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Colin Firth
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Date of Birth: Sep 10, 1960

Country: UK

Biography: Colin Andrew Firth, CBE is an English film, television, and stage actor. Firth gained wide public attention in the 1990s for his portrayal of Mr. Darcy in the 1995 television adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. In 2011, Firth received the Academy Award for his portrayal of King George VI in The King's Speech, a performance that also earned him the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 66 - You've Seen 66

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Titles You've Rated (66)
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Nostromo (1996)
Nostromo (1996) - TV Mini-Series
A sweeping, 3-part adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novel about a fractionalized South American country, a much-coveted silver mine, and a simple stevedore who's drafted into helping the mine owner save its riches.
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My Life So Far (1999)
Memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son, and his older sister. When the elder woman's son shows up at the estate with his French fiancé, everything gets thrown into turmoil. The young boy takes a sudden interest in her sexual allure and his father is disturbed by his own non-Victorian feelings. (imdb)
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Main Street (2010)
Several residents of a small Southern city whose lives are changed by the arrival of a stranger with a controversial plan to save their decaying hometown... (imdb)
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons. (imdb)
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Lost Empires (1986)
Lost Empires (1986) - TV Mini-Series
From Lost Empires novel released in conjunction with original telecast "In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the British music hall. Traveling from one city to the next, assisting at conjuring acts and disappearing acts, Richard comes to know romance, politics and high adventure. The next year, in a true and terrifying vanishing act, the guns of August blast away that world forever. (imdb)
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Gambit (2012)
An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen. (imdb)
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The Turn of the Screw (1999)
A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. (imdb)
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Wings of Fame (1990)
A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered. (imdb)
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The King
Tom Hooper directs this drama based on the true story of Britain's King George VI (Colin Firth), a man who for years struggled with a nervous disposition and an embarrassing stutter -- until he seeks help from unorthodox Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush). Logue's pioneering treatment and unlikely friendship give the royal leader a sense of confidence that serves him and his country well during the dark days of World War II.
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Dorian Gray (2009)
For those who are unaware Dorian Gray is the story of a man who's soul becomes trapped inside his painted portrait. As a result, he stays young and beautiful forever, while his painted self grows old and decays. The lengths that Dorian goes to in order to keep all of this a secret lead him to murder. (imdb)
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Out of the Blue (1991)
TV play about a video director. (imdb)
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Hope Springs (2003)
Colin's a sad-eyed British artist holed up in a rundown hotel in small-town Vermont after being dumped by his fiancée. The hotel owner plays matchmaker and introduces him to a local girl. Romance ensues, though Colin's ex may be looking to reunite. (imdb)
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A Single Man (2009)
A 52 year old British college professor is struggling to find meaning to his life after the death of his long time partner, Jim.
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St Trinian
The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate. (imdb)
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A Christmas Carol (2009)
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. (imdb)
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Arthur Newman (2012)
After faking his own death and adopting a new identity, a depressed divorcee (Colin Firth) meets a troubled young woman (Emily Blunt) who spurs him on to new heights of playacting during a cross-country spree of life-swapping and bed-hopping. (tiff.net)
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Devil
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. (imdb)
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Red Nose Day Actually (2017)
After 13 years, the cast of Love Actually reunite to pick up from where they are now. (imdb)
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Bridget Jones
The continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s. (imdb)
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The Secret Laughter of Women (1999)
A beautiful young single mother feels the pressure from the ex-pat Nigerian community to get married. Her precocious son has met his hero, a cynical English comic book writer and decides he is a match for his mum. The fall for each other but their love is tested by resistance from the community.
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Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. (imdb)
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The Mercy (2018)
Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea. (imdb)
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The Happy Prince (2018)
The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor. (imdb)
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Londinium (2001)
It follows the romantically entwined lives of a TV writer, producer, actress and makeup artist. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Genius (2016)
A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others. (imdb)
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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)
Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. (imdb)
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Camille (1984)
Camille (1984) - TV Movie
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her. (imdb)
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The Railway Man (2014)
A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. (imdb)
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Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. (imdb)
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her. (imdb)
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The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (2011)
As a historian and unashamed fan, Professor Amanda Vickery is fascinated by how Jane Austen, an anonymous minor novelist in her lifetime, is 200 years later recognised as a unique British literary genius whose fame rivals Dickens and Shakespeare. From a convention centre in Texas to Princess Diana's family home, and from the trenches of World War I to the silver screen of Hollywood, Vickery explores how and why generations of readers have been won over by just six classic novels. (bbc.co.uk)
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Born Equal (2006)
Four characters living in one neighbourhood in London - all living dramatically different lives, all of them on the edge - see their stories unfold.
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The Secret Garden (1987)
When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She wishes to discover what has caused him so much sorrow and to bring joy back to the household. It all must have something to do with the screams and wails which echo through the house at night and no one wants to talk about. (imdb)
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Easy Virtue (2008)
A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
