Search results for "James Nesbitt"

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) RT 64% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Andy Serkis

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) RT 74% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2014

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) RT 59% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  John Bell  •  Dean O'Gorman  •  Lee Pace  •  Martin Freeman

Bloody Sunday (2002) RT 92% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2003

The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Allan Gildea  •  Gerard Crossan  •  Mary Moulds

Jude (1996) RT 81% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 2002

In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Rachel Griffiths

Match Point (2005) RT 77% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Brian Cox

Millions (2005) RT 87% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Alexander Nathan Etel  •  Lewis McGibbon  •  James Nesbitt  •  Daisy Donovan

Waking Ned (1998)

When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kirk Jones
CAST:  Ian Bannen  •  David Kelly  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Susan Lynch

Welcome to Sarajevo (1997) RT 80% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo—now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Stephen Dillane  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Emira Nusevic

Hear My Song (1991) RT 93% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 1992

Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Ned Beatty  •  Shirley Anne Field  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  William Hootkins

Resurrection Man (1998) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marc Evans
CAST:  Stuart Townsend  •  John Hannah  •  James Nesbitt  •  Brenda Fricker

Matching Jack (2010) RT 69% / Audience 55%

A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Jacinda Barrett  •  Tom Russell  •  James Nesbitt  •  Richard Roxburgh

The Way (2010) RT 82% / Audience 83%

When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Emilio Estevez
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Martin Sheen  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  James Nesbitt

Blessed (2008) RT 85% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2009

A successful city trader suddenly loses everything he truly cares about. Seeking comfort in isolation on a remote island, his life is turned upside down by the arrival of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Aldridge
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gary Lewis  •  Lil Woods

Coriolanus (2011) RT 93% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2012

Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ralph Fiennes
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Lubna Azabal  •  Ashraf Barhom

Outcast (2010) RT 5% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Mar 2015

When Mary and her teenage son, Fergal, move to yet another new home, it soon becomes clear they live their lives on the run, hiding from someone or something, terrified of ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Colm McCarthy
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Therese Bradley  •  Niall Bruton  •  Claire Catterson

Women Talking Dirty (2001) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A lively, outspoken single mother develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Coky Giedroyc
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Gina McKee  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Kenneth Cranham

Five Minutes of Heaven (2009) RT 75% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 2010

The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Hirschbiegel
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  James Nesbitt  •  Anamaria Marinca  •  Gerard Jordan