Search results for "Joss Ackland"


Miracle on 34th Street (1994) RT 61% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Dylan McDermott  •  J. T. Walsh

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

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

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

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) RT 54% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Alex Winter  •  George Carlin  •  William Sadler

It Couldn't Happen Here (1988)

Pet Shop Boys Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant embark upon a journey across England - but which England? Is it the half-remembered England of their childhoods, or the brutal ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Bond
CAST:  Barbara Windsor  •  Joss Ackland  •  Neil Dickson  •  Neil Tennant

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

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 1997

In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Joss Ackland




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

Once Upon a Crime... (1992)

On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Eugene Levy
CAST:  John Candy  •  James Belushi  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Sean Young

One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Nov 1988

Escaping from China with a microfilm of the formula for the mysterious "Lotus X", Lord Southmere, a Queen's Messenger, is chased by a group of Chinese spies.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Derek Nimmo  •  Hugh Burden  •  Bernard Bresslaw  •  Helen Hayes

Royal Flash (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair of devious nobles with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alan Bates  •  Florinda Bolkan  •  Oliver Reed

S*P*Y*S (1974) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Two CIA bunglers (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould) botch a Soviet defection, then both sides mark them for termination.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Zouzou  •  Joss Ackland

Shadowlands (1985)

A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Stone
CAST:  Joss Ackland  •  Claire Bloom  •  Rupert Baderman  •  Michael Cunningham

The Apple (1980) RT 14% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Musical set in the 'future', e.g. 1994. A young couple enters the world of the music industry, but also the world of drugs.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Grace Kennedy  •  Allan Love  •  Vladek Shaybal

The Black Windmill (1974) RT Audience 34%

A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Delphine Seyrig  •  Clive Revill

The House That Dripped Blood (1971) RT 78% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Peter Duffell
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  Peter Cushing  •  Nyree Dawn Porter  •  Denholm Elliott

The Hunt for Red October (1990) RT 86% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Scott Glenn  •  Sam Neill