John Gabriel

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

King David (1985)

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Alice Krige  •  Denis Quilley  •  Edward Woodward

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Alice Krige  •  Denis Quilley  •  Edward Woodward

The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

A child conceived after a demented beggar rapes a mute servant girl is raised by a wealthy but kindly bachelor gentleman and his woman servant who learn, years later, that he is a werewolf. His only chance for normalcy is to find a woman who will love him for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Clifford Evans  •  Catherine Feller  •  Yvonne Romain

A child conceived after a demented beggar rapes a mute servant girl is raised by a wealthy but kindly bachelor gentleman and his woman servant who learn, years later, that he is a werewolf. His only chance for normalcy is to find a woman who will love him for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Clifford Evans  •  Catherine Feller  •  Yvonne Romain

Bernard and the Genie (1991)

Bernard Bottle, a mild mannered art buyer, is fired by his greedy boss, abandoned by his girlfriend and discovers a genie in an old bottle. The genie immediately embraces the modern world and helps Bernard on the side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Lenny Henry  •  Alan Cumming  •  Rowan Atkinson  •  John Gabriel

Bernard Bottle, a mild mannered art buyer, is fired by his greedy boss, abandoned by his girlfriend and discovers a genie in an old bottle. The genie immediately embraces the modern world and helps Bernard on the side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Lenny Henry  •  Alan Cumming  •  Rowan Atkinson  •  John Gabriel

The Universe of Dermot Finn (1988)

Dermot is in love with Pearl and is going to meet her family for the first time. But not everyone lives in the same world as us..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Heather Canning  •  John Gabriel  •  Sheila Hancock  •  Warren Saire

Dermot is in love with Pearl and is going to meet her family for the first time. But not everyone lives in the same world as us..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Heather Canning  •  John Gabriel  •  Sheila Hancock  •  Warren Saire

Compelled (1960)

An ex-convict who's built a respectable post-prison life for himself as an engineer discovers that a past is a hard thing to shake. When old "friends" contact the former prisoner, it's not long before the gone-straight baddie finds himself being blackmailed into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramsey Herrington
CAST:  Ronald Howard  •  Beth Rogan  •  John Gabriel  •  Richard Shaw

An ex-convict who's built a respectable post-prison life for himself as an engineer discovers that a past is a hard thing to shake. When old "friends" contact the former prisoner, it's not long before the gone-straight baddie finds himself being blackmailed into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramsey Herrington
CAST:  Ronald Howard  •  Beth Rogan  •  John Gabriel  •  Richard Shaw

Golden Arrow (1949)

On a journey from Paris to London, a Briton, a Frenchman and an American bond with each other and indulge in a romantic fantasy about a girl they see.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parry
CAST:  Burgess Meredith  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont  •  Paula Valenska  •  Kathleen Harrison

On a journey from Paris to London, a Briton, a Frenchman and an American bond with each other and indulge in a romantic fantasy about a girl they see.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parry
CAST:  Burgess Meredith  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont  •  Paula Valenska  •  Kathleen Harrison

The Big Frame (1952)

An ex-GI wakes up with blood on his clothes in a strange hotel room. He can't remember the night before but he later finds out that a man he got into a fight with earlier in the night was murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David MacDonald
CAST:  Mark Stevens  •  Jean Kent  •  John Bentley  •  Garry Marsh

An ex-GI wakes up with blood on his clothes in a strange hotel room. He can't remember the night before but he later finds out that a man he got into a fight with earlier in the night was murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David MacDonald
CAST:  Mark Stevens  •  Jean Kent  •  John Bentley  •  Garry Marsh

Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951)

Bulldog Drummond leaves retirement to help a Scotland Yard Sergeant catch thieves armed with radar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Margaret Leighton  •  Robert Beatty  •  David Tomlinson

Bulldog Drummond leaves retirement to help a Scotland Yard Sergeant catch thieves armed with radar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Margaret Leighton  •  Robert Beatty  •  David Tomlinson

Siege of the Saxons (1963)

King Arthur learns one of his knights is plotting to take over and marry his daughter. After the King's death, the Knight wishing to marry the princess is ordered by the great wizard Merlin to remove the sword from the scabbard and prove his right to the throne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Janette Scott  •  Ronald Howard  •  Mark Dignam  •  John Laurie

King Arthur learns one of his knights is plotting to take over and marry his daughter. After the King's death, the Knight wishing to marry the princess is ordered by the great wizard Merlin to remove the sword from the scabbard and prove his right to the throne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Janette Scott  •  Ronald Howard  •  Mark Dignam  •  John Laurie

Secret People (1952)

This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent bystander is accidentally killed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thorold Dickinson
CAST:  Valentina Cortese  •  Serge Reggiani  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Angela Fouldes

This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent bystander is accidentally killed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thorold Dickinson
CAST:  Valentina Cortese  •  Serge Reggiani  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Angela Fouldes

