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Ewan McGregor

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Films to Rent

Lipstick On Your Collar (1993)
Dir. Renny Rye
Feat. Giles Thomas, Louise Germaine, Ewan McGregor
Dennis Potter's musical comedy combines the elements that made his 'Singing Detective' and 'Pennies from Heaven' so memorable and distinctive. This…
Being HumanBeing Human (1994)
Dir. Bill Forsyth
Feat. Robin Williams, Robert Carlyle, John Turturro
An episodic comic–drama in which Robin Williams plays five men named Hector, who each search for their place in their own historical period…
Shallow GraveShallow Grave (1994)
Dir. Danny Boyle
Feat. Kerry Fox, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston
Kerry Fox, Ewan McGregor and Christopher Eccleston are flatmates whose opportunistic prayers are answered when a guest drops dead with a suitcase…
Blue JuiceBlue Juice (1995)
Dir. Carl Prechezer
Feat. Sean Pertwee, Ewan McGregor, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Sean Pertwee is the surf–king of a Cornish(!) town, prolonging adolescence with his loutish mates but fearing an inevitable tide of…
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…
TrainspottingTrainspotting (1996) Recommended
Dir. Danny Boyle
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller
The creators of SHALLOW GRAVE reinvigorate the British film industry by transforming an obscure cult novel about heroine addicts into a…
Pillow Book, ThePillow Book, The (1997)
Dir. Peter Greenaway
Feat. Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Ken Ogata
Peter Greenaway's further explores the perimeters of cinema with this lush, seductive tale that intertwines the delights of the flesh and literature.…
Life Less Ordinary, ALife Less Ordinary, A (1997)
Dir. Danny Boyle
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter
Round three for the creators of SHALLOW GRAVE and TRAINSPOTTING this time takes Ewan McGregor Stateside for a screwball comic–fantasy embroided…
Brassed OffBrassed Off (1997)
Dir. Mark Herman
Feat. Tara Fitzgerald, Ewan McGregor, Pete Postlethwaite
Witty and warm–hearted comedy set in a Yorkshire mining community threatened with closure. Leading the town colliery brass band, Tara…
Serpent's Kiss, TheSerpent's Kiss, The (1997)
Dir. Phillip Rousseklot
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Greta Scacchi, Richard E. Grant
Ambitious period drama follows a renowned Dutch landscape gardener (McGregor) to England where he finds himself coiled in the intrigues of various…
NightwatchNightwatch (1998)
Dir. Ole Bornedal
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Nick Nolte, Patricia Arquette
Ewan MacGregor checks in for morgue attendance in this Anglo remake of the director's own Danish thriller. Must confess, we never watched this…
Little VoiceLittle Voice (1998) Recommended
Dir. Mark Herman
Feat. Jane Horrocks, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Caine
The creator of BRASSED OFF trumps up another salty, crowd–pleasing musical of aspirations, survival and opportunism in the English…
Velvet GoldmineVelvet Goldmine (1998)
Dir. Todd Haynes
Feat. Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ewan McGregor, Toni Collette
An intriguing, visually sensational 'faction' history of 70s British 'glam' music, centring itself on the rise and nosedive of Ziggy–type…
Rogue TraderRogue Trader (1998) Recommended
Dir. James Dearden
Feat. Ewan McGregor
A lasting symbol of stock–market excess, British broker Nick Leeson (Ewan McGregor), he who brought down Baring's Bank after losing…
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom MenaceStar Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Dir. George Lucas
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Samuel L. Jackson
Po–faced revival of the billion–dollar STAR WARS money–spinner, jammed full of digital landscapes, excessive political exposition,…
NoraNora (1999)
Dir. Pat Murphy
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Susan Lynch
Cliche–avoiding though at times awkward biopic of Nora Barnacle's marriage to writer James Joyce in the early 20th century. Based on the book…
Eye of the BeholderEye of the Beholder (2000)
Dir. Stephan Elliot
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Ashley Judd, k.d. Lang
Intriguing in concept, this surveillance thriller sees British agent Ewan McGregor tracking the movements of vicious serial killer Ashley Judd from…
Moulin RougeMoulin Rouge (2001) Recommended
Dir. Baz Luhrmann
Feat. Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Richard Roxburgh
Arch–romantic whizz–kid Baz Luhrmann celebrates truth, beauty, freedom, and Love, set in the infamous, decadent Paris nightclub, circa…
Black Hawk DownBlack Hawk Down (2001) Recommended
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Sam Shepard, Ewan McGregor, Josh Hartnett
Intense, eardrum–battering re–enactment of a street–battle during the US campaign in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993, painting the…
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the ClonesStar Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Dir. George Lucas
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen
The attack of the most successful–ever movie franchise continues, with Lucas’ space–opera following further galactic struggles, in…
Down With LoveDown With Love (2002)
Dir. Peyton Reed
