Sam Hoare

Sam Hoare (b. 27 June 1981) is a British actor and director best known for his role as Dickie Burnell, alongside Matt Smith in BBC1's Olympic drama Bert & Dickie (2012) Hoare wrote and directed his début feature film, Having You, starring Anna Friel and Romola Garai, which was premièred in May 2013 on Sky Movies.

The Golden Compass (2007)

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

Having You (2013)

Jack has finally managed to propose to his infertile girlfriend when his life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Hoare
CAST:  Anna Friel  •  Romola Garai  •  Andrew Buchan  •  Isaac Andrews

Jack has finally managed to propose to his infertile girlfriend when his life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Hoare
CAST:  Anna Friel  •  Romola Garai  •  Andrew Buchan  •  Isaac Andrews

An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)

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This docudrama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry's glass ceiling. Both of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry McDonough
CAST:  Brian Cox  •  David Bradley  •  Jessica Raine  •  Reece Shearsmith

This docudrama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry's glass ceiling. Both of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry McDonough
CAST:  Brian Cox  •  David Bradley  •  Jessica Raine  •  Reece Shearsmith

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

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During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Hayley Atwell

During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Hayley Atwell

Legend (2015)

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Emily Browning  •  Taron Egerton  •  David Thewlis

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Emily Browning  •  Taron Egerton  •  David Thewlis

Keeping Rosy (2014)

A woman becomes enraged after being passed over for a promotion at her job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Reeves
CAST:  Blake Harrison  •  Christine Bottomley  •  Maxine Peake  •  Elisa Lasowski

A woman becomes enraged after being passed over for a promotion at her job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Reeves
CAST:  Blake Harrison  •  Christine Bottomley  •  Maxine Peake  •  Elisa Lasowski

ABE (2013)

A short film about a robot programmed for love who wants to fix the humans who do not love him back.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob McLellan
CAST:  Sam Hoare  •  Claire Huskisson  •  Emily Baxter

A short film about a robot programmed for love who wants to fix the humans who do not love him back.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob McLellan
CAST:  Sam Hoare  •  Claire Huskisson  •  Emily Baxter

Bert & Dickie (2012)

Thrown together just five weeks before the final of the 1948 London Olympics, Bert Bushnell (Doctor Who's Matt Smith) and Dickie Burnell (Sam Hoare) defied all the odds and made history in the double sculls. This is the story of how they did it - not only by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Sam Hoare  •  Geoffrey Palmer  •  Ron Cook

Thrown together just five weeks before the final of the 1948 London Olympics, Bert Bushnell (Doctor Who's Matt Smith) and Dickie Burnell (Sam Hoare) defied all the odds and made history in the double sculls. This is the story of how they did it - not only by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Sam Hoare  •  Geoffrey Palmer  •  Ron Cook

Babysitting (2011)

When Maggie is asked to babysit for her boss' wife, an unfortunate incident alters her outlook on love, life and an old relationship. A wonderfully engaging short film that examines the transformative nature of human relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Hoare
CAST:  Romola Garai  •  Dan Stevens  •  Imogen Stubbs  •  Bill Thomas

When Maggie is asked to babysit for her boss' wife, an unfortunate incident alters her outlook on love, life and an old relationship. A wonderfully engaging short film that examines the transformative nature of human relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Hoare
CAST:  Romola Garai  •  Dan Stevens  •  Imogen Stubbs  •  Bill Thomas

The Mercy (2018)

In 1968, Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor, endangers the fate of his family and business, and his own life, blinded by his ambition to compete in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, attempting to become the first person in history to single-handedly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Rachel Weisz  •  David Thewlis  •  Andrew Buchan

In 1968, Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor, endangers the fate of his family and business, and his own life, blinded by his ambition to compete in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, attempting to become the first person in history to single-handedly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Rachel Weisz  •  David Thewlis  •  Andrew Buchan

Solitary (2016)

When party-girl Nora is forced to move back home with her aging father, it seems life can't get any worse. But inside her childhood home the ghosts of her past begin to haunt her, until the secret she has buried for so long is finally revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sasha Krane
CAST:  Katharine Lee McEwan  •  Michael Wildman  •  Anna Skellern  •  Fiona Hardingham

When party-girl Nora is forced to move back home with her aging father, it seems life can't get any worse. But inside her childhood home the ghosts of her past begin to haunt her, until the secret she has buried for so long is finally revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sasha Krane
CAST:  Katharine Lee McEwan  •  Michael Wildman  •  Anna Skellern  •  Fiona Hardingham

Hurricane (2018)

The story of the Polish fliers who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of a Polish fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how the Poles—driven across Europe by the German war machine—finally make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Iwan Rheon  •  Milo Gibson  •  Stefanie Martini  •  Marcin Dorociński

The story of the Polish fliers who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of a Polish fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how the Poles—driven across Europe by the German war machine—finally make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Iwan Rheon  •  Milo Gibson  •  Stefanie Martini  •  Marcin Dorociński

Flyspy (2016)

FlySpy is a short-thriller about a young, genius deviant called Greg, who has made a wirelessly controlled drone in the form of a fly with a camera in its head. Everything the fly can see Greg can see. He is deeply obsessed with his ex-girlfriend Haley so he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel M. Smith
CAST:  Ophelia Lovibond  •  Sam Hoare  •  Lewis Rainer  •  Carolin Ott

FlySpy is a short-thriller about a young, genius deviant called Greg, who has made a wirelessly controlled drone in the form of a fly with a camera in its head. Everything the fly can see Greg can see. He is deeply obsessed with his ex-girlfriend Haley so he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel M. Smith
CAST:  Ophelia Lovibond  •  Sam Hoare  •  Lewis Rainer  •  Carolin Ott

A Cup of Coffee with Marilyn (2019)

An audacious Italian journalist who has interviewed the most powerful people on Earth is sent to Hollywood to chase her most evasive subject yet, Marilyn Monroe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alessandra Gonnella
CAST:  Miriam Leone  •  Sam Hoare  •  Jamie Wilkes

An audacious Italian journalist who has interviewed the most powerful people on Earth is sent to Hollywood to chase her most evasive subject yet, Marilyn Monroe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alessandra Gonnella
CAST:  Miriam Leone  •  Sam Hoare  •  Jamie Wilkes