Charles Dance

Charles Dance

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 87 (Actor), 1 (Director), 1 (Writer)

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    Rabbit Hole
    Rabbit Hole (2023) - TV Series
    John Weir, a private espionage operative, battles over the preservation of democracy in a world constantly at odds.
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    Against the Ice
    In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they're left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars.
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    Savage Waters
    A tantalising passage in a 19th century treasure hunter's journal inspires modern adventurers to find and surf a spectacular wave in some of the most remote and dangerous waters of the Atlantic ocean. (imdb)
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    The Hanging Sun
    On the run from his former employer, a reluctant hitman seeks refuge in an isolated village where he is faced with events that test the true nature of his conscience.
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    The King\
    In the early years of the 20th century, the Kingsman agency is formed to stand against a cabal plotting a war to wipe out millions.
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    Ottoman Rising
    Ottoman Rising (2020) - TV Mini-Series
    Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries. (imdb)
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    The Book of Vision
    Eva, a mysterious doctor, searches for an answer to her urgent dilemma as she unravels Dr. Anmuth's Book of Vision. Stellan gets involved in her life and is forced to confront his own nature, as Eva faces the biggest decision of her life. (imdb)
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    Mank
    Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941). (imdb)
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    The Singapore Grip
    The Singapore Grip (2020) - TV Mini-Series
    The son of a British family living in South East Asia becomes involved in a love triangle. (imdb)
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    Godzilla: King of the Monsters
    The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. (imdb)
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    Fanny Lye Deliver\
    Set on an isolated farm in Shropshire in 1657. The story of Fanny Lye, a woman who learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discover a new world of possibility - albeit at great personal cost. Living a life of Puritan stricture with husband John and young son Arthur, Fanny Lye's world is shaken to its core by the unexpected arrival of two strangers in need, a young couple closely pursued by a ruthless sheriff and his deputy.
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    The Iron Mask
    English traveller Jonathan Green (Jason Flemyng) receives from Peter the Great an order to map the Russian Far East. Once again he sets out for a long journey full of incredible adventures that will eventually lead him to China. The cartographer will unexpectedly face a lot of breathtaking discoveries, encounter bizarre creatures, meet with Chinese Princesses, and confront deadly martial arts masters, and even the King of all dragons, the Dragon King. What could be more dangerous than meeting ey
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    The Widow
    The Widow (2019) - TV Series
    A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
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    Happy New Year, Colin Burstead
    Colin hires a lavish country manor for his extended family to celebrate New Year. Unfortunately for Colin his position of power in the family is under serious threat from the arrival of his estranged brother David. (imdb)
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    Spitfire
    A feature documentary about the people and the planes that helped win World War War II. Through people personally connected to the events, the film investigates the story of how the Spitfire, its stable-mate, the Hawker Hurricane and its great adversary, the Messerschmitt 109 came into being during the huge advances in aviation in the interwar period—and then how the pilots fared in combat, three miles up in the skies over Europe, Africa and Asia. (themoviedb.org)
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    The Woman in White
    The Woman in White (2018) - TV Mini-Series
    A bold new adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic gothic novel. (imdb)
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    Euphoria
    Sisters in conflict travelling through Europe toward a mystery destination. (imdb)
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    That good night
    Ralph, a once-famous screenwriter, is in his seventies and terminally ill. He has two final missions: to be reconciled to his son, Michael, and, secretly, to ensure he is not a burden to his wife, Anna, as he goes "into that good night". (imdb)
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    Despite the Falling Snow
    In 1950s Moscow, communist Katya secretly spies for the Americans in the Cold War arms race. When she lands her biggest assignment, stealing secrets from rising government star Alexander, the last thing she expects is to fall in love with him. Reconciling her passion for him with her beliefs about communism means making the greatest sacrifice - of her life - a sacrifice that Alexander only uncovers thirty years later. (Enlightenment Productions)
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    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
    Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies. (imdb)
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    Me Before You
    A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of. (imdb)
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    Ghostbusters
    Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat. (imdb)
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    Underworld: Blood Wars
    Vampire death dealer, Selene fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. (imdb)
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    Woman in Gold
    Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. (imdb)
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    Childhood\
    Childhood's End (2015) - TV Mini-Series
    After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price? (imdb)
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    And Then There Were None
    Ten strangers are invited to an isolated island by a mysterious host, and start to get killed one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (imdb)
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    Victor Frankenstein
    Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today. (IMDb)
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    Forbidden Empire
    Early 18th century cartographer Jonathan Green finds himself in a small village lost in impassible woods. The villagers share a naive belief that they could save themselves from evil, failing to understand that evil has made its nest in their souls and is waiting for an opportunity to gush out upon the world. (RFG)
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    The Imitation Game
    English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, helps crack the Enigma code during World War II. (imdb)
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    Dracula Untold
    The origin story of the man who becomes Dracula. (imdb)
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    The Great Fire
    The Great Fire (2014) - TV Mini-Series
    A fascinating insight into what really happened on the night of Sunday 2nd of September 1666, the Great fire of London in which parts of the city burned for 3 days the fire started in a bakery in pudding lane with the loss of around 6 recorded deaths and thousands of homes burnt to the ground.
