Search results for "Peter Firth"


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

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

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

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

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

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

DVD release: Dec 1998

A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and ...  (more)

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

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

Aces High (1976)

The first World War is in its third year and aerial combat above the Western Front is consuming the nation's favored children at an appalling rate. By early 1917, the average ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Simon Ward  •  Peter Firth

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

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




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

Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)

This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Graham Faulkner  •  Judi Bowker  •  Leigh Lawson  •  Kenneth Cranham

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

Northanger Abbey (1987) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Dec 2007

A tale of intrigue, adventure and romance, this enchanting, remastered dramatization captures the romance of Jane Austin's classic novel "Northanger Abbey".  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Katharine Schlesinger  •  Peter Firth  •  Robert Hardy  •  Googie Withers

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

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1976) RT Audience 30%

In Victorian England, handsome Dorian Gray (Peter Firth) makes a Faustian deal that his portrait painted by Basil Hallward (Jeremy Brett) will age while he remains young. But ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  John Gorrie
CAST:  Peter Firth  •  John Gielgud  •  Judi Bowker  •  Jeremy Brett

The Aerodrome (1983)

In the future England is ruled by a fascist government, and one day the leaders begin the construction of a heavily guarded, mysterious airport. BBC adaptation of Rex ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Peter Firth  •  Dominic Jephcott  •  Richard Briers  •  Richard Johnson

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

Marco Polo: Haperek Ha'aharon (1997)

In the midst of a war between Venice and Genoa, Marco Polo, a citizen of Venice, is imprisoned by the inquisition and is charged with heresy.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Rafi Bukai
CAST:  Shuli Rand  •  Avital Dicker  •  Peter Firth  •  Alon Aboutboul