Movies directed by Joe Wright

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Anna Karenina

Like Frankenstein and Hamlet, Anna Karenina is a literary touchstone that filmmakers return to on a regular basis. The first filmed version of the book was a 1910 German silent which has long since been lost to the ages. It was released shortly bef...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2012-11-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Kiera Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, ...
Atonement

Joe Wright's interpretation of Ian McEwan's Atonement proves that, when it comes to literary adaptations, he understands what he's doing. Wright’s previous feature was Pride and Prejudice, a significantly happier production than this one (althoug...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2007-12-07
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Romola Garai, ...
Darkest Hour

It has been a good year for movies related to the 1940 evacuation from Dunkirk. Combined with Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (about the actual events) and Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest (about a clumsy propaganda film made about the situation), ...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, ...
Hanna

Dark, visceral, and brimming with suspense, Hanna is not the follow-up to Pride & Prejudice and Atonement one might expect from director Joe Wright. Nevertheless, here it is: an intriguing, original thriller that owes as much of a debt to the like...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2011-04-08
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER/ACTION
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, ...
Pan

How's a studio to proceed when it wants to do something with a classic, family-friendly property but believes a straightforward remake to be redundant? The solution, as recently explored by several would-be franchises, is to expand the canvas. Ma...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2015-10-09
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mild Violence)
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, ...
Pride & Prejudice

When Hollywood adapts, we get Bewitched and The Dukes of Hazzard. When the British film industry adapts, we get Shakespeare and Austen. This explains why there is another version of Pride & Prejudice to be digested. And, while nothing will come clo...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2005-11-11
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: ROMANCE
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Keira Knightley, Matthew MacFadyen, Donald Sutherland, ...
Soloist, The

One of the most difficult things for a filmmaker to accomplish is to craft a drama that provides emotional satisfaction without resorting to overt manipulation. Director Joe Wright has thus far achieved this twice, with a superlative adaptation of...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2009-04-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Jamie Foxx, ...