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Filmography from Roddy Mcdowall

Filmography from : Roddy Mcdowall


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Room 237, Rodney Ascher, 2012
A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining (1980). The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice over, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments. Together they'll draw the audience into a new maze, one with endless detours and dead ends, many...


Midnight Son, Scott Leberecht, 2011
MIDNIGHT SON is the story of Jacob, a young man confined to a life of isolation due to a rare skin disorder that prevents him from being exposed to sunlight. His world opens up when he meets Mary, a local bartender, and falls in love. Tragically, Jacob’s actions become increasingly bizarre as he struggles to cope with the effects of his worsening condition. Forced by the disease to drink human blood for sustenance, he must control his...


A Bug's Life, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton (co-director), 1998
Every year, a bunch of grasshoppers come to the anthill and eat what the ants have gathered for them. The "offering", as the ants call the ritual, is a part of their fate. One day in spring, when the offering's preparation has just been finished, Flik, unliked inventor ant, accidentally drops the whole offered seeds into the river. The grasshoppers come and give the ants a second chance to collect food until fall. Flik sets off to find bugs that...


Fright Night, Tom Holland, 1985
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Class of 1984, Mark L Lester (as Mark Lester), 1982
Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal detector when they go through the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business....


The Martian Chronicles, Michael Anderson (3 episodes, 1980), 1980
Earth sends its first manned probe to Mars in 1999, and a jealous Martian murders the two astronauts when his wife has erotic dreams of meeting them. Members of a subsequent expedition are hypnotized into believing that they have landed in the childhood community of their leader and have been reunited with deceased family and friends, and they are poisoned by the Martians. Col. John Wilder leads a third expedition and learns that a chicken pox...


The Black Hole, Gary Nelson, 1979
It is the year 2130 A.D. An Earth exploratory ship, the USS Palomino, discovers a black hole with a lost ship, the USS Cygnus, just outside its event horizon. Deciding to solve the mystery of the Cygnus are: the Palomino's Captain, Dan Holland; his First Officer, Lieutenant Charlie Pizer; journalist Harry Booth; scientist and ESP-sensitive Dr. Kate McCrae, whose father was the Cygnus's First Officer; Dr. Alex Durant, the expedition's civilian...


Circle of Iron, Richard Moore, 1978
A young martial artist, Cord the Seeker, competes for and loses the right to go on a quest for the Book of All Knowlege held by a wizard named Zetan, but he goes along the path to seek Zetan anyway. Along the way, he meets strange tests and challenges by enemies and allies - often having difficulty determining which is which....


Laserblast, Michael Rae, 1978
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Embryo, Ralph Nelson, 1976
A pregnant mother is involved in a horrific car accident. She survives long enough to be taken to hospital where the still undeveloped fetus is retrieved and contained within an artificial womb. The womb instigates a rapid growth rate which causes the child to grow into adulthood within a matter of weeks. All is not well though as the child begins to exhibit some horrific tendencies......


Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, John Hough, 1974
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The Legend of Hell House, John Hough, 1973
A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it is up to the team to survive a full week in isolation, and solve the mystery of the Hell House....


Battle for the Planet of the Apes, J Lee Thompson, 1973
After conquering the oppressive humans in "Conquest for the Planet of the Apes", Caeser(Roddy McDowal) must now keep the peace amongst the humans and apes. Gorilla General Aldo(Claude Akins) views things differently, and tries to cause an ape civil war. In the meantime, other human survivors learn of the ape city, and decide they want to take back civilization for themselves, thus setting the stage of warring ape factions and humans....


Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, J Lee Thompson, 1972
Fourth feature in the simian series has apes domesticated and turned into work slaves in the near future. Along comes Ceasar, son of Cornelius and Zira who died in the third film, who leads his chimp brothers in rebellion against the human oppressors, thus creating the time loop that leads to the first film....


Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Don Taylor, 1971
Following the events in "Beneath the Planet of the Apes", Cornelius and Zira flee back through time to 20th Century Los Angeles, where they face persecution similar to what Taylor suffered in the future, and discover the origins of the stream of events that will shape their world....


Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Ted Post, 1970
Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans that fear the Apes' latest military movements and finds himself in the middle. Tension mounts to a climactic battle between ape and man deep in the bowels of the planet. Sequel to "Planet of the...


Pilot, Boris Sagal (segment 'The Cemetery'), Barry Shear (segment 'Escape Route'), Steven Spielberg (segment 'Eyes'), 1969
In the pilot of the television series _"Night Gallery" (1970)_ , Rod Serling introduces three separate paintings, each with its own story of uncanny vengeance against evil to tell. The first, "The Cemetery", involves a black sheep nephew (Roddy McDowall) who murders his rich uncle to inherit his fortune - both much to the detriment of the uncle's butler (Ossie Davis) - only to find that vengeance extends beyond the grave. In the second story,...


Angel, Angel, Down We Go, Robert Thom, 1969
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Planet of the Apes, Franklin J Schaffner, 1968
Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes....


The Loved One, Tony Richardson, 1965
Satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet goes to work at a Hollywood cemetery....


The Twilight Zone, John Brahm (12 episodes, 1959-1964), Douglas Heyes (9 episodes, 1959-1961), Buzz Kulik (9 episodes, 1960-1963), Lamont Johnson (8 episodes, 1961-1963), Richard L Bare (7 episodes, 1960-1964), James Sheldon (6 episodes, 1961-1962), Richard Donner (6 episodes, 1963-1964), Don Medford (5 episodes, 1960-1963), Montgomery Pittman (5 episodes, 1961-1962), Jack Smight (4 episodes, 1959-1961), Alvin Ganzer (4 episodes, 1959-1960), Ted Post (4 episodes, 1960-1964), William F Claxton (4 episodes, 1960-1962), Elliot Silverstein (4 episodes, 1961-1964), Abner Biberman (4 episodes, 1962-1964), Joseph M Newman (4 episodes, 1963-1964), Alan Crosland Jr (4 episodes, 1963), Robert Florey (3 episodes, 1959-1964), Mitchell Leisen (3 episodes, 1959-1960), Robert Parrish (3 episodes, 1959-1960), Ron Winston (3 episodes, 1960-1964), Stuart Rosenberg (3 episodes, 1960-1963), David Orrick McDearmon (3 episodes, 1960-1961), Justus Addiss (3 episodes, 1961-1963), Perry Lafferty (3 episodes, 1963), Robert Stevens (2 episodes, 1959), John Rich (2 episodes, 1960-1963), Anton Leader (2 episodes, 1960-1961), Boris Sagal (2 episodes, 1961), Christian Nyby (2 episodes, 1962), Don Siegel (2 episodes, 1963-1964), Robert Butler (2 episodes, 1964), Allen Reisner (1 episode, 1959), William Asher (1 episode, 1960), Ralph Nelson (1 episode, 1960), Norman Z McLeod (1 episode, 1961), David Greene (1 episode, 1962), Robert Ellis Miller (1 episode, 1962), Allen H Miner (1 episode, 1962), Harold D Schuster (1 episode, 1962), Paul Stewart (1 episode, 1962), David Butler (1 episode, 1963), Bernard Girard (1 episode, 1963), Robert Gist (1 episode, 1963), Walter Grauman (1 episode, 1963), Roger Kay (1 episode, 1963), David Lowell Rich (1 episode, 1963), Richard C Sarafian (1 episode, 1963), Ralph Senensky (1 episode, 1963), Don Weis (1 episode, 1963), Robert Enrico (1 episode, 1964), Ida Lupino (1 episode, 1964), Jacques Tourneur (1 episode, 1964), 1964
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