login | register
0 film rankings
more
Kenneth Branagh
portrait

Date of Birth: Dec 10, 1960

Country: UK

Biography: Kenneth Charles Branagh is a Northern Irish actor and film director. He is best known for directing and starring in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays, but has also appeared in a number of films and television series. Branagh is known for his film adaptations of William Shakespeare, beginning with Henry V (1989), followed by Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Hamlet (1996), Love's Labour's Lost (2000) and As You Like It (2006)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 55 - You've Seen 55

Your Average Tiers: 0 (Actor), 0 (Director), 0 (Writer)

Average Rankings: 0 (Actor), 0 (Director), 0 (Writer)

Biography submitted by hellboy76

Find more information about Kenneth Branagh at The Internet Movie Database

Titles You've Ranked (55)
Ordered by Score | Year
No Score
Walking with Dinosaurs Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)  - TV Series
Summary: Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI. (imdb)
No Score
The Lady The Lady's Not for Burning (1987)  - TV Movie
Summary: A war and world weary soldier tries to talk a witch-hunting cleric into hanging him; he is shaken from his quest for death when the beautiful Jennet is also committed for hanging as a witch.
No Score
1939: Hollywood 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (2009)  - TV Movie
Summary: Various film critics and historians talk about how the planets and stars aligned just right in 1939 creating an explosion of excellent films, narrated by Kenneth Branaugh.
No Score
Walking with Prehistoric Beasts Walking with Prehistoric Beasts (2001)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Using the latest digital technology, the era between the dinosaurs and man is superbly recreated by the BBC and Discovery Channel in another winning production from the coalition. (imdb)
No Score
Before the Dinosaurs: Walking with Monsters Before the Dinosaurs: Walking with Monsters (2005)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: A 90-minute documentary about life before the dinosaurs. (imdb)
No Score
Cold War Cold War (1998)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Documentary on the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
No Score
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Summary: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack. (imdb)
No Score
Universal Horror Universal Horror (1998)  - TV Movie
Summary: Documentary on Universal Horror productions.
No Score
Pirate Radio Pirate Radio (2009)
Summary: A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960's. (imdb)
No Score
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Documentary mini-series about the rise and fall of the European silent film industry. (imdb)
No Score
My Week with Marilyn My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Summary: Colin Clark, an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier's, documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during production of The Prince and the Showgirl. (imdb)
No Score
Strange Interlude Strange Interlude (1988)  - TV Episode
Summary: In this experimental play, first produced in 1928, Eugene O'Neill bares the inner souls of his characters by having them speak their thoughts as well as their dialog. Nins Leeds, the daughter of an Ivy League professor, is devastated by the loss of her fiance in World War I. Ignoring the unconditional love of the novelist Charlie Marsden, she rebounds by marrying an amiable fool, Sam Evans, in the hope that a child will give meaning to the marriage.
No Score
Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special (2000)  - Short Film
Summary: This new, extra chapter of Walking with Dinosaurs (1999) focuses on an Allosaurus later discovered in 1999 affectionately called "Big Al", who died as a late adolescent/early adult of six years of age. (imdb)
No Score
Wallander Wallander (2008)  - TV Series
Summary: A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.
No Score
The Magic Flute The Magic Flute (2006)
Summary: Based on Mozart's opera Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, set during World War I in fairy-tale landscape. Prince Tamino is saved by 3 ladies, attendants of Queen of the Night. They give him photo of Pamina, Queen's daughter who's in Sarastro's domain.They also give Tamino magic flute. Tamino and his companion Papageno then battle evil forces to rescue a princess.
No Score
Sleuth Sleuth (2007)
Summary: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer (Caine) matches wits with the struggling actor (Law) who has stolen his wife's heart. (imdb)
No Score
Thor Thor (2011)
Summary: The powerful but arrogant warrior Thor is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard and sent to live amongst humans on Earth, where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.
No Score
Cinderella Cinderella (2015)
Summary: The story of "Cinderella" follows the fortunes of young Ella whose merchant father remarries following the tragic death of her mother. Keen to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine and her daughters Anastasia and Drizella into the family home. But, when Ella's father suddenly and unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. (imdb)
No Score
National Theatre Live: Macbeth National Theatre Live: Macbeth (2013)  - TV Movie
Summary: This electrifying production, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn, Hamlet) in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER) as Lady Macbeth, sold out its entire Manchester run in just nine minutes and received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. (youtube.com)
No Score
As You Like It As You Like It (2006)
Summary: Rosalind, daughter of a Duke, falls in love with Orlando, a young man who is subsequently banished. In order to pursue her beloved, Rosalind disguises herself as a man, resulting in comedic misunderstandings and adventures.
No Score
In the Bleak Midwinter In the Bleak Midwinter (1995)
Summary: Out of work actor Joe volunteers to help try and save his sister's local church for the community by putting on a Christmas production of Hamlet... (imdb)
No Score
The Tramp and the Dictator The Tramp and the Dictator (2002)
Summary: A look at the parallel lives of Charles Chaplin and Adolf Hitler and how they crossed with the creation of The Great Dictator (1940). (imdb)
No Score
The Winter The Winter's Tale (2015)
Summary: Shakespeareʼs timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production at The Garrick by Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company.
No Score
Dunkirk Dunkirk (2017)
Summary: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. (imdb)
No Score
Mindhorn Mindhorn (2016)
Summary: A has-been actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective series "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be a real person. (imdb)
No Score
