Dominic West

Dominic Gerard Fe West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor best known in the United States for his role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO drama series The Wire.

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A Christmas Carol (1999)

Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840s London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge the error of his ways. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hugh Jones
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Joel Grey  •  Ian McNeice

Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840s London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge the error of his ways. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hugh Jones
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Joel Grey  •  Ian McNeice

Chicago (2002)

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Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Queen Latifah  •  Richard Gere

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Queen Latifah  •  Richard Gere

From Time to Time (2010)

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A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Fellowes
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Dominic West  •  Timothy Spall  •  Alexander Nathan Etel

A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Fellowes
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Dominic West  •  Timothy Spall  •  Alexander Nathan Etel

Surviving Picasso (1996)

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Julianne Moore  •  Joss Ackland

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Julianne Moore  •  Joss Ackland

300 (2007)

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Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

28 Days (2000)

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After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs they have to offer, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Dominic West  •  Elizabeth Perkins

After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs they have to offer, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Dominic West  •  Elizabeth Perkins

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

A film adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy about lovers whose romantic affections are manipulated by fairy magic. The setting is updated to a Tuscan hill town in the late 19th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Rupert Everett  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sophie Marceau

A film adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy about lovers whose romantic affections are manipulated by fairy magic. The setting is updated to a Tuscan hill town in the late 19th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Rupert Everett  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sophie Marceau

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

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The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Julia Stiles  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Julia Stiles  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Richard III (1995)

A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

Spice World (1997)

Zany adventure that follows The Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, and filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls").  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Spiers
CAST:  Victoria Beckham  •  Mel B  •  Emma Bunton  •  Melanie Chisholm

Zany adventure that follows The Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, and filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls").  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Spiers
CAST:  Victoria Beckham  •  Mel B  •  Emma Bunton  •  Melanie Chisholm

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

True Blue (1996)

The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning was everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ferdinand Fairfax
CAST:  Dominic West  •  Bill Nighy  •  Johan Leysen  •  Ryan Bollman

The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning was everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ferdinand Fairfax
CAST:  Dominic West  •  Bill Nighy  •  Johan Leysen  •  Ryan Bollman

Hannibal Rising (2007)

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The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Webber
CAST:  Aaran Thomas  •  Gaspard Ulliel  •  Helena-Lia Tachovská  •  Richard Leaf

The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Webber
CAST:  Aaran Thomas  •  Gaspard Ulliel  •  Helena-Lia Tachovská  •  Richard Leaf

John Carter (2012)

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John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Mark Strong  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Ciarán Hinds

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Mark Strong  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Ciarán Hinds

The Forgotten (2004)

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Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Matthew Pleszewicz

Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Matthew Pleszewicz

Rock Star (2001)

A wannabe rock star who fronts a Pennsylvania-based tribute band is devastated when his kick him out of the group he founded. Things begin to look up for Izzy when he is asked to join Steel Dragon, the heavy metal rockers he had been imitating for so long. This ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Jason Flemyng  •  Dominic West

A wannabe rock star who fronts a Pennsylvania-based tribute band is devastated when his kick him out of the group he founded. Things begin to look up for Izzy when he is asked to join Steel Dragon, the heavy metal rockers he had been imitating for so long. This ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Jason Flemyng  •  Dominic West

Punisher: War Zone (2008)

Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lexi Alexander
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Dominic West  •  Doug Hutchison  •  Julie Benz

Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lexi Alexander
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Dominic West  •  Doug Hutchison  •  Julie Benz

The Gambler (1997)

Under pressure from his publisher, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky gets work on his latest piece, 'Rouletenberg'. In the 27 days it takes for him to complete the novel reality and fiction become blurred; in this feverish atmosphere of excess Dostoyevsky's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Károly Makk
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Jodhi May  •  Polly Walker  •  Dominic West

Under pressure from his publisher, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky gets work on his latest piece, 'Rouletenberg'. In the 27 days it takes for him to complete the novel reality and fiction become blurred; in this feverish atmosphere of excess Dostoyevsky's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Károly Makk
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Jodhi May  •  Polly Walker  •  Dominic West

Burton and Taylor (2013)

Drama telling the story of Hollywood's most glamorous couple, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who acted together for the last time in Noel Coward's Private Lives in 1983.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Dominic West  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Sarah Hadland  •  Lenora Crichlow

Drama telling the story of Hollywood's most glamorous couple, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who acted together for the last time in Noel Coward's Private Lives in 1983.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Dominic West  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Sarah Hadland  •  Lenora Crichlow

Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002)

Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old people with television sets for heads, a beautiful woman having sex, and overall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Michael Radford  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Mike Figgis  •  Jiří Menzel  •  Claire Denis  •  István Szabó  •  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Amit Arroz  •  Tarun Bedi  •  Maria Ludovica Bernardi

Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old people with television sets for heads, a beautiful woman having sex, and overall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Michael Radford  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Mike Figgis  •  Jiří Menzel  •  Claire Denis  •  István Szabó  •  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Amit Arroz  •  Tarun Bedi  •  Maria Ludovica Bernardi
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