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Bob Hoskins
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Date of Birth: Oct 26, 1942

Country: UK

Biography: Robert William "Bob" Hoskins, Jr. (born 26 October 1942) is an English actor, known for playing Cockney rough diamonds, psychopaths and gangsters, in films such as The Long Good Friday (1980), and Mona Lisa (1986), and lighter roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Hook (1991)... - www.wikipedia.org

Total Titles at Criticker: 70 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (70) | Director (2) | Writer (1)
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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (imdb)
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Will (2011)
An orphan journeys across Europe to the 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul. (imdb)
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Neverland (2011)
Neverland (2011) - TV Mini-Series
Orphaned Peter and his pals have been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook to snatch a priceless, magical treasure which transports them to another world, Neverland, where pirates and the Native American indians are in war for legendary mysteries of eternal youth. (imdb)
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Outside Bet (2011)
Set against the turbulent mid 80's of money, privatization, unions and dramatic media evolution: A life-long group of friends find themselves at the bad end of a redundancy pay-out and invest their savings into a racehorse, hoping that one final race can turn their fortunes around. (imdb)
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Made in Dagenham (2010)
Dramatisation of the female workers strike at the ford factory in Dagenham in the 1960's
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A Christmas Carol (2009)
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. (imdb)
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Doomsday (2008)
Authorities brutally quarantine a country as it succumbs to fear and chaos when a virus strikes. The literal walling-off works for three decades until the dreaded Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means possible.
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Ruby Blue (2007)
An elderly man's innocent friendship with an eight year old girl is tarnished by the assumptions of a community when the little girl goes missing.
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Outlaw (2007)
A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society. (imdb)
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Go Go Tales (2007)
A screwball comedy centered on a Manhattan go-go dancing club, where a financial struggle between the owner, his accountant and his silent partner brother threatens the business's future. (imdb)
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Sparkle (2007)
Sam is a charming, young chancer who has ambitions in the glamorous world of public relations when he moves to London. However, his best laid plans suffer a real setback when true love turns his world upside down in the most unexpected of circumstances (imdb)
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The Street (2006)
The Street (2006) - TV Series
Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street. (imdb)
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Hollywoodland (2006)
Hollywoodland is a uniquely compelling exploration of fame and identity, inspired by one of Hollywood's most infamous real-life mysteries. (Focus Features)
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Paris, je t
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
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Unleashed (2005)
A man raised into behaving like a dog, escapes from his captor to start a new life, who seeks to reclaim him because of his unnatural martial arts skills that are triggered when unleashed. (imdb)
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Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)
Mrs. Laura Henderson (Dench) may be a widow but she is by no means going to spend the rest of her days playing bridge. The Windmill Theater becomes ger game and the infamous showman Vivian Van Dam (Hoskins) becomes her partner and fiercest opponent. The Germans are bombing London but the roar of the Windmill is all that can be heard as Laura convinces Lord Cromer (Guest) to allow her actresses to be the one thing no one could ever imagine: Nude. Brought to its knees by war, what Mrs. Henderson Presents brings a nation to its feet in applause. (The Weinstein Company)
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Stay (2005)
In this psychological thriller, a distraught young man announces to his psychiatrist that he plans to commit suicide in three days. The psychiatrist's desperate attempts to help his new patient lead him through the city on an incredible, nightmarish trip to the place between life and death. (20th Century Fox)
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Son of the Mask (2005)
A decade after the legendary Mask of Loki wreaked havoc on the life of an unsuspecting adult, the magical mask finds its way into the possession of a child in the family comedy Son of the Mask. (New Line Cinema)
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Beyond the Sea (2004)
For Bobby Darin (Spacey), performing was his life. It kept his heart beating. He came alive onstage, even when he was near collapse offstage. In Beyond the Sea, Bobby tells us his own story, in his last great performance. (Lions Gate Films)
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Vanity Fair (2004)
Mira Nair's film version of the classic novel by William Makepeace Thackery introduces a new audience to the beautiful, funny, passionate and calculating heroine Becky Sharp (Witherspoon). (Focus Features)
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Den of Lions (2003)
A Hungarian gypsy working for a Russian mobster becomes a double agent for the FBI. (imdb)
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The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
An eager young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government... (imdb)
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Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Marisa Ventura (Lopez) is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall (Fiennes), a handsome heir to a political dynasty, who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx. (imdb)
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Where Eskimos Live (2002)
Sharkey, part of the sinister world of child trade, picks up Vlado, an orphan of war, dreaming of freedom and a better life. They embark upon a strange and enlightening journey through war torn Bosnia. As they struggle to get out of the country and fight to stay alive, they find a special love and compassion from which emerges their ultimate moral and spiritual redemption. (imdb)
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Last Orders (2001)
Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final request, 'Last Orders', that his ashes be scattered in the sea at Margate. The movie follows his mates, Ray, Lenny and Vic and his foster son Vince as they journey to the sea with the ashes. Along the way, the threads of their lives, their loves and their disappointments are woven together in their memories of Jack and his wife Amy (imdb)
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The Lost World (2001)
An expedition leaves for the Amazon to prove the existance of dinosaurs. (imdb)
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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
While the Nazi and Russian armies hurl rank after rank of soldiers at each other and the world fearfully awaits the outcome of the battle of Stalingrad, the celebrated Russian sniper, Vassili Zaitsev (Law) quietly stalks his enemies one man at a time. His fame, however, soon thrusts him into a duel with the Nazi's best sharpshooter, Major Konig (Harris), and the two find themselves waging an intense personal war while the most momentous battle of the age rages around them. (Paramount Pictures)
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American Virgin (2000)
A woman, fed up with her father's double standards, decides to lose her virginity.
