Peter O'Toole

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Date of Birth: 02 Aug 1932

Country: Ireland

Biography: Peter Seamus Lorcan O'Toole is an Irish actor of stage and screen who achieved stardom in 1962 playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia. He went on to become a highly-honoured film and stage actor. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, and holds the record for most competitive Academy Award acting nominations without a win. He has won four Golden Globes, a BAFTA, and an Emmy, and was the recipient of an Honorary Academy Award in 2003 for his body of work...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 71 (Actor)

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    Bright Young Things
    An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s. (imdb)
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    Phantoms
    In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive. (imdb)
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    Troy
    Throughout time, men have waged war. Some for power, some for glory, some for honor -- and some for love. (Warner Bros.)
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    Lawrence of Arabia
    Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.(imdb)
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    The Last Emperor
    The story of the final Emperor of China. (imdb)
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    My Favorite Year
    A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show. (imdb)
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    The Lion in Winter
    1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him. (imdb)
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    The Ruling Class
    Peter O'Toole gives a tour-de-force performance as Jack, a man "cured" of believing he's God--only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate. Based on Peter Barnes's irreverent play, this darkly comic indictment of Britain's class system peers behind the closed doors of English aristocracy. Insanity, sadistic sarcasm, and black comedy--with just a touch of the Hollywood musical--are all featured in this beloved cult classic directed by Peter Medak. (criterion.com)
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    Creator
    An eccentric scientist teaches a student in his own manner while he looks for a way to clone his deceased wife. (imdb)
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    The Stunt Man
    A fugitive stumbles on a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out, and falls for the leading lady. (imdb)
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    Casino Royale
    In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond (David Niven) comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH. (imdb)
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    How to Steal a Million
    Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her. (imdb)
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    Caligula
    Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula. (imdb)
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    Becket
    An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's. (imdb)
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    King Ralph
    As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English. (imdb)
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    What\
    Michael James, a notorious womanizer, desperately wants to be faithful to his fiancée Carole, but runs into serious problems since every woman he meets seems to fall in love with him. (imdb)
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    Supergirl
    Supergirl heads to earth to recover the Omegaheadron, which is the power source for her home world. The Omegaheadron falls into the hands of a second rate witch named Selena who uses it to try to take over the world. (imdb)
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    The Nutcracker Prince
    An adaption of the classic tale of a girl's dreams turned reality when her new toy turns out to be a young man placed under a curse. (imdb)
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    Man Friday
    Based on Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe, but reverses the roles, portraying Crusoe as a blunt, stiff Englishman, while the native he calls Man Friday is much more intelligent and empathic. The film can be regarded as being critical of western civilization, against which it draws an idealizing picture of Caribbean tribal life. (wikipedia.org)
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    Zulu Dawn
    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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    Lassie
    The film is set on the eve of World War II in a Yorkshire mining town. After falling on hard times, the Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog, to the Duke of Rudling. When she succeeds in escaping her cage, Lassie finds herself transported five hundred miles away to the Duke's remote castle on the northern coast of Scotland. However, she is determined to defy the odds and return to the home she loves... (imdb)
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    One Night with the King
    An epic motion picture set in an imaginative world of adventure, intrigue and romance, One Night With the King follows a young girl who rises from peasant to princess by going against the culture and seeking the King's heart rather than the riches of the kingdom. (8X Entertainment)
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    Hitler: The Rise of Evil
    The movie describes the life of Adolf Hitler (Robert Carlyle) from childhood to manhood, and how he became so powerful. It describes his poor childhood in Austria, it describes the first world war from his point of view, and how he became the strongest man in Germany... (imdb)
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    FairyTale: A True Story
    Based on factual accounts, this is the story of two young girls that, somehow, have the ability to take pictures of winged beings... which certainly causes quite a stir throughout England during the time of the first World War. Everyone, except the girls who think it's quite normal, are excited about this "photographic proof" that fairies exist... even the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini pay the girls a visit. (imdb)
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    Joan of Arc
    Joan of Arc (1999) - TV Movie
    Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to Charles, the Dauphin... (imdb)
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    Venus
    Maurice and Ian are successful but aging actors, close friends whose conversation revolves around theatrical shop talk and the infirmities of septuagenarianism. Ian in particular is fearful that death is right around the corner, so he agrees to let his niece's daughter Jessie move in to his flat to care for him. Jessie, a provincial girl in her early twenties, turns out to be a nightmare for Ian, a hard-drinking, rude, and dismissive twerp... (imdb)
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    High Spirits
    When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle... (imdb)
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    Ratatouille
    Welcome to a entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a 5-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale. (Disney)
