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Frank Finlay
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Country: UK

Total Titles at Criticker: 47 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (47)
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Prime Suspect: The Final Act (2006)
Approaching retirement, Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a missing girl. But the cracks soon begin to show as Jane struggles with an alcohol problem and the death of her father. (imdb)
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The Lost Prince (2003)
The true story of the British royal prince locked away because of having epilepsy. (imdb)
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Eroica (2003)
Eroica (2003) - TV Movie
Eroica is a BBC television film that dramatises the first performance of Beethoven's third symphony, 'Bonaparte', to his patron Prince Lobkowitz and his guests, including Joseph Haydn. Later, Beethoven and Ries visit an inn, where they learn that Bonaparte has declared himself the French emperor. Beethoven loses respect for Napoleon and changes the symphony's title to 'Eroica'.
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The Pianist (2002)
Wladyslaw Szpilman, a brilliant Polish pianist, a Jew, escapes deportation. Forced to live in the heart of the Warsaw ghetto, he shares the suffering, the humiliation and the struggles. He manages to escape and hides in the ruins of the capital. A German officer comes to his aid and helps him to survive. (Focus Features)
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The Martins (2001)
Robert Martin is an unemployed dreamer. He spends his life hoping to win competitions to give his wife and children all the things they deserve. One day, when Robert discovers that he has not won a dream family holiday, he decides to steal one. (Netflix)
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The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns... (imdb)
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Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Set against the staid bedrooms of late 1950s rural England, this is a feverish drama of passion, taboos and betrayal with a macabre psychological twist. The story follows the sensuous Eva (Morton) who breaks all the rules after her own heart is broken. (Fox Searchlight)
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Tiré à part (1996)
Nicolas, French writer, brings his friend Edward, great British publisher, his latest manuscript. From the first pages, Edward is seduced by the new style but gradually a feeling of horror comes over. Nicolas tells the story of a crime committed thirty years ago that Edward was involuntarily one of the actors. (Allocine)
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Stalin (1992)
Stalin (1992) - TV Movie
The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin. (imdb)
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King of the Wind (1990)
In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of France, through a series of adventures with his faithful stable boy, Agba, he becomes the Godolphin Arabian, the founder of one of the greatest thoroughbred racing lines of all time. (imdb)
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Cthulhu Mansion (1990)
An aging magician harboring a terrible occult secret and his daughter are taken hostage in their isolated mansion by teenage scumbags need- ing a place to hide out. When the captors refuse to listen to the magician's dire warning to release him unharmed, the mansion slowly releases its nightmare of horrors on the unsuspecting invaders. (imdb)
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The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
The reunion of the four Musketeers twenty years later. (TCM.com)
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Casanova (1987)
Casanova (1987) - TV Movie
A very long, beginning-to-end life story of an eighteenth century womanizer that is arrested, not so much for his crimes, but because he is viewed as an undesirable by the husbands and families of the women he seduces. (imdb)
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Lifeforce (1985)
A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. (imdb)
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Arch of Triumph (1984)
In Paris, before the Nazis penetrate into the city, an Austrian refugee doctor falls in love with a mysterious woman. The 2nd World War isn't the best environment for romanticism ... (imdb)
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A Christmas Carol (1984)
Made for television version of the Charles Dickens classic of the same name. An old man who hates Christmas is taught the true meaning and spirit of Christmas by ghosts who show him his own past and present. He is also shown what the future holds for him if he doesn't change his behavior. (imdb)
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The Key (1983)
A husband and wife lock their diaries in a drawer and also know that they read each other's entries, a device which takes them from one sexual encounter to another. (imdb)
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The Ploughman
In 1982, at the time of the Conservative Party Conference following the Falklands War, an ambitious radio journalist researches a book about Suez, whilst pursuing an affair with a woman television researcher whose mother, a Socialist historian, has also written on the subject. (BFI)
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The Black Adder (1983)
Set in England at the end of the War of the Roses, we soon find out that the history we know is a Tudor fiction. In fact, Henry VII did not actually win the battle of Bosworth Field; he lost and though Richard III died in the battle, his nephew King Richard IV (who certainly was not smothered while still a boy in the Tower of London) reigned on for some years. The story focuses on Richard IV's younger son Prince Edmund, a sniveling coward who calls himself the 'Black Adder'. (imdb)
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Enigma (1983)
This Cold War thriller stars Martin Sheen as Alex Holbeck, a CIA agent dispatched to Berlin in order to infiltrate Soviet intelligence and obtain secrets from the Russian "Enigma" decoder. Holbeck's background as an East German defector helps him get inside, but soon his cover is blown and Holbeck is forced to seek help from an ex-lover, evading the KGB as time is running out and the lives of five Soviet dissidents hang in the balance. (moviesunlimited.com)
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The Return of the Soldier (1982)
Kitty's husband Chris returns from the front during the First World War shell-shocked and suffering amnesia, not knowing who she is and determined for a reunion with Margaret, a working class lover from his past. Kitty employs a psychiatrist to help unscramble her husband's feelings for the women in his new disoriented life including his all-too caring cousin Jenny. (imdb)
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Murder by Decree (1979)
Sherlock Holmes investigates London's most infamous case, Jack the Ripper. As he investigates, he finds that the Ripper has friends in high places. (imdb)
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Satan
The Devil's daughters find their fates conflicting in this satanic shocker from Italy. The Prince of Darkness seduces four gorgeous women, spreading his seed so that his scourge may take human form. When Almarisa discovers that she is literally the spawn of Satan, her intense self-loathing prompts her down the path of destruction. Daria, on the other hand, couldn't be more delighted with her diabolical roots. (allrovi.com)
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The Wild Geese (1978)
A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader (imdb)
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Count Dracula (1977)
For those familiar with Bram Stoker's novel, this adaptation follows the book quite closely in most respects. Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. Harker becomes Dracula's prisoner and discovers Dracula's true nature. After Dracula makes his way to England, Harker becomes involved in an effort to track down and destroy the Count, eventually chasing the vampire back to his castle. (imdb)
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The Four Musketeers (1974)
The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter. (imdb)
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Shaft in Africa (1973)
P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.
