George Harris

George William Harris (born 20 October 1949) is a British actor of film, stage, television, radio and musical theatre. His notable roles include Kingsley Shacklebolt in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Captain Simon Katanga in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Clive King in popular medical drama Casualty, where he was one of the original cast members. He also played real-life Somali warlord Osman Ali Atto in the 2001 film Black Hawk Down. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Harris (actor) , licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

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Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Emma Watson  •  Rupert Grint  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Emma Watson  •  Rupert Grint  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Freeman  •  Ronald Lacey

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Freeman  •  Ronald Lacey

Black Hawk Down (2001)

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When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Tom Sizemore

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Tom Sizemore

Flash Gordon (1980)

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant—Ming the Merciless—to save Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Hodges
CAST:  Sam Jones  •  Melody Anderson  •  Max von Sydow  •  Chaim Topol

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant—Ming the Merciless—to save Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Hodges
CAST:  Sam Jones  •  Melody Anderson  •  Max von Sydow  •  Chaim Topol

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

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Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Michael Gambon

Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Michael Gambon

Layer Cake (2004)

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When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Colm Meaney  •  George Harris  •  Kenneth Cranham

When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Colm Meaney  •  George Harris  •  Kenneth Cranham

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being chased by both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Gene Wilder  •  Joan Severance  •  Kevin Spacey

A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being chased by both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Gene Wilder  •  Joan Severance  •  Kevin Spacey

Slaves of New York (1989)

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Madeleine Potter

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Madeleine Potter

The Interpreter (2005)

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sean Penn  •  Catherine Keener  •  Jesper Christensen

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sean Penn  •  Catherine Keener  •  Jesper Christensen

Beneath the Blue (2010)

Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael D. Sellers
CAST:  Paul Wesley  •  Caitlin Wachs  •  David Keith  •  Michael Ironside

Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael D. Sellers
CAST:  Paul Wesley  •  Caitlin Wachs  •  David Keith  •  Michael Ironside

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

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Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Alan Rickman

Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Alan Rickman

Agora (2009)

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Amenábar
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Max Minghella  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Ashraf Barhom

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Amenábar
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Max Minghella  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Ashraf Barhom

Appetite (1998)

The guests of the Station Hotel have assembled to play a game of cards. The loser will sleep in room 207, a room rumored to be haunted. It hasn't been slept in for 20 years. As their lives tangle in a paranoid deadlock, the only escape becomes murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Milton
CAST:  Trevor Eve  •  Ute Lemper  •  Christien Anholt  •  George Harris

The guests of the Station Hotel have assembled to play a game of cards. The loser will sleep in room 207, a room rumored to be haunted. It hasn't been slept in for 20 years. As their lives tangle in a paranoid deadlock, the only escape becomes murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Milton
CAST:  Trevor Eve  •  Ute Lemper  •  Christien Anholt  •  George Harris

The Heavy (2010)

Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must come to terms ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Warren
CAST:  Gary Stretch  •  Vinnie Jones  •  Stephen Rea  •  Shannyn Sossamon

Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must come to terms ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Warren
CAST:  Gary Stretch  •  Vinnie Jones  •  Stephen Rea  •  Shannyn Sossamon

The Gladiators (1969)

Some time in the future, East and West have stopped maintaining standing armies and nuclear weapons. Instead, to settle their differences they pit different teams of crack combat specialists against each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Watkins
CAST:  Arthur Pentelow  •  Frederick Danner  •  Hans Bendrik  •  Daniel Harle

Some time in the future, East and West have stopped maintaining standing armies and nuclear weapons. Instead, to settle their differences they pit different teams of crack combat specialists against each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Watkins
CAST:  Arthur Pentelow  •  Frederick Danner  •  Hans Bendrik  •  Daniel Harle

Yanks (1979)

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During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the lonely British girls. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  William Devane

During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the lonely British girls. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  William Devane

The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)

Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the journey proves more difficult ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Ian Holm  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Tim McInnerny  •  Nigel Terry

Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the journey proves more difficult ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Ian Holm  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Tim McInnerny  •  Nigel Terry

The Browning Version (1994)

Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The boys regard him as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Matthew Modine  •  Julian Sands

Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The boys regard him as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Matthew Modine  •  Julian Sands

Elmina’s Kitchen (2004)

Chronicles “the trials of a Hackney cafe-owner trying to prevent his son from getting involved in London's gun culture.” - Radio Times (2004)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus Jackson
CAST:  Paterson Joseph  •  Shaun Parkes  •  Emmanuel Idowu  •  Oscar James

Chronicles “the trials of a Hackney cafe-owner trying to prevent his son from getting involved in London's gun culture.” - Radio Times (2004)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus Jackson
CAST:  Paterson Joseph  •  Shaun Parkes  •  Emmanuel Idowu  •  Oscar James
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