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Miriam Margolyes

Miriam Margolyes

Date of Birth: May 18, 1941

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 44 (Actor)

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    Early Man (2018)
    Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.
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    The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
    The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.
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    The Legend of Longwood (2014)
    A young girl moves from New York to a mythical village in Ireland. (imdb)
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    The Wedding Video (2012)
    A newly married couple's best man decides to capture their wedding on video and present them with it as a gift. (imdb)
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    The Guilt Trip (2012)
    An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention. (imdb)
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    Blind Revenge (2010)
    Sir Paul, a distinguished author, blinded in a horrific accident, advertises for an amanuensis, an assistant to help him with his writing. He employs the amiable Jane Ryder to be his eyes as he revisits scenes from his past and works on what he intends to be his final opus. Jane appears to be ideal: attractive, intelligent, unruffled by her employer's abrupt eccentricities. But, gradually, we come aware that Jane has another agenda. Incrementally, Sir Paul's familiar surroundings are altered. (imdb)
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    Blackadder
    A countdown of the top 40 "Blackadder" moments chosen by cast and crew members, celebrity fans and 15 genuine Blackadders. (imdb)
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    How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
    A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".
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    The Dukes (2007)
    The Dukes is the wry comic tale of a down-and-out Doo Wop band tho takes a bumbling detour into burglary in their endless quest to make good on their dreams. The film is a rollicking caper that is also deeply candid about life, love, friendship and the heart it takes to keep on struggling to find meaning and connection as life takes one absurd turn after another...
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    Flushed Away (2006)
    From the teams behind "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit," comes this madcap computer animated comedy set on and beneath the streets of London in the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. (DreamWorks)
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    Happy Feet (2006)
    A tone-deaf, tap dancing penguin proves that by being true to yourself, you can make all the difference in the world. (Warner Bros.)
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    Being Julia (2004)
    This intoxicating combination of wicked comedy and smart drama stars Annette Bening as Julia Lambert, a beautiful and beguiling actress in 1930's London. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Chasing Liberty (2004)
    Anna Foster (Mandy Moore) has never had an ordinary life. At eighteen years old, she is the most protected girl in America; she is the First Daughter... (imdb)
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    Modigliani (2004)
    This film portrays the untold story of the bitter rivalry between Modigliani and Picasso. Two men whose envy of each other is fuelled by their brilliance, their arrogance, their passions. (Bauer Martinez Studios)
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    Ladies in Lavender (2004)
    The dull lives of two elderly sisters on the coast of Cornwall are interrupted by a shipwrecked Polish sailor who rekindles old sibling rivalries, jealousies and unfulfilled dreams. (Roadside Attractions)
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    Cats & Dogs (2001)
    Using a combination of live action plus cutting-edge technology including sophisticated puppetry and computer animation, the ancient and secret rivalry between cats and dogs is brought to the big screen -- complete with heroes, assassins, double agents, high-tech gadgets and, of course, a plot to take over the world! (Warner Brothers)
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    Sunshine (1999)
    The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his government sanctions anti-Jewish persecutions. His son converts to Christianity to advance his career as a champion fencer and Olympic hero, but is caught up in the Holocaust. Finally, the grandson, after surviving war, revolution, loss and betrayal, realizes that his ultimate allegiance must be to himself and his heritage. (imdb)
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    Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
    Set against the staid bedrooms of late 1950s rural England, this is a feverish drama of passion, taboos and betrayal with a macabre psychological twist. The story follows the sensuous Eva (Morton) who breaks all the rules after her own heart is broken. (Fox Searchlight)
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    End of Days (1999)
    At the end of the century, Satan visits New York in search of a bride. It's up to an ex-cop who now runs an elite security outfit to stop him. (imdb)
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    Left Luggage (1998)
    Against a background of holocaust memories, a liberal Jewish girl becomes the nanny to a retarded strict Jewish young boy, and grows fond of him.
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    The First Snow of Winter (1998)
    A duck faces winter alone having missed the migration
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    The Long Way Home (1997)
    After WWII, Jewish Holocaust survivors are moved into Displaced Persons' camps. After delays, more physical hardship, and years of uncertainty, they are permitted to begin new lives in Israel and the U.S. (imdb)
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    Different for Girls (1996)
    Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's busy forging a neat and orderly new life... (imdb)
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    James and the Giant Peach (1996)
