John Irvin (born 7 May 1940) is an English film director. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, he began his career by directing a number of documentaries and television works, including the BBC adaptation of John le Carré's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He made several Hollywood films in the 1980s, including The Dogs of War (1980), Ghost Story (1981) and Hamburger Hill (1987).Irvin is a graduate of London Film School.
Movies & TV shows
The Big Meeting
Every second Saturday in July, since 1871, the city of Durham has been taken over by miners, trade-unions and the general public for one of the biggest annual gatherings in Europe, the Durham Miners' ...
The Moon and the Stars
Rome is on the verge of World War II. Davide Rieta is making a major film in the midst of political and social tension. The two lead actors, the German woman Kristina Baumgarten and the English man Ja...
The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha
A group of young girls are brought up in a college with dark forests and gloomy lakes. Young Hidalla and her friends don't know anything about living outside of the college. At the age of 16, some of ...
Charlie Daines is on the trail of a sophisticated psychopath who is setting up murders and broadcasting them live on the internet. He realized that he was going to be the final victim as he closed in ...
The Fourth Angel
A workaholic reporter takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughte...
When Trumpets Fade
In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to find out from his commanding officer tha...
A Month by the Lake
Miss Bentley has been spending April at a villa on Lake Como for 16 years. In 1937, her London society artist father died and the only other English-speaking guests are Americans. Major Wilshaw arrive...
There was a lot of mystery following the arrival of Edwina in a small Irish town. While falling in with the son of the community's leader, she also fell out with the locals.
A New York publisher sent his fiancée and star photographer to shoot a taita falcon. A man practices skydiving. They become hot lovers after a fight. She is drugged before he leaves. Grant was the one...
The company's men are facing an uphill battle. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are fighting for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for ...
Mark Kaminsky was kicked out of the FBI for his treatment of a suspect. He is the sheriff of a small town. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlisted Kam...
A gruesome 50-year old secret is shared by four successful elderly gentlemen. A group begins to see a pattern of frightening events when one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident....
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
A rich man and a poor man. George Smiley, the master spy of the Cold War and once heir apparent to Control, is brought back out of retirement to flush out a top level mole within the Circus. To uncove...
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Gradgrind believes in rationalism, self-interest and hard fact. The way in which his children are raised creates opportunity.
Haunted: The Ferryman
A horror novelist and his wife go to a house in the country for a short vacation. However, they soon find that one of his novels is coming true when they are haunted by the ghost of a drowned ferryman...