Search results for "Shirley Henderson"


Frozen (2005) RT Audience 55%

It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie, but Kath remains haunted by a need to know what happened. When police investigations ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Juliet McKoen
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Roshan Seth  •  Ger Ryan  •  Richard Armitage

24 Hour Party People (2002) RT 86% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2003

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  John Thomson  •  Lennie James  •  Shirley Henderson

A Cock and Bull Story (2005)

Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Rob Brydon  •  Keeley Hawes  •  Shirley Henderson

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) RT 27% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) RT 81% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Gemma Jones

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

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Ralph Fiennes

Intermission (2003) RT 73% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Colm Meaney  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Cillian Murphy

Marie Antoinette (2006) RT 55% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2007

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Judy Davis  •  Rip Torn

Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002) RT 51% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shane Meadows
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Vanessa Feltz  •  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Kathy Burke




Rob Roy (1995)

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  John Hurt  •  Tim Roth  •  Eric Stoltz

The Claim (2000) RT 62% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

Topsy Turvy (1999) RT Audience 100%

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

Trainspotting (1996) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Mark Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Kevin McKidd

Yes (2005) RT 52% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2005

She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Simon Abkarian  •  Sam Neill  •  Shirley Henderson

Desire (1992) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew Birkin
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Hanns Zischler  •  Anaïs Jeanneret

Bumping the Odds (1997)

The first of three contemporary love stories showing in the Love Bites 1997 season. A working-class Scotswoman tries to save her deeply indebted friend from Glasgow’s inner ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Rob Rohrer
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Sharon Small  •  Joseph McFadden

The Look of Love (2013) RT 54% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Anna Friel  •  Imogen Poots  •  Tamsin Egerton

Porno (2017)

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Robert Carlyle

In Secret (2013) RT 41% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 2014

In 1860s Paris, a young woman, Therese, is trapped in a loveless marriage to the sickly Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. She spends her days behind the counter ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Charlie Stratton
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Tom Felton  •  Jessica Lange  •  Matt Lucas