Search results for "Brenda Blethyn"


Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his ...  (more)

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

A River Runs Through It (1992) RT 83% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Brenda Blethyn

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

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)

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

Beyond the Sea (2004) RT 42% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his remarkable ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Kevin Spacey
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Kate Bosworth  •  John Goodman  •  Bob Hoskins

Lovely & Amazing (2001) RT 86% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2002

Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicole Holofcener
CAST:  Catherine Keener  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Jake Gyllenhaal

Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005) RT 79% / Audience 69%

DVD release: May 2005

Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Nissen
CAST:  Jim Cummings  •  John Fiedler  •  Nikita Hopkins  •  Kath Soucie

Pumpkin (2002) RT 36% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Nov 2002

When perfect, perky Carolyn (Christina Ricci) and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters decide to coach mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games, Carolyn's assigned ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Abrams  •  Adam Larson Broder
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Hank Harris  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Dominique Swain

RKO 281 (1999) RT 92% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Ross
CAST:  Liev Schreiber  •  James Cromwell  •  Melanie Griffith  •  John Malkovich

Saving Grace (2000) RT 63% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Craig Ferguson  •  Martin Clunes  •  Tchéky Karyo

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




The Sleeping Dictionary (2003) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Guy Jenkin
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Christopher Ling Lee Ian

The Witches (1990) RT 100% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 1999

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Mai Zetterling  •  Jasen Fisher  •  Jane Horrocks

Little Voice (1998) RT 79% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 1999

After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Michael Caine  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Jim Broadbent

Music from Another Room (1998) RT 33% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charlie Peters
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Martha Plimpton

Piccadilly Jim (2005) RT Audience 50%

Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Tobias Menzies  •  Tom Wilkinson

Remember Me? (1997)

A domestic farce exposes the eccentricities of a "typical" middle class, suburban family who find their lives thrown into a crisis with the unexpected arrival of one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Natalie Walter  •  Rik Mayall

Two Men in Town (2014) RT 47% / Audience 26%

DVD release: May 2015

A convict is released from prison in a small town in New Mexico. 18 years ago he killed a deputy. The then-and-now sheriff seeks revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rachid Bouchareb
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Luis Guzmán

Mary and Martha (2013)

Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Sam Claflin  •  Frank Grillo

The Calling (2010) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Joanna - a university student - leaves her course to become a nun.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jan Dunn
CAST:  Emily Beecham  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Susannah York  •  Rita Tushingham