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Royal Flash (1975)

6.8/10
Director: Richard Lester
Starring: Joss Ackland, Alan Bates, Britt Ekland, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Oliver Re...

Based on the second novel in George MacDonald Fraser's Harry Flashman series, this spirited, swashbuckling comedy from director Richard Lester feature... Read more

C S Lewis Through the Shadowlands ( aka Shadowlands ) (1985)

Director: Norman Stone
Starring: Joss Ackland, Claire Bloom, David Waller

Aka "Shadowlands". A real-life incident involving two major literary figures was dramatized for British television in 1985 under the title 'Shadowland... Read more

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

6.7/10
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Starring: Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard, Joss Ackland

Based on a true incident, this gripping real-life thriller stars Harrison Ford as a high-ranking Soviet naval officer who, in 1961, supplants captain... Read more

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

8.6/10
Director: John Irving
Starring: Alec Guinness, Ian Richardson, Bernard Hepton, Joss Ackland

In this award-winning adaptation of John le Carre's novel, Sir Alec Guinness stars as spymaster George Smiley, a retired agent for the British Secret... Read more

The Sicilian (1987)

5.4/10
Director: Michael Cimino
Starring: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Joss Ackland, John Turturro, Barbara Sukowa

This spin-off from 'The Godfather' series, based on Mario Puzo's novel, stars Christopher Lambert as Salvatore Giuliano, a true-life Sicilian Robin Ho... Read more

I'll Be There (2003)

6.6/10
Director: Craig Ferguson
Starring: Craig Ferguson, Jemma Redgrave, Ralph Brown, Joss Ackland, Charlotte Church

Craig Ferguson wrote, directed and stars in this feel-good comedy featuring singing sensation Charlotte Church, in her acting debut, as an aspiring vo... Read more

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

7.2/10
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Joss Ackland, Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Derrick O'Connor, Patsy Kensi...

LA cop Mel Gibson and reluctant partner Danny Glover are back to take on a South Africa-based drug ring in this action-filled hit sequel. Read more

Flawless (2007)

6.8/10
Director: Michael Radford
Starring: Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Nathaniel Parker, Nicholas Jones, Jos...

A tense crime thriller set in '60s London with Demi Moore as a driven American executive who has hit the glass ceiling and Michael Caine as an ageing... Read more

Asylum (2005)

6.1/10
Director: David Mackenzie
Starring: Natasha Richardson, Hugh Bonneville, Gus Lewis, Ian McKellen, Joss Ackland, Mart...

Stella (Natasha Richardson) is the neglected wife of Max (Hugh Bonneville), the new Deputy Superintendent of a maximum security psych hospital on the... Read more

How About You (2007)

6.9/10
Director: Anthony Byrne
Starring: Hayley Atwell, Orla Brady, Vanessa Redgrave, Imelda Staunton, Joss Ackland, Bren...

Based on Maeve Binchy's short story about four cantankerous rest home residents who make trouble for the newbie put in charge over Christmas. Vanessa... Read more

A Murder of Quality (1991)

6.5/10
Director: Gavin Millar
Starring: Billie Whitelaw, Christian Bale, Denholm Elliott, Glenda Jackson, Joss Ackland,...

The British class system is under fire in this adaptation of John Le Carre's novel. One-time spy master George Smiley (Denholm Elliott) is called in t... Read more

Nowhere to Run (1993)

5.6/10
Director: Robert Harmon
Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Joss Ackland, Ted Levine

An escaped convict, Sam Gillen (Jean-Claude Van Damme) travels to a farm to search for money from an earlier heist. While out on the property, he meet... Read more

No Good Deed (2002)

5.5/10
Director: Bob Rafelson
Starring: Samuel L Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgard, Doug Hutchison, Joss Acklan...

Aka "The House on Turk Street". In director Bob Rafelson's adaptation of the Dashiell Hammett story "The House on Turk Street", Samuel L. Jackson is a... Read more

Above and Beyond (2006)

6.5/10
Director: Sturla Gunnarsson
Starring: Richard E Grant, Liane Balaban, Jason Priestley, Joss Ackland, Jonathan Scarfe,...

