Search results for "Alison Steadman"


Clockwise (1986) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2001

An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Morahan
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Penny Leatherbarrow  •  Sharon Maiden  •  Alison Steadman

Confetti (2006) RT 57% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2007

A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Debbie Isitt
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Jessica Hynes  •  Olivia Colman  •  Stephen Mangan

Life Is Sweet (1990) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Alison Steadman  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Claire Skinner  •  Jane Horrocks

Secrets & Lies (1996) RT 94% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Timothy Spall  •  Phyllis Logan  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Claire Rushbrook

Stormy Monday (1988) RT 73% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2002

When a corrupt American businessman tries to strong arm his way into businesses in Newcastle, England, he is thwarted by an club attendant and his waitress girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Sting  •  Sean Bean

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 1998

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Neville  •  Eric Idle  •  Sarah Polley  •  Oliver Reed

Topsy Turvy (1999) RT Audience 100%

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) RT 76% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2005

The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Charlize Theron  •  Emily Watson  •  John Lithgow

Wilt (1989)

Henry Wilt is a more or less failed teacher who fantasizes about murdering his dominant, non-attentive wife Eva. At a party who gets stuck in an inflatable doll and makes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Mel Smith  •  Griff Rhys Jones  •  Alison Steadman  •  Roger Lloyd-Pack

The Dinner Party (2007) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Young couple Jackie and Leo move from North London to a suburban home in the green belt paradise of Southern England. At the birthday party of a neighbor, they soon discover ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Grounds
CAST:  Lee Evans  •  Rupert Graves  •  Alun Armstrong  •  Alison Steadman




Nuts in May (1976)

A middle-class couple go camping in Dorset, but peace and quiet elude them.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Alison Steadman  •  Anthony O'Donnell  •  Roger Sloman  •  Stephen Bill

The Escort (1983)

Royal Shakespeare Company's televised adaptation of Moliere's play with Antony Sher in the title role of Tartuffe.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Antony Sher  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Alison Steadman  •  Michael Maloney

French Exchange (2017)

15-year-old Jack is on a French Exchange trip with his school. But his mum won't stop ringing to check-up on him. On his last night, his host falls ill and Jack is forced to ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jacob Perlmutter
CAST:  Clémentine Poidatz  •  George MacKay  •  Jules Sitruk  •  Alison Steadman

Happy Now (2001) RT Audience 77%

All grown up and gunning for political power in a small North Wales community, Glen Marcus and his best mate harbour a dark secret which seems to be coming back to haunt them. ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philippa Cousins
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Susan Lynch  •  Om Puri  •  Emmy Rossum

D.I.Y. Hard (2002)

A hostage situation takes an unusual turn.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Pat Holden
CAST:  David Thewlis  •  Alison Steadman  •  Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen  •  Laura Crowe

The Short & Curlies (1987) RT Audience 71%

A short comedy by Mike Leigh about the romance between a young woman and a man who communicates only through jokes and humor...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Alison Steadman  •  Sylvestra Le Touzel  •  David Thewlis  •  Wendy Nottingham

Blame It on the Bellboy (1992) RT 20% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Bryan Brown  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Andreas Katsulas

Champions (1984)

The true story of jockey Bob Champion who overcame cancer to win the 1981 Grand National  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Jan Francis  •  Edward Woodward  •  Ben Johnson