|Birthday Girl 2001 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance / Thriller
Director: Jez Butterworth
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Ben Chaplin, Vincent Cassel, Mathieu Kassovitz, Stephen Mangan, Kate Lynn Evans, Alexander Armstrong, Sally Phillips, Jo McInnes, Ben Miller, Jonathan Aris, Katya Barton-Chapple, Rebecca Clarke, Mark Gatiss, Raj Ghatak
Using a "From Russia with Love" website, John Buckingham (Ben Chaplin) gets to know Nadia (Nicole Kidman) by mail. But, when Nadia leaves Russia and comes to England to marry John, he is less than pleased with her and tries to send her back. Next, Nadia's cousins (Vincent Cassel and Mathieu Kassovitz) come knocking on John's door, and, before he can blink an eye, he is involved in a dangerous con game.
|Feast of July 1995 R, 116 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Christopher Menaul
Cast: Embeth Davidtz, Tom Bell, James Purefoy, Kenneth Anderson, Ben Chaplin, Greg Wise, Gemma Jones, David Neal, Julian Protheroe, Mark Neal, Tim Preece, Daphne Neville, Charles De'Ath, Colin Prockter, Richard Hope
Set in Victorian England, poor downtrodden Bella Ford (Embeth Davidtz) is rescued after giving birth to a stillborn baby and brought to the country home of Ben Wainwright (Tom Bell). She is admired by all three of Wainwright's sons but settles on Con (Ben Chaplin). All goes well until Con confronts the ogre who was responsible for Bella's earlier pregnancy.
|Lost Souls 2000 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Drama
Director: Janusz Kaminski
Cast: Winona Ryder, Ben Chaplin, John Hurt, Philip Baker Hall, Elias Koteas, Sarah Wynter, Alfre Woodard, John Beasley, Victor Slezak, John Diehl, Brian Reddy, Paul Kleiman, Brad Greenquist, Oliver Clark, Michael Mantell
The lives of successful author Peter Kelson (Ben Chaplin) and exorcist Maya Larkin (Winona Ryder) cross when Maya finds papers identifying Kelson as the one through whom Satan will become flesh. Maya is a devout Catholic working with Father Lareaux (John Hurt) and John Townshend (Elias Koteas), but Peter does not believe Maya–until he begins experiencing Satanic omens.
|Me and Orson Welles 2009 PG-13, 113 min.|
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Ben Chaplin, Zoe Kazan, Eddie Marsan, Kelly Reilly, James Tupper, Leo Bill, Al Weaver, Iain McKee, Simon Lee Phillips, Simon Nehan, Imogen Poots, Patrick Kennedy
Teenager Richard Samuels (Zac Efron) aspires to be an actor and lands the small role of Lucius in Orson Welles' (Christian McKay) 1937 Broadway production of "Julius Caesar." Rehearsals ensue amidst rivalries and complaints by cast members about Orson showing up late for rehearsals. Richard falls for 20-year-old production assistant Sonja Jones (Claire Danes) who is not thrilled with Richard because she is overly ambitious and has no time for someone of Richard's low position in the theatrical world. Despite many problems, the show does go on, and Orson does present his ground-breaking production of "Julius Caesar."
|Murder by Numbers 2002 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt, Ben Chaplin, Agnes Bruckner, Chris Penn, R.D. Call, Tom Verica, Krista Carpenter, Brian Stepanek, Janni Brenn, John Vickery, Michael Canavan, Jim Jansen, Adilah Barnes
High school students Richard Haywood and Justin Pendleton (Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt) plan, come up with alibis, execute a series of "perfect" murders, and plot to blame the crimes on pot dealer Ray (Chris Penn). They are challenged by tough homicide detective Cassie Mayweather (Sandra Bullock) and her partner Sam Kennedy (Ben Chaplin) who are on their trail. Although Cassie and Sam differ over methods used in the investigation, Cassie's instincts prove indispensable in solving the crime.
|The Remains of the Day 1993 PG, 134 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: James Ivory
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Peter Vaughan, Hugh Grant, Michael Lonsdale, Tim Pigott-Smith, Peter Cellier, Peter Eyre, Caroline Hunt, John Haycraft, Paula Jacobs, Ben Chaplin, Patrick Godfrey
Years into his career as butler, James Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) looks back on younger days when he had choices concerning his future. Through flashbacks, James remembers Mary Kenton (Emma Thompson), the head housekeeper, who fell in love with him and provided the challenges to him concerning his employer, Lord Darlington (James Fox) and his devotion to the Nazi cause in pre-World War II Britain. There were eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Actor, Actress, and Director.
