Search results for "Emily Watson"


Angela's Ashes (1999) RT 52% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Joe Breen  •  Michael Legge

Synecdoche, New York (2008) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlie Kaufman
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Samantha Morton  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Michelle Williams

Breaking the Waves (1996) RT 86% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jul 2005

In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Katrin Cartlidge  •  Jean-Marc Barr

Corpse Bride (2005)

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton  •  Mike Johnson
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emily Watson  •  Tracey Ullman

Cradle Will Rock (1999) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2000

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

Equilibrium (2002) RT 38% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2003

In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kurt Wimmer
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Dominic Purcell  •  Sean Bean  •  Christian Kahrmann

Gosford Park (2001) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

Punch-Drunk Love (2002) RT 79% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A beleaguered small-business owner gets a harmonium and embarks on a romantic journey with a mysterious woman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Emily Watson  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Luis Guzmán

Red Dragon (2002)

Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Edward Norton  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Harvey Keitel

The Proposition (2005) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Ray Winstone  •  Emily Watson  •  Danny Huston




Wah-Wah (2005) RT 53% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult

The Luzhin Defence (2000) RT 58% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Emily Watson  •  Geraldine James  •  Stuart Wilson

Hilary and Jackie (1998) RT 86% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Anand Tucker
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  James Frain  •  David Morrissey

Metroland (1997) RT 64% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2000

After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Philip Saville
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Emily Watson  •  Lee Ross  •  Elsa Zylberstein

Trixie (2000) RT 27% / Audience 22%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Nick Nolte  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Nathan Lane

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

The Boxer (1997) RT 80% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Brian Cox  •  Emily Watson  •  Lorraine Pilkington

Separate Lies (2005) RT 72% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Julian Fellowes
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Emily Watson  •  Rupert Everett  •  Hermione Norris

Miss Potter (2006) RT 66% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2007

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', and her struggle for love, happiness and success.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Noonan
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Emily Watson  •  Barbara Flynn

The Theory of Everything (2014) RT 79% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2015

The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Felicity Jones  •  Emily Watson  •  Harry Lloyd  •  David Thewlis