Movies with screenplay written by Anthony Mccarten

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Bohemian Rhapsody

The most compelling thing about Queen has always been the music. The story behind the band, like the stories behind many bands, is a combination of the banal, the tragic, and the clichéd. For this “based on a true story” movie, the filmma...

Run Time: 2:13
U.S. Release Date: 2018-11-02
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Drama/Musical
Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Joseph Mazzello, ...
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, ...
I Wanna Dance with Somebody

I Wanna Dance with Somebody (full title: Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody) is as generic a musical bio-pic as one is likely to find. A by-the-numbers, slightly fictionalized chronicle of the rise and fall of pop singer Whitney Houston (...

Run Time: 2:25
U.S. Release Date: 2022-12-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Musical
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Cast: Naomi Ackie, Stanley Tucci, Ashton Sanders, ...
Theory of Everything, The

James Marsh's The Theory of Everything is an unremarkable bio-pic about a remarkable man. Its ordinariness is in large part compensated for by an extraordinary performance from lead actor Eddy Redmayne. Those looking for a chronology of the life of...

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 2014-11-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Adult Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: James Marsh
Cast: Eddy Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis