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Locations around Cornwall (and the Isles of Scilly) that have been used in the making of films

Cornwall has been a prime location for filming since 1899.
Cornwall's rugged rural characteristics, with minimal modernisation, have been ideal for historical films. Some of the Cornish harbours, such as Mevagissey and Charlestown, have required very little adaptation to return them to an 18th century appearance.
The following Films are in chronological order of the year they were made.
(Or the year they were released if the year of filming is not known)
(Television programs and Made for Television films are listed on a separate page)
Wreck of the 'S.S. Paris'
Short silent black and white documentary film.
A panoramic view, showing wrecking tugs trying to haul the steamship 'Paris' off the Manacle Rocks on which she had been wrecked the day before.
Filmed at the Manacle Rocks near the Lizard.

Scenes in the Cornish Riviera
Black & white, silent film. Sponsored by the Great Western Railway as a promotional film for holidays in Cornwall.
Locations include the Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash, Looe, Polperro, Newquay, Truro, Falmouth, Penzance, St Michael's Mount, Lands End and St Ives.

The Toilers
Silent black and white romantic drama based on the novel The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo.
Directed by Tom Watts.
Starring Ronald Colman, Manora Thew, Eric Barker, George Dewhurst and Gwynne Herbert.
Filmed somewhere around the coast of Cornwall.
The film was released in March 1919 but is now presumed to be lost.

Coves and Caves
Black & white, silent film. The fourth in a series of travelogue films entitled The Beauty of Britain.
Locations inclide Porth beach, Allan Valley, Trevose Head, Prideaux Place, Padstow, Wadebridge, St Teath and Boscastle.

The Open Road
An early colour film by Claude Friese-Greene.
It was conceived as a series of short films, 26 episodes in all, to be shown weekly at the cinema. As a travelogue, it covered the journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats and back to London.

On with the Furry Dance!
Short black & white, silent film.
Featuring the Helston Floral (or Furry) Dance

Street of Abandoned Children
Silent film. Also known as The Woman He Scorned and The Way of Lost Souls.
A lighthouse keeper's wife shelters her fugitive lover.
Director: Paul Czinner.
Starring Pola Negri, Warwick Ward, Hans Rehman, Margaret Rawlings and Cameron Carr.
A Western Morning News report featured an item about filming being disrupted in Mevagissey by church-goers on a Sunday.
Made in St Ives and Mevagissey
The Manxman
A fisherman and a rising young lawyer, who grew up as brothers, fall in love with the same girl.
A British International film.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Randle Ayrton and Anny Ondra.
Although a film about the Isle of Man, all but two scenes were filmed in Cornwall at Polperro and in parts of North Cornwall
'The Manxman' on DVD

The Mystery of the Marie Celeste
During a horrific storm at sea, the crew realizes that there is a murderer among them who is killing them off one by one.
Made by Hammer Films.
Director: Denison Clift.
Starring Bela Lugosi, Shirley Grey and Arthur Margetson.
Also known as Phantom Ship
Filmed at Falmouth.

Windbag the Sailor
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is co-erced into commanding an unseaworthy ship by an unscrupulous shipping agent who means to have it wrecked.
A Gainsborough Pictures film.
Director: William Beaudine.
Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt.
Filmed in Falmouth.
Buy this film 'Windbag the Sailor' on DVD
The Saving of Bill Blewitt.
A film to promote the 75th anniversary of the Post Office Savings Bank. Made by the GPO (General Post Office) Film Unit.
Starring: Bill Blewitt and the villagers of Mousehole.
With music by Benjamin Britten.
Filmed in and around Mousehole.

Farewell Topsails.
A Dufay Chromex Short (9 min) colour film about the Mary Barrow, the last of the topsail schooners transporting China clay from Cornwall to London.
Filmed at Charlestown.

Yellow Sands
An Associated British Picture Corporation film.
Director: Herbert Brenon.
Starring: Marie Tempest, Belle Chrystall and Wilfrid Lawson
Filmed at Sennen Cove.

The Thief of Baghdad
After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
Made by London Film Productions.
Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda and William Cameron Menzies.
Starring: John Justin, Conrad Veidt, Sabu and June Duprez.
Filmed at Gunwalloe, Kynance Cove (Lizard) and Sennen Cove (Land's End)
Buy this film 'The Thief of Bagdad' on DVD
Jamaica Inn
The Daphne Du Maurier classic about Cornwall, around 1800, where a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.
A Mayflower Pictures Corporation film.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton and Charles Laughton
External scenes filmed at Jamaica Inn, Bolventor, Bodmin Moor and other parts of Cornwall.
Buy this film 'Jamaica Inn' on DVD

The Daphne Du Maurier classic about a self-conscious bride who is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
Made by Selznick International Pictures.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Gladys Cooper, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, C Aubrey Smith and Melville Cooper
Filmed on the Gribben Peninsula (east end of St Austell Bay), at Menabilly House, Fowey and at Charlestown.
Buy this film 'Rebecca' on DVD

The Ghost Train
A comedy about a hunted railway station. Hijinks and chills ensue when a group become stranded at an isolated station and a legendary phantom train approaches....
Made by Gainsborough Pictures.
Director: Walter Forde
Starring: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch and Kathleen Harrison.
Written by Arnold Ridley (Private Godfrey in Dad's Army), J.O.C. Orton, Marriott Edgar and Val Guest)
Filmed at Liskeard Station (and in Devon)
Buy this film 'The Ghost Train' on DVD

Next of Kin
Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi spy.
Made by Ealing Studios.
Director: Thorold Dickinson.
Starring: Mervyn Johns, Nova Pilbeam, John Chandos, Reginald Tate and Stephen Murray
Part filmed in Mevagissey and St Austell.
Buy this film 'Next of Kin' on VHS video
The Foreman Went to France
Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.
Made by Ealing Studios.
Director: Charles Frend.
Starring: Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Clifford Evans, Robert Morley and Gordon Jackson
Part filmed in Cornwall (exact locations not known).
Buy this film 'The Foreman Went to France' (with 'Fiddlers Three') on DVD

Love Story
Also known as A Lady Surrenders
When concert pianist Lissa Campbell learns that she has a serious heart problem. she vows to enjoy what time she has left.
Made by Gainsborough Pictures.
Director: Leslie Arliss.
Starring Margaret Lockwood, Stewart Grainger & Patricia Roc.
Part filmed at the Minack Theatre, Porthcurno.
Buy the 1944 film 'Love Story' on VHS video
Buy 'Love Story' as one of the six films on the Margaret Lockwood DVD set

Johnny Frenchman
The fisherman from a Cornish village have a friendly rivalry with the fishermen (and one formidable woman) from a French port. Then war comes and they must all rethink their petty differences.
Made by Ealing Studios.
Director: Charles Frend.
Starring: Francoise Rosay, Tom Walls, Patricia Roc and Ralph Michael.
Filmed at Mevagissey
Buy this film 'Johnny Frenchman' on DVD

The Rakes Progress (Also under the title of Notorious Gentleman in USA)
Vivian Kenway, a young Englishman from an aristocratic background, flunks out of Oxford, and decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goal of, apparently, making dissipation his career.
Made by Edward Dryhurst Productions.
Director: Sidney Gilliat.
Starring: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer and Godfrey Tearle
Part filmed in Portreath.

While I Live
(Also under the title of The Dream of Olwen)
25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her composer sister and concludes she has returned, reincarnated, in an amnesiac woman who chances upon her house seeking help.
Director: John Harlow.
Starring: Sonia Dresdel, Carol Raye and Tom Walls.
The story is set in Cornwall and it is believed that parts were filmed in Cornwall.
Buy this film 'While I Live' on DVD

A Cornish mermaid causes romantic strife when she is taken to London by a young doctor.
Made by Sydney Box Productions and Gainsborough Pictures.
Director: Ken Annakin.
Starring: Glynis Johns, Griffith Jones and Googie Withers
Partly filmed around Looe and Polperro and at Carlyon Bay Beach, St Austell
Scott of the Antarctic
Made by Ealing Studios.
Director: Charles Frend.
Starring: John Mills, Diana Churchill, Harold Warrender, Derek Bond, Kenneth More and Reginald Beckwith.
Part filmed at Falmouth Docks and in Falmouth.
Buy this film 'Scott of the Antarctic' on DVD
Buy this film 'Scott of the Antarctic' on VHS video
Count on Me
The story of a blind farmer and his Alsatian guide-dog.
Made by Newhall Productions.
Starring: George Durham Elder.
Filmed at Mullion.

Treasure Island
The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.
Made by RKOP/Walt Disney.
Director: Byron Haskin.
Starring: Robert Newton, Bobby Driscoll, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald and Denis O'Dea
Filmed on the River Fal and Helford River
Buy this film, 'Treasure Island', on DVD

Guilt Is My Shadow
Made by Associated British Picture Corporation.
Director: Roy Kellino.
Starring: Elizabeth Sellars, Patrick Holt and Peter Reynolds.
Parts filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Circle of Danger
(also known as White Heather)
Clay Douglas an American, comes to England, to find out the truth behind his brothers death during a commando operation in occupied France.
Made by Coronado Productions.
Director: Jacques Tourneur.
Starring: Ray Milland, Patricia Roc and Marius Goring
Some parts filmed in Cornwall - no precise details known yet.

Knights of the Round Table
King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios.
Director: Richard Thorpe.
Starring: Robert Taylor (as Lancelot), Ava Gardner (as Guinevere), Mel Ferrer (as Arthur), Felix Aylmer (as Merlin), Anne Crawford (as Morgan Le Fay) and Stanley Baker (as Modred)
Part filmed at Tintagel (and on Dartmoor, Devon)
Buy this film, 'Knights of the Round Table', on DVD
Never Let Me Go
Philip Sutherland is an American news writer stationed in Moscow since the war; while there he falls for a Russian ballet dancer, Marya Lamarkins, who, he finds out, learned English because she fell in love with him.
Made by MGM.
Director: Delmer Davies.
Starring: Clark Gable, Kenneth Moore, Gene Tierney, Bernard Miles and Richard Haydyn.
Filmed at Mullion (as the Russian harbour), Mevagissey and Newquay
Buy this film, 'Never Let Me Go', on DVD
The Master of Ballantrae
Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.
Made by Warner Brothers.
Director: William Keighley.
Starring: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell and Yvonne Ferneaux.
Part filmed at Watergate Bay, Newquay.
Buy this film, 'The Master of Ballantrae', on DVD

Mad About Men
Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human.
Comedy made by Group Film Productions Limited.
Director: Ralph Thomas.
Starring: Margaret Rutherford, Donald Sinden, Glynis Johns, Dora Bryan, Irene Handl, Joan Hickson and Dandy Nicholls.
Filmed in Fowey (and Brighton).
Buy this film, 'Mad About Men', as part of the Donald Sinden six disc DVD collection

Break in the Circle
An adventurer is hired by a German millionaire to help a Polish scientist escape to the West.
Drama made by Hammer Film Productions
Director: Val Guest.
Starring: Forrest Tucker, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring.
Part filmed in Polperro.

Dangerous Exile
During the French Revolution, a French nobleman saves the 10-year-old son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette from the guillotine with the help of an English woman.
Made by Rank Films.
Director: Brian Desmond Hurst.
Starring: Louis Jourdan, Belinda Lee, Keith Michell, Richard O'Sullivan and Martita Hunt.
Filmed at Caerhays Castle, Porthluney Cove and Falmouth Harbour
Buy this film, 'Dangerous Exile', on DVD

Another Time, Another Place
An American war correspondent falls in love with a BBC reporter, but their relationship seems doomed from the start.
Made by Paramount Pictures.
Director: Lewis Allen.
Starring: Lana Turner, Sean Connery, Glynis Johns, Barry Sullivan and Sid James
Filmed at Polperro (as an Italian location)
Buy this film, 'Another Time, Another Place', on DVD

Behemoth, the Sea Monster
Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.
Also known as The Giant Behemoth
Made by Artistes Alliance Ltd. and Diamond Pictures Corp.
Directors: Douglas Hickox and Eugène Lourié.
Starring: Gene Evans, André Morell, John Turner and Leigh Madison.
Filmed around Looe, at Plaidy Beach (Looe), Polperro and Talland Bay (Polperro).
Buy this film, 'Behemoth the Sea Monster', on DVD

Naked as Nature Intended
Also known as As Nature Intended
Three girls on a tour of the English countryside meet up with two young women who introduce them to the joys of life in a nudist camp.
Naturist documentary film made by Compass Films.
Director: George Harrison Marks.
Starring: Pamela Green and Bridget Leonard
Filmed at Tintagel, Bedruthan Steps, Newquay; Land's End and the Minack Theatre, Porthcurno
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Doctor Blood's Coffin
People are mysteriously disappearing near a remote Cornish village, where a scientist is experimenting with reviving the dead.
Made by Caralan Productions Ltd.
Director: Sidney J Furie.
Starring: Kieron Moore, Hazel Court and Ian Hunter
Filmed at Carn Galver Mine, Penwith, St Just and Zennor, Penzance.
Buy this film, 'Doctor Blood's Coffin', on DVD
Four Winds Island
Certificate U
Family film made by Merton Park Studios
Director: David Villiers.
Starring: Mandy Harper, Annette Robertson and Iain Gregory.
Filmed on the Isles of Scilly.

Night of the Eagle
Certificate 12.
Also known as Burn, Witch, Burn.
A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years. Like the learned, rational fellow he is, he forces her to destroy all her magical charms and protective devices, and stop that foolishness.
Made by Independent Artists.
Director: Sidney Hayers.
Starring: Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls and Colin Gordon.
Filmed at Cape Cornwall, St Just and Porthcurno Beach, Porthcurno (near Penzance).
Buy this film, 'Night of the Eagle', on DVD

Crooks in Cloisters
After a successful train robbery a gang led by Little Walter get cold feet and need to get out of London quick. Little Water his moll Bikini and the rest of the gang escape to a Cornish island where they plan to hid out in a monestary disguised as Monks.
Comedy film made by Associated British Picture Corporation.
Director: Jeremy Summers.
Starring: Ronald Frazer, Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins, Davy Kaye and Wilfrid Brambell.
Part filmed in St Mawes.
Buy this film, 'Crooks in Cloisters', on VHS video
Stolen Hours
Also known as Summer Flight
Mike, a famed racing driver and an old flame of hers, is worried that Laura may be ill. Tricking her into a doctor's examination, he discovers she needs a brain operation to remove a tumor.
Made by Barbican Films and The Mirisch Corporation.
Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Susan Hayward, Diane Baker, Edward Judd and Michael Craig.
Part filmed in Fowey
Buy this film, 'Stolen Hours', on DVD

Murder Ahoy
After Miss Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios.
Director: George Pollock.
Starring: Margaret Rutherford, Lionel Jeffries, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, William Mervyn and Joan Benham.
Part filmed at St Mawes.
Buy this film, 'Murder Ahoy', on DVD
French Dressing Comedy film. Director: Ken Russell. Starring James Booth, Roy Kinnear and Marisa Mell.
Part filmed in Cornwall (locations not known).

The City Under the Sea
Also known as City in the Sea
Set on the Cornish coast in 1903, the film features a group of people discovering an underwater society of smugglers who never age living in a lost underwater city along with their gill-man slaves.
A science fiction film made by Bruton Film Productions.
Director: Jacques Tourneur.
Starring: Vincent Price, David Tomlinson and Tab Hunter
Filmed around the Cornish coast.
Buy this film, 'The City Under the Sea', on DVD

Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles charter a special bus for a surreal mystery tour.
Certificate: PG Made by Apple Corps and the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Directors: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Bernard Knowles.
Starring: The Beatles, George Claydon, Jessie Robbins, Victor Spinetti and Maggie Wright. Part filmed at the Atlantic Hotel in Newquay, Towan Beach (Newquay) and Bodmin.
Buy this film, 'Magical Mystery Tour', on VHS video

The Bed Sitting Room
Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, muddy plains, and heaps of dentures and old boots.
Made by United Artists.
Directors: Richard Lester and Oscar Lewenstein.
Starring: Dudley Moore, Harry Secombe, Michael Hordern, Peter Cook, Ralph Richardson, Rita Tushingham, Roy Kinnear and Spike Milligan.
Parts filmed in a china clay pit near St Austell
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The Man Who Haunted Himself
Harold Pelham encounters a duplicate of himself in the aftermath of a car crash. After that moment his life is upset.
Certificate PG.
Made by Associated British Picture Corporation.
Director: Basil Dearden.
Starring: Roger Moore, Hildegarde Neil, Alastair Mackenzie, Thorley Walters and Hugh Mackenzie.
Filmed at Charlestown (and in London)
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Straw Dogs
A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.
Certificate 18.
Made by ABC Pictures, Talent Associates and Amerbroco.
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T P McKenna, Peter Arne, David Warner, Ken Hutchison, Colin Welland, Del Henney and Jim Norton
Filmed at St Buryan (as the village of Wakely); Tor Noon Farm at Morvah (as Trencher’s Farm - Amy and David's house) and Lamorna Cove
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Crucible of Terror
Also known as Unholy Terror
An obsessed sculptor kills a young women to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.
Certificate 18.
Made by Glendale.
Director: Ted Hooker.
Starring: Mike Raven, Mary Maude, James Bolam, Ronald Lacey and Betty Alberge
Filmed at Blue Hills and Jericho Valley near St Agnes
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Macbeth Oper von Rosa von Praunheim
Based on Shakespeare's Macbeth
Black and White film made by Westdeutscher Rundfunk.
Director: Rosa von Praunheim.
Starring: Volker Eschke, Magdalena Montezuma and Steven Adamczewski.
Part filmed at the Minack Theatre, Porthcurno.

Disciple of Death
A henchman of Satan poses as a priest in order to get closer to young virgins he needs for human sacrifice.
Horror film made by AVCO Embassy Pictures.
Director: Tom Parkinson.
Starring: Mike Raven, Ronald Lacey, Stephen Bradley and Nicholas Amer.
Filmed around Boscastle.

Malachi's Cove
A tough young girl lives with her aging grandfather near a cove on the coast of Cornwall. She supports herself and him by gathering seaweed to sell as fertilizer. A cocky young neighboring boy decides to help her with the work.
Also known as The Seaweed Children.
Certificate U.
Drama made by Impact Quadrant and Penrith.
Writter and Director: Henry Herbert.
Starring: Donald Pleasence and Meg Owen.
Filmed at Tintagel and Trebarwith Strand

The Eagle Has Landed
A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.
Certificate 15/PG.
Made by ITC Entertainment and Associated General Films.
Director: John Sturges.
Starring: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter, Donald Pleasence, Anthony Quayle, Sven-Bertil Taube, Jean Marsh, John Standing, Judy Geeson and Larry Hagman.
Filmed at Charlestown Beach and Harbour (as Alderney harbour), Pier House Hotel at Charlestown (as the George and Dragon pub), RAF St Mawgan (now Newquay Cornwall Airport), near Newquay (as Landsvoort Airfield) and the sand dunes at Rock - across the Camel Estuary from Padstow (for the romantic scenes between Jenny Agutter and Donald Sutherland). Also parts filmed in Oxfordshire and Finland
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Certificate 15/R.
The classic Bram Stoker vampire story made by Universal Films.
Director: John Badham.
Starring: Frank Langella (Count Dracula), Trevor Eve (Jonathan Harker), Donald Pleasance (Dr Jack Seward), Kate Nelligan (Lucy Seward) and Laurence Olivier (Professor Abraham Van Helsing).
Filmed at Crinnis Beach, Carlyon Bay, St Austell; King Arthur's Castle Hotel, Tintagel (as Dr Seaward's asylum); Marazion; Mevagissey (as the harbour where Dracula boards a ship); Mount's Bay; Penwith, St Just; St Austell; St Just; St Michael's Mount, Marazion (as Carfax Abbey) and Tintagel.
Buy this film, 'Dracula', on DVD

Raise the Titanic
To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.
Certificate PG.
Made by Incorporated Television Company.
Director: Jerry Jameson.
Starring: Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, Anne Archer, Alec Guinness and David Selby.
Small part filmed at St Ives (as Southby, Barnoon Cemetery and The Sloop Inn).

