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The Storyteller: The Complete Collection (1987)

8.9/10
Director: Charles Sturridge, Jim Henson, Jon Amiel, Paul Weiland, Steve Barron, Peter Smith
Starring: John Hurt

This anthology series, comprised of all nine episodes, features both human actors and creations from Jim Henson's Creature Shop in this retelling of c... Read more

The Naked Civil Servant (1975)

8/10
Director: Jack Gold
Starring: John Hurt

John Hurt delivers a compelling performance in the role of Quentin Crisp, based on Crisp's autobiography as an effeminate homosexual growing up in Eng... Read more

Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh (1987)

8.4/10
Director: Paul Cox
Starring: John Hurt

This film reinforces director Paul Cox's status as a great, driven artist, as he explores the life of another great artist. He visualises the trees, f... Read more

Second Best (1994)

7.1/10
Director: Chris Menges
Starring: William Hurt, John Hurt, Chris Cleary Miles

Graham Holt is a lonely middle-aged man who runs a postal substation in a small village in England. He decides to adopt a son. James is the troubled y... Read more

Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp in America (1991)

6.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, John Hurt

This look at Quentin Crisp offers an intimate glimpse of the flamboyant gay icon and author of 'The Naked Civil Servant' in and around his Manhattan a... Read more

The Plague Dogs (1982)

7.9/10
Director: Martin Rosen
Starring: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin

In 1982 director Martin Rosen followed up his critically acclaimed 1978 animated feature "Watership Down" with another animated adaptation of a Richar... Read more

Hidden Wars of Desert Storm (2000)

8/10
Director: Gerard Ungerman, Audrey Brohy
Starring: Narrated by, John Hurt

On August 2nd, 1990, Saddam Hussein launched his troops against Kuwait, triggering the first major international crisis of the post-Soviet Union era.... Read more

Planet Dinosaur (2011)

8.2/10
Director: Nigel Paterson
Starring: John Hurt, Narrated by

Transporting you to locations across the globe and back in time through tens of millions of years, Planet Dinosaur uses unique hi-tech graphics to bri... Read more

King Ralph (1990)

5.2/10
Director: David S Ward
Starring: John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt

John Goodman plays a Las Vegas lounge singer who, after an incident wipes out the entire royal family, becomes the King of England. This 'fish out of... Read more

The Edge of the Universe (2005)

8.6/10
Starring: Narrated by, John Hurt

Narrated by John Hurt, this entertaining three-part series is a sequel to 1999's 'Stephen Hawking's Universe'. With stunning special effects it explo... Read more

The Lord Of The Rings ( Blu-ray ) (1978)

6.2/10
Director: Ralph Bakshi
Starring: Christopher Guard, John Hurt, William Squire

A young Hobbit named Frodo is thrown on an amazing adventure, when he is appointed the job of destroying the one ring which was created by the dark lo... Read more

East of Elephant Rock (Blu-ray) (1978)

5.5/10
Director: Don Boyd
Starring: John Hurt, Jeremy Kemp, Judi Bowker

In 1948, a new British Governor takes over a Far Eastern colony after his predecessor is murdered by terrorists. Read more

Love And Death On Long Island (1996)

7.1/10
Director: Richard Kwietniowski
Starring: John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Fiona Loewi

Stuffy author John Hurt wanders into the wrong movie theatre, encounters a teen exploitation flick and becomes obsessed with one of the movie's stars... Read more

Universe (1999)

8/10
Director: Alice Harper, Martin Gorst
Starring: Narrated by, Stephen Hawking, John Hurt

Breathtaking imagery and extraordinary graphics highlight this wonderful offering. Featuring interviews with leading cosmological astronomers and worl... Read more

10 Rillington Place (1971)

7.6/10
Director: Richard Fleischer
Starring: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt

The true story of British mass murderer John Reginald Christie, played with chilling normality by Richard Attenborough. Throughout the late '40s, Chri... Read more

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1994)

4.3/10
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Uma Thurman, John Hurt, Rain Phoenix

Adapted from Tom Robbins' popular, counter-culture novel and starring Uma Thurman as the world's greatest hitchhiker, a passion she pursues when not h... Read more

The Lord Of The Rings (1978)

6.2/10
Director: Ralph Bakshi
Starring: William Squire, John Hurt, Christopher Guard

J. R. R. Tolkien's classic tale of Middle- Earth comes to life through the imaginative art of animator Ralph Bakshi. Frodo the hobbit, Gandalf the wiz... Read more

The Sweeney: Series 3 (1977)

6.1/10
Director: Christopher Menaul, Mike Vardy, Jim Goddard, Viktors Ritelis
Starring: John Thaw, Garfield Morgan, Dennis Waterman, Maureen Lipman, John Hurt

Jack Regan and George Carter are well into their hard-drinking, ciggie-smoking stride as they continue to bend the rules where necessary while bring d... Read more

The Black Cauldron (1985)

6.5/10
Director: Richard Rich, Ted Berman
Starring: Grant Bardsley, Susan Sheridan, Voices Of, John Hurt

Disney's expensive, ambitious, long awaited feature about a young boy who must find a powerful black cauldron before it falls into the hands of the ev... Read more

The Shout (1978)

6.8/10
Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Starring: Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt, Tim Curry

Starring Alan Bates, Susannah York and John Hurt, this unusual film explores the meaning of reality in the setting of an insane asylum. A cricket matc... Read more

The Osterman Weekend (1983)

5.9/10
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: Meg Foster, Rutger Hauer, Dennis Hopper, John Hurt, Craig T Nelson, Chris Sarand...

