Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|A band in a small coal mining town are celebrated for the quality of their playing?||Ewan McGregor Movies
Brassed Off. Ewan played the tenor horn in the movie, which was not a problem since he played the French horn in his younger days.
The Serpent's Kiss. The "Dutchman", Chrome ends up falling in love with the factory worker's daughter instead.
|A college student working as a security guard in a morgue becomes the prime suspect to a murder?||Ewan McGregor Movies
Nightwatch. The movie was through filming in 1996, but was not released until Spring 1998. Also starring Patricia Arquette and Nick Nolte.
Emma. Based on the novel by Jane Austen. Gwyneth Paltrow plays Emma and Ewan plays the charming Frank Churchill.
The Pillow Book. Vivian Wu plays Nagiko and Ewan portrays the unfortunate Jerome.
Blue Juice. It was called "Blue Juice" after what the surfers call the waves.
|A disgruntled janitor takes his boss's daughter hostage and ends up falling in love with her?||Ewan McGregor Movies
A Life Less Ordinary. Also starring Cameron Diaz and Holly Hunter. Ewan McGregor's wife Eve worked behind the scenes of this movie doing art direction.
|In 1984, a British newspaper reporter investigates the career of 1970s glam rock star Brian Slade?||Ewan McGregor Movies
Velvet Goldmine. Also starring Christian Bale and Edward Izzard. Ewan plays the crazy Curt Wild.
|Two Jedi knights and an outcast try to help a queen save her world. Along the way, they meet a young boy with Jedi potential?||Ewan McGregor Movies
The Phantom Menace . Probably his best known work. Ewan's uncle had a small role in the original "Star Wars" and he was happy to take the role of Obi-Wan.
|A troop of U.S. soldiers in Somalia plan to go on a short raid, but end up involved in a desperate battle?||Ewan McGregor Movies
Black Hawk Down. This 2001 movie was based on a true story. Also starring Josh Hartnett and Tom Sizemore. Ewan portrayed Specialist Grimes.
Trainspotting. Based on Irvine Welsh's controversial best-seller. Before "Star Wars" it was probably Ewan's best-known work.
Rogue Trader. Based on the autobiography "Rogue Trader" by Nick Leeson. Ewan plays Nick Leeson himself.
|A Jedi knight has a forbidden romance with a senator while his teacher investigates her assassination attempt?||Ewan McGregor Movies
Attack of the Clones. Of course Ewan portrays Obi-Wan Kenobi in everyone's favorite movie series.
Eye of the Beholder. This 1998 movie was based on the cult novel by Marc Behm. The movie also stars Ashley Judd as Joanna Eris.
Nora. "Nora" was directed by Pat Murphy in and also starred Susan Lynch as Nora.
Being Human. This was Ewan's first movie in 1993. He played the small role of Alvarez. Robin Williams played the lead character.
|A poet falls in love with an entertainer in Paris but has to compete with a jealous duke?||Ewan McGregor Movies
Moulin Rouge!. This Oscar nominated movie also starred Nicole Kidman and John Leguizamo.
|A young, quiet girl is convinced to show off her singing talents in order to make her mother happy?||Ewan McGregor Movies
Little Voice. "Little Voice" opened in 1998 and was based on the play "The Rise and Fall of Little Voice". Ewan McGregor played Billy and Jane Horrocks played Little Voice.
|Finally, what low-budget British film, which features Ewan as a bargeworker, was released around the same time as the big-budget "Down With Love"?||The Work Of Ewan McGregor
Young Adam. This obscure and dark film, was critically acclaimed for its direction, and Ewan McGregor's performance.
the eighties. Ewan plays the fictional rock star Curt Wild in this Todd Hayne's directed film. It co-stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
miners. In this film, the main characters of the film are members of a local brass band.The film tells the story of their fight to prevent the mine of their town being shut down.
|Who wrote the three screenplays for the three Danny Boyle films of "Shallow Grave", "A Life Less Ordinary" and "Trainspotting"?||The Work Of Ewan McGregor
John Hodge. "Trainspotting"'s screenplay was based on Irvine Welsh's novel, but the other two films, which Ewan starred in, were original ideas.
Mark Renton . "Trainspotting" tells the story of Mark Renton, a heroin addict trying to get clean. Filmed in 1996, it gave Ewan great fame both in Britain and in America.
Christopher Eccleston. "Shallow Grave" was the first of the three films Ewan starred in that were directed by Danny Boyle. It tells the story of three friends who come across a huge stash of money, and decide to lay claim to it in a not-so-legal way. Ewan plays the character of Alex.
Robin Williams. Ewan played a Spaniard in the fantastical film and had two lines only.
|What was the name of the short film Ewan starred in around the same time as "Lipstick on your Collar"?||The Work Of Ewan McGregor
Family Style. "Family Style" was filmed with the same British television company as "Lipstick on Your Collar".
Dennis Potter. This was Ewan's first major break. Set in 1950's Britain, this television series gave us a first glimpse of Ewan's singing talents. Although he was asked to record an album of fiftie's covers, Ewan declined, fearing it would typecast him for his future career.
Catcher Block. Ewan portrayed Catcher Block, star journalist for "KNOW Magazine". Synopsis: A journalist and a best-selling author trick each other until they both fall in love. Quote: [Catcher to Barbara after she accuses him of exposing her true identity in an expose to win a Nobel Peace Prize.] "The only prize I wanted to win was you. Crazy isn't it? After all our tricking each other and our game playing, I'm the one with the love letter and your the one with the scoop."
Obi-Wan Kenobi. Ewan portrayed Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in all three Star Wars prequels. Synopsis: Obi-wan must investigate an attack on Senator Padme Amidala; while Anakin, on his first Jedi mission alone, must protect her from any future attacks. Quote: [Obi-Wan to Anakin (who in a later episode becomes Darth Vader and eventually kills Obi-Wan.] "Why do I get the feeling you'll be the death of me."
Christian. Ewan played Christian, an eager, young writer looking for love in 1899's Paris. Synopsis: A singer must choose between the man she loves and the man who can make her life comfortable. Quote: [narrated] "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return."
John Grimes. Ewan portrayed Specialist John Grimes, a soldier previously stationed behind a desk, finally gets a chance to fight. Synopsis: True-life story of a botched mission to capture two Somalian lieutenants. Quote: [Grimes to Sanderson about his coffee-making.] "It's all in the grind. Can't be too fine, can't be too coarse. This, my friend, is a science."