Omen III: The Final Conflict
The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.
Certificate R.
Made by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
Director: Graham Baker.
Starring: Sam Neill, Lisa Harrow, Barnaby Holm and Rossano Brazi.
Filmed in the Luxulyan Valley and Penrice near St Austell, at Roche Rock near Roche (as the deserted church on the moor) and at Prideaux Place, Padstow
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Clash of the Titans
A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.
Certificate 12/PG.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Peerford Ltd.
Director: Desmond Davis.
Starring: Laurence Olivier (Zeus), Claire Bloom (Gera), Maggie Smith (Thetis), Ursula Andress (Aphrodite) and Sian Phillips (Cassiopeia).
Scene where Danae and Perseus are cast adrift was filmed in Cornwall.
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Priest of Love
Following the banning and burning of his novel, The Rainbow, D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, where Lawrence writes Lady Chatterley's Lover
Certificate 15/R.
Made by Milesian Films, Ronceval and Viscount.
Director: Christopher Miles.
Starring: Ian McKellen (as D.H. Lawrence), Janet Suzman (as Frieda Lawrence), Ava Gardner (as Mabel Dodge Luhan), Penelope Keith (as Dorothy Brett), John Gielgud (as Herbert Muskett) and Jorge Rivero (as Tony Luhan).
Filmed at Porth Zennor Cove, Zennor (near Land's End).
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The Island of Adventure
Four British teens on vacation visit an island and discover that a terrorist group is using it as their headquarters.
Made by EbeFilms Ltd.
Director: Anthony Squire.
Starring: Norman Bowler (as Bill Smugs), Wilfred Brambell (as Uncle Jocelyn), Eleanor Summerfield (as Aunt Polly) and Catherine Schell (as Alison Mannering).
Filmed at Doyden Castle, Port Quin (as Craggy-Tops); Mullion Cove and Poldhu Cove near Mullion; Port Quin (as the beach below Craggy-Tops); The Mouls, Pentire Head (as Island of Gloom) and at Wheal Coates, St Agnes

The Missionary
In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes.
Certificate R.
Made by HandMade Films.
Director: Richard Loncraine.
Starring: Michael Palin (as Reverend Charles Fortescue), Maggie Smith (as Lady Isabel Ames), Trevor Howard (asd Lord Henry Ames), Denholm Elliott (as The Bishop), Michael Hordern (as Slatterthwaite & Narrator), Graham Crowden (as Reverend Fitzbanks) and David Suchet (as Corbett).
A small part filmed at Charlestown
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To the Lighthouse
A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in Cornwall just before World War I.
Made by BBC.
Director: Colin Gregg.
Starring: Rosemary Harris (Mrs Ramsey), Michael Gough (Mr Ramsey), Suzanne Bertish (Lily Brioscoe), Lynsey Baxter (Nanct Ramsey) and Pippa Guard (Prue Ramsey).
Filmed at Bosigran Head, Morvah; Carbis Bay, St Ives; Godrevy Lighthouse, Godrevy, St Ives; Hayle; Lelant and St Erth Station, St Erth
On the Third Day
Horror drama written and directed by Stanley O'Toole.
Starring: Richard Morant, Catherine Schell and Paul Williamson.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.
Never Say Never Again
A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.
Certificate OG.
Made by Warner Brothers.
Director: Irvin Kershner.
Starring: Sean Connery (James Bond), Kim Basinger (Domino Petachi), Klaus Maria Brandauer (Maximilian Largo), Edward Fox (M), Bernie Casey (Felix Leiter) and Max von Sydow (Ernst Stavro Blofeld).
The sequence, where two guided missiles fly over the countryside and out to sea, was filmed over West Cornwall and St Michael's Mount.
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Top Secret
Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.
Certificate 15/PG.
Made by Kingsmere Properties and Paramount Pictures.
Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker.
Starring: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Omar Sharif, Michael Gough, Christopher Villiers and Jeremy Kemp
Part filmed at Holywell Bay near Newquay (surfing scenes) and Godrevy near St Ives
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Jamaica Inn
The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes.
Certificate 12.
Made by Harlech Television (HTV).
Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark.
Starring: Jane Seymour (Mary Yellan), Patrick McGoohan (Joss Merlyn) and Trevor Eve (Jeremiah 'Jem' Merlyn ).
Filmed at Pentireglaze, Polzeath and Port Quin
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Haunters of the Deep
Certificate U.
Made by Children's Film and Television Foundation and Longbow Film Company Ltd.
Director: Andrew Bogle.
Starring: Andrew Keir (Captain Tregellis), Barbara Ewing (Mrs Holman) and Bob Sherman (Mr Roche).
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Certificate 15.
Michael Lamb is a Father questioning his calling, in a Reform School in Ireland. When young epileptic runaway Eoin is sent to the school, the two recognise kindred spirits and escape to London together. With the police on their tail and the money running out however, Lamb is forced to make some terrible decisions.
Made by Channel Four Films and Flickers Limehouse.
Director: Colin Gregg.
Starring: Liam Neeson (Michael Lamb), Frances Tomelty (Mrs Kane), Ian Bannen (Brother Benedict) and Hugh O'Conor (Owen Kane).
Part filmed at Camelot Castle Hotel, Tintagel (as St Kiaran's Reform School).
Many of the young extras were pupils of Bodmin Comprehensive School.
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Zina, the daughter of Leon Trotsky by his first wife, is undergoing freudian analysis in Berlin in the 'thirties. Meanwhile Trotsky is in exile in Prinkipo having been driven from power by Stalin. The Nazis rise to power in Germany and Austria and Zina commits suicide.
Certificate 15.
Made by Looseyard Productions,
Director: Ken McMullen.
Starring: Philip Madoc (Leon Trotsky), Micha Bergese (Molanov), Ian McKellen (Kronfeld), Paul Geoffrey (Lyova) and Domiziana Giordano (Zina Trotsky)
Filmed at Church Cove, Gunwalloe (and in Berlin)
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The Witches
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
Certificate PG.
Made by The Jim Henson Company, Jim Henson Productions and Lorimar Film Entertainment.
Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
Director: Nicolas Roeg.
Starring: Anjelica Huston ( Miss Eva Ernst / Grand High Witch), Mai Zetterling (Helga Eveshim), Jasen Fisher (Luke Eveshim), Jane Horrocks (Miss Irvine), Rowan Atkinson (Mr Stringer), Bill Paterson (Mr Jenkins) and Brenda Blethyn (Mrs Jenkins)
Filmed at The Headland Hotel, Newquay (Rooms 223, 227 and 205 were used for some of the bedroom scenes) and Bergen, Norway
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When the Whales came
A pair of children befriend an accentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the narwhales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life hard in the village.
Certificate: PG
Director: Clive Rees
Starring: Helen Mirren, Paul Scofield and David Threlfall
Filmed on Bryher, Samson and St Martins in the Isles of Scilly

