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Christopher Plummer

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Sound of Music, TheSound of Music, The (1965) Aro Favourite
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker
Enduring Rogers and Hammerstein musical based on the real–life Von Trapp family, who deserted their homeland to escape the Nazis.…
Triple CrossTriple Cross (1966)
Dir. Terence Young
Feat. Christopher Plummer, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard
Minor curio concerns the real–life adventures of English safe–cracker Eddie Chapman (Plummer) who was in prison on Jersey when the Nazis…
WaterlooWaterloo (1970) Recommended
Dir. Sergei Bondarchuk
Feat. Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles
Napoleonic epic from the Russian director of WAR AND PEACE is dramatically woolly, but includes superb, sprawling battle–scenes. Rod Steiger…
Return of the Pink Panther, TheReturn of the Pink Panther, The (1975)
Dir. Blake Edwards
Feat. Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer
Fourth entry in the Inspector Clouseau series sees dir. Blake Edwards return to join a riotous Peter Sellers in the hunt for another missing diamond.…
Aces HighAces High (1976)
Dir. Jack Gold
Feat. Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud
WW1 drama based on the play 'Journey's End' following a green young pilot sent off to fight the Germans in the air. Noted for its accurate portrayal…
Moneychangers, The (TV Series)Moneychangers, The (TV Series) (1976)
Feat. Kirk Douglas, Christopher Plummer, Anne Baxter
Kirk Douglas and Christopher Plummer play executives battling to claim the presidency of one of America's largest banks in this meaty financial…
Jesus of Nazareth (Mini Series)Jesus of Nazareth (Mini Series) (1977) Recommended
Dir. Franco Zeffirelli
Feat. Robert Powell, Laurence Olivier, Anne Bancroft
Touched by the hand of Franco Zeffirelli and a who's–who of famous thesps, this is the most respectfully detailed and complete retelling of the…
Silent Partner, TheSilent Partner, The (1978) Aro Favourite
Dir. Daryl Duke
Feat. Elliott Gould, Susannah York, Christopher Plummer
A clever twister about a bank heist during the Christmas season involving crafty teller Elliot Gould and psychotic hoodlum Christopher Plummer. A…
International VelvetInternational Velvet (1978)
Dir. Bryan Forbes
Feat. Tatum O'Neal, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Plummer
Belated and earnest sequel to classic NATIONAL VELVET has an adult Velvet Brown take in an orphaned niece from America, who, with the help of an…
Murder by DecreeMurder by Decree (1979)
Dir. Bob Clark
Feat. Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings
Sherlock Holmes and the ever faithful Watson are back, this time investigating the notorious Jack the Ripper and his gruesome fascination with…
Somewhere in Time Somewhere in Time (1980)
Dir. Jeannot Szwarc
Feat. Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer
Fantastical love story stars Reeve as a successful playwright who becomes obsessed with a woman he believes he is destined to be with, even if it…
Scarlet and the Black, TheScarlet and the Black, The (1983)
Dir. Jerry London
Feat. Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud
Thrilling cat–and–mouse tale of Vatican attempts to save Allied POWs and downed Allied airman from Nazi imprisonment.
DreamscapeDreamscape (1984)
Dir. Joseph Ruben
Feat. Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer
Psychic Dennis Quaid treks through the dreams and nightmares of others, ultimately confronting the nihilistic visions of the President. Works well…
DragnetDragnet (1987)
Dir. Tom Mankiewicz
Feat. Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Plummer
Amiably silly buddy–cop comedy that both parodies and pays homage to television crime drama of the 1950s and 60s. Dan Aykroyd plays the "old…
Where the Heart IsWhere the Heart Is (1990)
Dir. John Boorman
Feat. Uma Thurman, Crispin Glover, Dabney Coleman
Trendy New York teens are forced out of their parents house to live in a ramshackle dump, and learn the ways of the real world. Kooky fun.
