Movies starring Carey Mulligan

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Brothers

Brothers is arguably the most successful remake of a foreign film since Martin Scorsese reworked Infernal Affairs into The Departed and won the Oscar. By remaining rigorously faithful to Susanne Bier's 2004 Danish feature, Brodre, screenwriter Dav...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2009-12-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Jim Sheridan
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, ...
Drive

Perhaps Drive is an action movie for those who don't ordinarily like action movies. It's also an action movie for those who crave them like a drug. Employing unusual camera angles and a unique sense of style, director Nicolas Winding Refn takes us ...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2011-09-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, ...
Education, An

What happens when you combine a star-making turn by a young actress with a supporting cast of an unimpeachable pedigree and a screenplay by Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy)? The result, shepherded to the screen by Danish-born filmmaker Lon...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2009-10-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Lone Scherfig
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, ...
Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd, based on Thomas Hardy's fourth novel (and the first to have widespread success), is precisely what one would expect from a big budget adaptation of a Victorian classic: stately, beautifully photographed, impeccably act...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2015-05-08
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Michael Sheen, Matthias Schoenaerts, ...
Great Gatsby, The

The Great Gatsby is widely recognized as one of the best American novels of the 20th century, although many remember it as a book we were forced to read in high school. Thus far, there have been several attempts to convert the book into a movie (mo...

Run Time: 2:23
U.S. Release Date: 2013-05-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Toby Maguire, Carey Mulligan, ...
Greatest, The

What a waste of a talented cast! There are times when it can be depressing to see so much acting potential wasted on a script unable to elicit the best from its stars, and this is one such occasion. Although The Greatest can boast a few excellent ...

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Release Date: 2010-04-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Shana Feste
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan, ...
Inside Llewyn Davis

A perusal of the Coen Brothers' filmography reveals a penchant for the offbeat and absurd. They almost never do anything conventional, which makes Inside Llewyn Davis surprising. A Valentine to late-'50s and early-'60s folk music (pre-Dylan), the m...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2013-12-06
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Cast: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, ...
Mudbound

At the heart of Mudbound, director Dee Rees’ adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s novel, is the relationship that forms (and the consequences of that relationship) between two World War 2 veterans – one white and one black – in the deeply se...

Run Time: 2:15
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Dee Rees
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedlund, ...
Never Let Me Go

It is an accepted truth that adapting a sublime novel does not always result in a sublime movie. To an extent, this is the problem with Never Let Me Go, Alex Garland's adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguru's book. The film's tone, which attempts to captur...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2010-09-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/DRAMA
Director: Mark Romanek
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Kiera Knightley, ...
Shame

Spoiler warning: In discussing the movie, I have revealed more about the plot than I normally do, including a brief, oblique reference to the ending. Although Shame is not narrative-driven, those who want a "pure" experience may wish to read no fur...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 2011-12-02
MPAA Rating: "NC-17" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Steve McQueen
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, ...