The film is set in 19thcentury britain and centers on phileas fogg steve coogan, here reimagined as an eccentric inventor, and his efforts to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days. A miniseries or mini series is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes. I have to admit that when i saw a new version of last days of pompeii, released in region 2, on the screener list, i jumped on it. All compatible with any australian dvd player imported from overseas, in english with english and chinese bilingual covers. Masada the complete epic miniseries 2 dvd 1981 peter o. Son of the morning star 1991 custer complete tv mini. Ive been interested in the black panther mythology and stories recently and wanted opinions on what were the best reads and musthave collections. Around the world in 80 days sometimes spelled as around the world in eighty days is a 1956 american epic adventure comedy film starring cantinflas and david niven produced by the michael todd company and released by united artists. He starred in several classic films including 12 angry men and days of wine and roses.
Around the world in 80 days is one of those supercolossal extravaganzas that so obviously deserves a complete restoration. With jackie chan, steve coogan, jim broadbent, kathy bates. Netflixs epic historical drama series is based on the saxon stories novels by. Produced by mike todd, one of the more irrepressible hucksters in showbusiness annals, the 1956 film version of around the world in 80 days won a number of academy awards, including one for best picture, one for victor youngs score and another for best script. I was a little surprised when it turned out to be the 1984 mini series that was shown on abc. The complete epic mini series dvd around the world in 80 days. Other notable top 80s movies to make to top 100 list include rocky iii and iv the first two movies came out in the 76 and 79. Two discs, approx 190 minutes on each, 4 x 3 screen ratio. List of top 10 fantastic jack klugman movies and tv shows. First shown in 1983, it initiated the science fiction franchise concerning aliens known as the visitors trying to gain control of earth and of the ways the populace reacts. The complete epic miniseries by entertainment one by buzz kulik pierce brosnan actor, peter ustinov actor rated. Packed to the gills with extra features, its actually a more entertaining package than the actual film itself and certainly more. Time magazines game of 2014, igf winner, and fourtimes bafta nominee, 80 days blends sharp visuals, strategy and cuttingedge interactive fiction to take you on a. But on the day he departs for his fantastic journey, the bank of london is robbed, and he becomes the prime suspect.
Around the world in 80 days with michael palin is a 7part bbc television travel series first broadcast on bbc1 in 1989. Phileas fogg wages his entire fortune that he can travel around the entire globe in eighty days. Epic 80s scifi miniseries v remastered and available on bluray. But before departing on his fantastic journey, the bank of london is robbed, and he becomes the prime suspect. The film is set the nineteenth century and centers on phileas fogg steve coogan, here reimagined as an eccentric inventor, and his. Michael anderson, 98, directed the epic war film dam busters.
One of the all time great adventure novels and certainly the most famous nonscience fiction one by jules verne. Eighty days in encyclopedia britannica yup, this novels so famous it gets a page in the freaking encyclopedia. Playwright tony kushner adapted his political epic about the a. The fight aggravates a portion of alternate members of the jury, who are anxious for a fast consideration, particularly juror 7 who has tickets to the nights yankees amusement and juror 10 who exhibits explicit preference against individuals from ghettos. Around the world in 80 days tv miniseries 1989 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Black narcissus will air on bbc one in the uk and on fx in the us in 2020.
Around the world in 80 days colour 167 mins languages. Englishman phileas fogg wished to marry his fiance belinda maze, neice of aristocrat lord maze. The photos originally came from life magazine and the movie was produced by michael todd and starred david niven, cantinflas, shirley maclaine and robert newton. In the aftermath of the academy awards ceremony on march 27, 1957, the decca records soundtrack album for around the world in 80 days became a massive hit, entering the billboard chart for the week ending april and rising to number one for the first of ten weeks on july 22, which made it second only to the elvis presley soundtrack loving you as the most successful. Around the world in 80 days with michael palin wikipedia. George washington epic historical 1984 miniseries part 1 by lionheart filmworks. Around the world in 80 days the complete series hd. Around the world in 80 days is a 2004 american action adventure comedy film based on jules vernes 1873 novel of the same name and remake of the movie of the same name of 1956. The production garnered three nominations for emmy awards that year. Pursued by detective fix, fogg must race against time to win the bet and prove his. Apr 27, 20 below is a gallery featuring photos from the 1956 oscar winning film, around the world in 80 days. A chilling, scary, and thrilling miniseries that will be sure to keep you on the edge of your seat it will keep you guessing until the very last second. Ellis island part 1 of 2 1984 tv miniseries richard.
