Search results for "Richard E. Grant"


Wah-Wah (2005) RT 53% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult

A Christmas Carol (1999) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Hugh Jones
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Joel Grey  •  Ian McNeice

Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) RT 78% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1997

When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker—the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta—obsessed vampire ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Winona Ryder  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Keanu Reeves

Bright Young Things (2003) RT 65% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Feb 2005

in the 1930’s a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things.” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Stephen Fry
CAST:  Simon McBurney  •  Michael Sheen  •  Emily Mortimer  •  James McAvoy

Sherlock: Case of Evil (2002)

Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Graham Theakston
CAST:  James D'Arcy  •  Roger Morlidge  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Gabrielle Anwar

Corpse Bride (2005)

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton  •  Mike Johnson
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emily Watson  •  Tracey Ullman

Gosford Park (2001) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

Henry & June (1990) RT 69% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Feb 1999

While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Fred Ward  •  Uma Thurman  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Kevin Spacey

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) RT 57% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Rachel Ward  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jacqueline Tong

Hudson Hawk (1991) RT 26% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Coburn




L.A. Story (1991)

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Victoria Tennant  •  Richard E. Grant

Monsieur N. (2003) RT 70% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2005

This film covers the last years of the Emperor's life, imprisoned by the British on St Helena, a remote island off the west coast of Africa. Napoleon retains a loyal entourage ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antoine de Caunes
CAST:  Philippe Torreton  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Jay Rodan  •  Elsa Zylberstein

Prêt-à-Porter (1994)

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

Spiceworld (1997)

Zany adventure that follows The Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, and filmmaker Piers (who is trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Bob Spiers
CAST:  Victoria Beckham  •  Melanie Brown  •  Emma Bunton  •  Melanie Chisholm

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 Player (1992) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 1997

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Withnail and I (1987) RT 94% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Paul McGann  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Michael Elphick

The Portrait of a Lady (1996) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  John Malkovich  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Mary-Louise Parker

St. Ives (1998)

In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harry Hook
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Chris McHallem  •  Richard E. Grant

The Miracle Maker (2000) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • History
DIRECTION:  Derek W. Hayes  •  Stanislav Sokolov
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michael Bryant  •  Julie Christie  •  Rebecca Callard