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    Patrick
    After killing his mother and her lover some years before, Patrick is the comatose patient in room 15 of a remote, private psychiatric clinic. (imdb)
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    Underworld: Awakening
    When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind. (imdb)
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    St George\
    Follows two infamous London gangsters, Mickey Mannock and Ray Collishaw. Both men are top of the food chain when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine. (imdb)
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    Secret State
    Secret State (2012) - TV Mini-Series
    Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks. (imdb)
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    Your Highness
    When Prince Fabious's bride is kidnapped, he goes on a quest to rescue her... accompanied by his lazy useless brother Thadeous.
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    There Be Dragons
    Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.
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    Ironclad
    In 13th century a determined group of Knights Templar defends Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John. (imdb)
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    Neverland
    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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    Going Postal
    Going Postal (2010) - TV Mini-Series
    Going Postal is the story of arch-swindler Moist Von Lipwig (Richard Coyle) and the beautiful, vengeful Adora Belle Dearheart (Claire Foy). A life long traveling con-artist, Lipwig's crimes finally catch up with him in Ankh-Morpork, the largest city on the Disc. Faced with death by hanging, Lipwig is spared by the city's ruler Lord Vetinari (Charles Dance), who sees him as the perfect man for the role of Postmaster in the decrepit Ankh-Morpork post office.
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    Strike Back
    Strike Back (2010) - TV Series
    The actions of 'Section 20', a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions throughout the globe. (imdb)
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    The Clerk\
    Based on the eponymous poem by Spencer Reece, a psychological portrait of a gay man trapped in the monotonous routine of life at a high-end menswear store. For Spencer, every day is a sequence of mundane tasks and empty exchanges. He fits a customer, straightens a display, takes his usual break at his usual time. But all the while the presence of an aging gay colleague eats away at him. (imdb)
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    Paris Connections
    At the beginning of Paris fashion week, a beautiful young model is brutally murdered. Investigative journalist Madison Castelli, certain that it is more than the "crime of passion" the French press says, comes to Paris to follow her story. (imdb)
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    Trinity
    Trinity (2009) - TV Series
    A new academic year begins at the ancient and prestigious Trinity College, Bridgeford University, and among the new students is Charlotte Arc, whose father Richard Arc was formerly a student and then professor at the college. Richard left the institution suddenly some years earlier and had never explained why, he is found dead in mysterious circumstances. Convinced that her father's death is in some way linked to the college, Charlotte enrolls determined to try to uncover the truth. (en.wikipedia.org)
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    The Contractor
    The Contractor (2007) - Direct-to-Video
    A marksman (Snipes) living on his ranch in Montana is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist who he missed killing while on duty. After succeeding in killing Jahar he is ultimately double-crossed and framed for killing a high ranking policeman (Dance). He then goes into hiding and befriends a young 12 year (Bennet) old girls helps him. (imdb)
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    Consenting Adults
    The biography of John Wolfenden's personal and professional struggle to reform the British law concerning homosexuality, often against his own biases. (imdb)
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    Fallen Angel
    Fallen Angel (2007) - TV Mini-Series
    Ethereal beauty Angel Wharton is the devil in disguise. When she kidnaps a child as prey for a pedophile, you know she is evil. But what--or who--made her that way? Miniseries explores the mind and motivations of a psychopath, moving backwards through time to learn where it all went wrong. (amazon.com)
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    Scoop
    In Woody Allen's new contemporary comedy, an American journalism student visiting friends in London happens upon the scoop of a lifetime. Along the investigative trail, she finds magic, murder, mystery - and perhaps love, with a British aristocrat.
