John Neville

John Neville, OBE, CM was an English theatre and film actor who moved to Canada with his family in 1972. He enjoyed a resurgence of international attention as a result of his starring role in Terry Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen". He was appointed to the Order of Canada, that nation's highest civilian honor, in 2006. According to publicists at Canada's Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Neville died "peacefully surrounded by family" on 19 November 2011, aged 86. Neville suffered with Alzheimer's disease in his latter years. He is survived by his wife, Caroline (née Hopper), and their six children. Above description from the Wikipedia article John Neville (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Fifth Element (1997)

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In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ian Holm

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ian Holm

Baby's Day Out (1994)

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Brian Haley

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Brian Haley

Dangerous Minds (1995)

Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns to the classroom ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John N. Smith
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  George Dzundza  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Robin Bartlett

Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns to the classroom ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John N. Smith
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  George Dzundza  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Robin Bartlett

High School High (1996)

Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hart Bochner
CAST:  Jon Lovitz  •  Tia Carrere  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Mekhi Phifer

Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hart Bochner
CAST:  Jon Lovitz  •  Tia Carrere  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Mekhi Phifer

Little Women (1994)

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Samantha Mathis

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Samantha Mathis

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Neville  •  Eric Idle  •  Sarah Polley  •  Oliver Reed

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Neville  •  Eric Idle  •  Sarah Polley  •  Oliver Reed

The X Files (1998)

Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Martin Landau  •  Mitch Pileggi

Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Martin Landau  •  Mitch Pileggi

Urban Legend (1998)

A college campus is plagued by a vicious serial killer murdering students in ways that correspond to various urban legends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Blanks
CAST:  Alicia Witt  •  Jared Leto  •  Rebecca Gayheart  •  Michael Rosenbaum

A college campus is plagued by a vicious serial killer murdering students in ways that correspond to various urban legends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Blanks
CAST:  Alicia Witt  •  Jared Leto  •  Rebecca Gayheart  •  Michael Rosenbaum

Harvard Man (2001)

College has always been a time for experimentation, sexual, cultural and otherwise. "Harvard Man" plays out against a background of love, sex, basketball, crime and experimentation. Action and philosophy in young people's quest to discover their true identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Adrian Grenier  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Eric Stoltz

College has always been a time for experimentation, sexual, cultural and otherwise. "Harvard Man" plays out against a background of love, sex, basketball, crime and experimentation. Action and philosophy in young people's quest to discover their true identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Adrian Grenier  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Eric Stoltz

The Statement (2003)

The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south which became ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alan Bates

The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south which became ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alan Bates

Spider (2002)

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Lynn Redgrave

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Lynn Redgrave

Billy Budd (1962)

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Ustinov
CAST:  Robert Ryan  •  Terence Stamp  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Melvyn Douglas

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Ustinov
CAST:  Robert Ryan  •  Terence Stamp  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Melvyn Douglas

Moving Malcolm (2003)

Depressed after being dumped by his actress fiance', a man tries to win her back by agreeing to help her elderly British father move while she films a low-budget movie overseas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Ratner
CAST:  John Neville  •  Elizabeth Berkley  •  Ben Ratner  •  Nicholas Lea

Depressed after being dumped by his actress fiance', a man tries to win her back by agreeing to help her elderly British father move while she films a low-budget movie overseas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Ratner
CAST:  John Neville  •  Elizabeth Berkley  •  Ben Ratner  •  Nicholas Lea

A Study in Terror (1965)

When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every apparently meaningless detail ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Hill
CAST:  John Neville  •  Barbara Windsor  •  Donald Houston  •  Judi Dench

When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every apparently meaningless detail ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Hill
CAST:  John Neville  •  Barbara Windsor  •  Donald Houston  •  Judi Dench

Trudeau (2002)

This docu-drama spans fifteen turbulent years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of the most enigmatic and polarizing Prime Ministers in Canadian history. The film explores the many facets of his character and his vision for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Polly Shannon  •  Colm Feore  •  Aidan Devine  •  Sara Botsford

This docu-drama spans fifteen turbulent years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of the most enigmatic and polarizing Prime Ministers in Canadian history. The film explores the many facets of his character and his vision for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Polly Shannon  •  Colm Feore  •  Aidan Devine  •  Sara Botsford

Oscar Wilde (1960)

England, 1891. Ascending writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) meets Lord Alfred Douglas, a young nobleman. Over the years, they will maintain an intimate relationship that will be openly criticized by Alfred's father, the Marquis of Queensberry, in such a harsh way that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Ratoff
CAST:  Robert Morley  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Phyllis Calvert  •  John Neville

England, 1891. Ascending writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) meets Lord Alfred Douglas, a young nobleman. Over the years, they will maintain an intimate relationship that will be openly criticized by Alfred's father, the Marquis of Queensberry, in such a harsh way that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Ratoff
CAST:  Robert Morley  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Phyllis Calvert  •  John Neville

Mr. Topaze (1961)

Mr. Topaze (Peter Sellers) is an unassuming school teacher in an unassuming small French town, who is honest to a fault. He is fired when he refuses to give a passing grade to a bad student, the grandson of a wealthy baroness. Castel Benac (Herbert Lom), a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers
CAST:  Herbert Lom  •  Peter Sellers  •  Leo McKern  •  Michael Gough

Mr. Topaze (Peter Sellers) is an unassuming school teacher in an unassuming small French town, who is honest to a fault. He is fired when he refuses to give a passing grade to a bad student, the grandson of a wealthy baroness. Castel Benac (Herbert Lom), a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers
CAST:  Herbert Lom  •  Peter Sellers  •  Leo McKern  •  Michael Gough

Separate Lies (2005)

Following a traffic accident, things take a turn when the victim's identity is revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Fellowes
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Emily Watson  •  Rupert Everett  •  Hermione Norris

Following a traffic accident, things take a turn when the victim's identity is revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Fellowes
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Emily Watson  •  Rupert Everett  •  Hermione Norris

The Adventures of Gerard (1970)

Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and intends to prove it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Peter McEnery  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Eli Wallach  •  Jack Hawkins

Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and intends to prove it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Peter McEnery  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Eli Wallach  •  Jack Hawkins

Sabotage (1996)

Former special services agent plays an intricate game of chess involving several federal agencies. Queen takes pawn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tibor Takács
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Tony Todd  •  Graham Greene

Former special services agent plays an intricate game of chess involving several federal agencies. Queen takes pawn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tibor Takács
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Tony Todd  •  Graham Greene
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