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Samantha Morton
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Date of Birth: May 13, 1977

Country: UK

Biography: With only a handful of film credits to her name, British actress Samantha Morton earned a reputation as one of the most critically lauded up-and-comers of the late '90s. Small-boned and possessed of almost elfin features, Morton began acting at the age of 13 (All Movie Guide)

Total Titles at Criticker: 36 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (35) | Director (1) | Writer (1)
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Rillington Place (2016)
Rillington Place (2016) - TV Mini-Series
A three-part drama about serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s. (imdb)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. (imdb)
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The Last Panthers (2015)
The show opens with a diamond heist bearing a resemblance to those of a gang of thieves known as the Pink Panthers, before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. (Wikipedia)
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Cider With Rosie (2015)
A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War. (imdb)
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Miss Julie (2014)
Over the course of a midsummer night in Fermanagh in 1890, an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy encourages her father's valet to seduce her. (imdb)
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The Harvest (2013)
A couple who keeps their sick son in a secluded environment find their controlled lives challenged by a young girl who moves in next door. (imdb)
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Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer.
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Cosmopolis (2012)
Cosmopolis is a day in the life of Eric Packer, a 28-year-old New York stock market multi-millionaire, as he crosses Manhattan in his customized limousine to go for a haircut. His cross-town journey becomes an almost vertical voyage, with bizarre occurrences and an authentic parade of crazy characters along the way, in a landscape that depicts the modern soul of the West at the end of the millennium (mubi.com)
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John Carter (2012)
Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior. (imdb)
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The Unloved (2009)
Escaping her abusive father, and estranged from her mother, Lucy is thrust upon the UK's disheveled care system. Samantha Morton's directorial debut, The Unloved is an elegiac look through the intimate eye of an unsettled girl's complex relationship with the increasingly unstable, alienating world around her.
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Shadow Play: The Making of Anton Corbijn (2009)
Documentary about the works of photographer and director Anton Corbijn, focusing on his feature film "Control" and his photographs and music videos for bands such as U2, R.E.M., Nirvana, and Joy Division.
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The Messenger (2009)
Will is in the US Army. He has just returned from active service in Iraq, but still has another three months of service. A transfer to the "casualty notification office" provides him with his first opportunity for a fresh start. But behind the innocuous-sounding name lies a department that has the unenviable task of informing relatives of the deaths of their loved ones killed in action. (berlinale.de)
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The Daisy Chain (2008)
A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series of strange occurrences. (imdb)
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Synecdoche, New York (2008)
A theater director (Hoffman) struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play. (imdb)
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Mister Lonely (2007)
In Paris, a young American (Luna) who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe (Morton), who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin (Lavant) and her daughter, Shirley Temple. (imdb)
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Expired (2007)
Man or woman, the sight of a dark-suited municipal employee dolling out parking violations stirs a primal hate in all but the most enlightened souls. And the heroine of EXPIRED, the meter maid Claire, knows it... (imdb)
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
An exploration of the relationship between Elizabeth I (Blanchett) and the adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh (Owen). (imdb)
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Control (2007)
A profile of Ian Curtis (Riley), the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23. (imdb)
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Longford (2006)
Longford (2006) - TV Movie
A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict. (imdb)
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Lassie (2005)
The film is set on the eve of World War II in a Yorkshire mining town. After falling on hard times, the Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog, to the Duke of Rudling. When she succeeds in escaping her cage, Lassie finds herself transported five hundred miles away to the Duke's remote castle on the northern coast of Scotland. However, she is determined to defy the odds and return to the home she loves... (imdb)
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River Queen (2005)
An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonisation of New Zealand. (imdb)
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The Libertine (2004)
The Libertine follows the adventures of John Wilmot (Depp), the second Earl of Rochester. Known for his scandalous ways, he lives life in pursuit of vice with little recourse. (The Weinstein Company)
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Enduring Love (2004)
Based on the acclaimed novel by Ian McEwan, Enduring Love is a psychological suspense thriller about how fate shapes our relationships, how accidents can change our lives and how meaning is unraveled from sheer chaos. (Paramount Classics)
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Code 46 (2003)
A love story set in an eerily possible near-future where cities are heavily controlled and only accessible through checkpoints.
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Minority Report (2002)
An action-detective thriller set in Washington, D.C. in 2054, where police utilize a psychic technology to arrest and convict murderers before they commit their crime.
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Morvern Callar (2002)
Following her boyfriend's suicide, supermarket clerk Morvern Callar (Morton) passes off his unpublished novel as her own. With the money her boyfriend left for his funeral, she leaves Scotland for Ibiza where she travels with her closest friend. The journey prompts a series of internal and external transformations for Morvern-- ones which bring to light her experiences of grief, memory, freedom, and desire. (imdb)
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In America (2002)
From master storyteller Jim Sheridan comes a deeply personal and emotionally raw tale of a family finding its soul In America. Through the wide-open eyes of two young heroines, Sheridan transforms a devastating human tragedy into a riveting, humor-tinged story about memory, secrets, love, loss, coming together and starting over. (Fox Searchlight)
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Pandaemonium (2000)
This historical, romantic drama chronicles the turbulent, creative relationship between two of history's most famous English poets -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Roache) and William Wordsworth (Hannah). (USA Films)
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The Last Yellow (1999)
Two losers try to lift themselves out of the mire by letting their fantasy world take over their lives. (imdb)
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Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Woody Allen's latest film is the fanciful biography of a legendary jazz guitarist, Emmet Ray, who clashed with lovers, gangsters, musicians and success itself in the 1930's Jazz scene. Sean Penn stars as the fictional musical genius who during the Swing Era was on his way up but could never settle down. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Jesus
A gentle and usually mellow young man, who sometimes knows things before they happen and gets vibes of premonition, tell us his story: how he met Michelle in Iowa in 1971, how he got the name Fuckhead, how she introduced him to heroin and their falling in love, his thieving, his hospital work and their time in Chicago when she gets pregnant, detox, going to Phoenix to live, AA meetings and a dance, working at a care center where he learns to touch the residents, and more... (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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This Is the Sea (1997)
The film is set in Northern Ireland shortly after 1994 cease-fire. Hazel is a Protestant and Malachy a Catholic. Romance between them is threatened by Rohan (leader in militant underground and pal of Malachy's brother Padhar), who wants Malachy to be recruited and fight for the cause and by Hazel's brother Jef, who spies on her meetings. (imdb)
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Under the Skin (1997)
Although married and pregnant Rose has always been Mother's favorite, it is younger sister Iris whose life is shaken up by Mother's death. Suffocating, Iris spirals out of control and copes by losing herself in sexual oblivion. She leaves her steady, Gary, for a steady stream of one night stands in the arms of mysterious strangers, alienating Gary, Rose, her friends, and her employers in the process. Will this go on until she loses everything that is meaningful to her? (imdb)
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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997)
The life, loves and adventures of the charming rascal Tom Jones, a foundling child born of a serving wench but allowed to grow up in the privileged surroundings of Squire Allworthy's household. (imdb)
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Jane Eyre (1997) - TV Movie
Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem to happen between the two leads in this version. (imdb)
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