    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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    Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
    In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year... (imdb)
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    Babe (1995)
    Farmer Hoggett wins a runt piglet at a local fair and young Babe, as the piglet decides to call himself, befriends and learns about all the other creatures on the farm. He becomes special friends with one of the sheepdogs, Fly. With Fly's help, and Farmer Hoggett's intuition, Babe embarks on a career in sheepherding with some surprising and spectacular results. (imdb)
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    Immortal Beloved (1994)
    As the tagline reveals, this movie deals with life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. (imdb)
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    The Age of Innocence (1993)
    Daniel Day-Lewis and Michelle Pfeiffer star in a ravishing romance about three wealthy 1870s New Yorkers caught in a tragic love triangle. (Sony)
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    Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)
    Ed misses his mother who has been dead for a year. He has lived almost his whole life with his mother, so when a stranger appears one day from a company called "Happy People Ltd." and claims that they can bring his mother back for $1000, he doesn't think long before he agrees... (imdb)
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    As You Like It (1992)
    Hiding out in an industrial wasteland from the murderous wrath of a regional ruler, a woman, disguised as a boy, gives wooing lessons to the edgy lad who proclaims he loves her.
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    The Butcher
    A clairvoyant thinks she's met her husband to be because she's seen him in her dreams. They marry quickly, and return to the husband's ("the butcher"), home in the city. She has a big impact on everyone she meets by anticipating their questions and actions and advising them on their love life. Her interference then brings her into contact with the real man of her dreams. (imdb)
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    The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (1990)
    Based on a Russian folk tale. A proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter. The youngest son of a simple peasant shows up to claim her, and the dumbfounded Tsar quickly has second thoughts, setting several 'impossible" tasks for 'The Fool of the World' and his remarkable friends. (imdb)
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    The Fool (1990)
    A working class man impersonates a Lord who is supposedly very rich, and a financial wizard. As such, he is invited to all the best peoples' parties. In fact, he is not, and his wealth and expertise are more in the minds of his associates than in reality. Interestingly, despite the large social gap between the two classes, there are many similarities in what goes on in both within this story. This can be seen as the main character switches back and forth between his charade as a peer, and his re
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    I Love You to Death (1990)
    Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalee, and is a major womanizer. Rosalee goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating. (imdb)
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    Blackadder
    Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.
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    Muzzy in Gondoland (1986)
    A big green alien named Muzzy visits Earth where he meets a gardener named Bob who works for the palace of Gondoland. Bob is in love with the princess, except the king and queen don't favor Bob's relationship to their daughter. (imdb)
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    Black-Adder II (1986)
    In this series, Edmund Blackadder is a leading courtier at the court of a ditsy Queen Elizabeth I. This suave and clever Edmund is again assisted by his now moronic but still grungy servant Baldrick and a moronic Lord Percy. His chief rival is the fawning Lord Melchert. (imdb)
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    Morons from Outer Space (1985)
    The story begins when three aliens get a bit hacked off at their 'friend' Bernard, who keeps making a prat of himself playing space ball. It is while he is playing space ball that the others start playing around with the space ship controls. They accidentally disconnect his part of the ship, leaving him stranded while they crash into a large blue planet close by... (imdb)
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    Oliver Twist (1985)
    Oliver Twist (1985) - TV Mini-Series
    An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
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    Frida Kahlo & Tina Modotti (1984)
    A short documentary about Frida Kahlo & Tina Modotti
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    The Black Adder (1983)
    Set in England at the end of the War of the Roses, we soon find out that the history we know is a Tudor fiction. In fact, Henry VII did not actually win the battle of Bosworth Field; he lost and though Richard III died in the battle, his nephew King Richard IV (who certainly was not smothered while still a boy in the Tower of London) reigned on for some years. The story focuses on Richard IV's younger son Prince Edmund, a sniveling coward who calls himself the 'Black Adder'. (imdb)
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    Yentl (1983)
    In an Ashkenazic shtetl in Poland, Yentl Mendel is the boyishly klutzy daughter and only child of long widowed Rebbe ("Talmud Teacher") Mendel, who teaches Talmud (a codification of Jewish Law) to local boys - and to Yentl, but secretly because girls were not allowed to learn the law in those days... (imdb)
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    The Awakening (1980)
    An American archaeologist (Charlton Heston) is in Egypt with his pregnant wife, searching for the tomb of a long-lost Egyptian queen. At the same moment he discovers the tomb and opens it's accursed seal, his wife gives birth to his daughter... (imdb)
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    Tales of the Unexpected (1979)