DONALD PLEASENCE'S FILM CREDITS




I only make odd films

---Donald Pleasence




Follow the links for more information on each Pleasence film.

If any additions (missing titles, foreign titles, alternate titles, etc.)
and/or corrections are needed, please e-mail me.





FULL-LENGTH FILMS:


THE BEACHCOMBER (1954 British).....Tromp
.....Aka: IL GRANDE FLAGELLO (Italian title)


ORDERS ARE ORDERS (1954 British).....Corporal Martin (as Donald Plesance)


VALUE FOR MONEY (1955 British).....Limpy
.....Aka: FEBBRE BIONDA (Italian title)


THE MAN IN THE SKY (1956 British).....Crabtree
.....Aka: DECISION AGAINST TIME (US title)
.....Aka: L'UOMO NEL CIELO (Italian title)


THE BLACK TENT (1956 British).....Ali
.....Aka: LA TENDA NERA (Italian title)


1984 (1956 British).....Parsons (as Donald Pleasance)
.....Aka: NEL 2000 NON SORGE IL SOLE (Italian title)


MANUELA (1957 British).....Evens
.....Aka: STOWAWAY GIRL (US title)


BARNACLE BILL (1957 British).....Cashier
.....Aka: ALL AT SEA (US title)
.....Aka: IL CAPITANO SOFFRE IL MARE (Italian title)


THE WIND CANNOT READ (1958 British).....Doctor
.....Aka: IL VENTO NON SA LEGGERE (Italian title)


THE TWO-HEADED SPY (1958 British).....General Hardt (as Donald Pleasance)
.....Aka: CLOCK WITH A FACE (Working title)
.....Aka: I DUE VOLTI DEL GENERALE OMBRA (Italian title)


A TALE OF TWO CITIES (1958 British).....John Barsad
.....Aka: VERSO LA CITTA' DEL TERRORE (Italian title)


THE MAN INSIDE (1958 British).....Organ grinder (as Donald Pleasance)
.....Aka: CONFLICTO INTIMO (Spanish title)
.....Aka: OLTRE IL CONFINE (Italian title)


LOOK BACK IN ANGER (1958 British).....Hurst
.....Aka: I GIOVANI ARRABBIATI (Italian title)


HEART OF A CHILD (1958 British).....Spiel


THE SHAKEDOWN (1959 British).....Jessel Brown
.....Aka: LA SPIA DI SCOTLAND YARD (Italian title)


KILLERS OF KILIMANJARO (1959 British).....Captain
.....Aka: ADAMSON OF AFRICA (US title)
.....Aka: OMBRE SUL KILIMANJARO (Italian title)


THE FLESH AND THE FIENDS (1959 British).....William Hare
.....Aka: THE FIENDISH GHOULS
.....Aka: LE IENE DI EDIMBURGO (Italian title)
.....Aka: MANIA (US title)
.....Aka: PSYCHO KILLERS


THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES (1959 British).....Irwin Hoffman (as Donald Pleasance)
.....Aka: LA BATTAGLIA DEI SESSI (Italian title)


A STORY OF DAVID (1960 British).....Nabal
.....Aka: LA STORIA DI DAVID (Italian title)


SONS AND LOVERS (1960 British).....Mr. Puppleworth
.....Aka: FIGLI E AMANTI (Italian title)
.....Aka: UND MORGEN ALLES (German title)


SUSPECT (1960 British).....Bill Brown
.....Aka: THE RISK (US title)


HELL IS A CITY (1960 British).....Gus Hawkins
.....Aka: L'ASSASSINO E' ALLA PORTA (Italian title)


CIRCUS OF HORRORS (1960 British).....Vanet
.....Aka: IL CIRCO DEGLI ORRORI (Italian title)
.....Aka: LE CIRQUE DES HORREURS (French title)
.....Aka: PHANTOM OF THE CIRCUS