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    Starter for Ten
    A romantic comedy set in the mid-eighties about a working-class kid struggling to make his way in the rarefied world of an upper-class British university, Starter for 10 is a bittersweet tale about loyalty, class, falling in love and the difference between knowledge and wisdom. (Picturehouse)
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    Dolls
    Dolls (2006) - Short Film
    Inspired by a story that appeared in a 1950's newspaper, this short film plays out a year in the life of a young girl, Mouche. Deemed too skinny to make a living at the Moulin Rouge, Mouche is cast out and saved from suicide by a group of puppets traveling from town to town performing street puppet shows for a few paltry francs. She joins them on their journey and together they become quite an attraction earning more money than they've ever made. (imdb)
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    Fingersmith
    Fingersmith (2005) - TV Mini-Series
    Dark deeds and intrigue abound when petty thief Sue Trinder (Sally Hawkins) helps con man Richard Rivers (Rupert Evans) defraud a wealthy heiress, Maud Lilly (Elaine Cassidy), of her inheritance. But Sue's plans are thwarted when she falls in love with Maud. The tale twists as the young women are separated but come to realize the strength of their passion for each other in this BBC adaptation of Sarah Waters Booker's novel. (IMDB)
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    Bleak House
    Bleak House (2005) - TV Mini-Series
    A web of deceit and mystery surrounds the chancery trial of Jarndyce and Jarndyce that draws a large group of disparate individuals together. But are they more closely related than they think? And what's the connection between the Jarndyce case and the orphan Esther Summerson?
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    The 50 Greatest Documentaries
    A countdown of the top 50 documentaries, based on a vote by documentary filmmakers. (imdb)
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    Swimming Pool
    Europe's most daring and inventive writer/director, François Ozon, reunites with his two favorite leading ladies, Charlotte Rampling (of "Under the Sand") and Ludivine Sagnier (of "8 Women") in this deliciously sophisticated and sexy mystery. (Focus Features)
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    Henry VIII
    Henry VIII (2003) - TV Movie
    Two-part TV series documenting the stormy 38-year reign of King Henry VIII. (imdb)
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    Wreckage and Rage: Making \
    The creation of the film Alien³ (1992) is covered here in this feature-length documentary in exhaustive detail. Many interviews with the cast and crew give us an idea of how hard of a time David Fincher had creating his first feature film, as well as present us with much information about every element that went into making this film, including how the plot and script changed drastically through filming. (Rhyl Donnelly (imdb)
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    Looking for Victoria
    Prunella Scales researches the life of Queen Victoria and interviews historians to help her with her portrayal of Queen Victoria in her one-woman stage show "An Evening with Queen Victoria". She also portrays Queen Victoria in the historical reconstructions in this programme and reads from Queen Victoria's private diaries written late in life and unpublished until now. (imdb)
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    Ali G Indahouse
    Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain... (imdb)
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    Black and White
    True story that created headline news in 1959. A young aboriginal man Max Stuart, was convicted of murder in the light of questionable evidence presented, of nine year old Mary Hattam near Ceduna, on the south coast of Australia. International News Media Baron, Rupert Murdoch (played by Ben Mendelsohn), then publisher of the Adelaide "News," became the driving force behind securing a re-trial for Stuart. (imdb)
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    Dark Blue World
    March 15, 1939: Germany invades Czechoslovakia. Czech pilots flee to England, joining the RAF. After the war, back home, they are put in labor camps, suspected of anti-Communist ideas. This film cuts between a post-war camp where Franta is a prisoner and England during the war, where Franta is like a big brother to Karel, a very young pilot. On maneuvers, Karel crash lands by the rural home of Susan, an English woman whose husband is MIA... (imdb)
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    Gosford Park
    Set in the 1930s the story takes place in an old fashioned English country house where a family has invited many of their friends up for a weekend shooting party. The story centers around the McCordle family, particularly the man of the house, William McCordle. Getting on in years William has become benefactor to many of his relatives and friends. As the weekend goes on and secrets are revealed, it seems everyone, above stairs and below, wants a piece of William and his money, but how far will they go to get it? (imdb)
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    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
    TV adaptation of the Dickens classic. Ralph Nickleby (Charles Dance), the wealthy and cold-hearted uncle whom Nicholas (James D'Arcy) and his sister, Kate (Sophia Miles), turn to when their father's death leaves them destitute. Nicholas eagerly takes on a teaching job at a boys' boarding school, but flees after rebelling against the unspeakable horrors there. With powerful enemies marshalled against him, Nicholas struggles to find his way in the world and rescue his family... (play.com)
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    Don\
    Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son. (imdb)
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    Hilary and Jackie
    This movie tells the true story of the tragic life of the brilliant international concert cellist Jacqueline Du Pré and her sister, Hilary. Despite starting out in music together, Hilary chooses a more normal life in having a husband and children. Jacqueline gets married too but can never seem to quite achieve the happiness of the mundane life Hilary has and Hilary's devotion to her sister causes them to take some rather drastic measures in their lives. The irony of having a great musical ability fades away as Jacqueline transcends into a slow decline when struck with a deadly illness. (imdb)
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    In the Presence of Mine Enemies
    A Rabbi in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland in 1942 fights to maintain his stance of peace and acceptance of his fellow man despite the growing turmoil and atrocities created by the Nazis. Meanwhile his son becomes more militaristic with each new offense and a young German soldier offended by the actions he sees decides to help the rabbi's daughter escape from the Ghetto after she is raped by an officer. (imdb)
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    The Blood Oranges
    Husband and wife Cyril (Charles Dance) and Fiona (Sheryl Lee) explore new ground and new relationships when they take a vacation in the tropics. While on holiday, the pair meets another couple, Hugh (Colin Lane) and Catherine (Laila Robins), and their three children. Relationships become intertwined when Cyril and Fiona lose their inhibitions and seek sexual intimacy with Hugh and Catherine in this erotic drama.