Revenge of Billy the Kid
The horny farmer McDonald has his wicked way with a goat. Life returns to normal for the family, until the goat gives birth! The mutant off spring, called Billy, is tormented by the Farmer's sons, only the daughter feels any pity for him.
Certificate 18.
Made by Montage Films.
Director: Jim Groom.
Starring: Michael Balfour (Gyles MacDonald), Samantha Perkins (Ronnie MacDonald), Jackie D. Broad (Gretta MacDonald), Bryan Heeley (Ronald McDonald) and Trevor Peake (Ronald MacDonald).
This was the last film in which Michael Ripper appeared.
Part filmed in Mousehole
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Anita Italian film.
Part filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

The Three Musketeers
The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot
Certificate PG.
Director: Stephen Herek.
Starring: Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Chris O'Donnell, Oliver Platt and Tim Curry.
Filmed in The Grooms House at Boconnoc near Lostwithiel, Charlestown, Lanhydrock House near Bodmin, Pelyn (near Lostwithiel), Golitha Falls near St Cleer (where the musketeers are pursued by guards), Pentire (near Newquay) and Rumps Point at Polzeath. (Remainder filmed in Austria)
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Blue Juice
JC is at the end of his Twenties and is living with his girlfriend Chloe in a small coastal town in England. He is a surfer legend and some day, three of his friends show up, including Terry who is about to get married.
Certificate 15.
Director: Carl Prechezer.
Starring: Catherine Zeta Jones, Sean Pertwee, Steven Mackintosh, Ewan McGregor, Peter Gunn, Heathcote Williams, Keith Allen and Jenny Agutter.
Filmed in Newquay, St Ives, Quay Street in Mousehole (as Chloe's café), Chapel Porth (St Agnes), Godrevy (St Ives) and the train station scene was filmed at St Erth just outside of Hayle
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Wind in the Willows
Partly animated version of Kenneth Grahame's classic tail of the riverbank
Certificate U.
Director: Terry Jones.
Starring the voices of: Alan Bennett, Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Antony Sher, Nicol Williamson, John Cleese, Stephen Fry, Bernard Hill and Michael Palin.
Part filmed on the Camel Estuary between Wadebridge and Padstow
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Sense and Sensibility
Rich Mr Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.
Certificate U.
Director: Ang Lee.
Starring: James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walker, Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman, Greg Wise and Gemma Jones.
Mainly filmed in Devon and Wiltshire but some external shots filmed in Cornwall
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Moll Flanders
The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London.
Certificate U.
Filmed by MGM.
Director: Pen Densham.
Starring: Robin Wright Penn, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Brett,Stockard Channing, John Lynch and Brenda Fricker
Parts filmed at Charlestown, Turnaware Point (Feock) and on the River Fal
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Twelfth Night
Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Certificate U.
Director: Trevor Nunn.
Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Nigel Hawthorne, Imogen Stubbs, Toby Stephens, Richard E Grant, Mel Smith, Steven Mackintosh, Nicholas Farrell and Ben Kingsley
Filmed at Cotehele House at St Dominick (as the Quayside tavern and the interior of Orsino's castle), Lanhydrock House near Bodmin (as Olivia's house and garden), Mount Edgcumbe House, Prideaux Place in Padstow (also as Olivia's house and garden), St Michael's Mount (as the exterior of Orsino's castle) and Trebarwith Strand.
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Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the beautiful and accomplished Rebecca, dies.
Certificate 12.
Starring Charles Dance, Emilia Fox, Diana Rigg, Lucy Cohu and Faye Dunaway.
Part filmed at Charlestown.
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Oscar and Lucinda
In mid-1800's England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him through a sign to leave his father and his faith and join the Church of England.
Certificate R
Director: Gillian Armstrong
Starring: Ralph Fiennes and Cate Blanchett
Filmed at Boscastle, Prideaux Place at Padstow, Bossiney, Crackington Haven, Morwenstow, Port Isaac and Trebarwith Strand.
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Young lovers Julius and Fiona witness the "birth" of Salvador Dali in a field one summers day. They follow him to his studio, but Julius and Dali are destined to clash over ideals.
Short (23 min) film written and directed by Henry Coleman.
Starring: Tim Potter, Orlando Bird, Joe Bromley and Rod Hallett.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

All The Little Animals
Bobby Platt is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange old man who wanders the highways to bury roadkill animals.
Director: Jeremy Thomas
Starring: John Hurt and Christian Bale.
Part filmed at Wheal Coates Mine, St Agnes (where the car is forced down the mine shaft).

Mansfield Park
At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral compass, she becomes especially close to Edmund, Thomas's younger son. Fanny is soon possessed of beauty as well as a keen mind and comes to the attention of a neighbor, Henry Crawford.
Certificate 15.
Director: Patricia Rozema
Starring: Frances O'Connor, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Hannah Taylor-Gordon and Talya Gordon
Filmed at Charlestown - playing the role of Portsmouth harbour - and in other locations in England.
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Swept from the Sea also known as Amy Foster
The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very kind and helps him.
Certificate 15/PG
Director: Beeban Kidron
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Vincent Perez, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates and Joss Ackland
Filmed at Blisland, Bodmin, Crackington Haven, Charlestown, Michaelstow, Pencarrow Head (Fowey), Pentire Head (Newquay), Port Isaac, Port Quin and St Breward
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Lighthouse also known as Dead of Night A prison ship on its way to a remote island prison runs aground on rocks and sinks. Mixed survivors of cons and prison guards struggle ashore, only to discover to their horror that another survivor has made it ashore before them. Murderous psychotic, Leo Rook, who not only had a hand in the ship's sinking but has decapitated all but one of the island's lighthouse crew.
Certificate 18/R
Director: Simon Hunter
Starring: James Purefoy, Rachel Shelley, Christopher Adamson, Don Warrington and Paul Brooke.
The beach, rocks and lighthouse were filmed (somewhere) in Cornwall.
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Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution.
Certificate 12
Director: Julien Temple
Starring: Linus Roache, John Hannah, Samantha Morton, Emily Woof and Emma Fielding
Filmed at Charlestown (and in Devon and Somerset)
Winner of the 2002 Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor (Linus Roach)
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Field of Fish
Short (24 min) film directed by Steve Tanner and Michael Wiese
Starring: Ian Holm
Filmed in Mousehole.

The Calling
A woman is used as a pawn to bring to fruition the rule of the Antichrist
Director: Richard Caesar
Starring: Laura Harris, Richard Lintern, Francis Magee, Alex Roe and John Standing
Part filmed in Cornwall.

Solarmax is a 40-minute giant-screen documentary that tells the story of humankind's struggle to understand the sun. The film will take audiences on an incredible voyage from pre-history to the leading edge of today's contemporary solar science.
Director: John Weiley
Narrator: Alex Scott.
The solar eclipse was filmed in Cornwall.