THE BIG DAY (1960 British).....Victor Partridge


THE WIND OF CHANGE (1961 British).....Pop


SPARE THE ROD (1961 British).....Mr. Jenkins


NO LOVE FOR JOHNNIE (1961 British).....Roger Renfrew
.....Aka: ERI TU L'AMORE (Italian title)


THE HANDS OF ORLAC (1961 British-French).....Graham Coates
.....Aka: HANDS OF A STRANGLER
.....Aka: HANDS OF THE STRANGLER
.....Aka: LE MANI DELL'ALTRO (Italian title)


WHAT A CARVE UP! (1962 British).....Everett Sloane
.....Aka: 7 ALLEGRI CADAVERI! (Italian title)
.....Aka: HOME SWEET HOMICIDE
.....Aka: NO PLACE LIKE HOMICIDE (US title)


THE INSPECTOR (1962 British).....Sgt. Wolters
.....Aka: L'ISPETTORE (Italian title)
.....Aka: LISA (US title)


DR. CRIPPEN (1962 British).....Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen


THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963 U.S.).....Colin Blythe "The Forger"
.....Aka: LA GRANDE FUGA (Italian title)
.....Aka: THE LAST ESCAPE (Working Title)


THE CARETAKER (1964 British).....Mac Davies/Bernard Jenkins
.....Aka: THE CARETAKER: IL GUARDIANO (Italian title)
.....Aka: THE GUEST (US title)


THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL (1965 U.S.).....Oracle Jones
.....Aka: LA CAROVANA DELL'ALLELUJA (Italian title)


THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD (1965 U.S.).....The Dark Hermit/Satan
.....Aka: LA PIU' GRANDE STORIA MAI RACCONTATA (Italian title)


MATCHLESS (1966 Italian).....Gregori Andreanu


FANTASTIC VOYAGE (1966 U.S.).....Dr. Michaels
.....Aka: MICROSCOPIA
.....Aka: STRANGE JOURNEY
.....Aka: VIAGGIO ALLUCINANTE (Italian title)


CUL-DE-SAC (1966 British).....George


YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967 British).....Ernst Stavro Blofeld
.....Aka: AGENTE 007: SI VIVE SOLO 2 VOLTE (Italian title)


NIGHT OF THE GENERALS (1967 British).....General Klaus Kahlenberge
.....Aka: LA NOTTE DEI GENERALI (Italian title)
.....Aka: LA NUIT DES GENERAUX (French title)


EYE OF THE DEVIL (1967 British).....Pere Dominic
.....Aka: 13 (Working Title)
.....Aka: CERIMONIA PER UN DELITTO (Italian title)


WILL PENNY (1968 U.S.).....Preacher Quint
.....Aka: COSTRETTO A UCCIDERE (Italian title)


CREATURE OF COMFORT (1968 Canadian).....James Thorne


I LOVE YOU, I HATE YOU (1968 British).....Elsa's father
.....Aka: OTHER PEOPLE (Alternative title)
.....Aka: SLEEP IS LOVELY (Working title)


MISTER FREEDOM (1969 French).....Dr. Freedom
.....Aka: EVVIVA LA LIBERTA' (Italian title)


THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT (1969 U.S.).....The Prospector
.....Aka: LA PAZZA DI CHAILLOT (Italian title)


ARTHUR? ARTHUR! (1969 British).....Arthur


THX 1138 (1970 U.S.).....SEN 5241
.....Aka: L'UOMO CHE FUGGI' DAL FUTURO (Italian title)


SOLDIER BLUE (1970 U.S.).....Isaac Q. Cumber
.....Aka: SOLDATO BLU (Italian title)


WAKE IN FRIGHT (1971 U.S.-Australian).....Clarence F. "Doc" Tydon
.....Aka: OUTBACK (US title)


LA LOBA Y PALOMA (1971 Spain).....Martin Zayas
.....Aka: HOUSE OF THE DAMNED


KIDNAPPED (1971 British).....Ebenezer Balfour
.....Aka: IL RIBELLE DI SCOZIA (Italian title)


