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Richard E. Grant

Born: May 5, 1957, Mbabane, Swaziland

Richard E. Grant is a Swaziland-born English actor, screenwriter, and director. His most notable role came in the film Withnail and I.


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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

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A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

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When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.

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Logan (2017)

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Set in the future, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation led by Nathaniel Essex / Mister Sinister is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan's healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier's Alzheimer's forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.

84 2017 147
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The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)

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The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

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Their Finest (2017)

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A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.

68 2017 117
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Jackie (2016)

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An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.

68 2016 91
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Dig (2015)

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When FBI Agent Peter Connelly, recently stationed in Jerusalem, begins investigating the murder of a young American, he realizes that he’s uncovered an ancient international conspiracy that threatens to change the course of human history. Certain that the dangerous prophecy is nearing fruition, Peter must race against the clock to unravel its mystery. From a remote farm in Norway, to an enigmatic compound in New Mexico, to the serpentine tunnels of Jerusalem, he searches for the truth, the revelation of which will shake the world's beliefs to its very core.

68 2015 43
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Queen and Country (2014)

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A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes led by Major McCoy (Norris) and by Colonel Alexander (Marvin) has been called into service to eliminate all terrorists on the jetliner.

63 2014 114
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Khumba (2013)

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A half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought and leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. He is joined on his quest by an overprotective wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich; they defeat the tyrannical leopard and save his herd.

58 2013 85
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About Time (2013)

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The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father (Bill Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life---so he decides to make his world a better place...by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

78 2013 123
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Dom Hemingway (2013)

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After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what hes owed.

62 2013 93
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Adventures in Zambezia (2013)

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Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, \Zambezia\ is the story of Kai - a naive, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of \Zambezia\ where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in defending the city, learns how to be part of a community

58 2013 83
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Foster (2013)

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Looking to adopt a child and unable to conceive a child of their own, the Morrison's lives are turned upside down when a 7 year old boy unexpectedly shows up on their doorstep.

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Girls (2012)

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The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.

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The Iron Lady (2011)

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A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)

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When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his irritating little brother Perfect Peter, outwitting corrupt School Inspectors and toppling an evil Headmaster, winning a talent contest and facing his ultimate nemesis with no way out - all because he is trying to save the very school which he has always professed to hate!

36 2011 93
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Game of Thrones (2011)

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Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

95 2011 60
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The Women on the 6th Floor (2010)

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Paris, in the early 1960s. Jean-Louis Joubert is a serious but uptight stockbroker, married to Suzanne, a starchy class-conscious woman and father of two arrogant teenage boys, currently in a boarding school. The affluent man lives a steady yet boring life. At least until, due to fortuitous circumstances, Maria, the charming new maid at the service of Jean-Louis' family, makes him discover the servants' quarter on the sixth floor of the luxury building he owns and lives in. There live a crowd of lively Spanish maids who will help Jean-Louis to open to a new civilization and a new approach of life. In their company - and more precisely in the company of beautiful Maria - Jean-Louis will gradually become another man, a better man.

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First Night (2010)

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Adam is a rich industrialist, who aspires to a more cultured world. Spurred on by playful jibes that he is little more than a city suit living the capitalist's dream, this frustrated amateur opera singer decides to throw an opera in his lavish country retreat. Once his friends see him belting out the notes, he feels sure it will spell the end to their shallow taunts. In fact, it might even help him win the hand of a female conductor he has been pursuing whom - it just so happens - is the first to be recruited for his showpiece

53 2010 116
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Jackboots on Whitehall (2010)

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A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.

52 2010 87
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The Nutcracker: The untold story (2010)

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Set in 1920's Vienna, this a tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.

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Downton Abbey (2010)

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A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.

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Love Hurts (2009)

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Ben Bingham has slipped into a fossilized middle-age, unlike his vibrant wife Amanda. When she finally leaves him, Ben is at a loss. He drowns himself in gin and refuses to get out of his pajamas until his popular 17 year-old son Justin takes over. He changes Ben's \look\ and pushes him out into the social scene. Before Ben knows what is happening, he is the most popular single man in town.

57 2009 90
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Penelope (2006)

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Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional fairy tale about a girl who bucks convention to create her own happy ending.

68 2006 103
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Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

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FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes back undercover as Big Momma, a slick-talking, slam-dunking Southern granny with attitude to spare! Now this granny must play nanny to three dysfunctional upper class kids in order to spy on their computer hacked dad.

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Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)

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Tim Burton presents a stop-motion animation of a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride while his real bride waits in the land of the living.

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Derailed (2005)

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When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.

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Colour Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story (2005)

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The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubricks last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.

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The Office (2005)

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The Office is an American television comedy series that originally aired on the National Broadcasting Company from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. The series depicts the everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.

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Gosford Park (2001)

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Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.

