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A list of British films released in 2006.


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Abandoned Nacho Cerdà Anastasia Hille, Karel Roden Horror Co-production with Spain
Alien Autopsy Jonny Campbell Ant & Dec, Jimmy Carr Comedy
Amazing Grace Michael Apted Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney Biopic
Antonio's Breakfast Daniel Mulloy George Irving Short Academy Award for Best Short
As You Like It Kenneth Branagh Romola Garai, Alfred Molina Comedy
Basic Instinct 2 Michael Caton-Jones Sharon Stone, David Morrissey Thriller
Breaking and Entering Anthony Minghella Jude Law, Juliette Binoche Romantic drama
Cashback Sean Ellis Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox Drama
Casino Royale Martin Campbell Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen Spy/action Reboot of the James Bond franchise
Children of Men Alfonso Cuarón Julianne Moore, Clive Owen Sci-fi
A Cock and Bull Story Michael Winterbottom Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Keeley Hawes Comedy
Colour Me Kubrick Michael Fitzgerald John Malkovich, Richard E. Grant Comedy
Confetti Debbie Isitt Martin Freeman, Jessica Stevenson Mockumentary
Driving Lessons Jeremy Brock Julie Walters, Rupert Grint, Laura Linney Comedy/drama Entered into the 28th Moscow International Film Festival
The Flying Scotsman Douglas Mackinnon Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser Sports
A Good Year Ridley Scott Russell Crowe Romantic comedy Based on the novel A Good Year by Peter Mayle
Half Light Craig Rosenberg Demi Moore, Hans Matheson Thriller
The History Boys Nicholas Hytner Richard Griffiths, Domonic Cooper Drama
The Kovak Box Daniel Monzón Timothy Hutton, Lucía Jiménez Thriller Co-production with Spain
The Last King of Scotland Kevin Macdonald Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy Drama Won Academy Award for Best Actor
London to Brighton Paul Andrew Williams Lorraine Stanley, Georgia Groome Crime/drama
Love and Other Disasters Alek Keshishian Brittany Murphy, Matthew Rhys, Catherine Tate Comedy/romance Co-production with France
Notes on a Scandal (film) Richard Eyre Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett Drama
Once Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova Music/drama/romance Won an Academy Award
Peter and the Wolf Suzie Templeton Animated short Won Academy Award for Best Short Film (Animated)
Pierrepoint Adrian Shergold Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson Drama
Played Sean Stanek Val Kilmer, Mick Rossi Crime
The Queen Stephen Frears Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen Drama Winner of the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress and BAFTA for Best Film and Best Actress
Queer Duck: The Movie Xeth Feinberg Jim J. Bullock, Jackie Hoffman, Kevin Michael Richardson, Billy West, Maurice LaMarche, Jeff Bennett, Tim Curry, Conan O'Brien, David Duchovny Animated
Red Road Andrea Arnold Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Natalie Press Thriller Won the Jury Prize at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival
Scenes of a Sexual Nature Ed Blum Holly Aird, Eileen Atkins Comedy/drama
Scoop Woody Allen Woody Allen, Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane Romantic comedy/mystery
Severance Christopher Smith Danny Dyer, Laura Harris, Tim McInnerny Comedy horror British/German co-production
Starter for 10 Tom Vaughan James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall Comedy drama based on Starter for Ten by David Nicholls
Stormbreaker Geoffrey Sax Alex Pettyfer, Mickey Rourke Adventure
The Thief Lord Richard Claus [de] Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Rollo Weeks, Vanessa Redgrave Adventure Co-production with Germany
Three Stewart Raffill Billy Zane, Kelly Brook Drama
Tirant lo Blanc Vicente Aranda Victoria Abril, Leonor Watling, Jane Asher Adventure Co-production with Italy and Spain
United 93 Paul Greengrass J.J. Johnson, Gary Commock, Polly Adams Drama Winner of BAFTA for Best Director
Venus Roger Michell Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips Drama
Wild Country Craig Strachan Martin Compston, Peter Capaldi, Samantha Shields Horror
The Wind That Shakes the Barley Ken Loach Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney War
A Woman in Winter Richard Jobson Jamie Sives, Julie Gayet Drama [1]
Flushed Away Sam Fell and David Bowers Co-production with USA
Rock-a-Snowy (PG-13) film Chris Wedge Anne Hathaway, John Goodman, Mike Myers Animation

See also


  1. ^ "British Council Film: A Woman in Winter".