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The Three Musketeers (1973)
The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer.He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is invited to join them in their efforts to oppose Cardinal Richelieu, who wishes to increase his already considerable power over the king. (imdb)
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Sitting Target (1972)
Escaped convicts Oliver Reed and Ian McShane are lying low before they prepare to skip the country. However, Reed can't control his rage at being cheated by his wife whilst he was inside, so he decides to kill her and her secret lover before he goes. This causes all sorts of complications to their escape plans. (imdb)
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Neither the Sea Nor the Sand (1972)
This movie takes place on the Isle of Jersey where a troubled wife has come to sort out the tumult of her life. She encounters a lighthouse-keeper there and they quickly become lovers. Together they flee to Scotland. One day they are making love on a beach when the lighthouse keeper dies. But that's only the beginning of the story. (imdb)
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The Body (1971)
A scientific documentary combining narration from anatomical experts and human biologists with interior and exterior camera shots examining the human body, along with a soundtrack using the human body as a medium. (imdb)
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Casanova (1971)
Casanova (1971) - TV Mini-Series
The Italian adventurer and libertine Giovanni Jacopo Casanova lived from 1725 to 1798, but in this six-part series Dennis Potter attempted to find a contemporary relevance through his central themes of sex and religion. (imdb)
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In the Devil
After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a reporter from one of the local papers, and against the wishes of a psychologist at the local hospital, a young teacher at the school the girls attended uses herself as bait to lure the perpetrator out. (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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The Molly Maguires (1970)
Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to infiltrate the group and report on its members. But on which side do his sympathies lie? (imdb)
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Cromwell (1970)
Disgusted with the religious policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the British Civil War. (imdb)
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The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
A Russian man, released from a Siberian prison after 20 years, takes a strong religious stance against the world's problems, including nuclear war, and becomes elected Pope. (Yahoo.com)
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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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Robbery (1967)
A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off. (imdb)
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The Jokers (1967)
Two brothers looking to avoid becoming pawns of the establishment come up with a better way of making a living -- through theft -- in this satiric comedy. David Tremayne (Oliver Reed) is a successful London architect, and his younger brother Michael (Michael Crawford) is weighing his options after being kicked out of school. The brothers share a bemused disgust with the world around them and a desire to get through life without the burden of labor. (ioffer.com)
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Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to leave his former life behind, going as far as saying good-bye to his wife and mistresses. He finds, however, that it's not so easy to escape the past. (imdb)
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The Deadly Bees (1967)
Pop singer Vicki Robbins collapses from exhaustion while shooting the 1960's equivalent of a music video, and her physician prescribes a respite on Seagull Island with colleague and bee-keeper, Ralph Hargrove. Vicki finds the Hargroves' bitter marital strife oddly relaxing. But when a mysterious swarm of specially bred attack bees starts killing island residents, Vicki fights for her survival, setting fire to nearly half the structures on the island in her escape. (imdb)
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A Study in Terror (1965)
When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every apparently meaningless detail... (imdb)
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Othello (1965)
Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. But Othello's old lieutenant, Iago, doesn't like Othello, and is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride. (imdb)
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Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
Unemployed Czech-speaking writer Nicholas Whistler thinks he's got a job visiting Prague for a bit of industrial espionage. In fact he is now in the employ of British Intelligence. His pretty chauffeuse on arrival behind the Iron Curtain, Comrade Simonova, is herself a Czech agent. Just as well she's immediately attracted to 007's unwitting replacement. (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 Informers (1963)
When the detective in charge of investigating a series of bank robberies, starts to get too close to the culprits, they set up a blackmail scheme to warn him off. But when the crooks begin to fall out with each other, the police learn the truth. (imdb)
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