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Britannia Hospital (1982)

Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by striking workers, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Graham Crowden  •  Leonard Rossiter  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Joan Plowright

Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by striking workers, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Graham Crowden  •  Leonard Rossiter  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Joan Plowright

if.... (1968)

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Satire about a traditional English boys' boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three Lower Sixth students, leader Mick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Richard Warwick  •  David Wood  •  Christine Noonan

Satire about a traditional English boys' boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three Lower Sixth students, leader Mick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Richard Warwick  •  David Wood  •  Christine Noonan

Jabberwocky (1977)

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966)

Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, incarceration in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  David Warner  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Robert Stephens  •  Irene Handl

Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, incarceration in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  David Warner  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Robert Stephens  •  Irene Handl

O Lucky Man! (1973)

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in modern Britain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Arthur Lowe

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in modern Britain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Arthur Lowe

Out of Africa (1985)

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 based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Robert Redford  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Michael Kitchen

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 based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Robert Redford  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Michael Kitchen

The Company of Wolves (1984)

An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into womanhood, will the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Sarah Patterson  •  Angela Lansbury  •  David Warner  •  Tusse Silberg

An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into womanhood, will the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Sarah Patterson  •  Angela Lansbury  •  David Warner  •  Tusse Silberg

The Final Programme (1973)

After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The programme, a design for a perfect, self-replicating human being, is contained ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Fuest
CAST:  Jon Finch  •  Jenny Runacre  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Harry Andrews

After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The programme, a design for a perfect, self-replicating human being, is contained ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Fuest
CAST:  Jon Finch  •  Jenny Runacre  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Harry Andrews

The Ruling Class (1972)

When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is mentally unfit to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Alastair Sim  •  Arthur Lowe  •  Harry Andrews

When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is mentally unfit to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Alastair Sim  •  Arthur Lowe  •  Harry Andrews

Percy (1971)

Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Elke Sommer  •  Britt Ekland

Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Elke Sommer  •  Britt Ekland

Calendar Girls (2003)

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Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Julie Walters  •  John Alderton  •  Linda Bassett

Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Julie Walters  •  John Alderton  •  Linda Bassett

Possession (2002)

Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. When Maud and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Jennifer Ehle

Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. When Maud and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Jennifer Ehle

The Little Prince (1974)

Based on the story by Antoine deSaint-Exupery, this magical musical fable begins as a pilot (Richard Kiley) makes a forced landing on the barren Sahara Desert. He is befriended by a "little" prince from the planet Asteroid B-612. In the days that follow, the pilot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Richard Kiley  •  Bob Fosse  •  Gene Wilder  •  Donna McKechnie

Based on the story by Antoine deSaint-Exupery, this magical musical fable begins as a pilot (Richard Kiley) makes a forced landing on the barren Sahara Desert. He is befriended by a "little" prince from the planet Asteroid B-612. In the days that follow, the pilot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Richard Kiley  •  Bob Fosse  •  Gene Wilder  •  Donna McKechnie

A Handful of Dust (1988)

English aristocrat Tony Last welcomes tragedy into his life when he invites John Beaver to visit his vast estate. There Beaver makes the acquaintance of Tony's wife, Brenda. Together, they continue their relationship in a series of bedroom assignations in London. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Richard Beale  •  Jackskon Kyle

English aristocrat Tony Last welcomes tragedy into his life when he invites John Beaver to visit his vast estate. There Beaver makes the acquaintance of Tony's wife, Brenda. Together, they continue their relationship in a series of bedroom assignations in London. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Richard Beale  •  Jackskon Kyle

The Planman (2003)

A lawyer finds himself increasingly frustrated by the professional criminals he is called upon to defend, and hooks upon the idea of devising perfect crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Strickland
CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Celia Imrie  •  Neil Dudgeon  •  Vincent Regan

A lawyer finds himself increasingly frustrated by the professional criminals he is called upon to defend, and hooks upon the idea of devising perfect crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Strickland
CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Celia Imrie  •  Neil Dudgeon  •  Vincent Regan

The Virgin Soldiers (1969)

The core of the plot is the romantic triangle formed by the protagonist, a conscripted soldier named Private Brigg; a worldly professional soldier named Sergeant Driscoll, and Phillipa Raskin, the daughter of the Regimental Sergeant Major. The location is a British ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dexter
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Lynn Redgrave  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Jack Shepherd

The core of the plot is the romantic triangle formed by the protagonist, a conscripted soldier named Private Brigg; a worldly professional soldier named Sergeant Driscoll, and Phillipa Raskin, the daughter of the Regimental Sergeant Major. The location is a British ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dexter
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Lynn Redgrave  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Jack Shepherd

The File of the Golden Goose (1969)

U.S. Secret Service agent Peter Novak goes undercover with Scotland Yard officer Thompson to halt a murderous gang of counterfeiters known as the Golden Goose. Although Peter is unsure about John's loyalties, the two infiltrate the gang and win the trust of thug ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wanamaker
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Charles Gray  •  Edward Woodward  •  John Barrie

U.S. Secret Service agent Peter Novak goes undercover with Scotland Yard officer Thompson to halt a murderous gang of counterfeiters known as the Golden Goose. Although Peter is unsure about John's loyalties, the two infiltrate the gang and win the trust of thug ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wanamaker
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Charles Gray  •  Edward Woodward  •  John Barrie

Romance with a Double Bass (1974)

A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river. The princess is doing the same, unbeknownst to the bass player, but when someone steals their clothes, the bass player helps the princess to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Young
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Connie Booth  •  Graham Crowden  •  Freddie Jones

A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river. The princess is doing the same, unbeknownst to the bass player, but when someone steals their clothes, the bass player helps the princess to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Young
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Connie Booth  •  Graham Crowden  •  Freddie Jones

Something to Hide (1972)

A man having marital problems with his shrewish wife picks up a young, pretty and pregnant hitchhiker. Before he knows it, he's in over his head and mixed up in violence and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alastair Reid
CAST:  Peter Finch  •  Shelley Winters  •  Colin Blakely  •  Linda Hayden

A man having marital problems with his shrewish wife picks up a young, pretty and pregnant hitchhiker. Before he knows it, he's in over his head and mixed up in violence and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alastair Reid
CAST:  Peter Finch  •  Shelley Winters  •  Colin Blakely  •  Linda Hayden

The Abdication (1974)

Queen Christina of Sweden abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  Peter Finch  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Paul Rogers

Queen Christina of Sweden abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  Peter Finch  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Paul Rogers
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