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St. Ives (1998)

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In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating with women. Both men have their eyes on the lovely Flora, who resides with her aunt, the iconoclastic and well-traveled Miss Susan Emily Gilcrist. By chance, living close to the camp is Jacques's grandfather and brother, whom Jacques believes died years before. Jacques decides to escape, find his relatives, and win the hand of Flora; Major Chevening and an unforeseen enemy stand in his way. Can Miss Gilcrist contrive to make everything work out?

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

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As a swingin fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the 60s most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the 90s? With the help of sexy sidekick Vanessa Kensington, he just might.

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The Serpent's Kiss (1997)

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Ewan McGregor and Greta Scacchi star in this period intrigue. McGregor plays Meneer Chrome, who is set the task of ruining landowner Thomas Smithers, only to find himself distracted by Smithers' wife Julianna and his daughter Anne.

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Spice World (1997)

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Welcome aboard the Spicebus for a rollercoaster ride around London with The Spice Girls in their debut movie SPICEWORLD. The Girls’ first live concert at the Royal Albert Hall is just in five days’ time. With a trusty bus driver Dennis (Meatloaf) at the wheel, they hurtle from guest appearances to parties, photoshoots and even dance camp! But when evil tabloid editor Kevin McMaxford steps up his campaign against them, their best friend go into labor and their manager collapses in hysterics, the girls must draw on all their GIRL POWER to make it to he show on time...

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The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

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Ms. Isabel Archer isn t afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father s will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual and romancing an art enthusiast. However, the advantage of her affluence is called into question when she realizes the extent to which her money colors her relationships.

63 1996 144
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Pret-a-porter (1994)

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Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an all-star cast.

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The Age of Innocence (1993)

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Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman s cousin.

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Frasier (1993)

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Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons from September 16, 1993, to May 13, 2004. A spin-off of Cheers, Frasier starred Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin, and Moose. It was one of the most successful spin-off series in television history, as well as one of the most critically acclaimed comedy series.

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Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

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Gary Oldman's metamorphosis as Dracula who grows from old to young, from man to beast, is nothing short of amazing. Winona Ryder brings equal intensity to the role of a young beauty who becomes the object of Dracula's devastating desire. Anthony Hopkins co-stars as the famed doctor who dares to believe in Dracula, and then dares to confront him. Opulent, dazzling and utterly irresistible, this is Dracula as you've never seen him.

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The Player (1992)

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A studio executive is being blackmailed by a writer whose script he rejected but which one? Loaded with Hollywood insider jokes.

77 1992 124
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Hudson Hawk (1991)

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Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten to kill his friend Tommy.

57 1991 100
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Back to the Future Part III (1990)

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Considered by many critics to be the finest of the classic trilogy, Back to the Future 3 begins when Marty discovers Doc has travelled to 1885, only to be shot in the back by an outlaw. Marty must travel to wild west to save his friends life. Awesome special effects, hilarious comedy, and an oddly touching love story make this a must-see!

74 1990 118
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Henry & June (1990)

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The love triangle between author Henry Miller, his wife June and Anais Nin in 1930s Paris.

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Warlock (1989)

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A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit.

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How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

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Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He manipulates the ship's compass so that Charlie is not aware that he is sailing to the treasure island. But when they step on the island, they discover that it is not as abandoned as they believed: there are some natives - and a Japanese soldier still defending the treasure

70 1989 94
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

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Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.

61 1988 88
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Withnail & I (1987)

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Two resting actors living in a squalid Camden Flat - and living off a diet of booze and pills - take a trip to a country house (belonging to Withnail’s uncle) to rejuvenate . Faced with bad weather, altercations with the locals, and the unexpected arrival (and advances) of Uncle Monty, the pairs wits and friendship are tested... Set in 1969, the year in which the hippy dreams of so many young Englishmen went sour, 1986 s Bruce Robinson s Withnail and I is an enduring British cult. Withnail is played by the emaciated but defiantly effete Richard E Grant, "I" (i.e., Marwood) by Paul McGann. Out-of-work actors living in desperate penury in a rancid London flat, their lives are a continual struggle to keep warm, alive and in Marwood s case sane, until the pubs open. A sojourn in the country cottage of Withnail s Uncle Monty only redoubles their privations.

78 1987 107
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Down by Law (1986)

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The story of three men from completely different tracks who all meet in a Louisiana prison cell and eventually begin an awkward journey together.

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Heart Like a Wheel (1983)

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Heart Like a Wheel is a 1983 biographical film based on the life of drag racing driver Shirley Muldowney. It stars Bonnie Bedelia and Beau Bridges. The film garnered two award nominations: Bedelia for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama, and William Theiss for an Academy Award for Costume Design.

67 1983 113
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The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

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That famous jewel, The Pink Panther, has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that The Phantom has returned and utilises all of his resources - himself and his oriental manservant - to reveal the true identity of The Phantom.

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