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Awards

1996 BAFTA Winner: Best Actor in The Madness of King George
1996 Unknown Winner: Best Actor in The Madness of King George
1996 Unknown Winner: Best Actor in The Madness of King George
1995 Oscar Nominee: Best Actor in The Madness of King George
1995 Unknown Nominee: Best Actor in The Madness of King George
1995 Unknown Nominee: Best Actor in The Madness of King George

Nigel Hawthorne

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Animal Stories: Animals Ahoy  2005  1.7 ★ 65 mins TV Shows Rated: G
Produced in England and aired on the Disney Channel, this award-winning animated series helps children learn valuable life lessons in a fun and educational way. Aimed at preschoolers, "Animals Ahoy" follows the goofy misadventures of a group of animal friends -- from bears to birds to bugs -- as they learn about friendship, good manners, self-reliance and more. Nigel Hawthorne narrates -- in rhyming couplets, no less.


Animal Stories: Awesome Attitudes  2004  1.8 ★ 60 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Originating in the United Kingdom and first airing on the Disney Channel, this motivational series is designed to assist youngsters in developing independence and self-esteem through fun character-building exercises. Children will enjoy learning from various animal friends, with narration from actor Nigel Hawthorne. This specific set focuses on imparting to children positive attitudes that will help them with each stage of growing up.


Call Me Claus  2001  3.7 ★ 90 mins Children & Family Rated: NR
After discovering that the Santa Claus she hired is the real deal, cynical television producer Lucy Cullins finds herself chosen to be his replacement when St. Nick faces mandatory retirement in this made-for-TV seasonal charmer.


Victoria and Albert  2001  3.8 ★ 200 mins Television
An acclaimed cast -- including Jonathan Pryce, Sir Peter Ustinov and Diana Rigg -- brings to life the epic love story of England's Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, recounting the passionate and political romance between the two royal figures. This history-based miniseries recaptures the court life of Victorian England with beauty and accuracy and adds new light to the legendary character of Victoria, portraying her as young and full of life.


Victoria and Albert  2001  3.8 ★ 200 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
An acclaimed cast -- including Jonathan Pryce, Sir Peter Ustinov and Diana Rigg -- brings to life the epic love story of England's Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, recounting the passionate and political romance between the two royal figures. This history-based miniseries recaptures the court life of Victorian England with beauty and accuracy and adds new light to the legendary character of Victoria, portraying her as young and full of life.


Call Me Claus  2001  3.6 ★ 90 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: NR
After discovering that the Santa Claus she hired is the real deal, cynical television producer Lucy Cullins finds herself chosen to be his replacement when St. Nick faces mandatory retirement in this made-for-TV seasonal charmer.


Victoria and Albert: Disc 1  2001 100 mins Television
This disc contains the beginning of the miniseries.


Victoria and Albert: Disc 1  2001 100 mins Television Rated: PG-13
This disc contains the beginning of the miniseries.


Victoria and Albert: Disc 2  2001 100 mins Television Rated: PG-13
This disc contains the conclusion of the miniseries as well as bonus material.


Victoria and Albert: Disc 2  2001 100 mins Television
This disc contains the conclusion of the miniseries as well as bonus material.


The Big Brass Ring  1999  2.8 ★ 104 mins Dramas Rated: R
Orson Welles reportedly penned the script to this political thriller, starring William Hurt as William Blake Pellarin, the front-runner in the Missouri governor's race. Pellarin's chances are threatened when a former mentor (Nigel Hawthorne) blackmails him with a highly incriminating photo, so he agrees to make a backdoor deal. But the prospect of revealing everything to a nosy European reporter (Irene Jacob) may prove to be too tempting.


Tarzan Nominated For/Won Awards 1999  3.8 ★ 88 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: G RT:88%
The lord of the jungle soars though the trees as never before in this Disney favorite, thanks to a revolutionary advance in animation that integrates hand-painted characters with computer-generated backgrounds. Tarzan (Tony Goldwyn) tries to fit in with his adopted ape family and then has to save them and Jane (Minnie Driver) from villainous poacher Clayton (Brian Blessed). Phil Collins's theme won as Oscar for Best Original Song.


The Winslow Boy  1999  3.5 ★ 110 mins Drama Rated: G
When his 14-year-old son is expelled from the Royal Naval College for stealing, bank manager Arthur Winslow launches a long and costly effort to clear the boy's name. But in the process, the determined Arthur may destroy his family.


The Winslow Boy  1999  3.5 ★ 110 mins Dramas Rated: G RT:97%
When his 14-year-old son is expelled from the Royal Naval College for stealing, bank manager Arthur Winslow launches a long and costly effort to clear the boy's name. But in the process, the determined Arthur may destroy his family.


Tarzan Nominated For/Won Awards 1999  3.8 ★ 88 mins Children & Family Rated: G
Reworking the ageless cinematic myth of Tarzan, this animated feature records a family's adventures after being shipwrecked off the African coast. After growing up in the wild, the lone child in the family is destined to become lord of the jungle.


The Big Brass Ring  1999  2.8 ★ 104 mins Drama Rated: R
William Blake Pellarin, the front-runner in the Missouri governor's race, finds his chances threatened when a former mentor blackmails him with a highly incriminating photo and a nosy reporter starts poking around in his affairs.


Tarzan  1999  3.8 ★ 88 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: G
The lord of the jungle soars though the trees as never before in this Disney favorite, thanks to a revolutionary advance in animation that integrates hand-painted characters with computer-generated backgrounds. Tarzan (Tony Goldwyn) tries to fit in with his adopted ape family and then has to save them and Jane (Minnie Driver) from villainous poacher Clayton (Brian Blessed). Phil Collins's theme won as Oscar for Best Original Song.


Madeline  1998  3.3 ★ 90 mins Children & Family Rated: PG  starting 01-Jul-2014   
A mischievous French girl named Madeline tries to save her boarding school from the real estate market but finds it difficult to persuade the building's owner not to sell. When that approach fails, she uses her wits to discourage prospective buyers.


Uncorked  1998  3.1 ★ 95 mins Comedies Rated: PG
When Ross (Rufus Sewell), a bankrupt entrepreneur, decides to sell his family's priceless wine collection to buy a failed manganese mine, his girlfriend Kendall (Minnie Driver) and Uncle Cullen (Nigel Hawthorne) desperately try to stop him and get him back on track for success.


The Object of My Affection  1998  3.3 ★ 112 mins Comedy Rated: R
Nina becomes fast friends with her new roommate, George. When Nina discovers she's pregnant and her arrogant ex-boyfriend is the father, she finds herself falling for George and envisions a romantic future with him -- even though he is gay.


The Object of My Affection  1998  3.3 ★ 112 mins Comedies Rated: R
Nina becomes fast friends with her new roommate, George. When Nina discovers she's pregnant and her arrogant ex-boyfriend is the father, she finds herself falling for George and envisions a romantic future with him -- even though he is gay.


