Search results for "Kenneth Colley"

Hold Back the Night (1999) RT Audience 100%

A young woman joins a group of protesters trying to stop the construction of a highway through a forest with the purpose of having sex with their leader. But when morning ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Davis
CAST:  Christine Tremarco  •  Stuart Sinclair Blyth  •  Sheila Hancock  •  Richard Platt

Brassed Off (1996) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

Robert Rylands' Last Journey (1996)

Loosely (and controversial) adaptation of the novel "All Souls" by Javier Marias. It tells the story of a Spanish professor at Oxford who witnesses the return of a very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gracia Querejeta
CAST:  Lalita Ahmed  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Karl Collins  •  Ben Cross

Solomon & Sheba (1995)

A thousand years before Christ, the people of Israel fight with courage to achieve the freedom that the Egyptians denied. The king's eldest son, Adonijah, is in charge of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert M. Young
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Miquel Brown  •  Norman Buckley  •  Kenneth Colley

P.D. James: Unnatural Causes (1993)

Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Davies
CAST:  Roy Marsden  •  Simon Chandler  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Mel Martin

I Hired a Contract Killer (1990) RT Audience 87%

After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide, but can't go through with it, so he hires a contract killer in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Aki Kaurismäki
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Margi Clarke  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Imogen Claire

The Rainbow (1989) RT 71% / Audience 59%

Ken Russell's rather loose adaptation of the last part of D.H. Lawrence's "The Rainbow" sees impulsive young Ursula coming of age in pastoral England around the time of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Sammi Davis  •  Paul McGann  •  Amanda Donohoe  •  Christopher Gable

Return to Waterloo (1984) RT Audience 40%

A man taking the train to work one morning is overcome by melancholy memories and morbid fantasies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Davies
CAST:  Kenneth Colley  •  Tim Roth  •  Claire Parker  •  Ray Davies

Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2011

The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Lamont Johnson
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Alice Krige  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Melanie Mayron

The Scarlet and the Black (1983) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Barbara Bouchet

Firefox (1982) RT 45% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Freddie Jones  •  David Huffman  •  Warren Clarke

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

Life of Brian (1979)

A brilliant parody from the British comedy group Monty Python about the history of (not Jesus but the boy born right next door to The Manger, Brian). A Terry Jones directed ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

Lisztomania (1975) RT 43% / Audience 65%

A send-up of the bawdy life of Romantic composer/piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, with ubiquitous phallic imagery and a good portion of the film devoted to Liszt's "friendship" ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Roger Daltrey  •  Sara Kestelman  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Ringo Starr

The Music Lovers (1970) RT 73% / Audience 76%

Composer, conductor and teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexual tendencies by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a wonky, nymphomaniac girl whom ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Max Adrian  •  Kenneth Colley

The Blood Beast Terror (1968)

A Scotland Yard Detective (Peter Cushing) must investigate a series of murders perpetrated by a giant blood-sucking moth that can take human form.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Vernon Sewell
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  Robert Flemyng  •  Wanda Ventham  •  David Griffin

Jabberwocky (1977) RT 62% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 2009

"The Plot to Kill Hitler" is a historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Schiller
CAST:  Brad Davis  •  Madolyn Smith Osborne  •  Ian Richardson  •  Kenneth Colley

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Casanova (1987) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 1992

TV Movie version of the story of Giacomo Casanova, the famous eighteenth century womanizer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Langton
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Sylvia Kristel  •  Ornella Muti