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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope  121 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [George Lucas]  [25 May 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 90/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 6 Oscars. Another 50 wins & 28 nominations.
Actors:  Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Peter Cushing
Plot:  Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Writer:  George Lucas
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Mummy | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Mummy  88 min,  UNRATED,  [Adventure, Horror]  [Terence Fisher]  [16 Dec 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Christopher Lee, Eddie Byrne, Peter Cushing, Yvonne Furneaux
Plot:  In 1895, British archaeologists find and open the tomb of Egyptian Princess Ananka with nefarious consequences.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Horror of Dracula | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Horror of Dracula  82 min,  [Horror]  [Terence Fisher]  [16 Jun 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Christopher Lee, Melissa Stribling, Michael Gough, Peter Cushing
Plot:  Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster (screenplay), Bram Stoker (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Hound of the Baskervilles | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Hound of the Baskervilles  87 min,  [Horror, Mystery]  [Terence Fisher]  [03 Jul 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Actors:  André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi, Peter Cushing
Plot:  When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.
Writer:  Arthur Conan Doyle (based on the novel by), Peter Bryan (screenplay by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Revenge of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Revenge of Frankenstein  90 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror]  [Terence Fisher]  [01 Jun 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  Eunice Gayson, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn, Peter Cushing
Plot:  Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster, Hurford Janes (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tales from the Crypt | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Tales from the Crypt  92 min,  PG,  [Horror]  [Freddie Francis]  [09 Mar 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Richard Greene, Roy Dotrice
Plot:  Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die.
Writer:  Milton Subotsky (screenplay by), Al Feldstein (based on stories originally published in the comic magazines 'Tales From The Crypt' and 'The Vault of Horror' by), Johnny Craig (based on stories originally published in the comic magazines 'Tales From The Crypt' and 'The Vault of Horror' by), William M. Gaines (based on stories originally published in the comic magazines 'Tales From The Crypt' and 'The Vault of Horror' by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Curse of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Curse of Frankenstein  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Terence Fisher]  [25 Jun 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Lee, Hazel Court, Peter Cushing, Robert Urquhart
Plot:  Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster (screenplay), Mary Shelley (based on the classic story by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cash on Demand | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Cash on Demand  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Quentin Lawrence]  [01 Oct 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  André Morell, Norman Bird, Peter Cushing, Richard Vernon
Plot:  A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.
Writer:  David T. Chantler (screenplay), Lewis Greifer (screenplay), Jacques Gillies (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Top Secret! | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Top Secret!  90 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker]  [08 Jun 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Jeremy Kemp, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Val Kilmer
Plot:  Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.
Writer:  Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Martyn Burke
Language:  English, German, Yiddish    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Creeping Flesh | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Creeping Flesh  92 min,  PG,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Freddie Francis]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Lee, George Benson, Lorna Heilbron, Peter Cushing
Plot:  A Victorian-age scientist returns to London with his paleontological bag-of-bones discovery from Papua New Guinea. Unfortunately, when exposed to water, flesh returns to the bones ...
Writer:  Peter Spenceley (original screenplay), Jonathan Rumbold (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Brides of Dracula | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Brides of Dracula  85 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror]  [Terence Fisher]  [05 Sep 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Freda Jackson, Martita Hunt, Peter Cushing, Yvonne Monlaur
Plot:  Vampire hunter Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to destroy handsome bloodsucker Baron Meinster, who has designs on beautiful young schoolteacher Marianne.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster (screenplay), Peter Bryan (screenplay), Edward Percy (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Dr. Terror's House of Horrors  98 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror]  [Freddie Francis]  [28 Feb 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Bell, Christopher Lee, Max Adrian, Michael Gough, Peter Cushing
Plot:  Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers.
Writer:  Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Abominable Snowman | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Abominable Snowman  85 min,  [Adventure, Horror]  [Val Guest]  [01 Oct 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Forrest Tucker, Maureen Connell, Peter Cushing, Richard Wattis
Plot:  A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.
Writer:  Nigel Kneale (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Skull | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Skull  83 min,  [Horror, Thriller]  [Freddie Francis]  [25 Aug 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jill Bennett, Nigel Green, Patrick Wymark, Peter Cushing
Plot:  A collector comes into possession of the skull of the Marquis de Sade and learns it is possessed by an evil spirit.
Writer:  Robert Bloch (from the story "The Skull of the Marquis de Sade" by), Milton Subotsky (screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Frankenstein Created Woman | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Frankenstein Created Woman  92 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror]  [Terence Fisher]  [15 Mar 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Peter Cushing, Robert Morris, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters
Plot:  A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the soul does not leave the body on the instant of death. His lab assistant, young Hans, ...
Writer:  Anthony Hinds (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Island of Terror | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Island of Terror  89 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror]  [Terence Fisher]  [01 Feb 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carole Gray, Eddie Byrne, Edward Judd, Peter Cushing
Plot:  An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue.
Writer:  Edward Mann (original story), Al Ramsen (original story), Edward Mann (screenplay), Al Ramsen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Madhouse | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Madhouse  89 min,  PG,  [Crime, Horror, Mystery]  [Jim Clark]  [24 May 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Adrienne Corri, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Vincent Price
Plot:  A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
Writer:  Angus Hall (novel), Ken Levison (screenplay), Greg Morrison (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Torture Garden | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Torture Garden  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Fantasy, Horror]  [Freddie Francis]  [06 Sep 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beverly Adams, Burgess Meredith, Jack Palance, Peter Cushing
Plot:  An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's fairground haunted-house attraction show.
