Tag: John Hurt

New Blood (1999) 5.3

New Blood (1999)

One morning, the cops find eight dead bodies, gunshot victims, near a farmhouse. They also find a wounded man who tells the story of what happened. He is Alan White (Sir John Hurt), the father of a young woman awaiting a...

Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron (2007) (TV) 6.8

Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron (2007) (TV)

In 1939, young Professor Bruttenholm destroyed Erzsebet Ondrushko (Kath Soucie), a female vampire who bathed in the blood of innocents to stay young. Now someone in upstate New York is trying to bring her back, and the e...

The Naked Civil Servant (1975) (TV) 7.9

The Naked Civil Servant (1975) (TV)

The life and times of Quentin Crisp, an outrageous and flamboyant homosexual, coming of age and growing into old age in conservative England....

Melancholia (2011) 7.2

Melancholia (2011)

On the night of her wedding, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) is struggling to be happy even though it should be the happiest day of her life. It was an extravagant wedding paid for by her sister and brother-in-law who are trying...

Partners (1982) 5.3

Partners (1982)

Sergeant Benson (Ryan O'Neal) is a Police detective. After a series of murders in the gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay Police clerk named Kerwin (Sir John Hurt) as his partner. In order to be notic...

Jackie (2016) 6.7

Jackie (2016)

This movie is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Kennedy (Natalie Portman). Jackie places us in her world durin...

Hercules (2014) 6

Hercules (2014)

1400 B.C., a tormented soul walked the Earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) was the powerful son of the god King Zeus. For this, he received nothing but suffering his entire life. Afte...

Outlander (2008) 6.2

Outlander (2008)

In 709 A.D., in the Iron Age, a spacecraft crashes in the Viking kingdom of Herot, Norway, and the pilot Kainan (Jim Caviezel) survives. He turns the beacon on; learns the language and culture of the planet using a machi...

Thomas & Friends: Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure-2015 6.3

Thomas & Friends: Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure-2015

Shiver me timbers. Surprises await Thomas and his friends as they dig up their most daring adventure yet. Unearthing an old pirate ship, Thomas is on the hunt for Sodor's lost treasure. When Thomas rocks the boat with so...

The Shout-1978 6.7

The Shout-1978

Bored while officiating a cricket match at a psychiatric hospital, Crossley tells Graves (a visitor) the tale of a mysterious stranger (also named Crossley) who invades the lives and house of a local musician and his wif...

Scandal-1989 6.5

Scandal-1989

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of t...

Heaven’s Gate-1980 6.8

Heaven’s Gate-1980

Wyoming, 1890. James Averill is the Sherriff of Johnson County, a county largely inhabited by foreign immigrants. The wealthy cattle owners view the immigrant farmers as a nuisance and hindrance to them enlarging their o...

From the Hip-1987 6.2

From the Hip-1987

Apprentice lawyer Robin "Stormy" Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must re-examine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college profe...

The Field-1990 7.4

The Field-1990

"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land, and when the widow, who owns the field, decides to sell the field in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must ...

Recount-2008 7.4

Recount-2008

In this dramatization of the 2000 Presidential election, Al Gore concedes the Presidency to George W. Bush, but recants when he learns of irregularities in the Florida vote count. Democratic strategists Ronald Klain and ...

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 Disappearance-1977 5.7

The Disappearance-1977

Contract hitman Jay Mallory works for an unknown organization. He returns to his apartment one day to find his wife, Celandine, gone. Mallory initially thinks that Celandine has left on her own, but soon, believes her di...

Wild Bill-1995 5.9

Wild Bill-1995

Maverick Writer and Director Walter Hill's version of the famous Wild Bill Hickok legend is a dreamscape western that is told entirely in flashback. Hickok's friend Charley Prince (Sir John Hurt) narrates the events of W...

The Lord of the Rings-1978 6.2

The Lord of the Rings-1978

A young Hobbit known as Frodo has been thrown on an amazing adventure, when he is appointed the job of destroying the One Ring, which was created by the Dark Lord Sauron. He is assigned with three warriors including Gand...

Midnight Express-1978 7.6

Midnight Express-1978

On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) is caught attempting to smuggle two kilos of hashish out of the country, the drugs strapped to his body...

The Limits of Control-2009 6.3

The Limits of Control-2009

A solitary man who does not speak Spanish is an underground courier. Two men who are both thuggish and philosophical send him to Madrid with cryptic instructions. Over the course of a few days, he receives his instructio...

The Skeleton Key-2005 6.5

The Skeleton Key-2005

A young hospice worker helping care for an invalid who lives in a remote mansion in the Louisiana bayous finds herself caught in the middle of morbid happenings centered around a group of Hoodoo practitioners....

Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs-1974 7

Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs-1974

An art student is thrown out of college. Depressed, he comes up with the Party of Dynamic Erection, a near-fascist "party" that promotes male sexual dominance, and which attracts a couple of other unsavory confused chara...

King Ralph-1991 5.3

King Ralph-1991

When an accident obliterates the British royal family and most of its branches, a desperate geneological search discovers the next King: Ralph, a sleazy American lounge singer. Can Ralph measure up to the job, even with ...

Brighton Rock-2010 5.7

Brighton Rock-2010

An adaptation of Graham Greene's classic novel about a small-town hood who marries a waitress who deduced that he killed a rival thug in order to keep her quiet. As his gang begins to doubt his abilities, the man becomes...

ChickLit-2016 4.6

ChickLit-2016

This is a comedy drama about four guys trying to save their local pub from closing down. The group writes a chick lit, or more specifically a "mummy porn" novel, in the style of "Fifty Shades of Grey", and it gets snappe...

My Name Is Lenny-2017 6.4

My Name Is Lenny-2017

The life story of one of Britain's most notorious bare-knuckle fighters, Lenny McLean, also known as "the Guv'nor"....

The Oxford Murders-2008 6.1

The Oxford Murders-2008

Martin (Elijah Wood), a PhD student in mathematics, enrolls at Oxford in the hope of meeting his mentor, Professor Arthur Seldom (Sir John Hurt). The young man manages to find lodging at Mrs. Eagleton's (Anna Massey's), ...

The Elephant Man-1980 8.1

The Elephant Man-1980

Joseph "John" Merrick is an intelligent and friendly man, but he is hated by his Victorian-era English society because he is severely deformed. Once he is discovered by a doctor, however, he is saved from his life in a f...

Hellboy II: The Golden Army-2008 7

Hellboy II: The Golden Army-2008

In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly ...

Damascus Cover-2017 5.1

Damascus Cover-2017

A spy navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival during an undercover mission in Syria.::Anonymous...

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin-2001 5.9

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin-2001

In 1941, Italy allies with Germany and ruthlessly conquers the much weaker country of Greece. On a remote Greek island, an Italian artillery garrison is established to maintain order. One Italian officer, Captain Corelli...

The Plague Dogs-1982 7.8

The Plague Dogs-1982

An animated adaptation of Richard Adams' novel, about a pair of dogs (Snitter and Rowf) who escape from a research laboratory and try to survive in the wild with the help of a cunning fox (The Tod). The lab director trie...

10 Rillington Place-1971 7.6

10 Rillington Place-1971

London, 1949. John Christie is an unassuming, middle-aged man who, along with his wife Ethel, lives in the ground-floor flat at 10 Rillington Place. His demeanor masks the fact of being a serial killer. His modus operand...

Alien-1979 8.4

Alien-1979

In the distant future, the crew of the commercial spaceship Nostromo are on their way home when they pick up a distress call from a distant moon. The crew are under obligation to investigate and the spaceship descends on...

Dead Man-1995 7.6

Dead Man-1995

This is the story of a young man's journey, both physically and spiritually, into very unfamiliar terrain. William Blake travels to the extreme western frontiers of America sometime in the second half of the nineteenth c...

Immortals-2011 6

Immortals-2011

Eons after the Gods won their mythic struggle against the Titans, a new evil threatens the land. Mad with power, King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) has declared war against humanity. Amassing a bloodthirsty army of soldiers d...

Rob Roy-1995 6.9

Rob Roy-1995

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into...

Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie-2010 5.6

Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie-2010

A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened t...

Jayne Mansfield’s Car-2012 6.3

Jayne Mansfield’s Car-2012

A young man in the 1940s raises a family in Alabama after his wife leaves him for an Englishman and moves to England. When the wife dies, she leaves a request to be brought back to Alabama to be buried, and at that point...