Search results for "Michael Tuchner"

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Not My Kid (1985) RT Audience 67%

A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  George Segal  •  Stockard Channing  •  Andrew Robinson  •  Gary Bayer

Trenchcoat (1983) RT Audience 25%

An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Family • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Margot Kidder  •  Robert Hays  •  David Suchet  •  Ronald Lacey

Adam (1983) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2011

After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Daniel J. Travanti  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Martha Scott  •  Richard Masur

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)

Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Derek Jacobi  •  David Suchet  •  Lesley-Anne Down

Summer of My German Soldier (1978) RT Audience 90%

Patty Bergen is a teenager in a Jewish family living in the American South during World War II. Patty feels like an outcast even in her own family and is unable to understand ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Kristy McNichol  •  Bruce Davison  •  Esther Rolle  •  Michael Constantine

The Likely Lads (1976) RT Audience 82%

With the destruction of their previous neighbourhood has inevitably come the destruction of the lads’ favoured watering hole The Fat Ox. Again, it’s Bob rather than Terry who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  James Bolam  •  Rodney Bewes  •  Brigit Forsyth  •  Mary Tamm

The Old Curiosity Shop (1975)

Film musical version of Charles Dickens' "The Old Curiosity Shop".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  David Hemmings  •  Jill Bennett  •  Michael Hordern

Fear Is the Key (1972) RT Audience 61%

After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Barry Newman  •  Suzy Kendall  •  John Vernon  •  Dolph Sweet

Villain (1971)

It tells the story of ruthless East End gangster Vic Dakin and his plans for an ambitious raid on the wages van of a plastic factory. This is a departure from Dakin's usual ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Ian McShane  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Donald Sinden

Amos (1985)

Amos Lasher loses his wife and home in an accident, finding himself in the care of the state, or specifically speaking, the Sunset Nursing Home. Here he finds the head nurse, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Elizabeth Montgomery  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Pat Morita

Haywire (1980) RT 80% / Audience 41%

DVD release: May 2012

After fleeting marriages to Henry Fonda and William Wyler, Margaret Sullavan found contentment as the wife of producer Leland Hayward (Jason Robards) and as the mother of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Jason Robards  •  Deborah Raffin  •  Dianne Hull

Wilt (1989)

Henry Wilt is a more or less failed teacher who fantasizes about murdering his dominant, non-attentive wife Eva. At a party who gets stuck in an inflatable doll and makes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Mel Smith  •  Griff Rhys Jones  •  Alison Steadman  •  Roger Lloyd-Pack

Desperate for Love (1989)

DVD release: Aug 2000

The story of murder among a trio of teenagers after a boy breaks up with a girl and she runs into the arms of his vulnerable best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Tammy Lauren  •  Brian Bloom  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Scott Paulin

Captive (1991) RT 24% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jan 2016

Paul and Kathy Plunk buy a small motel in a lonesome mountain region in Oregon. Their newfound tranquility is broken by a pair of guests who turn out to be wanted criminals on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Joanna Kerns  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Chad Lowe  •  John Stamos

A Place Called Home (2004) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jun 2005

The story of Southern Belle, Tula, who is living her older years in huge, yet crumbling, country house. Wary of visitors, her routine is shaken by two con-artists, Hank Ford ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Ann-Margret  •  Shailene Woodley  •  Matthew Settle  •  Hunter Tylo

Back to the Secret Garden (2001) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2002

A youngster living in a stately home discovers the magical garden Mary, Colin & Dickon stumbled across years before - but faces a battle with the housekeeper over whether ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Joan Plowright  •  George Baker  •  Cherie Lunghi  •  Leigh Lawson

Trapped in Silence (1986) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A compelling drama about a silent, violent teenager. Kevin suffers from elective mutism and no one has ever heard him utter a word.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Marsha Mason  •  Ron Silver  •  Rebecca Schull

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