Search results for "Frank Finlay"

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

Arch of Triumph (1985) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Arch of Triumph is a 1985 British made-for-television film based on the novel Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque, which was previously adapted in 1948 for a film of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Frank Finlay

Inspector Clouseau (1968) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Detective Inspector Jacques Clouseau is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Frank Finlay  •  Delia Boccardo  •  Patrick Cargill

Lifeforce (1985) RT 67% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 1998

A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tobe Hooper
CAST:  Steve Railsback  •  Peter Firth  •  Frank Finlay  •  Mathilda May

Othello (1965) RT 80% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2007

The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Burge
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Maggie Smith  •  Joyce Redman  •  Frank Finlay

Shaft in Africa (1973) RT 50% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Detective John Shaft travels incognito to Ethiopia, then France, to bust a human trafficking ring.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Frank Finlay  •  Vonetta McGee  •  Neda Arnerić

The Deadly Bees (1966) RT Audience 11%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Trouble strikes when an exhausted pop singer, sent on a vacation to a farm, realizes that the farm's owner grows deadly bees.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Suzanna Leigh  •  Frank Finlay  •  Guy Doleman  •  Catherine Finn

The Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The Molly Maguires (1970) RT 89% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Richard Harris  •  Frank Finlay

The Pianist (2002) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: May 2003

The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann  •  Frank Finlay  •  Maureen Lipman

Wild Geese (1978)

A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Roger Moore  •  Richard Harris  •  Hardy Krüger

Twisted Nerve (1968) RT Audience 66%

Hywel Bennett stars as Martin Durnley, a rich but damaged Oxford University drop-out with a hatred of his banker stepfather, played by Frank Finlay. His mum babies the boy, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Hywel Bennett  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Frank Finlay

Murder by Decree (1979) RT 88% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  James Mason  •  David Hemmings  •  John Gielgud

I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Oliver Reed  •  Carol White  •  Harry Andrews

The Statement (2003) RT 24% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Apr 2004

The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alan Bates

Enigma (1983) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Five highly-trained KGB agents are sent to the west to assassinate several Soviet dissidents. In order to stop the diabolical plot, an American agent must infiltrate Soviet ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Sam Neill  •  Derek Jacobi

Gumshoe (1971) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2009

A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Frank Finlay  •  Janice Rule

Cromwell (1970) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Alec Guinness  •  Robert Morley  •  Dorothy Tutin

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

Robbery (1967) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 1990

A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Joanna Pettet  •  James Booth  •  Frank Finlay