Joe Wright

Joe Wright (born 1972) is an English film director best known for 2005's Pride and Prejudice and 2007's Atonement.

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

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A story of love and life among the landed English gentry during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is a gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters, but if he dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Simon Woods

A story of love and life among the landed English gentry during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is a gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters, but if he dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Simon Woods

Atonement (2007)

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As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Pan (2015)

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Garrett Hedlund

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Garrett Hedlund

In the Garden of Beasts

A mild-mannered Chicago professor becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany just before the Nazis began to assert an iron grip across Europe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
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A mild-mannered Chicago professor becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany just before the Nazis began to assert an iron grip across Europe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
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Anna Karenina (2012)

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Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Jude Law  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kelly Macdonald

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Jude Law  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kelly Macdonald

Hanna (2011)

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Raised by her father, an ex-CIA agent, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna's upbringing has been geared to making her the perfect assassin. Sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys across Europe, eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Eric Bana  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Vicky Krieps

Raised by her father, an ex-CIA agent, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna's upbringing has been geared to making her the perfect assassin. Sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys across Europe, eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Eric Bana  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Vicky Krieps

Poison Ivy (1985)

Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Nancy McKeon  •  Caren Kaye  •  Adam Baldwin

Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Nancy McKeon  •  Caren Kaye  •  Adam Baldwin

The Soloist (2009)

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A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Catherine Keener  •  Nelsan Ellis

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Catherine Keener  •  Nelsan Ellis

Darkest Hour (2017)

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Lily James  •  Stephen Dillane

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Lily James  •  Stephen Dillane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

A man attending a funeral in his hometown comes face-to-face with his past when he is confronted with memories of mistrust, adultery, abuse, and a fantastical journey that couldn't possibly be real. It couldn't possibly be real, but the memory of a mysterious girl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Tom Hanks

A man attending a funeral in his hometown comes face-to-face with his past when he is confronted with memories of mistrust, adultery, abuse, and a fantastical journey that couldn't possibly be real. It couldn't possibly be real, but the memory of a mysterious girl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Tom Hanks

The Woman in the Window (2021)

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors only to witness a disturbing act of violence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Gary Oldman  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Julianne Moore

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors only to witness a disturbing act of violence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Gary Oldman  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Julianne Moore

Crocodile Snap (1997)

A woman's bid to escape her violent husband is seen through the eyes of her younger daughter. Sadie understands Mum better after an accident on Brighton beach shows her that all actions have consequences and that fear of the unknown can be greater than fear of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Claire Rushbrook  •  Neil Maskell  •  Evelyn Duah

A woman's bid to escape her violent husband is seen through the eyes of her younger daughter. Sadie understands Mum better after an accident on Brighton beach shows her that all actions have consequences and that fear of the unknown can be greater than fear of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Claire Rushbrook  •  Neil Maskell  •  Evelyn Duah

The End (1998)

An old man living in a flat in London makes a final decision.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Rob Jarvis  •  Willie Ross  •  Curtis Walker

An old man living in a flat in London makes a final decision.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Rob Jarvis  •  Willie Ross  •  Curtis Walker

Cyrano (2022)

A musical/drama adaptation of the life of Cyrano de Bergerac.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Peter Dinklage  •  Haley Bennett  •  Brian Tyree Henry  •  Ben Mendelsohn

A musical/drama adaptation of the life of Cyrano de Bergerac.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Peter Dinklage  •  Haley Bennett  •  Brian Tyree Henry  •  Ben Mendelsohn