Sam Peckinpah's last film is based on Robert Ludlum's novel and tells a complicated story of espionage, revenge and duplicity. Stars Rutger Hauer, Bur... Read more

1984 (1984)

7.2/10
Director: Michael Radford
Starring: Cyril Cusack, John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

An extraordinary film version of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, starring John Hurt and Richard Burton. A story of impossible love and tragic b... Read more

Midnight Express (1978)

7.6/10
Director: Alan Parker
Starring: Randy Quaid, John Hurt, Brad Davis, Bo Hopkins

From director Alan Parker ('Birdy', 'Mississippi Burning') and based on a true story, this hyper-violent and grim portrait of American student Billy H... Read more

Cry of the Penguins ( aka Mr Forbush and the Penguins ) (1971)

7/10
Director: Al Viola
Starring: John Hurt, Hayley Mills, Tony Britton, Dudley Sutton

Mr. Forbush (John Hurt), a young biologist with an eye for the ladies, chooses an unlikely assignment...to study a colony of penguins in the wildernes... Read more

1984 ( Blu-ray ) (1984)

7.2/10
Director: Michael Radford
Starring: Cyril Cusack, John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

In the totalitarian state of Oceania, a lowly outer party functionary, Winston Smith (John Hurt), toils at his job rewriting bits of history, while se... Read more

Midnight Express ( Blu-ray ) (1978)

7.6/10
Director: Alan Parker
Starring: Bo Hopkins, Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid

From director Alan Parker ('Birdy', 'Mississippi Burning') and based on a true story, this hyper-violent and grim portrait of American student Billy H... Read more

Shooting Dogs (2005)

Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Starring: Hugh Dancy, John Hurt, Dominique Horwitz, Nicola Walker

AKA 'Beyond the Gates'. Joe (Hugh Dancy) has come to Rwanda to do good - he's teaching local children at the UN base with his father (John Hurt) and i... Read more

Hercules (2014)

6/10
Director: Brett Ratner
Starring: Ian McShane, John Hurt, Rufus Sewell, Dwayne Johnson

Based on the Radical Studios graphic novel "Hercules: The Thracian Wars," the ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth set in a... Read more

King Lear (Olivier) (1984)

8.3/10
Director: Michael Elliott
Starring: Laurence Olivier, John Hurt, Robert Lindsay, Diana Rigg

Laurence Olivier stars in and produces this adaptation of Shakespeare's famous tragedy, made exclusively for television. The ageing King Lear (Olivier... Read more

The Field (1990)

7.4/10
Director: Jim Sheridan
Starring: Richard Harris, John Hurt, Tom Berenger, Sean Bean

An Irish tenant farmer faces the loss of the land his family has worked for years when it is put upfor auction, and bid on by an American (Tom Berenge... Read more

The Skeleton Key (2005)

6.5/10
Director: Iain Softley
Starring: Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Gena Rowlands, Peter Sarsgaard

Caroline (Kate Hudson) is a hospice worker hired by Violet (Gena Rowlands) to come down to New Orleans and look after her dying husband (John Hurt).... Read more

Michael (1996)

5.7/10
Director: Nora Ephron
Starring: Andie MacDowell, Jean Stapleton, John Travolta, Robert Pastorelli, William Hurt

A pair of Chicago-based tabloid reporters and a beautiful "angel expert" investigate a woman's claim that the archangel Michael is living in her Iowa... Read more

The World According to Garp (1982)

7.2/10
Director: George Roy Hill
Starring: Glenn Close, Mary Beth Hurt, Robin Williams, John Lithgow

Robin Williams is writer, wrestler and family man T S Garp in this George Roy Hill adaptation of the John Irving bestseller. With Glenn Close as his m... Read more

Owning Mahowny (2003)

7.1/10
Director: Richard Kwietniowski
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Minnie Driver, John Hurt, Maury Chaykin

Dan Mahowny (Philip Seymour Hoffman), an unassuming bank manager with an obsessive gambling habit and a job that gives him access to a $20 million acc... Read more

Lost Souls (2000)

4.8/10
Director: Janusz Kaminski
Starring: Winona Ryder, Ben Chaplin, John Hurt, Philip Baker Hall

Stylish shocker in which the Antichrist is about to hit Earth in a big way, beginning with the sudden and mysterious incapacitation of priest turned e... Read more

An Englishman in New York (2009)

7.2/10
Director: Richard Laxton
Starring: John Hurt, Swoosie Kurtz, Jonathan Tucker, Denis O'Hare, Cynthia Nixon

John Hurt reprises his acclaimed performance from 1975's 'The Naked Civil Servant', in which he portrayed "one of the stately homos of England" Britis... Read more

That Good Night (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Eric Styles
Starring: Charles Dance, John Hurt, Sofia Helin, Max Brown, Erin Richards

Ralph, a once-famous screenwriter, is in his seventies and terminally ill. He has two final missions: to be reconciled to his son, Michael, and, secre... Read more

Beckett On Film: Volume 2 (2000)

