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Defence of the Realm

6th September 1986
1h 36m
David Drury

Defence of the Realm is a 1985 Action Thriller film released on 6th September; David Drury directed the film which stars Gabriel Byrne, Robbie Coltrane, and Bill Paterson.

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A reporter named Mullen 'stumbles' onto a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent and a near-nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and a U.S. Air Force base. Has there been a Government cover-up? Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam, the MP's assistant, to find out the truth.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 6:09am.

Cast (39)

Gabriel Byrne's profile Gabriel Byrne
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Robbie Coltrane's profile Robbie Coltrane
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Bill Paterson's profile Bill Paterson
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Denholm Elliott's profile Denholm Elliott
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Greta Scacchi's profile Greta Scacchi
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Ian Bannen's profile Ian Bannen
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Danny Webb's profile Danny Webb
Age at Filming ≈ 26
James Fleet's profile James Fleet
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Oliver Ford Davies's profile Oliver Ford Davies
Age at Filming ≈ 45
David Calder's profile David Calder
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Mark Tandy's profile Mark Tandy
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Frederick Treves
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Pip Miller's profile Pip Miller
Age at Filming ≈ 37
John Rees
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Fulton Mackay
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Vass Anderson
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Al Matthews's profile Al Matthews
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Philip Whitchurch's profile Philip Whitchurch
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Noel Johnson
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Hubert Rees
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Lyndon Brook
Age at Filming ≈ 58
Prentis Hancock
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Steven Woodcock
Age at Filming ≈ 20

Watch Defence of the Realm (1985) online

Updated: 17th Jan 2024, 11:03pm

Production Companies

Enigma Productions National Film Finance Corporation (NFFC)

Defence of the Realm Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

10% 20-29
18% 30-39
8% 40-49
15% 50-59
8% 60-69
41% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

15% Female
85% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Defence of the Realm FAQ

When was Defence of the Realm released?

Defence of the Realm was released on Saturday September 6th, 1986.

How much money did Defence of the Realm make?

The worldwide revenue was $750,000.

Is Defence of the Realm on Netflix?

No, Defence of the Realm is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Defence of the Realm on Amazon Prime?

No, Defence of the Realm is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Defence of the Realm on Disney Plus?

No, Defence of the Realm is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States