Search results for "Jim Broadbent"


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) RT 84% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2009

As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Tom Felton

Brazil (1985)

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Robert De Niro  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Ian Holm

Cloud Atlas (2012) RT 66% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 2013

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

Moulin Rouge! (2001) RT 76% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  John Leguizamo  •  Jim Broadbent

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Cécile De France  •  Robert Fyfe  •  Jim Broadbent

Art School Confidential (2006) RT 36% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Max Minghella  •  Sophia Myles  •  John Malkovich  •  Jim Broadbent

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) RT 27% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) RT 81% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Gemma Jones

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

Erik the Viking (1989) RT 47% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2007

Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Terry Jones




Free Jimmy (2006)

Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nielsen
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Simon Pegg  •  Phil Daniels  •  David Tennant

Gangs of New York (2002) RT 75% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2003

It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Liam Neeson

Hot Fuzz (2007) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) RT 77% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2008

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Ray Winstone

Iris (2001) RT 79% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2002

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kate Winslet  •  Hugh Bonneville

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

Princess Caraboo (1994) RT 60% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Austin
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Kevin Kline  •  Stephen Rea

Richard III (1995) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

Robots (2005) RT 64% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge  •  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks

Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987) RT 12% / Audience 16%

DVD release: May 2001

With global superpowers engaged in an increasingly hostile arms race, Superman leads a crusade to rid the world of nuclear weapons. But Lex Luthor, recently sprung from jail, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jackie Cooper