Search results for "Edward Woodward"

A Christmas Carol (1984) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2001

An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Roger Rees  •  David Warner  •  Susannah York

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Jack Thompson  •  Bryan Brown  •  John Waters

Hot Fuzz (2007) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2007

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent

The Wicker Man (1973) RT 90% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Music • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robin Hardy
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Christopher Lee  •  Britt Ekland  •  Diane Cilento

Young Winston (1972) RT 44% / Audience 51%

This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Simon Ward  •  Jack Hawkins

King David (1985) RT 8% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2003

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Alice Krige  •  Denis Quilley  •  Cherie Lunghi

Who Dares Wins (1982)

When SAS Captain Peter Skellen is thrown out of the service for gross misconduct due to unnecessary violence and bullying, he is soon recruited by The People's Lobby, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
CAST:  Lewis Collins  •  Judy Davis  •  Richard Widmark  •  Edward Woodward

Sitting Target (1972) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Imprisoned Harry Lomart is a vicious, brute of a man and yet he is prepared to do his long jail term as he is confident that on his release his beautiful wife Pat will be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Jill St. John  •  Ian McShane  •  Edward Woodward

The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai (2001)

Made famous by the 1957 Hollywood movie, the bridges of the River Kwai emblematize one of the most misunderstood events in history. Contrary to the romanticized film version, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  David Devries
CAST:  Edward Woodward

Night Flight (2002)

Night Flight was a powerful drama set in 1943 and the present telling the story of two World War II veterans. Harry Peters piloted a Lancaster bomber at just 20. His now ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Renton
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Edward Woodward  •  Kenneth Cranham  •  Barbara Flynn

The Man in the Brown Suit (1989)

Based on the novel by Agatha Christie. An American woman getting involved in a diamond theft in South Africa. Nor Poirot nor Marple.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Alan Grint
CAST:  Rue McClanahan  •  Tony Randall  •  Edward Woodward  •  Stephanie Zimbalist

Where There's a Will (1955) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 2006

A Cockney family inherit a ramshackle Devon farm. The rest of the family don't want to leave London but the father insists and off they go, to face the unknown.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Vernon Sewell
CAST:  Kathleen Harrison  •  George Cole  •  Leslie Dwyer  •  Ann Hanslip

The Appointment (1981) RT Audience 87%

A family is confronted by an unseen evil force  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Lindsey C. Vickers
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Jane Merrow  •  Samantha Weysom  •  John Judd

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)

The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stan Lathan
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Avery Brooks  •  Kate Burton  •  Bruce Dern

Deadly Advice (1994) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Jun 1996

Mother rules the house with an iron hand and has such power over her daughters that they see themselves as becoming old unmarried, maids. Jodie has feelings for the local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mandie Fletcher
CAST:  Jane Horrocks  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Jonathan Pryce

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

Arthur the King (1985)

Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Candice Bergen  •  Edward Woodward  •  Dyan Cannon

Incense for the Damned (1970)

A group of friends search for a young English Oxford student who has disappeared whilst researching in Greece. They are shocked to find that, wherever he has been, certain ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Hartford-Davis  •  Julian More
CAST:  Patrick Macnee  •  Edward Woodward  •  Alexander Davion  •  Peter Cushing

The File of the Golden Goose (1969)

U.S. Secret Service agent Peter Novak goes undercover with Scotland Yard officer Thompson to halt a murderous gang of counterfeiters known as the Golden Goose. Although Peter ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Wanamaker
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Charles Gray  •  Edward Woodward  •  John Barrie

A Congregation of Ghosts (2009)

DVD release: Jun 2014

After accepting the job as vicar at a remote parish, eccentric cleric Frederick Densham promptly alienates his conservative congregation. Subsequently shunned by the whole ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Collicott
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Chris Batters  •  Bill Bingham  •  Andrew Dinner