Search results for "Stephen Frears"
The Hi-Lo Country

The Hi-Lo Country

The Hi-Lo Country
IMDb: 6.9
114

An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big…

Philomena

Philomena

Philomena
IMDb: 7.6
98

A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Hit

The Hit

The Hit
IMDb: 7.1
98

Ex-gangster Willie Parker has betrayed his former “colleagues” and now lives in Spain where he thinks he can hide from their vengeance…

Lay the Favorite

Lay the Favorite

Lay the Favorite
IMDb: 4.8
94

A former stripper’s talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Program

The Program

The Program
IMDb: 6.5
103

An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong’s performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that…

The Queen

The Queen

The Queen
IMDb: 7.3
103

The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to…

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons
IMDb: 7.6
119

Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de…

Genre: Drama, Romance
My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Laundrette
IMDb: 6.9
98

A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins
IMDb: 6.9
110

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

High Fidelity

High Fidelity

High Fidelity
IMDb: 7.5
113

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn’t changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears
IMDb: 7.4
111

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Tamara Drewe

Tamara Drewe

Tamara Drewe
IMDb: 6.2
111

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Dirty Pretty Things

Dirty Pretty Things

Dirty Pretty Things
IMDb: 7.4
97

An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay,…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
IMDb: 7.6
97

Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector…

Genre: Drama
Gumshoe

Gumshoe

Gumshoe
IMDb: 6.5
88

A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.

Hero

Hero

Hero
IMDb: 6.5
117

Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He’s divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top…

Chéri

Chéri

Chéri
IMDb: 6.2
86

A sumptuous dramatic comedy set in late 19th Century France, during the Belle Epoque, a period of social and cultural excess in European upper classes which ended only as the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Grifters

The Grifters

The Grifters
IMDb: 7.0
110

A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul
IMDb: 6.8
112

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Mrs Henderson Presents

Mrs Henderson Presents

Mrs Henderson Presents
IMDb: 7.3
103

Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Van

The Van

The Van
IMDb: 7.6
100

Set in “Barrytown”, a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. “Bimbo” Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with…

Genre: Comedy, Drama