Highest Rated Titles With Simon Beaufoy
1. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 696,518 | Gross: $141.32M
4. Folie à Deux: Madness Made of Two (2012)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
Folie à Deux - madness made of two is set in one of England's finest houses. The central character, Helen Heraty, is a tour de force - beautiful with typical English Rose looks (she was the... See full summary »
Director: Kim Hopkins
5. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 302,525 | Gross: $18.34M
6. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
PG-13 | 146 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Votes: 540,959 | Gross: $424.67M
10. Everest (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.
Votes: 163,718 | Gross: $43.48M
11. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Votes: 23,616 | Gross: $12.29M
13. Battle of the Sexes (2017)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 7,239 | Gross: $12.63M
19. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.
Votes: 55,317 | Gross: $9.03M
22. Japanese Story (2003)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Against the background of an Australian desert, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,834 | Gross: $0.65M
24. This Is Not a Love Song (2002)
94 min | Thriller
The small time criminal Heaton is anxiously waiting for the release of his close friend Spike, after spending a couple of months in prison for being caught with 87g of marijuana. Heaton ... See full summary »
26. Slumdog Dreams: Danny Boyle & the Making of 'Slumdog Millionaire' (2009 TV Short)
23 min | Documentary, Short
Danny Boyle's Oscar winning new movie Slumdog Millionaire takes audiences on a journey into the heart of contemporary Mumbai. This programme joins the filmmakers behind the scenes.
28. Yellow (II) (1998)
13 min | Short
This intriguing short film is a tale about power and desire. It explores the deep unease adults feel when confronted by pre-pubescent sexuality and the strange combination of naivety and power that children can possess.
29. Blow Dry (2001)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 2000, a small town hosts The British Hairdressing Championship, where a former 2-time winner, his son, his run-away wife and his runaway wife's lady lover reside (not all on speaking terms).
Votes: 7,206 | Gross: $0.64M
30. Among Giants (1998)
R | 93 min | Romance, Comedy
A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »
Votes: 835 | Gross: $0.06M
31. The Darkest Light (1999)
92 min | Drama
The story of 2 schoolgirls, a Catholic, and a Hindu, who see a strange blinding light on the moors. To the Catholic girl, the vision's the Virgin Mary who'll help cure her brother of ... See full summary »
32. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
60 min | Talk-Show
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »
36. Dodge & Twist
Adventure, Drama | Announced
A look at the lives of Charles Dickens' characters, Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger, as adults.
45. Tonight (1996–2001)
A daily magazine show for the Yorkshire and Humberside region of the UK featuring topical stories and celebrity guests. Regular presenters included Giles Brandreth, Ian Clayton, Cy Chadwick, Tony Earnshaw and Susan Brookes.
46. One Vision: A Faithful Adaptation of Catching Fire (2014 Video)
14 min | Short
Calendar (1968– )
Episode dated 12 June 2009
Yorkshire, England, celebrates as Bradford is named the world's first 'City of Film' following a decision to grant the title by UNESCO. Famous Bradfordians including Simon Beaufoy (the ... See full summary »
BBC Look North: Yorkshire and North Midlands (1968– )
Episode dated 12 June 2009
Bradford, UK celebrates becoming the world's first UNESCO City of Film. Among the supporters are Oscar-winner Simon (Slumdog Millionaire) Beaufoy, producer Steve (Brassed Off) Abbott, ... See full summary »
Episode dated 21 January 2000
Yorkshire-born scriptwriter Simon Beaufoy is interviewed by film critic Tony Earnshaw about the landscape that inspires his work. Plus reviews of The Darkest Light and Angela's Ashes.
Physics for Fish
15 year old Anna is concerned about her approaching Physics exam and her older boyfriend Mike. Mike is not only hoping to catch a large Pike but is keen to take things further with Anna. ... See full summary »