Search results for "Polly Walker"

A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 2004

In 1919, the great English military man T. E. Lawrence tries to help the king of the Syrian in the Conference of Peace in Paris.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Denis Quilley  •  Alexander Siddig  •  Nicholas Jones

Emma (1996) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Douglas McGrath
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Toni Collette  •  Denys Hawthorne

Patriot Games (1992) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Thora Birch

Daniel Dafoe's Robinson Crusoe (1997)

Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rod Hardy  •  George T. Miller
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  James Frain  •  Polly Walker  •  Ian Hart

Restoration (1995)

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Meg Ryan  •  Sam Neill  •  David Thewlis

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

John Carter (2012) RT 51% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2012

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Taylor Kitsch  •  Mark Strong  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Ciarán Hinds

8½ Women (1999)

After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  John Standing  •  Matthew Delamere  •  Vivian Wu  •  Annie Yi

Savage Messiah (2002) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Savage Messiah is a docudrama about Roch "Moïse" Thériault, the charismatic former leader of a small religious group based near Burnt River, Ontario, Canada. Between 1977 and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mario Philip Azzopardi
CAST:  Polly Walker  •  Luc Picard  •  Isabelle Blais

Roseanna's Grave (1997)

Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Mercedes Ruehl  •  Polly Walker  •  Mark Frankel

The Gambler (1997) RT 14% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Under pressure from his publisher, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky gets work on his latest piece, 'Rouletenberg'. In the 27 days it takes for him to complete the novel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Károly Makk
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Jodhi May  •  Polly Walker  •  Dominic West

Lorna Doone (1990) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A feisty 17th-century Scotswoman falls in love with a despised landowner, to the dismay of her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Michael MacKenzie  •  Andrew Ferguson  •  Sean Bean  •  Claire Madden

The Woodlanders (1998) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2005

The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phil Agland
CAST:  Rufus Sewell  •  Emily Woof  •  Tony Haygarth  •  Cal Macaninch

Jeffrey Archer: The Truth (2002)

A satirical look at the 'secret' TRUE life of Jeffrey Archer. The Truth, the whole truth and everything BUT the truth.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Guy Jenkin
CAST:  Damian Lewis  •  Polly Walker  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Ben Miller

Talk of Angels (1998) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 2004

This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
CAST:  Polly Walker  •  Frances McDormand  •  Vincent Pérez  •  Franco Nero

Clash of the Titans (2010) RT 28% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Jason Flemyng

After Alice (1999) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Marcus
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Henry Czerny  •  Polly Walker  •  Gary Hudson

Brute (1997) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Bastard depicts the distress of needy children and the love of a nurse and a hard boiled criminal. A film from Polish director Maciej Dejczer and actor Til Schweiger’s first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maciej Dejczer
CAST:  Til Schweiger  •  Polly Walker  •  Ida Jablonska  •  Bartek Pieniazek

Dark Harbor (1999)

A bickering couple drive fast through a downpour to catch the last ferry to their island retreat. In a flash, they recognize a crumpled body laying at the side of the road ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Adam Coleman Howard
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Polly Walker  •  Norman Reedus  •  Janet Mecca

Control (2004) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Lee Ray Oliver, a death row inmate, is given a second chance at life if he agrees to undergo a new chemical treatment used to modify behavior.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tim Hunter
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Stephen Rea