When talk radio host Emma Lloyd (Uma Thurman) advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, Patrick (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), the jilted ex, takes revenge by filling out a marriage license with both their names on it. The initially harmless prank causes Emma to rethink her engagement and safe life with her fiancé Richard Bratton (Colin Firth) and the world's most unlikely couple becomes drawn to each other. Directed by Griffin Dunne. With Lindsay Sloane, Ajay Naidu and Sam Shepard. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2008.
Colin Firth in The Accidental Husband
Set in the 1920s, this film tells the story of Larita (Jessica Biel), a glamorous American chorus girl who marries John (Ben Barnes). John is from a family of stuffy British aristocrats. His mother (Kristin Scott Thomas) takes an instant dislike to Larita, but his father (Colin Firth), a World War I veteran still depressed by his combat experiences, sees her as a breath of fresh air and encourages the relationship. Will Larita win over the rest of John's family? Directed by Stephan Elliott. With Kimberley Nixon. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2008.
Colin Firth in Easy Virtue
Raised on a Greek island by her doting mother Donna (Meryl Streep), Sophie Sheridan (Amanda Seyfried) sets out to find her father so he can give her away at her upcoming wedding. Based on Donna's diary, Sophie narrows down the field to three men: Sam (Pierce Brosnan), Harry (Colin Firth) and Bill (Stellan Skarsgård). Inviting all three without Donna's knowledge, Sophie creates quite a spectacle, and, as the big day approaches, Sam sets out to make up for lost time. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd. With Rachel McDowall, Ashley Lilley and Dominic Cooper. Categories: Comedy, Musical, Romance. Year: 2008.
Colin Firth in Mamma Mia!
While searching for a way to escape the island fortress of Capri, 12-year-old Romulus Augustus (Thomas Sangster) discovers "excaliburnus," the legendary sword of Julius Caesar. Aided by his teacher, Ambrosinus (Ben Kingsley), and the strength of his loyal legionnaire, Aurelius (Colin Firth), Romulus realizes that he must do everything in his power to save Rome. Directed by Doug Lefler. With Aishwarya Rai. Categories: Action, Adventure, War, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Colin Firth in The Last Legion
In the latest version of the story of a British boarding school for unmanageable girls, Rupert Everett plays the headmistress, while Colin Firth is a pompous education official. Lena Headey is a spacey English teacher, while Gemma Arterton and Mischa Barton play two of the most difficult students. Directed by Barnaby Thompson. With Russell Brand and Talulah Riley. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2007.
Colin Firth in St. Trinian's
After dealing with the death of her adoptive mother and separating from her husband (Matthew Broderick), New York schoolteacher April Epner (Helen Hunt) begins to undergo a midlife crisis when she is contacted by her apparent birth mother, Bernice Graves (Bette Midler). As Bernice, an eccentric local talk show host, attempts to make up for lost time and past mistakes, April seeks comfort in the arms of Frank (Colin Firth), the father of one of her students. With her world turned upside down, April must come to grips with the fact that life doesn't always go as planned. Directed by Helen Hunt. With Lynn Cohen and Ben Shenkman. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Colin Firth in Then She Found Me
Mr. Smith (Colin Firth), a recent widower, seeks assistance from Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson), a mysterious and rather strange looking woman, to look after his ill-behaved children. The children have managed to drive away seventeen previous nannies and are more than prepared to get rid of another. But, when a little magic starts to happen around the house, the kids might just decide that Nanny McPhee is a keeper. Directed by Kirk Jones. With Angela Lansbury. Categories: Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2005.
Colin Firth in Nanny McPhee
In the 1950's, Lanny Morris (Kevin Bacon), a manic comedian, and Vince Collins (Colin Firth), his cool and collected straight man, are the most beloved entertainers in America. When a dead beauty is found in their hotel room, their reputations are sullied and their partnership comes to an end. But, due to their airtight alibis, neither showman is ever charged with the crime. Fifteen years later, Karen O'Connor (Alison Lohman), a young female journalist, tries to uncover the truth behind the breakup and the events that led up to the unsolved murder. Directed by Atom Egoyan. With Maury Chaykin and Rachel Blanchard. Categories: Drama, Mystery. Year: 2005.
Colin Firth in Where the Truth Lies
The famous Oscar Wilde play is brought to the screen again, this time with Colin Firth as Jack, the gentleman who pals around with the witty dandy, Algernon (Rupert Everett). Both men are fond of using the name Ernest when they are trying to conceal something. Then it turns out that Gwendolyn (Frances O'Connor), a young woman Jack loves, declares that she could marry a man named Ernest. Jack's ward, Cecily (Reese Witherspoon), then catches Algernon's eye and it all gets a bit complicated. But the scary Lady Bracknell (Judi Dench) is on hand to straighten everyone out. Directed by Oliver Parker. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2002.
Colin Firth in The Importance of Being Earnest
The young William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes), destined to become the greatest playwright in history, finds himself out of money and searching for ideas for his next story. Will begins to lose hope until he meets the beautiful Lady Viola (Gwyneth Paltrow). As their feelings for one another grow deeper, Will and Viola struggle to keep their romance alive, as her pending marriage to the insufferable Lord Wessex (Colin Firth) approaches. The story of their forbidden love becomes Will's inspiration for "Romeo and Juliet," the timeless tale of love and loss. Directed by John Madden. With Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Geoffrey Rush and Ben Affleck. Categories: Drama, Romance, Comedy. Year: 1998.
Colin Firth in Shakespeare in Love