Search results for "Jim Carter"


The Golden Compass (2007) RT 43% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2008

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

16 Years of Alcohol (2003) RT 80% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2005

16 Years of Alcohol is a 2003 drama film written and directed by Richard Jobson, based on his 1987 novel. The film is Jobson's first directorial effort, following a career as ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Jobson
CAST:  Kevin McKidd  •  Laura Fraser  •  Susan Lynch  •  Iain De Caestecker

A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 2004

In 1919, the great English military man T. E. Lawrence tries to help the king of the Syrian in the Conference of Peace in Paris.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Denis Quilley  •  Alexander Siddig  •  Nicholas Jones

Brassed Off (1996) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

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 • Foreign
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

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

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

The Company of Wolves (1984)

A bag full of symbolic folklore about werewolves, or, rather, their sexual connotation. Granny tells her granddaughter Rosaleen strange, disturbing tales about innocent ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Sarah Patterson  •  Angela Lansbury  •  David Warner  •  Tusse Silberg

The Madness of King George (1994) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2001

King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Helen Mirren  •  Ian Holm  •  Rupert Graves




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

Top Secret! (1984) RT 76% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Zucker  •  Jim Abrahams  •  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Lucy Gutteridge  •  Peter Cushing  •  Jeremy Kemp

Tube Tales (1999) RT Audience 67%

Nine short stories based on the true experiences of London Underground passengers.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jude Law  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Stephen Hopkins  •  Menhaj Huda  •  Gaby Dellal  •  Armando Iannucci  •  Charles McDougall  •  Amy Jenkins
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Denise Van Outen

Frankenstein (1994) RT 20% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 1993

Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  Tom Hulce  •  Helena Bonham Carter

The Fool (1990)

A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Ruth Mitchell  •  Maria Aitken

Haunted Honeymoon (1986) RT 25% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Horror • Music • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Gene Wilder
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Gilda Radner  •  Jonathan Pryce

A Merry War (1997) RT 86% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Liz Smith  •  Jim Carter  •  Richard E. Grant

Red Riding: 1980 (2009) RT 91% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2010

After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Warren Clarke  •  Paddy Considine  •  James Fox  •  Jim Carter

Casablanca Driver (2004) RT Audience 18%

Casablanca Driver est le plus mauvais boxeur de son temps. Par un concours de circonstances, il se retrouve face au champion Jimmy La Renta. Le combat semble perdu d'avance ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Maurice Barthélémy  •  Isabelle Nanty  •  Dieudonné M'bala M'bala  •  Sam Karmann

Soursweet (1988)

Just married Hong Kong couple Chen & Lily emigrate to England, soon to become parents to a little baby boy and generally struggle through life. Chen works long days in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Sylvia Chang  •  Danny Dun  •  Jodi Long  •  Soon-Tek Oh