Chris Cowlin Movies
TRESPASS AGAINST US is an original gangster movie set across three generations of the rowdy Cutler family. They live as outlaws in some of Britain's richest countryside -- hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes, and taunting the police. Struggling to retain a way of life fast becoming extinct, Chad Cutler ends up caught between his father's archaic principles and trying to do right by his kids, whilst the full force of the law is finally catching up with him.
- November 20th, 2015
- 131 mins
The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s.
- July 4th, 2015
- 97 mins
A gritty and atmospheric thriller about the traumatic disintegration of a man and father, STILL is the haunting, deeply moving story about a journey every parent hopes they will never have to make. Tom Carver (Aidan Gillan, Game of Thrones and The Wire) is a man stumbling blindly towards a crossroads in his life, recently thrown out of focus following the unexpected, tragic death of his teenage son in a car crash. After a seemingly harmless encounter with a neighborhood kid, he finds himself involved in a feud with a teenage gang that quickly intensifies to more disturbing and horrifying heights. With Tom's personal life unraveling before his eyes, and the threat of gang violence escalating out of control, the world he is so desperately trying to rebuild may disintegrate all together.
- May 1st, 2015
- 112 mins
Michael (Peter Ferdinando) is a ruthless undercover cop targeting London's most violent drug traffickers. He and his team aren't above taking their cut from the criminals they're charged with taking on – but when he's threatened with exposure, he's forced to rapidly shift his loyalties and sell out his allies in order to stay alive. Gerard Johnson's ultraviolent thriller – part Nicolas Winding Refn, part Abel Ferrara, and featuring a propulsive score by British new wave legends The The – is a brutal, neon-colored portrait of a man far beyond salvation.
- April 10th, 2015
- 98 mins
Set in Iran, this powerful and unbelievable true story follows the brave ambition of Afshin Ghaffarian. During the volatile climate of the 2009 presidential election, where many cultural freedoms were threatened, Afshin and some friends (including Elaheh played by Freida Pinto) risk their lives and form an underground dance company. Through banned online videos, they learn from timeless legends who cross all cultural divides, such as Michael Jackson, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev. Afshin and Elaheh also learn much from each other, most importantly how to embrace their passion for dance and for one another.
- January 2nd, 2015
- 90 mins
During the London bombings of World War II, school teachers Eve Parkins (Phoebe Fox) and Jean Hogg (Helen McCrory) lead a group of children in evacuation to Crythin Gifford, a remote village outside of the city. When the group takes up residence at the Eel Marsh House, 40 years after Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) investigated the first haunting, Eve soon realizes they are not alone. The longer they stay in the house, the more the awful past of the residence unravels itself and the evil spirit that lurks around them threatens the well-being of the children. With the help of a pilot (Jeremy Irvine), Eve does all that she can to protect the children and discover the truth behind the Woman in Black.
With ruthless US and Japanese investment banks circling Tuftons, a struggling two-hundred-year-old, family-run British bank, can its bumbling, incompetent chairman, Sir Charles Bunbury, fend off the onslaught and save the bank?
- 112 mins
The brutal brothers from Bethnal Green are back and bloodier than ever in FALL OF THE KRAYS. Following on from the ferocious Rise Of The Krays, FALL OF THE KRAYS picks up the story of the infamous Firm as the cracks start to show in the brothers business plans and their sanity. Having secured their empire and their infamy, the brothers must now fight to keep hold of both as the obsession of one police officer becomes entwined with a burgeoning romance and a dangerous state of mind for Reggie and Ronnie respectively.
- November 21st, 2014
- 113 mins
In THE IMITATION GAME, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal.
- November 7th, 2014
- 123 mins
Starring Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of – time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed. The film is based on the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, by Jane Hawking, and is directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh (“Man on Wire”).
- October 31st, 2014
- 92 mins
Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth & Mark Strong, Before I Go To Sleep is a psychological thriller based on the worldwide best-selling novel about a woman who wakes up every day remembering nothing – the result of a traumatic accident in her past – until one day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her...
- September 26th, 2014
- 102 mins
Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) leads a racket of young and gifted white-collar criminals as they con their way into a luxurious life of other people’s money. But when they inadvertently steal from a sadistic crime boss, they’re on the hook for two million in two weeks or their days of wine and plastic are over. The only way they can acquire that much cash is to scheme their way through the most high-stakes heist of their lives.
- April 4th, 2014
- 90 mins
lan Partridge has had many ups and downs in his life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. A nervous breakdown in Dundee. His self-published book,'Bouncing Back', subsequently remaindered and pulped. The Alan Partridge Movie portrays the events of the greatest low-to-high-ebb spectrum in his life to date – specifically how he tries to salvage his public career while negotiating a potentially violent turn of events at North Norfolk Digital Radio.
