Search results for "Geoffrey Palmer"


A Fish Called Wanda (1988) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Michael Palin

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)

Oliver Deuce, a successful doctor, is shattered when his wife is killed in a freak car accident involving a car being driven by Alba Bewick colliding with a very large rare ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Frances Barber  •  Joss Ackland  •  Brian Deacon  •  Eric Deacon

Anna and the King (1999) RT 51% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2000

The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860's. Anna teaches the children and becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Bai Ling  •  Tom Felton

W.E. (2011)

In 1998, an auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor causes great excitement. For one woman, Wally Winthrop, it has much more meaning. Wally becomes obsessed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Madonna
CAST:  Abbie Cornish  •  Andrea Riseborough  •  James D'Arcy  •  Richard Coyle

Lost Christmas (2011) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2014

Urban fairytale set in Manchester. A series of tragic events that blight a young boy's life are reversed one Christmas Eve, giving him and those around him the happy ending ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Hay
CAST:  Eddie Izzard  •  Jason Flemyng  •  Connie Hyde  •  Brett Fancy

The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Jean Reno  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Andy García

Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A modern adaptation of the classic children's story 'Alice through the Looking Glass', which continued on from the popular 'Alice in Wonderland' story. This time Alice is ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Henderson
CAST:  Geoffrey Palmer  •  Ian Holm  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Steve Coogan

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) RT 57% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 1998

A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Michelle Yeoh  •  Teri Hatcher

Mrs. Brown (1997) RT 94% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Madden
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Billy Connolly  •  Geoffrey Palmer  •  Antony Sher

The Madness of King George (1994) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Nicholas Hytner’s much awarded 1994 drama, based on Alan Bennett's West End play. George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Helen Mirren  •  Ian Holm  •  Rupert Graves




Stalag Luft (1993) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Few wartime prisoners have attempted escape quite as many times as bumbling RAF Officer James Forrester. Though Officer Forrester has twenty-three escape attempts to his name, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • War
DIRECTION:  Adrian Shergold
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Nicholas Lyndhurst  •  Geoffrey Palmer  •  Sam Kelly

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

The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)

A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Niall MacCormick
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel West  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Geoffrey Palmer

The Young Visiters (2003) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2005

The Young Visiters, written in twelve days by nine-year-old Daisy Ashford in 1890, is a surreal blend of naiveté, precocious perception and inadvertent social satire.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Lyndsey Marshal  •  Bill Nighy

Rat (2001) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2001

After a night of drinking Guiness at the local watering hole, an ordinary, working-class, family man in Dublin's life is turned upside-down when he wakes up as a rat.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Frank Kelly  •  David Wilmot  •  Kerry Condon

A Prize of Arms (1962)

A criminal gang sets out to pull off the heist of a large army payroll.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Cliff Owen
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Tom Bell  •  Helmut Schmid  •  Patrick Magee

Paddington (2014)

A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Paul King
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Hugh Bonneville

He Knew He Was Right (2004)

He Knew He Was Right was a 2004 BBC TV adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel He Knew He Was Right. The mini-series portrays the failure of a marriage caused by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  Oliver Dimsdale  •  Christina Cole  •  Laura Fraser  •  David Tennant