The best Robert Powell’s movies

Robert Powell

Robert Powell

01/06/1944 (78 años)
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The Italian Job

The Italian Job
7.2/10
Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over the 'job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal a fortune in gold and escape in the chaos.

Tommy

Tommy
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaMusic
  • Release: 19/03/1975
  • Character: Captain Walker
A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
6.4/10
Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral, meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the cathedral, and a poor street poet. But Esmeralda's in love with a handsome soldier. When a mob mistakes her for a witch, it's up to Quasimodo to rescue her and claim sanctuary for her in the cathedral.

Asylum

Asylum
6.5/10
A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.

The Thirty Nine Steps

The Thirty Nine Steps
6.6/10
  • Genre: Mystery
  • Release: 04/11/1978
  • Character: Richard Hannay
The year is 1914 and Richard Hannay, Mining Engineer who is visiting Britain for a short time before returning to South Africa, is shocked when one of his neighbours, Colonel Scudder, bursts into his rooms one night and tells him a story that Prussian 'sleeper' agents are planning to pre-start World War I by murdering a visiting foreign minister. However, Scudder is murdered and Hannay is framed for the death by the 'sleepers'. Fleeing to Scotland Hannay attempts to clear his name and to stop the agents with the aid of Alex Mackenzie but not only is he is chased by Chief Supt Lomas for Scudder's death but by the agents who are headed by Appleton who has managed to hide himself in a high-placed position in the British Government...

Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil
6.3/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 05/10/1977
  • Character: Paul Rée
The life and ideas of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. A love triangle unfolds as Nietzsche and his best friend decides to live with a Jewish woman. According to Nietzsche's philosophy, that is beyond all morality. Depicting Nietzsche's opium addiction and madness meritorious.

Mahler

Mahler
6.9/10
  • Genre: DramaMusic
  • Release: 04/04/1974
  • Character: Gustav Mahler
Famed composer Gustav Mahler reflects on the tragedies of his life and failing marriage while traveling by train.

Colour Me Kubrick

Colour Me Kubrick
6.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 06/10/2005
  • Character: Robert
The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.

Robbery

Robbery
6.9/10
A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.

The Asphyx

The Asphyx
6.2/10
Hugo is a brilliant turn-of-the-century scientist, loved and respected by his family and friends, admired by his colleagues. But he is a man quickly becoming obsessed with a curious and frightening question... what is the mysterious apparition found in the photographs of his dying subjects?

The Jigsaw Man

The Jigsaw Man
5.1/10
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release: 24/08/1984
  • Character: Jamie Fraser
Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital documents. With the documents in hand, he instead plays off MI6 and the KGB against each other.

The Survivor

The Survivor
5.1/10
When a 747 crashes shortly after take-off, the sole survivor is the pilot. Virtually unhurt, he and the investigators look for the answers to the disaster. Meanwhile mysterious deaths occur in the community and only a psychic, in touch with the supernatural, can help the pilot unravel the mystery surrounding the doomed plane.

Harlequin

Harlequin
6.1/10
In this modern-day version of the Rasputin story, David Hemmings plays an up-and-coming senator, Nick Rast, whose young son is terminally ill with leukaemia. A mysterious faith healer, Gregory Wolfe, appears and seems to cure the boy. Rast's wife Sandy falls in love with Wolfe, but the powerful interests behind Rast's career, represented by geriatric monster Doc Wheelan are less happy with events.

What Waits Below

What Waits Below
4.7/10
The US military is running a test for a special type of radio transmitter, to be used to communicate with submarines, in a deep system of underground caves in Central America. When the signal from one of the transmitters suddenly disappears, a team of soldiers led by Major Elbert Stevens (Bottoms) and cave specialists led by Rupert 'Wolf' Wolfsen (Powell) including scientist Leslie Peterson (Blount) are sent in to find out what happened. Exploring deep underground, they stumble upon a tribe of albino cave-dwellers who have apparently been isolated from the rest of the world for thousands of years. The cave-dwellers are hurt by radio frequencies and are able to see in infra-red frequencies, tracking the explorers by their body heat.

Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus of Nazareth
  • Character: Jesús

The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers
6.4/10
They made him a hero by branding him a coward . . . the story of a man who conquered fear.

Chunuk Bair

Chunuk Bair
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 25/04/1992
  • Character: Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith
The tragedy of Gallipoli is exposed

Secrets

Secrets
5.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 21/09/1971
  • Character: Allan Wood
A woman's unfulfilling marriage leads her into a passionate affair with a wealthy extramarital lover.

Jane Austen in Manhattan

Jane Austen in Manhattan
4.6/10
Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life

Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 15/11/2018
  • Character: Himself
Franco Zeffirelli passed away on 15th June 2019. Chris Hunt's biography explores how Zeffirelli's sense of drama was born out of his own experience and how his life inspired his productions. Chris Hunt interviewed him and other famous actors, friends and associates, had a camera at Zeffirelli's 94th birthday and during the opening of his foundation in Florence. This documentary, including clips from operas, films and plays aims to be the definitive portrait of a Renaissance man larger than life.

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