Movies with music written by Patrick Doyle

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Hamlet

"Presenting the play uncut has allowed the characters to reveal even more, and we discover extra details about them which are usually lost on stage. The political situation becomes clearer, and Hamlet is revealed as a knowledgeable man of the thea...

Run Time: 4:02
U.S. Release Date: 1996-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Timothy Spall, Rufus Sewell, Kate Winslet, ...
Dead Again

Of the eight movies committed to celluloid by director Kenneth Branagh, five of them have been either adapted from one of Shakespeare's plays (Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost) or have made significant use of the Bard's...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 1991-08-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi, ...
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing is Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of one of Shakespeare's better-known comedies. Centered around two romances - Hero (Kate Beckinsale) and Claudio (Robert Sean Leonard), and Benedick (Kenneth Branagh) and Beatrice (Emma Thomps...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 1993-05-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Nudity, Mature Themes)
Genre: COMEDY/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, ...
Sense and Sensibility

It's a curious thing that the best 1995 adaptation of a Jane Austen book happens to be of her worst novel. Sense and Sensibility was the author's first published work and, as is often the case with early writing efforts, displays an undeniable shal...

Run Time: 2:15
U.S. Release Date: 1995-12-13
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: DRAMA/ROMANCE
Director: Ang Lee
Cast: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, ...
Bridget Jones' Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary is, quite simply, the finest motion picture released by Miramax Films since 1999's The Cider House Rules. Based on the novel by Helen Fielding, the screenplay for Bridget Jones's Diary (written by Four Weddings and a Funeral ...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2001-04-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Profanity,Violence)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Sharon Maguire
Cast: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, ...
Cinderella

The re-interpretation of an animated film into a live-action version is a tricky and difficult process - one made more uncertain when the movie in question is one of the classics. Cinderella, released by Disney in 1951, has been beloved by three gene...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2015-03-13
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: FANTASY/ROMANCE
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Lily James, ...
Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost has always been regarded as one of the most enigmatic of Shakespeare's plays. In modern times, it is almost never performed, and, unlike the text of the Bard's major works, it fails to come alive on the printed page. In an in...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2000-06-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: MUSICAL/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Briers, Emily Mortimer, ...
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, ...
Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

"In the last 20, 30 years, [Frankenstein has] been claimed by a whole generation of academics and scholars as a seminal piece of literature of that time. [It's] something which now, post-Freud, they feel reveals so many observations about family l...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 1994-11-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: DRAMA/HORROR
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, ...
Great Expectations

You have to give a film maker credit for exhibiting the necessary chutzpah to take one of the most beloved classics in the English language, Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, and transform it into a modern-day morality play/romance. Viewers...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 1998-01-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Bancroft, ...