Search results for "David Calder"


The World Is Not Enough (1999) RT 51% / Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2000

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to a protect beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

Rush (2013) RT 89% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

Goya's Ghosts (2006) RT 30% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Moonlighting (1982) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Eugene Lipinski  •  Jirí Stanislav  •  Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

Superman (1978)

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Marlon Brando  •  Gene Hackman

The King Is Alive (2000) RT 61% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2002

Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kristian Levring
CAST:  Romane Bohringer  •  David Calder  •  David Bradley  •  Brion James

FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Florence Hoath  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Elizabeth Earl

A Question of Attribution (1991)

Sir Anthony Blunt, who was a Soviet agent for 25 years, is routinely questioned and gives no answers, but is knighted and works as Director of the Courtauld Institute, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  James Fox  •  Prunella Scales  •  Geoffrey Palmer  •  David Calder

Red Riding: 1980 (2009) RT 91% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2010

After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Warren Clarke  •  Paddy Considine  •  James Fox  •  Jim Carter

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




Queen of the Desert (2015) RT 10% / Audience 30%

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Werner Herzog
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  James Franco  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Damian Lewis

United (2011)

United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  James Strong
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Sam Claflin  •  Dougray Scott

Anybody's Nightmare (2001)

Based on the true story of Shelia Bowler, accused of murdering her elderly aunt.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Tristram Powell
CAST:  Patricia Routledge  •  Georgina Sutcliffe  •  Thomas Arnold  •  Jean Ainslie

On Expenses (2010)

Drama about journalist Heather Brooke's fight for the disclosure of MPs' expenses.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Anna Maxwell Martin  •  Brian Cox  •  David Calder  •  Neil Pearson

The Murder of Stephen Lawrence (1999)

The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, which originally aired in Britain in 1999, was one of the most quietly incendiary made-for-TV productions of 2002. As he did for his acclaimed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Marianne Jean-Baptiste  •  Hugh Quarshie  •  Leon Black  •  Ashley Walters

The Lost City of Z (2017) RT Audience 100%

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Sienna Miller  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Ian McDiarmid

The Killing Kind (2001) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Feb 2004

A terrifying love triangle. An original twist on a story of divided loyalties, the perils of love and ultimate death. A haunting tale set in a London at times beautiful and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Sarossy
CAST:  Andrew Howard  •  Geraldine O'Rawe  •  David Calder

Wallis & Edward (2005)

In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Moore
CAST:  David Westhead  •  Joely Richardson  •  Lisa Kay  •  Helena Michell

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) RT 58% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Ben Whishaw  •  Simon Chandler  •  David Calder  •  Richard Felix