But its also a very problematic project to undertake. Around the world in 80 days won best picture for its global cinematography and insightful editing that transformed this travelogue into a great movie as the characters played by david niven and cantinflas do take us around the world just. Around the world in 80 days is not luckily jackies worst film, that is still tuxedo. Klugman began acting after serving in the united states army during world war ii. What makes 80 days such a taunting movie is its unevenness. A victorian age english gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just eighty days. Thus committed, fogg begins his trip at once, bringing along his new. The show was inspired by jules vernes classic novel around the world in eighty days, in which a character named phileas fogg accepts a wager to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days or less. The complete epic miniseries by entertainment one by buzz kulik. Complete series limited edition bluraydvd combo full movie online. A 1989 tv mini series starring pierce brosnan, and eric idle, which critics complained went at far too leisurely a pace for a story about a race against time.
Item is on hand and will be posted from melbourne within 24 hours of. The complete epic miniseries factory sealed dvd in around the world in 80 days phileas fogg makes a bet that he can travel around the world in 80 days. May 21 the empire strikes back is released and is the highestgrossing film of the year just as its predecessor, star wars, was three years prior. Aug 07, 2012 the events that the others mention that would likely lengthen a trip around the world, fogg calmly responds that all those events are included in the 80 days. Around the world in 80 days tv miniseries 1989 imdb. The 1989 miniseries based on jules vernes novel continues. Around the world in eighty days all the tropes wiki fandom. Part 1 of 2 june 25th 1876 143 years ago as of the publication of this video. The film switches between lighthearted to serious and even between various styles of comedy, from jackies classic slapstick, to witty, to vain, to grossout and even pythonstyle comedy. The world in 80 days around the world in 80 days 1956 imdb around the world in 80 days, a 2004 disney liveaction film that starred jackie chan as passepartout and steve coogan as fogg. The best hbo series of all time ranked days and five weeks in a balloon are both stories of an imperturbable englishman and his emotional valet racing against the clock in exotic foreign lands, but where the first is a delight, the latter is a bore. To win a bet, an eccentric british inventor, beside his chinese valet and an aspiring french artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly eighty days. With pierce brosnan, eric idle, julia nickson, peter ustinov. Around the world in eighty days resources websites.
Around the world in 80 days 1989 roddy mcdowall in around the world in 80 days 1989 around. Feb 06, 2018 ellis island is a television miniseries, filmed in the united kingdom, broadcast in three parts in 1984 on the cbs television network. Around the world in 80 days 1 for sale online ebay. Great mini series from 1981 with mainly british actors, all top draw, bursting out of the production. If the original star trek movie had been made in the 1980s, it would have landed around 48th place, beating its three sequels which enter the movie list at 68, 76 and 51 respectively for ii, ii and iv. Around the world in 80 days is a 2004 american actionadventure comedy family film based on jules vernes novel of the same name. Like the blockbuster 1956 adaptation of around the world in 80 days, this film features a number of major stars in cameo appearances and supporting roles as fogg makes his way around the globe, including arnold schwarzenegger, john cleese, luke wilson, owen wilson, kathy bates, sammo hung, rob schneider, richard branson, mark addy, and more. Jack klugman born april 27, 1922 in philadelphia, pennsylvania is an american television and movie actor. Days later, those posters were spraypainted with a red v for. Jan 3, 2020 a fictional character created by jules verne for his novel around the world in eighty days and an early exemplar of deracinated globalization. You will need a multiregion player to play the discs.
