Search results for "Joanne Whalley"


A Christmas Carol (1984) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2001

An old man who hates Christmas is taught the true meaning and spirit of Christmas by ghosts who show him his own past and present. He is also shown what the future holds for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Roger Rees  •  David Warner  •  Susannah York

Dance with a Stranger (1985) RT 90% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis's (Richardson) short-lived ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Miranda Richardson  •  Rupert Everett  •  Ian Holm  •  Stratford Johns

Kill Me Again (1989) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2006

After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Michael Madsen  •  Nick Dimitri

No Surrender (1985) RT Audience 80%

Michael Angelis stars in a comedy about double booking a Catholic and Protestant night in a Liverpool nightclub.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Peter Smith
CAST:  Michael Angelis  •  Tom Georgeson  •  Bernard Hill  •  Ray McAnally

Played (2006) RT Audience 11%

DVD release: Jul 2007

An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sean Stanek
CAST:  Imran Ahktar  •  George Berg  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Sile Bermingham

Scandal (1989) RT 91% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Sep 2000

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Ian McKellen

Shattered (1991) RT 31% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Joanne Whalley

The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) RT 41% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 1998

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

To Kill a Priest (1988) RT 80% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 2011

A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Holland
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Ed Harris  •  Joss Ackland  •  Tim Roth

Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (2000)

Told in flashbacks as Jackie reflects on her life, mini is divided in two parts: Life as a Kennedy and life after Camelot.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Joanne Whalley  •  Tim Matheson  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Frances Fisher




Birth of the Beatles (1979) RT Audience 64%

Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Stephen MacKenna  •  Rod Culbertson  •  Ray Ashcroft  •  John Altman

The Challenger (2013) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2016

Factual drama exploring the truth behind the space shuttle Challenger's 1986 explosion.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Hawes
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Brian Dennehy

Golf in the Kingdom (2011) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Nov 2011

In 1956, American philosophy student Michael Murphy is on his way to an ashram in India when he stops off in Scotland for one last game of golf. He meets a spirited pro who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Susan Streitfeld
CAST:  David O'Hara  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Frances Fisher  •  Mason Gamble

Diverted (2009) RT Audience 42%

On September 11th, 2001, 38 planes headed to New York City were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. A town of 9,000 took in 7,000 passengers for 4 days until American ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alex Chapple
CAST:  Shawn Ashmore  •  David Suchet  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Colin Buchanan

Twixt (2011) RT 29% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Aug 2013

A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Bruce Dern  •  Ben Chaplin  •  Elle Fanning

The Secret Rapture (1993)

DVD release: Oct 1994

Upon her father's death, a woman comes into emotional and psychological conflict with her young lover, her overbearing sister and her alcoholic stepmother.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Howard Davies
CAST:  Juliet Stevenson  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Neil Pearson

Before You Go (2002)

The funny, heart-warming and moving new film, from director Lewis Gilbert. When Violet Heaney's three daughters return home for her funeral, each sister finds her own way of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  John Hannah  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Victoria Hamilton

Trial by Jury (1994) RT 9% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Heywood Gould
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Armand Assante

The Guilty (2000) RT 40% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A young person gets hired to kill someone completely unknown, by someone equally unknown. Or is that true? Nothing is what it seems.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anthony Waller
CAST:  Bill Pullman  •  Devon Sawa  •  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Angela Featherstone