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Valmont (1989)
Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman... (imdb)
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Nanny McPhee (2006)
In this dark and witty fable, Emma Thompson portrays a person of unsettling appearance and magical powers who enters the household of the recently widowed Mr. Brown (Firth) and attempts to tame his seven ill-behaved children. (Universal Pictures)
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Where the Truth Lies (2005)
A provocative film about interconnected lives that are shattered by ill-fated acts of deception and ambition. Shifting effortlessly between mob-run clubs of the mid-50's and glamorous Hollywood Hills mansions of 1972, the film explores the dark, beguiling, and inevitably destructive side of fame and fortune. The result is a tense and atmospheric mystery that uses cinematic sleight-of-hand to challenge any preconceptions about "truth." (Serendipity Point Films)
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Circle of Friends (1995)
'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone... (imdb)
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Conspiracy (2001)
A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised. (imdb)
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A Month in the Country (1987)
Five centuries ago a mural was created in a country church in the north of England and then hidden under layers of white paint. Looking at it again will be a distraction, the Rev. Mr. Keach tells WWI veteran Tom Birken who will spend a month in the country restoring the mural... (imdb)
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Trauma (2004)
Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's (Colin Firth) world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a beautiful young neighbour Charlotte (Mena Suvari). (imdb)
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What a Girl Wants (2003)
Determined to live out her fantasy of forging a storybook relationship with her long-absent dad, a spirited young American girl (Bynes) impulsively hops a flight to London, where she quickly discovers that her father (Firth) is a high profile politician. (Warner Bros.)
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Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Shakespeare in Love is a romantic comedy for the 1990s set in the 1590s. It imaginatively unfolds the witty, sexy and timeless tale behind the creation of the greatest love story ever told. (Miramax Films)
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The English Patient (1996)
Adapted from Michael Ondaatje's acclaimed novel set against the backdrop of World War II, Anthony Mingehlla's Oscar-winning drama stars Ralph Fiennes as a horribly burned pilot who recounts a tale of doomed romance to the nurse tending him (Juliette Binoche). As his story is revealed via flashback, so too are secrets about his identity and the depth of his passion for the woman he loved.
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Bridget Jones
At the start of the New Year, 32-year-old Bridget (Zellweger) decides it's time to take control of her life -- and start keeping a diary. Now, the most provocative, erotic and hysterical book on her bedside table is the one she's writing. (Miramax)
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Fever Pitch (1997)
A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth (Colin Firth) believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he meets Sarah. Their relationship develops in tandem with Arsenal's roller coaster fortunes in the football league, both leading to a nail biting climax. (imdb)
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works. (imdb)
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Love Actually (2003)
This ultimate romantic comedy weaves together a spectacular number of love affairs into one amazing story. (Universal Pictures)
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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
A film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's hilarious play about two young gents living in 1890's England who have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. (Miramax)
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The Advocate (1993)
In medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However, he is soon drawn into amorous and political intrigues. At the same time, he is pushed to defend a pig, owned by the mysterious gypsy Samira. The pig has been arrested for the murder of a young boy. (imdb)
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Tumbledown (1988)
Based on the experiences of Lieutenant Robert Lawrence, M.C. (imdb)
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Mamma Mia! (2008)
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA.
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Apartment Zero (1989)
Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc(Colin Firth) is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane mothers room due to poor ticket sales at his revival movie theater. Jack Carney (Hart Bochner), the new roommate, appears normal enough at first but it soon becomes apparent that he is hiding something. (imdb)
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The Accidental Husband (2008)
When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge. (imdb)
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Genova (2008)
A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genova changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her sexuality (imdb)
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Relative Values (2000)
A man returns home with his bride-to-be, an actress, who turns out to be the sister of his family's maid. (imdb)
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Mad at the Moon (1992)
A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon. (imdb)
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Then She Found Me (2007)
A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her real one, an eccentric talk show host, materializes and turns her life upside down as she begins a courtship with the father of one of her students. (imdb)
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Another Country (1984)
Based on the award winning play by Julian Mitchell, the film explores the effect of Public School life in the 1930's on Guy Bennett (Rupert Everett) as his homosexuality and unwillingness to "play the game" turns him eastwards towards communist Russia. (imdb)
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. (imdb)
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The Last Legion (2007)
As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters. (imdb)
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St. Trinian
St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy. (imdb)
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And When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
And When Did You Last See Your Father? is Blake Morrison's moving and candid memoir of his father in the weeks leading up to his death. When Arthur Morrison was diagnosed with terminal cancer he had only a few weeks left to live. Morrison traveled to Yorkshire to stay with his mother in the village where he grew up... (imdb)
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A Thousand Acres (1997)
A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories. (imdb)
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Blackadder Back & Forth (1999)
It's Millennium Eve and Blackadder is hosting a dinner party for a few select friends, Lady Elizabeth ('Miranda Richardson' ), Viscount George (Hugh Laurie), Archbishop Melchett ('Stephen Fry' ), and Archbishop Darling (Tim McInnerny). Baldrick (Tony Robinson) devises yet another of his infamous cunning plans... (imdb)
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason takes our beloved Bridget on a hilarious and unexpected new journey as she navigates the treacherous territory of modern love without ever losing her inimitable sense of humor. (Universal)
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