Best Movies of Mike Newell

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 198 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $289.99M

A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.


Donnie Brasco (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $41.95M

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.


Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 158 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $52.70M

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.


The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: null

In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.


Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 131 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $90.76M

A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.


Great Expectations (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $0.20M

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.


Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $63.70M

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.


Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 110 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $4.58M

Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.


Pushing Tin (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $8.41M

A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.


Enchanted April (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $13.20M

This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a ...


Soursweet (1988)

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

Just married Hong Kong couple Chen & Lily emigrate to England, soon to become parents to a little baby boy and generally struggle through life. Chen works long days in a restaurant, while ...


Into the West (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $4.79M

Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.


Dance with a Stranger (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.14M

A stormy relationship, complicated by the strictures of 1950s social class and gender roles, ends in death. Based on the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain.


Bad Blood (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

During World War 2, a farmer in New Zealand murders seven people, and the police, along with local Maori trackers, hunt him in the bush country.


The Good Father (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.42M

Bill is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by his wife, so that she can enter into a lesbian ...


An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.26M

Set right after World War II, a naive teenage girl joins a shabby theatre troupe in Liverpool. During a winter production of Peter Pan, the play quickly turns into a dark metaphor for youth...


Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 59 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A little league player named Chuck refuses to ever pitch again until nuclear weapons are disarmed. Basketball star "Amazing Grace" Smith follows the boy's example, and starts a trend.


The Awakening (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 48 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen. To save mankind he must destroy her.


Comedy Workshop: Love and Maud Carver (1964)

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

Maud has two men in her life - George and Errol. In an effort to decide which boyfriend to keep, she visits a clairvoyant who tells her that her ideal partner may, in fact, be a third ...