Helen Mirren is a multi-faceted British actor, who has excelled at stage, in television and films. She won an Oscar and a British Academy Film Award for her solid portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 biographical drama The Queen. She also won a Tony Award and a Laurence Olivier Award for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's 2013 play, The Audience. Mirren won Oscar-nominations for 'The Madness of King George' (1994), 'Gosford Park' (2001), and 'The Last Station' (2009). She won three consecutive British Academy Television Awards for Best Actress for her role on 'Prime Suspect.'
Mirren made her film breakthrough in 'The Long Good Friday' (1980). Some of her other notable film roles have come in Cal (1984), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), Calendar Girls (2003), Red (2010), Hitchcock (2012), Red 2 (2013), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Woman in Gold (2015), Trumbo (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017), The Leisure Seeker (2017), and Hobbs & Shaw (2019), and F9 (2021).
O Lucky Man! is a musical comedy drama film which tells the story of Mike Travis, a man who sticks to his work ethic and idealism. However, this gets him into trouble with nearly anyone he meets, but despite this, he continues to stick to his ideals in a capitalist society.
Based on the 1977 biographical novel by Bruce Alexander Cook, the film follows the life of the celebrated Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, later blacklisted for his political belief. Focusing on his all-round struggles, which forced him to ghostwrite many award winning scripts, the film tells us how he overcame his troubles to receive his due.
Brutal mobster and the owner of restaurant Le Hollandais, Albert Spica is abusive towards his wife, Georgina, the Chef, and his gangsters with whom he dines every night at the restaurant. Tired of his behavior, Georgina, supported by Chef, carries an affair with mild-mannered bookseller Michael who regularly dines at Le Hollandais. When Albert learns about it, he unleashes his cruelty on Michael.
The multiple awards-winning film deals with the reactions of the people, the Royal family, and the British Prime Minister after the death of Princess Diana. While the Queen considers Diana’s death as a private matter, the people expect a public expression of grief towards the death of the ‘People’s Princess’. PM Tony Blair tries to convince the Queen to pay a tribute.
During an operation to eliminate a terrorist group in Kenya, Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer finds herself in a dilemma when an innocent girl enters the kill zone.
Hassan Haji Kadam is a talented, but largely a self-taught cook. He was being groomed to replace his mother at their family restaurant in India before being forced to leave the country and settle down in a pretty village in France. There the family decided to open an Indian eatery just 100 feet away from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred restaurant.
The medieval fantasy depicts the legendary sword Excalibur bestowed to Uther Pendragon by wizard Merlin. Uther buries it into a stone declaring that the one who pulls it out will be the next king. Uther’s illegitimate son Arthur draws it and with Knights of Round Table, takes country to prosperity; but faces challenges after fathering a son with his evil half-sister Morgana.
Woman in Gold is a biopic which tells us the story of Maria Altmann, an elderly Jewish woman, as she fights a lengthy legal battle, against the Austrian government, to recover artwork, which according to her, were seized by the Nazis years ago from her family.
In 1932, Sir William McCordle, a wealthy aristocrat but an uncouth industrialist, hosts a weekend hunting party at his old English country house, Gosford Park, where he entertains his elite friends and relatives upstairs, while their staff works downstairs. But then, several sagas of intrigue, lies, secrets, hatred, betrayal and deceit spill out when the host, Sir William McCordle, is found murdered.
The Madness of King George is a historical comedy drama film which tells the story of King George III, who goes mentally unstable, after which his Lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation. Meanwhile, an ex-minister attempts to cure him.
Congressman Stephen Collins is leading an investigation into PointCorp, a private defense contractor. But when his mistress Sonia Baker, also a researcher on his staff is murdered, he calls his old friend journalist Cal McAffrey for help. What follows is a trail of betrayals that hide a much deeper conspiracy.
Former C.I.A. Agent Frank Moses lives a quiet life alone with only his conversation with Sarah Ross, a Pension Department employee, to look forward to. When, out of the blue, he is attacked by heavily-armed, masked assailants, he teams up with his old associates to figure out why he is a target and why his file at the CIA headquarter is tagged as RED (Retired Extremely Dangerous)
Famed novelist Leo Tolstoy gets into an argument with his wife over the rights to Tolstoy’s literary legacy. His wife believes that he should bequeath them to her, but Tolstoy’s chief disciple believes that the rights should belong to the people of Russia.
Calendar Girls is a British comedy drama film which tells the story of five girls from different parts of the country who become the cover girls of a prestigious annual calendar. They soon face newer challenges while pursuing their goals.