WEDDING IN WHITE (1972 Canadian).....Jim Dougall


THE PIED PIPER (1972 British).....The Baron
.....Aka: IL PIFFERAIO DI HAMELIN (Italian title)
.....Aka: LE JOUEUR DE FLUTE (French title)
.....Aka: THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN


THE JERUSALEM FILE (1972 U.S.-Israeli).....Major Samuels
.....Aka: JERUSALEM, JERUSALEM


INNOCENT BYSTANDERS (1972 British).....Loomis
.....Aka: SOLE ROSSO SUL BOSFORO (Italian title)


DEATH LINE (1972 British).....Inspector Calhoun
.....Aka: NON PRENDETE QUEL METRO' (Italian title)
.....Aka: RAW MEAT (US title)


TALES THAT WITNESS MADNESS (1973 British).....Professor R.C. Tremayne
.....Aka: DELIRIOUS: IL BARATRO DELLA FOLLIA (Italian title)


THE RAINBOW BOYS (1973 Canadian).....Ralph Logan
.....Aka: LOGAN (British video title)
.....Aka: THE RAINBOW GANG (US Video title)


THE MUTATIONS (1973 British).....Professor Nolter
.....Aka: THE FREAKMAKER (US Video title)
.....Aka: THE MUTATION
.....Aka: MUTATIONS


MALACHI'S COVE (1973 British).....Malachi
.....Aka: LA BAIA DI MALACHI (Italian title)
.....Aka: THE SEAWEED CHILDREN


HENRY VIII AND HIS SIX WIVES (1973 British).....Thomas Cromwell
.....Aka: ENRICO VIII: TUTTE LE DONNE DEL RE (Italian title)


FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE (1973 British).....Jim Underwood
.....Aka: CREATURES
.....Aka: CREATURES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
.....Aka: LA BOTTEGA CHE VENDEVA LA MORTE (Italian title)
.....Aka: TALES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
.....Aka: TALES FROM THE BEYOND
.....Aka: THE UNDEAD


ALTRIMENTI CI ARRABBIAMO! (1973 Italian-Spanish).....The Doctor
.....Aka: ATTENTION ON VA S'FACHER
.....Aka: WATCH OUT, WE'RE MAD (US title)
.....Aka: YI SI NO, NOS ENFADAMOS (Spanish title)
.....Aka: ZWEI WIE PECH UND SCHWEFEL (German title)


THE BLACK WINDMILL (1974 British).....Cedric Harper
.....Aka: DRABBLE (Working title)
.....Aka: IL CASO DRABBLE (Italian title)


BARRY MACKENZIE HOLDS HIS OWN (1974 Australian).....Count Erich von Plasma


JOURNEY INTO FEAR (1975 Canadian).....Kuvetli
.....Aka: BURN OUT
.....Aka: LA ROTTA DEL TERRORE (Italian title)


HEARTS OF THE WEST (1975 U.S.).....A.J. Nietz
.....Aka: HOLLYWOOD COWBOY
.....Aka: PAZZO, PAZZO WEST (Italian title)


ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN (1975 U.S.).....Lucas Deranian
.....Aka: L'INCREDIBILE VIAGGIO VERSO L'IGNOTO (Italian title)
.....Aka: LA MONTAGNE ENSORCELEE


I DON'T WANT TO BE BORN (1975 British).....Dr. Finch
.....Aka: THE BABY
.....Aka: THE DEVIL WITHIN HER (US title)
.....Aka: IT'S GROWING INSIDE HER (Television title)
.....Aka: THE MONSTER
.....Aka: SHARON'S BABY (Italian title)


THE PASSOVER PLOT (1976 Israeli).....Pontius Pilate


THE LAST TYCOON (1976 U.S.).....Boxley
.....Aka: GLI ULTIMI FUOCHI (Italian title)


THE DEVIL'S MEN (1976 U.S.-British).....Father Roche
.....Aka: THE DEVIL'S PEOPLE
.....Aka: LA VALLE DEL MINOTAURO (Italian title)
.....Aka: LAND OF THE MINOTAUR (US title)
.....Aka: MINOTAUR


