Search results for "Imelda Staunton"


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I (2010)

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Emma Watson  •  Rupert Grint  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Blackball (2003) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Paul Kaye  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Johnny Vegas  •  James Cromwell

Bright Young Things (2003) RT 65% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Feb 2005

in the 1930’s a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things.” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Stephen Fry
CAST:  Simon McBurney  •  Michael Sheen  •  Emily Mortimer  •  James McAvoy

Chicken Run (2000) RT 97% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Peter Lord  •  Nick Park
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Timothy Spall  •  Imelda Staunton

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Michael Gambon

Much Ado About Nothing (1993) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1998

In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Richard Briers  •  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Sean Leonard

Nanny McPhee (2005) RT 73% / Audience 63%

DVD release: May 2006

Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kirk Jones
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Colin Firth  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Thomas Sangster

Peter's Friends (1992) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter (Fry) gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Emma Thompson  •  Stephen Fry  •  Hugh Laurie

Sense and Sensibility (1995) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Emma Thompson  •  Hugh Grant  •  Tom Wilkinson

Shakespeare in Love (1998) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tom Wilkinson




Crush (2001) RT 36% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Kenny Doughty

Citizen X (1995) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Chris Gerolmo
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Max von Sydow  •  Jeffrey DeMunn

Vera Drake (2004) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Sally Hawkins  •  Phil Davis  •  Richard Graham

Shadow Man (2006) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Jan 2006

An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Keusch
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Garrick Hagon  •  Skye Bennett

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

Another Year (2010) RT 92% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2011

Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Lesley Manville  •  Ruth Sheen  •  Oliver Maltman

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)

The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Peter Lord  •  Jeff Newitt
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Brian Blessed

Paddington (2014)

A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a new home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Paul King
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Hugh Bonneville

The Girl (2012) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2013

Director Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest creative minds in the history of cinema. Known for his psychological thrillers, Hitchcock’s leading ladies were ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Toby Jones  •  Sienna Miller  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Penelope Wilton