This Canadian mini-series tells the story of Ferry Command, a civilian effort to escort bombers across the Atlantic Ocean to the UK during the darkest... Read more

Pinocchio (2008)

5.8/10
Director: Alberto Sironi
Starring: Robbie Kay, Alessandro Gassman, Violante Placido, Margherita Buy, Thomas Sangste...

A mini-series adaptation of Carlo Collodi's beloved children's story about a little wooden toy who became a real boy. Pinocchio is lovingly crafted by... Read more

The P.D. James Collection: Shroud for a Nightingale / A Taste for Death (1984)

Director: John Gorrie, John Davies
Starring: Bosco Hogan, Fiona Fullerton, Joss Ackland, Liz Fraser, Simon Ward, Wendy Hiller...

Classic suspense from the Master of Mystery. Roy Marsden stars in this award-winning collection as PD James' literary creation Adam Dalgliesh. The met... 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

These Foolish Things (2006)

5.9/10
Director: Julia Taylor-Stanley
Starring: Anjelica Huston, Zoe Tapper, Andrew Lincoln, Terence Stamp, David Leon, Lauren B...

A gentle romantic comedy, set in London during the approach of World War II, with a young actress, a playwright and a director all struggling to advan... Read more

Henry VIII (2003)

7.3/10
Director: Pete Travis
Starring: Charles Dance, David Suchet, Helena Bonham Carter, Joss Ackland, Ray Winstone, S...

Wedded bliss didn't come easily to England's most infamous serial husband, Henry VIII. Desperate for a male heir, Henry (Ray Winstone) married then to... Read more

A Kid in King Arthur's Court / Unidentified Flying Oddball (1995)

Director: Russ Mayberry, Michael Gottlieb
Starring: Jim Dale, Dennis Dugan, Ron Moody, Kenneth More, Joss Ackland, Thomas Ian Nichol...

'A Kid in King Arthur's Court' - Mark Twain's Connecticut Yankee gets a contemporary updating in this live-action Disney romp, as a California Little... Read more

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Collection 4 ( A Caribbean Mystery / They Do It with Mirrors / The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side ) (1989)

7.8/10
Director: Christopher Petit, Norman Stone
Starring: Barry Newman, Claire Bloom, Donald Pleasence, Frank Middlemass, Jean Simmons, Jo...

"A Caribbean Mystery" - Miss Marple (Joan Hickson) is finding her luxury holiday in Barbados sadly dull. Then Major Palgrave is found dead and once mo... Read more

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected: Volume 1 (1980)

Director: Various
Starring: Joan Collins, John Gielgud, Joss Ackland, Michael Gambon, Saeed Jaffrey, Cyril L...

From the master of the macabre and creator of "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" comes one of the most star-studded series ever created featuring bizar... Read more

Hogfather (2006)

7.6/10
Director: Vadim Jean
Starring: David Jason, Marc Warren, David Warner, Michelle Dockery, Joss Ackland, Tony Rob...

For the first time, a live-action adaptation of one of Terry Pratchett's phenomenally successful Discworld novels makes it to the small screen. It's... Read more

Lethal Weapon Legacy: Lethal Weapon / Lethal Weapon 2 / Lethal Weapon 3 / Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit, Jo...

Includes all four 'Lethal Weapon' films to date, with Director's Cuts of the first three. Riggs and Murtagh bag the bad guys in their inimitable fash... Read more

Ellery Queen: Adventures 5 - 12 (1975)

8.4/10
Starring: David Wayne, Dean Stockwell, Dina Merrill, Eva Gabor, Eve Arden, Jim Backus, Jim...

Long before "Murder, She Wrote", "Ellery Queen" was entertaining viewers with the exact same crime format: a mysterious murder, a long list of clues,... Read more