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Peter Finch
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Country: UK

Total Titles at Criticker: 46 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (46)
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Raid on Entebbe (1976)
Second of a series of dramas about a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda. (imdb)
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Network (1976)
A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit. (IMDB.com)
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The Abdication (1974)
Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church. Today, she is mostly known for the rumors that she was lesbian.
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England Made Me (1973)
Based on a novel by Graham Greene that uses the rise of Nazi Germany as its backdrop, this drama stars Michael York as Anthony Farrant, an idealistic young British businessman. On his way home after a trip to the Far East, Anthony takes a friend up on her advice and makes a stop in Germany, where he calls upon Erich Krogh (Peter Finch), a highly successful financier. (allmovie.com)
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Lost Horizon (1973)
While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La.
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Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as the mood takes him. (imdb)
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The Red Tent (1969)
As the leader of a 1928 Arctic airship expedition watches a television program about the disastrous undertaking, the ghosts of those involved in the voyage and subsequent rescue attempts gather to determine his guilt in the affair. Most of the film is a flash-back to the voyage and the international efforts to rescue the crew of the airship from an ice flow. (imdb)
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The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
A sexy starlet (Kim Novak) resembles Lylah Clare, a flamboyant star of the thirties, who died mysteriously and tragically on her wedding night gets a chance to play her in a biographical film directed by Lylah's real-life husband (Peter Finch) and history repeats itself as he falls for her reincarnation. (imdb)
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Come Spy with Me (1967)
Young American girl tries to solve the murders of two Americans in the Caribbean. (imdb)
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
Based on Thomas Hardy's 19th century novel, Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who captures the lives and loves of three very different men: Gabriel Oak (Alan Bates), a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage; William Boldwood (Peter Finch), a prosperous man in his early forties and a confirmed bachelor; and Sergeant Frank Troy (Terence Stamp), a handsome, reckless swordsman given to sudden fits of violence. (imdb)
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Judith (1966)
A woman seeks justice for herself, her family, and her people in this emotional drama. Judith (Sophia Loren) is a survivor of a Nazi concentration camp; she was once married to Gustav Schiller (Hans Verner), a German, but with the onset of WWII, he threw his support behind the ruling Nazi party, and when his marriage to Judith went sour, he turned her in as a Jew, along with their son. While Judith made it out of the camp alive, she has no idea what happened to her son. (allrovi.com)
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10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Restless married couple Maria (Melina Mercouri) and Paul (Peter Finch) take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire (Romy Schneider). While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair, Maria becomes obsessed with a recent murder in a small town along the way. What begins as a vacation ends as a meditation on tragedy and infidelity. (Netflix)
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Murderers
The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, inventor of the Helium laser beam, powerful enough to destroy a whole continent. It seems Dr. Solaris has been kidnapped by a criminal organization. The trace leads to the Cote D'Azur... (imdb)
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The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage. (imdb)
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The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking down in the middle of Harrods... (imdb)
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Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
In 1960s Dublin a young girl becomes involved with an older man, a much-travelled and still married land-owner. (imdb)
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In the Cool of the Day (1963)
After he mends a marital rift between a vacationing young couple, the bored, fragile wife falls hopelessly in love with the husband's ex-colleague who is married to a long suffering and emotionally and physically scarred woman. The couple soon run off to Greece together to pursue the romance. (imdb)
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I Thank a Fool (1962)
A nurse (Christine Allison) finds herself becoming involved with the prosecuting attorney, who once years ago, had her convicted on charges of euthanasia. (imdb)
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The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961)
While the Nazis regime subjugates European Nations, in Belgian Congo the doctor Rachel Cade tries to cure those troubled people. The colonel Derode falls in love with her but a young American injured pilot upsets his plans. (imdb)
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Kidnapped (1960)
Kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance, young David Balfour falls in with a Jacobite adventurer, Alan Breck Stewart. Falsely accused of murder, they must flee across the Highlands, evading the redcoats. (imdb)
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The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)
At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers the Lord Queensbury by having what is whispered and gossiped as a romantic relationship with Queensbury's son, twenty years Wilde's junior. When Queensbury slanders Wilde, the arrogant artist decides to take the matter to court, and brings about his own downfall. (imdb)
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Operation Amsterdam (1959)
During WW II, British commandos visit occupied Holland to keep a fortune in diamonds out of Nazi hands. Tense action follows as Anna, Jan and their colleagues play cat and mouse with the Dutch army, knowing that one of their number may be a traitor. (imdb)
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The Nun
Gabrielle Van Der Mal gave up everything to become a nun. But her faith and her vows are forever being tested: first in the missionary Congo hospital where she assists the brilliant and handsome Dr. Fortunati and then at the mother house in France when World War II has broken out and the nuns are forbidden by the order to take sides. (imdb)
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The Shiralee (1957)
When Jim Macauley finds his wife with another man, he takes their young daughter and they hit the road. With a young child as his responsibility, he finds he can't be quite the fancy-free wanderer that he had been.