THE EAGLE HAS LANDED (1976 U.S.).....Heinrich Himmler
.....Aka: LA NOTTE DELL'AQUILA (Italian title)


TRIAL BY COMBAT (1976 British).....Sir Giles Marley
.....Aka: A CHOICE OF ARMS
.....Aka: CHOICE OF WEAPONS
.....Aka: DIRTY KNIGHT'S WORK
.....Aka: TEMPI BRUTTI PER SCOTLAND YARD (Italian title)


THE UNCANNY (1977 British-Canadian).....Valentine De'ath
.....Aka: ARTIGLI (Italian title)


TOMORROW NEVER COMES (1977 Canadian-British).....Dr. Todd
.....Aka: L'ASSASSINO DELLA DOMENICA (Italian title)


TELEFON (1977 U.S.).....Nicolai Dalchimsky


OH, GOD! (1977 U.S.).....Dr. Harmon
.....Aka: BENTORNATO, DIO! (Italian title)


LES LIENS DU SANG (1977 French-Canadian)..... James Doniac
.....Aka: BLOOD RELATIVES (US title)
.....Aka: LABERINTO MORTAL (Spanish title)
.....Aka: ROSSO NEL BUIO (Italian title)


SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND (1978 U.S.).....B.D. Brockhurst


POWER PLAY (1978 Canadian-British).....Blair
.....Aka: COUP D'ETAT (Working title)
.....Aka: LE JEU DE LA PUISSANCE (French Canadian title)
.....Aka: IL GIOCO DEL POTERE (Italian title)
.....Aka: OPERATION OVERTHROW (US Video title)
.....Aka: STATE OF SHOCK


L'ORDRE ET LA SECURITE DU MONDE (1978 France).....Rothko
.....Aka: ALTA PRIORIDAD (Spanish title)
.....Aka: C.I.A. CONTRO K.G.B. (Italian title)


L'HOMME EN COLERE (1978 French-Canadian).....Albert Rumpelmayer
.....Aka: THE ANGRY MAN
.....Aka: JIG-SAW
.....Aka: LABIRINTO (Italian title)


HALLOWEEN (1978 U.S.).....Dr. Sam Loomis
.....Aka: THE BABYSITTER MURDERS (Working title)
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN: LA NOTTE DELLE STREGHE (Italian title)


NIGHT CREATURE (1979 U.S.).....Axel MacGregor
.....Aka: CAT
.....Aka: DEVIL CAT
.....Aka: FEAR
.....Aka: LA PANTERA ASSASSINA (Italian title)
.....Aka: OUT OF THE DARKNESS


JAGUAR LIVES! (1979 U.S.).....General Villanova
.....Aka: EL FELINO (Spanish title)
.....Aka: NEL MIRINO DEL GIAGUARO (Italian title)


GOOD LUCK, MISS WYCKOFF (1979 U.S.).....Dr. Steiner
.....Aka: IL PECCATO (Italian title)
.....Aka: RELAZIONI DISPERATE (Italian title)
.....Aka: SECRET YEARNINGS
.....Aka: THE SHAMING
.....Aka: THE SIN


DRACULA (1979 U.S.).....Dr. Jack Seward


L'UOMO PUMA (1980 Italian).....Kobras (as Donald Pleasance)
.....Aka: THE PUMAMAN (US title)


THE MONSTER CLUB (1980 British).....Pickering
.....Aka: IL CLUB DEI MOSTRI (Italian title)


RACE TO THE YANKEE ZEPHYR (1981 Australian-New Zealand).....Gilbert "Gibbie" Gibson
.....Aka: IL TESORO DELLO YANKEE ZEPHYR (Italian title)
.....Aka: RACE FOR THE YANKEE ZEPHYR
.....Aka: TREASURE OF THE YANKEE ZEPHYR


ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981 U.S.).....The President of the United States
.....Aka: 1997: FUGA DA NEW YORK (Italian title)