3.6/10
Director: Atom Egoyan, Karel Reisz, Damien O'Donnell, John Crowley, Walter Asmus
Starring: John Hurt, Sean McGinley, Gary Lewis, Anna Massey, Sian Phillips

Derived from the Gate Theatre Dublin's performances, this acclaimed 'Beckett on Film' project brings together a collection of films from the distingui... Read more

The Journey (2016)

6.5/10
Director: Nick Hamm
Starring: Colm Meaney, John Hurt, Timothy Spall, Toby Stephens, Freddie Highmore

In 2006, Northern Ireland's bloody Troubles had dragged on for decades. Both the Catholic Republican and the Protestant Unionist sides are finally per... Read more

Outlander (2008)

6.3/10
Director: Howard McCain
Starring: Jim Caviezel, John Hurt, Ron Perlman, Sophia Myles, Jack Huston

In this action-packed sci-fi adventure, Jim Caviezel stars as a futuristic soldier who crash lands on Earth with a hellish, fire-breathing monster in... Read more

Brighton Rock (2010)

5.8/10
Director: Roland Joffe
Starring: Helen Mirren, John Hurt, Andy Serkis, Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough

Based on the iconic Graham Greene novel and set in 1964's Mods- and Rockers-infused Britain, screenwriter Rowan Joffe's debut feature Brighton Rock em... Read more

Scandal (1989)

6.5/10
Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Starring: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen, Britt Ekland

Joanne Whalley-Kilmer and Bridget Fonda sizzle as the underage party girls who topple the Conservative Party in England in the early Sixties. When soc... Read more

A Monkey's Tale (1999)

5.6/10
Director: Jean-Francois Laguionie
Starring: Voices Of, John Hurt, Rik Mayall, Michael York, Michael Gambon

A team of writers and artists from France, England and Germany came together to create this animated fantasy about a monkey who unwittingly confronts... Read more

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor (50th Anniversary Special) (2013)

6.7/10
Director: Nick Hurran
Starring: John Hurt, David Tennant, Billie Piper, Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman

The Doctors embark on their greatest adventure in this 50th Anniversary Special. In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London's National Gallery... Read more

The Last Panthers: The Complete Series (2015)

6.8/10
Starring: John Hurt, Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim, Goran Bogdan, Igor Bencina

SAMANTHA MORTON, TAHAR RAHIM, GORAN BOGDAN and JOHN HURT star in this thrilling six-part crime drama series, based on real events. At the beginning of... Read more

Zulu Dawn (1979)

6.6/10
Director: Douglas Hickox
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter O'Toole, John Mills

This prequel to 'Zulu' has Burt Lancaster and Peter O'Toole starring in this well-made war epic about England's bullheadedness in its handling of the... Read more

V for Vendetta (2006)

7.5/10
Director: James McTeigue
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, Rupert Graves, John Hur...

The dystopian world depicted in the graphic novel by Alan Moore and David Lloyd is brought to the screen in this thrilling sci-fi actioner. In a fasci... Read more

Watership Down: Volume 2 - Strawberry Fayre (1999)

7.7/10
Starring: (Voices of) , Rik Mayall, Jane Horrocks, John Hurt, Stephen Fry, Phill Jupitus

Volume 2 of the animated TV series based on the characters from Richard Adams' novel "Watership Down". A sweet and remarkable tale of friendship, surv... Read more

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

7.3/10
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Jeffrey Wright, Anton Yelchin, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Was...

Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" tells the tale of two fragile and sensitive vampires, Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), who have... Read more

I See You (2019)

6.6/10
Director: Adam Randall
Starring: Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney

Strange occurrences plague a small town detective and his family as he investigates the disappearance of a young boy. Read more

Vengeance Valley (1951)

6/10
Director: Richard Thorpe
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker, John Ireland, Sally Forrest

The old "Cain and Abel" plot device is redefined within western terms in this offbeat sagebrusher in which Burt Lancaster becomes embroiled in a nasty... Read more

Rob Roy (1995)

6.9/10
Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Starring: Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt, Tim Roth, Eric Stoltz, Brian Cox

Liam Neeson and Jessica Lange are at the centre of this historical drama with a liberal dose of sex and romance about the legendary Scottish warrior R... Read more

Hellboy: The Director's Cut (2004)

6.9/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, Karel Roden, Rupert Evans, John Hurt

Guillermo del Toro's unique and stunningly realized adaptation of Mike Mignola's acclaimed comic book series stars a perfectly cast Ron Perlman as the... Read more

Contact ( Blu-ray ) (1997)

7.4/10
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Angela Bassett, James Woods, Jodie Foster, John Hurt, Matthew McConaughey, Tom S...

Radio astronomer Jodie Foster receives signals from outer space which, when decoded, offer plans for building a ship that could help her reach the sta... Read more

Snowpiercer ( Blu-ray ) (2013)

7/10
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Starring: Ed Harris, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Chris Evans, Octavia Spencer

Set in 2031, the entire world is frozen except for those aboard the Snowpiercer. For 17 years, the world's survivors are on a train hurtling around th... Read more

The Gruffalo (2009)

7.5/10
Director: Jakob Schuh, Max Lang
Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, John Hurt, Robbie Coltrane, Tom Wilkinson, James Corden, R...

The best-selling children's picture book, written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, is brought to life in this beautifully animate... Read more

Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

5.9/10
Director: John Madden
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Penelope Cruz, John Hurt, Irene Papas, Christian Bale, David Morri...

