Search results for "Mike Newell"


Dance with a Stranger (1985) RT 90% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis's (Richardson) short-lived ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Miranda Richardson  •  Rupert Everett  •  Ian Holm  •  Stratford Johns

Donnie Brasco (1997) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 1998

An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Michael Madsen  •  Bruno Kirby  •  James Russo

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) RT 95% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Four Weddings and a Funeral is a British comedy about a British man named Charles and an American woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Ralph Fiennes

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

Pushing Tin (1999) RT 48% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Angelina Jolie

Enchanted April (1991) RT 82% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2009

Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's novel, four Englishwomen rent an Italian villa on holiday.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Josie Lawrence  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Joan Plowright  •  Polly Walker

Birth of a Nation (1983) RT Audience 50%

A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Robert Stephens  •  Bruce Myers  •  Richard Butler

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

Great Expectations (2012) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Jason Flemyng  •  Robbie Coltrane




The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Masks of Evil (1999) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A top-secret mission for French Intelligence brings Indy to Istanbul during the First World War. Exploring the city's dark and dangerous streets, he is thrust into a web of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell  •  Dick Maas
CAST:  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Katherine Butler  •  Keith Szarabajka  •  Peter Firth

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid (2000) RT Audience 37%

Henry Jones Sr. takes his wife, son and the boy's tutor to the world's first psycho-analytical conference in Viena, Austria in November 1908. Young Indy meets Princess Sophie ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Bille August  •  Mike Newell
CAST:  Corey Carrier  •  Margaret Tyzack  •  Ruth de Sosa  •  Lloyd Owen

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) RT 36% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Sep 2010

A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Alfred Molina

An Awfully Big Adventure (1995) RT 33% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Hugh Grant  •  Georgina Cates  •  Rita Tushingham

The Awakening (1980) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Jun 2012

When a British archaeologist violates an Egyptian queen's tomb, her evil spirit enters his daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Susannah York  •  Jill Townsend  •  Stephanie Zimbalist

Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987) RT 29% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2011

Chuck Murdock, a 12-year-old boy from Montana and son of a military jet pilot, becomes anxious after seeing a Minuteman missile on a school field trip. He protests the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Joshua Zuehlke  •  Alex English  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  William Petersen

Bad Blood (1982)

During World War 2, a farmer in New Zealand murders seven people. The police, along with local Maori trackers, hunt him in the bush country.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Jack Thompson  •  Carol Burns  •  Dennis Lill  •  Donna Akersten

The Good Father (1985) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Bill Hooper -- bitter after a messy divorce -- tries to help a friend gain custody of his child any way he can.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Harriet Walter  •  Frances Viner

Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Unax Ugalde  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Catalina Sandino Moreno