The Pursuers (1961)

A group of former concentration camp prisoners has formed an underground network to hunt Nazi leaders, who are still on the loose. At a secret meeting in Paris they discuss what to do with the former Auschwitz commandant Karl Brochmann, who since 12 years lives in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Godfrey Grayson
CAST:  Cyril Shaps  •  Francis Matthews  •  Susan Denny  •  George Murcell

A group of former concentration camp prisoners has formed an underground network to hunt Nazi leaders, who are still on the loose. At a secret meeting in Paris they discuss what to do with the former Auschwitz commandant Karl Brochmann, who since 12 years lives in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Godfrey Grayson
CAST:  Cyril Shaps  •  Francis Matthews  •  Susan Denny  •  George Murcell

A Kind Of Loving (1982)

Following the story of Vic Brown, a West Riding miner's son. It starts in 1957 with a casual affair with Ingrid Rotherwell, which develops into an emotional crisis...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Clive Wood  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Susan Penhaligon  •  Constance Chapman

Following the story of Vic Brown, a West Riding miner's son. It starts in 1957 with a casual affair with Ingrid Rotherwell, which develops into an emotional crisis...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Clive Wood  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Susan Penhaligon  •  Constance Chapman

Death Wish 3 (1985)

Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Deborah Raffin  •  Ed Lauter  •  Martin Balsam

Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Deborah Raffin  •  Ed Lauter  •  Martin Balsam

The Cat Gang (1959)

The Cat Gang is a group of precocious British kids. They have a habit of hanging around a grown-up customs official who wishes that they'd beat it. But the Gang comes in handy when a smuggling gang arrives on the scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell Catling
CAST:  Francesca Annis  •  John Pike  •  Jeremy Bulloch  •  John Gabriel

The Cat Gang is a group of precocious British kids. They have a habit of hanging around a grown-up customs official who wishes that they'd beat it. But the Gang comes in handy when a smuggling gang arrives on the scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell Catling
CAST:  Francesca Annis  •  John Pike  •  Jeremy Bulloch  •  John Gabriel

Shadow of Treason (1963)

Steve, newly arrived in Trieste, saves Tina from being shot in her own night-club. She engages him as a bodyguard come detective, giving him a list of names and a map she has inherited. Steve discovers that her father was blackmailing a group of traitors and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George P. Breakston
CAST:  John Bentley  •  Anita West  •  Ferdy Mayne  •  Faten Hamamah

Steve, newly arrived in Trieste, saves Tina from being shot in her own night-club. She engages him as a bodyguard come detective, giving him a list of names and a map she has inherited. Steve discovers that her father was blackmailing a group of traitors and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George P. Breakston
CAST:  John Bentley  •  Anita West  •  Ferdy Mayne  •  Faten Hamamah

The Crunch (1964)

A megalomaniac dictator, in charge of a former colony, installs a nuclear bomb in its London Embassy. He threatens to set it off, unless a huge ransom is paid. The question for the government is whether he will set it off anyway?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Elliott
CAST:  Harry Andrews  •  John Barrett  •  Carl Bernard  •  George Betton

A megalomaniac dictator, in charge of a former colony, installs a nuclear bomb in its London Embassy. He threatens to set it off, unless a huge ransom is paid. The question for the government is whether he will set it off anyway?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Elliott
CAST:  Harry Andrews  •  John Barrett  •  Carl Bernard  •  George Betton

A Most Public Affair (1978)

A re-creation of some of the confrontations and sketches in the remarkable background of the Windscale Enquiry. The dialogue is taken from the Official Verbatim Transcript of Proceedings. It was filmed on location in the Lake District and at Whitehaven Civic Hall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Latham
CAST:  Frank Gillard  •  John Gabriel  •  Peter Cellier  •  Nick Brimble

A re-creation of some of the confrontations and sketches in the remarkable background of the Windscale Enquiry. The dialogue is taken from the Official Verbatim Transcript of Proceedings. It was filmed on location in the Lake District and at Whitehaven Civic Hall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Latham
CAST:  Frank Gillard  •  John Gabriel  •  Peter Cellier  •  Nick Brimble

The Secret Agent (1992)

1992 BBC adaptation of the Joseph Conrad novel of 1907 concerning the mostly inactive spy Alfred Verloc, who is ordered by his superior Mr Vladimir to carry out a terrorist act. Verloc reluctantly plans the operation, seeking help from The Professor. Verloc is also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Drury
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Cheryl Campbell  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Warren Clarke

1992 BBC adaptation of the Joseph Conrad novel of 1907 concerning the mostly inactive spy Alfred Verloc, who is ordered by his superior Mr Vladimir to carry out a terrorist act. Verloc reluctantly plans the operation, seeking help from The Professor. Verloc is also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Drury
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Cheryl Campbell  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Warren Clarke