|Crush 2001 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: John McKay
Cast: Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty, Bill Paterson, Caroline Holdaway, Joe Roberts, Josh Cole, Gary Powell, Christian Burgess, Andrew Bicknell, Morris Perry, Roger Booth, Richenda Carey, Derek Deadman
Three single friends–headmistress Kate (Andie MacDowell), police inspector Janine (Imelda Staunton), and gynecologist Molly (Anna Chancellor)–have been meeting weekly to console each other. But, the consolation turns to jealousy when Kate embarks on an affair with a much younger man, Jed Willis (Kenny Doughty).
|Kidnapped 1971 G, 100 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: Delbert Mann
Cast: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Jack Hawkins, Donald Pleasence, Gordon Jackson, Vivien Heilbron, Lawrence Douglas, Freddie Jones, Andrew McCulloch, Russell Waters, Jack Watson, Peter Jeffrey, Roger Booth, Geoffrey Whitehead, Claire Nielson
Based on the Robert Louis Stevenson story, this is the tale of a young Scottish orphan, David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas), who arrives at his wicked uncle Ebeneezer's (Donald Pleasence) home. David does not know that he is the heir to the family fortune, and Ebineezer arranges for Captain Hoseason (Jack Hawkins) to kidnap David and take him aboard his ship to be sold into slavery. David is rescued and becomes friends with Alan Breck (Michael Caine). They make it to land and set out to Edinburgh to fight for David's inheritance and the forces of King George who have been sent to his Scottish highlands.
|Kim 1984 TV, 150 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama
Director: John Davies
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Bryan Brown, John Rhys-Davies, Ravi Sheth, Julian Glover, Lee Montague, Alfred Burke, Mick Ford, Bill Leadbitter, Roger Booth, Peter Childs, Noel Coleman, Sneh Gupta, Nadira, Lavlin
This made-for-TV version of Rudyard Kipling's story provides good viewing as orphaned Kim (Ravi Sheth) is recruited by the British and trained by the British Secret Service's Mahbub Ali (Bryan Brown) for espionage work in India. With mentors Mahbub Ali and a Buddhist monk (Peter O'Toole), Kim cooperates in helping spy on Russian infiltrators in the Himalaya Mountains.
|1. Crush (2001)|
2. Kidnapped (1971)
3. Kim (1984)
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