Movies starring Brendan Gleeson

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28 Days Later

The end of the world has always simultaneously fascinated and repulsed human beings. No less an authority than the Bible devotes entire books to the last days. And, since almost the beginning of science fiction, the apocalypse has been a popular ...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2003-06-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Noah Huntley, ...
Albert Nobbs

If you take away Albert Nobbs' twist, all that's left is a project that would have been at home on Masterpiece Theater during its heyday. It's the "downstairs" portion of Upstairs, Downstairs - a tale of servants and service during the twilight of ...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2012-01-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Cast: Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson, ...
Assassin's Creed

Surely, this was going to be the one. That’s what gamers everywhere thought when the cast of Assassin’s Creed was announced. Two-time Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender. Oscar winners Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Irons. Plus Brendan Gleeson ...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2016-12-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Justin Kurzel
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, ...
Ballad of Buster Scruggs, The

Those wacky Coens are at it again. And those serious Coens. And those loquacious Coens. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a paean to pre-revisionist Westerns, allows the Oscar-winning brothers to try out nearly every weapon in their considerable ...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2018-11-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Western
Director: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Cast: Tim Blake Nelson, Tyne Daly, Saul Rubinek, ...
Beowulf

The legend of Beowulf, a mythical hero whose exploits were recounted in an 8th century epic poem, has gained unprecedented popularity some 1250 years after it was first told. With the success of The Lord of the Rings, which (along with the Harry P...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2007-11-16
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Nudity)
Genre: FANTASY ADVENTURE
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright Penn, ...
Braveheart

The crown jewel of 1995's summer blockbusters appears to have arrived early. It's hard to imagine any motion picture released between now and August matching Mel Gibson's Braveheart for spectacle. With its clashing armies, heartstopping action, a...

Run Time: 2:50
U.S. Release Date: 1995-05-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Mel Gibson
Cast: Mel Gibson, Patrick McGoohan, Sophie Marceau, ...
Cold Mountain

It's not often that, when the primary thread of a movie fails, the secondary storylines are compelling enough to make the overall experience a positive one. However, that occurs with Cold Mountain, a Civil War era romance where the love affair fiz...

Run Time: 2:26
U.S. Release Date: 2003-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA/ROMANCE
Director: Anthony Minghella
Cast: Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Charlie Hunnam, ...
Edge of Tomorrow

As improbable a concoction as it might seem, Edge of Tomorrow is a curious mix of ingredients from the 1993 Harold Ramis/Bill Murray comedy, Groundhog Day, and James Cameron's 1986 sequel to Alien. An Earth-versus-aliens tale set in the near future...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2014-06-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sci-Fi Action and Violence)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ACTION
Director: Doug Liman
Cast: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson, ...
Green Zone

When the invasion of Iraq transpired in 2003, assurances came down from on high that this act was necessary to remove the clear and present danger represented by Sadaam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction (this is when the acronym WMD entered the...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2010-03-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Paul Greengrass
Cast: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Brendan Gleeson, ...
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

The best thing to happen to the Harry Potter movie franchise was for journeyman director Chris Columbus to step down. After turning out adequate adaptations of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber o...

Run Time: 2:37
U.S. Release Date: 2005-11-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Mike Newell
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Timothy Spall, Ralph Fiennes, ...