Phil Collins kicked off his acting career as a child artist at ‘Barbara Speake Stage School.’ His first big role came with ‘Oliver!,’ a musical adaptation of novel ‘Oliver Twist’ where he portrayed Artful Dodger. He was also seen in an uncredited role in ‘A Hard Day’s Night,’ as an extra among the teenagers who were screaming in the shot. He was also seen in an episode of ‘R3.’ Some of his prominent work include, ‘Miami Vice,’ ‘And The Band Played On,’ ‘Calamity The Cow,’ ‘Buster,’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,’ ‘Mickey’s 60th Birthday,’ Frauds,’ ‘The Two Ronnies,’ and ‘Hook.’ He also lent he voice to the character of Lucky in ‘The Jungle Book,’ and to the character of Muk and Luk in ‘Balto.’
This documentary provides us a retrospective of music and comedy from four different Amnesty International benefit performances.
Peter Pan has grown up and forgotten all about his childhood. He is now Peter Banning, a successful and workaholic lawyer who lives with his wife and two children. When Captain Hook, his arch-enemy, kidnaps his children, Peter returns to Neverland to save them. The journey brings back his memories and transforms him.
This crime drama comedy film revolves around Ronald Christopher Edwards aka Buster, who was one of the thieves involved in ‘The Great Train Robbery’ of 1963. Although he was initially only a small-time criminal, his life changes after he gets involved with more ambitious thieves. After their successful heist in 1963, he goes into hiding along with his family, but eventually he learns that even money can’t buy the happiness which he had back home.
An elderly woman tells her granddaughter the story of Balto, a wolf-dog hybrid, in Nome, Alaska in 1925, who saves the town from a deadly epidemic. The British-American live-action animated adventure film is loosely based on the true story of a dog of the same name.
The Jungle Book 2 is an animated adventure film which tells the story of Mowgli, who begins missing his friends in the jungle and decides to run away from the man-village. However, he is not aware of the fact that Sher Khan is plotting revenge.
A Hard Day’s Night is a comedy musical film which revolves around a ‘typical’ day in the life of the Beatles, popular English rock band, as they are preparing for a live TV performance.
Caractacus Potts is an eccentric inventor. A widowed father of two, he is also pursued by beautiful and wealthy Truly Scrumptious. The plot thickens when the children find that a racing car that has been lying in a local garage is going to be sold as a scarp. On their request Caractacus remodels the car and the four set out for a picnic in it.
Phil Collins Awards
|Tarzan||Best Music, Original Song||2000|
|Tarzan||Best Original Song - Motion Picture||2000|
|Buster||Best Original Song - Motion Picture||1989|
|Winner||Best Concept Music Video||1988|
|Winner||Record of the Year||1991|
|Winner||Album of the Year||1986|
|Winner||Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male||1986|
|Winner||Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)||1986|
|Winner||Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male||1985|
|Tarzan||Best Soundtrack Album||2000|
|Buster||Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television||1989|
|Brother Bear||Top Box Office Films||2004|
|Tarzan||Top Box Office Films||2000|
|Tarzan||Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures||2000|
|Philip Bailey & Phil Collins: Easy Lover||Best Overall Performance in a Video||1985|