Search results for "Peter Firth"


The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005) RT 63% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2006

The Greatest Game Ever Played is a 2005 biographical sports film based on the life of 20 year old Francis Ouimet who defeated his idol,1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Bill Paxton
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Josh Flitter  •  Peter Firth

Chill Factor (1999) RT 11% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Mar 2000

A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hugh Johnson
CAST:  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Peter Firth  •  David Paymer

Mighty Joe Young (1998) RT 52% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 1999

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Rade Serbedzija  •  Bill Paxton  •  Regina King

Amistad (1997) RT 76% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Morgan Freeman

An Awfully Big Adventure (1995) RT 33% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 2005

An Awfully Big Adventure is a 1995 drama film about a theatre company in Liverpool, set in 1947 and based on the 1989 novel of the same name by Beryl Bainbridge.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Hugh Grant  •  Georgina Cates  •  Rita Tushingham

White Angel (1994)

Ellen Carter's career is on the rocks. She hasn't written a worthy novel since her husband went missing and she was suspected by the police of murdering him. To top it all off ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chris Jones
CAST:  Harriet Robinson  •  Don Henderson  •  Peter Firth

Shadowlands (1993)

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Debra Winger  •  John Wood  •  Julian Fellowes

Prisoner of Honor (1991) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2004

Set in turn-of-the-century France about an anti-Semitic army officer who challenges the massive government cover-up in the imprisonment of Alfred Dreyfus for espionage.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Oliver Reed  •  Peter Firth  •  Jeremy Kemp

The Rescuers Down Under (1990) RT 68% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 1997

A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Crime • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Gabriel  •  Hendel Butoy
CAST:  Bob Newhart  •  Eva Gabor  •  John Candy  •  Tristan Rogers

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

DVD release: Dec 1998

When a Soviet nuclear sub headed toward American waters drops off U.S. scanners, the Yanks scramble to take defensive steps. But CIA analyst Jack Ryan convinces the brass that ...  (more)

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




Prisoner of Rio (1988) RT Audience 100%

The story of the great train robber Ronald Biggs.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lech Majewski
CAST:  Steven Berkoff  •  Paul Freeman  •  Peter Firth  •  Florinda Bolkan

A State Of Emergency (1986)

This story is about a crusading scientist out to stop nuclear testing who is motivated by scientific fact, conscience and faith. Dr. Alex Carmody (Martin Sheen) is a physicist ...  (more)

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CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Peter Firth  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Ramon Estevez

Lifeforce (1985) RT 67% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 1998

A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tobe Hooper
CAST:  Steve Railsback  •  Peter Firth  •  Frank Finlay  •  Mathilda May

Letter to Brezhnev (1985)

The factories, pubs, clubs, hotels and streets of 1980s Liverpool form the backdrop for this tale of love, friendship, sex and a letter to the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Bernard
CAST:  Margi Clarke  •  Alexandra Pigg  •  Alfred Molina  •  Peter Firth

Born of Fire (1987)

A musician searches for the Master Flautist, a supernatural creature who is planning to blow up the world.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jamil Dehlavi
CAST:  Peter Firth  •  Oh-Tee  •  Suzan Crowley  •  Stefan Kalipha

The Flipside of Dominick Hide (1980)

Dominick Hide, a time traveller from the year 2130, is studying the London transport system of 1980. Time travellers are supposed to be observers, and are strictly forbidden ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alan Gibson
CAST:  Peter Firth  •  Patrick Magee  •  Caroline Langrishe  •  Pippa Guard

Tess (1979) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2004

This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Firth  •  Leigh Lawson  •  John Collin

When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979) RT Audience 82%

Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Milton Katselas
CAST:  Candy Clark  •  Marjoe Gortner  •  Stephanie Faracy  •  Dixie Harris

Equus (1977) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Peter Firth  •  Joan Plowright  •  Harry Andrews