Search results for "Stephen Fry"


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

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) RT 74% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2014

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) RT 60% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2012

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Jared Harris  •  Noomi Rapace

Chariots of Fire (1981) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1997

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided United Kingdom of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Ben Cross  •  Ian Charleson  •  Cheryl Campbell  •  Alice Krige

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) RT 59% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  John Bell  •  Dean O'Gorman  •  Lee Pace  •  Martin Freeman

V for Vendetta (2006) RT 73% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2006

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Stephen Rea  •  Stephen Fry

A Civil Action (1998) RT 60% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Robert Duvall  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  William H. Macy

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

A Fish Called Wanda (1988) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Michael Palin

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




I.Q. (1994)

Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Meg Ryan  •  Walter Matthau  •  Lou Jacobi

MirrorMask (2005) RT 54% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2006

In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Dave McKean
CAST:  Stephanie Leonidas  •  Jason Barry  •  Rob Brydon  •  Gina McKee

Peter's Friends (1992) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter (Fry) gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Emma Thompson  •  Stephen Fry  •  Hugh Laurie

Relative Values (2000) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 2001

A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Eric Styles
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  William Baldwin  •  Edward Atterton  •  Stephen Fry

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

Stormbreaker (2006)

Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Sarah Bolger  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Stephen Fry  •  Damian Lewis

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

Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (2000) RT 40% / Audience 77%

It's 1976, and Vinny is a confused teenager who can't decide whether he is a disco king or a proto punk rocker.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Tom Courtenay  •  Michael Legge  •  Laura Fraser  •  Lulu

Wilde (1997) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2002

The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Brian Gilbert
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Jude Law  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jennifer Ehle

Blackadder: Back & Forth (1999)

It's Millennium Eve and Blackadder is hosting a dinner party for a few select friends, Lady Elizabeth, Viscount George, Archbishop Melchett and Archbishop Darling. Baldrick ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • History
DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Tony Robinson  •  Stephen Fry  •  Hugh Laurie