Search results for "Ken Campbell"


A Fish Called Wanda (1988) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Michael Palin

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)

Oliver Deuce, a successful doctor, is shattered when his wife is killed in a freak car accident involving a car being driven by Alba Bewick colliding with a very large rare ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Frances Barber  •  Joss Ackland  •  Brian Deacon  •  Eric Deacon

Alice in Wonderland (1999) RT 33% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Nick Willing
CAST:  Tina Majorino  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Miranda Richardson

Creep (2004) RT 43% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Smith
CAST:  Franka Potente  •  Vas Blackwood  •  Ken Campbell  •  Jeremy Sheffield

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

Poor Cow (1967) RT 54% / Audience 78%

The first of several social realism films by Ken Loach, this had less impact than those made as TV plays. Poor Cow follows the tangled life of Joy, who turns to Dave after her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Carol White  •  John Bindon  •  Terence Stamp  •  Queenie Watts

Saving Grace (2000) RT 63% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Craig Ferguson  •  Martin Clunes  •  Tchéky Karyo

Scandal (1989) RT 91% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Sep 2000

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Ian McKellen

The Bride (1985) RT 22% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film Bride of Frankenstein. After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franc Roddam
CAST:  Sting  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Anthony Higgins  •  Clancy Brown

Letter to Brezhnev (1985)

The factories, pubs, clubs, hotels and streets of 1980s Liverpool form the backdrop for this tale of love, friendship, sex and a letter to the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Bernard
CAST:  Margi Clarke  •  Alexandra Pigg  •  Alfred Molina  •  Peter Firth




Breaking Glass (1980) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Oct 2011

Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Hazel O'Connor  •  Phil Daniels  •  Jon Finch  •  Jonathan Pryce

Dreamchild (1985) RT 100% / Audience 83%

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gavin Millar
CAST:  Coral Browne  •  Ian Holm  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Caris Corfman

Wings of Fame (1990) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Dec 1993

A famous movie actor claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengefully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Otakar Votocek
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Colin Firth  •  Marie Trintignant  •  Andréa Ferréol

Her Master's Voice (2012) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Nina Conti
CAST:  Nina Conti  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Daisy Campbell  •  Brad Cummings

The Big Flame (1969)

After a prolonged industrial dispute in the Liverpool Docks, the striking workers reject management demands of a return to work and decide instead to occupy the docks and run ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Norman Rossington  •  Godfrey Quigley  •  Ken Jones  •  Peter Kerrigan

Secret Nation (1992)

A graduate history student returns to her native Newfoundland, searching for proof of a conspiracy surrounding the referendum that saw Newfoundland join Canada.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Michael Jones
CAST:  Cathy Jones  •  Michael Wade  •  Mary Walsh  •  Ken Campbell

Extraordinary Visitor (1998)

As the new millennium approaches, God considers pulling the plug on the planet unless St. John the Baptist finds a reason to spare humanity. John travels to the Newfoundland ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John W. Doyle
CAST:  Mary Walsh  •  Raoul Bhaneja  •  Jordan Canning  •  Andy Jones

Joshua Then and Now (1985) RT Audience 56%

Based on a novel by Mordecai Richler, allegedly his autobiography, it tells the story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  James Woods  •  Gabrielle Lazure  •  Alan Arkin  •  Robert Joy

Hard Men (1996) RT Audience 33%

British Gangster film with a tongue-in-cheek approach to the genre, including a part played by 'Mad' Frankie Fraser. When Tone's ex girlfriend resurfaces with a daughter he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  J.K. Amalou
CAST:  Ross Boatman  •  Keith Brown  •  Vincent Regan  •  Frankie Fraser