Search results for "Joss Ackland"


Surviving Picasso (1996) RT 33% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Julianne Moore  •  Joss Ackland

A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995) RT 5% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Gottlieb
CAST:  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Joss Ackland  •  Art Malik  •  Daniel Craig

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

Flawless (2007) RT 55% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jun 2008

A female executive (Demi Moore) and a night janitor (Michael Caine) conspire to commit a daring diamond heist from their mutual employer, The London Diamond Corporation.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Radford
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Michael Caine  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Nathaniel Parker

How About You (2007) RT 64% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2009

The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Anthony Byrne
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Joss Ackland  •  Hayley Atwell

Asylum (2005) RT 36% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Natasha Richardson  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Ian McKellen  •  Joss Ackland

Henry VIII (2003) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Joss Ackland  •  Sid Mitchell  •  Charles Dance

No Good Deed (2002) RT 20% / Audience 25%

DVD release: Nov 2003

While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Doug Hutchison

I'll Be There (2003) RT 50% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A comedy about a has-been rock star (Craig Ferguson) that discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), from a long forgotten love affair.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Craig Ferguson
CAST:  Craig Ferguson  •  Charlotte Church  •  Jemma Redgrave  •  Stephen Noonan

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) RT 60% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Dec 2002

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kathryn Bigelow
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Liam Neeson  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Joss Ackland




Swept from the Sea (1998) RT 28% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 1998

The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Vincent Pérez  •  Ian McKellen  •  Kathy Bates

D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996) RT 20% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The Ducks are offered scholarships at Eden Hall Academy but struggle with their new coach's methods and come under pressure from the board to retain their scholarships before ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Lieberman
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Jeffrey Nordling  •  David Selby  •  Heidi Kling

Hidden In Silence (1996) RT Audience 96%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Poland 1939, shortly before invasion of the German troops. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to their 17-year-old catholic maid ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard A. Colla
CAST:  Kellie Martin  •  Marion Ross  •  Joss Ackland  •  Marc Warren

Deadly Voyage (1996) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2007

When stowaways are found on board a Russian cargo ship, some of the officers and crew decide to dispose of them at sea. The last time they had a stowaway on board, the ship ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Omar Epps  •  Joss Ackland  •  Sean Pertwee  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Citizen X (1995) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Chris Gerolmo
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Max von Sydow  •  Jeffrey DeMunn

Jacob (1994) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 1995

In this inspiring tale from the book of Genesis, young shepherd Jacob (Matthew Modine) falls in love with and wants to marry Rachel (Lara Flynn Boyle), the daughter of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Hall
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Sean Bean  •  Joss Ackland

Giorgino (1994) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 1994

October 1918: After returning to the civil life, the young Doctor Giorgino Volli searches for a group of children, which he had been the care-taker of before the first world ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Laurent Boutonnat
CAST:  Mylène Farmer  •  Jeff Dahlgren  •  Joss Ackland  •  Louise Fletcher

Nowhere to Run (1993) RT 25% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Ted Levine