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Noriega: God
The story of Panamanian general Manuel Antonio 'Tony' Noriega, whose meteoric career, from utter poverty, as a soldier and CIA informant who also served as source to various other powers and even the Colombian drug mafia.
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Don Quixote (2000)
A crusade for decency and truth is mounted by a man gone mad (or has he?) in this made-for-TV adaptation of the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes. (All Movie Guide)
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Parting Shots (1999)
Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or hurt him during his entire life.
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A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)
The humorous, harsh, and movingly human coming-of-age tale of two 12-year-old boys told by screenwriters Meadows and Paul Fraser comes from their own shared childhood experience. (USA Films)
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David Copperfield (1999)
The life of David Copperfield, who is sent away from home as a child by his mean stepfather and meets many obstacles and adversaries on his way to become a man.
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Felicia
A lonely middle-aged catering manager (Bob Hoskins) spends all of his time studying tapes of an eccentric TV chef (Arsinee Khanjian). Meanwhile, a young woman (Elaine Cassidy) is making her way from Ireland to find her boy friend (Peter McDonald), who moved to England to get a job in a lawn-mower factory. On arrival, she makes an early contact with the caterer, who recommends a boarding room to her. Slowly, it is revealed that the caterer has in fact befriended and subsequently abused more than a dozen young women. (imdb)
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The White River Kid (1999)
Brother Edgar is a generous entrepreneur of low quality socks who hides behind a self-bestowed cassock to avoid the low level corruption of local sheriffs. He has adopted Morales Pittman, who has bigger, more illegitimate dreams than Edgar. The two travel about Arkansas, selling their socks and bumping into a variety of simple souls, including the eponymous mythic killer, who has engaged himself to Apple Lisa Weed and disavowed his life as a murderer. (imdb)
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Jessica Lange stars as Cousin Bette, a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot (Hugh Laurie), and her niece, Hortense Hulot (Kelly MacDonald)... (imdb)
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24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)
In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience, starts trying to get the young people off the street and into doing something they can believe in: Boxing... (imdb)
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Michael (1996)
Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise. (imdb)
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Rainbow (1996)
Four kids and a dog embark on the adventure of a lifetime -- the search for the end of the Rainbow. With the aid of computers and an irrepressible belief, they achieve the impossible, finding and riding the multicolored arc, but the gold they take starts a more dangerous adventure. (imdb)
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The Secret Agent (1996)
London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to the London police, specifically Chief Inspector Heat. (imdb)
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Balto (1995)
A half-wolf, half-husky named Balto gets a chance to become a hero when an outbreak of diphtheria threatens the children of Nome, Alaska in the winter of 1925. He leads a dog team on a 600-mile trip across the Alaskan wilderness to get medical supplies. The film is based on a true story which inspired the Iditarod dog sled race. (imdb)
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Nixon (1995)
A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhouse Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame. (imdb)
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World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
This TV Movie is about the Tehran Conference between FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin. It shows the interaction between the three leaders at the close of the Second World War. (imdb)
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Super Mario Bros. (1993)
The Marios rush to save a princess from Koopa. (imdb)
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Passed Away (1992)
A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral. (imdb)
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Shattered (1991)
Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. (imdb)
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The Favor, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991)
A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus... (imdb)
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Hook (1991)
When Capt. Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy (imdb)
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The Inner Circle (1991)
The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his "Master" despite the arrest of his neighbors and his involvement with their daughter, his wife's affair with the chilling State Security chief Lavrentii Beria and her tragic decline, and the deadly political machinations within the Kremlin he witnesses firsthand. (imdb)
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Heart Condition (1990)
Jack Moony, a white cop, has it in for a black lawyer to the drug crowd, Napoleon Stone. That Stone is now dating his ex-girlfriend doesn't help matters at all. Stone is shot after Moony suffers a heart attack and wakes to find that he not only has a new heart, but that it is Stone's and that Stone's ghost is now his constant companion. Stone is insistent that Moony not only take care of his heart now but that Moony solve his murder. (imdb)
