Stephen Frears

Top movies by Stephen Frears

Available on iTunes or Amazon
3vbsmgza9fkva7rgpyigto1pmmy
Backdrop-shade

Dangerous Liaisons 1988

7.7
119 min - Drama, Romance

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: John Malkovich, Keanu Reeves, Glenn Close, Uma Thurman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz

Synopsis: A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman.

1rtiqxehoemxkznwab8w5uaez2
Backdrop-shade

Philomena 2013

7.6
98 min - Drama, Biography

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Mare Winningham, Michelle Fairley, Peter Hermann, Anna Maxwell Martin

Synopsis: 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.

7dbicmnxygivkq5r4xgje3xsuqp
Backdrop-shade

High Fidelity 2000

7.5
113 min - Comedy, Music, Drama, Romance

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Jack Black, Lili Taylor, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Synopsis: Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

Fwvxcs8a2prarcbwgwojvv7ylu0
Backdrop-shade

Dirty Pretty Things 2002

7.4
97 min - Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sophie Okonedo, Sergi López, Benedict Wong, Sotigui Kouyaté

Synopsis: An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.

M6zxia1khaoexw4a5wbx6ylc6zs
Backdrop-shade

The Queen 2006

7.3
103 min - Drama, Biography

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: James Cromwell, Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, Helen McCrory, Roger Allam, Sylvia Syms

Synopsis: After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.

Uwfpzgv6ukc2zjppq1tikbaby6f
Backdrop-shade

The Snapper 1993

7.2
91 min - Comedy, Drama

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Colm Meaney, Ruth McCabe, Tom Murphy, Eanna MacLiam, Tina Kellegher

Synopsis: Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters...

Jg2jpg6yoaex9rcoe8m9r1sz6sd
Backdrop-shade

Mrs Henderson Presents 2005

7.1
103 min - Comedy, Music, Drama, War

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Kelly Reilly, Natalia Tena, Will Young

Synopsis: Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.

Atsddfd90a006ojc52csldtilkk
Backdrop-shade

The Grifters 1990

7.0
110 min - Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jeremy Piven, Xander Berkeley, J. T. Walsh

Synopsis: 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.

D6mfy6iujp3ouv0kcwxaq9irmgy
Backdrop-shade

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight 2013

6.8
97 min - Drama, Biography

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Danny Glover, Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Ed Begley, Jr., Barry Levinson, Muhammad Ali

Synopsis: Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

Klbjt1dr9dzzzrckgzgsqty3kg6
Backdrop-shade

My Beautiful Laundrette 1985

6.9
97 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Shirley Anne Field, Derrick Branche, Rita Wolf

Synopsis: An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.

Tn0tsrznxs2eadsqesobfeobij7
Backdrop-shade

Gumshoe 1971

6.5
88 min - Comedy, Drama, Crime, Mystery

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Albert Finney, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule, Billie Whitelaw, Oscar James, Carolyn Seymour

Synopsis: Nightclub comedian Eddie Ginley fulfills his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye.

Axoyw91qwdernbyetjahg1ssd8b
Backdrop-shade
The Van

The Van 1996

6.8
100 min - Comedy, Drama

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Colm Meaney, Ger Ryan, Donal O'Kelly, Caroline Rothwell

Synopsis: The third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy', following 'The Commitments' and 'The Snapper'...

Wfiin5yjmsvdsp04q0cdxiwk6ej
Backdrop-shade
Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins 2016

6.9
110 min - Comedy, Music, Drama, Romance, Biography

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, John Kavanagh, John Sessions, Simon Helberg, Nina Arianda

Synopsis: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

9as73rj0y7nmzbztwoyjyupfjys
Backdrop-shade
Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul 2017

6.8
112 min - Drama, Biography, History

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Olivia Williams, Simon Callow, Julian Wadham

Synopsis: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

7vqsu4mpwxjnzq3m9hdxwhvxkhf
Backdrop-shade
The Program

The Program 2015

6.5
103 min - Drama, Biography, Sport

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Ben Foster, Lee Pace, Chris O'Dowd, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Plemons

Synopsis: 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.

Xtyoin9a5wvzlsoo7xzgkbseugp
Backdrop-shade

Hero 1992

6.5
119 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Andy García, Joan Cusack, Geena Davis

Synopsis: A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to someone else take credit.

Nrrsxbp4gxrbmsbep8lbscllpcu
Backdrop-shade

Cheri 2009

6.2
86 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Kathy Bates, Michelle Pfeiffer, Toby Kebbell, Felicity Jones, Rupert Friend, Joe Sheridan

Synopsis: 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.

F0suupahretjamgbxaslqn6kdyu
Backdrop-shade

Tamara Drewe 2010

6.2
107 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Dominic Cooper, Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Roger Allam, Bronagh Gallagher, Bill Camp

Synopsis: A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Gyrk4qocz4pwaaxhmfgur1cjb1t
Backdrop-shade

Mary Reilly 1996

5.8
108 min - Horror, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: John Malkovich, Julia Roberts, Michael Gambon, Glenn Close, George Cole

Synopsis: A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.

2ag23rl87hgdmpwceapjkmzzicq
Backdrop-shade

Lay the Favorite 2012

4.8
94 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn, Corbin Bernsen, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joshua Jackson, John Carroll Lynch

Synopsis: 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.