Movies directed by Edgar Wright

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Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver seeks to inject a dose of high octane into a heist film while illustrating how it’s possible to make a car chase exciting in an era when few action staples have become more boring and predictable. The film also s...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2017-06-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Ansel Elgort, Flea, CJ Jones, ...
Hot Fuzz

It has been remarked by more than one critic that the action comedy can be one of the easiest movies to make poorly and one of the most difficult to make effectively. The problem is evident: comedy and action often war with one another, each tryin...

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 2007-04-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: COMEDY/ACTION
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Simon Pegg, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Dalton, ...
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

It does not follow that a parody has to be funny but, in the case of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, the humor is there. A clever send-up of comic book and video games (circa 1990), this movie illustrates that writer/director Edgar Wright can rise to...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2010-08-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: ACTION/COMEDY
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, ...
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, ...
World's End, The

The World's End represents the conclusion to the so-called "Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy" from the creative team of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost. Finding linkage between this film and its predecessors, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz,...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2013-08-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/COMEDY
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, ...