Jack, an amiable London butcher passes away, leaving behind his wife Amy and a group of loyal friends. As they bring their friend’s ashes to the sea, Ray, Lenny, and Vic are accompanied by Jack’s foster son, Vince. Together they keep each other company while remembering the good times they had with Jack.
The movie follows legendary director Alfred Hitchcock’s struggles to get one of his most iconic movies Psycho made. After Paramount’s refusal, he is forced to finance the movie himself and in spite of reservations, is helped by his wife Alma. The making of the movie puts a strain on his health and their marriage.
In 1965, three Mossad Agents come into East Berlin in order to apprehend a Nazi war criminal. However the mission seems more complicated than their expectations.
Retiring detective, Jerry Black, promises a mother to find the murderer of her young daughter. Unconvinced that it’s an open-and-shut case, Jerry buys petrol-pump, moves in that area where he discovers more cases and clues. As he grows closer to bartender Lori, her young daughter reports befriending a person nearer to suspect’s description. So now Jerry has to quickly nab the killer.
Clive Owen is a prison inmate with a green thumb, who takes part in an experimental ‘open’ prison, where the inmates walk around freely and receive training for their impending releases. Clive soon discovers his talent for growing flowers, and this talent is recognized by a gardening expert, who suggests him to take part in a national gardening competition.
A successful executive retreats from life after his daughter’s death and writes letters to Love, Time and Death as if to find answer to his grief. His business partners use these letters to prove that he is unfit run the company, making him realize his folly and once that is done, it does not take him long to realize that even loss has a collateral beauty.
The sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey follows Dr. Heywood Floyd and his teammates as they set out on a joint US-Soviet space mission to Jupiter. The astronauts have to reactivate U.S.S. Discovery’s AI computer, H.A.L. 9000, to find out the cause of Discovery’s failure. They also need to unravel the mystery of the mammoth black monolith in Jupiter’s orbit.
A con man targets Betty McLeish, a wealthy British woman who was recently widowed. However, things don’t go as expected, and it soon turns into a cat-and-mouse game.
Ex-CIA agent, Frank Moses, his girlfriend, Sarah and his friend Marvin become a target when it is revealed that that they know the location of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon. The trio now have to search for the nuclear device and prevent it from falling in wrong hands; all the while evading fierce assassins, armed terrorists and influential government officials.
An idealist inventor moves his family to a remote island in the Caribbean, in order to protect them from the consumerism which he believes to be destroying America. He also tries to use his genius skills to make gadgets for the natives and tries to enhance their primitive lifestyle.
A Russian American ballet dancer is forced to stay in Russia against his will, after his plane is forced to land in Russian territory. He is made to stay with an American man with a Russian wife. He tries to think of a way to escape, but he is unsure if he can trust the American with his plan.
Anna is a young beautiful Russian woman who has been a victim of domestic abuse, and wants to escape this life at any cost. Her life takes a turn when she accepts an offer from a KGB officer Alex, to work as an assassin for five years, after which she would be free. She soon begins working as an undercover fashion model in Paris.
When black market antiquities dealer Mitch Wilkinson shows a missing page from John Wilkes Booth's diary with the name of Thomas Gates, accusing him to be a conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Thomas' great-great-grandson Ben Gates embarks on a journey to prove his innocence that will lead him to the location of a lost city of gold.
Diplomatic security service agent, Luke Hobbs, and ex-British military operative, now an outcast, Deckard Shaw always walked the opposite paths. But now, Brixton Lorr, a cyber-genetically enhanced soldier possessing formidable strength, has gained control over a deadly pathogen that can permanently alter humanity. Hobbs and Shaw must keep their personal animosity aside to work together as only they can bring Lorr down.
The movie is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’. Preparations are undergoing for the marriage of Amazon Queen Hippolyta and Athenian Duke Theseus. But fairy king Oberon and his jester Puck create chaos and mischief using a love potion by involving other characters like Lysander, Demetrius, and Helena.
Mo Folchart and his daughter Meggie were born with the gift of reading characters from books into real life. When Mo accidentally, unleashes the villain Capricorn from the book 'Inkheart' into the real world, his wife Resa gets trapped in the book. Mo and Meggie must find a way to survive Capricorn and save Resa.
Raising Helen is a comedy drama film, which tells the story of a young woman, Helen, who becomes the guardian of her sister and brother-in-law’s three children after they die in a car accident. However, she discovers that raising them is much more difficult than she imagined.
Wayne is a successful businessman living with his wife Eileen. He is looking forward to a peaceful retirement, but his life turns upside down, when a former employee kidnaps him. He tries negotiating with the kidnapper, and meanwhile, his wife works with the FBI to help them secure the release of her husband.
