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Paul McGuigan is a Director British born on 19 september 1963 at Bellshill (United-kingdom)

Paul McGuigan

Paul McGuigan
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 19 september 1963 (55 years) at Bellshill (United-kingdom)

Paul McGuigan, né le 19 septembre 1963 à Bellshill (Écosse), est un réalisateur britannique.

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Filmography of Paul McGuigan (9 films)

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Director

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, 1h46
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters, Kenneth Cranham, Leanne Best
Rating66% 3.348673.348673.348673.348673.34867
Dans les années 1970, on diagnostique un cancer du sein à l'actrice américaine Gloria Grahame (notamment oscarisée en 1953 pour Les Ensorcelés). Elle part alors vivre à Liverpool avec le jeune Peter Turner.
Victor Frankenstein, 1h50
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Frankenstein films, Cyberpunk films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Freddie Fox, Charles Dance
Rating59% 2.9966552.9966552.9966552.9966552.996655
Told from Igor's perspective, it shows the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Victor Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man who created the legend we know today. The two's experiments eventually get them into trouble with the authorities and they are near to becoming fugitives as they complete their goals to use science to create life, with Frankenstein's ultimate endgame of creating a man.
Push
Push (2009)
, 1h51
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Comedy science fiction films, Superhero films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, Colin Ford, Cliff Curtis, Joel Gretsch
Rating60% 3.04953.04953.04953.04953.0495
An organization within the United States government called the Division has been secretly hunting down and experimenting on people with psychic abilities since 1945. Two "Movers", Nick Gant (Colin Ford) and his father Jonah (Joel Gretsch), are running from Agent Carver (Djimon Hounsou), a Division "Pusher". Jonah tells Nick of a vision he received from a "Watcher" about a young girl he must help in the future in order to take down Division. Jonah helps Nick escape as Carver arrives and kills Jonah.
Lucky Number Slevin, 1h48
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu, Stanley Tucci, Bruce Willis
Rating77% 3.898913.898913.898913.898913.89891
During the film's opening credits, two bookies are separately ambushed and murdered by their unseen killers, and, elsewhere, a young man is killed by a sniper. In a bus terminal, a young man is approached by Goodkat (Bruce Willis), who tells the story of Max and the Kansas City Shuffle: two decades earlier, Max borrowed money from the mob to bet on a fixed horse race, only for the horse to die mid-race. To set an example to make sure nobody else would try to bet on a fixed race, the mob killed Max, his wife and young son Henry. Goodkat concludes that a "Kansas City Shuffle" is a misleading double bluff, and so tricks and kills the young man, before loading his body into a truck.
Wicker Park, 1h54
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Josh Hartnett, Rose Byrne, Diane Kruger, Matthew Lillard, Jessica Paré, Christopher Cousins
Rating69% 3.4988953.4988953.4988953.4988953.498895
Matt Simon, a young advertising executive, returns to Chicago with his fiancée, Rebecca, after spending the last two years in New York. He bumps into his old friend Luke on the way into a meeting at Bellucci's, in preparation for a business trip to China. Once inside he thinks he overhears Lisa, the beautiful dancer he was in love with two years ago when she vanished overnight. He tries to catch her as she leaves, but is brought up short by Rebecca, so he ducks out of the trip and embarks on an obsessive search for her, as the story of Matt and Lisa's romance unfolds in flashbacks.
The Reckoning, 1h52
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Paul Bettany, Willem Dafoe, Tom Hardy, Gina McKee, Brian Cox, Luke de Woolfson
Rating64% 3.249253.249253.249253.249253.24925
In 1380 England, a priest, Nicholas (Bettany), flees his village when found in flagrante delicto with a married woman. During flight he comes upon witnesses a group that unknown to Nicholas has euthanized a member to give relief from his long recurring internal pain. He becomes known to the group and is captured. The group is a travelling acting troupe who think he is a robber and they explain the killing. Reluctantly, they allow him to join their troupe to replace the member killed. On their journey to the next town they are forced to travel to a new district after a collapsed bridge stops them taking their normal route and to mend the cart that carries their goods although they have no money. The troupe reach a strange town with castle under reconstruction and find a woman being sentenced to death for killing a boy upon the testimony of a Benedictine Monk (Ewen Bremner). The troupe perform a biblical passion play, but, as told by the group's leader Martin (Willem Dafoe), so few attend they are unable to bury the dead troupe member and fix their cart.
Gangster No. 1, 1h43
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Gangster films
Actors Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany, David Thewlis, Saffron Burrows, Kenneth Cranham, Jamie Foreman
Rating67% 3.399253.399253.399253.399253.39925
The film opens with an unnamed, veteran British gangster (McDowell) attending a boxing match with friends. Upon hearing in conversation that a gangster by the name of Freddie Mays is to be released from prison after completing a 30-year sentence, he becomes upset and leaves without a word.
The Acid House, 1h51
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Kevin McKidd, Maurice Roëves, Ewen Bremner, Stephen McCole, Jemma Redgrave, Irvine Welsh
Rating63% 3.150553.150553.150553.150553.15055
The 1998 film, directed by Paul McGuigan, dramatises three stories from the book: