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The Queen | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Queen  103 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama]  [Stephen Frears]  [17 Nov 2006]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 91/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 94 wins & 95 nominations.
Actors:  Alex Jennings, Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Michael Sheen, Roger Allam
Plot:  After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.
Writer:  Peter Morgan
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK, USA, France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Snapper | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Snapper  91 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Stephen Frears]  [03 Dec 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Colm Meaney, Eanna MacLiam, Ruth McCabe, Tina Kellegher
Plot:  Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of ...
Writer:  Roddy Doyle (novel), Roddy Doyle (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Prick Up Your Ears | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Prick Up Your Ears  105 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [08 May 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Alfred Molina, Gary Oldman, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn
Plot:  This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ...
Writer:  Alan Bennett (screenplay), John Lahr (based on the biography by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Beautiful Laundrette | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  My Beautiful Laundrette  97 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [04 Apr 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Daniel Day-Lewis, Dudley Thomas, Richard Graham, Roshan Seth, Saeed Jaffrey, Winston Graham
Plot:  An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.
Writer:  Hanif Kureishi (by)
Language:  English, Urdu    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Grifters | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Grifters  110 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Stephen Frears]  [25 Jan 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 17 nominations.
Actors:  Anjelica Huston, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe, John Cusack
Plot:  A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.
Writer:  Jim Thompson (novel), Donald E. Westlake (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB
Philomena | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Philomena  98 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama]  [Stephen Frears]  [27 Nov 2013]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 76 nominations.
Actors:  Judi Dench, Mare Winningham, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Steve Coogan
Plot:  A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
Writer:  Steve Coogan (screenplay), Jeff Pope (screenplay), Martin Sixsmith (book)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
High Fidelity | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  High Fidelity  113 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Stephen Frears]  [31 Mar 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, Metacritic 79/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, John Cusack, Todd Louiso
Plot:  Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.
Writer:  Nick Hornby (book), D.V. DeVincentis (screenplay), Steve Pink (screenplay), John Cusack (screenplay), Scott Rosenberg (screenplay)
Language:  English, Danish    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dangerous Liaisons | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Dangerous Liaisons  119 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [24 Feb 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 20 nominations.
Actors:  Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz
Plot:  A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman.
Writer:  Christopher Hampton (play), Choderlos de Laclos (novel), Christopher Hampton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Sammy and Rosie Get Laid  100 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [30 Oct 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ayub Khan-Din, Claire Bloom, Frances Barber, Shashi Kapoor
Plot:  Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with ...
Writer:  Hanif Kureishi
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hit | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Hit  98 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Stephen Frears]  [08 Mar 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  A.J. Clarke, Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, Terence Stamp
Plot:  Ten years later, after ratting on his old mobster friends in exchange for personal immunity, two hit men drive a hardened criminal to Paris for his execution. However, while on the way, whatever can go wrong, does go wrong.
Writer:  Peter Prince
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Florence Foster Jenkins | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Florence Foster Jenkins  111 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Stephen Frears]  [12 Aug 2016]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 39 nominations.
Actors:  Hugh Grant, Meryl Streep, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Helberg
Plot:  The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Writer:  Nicholas Martin
Language:  English, German, Italian, Russian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hero | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Hero  119 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [02 Oct 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 68%, External Reviews
Actors:  Andy Garcia, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Joan Cusack
Plot:  A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.
Writer:  Laura Ziskin (story), Alvin Sargent (story), David Webb Peoples (story), David Webb Peoples (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gumshoe | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Gumshoe  88 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Stephen Frears]  [01 Dec 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule
Plot:  Nightclub comedian Eddie Ginley fulfills his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye.
Writer:  Neville Smith
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Victoria & Abdul | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Victoria & Abdul  111 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Stephen Frears]  [06 Oct 2017]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 66%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Judi Dench, Tim Pigott-Smith
Plot:  Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Writer:  Lee Hall (screenplay by), Shrabani Basu (based on the book by)
Language:  English, Urdu, Hindi    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Tamara Drewe | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Tamara Drewe  107 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [10 Sep 2010]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Camp, Dominic Cooper, Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Roger Allam
Plot:  A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Writer:  Posy Simmonds (graphic novel), Moira Buffini (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Program | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Program  99 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, Sport]  [Stephen Frears]  [18 Mar 2016]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Plemons
Plot:  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 will expose Armstrong.
Writer:  John Hodge (screenplay), David Walsh (book)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France    More Info:  IMDB
Chéri | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Chéri  86 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [17 Jul 2009]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Frances Tomelty, Kathy Bates, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Tom Burke
Plot:  The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.
Writer:  Christopher Hampton, Colette (novels)
Language:  English, French, Latin, Italian    Country:  UK, France, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hi-Lo Country | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Hi-Lo Country  114 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Stephen Frears]  [22 Jan 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Crudup, Cole Hauser, Enrique Castillo, Patricia Arquette, Woody Harrelson
Plot:  Two cowboys have their friendship tested when they fall for the same girl.
Writer:  Max Evans (novel), Walon Green (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Van | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Van  100 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Stephen Frears]  [16 May 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Caroline Rothwell, Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Ger Ryan
Plot:  The third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy', following 'The Commitments' and 'The Snapper', depicts the hilarious yet poignant adventures of Bimbo. Upon being ...
Writer:  Roddy Doyle (novel), Roddy Doyle (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Ireland, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Mary Reilly | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Mary Reilly  108 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [23 Feb 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 26%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 nominations.
Actors:  George Cole, John Malkovich, Julia Roberts, Michael Gambon
Plot:  A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
Writer:  Valerie Martin (novel), Christopher Hampton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lay the Favorite | Movie Details for Director Stephen Frears | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 35%  Lay the Favorite  94 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stephen Frears]  [22 Jun 2012]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 19%, Metacritic 38/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Bruce Willis, Corbin Bernsen, Hugo Armstrong, Joel Murray, Rebecca Hall, Vince Vaughn
Plot:  Ex-private dancer Beth aspires to be a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, when she falls in with Dink, a sports gambler. Sparks fly as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy--much to the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip.
Writer:  D.V. DeVincentis (screenplay), Beth Raymer (memoir)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA, UK, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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