- April 2nd, 2014
- 93 mins
Jude Law plays Dom Hemingway, a larger-than-life safecracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous. After twelve years in prison, he sets off with his partner in crime Dickie (Richard E. Grant) looking to collect what he's owed for keeping his mouth shut and protecting his boss Mr. Fontaine (Demian Bichir). After a near death experience, Dom tries to re-connect with his estranged daughter (Emilia Clarke), but is soon drawn back into the only world he knows, looking to settle the ultimate debt.
- March 21st, 2014
- 107 mins
Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. The film stars Tina Fey as Nadya, a feisty prison guard, and Ty Burrell as Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon.
Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” is directed by James Bobin and produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Bobin co-wrote the screenplay with Nicholas Stoller, who is also executive producer with John Scotti. Featuring music from Academy Award®-winning songwriter Bret McKenzie, “Muppets Most Wanted” hits the big screen March 21, 2014.
- March 14th, 2014
- 92 mins
16-year-old Mark (Jamie Blackley, AND WHILE WE WERE HERE), a handsome and popular high school student, races home every day to chat with his online girlfriend Rachel. Besotted, he promises to do anything for her — even agreeing to befriend her loner brother John (Toby Regbo, "Reign"), the perpetual target of school bullies. But when Rachel is killed by her abusive boyfriend and Mark and John vow to avenge her death, their actions draw the attention of an MI5 agent (Joanne Froggatt, "Downton Abbey"). Soon, a devastating crime has been committed — and an unbelievable truth is revealed.
- January 17th, 2014
- 105 mins
Based on the CIA analyst created by espionage master Tom Clancy, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” is a blistering action thriller that follows Ryan (Chris Pine, “Star Trek”) from his quiet double-life as a veteran-turned-Wall Street executive to his all-out initiation as a hunted American agent on the trail of a massive terrorist plot in Moscow.Ryan appears to be just another New York executive to his friends and loved ones, but his enlistment into the CIA secretly goes back years. He was brought in as a brainy Ph.D. who crunches global data – but when Ryan ferrets out a meticulously planned scheme to collapse the U.S. economy and spark global chaos, he becomes the only man with the skills to stop it. Now, he’s gone fully operational, thrust into a world of mounting suspicion, deception and deadly force. Caught between his tight-lipped handler Harper (Academy Award-winner Kevin Costner), his in-the-dark fiancée Cathy (Keira Knightley) and a brilliant Russian oligarch (Kenneth Branagh), Jack must confront a new reality where no one can seem to be trusted, yet the fate of millions rests on his finding the truth. With the urgency of a lit fuse, he’s in a race to stay one step ahead of everyone around him.
- 170 mins
Gautham (Mahesh) is a rock star suffering from a mental disorder due to which he loses grip over reality. But he's convinced his parents were murdered by three men and his only goal is revenge.
In an attempt to rebuild his marriage after the death of his son, Matt Hollis decides to take his wife and six year old daughter Lara on a trip of a lifetime to LA, to escape the constant reminders of their loss. Shortly after their arrival Matt's world is turned upside down when his wife is attacked in their holiday home, leaving her in a coma and their daughter LARA kidnapped by a child trafficking ring. Hunted by the police who mistakenly believe Matt has absconded with his daughter, he must evade capture and pursue the criminals responsible for Lara's abduction. Realizing he only has a 72-hour window of opportunity if he ever wants to see his daughter alive again, he enlists the help of Syan an old forces buddy, Matt tears a path of bloody vengeance through the streets of LA on a collision course with Lara's captors.
- 95 mins
Blackly comic satirical swipe at London's Metropolitan Police from Danny Boyle and Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.
- 159 mins
Humshakals is an upcoming Bollywood comedy directed by Sajid Khan whose hits Housefull and Housefull 2 are among the most successful Indian comedies ever. Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor will each be seen in a triple role - a first in Bollywood history! The film was shot extensively in foreign locations including London and the island of Mauritius and co-stars the leading actresses Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta, and Tamannaah Bhatia. The film is co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Vashu Bhagnani's Pooja Entertainment. (c) Fox International
- 94 mins
A company tries to shut down Mrs Brown's fruit and veg stall. They can feck off.
- 87 mins
A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy Meikle-Small), George (Spike White) and Tommy (Malachy Knights). After losing their father, their mother Gail (Jessica Hynes) is moving the family to the sleepy village of Chuffington and Pudsey tags along, to the dismay of their landlord, Mr. Thorne (John Sessions), and his cat Faustus. As Pudsey starts to settle in with the family and realize what he was missing when he was alone, he stumbles across Thorne's evil plan and he determines to save them and the whole village.
