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

Carry On Constable (1960) RT Audience 50%

With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Kenneth Connor  •  Charles Hawtrey  •  Sid James  •  Kenneth Williams

Carry On Nurse (1959) RT Audience 56%

Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Kenneth Connor  •  Shirley Eaton  •  Charles Hawtrey  •  Hattie Jacques

Carry On Teacher (1959) RT Audience 54%

Prepare for Six of the Best as the Carry On team cause chaos in the school yard. When a well-loved headmaster decides to retire, his scheming pupils have other ideas. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Kenneth Connor  •  Charles Hawtrey  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Joan Sims

Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004) RT 40% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A group of American executives making a film about World War II decide that since their lead is rather unglamorous, they will draft in an American G.I. to play the part of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Richardson
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Neve Campbell  •  Harry Enfield  •  Jon Culshaw

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

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

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

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

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




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

The Four Feathers (1939) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Zoltan Korda
CAST:  John Laurie  •  John Clements  •  Ralph Richardson  •  June Duprez

The Jackal (1997) RT 15% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

The Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jean and Bill are a married couple trying to scrape a living. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Virginia McKenna  •  Bill Travers  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  Peter Sellers

The Sound Barrier (1952)

Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Ann Todd  •  Nigel Patrick  •  John Justin

The Thief of Bagdad (1940) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Dec 2002

When Prince Ahmad (John Justin) is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu (the incomparable Sabu, in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Tim Whelan  •  Zoltan Korda  •  William Cameron Menzies  •  Alexander Korda  •  Ludwig Berger
CAST:  Conrad Veidt  •  Sabu  •  June Duprez  •  Rex Ingram

Very Important Person (1961) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  James Robertson Justice  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Stanley Baxter  •  Eric Sykes

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

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