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List of David Essex Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Stardust (1974)
15
2
Stardust
R
15
2

The film, which is a sequel to That’ll be the Day, shows how rock-star, Jim MacLaine, rapidly climbs the ladder of success while he loses almost everything on personal front. Jim’s supposed best friend and manager Mike is largely the root cause, though he pretends to do everything for Jim’s good. Ultimately, the star ends up with drug addiction and other issues. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jim MacLaine
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Edd Byrnes, Larry Hagman, Paul Nicholas, Adam Faith, Rosalind Ayres
2. That'll Be the Day (1973)
12
2
That'll Be the Day
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim MacLaine
Director:
Claude Whatham
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Ringo Starr, James Booth, Rosemary Leach, Billy Fury
3. Rece do góry (1981)
11
2
Rece do góry
11
2

In this Polish drama film, a group of doctors who are attending a medical school reunion, discuss how communism has affected their lives.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerzy Skolimowski
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bruno Ganz, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Bogumil Kobiela, Alan Bates, Jerzy Skolimowski
5. Smashing Time (1967)
10
2
Smashing Time
10
2

Young friends Brenda and Yvonne reach London with aspirations of stardom, but lose their money to robbers, and then work hard for a living. Yvonne’s awfully sung single becomes a hit and as she turns a star, the two drift apart. Soon Brenda becomes a popular model while Yvonne’s fame fades. Realizing the futility of it all, they decide to return home.

As:
Cast
Director:
Desmond Davis
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael York, Lynn Redgrave, Irene Handl, Rita Tushingham, Jeremy Lloyd
6. All Coppers Are... (1972)
12
2
All Coppers Are...
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Hayers
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sandra Dorne, Julia Foster, Wendy Allnutt, Martin Potter, Nicky Henson
7. Carry on Henry VIII (1971)
10
2
Carry on Henry VIII
GP
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Terry Scott
8. The Big Bus (1976)
9
2
The Big Bus
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Frawley
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Larry Hagman, John Beck, Joseph Bologna, Rene Auberjonois
9. Silver Dream Racer (1980)
11
2
Silver Dream Racer
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Freeman
Director:
David Wickes
Genres:
Sport, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry H. Corbett, Beau Bridges, Cristina Raines, Clarke Peters
10. In the Devil's Garden (1971)
9
2
In the Devil's Garden
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Hayers
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Frank Finlay, Suzy Kendall, Freddie Jones, James Laurenson,
11. The Guvnors (2014)
9
2
The Guvnors
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mickey Snr
Director:
Gabe Turner
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Vas Blackwood, Richard Blackwood, Tom Davis, Charley Palmer Rothwell
12. The Black Prince (2017)
11
2
The Black Prince
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Hurbon
Director:
Kavi Raz
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Shabana Azmi, Amanda Root, Jason Flemyng, Keith Duffy
14. Traveller (2013)
10
2
Traveller
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Blackberry
Director:
Benjamin Johns
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Bailie, Lois Winstone, Billy Cook, Benedict Wolf

Animation(s)

The Christmas Messenger (1975)
The Christmas Messenger
As:
Cast
Role:
The Storyteller (voice)
Director:
Peter Sander
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Richard Chamberlain, Dorothy Davis, Mark Gagne, Anna Kralis

TV Shows and Videos

Twiggy (1975)
Twiggy
As:
Cast
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Jeremy Brett, Twiggy, The Ladybirds, Irving Davies
The Kenny Everett Video Cassette (1978)
The Kenny Everett Video Cassette
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / ... (8 episodes, 1978-1981)
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Kenny Everett, Hot Gossip, Cliff Richard
The John Denver Show (1973)
The John Denver Show
As:
Cast
Role:
(1 episode, 1973)
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Roger Daltrey, Lulu, Donovan, Brenda Arnau
The River (1988)
The River
As:
Cast
Role:
Davey Jackson (6 episodes, 1988)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Ryall, Shaun Scott, Katy Murphy, Vilma Hollingbery
David Essex (1977)
David Essex
As:
Cast
Role:
Host (1 episode, 1977)
Star Cast:
Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Premiere Collection Encore (1992)
Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Premiere Collection Encore
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Michael Crawford, Jason Donovan, Michael Ball, José Carreras
Lyrics by Tim Rice (1985)
Lyrics by Tim Rice
As:
Cast
Role:
Che / Himself (segment "Oh, What A Circus' / 'A Winter's Tale")
Director:
Ian Bolt
Star Cast:
Paul Nicholas, Murray Head, Barbara Dickson, Benny Andersson
¡Señoras y señores! (1973)
¡Señoras y señores!
As:
Cast
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Victoria Vera, Fiorella Faltoyano, Norma Duval, María José Cantudo
Cannon and Ball (1979)
Cannon and Ball
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rik Mayall, Bobby Ball, Tommy Cannon, Ritz