Search results for "Miriam Margolyes"


Magnolia (1999) RT 84% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  William H. Macy  •  John C. Reilly  •  Tom Cruise

Babe (1995) RT 97% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Noonan
CAST:  Christine Cavanaugh  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Danny Mann  •  Hugo Weaving

Babe: Pig in the City (1998) RT 62% / Audience 40%

DVD release: May 1999

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Mary Stein  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Magda Szubanski

Balto (1995) RT 50% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2002

An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Simon Wells
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Jim Cummings

Being Julia (2004) RT 76% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  István Szabó
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Annette Bening  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Leigh Lawson

Cats & Dogs (2001)

When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Guterman
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Alexander Pollock  •  Miriam Margolyes

Chasing Liberty (2004) RT 19% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2004

The President's daughter, unable to experience life like a normal 18 year-old, escapes from her entourage of Secret Service agents while traveling in Europe. She falls in love ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Cadiff
CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Stark Sands  •  Tony Jayawardena  •  Jeremy Piven

Different for Girls (1996) RT 48% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Spence
CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Steven Mackintosh  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Charlotte Coleman

End of Days (1999)

On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Robin Tunney  •  Udo Kier

Flushed Away (2006) RT 72% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2007

London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David Bowers  •  Sam Fell
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Kate Winslet  •  Ian McKellen  •  Jean Reno




Happy Feet (2006) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui

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

James and the Giant Peach (1996) RT 93% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 2000

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Joanna Lumley  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Richard Dreyfuss

Ladies in Lavender (2004) RT 63% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Dance
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Maggie Smith  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Freddie Jones

Little Dorrit (1987) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Apr 2009

A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Max Wall  •  Patricia Hayes

Little Shop of Horrors (1986) RT 90% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2000

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Music
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Rick Moranis  •  Ellen Greene  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Steve Martin

Mulan (1998) RT 86% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Barry Cook  •  Tony Bancroft
CAST:  Lea Salonga  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Jackie Chan  •  BD Wong

Reds (1981) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 2006

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Warren Beatty  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Edward Herrmann

The Age of Innocence (1993) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Winona Ryder  •  Alexis Smith

The Apple (1980) RT 14% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Aug 2004

In the glitzy, glittering futuristic world of 1994, music is king -- and the man who controls it is all-powerful malicious mogul Mr. Boogalow. Now he has his eye on two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Grace Kennedy  •  Allan Love  •  Vladek Sheybal