MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 14,752 this week

Mr. White Goes to Westminster (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama  -  31 December 1997 (UK)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 19 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mr. White Goes to Westminster (TV Movie 1997)

Mr. White Goes to Westminster (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mr. White Goes to Westminster.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Director: Gore Verbinski
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Hope Davis, Nicholas Hoult
Warm Bodies (2013)
Comedy | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Director: Jonathan Levine
Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich
About a Boy (2002)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
Stars: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette
Young Ones (2014)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Set in the future when water is hard to find a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive.

Director: Jake Paltrow
Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Shannon
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Perseus, mortal son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.

Director: Louis Leterrier
Stars: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes
Comedy | Crime | Thriller

An A&R man working at the height of the Britpop music craze goes to extremes in order to find his next hit.

Director: Owen Harris
Stars: Nicholas Hoult, James Corden, Rosanna Arquette
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ben White
...
Liz White
...
CBN Editor
Adam Kotz ...
CBN Cameraman
Robert Duncan ...
Paul Madison
...
Victoria Madison
Matilda Ziegler ...
Labour Fixer
Guy Lankester ...
Labour Man
Annabel Mullion ...
Labour Woman
Terence Harvey ...
CBN Newsreader
...
TV Reporter
Moray Hunter ...
Solicitor
Richard Albrecht ...
Returning Officer
Anthony Carrick ...
Clerk of the House (as Antony Carrick)
Jasper Jacob ...
MP
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 December 1997 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Comedy Connections: Drop the Dead Donkey (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Vastly under-rated
26 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Whatever one's opinion of the Tatton by election and the subsequent media treatment of the Hamiltons, 'Mr White...' repays watching due to the (as usual) sharply observed and excellent performances of Bill Paterson, Celia Imrie and Dervla Kirwan. This is a well-written and perfectly-staged comedy about an era of UK politics that is now unfairly overlooked due to current, intellectually lazy, disillusion about politics and politicians. Celia Imrie particularly, as the battle-axe on the battle-bus, ferocious and yet also a sympathetic character, shows the strength of her appeal as an actor who makes her characters live on the screen.

'Mr White...' evokes the ending of an era of intellectually energetic satire (and of course plenty of cheap shots too) and Martin Bell and Spitting Image are now sadly an even more distant memory although at the time of writing, Spitting Image might be making a return to the small screen. Guy Jenkin, the writer, has a history of contributing to heavyweight satire such as Not the 9 o'clock News, Spitting Image and Rory Bremner, and his interest in the issues and characters underpin a funny script. Written soon after the similarly excellent 'Crossing the Floor', it's high time this was repeated/made available on DVD.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mr. White Goes to Westminster (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?