This sweeping melodrama with a historical backdrop stars Penelope Cruz as the daughter of a doctor living on a Greek island in 1940. When war breaks o... Read more

Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006)

6.6/10
Director: Tad Stones, Phil Weinstein
Starring: Voices Of, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, John Hurt, Peri Gilpin

This animated feature sees the main cast from the film reprising their roles including Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and John Hurt. When a folklore profes... Read more

The Proposition (2005)

7.4/10
Director: John Hillcoat
Starring: John Hurt, Danny Huston, Guy Pearce, Emily Watson, David Wenham, Ray Winstone

Co-written with Nick Cave and with a searing soundtrack from him, this revisionist outback Western stars Guy Pearce as Charlie Burns a man who must ch... Read more

Hellboy: The Director's Cut ( Blu-ray ) (2004)

6.9/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, Karel Roden, Rupert Evans, John Hurt

Guillermo del Toro's unique and stunningly realized adaptation of Mike Mignola's acclaimed comic book series stars a perfectly cast Ron Perlman as the... Read more

Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron (2007)

6.8/10
Director: Tad Stones, Victor Cook
Starring: Voices Of, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, John Hurt, Doug Jones, Peri Gilpin

When Hellboy and co investigate the haunted mansion of an attention-seeking billionaire they uncover a host of nasties and a plot to resurrect a very... Read more

Treasure Island Kids 2: The Monster of Treasure Island (2004)

Director: Michael Hurst
Starring: Nicko Vella, John Callen, Michael Hurst, Beth Allen

It's Hollywood on Treasure Island as kids from around the world get into movie-making at their summer camp, although the arrival of a misfit boy from... Read more

The Hit (1984)

7.1/10
Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Bill Hunter, Fernando Rey, John Hurt, Laura Del Sol, Terence Stamp, Tim Roth

Terence Stamp is Willie, a gangster's henchman turned supergrass (informer) trying to live in peaceful hiding in a remote Spanish village. Sun-dappl... Read more

The Elephant Man (1980)

8.2/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie J...

From the director of 'Eraserhead' and 'Dune', based on the true story of John Merrick, who suffered from a rare, physically distorting disease and was... Read more

Contact (1997)

7.4/10
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Angela Bassett, James Woods, Jodie Foster, John Hurt, Matthew McConaughey, Tom S...

Radio astronomer Jodie Foster receives signals from outer space which, when decoded, offer plans for building a ship that could help her reach the sta... Read more

Hellboy (2004)

6.9/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, Karel Roden, Rupert Evans, John Hurt

Guillermo Del Toro's unique and stunningly realized adaptation of Mike Mignola's acclaimed comic book series stars a perfectly cast Ron Perlman as the... Read more

Rob Roy ( Blu-ray ) (1995)

6.9/10
Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Starring: Brian Cox, Eric Stoltz, Jessica Lange, John Hurt, Liam Neeson, Tim Roth

Liam Neeson and Jessica Lange are at the centre of this historical drama with a liberal dose of sex and romance about the legendary Scottish warrior R... Read more

V for Vendetta ( Blu-ray ) (2006)

7.5/10
Director: James McTeigue
Starring: Stephen Fry, Rupert Graves, Natalie Portman, Stephen Rea, Hugo Weaving, John Hur...

The dystopian world depicted in the graphic novel by Alan Moore and David Lloyd is brought to the screen in this thrilling sci-fi actioner. In a fasci... Read more

Immortals (2011)

6/10
Director: Tarsem Singh
Starring: John Hurt, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Henry Cavill, Isabel Luca...

In Ancient Greece, the power-hungry King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) seeks to obtain the legendary Epirus Bow--a weapon that could destroy all of humanit... Read more

Only Lovers Left Alive ( Blu-ray ) (2013)

7.3/10
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Jeffrey Wright, Anton Yelchin, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Was...

Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" tells the tale of two fragile and sensitive vampires, Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), who have... Read more

Chinatown (1974)

8.2/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Perry Lopez, John Hillerman, John Huston, Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Burt You...

Roman Polanski's classic detective yarn sees murder and scandal emerge from the drought of 1930s Southern California. Private Eye Jake Gittes (Jack Ni... Read more

Chinatown ( Blu-ray ) (1974)

8.2/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Burt Young, Faye Dunaway, Jack Nicholson, John Huston, John Hillerman, Perry Lop...

Roman Polanski's classic detective yarn sees murder and scandal emerge from the drought of 1930s Southern California. Private Eye Jake Gittes (Jack Ni... Read more

The Left-Handed Gun (1958)

6.5/10
Director: Arthur Penn
Starring: Paul Newman, Lita Milan, John Dehner, Hurd Hatfield

Director Arthur Penn's first feature is a compelling and unflinching look at the life of Billy the Kid. Paul Newman portrays the notorious outlaw as a... Read more

Apache (1954)

6.4/10
Director: Robert Aldrich
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Peters, John McIntire, Charles Bronson

Burt Lancaster plays an Apache warrior who continues to fight the army for his peoples' rights after Geronimo's defeat, (actually based on fact). Jea... Read more

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ( Blu-ray ) (2001)

Director: Chris Columbus
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Richa...