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    The Rainbow Thief
    A petty crook, in search of the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, hopes to cash in by befriending the heir to a huge fortune. (imdb)
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    Stardust
    The enchanting tale of a fallen star who crashes into a magical kingdom and turns out to be no ordinary meteorite at all, but a beautiful, imperiled woman chased after by an incredible array of seekers who want or need her secret powers. From wicked witches to power-mad princes, from flying pirates to dueling goblins, each person who encounters the star has his or her own agenda, but they all desire just one thing: her heart. (Paramount Pictures)
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    Masada
    Masada (1981) - TV Mini-Series
    Flavius Silva, commander in Roman Palestine, wants to reach a reasonable compromise with the Jewish Zealots and withdraw his legion. Events and personalities in Rome, however, lead to his besieging the fortress of Masada. There the engineering genius of the Romans must fight both the harsh climate and landscape, and the passion and ingenuity of Eleazar Ben Yair and his people. (imdb)
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    Man of La Mancha
    This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an incident allegedly from the life of its author, Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote is the mad, aging nobleman who embarrasses his respectable family by his adventures. Backed by his faithful sidekick Sancho Panza, he duels windmills and defends his perfect lady Dulcinea (who is actually a downtrodden whore named Aldonza). (imdb)
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    The Savage Innocents
    An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police. (imdb)
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    Global Heresy
    When a rock band at the top of their game suddenly loses their leader, their direction suddenly becomes questionable... (imdb)
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    Gulliver\
    Gulliver's Travels (1996) - TV Mini-Series
    Elaborate production, stunning special effects, and stellar cast give Swift justice to the 1726 social and political satire. (Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide)
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    Murphy\
    In the last days of WW2, an Irish sailor who's one of the few survivors of a U-boat attack makes it to a South Seas island, then goes to the ends of the earth with what makeshift weapons he can find to destroy the submarine
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    The Bible
    Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac. (IMDb)
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    Rosebud
    In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group capers the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the 5 millionaires daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the terrorists down. (imdb)
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    Goodbye, Mr. Chips
    In this updated musical version of the James Hilton novel, Peter O'Toole plays Chips, the shy professor who falls in love with a musical-comedy actress (played by Petula Clark), complete with flamboyant friends and a racy past. Directorial debut of Herbert Ross ("The Turning Point"). (imdb)
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    The Night of the Generals
    The murder of a prostitute in Nazi occupied Warsaw draws Wehrmacht Major Grau into an investigation where the evidence points to one of three high ranking Generals. The trail leads Grau from Warsaw to Paris and straight into the 1944 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, of which two of the Generals are deeply involved. Grau's case goes unfinished and it is not until 1965 when the true killer is brought to justice. (imdb)
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    Lord Jim
    James Burke, after distinguishing himself as a midshipman in the British merchant marine, rapidly rises to the rank of executive officer, second in command of a ship. A broken foot necessitates that he be put ashore to heal. After his recovery, the very proud Jim - his pride rooted in his competence, which had made him a highly respected and admired naval officer - signs on as the executive officer of the Patna, a rusty tub manned by a third-rate crew overseen by a barbarous captain... (imdb)
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    Dean Spanley
    Set in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not entirely to be trusted, Fisk Senior has little time or affection for his son, but when the pair visit an eccentric Indian, they start a strange journey that eventually allows the old man to find his heart. (imdb)
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    The Making of \
    A documentary of the making of the classic motion picture _Lawrence of Arabia_, and of its later restoration to David Lean's intended version.
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    The Day They Robbed the Bank of England
    London at the turn of the century. Three men is on a mission from the IRA to steal all the gold in the vaults of the Bank of England. Norgate, their leader, discovers the bank's weak spot: an old forgotten sewer straight under the vaults. (imdb)
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    Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
    The true story of the 19th century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers. (imdb)
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    Under Milk Wood
    This is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of Blind Captain cat. This is a true "Classic" of modern British writing with a wonderful, mischievous use of language. (imdb)
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    Club Paradise
    Injured while risking his life to save an angry German shepard, Chicago Firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small carribean island named St. Nicholas. There, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort, Ernest Reed. Greedy developers are schemeing to wrest Reed's coveted beach front property from him for non-payment of taxes. Jack comes to Ernest's rescue, and together they renovate and reopen the resort catering to affluent Americans. (imdb)
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    North and South Book III: Heaven and Hell
    Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South. (imdb)
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    Foxtrot
    Wealthy European aristocrat Liviu (Peter O'Toole) and his wife, Julia (Charlotte Rampling) escape the harsh reality of WWII by vacationing on a tropical island. Due to unforeseen circumstances involving their ship, they end up stranded on the island along with their servants, Eusebio (Jorge Luke) and Larsen (Max Von Sydow). They run around lawlessly and slowly run out of food. Soon the servants revolt and the wealthy couple discover that they can't escape the war. (allmovie.com)
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    Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four
    Animated version of the classic Sherlock Holmes story, with the voice talent of Peter O'Toole as Holmes.
