Daniel "Dan" Peacock (born 2 October 1958 in London) is an English actor, writer and director best known for his work with the team of The Comic Strip Presents.... He is also known as Danny Peacock. Started out as a blue coat for a Pontins Holiday camp in Selsey, West Sussex in 1978.
He is the son of actor Trevor Peacock (who plays 'Jim Trott' in The Vicar of Dibley ) and brother of actor Harry Peacock (a regular Star Stories satirist). In 2010, he attended the annual Only Fools and Horses convention, then at the Bunyan Sport Centre, Bedford.
, 1h30 OriginUnited-kingdom GenresThriller, Crime ActorsLucinda Rhodes-Flaherty, Daniel Peacock, Marc Bannerman, Daniel Young Roles Don Welles Rating57% Gulf war veteran Jacob (Andre Samson) finds it hard to adjust to life after returning home, but has found solace in his friend Hilt (Marc Bannerman), who was also Jacob's commanding officer. However after Hilt is murdered by a would-be thief, Jacob decides to investigate what happened in order to bring peace to both his life and to Hilt's widow. As Jacob begins his investigation he finds himself becoming embroiled in a complicated series of events where nothing is as it seems.
, 2h23 Directed byKevin Reynolds OriginUSA GenresDrama, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure, Romance ThemesFilms about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Political films ActorsKevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Alan Rickman, Michael McShane Roles Bull Rating68% Robin of Locksley (Costner), an English nobleman who joined Richard the Lionheart, King of England in the Third Crusade, is imprisoned in Jerusalem along with his comrade Peter. After witnessing an amputation at the hand of the Ayyubid prison guards, Robin escapes, saving the life of a Moor named Azeem (Freeman) in the process, Robin, Peter and Azeem escape through a sewer and climb up into a alley but Peter is shot by an archer while escaping and has Robin swear to protect his sister Marian (Mastrantonio). Peter then grabs a scimitar and attacks an Ayyubid patrol giving Robin and Azeem enough time to to run down a small closed market. Azeem then grabs a fruit from one of the market stands and gives half of it to Robin and after nearly being spotted by a Ayyubid soldier and with the whole town on a lookout for them Robin and Azeem escape. Robin returns to England with Azeem, who has vowed to accompany him until the debt of saving his life is repaid.
, 1h30 Directed byPeter Richardson GenresComedy, Action, Crime ActorsKevin Allen, Ronald Allen, Kathy Burke, Robbie Coltrane, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Planer Roles Terence Rating59% The film begins in a high-class London restaurant named 'Bastards', staffed by the protagonist, waiter Alex (Alan Pellay). Alex is subject to the daily contempt and disgust of the upper-class customers, and is eventually fired for being obnoxious and rude to the clientele. After witnessing an act of terrorism on an embassy, he robs a benefits office and goes on the run with his new friend.
, 1h33 OriginUnited-kingdom GenresComedy ActorsLoretta Swit, Herbert Lom, Simon Dormandy, Michael Richards, Peter Cook, Richard Wilson Roles Dominic Rating59% The beginning of the film parodies the Falklands War when a small British colony is invaded by its neighbour, the fictional country of Maguadora, whose dictator General Mosquera is played by Herbert Lom. The new President of the United States, Barbara Adams, tried to sort out the mess (both countries are hard on communism) but the peace talks are sabotaged by Lacrobat (Michael Richards), the world's leading terrorist. The British, under the leadership of PM Sir Mortimer Chris, send in a task force to seize the islands back. For revenge Mosquera hires Lacrobat to kidnap the British Princess Wendy, in order to hold her to ransom to get the British out. Sir Mortimer then threatens that unless she is returned in 48 hours, he will release a nuclear strike. So now President Barbara Adams not only has to deal with Mosquera and Lacrobat, she must also deal with Sir Mortimer, and also with the fact that Mosqueara decides to align himself with Russia, and this whole thing could start World War III.
