skip navigation
Bob Hoskins

Bob Hoskins

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

Hollywoodland... Based on the true story of one of Hollywood's most famous unsolved mysteries,... more info $12.98was $12.98 Buy Now

Felicia's... In this moody psychological thriller from director Atom Egoyan, the great Bob... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Brazil DVD ... The haunting, futuristic dystopia created by comedy mastermind Terry Gilliam in... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Beyond The Sea... Kevin Spacey delivers one of the best performances of his career in the musical... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Hook DVD ... Robin Williams stars as the ex-swashbuckling, now grim, 40-year-old Peter Pan in... more info $14.99was $14.99 Buy Now

Pink Floyd:... Acclaimed director Alan Parker's visually dazzling interpretation of Pink... more info $17.98was $17.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 26, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Suffolk, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Tube Tales (1999) as Director ("My Father The Liar")
An episodic anthology of nine short films all set in the London Underground.
2.
Rainbow (1997) as Director
A fantastical tale about a slightly batty amateur magician, Frank and his inquisitive 10-year-old grandson, Mike, who dicovers the foot of a rainbow in a railroad siding. Mike's school chums are initially skeptical but later join him in building equipment to calculate where the next rainbow will tou
3.
Raggedy Rawney, The (1988) as Director

Cast (feature film)