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    Wings of Fame
    A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered. (imdb)
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    Power Play
    A group of military officers, angered and frustrated by the corruption and repression of the current government, finally decide that for the good of the country they must overthrow the regime. However, the planned coup's leader, an infantry colonel, finds that in order to get the support he needs he must work with people he neither respects nor trusts, and soon comes to believe that their main opponent, the country's fearsome chief of the secret police, has planted a spy in their midst. (imdb)
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    Rogue Male
    Rogue Male (1976) - TV Movie
    Early in 1939 Sir Robert Thorndyke takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has followed him. Knowing that his government would turn him over to German authorities, Sir Robert goes underground in his battle with his pursuers. (imdb)
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    Great Catherine
    O'Toole is a less than bright British officer who, together with the British Ambassador, seeks an audience with Russia's Catherine the Great. When her amorous advances are thwarted by the captain, she gains her revenge by imprisoning him and forcing him to recount his Revolutionary experiences in the United States. (allrovi.com)
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    The Sinister Saga of Making \
    Feature-length documentary about the difficulties of making Richard Rush's "The Stunt Man."
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    Augustus
    Augustus (2003) - TV Movie
    Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa. (imdb)
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    Brotherly Love
    In an upper-class British household, a crazy alcoholic, has an incestuous relationship with his sister, who is also capable of being fairly spirited herself. (imdb)
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    Christmas Cottage
    A look at the inspiration behind Thomas Kinkade's painting The Christmas Cottage, and how the artist was motivated to begin his career after discovering his mother was in danger of losing their family home. (imdb)
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    Casanova
    Casanova (2005) - TV Mini-Series
    After a life spent seeking pleasure and decadence, Casanova seeks his one true love, Henriette. (imdb)
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    The Manor
    a detective attempts to determine the true story behind the death of a servant in the Ravenscroft mansion (imdb)
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    Iron Road
    Iron Road (2008) - TV Mini-Series
    A poor but feisty Chinese woman, disguised as a boy, joins the railroad crew in the Rocky Mountains to search for her long-lost father, and falls in love with the son of the railroad tycoon. (imdb)
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    Kim
    Kim (1984) - TV Movie
    A friendly street kid in India, during the last years of the 19th century, looks and considers himself Indian but is in fact a Brit. The Brits discover his true origin and train him as a spy. (imdb)
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    The Seventh Coin
    In modern-day Jerusalem, an Arab boy and a beautiful American tourist are accidentally entrusted with a priceless coin from the age of King Herod. Soon the two are falling in love and running for their lives from Emil Saber, a man obsessed with possessing the fabled coin at any cost.
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    Decline of an Empire
    Katherine, brought up as a nomad and living in the desert, was just a young girl when Emperor Maxentius, consumed by her beauty, impudence and uncanny talent for languages, abducted her, killing her family. The slaughter was witnessed by her young friend, Constantine, who would later grow up to become Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Years later when Constantine learns of Katherine's imprisonment at the hands of Maxentius, he led his army from York in a desperate bid to save her. (katherineofalexandria.com)
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    Coming Home
    Coming Home (1998) - TV Movie
    Drama series about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2. (imdb)
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    Diamond Cartel
    The charismatic and ruthless Mussa makes a deal to purchase the Star of East Diamond from the Hong-Kong triad crime boss Mr. Lo - but not before being robbed via an inside job by his own people aka former lovers Aliya and Ruslan. Aliya's other former love interest and Mussa henchman gets involved setting up a veritable "who dunnit" love triangle versus Mussa over pursuit of his gem and riches. (imdb)
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    The Whole World at Our Feet
    Only one lusted glance brings Aliya to the events throwing her into the criminal ocean. But in the wirliging of passions and turmoil when she finds herself at the verge of fatality it's only her true love that is the only rescue.Now the most important thing for Aliya is to preserve the honor and dignity and the whole world will be at our feet. (imdb)
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    Isabelle Eberhardt
    A young woman journalist becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century.
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    Eldorado
    Eldorado (2012) - Direct-to-Video
    The Stranger, a tall striking creature dressed in white sets into motions a series of events while reciting the Edgar Allen Poe Poem "Eldorado", which will have an effect on those heading towards the mythical city.
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    For Greater Glory
    A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.
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    Pygmalion
    Pygmalion (1983) - TV Movie
    The standard My Fair Lady (1964) story, with a provocative rendition by Peter O'Toole. He knows how to talk, but does he know how to behave toward a lady?
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