Movies starring Brendan Gleeson

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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, ...
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

With its fifth cinematic outing, the Harry Potter film series has ascended to another level. In addition to providing a self-contained, well-paced adventure, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix also begins to coalesce the epic ether that has...

Run Time: 2:15
U.S. Release Date: 2007-07-11
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: David Yates
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Evanna Lynch, Katie Leung, ...
In Bruges

For its first two-thirds, In Bruges is an intelligent, gently paced thriller about what happens to hitmen when they screw up. The movie crawls at a deliberate pace for most of its running length, allowing the characters to be fleshed out and offer...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2008-02-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Martin McDonagh
Cast: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, ...
In the Heart of the Sea

If you go to see Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea, you will get two movies for the price of one.  The first is a rousing deep sea adventure about a ship venturing into rarely-traveled waters in search of one of the era’s most val...

Run Time: 2:01
U.S. Release Date: 2015-12-11
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Disturbing Themes)
Genre: Adventure
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, ...
Kingdom of Heaven

In Gladiator, director Ridley Scott transported movie audiences to the year 180 AD. Five years and four motion pictures later, the Oscar-winning director has again immersed himself in the blood and gore of hand-to-hand combat, although this time t...

Run Time: 2:25
U.S. Release Date: 2005-05-06
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Orlando Bloom, Alexander Siddig, Marton Csokas, ...
Kingdom of Heaven (Director's Cut)

In recent years, the term "director's cut" has undergone a devaluation. It has become a marketing term, appended to DVDs to enhance their salability. Often, a "director's cut" will be essentially the same as the theatrical cut, except with a fe...

Run Time: 3:11
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Orlando Bloom, Alexander Siddig, Brendan Gleeson, ...
Live by Night

The connection between actor/director/writer Ben Affleck and author Dennis Lehane goes back nearly a decade. In 2007, Affleck made his directorial debut by adapting Lehane’s Gone Baby Gone for the screen. It was a high-water mark in both of the...

Run Time: 2:08
U.S. Release Date: 2017-01-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Ben Affleck
Cast: Ben Affleck, Chris Messina, Zoe Saldana, ...
Michael Collins

"It's my considered opinion that in the fullness of time, history will record the greatness of [Michael] Collins and it will be recorded at my expense." -- Eamon De Valera, President of the Republic of Ireland, 1966 Of the more than five dozen...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 1996-10-11
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, ...
Mission: Impossible II

For those who didn't get enough of James Bond late last year when The World Is Not Enough blazed its way into theaters, Mission: Impossible II offers a chance to once again get shaken and stirred. Oh, the film isn't an official entry into the dura...

Run Time: 2:07
U.S. Release Date: 2000-04-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Profanity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: John Woo
Cast: Tom Cruise, Thandie Newton, Dougray Scott, ...
Paddington 2

This is one sequel it’s a pleasure to review. Although not as fresh and lively as the first Paddington, the second feature based on the popular children’s book series by Michael Bond offers some of the best family entertainment outside an ...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2018-01-12
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Family/Adventure
Director: Paul King
Cast: Ben Whishaw, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, ...