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Renee Zellweger, Tony Randall
Entertaining homage to the early 1960s comedies of Doris Day and Rock Hudson, where a 'love advice' columnist is slyly seduced by a playboy…
Big FishBig Fish (2003) Aro Favourite
Dir. Tim Burton
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup
A fantasy of substance from dir. Tim Burton, set around a dying father (Finney) and his son (Crudup), who relives the father's tall stories, piecing…
Young AdamYoung Adam (2003) Recommended
Dir. David Mackenzie
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan
Evocatively set amid the grimy canal barges of post–WW2 Scotland, this follows the shady fortunes of a failed writer (McGregor), whose…
Long Way Round (TV Series)Long Way Round (TV Series) (2004) Aro Favourite
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman
An engrossing 'reality' show which tags along with actor Ewan McGregor (TRAINSPOTTING) and his best friend Charley Boorman on an improvised…
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the SithStar Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Dir. George Lucas
Feat. Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor
Dir. George Lucas completes his blockbusting space opera saga with a gratifying flourish, providing certainly the most thrilling of the 'prequels'…
Island, TheIsland, The (2005)
Dir. Michael Bay
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi
Surprisingly effective dystopian actioner proposes a blandly synthetic future world, in which humans inhabit cities to protect themselves from the…
StayStay (2005)
Dir. Marc Forster
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling
A New York psychiatrist (McGregor) is drawn into a strange, hallucinatory world when he tries to prevent a disturbed, seemingly prescient young…
StormbreakerStormbreaker (2006)
Dir. Geoffrey Sax
Feat. Alex Pettyfer, Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy
A British–oriented spin on the kid super–agent premise, with gadgets and evil masterminds galore, based on the popular Alex Rider series…
Scenes of a Sexual NatureScenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)
Dir. Ed Blum
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Eileen Atkins, Gina McKee
An afternoon in the London sun is the setting for this amiable British ensemble piece of couples debating the vagaries and politics of modern sexual…
Miss PotterMiss Potter (2006) Recommended
Dir. Chris Noonan
Feat. Renee Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson
Charming biopic tells the tale of Beatrix Potter – specifically the story of the woman behind the drawings – and her fixation from a…
Long Way Down (TV Series)Long Way Down (TV Series) (2007) Recommended
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman
The movie star (Ewan McGregor) and best mate (Charley Boorman) return for round two of their play–it–by–ear motorcycle detour, this…
Cassandra's DreamCassandra's Dream (2007)
Dir. Woody Allen
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Tom Wilkinson
Woody Allen–directed suspense, rounding out his recent penchant for London–set thrillers, starring Ewan McGregor and Colin Farrell as…
DeceptionDeception (2008)
Dir. Marcel Langenegger
Feat. Hugh Jackman, Ewan McGregor, Michelle Williams
Smoke–and–mirrors suspenser stars Ewan McGregor as a disillusioned accountant entangled in an illicit world of duplicity after getting…
Angels And DemonsAngels And Demons (2009)
Dir. Ron Howard
Feat. Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer
Sequel to blockbuster phenomenon THE DA VINCI CODE sees Tom Hanks reprise his role as Robert Langdon, on the hunt to uncover a terrorist plot against…
AmeliaAmelia (2009)
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor
A conventional retelling of the Amelia Earhart legend, examining the ground–breaking aviator’s turbulent love life during the years between…
Men Who Stare at Goats, TheMen Who Stare at Goats, The (2009)
Dir. Grant Heslov
Feat. George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor
George Clooney stars as a tell–all Special Forces operative in this mind–boggling, fact–based military farce based on the U.S.…
IncendiaryIncendiary (2009)
Dir. Sharon Maguire
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Michelle Williams, Matthew MacFadyen
Thriller set in the aftermath of a terrorist strike in London, based on the novel by Chris Cleave. Though it boasts a typically fine Michelle…
I Love You Phillip MorrisI Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Dir. John Requa, Glenn Ficarra
Feat. Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann
Jim Carrey plays it reasonably straight as a bored Texas police officer whose excursions into petty crime land him in jail, and into the lap of his…
Nanny McPhee and the Big BangNanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
Dir. Susanna White
Feat. Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, Ewan McGregor
Emma Thompson again pens and stars in the second installment about the otherworldly nanny, accompanied again by a staggering array of British…
Ghost Writer, TheGhost Writer, The (2010) Recommended
Dir. Roman Polanski
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams
A cracking yarn in unapologetic Hitchcock mould has Ewan McGregor hired to complete the memoirs of a Tony Blair–like former British prime…
Jackboots on WhitehallJackboots on Whitehall (2010)
Dir. Edward McHenry, Rory McHenry
