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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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