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Emma Thompson
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Date of Birth: Apr 15, 1959

Country: UK

Biography: Emma Thompson is a British actress, comedienne and screenwriter. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End. The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father... (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 51 - You've Seen 51

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Titles You've Ranked (51)
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Fry and Laurie Reunited Fry and Laurie Reunited (2010)  - TV Movie
Summary: Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are now known as two of the world's most popular figures in entertainment, enjoying solo success. But it's easy for a new generation of comedy fans to forget that at the start of their careers they worked together as one of the nation's most popular comedy double acts. This UK premiere celebrates the 30th anniversary of the pair working together, talking about their friendship, their personalities and talk through some of their favourite sketches. (imdb)
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The Song of Lunch The Song of Lunch (2010)  - TV Movie
Summary: Christopher Reed's poem 'The Song of Lunch' is brought to life. The story is a classic male tragedy, of a drunken middle-aged man whose awareness of his own increasing unattractiveness is a self-fulfilling prophesy; but the observation and psychology are razor sharp, and the words clear and cutting. (imdb)
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Men in Black III Men in Black III (2012)
Summary: Agent J travels in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s, to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (imdb)
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Brave Brave (2012)
Summary: Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (imdb)
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Beautiful Creatures Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Summary: Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town. (imdb)
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Nanny McPhee Returns Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)
Summary: Nanny McPhee (Thompson) arrives to help a harried young mother (Gyllenhaal) who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons. (imdb)
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An Education An Education (2009)
Summary: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
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The Blue Boy The Blue Boy (1994)  - TV Movie
Summary: Marie is an insecure housewife whose husband, Joe, is having an affair. The two of them take a holiday to rural Scotland, but by sheer bad luck, end up at the hotel Joe uses for his "getaways." There, Marie is told the story of a young boy who drowned in a nearby lake long ago, and finds herself becoming more and more obsessed with his ghost.
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Last Chance Harvey Last Chance Harvey (2008)
Summary: In London for his daughter's wedding, a rumpled man finds his romantic spirits lifted by a new woman in his life.
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Judas Kiss Judas Kiss (1998)
Summary: A woman (Carla Gugino) and her lover (Simon Baker-Denny), who has made a living by running sex scams at hotels, decide to enter the big time by kidnapping a computer company owner (Greg Wise) and demanding $4 million ransom. The two hire a tech wizard (Gil Bellows) and a muscle man (Til Scweiger), who amuses himself by playing Russian roulette. Things go awry during the kidnapping when a neighbor is killed, who turns out to be the wife of a powerful senator (Hal Holbrook). (imdb)
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Pirate Radio Pirate Radio (2009)
Summary: A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960's. (imdb)
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Love Punch Love Punch (2013)
Summary: Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson star in this romantic caper comedy as a divorced duo who set aside their differences to undertake a high-stakes jewel robbery on the Côte d'Azur. (tiff.net)
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Saving Mr. Banks Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Summary: Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her eponymous novel. (imdb)
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Bridget Jones Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
Summary: The continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s. (imdb)
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Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Summary: An adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. (imdb)
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I Am Legend I Am Legend (2007)
Summary: Robert Neville is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable...and manmade. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City...and maybe the world. But he is not alone. (Warner Bros.)
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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)
Summary: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father. (imdb)
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The Children Act The Children Act (2017)
Summary: As her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) founders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make at work - should she force a teenage boy, Adam (Fionn Whitehead), to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her. (imdb)
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Alone in Berlin Alone in Berlin (2016)
Summary: Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting "the threat". (imdb)
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Burnt Burnt (2015)
Summary: Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars. (imdb)
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Effie Gray Effie Gray (2014)
Summary: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray. (effiegraymovie.com)
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Men, Women & Children Men, Women & Children (2014)
Summary: A poignant look at the many ways that the internet has changed the relationships between teenagers and their parents. (TIFF)
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A Walk in the Woods A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Summary: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends. (imdb)
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The Legend of Barney Thomson The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015)
Summary: Barney Thomson, awkward, diffident, Glasgow barber, lives a life of desperate mediocrity and his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of the serial killer. (imdb)
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Brideshead Revisited Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Summary: The memoirs of Captain Charles Ryder who is stationed at Brideshead Castle during WWII and remembers his involvement with the owners of the Brideshead estate: the aristocratic yet Catholic Flyte family and in particular brother and sister Sebastian and Julia.
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Cambridge Footlights Revue Cambridge Footlights Revue (1982)  - TV Movie
Summary: A TV version of the Cambridge Footlights Revue "The Cellar Tapes", winner of the first-ever Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1981. (imdb)
