Jenny Agutter

Jennifer Ann "Jenny" Agutter (born 20 December 1952) is an English film and television actress. She began her career as a child actress in the mid 1960s, starring in the BBC television series The Railway Children and the film adaptation of the same book, before moving on to adult roles and relocating to Hollywood. She played Alex Price in An American Werewolf in London, Jessica 6 in Logan's Run, Joanne Simpson in Child's Play 2 and Jill Mason in Equus. Since the 1990s, she has worked in sound recording, and she is a patron of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. After a break from acting she has appeared in several television series since 2000, including the British series Spooks and Call the Midwife. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jenny Agutter, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

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Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  David Naughton  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Griffin Dunne  •  John Woodvine

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  David Naughton  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Griffin Dunne  •  John Woodvine

Child's Play 2 (1990)

When Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lafia
CAST:  Alex Vincent  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Gerrit Graham  •  Christine Elise

When Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lafia
CAST:  Alex Vincent  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Gerrit Graham  •  Christine Elise

China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)

Gunslinger Clayton Drumm (Testi) is about to be hanged when he is given a chance to live if he will agree to murder Matthew (Oates), a miner who has steadfastly refused to sell his land to the railroad company. Matthew’s refusal is a major obstacle to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monte Hellman
CAST:  Fabio Testi  •  Warren Oates  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Sam Peckinpah

Gunslinger Clayton Drumm (Testi) is about to be hanged when he is given a chance to live if he will agree to murder Matthew (Oates), a miner who has steadfastly refused to sell his land to the railroad company. Matthew’s refusal is a major obstacle to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monte Hellman
CAST:  Fabio Testi  •  Warren Oates  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Sam Peckinpah

Logan's Run (1976)

In the 23rd century, inhabitants of a domed city freely experience all of life's pleasures- but no one is allowed to live past 30. Citizens can try for a chance at being 'renewed' in a civic ceremony on their 30th birthday. Escape is the only other option.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Michael York  •  Richard Jordan  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Roscoe Lee Browne

In the 23rd century, inhabitants of a domed city freely experience all of life's pleasures- but no one is allowed to live past 30. Citizens can try for a chance at being 'renewed' in a civic ceremony on their 30th birthday. Escape is the only other option.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Michael York  •  Richard Jordan  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Roscoe Lee Browne

Walkabout (1971)

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Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Jenny Agutter  •  Luc Roeg  •  David Gulpilil  •  John Meillon

Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Jenny Agutter  •  Luc Roeg  •  David Gulpilil  •  John Meillon

Gates to Paradise (1968)

Directed by Polish auteur Andrzej Wajda, the obscure gem unfolds as a sort of 13th century Road Trip, with youthful hormones and selfish impatience trumping nearly all of the (supposedly) pious preoccupations of their handsome leader Jacques (blonde heartthrob John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Wajda
CAST:  Lionel Stander  •  Ferdy Mayne  •  Pauline Challoner  •  Mathieu Carrière

Directed by Polish auteur Andrzej Wajda, the obscure gem unfolds as a sort of 13th century Road Trip, with youthful hormones and selfish impatience trumping nearly all of the (supposedly) pious preoccupations of their handsome leader Jacques (blonde heartthrob John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Wajda
CAST:  Lionel Stander  •  Ferdy Mayne  •  Pauline Challoner  •  Mathieu Carrière

Freddie as F.R.O.7. (1992)

The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments. Several hundred years later, Freddie is now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Acevski
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Brian Blessed  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Jonathan Pryce

The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments. Several hundred years later, Freddie is now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Acevski
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Brian Blessed  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Jonathan Pryce

The Parole Officer (2001)

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A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Lena Headey  •  Ben Miller  •  Om Puri

A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Lena Headey  •  Ben Miller  •  Om Puri

Blue Juice (1995)

JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends contemplate growing up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Prechezer
CAST:  Sean Pertwee  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Steven Mackintosh

JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends contemplate growing up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Prechezer
CAST:  Sean Pertwee  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Steven Mackintosh

Burke & Hare (2010)

Two 19th-century opportunists become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Andy Serkis  •  Isla Fisher  •  Tom Wilkinson

Two 19th-century opportunists become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Andy Serkis  •  Isla Fisher  •  Tom Wilkinson

The Avengers (2012)

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When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Chris Hemsworth

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Chris Hemsworth

Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less (1990)

Four victims of a stock swindle meet and plot to get their money back from the crooked financier responsible. Each man, an Oxford professor, a Harley Street physician, an art dealer and a British aristocrat deploy their individual talents in elaborate stings to get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Brian Protheroe  •  François-Eric Gendron  •  Maryam d'Abo

Four victims of a stock swindle meet and plot to get their money back from the crooked financier responsible. Each man, an Oxford professor, a Harley Street physician, an art dealer and a British aristocrat deploy their individual talents in elaborate stings to get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Brian Protheroe  •  François-Eric Gendron  •  Maryam d'Abo

Queen of the Desert (2015)

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Werner Herzog
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  James Franco  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Damian Lewis

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Werner Herzog
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  James Franco  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Damian Lewis

The Mapmaker (2012)

A short UK drama following an ageing couple who return to the seaside where they were happy 50 years earlier. Now their lives have changed and they face sadness and a difficult decision. The film includes flashbacks to their youthful romance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Johnson
CAST:  Charles Dance  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Rachel Hurd-Wood  •  Harry Eden

A short UK drama following an ageing couple who return to the seaside where they were happy 50 years earlier. Now their lives have changed and they face sadness and a difficult decision. The film includes flashbacks to their youthful romance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Johnson
CAST:  Charles Dance  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Rachel Hurd-Wood  •  Harry Eden

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

The Riddle of the Sands (1979)

In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible scheme, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Maylam
CAST:  Simon MacCorkindale  •  Michael York  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Alan Badel

In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible scheme, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Maylam
CAST:  Simon MacCorkindale  •  Michael York  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Alan Badel

Act of God (2009)

When a heart surgeon chooses to save one female patient's life over another, her boyfriend looks for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Faughnan
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Nadia Cameron-Blakey  •  Charity Wakefield  •  Jenny Agutter

When a heart surgeon chooses to save one female patient's life over another, her boyfriend looks for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Faughnan
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Nadia Cameron-Blakey  •  Charity Wakefield  •  Jenny Agutter

Outside Bet (2012)

A group of print workers in 1980s London club together to buy a race horse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sacha Bennett
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Vincent Regan  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Phil Davis

A group of print workers in 1980s London club together to buy a race horse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sacha Bennett
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Vincent Regan  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Phil Davis

At Dawning (2002)

At Dawning stars Jenny Agutter as a woman escaping from a one night stand, who encounters a suicidal Yvan Attal in bizarre circumstances. A story of ethical debate and screwball action, which reaches a topsy-turvy climax as dawn breaks over London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Jones
CAST:  Jenny Agutter  •  Yvan Attal  •  Christine Entwisle

At Dawning stars Jenny Agutter as a woman escaping from a one night stand, who encounters a suicidal Yvan Attal in bizarre circumstances. A story of ethical debate and screwball action, which reaches a topsy-turvy climax as dawn breaks over London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Jones
CAST:  Jenny Agutter  •  Yvan Attal  •  Christine Entwisle
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