Search results for "Lindsay Duncan"


About Time (2013) RT 69% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Feb 2014

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bill Nighy  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Tom Hollander

An Ideal Husband (1999) RT 85% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Minnie Driver  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julianne Moore

City Hall (1996) RT 54% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  John Cusack  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Danny Aiello

The Reflecting Skin (1990) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1992

A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeremy Cooper  •  Sheila Moore

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

Prick Up Your Ears (1987) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Alfred Molina  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Frances Barber

Shooting the Past (1999) RT Audience 94%

DVD release: Sep 2006

A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Lindsay Duncan  •  Timothy Spall  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Billie Whitelaw

Starter for 10 (2006) RT 90% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jul 2007

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Alice Eve  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Simon Woods

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996) RT 40% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A boy dreams the play. Authority in Athens is shaky: Hermia rejects her father's choice, the Duke backs her father, and the Duchess sides with Hermia. Dad's choice, Demetrius, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Adrian Noble
CAST:  Lindsay Duncan  •  Alex Jennings  •  Desmond Barrit  •  Finbar Lynch

Manifesto (1988)

In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dušan Makavejev
CAST:  Camilla Søeberg  •  Alfred Molina  •  Simon Callow  •  Eric Stoltz




Christopher and His Kind (2011) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2011

In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Toby Jones  •  Imogen Poots  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Iddo Goldberg

Burlesque Fairytales (2010) RT Audience 57%

A fairytale thriller film set one night in a 1930's London theatre where all is not what it seems.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Susan Luciani
CAST:  Anna Andresen  •  Esmé Bianco  •  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Jim Carter

Last Passenger (2013) RT 84% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Independent British thriller starring Dougray Scott and Kara Tointon. Lewis (Scott), an overworked doctor, is on his way home from London with his young son Max (Joshua ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Omid Nooshin
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  David Schofield  •  Kara Tointon

Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass (2016)

In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Le Week-End (2013) RT 89% / Audience 56%

Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Olly Alexander

Birdman (2014)

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alejandro González Iñárritu
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Emma Stone  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Edward Norton

Margot (2009) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jun 2006

At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Otto Bathurst
CAST:  Penelope Wilton  •  Michiel Huisman  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Con O'Neill

Dirty Tricks (2000) RT Audience 50%

Martin Clunes plays Edward, an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Seemingly charming and thoughtful, Edward is really a calculating liar and manipulator. A series of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Seed
CAST:  Martin Clunes  •  James Bolam  •  George Potts  •  Julie Graham

Grown-ups (1980)

Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple, move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Phil Davis  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Lesley Manville  •  Sam Kelly

Margaret (2009) RT Audience 43%

A detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics as she faces her final days in power. The year is 1990 and Margaret Thatcher's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  James Kent
CAST:  Lindsay Duncan  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Roger Allam  •  Kevin McNally