For decades, aliens have been invading earth in science fiction literature, television and movies. Mar 9, 2014 i wish there were more miniseries like these today on tv. I assumed it was one of the silent versions of the movie. Top 80s movies the 100 top box office movie list for the 1980s. In the 21st century, circling the globe is as easy as hopping on a jetliner and enjoying the ride.
Around the world in 80 days 1956 david niven, cantinflas. Phileas fogg has wagered he can circumnavigate the world in just eighty days. This is the animated version of the jules verne classsic. David tennant to headline bbc miniseries around the world in 80. They accept the bet and fogg decides to leave that very night. Jon garano and jose mari goenaga wrote and directed this drama about an elderly woman confronted by.
Around the world in eighty days introduction shmoop. This is a painfully stupid bet because he could board any commercial airline plane and get around the world in like. Around the world in 80 days burbank animation, an animated adaptation from burbank films australia, which is also an anthropomorphic animal adaptation, albeit a compressed one. Here are a few examples of ways you can filter the charts. Completearound the world in 80 daysmaryann librivox forum. It was presented by comedian and actor michael palin. Though unofficial dubbed the cylon fight of the week, for those of us still wanting more of the exciting special effects we had seen in starwars, and more food for thought on space travel, glen larsons story found a special place in americas living rooms on sunday prime time. For fans of the original 1970s battlestar galactica series, this is a great find.
Around the world in 80 days the complete epic miniseries dvd. Around the world in 80 days 1956 home theater forum. Around the world in 80 days tv miniseries 1989 full. Foggs journey across india is interrupted by a native ritual. May 18, 2018 michael anderson, 98, directed the epic war film dam busters that inspired a key part of star wars. Unusually for this region 1 disc there are no english subtitles even though the product has a production date of 2007. The screenplay was cowritten by fred mustard stewart. Solo or group recordings that are finished and fully available for listeners.
Keeping mum is a 2005 british black comedy film starring rowan atkinson. The term serial is used in the united kingdom and in other commonwealth nations, though its meaning does not necessarily equate to miniseries in its usage. Dont worry, thoughit wont take you eighty days to read through. The 1972 cartoon around the world in 80 days is a oneseason australian animated television adaptation. Around the world in 80 days 1956 photo gallery oscar. The complete epic miniseriesphileas fogg wages his entire fortune that he can travel around the entire globe in eighty days. Around the world in 80 days sometimes spelled as around the world in eighty days is a 1956 american epic adventurecomedy film starring david niven and cantinflas, produced by the michael todd company and released by united artists the epic picture was directed by michael anderson and produced by mike todd, with kevin mcclory and william cameron menzies as. Masada the complete epic miniseries by peter otoole. The complete box set of the tudors is available on amazon.
The teleplay by john gay is based on the jules verne novel of the same title. In 1872 london, uk, the very proper english gentleman phileas fogg finds himself in a wager at his social club that he can travel around the world in eighty days, a seemingly impossible feat to foggs doubters. Jun 25, 2019 part 1 of 2 june 25th 1876 143 years ago as of the publication of this video. The masterful and faithful retelling of jules vernes classic around the world in 80 days, which aired as a miniseries on television in 1989. Al pacino, meryl streep, emma thompson, marylouise parker. Around the world in 80 days 1956 original soundtrack. The original miniseries is a twopart american science fiction television miniseries, written and directed by kenneth johnson. Phileas fogg takes up the challenge to travel around the world in 80 days. The complete epic mini series dvd release date february 15, 2011.931 1435 734 1427 1299 106 1519 1054 431 1215 928 1372 915 401 207 696 1271 1528 267 225 789 947 741 1303 348 1261 1132 1321 761 928 114 242 149 409 24 207 745