Movies directed by Oliver Parker
An Ideal Husband (1999)
97 mins Comedy, Romance
As a movie reviewer who refuses to limit their viewing to only the things they know they will enjoy it is surprisingly frequent that I watch a movie from outside of my comfort zone holding out a hope that it will be one of th...
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
97 mins Comedy, Drama, Romance
When it comes to adaptations and updates of popular plays my main concern is always whether or not it leaves me entertained rather than how true it is to the original. And that is the case when it comes to this update of Osca...
St. Trinian's (2007)
100 mins Comedy
To be blunt when I heard that they were making a new "St. Trinian's" movie I honestly thought what was the point as not only was the style of humour something from a bygone era but when they tried it back in 1980 with "The Wi...
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)
106 mins Comedy
As a fan of the original "St. Trinian's" movies I was surprised by the 2007 update as it managed to get a bit of the old movie spirit but updating it for a new audience. Sadly I can't say the same of the sequel "St Trinian's ...
Dorian Gray (2009)
112 mins Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Director Oliver Parker has made the same mistake with "Dorian Gray" as other directors have made when they have adapted Oscar Wilde to the big screen. That mistake is making a movie for those already familiar with the novel a...
Johnny English Reborn (2011)
101 mins Adventure , Comedy, Crime
The first "Johnny English" surprised me by not only being funny but managing to build the humour around the storyline. Sadly it is the ingredient which is lacking as the storyline in "Johnny English Reborn" ends up being buil...
* This is purely a list of reviews on The Movie Scene featuring the name Oliver Parker as one of the directors.