In this enchanting film adaptation of J. K. Rowling's delightful bestseller, Harry Potter learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of t... Read more

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

Director: Chris Columbus
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Richa...

In this enchanting film adaptation of J. K. Rowling's delightful bestseller, Harry Potter learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of t... Read more

Flesh Gordon (1974)

4.7/10
Director: Howard Ziehm, Michael Benveniste
Starring: Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields, Joseph Hudgins, William Hunt, John Hoyt

In this outrageous soft-core parody of Flash Gordon, Earth is thrown into carnal chaos by a mysterious sex ray emanating from outer space. Flesh Gordo... Read more

Aria (1987)

5.8/10
Director: Bruce Beresford, Charles Sturridge, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Jean-Luc Godard, Julien Temple, Ken Russell, Nicolas Roeg, Robert Altman, Bill Bryden
Starring: John Hurt, Theresa Russell, Buck Henry, Beverly D'Angelo, Anita Morris, Bridget...

Ten different directors select a different aria and have free rein to do anything that they want. The world of opera meets the medium of film with a w... Read more

Night Crossing (1981)

6.4/10
Director: Delbert Mann
Starring: Jane Alexander, John Hurt, Glynnis O'Connor, Beau Bridges, Doug McKeon, Ian Bann...

An entertaining true story about two families who plan an escape from East Berlin by hot-air balloon. Starring John Hurt and Jane Alexander. Read more

The Limits of Control (2009)

6.3/10
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Bill Murray, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Youki Kudoh, Gael Garcia Bernal, Isaach D...

A lone man (Isaach De Bankole) travels to Spain on an important mission, the details of which are deftly obfuscated in this enigmatic film from writer... Read more

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

7/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, John Alexander, Luke Goss,...

An evil elf breaks an ancient truce between humanity and the mythical realm, planning to unleash the Golden Army on an unsuspecting world. The only th... Read more

Drive Me Crazy (1999)

5.7/10
Director: John Schultz
Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Adrian Grenier, Stephen Collins

Opposites attract with irresistable force in this fresh, funny, feel-good comedy about two mismatched teens who scheme to make their ex's jealous... a... Read more

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

6.2/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hur...

It's 1957, and aging archeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is joined by a rebellious young greaser (Shia LaBeouf) on a trip to South America to u... Read more

Merlin: Series 1 (2008)

7.9/10
Director: Stuart Orme, James Hawes, Ed Fraiman, David Moore, Jeremy Webb
Starring: John Hurt, Richard Wilson, Katie McGrath, Bradley James, Colin Morgan, Angel Cou...

The mythical city of Camelot, in a time before history began, is a fantastical realm of legendary beasts and mysterious peoples. In this dangerous wor... Read more

Valdez Is Coming (1970)

6.9/10
Director: Edwin Sherin
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Susan Clark, Jon Cypher

This rugged, guns-a-blazing Western tale adapted from an Elmore Leonard story, stars Burt Lancaster as a Mexican-American who wages a violent crusade... Read more

Alien (1979)

8.5/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hu...

On its way back to Earth, a spacecraft is re-routed to a remote planet to investigate a distress call. When a member of the landing party returns to t... Read more

The Gruffalo's Child (2011)

7.1/10
Director: Uwe Heidschotter, Johannes Weiland
Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, John Hurt, Robbie Coltrane, Tom Wilkinson, Shirley Henders...

Based on the magical tale from best selling author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler (creators of the original "The Gruffalo"), "The Gruf... Read more

The Kentuckian (1955)

6.3/10
Director: Burt Lancaster
Starring: John Carradine, Dianne Foster, Diana Lynn, Una Merkel, Burt Lancaster

A rugged frontiersman and his son travel to Texas in search of a place where they can begin a new life. They face numberous rough characters in their... Read more

Desert Fury (1947)

6.7/10
Director: Lewis Allen
Starring: Lizabeth Scott, John Hodiak, Burt Lancaster, Mary Astor, Wendell Corey

In the sweltering heat of the Nevada desert lies the small gambling oasis Purple Sage, run by the tough talking Fritzi Haller who stubbornly controls... Read more

Nickelodeon (1976)

6.3/10
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Burt Reynolds, Stella Stevens, John Ritter

Ryan O'Neal stars as the ambitious young attorney who decides to go into the glamorous world of filmmaking, only to discover it's filled with dirty bu... Read more

44 Inch Chest (2009)

5.8/10
Director: Malcolm Venville
Starring: Ian McShane, Joanne Whalley, John Hurt, Melvil Poupaud, Ray Winstone, Stephen Di...

How far would you go to avenge betrayal? Colin Diamond (Ray Winstone) is about to find out in this gritty, provocative drama (laced with black humour)... Read more

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

6.2/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hur...

It's 1957, and aging archeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is joined by a rebellious young greaser (Shia LaBeouf) on a trip to South America to u... Read more

Immortals ( Blu-ray ) (2011)

6/10
Director: Tarsem Singh
Starring: John Hurt, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Henry Cavill, Isabel Luca...

In Ancient Greece, the power-hungry King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) seeks to obtain the legendary Epirus Bow--a weapon that could destroy all of humanit... Read more

Boys Don't Cry (1999)

7.6/10
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Starring: Matt McGrath, John Hart, Jeanetta Arnette, Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny

The powerful true story of the terrible and devastating life and times of Teena Brandon (Hilary Swank in an Academy Award-winning performance), a youn... Read more

Hellboy II: The Golden Army ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

7/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, John Alexander, Luke Goss,...

