Richard Marquand

Richard Marquand was a Welsh film director best known for directing the blockbuster Star Wars film, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983).

Return of the Jedi (1983)

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Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Hearts of Fire (1987)

A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Fiona  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julian Glover

A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Fiona  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julian Glover

Jagged Edge (1985)

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Peter Coyote  •  Lance Henriksen

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Peter Coyote  •  Lance Henriksen

The Birth of the Beatles (1979)

Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It was released only nine years after the announced break-up of The Beatles ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Stephen MacKenna  •  Rod Culbertson  •  Ray Ashcroft  •  John Altman

Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It was released only nine years after the announced break-up of The Beatles ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Stephen MacKenna  •  Rod Culbertson  •  Ray Ashcroft  •  John Altman

The Legacy (1978)

A couple attempts to unravel a sinister plot within the English countryside estate of a dying man who has gathered an eclectic and notable group of house guests.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Katharine Ross  •  Sam Elliott  •  Roger Daltrey  •  John Standing

A couple attempts to unravel a sinister plot within the English countryside estate of a dying man who has gathered an eclectic and notable group of house guests.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Katharine Ross  •  Sam Elliott  •  Roger Daltrey  •  John Standing

Until September (1984)

American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms prove hard to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Karen Allen  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Christopher Cazenove  •  Hutton Cobb

American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms prove hard to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Karen Allen  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Christopher Cazenove  •  Hutton Cobb

Eye of the Needle (1981)

Great Britain, 1944, during World War II. Relentlessly pursued by several MI5 agents, Henry Faber the Needle, a ruthless German spy in possession of vital information about D-Day, takes refuge on Storm Island, an inhospitable, sparsely inhabited island off the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Kate Nelligan  •  Stephen MacKenna  •  Christopher Cazenove

Great Britain, 1944, during World War II. Relentlessly pursued by several MI5 agents, Henry Faber the Needle, a ruthless German spy in possession of vital information about D-Day, takes refuge on Storm Island, an inhospitable, sparsely inhabited island off the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Kate Nelligan  •  Stephen MacKenna  •  Christopher Cazenove

Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983)

Go behind the scenes — and into the costumes — as production footage from Return of the Jedi is interspersed with vintage monster movie clips in this in-depth exploration of the painstaking techniques utilized by George Lucas to create the classic creatures and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Kenny Baker  •  David Alan Barclay

Go behind the scenes — and into the costumes — as production footage from Return of the Jedi is interspersed with vintage monster movie clips in this in-depth exploration of the painstaking techniques utilized by George Lucas to create the classic creatures and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Kenny Baker  •  David Alan Barclay

E.M. Forster 1879-1970 (1970)

Writers, actors, directors discuss E.M. Forster and his literary works.  (more)

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CAST:  James Mossman  •  Christopher Isherwood  •  Richard Marquand

Writers, actors, directors discuss E.M. Forster and his literary works.  (more)

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CAST:  James Mossman  •  Christopher Isherwood  •  Richard Marquand

Edward II (1970)

The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand  •  Toby Robertson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Timothy West  •  Diane Fletcher  •  James Laurenson

The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand  •  Toby Robertson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Timothy West  •  Diane Fletcher  •  James Laurenson

Between the Anvil and the Hammer (1973)

A 1973 documentary film from the Central Office of Information about the Liverpool and Bootle Constabulary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Bruce Boa  •  Frank Duncan  •  James Haughton  •  Les Wardale

A 1973 documentary film from the Central Office of Information about the Liverpool and Bootle Constabulary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Bruce Boa  •  Frank Duncan  •  James Haughton  •  Les Wardale

E.M. Forster: His Longest Journey (2019)

A film about the life of A Passage to India author EM Forster, following his huge growth as a writer and the twists and turns of his personal life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vance Goodwin  •  Adrian Munsey
CAST:  E.M. Forster  •  James Ivory  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  David Lean

A film about the life of A Passage to India author EM Forster, following his huge growth as a writer and the twists and turns of his personal life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vance Goodwin  •  Adrian Munsey
CAST:  E.M. Forster  •  James Ivory  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  David Lean