Peter Bowles

Off the Rails

Off the Rails

Off the Rails
IMDb: 6.4
100

Now in their 50’s, three friends recreate an inter-rail journey across Europe, but this time 18-year-old Maddie is taking her mother’s place, fulfilling her dying wish. With lost passports, train strikes and romantic entanglements thrown in their way, they must put old feuds aside to complete the journey within five days and remind themselves that they are still at their peak.

Lilting

Lilting

Lilting
IMDb: 7.2
91 min

A young man of Chinese-Cambodian descent dies, leaving behind his isolated mother and his lover of four years. Though the two don\'t share a language, they grow close through their grief.

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Love’s Kitchen

Love’s Kitchen

Love’s Kitchen
IMDb: 5.3
86 min

Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a run-down country pub into a gourmet restaurant. His food catches the eye - and taste buds - of beautiful American food critic Kate Templeton (Claire Forlani) and they soon both write a recipe for love that leaves both their hearts - and their stomachs - in full.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes
IMDb: 6.6
85 min

An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for themselves when Gum doesn\'t return from one of his adventures. Together, they nurture their passions for acting, aviation and ballet in this charming TV adaptation of Noel Streatfield\'s novel.

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The Bank Job

The Bank Job

The Bank Job
IMDb: 7.2
112 min

Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry\'s old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry recognises the danger but realises this may be the opportunity of a lifetime. As the resourceful band of thieves burrows its way into a safe-deposit vault at a Lloyds Bank, they quickly realise that, besides millions in riches, the boxes also contain secrets that implicate everyone from London\'s most notorious underworld gangsters to powerful government figures, and even the Royal Family. Although the heist makes headlines throughout Britain for several days, a government gag order eventually brings all reporting of the case to an immediate halt.

Genre: Best 2008
For the Love of Benji

For the Love of Benji

For the Love of Benji
IMDb: 6.0
85 min

Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.

Genre: Family
The Legend of Hell House

The Legend of Hell House

The Legend of Hell House
IMDb: 6.7
95 min

A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it is up to the team to survive a full week in isolation, and solve the mystery of the Hell House.

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Genre: Ghost, Horror, Mystery
The Offence

The Offence

The Offence
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.

Endless Night

Endless Night

Endless Night
IMDb: 6.0
99 min

A shiftless dreamer, Michael Rogers (Hywel Bennett) fantasizes about a lifestyle above his means and marries a wealthy, young girl, Ellie Thomsen (Hayley Mills) who just came of age. They hire a famous architect to build their dream home amidst a series of suspicious incidents. The spouse has dark intentions toward his naive, inexperienced bride. Secrets from his past and sinister ties to their houseguest Greta (Britt Ekland), lead to a terrible turn of unexpected events.

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The Assassination Bureau

The Assassination Bureau

The Assassination Bureau
IMDb: 6.5
110 min

The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I.

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The Charge of the Light Brigade

The Charge of the Light Brigade

The Charge of the Light Brigade
IMDb: 6.7
139 min

A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary charge made by the British Light Brigade against a Russian artillery battery in a small valley which resulted in the near-destruction of the brigade due to error of judgement and rash planning on part by the inept British commanders.

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Blowup

Blowup

Blowup
IMDb: 7.6
111 min

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.