Philip Jackson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Philip Jackson (born 18 June 1948) is an English actor, known for his many television and film roles, most notably as Chief Inspector Japp in the television series Agatha Christie's Poirot and as Abbot Hugo, one of the recurring adversaries in the cult 1980s series Robin of Sherwood.

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A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As Holt examines the scene of the wreck, it all seems a bit too perfect. And when he interviews ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Julia Stiles  •  Peter Coyote  •  Jeremy Renner

Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As Holt examines the scene of the wreck, it all seems a bit too perfect. And when he interviews ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Julia Stiles  •  Peter Coyote  •  Jeremy Renner

Brassed Off (1996)

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A Yorkshire coal mine is threatened with closure and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At first mocked for being a woman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

A Yorkshire coal mine is threatened with closure and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At first mocked for being a woman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

High Hopes (1989)

Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering husband. Shirley wants a baby, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Phil Davis  •  Ruth Sheen  •  Edna Doré  •  Philip Jackson

Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering husband. Shirley wants a baby, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Phil Davis  •  Ruth Sheen  •  Edna Doré  •  Philip Jackson

Scum (1979)

Powerful, uncompromising drama about two boys' struggle for survival in the nightmare world of Britain's notorious Borstal Reformatory. [This is the feature film version Alan Clarke made after the BBC banned the original before its scheduled TV broadcast (see Scum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Clarke
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Mick Ford  •  Julian Firth  •  John Blundell

Powerful, uncompromising drama about two boys' struggle for survival in the nightmare world of Britain's notorious Borstal Reformatory. [This is the feature film version Alan Clarke made after the BBC banned the original before its scheduled TV broadcast (see Scum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Clarke
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Mick Ford  •  Julian Firth  •  John Blundell

Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001)

After England's football (soccer) manager has a heart attack, Mike Bassett is hired as the new manager and promptly announces the team will win the World Cup.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Amanda Redman  •  Philip Jackson  •  Robbie Gee

After England's football (soccer) manager has a heart attack, Mike Bassett is hired as the new manager and promptly announces the team will win the World Cup.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Amanda Redman  •  Philip Jackson  •  Robbie Gee

Little Voice (1998)

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After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and various other famous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Michael Caine  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Jim Broadbent

After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and various other famous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Michael Caine  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Jim Broadbent

The Best Offer (2013)

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Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Sylvia Hoeks  •  Donald Sutherland

Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Sylvia Hoeks  •  Donald Sutherland

15: The Life and Death of Philip Knight (1993)

A teen, jailed in an adult prison in Britain, takes his own life in July 1990.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Kosminsky
CAST:  Holly Aird  •  Terence Beesley  •  Angus Macfadyen  •  Gillian Hanna

A teen, jailed in an adult prison in Britain, takes his own life in July 1990.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Kosminsky
CAST:  Holly Aird  •  Terence Beesley  •  Angus Macfadyen  •  Gillian Hanna

City State (2011)

A police woman lost in violence, a mechanic revenging for his lost son, a crime kingpin with a heart condition, a corrupt officer in love with a prostitute will destroy each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
CAST:  Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir  •  Ingvar E. Sigurðsson  •  Sigurður Sigurjónsson  •  Zlatko Kričkić

A police woman lost in violence, a mechanic revenging for his lost son, a crime kingpin with a heart condition, a corrupt officer in love with a prostitute will destroy each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
CAST:  Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir  •  Ingvar E. Sigurðsson  •  Sigurður Sigurjónsson  •  Zlatko Kričkić

Spike Island (2012)

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Nico Mirallegro  •  Elliott Tittensor  •  Matthew McNulty  •  Lesley Manville

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mat Whitecross
CAST:  Nico Mirallegro  •  Elliott Tittensor  •  Matthew McNulty  •  Lesley Manville

Stars In Shorts (2012)

Seven short films, all of which feature name actors, including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Keira Knightley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Friend  •  Neil LaBute  •  Chris Foggin  •  Jacob Chase  •  Robert Festinger  •  Jay Kamen  •  Benjamin Grayson
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Marin Ireland  •  Kenneth Branagh

Seven short films, all of which feature name actors, including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Keira Knightley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Friend  •  Neil LaBute  •  Chris Foggin  •  Jacob Chase  •  Robert Festinger  •  Jay Kamen  •  Benjamin Grayson
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Marin Ireland  •  Kenneth Branagh

