Search results for "Edward Fox"


A Bridge Too Far (1977) RT 73% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2001

Tells the story of operation Market Garden. A failed attempt by the allies in the latter stages of WWII to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland allowing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Battle of Britain (1969) RT 63% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2003

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Harry Andrews  •  Michael Caine  •  Trevor Howard  •  Curd Jürgens

Gandhi (1982) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

Lost in Space (1998) RT 27% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  William Hurt  •  Matt LeBlanc  •  Mimi Rogers

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2006

A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Soldier of Orange (1977)

This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Susan Penhaligon  •  Edward Fox

The Bounty (1984) RT 82% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2000

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Edward Fox

The Dresser (1983) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Zena Walker  •  Eileen Atkins

The Duellists (1977) RT 91% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2002

In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Albert Finney  •  Robert Stephens

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) RT 58% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2002

Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Colin Firth  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Judi Dench




The Mirror Crack'd (1980) RT 67% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Angela Lansbury  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Tony Curtis  •  Edward Fox

This Sporting Life (1963) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2008

In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Alan Badel  •  William Hartnell

I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Oliver Reed  •  Carol White  •  Harry Andrews

Never Say Never Again (1983) RT 63% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Oct 2000

James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Kim Basinger  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Barbara Carrera

All the Queen's Men (2001) RT 7% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 2003

A mismatched team of British Special Services agents led by an American must infiltrate, in disguise, a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stefan Ruzowitzky
CAST:  Matt LeBlanc  •  Eddie Izzard  •  James Cosmo  •  Nicolette Krebitz

Force 10 from Navarone (1978) RT 64% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Robert Shaw  •  Barbara Bach  •  Edward Fox

The Squeeze (1977) RT 17% / Audience 32%

An alcoholic London ex-cop becomes involved into a kidnapping drama and tries to free the daughter of a friend from a brutal gangster mob.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  David Hemblen  •  Stephen Boyd  •  Edward Fox

The Big Sleep (1978) RT 96% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

The classic Raymond Chandler tale retold with Mitchum taking over the Bogart role.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Sarah Miles  •  Candy Clark  •  Richard Boone

The Naked Runner (1967) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 1996

Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Peter Vaughan  •  Edward Fox  •  Nadia Gray

The Mind Benders (1963) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A British scientist is discovered to have been passing information to the Communists, then kills himself. Another scientist decides that they might have brainwashed him by a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Mary Ure  •  John Clements  •  Michael Bryant