Star Trek VI - The Undiscovered CountryStar Trek VI - The Undiscovered Country (1991)
Dir. Nicholas Meyer
Feat. William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
Gracious conclusion to the film series featuring the original cast. Combines great special effects, a plot with a social conscience, and some deft…
Dolores ClaiborneDolores Claiborne (1995) Recommended
Dir. Taylor Hackford
Feat. Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judy Parfitt
After MISERY, this non–supernatural Stephen King adaptation displays yet another facet of Kathy Bates multiple screen personas – here she…
Insider, TheInsider, The (1999) Aro Favourite
Dir. Michael Mann
Feat. Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer
A brooding masterpiece from dir. Mann (HEAT), who finally wrestles down a topic of sufficient weight to justify the peerless brilliance of his…
American TragedyAmerican Tragedy (2000)
Dir. Lawrence Schiller
Feat. Ving Rhames, Ron Silver, Christopher Plummer
Heavyweight TV movie of the OJ Simpson trial, with Ving Rhames and Ron Silver and Christopher Plummer suiting up to defend the former football star…
Dracula 2000Dracula 2000 (2001)
Dir. Patrick Lussier
Feat. Christopher Plummer, Jonny Lee Miller, Omar Epps
Modern–day encounter with Drac, 'presented' by Wes Craven, occurs after the opening of high–security crypt inside Van Hesling’s…
Lucky BreakLucky Break (2001)
Dir. Peter Cattaneo
Feat. Timothy Spall, Christopher Plummer, James Nesbitt
Jailed bank robber Timothy Spall plans a breakout undcer the guise of staging an appalling stage musical about Admiral Nelson written by the prison…
Nicholas NicklebyNicholas Nickleby (2002)
Dir. Douglas McGrath
Feat. Stella Gonet, Christopher Plummer, Tom Courtenay
Able–handed version of Dicken's classic of Victorian–age injustice, that respects both the comic and tragic sides to the tale. After…
AraratArarat (2002) Recommended
Dir. Atom Egoyan
Feat. Arsinee Khanjian, Charles Aznavour, Christopher Plummer
A challenging dramatic meditation on the 'forgotten' genocide of 1.5 million Armenians by Turkey during WWI, moulded into an epic of history and…
Cold Creek ManorCold Creek Manor (2003)
Dir. Mike Figgis
Feat. Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Stephen Dorff
A middling twist on the city–folks–go–country thriller, with Quaid, Stone and family moving into a creaky old mansion with a bad…
National TreasureNational Treasure (2004)
Dir. Jon Turteltaub
Feat. Nicolas Cage, Sean Bean, Harvey Keitel
Deft treasure yarn with Nic Cage in the 'Indiana Jones' role – an archaeologist in hot pursuit of a legendary war chest hidden by the Founding…
AlexanderAlexander (2004)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer
A valiant, though flawed attempt by dir. Oliver Stone (PLATOON) to depict the life and times of Grecian military commander Alexander the Great,…
Must Love DogsMust Love Dogs (2005)
Dir. Gary David Goldberg
Feat. Diane Lane, John Cusack, Elizabeth Perkins
Candyfloss romcom sees a forty–something teacher (Lane) recover from a broken marriage with the help of her large Irish–American family,…
SyrianaSyriana (2005) Recommended
Dir. Stephen Gaghan
Feat. George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright
Fierce and dense exploration of the machinations and consequences of the global oil industry in the form of a multiple–storyline drama (from…
New World, TheNew World, The (2006) Recommended
Dir. Terrence Malick
Feat. Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer
An epic naturalist meditation on the European settlement of America from dir. Terrence Malick (DAYS OF HEAVEN), which reveals a thoughtful and at…
Inside ManInside Man (2006) Recommended
Dir. Spike Lee
Feat. Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster
Proficient, personalised heist thriller from dir. Spike Lee (25TH HOUR) in which a smooth and cold super–crim (Owen) engineers the robbery of…
Closing the RingClosing the Ring (2007)
Dir. Richard Attenborough
Feat. Shirley Maclaine, Christopher Plummer, Mischa Barton
Richard Attenborough–directed romance set both in the '40s and present–day, following the wartime history of a ring and an unbreakable…
Autumn HeartsAutumn Hearts (Emotional Arithmetic) (2009)
Dir. Paolo Barzman
Feat. Susan Sarandon, Christopher Plummer, Gabriel Byrne