- 92 mins
A council case worker looks for the relatives of those found dead and alone.
- 90 mins
Danny wants something more. Expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior
- 102 mins
On the hunt for the Russian mobsters that murdered their best friend, football hooligans turned career-criminals, Mike and Eddie are led to Brazil where a major drug deal is set to take place under the cover of the World Cup. Looking to hijack the deal and gain the ultimate redemption, the pair become caught between international drug cartels, local thugs and corrupt police as they are plunged into the murky depths of the Brazilian underworld.
- November 1st, 2013
- 113 mins
Takes audiences into the private realm of one the world's most iconic and inescapably public women -- the Princess of Wales, Diana -- in the last two years of her meteoric life. On the occasion of the 16th anniversary of her sudden death, acclaimed director Oliver Hirschbiegel explores Diana's final rite of passage: a secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan, the human complications of which reveal the Princess's climactic days in a compelling new light.
- October 11th, 2013
- 80 mins
Down-on-his-luck Carter has recently become homeless, single and unemployed. Desperate to win back his ex-girlfriend, he goes off on an adventure throughout London to find her, picking up some odd helpers along the way.
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- September 20th, 2013
- 123 mins
Rush portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed—handsome English playboy James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). Set against the sexy and glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing, Rush follows the two drivers as they push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there is no shortcut to victory and no margin for error.
- August 28th, 2013
- 110 mins
Martin and Claudia are lawyers -- and ex-lovers -- who find themselves put at risk after they join the defense team for an international terrorist's trial.
- August 23rd, 2013
- 109 mins
20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching The World's End is the least of their worries.
- June 28th, 2013
- 100 mins
Reeling from a traumatic tour of duty in Afghanistan, Joey (Jason Statham), an ex-Special Forces soldier, returns to London to face another kind of war: life on the streets as a damaged, homeless veteran. In an attempt to rehabilitate himself, Joey assumes another man’s identity and seeks the aid of Sister Cristina (Agata Buzek), a young nun who works at an inner-city parish. But Joey’s expert training as a soldier marks him as a valuable asset, and he soon finds himself caught in the dark web of London’s criminal underworld. Struggling to keep hold of his integrity, Joey offers his profits to those who need it most. But when he learns his missing girlfriend was brutally murdered by a ruthless kingpin, he risks everything for bloody revenge, hurtling down a deadly path that promises to destroy him completely...or be his last and only hope at redemption.
- May 20th, 2013
- 97 mins
Mike Jacobs (Nick Nevern) is back and seemingly living the good life in Spain with a new identity and the sanctuary of a witness protection scheme. Missing his old life, Mike travels to Barcelona for some European cup football but is spotted by associates of the London gangsters who he once helped send to prison. When his pregnant girlfriend Katie (Rita Ramnani) is kidnapped Mike has four days to pay off the gangsters or he will never see his girl again. His journey takes him to New York City and right back to Old London town as he meets up with his old partner Eddie (Simon Phillips), pulls together his own team of hooligans and tries to formulate a plan that will leave them free of the underworld forever. Bigger, Harsher and more violent than ever before, the White Collar Hooligan is back!
- March 14th, 2013
- 103 mins
From the director of The Devil Wears Prada, One Chance is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for "Britain's Got Talent." Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win "Britain’s Got Talent" and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning Broadway run in "One Man, Two Guvnors," BAFTA winner James Corden stars as Paul Potts.
- March 1st, 2013
- 112 mins
Tearing up the streets of London, The Sweeney is a stylish, exhilarating action thriller proving sometimes you have to act like a criminal to catch a criminal. Armed and dangerous, the Sweeney Flying Squad are old school crime fighters enforcing the law. Led by legendary detective Jack Regan (Ray Winstone) and his loyal partner, they have their own unique way of operating and always get results. With a bank heist in progress and his old enemy making a reappearance on the London crime scene, Regan will do whatever it takes to get the job done, even defying orders from his no-nonsense boss (Damian Lewis).
- 106 mins
Two kids look to throw an ambitious dance show in order to save their struggling youth center.
- 92 mins
Jack has finally managed to propose to his infertile girlfriend when his life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.
- 103 mins
When Luke wakes up and finds a mutilated corpse in his bathroom, his life changes for ever. Stalked by a terrifying psychopathic serial killer, he has to place his trust in the hands of a smart but volatile female cop, Sam Cross. The secret they uncover shatters Luke s life and brings Sam face to face with demons from her tragic childhood..
- 88 mins
The comedy film sees TV Burp star Hill embark on a road trip to Blackpool with his Nan (Julie Walters) when he discovers that his hamster only has one week to live.
