Half Moon Street (1986) - Rotten Tomatoes

Half Moon Street (1986)




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Movie Info

Based on novelist Paul Theroux's Dr. Slaughter, this romantic thriller stars Sigourney Weaver as Lauren, a London Ph.D researcher by day and hooker by night who begins an affair with diplomat Michael Caine.


Sigourney Weaver
as Lauren Slaughter
Michael Caine
as Lord Bulbeck
Patrick Kavanagh
as George Newhouse
Faith Kent
as Lady Newhouse
Ram John Holder
as Lindsay Walker
Keith Buckley
as Hugo Van Arkady
Annie Hanson
as Mrs. Van Arkady
Patrick Newman
as Julian Shuttle
Niall O'Brien
as Captain Twilley
Nadim Sawalha
as Karim Hatami
Muriel Villiers
as Madame Cybele
Michael Elwyn
as Tom Haldane
Ninka Scott
as Mrs. Haldane
Jasper Jacob
as Rex Lanham
Donald Pickering
as George Hardcastle
Maria Aitken
as The Hon. Maura Hardcastle
Hossein Karimbeik
as Colonel Hassan Ali
Anita Edwards
as Mrs. Hassan Ali
Angus MacInnes
as Bill Rafferty
John Gordan Sinclair
as French Businessman
Eiji Kusuhara
as Japanese Businessman
Johnny Sinclair
as French Businessman
Togo Igawa
as Japanese Waiter
Rupert Vansittart
as Alan Platts-Williams
Anne Lambton
as Sidney Platts-Williams
Brian Hawksley
as Institute Porter
Dulice Liecier
as Jamaican Escort-girl
Judy Maynard
as Cherubic Woman
Andy Lucas
as Diplomat
Dave Duffy
as Bodyguard
Philip Whitchurch
as Plainclothesman
Hugo de Vernier
as Wine Waiter
D. Angus MacDonald
as Eddy Pressback
Mac MacDonald
as Eddy Pressback
Robert Lee
as Chinese Ambassador
Robbie Lee
as Chinese Ambassador
Andrew Seear
as TV newsreader
Janet McTeer
as Van Arkady's Secretary
Carol Cleveland
as American Wife
Katherine Schofield
as Overdressed Lady
Siobhan Redmond
as Institute Secretary
Claude Villers
as Concierge Clerk
Robert Guillermet
as French Waiter
Timothy Peters
as Barry Gingham
Joy Lemoine
as Soft-voiced Woman
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Critic Reviews for Half Moon Street

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

The movie is interesting primarily because of the interaction between Weaver and Caine.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The surprise is that Bob Swaim, who created the polished thriller "La Balance," has directed "Half Moon Street" with 10 thumbs.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Weaver is as entrancing as she is sensational

March 11, 2006 | Rating: 3/5

The premise is intriguing and the acting is rather good, but the execution is disappointing.

June 19, 2005 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Contains a smashingly good performance by Sigourney Weaver.

August 26, 2004 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Half Moon Street

Even lots of nudity from Sigourney Weaver can't save this.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

An intriguing movie.

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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