Search results for "Barbara Leigh"

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Boss Nigger (1975)

Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Western
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  D'Urville Martin  •  R. G. Armstrong  •  Barbara Leigh

Junior Bonner (1972) RT 89% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2001

McQueen is Junior Bonner, an aging rodeo champ who returns to his home town to participate in the annual rodeo. He finds his family estranged, does what he can to help, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Ben Johnson  •  Robert Preston  •  Joe Don Baker

The Student Nurses (1970) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 1990

Follows the lives of a group of young nurses in Los Angeles, including a nurse who joins a band of revolutionaries, and one who finds herself succumbing to drugs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephanie Rothman
CAST:  Elaine Giftos  •  Karen Carlson  •  Brioni Farrell  •  Barbara Leigh

Terminal Island (1973) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2005

In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephanie Rothman
CAST:  Don Marshall  •  Phyllis Davis  •  Barbara Leigh  •  Ena Hartman

Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971) RT 11% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 1996

In a California high school, a married teacher is the athletic coach and faculty advisor. He starts to have sex flings with his female students and eventually has to kill ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Roger Vadim
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Telly Savalas  •  John David Carson

Seven (1979) RT Audience 61%

A government agent discovers a plot by a cartel of seven gangsters to take over the state of Hawaii. He hires a team of seven hitmen to stop them.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andy Sidaris
CAST:  William Smith  •  John Alderman  •  Terry Kiser  •  Martin Kove

Mistress of the Apes (1979)

DVD release: Jun 1996

Jenny Neumann takes a group of men into the jungles of Kenya to look for her husband, and instead finds a tribe of caveman-looking "Near-Men" who all seem terribly attracted ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Larry Buchanan
CAST:  Jenny Neumann  •  Barbara Leigh  •  Garth Pillsbury  •  Walt Robin

Billy Elliot (2000) RT 85% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Julie Walters  •  Jean Heywood  •  Jamie Draven

Frenzy (1972) RT 87% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Jon Finch  •  Alec McCowen  •  Barry Foster  •  Billie Whitelaw

The Plague Dogs (1982) RT Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2004

The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Rosen
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Christopher Benjamin  •  James Bolam  •  Nigel Hawthorne

Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972) RT Audience 85%

1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Keith Michell  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Jane Asher

Tumbledown (1988) RT Audience 81%

The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Paul Rhys  •  David Calder  •  Barbara Leigh-Hunt

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Mar 2005

William Shakespeare's classic play A Midsummer Night's Dream is brought to life with puppets.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jirí Trnka
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Joss Ackland  •  Ann Bell  •  Tom Criddle

Longitude (2000) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Peter Cartwright  •  Michael Gambon  •  Jonathan Coy

Bertie and Elizabeth (2002) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jan 2005

The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Alan Bates  •  Juliet Aubrey  •  Eileen Atkins

The Martins (2001)

Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Grounds
CAST:  Kathy Burke  •  Lee Evans  •  Linda Bassett  •  Eric Byrne

Who Killed Lamb? (1974)

A popular member of the Oxford community is killed and nobody figure out why. A police inspector is called in from Scotland Yard and discovers there may be more to the victim ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cunliffe
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Barbara Leigh-Hunt

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