Most Voted Titles With Pete Postlethwaite
- Movies or TV
1. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A skilled extractor is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible.
2. The Usual Suspects (1995)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup.
3. The Town (2010)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.
4. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.
5. Clash of the Titans (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Perseus, mortal son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.
6. Alien³ (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ripley continues to be stalked by a savage alien, after her escape pod crashes on a prison planet.
7. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
8. Æon Flux (2005)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is a sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.
9. The Constant Gardener (2005)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.
10. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Writers: James Fenimore Cooper, John L. Balderston, Paul Perez, Daniel Moore, Philip Dunne, Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig
11. In the Name of the Father (1993)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History
A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.
12. DragonHeart (1996)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality.
13. Solomon Kane (2009)
R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil.
14. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History, Mystery
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.
15. The Omen (2006)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A remake of the 1976 horror classic The Omen (1976), an American official realizes that his young son may literally be the devil incarnate.
16. Dark Water (2005)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident.
17. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City.
18. The Shipping News (2001)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
19. Hamlet (1990)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Romance
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
20. Brassed Off (1996)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.
21. The Duellists (1977)
PG | 100 min | Drama, War
Set during the grand, sweeping Napoleonic age, an officer in the French army insults another officer and sets off a life-long enmity. The two officers, D'Hubert and Feraud, cross swords ... See full summary »
22. Split Second (1992)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror
In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is ... See full summary »
23. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The wizards behind "Merlin" and "The Odyssey" combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a three-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.
24. Killing Bono (2011)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Music
Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
25. Animal Farm (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny among themselves.
26. Closing the Ring (2007)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A young man searches for the proper owner of a ring that belonged to a U.S. World War II bomber gunner who had crashed onto the Cave Hill outside Belfast in Northern Ireland on June 1, 1944.
27. The Age of Stupid (2009)
92 min | Documentary, History, War
A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.
28. Treasure Island (1990 TV Movie)
132 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is besieged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight... See full summary »
29. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
PG-13 | 85 min | Drama
The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on ... See full summary »
30. A Private Function (1984)
R | 93 min | Comedy
1947 in a small town in England. The war has been won two years ago, but there's still rationing of meat. When princess Elizabeth is going to marry, a group of businessmen wants to impress ... See full summary »
31. When Saturday Comes (1996)
98 min | Drama, Sport
Jimmy Muir is a hard-drinking brewery worker in the city of Sheffield, with an arrogant lack of respect for authority. His entire life has been orientated by football and he possesses the ... See full summary »
32. Waterland (1992)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery
Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »
33. Sharpe's Company (1994 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, History
Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target. Meanwhile, a new commander has taken over the South Essex, along ... See full summary »
34. Sharpe's Enemy (1994 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Adventure, History
Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage ... See full summary »
35. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lovejoy is a loveable rogue and an antiques dealer with an amazing talent for spotting hidden treasures. When not looking for the odd collectible, Lovejoy spends most of his time using his ... See full summary »
36. I Now Pronounce You Vince and Ralph (2004)
R | 100 min | Comedy
Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws.
37. The Serpent's Kiss (1997)
R | 104 min | Drama
Young Dutch architect Meneer Chrome comes to a remote English estate where Thomas Smithers lives with his wife, Juliana. Smithers is determined to leave as his legacy a fabulous garden, to ... See full summary »
38. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.
40. To Kill a Priest (1988)
R | 117 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.
44. Minder (1979–1994)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »
45. Among Giants (1998)
R | 93 min | Romance, Comedy
A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »
46. Zorro (1990–2011)
30 min | Adventure, Family, Romance
Set in Spanish California, this often-refilmed story chronicles the adventures of Don Diego de la Vega, a young nobleman who lives a double live as El Zorro ('the Fox'), protector of the ... See full summary »
47. Crimetime (1996)
R | 118 min | Horror, Thriller
Bobby Mahon is an actor playing a notorious serial killer on prime-time television. The show becomes a hit, which encourages the real-life murderer on whom it's based, to go on a spree to make it on screen.
48. Ghost Son (2007)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A widowed newlywed stays on her deceased husband's South African farm, then bears a child who seems to be possessed by the dead man.
49. When the Sky Falls (2000)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama
Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the ... See full summary »
50. Cowboy Up (2001)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.