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QuadropheniaQuadrophenia (1979) Aro Favourite
Dir. Franc Roddam
Feat. Phil Daniels, Michael Elphick, Ray Winstone
Brilliant portrait of alienated youth, inspired by The Who's concept album, focuses on a young Mod's personal crises and his gang's violent agenda…
ScumScum (1980) Recommended
Dir. Alan Clarke
Feat. Ray Winstone, Phil Daniels
Life in a British borstal painted in unflinchingly realistic hues. Clark's deeply affecting indictment of the penal system plays out barbaric rituals…
Robin of Sherwood (TV Series)Robin of Sherwood (TV Series) (1984-1986)
Feat. Michael Praed, Ray Winstone
A serious–minded retelling of the 'Robin Hood' legend with Michael Praed playing the handsome 'Robin of Loxley' who copes not only the…
Get Back (TV Series)Get Back (TV Series) (1992-1993)
Feat. Ray Winstone, Carol Harrison, Larry Lamb
Limp sitcom with Ray Winstone as an East End boy now running a menswear shop facing financial ruin. Notable only for an early Kate Winslet role and…
Kavanagh QC (TV Series) Kavanagh QC (TV Series) (1995-2001)
Feat. John Thaw, Ray Winstone, Ewan McGregor
Clever Brit crime series, with INSPECTOR MORSE's John Thaw stepping easily back into the role of criminal investigator, this time as a London law…
FaceFace (1997)
Dir. Antonia Bird
Feat. Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone, Phillip Davis
The wily Robert Carlyle plays lead 'face' of an armed–robbery gang, in a tense, grabby thriller that more than holds its own in…
Nil by MouthNil by Mouth (1998)
Dir. Gary Oldman
Feat. Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Charlie Creed-Miles
Brutality, poverty and drug abuse inhabit the daily reality of a South London family in actor Gary Oldman's writer/directing debut – a fierce,…
Sea Change, The (1998)
Dir. Michael Bray
Feat. Ray Winstone, Sean Chapman
Finding the breath of fresh air he needs in an encounter with Ray Winstone, uptight banker Sean Chapman is able to wildly transform his predictable…
Woundings (1998)
Dir. Roberta Hanley
Feat. Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Lloyd
In a near–future world, after a debilitating military campaign for Great Britain (reminiscent of the Falkland Islands conflict), a unit of…
War Zone, TheWar Zone, The (1998) Recommended
Dir. Tim Roth
Feat. Ray Winstone, Tilda Swinton, Lara Belmont
An uncompromising directorial debut for actor Tim Roth, exploring the type of fractured family made familiar by mentors Alan Clarke and Ken Loach,…
Final CutFinal Cut (1998)
Dir. Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Feat. Jude Law, Sadie Frost, Ray Winstone
A sordidly comic tale of sex, lies and 8mm film – eleven 'friends' gather for the funeral of a film–maker (Jude Law) and discover that…
Agnes BrowneAgnes Browne (1999)
Dir. Anjelica Huston
Feat. Anjelica Huston, Ray Winstone
Anjelica Huston adapts Brendan O'Carroll best–selling novel through an American romantic prism of working class Irish culture. The director…
Tube TalesTube Tales (1999) Recommended
Dir. Various
Feat. Ray Winstone, Jason Flemyng, Rachel Weisz
Nine true–life tales of the London Underground, with an allcomers British cast (Ray Winstone, Jason Flemyng, Rachel Weisz and more) and a load…
Love, Honour and ObeyLove, Honour and Obey (2000)
Dir. Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Feat. Jonny Lee Miller, Ray Winstone, Jude Law
Jonny Lee Miller is appealing as a mischief–making wannabe–crim in this half–serious set of London gangster moves, that basically…
There's Only One Jimmy GrimbleThere's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000) Recommended
Dir. John Hay
Feat. Lewis McKenzie, Robert Carlyle, Gina McKee
Feelgood hit about one boy's quest for football fame in the estates of Manchester, where he emerges from the school–of–hard–knocks…
Sexy BeastSexy Beast (2001) Aro Favourite
Dir. Jonathan Glazer
Feat. Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane
Retirement in sunbaked Spain is going nicely for mellowed–out ex–crim Ray Winstone, that is, until a poison–tongued Ben Kingsley…
