Movies starring Penelope Wilton

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BFG, The

E.T. There, I’ve gotten it out of the way - the obligatory mention of the classic 1982 collaboration between director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Melissa Mathison that every critic will make when reviewing The BFG. The truth is, howev...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2016-07-01
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance, Penelope Wilton, ...
Downton Abbey

If you don’t know who the Earl of Grantham is, you can probably stop here. If you don’t know Lady Mary’s tragic history, this movie may not be for you. And if you aren’t breathlessly awaiting the next cutting quip from Lady Violet, the...

Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 2019-09-20
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Drama
Director: Michael Engler
Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, ...
Match Point

In my review of Woody Allen's previous misfire, Melinda and Melinda, I wrote the following: "Lately, Allen's films have sunk into a state of heightened mediocrity - sporadically entertaining, but often disappointing, at least for those clinging to ...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2005-12-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, ...
Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead is a spoof, but at the same time, it's a semi-serious horror movie. It's also an homage to George Romero's Dead series (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead) and a societal commentary. Admittedly, with so ...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2004-09-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: COMEDY/HORROR
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, ...
Summerland

Summerland, the directorial debut of playwright Jessica Swale, tells the familiar story of the spinster who has an unwanted ward thrust upon her and, despite initially resenting him, comes to care for him. Swale’s screenplay deflects some cr...

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-11-17
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Drama
Director: Jessica Swale
Cast: Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Courtenay, ...