Search results for "Samuel West"

Howards End (1992) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emma Thompson  •  Anthony Hopkins

Iris (2001) RT 79% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2002

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kate Winslet  •  Hugh Bonneville

Notting Hill (1999) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 1999

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

Persuasion (1995)

This film adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel follows Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, who is persuaded to break her engagement to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Amanda Root  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Susan Fleetwood  •  Fiona Shaw

Van Helsing (2004) RT 23% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Horror
DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Richard Roxburgh  •  Josie Maran

Pandaemonium (2001) RT 58% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  John Hannah  •  Linus Roache  •  Emily Woof

101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (2003) RT 67% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Being one of 101 takes its toll on Patch, who doesn't feel unique. When he's accidentally left behind on moving day, he meets his idol, Thunderbolt, who enlists him on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jim Kammerud  •  Brian Smith
CAST:  Barry Bostwick  •  Jason Alexander  •  Martin Short  •  Bobby Lockwood

Carrington (1995) RT 50% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Painter Dora Carrington develops an intimate but extremely complex bond with writer Lytton Strachey. Though Lytton is a homosexual, he is enchanted by the mysterious Dora and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christopher Hampton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Steven Waddington

Albert Schweitzer (2009) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2015

1949 the early years of the Cold War. Albert Schweitzer has become one of the most admired men in the world. The "jungle doctor" Albert Schweitzer tells the story of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gavin Millar
CAST:  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Judith Godrèche  •  Samuel West

A Feast at Midnight (1994) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A new student at a British public school forms a secret society centered around cooking and midnight feasting with other school misfits and outcasts.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Justin Hardy
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  Robert Hardy  •  Edward Fox  •  Freddie Findlay

Dark Relic (2010) RT Audience 9%

1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lorenzo Sena
CAST:  James Frain  •  Clemency Burton-Hill  •  Tom Basden  •  Alyy Khan

Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) RT 37% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Apr 2013

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Olivia Williams  •  Laura Linney  •  Olivia Colman

The Ripper (1997) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 1998

This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janet Meyers
CAST:  Patrick Bergin  •  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Samuel West  •  Michael York

The Wrong War (aka The Frogs and the Lobsters) (1999)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Antony Sher  •  John Shrapnel

Einstein's Big Idea (2005)

Albert Einstein's greatest contributions to humanity....  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gary Johnstone
CAST:  Andrew Callaway  •  Andy Crabbe  •  Julian Rhind-Tutt  •  Daniel D’Alessandro

The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (1995)

Adaptation of the novel by Mary Wesley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cellan Jones
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Owen Teale  •  Daniel Massey  •  Samuel West

Reunion (1989) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 1991

Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Jerry Schatzberg
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Christien Anholt  •  Samuel West  •  Françoise Fabian