HALLOWEEN II (1981 U.S.).....Dr. Sam Loomis
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN 2: IL SIGNORE DELLA MORTE (Italian title)


ALONE IN THE DARK (1982 U.S.).....Dr. Leo Bain
.....Aka: NEL BUIO DA SOLI (Italian title)


WHERE IS PARSIFAL? (1983 British).....Mackintosh
.....Aka: C'E' QUALCOSA DI STRANO IN FAMIGLIA (Italian title)


THE DEVONSVILLE TERROR (1983 U.S.).....Dr. Warley


WARRIOR OF THE LOST WORLD (1984 U.S.).....Prosser/Posser's clone
.....Aka: I PREDATORI DELL'ANNO OMEGA (Italian title)


TERROR IN THE AISLES (1984 U.S.).....Himself
.....Aka: TERRORE IN SALA (Italian title)


PHENOMENA (1984 Italian).....Professor John McGregor
.....Aka: CREEPERS (US title)


FRANKENSTEIN'S GREAT AUNT TILLIE (1984 Mexican).....Victor Frankenstein/Old Baron Frankenstein


A BREED APART (1984 U.S.).....J.P. Whittier
.....Aka: IL NIDO DELL'AQUILA (Italian title)


THE AMBASSADOR (1984 U.S.).....Minister Eretz
.....Aka: I GUERRIERI DEL VENTO (Italian title)
.....Aka: PEACEMAKER


THE TREASURE OF THE AMAZON (1984 Mexican).....Klaus von Blantz
.....Aka: EL TESORO DEL AMAZONES
.....Aka: GREED
.....Aka: IL TESORO DELL'AMAZZONIA (Italian title)
.....Aka: TREASURE OF DOOM


SOTTO IL VESTITO NIENTE (1985 Italian).....Commissioner Danesi
.....Aka: NOTHING UNDERNEATH (US title)


TO KILL A STRANGER (1985 Mexican).....Colonel Michele Kostik
.....Aka: MATAR A UN EXTRANO (Mexican title)
.....Aka: SECUESTRADA (Mexican TV title)


DARIO ARGENTO'S WORLD OF HORROR (1985 Italian).....Himself/Professor John McGregor


COBRA MISSION (1985 Italian).....Father Lenoir
.....Aka: CINQUE UOMINI CONTRO TUTTI (Alternate Italian title)
.....Aka: MISSION COBRA
.....Aka: OPERATION 'NAM (US Video title)
.....Aka: THE RAINBOW PROFESSIONAL


INTO THE DARKNESS (1986 British).....David Beckett


NOSFERATU A VENEZIA (1986 Italian).....Don Alvise
.....Aka: NOSFERATU IN VENICE
.....Aka: VAMPIRES IN VENICE


SPETTRI (1987 Italian).....Professor Lasky
.....Aka: SPECTERS (US title)


WARRIOR QUEEN (1987 Italian-British-U.S.).....Clodius Falucus
.....Aka: POMPEII


PRINCE OF DARKNESS (1987 U.S.).....Priest
.....Aka: IL SIGNORE DEL MALE (Italian title)


GROUND ZERO (1987 Australian).....Prosper Gaffney
.....Aka: ZONA CERO (Spanish title)


DOUBLE TARGET: DOPPIO BERSAGLIO (1987 Italian).....Senator Blaster
.....Aka: DOPPIO BERSAGLIO (Alternate Italian title)
.....Aka: DOUBLE TARGET (US title)


DJANGO 2: IL GRANDE RITORNO (1987 Italian).....Gunn
.....Aka: DJANGO 2
.....Aka: DJANGO STRIKES AGAIN (US title)
.....Aka: IL GRANDE RITORNO DI DJANGO (Alternate Italian title)


UN DELITTO POCO COMUNE (1987 Italian).....Inspector Downey
.....Aka: OFF BALANCE
.....Aka: PHANTOM OF DEATH (US Video title)