Drama focused on three Holocaust survivors who spent time together at the Drancy internment camp and re–unite decades after their…
UpUp (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Peter Docter, Bob Peterson
Feat. Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai
Pixar are on top yet again with this inspired flight of fancy, about a widowed octogenarian (voiced by grizzly Ed Asner) and his dream of traveling…
99 (Nine) (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Shane Acker
Feat. Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, John C. Reilly
Successfully expanded from an Oscar–nominated animated short, this quite extra–ordinary fable pits nine thumb–sized creations…
Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, TheImaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, The (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Terry Gilliam
Feat. Heath Ledger, Christopher Plummer, Andrew Garfield
Firing on all imaginative cylinders, dir. Terry Gilliam delivers what is possibly his magnum opus – an original, mind–bending fantasy…
Last Station, TheLast Station, The (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Michael Hoffman
Feat. Christopher Plummer, Helen Mirren, Paul Giamatti
Enchanting and poignant in equal measure, this splendidly realised drama utilises a top flight cast to depict the tumultuous last year of the life of…
My Dog TulipMy Dog Tulip (2009)
Dir. Paul Fierlinger, Sandra Fierlinger
Feat. Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave, Isabella Rossellini
Touching, bittersweet adult animation of J. R. Ackerley's 1956 book, recalling the author's 15–year relationship with his beloved German…
PriestPriest (2011)
Dir. Scott Charles Stewart
Feat. Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q
Priests battle vampires in this post–apocalyptic fantasy based on the popular graphic novel.
BeginnersBeginners (2011)
Dir. Mike Mills
Feat. Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent
Semi–autobiographical tale from the dir. of THUMBSUCKER reconciles two relationships in the life of a 38–year–old graphic artist…
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheGirl with the Dragon Tattoo, The (2011) Recommended
Dir. David Fincher
Feat. Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
David Fincher helms this electrifying big–budget remake of the dynamite Swedish thriller, adapted from Stieg Larsson's worldwide bestseller.…
Hector and the Search For HappinessHector and the Search For Happiness (2014)
Dir. Peter Chelsom
Feat. Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Jean Reno
Simon Pegg plays a disillusioned psychiatrist traveling the globe in search of the secret of happiness.
Elsa & FredElsa & Fred (Elsa and Fred) (2014)
Dir. Michael Radford
Feat. Shirley Maclaine, Christopher Plummer, Marcia Gay Harden
Shirley Maclaine and Christopher Plummer take the leads in this remake of the Argentinian romance in which a feisty retiree and her new neighbor, an…
Danny CollinsDanny Collins (2015)
Dir. Dan Fogelman
Feat. Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner
Al Pacino stars as an aging rock star who decides to change his life when he discovers a 40–year–old letter written to him by John…
RememberRemember (2015)
Dir. Atom Egoyan
Feat. Christopher Plummer, Bruno Ganz, Jurgen Prochnow
A holocaust survivor with dementia sets out to kill a Nazi war criminal in this unsettling and unique thriller from Canadian auteur Atom Egoyan.
Exception, TheException, The (2016)
Dir. David Leveaux
Feat. Lily James, Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer
Romantic war drama fictionalizing the last few days in the life of exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II, played by Christopher Plummer. A German soldier tries to…
All the Money in the WorldAll the Money in the World (2017) Recommended
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg
Solid kidnapping thriller with a terrific performance by Michelle Williams as a mother who attempts to convince her aging oil tycoon…
Man Who Invented Christmas, TheMan Who Invented Christmas, The (2017)
Dir. Bharat Nalluri
Feat. Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce
Delightful Christmas movie to suit all ages, following the life of Charles Dickens as he writes A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge was inspired by…

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