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Billie Whitelaw
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Country: UK

Total Titles at Criticker: 48 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (48)
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Notfilm (2015)
A documentary inquiry into the strange but true collaboration of Samuel Beckett and Buster Keaton. (imdb)
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Hot Fuzz (2007)
In this action-packed comedy from the makers of "Shaun of the Dead," Nicholas Angel (Pegg) is the finest police officer London has to offer, with an arrest record 400% higher than any other officer on the force. He's so good, he makes everyone else look bad. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so embarrassing -- the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. A small village is about to get some big city justice. (Rogue Pictures)
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Quills (2000)
Quills boldly enters the debate surrounding the Marquis De Sade by imagining his final days as a blistering black comedy thriller, a battle between lust and love - and between the brutality of censorship and the unpredictable consequences of free expression. (Fox Searchlight)
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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)
A woman tries to reunite the swing band she played with during WWII. (imdb)
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Shooting the Past (1999)
A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library employees will resort to anything to thwart him. (imdb)
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The Lost Son (1999)
Xavier Lombard is a world-weary private eye in London, in exile from his native Paris; his best friend is Nathalie... (imdb)
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Merlin (1998)
Merlin (1998) - TV Mini-Series
The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate. (imdb)
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Deadly Advice (1994)
The daughters of a domineering mother aspire to break free of her control and form romantic attachments. (en.wikipedia.org)
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The Cloning of Joanna May (1992)
Joanna once was married to Carl May, a very rich and powerful nuclear energy magnate. They love each other, but had to divorce after Joanna was caught on an incidental love affair. Since then Carl has made Joanna's life impossible. 10 years later she's fed up with the situation and decides to visit him, only to find that once he made three copies of her. (imdb)
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Duel of Hearts (1991)
Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent, and takes a position in his family castle as a companion to his mother. She discovers that the Brecon family is not only wealthy in land and fortune, but rich in secrets lurking behind the castle walls. (imdb)
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A Murder of Quality (1991)
Taken from the book by John le Carre, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague.
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The Krays (1990)
This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's 60's underworld. (IMDB.com)
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The Secret Garden (1987)
When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She wishes to discover what has caused him so much sorrow and to bring joy back to the household. It all must have something to do with the screams and wails which echo through the house at night and no one wants to talk about. (imdb)
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Maurice (1987)
Two male English school chums find themselves falling in love at Cambridge. To regain his place in society, Clive gives up his forbidden love, Maurice (pronounced "Morris") and marries. While staying with Clive and his shallow wife, Anne, Maurice finally discovers romance in the arms of Alec, the gamekeeper. (imdb)
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Shadey (1985)
A young man discovers that not only does he have the ability to read minds, but that if he holds a camera next to his head he can transmit the thoughts he sees onto film. He strikes a deal with a wealthy businessman to use his powers but with two conditions: one is that he'll make enough money for a sex-change operation, and the other is that under no circumstances are his powers to be used for military purposes. Things don't work out quite the way he planned. (imdb)
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Murder Elite (1985)
An English woman returns to her homeland after losing her fortune in America, and is stalked by a serial killer.
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Tangiers (1985)
A former CIA agent is forced by crooked agents of the government to pose as a notorious smuggler of the Tangier Straits who happens to be a stiff.
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The Chain (1984)
Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other. (imdb)
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Camille (1984)
Camille (1984) - TV Movie
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her. (imdb)
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Jamaica Inn (1983)
The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes. (imdb)
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Slayground (1983)
A trio of criminals face an almost supernatural revenge after an accidental killing during an robbery escape. This is film is based on one of the 'Parker' novels from Richard Stark.
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An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)
A London private eye on her first case probes the supposed suicide of a rich young man.