ANIMALI METROPOLITANI (1987 Italian).....Professor Livingstone
.....Aka: URBAN ANIMALS (English translation of Italian title)


PAGANINI HORROR (1988 Italian).....Mr. Pickett
.....Aka: IL VIOLINO CHE UCCIDE (Alternate Italian title)


ANGEL HILL: L'ULTIMA MISSIONE (1988 Italian-U.S.).....Colonel B. Abrams
.....Aka: ANGEL HILL (Alternate Italian title)
.....Aka: LAST PLATOON (US title)


THE HOUSE OF USHER (1988 U.S.).....Walter Usher
.....Aka: THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER
.....Aka: IL MISTERO DI CASA USHER (Italian title)


HANNA'S WAR (1988 U.S.).....Captain Thomas Rosza
.....Aka: LA GUERRA DI HANNA (Italian title)


HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS (1988 U.S.).....Dr. Sam Loomis
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN 4: IL RITORNO DI MICHAEL MYERS (Italian title)


IL TRIANGOLO DELLA PAURA (1988 West German-Italian).....Henry Carlson
.....Aka: DER COMMANDER (German title)
.....Aka: THE COMMANDER (US title)


CASABLANCA EXPRESS (1988 Italian).....Colonel Bats


TEN LITTLE INDIANS (1989 U.S.).....Judge Wargrave
.....Aka: DEATH ON SAFARI
.....Aka: DIECI PICCOLI INDIANI (Italian title)


RIVER OF DEATH (1989 U.S.).....Heinrich Spaatz
.....Aka: IL FIUME DELLA MORTE (Italian title)


HALLOWEEN 5 (1989 U.S.).....Dr. Sam Loomis
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS (Promotional title and Video title)


AMERICAN RISCIO' (1989 Italian).....Rev. Morton
.....Aka: AMERICAN RICKSHAW
.....Aka: AMERICAN TIGER (US title)


BURIED ALIVE (1989 U.S.).....Dr. Schaeffer
.....Aka: SEPOLTI VIVI (Italian title)


MILIARDI (1991 Italian).....Ripa
.....Aka: BILLIONS
.....Aka: MILIARDI/MILLIONS
.....Aka: MILLIONS (US title)


SHADOWS AND FOG (1992 U.S.).....Doctor (as Donald Pleasance in end credits)
.....Aka: OMBRE E NEBBIA (Italian title)


DIEN BIEN PHU (1992 French).....Howard Simpson


THE HOUR OF THE PIG (1993 British).....Pincheon
.....Aka: THE ADVOCATE (US title)


FEMME FATALE (1993 British).....Victor Harty


ARABIAN KNIGHT (1995 U.S.).....Voice
.....Aka: THE THIEF AND THE COBBLER (Original title and Video title)
.....Aka: NASRUDDIN (Working title)
.....Aka: ONCE... (Working title)
.....Aka: THE THIEF (Working title)
.....Aka: THE THIEF WHO NEVER GAVE UP (Working title)


HALLOWEEN: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS (1995 U.S.).....Dr. Sam Loomis
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN 6
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN 6: LA MALEDIZIONE DI MICHAEL MYERS (Italian title)
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN 6: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS (Working title)
.....Aka: HALLOWEEN 666: THE ORIGIN OF MICHAEL MYERS (Working title)


FATAL FRAMES: FOTOGRAMMI MORTALI (1996 Italian).....Professor Robinson
.....Aka: FATAL FRAMES (US title)
.....Aka: FOTOGRAMMI MORTALI (Alternate Italian title)



SHORT FILMS:


INDIAN FANTASY (1955 British).....Voice
.....Aka: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS


THE BIG FREEZE (1993 British).....Soup slurper



DOCUMENTARIES:


THE BIBLE: A LITERARY HERITAGE (1970 U.S.).....Narrator


LEST WE FORGET (1994 British).....Narrator




Special thanks to Ivan Zingariello for the Italian titles!

Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy and Kent Burton

Title and logo designed by Karen Rappaport






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