Search results for "Mark Gatiss"


The Tractate Middoth (2013)

The chilling story of Dr Rant, whose wicked streak continues from beyond the grave. Based on the festive ghost story by MR James. When a relative comes to find a particular ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Mark Gatiss
CAST:  Louise Jameson  •  Sacha Dhawan  •  Roy Barraclough  •  Una Stubbs

Shaun of the Dead (2004) RT 92% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lucy Davis

Birthday Girl (2001) RT 58% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jez Butterworth
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Ben Chaplin  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Mathieu Kassovitz

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

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

Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)

Two lowlifes with active fantasy sex lives deliver potatoes to various restaurants and grocers.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Andy Humphries
CAST:  Mackenzie Crook  •  Johnny Vegas  •  Caroline Harvey  •  Helen Latham

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) RT 60% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Mos Def  •  Helen Mirren

The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005) RT 83% / Audience 55%

The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Steve Bendelack
CAST:  Mark Gatiss  •  Steve Pemberton  •  Reece Shearsmith  •  Bruno Langley

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) RT 95% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Nick Park  •  Steve Box
CAST:  Nicholas Smith  •  Liz Smith  •  John Thomson  •  Vincent Ebrahim

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




Our Kind of Traitor (2016) RT 70% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Oct 2016

A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Susanna White
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Naomie Harris  •  Alicia von Rittberg

Frankenstein (2015)

DVD release: Oct 2007

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  James McAvoy  •  Jessica Brown Findlay  •  Andrew Scott

Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen (2009)

Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen is a 2009 television drama. It deals with Dr James Niven's attempts to deal with the 1918 flu pandemic in Manchester. Its screenplay was ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Justin Hardy
CAST:  Mark Gatiss  •  Charlotte Riley  •  Bill Paterson  •  Raffey Cassidy

The First Men in the Moon (2010) RT Audience 47%

Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Damon Thomas
CAST:  Rory Kinnear  •  Mark Gatiss  •  Alex Riddell  •  Peter Forbes

Worried About the Boy (2010) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2012

In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter, who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Douglas Booth  •  Mathew Horne  •  Francis Magee  •  Richard Madden

The Wind in the Willows (2006) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2007

Matt Lucas as a marvellous Toad, Mark Gatiss as a spiky rat, Lee Ingleby as a nervous Mole, and Bob Hoskins as a grumpy old Badger make a classy cast within yet another ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Rachel Talalay
CAST:  Matt Lucas  •  Lee Ingleby  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Imelda Staunton