Films starring Emma Thompson

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

By Fatima Sheriff

A filmmaker sets out to document her best friend's arranged marriage in Shekhar Kapur's culture clash romantic comedy.


Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

By Leila Latif

A retired widow sets out on a journey of sexual discovery in Sophie Hyde’s sensual, sex-positive dramedy.

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By Hannah Strong

Emma Stone plays the fur-loving fashionista in this overlong and largely uninspired origin story.


Last Christmas

By Adam Woodward

This misjudged yuletide rom-com does a gross disservice to George Michael’s musical legacy.


Late Night

By Hannah Strong

Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling are a joy to watch in this cosily conventional TV industry satire.


Johnny English Strikes Again

By Caitlin Quinlan

Rowan Atkinson returns to make a mockery of British Intelligence in this tediously unfunny spy spoof sequel.


The Children Act

By Beth Webb

Emma Thompson delivers a heartfelt turn as a high court judge presiding over a difficult case in the second Ian McEwan adaptation of 2018.


Alone in Berlin

By David Jenkins

A grieving couple decide to take on the Nazis in this drab wartime thriller that’s noticeably short on thrills.


The Legend of Barney Thomson

By David Jenkins

Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut is a miserable, tone-deaf hash of black comic clichés.


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