Search results for "James Fox"


Out of the Blue (2002) RT 90% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jul 1999

This documentary on The UFO Phenomenon aims to show that some UFOs may be extraterrestrial and that secrecy and ridicule are regularly employed to keep the truth about UFOs hidden.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Tim Coleman  •  Boris Zubov  •  James Fox
CAST: 

Sherlock Holmes (2009) RT 70% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Mark Strong

A Passage to India (1984) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The film is set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj. It begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Alec Guinness  •  Peggy Ashcroft  •  James Fox

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) RT 83% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Nov 2005

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Freddie Highmore  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Julia Winter

Farewell to the King (1989) RT 55% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2006

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Nigel Havers  •  Frank McRae  •  Gerry Lopez  •  Nick Nolte

Jinnah (1998) RT Audience 87%

Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Jamil Dehlavi
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  James Fox  •  Maria Aitken  •  Shashi Kapoor

Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) RT 45% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Dec 1999

An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kelly Makin
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  James Caan  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Burt Young

Patriot Games (1992) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Thora Birch

Performance (1970) RT 84% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg  •  Donald Cammell
CAST:  James Fox  •  Mick Jagger  •  Anita Pallenberg  •  Michèle Breton

Sexy Beast (2000) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2002

The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Glazer
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Ian McShane  •  Amanda Redman




The Mighty Quinn (1989) RT 88% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Carl Schenkel
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  James Fox  •  Mimi Rogers  •  M. Emmet Walsh

The Remains of the Day (1993) RT 97% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2001

A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emma Thompson  •  James Fox  •  Christopher Reeve

The Servant (1963) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Sarah Miles  •  Wendy Craig  •  James Fox

Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Carol Channing  •  James Fox

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

Isadora (1968)

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  James Fox  •  Zvonimir Crnko  •  Jason Robards

The Prince and Me (2004)

A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Luke Mably  •  Ben Miller  •  Miranda Richardson

King Rat (1965) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2003

When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  George Segal  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Patrick O'Neal  •  James Donald

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) RT 67% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Ian Holm

Absolute Beginners (1986) RT 75% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Eddie O'Connell  •  Patsy Kensit  •  David Bowie  •  James Fox