Last OrdersLast Orders (2001) Recommended
Dir. Fred Schepisi
Feat. Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay, David Hemmings
A gentle, affecting road trip into mutual nostalgia among a group of Cockney mates, gathered to scatter the ashes of recently deceased friend Michael…
Ripley's GameRipley's Game (2003)
Dir. Liliana Cavani
Feat. John Malkovich, Dougray Scott, Lena Headey
Another episode in the life of Patricia Highsmith's amoral, talented manipulator Tom Ripley, here played with dry self–amusement by John…
Cold MountainCold Mountain (2003)
Dir. Anthony Minghella
Feat. Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellweger
Prestige historical epic set in the closing days of the American Civil War, with a wounded confederate soldier (Law) deserting the ranks to rejoin…
King ArthurKing Arthur (2004)
Dir. Antoine Fuqua
Feat. Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Joel Edgerton
An interesting, serious–minded revision of the Camelot legend, recasting Arthur (Owen) as a half–Roman mercenary who, with his comrades,…
She's GoneShe's Gone (2004)
Dir. Adrian Shergold
Feat. Ray Winstone, Lindsey Coulson, Gary Lucy
Ray Winstone is typically compelling as the father of a young British woman who goes missing in Turkey. Travelling to the Middle East, he quests to…
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The WardrobeChronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (2005) Recommended
Dir. Andrew Adamson
Feat. Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent
A splendid and meticulous vision of C.S. Lewis' classic children's fantasy novel in which a group of four young siblings – ensconced in an…
Proposition, TheProposition, The (2005) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Hillcoat
Feat. Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston
Grimly intense and atmospheric 'Australian Western' – scripted by singer Nick Cave – is set the outback of the 1880s, where lawman Ray…
Vincent (TV Series)Vincent (TV Series) (2005)
Feat. Ray Winstone, Joe Absolom
Solid British drama has Ray Winstone play an ex–cop who runs a private investigation firm, finding himself and his staff embroiled in a series…
EverythingEverything (2005)
Dir. Richard Hawkins
Feat. Ray Winstone, Jan Graveson
Intriguing two–hander with a man visiting a London prostitute nine days in succession without soliciting a single sexual favour. Shot in ten…
Departed, TheDeparted, The (2006) Recommended
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
A rip–roaring remake of Hong Kong actioner INFERNAL AFFAIRS, Martin Scorsese returns to the mean streets in this high–performance game of…
Breaking and EnteringBreaking and Entering (2006) Recommended
Dir. Anthony Minghella
Feat. Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, Robin Wright
A consummate adult drama from A–list writer–director Anthony Minghella, who tightly constructs a meaningful portrait of scarred lives and…
BeowulfBeowulf (2007)
Dir. Robert Zemeckis
Feat. Angelina Jolie, Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins
Originally earmarked for 3D IMAX cinemas, this groundbreaking animation brings to screen the Old English epic of hero Beowulf (Winstone) and his…
Fool's GoldFool's Gold (2008)
Dir. Andy Tennant
Feat. Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland
Combustable rom–com coupling McConaughey and Hudson reunite for this high seas adventure; he plays a bum treasure hunter obsessed with finding…
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal SkullIndiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) Recommended
Dir. Steven Spielberg
Feat. Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen
The belated return of Indiana Jones for another thrilling adventure quest, this time to find the crystal skull in Peru before the Soviets get their…
44 Inch Chest44 Inch Chest (2009)
Dir. Malcolm Venville
Feat. Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, John Hurt
Dark comedy with a cuckolded Ray Winstone rounding up his heavy mates and seeking vengeance on his wife's lover.