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A Tale of Two Cities (1980)
Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her. When Darnay is ensnared in the deadly web of the French Revolution and condemned to die by the guillotine, Sydney Carton concocts a dangerous plot to free the husband of the woman he loves. (imdb)
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The Water Babies (1978)
This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel. (imdb)
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Leopard in the Snow (1978)
A tender romance develops between an attractive young woman and a famous race car driver who lives incognito after supposedly being killed in an auto accident. (DVD)
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Supernatural (1977)
Supernatural (1977) - TV Mini-Series
Chilling anthology series where membership to the secret society, The Club of the Damned, is granted through telling horror stories. (imdb)
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The Omen (1976)
An American ambassador learns to his horror that his son is actually the literal Antichrist. (imdb)
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Not I (1973)
Not I (1973) - Short Film
In Beckett's short stage play 'Not I', the main character is a mouth: a woman's disembodied mouth, framed in a tight spotlight that negates the rest of her body. (imdb)
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Night Watch (1973)
Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her? (imdb)
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Eagle in a Cage (1972)
1815. A soldier becomes the governor of St. Helena and jailer of Napoleon. High brow. (imdb)
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Frenzy (1972)
A serial killer is murdering London women with a necktie. The police have a suspect... but he's the wrong man. (imdb)
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Gumshoe (1971)
Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a career change. On his thirty-first birthday, he advertises himself as a private eye in the newspaper. He dons a trench coat, and begins engaging others in rapid-fire dialogue as if he were Humphrey Bogart, or some Dashiell Hammett creation (imdb)
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Leo the Last (1970)
Prince Leo (Marcello Mastroianni), last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest. With him are social-climber Margaret (Billie Whitelaw), to whom he is engaged, and Laszlo (Vladek Sheybal), who is planning a counter revolution which will restore Leo to the kingship of the monarchy. Leo is shocked to discover the one exclusive neighborhood has de (imdb)
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Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
Two mismatched sets of identical twins - one aristocrat, one peasant - mistakenly exchange identities on the eve of the French Revolution. (imdb)
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The Adding Machine (1969)
An accountant whose job is about to be taken over by a computer starts to re-examine his life and his priorities. (imdb)
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Twisted Nerve (1968)
Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him, and a mongoliod brother shut away in an institution, is it any wonder he retreats into an alternate personality... that of six year old Georgie? (imdb)
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1968)
This made-for-television adaptation doesn't waste time with preliminaries. Within 15 minutes of its opening, Dr. Henry Jekyll has already experimented on himself with a concoction that he'd hoped would neutralize his baser instincts but which releases without inhibition his long-repressed animal inclinations. (imdb)
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Charlie Bubbles (1967)
Charlie Bubbles, a writer, up from the working class of Manchester, England, who, in the course of becoming prematurely rich and famous, has mislaid a writer's basic tool - the capacity to feel and to respond. Now he must visit his estranged wife and son, whom he has set up on a farm outside his native city. His journey accidentally becomes an attempt to reestablish his connections with life, people, and his own history. (imdb)
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The Comedy Man (1964)
A man in 1960s London tries to make it big in television, but finds a lack of success and disillusionment.
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The Devil
In East Germany, a double agent falls for a beautiful young escapee from Hungary. (imdb)
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I Like Money (1961)
Mr. Topaze ('Peter Sellers' ) is an unassuming school teacher in an unassuming small French town who is honest to a fault. He is fired when he refuses to give a passing grade to a bad student, the grandson of a wealthy baroness. Castel Benac (Herbert Lom), a government official who runs a crooked financial business on the side, is persuaded by his mistress, Suzy (Nadia Gray), a musical comedy actress, to hire Mr. Topaze as the front man for his business. (imdb)
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Payroll (1961)
A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured van is killed in the raid, his wife plans revenge, and with the police closing in, the gang start to turn on each other. (imdb)
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Make Mine Mink (1960)
Zany collection of misfits led by aging military man (Terry-Thomas) go on a spree of robbing mink coats. An unlikely trio of women (Athene Seyler, Hattie Jacques, and Elspeth Duxbury) find new reasons to live ... until their housekeeper (Billie Whitelaw), an ex-con is suspected of the robberies. (imdb)
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Hell Is a City (1960)
Inspector Martineau rightly guesses that after a violent jailbreak a local criminal will head home to Manchester to pick up the spoils from his last job. Martineau is soon investigating a murder during a street robbery which seems to lead back to the same villain. Concentrating on the case and using his local contacts to try and track the gang down, he is aware he is not keeping his own personal life together as well as he might. (Jeremy Perkins)
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Bobbikins (1959)
Parents Shirley Jones and Max Bygraves portray parents of the title character, an infant who talks like an adult. (imdb)
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Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)
Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the park and takes him back for the family Bastille day celebrations. They fall in love, marry and have a baby girl when Violette Szabo receives the dreaded telegram informing her of his death in North Africa. Shortly afterwards, Violette is approached to join the SOE (Special Operations Executive). (imdb)
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Miracle in Soho (1957)
Michael Morgan operates a pneumatic drill with a road resurfacing crew. He also operates on the girls in whatever street he happens to be working on. When a job takes him to London's Soho he is soon up to his usual games, but starts to realise there is something special about Julie, who is preparing with her Italian family to emigrate to Canada. (imdb)
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Othello (1955)
Othello (1955) - TV Movie
The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.
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