, 1h46 Directed byLewis Teague OriginUSA GenresComedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance ThemesFilms about writers ActorsKathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas, Spiros Focás, Holland Taylor, Avner the Eccentric Roles Rock Promoter Rating61% Six months after the events in Romancing the Stone, Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is having trouble writing her next romantic novel while living with Jack Colton (Michael Douglas) on his boat, the Angelina, which is moored in a South of France port, and she refuses to discuss marriage. Later that afternoon at a book signing engagement held by her publisher, Gloria (Holland Taylor), Joan meets a charming Arab ruler named Omar (Spiros Focás) who has managed to persuade the world that he is the firm, but fair, ruler of Kadir. Omar offers Joan the opportunity to live like a queen at his palace, while she writes a puff piece about him. However, as soon as Joan leaves with Omar, Jack runs into Ralph (Danny DeVito). Ralph, a comical swindler from Jack's past, recently out of prison, plans on killing Jack for abandoning him to the authorities in Colombia, but is stopped by an Arab named Tarak (Paul David Magid), who tells Jack of Omar's true intentions. This includes the fact that he has their greatest treasure, the Jewel of the Nile, in his possession. Ralph, immediately interested at the prospect, agrees to help find the Jewel. Jack, however, is less than convinced. But seconds later, the Angelina explodes, having been sabotaged under Omar's orders. He then agrees to team up with Ralph and Tarak in order to track down the lost jewel in Omar's kingdom.
GenresDrama, Comedy ActorsDaniel Peacock, Karl Howman, Perry Fenwick, Caroline Quentin, Sean Chapman, Gary Olsen Roles Toby Rating64% It's New Year's Eve, Johnny Reeve (Karl Howman) and his mate, Toby (Daniel Peacock) are out cruising in South London being followed by three quasi-threatening motorcyclists. At the same time, Larry (Perry Fenwick) is at Mass with his parents. Just after "Mum" and the Vicar begin bemoaning the nuisance that the motorcyclists make, Johnny and Toby pick up Larry from the front of the church. Through their conversation and those of other characters, we learn that the three are planning to hold a party at Larry's while his parents are away.
, 1h36 Directed byBlake Edwards OriginUnited-kingdom GenresComedy, Comedy thriller, Crime ActorsPeter Sellers, David Niven, Herbert Lom, Richard Mulligan, Joanna Lumley, Capucine Roles Clouseau, age 18 Rating48% When the famous Pink Panther diamond is stolen again from Lugash, Chief Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers) is called on the case despite protests by Chief Inspector Dreyfus (Herbert Lom). While on the case, Clouseau is pursued by the Mafia. Clouseau first goes to London to interrogate Sir Charles Lytton (having forgotten that he lives in the South of France). Traveling to the airport, he accidentally blows up his car, but mistakenly believes it an assassination attempt, and disguises himself in a heavy cast on the flight, which causes complications in the air and on land and leads to an awkward introduction to the Scotland Yard detectives at Heathrow. Meanwhile, Dreyfus learns from Scotland Yard that Libyan terrorists have marked Clouseau for assassination; but permits him to continue.
, 1h31 Directed byStephen Frears, Stephen Poliakoff OriginUnited-kingdom GenresDrama ThemesFilms about children ActorsDerrick O'Connor, Gary Holton, Gwyneth Strong, Jack Douglas, P. H. Moriarty, George Costigan Roles School 2 Rating62% Leo et Mike sont deux garçons de 11 ans, qui, livrés à eux-mêmes et impressionnés par des élèves plus âgés, glissent progressivement dans la délinquance. Séchant l'école, ils s'inventent peu à peu un monde irréel, se montant la tête l'un l'autre. Pour se rendre intéressant, Léo organise son propre meurtre fictif par Mike, mais cela ne tourne pas exactement comme prévu et Mike se retrouve fugitif et à la merci de mauvaises rencontres. Il passe une journée avec la bande de Ken, un voyou cynique mais cependant protecteur. Arrivant à manipuler la police qui ne peut imaginer leur perversité puérile, les deux garçons échapperont au pire.