Search results for "Brian Blessed"

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

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013) RT 16% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Dan St. Pierre
CAST:  Lea Michele  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Hugh Dancy

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

Devil's Harvest (2003)

It seems innocent enough. Struggling young artist Daniel King is invited by his childhood friend Natasha...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Shanks
CAST:  Brian Blessed  •  Julie T. Wallace  •  Lara Clancy  •  Ralph Collis

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

Macbeth (1997) RT 48% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Sep 2007

In eleventh century Scotland, three witches foretell that Macbeth will become King, while Banquo will beget Kings. Macbeth accordingly has King Duncan slain, and is duly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Freeston
CAST:  Jason Connery  •  Helen Baxendale  •  Graham McTavish  •  Brian Blessed

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)

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

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

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

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

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: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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

The Master of Ballantrae (1984) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2003

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GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  John Gielgud  •  Ian Richardson  •  Finola Hughes  •  Nickolas Grace

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

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)

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

The Trojan Women (1971) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Sep 2004

The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mihalis Kakogiannis
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Irene Papas