Lifelong buddies Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Albert (Alan Arkin) decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three men risk it all by embarking on a daring adventure to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino directs Michael Caine as a retired conductor who is called out of retirement to perform for the Queen. Fred Ballinger (Caine) is spending a holiday with his daughter (Rachel Weisz) and her friend (Paul Dano) when an emissary from Queen Elizabeth comes from London to request he performs at Buckingham Palace.
Directed by Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy), this action film sees a group of explorer make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations of human space travel. One of the travellers embarking on this interstellar voyage is a widowed engineer (Matthew McConaughey) who decides to leave behind his two children to join a voyage with the goal of saving humanity.
Directed by Brand Anderson, this thriller is based on the short story “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether” by Edgar Allan Poe. The movie centres on the experiences of a Harvard Medical School graduate (Jim Sturgess) who, whilst working at a mental asylum that’s been taken over by inmates, becomes obsessed with a patient named Eliza Graves (Kate Beckinsale).
Four small-time magicians are brought together by an anonymous person who gives them the blueprints to a great illusion. A year later they call themselves the Four Horsemen and the finale of their show is that they will rob a bank. This puts FBI and Interpol onto them who embark on a bizarre investigation where nothing is as it seems.
The Dark Knight Rises is the third and final instalment in Christopher Nolan’s Batman film trilogy. Eight years after the Joker’s reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale) must return to defend Gotham City against the jewel thief Catwoman (Anne Hathaway) and the ruthless villain Bane (Tom Hardy).
Since his adventure to the centre of the Earth, Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson) has been looking for other placed mentioned by Jules Verne. His next adventure takes him and his stepfather Hank (Dwayne Johnson) on a quest to Verne’s mysterious island to hunt down his long-lost grandfather (Michael Caine).
Edward (Bill Milner) is a ten-year-old boy who lives at an old people’s home run by his parents. Surrounded by death he becomes obsessed with finding evidence for the afterlife. He is helped in his search by Clarence (Michael Caine), an elderly ex-magician in the early stages of dementia who has recently entered the home.
With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman (Christian Bale) sets out to destroy organised crime in Gotham City. However, The Joker (Heath Ledger) appears, bringing a new wave of chaos and carnage, thrusting Gotham into anarchy and forcing Batman to cross the line between hero and vigilante.
A futuristic society faces extinction when no children are born and the human race has lost the ability to reproduce. England has descend into chaos, until an iron-handed warden is brought in to institute martial law. The warden’s ability to keep order is threatened when a woman finds that she is pregnant with what would be the first child born in 27 years. A disillusioned bureaucrat Theo (Clive Owen) and a woman from his past, Julian (Julianne Moore) are tasked with shepherding the pregnant woman to a secret organisation that’s been researching how to restore fertility to the world’s population. Michael Caine plays the part of Jasper, a pot smoking retired newspaper cartoonist who looks after his invalid wife.
Based on a novel by Christopher Priest, The Prestige follows two Victoria age stage magicians who struggle to outdo each other. Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Rufus Angier (Hugh Jackman) are rival magicians who were once friends before an on-stage tragedy drove a wedge between them.
As a young boy, Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of him. This leads him to become obsessed with revenge. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, along with a prototype armoured suit, leads him to assume the persona of Batman.
Nicole Kidman plays Isabel Bigelow, a beautiful woman spotted by Jack Wyatt (Will Ferrell), a famous actor hoping to revive his career by playing Darrin Stephens in the silver screen version of the TV classic. When Jack sees Isabel, he knows she’d be perfect as his on-screen wife Samantha Stephens, TV’s most lovable witch. Unbeknownst to him, she more perfect for the part than he thought – Isabel is an actual witch! Isabel’s father Nigel (Michael Caine) isn’t thrilled when he finds out about her interests in the mortal world, that is, until he meets, and becomes enamoured with, Iris Smythson (Shirley MacLaine), the actress who will be playing Samantha’s mother Endora in the film.