Madeline  1998  3.3 ★ 90 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: PG
A mischievous French girl named Madeline tries to save her boarding school from the real estate market but finds it difficult to persuade the building's owner not to sell. When that approach fails, she uses her wits to discourage prospective buyers.


Uncorked  1998  3.1 ★ 95 mins Comedy Rated: PG
When Ross (Rufus Sewell), a bankrupt entrepreneur, decides to sell his family's priceless wine collection to buy a failed manganese mine, his girlfriend Kendall (Minnie Driver) and Uncle Cullen (Nigel Hawthorne) desperately try to stop him and get him back on track for success.


Amistad Nominated For/Won Awards 1997  3.7 ★ 155 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:76%  until 01-Jan-2025
An African-born slave leads a mutiny against his brutal captors, but because the ship is in American waters, a U.S. court must decide the slaves' fates. In an eloquent courtroom speech, ex-president John Quincy Adams argues for the Africans' freedom.


Amistad  1997  3.8 ★ 155 mins Drama Rated: R
An African-born slave leads a mutiny against his brutal captors, but because the ship is in American waters, a U.S. court must decide the slaves' fates. In an eloquent courtroom speech, ex-president John Quincy Adams argues for the Africans' freedom.


Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone  1997  3.0 ★ 96 mins Action & Adventure Rated: NR
Seeking publicity, ambitious reporter Henry Morton Stanley (Aidan Quinn) sets out to find reclusive missionary-explorer Dr. David Livingstone (Nigel Hawthorne) in this intelligent adventure tale. Braving the wilds of Africa, Stanley battles his own demons as he hunts for the doctor. When the two finally meet, Livingstone persuades the journalist to help him trace the source of the Nile, thus initiating a life-changing journey for both men.


Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone  1997  3.0 ★ 96 mins Action & Adventure Rated: NR
Seeking publicity, ambitious reporter Henry Morton Stanley (Aidan Quinn) sets out to find reclusive missionary-explorer Dr. David Livingstone (Nigel Hawthorne) in this intelligent adventure tale. Braving the wilds of Africa, Stanley battles his own demons as he hunts for the doctor. When the two finally meet, Livingstone persuades the journalist to help him trace the source of the Nile, thus initiating a life-changing journey for both men.


Twelfth Night  1996  3.5 ★ 134 mins Comedies Rated: PG
Twins Viola (Imogen Stubbs) and Sebastian (Steven Mackintosh) each presume the other is dead after their ship sinks off the shores of Illyria. Disguised as her brother to protect herself better, Viola enters Illyrian society under the name of Cesario, a move which sets into motion a delirious dance of mistaken identity and gender confusion. Director Trevor Nunn transplants the Shakespearean comedy to the Victorian age.


Inside  1996  2.4 ★ 94 mins Drama Rated: R
Arthur Penn's drama captures the dangerous climate of South Africa during two distinct periods: just before the end of apartheid and 10 years later. The first half of the film follows the imprisonment of professor Marty Strydom (Eric Stoltz), who's accused of conspiring against the government. Strydom suffers at the hands of evil Col. Kruger (Nigel Hawthorne), but a decade later, Kruger is judged for his crimes. Louis Gossett Jr. co-stars.


Twelfth Night  1996  3.5 ★ 134 mins Comedy Rated: PG
Twins Viola and Sebastian each presume the other is dead after a shipwreck near Illyria. Disguised as her brother, Viola enters Illyrian society, a move that sets into motion a delirious dance of mistaken identity and gender confusion.


Inside  1996  2.4 ★ 94 mins Dramas Rated: R
Arthur Penn's drama captures the dangerous climate of South Africa during two distinct periods: just before the end of apartheid and 10 years later. The first half of the film follows the imprisonment of professor Marty Strydom (Eric Stoltz), who's accused of conspiring against the government. Strydom suffers at the hands of evil Col. Kruger (Nigel Hawthorne), but a decade later, Kruger is judged for his crimes. Louis Gossett Jr. co-stars.


Richard III Nominated For/Won Awards 1995  3.6 ★ 104 mins Drama Rated: R
Ian McKellen stars in the title role in this visually inventive adaptation of Shakespeare's classic drama, which is set in 1930s England after a civil war has torn the country apart and left the people under fascist rule.


Richard III Nominated For/Won Awards 1995  3.6 ★ 104 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:95%
Ian McKellen stars in the title role in this visually inventive adaptation of Shakespeare's classic drama, which is set in 1930s England after a civil war has torn the country apart and left the people under fascist rule. Richard plots against his brother, Edward (John Wood), in his quest to usurp the throne, and will stop at nothing in pursuit of his goal. The film received Oscar nominations for art direction and costume design.


The Madness of King George Nominated For/Won Awards 1994  3.5 ★ 107 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13 RT:93%
The dementia of King George III -- the English monarch who lost the war to keep the American colonies -- ignites a flurry of political and familial treachery in this biopic that provides insight into the primitive medical practices of the time.


The Madness of King George  1994  3.5 ★ 107 mins Drama Rated: PG-13
The dementia of King George III -- the English monarch who lost the war to keep the American colonies -- ignites a flurry of political and familial treachery in this biopic that provides insight into the primitive medical practices of the time.


Demolition Man Nominated For/Won Awards 1993  3.4 ★ 115 mins Action & Adventure Rated: R RT:63%  until 01-Jan-2025 
In the violent 1990s, a cop (Sylvester Stallone) catches a relentless killer (Wesley Snipes), and both end up in a cryogenic deep freeze. In the peaceful year 2032, the criminal emerges from his long chill and attacks the now crimeless California. Unable to stop the bloodshed, a "Big Brother" boss (Nigel Hawthorne) defrosts the murderer's past nemesis, who struggles to adapt to the ways of a new world and a restless new partner (Sandra Bullock).


Demolition Man Nominated For/Won Awards 1993  3.4 ★ 115 mins Sci-Fi & Fantasy Rated: R
In the violent 1990s, a cop (Sylvester Stallone) catches a relentless killer (Wesley Snipes), and both end up in a cryogenic deep freeze. In the peaceful year 2032, the criminal emerges from his long chill and attacks the now crimeless California. Unable to stop the bloodshed, a "Big Brother" boss (Nigel Hawthorne) defrosts the murderer's past nemesis, who struggles to adapt to the ways of a new world and a restless new partner (Sandra Bullock).


King Of The Wind  1990  3.6 ★ Children & Family Rated: PG
Agba, a poor stable boy, whose undying devotion to a magnificent colt named Sham takes him on a journey from the arid deserts of Northern Africa to the court of the King of France and on to England where a remarkable turn of events unfolds.


