Search results for "Christopher Fairbank"


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The Fifth Element (1997) RT 71% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Dec 1997

It’s the year 2257 and a taxi driver has been unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity. The Fifth ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ian Holm

Cargo (2006) RT 67% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A young backpacker gets into some trouble in Africa and stows away on a cargo ship heading to Europe.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clive Gordon
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Luis Tosar  •  Samuli Edelmann

Almost Heaven (2006) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2009

A Canadian television director is hired to salvage an international fishing show in Scotland. The only hitch: his ex-wife is the host. What he finds in Scotland is love in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Shel Piercy
CAST:  Julie Cox  •  Alisa Cox  •  Christopher Fairbank  •  Erin Karpluk

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) RT 95% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Nick Park  •  Steve Box
CAST:  Nicholas Smith  •  Liz Smith  •  John Thomson  •  Vincent Ebrahim

Below (2002) RT 63% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2003

In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Twohy
CAST:  Matthew Davis  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Olivia Williams  •  Zach Galifianakis

Alien 3 (1992)

After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Charles Dance  •  Pete Postlethwaite

The Awakening (1980) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Jun 2012

When a British archaeologist violates an Egyptian queen's tomb, her evil spirit enters his daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Susannah York  •  Jill Townsend  •  Stephanie Zimbalist

Five Daughters (2010)

Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Philippa Lowthorpe
CAST:  Natalie Press  •  Ian Hart  •  Ruth Negga  •  Joseph Mawle

Black Plague (2002)

Paranoia sets in as the Black Death strikes European villagers in the 14th century.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alberto Sciamma
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  David La Haye  •  Jason Flemyng  •  Christopher Fairbank

Hercules (2014) RT 60% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Nov 2014

Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Ian McShane  •  John Hurt  •  Rufus Sewell




Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) RT 91% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Dec 2014

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Gunn
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Dave Bautista  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Michael Rooker

Little Deaths (2011) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Composed of three disturbingly sensual and terrifying short narratives, unified by the twin themes of sex and death.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Simon Rumley  •  Sean Hogan  •  Andrew Parkinson
CAST:  Luke de Lacey  •  Holly Lucas  •  Siubhan Harrison  •  James Oliver Wheatley

Masterpiece Contemporary: Lennon Naked (2010)

A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Edmund Coulthard
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Christopher Fairbank  •  Andrew Scott  •  Naoko Mori

Plenty (1985)

David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Tracey Ullman  •  John Gielgud  •  Sting

Hamlet (1990) RT 76% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Glenn Close  •  Alan Bates  •  Paul Scofield

Hanna's War (1988) RT Audience 75%

Hanna's War is the true story of Hanna Senesh, a Hungarian-Jewish WW2 resistance fighter, who would become Israel's "Joan of Arc". As a young person, she fled Nazi-occupied ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Maruschka Detmers  •  Anthony Andrews  •  Donald Pleasence

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