Tag: Ian Bannen

Night Crossing-1982 6.4

Night Crossing-1982

In 1978, in East Germany, two families, the Strelzyks and the Wetzels, make plans to escape the Communist East and flee to the West. Peter Strelzyk comes up with a daring idea to construct a homemade air balloon big enou...

The MacKintosh Man-1973 6.3

The MacKintosh Man-1973

Joseph Rearden (Paul Newman) takes the fall for a robbery and winds up in the Scrubs. From there, he escapes in the company of a convicted spy and is taken to a remote manor at an unknown location where he is kept isolat...

Fright-1971 5.8

Fright-1971

Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son. Soon after the Lloyds leave, a series of frightening occurrences in the gloomy old house have Amanda's nerves on ...

From Beyond the Grave-1974 6.7

From Beyond the Grave-1974

Anthology film from Amicus adapted from four short stories by R. Chetwynd-Hayes strung together about an antique dealer who owns a shop called Temptations Ltd. and the fate that befalls his customers who try to cheat him...

Damage-1992 6.8

Damage-1992

A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée. They pursue their affair with obsessive abandon despite the dangers of discovery and what it would do to his complacent life and his son. ...

Gorky Park-1983 6.8

Gorky Park-1983

An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park. He finds that no one really wants him to solve the crime because it is just the tip...

Hope and Glory-1987 7.3

Hope and Glory-1987

A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War II. For a young boy, this time in history was more of an adventure, a total uph...

Waking Ned Devine-1998 7.3

Waking Ned Devine-1998

The lucky winner of the national lottery is Ned Devine, so taken by his good fortune that he now can't be waked, because he died from the shock of it! News of the win spread quickly in the scenic little Irish village of ...

The Offence-1973 7

The Offence-1973

In Sidney Lumet's harrowing portrayal of police brutality, Detective Sergeant Johnson has been with the British Police Force for twenty years. In that time, the countless murders, rapes, and other serious crimes he has h...

Doomwatch-1972 5.4

Doomwatch-1972

The waters surrounding an island become contaminated by chemical dumping, and people who eat fish caught in those waters become deformed and violent.::Kazetnik...

Psyche 59-1964 6.1

Psyche 59-1964

Alison Crawford lives a comfortable life with her husband Eric and their two children. Alison is blind and she knows that her illness is not physical but psychosomatic. She had a fall at their second home and woke up una...

The Flight of the Phoenix-1965 7.5

The Flight of the Phoenix-1965

A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the bas...