Edge Of DarknessEdge Of Darkness (2010)
Dir. Martin Campbell
Feat. Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston
Kiwi Martin Campbell helms this compact Hollywood remake of the 1986 BBC mini–series he also directed. Despite Mel Gibson’s…
Sex & Drugs & Rock & RollSex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (Sex and Drugs and Rock & Roll) (2010)
Dir. Mat Whitecross
Feat. Andy Serkis, Naomie Harris, Olivia Williams
Andy Serkis portrays trailblazing British rocker Ian Dury, who overcame childhood polio and its attendant social problems to emerge as an unlikely…
TrackerTracker (2010)
Dir. Ian Sharp
Feat. Ray Winstone, Temuera Morrison, Gareth Reeves
Ray Winstone is lured to New Zealand in this turn–of–the–century chase movie, in which the hulking Brit plays a master South…
ThirteenThirteen (13) (2010)
Dir. Géla Babluani
Feat. Jason Statham, Sam Riley, Alexander Skarsgard
A young opportunist (Riley) steps into the shoes of a dead man whose lucrative assignment turns out to be a competitor in a deadly underground…
London BoulevardLondon Boulevard (2010)
Dir. William Monahan
Feat. Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley, David Thewlis
An ex–con turned celebrity bodyguard finds himself unwittingly drawn back into London's criminal underworld in this confident directorial debut…
RangoRango (2011) Aro Favourite
Dir. Gore Verbinski
Feat. Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin
Johnny Depp slithers his way through this lively and often brilliant animated western, voicing a lizard who winds up as the sheriff of a lawless…
HugoHugo (2011) Recommended
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley
A state–of–the–art fantasy and homage to the origins of film and one of its earlier innovators, George Méliès (Kingsley), whose…
Great Expectations (Mini-Series)Great Expectations (Mini-Series) (2011)
Dir. Brian Kirk
Feat. Ray Winstone, Gillian Anderson, David Suchet
Suitably atmospheric and gripping three–part adaptation of Dickens' masterpiece following the twists and turns in the life of a young orphan.…
Snow White and the HuntsmanSnow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Dir. Rupert Sanders
Feat. Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron
Dark re–imagining of the classic fairy tale with the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed becoming her protector and…
Sweeney, TheSweeney, The (2012)
Dir. Nick Love
Feat. Ray Winstone, Ben Drew, Hayley Atwell
Ray Winstone phones it in as the 'ard as nails Flying Squad detective determined to bring down an old adversary planning a major bank heist. Maximum…
NoahNoah (2014)
Dir. Darren Aronofsky
Feat. Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone
This thought–provoking religious epic from dir. Darren Aronofsky tackles the biblical story of Noah's Ark with seriousness and gusto.
20,000 Days on Earth20,000 Days on Earth (2014) Aro Favourite
Dir. Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard
Feat. Nick Cave, Ray Winstone, Kylie Minogue
A 24–hour portrait of writer and musician Nick Cave, blending fiction and reality, as it examines the artistic process and the power of the…
Gunman, TheGunman, The (2015)
Dir. Pierre Morel
Feat. Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca
Sean Penn stars as a sniper on a mercenary assassination team, who kills a Congolese minister, but his shot forces him into hiding.
ZipperZipper (2015)
Dir. Mora Stephens
Feat. Patrick Wilson, Lena Headey, Ray Winstone
Political drama about a federal prosecutor whose sexual promiscuity threatens to destroy his political future and his life.
Point BreakPoint Break (2015)
Dir. Ericson Core
Feat. Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone
Pointless remake of the Kathryn Bigelow action classic about a young FBI agent who infiltrates a team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of…
Legend of Barney Thomson, TheLegend of Barney Thomson, The (2015)
Dir. Robert Carlyle
Feat. Robert Carlyle, Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone
A uniquely Glaswegian black comedy directed by and starring Robert Carlyle as an awkward middle–aged barber whose life of desperate mediocrity…
JawboneJawbone (2017)
Dir. Thomas Q. Napper
Feat. Johnny Harris, Ray Winstone, Ian McShane
A former youth boxing champion who is facing homelessness and alcohol abuse returns to his childhood boxing club, risking his life to regain his…

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