Wealthy playboy, Arthur Bach, has yet another run-in with the law, after which his thorough-businesswoman mother issues an ultimatum that he has to marry corporate executive, Susan Johnson, or else lose his billions-worth inheritance. After getting engaged to Susan, Arthur meets and falls for Naomi, a free-spirited girl he wants as life-partner. The difficult choice teaches him a thing or two about growing-up.
After killing someone from a rival gang, Pinkie Brown, enforcer of his gang, befriends Rose, a young waitress as she had witnessed the gang’s activities. His intention is to keep an eye on her, so that she doesn’t give any evidence against him. Over time, she begins to fall in love with him, and they get married. However, Rose’s employer, decides that he needs to save the girl from the gangster, with whom she has made the mistake of getting married.
Clara, a young girl is in search of a one-of-a-kind key, a magical key that will help her unlock a priceless gift, a box, from her late mother. She reaches the coveted key, but soon the key disappears in a parallel world leaving Clara perplexed. In that world, she meets an army of mice and a soldier named Phillip. Clara along with Phillip need to get hold of the key in order to reinstate harmony to the unstable world.
Rose is a professional hitman who is shocked upon discovering that she is having a terminal illness. However, she decides to take on the last mission of her life, with the help of her lover and her stepson.
Sarah Winchester is a widow, who has lost her husband, a gun manufacturer, as well as her child, which has left her in grief. Although she has received over 20 million dollars in inheritance, she is convinced that she is cursed by the ghosts of those who died at the hands of the Winchester firearms. As per the advice of a medium, she begins building an enormously never-ending mansion.
Caligula is a historical drama film, which revolves around the tragic story of Gaius Germanicus Caligula, Rome’s most infamous Caesar. The film depicts how he rises to power and how he eventually meets his downfall.
Teaching Mrs. Tingle is a comedy thriller film which tells the story of a student named Leanne, who wants to give the farewell speech on her graduation ceremony. However, her history teacher seems to stand in the way, and therefore, Leanne considers murdering her.
Based on the well-known play of the same name by William Shakespeare, The Tempest is a fantasy comedy drama film which revolves around Prospera, the duchess of Milan, who is denounced as a sorceress and usurped by Antonio, her own brother. She is cast off in a small boat to die along with her young daughter. However, she survives and eventually finds herself in a small island. Soon it seems that there might be other inhabitants on the island as well.
After trying to delay the demolition of his house, hapless Arthur Dent discovers that his friend Ford Prefect is an alien and that his entire home planet will be destroyed later that day. Prefect saves him at the right moment by hitchhiking on an alien spaceship, and guides him through an intergalactic adventure to restore Earth.
The One and Only Ivan is a fantasy adventure comedy drama film which tells the story of a young gorilla named Ivan, who doesn’t know about his past. Therefore, in order to find out, he sets out on a journey to learn about his past and his identity.
This prequel to Monsters, Inc. looks back at a time when legendary scarers Mike and Sully were learning scare tactics at Monsters University as students. A bitter rivalry starts between the two when Sully, an overconfident natural-born scarer, tells the rather cute-looking one-eyed monster Mike that he cannot be a scarer no matter how hard he studies.
The Disney adaptation of the Book of Exodus is an animated retelling of the life of Moses. It follows Moses’ journey from an Egyptian prince, to his final destination of leading the Hebrew slaves in Egypt to their freedom, to Mount Sinai, away from his brother Pharaoh Rameses II.
Soren, the young barn owl is enthralled by the tales of the legendary Guardian owls of Ga'Hoole. Unfortunately, Soren and his jealous brother, Kludd, are taken as prisoners by the evil owls known as Pure Ones. Soren must escape and find the mythical Guardians to stop the Pure Ones once and for all.
Dominic Toretto and the rest of the gang are living a more relaxed life when their peace is shattered by cyber-terrorist Cipher. Cipher blackmails Dom into betraying his team, by kidnapping his ex-partner Elena and their son. Now the team must join forces with Deckard Shaw and Hobbs to save Don and take down Cipher.
Helen Mirren Awards
|The Queen||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role||2007|
|The Queen||Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama||2007|
|Elizabeth I||Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television||2007|
|Losing Chase||Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television||1997|
|Prime Suspect: The Final Act||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie||2007|
|Elizabeth I||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie||2006|
|The Passion of Ayn Rand||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie||1999|
|Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special||1996|
|The Queen||Best Actress in a Leading Role||2007|
|Prime Suspect 3||Best Actress||1994|
|Prime Suspect 2||Best Actress||1993|
|Prime Suspect||Best Actress||1992|