Set in Chicago and New York, The Weather Man is about a divorced Chicago weatherman (Nicholas Cage) who is up for a new job on a network morning show in New York. As he is preparing to leave for the Big apple, he must make peace with his ex-wife and kids. Caine plays his prize-winning author father.
A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great – grandfather (Michael Caine), a grandfather, a father in his 20s and a son who is 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the road together in the Southwest to search out an old family secret that connects to their past.
For 14-year old Walter (Hayley Joel Osment), his great uncles’ farm in rural Texas is the last place he wants to spend the summer. Dumped off by his mother in the middle of nowhere with two crazy old men and the promise that she’ll be back for him, Walter doesn’t know what to believe in. Eccentric and gruff, Hub (Robert Duvall) and Garth McCaan (Michael Caine) are rumoured to have been bank robbers, mafia hit men and war criminals in their younger days. But Walter begins to see a new side to his great uncles.
Dr. Evil escapes from a maximum security prison and Austin Powers is called to catch them. Teaming up with the mysterious Goldmember, Dr. Evil hatches a time-travelling scheme to take over the world, one that involves the kidnapping of Nigel Powers (Michael Caine), Austin’s beloved father and England’s most renowned spy. Nigel Powers
Set in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1952 during the French-Indochina War, The Quiet American is about a middle-aged British reporter for the London Times, Thomas Fowler (Michael Caine), who has been working in Vietnam and covering politics. When a young American doctor, Alden Pyle, falls in love with Fowler’s girlfriend, Phuong, everything changes. Not only is Fowler’s romantic life put in danger, but he begins to uncover disturbing information about the US’ involvement in the war.
A remake of the original starring Sylvester Stallone as Jack, who wants to know how his brother died. Jack starts a tortuous trail that leads via gang boss Brumby (Michael Caine) and thug Cyrus Paice (Mickey Rourke) to a Seattle based computer billionaire named Jeremy Kinnear.
The setting is the 1790s in a mental asylum where the Marquis de Sade is incarcerated. His evocative plays are being smuggled out of the asylum by the laundress Madeline (Kate Winslet) but it comes to the attention of the Emperor who is outrages and sends Dr. Royer-Collard (Michael Caine) to cure the Marquis.
Michael Caine stars in this British crime drama as Billy ‘Shiner’ Simpson, a former boxer who, after ruining his chances at becoming a champ, is now a small time boxing promoter representing his son Eddie. Eddie is set to fight an American champ for the title, but things don’t go expected when he’s killed and Billy suspects foul play.
Homer (Tobey Maguire) is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he becomes a the favourite of orphanage director Dr. Larch (Michael Caine), who imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. When Wally (Paul Rudd) and pregnant Candy (Charlize Theron) visit the orphanage, Homer leaves with them to work on Wally’s family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together.
After the death of her father, Little Voice, or LV, becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father’s collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and various other famous female singers. At night time, she sings, imitating these great singers with surprising accuracy. One night she is overheard by one of her mother’s boyfriends (Michael Caine), who happens to be a talent agent. He manages to convince her that her talent is special and arranges for her to perform at the local night club, but several problems arise.
Haskell (Michael Caine) is assigned a job by his boss to highjack a high security van in broad daylight while it’s in the shadow run (out of radio contact with the main security firm). He assembles a team to carry out the heist, but things don’t go according to plan and Haskell begins to think his boss might be double crossing him.
It’s 1886 and New England’s fishing harbours are the scene for a ‘creature of unknown origin’ destroying ships at sea. It’s up to Professor Pierre Aronnax (Patrick Dempsey), a marine expert, and Ned Land (Bryan Brown), the iron willed sailor, to learn the truth of the monster.
Alex Gates (Jack Nicholson) is a wealthy wine dealer who has distances himself from his wife due to his philandering and from his son due to negligence. After he steals a diamond necklace with the help of a safecracker partner, Victor (Michael Caine), things start coming apart.
