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Colin Firth

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Terence Rattigan Collection, TheTerence Rattigan Collection, The (1962-1994)
Feat. Kenneth More, Ralph Richardson, Geraldine McEwan
A boxed compendium of Terence Rattigan's finest work, a British playwright reknowned for his profound understanding of the human heart and his…
Another CountryAnother Country (1984) Recommended
Dir. Marek Kanievska
Feat. Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Cary Elwes
An oppressive private schooling has an adverse affect on a couple of young, gay Englishmen in the 1930s, who eventually become spies for the…
CamilleCamille (1984)
Dir. Desmond Davis
Feat. Greta Scacchi, Colin Firth, John Gielgud
Greta Scacchi and a young Colin Firth play courtesan and lover respectively in this British revival of Alexander Dumas' novel.
Falklands Collection, TheFalklands Collection, The (The Falklands Play, Tumbledown) (1986) Recommended
Dir. Michael Samuels
Feat. Patricia Hodge, Colin Firth
A collection of two BBC dramas focused around the controversial Falklands Campaign of 1982 during Margaret Thatcher's reign. The Falklands Play:…
Month in the Country, AMonth in the Country, A (1987)
Dir. Pat O'Connor
Feat. Colin Firth, Kenneth Branagh, Natasha Richardson
Colin Firth plays a shellshocked WW1 vet keen to recoup a medieval painting in a remote Yorkshire town. Kenneth Branagh and Natasha Richardson prove…
Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Mini-series) Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Mini-series) (1987-2000) Recommended
Feat. Colin Firth, Robert Urquhart, Leslie Phillips
Well–loved British mystery series consisting of adapted stories from celebrated crime writer Ruth Rendell, brought to life by an impressive…
Apartment ZeroApartment Zero (1989)
Dir. Martin Donovan
Feat. Colin Firth, Hart Bochner
Weird tale in which a loner (Colin Firth) rents half of his apartment to a man of dubious motives and background (Hart Bochner). Pays homage to many…
ValmontValmont (1989)
Dir. Milos Forman
Feat. Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly
Baroque Milos Forman variation on the classic tale of ‘Dangerous Liaisons’, with Annette Bening and Colin Firth tangling tonsils, and more, as…
Advocate, TheAdvocate, The (Hour Of the Pig) (1993) Recommended
Dir. Leslie Megahey
Feat. Colin Firth, Donald Pleasence, Nicol Williamson
Polished, wry and most unusual medieval fact–based tale. Colin Firth plays a lawyer summonsed to act for the defence a pig (yes, an animal) for…
Pride and Prejudice (TV Series)Pride and Prejudice (TV Series) (1995) Aro Favourite
Dir. Simon Langton
Feat. Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle
Jane Austen connoisseurs shan't be disappointed with this terrifically popular BBC version of her consummate novel about romantic intrigues between…
Fever PitchFever Pitch (1996)
Dir. David Evans
Feat. Colin Firth
That most evergreen of English obsessions, footy, is here given a long, loving and belated tribute from a lifetime fan, adapting Nick Hornby's…
NostromoNostromo (1997)
Dir. Alastair Reid
Feat. Colin Firth, Albert Finney, Brian Dennehy
A superb cast is lavished on this BBC version of Joseph Conrad's novel. Colin Firth plays a young English mine–owner struggling against the…
My Life So FarMy Life So Far (1998)
Dir. Hugh Hudson
Feat. Colin Firth, Irene Jacob, Malcolm McDowell
Set on a Scottish estate in the 1920s, this slice of nostalgia is based on the childhood memoirs of Denis Forman, a director of the Royal Opera…
Bridget Jones's DiaryBridget Jones's Diary (2001) Recommended
Dir. Sharon Maguire
Feat. Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
The anti–heroine of Helen Fielding’s novel makes the transition to the screen with her shrinking romantic options, stalled career and talent…
ConspiracyConspiracy (2001)
Dir. Frank Pierson
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Stanley Tucci, Colin Firth
Presenting the planning of the Nazi’s ‘Final Solution’ of the jews as the matter of a simple business luncheon in 1942 of fifteen men, presided…
