|28 Days Later... 2002 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Brendan Gleeson, Megan Burns, Noah Huntley, Luke Mably, Stuart McQuarrie, Ricci Harnett, Leo Bill, Junior Laniyan, Ray Panthaki, Sanjay Rambaruth, Marvin Campbell, Alex Palmer
A virus has turned people into murderous zombies that have wiped out most of England's population. Now, 28 days after the virus attack, Jim (Cillian Murphy) and a few of the survivors gather in Manchester, England, to save Earth's remaining human population. They learn that chimpanzees harbor the deadly virus, and, when the group heads north, more problems lie ahead.
|Death and the Compass 1996 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Alex Cox
Cast: Peter Boyle, Christopher Eccleston, Miguel Sandoval, Zaide Silvia Gutierrez, Pedro Armendariz Jr., Alonso Echanove, Ariane Pellicer, Gabriela Gurrola, Roberto Sosa, Bruno Bichir, Eduardo Lopez Rojas
This tale is set in what appears to be a futuristic city where a popular detective, Erik Lonnrot (Peter Boyle), is working on the case of a murdered rabbi. He believes that the murder was occult motivated, but his superior believes it was a simple botched theft by a notorious criminal. Another death further convinces Erik that his theory is correct. The story plays out in a surreal environment as good fights evil.
|Elizabeth 1998 R, 124 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough, Fanny Ardant, Kathy Burke, John Gielgud, Emily Mortimer, Kelly Macdonald, Eric Cantona, Vincent Cassel, Edward Hardwicke, Jamie Foreman, George Yiasoumi
In 1558, at the age of 25, Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) took over the throne of England; she would rule for the next 45 years but not before successfully fighting off her Catholic enemies–the French, the Spanish, and the Pope. Academy Award nominations included Best Picture and Actress (Blanchett).
|ExistenZ 1999 R, 97 min.|
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Ian Holm, Don McKellar, Callum Keith Rennie, Sarah Polley, Christopher Eccleston, Robert A. Silverman, Kris Lemche
Players in this adventure cannot differentiate between what is real and not in a new virtual reality game.
|Gone in 60 Seconds 2000 PG-13, 119 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Dominic Sena
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Robert Duvall, Delroy Lindo, Will Patton, Chi McBride, Scott Caan, James Duval, Timothy Olyphant, T.J. Cross, William Lee Scott, Christopher Eccleston, Vinnie Jones, Grace Zabriskie
A 40-minute car chase highlights this story about a once-great car thief, Randall "Memphis" Raines (Nicolas Cage), who comes to the aid of his little brother, Kip (Giovanni Ribisi). "Memphis" manages to recruit his old cohorts–including Otto Halliwell (Robert Duvall)–to steal 50 hard-to-find cars needed to bail Kip out of trouble.
|Heart 1999 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Charles McDougall
Cast: Christopher Eccleston, Saskia Reeves, Kate Hardie, Rhys Ifans, Anna Chancellor, Bill Paterson, Matthew Rhys, Jack Deam, Kate Rutter, Nicholas Moss
Gary (Christopher Eccleston) sits in a wheelchair awaiting a new heart after a heart attack, and is convinced that his wife, Tess (Kate Hardie), is having an affair (which she is). When a teen is killed in an accident, Gary gets his heart. Upon recovery, Tess lets him know she is leaving, and, to complicate his life, the teen's mother (Saskia Reeves) becomes infatuated with Gary. The mother wants to be near the man who has her son's heart. A lackluster thriller.
|The Invisible Circus 2001 R, 98 min.|
Director: Adam Brooks
Cast: Jordana Brewster, Christopher Eccleston, Cameron Diaz, Blythe Danner, Patrick Bergin, Camilla Belle, Isabelle Pasco, Moritz Bleibtreu, Ricky Koole, Nicola Obermann
The year is 1976, but Phoebe (Jordana Brewster) is still haunted by her sister Faith's (Cameron Diaz) suicide when she decides to trace Faith's last days in Europe and ends up in bed with Faith's lover (Christopher Eccleston). Like her sister seven years earlier, Phoebe enters the world of underground terrorists.
|Jude 1996 R, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet, Liam Cunningham, Rachel Griffiths, June Whitfield, Ross Colvin Turnbull, James Daley, Berwick Kaler, Caitlin Bossley, Emma Turner, Mark Lambert, James Nesbitt, Lorraine Hilton, Sean McKenzie, Richard Albrecht
Based on the Thomas Hardy novel, this is the story of stonemason Jude Fawley (Christopher Eccleston) who aspires to university life but fails to gain acceptance. Jude then has a love affair with his free-spirited cousin, Sue Bridehead (Kate Winslet). Their decision to go against society's conventions by living together leads to tragedy.
|Let Him Have It 1991 R, 115 min.|
Director: Peter Medak
Cast: Christopher Eccleston, Paul Reynolds, Tom Bell, Eileen Atkins, Clare Holman, Michael Elphick, Mark McGann, Tom Courtenay, Michael Gough, Ronald Fraser
As a teenager in 1950, Derek (Christopher Eccleston) finds he can make easy money by joining a group of London's street toughs. However, when petty crimes turn into murder, Derek is faced with a death sentence for a crime he did not commit. Well-made film from the UK.