King Of The Wind  1990  3.6 ★ Children & Family Movies Rated: PG
Agba, a poor stable boy, whose undying devotion to a magnificent colt named Sham takes him on a journey from the arid deserts of Northern Africa to the court of the King of France and on to England where a remarkable turn of events unfolds.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2  1987  3.9 ★
Prime Minister Jim Hacker is still being guided by his Machiavellian mentor as the pair returns for Series 2. When Jim decides to implement a new plan to reduce unemployment, Sir Humphrey decides that desperate cases call for desperate measures.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Disc 1  1986 156 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Winner Takes All," "Change and Change About" and "Lady Bountiful."


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Disc 1  1986 156 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Winner Takes All," "Change and Change About" and "Lady Bountiful."


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Disc 2  1986 104 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Worship" and "Au Reservoir."


Yes, Prime Minister: Party Games  1986 Television
With the Christmas holidays right around the corner, the prime minister unexpectedly resigns, and the new cabinet secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, knows just the man to replace him: Jim Hacker. But does the man himself know his own destiny?


Yes, Prime Minister: A Patron of the Arts  1986 Television
Hacker finds himself in hot water when he's slated to speak at the British Theatre Awards on the very day his government's meager arts grants are announced. To make matters worse, Sir Humphrey has armed the man introducing him with reams of info about the government waste that undermines arts funding.


Yes, Prime Minister: Power to the People  1986 Television
Politics makes for strange bedfellows when Sir Humphrey joins forces with a radical political reformer (Gwen Taylor) to thwart Hacker's plans to make local government more democratic. This doesn't sit well with Hacker, who's already been embarrassed by the woman's efforts to hamstring local police.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection: Disc 1  1986 160 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Party Games," "Grand Design," "The Ministerial Broadcast," "The Smoke Screen" and "The Key."


Yes, Prime Minister: Conflict of Interest  1986 Television
When a major banking scandal rocks the British capital, Hacker faces embarrassment at the Party Conference unless he moves quickly to respond. But while he wants to appoint a Bank of England governor to investigate, Sir Humphrey wants to appoint an old friend who will make the whole ugly incident go away.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection: Disc 2  1986 160 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "A Real Partnership," "A Victory for Democracy," "The Bishop's Gambit," "One of Us," "Man Overboard" and "Official Secrets."


Yes, Prime Minister: A Diplomatic Incident  1986 Television
The tragic death of the former prime minister means his uncompleted memoirs will remain just that -- good news for the current head of state, who uses the occasion of the state funeral to broker a deal with England's (always) uncooperative French allies over Channel Tunnel concessions.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection: Disc 3  1986 160 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "A Diplomatic Incident," "A Conflict of Interest," "Power to the People," "A Patron of the Arts," "The National Education Service" and "The Tangled Web."


Yes, Prime Minister: Official Secrets  1986 Television
With the previous prime minister writing his memoirs, Hacker -- as chairman of the committee on security clearance -- has the power to approve sections. But when he tries to suppress portions that are unflattering to him, both his attempts at censorship and the offending chapters get leaked to the press.


Yes, Prime Minister: Man Overboard  1986 Television
With Northern England suffering from high unemployment, Hacker's employment minister comes up with a plan to ease the region's problems by transferring much of the military establishment there. Hacker loves it, but Sir Humphrey does not. The reason: It takes his beloved civil servant brethren out of London.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Bishop's Gambit  1986 Television
Hacker grapples with the diplomatic impossibilities of rescuing a British nurse imprisoned in the Middle East for smuggling a bottle of whiskey and attempts to fill a bishop's post from an entirely unsuitable list of candidates. Sir Humphrey, meanwhile, sets his post-retirement sights on a post at Oxford.


Yes, Prime Minister: Victory for Democracy  1986 Television
Hacker finds himself at odds with his own Foreign Office when he wants to take action to prevent a Communist take-over of a Commonwealth island nation in the Indian Ocean. The probem? The British Foreign Office is in sensitive negotiations with the Communist-led nation backing the coup.


Yes, Prime Minister: A Real Partnership  1986 Television
Sir Humphrey finds himself in an awkward position when the government stops doling out pay raises to civil servants just as he's about to get a massive pay raise of his own. Now, he's honor-bound to see that his fellow civil servants get a raise, but can he disguise it to make it palatable to the prime minister?


Yes, Prime Minister: The Key  1986 Television
The power-hungry Sir Humphrey finally gets his wings clipped in this episode about a power struggle that erupts over the key to the prime minister's house. Prominently featured are Hacker's political adviser (Deborah Norton) -- who Humphrey banished to an attic -- and his secretary (Derek Fowlds).


Yes, Prime Minister: Ministerial Broadcast  1986 Television
As Hacker grooms and primps for his first televised broadcast to the nation -- during which he plans to reveal his new Trident-less defense policy -- Sir Humphrey works hard behind the scenes. His goal: to convince his cabinet colleagues that the prime minister's enormously popular plan is actually a no-go.


Yes, Prime Minister: Grand Design  1986 Television
As the new prime minister settles into 10 Downing Street, the full weight of his position comes crashing down on him when he pays a visit to the Defense Department. Unsettled by a nuclear scenario, Hacker wants to cancel the Trident missiles -- a decision that doesn't sit well with his cabinet secretary.


Yes, Prime Minister  1986  4.2 ★ TV Shows
Having been surprisingly elected to 10 Downing Street, the new British prime minister attempts to govern the country with the help of -- or, more accurately, in spite of -- the cabinet secretary.


Yes, Prime Minister: One of Us  1986 Television
Sir Humphrey is forced to go on "gardening leave" after it's discovered that a recently diseased British intelligence officer had been passing secrets to the Russians -- charges Sir Humphrey had cleared the man of a decade past. Not one to go quietly, the cabinet secretary uses a dog to retaliate.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection  1986  3.7 ★ 480 mins Television
Having been surprisingly elected to 10 Downing Street, Jim Hacker attempts to govern the country with the help of -- or, more accurately, in spite of -- Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby.


Yes, Prime Minister: Smoke Screen  1986 Television
When Treasury balks at Hacker's proposed billion-pound tax cut, the prime minister resorts to some Sir Humphrey-style trickery: He instead backs a 4 billion-pound anti-smoking campaign -- an even bigger drain on the coffers. But Hacker isn't the trickster Sir Humphrey is, and nothing goes quite as planned.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: Party Games  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
The prime minister unexpectedly resigns, and the new cabinet secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, knows just the man to replace him: Jim Hacker.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection: Disc 2  1986 160 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "A Real Partnership," "A Victory for Democracy," "The Bishop's Gambit," "One of Us," "Man Overboard" and "Official Secrets."


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Disc 2  1986 104 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Worship" and "Au Reservoir."


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection: Disc 3  1986 160 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "A Diplomatic Incident," "A Conflict of Interest," "Power to the People," "The Patron of the Arts," "The National Education Service" and "The Tangled Web."


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection  1986  3.8 ★ 480 mins TV Shows
Having been surprisingly elected to 10 Downing Street, Jim Hacker attempts to govern the country with the help of -- or, more accurately, in spite of -- Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby.