4.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
In a reimagining of the fairy tale, the huntsman sent to kill Snow White instead becomes her mentor.
5.
Will (2012)
Eleven-year-old Will Brennan is perhaps the biggest fan of Liverpool football. While attending Catholic boys' boarding school in Southern England, his fervent passion for the sport proves to be his greatest joy. One day his absentee father Gareth reappears, providing him not only the hope of being a
6.
Outside Bet (2011)
In 1985, seven friends embark on a unique journey when a stranger offers to sell them a horse.
7.
Made in Dagenham (2010)
Confronting a male-dominated corporate machine and the oppressive attitudes of her times, Rita O'Grady leads her female co-workers in a struggle for rights, respect and equal pay that will change the "man's world" forever.
8.
Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009)
The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future take Scrooge on a journey through time, giving him one chance to change before it's too late.
9.
Doomsday (2008)
In vein of "Mad Max," when the future of all mankind is threatened, a select group of people must try to prevent it.
10.
Ruby Blue (2008)
A widower falls in love with his foreign neighbor.
11.
Outlaw (2008)
Centers around a group of people that take the law into their own hands and try to right what they see as wrongs in England today.
12.
Sparkle (2007)
About a young Liverpudlian who tries to get ahead in London and is torn between a powerful older woman and a girl his own age.
13.
Go Go Tales (2007)
The owner of a New York go-go dancing club has his business jeopardized when his brother and financial backer threaten to pull the plug on his business. The owner and his accountant face a bumpy night as the strippers threaten to strike.
14.
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Garfield, the world's favorite cat, has begun his very own British Invasion, wreaking havoc on the entire Kingdom. He's traveled across the pond (with canine sidekick Odie) to surprise his master, Jon Arbuckle, who is in London to propose to his girlfriend, veterinarian Liz Wilson. Garfield came...h
15.
Hollywoodland (2006) as Cast
A drama that recounts the life and mysterious death by suicide of George Reeves, star of the television series "Superman" (1951-1957), who died at age forty-two.
16.
Son of the Mask (2005) as Cast
Just as aspiring cartoonist Tim Avery gets over his fear of parenthood with the birth of his new son Alvey, he quickly finds himself in over his head as his new baby is born with the magical Mask's spectacular powers. Further complicating matters is the family's jealous dog, who turns the household upside down and sparks a comical kid-versus-canine battle for control of the Mask. But unbeknownst to them all, the mischievous Norse god Loki has come looking for his Mask, and is willing to do whatever it takes to get it back.
17.
Unleashed (2005) as Cast
On and beneath the meanest streets of Glasgow, fiery gangster Bart is merciless with debtors, would-be rivals, and anyone else to whom he takes even a passing dislike. How does Bart maintain his chokehold? Through his unwitting enforcer Danny, who he has "raised" since boyhood. Danny has been kept as a near-prisoner by his "Uncle" Bart; trained to attack and, if necessary, kill. Danny knows little of life, except the brutal existence that Bart has so crudely and cruelly fashioned for him. But when Danny has a chance encounter with soft-spoken blind piano tuner Sam, he senses true kindness and compassion for the first time and experiences the transforming power of music. When a sudden gangland coup separates Danny from Bart and his mob, Danny is at last away from the underworld. He takes refuge with Sam and his spunky teenaged stepdaughter Victoria. Sam and Victoria open their home and hearts to Danny, who begins to envision a new future for himself. However, the mob will not give up its prize pupil so easily, and Danny must soon fight again, and fight back, to protect his new family and bury his troubled past.
18.
Vanity Fair (2004) as Sir Pitt Crawley
The daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl, Becky is orphaned at a young age. Even as a child, she yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises. As she leaves Miss Pinkerton's Academy at Chiswick, Becky resolves to conquer English society by any means possibl
19.
Mrs. Henderson Presents (2004)
London, 1937. Mrs. Laura Henderson, a woman of wealth and connections, has just buried her beloved husband. And now she's bored. At 69, she is far too energetic and vital to fade into gentle widowhood. What she needs, says her friend Lady Conway, is a hobby. Collecting diamonds, perhaps? Or doing ch
20.
Beyond the Sea (2004) as Cast
For Bobby Darin, performing was his life. It kept his heart beating. He came alive onstage, even when he was near collapse offstage. From the age of seven, Walden Robert Cassotto--Little Bobby knows the odds are stacked against him. Rheumatic fever has permanently damaged his heart, and he's not exp
21.
Sleeping Dictionary, The (2003)
In the 1920's, a young British officer journeys to a remote jungle outpost, where he encounters some unusual local customs: a beautiful young woman is assigned to ostensibly tutor him in the native language, but it becomes clear that she is some kind of army-allotted concubine. When the officer fall
22.
Maid in Manhattan (2002) as Lionel Bloch
Marisa Ventura is a hard-working, intelligent and determined single mother who dreams of a better life for herself and her son, Ty. As a housekeeper at Manhattan's first-class Beresford Hotel, Marisa has made a good life for herself and her ten-year-old son, even if they don't have a lot of money.
23.
Last Orders (2001) as Ray