|Othello 2001 TV, 90 min.|
Director: Geoffrey Sax
Cast: Eamonn Walker, Keeley Hawes, Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fox, Allan Cutts, Patrick Meyers, Del Synnott, Samantha McDonald, Andrew Charleson, Bill Paterson, Richard Coyle, Nicholas Gecks, Tim Faraday, Carl McCrystal, Tim Frances
"Othello" gets a new persona and setting in this made-for-British TV film. Racial tension reigns in near-future London, and John Othello (Eamonn Walker), a Black policeman, is promoted to Police Commissioner over his friend and mentor, Ben Jago (Christopher Eccleston). Jago not only thinks he is best qualified for the job, he desperately wants it. Thus, he starts a campaign of lies against Othello and Othello's White wife, Dessie (Keeley Hawes).
|The Others 2001 PG-13, 104 min.|
Genre: Horror / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Alejandro Amenabar
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston, Alakina Mann, James Bentley, Eric Sykes, Elaine Cassidy, Renee Asherson, Gordon Reid, Keith Allen, Michelle Fairley, Alexander Vince, Ricardo Lopez, Aldo Grilo
While Grace Stewart (Nicole Kidman) awaits her husband Charles' (Christopher Eccleston) return from World War II, she moves into a mansion with her children, Anne and Nicholas (Alakina Mann and James Bentley), hoping for a peaceful stay near the English coast. The children suffer photosensitivity, which causes allergies to sunlight. They must live under rules that ensure darkness in their surroundings. All goes well until Grace hires new servants (Finnula Flanagan, Eric Sykes, and Elaine Cassidy). Shortly after the servants arrive, it becomes obvious that there are "other beings" also residing in the house. Spooky!
|A Price Above Rubies 1998 R, 117 min.|
Director: Boaz Yakin
Cast: Renee Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Glenn Fitzgerald, Allen Payne, Julianna Margulies, Kathleen Chalfant, Edie Falco, John Randolph, Kim Hunter
Sonia (Renee Zellweger) and her husband are Hasidic Jews. But Sonia finds problems adhering to the restrictions imposed on her by the Orthodox sect, and her actions lead to public humiliation.
|Revengers Tragedy 2002 N/R, 109 min.|
Director: Alex Cox
Cast: Christopher Eccleston, Eddie Izzard, Derek Jacobi, Diana Quick, Andrew Schofield, Anthony Booth, Margi Clarke, Alex Cox, Marc Warren, Fraser Ayres
This nearly unintelligible comedy/drama is based on Thomas Middleton's 17th-century play and uses dialog from that era with modern settings. Years after the poisoning of his fiancee by the Duke (Derek Jacobi), unstable Vindici (Christopher Eccleston) makes plans to extract revenge on not only the Duke but his entire aristocratic family. A dark and violent tale.
|The Seeker: The Dark is Rising 2007 PG, 99 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Fantasy
Director: David L. Cunningham
Cast: Alexander Ludwig, Christopher Eccleston, Ian McShane, Frances Conroy, James Cosmo, Jim Piddock, Amelia Warner, John Benjamin Hickey, Wendy Crewson, Emma Lockhart, Drew Tyler Bell, Gregory Smith, Geoff Bell, Edmund Entin, Gary Entin
Will Stanton (Alexander Ludwig) has been relegated to the attic of his parents' (John Benjamin Hickey and Wendy Crewson) home to provide space when one of his brothers (Gregory Smith) comes home from college. On his 14th birthday, Will learns that, as the seventh son of a seventh son, he is "The Seeker" and has the power to battle the Dark forces led by "The Rider" (Christopher Eccleston) and save the world. Will travels through time looking for six hidden signs providing the power of Light and the key to defeating the Dark forces.
|Shallow Grave 1994 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Keith Allen, Ken Stott, Peter Mullan, Colin McCredie, Victoria Nairn, Gary Lewis, Jean Marie Coffey, Leonard O'Malley, David Scoular, Grant Glendinning, Victor Eadie, Robert David MacDonald
Alex (Ewan McGregor), Juliet (Kerry Fox), and David (Christopher Eccleston) are roommates in search of a fourth person to share the rent. They choose Hugo (Keith Allen), and he moves in. When Hugo is found dead from a drug overdose and a suitcase filled with money lies near his side, they bury Hugo and keep his bag filled with drug dealers' money. Problems ensue when the drug dealers and police investigate and are on their trail.
|1. 28 Days Later... (2002)|
2. Death and the Compass (1996)
3. Elizabeth (1998)
4. ExistenZ (1999)
5. Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
6. Heart (1999)
7. The Invisible Circus (2001)
8. Jude (1996)
9. Let Him Have It (1991)
10. Othello (2001)
11. The Others (2001)
12. A Price Above Rubies (1998)
13. Revengers Tragedy (2002)
14. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (2007)
15. Shallow Grave (1994)
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