Murder on the Orient Express Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Summary: A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man's race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. (imdb)
No Score
Valkyrie Valkyrie (2008)
Summary: Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII. (imdb)
No Score
The Periwig-Maker The Periwig-Maker (1999)  - Short Film
Summary: A man seals himself off in medieval plague-infested London to escape the danger of infection. When a little girl seeks his help his life is turned upside down. (BBC)
No Score
The Goebbels Experiment The Goebbels Experiment (2005)
Summary: This documentary lets the Nazi propaganda mastermind behind Hitler talk directly to you as actor Kenneth Branagh reads pages of the diary he kept without interruption from 1924 to 1945. (First Run Features)
No Score
Wild Wild West Wild Wild West (1999)
Summary: A retro epic that mixes witty science fiction with hip-hop savoir-faire -- all set against a Western background. (Warner Bros.)
No Score
Anne Frank Remembered Anne Frank Remembered (1995)
Summary: Using previously unreleased archival material in addition to contemporary interviews, this academy award-winning... (imdb)
No Score
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)
No Score
Hamlet Hamlet (1996)
Summary: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing. (imdb)
No Score
The Road to El Dorado The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Summary: The story is about two swindlers who get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado while pulling off some sort of scam. Their plan goes bad and the rogues end up lost at sea after a number of misfortunes. Oddly enough, they end up on the shores of El Dorado and are worshiped by the natives for their foreign appearance. (imdb)
No Score
Rabbit-Proof Fence Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Summary: The true story of Molly Craig, a young black Australian girl who leads her younger sister and cousin in an escape from an internment camp, set up as a part of a government policy to train Aboriginal children as domestic workers and integrate them into white society. (Miramax)
No Score
The Gingerbread Man The Gingerbread Man (1998)
Summary: He knew the law, but he forgot the rules: Never get involved with a client. And never put your family in danger. Step into the courtly world of Savannah's top-tier law firms. Meet one of the brightest young stars of the bar, Rick Magruder (Branagh). And witness how his obsession with a beautiful, mysterious client (Davidtz), stalked by her deranged father, plunges him into a world of terrifying intrigue and deadly deceit. (Universal)
No Score
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)
No Score
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Summary: Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relations, Harry Potter gets a real shock when he gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry Potter against returning to Hogwarts, for terrible things are going to happen. Harry decides to ignore Dobby's warning and continues with his pre-arranged schedule. But at Hogwarts, strange and terrible things are indeed happening... (imdb)
No Score
How to Kill Your Neighbor How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Summary: Shy, chain-smoking, insomniac Peter McGowan is an L.A. playwright with a string of hits that preceded his current ten years of failed productions. His mother-in-law is sinking into senility, a stranger is meandering the neighborhood claiming to be him, neighbors have a new dog that barks all night; his wife wants to have a child, and he does not: he's become impotent. He's working on a new play when a single mom moves in next door with her 8-year-old daughter... (imdb)
No Score
Love Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Summary: The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honour is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princess of France and her three lovely companions. It's love at first sight for all concerned followed by the men's highly entertaining but hopeless efforts to disguise their feelings. (imdb)
No Score
Frankenstein Frankenstein (1994)
Summary: When Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man he just created, the monster escapes and later swears revenge. (imdb)
No Score
Othello Othello (1995)
Summary: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic. (imdb)
No Score
The Theory of Flight The Theory of Flight (1998)
Summary: A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron disease. She admits her wish to be de-flowered before her death. The man declines but offers to help pay for a gigolo to do the deed. The following events play off the inherent comedy and drama of the circumstances.
No Score
Shackleton Shackleton (2002)  - TV Movie
Summary: The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice. (imdb)
No Score
Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: Lon Chaney, the silent movie star and makeup artist, renowned for his various characterizations and celebrated for his horror films, becomes the subject of this documentary... (imdb)
No Score
The Proposition The Proposition (1998)
Summary: Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is sterile, so they hire Harvard law student Roger Martin to impregnate Eleanor, but unfortunately Roger falls in love with her. (imdb)
No Score
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.
No Score
Warm Springs Warm Springs (2005)  - TV Movie
Summary: A look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's pre-presidency days, from his being diagnosed with polio one year after his unsuccessful bid for the White House as presidential nominee James Cox's running mate, through his rehabilitation in Warm Springs, Ga., to his nomination of Al Smith for Democratic Presidential candidate in 1928. (imdb)
No Score
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)
No Score
Henry V Henry V (1989)
Summary: The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France. (imdb)
No Score
Chariots of Fire Chariots of Fire (1981)
Summary: The story of two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian who compete in the 1924 Olympics. (imdb)
No Score
Conspiracy Conspiracy (2001)  - TV Movie
Summary: A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised. (imdb)
No Score
High Season High Season (1987)
Summary: On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist for the town square; the sculptor he brings to Rhodes is Kate's ex-husband... (imdb)
No Score
A Month in the Country A Month in the Country (1987)
Summary: 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)
No Score
Celebrity Celebrity (1998)
Summary: Lee Simon, unsuccessful journalist and wanna-be novelist, tries to get a foot into the door with celebrities. After divorcing his wife Robin, Lee gets to meet a lot folks of the rich and / or beautiful, partly through journalism, partly because he has a script to offer. But life among those from out-of-this-world is hard, and his putative success always results in defeat. Meanwhile Robin meets a very desirable TV-producer and takes the first steps in the world of celebrities herself. (imdb)