Yes, Prime Minister  1986  3.9 ★
James Hacker has ascended to the highest political office in the land. True to the law that says people rise to the level of their incompetence, Jim is now installed as prime minister and is able to wreak havoc in both domestic and foreign affairs.


Yes, Prime Minister  1986  4.2 ★ TV Shows
Having been surprisingly elected to 10 Downing Street, the new British prime minister attempts to govern the country with the help of -- or, more accurately, in spite of -- the cabinet secretary.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2  1986  3.4 ★ 260 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
The stubborn and autocratic Mapp and Lucia continue their hilarious battle for social supremacy, trying to outdo each other with their stock exchange investments, new marriages, charitable donations and a run for the town council of Tilling.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: Grand Design  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Jim's finger is now on the nuclear button. Confused under some tough questioning, he comes up with a surprising grand design for defense.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: The Tangled Web  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
When Hacker inadvertently lies to parliament, he wants Sir Humphrey to back up his version if any questions are asked.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: The National Education Service  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Determined to fix an ailing educational system, Hacker comes up with a plan to abolish the education department.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: A Patron of the Arts  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Hacker is in hot water when he's slated to speak at the British Theatre Awards on the very day his government's meager arts grants are announced.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: Power to the People  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
When Sir Humphrey locks horns with the formidable leader of a London council, he finds her a tougher opponent than any of his foes in Whitehall.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Lady Bountiful  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Lucia embarks on a program of charitable spending in Tilling and is rewarded by invitations to join the church, hospital, and sports club.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: A Conflict of Interest  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
When a major banking scandal rocks the British capital, Hacker faces embarrassment at the party conference unless he moves quickly to respond.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Worship  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Lucia has joined the Tilling Council and is invited to become Mayor. Lucia decides that they must set an example and live frugally.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: A Diplomatic Incident  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
The tragic death of the former prime minister means his uncompleted memoirs will remain just that -- good news for the current head of state.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Au Reservoir  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Lucia's energies are consumed by helping the grieving Mrs. Wyse. Miss Mapp is thrilled when a portrait of her appears as 'Picture of the Year.'


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: Official Secrets  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
With the former prime minister writing his memoirs, Hacker -- as chairman of the committee on security clearance -- has the power to approve sections.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection  1986  3.8 ★ 480 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Having been surprisingly elected to 10 Downing Street, Jim Hacker attempts to govern the country with the help of -- or, more accurately, in spite of -- Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Change and Change About  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
As rumors fly, Mapp watches her finances spiral downward. Lucia offers to exchange her house on the marshes for her rival's.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 2: Man Overboard  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Hacker's employment minister comes up with a plan to ease Northern England's problems by transferring much of the military establishment there.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 2: Winner Takes All  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Tilling is atwitter with speculation about Georgie's mysterious illness. Lucia uncovers his secret and helps him escape the confines of his house.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: One of Us  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Sir Humphrey is forced to go on "gardening leave." Not one to go quietly, the cabinet secretary uses a dog to retaliate.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: The Bishop's Gambit  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Hacker attempts to fill a bishop's post from an entirely unsuitable list of candidates. Sir Humphrey sets his retirement sights on a post at Oxford.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: A Victory for Democracy  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
Hacker finds himself at odds with his own foreign office when he wants to take action to prevent a communist takeover of a Commonwealth island nation.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Tangled Web  1986 Television
When Hacker inadvertently lies to parliament, denying knowledge of a wiretap that his office authorized (and he therefore should have been informed of), he wants Sir Humphrey to back up his version if any questions are asked. But in an uncharacteristic show of conscience, the cabinet secretary balks.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection  1986 480 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Having been surprisingly elected to 10 Downing Street, Jim Hacker attempts to govern the country with the help of -- or, more accurately, in spite of -- Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: A Real Partnership  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
The government stops doling out pay raises to civil servants just as Sir Humphrey is about to get a massive pay raise of his own.


Yes, Prime Minister: National Education...  1986 Television
Determined to fix an ailing educational system, Hacker -- with the help of his advisor Dorothy Wainwright (Deborah Norton) -- comes up with a plan to abolish the education department. Sir Humphrey, however, maintains the system is doing exactly what it's supposed to -- babysitting kids while parents work.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: The Key  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
The power-hungry Sir Humphrey gets his wings clipped in this episode about a power struggle that erupts over the key to the prime minister's house.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: The Smoke Screen  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
When Treasury balks at Hacker's proposed billion-pound tax cut, the prime minister resorts to some Sir Humphrey-style trickery.


Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1: The Ministerial Broadcast  1986 TV Shows Rated: NR
As Hacker grooms and primps for his first televised broadcast to the nation, Sir Humphrey works hard behind the scenes.


Yes, Prime Minister: The Complete Collection: Disc 1  1986 160 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Party Games," "The Grand Design," "The Ministerial Broadcast," "The Smoke Screen" and "The Key."


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: The Village Fete  1985 TV Shows Rated: NR
The elegant Lucia decides to leave rather than see Daisy Quantock play a role that Lucia was forced to give up following her husband's death.


The Black Cauldron  1985  3.5 ★ 80 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: PG RT:57%
Disney's first PG-rated animated film is a swords-and-sorcery epic set in an ancient land, where young pig keeper Taran dreams of becoming a warrior, and the evil Horned King (voiced by John Hurt) is trying to obtain the Black Cauldron to raise an army of the dead. With the help of strong-willed Princess Eilonwy, Taran encounters mystical beings as he sets out to find the Cauldron before the dreaded Horned King can get his hands on it.


Mapp and Lucia  1985  3.3 ★ Television
In 1930, the recently widowed Emmeline "Lucia" Lucas moves to the quaint, conservative village of Tilling, where she engages in a ceaseless and sharp-witted joust with the imperious Elizabeth Mapp for social supremacy.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: The Italian Connection  1985 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Miss Mapp's scheme to reject the paintings Lucia and Georgie have submitted for a local exhibition backfires embarrassingly.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: Disc 1  1985 156 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Village Fete," "Battle Stations" and "The Italian Connection."


Mapp and Lucia  1985  3.3 ★ TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025 
In 1930, the recently widowed Emmeline "Lucia" Lucas moves to the quaint, conservative village of Tilling, where she engages in a ceaseless and sharp-witted joust with the imperious Elizabeth Mapp for social supremacy.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: Disc 2  1985 101 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Lobster Pots" and "The Owl and the Pussycat."