Former British secret agent Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) now runs a private investigation company in Russia. He gets a job to locate and recover a consignment of stolen plutonium. With the help of colleague Nikolai Petrov, he sets off to St. Petersburg to try and find it. Along the way he must deal with the violent Russian Mafia and also find Nikolai’s girlfriend Tatiana, who has been kidnapped.
When long-time British agent Harry Palmer loses his job because the Cold War is over, he’s promptly approached by a Russian boss, Alex. In St. Petersburg Alex tells Harry of his plan for Russian’s future, which is threatened because a deadly biochemical weapon called the Red Death has been stolen from him. He’ll pay Harry handsomely to retrieve it. An ex-spy friend tips harry off that it’s being sent to Beijing by train, aboard which we begin to learn whose side everyone’s really on
Also know as World War II: Then There Were Giants, this TV Movie is about the Tehran Conference between FDR, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. It shows the interaction between the three leaders at the close of the Second World Warm. Michael Caine plays Joseph Stalin and Bob Hoskins takes on the role of Churchill.
Harry Anders (Michael Caine) is a former MI6 agent who now owns a bar. When a beautiful woman (Sean Young) literally runs into him, they fall in love. When she finds out about his history, she asks him to help with a problem she has. Harry is forced to re-enter the dangerous world of espionage once more.
Lloyd Fellowes is the director of a theatre company. He’s desperately trying to get his production together, despite the best efforts of the cast, the crew, and Lady Luck. We follow the production from final rehearsals, through opening night and onto the tour. As with any group of actors forced to work closely together for any great length of time, romances and arguments are bound to break out.
Graham Marhsall (Michael Caine) already celebrates his anxiously awaited promotion in an advertising company, when he learns that Roger Banham (Peter Riegert), one of his subordinates, will be promoted instead of him. Frustrated that his hated life will never change, he starts a cunning ploy to take bloody revenge on everyone who humiliated him, starting with his unnerving wife (Swoosie Kurtz).
Roger Moore and Michael Caine take on dual roles as Gerald Bradley-Smith and Sir John Bevistock and Sidney Lupton and Doctor Hicklar in this off-beat silly caper. A pair of small-time con men use their uncanny resemblance to high-living scientists to con their way to the scientists’ safety deposit boxes, but in so-doing become entangled in a shady world of spies and international intrigue. Sidney Lipton/Doctor Hicklar
Henry Jekyll is a troubled man. His wife died of pneumonia. He wants his sister-in-law but her father forbids any contact. And his experiments into the dual nature of man have yielded a personality-splitting drug that he has tested on himself, changing him into an uninhibited brute who seeks violent and undignified pleasures.
Larry Burrows (James Belushi) is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when he was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man who could change his fate by offering him that alternative life he always dreamed of. But as Burrows embarks on this journey of self discovery he realises that even this new life has its problems and drawbacks.
Freddy Benson (Steve Martin)lives off women by waking their compassion with shocking stories about his fake fate. One day in beautiful Beaumont sur Mer, he meets Lawrence Jamieson (Michael Caine), who shares the same passion – working the rich ladies with the same scheme, but in quite a different league. With the knowledge of his profession, Freddy forces Lawrence to teach him high-society behaviour, so that he himself can earn a major living. When time comes to say goodbye, Freddy decides to stay a little longer. As there is now way two con men can work a town that small at the same time, they agree on a settlement. The first one to extract $50,000 from a young female target wins and the other leaves town.
During the latter half of 1888 a notorious killer nicknames Jack the Ripper terrorises the East End of London by murdering prostitutes in a terribly violent way. Public outrage follows. Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to the case but finds that it is not just a simple murder enquiry. Based on a real life event, this film claims to have had access to top secret Home Office files and believes that their ending is the correct solution to the age old mystery.
