A walk through Colin Firth's career

Movies | | January 28, 2011, 11:50 pm
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This B/W movie is about two childhood friends who have been patients to Sigmund Freud meet after 50 years in the same consulting rooms (now museum) and discuss their life since childhood. Colin Firth plays a young Alexander one of the two friends from his childhood.

This B/W movie is about two childhood friends who have been patients to Sigmund Freud meet after 50 years in the same consulting rooms (now museum) and discuss their life since childhood. Colin Firth plays a young Alexander one of the two friends from his childhood.

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A British field hockey team goes to Holland. There they get distracted by women so much so that they completely forget about their big match.

A British field hockey team goes to Holland. There they get distracted by women so much so that they completely forget about their big match.

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This mini TV series had about seven episodes telecast. Colin Firth played Richard Herncastle who joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the British music hall.

This mini TV series had about seven episodes telecast. Colin Firth played Richard Herncastle who joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the British music hall.

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In a series leading to Oscar ceremony, we put the careers of some of the nominees in spotlight. Colin Firth has been nominated in the best actor category for his performance in 'The King's Speech'.<br><br>

The film is the story of King George VI (Colin Firth) of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. The film has been nominated in 12 categories for the Academy Awards this year and has already won about 16 awards in other Award shows.<br><br>

By Letty Mariam Abraham and Shubha Shetty Saha

In a series leading to Oscar ceremony, we put the careers of some of the nominees in spotlight. Colin Firth has been nominated in the best actor category for his performance in 'The King's Speech'.

The film is the story of King George VI (Colin Firth) of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. The film has been nominated in 12 categories for the Academy Awards this year and has already won about 16 awards in other Award shows.

By Letty Mariam Abraham and Shubha Shetty Saha

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As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters. Colin Firth plays the role of Aurelius. Aishwarya Rai plays the role of Mira in this film.

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters. Colin Firth plays the role of Aurelius. Aishwarya Rai plays the role of Mira in this film.

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The film is based on the award winning play by Julian Mitchell. 'Another Country' explores the effect of life at public school in the 1930's on Guy Bennett. Colin plays the role of Tommy Judd in the film.

The film is based on the award winning play by Julian Mitchell. 'Another Country' explores the effect of life at public school in the 1930's on Guy Bennett. Colin plays the role of Tommy Judd in the film.

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The film is based on a novel. Tim Burkin played by Colin Firth is a WWI veteran. He is responsible for restoring a mural which was created in a country church in the north of England and then hidden under layers of white paint.

The film is based on a novel. Tim Burkin played by Colin Firth is a WWI veteran. He is responsible for restoring a mural which was created in a country church in the north of England and then hidden under layers of white paint.

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In 1987, Hallmark Hall of Fame filmed a TV adaptation of this novel, wherein Colin Firth played a brief role of the adult Colin Craven.

In 1987, Hallmark Hall of Fame filmed a TV adaptation of this novel, wherein Colin Firth played a brief role of the adult Colin Craven.

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The film is a gripping study of the aftermath of war and battle. Colin Firth played the role of Robert Lawrence.

The film is a gripping study of the aftermath of war and battle. Colin Firth played the role of Robert Lawrence.

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The film revolves around the relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc played by Colin Firth is a lonely sociopath and Jack Carney played by Hart Bochner claims to be normal at first then the story unravels the truth about him.

The film revolves around the relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc played by Colin Firth is a lonely sociopath and Jack Carney played by Hart Bochner claims to be normal at first then the story unravels the truth about him.

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Valmont (Colin Firth) makes a bet with his lover, a widow to seduce an honourable woman. In the process Valmont falls in love with her and all hell breaks loose. The lead opposite Colin is played by Annette Bening who has also been nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards this year.

Valmont (Colin Firth) makes a bet with his lover, a widow to seduce an honourable woman. In the process Valmont falls in love with her and all hell breaks loose. The lead opposite Colin is played by Annette Bening who has also been nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards this year.

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Joseph Price (Colin Firth), a nature park ranger falls madly in love with a woman (Liza Zane). They eventually marry. All is bliss until one day she disappears with a brief goodbye note. Joseph’s search for his wife and her secrets makes the rest of the plot.

Joseph Price (Colin Firth), a nature park ranger falls madly in love with a woman (Liza Zane). They eventually marry. All is bliss until one day she disappears with a brief goodbye note. Joseph’s search for his wife and her secrets makes the rest of the plot.

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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. But the real author (Colin Firth) kills him and later dies accidentally. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered.

A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. But the real author (Colin Firth) kills him and later dies accidentally. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered.

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In this film made for TV Colin plays the would-be filmmaker Alan, who attempts to control his life by scripting spontaneous events around him.

In this film made for TV Colin plays the would-be filmmaker Alan, who attempts to control his life by scripting spontaneous events around him.