Mapp and Lucia  1985  3.1 ★ 260 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Snobbery and cattiness are raised to an art form in E.F. Benson's comic tales of provincial English society in the 1920s. Miss Elizabeth Mapp (Prunella Scales) and Emmaline "Lucia" Lucas (Geraldine McEwan), two social butterflies from the fictional seaside village of Tilling-on-the-Sea, maintain a long-standing, comical feud that routinely manages to involve neighbors, townspeople and other innocent bystanders.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: The Owl and the Pussycat  1985 TV Shows Rated: NR
With no news of Miss Mapp and Lucia, their friends assume that both women have drowned. Before long, the battle between the two rivals resumes.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: Lobster Pots  1985 TV Shows Rated: NR
Lucia decides to stay in Tilling and purchases a house. Miss Mapp seizes the opportunity to quiz Lucia's cook about her famed lobster recipe.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1  1985  3.1 ★ 260 mins TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
In 1930, the recently widowed Emmeline "Lucia" Lucas moves to the quaint, conservative village of Tilling, where she engages in a ceaseless and sharp-witted joust with the imperious Elizabeth Mapp for social supremacy.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: Battle Stations  1985 TV Shows Rated: NR
Though happy that her old friend is also taking up residence in Tilling, Lucia is dismayed to find that the vaunted piano at Mallards is unplayable.


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: Disc 1  1985 156 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Village Fete," "Battle Stations" and "The Italian Connection."


Mapp and Lucia: Series 1: Disc 2  1985 101 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Lobster Pots" and "The Owl and the Pussycat."


The Black Cauldron  1985  3.5 ★ 80 mins Children & Family Rated: PG
Taran, a young pig keeper, dreams of being a warrior. With the help of a princess, he sets out to find the magical Black Cauldron before it falls into the hands of the evil Horned King, who plans to use it to raise an undead army.


The Barchester Chronicles: Vol. 2  1982 155 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the second part of the miniseries.


The Barchester Chronicles: Vol. 1  1982 218 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the first part of the miniseries.


A Woman Called Golda  1982  3.9 ★ 199 mins Drama Rated: NR
This made-for-TV biopic stars Emmy winner Ingrid Bergman as Golda Meir, a Russian-born Jew raised in Wisconsin who served as prime minister of Israel from 1969-74 -- one of the most turbulent periods in the country's history. Often called the Iron Lady of Israel, the fiercely determined Meir led the nation through the 1973 Yom Kippur War and the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.


The Barchester Chronicles: Vol. 2  1982 155 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the second part of the miniseries.


The Hunchback of Notre Dame  1982  3.1 ★ 102 mins Drama Rated: NR
Anthony Hopkins delivers an Emmy-nominated turn as Quasimodo, the famed hunchbacked bell ringer who falls in love with the gorgeous Gypsy dancer Esmerelda (Lesley-Anne Down), in this 1982 made-for-TV adaptation of Victor Hugo's enduring masterpiece. The epic romantic drama also stars John Gielgud as Charmolue, Gerry Sundquist as poet Pierre Gringoire and Derek Jacobi as dour archdeacon Claude Frollo.


A Woman Called Golda  1982  3.9 ★ 199 mins Dramas Rated: NR
This made-for-TV biopic stars Emmy winner Ingrid Bergman as Golda Meir, a Russian-born Jew raised in Wisconsin who served as prime minister of Israel from 1969-74 -- one of the most turbulent periods in the country's history. Often called the Iron Lady of Israel, the fiercely determined Meir led the nation through the 1973 Yom Kippur War and the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.


The Barchester Chronicles  1982  3.5 ★ 374 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
The darker side of small-town life is revealed in this Masterpiece Theatre miniseries adapted from two Anthony Trollope novels. When church reform is threatened in Barchester, a clergyman (Donald Pleasence) faces a crisis of religious proportions. He butts heads with his archdeacon son-in-law (Nigel Hawthorne), and an all-out power struggle ensues with the arrival of a new bishop (Clive Swift), his pushy wife (Geraldine McEwan) and a devious c...


Firefox  1982  3.3 ★ 136 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG
When the Russians develop a jet with thought-controlled weaponry, the free world needs someone to steal it to maintain the balance of power. Despite suffering from posttraumatic stress after fighting in Vietnam, pilot Mitch Gant is given the mission.


The Barchester Chronicles: Vol. 1  1982 218 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the first part of the miniseries.


The Plague Dogs  1982  3.4 ★ 85 mins Adult Animation Rated: PG-13
Making a compelling case for animal rights, this disturbing animated feature chronicles the plight of two dogs who become the focus of an intense manhunt after escaping from a research lab where they were subjected to cruel and pointless tests. To keep citizens from capturing or sheltering the canines, authorities lie to the newspapers, claiming that the dogs may be carrying bubonic plague. Celebrity voices include John Hurt and Nigel Hawthorne.


The Barchester Chronicles  1982  3.5 ★ 374 mins Drama Rated: NR
The darker side of small-town life is revealed in this Masterpiece Theatre miniseries adapted from two Anthony Trollope novels. When church reform is threatened in Barchester, a clergyman (Donald Pleasence) faces a crisis of religious proportions. He butts heads with his archdeacon son-in-law (Nigel Hawthorne), and an all-out power struggle ensues with the arrival of a new bishop (Clive Swift), his pushy wife (Geraldine McEwan) and a devious c...


Firefox  1982  3.3 ★ 136 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG
When the Russians develop a jet with thought-controlled weaponry, the free world needs someone to steal it to maintain the balance of power. Despite suffering from posttraumatic stress after fighting in Vietnam, pilot Mitch Gant is given the mission.


The Plague Dogs  1982  3.4 ★ 85 mins Drama Rated: PG-13
Making a compelling case for animal rights, this disturbing animated feature chronicles the plight of two dogs who become the focus of an intense manhunt after escaping from a research lab where they were subjected to cruel and pointless tests.


The Hunchback of Notre Dame  1982  3.1 ★ 102 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Anthony Hopkins delivers an Emmy-nominated turn as Quasimodo, the famed hunchbacked bell ringer who falls in love with the gorgeous Gypsy dancer Esmerelda (Lesley-Anne Down), in this 1982 made-for-TV adaptation of Victor Hugo's enduring masterpiece. The epic romantic drama also stars John Gielgud as Charmolue, Gerry Sundquist as poet Pierre Gringoire and Derek Jacobi as dour archdeacon Claude Frollo.


Memoirs of a Survivor  1981  2.3 ★ 116 mins Sci-Fi & Fantasy Rated: NR
Seeking refuge from a society in decay, the reclusive D (Julie Christie) is a near-prisoner in her apartment. With gangs roving the streets, she escapes into a dream world set in Victorian England, until a teenage girl (Leonie Mellinger) forces her to confront reality. And when the girl falls for Gerald (Christopher Guard), a young man who cares for homeless kids, D realizes that her fantasies of the past may be critical to restoring the present.


