Most Popular Titles With Imelda Staunton
- Movies or TV
2. Maleficent (2014)
PG | Action, Adventure, Drama | Completed
The untold story of the villain from "Sleeping Beauty" reveals the events that hardened Maleficent's heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora, only to later realize that the child may hold the key to peace in the land.
Writers: Linda Woolverton, John Lee Hancock, Charles Perrault, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright, Milt Banta | Director: Robert Stromberg | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Imelda Staunton
3. Alice in Wonderland (I) (2010)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.
PG-13 | 138 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
PG | 153 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
8. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
9. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
PG | 136 min | Drama, Romance
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.
10. The Awakening (I) (2011)
R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller
In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
11. Freedom Writers (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
12. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.
13. Nanny McPhee (2005)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Emma Thompson stars as a governess who uses magic to rein in the behavior of seven ne'er-do-well children in her charge.
14. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well.
15. Chicken Run (2000)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
Chicken Run is a comedy escape drama with a touch of passion set on a sinister Yorks chicken farm in 1950s England.
16. Taking Woodstock (2009)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.
19. Arthur Christmas (2011)
PG | 97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission.
21. Cranford (2007– )
60 min | Drama
In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
22. Little Britain (2003–2006)
29 min | Comedy
Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.
24. David Copperfield (1999 TV Movie)
Unrated | 185 min | Drama
Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.
25. Pride (2014)
From the BBC website: Its the summer of 1984 Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike... See full synopsis »
26. Vera Drake (2004)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.
27. Fingersmith (2005 TV Mini-Series)
181 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Susan "Sue" Trinder is a fingersmith (British slang for thief) who lives in the slums of London with a baby farmer (person who looks after unwanted babies) Mrs.Sucksby. When a once rich man... See full summary »
28. Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
PG | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
29. Psychoville (2009–2011)
Comedy, Horror, Mystery
A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," it sends their lives into a downward spiral. They include a birthing coach nurse who ... See full summary »
30. Bright Young Things (2003)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, War
An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.
31. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed over 50 victims, mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a Communist state, the police investigations ... See full summary »
33. The Curse of The Buxom Strumpet (2014)
Comedy | Delayed
Upper Trollop, 1713. An illness takes hold of the villagers turning them into unfeeling creatures who eat anything they can get there hands on. Lord Fortitude must lead the small band of survivors and escape to France.
34. Cambridge Spies (2003 TV Mini-Series)
235 min | Drama, History
In 1934, four brilliant Cambridge men are recruited to spy for Russia. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice and a talent for lying, they take huge personal risks to ...
35. Peter's Friends (1992)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Years Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.
36. Blackball (2003)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A rebellious young British bowls player teams with another older and more traditional player to take on the Australian bowls team.
37. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)
30 min | Comedy
As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: ... See full summary »
38. The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013 TV Movie)
An awards ceremony honoring the best in American primetime television programming.
39. How About You... (2007)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
HOW ABOUT YOU tells the story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to ... See full summary »
41. The Singing Detective (1986 TV Mini-Series)
415 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery
Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.
43. Shadow Man (2006 Video)
R | 91 min | Action
An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
44. A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy about ordinary people with unique dilemmas. How far will they go? Will the cocktail of desperation, friendship, loneliness, love and even a brush with cannibalism derail their intent?
45. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
46. This Morning (1988– )
120 min | Talk-Show
Presenters Phillip Schofield, Fern Britton and Lorraine Kelly present Britain's number 1 daytime show to bring us the latest entertainment, health, home and garden, fashion and beauty ... See full summary »
48. The Snow Queen (1995)
75 min | Animation
Tom and his sister Ellie live in an ordinary town leading ordinary lives but not for long - far away, in her vast ice palace, the Snow Queen plots to rule the world! A fast-moving, funny ... See full summary »