- 105 mins
The true story of British adult magazine publisher and entrepreneur Paul Raymond. A modern day King Midas story, Raymond became one of the richest men in Britain at the cost of losing those closest to him.
- 106 mins
The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
- 106 mins
Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents. With police closing in & his old unit on his trail, he has to to evade capture long enough to complete his gruesome crusade.
- November 13th, 2012
- 176 mins
An ex-army man, leading a double life in London, must choose between his wife and muse.
- October 1st, 2012
- 84 mins
A powerful tale of justice and vengeance starring Damien (Nick Nevern) a London copper with a past he’s trying to forget. Before signing up for the force he ran with a football firm, getting involved in tear-ups up and down the country. Now he’s on the other side of the law and faces a tough decision: side with his old crew or protect London as it burns and rioters run amok? Falling in love with fellow cop Louise (Kellie Shirley), Damien is quickly alerted to a street-level uprising that is about to shake London.
- September 28th, 2012
- 160 mins
A blind man with his 'Echolocation' power takes on a revenge mission.
- August 24th, 2012
- 85 mins
A comedy about Keith, following his dreams of becoming a successful entrepreneur, just like his hero Richard Branson. He comes to London from Leeds, becomes an overnight billionaire, then, an over day failure, before finding the road to redemption.
- August 17th, 2012
- 94 mins
A newly married couple's best man decides to capture their wedding on video and present them with it as a gift.
- March 2nd, 2012
- 100 mins
Capturing the angst of the young twenties, "London Paris New York" is the story of Nikhil and Lalitha two completely different individuals who are drawn to each other in spite of their differences or perhaps because of it. The film follows their journey of love as they meet in London, Paris and New York for a night in each city. The film is a coming of age love story mirroring 3 states of love and brings back the wit into Bollywood's romantic comedies.
- 89 mins
The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.
- 85 mins
A casual football hooligan who becomes involved in the world of credit card fraud and find himself seduced by the lifestyle and facing the dangers that his new career brings.
Chris Cowlin TV Shows
New Tricks is a BBC television drama series which follows the work of the Metropolitan Police Service's Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS). Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers who have been recruited to reinvestigate unsolved crimes.
This series is a spin-off from the long running BBC medical drama Casualty. Set in the same hospital as its sister series, this show follows the everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of Holby City General Hospital.
The series depicts the lives of a fictional monarchy in modern times where power is everything, limits do not exist, and trust is a luxury this family can’t afford.
This charming English crime series, based on books by Caroline Graham, follows Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) , a laconic, down-to-earth detective who faces many ingenious and remarkable murders amid the eccentric denizens of a ficticious 'Middle England' county (Midsomer).
Silent Witness follows the work of forensic pathologist Dr. Sam Ryan, played by Amanda Burton. The series was created by an ex-police officer, Nigel McCrery.
In 2004, Amanda Burton left the series and Nikki Alexander joined the team, played by Emilia Fox.
London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller, played by James Nesbitt, has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, played by Brit Marling, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR department just as an outbreak of violence erupts.
Doctors is a British daytime television soap opera, which started in 2000. It is produced by BBC Birmingham and screened on BBC One. It tells the story of the staff at the fictional Mill Health Centre.
Casualty is a weekly television show broadcast on BBC One, and the longest running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast on 6 September 1986 and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. The producer was Geraint Morris. The programme is based around the fictional Holby City Hospital and focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department.
Sharon (Pauline Quirke) lives in a council flat, while her sister Tracey (Linda Robson) lives in a luxurious house on a private estate. The two women lead very different lives until their husbands are sent to prison for armed robbery. Sharon moves in with Tracey to keep her company and to help pay the bills. They quickly become close friends with their neighbour Dorien (Lesley Joseph), whose chief interest in life is chasing after much younger men.
Beginning in the years leading up to World War I, the drama centers on the Crawley family and their servants.
Ricky Gervais, the creator of The Office and Extras , has started working on a new single-camera comedy following Warwick Davis through his typical daily routine.
The Apprentice sees fourteen candidates, competing against each other for a position at Lord Alan Sugar's company. Each week the candidates take part in a task set by Lord Sugar. Each team will have a Team Leader who managers that group for that task. The team that performs the best will win a reward and avoid the boardroom. The losing team will be summoned to the boardroom where their team leader will be forced to pick two people in their team who we join them in the boardroom and a chance to be fired. After twelve weeks Lord Sugar will be left with his Apprentice, who will work for him at a salary of £100,000. Lord Sugar is very busy so he has Nick and Karen, who act as his eyes and ears, to inform him of what's going on.