Movies starring Brendan Gleeson

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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, ...
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, ...
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, ...
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, ...
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, ...
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, ...
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, ...
A.I.

At the time of its 2001 release, expectations were high, perhaps unreasonably so, for A.I., the first – and only – movie to bear the monikers of cinematic heavyweights Stanley Kubrick and Steven Spielberg. Yet, while A.I. is consistently i...

Run Time: 2:25
U.S. Release Date: 2001-06-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Science Fiction
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, ...
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, ...
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, ...