Importance of Being Earnest, TheImportance of Being Earnest, The (2002) Recommended
Dir. Oliver Parker
Feat. Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Frances O'Connor
Second bite of the Oscar Wilde cherry by the director of AN IDEAL HUSBAND transcribes Wilde’s most delectable drawing–room farce with perfect…
Hope SpringsHope Springs (2002)
Dir. Mark Herman
Feat. Colin Firth, Minnie Driver, Heather Graham
Smoothly enjoyable though indistinguishable romance that sees a British illustrator (Firth) 'start again' in a small New England town after being…
Love ActuallyLove Actually (2003)
Dir. Richard Curtis
Feat. Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson
Golden–boy comedy writer Richard Curtis assumes directing duties for the first time but mislays the Midas touch he gained from penning “Four…
Girl with a Pearl EarringGirl with a Pearl Earring (2003) Recommended
Dir. Peter Webber
Feat. Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson
A superior dramatic conceit that speculates on the background to Johannes Vermeer's enigmatic 17th century portrait of the title. Johannson plays…
Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonBridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Dir. Beeban Kidron
Feat. Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
Again playing the English everygirl betrayed by her genius for the 'faux pas', Rene Zellweger runs a gamut of embarassing situations as she…
Nanny McPheeNanny McPhee (2005) Recommended
Dir. Kirk Jones
Feat. Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Kelly MacDonald
A well–bred British entertainment for children which fuses the traditional likes of MARY POPPINS with the current wave of gothic fantasy (Harry…
Where the Truth LiesWhere the Truth Lies (2005) Recommended
Dir. Atom Egoyan
Feat. Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman
Challenging and kinky mystery drama from dir. Atom Egoyan (EXOTICA), in which a reporter in the 1970s (Lohman) investigates the death by overdose of…
Last Legion, TheLast Legion, The (2007)
Dir. Doug Lefler
Feat. Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai
CGI fantasy dramatising the plight of Rome's last emperor, the child Romulus Augustus, and his protectors – Firth, Kingsley, and Bollywood star…
Then She Found MeThen She Found Me (2007)
Dir. Helen Hunt
Feat. Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Colin Firth
Rom–com focused on a woman (portrayed and directed by a wrinkles–and–all Helen Hunt) dealing with a perplexing mid–life…
St Trinian'sSt Trinian's (2007) Recommended
Dir. Oliver Parker
Feat. Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Lena Headey
Worthy, updated version of the cheeky Brit comedy set in a school of badly behaved misfits bent on saving their risqué educational institution from…
And When Did You Last See Your Father?And When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Dir. Anand Tucker
Feat. Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Gina McKee
Based on the bestselling Blake Morrison memoir, this teary terminal drama confronts the strained relationship between a father and son when the…
Mamma Mia!Mamma Mia! (2008) Recommended
Dir. Phyllida Lloyd
Feat. Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth
A knowingly cheesy yet still irresistible movie version of the smash–hit stage musical about a girl trying to find her father before her…
Easy VirtueEasy Virtue (2008)
Dir. Stephan Elliott
Feat. Jessica Biel, Ben Barnes, Kristin Scott Thomas
This breezy, gorgeously detailed period piece features Biel as the world's first female Grand Prix driver, a glamorous city–bred American…
Accidental Husband, TheAccidental Husband, The (2008)
Dir. Griffin Dunne
Feat. Uma Thurman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Colin Firth
Romantic comedy stars Uma Thurman as a talk–show host who discovers she is somehow married to a man she has never met, and goes on a mission to…
GenovaGenova (Summer in Genoa) (2008)
Dir. Michael Winterbottom
Feat. Colin Firth, Catherine Keener, Hope Davis
After the death of his wife, a man (Firth) moves his two daughters to Genova, Italy, in order to overcome his loss and revitalize their lives.