When one of a group of lifelong friends dies, his buddies are left to carry out his last wishes: to take his ashes and dispose of them off the pier in the seaside town of Margate. As their sentimental journey begins and their own emotional mysteries unfold, they try to come to terms with Jack's deat
24.
Enemy at the Gates (2001) as Nikita Krushchev
The true story of a duel during World War II between celebrated Russian sniper, Vassili Zaitsev, and the Nazi's best sharpshooter, Major Konig, set against the epic battle of Stalingrad. Unassuming and self-contained, Vassili is just an ordinary man who performs his duty with extraordinary skill. With Stalingrad ready to fall into German hands and the Soviet Union on the verge of collapse, there could be no better time for a hero to emerge. Realizing Vassili's potential, Soviet political officer, Danilov, creates the soldier into a national hero. However, when Danilov and Vassili fall in love with Tania, a courageous female soldier, Danilov grows to hate the man he created. Meanwhile, Vassili gains another enemy when he becomes the target of Germany's best sharpshooter, Major Konig, who has been ordered to find and kill Vassili. With exquisite patience and skill, each man stalks the other, fighting his war in solitude while countless men die around them in the rubble of Stalingrad.
25.
White River Kid, The (2001) as Brother Edgar
The mismatched duo Broth Edgar and Morales Pittman drive across Arkansas selling "socks for God" allegedly made by blind children. Their money mission is interrupted when they are held hostage by "The White River Kid," a legendary serial killer, and his fiancee diner waitress Apple Lisa Weed. Along
26.
Live Virgin (2000) as Joey Quinn
An intricate farce about a rebellious teenager who will do anything to get her porn kingpin father's attention, even if it means losing her virginity on pay-per-view TV. There's only one problem with Katrina's scheme, however, and it's the love of her life. He is determined to convince Katrina to fo
27.
Noriega: God's Favorite (2000) as Manuel "Tony" Noriega
In December 1989, Panamanian General Manuel "Tony" Noriega, once the most powerful figure in Central America, has become a fugitive and is taking refuge in the Vatican Embassy, much to the consternation of the Papal Nuncio. American troops have surrounded the building with tanks and want to extradit
28.
Don Quixote (2000) as Sancho Panza
Adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes classic novel about the inspired-but delusional-dreamer Don Quixote de la Mancha who suits up in rusty armor and sets off to combat the world's injustices and to find his true love, the beautiful Dulcinea. Accompanied by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, Don Quixot
29.
Room for Romeo Brass, A (1999) as Steven Laws
Two English boys have their friendship jeopardized by a unique stranger.
30.
Felicia's Journey (1999) as Hilditch
Seventeen and pregnant, Felicia travels from Ireland to England in search of her lover and is found instead by Joseph Ambrose Hilditch, a helpful catering manager whose kindness masks a serial killer. Hilditch has murdered several young women, but he has no conscious awareness of his crimes; like Fe
31.
Cousin Bette (1998) as Mayor Cesar Crevel
Set in Paris in the mid 1800's, an embittered, jealous, and scheming woman seeks to ruin and disgrace the members of her family.
32.
Captain Jack (1998) as Captain Jack Armistead
The story of a Whitby sea Captain who is obsessed with sailing to the Artic, to emulate his hero who made the journey in 1791. He gathers a motley crew of locals and vacationers and they set off on a journey which liberates them all. _
33.
Parting Shots (1998) as Gerd Layton
After learning that he has cancer, a wedding photographer exacts revenge on his enemies.
34.
Spice World (1997) as Himself
One week in the lives of the Spice Girls, as they come across various celebrities, film producers, and tabloid journalists, culminating in their (fictional) concert debut.
35.
Rainbow (1997) as Frank Bailey
A fantastical tale about a slightly batty amateur magician, Frank and his inquisitive 10-year-old grandson, Mike, who dicovers the foot of a rainbow in a railroad siding. Mike's school chums are initially skeptical but later join him in building equipment to calculate where the next rainbow will tou
36.
TwentyFourSeven (1997) as Alan Darcy
The rise and fall of a boxing club in the early 1990s, whose owner struggles to give meaning to the lives of local youths.
37.
Michael (1996) as Vartan Malt
When rumor of Michael's existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it's his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won't let him go alone. He sends Quinlan on assignment with angel expert Dorothy Winters and Huey Driscoll, another jaded reporter who would have been canned years ago had he not rescued Sparky, a mongrel that has become famous as the paper's prized mascot. As the trio travels to Iowa, each believes the trip is a colossal hoax until they come face-to-feather with Michael. He smells like cookies, acts like a playboy and tosses off miracles when everyone least expects them. As Quinlan and Dorothy search for the incontrovertible proof they need not to believe in Michael, Michael sets out against all odds to get Dorothy and Quinlan to believe in each other.
38.
Secret Agent, The (1996) as Adolph Verloc
Agent provocateur Verloc is employed by a foreign embassy to stir up political activity amongst political dissidents who have sought asylum in the relatively free atmosphere of Britain. Tolerated because they pose no real threat, the group is ready to condemn the government, but too lazy to commit t
39.
Balto (1995) as Voice Of Boris