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The story is an account of British, Irish, and American hostages taken in Lebanon in late 1980's and their family’s plight.

The story is an account of British, Irish, and American hostages taken in Lebanon in late 1980's and their family’s plight.

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The young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves is pushed to defend a pig, owned by a mysterious gypsy Samira. The pig is arrested for the murder of a young boy.

The young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves is pushed to defend a pig, owned by a mysterious gypsy Samira. The pig is arrested for the murder of a young boy.

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The Master of the moor is a three part series. Stephen Whalby (Colin Firth) loves the moor. When a series of senseless murders of young women invades the moor, he becomes intrigued... and a suspect.

The Master of the moor is a three part series. Stephen Whalby (Colin Firth) loves the moor. When a series of senseless murders of young women invades the moor, he becomes intrigued... and a suspect.

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A young actress (Jennifer Rubin) seeks an acting coach. But he (Colin Firth) seems odd, and she later finds files of other pupils murdered by him.

A young actress (Jennifer Rubin) seeks an acting coach. But he (Colin Firth) seems odd, and she later finds files of other pupils murdered by him.

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This is a three-act play which tells the story of the passion of an older woman (Hester Collyer) for a younger lover (Colin Firth), for whom she has left her husband.

This is a three-act play which tells the story of the passion of an older woman (Hester Collyer) for a younger lover (Colin Firth), for whom she has left her husband.

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Circle of Friends is a story of first love, first kisses and first betrayals set in Ireland in the late 1950s. Colin Firth has a small role as Simon, the spoiled son of a country gentleman.

Circle of Friends is a story of first love, first kisses and first betrayals set in Ireland in the late 1950s. Colin Firth has a small role as Simon, the spoiled son of a country gentleman.

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Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice in a mini-TV series had Colin playing the role of the famous Mr. Darcy.

Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice in a mini-TV series had Colin playing the role of the famous Mr. Darcy.

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This complex film is an adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel. Colin Firth plays the protagonist’s Katharine's husband Geoffrey Clifton of two years.

This complex film is an adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel. Colin Firth plays the protagonist’s Katharine's husband Geoffrey Clifton of two years.

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The film is about a modern King Lear, set in rich American farmland. Colin Firth plays the neighbour Jess who returns home after thirteen years.

The film is about a modern King Lear, set in rich American farmland. Colin Firth plays the neighbour Jess who returns home after thirteen years.

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'Fever Pitch' is a romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. The film is based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel.

'Fever Pitch' is a romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. The film is based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel.

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'Nostromo' is based on an epic novel by Joseph Conrad. Colin Firth plays Charles Gould, an aristocratic Englishman whose goal is to reinstate the San Tome silver mine started by his father.

'Nostromo' is based on an epic novel by Joseph Conrad. Colin Firth plays Charles Gould, an aristocratic Englishman whose goal is to reinstate the San Tome silver mine started by his father.

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Colin Firth plays the character of Lord Wessex in this film.

Colin Firth plays the character of Lord Wessex in this film.

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Colin Firth plays William Shakespeare in this time travel flick.

Colin Firth plays William Shakespeare in this time travel flick.

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Colin is the Donovan of the title - a mysterious lodger in present day Glasgow who transforms the life of a dysfunctional family.

Colin is the Donovan of the title - a mysterious lodger in present day Glasgow who transforms the life of a dysfunctional family.

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Story of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian. Colin Firth plays the role of Edward Pettigrew.

Story of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian. Colin Firth plays the role of Edward Pettigrew.

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The film is a love story. Colin plays the role of Mathew the creator of the protagonist's son's beloved comic action hero 'Saracen'.

The film is a love story. Colin plays the role of Mathew the creator of the protagonist's son's beloved comic action hero 'Saracen'.

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A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. Colin plays the role of the master.

A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. Colin plays the role of the master.

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Firth plays the role of Peter Ingleton, the Countess of Marshwood's witty and sophisticated nephew.

Firth plays the role of Peter Ingleton, the Countess of Marshwood's witty and sophisticated nephew.

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Bridget Jones is an average woman struggling with her many imperfections. Colin  Firth plays her love interest, Mark Darcy.

Bridget Jones is an average woman struggling with her many imperfections. Colin Firth plays her love interest, Mark Darcy.

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The film is a dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised. Colin Firth plays the role of Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart a Nazi Party lawyer and official.

The film is a dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised. Colin Firth plays the role of Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart a Nazi Party lawyer and official.

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The film is a romantic comedy about love, marriage, sex and commitment. Colin Firth plays the role of Allen Portland the protagonist’s producer husband.

The film is a romantic comedy about love, marriage, sex and commitment. Colin Firth plays the role of Allen Portland the protagonist’s producer husband.

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Colin and Rupert living in England use the same pseudonym 'Ernest' on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities.

