|Bedazzled 1967 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Stanley Donen
Cast: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Raquel Welch, Alba, Robert Russell, Barry Humphries, Daniele Noel, Michael Bates, Charles Lloyd Pack, Parnell McGarry, Howard Goorney, Bernard Spear, Michael Trubshawe, Robin Hawdon
A short-order cook, Stanley Moon (Dudley Moore), sells his soul to George Spiggott (Peter Cook), a.k.a. the Devil, in return for seven sinful wishes in this modern-day version of "Dr. Faust."
|Black Beauty 1994 G, 88 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama
Director: Caroline Thompson
Cast: Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Jim Carter, Peter Davison, Alun Armstrong, John McEnery, Eleanor Bron, Peter Cook, Alan Cumming, Lyndon Davies, Rosalind Ayres, Adrian Ross Magenty, Georgina Armstrong, Anthony Walters, Gemma Patemoster
This adaptation of Anna Sewell's classic tale is narrated by no other than Black Beauty (voice of Alan Cumming); so, the audience is treated to the story from a horse's point of view. Black Beauty's life is told through the hardships suffered from cruel owners to the friendliness of his true family. A good film and suitable for children.
|A Dandy in Aspic 1968 R, 107 min.|
Director: Anthony Mann
Cast: Laurence Harvey, Tom Courtenay, Mia Farrow, Lionel Stander, Harry Andrews, Peter Cook, Per Oscarsson, Vernon Dobtcheff, Barbara Murray, Norman Bird
British double agent Alexander Eberlin (Laurence Harvey) is dedicated to his espionage world, but he finds love and support from Caroline (Mia Farrow).
|The Hound of the Baskervilles 1978 PG, 80 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Horror / Mystery
Director: Paul Morrissey
Cast: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Denholm Elliott, Dana Gillespie, Terry-Thomas, Joan Greenwood, Spike Milligan, Jessie Matthews, Roy Kinnear, Henry Woolf, Josephine Tewson, Max Wall, Prunilla Scales, Lucy Griffiths, Kenneth Williams
In this satire on the Arthur Conan Doyle story, Sherlock Holmes (Peter Cook) and Dr. Watson (Dudley Moore) encounter Dr. Mortimer (Terry-Thomas) who tells them about a curse on the male Baskerville family heirs. Dr. Watson arrives at Baskerville Hall to investigate and stays with the heir, Sir Henry Baskerville (Kenneth Williams), while Holmes searches for a way to relieve his tensions. Meanwhile, Watson looks for clues, but it will be Holmes who finally solves the case.
|Monte Carlo or Bust 1969 G, 93 min.|
aka: Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: Tony Curtis, Susan Hampshire, Terry-Thomas, Gert Frobe, Peer Schmidt, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Walter Chiari, Jack Hawkins, Eric Sykes
This is a fun adventure of a 1920s race from London to Monte Carlo. Often slapstick with a few bits that aren't too funny, it is still a good no-brainer of the same mold as "The Great Race," "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines," etc.
|The Princess Bride 1987 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Andre The Giant, Fred Savage, Wallace Shawn, Robin Wright Penn, Peter Falk, Billy Crystal, Peter Cook, Carol Kane, Mel Smith, Margery Mason, Anne Dyson
To cheer up his sick grandson (Fred Savage), Grandpa (Peter Falk) reads him a story, and, as he reads, the action comes to life. The tale is one of love and adventure in which the evil Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon) captures the fair damsel Buttercup (Robin Wright Penn). Now the gallant, but poor, stable boy Westley (Cary Elwes) rides to the rescue. Will Grandpa be able to finish the story without including all of the kissing scenes that his grandson does not want to hear?
|Supergirl 1984 PG, 114 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Adventure
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Cast: Faye Dunaway, Helen Slater, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow, Brenda Vaccaro, Peter Cook, Simon Ward, Marc McClure, Hart Bochner, David Healy, Maureen Teefy, Sandra Dickinson, Robyn Mandell, Jenifer Landor, Diana Ricardo
Superman's cousin, Supergirl (Helen Slater), comes to Earth and is immediately embroiled in a fight against the evil forces of the jealous Selena (Faye Dunaway).
|Without a Clue 1988 PG, 107 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Mystery
Director: Thom Eberhardt
Cast: Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Jeffrey Jones, Lysette Anthony, Matthew Sim, Paul Freeman, Nigel Davenport, Peter Cook, John Warner, Pat Keen, Tim Killick, Matthew Savage, Harold Innocent, George Sweeney, Murray Ewan
This movie sets up Sherlock Holmes as the figment of Dr. John Watson's (Ben Kingsley) imagination. Watson is the one who actually solves the crimes, and, as his fame grows, Watson hires drunken actor Reginald Kincaid (Michael Caine) to masquerade as Holmes. Later, Kincaid's bad behavior causes Watson to fire him, but, when Watson learns that the public misses Holmes and wants him back, Watson is forced to rehire Kincaid.
|The Wrong Box 1966 PG, 105 min.|
Director: Bryan Forbes
Cast: John Mills, Ralph Richardson, Michael Caine, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Nanette Newman, Tony Hancock, Peter Sellers, Cicely Courtneidge, Peter Graves
Based loosely on a story co-authored by Robert Louis Stevenson, this gag-filled farce concerns two brothers who haven't seen each other for over 40 years. They were among 12 children whose parents each put up money, now drawing interest, which will go to the last survivor. The two brothers are the last ones and each awaits getting his hands on the money. John Mills and Ralph Richardson are great as the two brothers.
|Yellowbeard 1983 PG, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action / Adventure
Director: Mel Damski
Cast: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Martin Hewitt, Marty Feldman, Eric Idle, Madeline Kahn, James Mason, John Cleese, Peter Cook, Michael Hordern, Kenneth Mars, Spike Milligan, Stacey Nelkin
Seventeenth-century pirate Yellowbeard (Graham Chapman) sets out–after release from prison–with his son Dan (Martin Hewitt) and wife Betty (Madeline Kahn) to recover a fortune he buried years ago. Gobble, gobble, gobble.
|1. Bedazzled (1967)|
2. Black Beauty (1994)
3. A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
4. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)
5. Monte Carlo or Bust (1969)
aka: Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies
6. The Princess Bride (1987)
7. Supergirl (1984)
8. Without a Clue (1988)
9. The Wrong Box (1966)
10. Yellowbeard (1983)
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