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    Rebecca
    Rebecca (1997) - TV Mini-Series
    Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the beautiful and accomplished Rebecca, dies. She finds herself in an aristocratic social world her middle class upbringing did not prepare her for, and housekeeper Mrs Danvers despises her for taking her darling Rebecca's place. But these are not the only problems to face...
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    Space Truckers
    John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots. (imdb)
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    Michael Collins
    Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.
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    Undertow
    Undertow (1996) - TV Movie
    After his car breaks down, Jack seeks shelter, lost in a thunderstorm in a remote shack in the woods. He finds himself held at gunpoint by a deranged mountain man who lives there with his young wife. As the storm rages on, tension mounts in the small cabin. Matters reach a climax when Jack falls for the beautiful woman and tries persuading her to escape with him. Soon, the situation escalates into deadly violence... (imdb)
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    The Surgeon
    Small boy witnesses his brother being killed in surgery, grows up to become a monster with a scalpel. (imdb)
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    China Moon
    Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. (imdb)
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    Last Action Hero
    A young movie fan gets thrown into the movie world of his favourite action film character.
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    Century
    Paul Reisner, a young doctor, becomes a researcher in a prestigious medical institute. He feels he has a chance to be part of a movement of unending progress in science and civilization. Then he begins to discover the dark side of the institute, which foreshadows the dark side of the 20th century. (imdb)
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    Alien 3
    After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor.
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    The Phantom of the Opera
    A two-part miniseries based on Gaston Leroux's now-classic novel, "The Phantom of the Opera." A masked figure haunts the Paris Opera House and risks his life to win the heart of the only woman he ever loved. (TCM.com)
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    Goldeneye
    Goldeneye (1989) - TV Movie
    Fact-based biography of James Bond author, Ian Fleming. The film focuses on his wartime exploits and romantic adventures which ultimately led to his creation of the super-spy. (imdb)
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    Out of the Shadows
    A U.S. Embassy worker is helped by an Interpol agent to prove herself innocent of a murder in the Greek isles. (imdb)
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    White Mischief
    A millionaire past his prime and his young wife arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large as the homefront gears up for war. They are busy swapping partners, doing drugs, and attending lavish parties and horse races. She begins a torrid affair with one of the bon vivants, and her husband finds out and confronts them... (imdb)
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    Pascali\
    1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems. (imdb)
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    Out on a Limb
    Out on a Limb (1987) - TV Series
    Shirley MacLaine plays herself in this TV mini-series based on her autobiographical best-seller which delves into her new age beliefs and its effects on her personal and public lives. John Heard portrays a composite role of her many spiritual and personal advisors. (imdb)
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    Hidden City
    Sharon Newton (Cassie Stuart) leads the uncooperative James Richards (Charles Dance) into a world of misplaced government secrets, capitalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the truth be out? Will the meaning of the hidden film footage spliced into innocuous Government Information Films be discovered? And what is so important about these misplaced medical records? Hidden City is a film set in a London made hidden by the layers of history and secrets. (imdb)
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    The Golden Child
    A private detective specializing in missing children is charged with the task of finding a special child that dark forces want to eliminate. (imdb)
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    Plenty
    A young Englishwoman spends 20 years to make whatever kind of life for herself at the expense of others around her in post-World War 2 England. (imdb)
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    For Your Eyes Only
    Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.
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    Edward the King
    Though he waited nearly 60 years to become king and reigned for only nine, Edward VII changed the British monarchy forever. Derided by his mother, Queen Victoria, as frivolous and untrustworthy, Edward was in fact a skillful, determined diplomat who longed to be useful to his country. This classic 13-part British miniseries dramatizes his life from frustrated prince and inveterate philanderer to loving father and respected statesman. (amazon.com)
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    Screen Two
    Screen Two (1985) - TV Series
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    Ladies in Lavender
    The dull lives of two elderly sisters on the coast of Cornwall are interrupted by a shipwrecked Polish sailor who rekindles old sibling rivalries, jealousies and unfulfilled dreams. (Roadside Attractions)
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