From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Troy Kennedy Martin (15 February 1932 – 15 September 2009) was a Scottish-born film and television screenwriter best known for creating the long running BBC TV police series Z-Cars, and for the award-winning 1985 anti-nuclear drama Edge of Darkness. Kennedy Martin's best-known work for the cinema was the screenplay for the original version of The Italian Job. Description above from the Wikipedia article Troy Kennedy Martin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full li... Read more
15 February 1932
Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland, UK
1969 . Action, Crime, Comedy, Thriller . 1h 39m
Executive producer. Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over the 'job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal a fortune in gold and escape in the chaos.
1970 . Adventure, Comedy, War . 2h 24m
Executive producer. A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines.
1985 . Crime, Drama, Mystery . 1h 0m
Executive producer. Yorkshire detective Ronald Craven is haunted by the murder of his daughter and begins his own investigation into her death.
1978 . Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller . 1h 44m
Executive producer. The plot is set on a group of bank robbers, who are both violent and successful, strangely getting away each time with an amount around the £60,000 mark, and often leaving behind cash in excess of this sum. The robbers are willing to kill their own team, to get away. As Jack Regan himself puts it after the first raid in the film: "I've never seen so many dead people". Armed with gold-plated Purdey shotguns, they evaded Regan and the Flying Squad for quite some time, before Regan finds encouragement from his Detective Chief Superintendent who was sent down for corruption because Jack wouldn't testify in court for him.
2004 . Drama . 1h 50m
Executive producer. Sarah Barcant, a lawyer in New York City who grew up in South Africa, returns to her childhood dwelling place to intercede for Alex Mpondo, a Black South African politician who was tortured during apartheid.
1997 . TV Movie, Drama, Thriller, War . 1h 34m
Executive producer. Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.
1999 . War, Action, TV Movie . 1h 55m
Executive producer. When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, their only hope is to risk capture and torture in a desperate 185-kilometer run to the Syrian border. Based on the true story of a British Special Forces unit behind enemy lines during the Gulf War, Bravo Two Zero explores the tragedies and triumphs of men taken to the edge of survival in the Persian Gulf War.
1983 . Comedy . 50 m
Executive producer. An incompetently managed zoo becomes a metaphor for the state of Britain as a nuclear crisis looms over Europe.
Executive producer. In 1957, Enzo Ferrari is faced with a convergence of personal dilemmas at a critical time in his battle for supremacy with rival Maserati.
1983 . Crime, Drama . 50 m
Executive producer. Reilly, Ace of Spies is a 1983 television miniseries dramatizing the life of Sidney Reilly, a Russian Jew who became one of the greatest spies ever to work for the British. Among his exploits, in the early 20th century, were the infiltration of the German General Staff in 1917 and a near-overthrow of the Bolsheviks in 1918. His reputation with women was as legendary as his genius for espionage.
1980 . 1h 40m
Executive producer. A journalist finds his life is in danger when he investigates the death of a woman who was involved with a religious cult.
1972 . Thriller, Action, Drama . 1h 35m
Executive producer. An American student starts working with his Arab colleague while putting all politics aside. However, is his colleague just a regular Joe? Set around the time of Arab-Israeli Six Day War.