Search results for "Jim Norton"


The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  David Thewlis  •  Asa Butterfield  •  Zac Mattoon O'Brien  •  Henry Kingsmill

American History X (1998) RT 83% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Avery Brooks

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Kenneth Branagh

Into the West (1992) RT 80% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Accused of a crime they didn't commit, two city kids and a magical horse are about to become the coolest outlaws ever to ride Into The West.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Ciarán Fitzgerald  •  Rúaidhrí Conroy

Straw Dogs (1971) RT 91% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2001

David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Susan George  •  Peter Vaughan  •  T. P. McKenna

Driving Lessons (2006) RT 48% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Brock
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Rupert Grint  •  Julie Walters  •  Michelle Duncan

Oyster Farmer (2005) RT 59% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anna Reeves
CAST:  Jim Norton  •  Diana Glenn  •  David Field  •  Kerry Armstrong

Midnight's Child (1992) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 1993

Kate and her artist husband are busy working parents. Everything seems to be going fine, going about their daily lives. Then, Anna, the Swedish nanny that Kate hired to care ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Colin Bucksey
CAST:  Marcy Walker  •  Cotter Smith  •  Olivia d'Abo  •  Elisabeth Moss

Jimmy's Hall (2014) RT 77% / Audience 60%

In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Barry Ward  •  Simone Kirby  •  Andrew Scott  •  Jim Norton

Small, Far Away: The World of Father Ted (2011)

On the 15th anniversary of its launch, this documentary follows Father Ted creators Graham Linehan and Arthur Mathews on a return trip to Craggy Island to take in its location ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Adrian McCarthy
CAST:  Frank Kelly  •  Graham Norton  •  Jim Norton  •  Rynagh O'Grady




Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992) RT 22% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Aug 2003

After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Sam Neill  •  Michael McKean

Water for Elephants (2011) RT 60% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 2011

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Tatum Etheridge

Cry of the Innocent (1980) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Sep 1989

A Green Beret-veteran businessman investigates the plane crash in Ireland that killed his family.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Michael O'Herlihy
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Joanna Pettet  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Walter Gotell

The Eclipse (2009) RT 75% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jun 2010

Michael Farr (Hinds) is a widower living in a misty Irish seaside town who is struggling to adjust to his new role as the sole caretaker of his two children. Still reeling ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Conor McPherson
CAST:  Ciarán Hinds  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Jim Norton

Sakharov (1984)

Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Nicol Williamson  •  Frank Finlay

Boxed (2002) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The thriller Boxed addresses the little-known fact that the Irish Republican Army would bring in sympathetic priests to administer last rites to those they were about to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Marion Comer
CAST:  Tom Murphy  •  Darragh Kelly  •  Catherine Cusack  •  Brendan Mackey

The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  David Attwood
CAST:  Richard Roxburgh  •  Ian Hart  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Matt Day

Hidden Agenda (1990) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2002

In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Brian Cox  •  Brad Dourif  •  Mai Zetterling