Most Popular Titles With Robert Beatty
- Movies or TV
1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 160 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
2. Labyrinth (1986)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours.
3. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.
4. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
M | 158 min | Action, Adventure, War
Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on.
5. Superman III (1983)
PG | 125 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel.
7. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
9. 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 »
10. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Charles Dreyfus threatens to destroy the world with a doomsday device if Inspector Clouseau is not killed. Naturally, this is far harder than it sounds.
11. Blakes 7 (1978–1981)
50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
13. Stairway to Heaven (1946)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.
14. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »
15. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.
17. The Martian Chronicles (1980 TV Mini-Series)
281 min | Sci-Fi
Earth sends its first manned probe to Mars in 1999, and a jealous Martian murders the two astronauts when his wife has erotic dreams of meeting them. Members of a subsequent expedition are ... See full summary »
18. 49th Parallel (1941)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller
A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.
19. The 25th Hour (1967)
130 min | Drama, War
During World War II, a Romanian Jewish peasant is denounced by the village policeman and sent to a concentration camp. In the camp, due to an error, he's drafted into the SS.
20. Spitfire (1942)
Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, War
By the late 1920's aircraft designer R.J. Mitchell feels he has achieved all he wants with his revolutionary mono-planes winning trophy after trophy. But a holiday in Germany shortly after ... See full summary »
21. The Magic Box (1951)
118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor who (this film would have you think) made the first movie camera.
22. Man on a Tightrope (1953)
Approved | 105 min | Drama
Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.
24. Something of Value (1957)
TV-PG | 113 min | Drama, War
Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »
25. Sitting Target (1972)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Imprisoned Harry Lomart is a vicious, brute of a man and yet he is prepared to do his long jail term as he is confident that on his release his beautiful wife Pat will be waiting for him, but a visit from Pat brings him his worst nightmare.
26. Odd Man Out (1947)
116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
27. H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (1958–1960)
30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
British scientist Peter Brady, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident which turns himself invisible. Unfortunately, there is no antidote, so, while working on a... See full summary »
29. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
82 min | Action, Drama, War
When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
30. The Spikes Gang (1974)
PG | 96 min | Western
One day, three farm boys come upon a wounded outlaw named Harry Spikes. They take him to one of the boys' barn... See full synopsis »
31. The Amateur (1981)
R | 112 min | Crime, Thriller
A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his ... See full summary »
33. Pope Joan (1972)
PG | 132 min | Drama
This movie is based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. Although it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, this movie ... See full summary »
34. Against the Wind (1948)
96 min | Action, War, Drama
British agents engage in hazardous duty behind German lines.
35. Golden Rendezvous (1977)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Thriller
Aboard the cargo vessel converted into a luxury cruise ship SS Campari somewhere in the Caribbean is lying in port due to a succession of delays. Chief Officer Johnny Carter, who has to put... See full summary »
36. Suicide Squadron (1941)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance, War
During World War II, an American newswoman falls for a Polish piano virtuoso...who wants to go back and fight.
40. The Horse's Mouth (1953)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An Irish "oracle" foretells the next day's track results to a newspaperman, resulting in a national uproar.
41. Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957)
PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure
Tarzan leads five passengers from a downed airplane out of the jungle. En route white hunter Hawkins tries to sell them to the Oparian chief. Captured by the Oparians and nearly sacrificed ... See full summary »
43. San Demetrio London (1943)
104 min | Adventure, Drama
The San Demetrio of the title is a British merchant ship in an Atlantic convoy in 1940. Disabled and left to the mercy of patrolling U-boats the crew must keep her afloat and out of harms ... See full summary »
46. The Gathering Storm (1974 TV Movie)
75 min | Biography, Drama
The story of British prime minister Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II.
47. Time Lock (1957)
73 min | Thriller
A boy is accidentally locked in a bank vault. With less than 10 hours of oxygen left in the vault, it becomes a race to save the boy.
48. Die Todesstrahlen des Dr. Mabuse (1964)
90 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The evil Dr. Mabuse develops a death ray with which he threatens the world.