Search results for "Peter Cook"

Danny Deckchair (2003) RT 55% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Based on a true story, the tale of a cement truck driver named Danny, whose long awaited vacation is cancelled thanks to his scheming girlfriend, Trudy. Danny escapes his grim ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jeff Balsmeyer
CAST:  Rhys Ifans  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justine Clarke  •  Rhys Muldoon

Beauty and the Beast (2009) RT Audience 99%

A twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between the beautiful Belle and the feared Beast. As the villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Lister
CAST:  Estella Warren  •  Rhett Giles  •  Victor Parascos  •  Vanessa Gray

Bedazzled (1967) RT 81% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Stanley is infatuated with Margaret, the statuesque waitress who works with him. He meets George Spiggott AKA the devil and sells his soul for 7 wishes, which Stanley uses to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Peter Cook  •  Dudley Moore  •  Raquel Welch  •  Eleanor Bron

Derek and Clive Get the Horn (1979) RT Audience 90%

A documentary recording the making of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's comedy album Derek and Clive Ad Nauseam.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Peter Cook  •  Richard Branson  •  Judy Huxtable

Find the Lady (1976)

Two hoodlums, Trigger (Mickey Rooney) & Leo (Dick Emery) are hired by the unscrupulous J.K. (Peter Cook) to kidnap his niece Victoria (Alexandra Bastedo). The daughter of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Trent
CAST:  John Candy  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Peter Cook  •  Lawrence Dane

Supergirl (1984)

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Helen Slater  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Hart Bochner

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Barry McKenzie sets off for England with his aunt, Edna Everage, to advance his cultural education. Bazza is an innocent abroad, fond of beer, Bondi and beautiful sheilas, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Barry Crocker  •  Barry Humphries  •  Peter Cook  •  Paul Bertram

The Princess Bride (1987) RT 97% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Cary Elwes  •  Robin Wright  •  Chris Sarandon

The Wrong Box (1966) RT 88% / Audience 72%

In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  John Mills  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Michael Caine  •  Nanette Newman

Without a Clue (1988) RT 60% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play Holmes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Thom Eberhardt
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Jeffrey Jones  •  Lysette Anthony

The Bed-Sitting Room (1969)

In the hazy aftermath of World War III, the fallout from a 'nuclear misunderstanding' is producing strange mutations amongst the survivors, and the noble Lord Fortnum finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Rita Tushingham  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Peter Cook  •  Dudley Moore

Alice in Wonderland (1966) RT 79% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2011

Alice in Wonderland (1966) is a BBC television play based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It was directed by Jonathan Miller, then most widely known for ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Miller
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  John Gielgud  •  Freda Dowie  •  Michael Redgrave

Yellowbeard (1983) RT 22% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jun 2006

For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Damski
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Eric Idle  •  Peter Cook

Monte Carlo or Bust! (1969)

Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Bourvil  •  Lando Buzzanca  •  Walter Chiari  •  Peter Cook

Whoops Apocalypse (1986) RT Audience 63%

When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tom Bussmann
CAST:  Peter Cook  •  Loretta Swit  •  Michael Richards  •  Herbert Lom

Pleasure at Her Majesty's (1976)

The first of the Amnesty International comedy benefit galas. The title is a play on the phrase at Her Majesty's pleasure (the show was performed at Her Majesty's Theatre, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Alan Bennett  •  Graham Chapman  •  Peter Cook

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1989

Following the success of the 1979 show and the financial benefits accruing to Amnesty from the spin-off movie, TV special and record albums – Cleese, Lewis and Walker planned ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Julien Temple  •  Roger Graef
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Jeff Beck  •  Alan Bennett  •  Graham Chapman

Getting It Right (1989) RT 67% / Audience 71%

Gavin is 31 years old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy but before he knows it there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Jesse Birdsall  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Jane Horrocks  •  Lynn Redgrave