Movies starring Brendan Gleeson

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Raven, The

If Sherlock Holmes can be a yesteryear James Bond and Abraham Lincoln can be a vampire slayer, then who's to say that Edgar Allan Poe can't be the world's most literate consulting detective? With a script co-written by Shakespeare (Hannah, that is)...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2012-04-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: James McTeigue
Cast: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, ...
Safe House

Safe House is an overlong, underwhelming knock-off of The Bourne Identity - another generic spy thriller in which the "bad guy" (a traitor) is the good guy (because he's at war against corruption) and the "good guys" (government agents) are the bad...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2012-02-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Brendan Gleeson, ...
Suffragette

Director Sarah Gavron and writer Abi Morgan deserve props for bringing to the screen the oft-neglected story of women's suffrage in the U.K. as well as illustrating what life was like during a time prior to the advent of women's rights. Suffr...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2015-10-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Sarah Gavron
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, ...
Tragedy of Macbeth, The

A wonderful thing about Shakespeare’s canon is that those plays can form the vehicles by which any director’s unique vision can emerge. Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, and Kenneth Branagh all recognized this. With The Tragedy of Macbeth, Joel ...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2021-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Joel Coen
Cast: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Bertie Carvel, ...
Troy

The line between epic spectacle and overblown bore is often as unclear as it is easily crossed. So it's no surprise that Wolfgang Petersen's Troy navigates that demarcation like a drunk driver on a twisty two-lane highway. There are times when T...

Run Time: 2:45
U.S. Release Date: 2004-05-14
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: Brad Pitt, Julian Glover, Saffron Burrows, ...