Movies starring Kenneth Branagh

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Celebrity

Woody Allen's 1998 feature entry, Celebrity, is arguably his weakest film in half a decade, failing to reach the level of entertaining mediocrity attained by such middle-of-the-road features as Mighty Aphrodite and Deconstructing Harry, and falling...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 1998-11-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Joe Mantegna, ...
Dead Again

Of the eight movies committed to celluloid by director Kenneth Branagh, five of them have been either adapted from one of Shakespeare's plays (Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost) or have made significant use of the Bard's...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 1991-08-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi, ...
Dunkirk

Although Dunkirk is technically a war film, its tone and style are those of a high-octane thriller. For his most serious-minded film to date, Christopher Nolan has employed all the weapons in his arsenal to craft something that, despite the O...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2017-07-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (War Violence)
Genre: War/Thriller
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, ...
Gingerbread Man, The

Combine the talents of director Robert Altman and actors Kenneth Branagh and Robert Duvall, and you have the apparent recipe for a motion picture worth waiting for. But, although The Gingerbread Man is a finely-tuned example of mainstream entertai...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 1998-01-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER/DRAMA
Director: Robert Altman
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Robert Downey Jr., ...
Hamlet

"Presenting the play uncut has allowed the characters to reveal even more, and we discover extra details about them which are usually lost on stage. The political situation becomes clearer, and Hamlet is revealed as a knowledgeable man of the thea...

Run Time: 4:02
U.S. Release Date: 1996-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Timothy Spall, Rufus Sewell, Kate Winslet, ...
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

There's no question that Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is designed more for fans of the book than for those who have never picked up a J.K. Rowling tome. However, while that makes sense financially (after all, the target audience represe...

Run Time: 2:41
U.S. Release Date: 2002-11-15
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Chris Columbus
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Felton, Alan Rickman, ...
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Probably the best way to approach a Jack Ryan movie is to look at it like a James Bond film. The lead actor keeps changing, the supporting actors are rarely the same, and the time period varies. Bond is Bond, whether he's played by Sean Connery, Ge...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2014-01-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Chris Pine, Kiera Knightley, Kevin Costner, ...
Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost has always been regarded as one of the most enigmatic of Shakespeare's plays. In modern times, it is almost never performed, and, unlike the text of the Bard's major works, it fails to come alive on the printed page. In an in...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2000-06-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: MUSICAL/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Briers, Emily Mortimer, ...
Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

"In the last 20, 30 years, [Frankenstein has] been claimed by a whole generation of academics and scholars as a seminal piece of literature of that time. [It's] something which now, post-Freud, they feel reveals so many observations about family l...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 1994-11-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: DRAMA/HORROR
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, ...
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing is Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of one of Shakespeare's better-known comedies. Centered around two romances - Hero (Kate Beckinsale) and Claudio (Robert Sean Leonard), and Benedick (Kenneth Branagh) and Beatrice (Emma Thomps...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 1993-05-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Nudity, Mature Themes)
Genre: COMEDY/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, ...