Search results for "Adeel Akhtar"

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Stranger Things (2013) RT 86% / Audience 90%

Oona, a recent graduate in anthropology, has returned to her dead mother’s seaside cottage in southern England to prepare it for sale. Her arrival disturbs Mani, a wary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eleanor Burke  •  Ron Eyal
CAST:  Adeel Akhtar  •  Bridget Collins  •  Victoria Jeffrey  •  Keith Parry

The Dictator (2012) RT 57% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Aug 2012

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Sayed Badreya  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Megan Fox

Pan (2015) RT 27% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Dec 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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Garrett Hedlund

Jadoo (2013) RT 50% / Audience 35%

This comedy revolves around two brothers, both wonderful chefs, who fall out catastrophically. At the climax of their dispute they rip the family recipe book in half - one ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Amit Gupta
CAST:  Harish Patel  •  Tom Mison  •  Kulvinder Ghir  •  Nikesh Patel

Four Lions (2010) RT 82% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2011

Four Lions tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Chris Morris
CAST:  Riz Ahmed  •  Nigel Lindsay  •  Kayvan Novak  •  Adeel Akhtar

Convenience (2015) RT Audience 46%

Film follows two friends attempting to rob a petrol station, but are so useless that they end up working there all night.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Keri Collins
CAST:  Ray Panthaki  •  Vicky McClure  •  Adeel Akhtar  •  Jenny Bede

The Circuit (2016)

Newly arrived in town Nat and Gabe accept a dinner invitation from the volatile Hungarian Helene and her boorish husband Sasha. Whilst the other guests, ex-Bananarama member ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ben Taylor
CAST:  Desiree Akhavan  •  Adeel Akhtar  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Victoria Hamilton

Murdered by My Father (2016)

Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Goodison
CAST:  Adeel Akhtar  •  Kiran Sonia Sawar  •  Mawaan Rizwan  •  Salman Akhtar

War Book (2015)

Government officials practice their response and decisions in a simulated escalation of nuclear threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Harper
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Shaun Evans  •  Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

Keeping Up with the Joneses (2013)

MP's wife Celia discovers her husband's true colours when she is taken hostage by his criminal business associates.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Pearce
CAST:  Adeel Akhtar  •  Geoff Bell  •  Sylvestra Le Touzel  •  Anamaria Marinca

Traitor (2008)

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Nachmanoff
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Guy Pearce  •  Neal McDonough  •  Saïd Taghmaoui

Victoria & Abdul (2017)

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Ali Fazal  •  Tim Pigott-Smith  •  Eddie Izzard

The Big Sick (2017)

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Showalter
CAST:  Kumail Nanjiani  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Holly Hunter  •  Ray Romano

Hampstead (2017)

Emily Walters is an American widow living a peaceful, uneventful existence in the idyllic Hampstead Village of London, when she meets local recluse, Donald Horner. For 17 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Hopkins
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  James Norton  •  Lesley Manville

The Last Dragonslayer (2016)

In a fantasy world where magic is being superceded by technology, an orphaned teen discovers her destiny to become a dragonslayer.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Ellise Chappell  •  Andrew Buchan  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Adeel Akhtar

Swimming with Men (2018)

A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rob Brydon  •  Jane Horrocks  •  Rupert Graves  •  Charlotte Riley

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