Search results for "Kenneth Colley"

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Brassed Off (1996) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

How I Won the War (1967) RT 54% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2001

An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  John Lennon  •  Michael Crawford  •  Roy Kinnear  •  Lee Montague

Jabberwocky (1977) RT 62% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

Juggernaut (1974) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Omar Sharif  •  David Hemmings  •  Anthony Hopkins

Life of Brian (1979)

Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

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

The Devils (1971)

A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Dudley Sutton  •  Max Adrian

The Scarlet and the Black (1983) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Barbara Bouchet

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Hitler: The Last Ten Days takes us into the depths of der Furher’s Berlin bunker during his final days. Based on the book by Gerhard Boldt, it provides a bleak look at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ennio De Concini
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Simon Ward  •  Adolfo Celi  •  Diane Cilento

The Music Lovers (1970) RT 73% / Audience 76%

Composer, conductor and teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexual tendencies by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a wonky, nymphomaniac girl whom ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Max Adrian  •  Kenneth Colley

Firefox (1982) RT 45% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Freddie Jones  •  David Huffman  •  Warren Clarke

A Summer Story (1988) RT Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2014

A bittersweet tale of lost love, based on a short story ("The Apple Tree") by John Galsworthy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Piers Haggard
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Imogen Stubbs  •  Susannah York  •  Kenneth Colley

P.D. James: Unnatural Causes (1993)

Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Davies
CAST:  Roy Marsden  •  Simon Chandler  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Mel Martin

Casanova (1987) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 1992

TV Movie version of the story of Giacomo Casanova, the famous eighteenth century womanizer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Langton
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Sylvia Kristel  •  Ornella Muti

Solomon & Sheba (1995)

In the land of Israel, Solomon (Jimmy Smits) is trying to figure out a way to become the world’s supplier of frankincense. He sends an envoy to the tiny country of Sheba to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert M. Young
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Miquel Brown  •  Norman Buckley  •  Kenneth Colley

Greetings (2007) RT 87% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Nov 2002

It's Cathy's party, but she's not having a good time. The boys have found an Ouija board and are out for some harmless fun. When strange things start to happen, they blame ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
CAST:  Kenneth Colley

Return to Waterloo (1984) RT Audience 40%

A man taking the train to work one morning is overcome by melancholy memories and morbid fantasies.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Ray Davies
CAST:  Kenneth Colley  •  Tim Roth  •  Claire Parker  •  Sue Vanner