Five top films from one of Britain's greatest stars.
The Fourth Protocol
On 1 July 1968, America, Britain and Russia signed a treaty to halt the spread of nuclear weapons. The powers then added tour extra clauses. The most secret and dangerous of them was, and remains, the final. One winter, the Chairman of the KGB hatches a plan to breach this Fourth Protocol and detroy NATO. He sends an agent, Major Petrofsky (Pierce Brosnan), to assemble the operation. It is now up to M16 agent John Preston (Michael Caine) to stop him and his devastating mission. A truly classic thriller from Frederick Forsyth.
Rita - a hairdresser with a sharp wit - is married to Denny and at 26 doesnt want a baby. She wants to discover herself so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant is a disillusioned university profesor of literature. His marriage has failed, his girlfriend is having an affair with his best friend and he cant get through the day without downing a bottle or two of whisky. What Frank needs is a challenge. Then along comes Rita. In this hilarious and often moving drama, the story tells how two people find a new lease of life through each other.
The Ipcress File
The tense spy thriller by Len Deighton that turned Michael Caine into a superstar. Cynical and rebellious ex-army sergeant Harry Palmer has been blackmailed into working for Britains security service. Hot on the trail of a kidnapped scientist, Palmer finds himself entangled in a sinister conspiracy involving horrifying brainwashing techniques, murar and treachery that reaches up to the highest levels of the security service itself.
The Eagle Has Landed
A Nazi strike force plots to assassinate Winston Churchill while he is resting in a desolate Norfolk village. Colonel Radl (Robert Duvall) masterminds the plot which, if successful, would change the outcome of the war. He enlists the help of Colonel Steiner (Michael Caine) and Liam Devlin (Donald Sutherland). Disguised as Polish airmen, German paratroopers land in England. Radls plans appear to be going smoothly until an unforeseeable incident exposes the Germans. But the kidnap continues and Steiner, Luger in hand, approaches the unmistakable figure of Churchill. The action and suspense are unrelenting in this World War Two thriller based in Jack Higgins bestseller.
Without A Clue
Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley star in this hilarious and twisted spoof of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes mysteries. In this version, Dr Watson is the true master detective and Sherlock Homes is an out-and-out idiot.