Search results for "Donald Pleasence"


The Great Escape (1963) RT 93% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security "escape-proof" camp ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  James Garner  •  Richard Attenborough  •  James Donald

Alone in the Dark (1982) RT 75% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Sholder
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Martin Landau  •  Dwight Schultz

Halloween 6 (1995)

Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Chappelle
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Paul Rudd  •  Marianne Hagan  •  Mitchell Ryan

The Advocate (1993) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Bizarre black comedy about 15th-century Paris lawyer Richard Courtois (Firth) who decides to ply his trade in the country, only to find things stranger than he can imagine. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Foreign • History • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Leslie Megahey
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Ian Holm  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Amina Annabi

Shadows and Fog (1991) RT 50% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2001

With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Kathy Bates  •  Mia Farrow  •  John Cusack

Dien Bien Phu (1992)

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GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Pierre Schoendoerffer
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Patrick Catalifo  •  Jean-François Balmer  •  Ludmila Mikaël

Casablanca Express (1989) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 2003

It is 1942 and the conflict between the U.S. and Germany is getting heated, U.S. Intelligence soon discovers that the Natzis are planning to capture Winston Churchill. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • War
DIRECTION:  Sergio Martino
CAST:  Jason Connery  •  Francesco Quinn  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Glenn Ford

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989) RT 14% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dominique Othenin-Girard
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Danielle Harris  •  Ellie Cornell  •  Beau Starr

The House of Usher (1989) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 1991

An updated version of the classic horror tale by Edgar Allen Poe. Ryan and his girlfriend Molly are going to visit Ryan's uncle, Roderick Usher, at his mansion. They find, ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Alan Birkinshaw
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Romy Windsor  •  Rufus Swart

Ten Little Indians (1989) RT Audience 49%

An unknown judge (Donald Pleasence) invites a guilty governess (Sarah Maur Thorp) and others to a 1930s safari, for justice one by one.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan Birkinshaw
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Frank Stallone  •  Sarah Maur Thorp  •  Herbert Lom




Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) RT 29% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 1998

The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dwight H. Little
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Ellie Cornell  •  Danielle Harris  •  George P. Wilbur

Vampire in Venice (1988)

Professor Paris Catalano visits Venice, to investigate the last known appearance of the famous vampire Nosferatu during the carnival of 1786.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Klaus Kinski  •  Mario Caiano  •  Luigi Cozzi  •  Augusto Caminito  •  Maurizio Lucidi
CAST:  Klaus Kinski  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Barbara De Rossi

Phantom of Death (1988)

Police Comissioner Datti is investigating the murder of a female doctor whose murderer seems to be a thirty-fivish year old man. Soon another murder follows: Pianist Robert ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Ruggero Deodato
CAST:  Michael York  •  Edwige Fenech  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Mapi Galan

Prince of Darkness (1987) RT 58% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Lisa Blount  •  Victor Wong  •  Jameson Parker

Django 2 (1987)

Former gunfighter Django has become a monk and abandoned his violent former ways. His daughter is kidnapped by rogue Hungarian soldiers using slave labor to run a silver mine. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Nello Rossati
CAST:  Franco Nero  •  Christopher Connelly  •  Licinia Lentini  •  William Berger

Double Target (1987)

Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Bruno Mattei
CAST:  Miles O'Keeffe  •  Bo Svenson  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Kristine Erlandson