An evil elf breaks an ancient truce between humanity and the mythical realm, planning to unleash the Golden Army on an unsuspecting world. The only th... Read more

Jackie (2016)

6.7/10
Director: Pablo Larrain
Starring: Billy Crudup, John Hurt, Natalie Portman, Richard E Grant, Peter Sarsgaard, Beth...

A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, t... Read more

Alien ( Blu-ray ) (1979)

8.5/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Ian Holm, John Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronic...

Space explorers on a routine mission bring an extremely adaptable life form on board that has attached itself onto a crew member and then regenerates... Read more

Frenzy (1972)

7.5/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

A great Hitchcock thriller: the wrong man is suspected when his wife is murdered. Full of Hitchcock's humour, the film stars Alec McCowen, Vivien Merc... Read more

Valiant (2005)

5.6/10
Director: Gary Chapman
Starring: Voices Of, Ewan McGregor, Ricky Gervais, Tim Curry, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Laurie,...

Inspired by the carrier pigeons used in WWII, this animated feature is about Valiant (Ewan McGregor) a wood pigeon who has enlisted to do his bit for... Read more

Rent-a-Cop (1987)

4.6/10
Director: Jerry London
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Liza Minnelli, James Remar, Richard Masur, Bernie Casey, Robby Be...

When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in... Read more

White Mischief (1987)

6.3/10
Director: Michael Radford
Starring: Charles Dance, Geraldine Chaplin, Greta Scacchi, Hugh Grant, John Hurt, Joss Ack...

Based on the scandalous true story of a murder mystery in colonial Kenya that shocked the world, White Mischief is a compelling drama where the heady... Read more

Scorpio (1972)

6.5/10
Director: Michael Winner
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos, Gayle Hunnicutt

Expert globe-trotting espionage story stars Alain Delon as a hired assassin who is told that his associate, super CIA operative Burt Lancaster, is a d... Read more

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral ( Blu-ray ) (1957)

7.2/10
Director: John Sturges
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jo Van Fleet, John Ireland, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Superbly mounted, landmark western that authentically depicts the famous showdown between Wyatt Earp and 'Doc' Holliday and the Clanton Gang, while ex... Read more

Jackie ( Blu-ray ) (2016)

6.7/10
Director: Pablo Larrain
Starring: Billy Crudup, John Hurt, Natalie Portman, Richard E Grant, Peter Sarsgaard, Beth...

A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, t... Read more

Great Expectations (1946)

7.9/10
Director: David Lean
Starring: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Alec Guinness, Martita Hunt, Jean Sim...

One of the great translations of literature into film, David Lean's "Great Expectations" brings Charles Dickens's masterpiece to robust on-screen life... Read more

Deliverance (1972)

7.7/10
Director: John Boorman
Starring: Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty, Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds

Four Atlanta businessmen's weekend canoe trip turns into a desperate fight for survival in John Boorman's riveting adaptation of James Dickey's novel.... Read more

Heaven's Gate (Blu-ray) (1980)

6.8/10
Director: Michael Cimino
Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif, I...

Michael Cimino's notorious spectacle about Wyoming's infamous Johnson County War - a conflict between immigrant settlers and the empire builders who w... Read more

I Love You To Death (1990)

6.4/10
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Starring: William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Joan Plow...

An off-beat comic love story inspired by true events, about a wife who tried to kill her philandering husband several times, and yet at the court case... Read more

Deliverance ( Blu-ray ) (1972)

7.7/10
Director: John Boorman
Starring: Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty, Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds

Four Atlanta businessmen's weekend canoe trip turns into a desperate fight for survival in John Boorman's riveting adaptation of James Dickey's novel.... Read more

Wild Bill (1995)

5.9/10
Director: Walter Hill
Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jeff Bridges, John Hurt, Diane Lane, Marjoe Gortner, David Arquett...

Jeff Bridges stars in this look at the life of Western legend Wild Bill Hickok. In the town of Deadwood, South Dakota, Wild Bill (Bridges) must face h... Read more

Heaven's Gate (1980)

6.8/10
Director: Michael Cimino
Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif, I...

Michael Cimino's notorious spectacle about Wyoming's infamous Johnson County War - a conflict between immigrant settlers and the empire builders who w... Read more

I, Claudius (1976)

8.9/10
Starring: Brian Blessed, Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Patrick Stewart, Sian Phillips, George B...

Based on the novels by Robert Graves, and the winner of 4 British Academy Awards for Film and Television, Claudius's epic story spans the analogues of... Read more

Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles (Roxburgh) (2003)

7.6/10
Director: David Attwood
Starring: Richard E Grant, Ian Hart, Geraldine James, Richard Roxburgh, John Nettles

A chilling new BBC adaptation of the Arthur Conan Doyle thriller.The Baskerville curse claims another life. With the new heir set on taking up his pos... Read more

Great Expectations ( Blu-ray ) (1946)

7.9/10
Director: David Lean
Starring: Alec Guinness, Bernard Miles, Jean Simmons, John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Martita...

One of the great translations of literature into film, David Lean's "Great Expectations" brings Charles Dickens's masterpiece to robust on-screen life... Read more

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

7.1/10
Director: Peter Berg
Starring: John Malkovich, Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell, Mark Wahlberg, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan...

