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Born: September 5, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Westcliff-on-Sea, England, GB Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Water (1986) as Director
2.
Bullshot (1983) as Director
3.
Porridge (1979) as Director
4.
To Russia... With Elton (1979) as Director
Elton John goes on tour in Russia.
5.
Doing Time (1979)
This prison comedy is based on the popular British televison series of the same name. Long time Slade prison inmate Fletcher (Ronnie Barker) is ordered by Grouty (Peter Vaughan) to arrange a football match between the prisoners and an all-star celebrity team. Fletcher is unaware that the match is only a diversion so that an escape can take place. When Fletcher and his cell mate Lennie (Richard Beckinsale) stumble on the escape, they are taken along, and find themselves having to break back into prison to avoid getting into trouble.
6.
Catch Me a Spy (1971) as Director
7.
A Severed Head (1971) as Director
When a woman leaves her husband for his best friend, it triggers a series of romantic unions and breakups.
8.
9.
Otley (1969) as Director
A petty crook finds himself mistaken for a murderer and a secret agent.

Writer (feature film)

10.
Killing Bono (2011)
As a punk schoolboy in Dublin in the 1970s, Neil McCormick wants to be famous, he wants to be a rock god. Neil and his brother Ivan have it all worked out--the albums, the stadium concerts, the quest for world peace. There's only one thing they hadn't counted on--the boy sitting on the other side
11.
Bank Job, The (2008)
True story of a 1970''s London bank heist with major political ramifications. A group of burglars tunnel through to the basement of a bank, but the tunnel almost collapses on them. Their communications with one another, via walkie-talkies and ham radios, are overheard and the police are notified. The police respond but don''t find the robbers because they fail to look in the basement. The robbers steal the contents of the safety deposit boxes which contain compromising photographs and other evidence of wrong-doing by major politicians and business people. Before they can escape, however, their getaway car is stolen and the replacement truck gets stuck in the tunnel until a little boy, passing by the tunnel entrance, suggests that they let the air out of the tires and this helps them escape. After their escape they are tracked by the police as well as the powerful people they have inadvertently robbed.
12.
Across the Universe (2007)
A love story set against the backdrop of the 1960s amid the turbulent years of anti-war protest, mind exploration and rock 'n roll, moving from the dockyards of Liverpool to the creative psychedelia of Greenwich Village, from the riot-torn streets of Detroit to the killing fields of Vietnam. The sta
13.
Across the Universe (2007)
A love story set against the backdrop of the 1960s amid the turbulent years of anti-war protest, mind exploration and rock 'n roll, moving from the dockyards of Liverpool to the creative psychedelia of Greenwich Village, from the riot-torn streets of Detroit to the killing fields of Vietnam. The sta
14.
Flushed Away (2006)
Beneath the streets of London, Roddy St. James is a pampered pet mouse who thinks he''s got it made. But when a sewer rat named Sid--the definition of "low life"--comes spewing out of the sink and decides it''s his turn to enjoy the lap of luxury, Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the loo for a dip in the "whirlpool." Roddy''s plan backfires when he inadvertently winds up being the one flushed away into the bustling world down below. Underground, Roddy discovers a vast metropolis, where he meets Rita, a street-wise rat who is on a mission of her own. If Roddy is going to get home, he and Rita will need to escape the clutches of the villainous Toad, who royally despises all rodents and has dispatched two hapless henchrats, Spike and Whitey, as well as his cousin--that dreaded mercenary, Le Frog--to see that Roddy and Rita are iced, literally.
15.
Flushed Away (2006) as Screenwriter
Beneath the streets of London, Roddy St. James is a pampered pet mouse who thinks he''s got it made. But when a sewer rat named Sid--the definition of "low life"--comes spewing out of the sink and decides it''s his turn to enjoy the lap of luxury, Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the loo for a dip in the "whirlpool." Roddy''s plan backfires when he inadvertently winds up being the one flushed away into the bustling world down below. Underground, Roddy discovers a vast metropolis, where he meets Rita, a street-wise rat who is on a mission of her own. If Roddy is going to get home, he and Rita will need to escape the clutches of the villainous Toad, who royally despises all rodents and has dispatched two hapless henchrats, Spike and Whitey, as well as his cousin--that dreaded mercenary, Le Frog--to see that Roddy and Rita are iced, literally.
16.
Honest (2000) as Screenwriter
An American student studying at Oxford during the 1960s meets the girl of his dreams, only to find out that her hobby is committing robberies with her two sisters, all of whom disguise themselves as men when they rob.
17.
Still Crazy (1998) as Screenwriter
Twenty years after Strange Fruit's highly publicized breakup in 1978 at the Wisbech open-air festival, the band--keyboardist Tony, who was working as a condom salesman in Ibiza; bassist Les, now a roofer in the frozen North of England; drummer Beano, leading a reclusive existence in his mother's gar
18.
Excess Baggage (1997) as Screenwriter
A woman plans her own kidnapping in order to get back at her father. When she gets locked in her own trunk in the process, she inadvertently starts up a relationship with a car thief. She is then tracked by a former Green Beret who is employed by her father.
19.
Commitments, The (1991) as Screenwriter
A group of discouraged young people form a rock band and bring soul music to Dublin.
20.
Vice Versa (1988) as Screenwriter
Comedy about a Buddhist skull that has the power to switch the personalities between a father and son.
21.
Water (1986) as Screenwriter
22.
Sunset Limousine (1983) as Screenwriter
Aspiring comic John Ritter, sent into the cruel world by his divorcee girlfriend, Susan Dey, who is tired of supporting him, takes a job as a limousine chauffeur and inadvertently gets involved with the mob, which wants to retrieve a briefcase one of his customers left in the back seat. Ritter and D
23.
Bullshot (1983) as Screenwriter
24.
To Russia... With Elton (1979) as Screenwriter
Elton John goes on tour in Russia.
25.
Porridge (1979) as Screenwriter
26.
Prisoner of Zenda, The (1979) as Screenwriter
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.
27.
Likely Lads, The (1976) as Screenwriter
28.
Boys Will Never Believe It (1972) as Screenwriter
29.
Catch Me a Spy (1971) as Screenwriter
30.
Villain (1971) as Screenwriter
a bumbling outlaw is hired to ambush a stagecoach and steal its cargo of cash.
31.
Hannibal Brooks (1969) as Screenwriter
A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.
32.
Otley (1969) as Screenwriter
A petty crook finds himself mistaken for a murderer and a secret agent.
33.
The Jokers (1967) as Screenwriter
Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford is forced to resign from the army after an episode of unappreciated cleverness, the two decide their careers would go better if there was a large amount of publicity, so they decide to steal the crown jewels from the tower of London. Bombs, misdirection, disguises and acting allow them to enter the tower with all of the alarms turned off.

