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Michael Caton-Jones is a Actor, Director and Producer British born on 15 october 1957 at West Lothian (United-kingdom)

Michael Caton-Jones

Michael Caton-Jones
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Birth name Michael Jones
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 15 october 1957 (62 years) at West Lothian (United-kingdom)

Michael Caton-Jones (born Michael Jones; 15 October 1957) is the director of such films as Scandal, Rob Roy, Memphis Belle and The Jackal. Caton-Jones was born in Broxburn, Lothian, Scotland.

Biography

Fils d'un instituteur et d'une mère au foyer, il reçoit une éducation choyé comme fils unique du couple. Après des études de marketing à l'université de Londres, il commence à travailler dans une grande banque anglaise. Il y rencontre des producteurs de cinéma et de la télévision, ce qui le convainc de quitter la banque et de se lancer dans une nouvelle carrière à près de trente ans.

Best films

The Jackal (1997)
(Director)

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Filmography of Michael Caton-Jones (11 films)

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Actor

The Jackal
The Jackal (1997)
, 2h4
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Political films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora, Mathilda May, J. K. Simmons
Roles Man in Video
Rating63% 3.199013.199013.199013.199013.19901
A joint mission of the American FBI and the Russian MVD leads to the death of the younger brother of an Azerbaijani mobster (David Hayman). In retaliation, the mobster hires an enigmatic assassin known only by the pseudonym "The Jackal" (Bruce Willis) to kill an unseen target. The Jackal demands $70 million for the job, to which the mobster reluctantly agrees. Meanwhile, the MVD capture one of the mafia's henchmen. During interrogation by torture, the henchman reveals the name "Jackal". This, coupled with the documents recovered from the henchman's briefcase, leads the FBI and MVD to assume the target for the retaliatory hit is FBI Director Donald Brown (John Cunningham).
Doc Hollywood, 1h44
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Woody Harrelson, Barnard Hughes, David Ogden Stiers, Bridget Fonda
Roles L.A. Maitre D'
Rating62% 3.100013.100013.100013.100013.10001
Dr. Benjamin Stone is a promising young surgeon working in Washington, D.C. with plans of making more money working for a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. On his last day, he realizes that none of his colleagues care enough about him to say good-bye to him, instead leaving him a cake with an insult made out of icing.

Director

Urban Hymn
Urban Hymn (2015)

Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Musical, Crime
Actors Shirley Henderson, Ian Hart, Letitia Wright, Steven Mackintosh, Shaun Parkes, Victoria Alcock
Rating63% 3.157053.157053.157053.157053.15705
Set against the backdrop of the 2011 England Riots, the film follows a neglected and volatile female offender, Jamie, who possesses an amazing singing voice and is torn between her loyalties toward her inspiring, unconventional care worker, Kate, and her possessive and volatile best friend, Leanne.
World Without End (miniseries), 6h14
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Carlo Rota, Rupert Evans
Rating69% 3.498823.498823.498823.498823.49882
La ville anglaise de Kingsbridge met tout en œuvre pour survivre, alors que le Roi mène la nation dans la Guerre de Cent Ans avec la France et que l'Europe tente de traiter la Peste noire.
Basic Instinct 2, 1h50
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about psychiatry, Erotic thriller films
Actors Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, David Thewlis, Charlotte Rampling, Hugh Dancy, Heathcote Williams
Rating43% 2.1530152.1530152.1530152.1530152.153015
Set in London, the film opens with American best-selling author Catherine Tramell in a speeding car with her companion, Kevin Franks, a famous English football star. Tramell takes the man's hand and begins masturbating with it, all the while increasing her vehicle's speed. At the point of orgasm, Tramell veers off the road and crashes into the West India Docks in Canary Wharf. She attempts to save her partner but, as she says while being questioned by the police, "When it came down to it, I guess my life was more important to me than his".
Shooting Dogs, 1h55
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors John Hurt, Hugh Dancy, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Dominique Horwitz, David Gyasi, Nicola Walker
Rating76% 3.8481453.8481453.8481453.8481453.848145
En 1994, Joe Connor, jeune instituteur anglais, enseigne à l'École Technique Officielle de Kigali, tenue par Christopher, prêtre catholique anglais lui aussi. Dans la nuit du 6 au 7 avril, alors que le président Juvénal Habyarimana vient de mourir dans un attentat, 2 000 Tutsis, sentant le génocide au Rwanda approcher, viennent se réfugier dans l'école. Les jours suivants, Joe et Christopher assisteront impuissants à l'évacuation des Occidentaux par les soldats français, puis au départ des casques bleus dont des soldats belges, laissant la voie libre aux tueurs Hutus.
City By The Sea, 1h48
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku, William Forsythe, Frances McDormand, George Dzundza
Rating60% 3.048963.048963.048963.048963.04896
Vincent LaMarca (Robert De Niro) is a veteran New York City Police Department detective, whose criminal father had been executed for murder, after a child whom he had kidnapped was killed. Vincent has had to live with this stigma hanging over his own reputation, and history begins to repeat itself when his own son, Joey LaMarca (James Franco), a junkie, becomes involved in a drug-related killing. Joey suddenly comes to the attention of Vincent's current girlfriend, Michelle (Frances McDormand), who was unaware that he even had a son, and she can not understand why Vincent is unwilling to help him.
The Jackal
The Jackal (1997)
, 2h4
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Political films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora, Mathilda May, J. K. Simmons
Rating63% 3.199013.199013.199013.199013.19901
A joint mission of the American FBI and the Russian MVD leads to the death of the younger brother of an Azerbaijani mobster (David Hayman). In retaliation, the mobster hires an enigmatic assassin known only by the pseudonym "The Jackal" (Bruce Willis) to kill an unseen target. The Jackal demands $70 million for the job, to which the mobster reluctantly agrees. Meanwhile, the MVD capture one of the mafia's henchmen. During interrogation by torture, the henchman reveals the name "Jackal". This, coupled with the documents recovered from the henchman's briefcase, leads the FBI and MVD to assume the target for the retaliatory hit is FBI Director Donald Brown (John Cunningham).
Rob Roy
Rob Roy (1995)
, 2h19
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure, Historical
Actors Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt, Tim Roth, Eric Stoltz, Brian Cox
Rating68% 3.4490853.4490853.4490853.4490853.449085
In Scotland, 1713, Rob Roy MacGregor (Liam Neeson) is the Chief of Clan MacGregor. By selling the Lowland gentry protection against cattle rustling, he barely manages to feed his people. Longing to alleviate their poverty, MacGregor borrows £1000 from James Graham, 1st Duke of Montrose (John Hurt), with the intent of buying and selling Highland cattle. Impoverished London aristocrat Archibald Cunningham (Tim Roth) has been sent to stay with Montrose, who is implied to be related to him. Cunningham's mother hopes that the cold Scottish climate will, "cool the fever in his blood". Heavily in debt, Cunningham learns about the loan from Montrose's factor, Killearn (Brian Cox), who has been charged with looking after him. Killearn first converts the credit to cash without the knowledge of Montrose or MacGregor.
This Boy's Life, 1h54
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Scoutisme, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about domestic violence
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Eliza Dushku, Jonah Blechman, Chris Cooper
Rating72% 3.648283.648283.648283.648283.64828
Nomadic, flaky Caroline Wolff (Ellen Barkin) wants to settle down in one place, find a decent man, and provide a better home for her and her son, Tobias "Toby" Wolff (Leonardo DiCaprio). When she moves to Seattle, Washington, and meets the seemingly respectable Dwight Hansen (Robert De Niro) (in real life Dwight Thompson worked as a mechanic for Seattle City Light at the time), she thinks she has accomplished her goals. Toby, however, comes to feel differently; Dwight's true personality is revealed after Toby spends a few months separated from his mother with Dwight and his children. The boy's stepfather-to-be seems to want to mold Toby into a better person, but his method includes emotionally, verbally and physically abusing the boy.
Doc Hollywood, 1h44
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Woody Harrelson, Barnard Hughes, David Ogden Stiers, Bridget Fonda
Rating62% 3.100013.100013.100013.100013.10001
Dr. Benjamin Stone is a promising young surgeon working in Washington, D.C. with plans of making more money working for a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. On his last day, he realizes that none of his colleagues care enough about him to say good-bye to him, instead leaving him a cake with an insult made out of icing.
Memphis Belle, 1h47
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Musical
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D. B. Sweeney, Billy Zane, Sean Astin
Rating68% 3.449063.449063.449063.449063.44906
In May 1943, the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress of the US Army Air Force, are grounded in England while their aircraft is repaired.
Scandal
Scandal (1989)
, 1h55
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical, Politic, Romance
Actors John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen, Leslie Phillips, Britt Ekland
Rating64% 3.2475953.2475953.2475953.2475953.247595
An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his wide range of contacts and his parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. A scandal develops when her affair with the Minister of War comes to public attention.

Producer

City By The Sea, 1h48
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku, William Forsythe, Frances McDormand, George Dzundza
Roles Producer
Rating60% 3.048963.048963.048963.048963.04896
Vincent LaMarca (Robert De Niro) is a veteran New York City Police Department detective, whose criminal father had been executed for murder, after a child whom he had kidnapped was killed. Vincent has had to live with this stigma hanging over his own reputation, and history begins to repeat itself when his own son, Joey LaMarca (James Franco), a junkie, becomes involved in a drug-related killing. Joey suddenly comes to the attention of Vincent's current girlfriend, Michelle (Frances McDormand), who was unaware that he even had a son, and she can not understand why Vincent is unwilling to help him.
The Jackal
The Jackal (1997)
, 2h4
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Political films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora, Mathilda May, J. K. Simmons
Roles Producer
Rating63% 3.199013.199013.199013.199013.19901
A joint mission of the American FBI and the Russian MVD leads to the death of the younger brother of an Azerbaijani mobster (David Hayman). In retaliation, the mobster hires an enigmatic assassin known only by the pseudonym "The Jackal" (Bruce Willis) to kill an unseen target. The Jackal demands $70 million for the job, to which the mobster reluctantly agrees. Meanwhile, the MVD capture one of the mafia's henchmen. During interrogation by torture, the henchman reveals the name "Jackal". This, coupled with the documents recovered from the henchman's briefcase, leads the FBI and MVD to assume the target for the retaliatory hit is FBI Director Donald Brown (John Cunningham).