Matthew Macfadyen

David Matthew Macfadyen (born 17 October 1974) is an English actor, known for his role as MI5 intelligence officer Tom Quinn in the BBC television drama series Spooks (also known as MI-5) and for starring as Fitzwilliam Darcy in the 2005 film version of Pride and Prejudice.

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The Three Musketeers (2011)

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The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

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

Enigma (2001)

The story of the WWII project to crack the code behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Kate Winslet  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Jeremy Northam

The story of the WWII project to crack the code behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Kate Winslet  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Jeremy Northam

Grindhouse (2007)

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Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

In My Father's Den (2004)

Paul (Macfadyen), a prize-winning war journalist, returns to his remote New Zealand hometown due to the death of his father, battle-scarred and world-weary. For the discontented sixteen-year-old Celia (Barclay) he opens up a world she has only dreamed of. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad McGann
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Emily Barclay  •  Miranda Otto  •  Colin Moy

Paul (Macfadyen), a prize-winning war journalist, returns to his remote New Zealand hometown due to the death of his father, battle-scarred and world-weary. For the discontented sixteen-year-old Celia (Barclay) he opens up a world she has only dreamed of. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad McGann
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Emily Barclay  •  Miranda Otto  •  Colin Moy

Maybe Baby (2000)

Sam and Lucie Bell are a married couple who seem to have it all: good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes, and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing they want more—a baby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Elton
CAST:  Joely Richardson  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Adrian Lester

Sam and Lucie Bell are a married couple who seem to have it all: good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes, and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing they want more—a baby.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Elton
CAST:  Joely Richardson  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Adrian Lester

Warriors (1999)

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If the conflict in Bosnia has become something of a forgotten war, it's not for the want of trying from the immensely powerful BBC film Warriors, the story of five young soldiers and their harrowing experiences in the region.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Kosminsky
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Darren Morfitt  •  Cal Macaninch  •  Ioan Gruffudd

If the conflict in Bosnia has become something of a forgotten war, it's not for the want of trying from the immensely powerful BBC film Warriors, the story of five young soldiers and their harrowing experiences in the region.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Kosminsky
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Darren Morfitt  •  Cal Macaninch  •  Ioan Gruffudd

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

Wuthering Heights (1998)

Gipsy boy Heathcliffe is adopted by a god-fearing landowner in northern England and grows up as the soul-mate of the daughter, Cathy Earnshaw. When father dies, stern son Hindley returns and bans Heathcliffe to the stables; when they spy upon their upper class ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Skynner
CAST:  Robert Cavanah  •  Peter Davison  •  Orla Brady  •  Matthew Macfadyen

Gipsy boy Heathcliffe is adopted by a god-fearing landowner in northern England and grows up as the soul-mate of the daughter, Cathy Earnshaw. When father dies, stern son Hindley returns and bans Heathcliffe to the stables; when they spy upon their upper class ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Skynner
CAST:  Robert Cavanah  •  Peter Davison  •  Orla Brady  •  Matthew Macfadyen

Robin Hood (2010)

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When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Mark Strong

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Mark Strong

Enid (2009)

Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Hawes
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Denis Lawson  •  Claire Rushbrook

Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Hawes
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Denis Lawson  •  Claire Rushbrook

Middletown (2006)

An overzealous priest returns to his home town and ends up battling against his brother for the heart of the locals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Kirk
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Daniel Mays  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Gerard McSorley

An overzealous priest returns to his home town and ends up battling against his brother for the heart of the locals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Kirk
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Daniel Mays  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Gerard McSorley

The Reckoning (2004)

In 14th Century England, this tale of murder and mystery follows a fugitive priest who falls in with a troupe of actors. As they Arrive in a small town, the actors encounter a woman bing sentenced to death for practicing witchcraft and murder. Discarding the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Paul Bettany  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Tom Hardy  •  Brian Cox

In 14th Century England, this tale of murder and mystery follows a fugitive priest who falls in with a troupe of actors. As they Arrive in a small town, the actors encounter a woman bing sentenced to death for practicing witchcraft and murder. Discarding the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Paul Bettany  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Tom Hardy  •  Brian Cox

Lost in Karastan (2014)

A filmmaker from England is hired to direct an epic production in the Caucasus region of Europe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Hopkins
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Noah Taylor  •  MyAnna Buring  •  Ali Cook

A filmmaker from England is hired to direct an epic production in the Caucasus region of Europe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Hopkins
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Noah Taylor  •  MyAnna Buring  •  Ali Cook

Churchill's Secret (2016)

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that's kept a secret from the rest of the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Romola Garai  •  Matthew Macfadyen

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that's kept a secret from the rest of the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Romola Garai  •  Matthew Macfadyen

The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015)

Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Verbong
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Eliza Bennett  •  Rosemary Harris  •  Cosima Shaw

Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Verbong
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Eliza Bennett  •  Rosemary Harris  •  Cosima Shaw

Any Human Heart (2010)

A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Samuels
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Sam Claflin  •  Gillian Anderson

A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Samuels
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Sam Claflin  •  Gillian Anderson

Frost/Nixon (2008)

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Frank Langella  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Sam Rockwell

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Frank Langella  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Sam Rockwell

Incendiary (2008)

A woman's life is torn apart when her husband and infant son are killed in a suicide bombing at a soccer match.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Michelle Williams  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Nicholas Gleaves

A woman's life is torn apart when her husband and infant son are killed in a suicide bombing at a soccer match.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Michelle Williams  •  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Nicholas Gleaves

Secret Life (2007)

Charlie is white, middle class and a child sex offender. And though he's served his sentence, by his own admission, he continues to pose a significant danger to children. When the rehabilitation centre he has elected to attend is shut down, he is cast adrift in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Joffe
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Phil Davis  •  Holly Aird  •  Yasmin Paige

Charlie is white, middle class and a child sex offender. And though he's served his sentence, by his own admission, he continues to pose a significant danger to children. When the rehabilitation centre he has elected to attend is shut down, he is cast adrift in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Joffe
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Phil Davis  •  Holly Aird  •  Yasmin Paige
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