile Royal Shakespeare Company production of King Lear at Stratford upon Avon, Steel thinks he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Cadiff
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Samantha Bond  •  Imelda Staunton

State of Mind (2003)

Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Niamh Cusack  •  Rowena Cooper  •  Andrew Lincoln  •  Dorian Healy

Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Niamh Cusack  •  Rowena Cooper  •  Andrew Lincoln  •  Dorian Healy

The Murder in Angel Lane (2013)

When Mr. Whicher, a retired policeman, helps a country lady to find her niece, he is drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Paddy Considine  •  Olivia Colman  •  Paul Longley  •  Andy Gathergood

When Mr. Whicher, a retired policeman, helps a country lady to find her niece, he is drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Paddy Considine  •  Olivia Colman  •  Paul Longley  •  Andy Gathergood

The Face of an Angel (2014)

Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Cara Delevingne  •  Alistair Petrie

Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Cara Delevingne  •  Alistair Petrie

Kicking Off (2015)

Kicking Off starts with the most important game of the season. Loyal fans Wigsy and Cliff watch in trepidation as their football team score the goal that will save them from relegation. Victory is bliss as a chorus of supporters chant and cry with elation. However, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Wilde
CAST:  Warren Brown  •  Greg McHugh  •  Alistair Petrie  •  Danielle Bux

Kicking Off starts with the most important game of the season. Loyal fans Wigsy and Cliff watch in trepidation as their football team score the goal that will save them from relegation. Victory is bliss as a chorus of supporters chant and cry with elation. However, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Wilde
CAST:  Warren Brown  •  Greg McHugh  •  Alistair Petrie  •  Danielle Bux

Deep State (2018)

Retired MI6 spy Max Easton reluctantly returns to the field for a final job and finds himself drawn into a global conspiracy and covert intelligence war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Parkhill
CAST:  Mark Strong  •  Alistair Petrie  •  Joe Dempsie

Retired MI6 spy Max Easton reluctantly returns to the field for a final job and finds himself drawn into a global conspiracy and covert intelligence war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Parkhill
CAST:  Mark Strong  •  Alistair Petrie  •  Joe Dempsie

The Mark of Cain (2007)

After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press gets the story and the pair achieves instant infamy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Munden
CAST:  Gerard Kearns  •  Matthew McNulty  •  Elliot Cowan  •  Brendan Coyle

After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press gets the story and the pair achieves instant infamy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Munden
CAST:  Gerard Kearns  •  Matthew McNulty  •  Elliot Cowan  •  Brendan Coyle
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