On April 20th, 2010, one of the world's largest man-made disasters occurred on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. Directed by Peter Berg (Lo... Read more

Pride (2004)

6.5/10
Director: John Downer
Starring: Voices Of, Kate Winslet, Rupert Graves, Helen Mirren, Sean Bean, Martin Freeman,...

Combining documentary footage of a Tanzanian pride of lions, and cutting-edge Jim Henson animation, this film tells the story of a rebellious cub, Suk... Read more

A Man for All Seasons ( Blu-ray ) (1966)

7.9/10
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Starring: Corin Redgrave, John Hurt, Leo McKern, Nigel Davenport, Orson Welles, Paul Scofi...

Adapted by Robert Bolt and Constance Willis from Bolt's hit stage play, A Man for All Seasons stars Paul Scofield, triumphantly repeating his stage ro... Read more

Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)

6.3/10
Director: Billy Bob Thornton
Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances O'Connor, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall, Rob...

Director and co-writer Billy Bob Thornton's ("Sling Blade") bittersweet meditation on the aftermath of war looks at two families, one Southern and one... Read more

Jayne Mansfield's Car (Blu-ray) (2012)

6.3/10
Director: Billy Bob Thornton
Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances O'Connor, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall, Rob...

Director and co-writer Billy Bob Thornton's ("Sling Blade") bittersweet meditation on the aftermath of war looks at two families, one Southern and one... Read more

Melancholia (2011)

7.1/10
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Charlotte Rampling, John Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland, Kirsten...

Sci-fi-infused drama from acclaimed director Lars Von Trier follows the story of a chronically depressed young woman (Kirsten Dunst) whose frailties m... Read more

Who Do You Think You Are?: Series 4 (2007)

8.2/10
Starring: Griff Rhys Jones, John Hurt, Alistair McGowan, Natasha Kaplinsky, Carol Vorderma...

Britain's best-loved celebrities trace their family tree to reveal the surprising, extraordinary and often moving stories of their ancestors. At the s... Read more

The Sessions (2012)

7.2/10
Director: Ben Lewin
Starring: Adam Arkin, Helen Hunt, William H Macy, John Hawkes, Rhea Perlman, Moon Bloodgoo...

Candid and sensitive drama about the sexual awakening of a life-long polio sufferer. John Hawkes stars as Mark O'Brien, a writer in his late thirties... Read more

Watership Down (1978)

7.7/10
Director: Martin Rosen
Starring: Voices Of, John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Simon Cadell, Terence Ri...

Director Martin Rosen's acclaimed animated version of the Richard Adam's novel about a family of rabbits seeking a safe place to live as developers mo... Read more

Snowpiercer (2013)

7/10
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Starring: Ed Harris, Ewen Bremner, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Chris Evans, Kang...

Adapted from a French graphic novel, the film is set in a dystopian near-future in which the entire Earth has succumbed to a new ice age and the last... Read more

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

7.1/10
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Starring: Ciaran Hinds, Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Kathy Burke, Mark Strong, Sim...

There is a mole in MI6. When British agent Ricki Tarr (Tom Hardy) discovers, courtesy of an affair, that there may be a Russian agent operating at a h... Read more

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ( Blu-ray ) (2011)

7.1/10
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Starring: Ciaran Hinds, Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Kathy Burke, Mark Strong, Sim...

There is a mole in MI6. When British agent Ricki Tarr (Tom Hardy) discovers, courtesy of an affair, that there may be a Russian agent operating at a h... Read more

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex (But Were Afraid To Ask) (1972)

6.8/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Anthony Quayle, Burt Reynolds, Gene Wilder, John Carradine, Lou Jacobi, Tony Ran...

Another Woody Allen hit, with Woody examining sexuality in an outrageous series of sketches. Perhaps the funniest involves a mild-mannered doctor fall... Read more

The Sessions (Blu-ray) (2012)

7.2/10
Director: Ben Lewin
Starring: Adam Arkin, Helen Hunt, William H Macy, John Hawkes, Rhea Perlman, Moon Bloodgoo...

Candid and sensitive drama about the sexual awakening of a life-long polio sufferer. John Hawkes stars as Mark O'Brien, a writer in his late thirties... Read more

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

7.9/10
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Starring: Wendy Hiller, John Hurt, Leo McKern, Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, S...

Adapted by Robert Bolt and Constance Willis from Bolt's hit stage play, this is a literate, penetrating treatment of the conflict between Thomas More... Read more

Batman of the Future: Return of the Joker (2000)

Director: Curt Geda
Starring: Voices Of, Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Angie Harmon, Melissa Joan H...

Aka "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker". This acclaimed, full-length animated feature tells of the new Batman, Terry McGinnis, and his encounter with... Read more

Grudge Match (2013)

6.4/10
Director: Peter Segal
Starring: Alan Arkin, Kim Basinger, Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Hart, Jon Be...

Sports comedy casts Robert De Niro as Billy 'The Kid' McDonnen and Sylvester Stallone as Henry 'Razor' Sharp, two local Pittsburgh fighters whose fier... Read more

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected: 2.4 (1980)

Director: Philip Dudley, Graham Evans, John Jacobs
Starring: Telly Savalas, Rita Gam, Frank Finlay, Heather Sears, Andrew Burt, Rachel Kempso...

