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Two Men Went to War (2002)

6.7/10
Director: John Henderson
Starring: Kenneth Cranham, Leo Bill, Derek Jacobi, Phyllida Law, James Fleet, Julian Glove...

Based on a true story about WWI veteran Sergeant King (Kenneth Cranham) and young Private Cuthbertson (Leo Bill), two dentists who, during WW2, are tu... Read more

Gladiator ( Blu-ray ) (2000)

8.5/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Connie Nielsen, Derek Jacobi, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Russ...

Forced into slavery by the corrupt, incestuous heir to the throne, Roman general Maximus (Russell Crowe) becomes a gladiator. His prowess in the arena... Read more

Henry V (Branagh) (1989)

7.7/10
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Paul Scofield, Derek Jacobi, Ian Holm, Emma Thompson, Alec McCo...

An energetic, extraordinarily well-acted and perfectly cast version of Shakespeare's play adapted and directed by tyro-star Kenneth Branagh. Henry V i... Read more

I, Claudius (1976)

8.9/10
Starring: Brian Blessed, Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Patrick Stewart, Sian Phillips, George B...

Based on the novels by Robert Graves, and the winner of 4 British Academy Awards for Film and Television, Claudius's epic story spans the analogues of... Read more

The Gathering Storm (2002)

7.6/10
Director: Richard Loncraine
Starring: Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Broadbent, Linus Roache, Lena Headey, Tom W...

The mid-1930's finds the great politician and orator Winston Churchill (Albert Finney) out of favour and struggling to make his robust voice heard by... Read more

Anonymous (2011)

6.9/10
Director: Roland Emmerich
Starring: David Thewlis, Derek Jacobi, Joely Richardson, Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Jam...

A "gripping historical thriller" (Allan Hunter, Daily Express) from Roland Emmerich, 'Anonymous' is based around the notion that William Shakespeare w... Read more

The King's Speech (2010)

8/10
Director: Tom Hooper
Starring: Colin Firth, Derek Jacobi, Geoffrey Rush, Guy Pearce, Helena Bonham Carter, Jenn...

Four Academy Awards-including Best Picture, Director, and Actor-went to this biopic of 1930s Britain's King George VI. Colin Firth shines as the monar... Read more

The Medusa Touch (1978)

7/10
Director: Jack Gold
Starring: Richard Burton, Lino Ventura, Lee Remick, Harry Andrews, Marie-Christine Barraul...

Lino Ventura is a French detective, Brunel, on loan to Scotland Yard investigating a mysterious series of uncanny disasters. They begin happening afte... Read more

The Riddle (2007)

5.3/10
Director: Brendan Foley
Starring: Vinnie Jones, Derek Jacobi, Julie Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Flemyng, P H Mori...

Ex-footballer Vinnie Jones abandons his tough guy image to play an ambitious reporter who becomes obsessed by a series of Thames-side murders followin... Read more

Nanny McPhee (2005)

6.6/10
Director: Kirk Jones
Starring: Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Kelly Macdonald, Thomas Sangster, P...

Widower Colin Firth must return to work and decides to hire a nanny for his unruly brood of seven children. After a string of hapless women are sent... Read more