Most Popular Titles With Michael Pennington
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PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels attempt to destroy the Second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker tries to bring his father back to the Light Side of the Force.
5. The Iron Lady (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
6. Waking the Dead (2000– )
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation.
7. The Escape Artist (2013 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Drama, Thriller
Revolves around Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm who specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he ... See full summary »
8. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.
9. State of Play (2003 TV Mini-Series)
57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
11. Fragile (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Thriller, Horror
At her new job in a rundown children's hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random, mysterious attacks.
13. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.
15. Between the Lines (1992–1994)
50 min | Crime, Drama
"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers - of London's Metropolitan Police. The first two... See full summary »
18. Callan (1967–1972)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This... See full summary »
24. Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story (2004 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary, Action, History
Verus, a slave captured in the Balkans, sees a gladiatorial career in the arena as a preferable alternative to life in a rock quarry.
25. Hamlet (1969)
G | 117 min | Drama
Nicol Williamson takes the lead role in this star-studded 1969 version of William Shakespeare's tragedy. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother's remarriage to Claudius... See full summary »
29. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
75 min | Drama
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »
33. Public Eye (1965–1975)
60 min | Crime, Drama
A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »
34. Cymbeline (1982 TV Movie)
175 min | Drama, Comedy
Cymbeline, the King of Britain, is angry that his daughter Imogen has chosen a poor (but worthy) man for her husband. So he banishes Posthumus, who goes to fight for Rome. Imogen (dressed ... See full summary »
35. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1987 TV Movie)
100 min | Mystery
Sherlock Holmes is brought back to life by Watson's female descendant after being cryogenically frozen for eighty years.
36. The Last Bolshevik (1993)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
This documentary tells the story of film director Aleksandr Medvedkin, throughout his life a sincere believer in communism, whose films were repeatedly banned in the Soviet Union. Modern ... See full summary »
42. Building the Great Pyramid (2002 TV Movie)
TV-G | 58 min | Documentary
Based on the latest archaeological discoveries and combining dramatic reconstruction, location shooting and state-of-the-art CGI computer effects, this film travels back in time to reveal ... See full summary »