Memoirs of a Survivor  1981  2.3 ★ 116 mins Sci-Fi & Fantasy Rated: NR
Seeking refuge from a society in decay, the reclusive D (Julie Christie) is a near-prisoner in her apartment. With gangs roving the streets, she escapes into a dream world set in Victorian England, until a teenage girl (Leonie Mellinger) forces her to confront reality. And when the girl falls for Gerald (Christopher Guard), a young man who cares for homeless kids, D realizes that her fantasies of the past may be critical to restoring the present.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 13: The Quality of Life  1980 Television
After publicly condemning high-rise building expansion, Jim certainly won't approve a proposal to add more floors onto a bank -- he'd much rather make promises to a city farm project. When Jim's promises are called into question, Sir Humphrey manipulates Jim into approving the bank project and saving face.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 8: The Compassionate...  1980 Television
Jim's idealism and Sir Humphrey's personal agenda clash once again when the Minister learns that a recently built hospital has a glut of administrative staff (civil servants) but is short of actual medical staff. Much to Sir Humphrey's chagrin, Jim proposes a layoff of half the hospital's current personnel.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 20: The Whiskey Priest  1980 Television
Entrusted by his old friend Maj. Saunders with potentially embarrassing information about the sale of British munitions to terrorists, Jim has a crisis of conscience. Should he go directly to the prime minister with the information or protect the DAA and his position by keeping the scandal under wraps?


Yes, Minister: Ep. 16: The Challenge  1980 Television
In yet another Cabinet reshuffle, Jim's responsibilities expand to include reduction of bureaucracy in local government. During a radio interview, the minister promises to focus on the issue; however, Sir Humphrey, convinced this means civil service cuts, makes efforts to distract Jim from the issue at hand.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 21: The Middle Class...  1980 Television
While visiting his local constituency, Jim is approached by a failing soccer club for help. When he suggests the council use proceeds from the sale of an art gallery to support the team, Sir Humphrey is appalled, contending that subsidies should only be provided to the arts, not middle-class entertainment.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 15: Equal Opportunities  1980 Television
Worried he hasn't made any meaningful changes since taking office, Hacker decides to implement an historic change at the DAA. When he informs Sir Humphrey that he plans to institute a quota for appointment of women to civil service, it sparks another conflict between the minister and his permanent secretary.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 18: The Moral Dimension  1980 Television
Sir Humprey wants Jim to discipline a local authority for omission of required paperwork, but Jim refuses because any marks against the council will reflect poorly on the minister's party. When Sir Humphrey presses the issue, Jim pulls out a ghost from the secretary's past as leverage in their disagreement.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 1  1980 172 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Open Government," "The Official Visit," "The Economy Drive," "Big Brother," "The Writing on the Wall" and "The Right to Know."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 2  1980 176 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Jobs for the Boys," "The Compassionate Society," "Doing the Honours," "The Death List" and "The Greasy Pole."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 3  1980 176 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Devil You Know," "The Quality of Life," "A Question of Loyalty," "Equal Opportunities" and "The Challenge."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 4  1980 89 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Skeleton in the Closet," "The Moral Dimension," "The Bed Of Nails," "The Whiskey Priest" and "The Middle Class Rip Off."


Yes, Minister: Ep. 19: The Bed Of Nails  1980 Television
Jim eagerly accepts the task of implementing the Integrated National Transport Policy, a bill promoted by everyone except Sir Humphrey. Using the one argument he knows might sway Jim's stance, Sir Humphrey tries to convince Jim that pushing the bill will result in a decline in his popularity among voters.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 7: Jobs for the Boys  1980 Television
Jim questions why Sir Humphrey is opposed to public discussion about a Midlands building project. The awful truth is that the project is verged on bankruptcy -- a detail the secretary prefers to hide. While Jim prepares to discuss it on a radio interview, Sir Humphrey trades favors with a project investor.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 6: The Right to Know  1980 Television
A frustrated Jim struggles to prevail over two opponents: Sir Humphrey and a faction of nature activists. While Sir Humphrey does his best to keep the minister ignorant of department activities, a coalition of environmentalists attacks Jim over the preservation of a rural area housing a colony of badgers.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 5: The Writing on...  1980 Television
Friendly adversaries Jim and Sir Humphrey must put their differing agendas aside and join forces when floating rumors reveal the DAA may be eliminated. At the same time, the Prime Minister asks Jim's department to introduce plans for a European identity card -- a move meaning political suicide for Jim.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 4: Big Brother  1980 Television
Faced with implementing a new national database, Jim works on a legislative proposal to ensure individuals' privacy and rights. Sir Humphrey's usual campaign of resistance is subtle, initially agreeing with Jim but throwing up every roadblock he can think of in order to squash the minister's momentum.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 2: The Official Visit  1980 Television
The DAA prepares for a visit from the president of Buranda, but after a coup d'état, Jim's team must switch gears to engage with his successor. It's a bit of a challenge, given they know absolutely nothing about the new regime's agenda; however, Jim does recognize the new president as a former classmate.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 12: The Devil You Know  1980 Television
When Jim's competence is called into question, he considers options outside Westminster. Confronted with Jim's possible replacement, Sir Humphrey realizes that despite their differences, he and the Minister have developed a workable "understanding" and does his best to dissuade Jim from stepping down.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 11: The Greasy Pole  1980 Television
Sir Humphrey and British Chemical Corporation make a handshake deal to approve the production of a fuel product containing a highly dangerous chemical. Eager for the minister to approve the deal and create jobs at the BCC's Merseyside plant, Sir Humphrey tries to slide the entire safety issue under the rug.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 2  1980 176 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Jobs for the Boys," "The Compassionate Society," "Doing the Honours," "The Death List," "The Greasy Pole" and "The Devil You Know."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 3  1980 176 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Quality of Life," "A Question of Loyalty," "Equal Opportunities," "The Challenge," "The Skeleton in the Closet" and "The Moral Dimension."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 4  1980 89 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Bed Of Nails," "The Whiskey Priest" and "The Middle Class Rip Off."


A Tale of Two Cities  1980  3.4 ★ 156 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Charles Dickens's classic tale comes to life in this Golden Globe-nominated, made-for-TV production starring Chris Sarandon in dual roles -- as disillusioned aristocrat Charles Darnay and jaded lawyer Sydney Carton. As the harrowing French Revolution rages on, the love that Sydney and Charles have for the same woman finds them inextricably linked as they both discover, over time, the meaning of sacrifice and true friendship.


A Tale of Two Cities  1980  3.4 ★ 156 mins Drama Rated: NR
Charles Dickens's classic tale comes to life in this Golden Globe-nominated, made-for-TV production starring Chris Sarandon in dual roles -- as disillusioned aristocrat Charles Darnay and jaded lawyer Sydney Carton. As the harrowing French Revolution rages on, the love that Sydney and Charles have for the same woman finds them inextricably linked as they both discover, over time, the meaning of sacrifice and true friendship.