Set against the breathtaking landscape of the Alaskan territory, this is the heroic tale of Balto, half-wolf and the town outcast, who courageously battles the forces of nature and his own self-doubts in a race to save the children of Nome. It's 1925, and a serious diphtheria epidemic is spreading f
40.
Nixon (1995) as J Edgar Hoover
The controversial president struggles to maintain his integrity and sanity in a shifting political landscape.
41.
Big Freeze, The (1993)
In a small town on the coldest day of the coldest month ever recorded, two inept plumbers are called upon to fix the pipes at an old actors' home.
42.
Super Mario Bros. (1993) as Mario Mario
Live-action film based on the Nintendo video game about two Italian plumber brothers from Brooklyn; story has them going on an adventure into the Mushroom Kingdom and trying to save a girl from an evil dinosaur/human villain.
43.
Blue Ice (1993) as Sam Garcia
A retired British intelligence agent is forced back into the world of counter-intelligence when he becomes romantically involved with the wife of an American diplomat.
44.
Passed Away (1992) as Johnny Scanlan
A family is brought together at an Irish wake, where the eldest son of the deceased falls for who he thinks is his dead father's mistress.
45.
Inner Circle, The (1991) as Beria
The story of Josef Stalin's inner circle, focusing on his personal projectionist, a relatively uneducated man put in an influential position, and his slow realization of Stalin's evil.
46.
Shattered (1991) as Gus Klein
A man awakes from a car accident with amnesia, but suspects their was some foul play that led to his accident.
47.
Hook (1991) as Smee
A grown up Peter Pan has to fight off the return of Captain Hook.
48.
Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold (1991)
A documentary about actor Michael Caine. Includes interview footage of Michael Caine his family, friends and colleagues and clips from some of his films.
49.
Favour, the Watch, and the Very Big Fish, The (1991) as Louis Aubinard
After being released from prison, a pianist with delusions about his identity poses as Jesus for a photographer and becomes a celebrity.
50.
Mermaids (1990) as Lou Landsky
Set in 1963, a mother is reluctant to settle down even at the request of her two teenage daughters.
51.
Heart Condition (1990) as Jack Moony
In a transplant operation a bigoted policeman is given the heart of a rival slain black defense lawyer. The ghost of the lawyer appears before the policeman urging him to find his murderers.
52.
Major League (1989) as Umpire
Story of the losing Cleveland Indians baseball team threatened with relocation to Miami.
53.
Dunera Boys, The (1988) as Morrie Mendelsohn
Jewish refugees during WWII are mistaken to be Nazi spies, but ultimately triumph over their imprisonment in the Australian outback.
54.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) as Eddie Valiant
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
55.
Raggedy Rawney, The (1988) as Darky
56.
Secret Policeman's Third Ball, The (1987) as Secret Policeman'S Voice
57.
Prayer For The Dying, A (1987) as Father Dacosta
58.
59.
Sweet Liberty (1986) as Stanley Gould
(Com '86). Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, Michelle Pfeiffer, Lise Hilboldt, Lillian Gish, Saul Rubinek, Lois Chiles, Linda Thorson. A Hollywood movie crew descends on a small North Carolina college town to make a film about the Revolutionary War which is based on a novel by the town's historical expert, Michael Burgess (Alan Alda). Naturally, the filming does not go smoothly. Written and directed by Alan Alda and featuring silent era actress Lillian Gish in her 105th film.
60.
Mona Lisa (1986) as George
61.
Brazil (1985) as Spoor
A clerk in a bureaucratic future world becomes an enemy of the state when he falls in love.
62.
Woman Who Married Clark Gable, The (1985)
A Catholic Irish woman becomes obsessed with her newly moustached husband, a Protestant Londoner, after she realizes his striking resemblance to Clark Gable.
63.
Lassiter (1984) as Becker
64.
Cotton Club, The (1984) as Owney Madden
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
65.
Beyond The Limit (1983) as Colonel Perez
66.
Pink Floyd--The Wall (1982) as Rock And Roll Manager
Pink is a depressed, burnt out rock star, sitting in a Los Angeles hotel room reflecting on the disapointment that is his life. Feeling trapped by fame, and wounded by his failed personal relationships, he attempts to break down the wall that he has built around himself to distance himself from the pain that he first experienced as a child after the death of his father.
67.
Long Good Friday, The (1980) as Harold Shand
). Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Eddie Constantine, Dave King, Bryan Marshall, George Coulouris, Derek Thompson, Pierce Brosnan. The kingpin of a criminal empire becomes the victim of a violent backlash in this dynamic, critically acclaimed gangster film from director John MacKenzie.
68.
Zulu Dawn (1979) as Company Sergeant Major Williams
The British military lead an ill-advised war against the Zulu nation.
69.
Inserts (1976) as Big Mac
"Boy Wonder" is a has-been 1930s Hollywood director who lives in his pajamas, half-drunk in his crumbling mansion which is soon to be torn down and replaced with a highway. His film career now consists of shooting porn films starring a cocaine-addicted actress named Harlene and her dim-witted leading man, Rex. When Rex's boss, a financier named Big Mac arrives with his starlet fiancee Cathy Cake, Harlene overdoses. Left alone with Boy Wonder, Cathy asks him if she can pose for insert shots for his next porn film. Big Mac walks in as they are doing this and is not sure what is going on, so he jealously leaves with Cathy and all the film equipment. Soon after, aspiring actor Clark Gable appears, asking Boy Wonder to make him a star.
70.
Royal Flash (1976)

