David Thewlis

David Thewlis

Date of Birth: 20 Mar 1963

Country: UK

Biography: David Thewlis is an English film, television and stage character actor, as well as a writer. Recent credits include Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Terrence Malick's The New World (2005) and The Omen (2006). As a director, he was nominated for a BAFTA for best short film for Hello, Hello, Hello (1995); he has also written, directed and starred in the feature Cheeky (2003)...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 71 (Actor)

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    Gangster No. 1
    The brutal, mesmerizing story of a deadly battle of wills between a gangland leader and his apprentice, a young man who emulates him to the point of psychosis and beyond. (IFC Films)
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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry. (imdb)
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    Seven Years in Tibet
    Brad Pitt stars in the soaring adventure and incredible true story of an Austrian prisoner of war who is transformed by his friendship with the young Dalai Lama. (Sony)
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    Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?
    Harold Smith, a quiet middle-aged Englishman becomes an instant celebrity when he suddenly starts exhibiting psychic and telekinetic powers.
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    Kingdom of Heaven
    An epic adventure about a common man who finds himself thrust into a decades-long war, a stranger in a strange land. He serves a doomed king, falls in love with an exotic forbidden queen, and rises to the knighthood. Ultimately, he must protect the people of Jerusalem from overwhelming forces while striving to keep a fragile peace. (20th Century Fox)
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    The New World
    A sweeping adventure set amidst the first encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of the Jamestown Virginia settlement in 1607.
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    Basic Instinct 2
    A slick psychological thriller, Basic Instinct 2 explores what happens when the darker side of human nature is uncovered. Has the intelligent, seductive and manipulative Catherine Tramell (Stone) finally met her match? (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
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    The Island of Dr. Moreau
    After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that it's inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor. (imdb)
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    Restoration
    An aspiring young doctor, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King... (imdb)
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    James and the Giant Peach
    An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City. (imdb)
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    Dragonheart
    The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality. (imdb)
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    Naked
    Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend... (imdb)
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    Little Dorrit
    "Little Dorrit" was released to theaters in two parts, each running approximately three hours. The first part, subtitled "Nobody's Fault," introduced us to the seamstress title character, who chooses to live in debtor's prison with her father. Good Samaritan Arthur Clennam endeavors to help both father and daughter. The second part, also known as "Little Dorrit's Story," details Dorrit's escape from penury to lasting happiness. (AllMovie)
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    Besieged
    When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr. Kinsky, an eccentric English pianist and composer (imdb)
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    Total Eclipse
    A sensationalized retelling of the Rimbaud-Verlaine story. The great French poet Arthur Rimbaud wrote all his poems, which continue to amaze and inspire to this day, during a brief burst of activity in the early 1870s, when he was just a teenager (imdb)
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    Damage
    A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée. They pursue their affair with obsessive abandon despite the dangers of discovery and what it would do to his complacent life and his son (imdb)
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    The Omen
    A remake of the 1976 horror classic The Omen (1976), an American official realizes that his young son may literally be the devil incarnate. (imdb)
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    Black Beauty
    The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life. (imdb)
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    Life Is Sweet
    Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on Andy, a cook who forever puts off home remodeling projects, and with a drunken friend, buys a broken down lunch wagon... (imdb)
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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
    In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts only to discover that much of the wizarding community has been led to believe that the story of the teenager's recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort is a lie, putting Harry's integrity in question. Worse, the Minister for Magic, Cornelius Fudge, has appointed a new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, the duplicitous Professor Dolores Umbridge... (imdb)
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    The Inner Life of Martin Frost
    After working for three years on a novel, writer Martin Frost borrows the empty country house of his friends for a long-needed rest. No sooner does he arrive, however, than an idea for a new story inspires him to get back to work. (New Yorker Films)
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    Dinotopia
    Dinotopia (2002) - TV Mini-Series
    Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island and soon discover it is not only inhabited by people, but by dinosaurs as well! While the place seems easy enough to get used to, the boys must find a way of returning to their home. (imdb)
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    Divorcing Jack
    A married drunk (Thewlis) hooks up with the ex-girlfriend of a viscious local criminal (Isaacs). He gets booted out of home for his infedelity, has a murderer on his tail, and must try to write the story of his life in order to save his journalism job. He gets help from a stripper dressed as a nun (Griffiths) and goes undercover dressed as Shaggy from Scooby Doo. He finds a drinking buddy in an American fellow journalist. (imdb)
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    The Trial
    Joseph K. awakes one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told what he is charged with, and despite being "arrested," is allowed to remain free and go to work. But despite the strange nature of his arrest, Joseph soon learns that his trial, however odd, is very real, and tries desperately to spare himself from the court's judgement. (imdb)
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    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
    Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. (imdb)
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    The Short & Curlies
    A short comedy by Mike Leigh about the romance between a young woman and a man who communicates only through jokes and humor. The story is told as a series of very short vignettes between her and the man and her and her doting mother, a hairdresser. (imdb)
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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
    As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously "This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past. (imdb)
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    Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
    Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. (imdb)
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    Veronika Decides to Die
    Veronika is a woman who wakes up in a mental institution after a failed suicide attempt. She discovers that she has a weakened heart and only days to live. The film follows her recovery as she finds true love and a newfound will to survive. (imdb)
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    Vroom
    A love story - a young man for an older woman and his best friend and his Chevrolet. Their lives are bleak with domestic wrangles. But then the 'older woman' moves in next door...
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    Resurrected
    True story of a British soldier who is left behind in the Falklands after the war with Argentina. He travels on a journey from the Falkland Islands to his army barracks in England where he is severely beaten and ostracized by his fellow soldiers.
