Mike Newell - Director - Detail View - 13 Movies (avg. 61.6%)

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire  157 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Mike Newell]  [18 Nov 2005]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 42 nominations.
Actors:  Daniel Radcliffe, David Tennant, Emma Watson, Eric Sykes, Rupert Grint, Timothy Spall
Plot:  A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.
Writer:  Steve Kloves (screenplay), J.K. Rowling (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Four Weddings and a Funeral | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Four Weddings and a Funeral  117 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Mike Newell]  [15 Apr 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 23 nominations.
Actors:  Andie MacDowell, Hugh Grant, James Fleet, John Hannah, Simon Callow
Plot:  Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.
Writer:  Richard Curtis
Language:  English, British Sign Language    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Donnie Brasco | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Donnie Brasco  127 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Mike Newell]  [28 Feb 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, Bruno Kirby, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen
Plot:  An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Writer:  Joseph D. Pistone (book), Richard Woodley (book), Paul Attanasio (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dance with a Stranger | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Dance with a Stranger  96 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Mike Newell]  [09 Aug 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Ian Holm, Matthew Carroll, Miranda Richardson, Rupert Everett
Plot:  A stormy relationship, complicated by the strictures of 1950s social class and gender roles, ends in death. Based on the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain.
Writer:  Shelagh Delaney
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Soursweet | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Soursweet  110 min,  [Drama]  [Mike Newell]  [01 Dec 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Danny Dun, Jodi Long, Soon-Tek Oh, Sylvia Chang
Plot:  Just married Hong Kong couple Chen & Lily emigrate to England, soon to become parents to a little baby boy and generally struggle through life. Chen works long days in a restaurant, while ...
Writer:  Ian McEwan, Timothy Mo (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Into the West | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Into the West  97 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Mike Newell]  [17 Sep 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins.
Actors:  Ciarán Fitzgerald, Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Rúaidhrí Conroy
Plot:  Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.
Writer:  Jim Sheridan, David Keating (additional writing)
Language:  English    Country:  Ireland, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pushing Tin | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Pushing Tin  124 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Mike Newell]  [23 Apr 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 48%, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Angelina Jolie, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, John Cusack
Plot:  A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.
Writer:  Darcy Frey (article), Glen Charles (screenplay), Les Charles (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time  116 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Mike Newell]  [28 May 2010]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Alfred Molina, Ben Kingsley, Gemma Arterton, Jake Gyllenhaal
Plot:  A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.
Writer:  Boaz Yakin (screenplay), Doug Miro (screenplay), Carlo Bernard (screenplay), Jordan Mechner (screen story), Jordan Mechner (video game series "Prince of Persia")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
An Awfully Big Adventure | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  An Awfully Big Adventure  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Mike Newell]  [21 Jul 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Rickman, Alun Armstrong, Georgina Cates, Hugh Grant
Plot:  Set right after World War II, a naive teenage girl joins a shabby theatre troupe in Liverpool. During a winter production of Peter Pan, the play quickly turns into a dark metaphor for youth...
Writer:  Beryl Bainbridge (novel), Charles Wood
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mona Lisa Smile | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Mona Lisa Smile  117 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Mike Newell]  [19 Dec 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 34%, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Julia Roberts, Julia Stiles, Kirsten Dunst, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Plot:  A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.
Writer:  Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Awakening | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  The Awakening  101 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Mike Newell]  [31 Oct 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Jill Townsend, Stephanie Zimbalist, Susannah York
Plot:  An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen. To save mankind he must destroy her.
Writer:  Allan Scott (screenplay), Chris Bryant (screenplay), Clive Exton (screenplay), Bram Stoker (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Love in the Time of Cholera | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Love in the Time of Cholera  139 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Mike Newell]  [16 Nov 2007]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 26%, Metacritic 43/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Benjamin Bratt, Gina Bernard Forbes, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Javier Bardem
Plot:  Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.
Writer:  Ronald Harwood (screenplay), Gabriel García Márquez (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Amazing Grace and Chuck | Movie Details for Director Mike Newell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Amazing Grace and Chuck  114 min,  PG,  [Drama, Sport]  [Mike Newell]  [24 Oct 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Dean Alexander, Gregory Peck, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jim Allen
Plot:  A little league player named Chuck refuses to ever pitch again until nuclear weapons are disarmed. Basketball star "Amazing Grace" Smith follows the boy's example, and starts a trend.
Writer:  David Field
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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