Crime and Punishment (2002)

John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  John Simm  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lara Belmont

John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  John Simm  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lara Belmont

Friend Request Pending (2011)

FRIEND REQUEST PENDING is a short comedy drama about the mature generation dating in our modern social networking world. It's a tale of love but more importantly life long friendship. The twelve-minute tale tells the story of Mary (Judi Dench) and Linda (Penny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Foggin
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Penny Ryder  •  Philip Jackson  •  John Macmillan

FRIEND REQUEST PENDING is a short comedy drama about the mature generation dating in our modern social networking world. It's a tale of love but more importantly life long friendship. The twelve-minute tale tells the story of Mary (Judi Dench) and Linda (Penny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Foggin
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Penny Ryder  •  Philip Jackson  •  John Macmillan

Believe (2013)

A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Scheinmann
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Brian Cox  •  Toby Stephens  •  Kate Ashfield

A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Scheinmann
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Brian Cox  •  Toby Stephens  •  Kate Ashfield

Girls' Night (1998)

Two British best friends and in-laws Dawn and Jackie work together at a factory. When Dawn is diagnosed with a brain tumor Jackie shares $100,000 she's got from her secret lover with Dawn to fulfil her dream - a visit to Las Vegas. They buy two tickets and fly there...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Julie Walters  •  Sue Cleaver  •  Meera Syal

Two British best friends and in-laws Dawn and Jackie work together at a factory. When Dawn is diagnosed with a brain tumor Jackie shares $100,000 she's got from her secret lover with Dawn to fulfil her dream - a visit to Las Vegas. They buy two tickets and fly there...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Julie Walters  •  Sue Cleaver  •  Meera Syal

The First Men in the Moon (2010)

Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an extraordinary story of how, way back ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Thomas
CAST:  Rory Kinnear  •  Mark Gatiss  •  Alex Riddell  •  Julia Deakin

Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an extraordinary story of how, way back ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Thomas
CAST:  Rory Kinnear  •  Mark Gatiss  •  Alex Riddell  •  Julia Deakin

My Week With Marilyn (2011)

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London, 1956. Genius actor and film director Laurence Olivier is about to begin the shooting of his upcoming movie, premiered in 1957 as The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe. Young Colin Clark, who dreams on having a career in movie business, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Eddie Redmayne  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julia Ormond

London, 1956. Genius actor and film director Laurence Olivier is about to begin the shooting of his upcoming movie, premiered in 1957 as The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe. Young Colin Clark, who dreams on having a career in movie business, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Eddie Redmayne  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julia Ormond

Our Boy (1998)

A parent's grief has no bounds. Our Boy tells the moving and tragic story of one couple’s struggle to come to terms with the disappearance and death of their only son. Woody, Sonia and their son, Lee, live contentedly in West Ham, London. When Lee is killed in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Evans
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Pauline Quirke  •  Perry Fenwick  •  Philip Jackson

A parent's grief has no bounds. Our Boy tells the moving and tragic story of one couple’s struggle to come to terms with the disappearance and death of their only son. Woody, Sonia and their son, Lee, live contentedly in West Ham, London. When Lee is killed in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Evans
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Pauline Quirke  •  Perry Fenwick  •  Philip Jackson

Bad Behavior (1993)

The McAllister family house is the setting for Gerry and Ellie's grapples with work, children and how to get the bathroom fixed. Both have reached the stage where reason cannot be heard above the ticking clock of experience and ambition. When temptation comes, how ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Blair
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Sinéad Cusack  •  Phil Daniels  •  Philip Jackson

The McAllister family house is the setting for Gerry and Ellie's grapples with work, children and how to get the bathroom fixed. Both have reached the stage where reason cannot be heard above the ticking clock of experience and ambition. When temptation comes, how ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Blair
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Sinéad Cusack  •  Phil Daniels  •  Philip Jackson

Pressure (1976)

A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Horace Ové
CAST:  Herbert Norville  •  Oscar James  •  Corinne Skinner-Carter  •  Frank Singuineau

A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Horace Ové
CAST:  Herbert Norville  •  Oscar James  •  Corinne Skinner-Carter  •  Frank Singuineau
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