Search results for "Stephen Mangan"

Rush (2013) RT 89% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

Billy Elliot (2000) RT 85% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Julie Walters  •  Jean Heywood  •  Jamie Draven

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

Confetti (2006) RT 57% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2007

A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Debbie Isitt
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Jessica Hynes  •  Olivia Colman  •  Stephen Mangan

Festival (2005) RT 88% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2005

'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around both the judging of a major comedy award and the performers at one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Annie Griffin
CAST:  Lyndsey Marshal  •  Chris O'Dowd  •  Stephen Mangan  •  Daniela Nardini

Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence (1998)

Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
CAST:  Monica Potter  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Tom Hollander  •  Joseph Fiennes

Lucky Jim (2003)

A rollicking adaptation of Kingsley Amis's first novel, Lucky Jim stars Stephen Tompkinson as Jim Dixon, a luckless lecturer at a provincial British university, trying to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robin Shepperd
CAST:  Stephen Tompkinson  •  Robert Hardy  •  David Ryall  •  Helen McCrory

L'Assenza (2013)

A man becomes obsessed by the sight of his own double in an Italian film from the early 1960s.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Romney
CAST:  Stephen Mangan  •  Amanda Ryan  •  Michael Higgs  •  Susanna Cappellaro

Postman Pat: The Movie (2014) RT 48% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Like always, Postman Pat is happily going about his duty delivering letters and parcels around the fictional town of Greendale. One day, auditions for the TV talent show, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Rupert Grint  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Stephen Mangan

The Hunt for Tony Blair (2011)

The Comic Strip team return for a special 50s-style 'fugitive' film noir spoof. The 60-minute film, penned by Peter Richardson and Pete Richens, follows Prime Minister Tony ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Richardson
CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Stephen Mangan  •  Jennifer Saunders  •  Catherine Shepherd

Beyond the Pole (2009) RT 62% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2013

A documentary film crew follows the first carbon neutral, organic, vegetarian expedition ever to attempt the North Pole. Simultaneously Saving the Planet and getting into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Williams Lamb
CAST:  Rhys Thomas  •  Stephen Mangan  •  Helen Baxendale  •  Mark Benton

Sword of Honour (2001) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Bill Anderson
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Katrin Cartlidge  •  Nicholas Boulton  •  Richard Coyle

Stories of Lost Souls (2004) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Seven (or six - depending on the version) short stories of conquest, desperation and the will to overcome.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Illeana Douglas  •  Deborra-Lee Furness  •  Col Spector  •  Mark Palansky  •  Toa Stappard  •  Andrew Upton  •  William Garcia  •  Paul Holmes
CAST:  Jason Acuña  •  Naomi Allisstone  •  William Ash  •  Jacqui Maxwell

The Secret Policeman's Ball 2006 (2006)

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GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  David Armand  •  Al Murray  •  Dylan Moran  •  Eddie Izzard

New Year's Eve (2002)

A young woman brings out the worst in a group of friends on New Year's Eve.  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Col Spector
CAST:  Stephen Mangan  •  Keira Knightley  •  Amit Lahav  •  Philip Herbert

The Secret Life of Sue Townsend (Aged 68 3/4) (2016)

A warm and witty celebration of Sue Townsend's life and writing, the story is told with the help of children from Sue's old school, her friends and family, as well as the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Stephen Mangan  •  Isy Suttie  •  Adrian Scarborough

Red Top (2016)

Comic fantasy telling the story of Rebekah, an innocent and beguiling Northern girl who accidentally becomes Chief Executive of News International and gets caught up in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Richardson
CAST:  Maxine Peake  •  Harry Enfield  •  Stephen Mangan  •  Johnny Vegas

Birthday (2015)

Sky Arts’ adaptation of Joe Penhall’s 2012 Royal Court play Birthday sees Mangan reprise the role of Ed who endures a caesarian birth with his high-flying wife by his side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Stephen Mangan  •  Anna Maxwell Martin  •  Llewella Gideon  •  Louise Brealey