From Hell
In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.
Certificate 18/R
Directors: Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes
Starring: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane and Ian Richardson.
Mainly filmed in Prague but some scenes filmed at Boscastle and Crackington Haven
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Die Another Day
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
Certificate 12/PG-13
Director: Lee Tamahori
Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Toby Stephens, Rosamund Pike, Rick Yune, Judi Dench, John Cleese and Samantha Bond.
Filmed at Holywell Bay (opening battle sequence on the Korean beach) and the Eden Project near St Austell (the biodomes were used for part of Gustav Graves' Icelandic ice palace)
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28 Days Later...
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Certificate 18/R
Director: Danny Boyle
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Christopher Eccleston and Megan Burns.
Part filmed at Carland Cross Wind Farm, Mitchell.
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Two Men Went to War
Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.
Certificate PG
Director: John Henderson
Starring: Kenneth Cranham, Leo Bill, Rosanna Lavelle, Phyllida Law, James Fleet and Derek Jacobi.
Filmed at Charlestown (the port and pub scenes) and Pentewan Sands, near St Austell
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Bitter Sweet Also known as Hwerow Hweg (in Cornish language).
Newly released from prison, Jack searches in vengeance for the girl who put him there.
Certificate 15
Writer and Director: Antal Kovacs
Starring: Robert Williams, Philip Jacobs, Helen Rule, Johanna Graham and Laurens C Postma
Filmed at City Centre, Truro; Falmouth; Penzance; St Ives Bay Holiday Park, St Ives and St Ives.

The Making of 'The Pirates of Penzance'
Short documentary film.
Part filmed in Penzance.

Shaken and Stirred on Ice
Short (24 min) documentary film about the making of Die Another Day
Director: Rob Done
Narrator: Samantha Bond.
Part filmed at The Eden Project, St Austell.

Golden Burn
Drama written and directed by Mark Jenkin
Starring: Mark Jenkin, Ben Hood and Colin Holt.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Plunge: The Movie
All Jake has to do is believe to have a better future. At least, according to Chas, his old friend. Oh, and learn to surf before the Chinese satellite comes down.
Director: Max Newsom
Starring: Dugald Bruce Lockhart, Charles Haydn, Kate Winslet and Alan Mckenna.
Filmed at Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay, Newquay.

Johnny English
After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain's most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain's only spy.
Certificate PG
Director: Peter Howitt
Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Natalie Imbruglia, Ben Miller, Kevin McNally and John Malkovich.
Part filmed at St Michael's Mount, Marazion (exterior of Sauvage's French castle)
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The story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Certificate 18
Director: Christine Jeffs
Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, Amira Casar, Blythe Danner and Lucy Davenport.
Parts filmed in Cornwall (locations not known)
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Conspiracy of Silence
A can of worms is opened within the Irish Catholic Church following two controversial incidents, the suicide of Frank Sweeney, a parish priest and the expulsion of Daniel McLaughlin, a young trainee priest from a nearby seminary, on the grounds that he was open to the sexual advances of a male colleague.
Certificate 15
Writer and Director: John Deery
Starring: Jonathan Forbes, Jason Barry, Brenda Fricker, Hugh Bonneville, Sean McGinley and John Lynch.
Part filmed in Cornwall (locations not known).
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Short drama
Director: Bill Scott
Starring: Richard Coyle and Mary Woodvine.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Burial Short (45 min) film made by Ocean Blue Pictures.
Writer and Director: Colton Sears
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Fallen Eagle Short (45 min) film made by Ocean Blue Pictures.
Writer and Director: Colton Sears
Starring: Rebecca Haydon, Pat Kirby and Paul Tungate.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Certificate PG
Director: Jonathan Frakes
Starring: Bill Paxton, Ben Kingsley, Anthony Edwards, Brady Corbet, Sophia Myles, Philip Winchester, Dominic Colenso, Ben Torgersen, Ron Cook and Bhasker Patel)
Parts of the Cornish coastline were filmed for Tracy Island.
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Ladies in Lavender
Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.
Certificate 12.
Director: Charles Dance
Starring: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Natascha McElhone, Daniel Brühl, Miriam Margolyes, David Warner, Toby Jones and Freddie Jones.
Filmed mainly at Cadgwith, Rosudgeon (Bessy's Cove was the location for the scenes of the cottage where the ladies lived), Helston and Penzance (The house used for the ladies' home is Cliff Cottage, a holiday let alongside the Cornish coast path, and part of the Porth-en-Alls estate. Cliff Cottage was surrounded by white reflectors to give extra lighting for the cameras). Prussia Cove and Kenneggy Cove were also used for various beach and coastline shots.
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The Libertine
The story of John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Director: Laurence Dunmore
Starring: Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, Rosamund Pike, Tom Hollander and John Malkovich
Some small parts filmed in Cornwall (precise locations not known).
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San Antonio
While a terrorist epidemy strikes the world leaders, the commissaire San-Antonio and his partner, the lieutenant Bérurier, have to escort the French ambassador in a British hotel.
Director: Frédéric Auburtin
Starring: Gérard Lanvin, Gérard Depardieu and Lucy Harrison
Part filmed in Bude.

Get the Picture
Two war correspondents are escorted to a recently bombed town. The apparent perpetrators are about to be executed in front of a baying mob of survivors. One journalist doubts the guilt of the adolescent prisoners; the other believes they are not there to take sides but to take pictures.
Short (9 min) war film
Writer and director: Rupert Wyatt
Starring: Brian Cox, Lloyd Owen and Hosh Kane
Part filmed in Cornwall (locations not known).

The Wrecking Season
Documentary film about beachcombing on the North Atlantic shore
Director: Jane Darke. Writer and presenter: Nick Darke.
Filmed on the north coast of Cornwall.

Cloud Cuckoo Land
A young man with cerebral palsy leaves the safety of his care home to search for a wrecked aircraft, finding adventure, freedom and love on the way.
Certificate 12A
Writer and director: Matt Dickinson
Starring: Steve Varden and Derek Jacobi.
Part filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

The Rabbit
Living in a remote coastal village and with no cash two local friends stumble across two holidaymakers who mysteriously vanish along with a fishing boat and the local hotel-owner's prize winning rabbit.
Writer and director: Mark Jenkin.
Starring: Brett Harvey, Adam Webster and Colin Holt.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Half Term
The story of Mark, a student, whose entire future seems to implode on one week's nightmare holiday visit to his absent father in remote coastal Cornwall.
A short film by A-Z Films.
Director and writer: Tony Hagger
Starring: Steven Geller, Sam Plumb, Jodie Reynolds and Elizabeth Healey.
Filmed at Charlestown