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Windom
Story of a doctor working in the Far East who becomes embroiled in sinister clashes between a ruthless planter, unscrupulous Government leaders and fanatical rebels. (BFI)
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The Battle of the River Plate (1956)
Set during the early years of World War II, the War in the Atlantic. The Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the convoy routes open to keep the British Isles supplied. One great danger was the surface raiders, huge cruisers called "pocket battleships" that slipped out of German waters just before war was declared... (imdb)
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A Town Like Alice (1956)
In 1941, The advancing Japanese army captures a lot of British territory very quickly. The men are sent off to labor camps, but they have no plan on what to do with the women and children of the British. A group is sent on a forced march from place to place searching for a Women's Camp. Told from the point of view of one of the women, she meets an Australian soldier who sneaks food for them from his labor camp. (imdb)
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Simon and Laura (1955)
In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family drama series on a real-life happily married actor couple. Unfortunately he chooses the Fosters, who need the money and so do the show. Actors they may be, but happily married they most surely are not. (imdb)
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The Dark Avenger (1955)
The son of the king, Prince Edward is given control of Aquitaine, a French area recently conquered by the British. But, he has his hands full when his skeleton army of men might face a rebellion from the French.
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Passage Home (1955)
Captain Lucky Ryland is about to retire. We flashback several years to a voyage on a ship he was captaining from South America. He is forced to give a lift to a British governess who is returning home. Both Ryland and his first mate fall for her.
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Josephine and Men (1955)
The trouble with Josephine is that her ever-loving and over-sympathetic nature leads her to switch from needful men to even more needful men. (imdb)
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Make Me an Offer (1954)
Charlie as a boy on a trip to the local museum, falls in love with a green portland vase (wedgewood), and decides that this is his quest in life to find it. So as a grown up he is still searching, does he achieve his goal though? (imdb)
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The Detective (1954)
Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul. (imdb)
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Elephant Walk (1954)
The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon. (imdb)
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The Heart of the Matter (1953)
Movie adaptation of the novel by Graham Greene, and based on his war-time experiences in Sierra Leone.
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The Great Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)
The common career of W.S. Gilbert,a barrister turned comic writer, and Arthur Sullivan, a classic composer turned converted against his will to light music, who wrote fifteen operettas between 1871 and 1896, to great public acclaim. (imdb)
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The Story of Robin Hood (1952)
Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by hench men of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in Sherwood Forest, to avenge his father's death and to help the people of the land that Prince John are over taxing. (imdb)
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The Miniver Story (1950)
The Second World War is over, and the Miniver family is trying to keep themselves together in post-War Britain, among continuing shortages and growing tensions within the family. (imdb)
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The Wooden Horse (1950)
True story of three British POWs and their attempt to escape from Nazi Germany. (imdb)
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Eureka Stockade (1949)
Fearing the gold fever, authorities set out to harass the diggers, forcing the outlanders to consider nobler and more economically stable pursuits such as agriculture and commerce. Pushed to the limit and fed up with the oppression, led to revolt by Peter Lalor (Rafferty), the miners valiantly march to Eureka Hill to establish a stockade in fiery anticipation of further intimidation. Little did they know the violence and bloodshed that was in store for them. (DVD cover)
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Indonesia Calling (1946)
Documentary about the Indonesian struggle for independence from the Dutch.
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Jungle Patrol (1944)
Eight Australian soldiers in New Guinea attack a Japanese stronghold.
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The Fighting Rats of Tobruk (1944)
Tells the story of three men--Bluey, a tough two fisted drover (Taylor), Milo, a laconic dingo trapper (Rafferty), and Pete, an intellectual English "new chum" (Finch). Together they serve in North Africa, fighting against the forces of Rommel in what has now become one of Australia's greatest wartime legends--The Rats of Tobruk. (imdb)
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These Stars Are Mine (1943)
George Reynolds, recently discharged from the army, tells his father of his plans to marry and relax. Reynolds Snr tells his son that if Australia is to avoid another postwar Depression, its citizens need to work hard towards a better future.
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The Power and the Glory (1941)
In Europe, a peaceful Czech scientist, Professor Marnelle, has unintentionally developed a nerve gas while working on a new fuel. Marnelle doesn't want to use his invention for evil but he's threatened by his Nazi masters, including Von Schweig with a concentration camp. Marnelle destroys his lab and manages to escape with his daughter Elsa - but is then recaptured.
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Dad and Dave Come to Town (1938)
An epidemic of romance has broken out among the Rudd children. Bill Ryan wants to marry Sarah Rudd but Dad Rudd wants nothing to do with the Ryans. A letter brings the news of the death of Dad's brother, whom he hasn't seen for 20 years. Dad has inherited his brother's business, a shop selling expensive women's clothes. The shop is performing badly because of a corrupt manager who's in league with the competitor Pierre. Dad installs his eldest daughter to run it.
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