Best Movies of Robert Carlyle

28 Weeks Later (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 181 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $28.64M

Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.


T2 Trainspotting (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $2.40M

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.


The Full Monty (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $45.86M

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.


The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 132 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $126.93M

James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain.


Angela's Ashes (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $13.04M

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ...


California Solo (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $0.02M

A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. His efforts to stay in the U.S. force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.


The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: null

Barney Thomson, awkward, diffident, Glasgow barber, lives a life of desperate mediocrity and his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of the serial killer.


Ravenous (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $2.06M

In a remote military outpost in the 19th Century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal.


Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.17M

After seeing his ex-girlfriend (Henderson) turn down a nationally televised marriage proposal, a small-time crook (Carlyle) returns to his hometown to try and win back her heart.


Plunkett & Macleane (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: $0.47M

Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of ...


Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 106 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: $0.25M

A widowed man's life turns upside down when he embarks on a journey to find a dying man's long lost love.


The 51st State (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 89 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 23 | Earnings: $5.20M

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.


Go Now (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his ...


To End All Wars (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. Ultimately ...


Priest (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $4.18M

Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon ...


Riff-Raff (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.30M

The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class


Carla's Song (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

1987, love in time of war. A bus driver George Lennox meets Carla, a Nicaraguan exile living a precarious, profoundly sad life in Glasgow. Her back is scarred, her boyfriend missing, her ...


Face (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job ...


Summer (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

While caring for a dying friend, a man reflects back on their youth together.


Black and White (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Recreation of the landmark 1958 South Australian Court trial of young aboriginal Max Stuart.



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