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Joan Plowright

Joan Plowright

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 43 (Actor)

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    Tea with the Dames (2018)
    Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. The four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginnings in the theatre. (imdb)
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    The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
    Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures. (imdb)
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    Curious George (2006)
    Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment bring Curious George, the original "monkey see, monkey do" chimp, to the screen in an all-new animated adventures based upon the beloved tales that have been enchanting readers for more than 60 years. (Universal Pictures)
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    Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
    This film centers around an elegant elderly lady (Mrs Palfrey) who, after being recently widowed, moves from Scotland to London to be near to her 26 year old grandson, Desmond. When Desmond fails to return any of her several phone calls, or visit her at the resident hotel she is staying (The Claremont), fate brings her together with a young writer, Ludovic Meyer, after she has an accident outside his basement flat. (Cineville)
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    Bringing Down the House (2003)
    A divorced, uptight attorney is smitten with a brainy, bombshell barrister he's been chatting with on-line. However, when they finally meet, she turns out to be a prison escapee who's proclaiming her innocence and wants his to help clear her name. In the end, the unlikely pair has the chance to put each other's lives on higher ground... if they don't end up bringing down the house.
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    I Am David (2003)
    An extraordinary family adventure, I Am David follows a twelve year-old boy as he boldly escapes from an East European prison camp and makes an incredible personal journey to freedom. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Global Heresy (2002)
    When a rock band at the top of their game suddenly loses their leader, their direction suddenly becomes questionable... (imdb)
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    Callas Forever (2002)
    The special relationship between Callas (Ardant) and her former manager (Irons) forms the heart of this compelling fictional imagining of the diva's swan song, written and directed by the late Callas's friend and colleague, Franco Zeffirelli, in a worthy tribute to his legendary friend. (Regent Releasing)
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    Back to the Secret Garden (2001)
    A once-vibrant garden is dying, and it's up to a young orphan named Lizzie to save it. She sneaks away from the watchful eye of her guardian and manages to enter the garden ... but once inside, even...( read more read more... ) with the help of friendly animals, she still can't solve the garden's mystery. Lizzie soon realizes she must risk all to bring life and magic back to the secret place. (Flixster)
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    Dinosaur (2000)
    During an attack on a pack of Iguanodon, an egg is separated and ends up with the possession of a group of lemurs. The lemurs care for this egg and the young creature born from it, which they call Aladar (Sweeney). When a meteor shower hits earth, Aladar and his family must leave their homeland. Away from home and as close to danger as they have ever been, they meet up with a huge group of dinosaurs, led by Kron (Wright) and Bruton (Siragusa). All together they are trying to reach the nesting grounds, but it's not going to be easy. (imdb)
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    Tea with Mussolini (1999)
    A coming-of-age tale about an illegitimate child who struggles to assert his independence and find his way into a life of art, taken from the autobiography of Franco Zeffirelli. (MGM)
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    Tom
    Tom Long is forced to stay with his Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play in; but his disappointment turns to wonder when he discovers a magical garden which only appears at night when an old clock strikes thirteen. (imdb)
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    Dance with Me (1998)
    Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World Open Dance championship in Las Vegas. It soon becomes clear Rafael is a very good dancer, and Ruby (Vanessa Williams) is the biggest hope for the studio at the championship. (imdb)
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    Mr. Wrong (1996)
    A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature. (imdb)
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    101 Dalmatians (1996)
    A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion. (imdb)
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    Jane Eyre (1996)
    Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls... (imdb)
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    Surviving Picasso (1996)
    In 1943, a young painter, Fran├žoise Gilot (1921- ) meets Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), already the most celebrated artist in the world... (imdb)
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    The Scarlet Letter (1995)
    In 1666 in the Massachusetts Bay colony, Puritans and Algonquian have an uneasy truce. Hester arrives from England... (imdb)
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    A Pyromaniac
    A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. Garet, the real arsonist, is apalled that someone else would try to take credit for his act of love. Before long, Sergio and Garet become entangled in a zany love-quadrangle involving Hattie and Stephanie. (imdb)
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    A Pin for the Butterfly (1994)
    Seven-year-old Marushka (Florence Hoath) grows up in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the 1950s, raised more by her relatives than her zealous, society-building mother.
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    Widows
    Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents. They are all curious about their new neighbor, but no one can seem to get much information about her, including queen bee Mrs. DC, whose son is busy wooing Edwina. Miss O'Hare and Edwina have an immediate dislike for each other, however, and it begins to look like Edwina is trying to ruin her new rival. The problems escalate and the town is in an uproar. (imdb)
