Movies starring Kenneth Branagh

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Murder on the Orient Express

Like most Agatha Christie stories, Murder on the Orient Express is all about the “whodunnit?” Once that question has been answered, there’s little reason to revisit the story. Christie never cared much about character development and her ...

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, ...
My Week with Marilyn

At first glance, My Week with Marilyn might seem like a salacious behind-the-scenes look at a mostly forgotten (yet high profile at the time) movie that had its share of off-camera drama. However, a closer examination of the film reveals an incompl...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2011-11-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Simon Curtis
Cast: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Julia Ormond, ...
Othello

It seems that hardly a year goes by without a new cinematic adaptation of one of Shakespeare's plays, and, of late, Kenneth Branagh's name has become intimately entwined with that of the Bard. While Branagh, who helmed Henry V, Much Ado About Noth...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 1995-12-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Nudity, Sexual Content, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Oliver Parker
Cast: Laurence Fishburn, Irene Jacob, Kenneth Branagh, ...
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, ...
Pirate Radio

Despite arriving on North American screens mid-way through the month of November with a cast that features three previous Academy Award nominees (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson) and a similarly honored writer/director (Richa...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2009-11-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Richard Curtis
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rhys Ifans, Ralph Brown, ...
Rabbit-Proof Fence

At one point in history, indigenous populations around the globe were evolving slowly and happily, whether in North America, South America, Africa, or Australia. Then, spearheaded by a wave of intrepid explorers, came the Europeans, spreading out ...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 2002-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Phillip Noyce
Cast: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, ...
Swing Kids

Hamburg. Nazi Germany. 1939. Peter (Robert Sean Leonard), Thomas (Christian Bale), and Arvid (Frank Whaley) are three "Swing Kids" -- young rebel Germans who have fallen in love with the forbidden: American movies, British fashion, and Swing musi...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 1993-03-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Mature Themes)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Thomas Carter
Cast: Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, ...
Tenet

Christopher Nolan loves playing with time and the fabric of reality. A majority of his non-Batman films have featured mind-bending excursions through the fourth and fifth dimensions and Tenet is no exception. In fact, despite downplaying the s...

Run Time: 2:31
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-12-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, ...
Valkyrie

Going into this film, I wondered whether the filmmakers would succeed at generating tension out of an event whose outcome is so well-known. Even those with only a rudimentary knowledge of history are aware that Hitler did not die as the result of ...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2008-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: Tom Cruise, Jamie Parker, Kevin McNally, ...