Accidental Hero (1992)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia

Aka 'Hero'. A top T.V. reporter (Geena Davis) is rescued from a plane crash by a stranger (Dustin Hoffman). A reward is offered to the hero but a conm... Read more

A Very English Scandal (2018)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Monica Dolan, Alice Orr-Ewing, Alex Jennings, Jonathan...

British Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe is accused of conspiracy to murder his gay ex-lover and forced to stand trial in 1979. Read more

Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Audrey Tautou, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sergi Lopez, Sophie Okonedo, Benedict Wong

The sometimes harrowing life of London's immigrant population is the focus of director Stephen Frears' engrossing drama. Chiwetel Ejiofor is a doctor... Read more

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz, Keanu Reeves, Mil...

Nominated for seven Academy Awards, the hottest love affair of 1782 is notable for its sense of style and decor, and strong performances from Glenn Cl... Read more

The Deal (2003)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Dexter Fletcher, Paul Rhys, David Morrissey, Frank Kelly, Michael Sheen, Elizabe...

Made-for-TV drama which probes the rivalry between real-life Prime Ministers Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) and Gordon Brown (David Morrissey), who, for t... Read more

The Van (1996)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly

About two unemployed buddies who convert a dilapidated van into Bimbo's Burgers, a mobile fast-food joint selling fish and chips and hamburgers. Bimbo... Read more

Victoria and Abdul (2017)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Judi Dench, Michael Gambon, Olivia Williams, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eddie Izzard, Pau...

Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. A... Read more

Liam (2001)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Ian Hart, Claire Hackett, Anne Reid

This touching, heartfelt offering from Stephen Frears ("Dangerous Liasons", "High Fidelity") captures a child's eye view of the depths of the depressi... Read more

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Shirley Anne Fiel...

A small, brilliant film from Britain's alternative network, Channel 4, about a young Pakistani named Omar (Gordon Warnecke), who convinces his wealthy... Read more

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters, Wallace Shawn

The sexual life and personal relationships of English playwright Joe Orton are unflinchingly presented in this no-holds-barred dramatic account. Gary... Read more