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    Prime Suspect 3
    Prime Suspect 3 (1993) - TV Mini-Series
    Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
    Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the Trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned. (imdb)
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    Mr. Nice
    The life story of Howard Marks, an elite British drug smuggler. (imdb)
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    London Boulevard
    "London Boulevard" is the story of a man newly released from prison who falls in love with a reclusive young movie star and finds himself in a duel with a vicious gangster. (imdb)
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    Anonymous
    A political thriller about who actually wrote the plays of William Shakespeare-- Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford-- set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her. (imdb)
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    Endgame
    Endgame (2000) - TV Movie
    Hamm is blind and unable to stand; Clov, his servant, is unable to sit; Nagg and Nell are his father and mother, who are legless and live in dustbins. Together they live in a room with two windows, but there may be nothing at all outside. (imdb)
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    The Lady
    Luc Besson takes on the inspiring true story of Burmese pro-democracy activist, leader and political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi (Michelle Yeoh) and the tenacious long-distance bond she maintained with her British husband, Michael Aris (David Thewlis) while under house arrest for over a decade. (tiff.net)
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    Dandelion Dead
    Dandelion Dead (1994) - TV Mini-Series
    The true story of Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong, a solicitor, who lived in the small Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye. In 1921 he was charged with poisoning his domineering wife Catherine and attempting to poison a business rival Oswald Martin. (imdb)
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    American Perfekt
    Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which every decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick up her flunked out sister, Alice. After being forced off the road by a mysterious assailant, however, Sandra is picked up by Jake, who's coin flipping amoral attitude quickly excites her own desire to break a few rules. (imdb)
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    War Horse
    Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend. (imdb)
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    Red 2
    Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. (imdb)
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    The Fifth Estate
    A dramatic thriller based on real events, THE FIFTH ESTATE reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization. (imdb)
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    The Zero Theorem
    A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him. (imdb)
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    Stonehearst Asylum
    A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues -- though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change. (imdb)
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    The Theory of Everything
    A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. (imdb)
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    Queen and Country
    John Boorman tells the tale of his Korean War service.
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    The Organ Grinder\
    The short is deliberately made complex: Rhys, a failed painter meets in a pub with some friends to discuss their methods for creating revolutionary paintings. His talk is carefully listened with interest by Pablo the leader of a group of art-inclined cockroaches... (imdb)
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    Macbeth
    Macbeth, a duke of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (imdb)
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    Anomalisa
    Charlie Kaufman's first stop-motion film about a man crippled by the mundanity of his life. (imdb)
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    Legend
    Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s. (imdb)
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    An Inspector Calls
    A mysterious Inspector investigates the wealthy Birling family and their dinner guests following the suicide of a young woman. (imdb)
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    Regression
    A young girl is sexually abused by her father. Thus, begins the disturbing tale of a father and daughter torn apart, thrown into the center of a conspiracy that shocks the nation. (imdb)
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    Goodbye Charlie Bright
    Charlie is a London youngster who,with his friends,indulges in streaking and petty crime. However he aspires to better himself though his reckless friend Justin ruins his chances of working with his cousin Hector as an estate agent. (imdb)
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    Screenplay
    Screenplay (1986) - TV Series
    • Road (1987) - S2 E10
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    Wonder Woman
    Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny. (imdb)
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    The Mercy
    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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    Timeline
    A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued. (imdb)
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    Guest of Honour
    Veronica wants to remain in jail for a sexual assault she knows she's been wrongfully indicted for. She and her father, Jim, find themselves acting out of the bounds of good behavior as the past haunts them. (imdb)
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    Rare Beasts
    An anti rom-com about Mandy, a career-driven single mother, who falls in love with the charming, traditionalist Pete. (imdb)
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    Afraid of the Dark
    A little boy, obsessed with blindness and violence, slowly gets trapped in his own delusions. (imdb)
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    I\
    An unexpected detour causes a woman who is trying to figure out how to break up with her boyfriend to rethink her life.
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    Eternal Beauty
    After Jane (Sally Hawkins) falls into a state of despair over her schizophrenia, she encounters new sources of love and life with surprising results. (imdb)
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    Barkskins
    Barkskins (2020) - TV Series
    Based on the novel by Pulitzer-winner Annie Proulx, BARKSKINS follows a disparate group of outcasts who must navigate brutal hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization- late 1600s New France. (imdb)
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    Landscapers
    Landscapers (2021) - TV Mini-Series
    A devoted and mild-mannered couple decides to kill spouse's parents.
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    Enola Holmes 2
    Now a detective-for-hire, Enola Holmes takes on her first official case to find a missing girl as the sparks of a dangerous conspiracy ignite a mystery that requires the help of friends - and Sherlock himself - to unravel
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    The Feed
    The Feed (2019) - TV Series
    In the near future, people’s minds are connected to The Feed, giving them instant connectivity. (amazon.com)
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    The Amazing Maurice
    This story follows Maurice, a goofy streetwise cat, who has the perfect money-making scam. He finds a dumb-looking kid who plays a pipe and has his very own horde of rats, who are strangely literate. (imdb)
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    Fargo
    Fargo (2014) - TV Series
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    The Artful Dodger
    Set in 1850s Australia the series follows adult double life of Charles Dickens' famous prince of thieves Dodger now a surgeon, but who can't shake his predilection for crime.
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    A Bit of a Do
    A Bit of a Do (1989) - TV Mini-Series
    This series was set in a fictional Yorkshire town and based on the books by David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin and Henry Pratt. Each episode took place at a different social function (a "do") and followed the changing lives of two families, the working-class Simcocks and the middle-class Rodenhursts, together with their respective friends, Rodney and Betty Sillitoe, and Neville Badger.
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