Five more tales from the master of the macabre, Roald Dahl. Each stand-alone episode in this acclaimed series is a brilliantly acted gem of creepy del... Read more

Boogie Nights (1997)

7.9/10
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, William H Macy, Heather Graham, Jo...

This acclaimed, disco-filled chronicle of the adult film industry's rise and decline in the late 70s and 80s stars Mark Wahlberg as the well-endowed s... Read more

Gunfight At The O.K. Corral (1957)

7.2/10
Director: John Sturges
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Burt Lancaster, Lee Van Cleef, Dennis Hopper, John...

Superbly mounted, landmark western that authentically depicts the famous showdown between Wyatt Earp and 'Doc' Holliday and the Clanton Gang, while ex... Read more

Tales from the Crypt / Vault of Horror (1972)

Director: Freddie Francis, Roy Ward Baker
Starring: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Roy Dotrice, Patrick Magee, Dawn Adams, Tom Baker,...

Two classic horror films in one volume. 'Tales from the Crypt' is a spine-tingling journey into terror with five unwary travellers trapped in catacomb... Read more

Dead Man (1995)

7.7/10
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, John Hurt, Lance Henriksen, Michael Win...

A one-of-a-kind stylish western written by director Jim Jarmusch, about a city accountant (Johnny Depp) who heads off to the wild west for job. When... Read more

El Cid (1961)

7.3/10
Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: Charlton Heston, Gary Raymond, Genevieve Page, Herbert Lom, Hurd Hatfield, John...

Anthony Mann masterfully directs this classic tale of the 11th-century hero El Cid (Charlton Heston), who fought to unite Spain and drive out Moorish... Read more

Boogie Nights (Blu-ray) (1997)

7.9/10
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, William H Macy, Heather Graham, Jo...

This acclaimed, disco-filled chronicle of the adult film industry's rise and decline in the late 70s and 80s stars Mark Wahlberg as the well-endowed s... Read more

Noble House (1988)

7.8/10
Director: Gary Nelson
Starring: Burt Kwouk, Denholm Elliott, Gordon Jackson, John Houseman, John Rhys-Davies, Na...

The high-stakes world of international finance forms the backdrop for this dramatic TV mini-series based on the best-seller by James Clavell ("Shogun"... Read more

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2006)

3.8/10
Director: Uwe Boll
Starring: Jason Statham, Leelee Sobieski, John Rhys-Davies, Ron Perlman, Claire Forlani, K...

A simple farmer (Jason Statham) embarks on a quest to rescue his wife and avenge his son's death at the hands of a race of animal-like warriors. Joini... Read more

Dead Man ( Blu-ray ) (1995)

7.7/10
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Alfred Molina, Billy Bob Thornton, Crispin Glover, Gabriel Byrne, Gary Farmer, I...

A one-of-a-kind stylish western written by director Jim Jarmusch, about a city accountant (Johnny Depp) who heads off to the wild west for job. When h... Read more

Hollywood Western Collection (2007)

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Gene Autry, Jane Russell, John Wayne,...

For as long as there have been movies, there has been westerns. This 10 movie pack includes some of the silver screen's most memorable performances by... Read more

Damages: Season 2 (2009)

8.1/10
Starring: Glenn Close, Marcia Gay Harden, Mario Van Peebles, Michael Nouri, Tate Donovan,...

After her unprecedented victory over billionaire Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson), Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) has the legal world at her feet. Just as she... Read more

Lawman (1970)

7/10
Director: Michael Winner
Starring: Albert Salmi, Burt Lancaster, Joseph Wiseman, Lee J Cobb, Robert Duvall, Robert...

Burt Lancaster heads a first-rate cast in this solid, leisurely paced western as a marshal who travels to a neighbouring town to bring in seven cowpok... Read more

El Cid ( Blu-ray ) (1961)

7.3/10
Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: Charlton Heston, Gary Raymond, Genevieve Page, Herbert Lom, Hurd Hatfield, John...

Anthony Mann masterfully directs this classic tale of the 11th-century hero El Cid (Charlton Heston), who fought to unite Spain and drive out Moorish... Read more

Joan of Arc (Bergman) (1948)

6.7/10
Director: Victor Fleming
Starring: Cecil Kellaway, Francis L Sullivan, Gene Lockhart, Hurd Hatfield, Ingrid Bergman...

The life story of one of history's most remarkable heroines is boldly brought to the screen in this Academy Award winning production, an epic tale of... Read more

Sabrina, The Teenage Witch / Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (1996)

Director: Caroline Thompson, Tibor Takacs
Starring: Miranda Richardson, Tom Irwin, Warwick Davis, Melissa Joan Hart, Ryan Reynolds,...

'Sabrina the Teenage Witch': She's young, pretty, athletic and just turning sweet sixteen. Sabrina (Melissa Joan Hart) is a newcomer to the small town... Read more

The Killers (1946/1964 Versions) (1946)

7.8/10
Director: Don Siegel, Robert Siodmak
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker, Sam Levene, Lee Marv...

Ernest Hemingway's gripping short story "The Killers" has fascinated readers and filmmakers for generations. It's first screen incarnation came in 194... Read more

Fast & Furious 9 (2021)

7.7/10
Director: Justin Lin
Starring: Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Charlize Theron...

Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother. Read more