Without a Clue has a twist on the original Sherlock Holmes tale. This time, Dr Watson is the one with a talent for solving mysteries while Holmes is nothing but his fictional creation. After inventing the sleuth in a series of popular stories based on crimes he’s solved, Dr. Watson decides to satisfy the public’s desire to see Holmes by hiring actor Reginald Kincaid to masquerade as the brilliant detective. It doesn’t take long for Watson to grow to despise the bumbling Kincaid, so he ends their partnership and comes up with a new character modelled after himself. But the new creation doesn’t go well with the public and the doctor must once again depend upon Kincaid. Then Watson suddenly vanishes…leaving Holmes to solve the case on his own.
Recently widowed Ellen Brody is still living in the resort town of Amity. When she learns that one of her sons has also been attacked and killed by a great white shark, she decides to travel to the Bahamas where her other son, Michael, works as a marine biologist. Ellen fears that the shark wants revenge for what her husband did to it in the first two films, and wants Michael to quit his job and stay away from the water before its too late. Her worst fears are confirmed when, three days later, guess who comes to the shore.
Sean (Michael Caine) is a best-selling mystery author who’s up to his ears in alimony and palimony payments and thoroughly disillusioned with relationships. Daisy is a struggling artist who can’t convince her boring but wealthy lawyer boyfriend to marry her. Love blossoms when the two meet during a terrorist attack, but Sean, convinced that all women are only after his money, tries to hide his true identity. Meanwhile, Daisy’s boyfriend, realising that he is losing her, agrees to marriage.
KGB agent, Major Valeri Petrofsky has been reassigned at the request of the KGB Chairman for a secret mission, wherein he is sent to England to establish a residence near an American Military base and receive various items for couriers from the USSR. John Preston (Michael Caine) is the top British spy catcher, however, after a recent embarrassment he is reassigned to the menial task of overseeing airports and ports. One day one of the couriers Petrofsky was expecting had an encounter with customs which left him dead. Preston goes through his items and finds a part of an atomic bomb and suspects that someone is bringing parts for a bomb and begins his search to track down this person.
Dr. Lauren Slaughter (Sigourney Weaver), a research fellow at the Arab-Anglo Institute in London is utterly frustrated by her job. To supplement her income, she starts moonlighting at the Jasmine Escort Service, where she has more control over men and money than she does at the office. On one of her ‘dates’, Lauren meets the politician Lord Bulbeck who is trying to mediate a peace accord between the Arabs and Israelis. Bulbeck falls in love with his escort, and unwittingly, Lauren becomes a pawn in some very dirty politics.
During a Thanksgiving Day party we make acquaintance with a problematic family. The leading characters are three sisters: Lee (Barbara Hershey), partner of Frederick (Max von Sydow), an old misanthrope painter; Holly (Dianne Wiest), who dreams of becoming a writer or an actress and Hannah (Mia Farrow) – a famous actress, beautiful, intelligent, good mother, good wife, good sister, in short, perfect- the pivot of the family. The balance begins to break up when Hannah’s husband, Elliot (Michael Caine), falls in love with Lee, who leaves Frederick. Holly goes through a deep crisis and meets Mickey, the former husband of Hannah, a hypochondriac TV producer.
Elliot James has written a scholarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles and he becomes very infatuated with Faith (Michelle Pfeiffer), who will play the female lead in the movie. At the same time, he is fighting with his crazy mother who thinks the Devil lives in her kitchen, and his girlfriend who is talking about commitment.
A young Brit named Robert Jones translates wiretapped Russian Communist phone conversations for the government. But when he dies under mysterious circumstances, officials tell Robert’s father Frank that his son’s death was an accident. However, Frank suspects otherwise, and begins to investigate Rob’s death. In his search for the truth, Frank becomes enmeshed in an intricate web of intrigue, as he uncovers a conspiracy at the highest levels of the British government.
