Titles you haven't rated - Actor (44)
Breeders (2020) - TV Series
A comedic look at the trials and tribulations of parenthood.
Year of the Rabbit (2019) - TV Mini-Series
Detective Inspector Rabbit, oft inebriated, sleuths his way across London.
After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured his entire life. (imdb)
Prime Suspect 1973 (2017) - TV Mini-Series
Prime Suspect 1973 tells the story of 22-year-old Jane Tennison's first days in the police force, in which she endured flagrant sexism before being thrown in at the deep end with a murder enquiry. (imdb)
The rise to stardom of a female comedienne through the 1970's and 1980's, set against the backdrop of working men's clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit of the North of England.
Dark Angel (2016) - TV Mini-Series
A two-part drama about the Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.
The Hollow Crown (2012) - TV Series
A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts One and Two, and Henry V. (imdb)
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives. (imdb)
Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008) - TV Movie
Documents the rise of Mary Whitehouse during the 1960's, and the relationship between her and Sir Hugh Carleton Greene, the Director General of the BBC. (imdb)
The Dinner Party (2007) - TV Movie
Young couple Jackie and Leo move from North London to a suburban home in the green belt paradise of Southern England. At the birthday party of a neighbor, they soon discover the strict social hierarchies of village life. (imdb)
When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it's the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands. (20th Century Fox)
When I'm 64 (2004) - TV Movie
One-off drama about the friendship that grows between two men from very different backgrounds, whose paths cross for the first time as they approach retirement age. (imdb)
Gabriel Van Helsing (Jackman) is a man cursed with a past he cannot recall and driven by a mission he cannot deny. Charged by a secret organization to seek out and defeat evil the world over, his efforts to rid the world of its nightmarish creatures have been rewarded with the title that now follows him: murderer. (Universal Pictures)
Carrie's War (2004) - TV Movie
During World War Two, 13-year-old Carrie and her younger brother are evacuated from war-torn London to Wales, where they are forced to stay with grumpy, miserly Mr Evans and his long-suffering sister Lou. However, a visit to his estranged sister at Druid's Bottom introduces the children to a world of fun and laughter with the outrageous Hepzibah, dreamy Mrs Gotobed and the tongue-tied Mr Johnny
Set in the near future, this film tells the story of two lovers fighting for their love and for their lives in a world out of balance.
New Tricks (2003) - TV Series
Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama (imdb)
Paris, 1880. Paul Gauguin is a successful financier. He lives in Paris with his wife Mette and their four children. But when his passion for painting becomes a mission to revolutionize art, Gauguin must unleash the savage within himself. To do so he gives up his job and comfortable lifestyle, leading his family into a downward spiral of poverty and travels to Tahiti. (imdb)
Inquisition (2002) - TV Movie
Set in the Spain of 1680, a time of torture and interrogation by the Grand Inquisitor. A young man appears that is healing the sick and raising the dead. There are rumours that he might be the second coming of the Messiah. He is brought before the Grand Inquisitor. Though questioned and tortured, he chooses to remain silent. (imdb)
Extinct (2001) - TV Series
A landmark series using drama and high-end CGI to explore the life and death of six extinct animals.
Deep within a shadowy chamber in the British Museum of London, an ancient force of terror is about to be reborn. It is 1933, the Year of the Scorpion. Eight years have passed since dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell (Fraser) and fearless Egyptologist Evelyn (Weisz) fought for their lives against a 3000-year-old enemy named Imhotep (Vosloo). (Universal Pictures)
Small-time crooner find himself on the receiving end of the threatening attentions of a gangster, whose wife has fallen for the singer's Sinatra-like aura.
Score (2001) - TV Movie
An amateur Welsh football team wins the lottery, and its members have to decide how to spend the money.