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    The Summer House (1993)
    Martin Sherman adapted Alice Thomas Ellis' novel for this comedy about a suburban Englishwoman who's about to settle on marriage with her mother-dominated next door neighbor until everyone's comfortable life is disrupted by a visit from her exotic and flamboyant friend Lili (Jeanne Moreau, in a scene-stealing performance). (rottentomatoes.com)
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    Dennis the Menace (1993)
    Dennis, everyone's favorite kid from the comics is back. When his parents have to go out of town, he stays with Mr and Mrs Wilson... (imdb)
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    Last Action Hero (1993)
    A young movie fan gets thrown into the movie world of his favourite action film character.
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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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    Enchanted April (1992)
    This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has it's own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a little mini-trip to Italy, a gorgeously filmed enchantment. (imdb)
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    I Love You to Death (1990)
    Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalee, and is a major womanizer. Rosalee goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating. (imdb)
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    Avalon (1990)
    A Russian Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land. (imdb)
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    Drowning by Numbers (1988)
    Tired of her husband's philanderous ways, the mother of two daughters drowns her husband. With the reluctant help of the local coroner, the murder is obscured (imdb)
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    The Importance of Being Earnest (1986)
    Bachelor best friends John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff learn that, in romance, dishonesty can be the best policy. (Amazon.com)
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    Revolution (1985)
    New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy (imdb)
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    Wagner (1983)
    Wagner (1983) - TV Series
    A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth. Wagner's radical musical and political ideas, his German nationalism and even his anti-Semitism are set in the context of his life and times. (imdb)
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    Brimstone & Treacle (1982)
    Brimstone and Treacle is a modern gothic tale about the evil that men do and the price that must be paid to make things right. The film, a remake of a 1976 teleplay that included Denholm Elliot in its original cast as Mr. Bates, the film also included an incredibly cool soundtrack of songs by artists like The Go-Go's, The Police, Squeeze and an irreverently stylish 1930's little diddy called "Spread A Little Happiness", performed by Sting by himself. (imdb)
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    Britannia Hospital (1982)
    Mick Travis (Malcolm McDowell) is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. (imdb)
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    The Diary of Anne Frank (1980)
    The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II. (imdb)
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    Daphne Laureola (1978)
    After several glasses of brandy, an elegant middle-aged lady begins sharing details about her life to strangers in a restaurant. A young, idealistic man sitting nearby becomes particularly intrigued and seeks to find out more about her.
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    Equus (1977)
    A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an opinionated but inwardly-timid father and a genteel, religious mother... (imdb)
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    The Merchant of Venice (1973)
    Antonio's friend Bassanio is in love and needs money to go courting. Using Antonio as his collateral, he borrows money from Shylock. But when the debt comes due, Shylock demands repayment in the form of a pound of Antonio's flesh. This is a video of the 1970 National Theatre stage production with most of the same cast. (imdb)
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    Three Sisters (1970)
    Olga, Masha, and Irina Prozoroff lead lonely and purposeless lives following the death of their father who has commanded the local army post. Olga attempts to find satisfaction in teaching but secretly longs for a home and family. Masha, unhappy with her marriage to a timid schoolmaster, falls hopelessly in love with a married colonel. Irina works in the local telegraph office but longs for gaiety. Their sense of futility is increased by their brother's marriage to Natasha, a coarse peasant girl
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    Uncle Vanya (1963)
    An elderly professor and his glamorous, much younger second wife, Yelena, visit a rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle. Two friends, Vanya, brother of the Professor's late first wife, who has long managed the estate, and Astrov, the local Doctor, both fall under Yelena's spell, while bemoaning the ennui of their provincial existence.
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    The Entertainer (1960)
    Archie Rice, a pathetic music hall comic, plagued by debts, manipulates those around him in a defiant and selfish attempt to survive against improbable odds. He drinks, makes crude philosophical jokes about sex and politics and humiliates his lamenting, gin-soaked wife. Archie lures his father, Billy Rice, out of retirement for a benefit performance which will ultimately bring financial aid to Archie and his impractical investments. (imdb)
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    Time Without Pity (1957)
    Alec Graham is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Jennie, with whom he spent a weekend at the English country home of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford. Alec's father, David Graham, a not-so-successful writer and alcoholic who has neglected his son in the past, flies in from Canada to visit his son on death row. Alec repudiates his father's attempts for a final reconciliation. (imdb)
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    Moby Dick Rehearsed (1955)
    A play-within-play of Moby Dick by Orson Welles. (imdb)
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