Search results for "David Calder"


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The World Is Not Enough (1999) RT 51% / Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2000

Greed, revenge, world dominance, high-tech terrorism -- it's all in a day's work for cunning MI6 agent James Bond, who's on a mission to protect beautiful oil heiress Elektra ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

Rush (2013) RT 89% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

United (2011)

United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  James Strong
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Sam Claflin  •  Dougray Scott

The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

The third installment in the Mummy franchise takes archaeologist Rick O'Connell to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jet Li  •  John Hannah  •  Maria Bello

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) RT 58% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of eighteenth century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. His work, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Simon Chandler  •  David Calder  •  Richard Felix

Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Oct 2007

The movie describes the life of Adolf Hitler from childhood to manhood, and his rise to power. From his poor childhood in Austria, the first world war from his point of view, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Stockard Channing  •  Jena Malone  •  Julianna Margulies

The Killing Kind (2001) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Feb 2004

A terrifying love triangle. An original twist on a story of divided loyalties, the perils of love and ultimate death. A haunting tale set in a London at times beautiful and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Sarossy
CAST:  Andrew Howard  •  Geraldine O'Rawe  •  David Calder

The King Is Alive (2000) RT 61% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2002

Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kristian Levring
CAST:  Romane Bohringer  •  David Calder  •  David Bradley  •  Brion James

A Question of Attribution (1991)

Sir Anthony Blunt, who was a Soviet agent for 25 years, is routinely questioned and gives no answers, but is knighted and works as Director of the Courtauld Institute, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  James Fox  •  Prunella Scales  •  Geoffrey Palmer  •  David Calder

Defence of the Realm (1986)

A reporter Mullen 'stumbles' on a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent. In fact it is also linked to a near Nuclear disaster involving a teenage ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Drury
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Ian Bannen




The Meatrack (1970)

DVD release: Dec 2003

A hybrid of Warholian midnight movie and Doris Wishman-esque sexploitation picture, Michael Thomas’s softcore rarity Meat Rack was originally produced and released by Sherpix, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Stockton
CAST:  David Calder

Red Riding: 1980 (2009) RT 91% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2010

After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Warren Clarke  •  Paddy Considine  •  James Fox  •  Jim Carter

Queen of the Desert (2015) RT 10% / Audience 30%

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Werner Herzog
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  James Franco  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Damian Lewis

Goya's Ghosts (2006) RT 30% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

American Friends (1991) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 1993

Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tristram Powell
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Connie Booth  •  Alfred Molina

Moonlighting (1982) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Eugene Lipinski  •  Jirí Stanislav  •  Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

On Expenses (2010)

Drama about journalist Heather Brooke's fight for the disclosure of MPs' expenses.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Anna Maxwell Martin  •  Brian Cox  •  David Calder  •  Neil Pearson

Superman (1978)

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane − who's in love with Superman. Clark must summon his superhero alter ego when ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Marlon Brando  •  Gene Hackman

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