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Peter O'Toole
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Date of Birth: Aug 2, 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 Titles at Criticker: 66 - You've Seen 65

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Titles You've Ranked (65)
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Under Milk Wood Under Milk Wood (1972)
Summary: 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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Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)
Summary: 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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The Day They Robbed the Bank of England The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)
Summary: 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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Club Paradise Club Paradise (1986)
Summary: 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 North and South Book III: Heaven and Hell (1994)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four (1983)
Summary: Animated version of the classic Sherlock Holmes story, with the voice talent of Peter O'Toole as Holmes.
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Foxtrot Foxtrot (1976)
Summary: 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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The Making of The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' (2000)  - Direct-to-Video
Summary: 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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Dean Spanley Dean Spanley (2008)
Summary: 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 Bible The Bible (1966)
Summary: 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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Murphy Murphy's War (1971)
Summary: 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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Rosebud Rosebud (1975)
Summary: 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 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
Summary: 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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Lord Jim Lord Jim (1965)
Summary: 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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The Night of the Generals The Night of the Generals (1967)
Summary: 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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Wings of Fame Wings of Fame (1990)
Summary: 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 Power Play (1978)
Summary: 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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Kim Kim (1984)  - TV Movie
Summary: 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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Iron Road Iron Road (2008)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: 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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The Seventh Coin The Seventh Coin (1993)
Summary: 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 Decline of an Empire (2014)
Summary: 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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Diamond Cartel Diamond Cartel (2017)
Summary: 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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Coming Home Coming Home (1998)  - TV Movie
Summary: Drama series about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2. (imdb)
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The Manor The Manor (1999)
Summary: a detective attempts to determine the true story behind the death of a servant in the Ravenscroft mansion (imdb)
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Casanova Casanova (2005)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: After a life spent seeking pleasure and decadence, Casanova seeks his one true love, Henriette. (imdb)
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Great Catherine Great Catherine (1968)
Summary: 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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Rogue Male Rogue Male (1976)  - TV Movie
Summary: 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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The Sinister Saga of Making The Sinister Saga of Making 'The Stunt Man' (2000)  - Direct-to-Video
Summary: Feature-length documentary about the difficulties of making Richard Rush's "The Stunt Man."
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Augustus Augustus (2003)  - TV Movie
Summary: 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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Christmas Cottage Christmas Cottage (2008)
Summary: 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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Brotherly Love Brotherly Love (1969)
Summary: 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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Gulliver Gulliver's Travels (1996)  - TV Movie
Summary: 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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Global Heresy Global Heresy (2002)
Summary: When a rock band at the top of their game suddenly loses their leader, their direction suddenly becomes questionable... (imdb)
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How to Steal a Million How to Steal a Million (1966)
Summary: 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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Casino Royale Casino Royale (1967)
Summary: In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond (David Niven) comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH. (imdb)
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The Stunt Man The Stunt Man (1980)
Summary: 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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Becket Becket (1964)
Summary: 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 King Ralph (1991)
Summary: 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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Supergirl Supergirl (1984)
Summary: 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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What What's New, Pussycat (1965)
Summary: 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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Creator Creator (1985)
Summary: 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 Ruling Class The Ruling Class (1972)
Summary: 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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Troy Troy (2004)
Summary: 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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Phantoms Phantoms (1998)
Summary: 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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Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Summary: 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 Last Emperor (1987)
Summary: The story of the final Emperor of China. (imdb)
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The Lion in Winter The Lion in Winter (1968)
Summary: 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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My Favorite Year My Favorite Year (1982)
Summary: A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show. (imdb)
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The Nutcracker Prince The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
Summary: 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 Man Friday (1975)
Summary: 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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The Rainbow Thief The Rainbow Thief (1990)
Summary: 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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Ratatouille Ratatouille (2007)
Summary: 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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Stardust Stardust (2007)
Summary: 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
Summary: 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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The Savage Innocents The Savage Innocents (1960)
Summary: 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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Man of La Mancha Man of La Mancha (1972)
Summary: 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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High Spirits High Spirits (1988)
Summary: 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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Venus Venus (2006)
Summary: 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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Lassie Lassie (2005)
Summary: 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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Zulu Dawn Zulu Dawn (1979)
Summary: 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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One Night with the King One Night with the King (2006)
Summary: 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 Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)  - TV Movie
Summary: 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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Joan of Arc Joan of Arc (1999)  - TV Movie
Summary: 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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FairyTale: A True Story FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
Summary: 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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Bright Young Things Bright Young Things (2003)
Summary: 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)