Michael Apted

Michael Apted

Date of Birth: 10 Feb 1941

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 8 (Actor), 40 (Director), 1 (Writer)

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    63 Up
    63 Up (2019) - TV Movie
    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.
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    Unlocked
    A CIA interrogator is lured into a ruse that puts London at risk of a biological attack. (imdb)
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    Bending the Light
    A Michael Apted documentary that honors the artisans and craft of still and motion photography and in particular the glass that captures it all. (imdb)
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    Masters of Sex
    Masters of Sex (2013) - TV Series
    Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution. (imdb)
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    56 Up
    56 Up (2012) - TV Movie
    Nearly 50 years since viewers first met a group of British seven-year-olds in Granada TV's 7 Up documentary, Michael Apted returns with another update to find out how their lives have changed. Now in their mid-50s, the participants - who include Andrew, Bruce, Jackie, Lynn, Neil, Paul, Sue, Symon and Tony - discuss the highs and lows of getting older, reveal whether they have achieved their ambitions and reflect on their appearances in previous instalments of the landmark series.
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    Chasing Mavericks
    Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks. (imdb)
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    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
    With their dour, bookish cousin Eustace (Will Poulter) in tow, the youngest Pevensie offspring -- Lucy (Georgie Henley) and Edmund (Skandar Keynes) -- take an unexpected trip back to Narnia and join noble King Caspian (Ben Barnes) for an epic high-seas adventure. Setting sail aboard the Dawn Treader, the young heroes head for the end of the world, determined to rescue seven once-powerful lords banished by Caspian's evil uncle.
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    Amazing Grace
    Amazing Grace is based on the life of antislavery pioneer William Wilberforce, who, as a Member of Parliament, navigated the world of 18th Century backroom politics to end the slave trade in the British Empire. (Samuel Goldwyn Films LLC)
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    Married in America 2
    Michael Apted interviewed seven American couples about getting married. This documentary is the followup in which he interviews those couples five years later.
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    49 Up
    49 Up (2005) - TV Movie
    49 UP is the seventh film in a series of landmark documentaries that began 42 years ago when UK-based Granada's World in Action team, inspired by the Jesuit maxim "Give me the child until he is seven and I will give you the man," interviewed a diverse group of seven-year-old children from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Michael Apted, a researcher for the original film, has returned to interview the "children" every seven years since, at ages 14, 21, 28, 35, 42 and now again at age 49. (First Run Features)
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    Enough
    An abused wife (Lopez) is forced to go on the run with her 5-year-old daughter to escape her obsessive husband (Campbell). She toughens herself mentally and physically and sets out to prove to him that she's had enough. (Sony)
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    Enigma
    A romantic thriller steeped in the tense atmosphere of wartime Britain, this suspenseful drama centers on the mysteries of WWII cryptography while telling a tale of love, patriotism, obsession and betrayal. (Manhattan Pictures)
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    Me & Isaac Newton
    A feature length documentary about the creative side of the scientific endeavor, this is a journey into the hearts and minds of seven of the most distinguished scientists of our time. (First Look Pictures)
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    The World Is Not Enough
    Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, a terrorist who can't feel pain.
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    42 Up
    42 Up (1998) - TV Movie
    In 1964, a film crew interviewed seven-year-old English kids: five or six from privilege, a Yorkshire farm lad, East-End girls, and boys from a children's home. Every seven years, Michael Apted re-interviews those willing (two declined this time). At 42, careers are stuck or flourishing; marriages are strong, shaky, or over (and Bruce recently married for the first time). They're dealing with parents' dying, and children coming-of-age... (imdb)
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    Always Outnumbered
    An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of cancer, a young married couple whose husband is too proud to accept a lesser position which causes strife with his wife, and a young boy on the verge of getting in trouble with street gangs. (imdb)
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    Extreme Measures
    Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. (imdb)
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    Nell
    Nell is a girl who's been brought up in an isolated world. The only person she knew was her mother and twin sister... (imdb)
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    Blink
    Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. (imdb)
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    Thunderheart
    An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage... (imdb)
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    Incident at Oglala
    On June 26, 1975, during a period of high tensions on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, two FBI agents were killed in a shootout with a group of Indians. Although several men were charged with killing the agents, only one, Leonard Peltier, was found guilty. This film describes the events surrounding the shootout and suggests that Peltier was unjustly convicted. (imdb)
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    35 Up
    35 Up (1991) - TV Movie
    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years. (IMDb)
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    Class Action
    Jeb Ward is an attorney who specializes in whistle blower, David vs. Goliath, type cases. He finds a client who is suing an auto company over a safety problem that has had a severe effect on his life after the accident. He must replace the current attorney and be ready for trial quickly, and then he finds that the defense attorney will be his estranged daughter. (imdb)
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    Gorillas in the Mist
    The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. (imdb)
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    Critical Condition
    A man framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits. (imdb)
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    28 Up
    28 Up (1985) - TV Movie
    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years (imdb)
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    Firstborn
    A story about two brothers coping with divorce and a mother who is weak in character. She falls for an abusive cocaine user and things spiral out of control.
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    Gorky Park
    An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park... (imdb)
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    P\
    The plot of one the early Channel Four films is sweet and simple. Boy likes girl at school, but is too embarrassed to confront her. Alan relates everything to a running cricket commentary (provided superbly by John Arlott) right up to the will he, won't he finale, when he has to kiss Ann in a school play. (imdb)
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    Continental Divide
    A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher. (imdb)
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    Coal Miner\
    Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame. (imdb)
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    Agatha
    A fictional solution to the real mystery of Agatha Christie's disappearance. (imdb)
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    21 Up
    21 Up (1977) - TV Movie
    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years. (imdb)
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    The Squeeze
    Keach plays a Scotland Yard cop on the skids, suffering from depression and alcoholism. He is summoned by Foreman (Edward Fox), a British security expert whose wife Jill (Carol White) and daughter are being held hostages by kidnappers until Foreman pays the crooks a million-dollar-plus ransom. Jim has to marshal his forces and regain his clarity to save Foreman's family. The pressure is even more intense for Jim, since Foreman's wife, Jill also happens to be his former spouse. (allmovie.com)
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    Stardust
    The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats." (imdb)
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    The Triple Echo
    Deserting soldier dresses as a woman to escape detection; liking the female role he goes to a dance with another soldier and is exposed. (imdb)
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    7 Plus Seven
    7 Plus Seven (1970) - TV Movie
    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born children after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years. (imdb)
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    Great Performances
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    Bring On The Night
    A documentary about the making of the first Sting album. Not only is some time spent in the studio (much of was recorded in an interesting mansion), but there is also some interesting information about what was going on in the lives of the members of his band during that time, including Sting's child being born. (imdb)
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    Rome
    Rome (2005) - TV Series
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