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant
Batty puppet caper set in a Britain under Nazi rule, and only a rag–tag bunch of yokels and a Frenchman stand in the way. An anarchic…
Perfect SensePerfect Sense (2011)
Dir. David Mackenzie
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Eva Green
The director and star of YOUNG ADAM return for this unusual take on the pandemic sub–genre, set in their Scottish homeland. Centred around…
BeginnersBeginners (2011)
Dir. Mike Mills
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent
Semi–autobiographical tale from the dir. of THUMBSUCKER reconciles two relationships in the life of a 38–year–old graphic artist…
HaywireHaywire (2011)
Dir. Steven Soderbergh
Feat. Gina Carano, Michael Angarano, Channing Tatum
Steven Soderbergh directs this classy action vehicle for mixed martial arts star Gina Carano, here playing a black ops spy who is double crossed on…
Salmon Fishing in the YemenSalmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) Recommended
Dir. Lasse Hallstrom
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas
Lasse Hallstrom directs this light–headed romantic comedy about a British businesswoman and a doctor recruited to project manage a Sheikh's…
Impossible, TheImpossible, The (2012) Recommended
Dir. Juan Antonio Bayona
Feat. Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland
A searing drama of human resilience, this up–close–and–personal disaster pic tells the true story of a vacationing family in…
Jack the Giant SlayerJack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Dir. Bryan Singer
Feat. Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ewan McGregor
'Jack and the Beanstalk' is reimagined for the big screen in this hulking fantasy adventure about a naïve farm boy who attempts to rescue a…
August: Osage CountyAugust: Osage County (2013) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Wells
Feat. Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper
Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, and other heavy hitters come out swinging in this fierce, sometimes hysterical, screen adaptation of Tracy Letts'…
MortdecaiMortdecai (2015)
Dir. David Koepp
Feat. Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor
Caper comedy with Johnny Depp as a debonair art dealer racing to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost Nazi gold.
Miles AheadMiles Ahead (2015)
Dir. Don Cheadle
Feat. Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor
Don Cheadle directs and offers a full–throated performance as Miles Davis in this adventurous, non–linear, exploration of the life and…
Last Days in the DesertLast Days in the Desert (2015)
Dir. Rodrigo Garcia
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Ciaran Hinds, Ayelet Zurer
Ewan McGregor plays both Jesus Christ and the Devil in this humanistic portrait of Jesus during his 40 days fasting and praying in the Judean desert.
Jane Got a GunJane Got a Gun (2016)
Dir. Gavin O'Connor
Feat. Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Ewan McGregor
Natalie Portman stars in this solid western forced to turn to her ex–lover for help to save her husband from a gang out to kill him.
Our Kind of TraitorOur Kind of Traitor (2016)
Dir. Susanna White
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsgard
Solid adaptation of the John Le Carre novel about a couple who finds themselves lured into a Russian oligarch's plans to defect, and are soon…
American PastoralAmerican Pastoral (2016)
Dir. Ewan McGregor
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning
Based on the novel by Philip Roth, Ewan McGregor directs and stars as an all–American college star who marries a beauty queen only to see their…
T2 TrainspottingT2 Trainspotting (2017) Recommended
Dir. Danny Boyle
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller
The characters of Irvine Welsh's TRAINSPOTTING are alive, if not entirely well, twenty years later in this sequel that serves up some good laughs and…
Beauty and the BeastBeauty and the Beast (2017) Recommended
Dir. Bill Condon
Feat. Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans
A live–action re–telling of Disney's own animated classic which refashions the original French fairy tale for a contemporary audience,…
Fargo - Season 3 (TV Series)Fargo - Season 3 (TV Series) (2017) Recommended
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Third season of the much acclaimed mid–western noir, this time set in 2010. Features more deception, intrigue and murder in a frosty Minnesota…
Christopher RobinChristopher Robin (2018) Recommended
Dir. Marc Forster
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Jim Cummings
Gorgeously rendered live–action/animation hybrid, an adaptation of the Disney franchise inspired by A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard's book…
ZoeZoe (2018)
Dir. Drake Doremus
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Léa Seydoux, Theo James
An engineer and a robot fall in love at a research lab for perfecting romantic relationships. An open minded but scientifically undemanding romantic…
Stephen King's Doctor SleepStephen King's Doctor Sleep (2019)
Dir. Mike Flanagan
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran
A nothing–if–not–bold sequel to one of the greatest horror movies of all time, THE SHINING. Set 40 years after the events of the…

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