Sidney Young (Simon Pegg), a bumbling, disillusioned British celebrity journalist, leaves his small alternative magazine to take a post at a large, high-profile magazine in New York City that seems to represent everything he despises. Hired by eccentric editor Clayton Harding (Jeff Bridges), Sidney is advised to find a way to impress and charm everyone in the office if he hopes to succeed. Instead, the socially inept writer manages to annoy and offend nearly all of his peers, despite his efforts to the contrary. But, things begin to turn in Sydney's favor when he makes a connection with starlet Sophie Maes (Megan Fox), and eventually his awkward ways begin to melt the heart of fellow writer Alison Olsen (Kirsten Dunst). Directed by Robert B. Weide. With Gillian Anderson and Danny Huston. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2008.
Gillian Anderson in How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
When several women, including a young FBI agent, disappear under mysterious circumstances, agent Mosley Drummy (Xzibit) asks Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), who now works as a staff physician at a hospital, to help him locate Fox Mulder (David Duchovny), the fugitive former lead of the the FBI's X-Files division. With Mulder on board, the group sets out to investigate the case along with Father Crissman (Billy Connolly), a disgraced former priest, who claims that God is sending him visions of the crimes, causing him to bleed from the eyes. Directed by Chris Carter. With Amanda Peet. Categories: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Based on a TV Series. Year: 2008.
Gillian Anderson in The X Files: I Want to Believe
Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy), a young, aspiring doctor, moves to Uganda to stand up to his father and make a difference in the world. While working at a mission in a remote village, Nicholas crosses paths with newly elected President Idi Amin (Forest Whitaker), who instantly takes a liking to the Scotsman and hires him as his personal physician. At first, Nicholas is taken in by the lavish parties and comfortable lifestyle provided by his new boss, but when he witnesses Amin's ruthless treatment of his people firsthand, Nicholas realizes that he is aiding a cruel, unstable monster. Directed by Kevin Macdonald. With Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney and David Oyelowo. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Based on a True Story. Year: 2006.
Gillian Anderson in The Last King of Scotland
Eleven people (including Angelina Jolie, Jon Stewart, Ryan Phillippe and Gillian Anderson) living in Los Angeles struggle to find room for romance in their turbulent lives. As their sometimes tragic, sometimes bizarre love stories unfold, the connections among the members of this seemingly random sample of broken hearts and failed relationships converge over the course of one fateful week. Directed by Willard Carroll. With Sean Connery, Dennis Quaid, Gena Rowlands, Anthony Edwards, Ellen Burstyn, Jay Mohr, Patricia Clarkson and Madeleine Stowe. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1998.
Gillian Anderson in Playing by Heart