Writer:  Robert Bloch
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Gorgon | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Gorgon  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror]  [Terence Fisher]  [17 Feb 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Shelley, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco
Plot:  In the early 20th century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone.
Writer:  John Gilling (screenplay by), J. Llewellyn Devine (based on an original story by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Vampire Lovers | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Vampire Lovers  91 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [22 Oct 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ingrid Pitt, Madeline Smith, Peter Cushing, Pippa Steel
Plot:  Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of late eighteenth-century Gemany.
Writer:  Sheridan Le Fanu (story "Carmilla"), Harry Fine (adaptation), Tudor Gates (adaptation), Michael Style (adaptation), Tudor Gates (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.  84 min,  [Family, Sci-Fi]  [Gordon Flemyng]  [05 Aug 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andrew Keir, Bernard Cribbins, Peter Cushing, Ray Brooks
Plot:  The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.
Writer:  Terry Nation (from the B.B.C. television serial), Milton Subotsky (screenplay), David Whitaker (additional material)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Fear in the Night | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Fear in the Night  94 min,  PG,  [Horror, Thriller]  [Jimmy Sangster]  [01 Oct 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Collins, Judy Geeson, Peter Cushing, Ralph Bates
Plot:  A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, and finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man, but nobody believes her.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster (screen-play), Michael Syson (screen-play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Scream and Scream Again | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Scream and Scream Again  95 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Horror]  [Gordon Hessler]  [13 Feb 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Lee, Judy Huxtable, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price
Plot:  A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London; the police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Writer:  Christopher Wicking (screenplay), Peter Saxon (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
And Now the Screaming Starts! | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  And Now the Screaming Starts!  91 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [16 Feb 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham
Plot:  England, 1795: the young Catherine has just married Charles Fengriffen and moves into his castle. She becomes the victim of an old curse that lays on the family. On her wedding night she is raped by a ghost and gets pregnant.
Writer:  Roger Marshall (screenplay), David Case (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed  101 min,  PG-13,  [Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Terence Fisher]  [11 Feb 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Freddie Jones, Peter Cushing, Simon Ward, Veronica Carlson
Plot:  Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the ...
Writer:  Bert Batt (screenplay), Anthony Nelson Keys (from an original story by), Bert Batt (from an original story by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
I, Monster | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  I, Monster  75 min,  PG,  [Horror]  [Stephen Weeks]  [01 Apr 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Lee, Mike Raven, Peter Cushing, Richard Hurndall
Plot:  Christopher Lee stars in the Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous ...
Writer:  Robert Louis Stevenson (novel), Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Beast Must Die | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Beast Must Die  93 min,  PG,  [Horror, Mystery]  [Paul Annett]  [01 Apr 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Calvin Lockhart, Charles Gray, Marlene Clark, Peter Cushing
Plot:  Eight people have been invited to an island estate for the weekend. One of them is a werewolf. Can you guess which one?
Writer:  Michael Winder (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
She | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  She  106 min,  UNRATED,  [Adventure, Fantasy]  [Robert Day]  [18 Apr 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bernard Cribbins, John Richardson, Peter Cushing, Ursula Andress
Plot:  An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.
Writer:  David T. Chantler (screenplay), H. Rider Haggard (based on the famous novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Biggles: Adventures in Time | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Biggles: Adventures in Time  108 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi]  [John Hough]  [29 Jan 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alex Hyde-White, Fiona Hutchison, Neil Dickson, Peter Cushing
Plot:  Daring British WWI fighter pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth and 1980s low-level business executive Jim Ferguson discover that they can time travel to each other's eras. They try to stop the Germans from changing the outcome of WWI.
Writer:  W.E. Johns (characters), John Groves (screenplay), Kent Walwin (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Legend of the Werewolf | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Legend of the Werewolf  85 min,  [Horror]  [Freddie Francis]  [27 Mar 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hugh Griffith, Peter Cushing, Ron Moody, Roy Castle
Plot:  A travelling circus in 19th century France adopts and showcases a feral "wolf boy", who grows into adulthood only to kill the one-man band. He runs off to Paris, where he develops a jealous...
Writer:  Anthony Hinds
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Asylum | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Asylum  88 min,  PG,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [17 Nov 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Barbara Parkins, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom, Peter Cushing, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms
Plot:  In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.
Writer:  Robert Bloch
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
At the Earth's Core | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  At the Earth's Core  89 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Fantasy]  [Kevin Connor]  [01 Jul 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Caroline Munro, Cy Grant, Doug McClure, Peter Cushing
Plot:  A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.
Writer:  Edgar Rice Burroughs (novel), Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dr. Who and the Daleks | Movie Details for Actor Peter Cushing | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Dr. Who and the Daleks  82 min,  [Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi]  [Gordon Flemyng]  [01 Jul 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jennie Linden, Peter Cushing, Roberta Tovey, Roy Castle
Plot:  An eccentric inventor and his companions travel in his TARDIS to the Planet Skaro and battle the evil menace of the Daleks.
Writer:  Terry Nation (based on the B.B.C. television serial), Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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