Man to Man
An epic about anthropologists who hunt and capture pygmies for study back in Europe, in an attempt to illustrate the link between man and ape.
Certificate 15.
Director: Régis Wargnier.
Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Iain Glen, Hugh Bonneville and Lomama Boseki.
Part filmed in Charlestown (most filmed in Scotland)
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The New World
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
Certificate 12.
Director: Terence Malick
Starring: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer and Christian Bale.
Scenes of the arrival in London Docks were filmed at Charlestown (the main UK filming was in Oxford)
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Keeping Mum
A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Certificate 15/R.
Director: Niall Johnson.
Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith, Patrick Swayze, Tamsin Egerton and Toby Parkes
Part filmed at St Michael Penkivel near Truro (as Little Wallop) and on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway.
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Cold and Dark Certificate 18. Directed by Andrew Goth. Starring Luke Goss, Kevin Howarth, Carly Turnbull and Matt Lucas
Filmed at South West Film Studios, St Agnes and other (unidentified) parts of Cornwall.
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Breakdown Short (20 min) comedy film written and directed by Jonathan Brassington. Starring San Ishmael, Daniel Newman and Alix O'Sullivan.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Alchemy Thriller written and directed by Colton Sears. Starring Helen Rule, Colton Sears and Kathy Towns.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Half Light Certificate 15. Written and directed by Craig Rosenberg. Starring Demi Moore, Henry Ian Cusick and Nicholas Gleaves.
Parts filmed at Watergate Bay.
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Irish Jam Certificate 12. Director: John Eyres. Starring Eddie Griffin, Dudley Sutton, Tom Georgeson and Anna Friel.
Filmed at Stithians (as the Irish village and church).
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The Amazing Grace Certificate 12. Director: Jeta Amata. Starring Nick Moran, Scott Cleverdon, Fred Amata and Mbong Odungide.
Part filmed in Fowey.
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The Wheelhouse Short (15 min) horror drama written and directed by Sean Garland. Starring Megan Hall, Angus Lindsay and Brian Heard.
Part filmed at Cawsand near Torpoint.

Treasure Island Kids: The Battle of Treasure Island Written and directed by Gavin Scott. Starring Beth Allen, Renato Bartolomei and Alexandra Birchfield. Part filmed at Charlestown near St Austell (The rest filmed in New Zealand)

Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island
Written by Gavin Scott.
Director: Michael Hurst.
Starring: Nicko Vella, Sasha Tilley and John Callen.
Part filmed at Charlestown near St Austell (The rest filmed in New Zealand)

Director: Mel Gibson.
Starring: Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernández, Jonathan Brewer and Morris Birdyellowhead.
Part (the beach scene in the rain) filmed at Polgaver Beach, Carlyon Bay, near St Austell.

The Midnight Drives
Starring: Colin Holt, Sam Mills and Megan Robertson.
Filmed at Lands End, Marazion and Penzance.

Four or Five Photos
Short (12 min) film written and directed by James Ellwood.
Starring: Shona Armstrong and Derek Mace
Filmed in Penzance

Dressing Granite
Certificate 12.
Director: Bill Scott.
Starring David Shaw, Darren Hawkes and Mary Woodvine.
Filmed in Falmouth.
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A very short (1 min) film
Directors: James Hutchings, Isabel Martin, and Oliver Wiseman.
Starring: Katie Martin.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

New Boots
Short (20 min) drama
Director: Simon Edwards.
Starring: Mary Woodvine, Mark Pearce and Demelza Monk.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Oss Tales
Short documentary
Written and directed by John Bishop.
Filmed in Padstow

White Fire
Short (9 min) drama made by South West Screen
Director: Joan Beveridge
Starring: Kelly Evans
Filmed at Tintagel

A Hard Day's Knight
Short (10 min) comedy Written and directed by Ashley Wing.
Starring: Clayton Fussell, Stephen J. Fry and Hazel Worchester.
Part filmed at Whitsand Bay (Torpoint).

A short (10 min) film.
Director: Edmund Fargher
Starring: Joanna Beard, Ben Davidson and Robert Dickins
Filmed in Falmouth.

Dance for Eternity
Short (12 min) drama
Writer and director: Michael Gilroy
Starring: Anna Bolt, Michael Gilroy and Laura Melcion.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

The Lobster Trap
Short (11 min) drama film
Writer and director: Henry Darke.
Starring: Brian Bate, Henry Darke and Chris Williams.
Filmed at Padstow and Porthcothan.

Another Horizon
Very short (2 min) drama
Writer and director: Mark Jenkin
Starring: Beau Scott and Nick Harpley.
Filmed on the West Penwith Moors near Penzance.

The Initiation
Short (8 min) horror film
Writer and director: David William Hall
Starring: Becky Barry, Zoe Grisedale and Tom Hare.
Filmed on the West Penwith Moors near Penzance.

Tomorrow's Forecast
Short (14 min) Thriller
Writer and director: David Hewitt
Starring: Robert Cavanah, Paul Child and James Hillier.
Part filmed in Cornwall.

The Lark
Horror thriller
Directors: Steve Tanner and Paul Farmer
Starring: Mary Woodvine, Mark Pearce and Philip Jacobs.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

The Age of Stupid
Climate change documentary film by Franny Armstrong
Starring: the late Pete Postlethwaite with Fernand Pareau, Jeh Wadia, Alvin DuVernay and Layefa Malemi.
Filmed in Cornwall at the Delabole wind farm and other places in France, Nigeria, The Middle East, India and USA
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Ctrl Alt Shift
A short (11 min) documentary film.
Part filmed in Falmouth.

Blood + Roses
Horror film.
Director: Simon Aitken.
Starring: Marysia Kay, Kane John Scott and Benjamin Green.
Filmed at Merryfield Manor, Merrymeet, near Liskeard.

Picture This...
A short documentary about the severity of dyslexia and the effect that its neglect in school can have. Director: Daniel Evans.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Mike, Harry & Misha
A short (8 min) comedy drama
Written and directed by Marius Smuts
Starring: George Bradley, Stephanie Kempson and Samuel Normington.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Certificate PG
Director: Jon Amiel
Starring: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Jeremy Northam, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martha West.
Parts filmed at Charlestown.
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A Congregation of Ghosts
Produced and directed by Cornishman Mark Collicott
Starring: Edward Woodward, Nicholas Cleaves, Susannah Doyle (Drop the Dead Donkey & Ballykissangel), Murray McArthur (the voice of Ginsters Pasties) and Natasha Little (Spooks)
Filmed in Falmouth and at Pencarrow House, Wadebridge, Warleggan church, Lease Cottage at St Breward and Altarnun village hall.

Alice in Wonderland
Certificate PG
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mia Wasikowska, Crispen Glover and Matt Lucas with the voices of Michael Sheen, Stephen Fry, Barbara Windsor, Paul Whitehouse, Timothy Spall and Alan Rickman.
Filmed at Antony House near Torpoint (the garden party scenes), Charlestown Harbour (the harbour scenes) and a few other places in Cornwall (and Devon)
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A short (13 min) film
Written and directed by Joan Beveridge.
Starring: Juliet Aubrey, Jill Greenacre and Sara Dylan.
Filmed at Cape Cornwall, St Just; Nanjizal Cove, Land's End and Rinsey Head, Rinsey

Certificate 15
Written and directed by Joanna Hogg
Starring: Christopher Baker, Kate Fahy,Tom Hiddleston, Lydia Leonard and Amy Lloyd
Filmed on Tresco on the Isles of Scilly.
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On the Water
A short (9 min) documentary film
Directors: Tom Goudsmit, Yi Zhao
Filmed in Falmouth.

