John Hough

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Hough  (born 21 November 1941 in London, England) is a British film and television director. His most prolific period was from the 1970s through the 1980s Description above from the Wikipedia article John Hough (director), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


American Gothic (1987)

When six friends fly off on a weekend getaway and are suddenly plagued by engine trouble, they're forced to land on a remote island. Looking for shelter, they're grateful to encounter Ma and Pa and their children - an eccentric family living in the island's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Fiona Hutchison

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)

Two lovers, driving their Dodge Charger, are ruthlessly chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Susan George  •  Adam Roarke  •  Kenneth Tobey

Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

Tony (Ike Eisenmann) and Tia (Kim Richards) are other-worldly twins endowed with telekinesis. When their Uncle Bene drops them off in Los Angeles for an earthbound vacation, a display of their supernatural skill catches the eye of the nefarious Dr. Gannon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Christopher Lee  •  Kim Richards  •  Ike Eisenmann

The Legend of Hell House (1973)

A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it is up to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Pamela Franklin  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Clive Revill  •  Gayle Hunnicutt

The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis headlines and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Lynn-Holly Johnson  •  Kyle Richards  •  Carroll Baker

Treasure Island (1972)

Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrea Bianchi  •  Antonio Margheriti  •  John Hough
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Kim Burfield  •  Walter Slezak  •  Ángel del Pozo

Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988)

An author who was sent to the town Drakho, because of a nervous breakdown, gets wound up in a mystery revolving around demons and werewolves. She starts seeing ghosts and dismisses them as her own imagination, but when they turn out to be real she becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Romy Windsor  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Antony Hamilton  •  Susanne Severeid

The Incubus (1982)

In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind the brutal murders. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  John Cassavetes  •  John Ireland  •  Helen Hughes  •  Kerrie Keane

Black Arrow (1985)

In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow (Stephan Chase) to seek justice. The noble ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Georgia Slowe  •  Benedict Taylor  •  Stephan Chase

Duel of Hearts (1992)

Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Alison Doody  •  Michael York  •  Benedict Taylor  •  Geraldine Chaplin

Something to Believe In (1998)

Reports of a weeping Madonna in Italy reach Las Vegas, where blackjack dealer Maggie has just learnt she has only weeks to live. With a massive leap of faith she convinces herself that seeing the Madonna with her own eyes could lead to her salvation, and travels to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  William McNamara  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Tom Conti  •  Maria Schneider

Wolfshead: The Legend of Robin Hood (1973)

Robert of Locksley is harbouring a runaway serf. A warrant is then issued for Robert's arrest: he is now an outlaw. Stars David Warbeck, Kathleen Byron and Ciaran Madden  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  David Warbeck  •  Kathleen Byron  •  Ciaran Madden  •  Dan Meaden

Sudden Terror (1970)

A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Mark Lester  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Susan George  •  Jeremy Kemp

Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)

Shunka Wakan (Richard Harris), formerly Lord John, helps his Dakota son (Michael Beck) defend their tribe against gold rushers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Michael Beck  •  Ana De Sade  •  Vaughn Armstrong

Bad Karma (2002)

Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Patsy Kensit  •  Patrick Muldoon  •  Amy Locane  •  Amy Huberman

A Hazard of Hearts (1987)

When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced that this time he will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Diana Rigg  •  Edward Fox  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

Tia and Tony are two orphaned youngsters with extraordinary powers. Lucas Deranian poses as their uncle in order to get the kids into the clutches of Deranian's megalomaniacal boss, evil millionaire Aristotle Bolt, who wants to exploit them. Jason, a cynical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Kim Richards  •  Ray Milland  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Eddie Albert

Biggles (1986)

Unassuming catering salesmen Jim Ferguson falls through a time hole to 1917 where he saves the life of dashing Royal Flying Corps pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth after his photo recon mission is shot down. Before he can work out what has happened, Jim is zapped ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Neil Dickson  •  Alex Hyde-White  •  Fiona Hutchison  •  Peter Cushing

Twins of Evil (1971)

While dabbling in Satanism, Count Karstein resurrects Mircalla Karnstein who initiates him into vampirism. As a rash of deaths afflicts the village, Gustav the head of Puritan group leads his men to seek out and destroy the pestilence. One of his twin nieces has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  Dennis Price  •  Madeleine Collinson  •  Mary Collinson

The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)

Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma Samms ("Star Quest", "Delirious"). Now, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Emma Samms  •  Oliver Reed  •  Claire Bloom  •  Christopher Cazenove