Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot (2000)

Inside every one of us is a special talent waiting to come out. The trick is finding it.

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
  • Release Date: 2000-09-28
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 3071 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: StudioCanal
  • Production Country: France, United Kingdom
  • Director: Stephen Daldry
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Set against the background of the 1984 Miners' Strike, 11-year-old Billy Elliot stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes.

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  • Jamie Bell

    as Billy Elliot
  • Gary Lewis

    as Jackie Elliot
  • Julie Walters

    as Mrs Wilkinson
  • Jean Heywood

    as Grandma
  • Jamie Draven

    as Tony Elliot
  • Stuart Wells

    as Michael Caffrey
  • Mike Elliot

    as George Watson
  • Billy Fane

    as Mr Braithwaite
  • Nicola Blackwell

    as Debbie Wilkinson
  • Carol McGuigan

    as Librarian
  • Joe Renton

    as Gary Poulson
  • Colin MacLachlan

    as Mr Tom Wilkinson
  • Janine Birkett

    as Billy's mother
  • Trevor Fox

    as PC Jeff Peverly
  • Charlie Hardwick

    as Sheila Briggs
  • Denny Ferguson

    as Miner
  • Dennis Lingard

    as NCB Official
  • Matthew James Thomas

    as Simon
  • Stephen Mangan

    as Ballet Doctor
  • Paul Ridley

    as Tutor in Medical
  • Patrick Malahide

    as Principal
  • Barbara Leigh-Hunt

    as Vice-Principal
  • Imogen Claire

    as Tutor 1
  • Diana Kent

    as Tutor 2
  • Neil North

    as Tutor 3
  • Lee Williams

    as Tutor 4
  • Petra Siniawski

    as Teacher
  • Merelina Kendall

    as Secretary
  • Zoë Bell

    as Sandra
  • Tracey Wilkinson

    as Geography Teacher
  • Merryn Owen

    as Michael (aged 25)
  • Adam Cooper

    as Billy (aged 25)
Production Greg Brenman Producer
Production Jonathan Finn Producer
Production Charles Brand Producer
Production Tessa Ross Producer
Production David M. Thompson Producer
Production Natascha Wharton Producer
Directing Stephen Daldry Director
Sound Stephen Warbeck Original Music Composer
Writing Lee Hall Author
Art Maria Djurkovic Production Design
Sound Mark Holding Sound Designer
Camera Brian Tufano Director of Photography
Production Jina Jay Casting
Editing John Wilson Editor
Crew Peter Darling Choreographer
Directing Zoe Morgan Script Supervisor
Crew Nevette Previd Unit Publicist
Sound Ian Thomas Musician