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Mermaids (1990)
After another relationship has ended, Mrs. Flax moves to a new town. But now, it's her elder daughter who is love-sick. (imdb)
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The Raggedy Rawney (1988)
During WWII, a youth deserts his country's army after a combat experience, wounding his commanding officer with a knife in order to escape. Now very emotionally distraught, he dresses in women's clothes and eventually joins a passing gypsy caravan, who think him a young girl, as well as a kind of seer, or 'rawney'. In time, he regains composure and becomes attracted to a gypsy girl, which only leads to problems within the band, especially when the wounded commanding officer finds him. (imdb)
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Gumshoe detective Eddie Valiant (Hoskins) is on the job in both Hollywood and Toontown, and the line between reality and fantasy gets blurred as Eddie tries to solve a major "who dunnit." He's thrown for quite a set of curves when he meets Jessica Rabbit, the sultry "toon" who whispers "I'm not bad, I'm just drawn that way" (imdb)
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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Judith Hearne (Smith) is an aging spinster who finds one last chance at love with her landlady's brother, James (Hoskins). Unfortunately, James believes only in her fortune, which itself is an illusion propagated by Judith's upper-class demeanor. Doomed to loneliness, Judith begins to relapse into alcoholism...
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A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
Martin Fallon is an IRA bomber who tries to blow up a troop truck but instead kills a bus load of school children. He loses heart and quits the movement and goes to London trying to leave the U.K. and start a new life... (imdb)
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Sweet Liberty (1986)
Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very infatuated with Faith who will play the female lead in the movie. At the same time, he is fighting with his crazy mother who thinks the Devil lives in her kitchen, and his girlfriend who is talking about commitment. (imdb)
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Mona Lisa (1986)
George, after getting out of prison, begins looking for a job, but his time in prison has reduced his stature in the criminal underworld... (imdb)
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Brazil (1985)
Brazil is a surrealistic nightmare vision of a "perfect" future where technology reigns supreme. Everyone is monitored by a secret government agency that forbids love to interfere with efficiency. When a daydreaming bureaucrat (Pryce) becomes unwittingly involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mystery woman, he becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions. (Universal Pictures)
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Mussolini and I (1985)
A compelling drama/documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce himself, from his days as a terrorist to his alliance with Hitler to the betrayal of his son-in-law and untimely demise. (imdb)
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The Cotton Club (1984)
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous. (imdb)
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Lassiter (1984)
Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy in London and steal millions in Gems. (imdb)
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Beyond the Limit (1983)
Dr. Eduardo Plarr, despite the name is an Anglo working in a Latin American country. His work is a return home after several years. He begins to form and re-establish friendships and begins an affair. All of this comes together to create problems when he is asked to help revolutionaries kidnap a diplomat. (imdb)
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Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone. (imdb)
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Othello (1981)
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Iago and a comrade-in-arms are outside the Venice home of Desdemona's father, who does not yet know that she has eloped with Othello... (imdb)
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The Long Good Friday (1980)
Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his action, and Harold wants to know who they are. (imdb)
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Zulu Dawn (1979)
In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Despite the defeat, the Zulus are first humiliated at Roark's Drift and then crushed at the Battle of Ulundi. (imdb)
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Pennies from Heaven (1978)
Arthur, a sheet music salesman, has an ear for the hit tunes, but nobody will trust it. And his imagination often bursts into full song (imdb)
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Royal Flash (1975)
Ne'er-do-well Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince. (imdb)
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Inserts (1975)
A young, once-great Hollywood film director refuses to accept changing times during the early 1930s, and confides himself to his decaying mansion to make silent porn flicks.
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The National Health (1973)
Reminiscent of the Carry On film series, this black comedy with tragic overtones focuses on the appalling conditions in an under-funded national health hospital, which are contrasted comically with a Dr. Kildare-style soap opera airing on the ward television. (Wikipedia)
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