The best John Simm’s movies

John Simm

John Simm

10/07/1970 (53 años)
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Human Traffic

Human Traffic
7.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 04/06/1999
  • Character: Jip
Five twenty-something friends spend a drug-fueled weekend in Cardiff, Wales.

24 Hour Party People

24 Hour Party People
7.3/10
Manchester, 1976. Tony Wilson is an ambitious but frustrated local TV news reporter looking for a way to make his mark. After witnessing a life-changing concert by a band known as the Sex Pistols, he persuades his station to televise one of their performances, and soon Manchester's punk groups are clamoring for him to manage them. Riding the wave of a musical revolution, Wilson and his friends create the legendary Factory Records label and The Hacienda club.

Diana & Me

Diana & Me
5.3/10
Australian Diana Spencer wins a competition in a women's magazine, and as a prize gets a trip for two to London, where she wants to meet her idol and namesake, Princess Diana. She goes there with her fiance, Mark, but during the garden party the Princess plans to attend, things get mixed up and Aussie Diana gets arrested with Paparazzi photographer Rob. Diana really wants to meet the Princess and follows Rob as he searches for Princess Di to take some photos.

Skellig

Skellig
6.4/10
An ordinary boy named Michael is going through some extraordinary changes in his life. His family has just moved into an unfamiliar house, and his brand new baby sister has fallen ill. One day, while cleaning out the garden shed, he stumbles across something mysterious, a strange creature huddled in the corner; weak of body but strong of will. This is Skellig.

The Locksmith

The Locksmith
7.7/10
When his estranged wife is brutally attacked by a burglar, a law-abiding locksmith unconvinced that the junkie charged for the crime is the real attacker starts his own investigation.

Brothers of the Head

Brothers of the Head
6.2/10
  • Genre: DramaMusic
  • Release: 01/01/2005
  • Character: Boatman
In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.

The Yellow House

The Yellow House
6.8/10
  • Release: 22/03/2007
  • Character: Vincent Van Gogh
John Simm stars as Vincent Van Gogh in The Yellow House, a feature-length drama that tells the moving human story of the most influential and explosive housemates in art history. For just nine weeks, in late 1888, Van Gogh and Gauguin share a home, The Yellow House, in Arles, southern France.

Miranda

Miranda
5.4/10
A librarian begins a passionate affair with a mysterious woman who walks into his library. When she suddenly disappears he travels down to London to search for her only to discover that she has three identities - dancer, dominatrix and con-woman. But which one is the real Miranda?

Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment
7.3/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 12/02/2002
  • Character: Raskolnikov
John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.

Is Harry on the Boat?

Is Harry on the Boat?
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 06/08/2001
  • Character: Prize Winner
On Ibiza, tour rep Brad is determined to win the informal competition among the male reps to sleep with as many female clients as possible, while his friend Mikey is looking for true love.

A Pinch of Snuff

A Pinch of Snuff
Receiving a tip from his dentist Jack Shorter, policeman Peter Pascoe takes a closer look at the Calliope Kinema Club, a film club notorious for showing adult entertainment movies. Shorter is convinced that one particular scene in a movie he recently saw was too realistic to have been staged with fake blood, but when Pascoe and his bluff superior Andy Dalziel starts investigating, they soon comes across the actress in question, Linda Abbott, who obviously didn't suffer from any harm and assures Pascoe that the concerns are unnecessary.

Forgive and Forget

Forgive and Forget
6.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 12/06/2000
  • Character: Theo
David O'Neil, a plasterer and mature student Theo have been best mates for fourteen years and are practically inseparable. However, their friendship has become strained as Theo is about to move in with his long-term girlfriend, photographer Hannah. A raging jealousy awakes in David and he starts scheming to break up the loving couple using Hannah's insecurities against them. When the couple eventually separate David is in a quandary about his next move and is forced to confront his long-hidden homosexuality and feelings towards Theo. Eventually, David decides to reveal his sexual orientation and deep love for Theo very publicly by arranging for them both to appear as guests on Judith Adams' talk-show, "forgive and forget", with tragic consequences for their friendship and David's family.

Everyday

Everyday
6.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 15/11/2012
  • Character: Ian
This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.

Nero

Nero
5.5/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 23/05/2004
  • Character: Caligula
As a young boy, future emperor Nero witnesses the mad Emperor Caligula kill his father and exile his mother. While in exile in the pontine islands, Agrippina, his mother, sees a vision telling her that her son can become emperor, but she will have to die first. She accepts the proposal. Back in Rome, Nero, now being raised by emperor Claudius after Caligula's death, Agrippina returns. She poisons Claudius' food and Nero becomes emperor. At first, Nero cuts taxes and introduces successful programs and invades Brittania. Soon he meets a beautiful slave named Claudia Acte, and marries her, throwing off his engagement with Claudius' daughter, Claudia Octavia, telling her she can marry someone she will be happy with. Heartbroken, she arrives at an island and kills herself. Nero enjoys being married to Claudia Acte, but soon he gradually goes mad with power and sets fire to Rome.

Factory: Manchester from Joy Division to Happy Mondays

Factory: Manchester from Joy Division to Happy Mondays
8.2/10
  • Genre: DocumentaryMusic
  • Release: 20/09/2007
  • Character: Himself - Narrator (voice)
Documentary celebrating the triumph, tragedy and human comedy that was Manchester record company, Factory. Started by the late Tony Wilson, Alan Erasmus, Peter Saville and Martin Hannett in the late 1970s, it became known as the home of Joy Divsion, New Order and Happy Mondays and for creating the Hacienda club. The label pioneered Britain's independent pop culture, creating a new Manchester and blowing a shed-load of money. Includes interviews with all the main players in the Factory story.

Wonderland

Wonderland
7.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 13/05/1999
  • Character: Eddie
There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; Debbie, a single mom, entertains men at the hair salon after hours; her son spends part of the weekend with her ex, a man with a hair-trigger temper. Molly is expecting her first baby and its father acts as if the responsibility is too much for him.

Blue/Orange

Blue/Orange
6.3/10
In a psychiatric hospital, a junior doctor is treating a young black man diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. The patient is having a final interview with the doctor, who has invited his mentor to sit in on the session. He is concerned that the diagnosis is inaccurate and would like the patient hospitalised for longer. The senior doctor, however, disagrees.

Tu£sday

Tu£sday
5.1/10
Four career criminals, two glamorous bank workers and one over-the-hill has-been all happen to be planning a robbery on a London bank on the same day, by sheer coincidence. The two investigating detectives must try and deduce how these seemingly unrelated people came to be in the area and which were responsible for the lifting a priceless emerald.

Devilwood

Devilwood
6.7/10
In a lawless outpost in 17th Century England, the people have ceased to be God-fearing but learn to fear the Devil instead.

Boston Kickout

Boston Kickout
6/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 18/10/1996
  • Character: Phil
School leaver Phil moves with his father from inner-city London to the satellite Hertfordshire New Town of Stevenage, where they are promised a brighter future...but all Phil finds there is a bleak, cultural wilderness; a world of unemployment, violence, alcoholism and drug abuse in 90s Britain

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