Shakespeare Comedies: The Tempest  1980  3.1 ★ 125 mins Special Interest Rated: NR
Christopher Guard and Michael Hordern star in Shakespeare's otherworldly romance about deposed magic Duke Prospero, who inhabits an island with his daughter Miranda, their helper-sprite Ariel and the enslaved monster Caliban. A shipwreck brings newcomers to the island, and with them come complications and even danger. Miranda falls in love, Ariel foils two murder plots, Caliban gets drunk, and Prospero confronts the brother who betrayed him.


Yes, Minister: Ep. 3: The Economy Drive  1980 Television
Determined to keep Jim from pruning the civil service, Sir Humphrey demonstrates to Jim the harsh effects of slashing budgets with Operation Hairshirt -- a devious plan to drastically cut luxury spending within the DAA itself. While it seems like a good idea to Jim at the outset, the result is hilarious chaos.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection  1980  3.6 ★ 613 mins Television
One of the BBC's best and most famous series, "Yes, Minister" brought subtle but biting British humor to the small screen week after week. Newbie cabinet minister Jim Hacker (Paul Eddington) bumps up against the machinations of veteran civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) in this comedy of manners. This series includes the pivotal pilot episode, "Open Government."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection  1980  3.6 ★ 613 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
One of the BBC's best and most famous series, "Yes, Minister" brought subtle but biting British humor to the small screen week after week. Newbie cabinet minister Jim Hacker (Paul Eddington) bumps up against the machinations of veteran civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) in this comedy of manners. This series includes the pivotal pilot episode, "Open Government."


Shakespeare Comedies: The Tempest  1980  3.1 ★ 125 mins Special Interest Rated: NR
Christopher Guard and Michael Hordern star in Shakespeare's otherworldly romance about deposed magic Duke Prospero, who inhabits an island with his daughter Miranda, their helper-sprite Ariel and the enslaved monster Caliban. A shipwreck brings newcomers to the island, and with them come complications and even danger. Miranda falls in love, Ariel foils two murder plots, Caliban gets drunk, and Prospero confronts the brother who betrayed him.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 21: The Middle Class Rip Off  1980 Television Rated: PG-13
While visiting his local constituency, Jim is approached by a failing soccer club for help. When he suggests the council use proceeds from the sale of an art gallery to support the team, Sir Humphrey is appalled, contending that subsidies should only be provided to the arts, not middle-class entertainment.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 20: The Whiskey Priest  1980 Television Rated: PG
Entrusted by his old friend Maj. Saunders with potentially embarrassing information about the sale of British munitions to terrorists, Jim has a crisis of conscience. Should he go directly to the prime minister with the information or protect the DAA and his position by keeping the scandal under wraps?


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 19: The Bed Of Nails  1980 Television Rated: PG
Jim eagerly accepts the task of implementing the Integrated National Transport Policy, a bill promoted by everyone except Sir Humphrey. Using the one argument he knows might sway Jim's stance, Sir Humphrey tries to convince Jim that pushing the bill will result in a decline in his popularity among voters.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 18: The Moral Dimension  1980 Television Rated: PG
Sir Humprey wants Jim to discipline a local authority for omission of required paperwork, but Jim refuses because any marks against the council will reflect poorly on the minister's party. When Sir Humphrey presses the issue, Jim pulls out a ghost from the secretary's past as leverage in their disagreement.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 17: The Skeleton in the Closet  1980 Television Rated: NR
Sir Humprey wants Jim to discipline a local authority for omission of required paperwork, but Jim refuses because any marks against the council will reflect poorly on the minister's party. When Sir Humphrey presses the issue, Jim pulls out a ghost from the secretary's past as leverage in their disagreement.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 16: The Challenge  1980 Television Rated: NR
In yet another Cabinet reshuffle, Jim's responsibilities expand to include reduction of bureaucracy in local government. During a radio interview, the minister promises to focus on the issue; however, Sir Humphrey, convinced this means civil service cuts, makes efforts to distract Jim from the issue at hand.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 15: Equal Opportunities  1980 Television Rated: NR
Worried he hasn't made any meaningful changes since taking office, Hacker decides to implement an historic change at the DAA. When he informs Sir Humphrey that he plans to institute a quota for appointment of women to civil service, it sparks another conflict between the minister and his permanent secretary.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 14: A Question of Loyalty  1980 Television Rated: NR
The DAA's clash of politics and civil service are in the spotlight when Jim and Sir Humphrey are called upon to testify before Parliament under allegations of fiscal waste. Once again, it's a battle between Jim's loyalties and Sir Humphrey's instinct for self-preservation. Which side will prevail?


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 13: The Quality of Life  1980 Television Rated: NR
After publicly condemning high-rise building expansion, Jim certainly won't approve a proposal to add more floors onto a bank -- he'd much rather make promises to a city farm project. Still, Sir Humphrey manipulates Jim into approving the bank job.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 12: The Devil You Know  1980 Television Rated: NR
When Jim's competence is called into question, he considers options outside Westminster. Confronted with Jim's possible replacement, Sir Humphrey realizes that despite their differences, he and the Minister have developed a workable "understanding" and does his best to dissuade Jim from stepping down.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 11: The Greasy Pole  1980 Television Rated: NR
Sir Humphrey and British Chemical Corporation make a handshake deal to approve the production of a fuel product containing a highly dangerous chemical. Eager for the minister to approve the deal and create jobs at the BCC's Merseyside plant, Sir Humphrey tries to slide the entire safety issue under the rug.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 10: The Death List  1980 Television Rated: NR
Jim faces a serious conflict of interest when he learns that while in opposition he was under surveillance by the Secret Service. Horrified, he proposes to curtail government bugging -- that is, until his name appears on a terrorist group's death list. Apparently, the best way to find them is to tap phone lines.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 9: Doing the Honours  1980 Television Rated: PG-13
While the minister and his permanent secretary are still on opposite sides of the budget fence, they seem to be better at finding common ground. Jim proposes that only those civil servants who make 5% cuts are eligible to receive honors -- that is, until Baillie College offers him his own honorary doctorate.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 8: The Compassionate Society  1980 Television Rated: NR
Jim's idealism and Sir Humphrey's personal agenda clash once again when the Minister learns that a recently built hospital has a glut of administrative staff (civil servants) but is short of actual medical staff. Much to Sir Humphrey's chagrin, Jim proposes a layoff of half the hospital's current personnel.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 7: Jobs for the Boys  1980 Television Rated: PG
Jim questions why Sir Humphrey is opposed to public discussion about a Midlands building project. The awful truth is that the project is verged on bankruptcy -- a detail the secretary prefers to hide. While Jim prepares to discuss it on a radio interview, Sir Humphrey trades favors with a project investor.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 6: The Right to Know  1980 Television Rated: NR
A frustrated Jim struggles to prevail over two opponents: Sir Humphrey and a faction of nature activists. While Sir Humphrey does his best to keep the minister ignorant of department activities, a coalition of environmentalists attacks Jim over the preservation of a rural area housing a colony of badgers.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 5: The Writing on the Wall  1980 Television Rated: R
Friendly adversaries Jim and Sir Humphrey must put their differing agendas aside and join forces when floating rumors reveal the DAA may be eliminated. At the same time, the Prime Minister asks Jim's department to introduce plans for a European identity card -- a move meaning political suicide for Jim.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 4: Big Brother  1980 Television Rated: NR
Faced with implementing a new national database, Jim works on a legislative proposal to ensure individuals' privacy and rights. Sir Humphrey's usual campaign of resistance is subtle, initially agreeing with Jim but throwing up every roadblock he can think of in order to squash the minister's momentum.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 3: The Economy Drive  1980 Television Rated: R
Determined to keep Jim from pruning the civil service, Sir Humphrey demonstrates to Jim the harsh effects of slashing budgets with Operation Hairshirt -- a devious plan to drastically cut luxury spending within the DAA itself. While it seems like a good idea to Jim at the outset, the result is hilarious chaos.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 2: The Official Visit  1980 Television Rated: R
The DAA prepares for a visit from the president of Buranda, but after a coup d'état, Jim's team must switch gears to engage with his successor. It's a bit of a challenge, given they know absolutely nothing about the new regime's agenda; however, Jim does recognize the new president as a former classmate.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection  1980  3.6 ★ 613 mins Television
One of the BBC's best and most famous series, "Yes, Minister" brought subtle but biting British humor to the small screen week after week. Newbie cabinet minister Jim Hacker (Paul Eddington) bumps up against the machinations of veteran civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) in this comedy of manners. This series includes the pivotal pilot episode, "Open Government."


