Search results for "David Prowse"

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Peter Cushing

A Clockwork Orange (1971) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Patrick Magee  •  Adrienne Corri  •  Michael Bates

Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Michael McKean

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974) RT 40% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 1992

Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  Shane Briant  •  Madeline Smith  •  David Prowse

Jabberwocky (1977) RT 62% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

Return of the Ewok (1982) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 1982

A mockumentary starring Warwick Davis, the actor who played the Ewok, Wicket W. Warrick in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and the Ewok spin-off films. Davis and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Tomblin
CAST:  Warwick Davis  •  Jeremy Bulloch  •  Anthony Daniels  •  Ashley Davis

Saving Star Wars (2004)

Two Star Wars fans venture to deliver a letter to George Lucas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  David Prowse  •  Joe Urban  •  Jim Peterson  •  Lee Ann Millen

The People That Time Forgot (1977) RT 50% / Audience 25%

DVD release: Jul 2009

A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Patrick Wayne  •  Doug McClure  •  Sarah Douglas  •  Dana Gillespie

Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

Luke Skywalker and Han Solo battle evil Imperial forces to help Chewbacca reach his imperiled family on the Wookiee planet - in time for Life Day, their most important day of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Steve Binder  •  David Acomba
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Mark Hamill  •  Anthony Daniels  •  Carrie Fisher

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

Comic Book: The Movie (2004)

A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Hamill
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Donna D'Errico  •  Billy West  •  Lori Alan

The Making of Star Wars (1977)

Ever wonder how they ever managed to make a movie like Star Wars? Well, bickering droid duo C-3PO and R2-D2 host this tour of the mind of creator George Lucas and what ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Carrie Fisher  •  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Anthony Daniels

Callan (1974) RT Audience 80%

David Callan, secret agent, is called back to the service after his retirement, to handle the assasination of a german businessman, but Callan refuses to co-operate until he ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Eric Porter  •  Carl Möhner  •  Catherine Schell

Hammerhead (1968)

An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Vince Edwards  •  Judy Geeson  •  Peter Vaughan  •  Diana Dors

Crossplot (1969) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alvin Rakoff
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Martha Hyer  •  Alexis Kanner  •  Claudie Lange

Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975) RT Audience 40%

Either you've got it or you haven't - some like randy young Timothy Lea (Robin Askwith), manage to get it all the time! Signing up with a pop group, our boisterous hero ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Cohen
CAST:  Robin Askwith  •  Anthony Booth  •  Bill Maynard  •  Doris Hare

Vampire Circus (1972) RT 80% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2010

After a spate of murders, the villagers of Schtettel kill the depraved perpetrator, Count Mitterhouse. Fifteen years later the Circus of Nights appeared in the plague-ridden ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Young
CAST:  Adrienne Corri  •  Thorley Walters  •  Anthony Higgins  •  John Moulder-Brown