Search results for "Vernon Dobtcheff"


An American Haunting (2005) RT 12% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Courtney Solomon
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Sissy Spacek  •  James D'Arcy  •  Gaye Brown

Before Sunset (2004) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vernon Dobtcheff  •  Louise Lemoine Torres

Condorman (1981) RT 25% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 1999

Comic artist and writer Woody performs a simple courier operation for his friend Harry who works for the CIA. But when he successfully fends off hostile agents, he earns the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Michael Crawford  •  Oliver Reed  •  Barbara Carrera  •  James Hampton

Evilenko (2004) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2006

In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Grieco
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Marton Csokas  •  Ronald Pickup  •  Vernon Dobtcheff

Hamlet (1990) RT 76% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Glenn Close  •  Alan Bates  •  Paul Scofield

Jude (1996) RT 81% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 2002

In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Rachel Griffiths

Empire of the Wolves (2005) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2005

When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Chris Nahon
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Arly Jover  •  Jocelyn Quivrin  •  Laura Morante

The Body (2001) RT 13% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jul 2001

An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonas McCord
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Olivia Williams  •  Jason Flemyng  •  John Shrapnel

The Name of the Rose (1986)

14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Annaud
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Christian Slater  •  Helmut Qualtinger  •  Elya Baskin

The Scarlet and the Black (1984) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Barbara Bouchet




Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) RT 42% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 1995

Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Irene Papas  •  Anthony Quayle

Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Timothy Dalton

M. Butterfly (1993) RT 42% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2006

In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  John Lone  •  Barbara Sukowa  •  Ian Richardson

The Assassination Bureau (1969) RT 67% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2004

The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Diana Rigg  •  Telly Savalas  •  Curd Jürgens

Enigma (1983) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Five highly-trained KGB agents are sent to the west to assassinate several Soviet dissidents. In order to stop the diabolical plot, an American agent must infiltrate Soviet ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Sam Neill  •  Derek Jacobi

Caravaggio (1986)

As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Nigel Terry  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Sean Bean  •  Robbie Coltrane

An Englishman Abroad (1983)

Actress Coral Browne travels to Moscow, and meets a mysterious Englishman. Turns out he's the notorious spy, Guy Burgess. Based on a true story, with Ms. Browne playing herself.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Coral Browne  •  Charles Gray  •  Harold Innocent

The Krays (1990) RT 85% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 1991

The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Gary Kemp  •  Martin Kemp  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Tom Bell

The Canterbury Tales (1972) RT 63% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Glimpses of Chaucer penning his famous work are sprinkled through this re-enactment of several of his stories.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini
CAST:  Franco Citti  •  Ninetto Davoli  •  Josephine Chaplin  •  Dan Thomas