Yes, Minister: Ep. 1 Open Government  1980 Television
The flagship episode sets the stage for political agendas and bureaucracy as Minister of Parliament the Right Honorable James Hacker takes his place as head of the Department of Administrative Affairs. With general election behind him and a head full of brilliant ideas, Jim thinks he's more than ready.


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection  1980  3.6 ★ 613 mins TV Shows
One of the BBC's best and most famous series, "Yes, Minister" brought subtle but biting British humor to the small screen week after week. Newbie cabinet minister Jim Hacker (Paul Eddington) bumps up against the machinations of veteran civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) in this comedy of manners. This series includes the pivotal pilot episode, "Open Government."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Disc 1  1980 172 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Open Government," "The Official Visit," "The Economy Drive," "Big Brother," "The Writing on the Wall" and "The Right to Know."


Yes, Minister: Complete Collection: Episode 1: Open Government  1980 Television Rated: R
The flagship episode sets the stage for political agendas and bureaucracy as Minister of Parliament the Right Honorable James Hacker takes his place as head of the Department of Administrative Affairs. With general election behind him and a head full of brilliant ideas, Jim thinks he's more than ready.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: The Little Prince  1978 TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025
Edward, the Prince of Wales, becomes smitten with Wallis Simpson.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson  1978  3.5 ★ TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025 
This engrossing miniseries mines the drama behind one of the 20th century's biggest events: the 1936 abdication of the throne by King Edward VIII (Edward Fox) to marry the woman he loves, American divorcée Wallis Simpson (Cynthia Harris).


Edward & Mrs. Simpson  1978  3.5 ★ 350 mins Drama Rated: NR
This absorbing miniseries mines the drama behind one of the biggest events of the 20th century: King Edward VIII's momentous decision to abdicate the throne in 1936 to marry the woman he loves, American divorcée Wallis Simpson.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: Disc 1  1978 200 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (1-4): "The Little Prince," "Venus at the Prow," "The New King" and "The Divorce."


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: Disc 2  1978 150 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (5-7): "The Decision," "Proposals" and "The Abdication." Extras include the bonus feature "Wallis Simpson" from A&E's award-winning Biography series.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: Disc 1  1978 200 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (1-4): "The Little Prince," "Venus at the Prow," "The New King" and "The Divorce."


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: Disc 2  1978 150 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (5-7): "The Decision," "Proposals" and "The Abdication." Extras include the bonus feature "Wallis Simpson" from A&E's award-winning Biography series.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson  1978  3.5 ★ Drama
This engrossing miniseries mines the drama behind one of the 20th century's biggest events: the 1936 abdication of the throne by King Edward VIII (Edward Fox) to marry the woman he loves, American divorcée Wallis Simpson (Cynthia Harris).


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: The Abdication  1978 TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025
At the risk of losing his crown and being exiled from his home country for life, Edward issues an ultimatum.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: Proposals  1978 TV Shows
The Cabinet is firmly against the marriage between Edward and Wallis, but a possible solution is found.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: The Decision  1978 TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025
With the silence of the press about to break, Edward is forced to tell the royal family about his intention to marry Wallis.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: The New King  1978 TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025
In the wake of his father's death, Edward is knighted King and becomes frustrated with his new duties since they keep him away from Wallis.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: The Divorce  1978 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
The King's private secretary, Maj. Hardinge, meets with Edward to discuss the relationship with Wallis.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson: Venus at the Prow  1978 TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025
Rumors swirl as Edward and Wallis's relationship crosses the boundary between friendship and love.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson  1978  3.2 ★ 350 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This engrossing miniseries mines the drama behind one of the 20th century's biggest events: the 1936 abdication of the throne by King Edward VIII (Edward Fox) to marry the woman he loves, American divorcée Wallis Simpson (Cynthia Harris). His momentous decision caused a scandalous uproar heard throughout the world and much heated debate in his native England. Peggy Ashcroft, Marius Goring and Nigel Hawthorne co-star.


Edward & Mrs. Simpson  1978  3.2 ★ 350 mins TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
This engrossing miniseries mines the drama behind one of the 20th century's biggest events: the 1936 abdication of the throne by King Edward VIII (Edward Fox) to marry the woman he loves, American divorcée Wallis Simpson (Cynthia Harris). His momentous decision caused a scandalous uproar heard throughout the world and much heated debate in his native England. Peggy Ashcroft, Marius Goring and Nigel Hawthorne co-star.


S*P*Y*S  1974  2.6 ★ 87 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG
Irvin Kershner's madcap spoof on classic spy films stars Elliott Gould and Donald Sutherland as two inept secret agents targeted by the KGB when the CIA kills two Soviet operatives. Little do the Russians know, Griff (Gould) and Bruland (Sutherland) don't exactly rank high on the CIA's list of most valued employees. Soon, the hopelessly incompetent duo find themselves pursued not only by the Russkies but by their own agency as well.


S*P*Y*S  1974  2.5 ★ 87 mins Comedy Rated: PG
Irvin Kershner's madcap spoof on classic spy films stars Elliott Gould and Donald Sutherland as two inept secret agents targeted by the KGB when the CIA kills two Soviet operatives. Little do the Russians know, Griff (Gould) and Bruland (Sutherland) don't exactly rank high on the CIA's list of most valued employees. Soon, the hopelessly incompetent duo find themselves pursued not only by the Russkies but by their own agency as well.

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