Michael Caine stars as Noel Holcroft in John Frankenheimer’s adaptation of Robert Ludlum’s novel. A German native adopted by American parents, Noel learns that his biological father was one of Hitler’s financial advisers, and he has left his son a bequest of four billion dollars with the intention that it be distributed as reparation for the horrors of the Nazi regime. As he and his wife, Helden von Tiebolt, journey from Geneva to New York to London carrying out their mission of distribution, various people attempt to kill them. Eventually they come to realize that there are neo-Nazis out there who would like to get their hands on some of that old Nazi money. Noel must find a way to stay alive and hold on to the inheritance while thwarting his enemies’ plan to create a Fourth Reich.
Caine plays Matthew Hollis, a man on holiday in Rio with his best friend. Both men have teenage daughters with them. When Matthew falls for the amorous daughter of his best friend, they embark on a secret, if slightly one-sided relationship. When Matthew’s friend finds out about the ‘older man’ in his daughter’s life, he sets out to hunt him down with the aid of Matthew.
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.
Set in a small politically unstable Latin American country, the story follows the half English and half Latino Dr. Eduardo Plarr (Richard Gere), who left his home to find a better life. Along the way he meets an array of people, starts up an affair and is involved in a plot to kidnap a diplomat.
Rita, (Julie Walters) a working-class hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to Denny, and at 26 doesn’t want a baby. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant (Michael Caine) is a disillusioned university professor of literature. His marriage has failed, his girlfriend is having an affair with his best friend and he can’t get through the day without downing a bottle or two of whisky. He refers to himself as an appalling teacher of appalling students. What Frank needs is a challenge and along comes Rita. As Rita’s intellectual perspective extends, she becomes torn between her oppressive home life and the attractive, but pretentious, world of her amorous tutor.
Michael Caine plays a down-on-his-luck playwright who sees a chance at reclaiming success when a former student (Christopher Reeve) shows up with a sure hit script. Caine plots to murder him and take the play as his own. The twist is that the two men are actually lovers who concocted the elaborate hoax to startle Caine’s troublesome, weak-hearted wife into a quick and fatal coronary.
The Hand is about a cartoonist, Jonathan, (Michael Caine) who has drinking and marital problems, both are made worse when he loses his hand in a car crash. The severed hand, which was never recovered then takes on a life of its own and starts killing everyone who makes Jonathan angry.
Bored housewife Angie Dickinson has a fling with a stranger she meets by chance in an art gallery, only to be killed by a knife-wielding maniac as she enters the elevator to leave her lover’s apartment. Unsatisfied with the line the police are taking on their enquiries, her son decides to investigate himself, with the help of Allen, a high-class prostitute who discovered the body. It becomes apparent that the killer may be a patient of Dickinson’s therapist, Dr Robert Elliott (Michael Caine), and Elliott begins his own parallel investigation when it becomes apparent that the killer is now hunting Allen.
Caine stars as Blair Maynard, an inquisitive British reporter who sets out to investigate a series of mysterious ocean disappearances in the Caribbean, where more than 600 boats have apparently vanished during the course of three years. While flying over the questionable area with his young son in tow, Maynard’s airplane crashes into the briny deep. The two are subsequently stranded on an isolated island, uncharted by the modern world. In time they are captured by a group of scraggly, belligerent pirates who have inhabited the remote island for hundreds of years. After enduring horrible tortures, Maynard and his young boy attempt to destroy the anachronistic buccaneers and escape their island purgatory.
Picking up where the “Poseidon Adventure” left off, this action packed film tells the story of how a group of rescue workers descend on the overturned Poseidon to try and salvage the remnants of the crippled ship. Among them, posing as a medic, is the nefarious Captain Svevo, who arrives in order to steal a nuclear load the liner war carrying. During a struggle, Svevo and the team of rescuers become trapped in the overturned hull. When they try to find an exit to the surface, they discover a handful of survivors from the original disaster. Now they must put their differences aside and join forces to find their way out of this watery grave.