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Sense and Sensibility Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Summary: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites. (imdb)
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The Remains of the Day The Remains of the Day (1993)
Summary: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude. (imdb)
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Treasure Planet Treasure Planet (2002)
Summary: A futuristic twist on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, Treasure Planet follows restless teen Jim Hawkins on a fantastic journey across the universe as cabin boy aboard a majestic space galleon. Befriended by the ship's charismatic cyborg cook, John Silver, Jim blossoms under his guidance and shows the makings of a fine shipmate as he and the alien crew battle a supernova, a black hole, and a ferocious space storm. But even greater dangers lie ahead when Jim discovers that his trusted friend Silver is actually a scheming pirate with mutiny on his mind. (imdb)
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Nanny McPhee Nanny McPhee (2006)
Summary: 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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Carrington Carrington (1995)
Summary: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside (imdb)
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Primary Colors Primary Colors (1998)
Summary: John Travolta leads an all-star cast on a wild race to the presidency in this savagely funny comedy. (Universal Pictures)
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Maybe Baby Maybe Baby (2000)
Summary: A romantic comedy about Sam and Lucy, a loving married couple who seem to have it all -- good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes, and an enthusiastic love life. The one thing they lack is what they really want -- a baby. (USA Films)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Summary: 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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Howards End Howards End (1992)
Summary: Encounter of three social classes of the England at the beginning of the century : the victorian capitalists (the Wilcoxes) considering themselves as aristocrats, whose only god is money ; the enlightened bourgeois (the Schlegels), humanistic and philanthropist ; and the workers (the Basts), fighting to survive. The Schlegel sisters' humanism will be torn apart as they try both to softly knock down the Wilcox's prejudices and to help the Basts. (imdb)
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Imagining Argentina Imagining Argentina (2003)
Summary: Set in Argentina during the corrupt military dictatorship of the 1970's, this is the story of a man (Banderas) searching for his wife (Thompson), an outspoken journalist, and his daughter who are among the 30,000 "desaparecidos" (the disappeareds). (Arenas Entertainment)
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Love Actually Love Actually (2003)
Summary: This ultimate romantic comedy weaves together a spectacular number of love affairs into one amazing story. (Universal Pictures)
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Much Ado About Nothing Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Summary: Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well. (imdb)
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Junior Junior (1994)
Summary: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body. (imdb)
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Peter Peter's Friends (1992)
Summary: Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Years Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone. (imdb)
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Angels in America Angels in America (2003)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals. (imdb)
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Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner (2006)
Summary: This feature documentary profiles the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner ("Angels in America," "Caroline or Change," "Homebody/Kabul"). It tells the story of a relentlessly creative spirit at work and of how Kushner, raised in the Deep South in Lake Charles, Louisiana, would become an outspoken activist, a compassionate spokesperson for outsiders, and one of today's most important and entertaining playwrights. (Balcony Releasing)
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Stranger Than Fiction Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Summary: Will Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS Agent whose world is turned upside-down when he begins to hear his life being chronicled by a narrator only he can hear. The Narrator, Kay Eiffel (Emma Thompson), a nearly forgotten author of tragic novels, is struggling to complete her latest and best book, unaware that her protagonist is alive and uncontrollably guided by her words. Fiction and reality collide when the bewildered and hilariously resistant Harold hears the Narrator say that events have been set in motion that will lead to his imminent death. (Sony)
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Stephen Fry: 50 Not Out Stephen Fry: 50 Not Out (2007)  - TV Movie
Summary: A documentary about the career of the british actor Stephen Fry.
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Wit Wit (2001)  - TV Movie
Summary: A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. (imdb)
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Impromptu Impromptu (1991)
Summary: Novelist George Sand (Judy Davis) falls in love with composer Frédéric Chopin (Hugh Grant). She tries to profess her love for him at a weekend hosted by a pretentious, artistically minded duchess for famous musicians, artists, and writers of the day (imdb)
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The Winter Guest The Winter Guest (1997)
Summary: The film centers on four pairs - Frances is a recent widow who wants to get away from Scotland to Australia... (imdb)
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The Tall Guy The Tall Guy (1989)
Summary: Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever (imdb)
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In the Name of the Father In the Name of the Father (1993)
Summary: Nominated for seven Oscars in 1993, this biopic features the dramatic prowess of Daniel Day-Lewis as the Irishman Gerry Conlon, who was wrongfully sentenced to life in prison for an IRA terrorist attack that killed four people. As if a forced confession weren't enough injustice, the police work to implicate Conlon's father (Pete Postlethwaite) in the same crime. Emma Thompson plays the lawyer who worked for years to uncover the truth.
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Henry V Henry V (1989)
Summary: The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France. (imdb)
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Dead Again Dead Again (1991)
Summary: Mike Church (Branagh) is an L.A. gumshoe with a knack for tossing off wisecracks and tracking down missing persons. But Church doesn't have a clue when he's hired to help a beautiful amnesia victim (Thompson) tormented by bloodcurdling nightmares. Then an eccentric antiques dealer and hypnotist (Derek Jacobi) leads Church to a startling discovery: The source of the nightmares may lie in a past-life connection to Margaret Strauss, a world-famous pianist allegedly murdered by her composer-husband Roman... in 1948. (Paramount)