Producer (feature film)

34.
Honest (2000) as Co-Executive Producer
An American student studying at Oxford during the 1960s meets the girl of his dreams, only to find out that her hobby is committing robberies with her two sisters, all of whom disguise themselves as men when they rob.
35.
Still Crazy (1998) as Executive Producer
Twenty years after Strange Fruit's highly publicized breakup in 1978 at the Wisbech open-air festival, the band--keyboardist Tony, who was working as a condom salesman in Ibiza; bassist Les, now a roofer in the frozen North of England; drummer Beano, leading a reclusive existence in his mother's gar
36.
Commitments, The (1991) as Co-Producer
A group of discouraged young people form a rock band and bring soul music to Dublin.
37.
Vice Versa (1988) as Producer
Comedy about a Buddhist skull that has the power to switch the personalities between a father and son.

Music (feature film)

38.
Bullshot (1983) as Song ("Bullshot")

Visual Effects (feature film)

39.
Prisoner of Zenda, The (1979) as Special Effects
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

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Writer (special)

42.
Best of Tracey Takes On..., The (1996) as Writer
Special features highlights from the first season of HBO's comedy series "Tracey Takes On."
43.
Tracey Ullman Takes on New York (1993) as Writer ("Family Reunion")
Tracey Ullman stars in a comedy special in which she plays multiple roles in a series of three vignettes depicting visitors' experiences in New York City.
44.
There Goes the Neighborhood (1983) as Writer
The story of Boxcar, Barney, and The Kid, three hobos who inherit a fortune, including a mansion in the fabulously exclusive Los Angeles suburb of Bel-Air (Reagan lives there), after their friend, a multi-millionaire, dies and leaves his estate to them. The would-be series was to depict their advent
45.
My Wife Next Door (1980) as Writer
The story of Lisa Pallick, a television commercials producer, and Paul Gilmore, her ex-husband, a big league ballplayer, and their misadventures when, after accidentially renting adjoining apartments in San Francisco, they again become sparring partners. In the pilot episode, Lisa and Paul discover

Producer (special)

46.
Best of Tracey Takes On..., The (1996) as Supervising Producer
Special features highlights from the first season of HBO's comedy series "Tracey Takes On."

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

47.
Lovejoy: The Lost Colony (1994) as Screenwriter

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