Movies directed by Roger Michell

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Blackbird

At some point during its development, Blackbird, an English-language re-imagining of the 2014 Danish movie Silent Heart, was probably envisioned as Oscar bait. That’s the inevitable result of putting together a cast comprised of A-list actor...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-11-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs, Adult Themes)
Genre: Drama
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, Kate Winslet, ...
Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson represents the odd marriage of an uninteresting, borderline-creepy "romance" and a peek behind the scenes of a notable but unsung historical event. 2012 has seen dramatizations of eras from the administrations of two of America'...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2012-12-07
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West, ...
Morning Glory

Like the occasionally dark Broadcast News and the considerably bleaker Network, Morning Glory takes a peek behind the curtain of television newscasts and reveals that all is not as clean and ordered as it appears over-the-air. The film is at its b...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2010-11-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Rachel McAdams, Patrick Wilson, Harrison Ford, ...
My Cousin Rachel

The enduring popularity of Daphne Du Maurier’s 1951 novel, My Cousin Rachel, relates to the ambiguity surrounding the title character. In his solid 2017 adaptation of the book, screenwriter/director Roger Michell (Notting Hill) has captured the...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2017-06-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Brief Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Mystery
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Iain Glen, ...
Notting Hill

In Western culture, we are obsessed by the concept of celebrity. How else can one explain the plague of paparazzi that descends on public figures when they make appearances, or the popularity of gossip magazines and TV shows? Celebrities are l...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 1999-05-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, ...
Persuasion

Jane Austen, considered by many literary critics to be among the first of the "modern" writers, is perhaps best known for creating believable, strong-willed, independent female characters in an era when women in books were often little more than wi...

Run Time: 1:44
U.S. Release Date: 1995-09-27
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Amanda Root, Ciaran Hinds, Sophie Thompson, ...
Venus

The Oscar buzz surrounding Peter O'Toole is deafening. Despite having been nominated seven times, he has never won an Academy Award (unless you consider the honorary statue presented to him a few years ago). Roger Michell's Venus, which may be O'...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2006-12-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Whittaker, Leslie Phillips, ...