Big Mouth
Short (15 min) action drama
Director: Henry Darke
Starring: Toby Clemence, Helen Baxendale and Stuart Laing.
Filmed at Porthcothan.

The Uncatchable Killer
Short (15 min) comedy film
Written and directed by James Bartle and Elliott Rothon
Starring: Elliott Rothon, Graham Vanas and James Bartle.
Parts filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

The Pharmacist
Drama film
Written and directed by Patrick von Boetticher
Starring: Liana Gould, Simon Onions and David Hepple.
Part filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Watching Millie
Short (11 min) thriller
Written and directed by Tom Law
Starring: Jay Good, Jill Greenacre and Mat Laroche.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Certificate 12
Director: Rob Marshall
Starring: Johnny Depp, Ian McShane, Penelope Cruz and Geoffrey Rush
Parts filmed in St Ives
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Certificate 18
Written and directed by Richard Driscoll
Starring: Steven Craine, Darren Morgan, Peter O'Toole, Daryl Hannah and Michael Madsen.
Parts filmed in Cornwall (locations not known)
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Director: Richard Driscoll
Starring: Christopher Lee, Ling Bai and Patrick Bergin
Part filmed in Cornwall (the rest in USA).

What You Will
Director: Simon Reade
Starring: Dominic West, Romola Garai and Zoe Tapper.
Part filmed in Truro.

Director: Marc Price
Starring: Craig Russell, Alastair Kirton and Daisy Aitkens.
Parts filmed in Cornwall (exact locations not known yet).

The Hour of Living
Directors: by Sebastian Michael and Adam Berzsenyi Bellaagh
Starring: Sam Fordham, Sebastian Michael and Charlotte Heinimann.
Part filmed in Polperro.

Golden Brown
Drama written and directed by Sharon Sheehan
Starring: Jenny Agutter, Eleanor James, Jonathan Moore, Sharon Sheehan, Stuart Boother and Dale Brickhill.
Filmed on the Helford River and Prussia Cove.

This Green and Pleasant Land
Short (5 min) sci-fi film
Director: Justin Heasman
Starring: Tara Davin, Dean Nolan and Andi Shacklady.
Filmed somewhere in Cornwall.

World War Z
Made by Paramount Pictures
Director: Marc Forster.
Starring: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Mireille Enos and David Morse.
Part (the scenes shot on board ship and at sea) filmed in Falmouth. Main filming on location in Glasgow.
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Short film
Director: Elfar Adalsteins
Starring: John Hurt
Filmed at Falmouth Wharf, Falmouth Bay and St Mawes.

Summer in February
Director: Christopher Menaul
Starring: Dan Stevens, Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning and Harriet Morahan.
Based on the true story of the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group artists' colony in West Cornwall.
Filmed at Porthcurno, Holywell Bay, Mousehole, Lamorna Cove, Trereife House in Penzance (as Boskenna Manor House) and Prussia Cove

Release date: 14th June 2013, Duration: 100 minutes.
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About Time
Produced and directed by Richard Curtis
Starring: Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Margot Robbie and Domhnall Gleeson.
UK Premiere held at the White River Cinema in St Austell on 31st August 2013.
Filmed at Vault Beach (near Gorran Haven), St Michael Penkevil church (near the Tregothnan Estate, Truro), Portloe, Porthpean House at Porthpean and Charlestown. (Part also filmed in London).
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Dark Shadows
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter
Parts filmed in Cornwall.

Whale! (Short film - 6 min)
Made by Kali Arc
Directors: Ankit Love and Carly Veronica White
Starring: Ankit Love, Simon Rouby and Paul Heinz.
Filmed in Charlestown and St Austell.

Cornwall 1895: a blatant swindle by the local bank threatens the life of a remote mining village. The fate of its whole community hangs on the courage of one feisty young maid.
Certificate 12A
Director: Bill Scott
Starring: Jenny Agutter, Dudley Sutton and Ben Luxon
Filmed at Wheal Coates, St Agnes; West Penwith; Hayle; East Pool Mine, Camborne; Redruth

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (Release date in UK: 19 February 2016, Most of Europe; 2nd to 4th March 2016 USA: 4th March 2016, Belgium: 16th March 2016)
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Eva Green, Samuel L Jackson, Dame Judi Dench and Rupert Everett
Parts filmed in East Portholland

Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box
Director: Jonathan Newman.
Starring: Michael Sheen, Sam Neill, Ioan Gruffudd, Aneurin Barnard and Lena Headey.
Part filmed at Charlestown near St Austell and at St Michael's Mount.

In Fear
Director: Jeremy Lovering.
Starring: Iain De Caestecker, Alice Englert, Allen Leech.
Filmed on Bodmin Moor.

The Fold
Made by The Electric Shadow Company
Director: John Jencks
Starring: Catherine McCormack, Marina Stoimenova, Dakota Blue Richards and Owen Teale
Majority filmed in The Lizard area of Cornwall, including Church Cove, Gurnard's Head, Kynance Cove and St Winwaloe Church at Gunwaloe. Plus inside Truro Cathedral.
Released: 28 March 2014

Made by Nowhere Fast Productions in association with Mitchell-Brunt Films
Director: Marc Price
Starring: Daisy Aitkens and Craig Russell
Filmed at Trebarwith Strand (near Tintagel), Tintagel, Mouisehole and Penzance.

The story of the relationship between roadtrippers Harvey and Lola set against a backdrop of stunning scenery in North Cornwall, Bodmin and Dartmoor.
Director: Harry Macqueen
Staring: Lori Campbell and Harry Macqueen
Shot over 13 days in February and March 2013 in London and Cornwall.

Welcome To Curiosity
Made by Jericho Lane Pictures
Director: Ben Pickering
Starring: Amrita Acharia, Jack Ashton, Richard Blackwood, Jon Campling and Kacey Barnfield
Filmed at Mimi's Vintage Diner at Bugle (near St Austell), the Plaza Cinema in Truro and the County Arms public house in Truro.

Mr Turner
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies.
Made by: Film4, Focus Features International (FFI), France 3 Cinéma (co-production),Lipsync Productions, Thin Man Films, Untitled 13 (co-production) and Xofa Productions
Director: Mike Leigh
Starring: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson and Marion Bailey.
Part filmed in Kingsand (as Margate)


Bad Education Movie
Starring Jack Whitehall, Sarah Solemani, Mathew Horne and Harry Enfield
Filmed in Mevagissey and Roche.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Asa Butterfield (as Jacob "Jake" Portman), Eva Green (as Miss Peregrine), Samuel L Jackson, Dane Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Chris O'Dowd, Terence Stamp and Allison Janney
Part filmed at the Caerhays Estate, East Portholland and Porthluney Cove, all near St Austell.

My Cousin Rachel
A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
Director:Roger Michell
Starring: Sam Claflin and Rachel Weisz
Part filmed in Cornwall

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