Stephen Frears Movies

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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

7

111 min

Country: UK

Genre: Comedy | Drama | Biography

Release date: August 12, 2016

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

The Program (2015)

6.5

103 min

Country: France | UK

Genre: Drama | Biography | Sport

Release date: March 18, 2016

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.

Philomena (2013)

7.6

98 min

Country: USA | France | UK

Genre: Drama | Biography

Release date: November 27, 2013

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Lay the Favorite (2012)

4.8

94 min

Country: USA | France | UK

Genre: Comedy | Romance | Drama

Release date: June 22, 2012

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: Ex-private dancer Beth aspires to be a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, when she falls in with Dink, a sports gambler. Sparks fly as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy--much to the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip.

Tamara Drewe (2010)

6.2

107 min

Country: UK

Genre: Comedy | Romance | Drama

Release date: September 10, 2010

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Chéri (2009)

6.2

86 min

Country: France | UK | Germany

Genre: Comedy | Romance | Drama

Release date: July 17, 2009

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.

Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

7.4

97 min

Country: UK

Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller

Release date: September 05, 2003

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.

The Grifters (1990)

7

110 min

Country: USA | Canada

Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller

Release date: January 25, 1991

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

7.4

105 min

Country: UK

Genre: Romance | Drama | Biography

Release date: May 08, 1987

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ...

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

6.9

97 min

Country: UK

Genre: Comedy | Romance | Drama

Release date: April 04, 1986

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success and hope, when they open up a glamorous laundromat.

The Hit (1984)

7.1

98 min

Country: UK

Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller

Release date: March 08, 1985

Director: Stephen Frears

Description: Two hit men pick up ex-gangster Willie to escort him back to Paris to face his betrayed colleagues. The road trip suffers from complications.