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DOWNTON ABBEY (2019)
Starring Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Laura Carmichael, Elizabeth McGovern, Phyllis Logan, Penelope Wilton, Brendan Coyle and Joanne Froggatt. Directed by Michael Engler.

REVIEWS Downton Abbey - Transition from TV to film not as classy as expected

TEA WITH THE DAMES (2018)
Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins. Directed by Roger Mitchell.

Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins spend a weekend together at the retreat once shared by Plowright and Laurence Olivier, looking back on their lives and remarkable careers.

REVIEWS Tea with the Dames - Delightful yet without substance

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2016)
Starring Maggie Smith, Alan Bennett, Dominic Cooper and James Corden. Directed by Nicholas Hytner.

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.

REVIEWS The Lady In The Van - British filmmaking at its very best

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (2015)
Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie, Tamsin Greig and Richard Gere. Directed by John Madden.

The expansionist dream of Sonny, who has more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina. Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy and Lavinia. Evelyn and Douglas have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman and Carol are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors. Perhaps the only one who may know the answers is newly installed co-manager of the hotel, Muriel, the keeper of everyone's secrets. As the demands of a traditional Indian wedding threaten to engulf them all, an unexpected way forward presents itself.

REVIEWS The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Comfortingly familiar

MY OLD LADY (2014)
Starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Dominique Pinon, Michael Burstin, Elie Wajeman, Noémie Lvovsky, Stéphane De Groodt and Stéphane Freiss. Directed by Israel Horowitz and Israel Horovitz.

Mathias, a down-and-out New Yorker, travels to Paris to liquidate a huge, valuable apartment he has inherited from his estranged father. Once there, however, he discovers a refined old woman Mathilde living in the apartment with her daughter Chloé.

Mathias quickly learns that the apartment is a "viager" – an ancient French system for buying and selling apartments – and that he will not actually get possession of the apartment until Mathilde dies.

While working with a Parisian real-estate dealer (Dominique Pinon), to sell his contract for the apartment, Mathias discovers that Mathilde and his father were more to each other than mere tenant and landlord...

REVIEWS My Old Lady - Sins of the father

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 (2011)
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, David Ryall, Maggie Smith, Bonnie Wright and Evanna Lynch. Directed by David Yates.

REVIEWS Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - 10 years since the boy who lived came to die

THE FIRST WIVES CLUB (1996)
Starring Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dan Hedaya, Stockard Channing, Victor Garber, Stephen Collins and Elizabeth Berkley. Directed by Hugh Wilson.

REVIEWS The First Wives Club - Sisters are still doin' it for themselves 25 years later

SISTER ACT (1992)
Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena, Mary Wickes, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nunn, Richard Portnow, Robert Miranda and Joseph Maher. Directed by Emile Ardolino.

REVIEWS 25 Years of Sister Act - Hallelujah!

A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS
Starring Kristen Wiig, Michiel Huisman, Maggie Smith, Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent, Toby Jones, Rune Temte, Zoe Colletti and Indica Watson. Directed by Gil Kenan.

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible…
THE MIRACLE CLUB
Starring Maggie Smith, Kathy Bates and Laura Linney. Directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan.
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