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Pete Postlethwaite: List of Movies, Films and TV Shows

  • Romeo And Juliet [1996] Romeo And Juliet | DVD | (04/03/2002) from £4.19  |  Saving you £15.80 (79.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Baz Luhrmann's dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story is spellbinding. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes portray Romeo and Juliet the youthful star-crossed lovers of the past. But the setting has been moved from its Elizabethan origins to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona beach. This brilliant and contemporary retelling of the world's most tragic love affair makes this wildly inventive ""Romeo & Juliet"" unforgettable.

  • Red Curtain Trilogy - Romeo And Juliet / Moulin Rouge / Strictly Ballroom Red Curtain Trilogy - Romeo And Juliet / Moulin Rouge / Strictly Ballroom | DVD | (06/02/2006) from £8.99  |  Saving you £21.00 (70.00%)  |  RRP £29.99

    Baz Luhrmann's Red Curtain Trilogy comes to DVD in this exciting box set. The term 'Red Curtain' refers to the style of film-making devised by Luhrmann to promote audience participation featuring an emphasis on heightened worlds musical elements and comic tragedy. Romeo & Juliet: Special Edition (1996): Baz Luhrmann's dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story is spellbinding. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes portray Ro

  • Usual Suspects Usual Suspects | DVD | (06/03/2007) from £4.49  |  Saving you £11.50 (71.90%)  |  RRP £15.99

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  • James And The Giant Peach [1996] James And The Giant Peach | DVD | (25/10/1999) from £5.39  |  Saving you £7.60 (58.50%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Roald Dahl's modern classic for children becomes a delightful combination of live action and stop-motion animation by the team that made The Nightmare Before Christmas: director Henry Selick and producers Tim Burton (Batman) and Denise Di Novi. The story concerns young James (played for real and through voice-overs by Paul Terry), who is orphaned and left in the charge of two cruel aunts (Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Lumley). Rescued by a mysterious fellow (Pete Postlethwaite), James ends up inside a giant peach, drifting over the Atlantic Ocean in the company of a gentleman grasshopper (voiced by Simon Callow), a fast-talking centipede (Richard Dreyfuss), an anxious earthworm (David Thewlis), a matronly ladybug (Jane Leeves), and a sexy spider (Susan Sarandon). The collection of actors and their creepy-crawly alter egos are a delight, especially when some of the song-and-dance numbers (tunes are written by Randy Newman) get everyone going. --Tom Keogh

  • Brassed Off Brassed Off | DVD | (17/09/2007) from £3.99  |  Saving you £12.00 (75.00%)  |  RRP £15.99

    It's 1992 and the miners of Grimley Colliery are facing uncertainty. Not only is their pit under threat but the Grimley Colliery Band is on the verge of breaking up - that is until Gloria (Tara Fitzgerald) arrives. As the only female member of the band she somehow manages to rekindle their enthusiasm for the forthcoming National Championship as well as rekindling a childhood romance with Andy (Ewan McGregor).

  • Jurassic Park: The Lost World (BD) [Blu-ray] [2018] [Region Free] Jurassic Park: The Lost World (BD) | Blu Ray | (21/05/2018) from £8.00  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    Director Steven Spielberg takes us back to the scene of Jurassic Park in The Lost World: Jurassic Park, the blockbuster sequel with even more dinosaurs, action and Academy Award-nominated visual effects. Four years since the disaster at Jurassic Park, two groups are in a race against time that will determine the fate of the remote island's prehistoric inhabitants. Featuring an all-star cast including Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn and Pete Postlethwaite, this action-packed thrill ride will leave you on the edge of your seat...again! Special Features: Return To Jurassic Park : Finding The Lost World , Something Survived Deleted Scenes The Making Of The Lost World Original Featurette On The Making Of The Film The Jurassic Park Phenomenon: A Discussion With Author Michael Crichton A Compie Dance Number: Thank You Steven Spielberg From Ilm Ilm & The Lost World : Before And After The Visual Effects Storyboards Production Archives

  • When Saturday Comes [1995] When Saturday Comes | DVD | (30/06/2003) from £4.39  |  Saving you £-2.99 (-49.90%)  |  RRP £5.99

    In an emotive performance Sheffield born Sean Bean stars as Jimmy Muir captain of the local football team within a gritty working class Sheffield community who sees life as a game both on and off the pitch. Though encouraged by his spirited girlfriend Annie (Emily Lloyd) it is not until he is spotted by local talent scout Ken Jackson (Pete Postlethwaite) that Jimmy starts to believe his dream to make it into professional football could be realised. When offered the chance to p

  • In the Name of the Father [1994] In the Name of the Father | DVD | (15/01/2008) from £3.99  |  Saving you £7.00 (63.70%)  |  RRP £10.99

    Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis gives an impassioned performance in this riveting drama that mirrors one man's 15 year struggle and ultimate triumph over a terrible injustice. Oscar winner Emma Thompson co-stars in this gripping and highly emotive film. In The Name Of The Father tells the true-life saga of Gerry Conlon. A petty thief in strife torn '70s Belfast Gerry's main interests are getting drunk and partying much to the dismay of his quiet frail father Giuseppe (Pete Postlethwaite). When Gerry angers the IRA his father sends him to England where his antics put him in the wrong place at the wrong time. Innocent but forced to confess to an act of savage terrorism he is sentenced to life imprisonment as one of the 'Guildford Four'. An innocent Giuseppe is also arrested and while behind bars Gerry learns that his father's seeming frailty masks an unmatched inner strength and wisdom. Working with a fiercely dedicated lawyer Gerry determines to prove his innocence clear his father's name and expose the truth behind one of the most shameful legal events in recent history.

  • Split Second [DVD] Split Second | DVD | (20/07/2015) from £5.19  |  Saving you £7.80 (60.00%)  |  RRP £12.99

    In the year 2008 heavy rainfall has flooded large areas of London. Rookie police officer Dick Durkin (Alastair Duncan) is assigned to partner wisecracking maverick Harley Stone (Rutger Hauer) a burnt-out and highly cynical homicide detective who was unable to prevent the murder of his partner by a serial killer several years previously. Now however the murders have begun again and Stone and Durkin are assigned the case. After investigating the scenes of several killings they appear no closer to identifying the killer with their only clues being that the murders seem to be linked to the lunar cycle and that the killer has multiple DNA strands having absorbed the DNA of the victims. Finally after Stone's girlfriend Michelle (Kim Cattrall) is kidnapped the detectives track the killer deep into the flooded and disused London Underground system and discover the truth: the killer is not human. It's a horrific and possibly demonic form of life that is fast savage bloodthirsty and fixated upon killing Stone just as it previously killed his partner. As each killing and appearance of the monster is an attempt to lure them closer and closer can Stone and Durkin rescue Michelle and save London and themselves from true evil!?

  • The Constant Gardener [2005] The Constant Gardener | DVD | (13/03/2006) from £3.00  |  Saving you £16.99 (85.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Love. At any cost. In a remote area of Northern Kenya activist Tessa Quayle (Rachel Weisz) is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion a doctor appears to have fled the scene and the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes) will leave the matter to them. They could not be more wrong.... Haunted by remorse and jarred b

  • Lost For Words [DVD] [1998] Lost For Words | DVD | (21/03/2011) from £4.69  |  Saving you £8.30 (63.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    A heart-warming but bittersweet story about the relationship between a unique mother and her son. Based on Deric Longden's autobiographical account of his mother's battle with the onset of old age. Pete Postlethwaite stars as Deric alongside Dame Thora Hird as his indomitable mother Annie. Gregarious free spirited and unabashedly quirky Annie could put anyone under the spell of her unique charisma. However when it becomes apparent that she is too old to live alone anymore Deric must choose a nursing home for her a task that proves to be difficult though Annie handles it in her characteristically bold and no nonsense manner. However when a series of strokes robs her of her speech her most treasured faculty she and Deric must come to terms with her declining health. This award winning drama is a heart warming tale of a son s relationship with his eccentric mother whose health is in decline. Stars Pete Postlethwaite Penny Dowie and the wonderful Thoria Hird Thora Hird won a BAFTA and a Royal Television Society award for best actress for her performance and Pete Postlewaite was nominated for a BAFTA award for best actor.

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park [DVD] [1997] The Lost World: Jurassic Park | DVD | (11/05/2015) from £2.79  |  Saving you £13.20 (82.60%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Ian Malcolm reluctantly returns to an island off Costa Rica's coast where cloned dinosaurs are flourishing Special Features Making Of Deleted Scenes The World of Jurassic Park Dinosaur Encyclopedia Illustrations Conceptual Drawings

  • The Usual Suspects [Blu-ray] [1995] [Region B] The Usual Suspects | Blu Ray | (09/04/2007) from £5.99  |  Saving you £14.00 (70.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Spacey, Chazz Palminteri, Pete PostlethwaiteDirector: Bryan Singer