Writer (feature film)

71.
Raggedy Rawney, The (1988) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

72.
Mrs. Henderson Presents (2004) as Executive Producer
London, 1937. Mrs. Laura Henderson, a woman of wealth and connections, has just buried her beloved husband. And now she's bored. At 69, she is far too energetic and vital to fade into gentle widowhood. What she needs, says her friend Lady Conway, is a hobby. Collecting diamonds, perhaps? Or doing ch
73.
Secret Agent, The (1996) as Executive Producer
Agent provocateur Verloc is employed by a foreign embassy to stir up political activity amongst political dissidents who have sought asylum in the relatively free atmosphere of Britain. Tolerated because they pose no real threat, the group is ready to condemn the government, but too lazy to commit t

Director (special)

74.
Fatal Caper, A (1996) as Director
Two greedy brothers must track down their disowned brother to collect their inheritence, not knowing that the lawyer who drew up the will is playing the brothers against each other while the third brother has the last laugh.

Cast (special)

75.
David Copperfield (2000) as Wilkins Micawber
Movie based on Charles Dickens' classic novel, "David Copperfield." Traces David Copperfield's life from his unhappy boyhood in the Salem House Academy to his triumph in life and love. David Copperfield is born shortly after the death of his father. Young David has a happy childhood, with a memorab
76.
Fatal Caper, A (1996)
Two greedy brothers must track down their disowned brother to collect their inheritence, not knowing that the lawyer who drew up the will is playing the brothers against each other while the third brother has the last laugh.
77.
Masters of Illusion: The Wizards of Special Effects (1994)
A special revealing the secrets behind some of Hollywood's most spectacular special effects. Also includes some never before seen behind-the-scenes footage.
78.
Roger Rabbit & the Secrets of Toontown (1988)
A special providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the feature film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" The documentary also examines today's most advanced cinematic special effects.
79.
Cry Terror! (1975)
The story of a bank robber and his attempts to recover stolen money while being pursued by the police and his former partners in crime.

Misc. Crew (special)

80.
69th Annual Academy Awards, The (1997) as Film Footage
Live presentation of the 69th annual Academy Awards.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

81.
Changeling, The (1994) as Deflores
82.
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994) as Winston Churchill
A two-part miniseries that explores World War II through the perspectives of the allied leaders, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Also includes World War II stock footage and still photographs.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

83.
Neverland (2011)
Peter and his streetwise gang are mysteriously transported from turn-of-the-century London into a parallel world where time stands still. The lost boys are soon caught in a war with the man who will become Captain Hook.
84.
Pinocchio (2008)
Italian story of Gepetto, a lonely toy maker, and his small wooden "son," Pinocchio, a mischievous puppet who wants to be a real boy.
85.
Lost World, The (2001) as Professor George Challenger
86.
Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce (1985) as Benito Mussolini
A two-part miniseries about the final years of the Italian Fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini. The plot focuses on his relationships with his daughter, Edda, and her husband, Count Galeazzo Ciano, his mistress, and with Adolf Hitler.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute