Search results for "Brian Blessed"


Alexander (2004)

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jared Leto

Flash Gordon (1980) RT 82% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mike Hodges
CAST:  Sam J. Jones  •  Melody Anderson  •  Max von Sydow  •  Chaim Topol

Hamlet (1996) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julie Christie  •  Judi Dench  •  Gérard Depardieu

Henry V (1989) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Brian Blessed  •  James Larkin

Much Ado About Nothing (1993) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1998

In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Richard Briers  •  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Sean Leonard

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) RT 50% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 1997

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

Tarzan (1999) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Kevin Lima
CAST:  Tony Goldwyn  •  Glenn Close  •  Minnie Driver  •  Brian Blessed

Country Dance (1970)

In this British tragi-comedy taking place among emotionally bankrupt upper-class Scottish countrymen, Peter O'Toole plays Sir Charles Henry Arbuthnot Pinkerton Ferguson, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Susannah York  •  Michael Craig  •  Harry Andrews

Kidnapped (1995) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2004

When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Ivan Passer
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  Patrick Malahide  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Brian Blessed




Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972) RT Audience 85%

1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Keith Michell  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Jane Asher

Freddie as F.R.O.7 (1992) RT Audience 51%

The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jon Acevski
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Brian Blessed  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Jonathan Pryce

Prisoner of Honor (1991) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2004

Set in turn-of-the-century France about an anti-Semitic army officer who challenges the massive government cover-up in the imprisonment of Alfred Dreyfus for espionage.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Oliver Reed  •  Peter Firth  •  Jeremy Kemp

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)

In The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Peter Lord  •  Jeff Newitt
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Brian Blessed

Mr. Bojagi (2010)

We all know how difficult it can be to choose the perfect gift for someone. But a mysterious man with a mind-reading machine might just have the solution.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Marco van Belle
CAST:  Brian Blessed

The Conclave (2006)

In 1458, five years after the fall of Constantinople to the Moslems, eighteen cardinals meet to elect a new pope. Rodrigo Borgia, a 27 year old cardinal learns to play a very ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Christoph Schrewe
CAST:  Brian Blessed  •  James Faulkner  •  Rolf Kanies  •  Manu Fullola

The Bruce (1996)

Robert the Bruce unites the Scots in a rebellion against the hated English, led by Edward I. He is supported by various loyal followers, notably the bishop who agrees to ...  (more)

GENRES: History
DIRECTION:  David Mcwhinnie
CAST:  Brian Blessed  •  Sandy Welch  •  Oliver Reed  •  Conor Chamberlain

Day of Wrath (2006)

At the height of the Spanish Inquisition, high-ranking noblemen begin dropping like flies, with alarming frequency and unexplained violence. But can local 16th-century sheriff ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Adrian Rudomin
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Blanca Marsillach  •  Brian Blessed  •  Szonja Oroszlán