Movies starring Hugh Laurie

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Arthur Christmas

When it comes to Christmas movies, although most are quickly forgotten, a select few go on to become touchstones, beloved and re-watched by families year after year after year. Arthur Christmas may have what it takes to join the latter category. Wi...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2011-11-23
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Sarah Smith
Cast: (voices) James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, ...
Monsters vs. Aliens

If this is the brave new world to which 3D is transporting us, stop the merry-go-'round. I want to get off. Monsters vs. Aliens, one of the 2009 big movies designed to highlight where 3D could transport audiences, is an example of technology ru...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2009-03-27
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon
Cast: (voices) Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogan, Hugh Laurie, ...
Personal History of David Copperfield, The

As long as there will be movies, new adaptations of beloved classics will follow. The important aspect for every director to remember is to find a unique angle – a change in tone, a different slant to the narrative, a shift in setting, etc. ...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2020-08-28
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Armondo Iannucci
Cast: Dev Patel, Darren Boyd, Benedict Wong, ...
Peter's Friends

With his third directorial effort, Kenneth Branagh (who has already done the Shakespearean Henry V and the noir thriller Dead Again) sets his sights a smaller sort of picture. Peter's Friends is a slice-of-life movie that illustrates the reunion o...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 1992-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: COMEDY/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie, ...
Street Kings

Street Kings has the look and feel of an '80s cop thriller. Despite the predictability of the overall story arc, there's suspense and tension to be found between the credit sequences, but the movie is saddled with an ending that is both improbable...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2008-04-11
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Ayer
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, ...
Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is an interesting collage of moments and ideas in search of a strong narrative and a coherent ending. For a while, it doesn't matter that the plot meanders. The story seems like a jigsaw puzzle inviting us to solve it. That's the...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2015-05-22
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: Science Fiction/Adventure
Director: Brad Bird
Cast: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, ...
Valiant

Valiant is for the birds. Arguably the blandest of the burgeoning crop of big budget digitally animated films, Valiant aims to prove that the death of traditional animation has simply pushed lackluster screenplays into the digital realm. Until re...

Run Time: 1:16
U.S. Release Date: 2005-08-19
MPAA Rating: "G" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Gary Chapman
Cast: (voices) Ewan McGregor, Rik Mayall, Pip Torrens, ...