|Stage Beauty 2004 R, 106 min.|
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Tom Wilkinson, Ben Chaplin, Hugh Bonneville, Zoe Tapper, Richard Griffiths, Edward Fox, Derek Hutchinson, Mark Letheren, Jack Kempton, Stephen Marcus, Nick Barber, David Westhead
During England's Puritan era, the roles of women on stage were played by men, and Ned (Billy Crudup) portrayed many women. But when Ned is beaten up and can't play "Desdemona," his dresser, Maria (Claire Danes), takes on the role. Now, the Puritans are out of power, and Charles II decides that women should be on stage. This leaves Ned out in the cold–until rising-star Maria finally catches his eye.
|The Thin Red Line 1998 R, 170 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Terrence Malick
Cast: Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, James Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, Elias Koteas, Jared Leto, Nick Nolte, Kirk Acevedo, Penelope Allen, Simon Billig, Norman Patrick Brown, John Travolta
Director Terrence Malick came out of retirement after 20 years to make this adaptation of James Jones' 1962 novel about the battle for Guadalcanal during World War II. He focuses on the officers and enlisted men of Charlie Company who are ordered to invade the South Pacific island and then to deal with the horrors of jungle fighting. Academy Award nominations included Best Picture and Director.
|The Truth About Cats and Dogs 1996 PG-13, 97 min.|
Director: Michael Lehmann
Cast: Uma Thurman, Janeane Garofalo, Ben Chaplin, Jamie Foxx, James McCaffrey, Richard Coca, Stanley DeSantis
Abby Barnes (Janeane Garofalo) is a veterinarian who also hosts an L.A. talk-radio show on which she gives witty advice to pet owners. One day, Brian (Ben Chaplin) calls for advice about dealing with his Great Dane and asks Abby for a date. Believing herself to be a "Plain Jane," Abby recruits a gorgeous model–friend Noelle (Uma Thurman)–to take her place, and the comedy of mistaken identities begins.
|Two Weeks 2006 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Steve Stockman
Cast: Sally Field, Ben Chaplin, Thomas Cavanagh, Julianne Nicholson, Glenn Howerton, Anna Grace Smith, Jeffery Reagan Johnson, Clea DuVall, James Murtaugh, Michael Hyatt, Susan Misner, Jenny O'Hara
Siblings–Keith (Ben Chaplin), Barry (Thomas Cavanagh), Emily (Julianne Nicholson), and Matthew (Glenn Howerton)–come home to visit their dying mother Anita (Sally Field) for what they believe will be a couple of days. When the days drag into two weeks, personality conflicts rise to the fore, and Keith, Barry, Emily, and Matthew struggle to put their differences aside at this life-changing time of their lives.
|Washington Square 1997 PG, 115 min.|
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Ben Chaplin, Maggie Smith, Judith Ivey, Betsy Brantley, Arthur Laupus, Jennifer Garner, Robert(2) Stanton, Nancy Daly
Based on Henry James' novella, this story is about the on-again, off-again relationship of the very wealthy Dr. Austin Sloper (Albert Finney) and his daughter Catherine (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who is experiencing a blossoming affection for her less-than-wealthy tutor. Love or money–that is Catherine's dilemma.
|The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep 2007 PG, 111 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Jay Russell
Cast: Emily Watson, Alex Etel, Ben Chaplin, David Morrissey, Priyanka Xi, Marshall Napier, Joel Tobeck, Erroll Shand, Brian Cox, Bruce Allpress, Craig Hall, Bill Johnson
While Angus MacMorrow's (Alex Etel) father is off fighting in World War II, Angus walks along the shores of Loch Ness, finds an encrusted object, and brings it home. It turns out that the object is an egg that pops open to reveal a living creature with flippers, horns, and sharp teeth. Angus names it Crusoe. When Angus's mother (Emily Watson) hires a handyman, Lewis Mowbray (Ben Chaplin), Ben shows Lewis Crusoe. Lewis thinks Crusoe is a water horse, and the two take on the task of keeping Crusoe safe. But when Crusoe grows too big, Lewis and Ben release Crusoe into Loch Ness where Ben hopes he can still protect his pet–despite the fact that the British militia believes that Crusoe is a Nazi submarine.
|1. Birthday Girl (2001)|
2. Feast of July (1995)
3. Lost Souls (2000)
4. Me and Orson Welles (2009)
5. Murder by Numbers (2002)
6. The Remains of the Day (1993)
7. Stage Beauty (2004)
8. The Thin Red Line (1998)
9. The Truth About Cats and Dogs (1996)
10. Two Weeks (2006)
11. Washington Square (1997)
12. The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007)
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