While investigating ancient castle ruins in France, enigmatic archeologist Professor Edward Johnston (Billy Connolly) disappears. Believing that he is on one of his customary excursions, his team, including his assistant Andre (Gerard Butler), his student Kate (Frances O'Connor) and his son Chris (Paul Walker), initally dismiss his absence. But when the professor does not return, the team retraces his footsteps and discovers a handwritten letter from the professor dated April 2, 1357. When they discover a time machine in the professor's lab, the team recruits physicist Josh Stern ( Ethan Embry) and security guard Frank Gordon (Neal McDonough), and heads back to the fourteenth century. Directed by Richard Donner. With Anna Friel, David Thewlis, Matt Craven, Michael Sheen and Marton Csokas. Categories: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2003.
Frances O'Connor in Timeline
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.
Frances O'Connor in The Importance of Being Earnest
In the future, life-like robots with sophisticated artificial intelligence called mechas serve mankind as friends, lovers and companions. One of the mecha-producing companies builds David (Haley Joel Osment), an artificial child programmed to have real feelings, including an unwavering love for his mother, Monica (Frances O'Connor). David lives his early years happily with Monica and her husband (Sam Robards, but when their real child awakes from a coma, David is forced to journey out into the world. With the help of a robot named Gigolo Joe (Jude Law), David seeks out a way to become a real boy and discovers the how difficult life can be. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Ken Leung, Ken Leung, Brendan Gleeson, Robin Williams, Ben Kingsley and Adrian Grenier. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi. Year: 2001.
Frances O'Connor in Artificial Intelligence: AI