Search results for "Reece Shearsmith"


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

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

Burke & Hare (2010)

Two 19th-century opportunists (Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis) become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist (Tom ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Andy Serkis  •  Isla Fisher  •  Tom Wilkinson

Eric and Ernie (2011)

Single drama telling the story of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise's formative years, from child stars to national treasures. 'Big head, short legs' is Eric Bartholomew's first ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jonny Campbell
CAST:  Daniel Rigby  •  Bryan Dick  •  Victoria Wood  •  Vic Reeves

A Field in England (2013) RT 87% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2014

During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist, who forces ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Julian Barratt  •  Michael Smiley  •  Reece Shearsmith  •  Peter Ferdinando

Bad Sugar (2012)

A dysfunctional, wealthy mining dynasty, with an ailing patriarch and some greedy siblings. A peculiarly British take on telenovela style melodramas, played for laughs.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ben Palmer
CAST:  Julia Davis  •  Sharon Horgan  •  Peter Serafinowicz  •  Reece Shearsmith

An Adventure in Space and Time (2013) RT 95% / Audience 93%

This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry McDonough
CAST:  Brian Cox  •  David Bradley  •  Jessica Raine  •  Reece Shearsmith




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

Victoria Wood's Mid Life Christmas (2009)

This is the time of year when friends and family gather round the television to exchange the traditional greeting -“Don’t bother, there’s nothing on”. Well this Christmas join ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Victoria Wood  •  Julie Walters  •  Jason Watkins  •  Lorraine Ashbourne

The World's End (2013) RT 89% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Martin Freeman  •  Eddie Marsan

Christmas at the Riviera (2007)

The assistant manager of a seaside hotel is left to run the building over the Christmas period.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Bussell  •  Justin Sbresni
CAST:  Alexander Armstrong  •  Darren Boyd  •  Anna Chancellor  •  Warren Clarke

This Year's Love (1999) RT Audience 73%

The big-screen debut from Scottish stage director David Kane, This Year's Love is a comedy about the romantic misadventures of six young people in Camden, North London. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Kane
CAST:  Kathy Burke  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Ian Hart  •  Douglas Henshall