Search results for "John Mackenzie"


The Long Good Friday (1980) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 1998

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Helen Mirren  •  Paul Freeman  •  Dave King

Apaches (1977)

A group of children play at being "Apaches" on an English farm, ignoring all safety precautions. One by one they die a variety of gruesome deaths.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST: 

Ruby (1992) RT 40% / Audience 21%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Tobin Bell  •  Joe Cortese

Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Fact-based story about a 90's espionage case that was chronicled as the worst case of espionage in US history  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Joan Plowright  •  Elizabeth Peña  •  Daniel Magder

Act of Vengeance (1986) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 1987

In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Wilford Brimley  •  Hoyt Axton

The Last of the Finest (1990) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Sep 1990

An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Brian Dennehy  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Jeff Fahey  •  Bill Paxton

Made (1972)

This compelling emotional drama stars Carol White as a young single mother who finds herself caught between two people – a local priest and a folk singer – each of whom wants ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Carol White  •  Roy Harper  •  John Castle  •  Margery Mason

Unman, Wittering and Zigo (1971) RT Audience 86%

A new school teacher learns that the previous teacher was killed by his pupils, and he fears the same will happen to him  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  David Hemmings  •  Douglas Wilmer  •  Tony Haygarth  •  Carolyn Seymour

Voyage (1993) RT Audience 10%

DVD release: Aug 1993

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GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Eric Roberts  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Karen Allen

The Honorary Consul (1983)

Set in a small politically unstable Latin American country, the story follows the half English and half Latino Dr. Eduardo Plarr, who left his home to find a better life. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Elpidia Carrillo  •  Joaquim de Almeida




A Sense of Freedom (1979) RT Audience 71%

A Sense of Freedom is a 1979 British crime film directed by John Mackenzie for Scottish television. The film starred David Hayman and featured Hector Nicol & Fulton Mackay ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  David Hayman  •  Bill Barclay  •  Martin Black  •  Alex Norton

Deadly Voyage (1996) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2007

When stowaways are found on board a Russian cargo ship, some of the officers and crew decide to dispose of them at sea. The last time they had a stowaway on board, the ship ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Omar Epps  •  Joss Ackland  •  Sean Pertwee  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Just a Boys' Game (1979)

Jake lives in the shadow of his dying grandfather, who was once the town's toughest hard man. Despite their hatred of each other, Jake's sole aim is to be as tough as the old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Frankie Miller  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Ken Hutchison

The Fourth Protocol (1987) RT 71% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Ned Beatty  •  Joanna Cassidy

When the Sky Falls (2000) RT 20% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Liam Cunningham

Quicksand (2003)

The workaholic head of the compliance section of a New York bank flies to Monaco to investigate unusual deposits from an offshore bank and meets a down-on-his-luck ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Michael Caine  •  Judith Godrèche  •  Rade Serbedzija