Search results for "Leslie Phillips"


Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Richard Harris

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Everyone's favorite novice wizard, Harry Potter, continues his high-flying adventures at Hogwarts. This time around, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school - that is, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Kenneth Branagh

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)

In the second installment of the two-part conclusion, Harry and his best friends, Ron and Hermione, continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Alan Rickman

Late Bloomers (2011) RT 43% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Late Bloomers stars Isabella Rossellini and William Hurt as a married couple pulled apart by the threat of old age. Each reacts in a different way: Hurt’s distinguished ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julie Gavras
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Doreen Mantle  •  Kate Ashfield

Venus (2006) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2007

Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Beatrice Savoretti  •  Philip Fox

Thunderpants (2002) RT 60% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jul 2007

An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Bruce Cook  •  Rupert Grint  •  Simon Callow  •  Stephen Fry

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jon Voight  •  Iain Glen  •  Noah Taylor

Saving Grace (2000) RT 63% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Craig Ferguson  •  Martin Clunes  •  Tchéky Karyo

August (1996) RT 17% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Sep 1996

Set in 1890s North Wales over a long, hot August weekend, the Victorian calm of a household is suddenly upset with the arrival of a London couple who impose their city ways ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Hopkins
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Kate Burton  •  Gawn Grainger

Carry On Columbus (1992) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Jim Dale  •  Bernard Cribbins  •  Maureen Lipman  •  Peter Richardson




King Ralph (1991) RT 20% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Jun 1998

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David S. Ward
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Peter O'Toole  •  John Hurt  •  Camille Coduri

Mountains of the Moon (1990) RT 69% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 1999

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Patrick Bergin  •  Richard E. Grant  •  John Savident  •  Bernard Hill

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

Out of Africa (1985) RT 56% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Robert Redford  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Michael Kitchen

Spanish Fly (1976) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Nov 2004

British sex comedy. Sir Percy de Courcy (Terry-Thomas) accidentally turns some poor tasting wine into an aphrodisiac when his old school chum, Mike Scott (Leslie Phillips) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bob Kellett
CAST:  Leslie Phillips  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Graham Armitage  •  Nadiuska

Not Now, Comrade (1976)

Not Now, Comrade tells the story of Rudi, a Russian ballet star who defects to the West, and the chaos that befalls those who try to help him... not least London stripper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ray Cooney  •  Harold Snoad
CAST:  Leslie Phillips  •  Windsor Davies  •  Michele Dotrice  •  Don Estelle

Not Now Darling (1973) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A married British furrier gives a mobster's mistress a cheap mink coat.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ray Cooney  •  David Croft
CAST:  Leslie Phillips  •  Julie Ege  •  Ray Cooney  •  Barbara Windsor

The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (1971)

DVD release: Jul 2006

The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins is a 1971 British comedy film directed and produced by Graham Stark. Its title is a conflation of The Magnificent Seven and the seven deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Graham Stark
CAST:  Spike Milligan  •  Marty Feldman  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Harry H. Corbett

Some Will, Some Won't (1970)

Four people go to great lengths to obtain the fortune left in a will by a very wealthy practical joker.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Duncan Wood
CAST:  Ronnie Corbett  •  Thora Hird  •  Michael Hordern  •  Barbara Murray