Colin and Rupert living in England use the same pseudonym 'Ernest' on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities.

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A young peasant maid (Scarlett Johansson) working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth) becomes his talented assistant and the model for his work.

A young peasant maid (Scarlett Johansson) working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth) becomes his talented assistant and the model for his work.

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Colin's a British artist holed up in a rundown hotel in small-town Vermont after being dumped by his fiancée. Things change when he is hooked with a local girl from the town.

Colin's a British artist holed up in a rundown hotel in small-town Vermont after being dumped by his fiancée. Things change when he is hooked with a local girl from the town.

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The film follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales during Christmas.

The film follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales during Christmas.

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An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician (Colin Firth) running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.

An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician (Colin Firth) running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.

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Ben (Colin Firth) awakes from coma to learn that his wife died in a car accident. When life starts to gain normalcy he is haunted by visions of his dead wife, Ben starts to lose his grip on reality...

Ben (Colin Firth) awakes from coma to learn that his wife died in a car accident. When life starts to gain normalcy he is haunted by visions of his dead wife, Ben starts to lose his grip on reality...

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Mr. Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) is left with seven children who are unmanageable. Enter Nanny McPhee who uses magic to rein in the behaviour of the children.

Mr. Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) is left with seven children who are unmanageable. Enter Nanny McPhee who uses magic to rein in the behaviour of the children.

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The comedy duo Vince (Colin Firth) and Lanny (Kevin Bacon) find a dead girl's body in their hotel suite. Although they escape with airtight alibis but they part ways. Years later a young journalist is out to find the truth.

The comedy duo Vince (Colin Firth) and Lanny (Kevin Bacon) find a dead girl's body in their hotel suite. Although they escape with airtight alibis but they part ways. Years later a young journalist is out to find the truth.

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Four characters living in one neighborhood in London - all living dramatically different lives, all of them on the edge - see their stories unfold. Colin Firth plays the character of Mark a London banker.

Four characters living in one neighborhood in London - all living dramatically different lives, all of them on the edge - see their stories unfold. Colin Firth plays the character of Mark a London banker.

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The film is a story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father. Colin Firth plays the role of Blake Morrison a writer.

The film is a story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father. Colin Firth plays the role of Blake Morrison a writer.

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The film revolves around a New York schoolteacher whose life turns upside down when in quick succession her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother walks into her life. Colin Firth plays Frank, a single parent.

The film revolves around a New York schoolteacher whose life turns upside down when in quick succession her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother walks into her life. Colin Firth plays Frank, a single parent.

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St Trinian's, a school for young ladies brings together a crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy. Colin Firth plays the role of Geoffrey Thwaites.

St Trinian's, a school for young ladies brings together a crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy. Colin Firth plays the role of Geoffrey Thwaites.

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This is a 2008 documentary film about Mumia Abu-Jamal. Colin Firth has co-produced this documentary.

This is a 2008 documentary film about Mumia Abu-Jamal. Colin Firth has co-produced this documentary.

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The story revolves around a talk radio host Emma Lloyd (Uma Thurman) advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge. Colin plays the role of Emma's fiancé, Richard Bratton in this film.

The story revolves around a talk radio host Emma Lloyd (Uma Thurman) advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge. Colin plays the role of Emma's fiancé, Richard Bratton in this film.

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This musical film is about a girl who is in search of her real father. Colin Firth plays the role of a gay man in this film who is suspected to be her father.

This musical film is about a girl who is in search of her real father. Colin Firth plays the role of a gay man in this film who is suspected to be her father.

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An Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents (Colin Firth and Kristin Scott Thomas), she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.

An Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents (Colin Firth and Kristin Scott Thomas), she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.

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An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser, Scrooge  taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. Colin plays the role of Scrooge's cousin Fred.

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser, Scrooge taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. Colin plays the role of Scrooge's cousin Fred.

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Joe (Colin Firth) moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident to start afresh. While one discovers her sexuality the other starts seeing her mother's ghost.

Joe (Colin Firth) moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident to start afresh. While one discovers her sexuality the other starts seeing her mother's ghost.

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The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate. Colin plays the same role of Geoffrey Thwaites.

The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate. Colin plays the same role of Geoffrey Thwaites.

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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. Colin plays the role of Lord Henry Wotton.

A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. Colin plays the role of Lord Henry Wotton.

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The film is a story of an English professor who, one year after the sudden death of his partner, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960's Los Angeles.

The film is a story of an English professor who, one year after the sudden death of his partner, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960's Los Angeles.

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The story revolves around a small town and its people to who plan to save the decaying hometown with the help of a stranger. Colin plays the role of Gus Leroy.

The story revolves around a small town and its people to who plan to save the decaying hometown with the help of a stranger. Colin plays the role of Gus Leroy.