Tag: Alan Bates

Shuttlecock (2020)

Storyline:At the memorial for his father, WWII hero Major James Prentis, John confesses a dark family secret-buried twenty-five years-to his own son. Shuttlecock explores heroism, betrayal, and father-son relationship...

Women in Love (1969) 7.2

Women in Love (1969)

Storyline:The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britain's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of sisters Gudrun, a scul...

An Unmarried Woman (1978) 7.1

An Unmarried Woman (1978)

Storyline:Erica is unmarried only temporarily, in that her successful, wealthy husband of seventeen years has just left her for a girl he met while buying a shirt in Bloomingdale's. This movie shows Erica coming to te...

Royal Flash (1975) 6.5

Royal Flash (1975)

Storyline:Captain Harry Flashman (Malcolm McDowell) of the British Army is a cad, a coward, and a lecher who always seems to come off inadvertently heroic. While romancing renowned courtesan Lola Montez (Florinda Bolk...

The Shout (1978) 6.2

The Shout (1978)

Storyline:A traveller by the name of Crossley, forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.User Reviews:

Britannia Hospital (1982) 7.1

Britannia Hospital (1982)

Storyline:Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he...

The Running Man (1963) 7.3

The Running Man (1963)

Storyline:An insurance man (Alan Bates) gets chummy in Spain with a couple (Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick) who have collected on a fake death.User Reviews:

The Guest (1963) 7.2

The Guest (1963)

Storyline:Aston (Robert Shaw), a quiet, reserved man, lives alone in a top-floor cluttered room of a small abandoned house in a poor London district. He befriends and takes in Mac Davies (Donald Pleasence), an old der...

The Go-Between (1971) 7.4

The Go-Between (1971)

Storyline:Summer 1900: Queen Victoria's last, and the summer Leo turns thirteen. He's the guest of Marcus, a wealthy classmate, at a grand house in rural Norfolk. Leo is befriended by Marian, Marcus' twenty-something ...

King of Hearts (1966) 7.5

King of Hearts (1966)

Storyline:During the latter part of World War I, Private Charles Plumpick is chosen to go into the French town of Marville and disconnect a bomb that the German Army has planted. However, Charles is chased by some Ger...

Georgy Girl (1966) 6.9

Georgy Girl (1966)

Storyline:A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate. Wri...

Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) 7.2

Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)

Storyline:Based on Thomas Hardy's nineteenth century novel, Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration, and she captures the...

The Rose (1979) 7

The Rose (1979)

Storyline:Bette Midler plays The Rose, a female rock star strikingly similar to Janis Joplin. This movie follows Rose's career during her last tour, as she's determined to return to her Florida hometown. Although a su...

Zorba the Greek (1964) 7.7

Zorba the Greek (1964)

Storyline:An aimless English writer finds he has a small inheritance on a Greek island. His joyless existence is disturbed when he meets Zorba, a middle aged Greek with a real lust for life. As he discovers the earthy...