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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…

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