California Suite features four overlapping stories about five couples who are all visiting one Beverley Hills hotel over Oscar night: Sidney Cochran (Michael Caine) and his wife Diana Barrie are in town because Diana, a celebrated Shakespearean actress, has been nominated as Best Actress for a throwaway comedy. Hannah Warren has flown in from New York to visit her ex-husband Bill because their daughter has run away from New York to be with her father. Millie and Marvin Michaels are in for their nephew’s bar mitzvah, while the sublimely named Dr Chauncey Gump (Richard Pryor) and Dr Willis Panama are the two most competitive doctors in Chicago on the final leg of the vacation from hell with their wives.
“Doc” Fletcher (Michael Caine) is ordered by his boss Joe Fiore to go to set up a fake bank in Monte Carlo. When he arrives, he finds that his “assistant” Prince di Siracusa has squandered all the cash on an investment in a silver mine owned by Shireen and Agha Firdausi. In a panic, he sets out to recover the cash, managing to find time to romance a banker’s discontented wife along the way. Also Known As Fool’s Gold.
Killer bees from South America have been breeding with the gentler bees of more northern climes, slowly extending their territory northward decade after decade. Entomologist Brad Crane (Michael Caine) has discovered that something is making them come together in huge, killer swarms. He wants to keep General Slater from using military tactics from further upsetting the balance of nature as they join to try to stop the swarms from approaching Houston.
It is near the end of WWII. The Germans have lost most of France, and the Allied forces decide to give them the final hit. They plan to drop thousands of paratroopers in Holland and keep a few key positions there, until reinforcements arrive. The most important spot is the bridge of Arnhem; once it’s captured, it can block everything west of Germany. Also Starring Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier and Robert Redford.
Colonel Steiner is a German Officer in WW II who has been court-marshalled for opposing the SS in rounding up Jews. He is offered an assignment to go to England and abduct Winston Churchill. His loyal parachute group dress as Polish soldiers and take over a small English town, supposedly on a training manoeuvre to await the coming visit of the Prime Minister.
This adaptation of the famous short story by Rudyard Kipling tells the story of Daniel Dravot (Sean Connery) and Peachy Carnehan (Michael Caine), two ex-soldiers in India when it was under British rule. They decide that the country is too small for them, so they head off to Kafiristan in order to become kings in their own right. Also Starring Shakira Caine as Roxanne.
Michael Caine plays a successful writer whose discontented wife, played by Glenda Jackson, takes a holiday to Germany in order to find herself. There she meets an ambiguous young man (Helmut Berger) in an elevator which initiates an often bizarre, but extremely mature examination of desire, responsibility and the nature of love.
When a US intelligence agent (Anthony Quinn) is unable to bring a ruthless drug baron (James Mason) to justice, he resorts to hiring a contract killer. But the man he is put in contact with (Michael Caine) turns out to be an old friend. Original title: - The Marseille Contract.
Mickey King (Michael Caine), a seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor Preston Gilbert (Mickey Rooney) to help him write his biography at his house in Malta. Cross-dressing hit men, princesses, a henpecked clairvoyant make this an interesting case of King as he tries to stay alive following the murder of Gilbert!
Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, draft dodging husband, Henry.
Seven mini-stories of adultery: “Funeral Possession,” a wayward widow at her husband’s funeral; “Amateur Night,” angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; “Two Against One,” seemingly prudish girl turns out otherwise; “Super Simone,” wife vainly attempts to divert her over-engrossed writer husband; “At the Opera,” a battle over a supposedly exclusive dress; “Suicides,” a death pact; “Snow,” would-be suitor is actually a private detective hired by jealous husband.
The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset’s the natural order of the police/criminal relationship and the police and the crooks join forces to catch the IPOs (Impersonating Police Officers), including an armored car robbery in which the police must help the gangs to set a trap.