  • Animal Farm [DVD] Animal Farm | DVD | (25/09/2017) from £4.99  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    After the technical achievement of Babe, it was almost inevitable that "talking animal" effects would be applied to the serious themes of George Orwell's Animal Farm. A bitterly satirical indictment of Stalinist Russia and the failure of Communism, Orwell's 1945 novel is a time-honoured classic, so it's only fitting that this TNT production remains largely faithful to Orwell's potent narrative. A showcase for the impressive creations of Jim Henson's Creature Shop (where director John Stephenson was a veteran supervisor), the film employs animatronic creatures and computer animation to tell the story of uprising, unity, and tragic rebellion among the farm animals.The politics of "Animalism" are initially effective, ousting enemy humans according to rules ordained by Old Major, the barnyard pig whose death sets the stage for the corruptive influence of the pig Napoleon, who cites superior intelligence as his right to dominance. This tyrannical reign destroys the farm's stability, and the film--decidedly not for young children--preserves Orwell's dark, cynical view of absolute power corrupting absolutely. Particularly effective is a propaganda film shown to the barnyard collective, and certain scenes--while not as impressive as the Babe films--powerfully convey the force of Orwell's story through animal "performance". Animal Farm occasionally falters in its emotional impact (the fate of the horse Boxer should be heart-rending, and it isn't), but it's certainly blessed with an elite voice cast, including Peter Ustinov, Patrick Stewart, Pete Postlethwaite, Julia Ormond, Kelsey Grammer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Paul Scofield, and Ian Holm. Not the masterpiece it might've been, this is nevertheless a worthy representation of Orwell's novel. --Jeff Shannon

  • Distant Voices, Still Lives [1988] Distant Voices, Still Lives | DVD | (30/07/2007) from £7.69  |  Saving you £12.30 (61.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Set in 1940s England Distant Voices Still Lives is a compassionate look at a radically dysfunctional family. The son and his mother must endure the casual and overt cruelties of the bull-necked father. The ongoing abuse takes its toll in the form of failed marriages and misguided attempts at seeking security outside the family unit. As was the case with his earlier short subject trilogy director Terence Davies based much of the material on his own life combining rheumy-eyed cynicism with soft-edged nostalgia.

  • The After Life of Brian [DVD] [2009] The After Life of Brian | DVD | (13/04/2009) from £6.59  |  Saving you £8.40 (56.00%)  |  RRP £14.99

    2009 marks the 30th anniversary of Nottingham Forest's first European Cup triumph masterminded by Brian Clough. A provincial football club broke and slipping towards Football League Division Three when he took charge had conquered England and Europe inside three years.

  • In The Name Of The Father [1994] In The Name Of The Father | DVD | (03/09/2001) from £14.28  |  Saving you £-4.29 (-42.90%)  |  RRP £9.99

    If it had been written as a piece of fiction no one would have believed it, but In the Name of the Father is the true story of one of the most shocking episodes in British legal history. Dealing with the events surrounding the Guildford pub bombing in 1974 and the subsequent 15-year fight for justice, the film portrays a nation in the grip of an anti-system, desperate to find culprits at any cost, however immoral, illegal or brutal. By playing out the drama in personal as well as political terms--the relationship between Gerry Conlon (Day-Lewis) and his father (Pete Postlethwaite) becomes the story's centrepiece--the film works on numerous levels, but the events are no less shameful for it. The court case that ultimately freed the three men and one woman only takes centre stage for the last 20 minutes but despite that--and the fact that the outcome is no secret--it is high drama and completely gripping. This is an unmissable example of genuinely courageous cinema. On the DVD: Where the real-life events behind the film might have offered huge scope for additional material, the DVD provides little beyond production and cast notes. The film's re-creation of both 1970s Belfast and London is very realistic, intensified by the anamorphic screen ratio, and the excellent soundtrack (including Bono, Sinead O'Connor and Thin Lizzy), which helps drive the action, is intensified by the Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack. --Phil Udell

  • Dragonheart Dragonheart | DVD | (01/08/2005) from £4.19  |  Saving you £5.80 (58.10%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Long ago when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies there lived a knight who would come face-to-face and heart-to-heart with the most remarkable creature that ever existed. Dennis Quaid stars with the voice of Academy Award winner Sean Connery in director Rob Cohen's heroic adventure that blazes with fantasy humour and the most amazing special effects since Jurassic Park. Co-starring David Thewlis Pete Postlethwaite Julie Christie and Dina Meyer this epic adventure will move and thrill the entire family.

  • Chicken Run / James And The Giant Peach / Anastasia [2000] Chicken Run / James And The Giant Peach / Anastasia | DVD | (15/09/2003) from £N/A  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £19.99

  • Jurassic Park: The Lost World (DVD) [2018] Jurassic Park: The Lost World (DVD) | DVD | (21/05/2018) from £5.99  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    Director Steven Spielberg takes us back to the scene of Jurassic Park in The Lost World: Jurassic Park, the blockbuster sequel with even more dinosaurs, action and Academy Award-nominated visual effects. Four years since the disaster at Jurassic Park, two groups are in a race against time that will determine the fate of the remote island's prehistoric inhabitants. Featuring an all-star cast including Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn and Pete Postlethwaite, this action-packed thrill ride will leave you on the edge of your seat...again! Special Features: The Making Of Deleted Scenes Marketing: Posters & Toys Industrial Light & Magic The World of Jurassic Park Dinosaur Encyclopedia Illustrations & conceptual drawings Models Storyboards Production Photos Production Notes Talent Profiles

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