Dorian GrayDorian Gray (2009)
Dir. Oliver Parker
Feat. Ben Barnes, Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall
Hit–and–miss Gothic imagining of Oscar Wilde's classic, with Ben Barnes as the ageless man and Colin Firth as the silver–tongued…
A Single ManA Single Man (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Tom Ford
Feat. Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult
Colin Firth gives a career–best performance as a gay English professor who grieves for his long–time lover in this impeccable and…
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's GoldSt Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)
Dir. Oliver Parker
Feat. Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, David Tennant
Solid sequel has the girls of St. Trinians on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.
A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol (2009)
Dir. Robert Zemeckis
Feat. Jim Carrey, Daryl Sabara, Gary Oldman
The sure hand of dir. Robert Zemeckis guides this lavish CGI–animated retelling of Dickens' classic about a Victorian–era miser taken on…
King's Speech, TheKing's Speech, The (2010) Aro Favourite
Dir. Tom Hooper
Feat. Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter
Justly acclaimed tale of King George VI, his nervy, impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become…
Main StreetMain Street (2010)
Dir. John Doyle
Feat. Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn, Patricia Clarkson
Colin Firth stars in this promisingly cast, though ultimately failed small town drama about the lives of several people facing up to the region's…
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, SpyTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011) Recommended
Dir. Tomas Alfredson
Feat. Gary Oldman, Mark Strong, John Hurt
An enthralling, impeccably cast screen adaptation of John Le Carre’s quintessential cold war spy novel, centred on a retired George Smiley (Oldman)…
GambitGambit (2012)
Dir. Michael Hoffman
Feat. Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Cameron Diaz
An art curator's best laid plans to steal a priceless statue from a tycoon come unstuck when he recruits a slippery blonde as his partner in…
Arthur NewmanArthur Newman (2012)
Dir. Dante Ariola
Feat. Emily Blunt, Colin Firth, Anne Heche
Two troubled souls trying to leave their pasts behind shack up in this moody American road movie, a fine vehicle for the talents of Colin Firth and…
Railway Man, TheRailway Man, The (2013)
Dir. Jonathan Teplitzky
Feat. Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Hiroyuki Sanada
Tormented by his experience as a prisoner of war, a former British Army officer confronts one of his torturers in civilian times this haunting…
Devil's KnotDevil's Knot (2013)
Dir. Atom Egoyan
Feat. Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Alessandro Nivola
Solid dramatisation of the long–running West Memphis Three case covered in depth by several documentaries, with dir. Egoyan weaving a typically…
Magic in the MoonlightMagic in the Moonlight (2014)
Dir. Woody Allen
Feat. Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden
Colin Firth plays a magician recruited to expose a fraudulent spiritualist (Emma Stone) in Woody Allen's latest period charmer.
Before I Go to SleepBefore I Go to Sleep (2014)
Dir. Rowan Joffe
Feat. Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong
Twisty thriller with Kidman excellent as a woman who wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past.
Kingsman: The Secret ServiceKingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Recommended
Dir. Matthew Vaughn
Feat. Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson
Good–natured, violent spoof in which gentleman spy Colin Firth recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the ultra–competitive…
Bridget Jones's BabyBridget Jones's Baby (2016) Recommended
Dir. Sharon Maguire
Feat. Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey
A belated and rather witty third screen outing for Helen Fielding's comic heroine, with Renee Zellweger returning as the beleaguered Bridget, now 43,…
Kingsman: The Golden CircleKingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Dir. Matthew Vaughn
Feat. Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton
Sequel to the outrageous blockbuster spy spoof about an elite secret organisation called Kingsman, who this time must team up with their American…
Mercy, TheMercy, The (2018)
Dir. James Marsh
Feat. Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis
James Marsh (MAN ON WIRE) directs this biographical drama telling the almost unbelievable story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst, who attempted to…
Mamma Mia: Here We Go AgainMamma Mia: Here We Go Again (Mamma Mia 2) (2018)
Dir. Ol Parker
Feat. Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Christine Baranski
Everything you adored (or despised) about the first movie is here in spades in this sequel to the impossibly rowdy all–singing,…

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