Showing posts with label Uk. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Uk. Show all posts

Dark of the Sun (1968)

Directed by: Jack Cardiff
Stars: Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux, Peter Carsten
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: The Mercenaries
Description: A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through the Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to rescue $25 million in uncut diamonds.

Burke & Hare (1972)

Directed by: Vernon Sewell
Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Harry Andrews, Glynn Edwards
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | BRRip
Also known as: Horrors of Burke and Hare, The Bodysnatchers
Description: Two men go into business supplying medical colleges with cadavers by robbing graves.

The Big Sleep (1978)

Directed by: Michael Winner
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Description: Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler’s book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter’s husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty’s wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.

Venom (1981)

Directed by: Piers Haggard, Tobe Hooper
Stars: Klaus Kinski, Oliver Reed, Nicol Williamson
Language: English + Directors Commentary (2nd track)
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Description: International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples child. Their plan comes unstuck when, a deadly Black Mamba sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes, and the terrorists and several hostages are trapped in the boy’s London home. A tense evening is had by all as the snake creeps around the house picking off the various characters one by one.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1968)

Directed by: Peter Hall
Stars: Derek Godfrey, Barbara Jefford, Nicholas Selby
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Description: Film version of Shakespeare’s comedy performed by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

No Place Like Homicide (1961)

Directed by: Pat Jackson
Stars: Sidney James, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: What a Carve Up!
Description: Ernie’s uncle Gabriel has just died but to claim his inheritance he must spend the night in the ancestral home with the rest of his relatives. Before long the guests begin to drop dead.

The Captains Table (1959)

Directed by: Jack Lee
Stars: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins, Donald Sinden
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Shenanigans
Description: A ship’s captain is promoted by his company from tramp steamers to their flagship passenger liner. Although he is a thoroughly competent sailor ready to take charge of such a ship, he is less prepared for the social duties the new position involves, not least the way he becomes the target for all the comely unattached women on board.

Valentino (1977)

Directed by: Ken Russell
Stars: Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Ken Russell’s Valentino
Description: In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide – that actor was Rudolph Valentino. Ballroom dancer Valentino manipulated his good looks and animal-like grace into a Hollywood career. His smouldering love making, tinged with a touch of masterful cruelty, expressed a sexuality which was at once both shocking and sensual.

What a Whopper (1961)

Directed by: Gilbert Gunn
Stars: Adam Faith, Sidney James, Carole Lesley
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Description: A writer attempts to raise some cash by writing a book about the Loch Ness Monster. No publisher will take it because they all think there isn’t really a monster. The writer and some of his friends make a fake monster and take photographs and then travel to Scotland to see if they can convince the locals.

Caged Men Plus One Woman (1971)

Directed by: Ed Forsyth
Stars: Ross Stephenson, Maureen McGill, Jeremy Hart
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: I’m Going to Get You… Elliot Boy
Description: Ross Stephenson is Elliot, a loser who robbed a bank and landed in jail after being setup by his girlfriend. As the new guy, Elliot is considered fresh meat and encounters inmates trying to make him their own at every turn. Caged Men is a shocking portrayal of life in a corrupt prison and what a man must do to survive.

Inserts (1974)

Directed by: John Byrum
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Jessica Harper, Bob Hoskins
Language: English, French (2tracks) | Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip [uncut]
Description: A young, once-great Hollywood film director refuses to accept changing times during the early 1930s, and confides himself to his decaying mansion to make silent porn flicks.

The Kreutzer Sonata (2008)

Directed by: Bernard Rose
Stars: Danny Huston, Elisabeth Röhm, Matthew Yang King
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Description: Based on a story written by Leo Tolstoy in response to Ludwig van Beethoven’s eponymous composition, director Bernard Rose’s mature dissection of modern marriage tells the tale of a wealthy philanthropist (Danny Huston) who becomes intensely possessive of his wife (Elisabeth Röhm) — a beautiful and talented pianist.

Call Me Genius (1961)

Directed by: Robert Day
Stars: Tony Hancock, George Sanders, Paul Massie
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: The Rebel
Description: Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist.

Twice Round the Daffodils (1962)

Directed by: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Juliet Mills, Donald Sinden, Donald Houston
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Tvrip
Also known as: What a Carry On: Twice Round the Daffodils
Description: This is a light-hearted comedy based on the West End play. As patients arrive at a sanitarium to recover from serious illness, pretty nurse Juliet Mills injects some happiness into their lives. The sign of a full recovery is the ability to walk twice around the daffodil bed, a challenge she helps each patient face.

Every Home Should Have One (1970)

Directed by: Jim Clark
Stars: Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell, Garry Miller
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Vhsrip
Also known as: Think Dirty
Description: Teddy works for a large advertising company. Given the seemingly impossible task of selling frozen porridge, he decides to produce commercials which make the product seem sexy. This leads him into confrontation with the “Keep Television Clean” movement, of which his wife is a senior member. Further problems ensue when the family take on Swedish nanny Inga Giltenburg.

No. 1 of the Secret Service (1970)

Directed by: Lindsay Shonteff
Stars: Nicky Henson, Richard Todd, Aimi MacDonald
Language: English | Subtitles: Japanese
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Vhsrip
Also known as: Tell the Other Guy to Move Over! I’m Number One
Description: No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from the evil organization K.R.A.S.H. (Killing, Rape, Arson, Slaughter, and Hit).

Blood (2000)

Directed by: Charly Cantor
Stars: Adrian Rawlins, Lee Blakemore, Phil Cornwell
Language: English | Subtitles: Spanish (idx/sub)
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Description: 20 years ago, Carl was responsible for genetically engineering a girl with narcotic blood. Now he’s brought her home – and the boundaries between love and addiction are becoming increasingly blurred.

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

Directed by: Kevin Billington
Stars: Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser
Language: English
Country: Uk | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Description: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the Tory ranks.