Sarah (MacDowell) embarks on a perilous journey to find Harrison (Strathairn), her husband, colleague and father of their two children, when the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist is missing on an assignment in a country far, far from home. (Universal Focus)
Val Kilmer plays suave espionage hero Simon Templer - aka The Saint - and Elisabeth Shue costars in this atmospheric mix of bold adventure and grand romance. An array of sophisticated gadgetry is at Templer's command as he plunges into a cloak-and-dagger netherworld of move and countermove. (Paramount)
Brazen Hussies (1996) - TV Movie
After a chance meeting with her old school-friend Sandra Delaney (Crissy Rock), pub landlady Maureen Hardcastle (Dame Julie Walters) finally realizes what she needs to enliven her flagging business and spice up her equally flagging marriage to Jimmy (Alun Armstrong) - male strippers in her pub. So she contacts "Bad" Billy Bowmans (Robert Lindsay) to arrange it - but gets more than she bargained for. (imdb)
Breaking the Code (1996) - TV Movie
A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital computer and one of the key figures in the breaking of the Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret orders to their U-boats in World War II. Turing was also a homosexual in Britain at a time when this was illegal, besides being a security risk. (imdb)
In Liverpool in 1947, a theatre company is planning to produce a series of plays. Sixteen year old Stella... (imdb)
Les Miserables: The Dream Cast In Concert (1995) - TV Special
The 10th anniversay concert of the musical Les Misérables, recorded at the Royal Albert Hall.
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994) - TV Movie
A close friend of MacGyver is murdered. In searching for a reason for this assassination MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant right in the center of Britain. (imdb)
The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life. (imdb)
Goggle-Eyes (1993) - TV Mini-Series
Set in a Scotland day school, a girl tells her friend about hating her mother's boyfriend. (Wikipedia)
In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him. (imdb)
Harry Anders is a former MI6 agent who now owns a bar. When a beautiful woman literally runs into him, they fall in love (lust perhaps). When she finds out about his history, she asks him to help with a problem she has. Harry is forced to re-enter the dangerous world of espionage once more. (imdb)
For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull out of London's drug world by taking a job as a waiter in a 'normal' restaurant. But to do this he must come up with a "sensible pair of shoes," an item that his homeless meanderings hasn't provided him... (imdb)
The likable and good-natured Andrija works as a beach guard in a slow resort town in Yugoslavia. It is the last summer of the German occupation. His days are monotonous, until a young widow, Ana, and her son Danny ask him for a place to hide from the Germans. Andrija's friend, Martin, persuades him to marry Ana and save her and her son.
Cocky cockney snooker player Billy Kid accepts the challenge of a grudge match from Maxwell Randall (the Green Baize Vampire), six times world champion; the loser will never play professional snooker again. (imdb)
The House (1984) - TV Movie
Set in 1884, and based on the assumption that Britain is one of the Baltic states between Russia and Latvia, making it part of Europe instead of an off-shore island. It is winter 1884. To gain access to the sea, England has declared war on Latvia and believes herself to be winning. But Russia has sided with Latvia and England is doomed. The action takes place on New Years Eve in a country house on the Anglo-Latvian border. The guests are a cross section of the ruling classes.
From the sky will come the Black Fortress. From the Fortress will come the Slayers to devour the planet of Krull... (imdb)
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982) - TV Mini-Series
Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the students. Meanwhile, Kate is subjected to the unwanted attentions of Sir Mulberry Hawk, aided by her uncle. Nicholas and his new friend, Smike, begin their adventures and eventually set out to rescue Kate, with the usual Dickensian twists, turns and asides. (imdb)
Measure for Measure (1979) - TV Movie
When the Duke of Vienna takes a mysterious leave of absence and leaves the strict Angelo in charge, things couldn't be worse for Claudio... (imdb)
The Stars Look Down (1974) - TV Mini-Series
Set between 1910 and 1930, the story follows the lives of people from the coal mining town of Sleescale in North East England. David Fenwick and Joe Gowlan both leave the mines hoping for better prospects, while the mine owner's son Arthur Barras comes into conflict with his father. (en.wikipedia.org)
A mother of 14 children living in poor working class England falls sick and her children try to carry on as a family.
The Sex Victims (1973) - Short Film
Jack, a lorry driver, is haunted by the image of a girl he has seen riding a horse on a country lane. (imdb)