Patrick Macnee VHS tapes and DVDs (USA and UK formats); many titles are still available. Note that some titles have multiple releases however the titles are listed in reverse chronological order using the initial release date. This list is not complete; search your favourite Amazon site for additional releases and languages. See and for two site searches.

Don’t forget Patrick’s well-known work as John Steed in the television series “The Avengers” and “The New Avengers“.

VHS Tapes and DVDs Published

2013 – The Avengers: The Complete Emma Peel Megaset (2013)

DVD ( – 2013 (NTSC Region 1) 16 discs

For North American admirers of The Avengers, October 8th marks the date for the DVD release by Lionsgate of every one of the acclaimed Diana Rigg episodes.

There are those who believe that the first Patrick Macnee / Diana Rigg season, in sparkling black and white, was the high point of The Avengers. Its dazzling design, staging, lighting, inspired writing, and above all the superbly executed, seemingly synchronized performances of Macnee and Rigg, along with a parade of characters, ensured a place in television history. The second season, in glorious colour, was an exciting realization of the wonders of shooting on film, with more locations, more cinematic action sequences, more extraordinary characters and even more imaginative story-telling.

This new collection, featuring a brand-new design based upon the Optimum release in the U.K., comprises 16 DVDs and is attractively priced.

2005 – Mysteries, Magic & Miracles: Season 1

DVD ( – 2005 (NTSC Region 1) 3 discs

Join Patrick Macnee as he travels the globe in search of the world’s most baffling stories and events. MYSTERIES, MAGIC and MIRACLES brings back all those great stories from actual cases and real events. Infamous myths are put on trial as we try to answer those questions of the unsolved and unexplained.

See also a list of additional episode collections.

The Avengers movie

1998 – The Avengers

The Avengers movie is released; Patrick has an ‘invisible’ cameo. It is based on the sophisticated, quirky British secret-agent television series of the 1960s. A scientist who develops the means to control large-scale weather changes uses his discovery to wreak evil. Emma Peele and John Steed must stop the villain.

DVD ( – 1999 (NTSC Region 1)

DVD ( – 1999 (NTSC Region 2)

DVD ( – 1999 (PAL Region 2)

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1997 – Ghost Stories

VHS ( – 1997 (NTSC) 6 tapes

DVD ( – 2000 (NTSC Region 1) 5 discs

Thunder in Paradise

1994 – Thunder in Paradise

Thunder in Paradise follows the adventures of two ex-Navy SEALS, Randolph J. “Hurricane” Spencer and Martin “Bru” Brubaker, who work as mercenaries out of their tropical resort headquarters along Florida’s Gulf Coast. Using their futuristic, high-tech boat, nicknamed “Thunder,” they travel around the world fighting various and sundry criminals and villains. However, they are forced to balance their dangerous undercover work with their responsibilities of raising widower Spence’s young daughter Jessica, who lives with them.

… Patrick plays Edward Whitaker, Jessica’s uncle, owns the beach resort and makes semi-regular appearances in the series, primarily for comic relief.

VHS ( – 1998 (NTSC)

1992 – Waxwork 2: Lost In Time

A killer is waiting… In the past, present and future. In this sequel, a couple must use a portal through time to defeat evil. Patrick plays Sir Wilfred.

VHS – 1993 (NTSC)

1992 – Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady

Patrick stars as Dr. Watson in this

VHS – 1992 release (NTSC)

VHS – 1998 release (NTSC)

DVD – 2006 release (NTSC)

1992 – Sherlock Holmes – Incident at Victoria Falls

To celebrate the dramatic close of a backbreaking case, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson go on holiday to Africa’s breathtaking Victoria Falls. But there is to be no rest for the great Holmes, for someone is killed and one of the passengers is the murderer… Soon everyone is a suspect, the beautiful temptress Lily Langtry, the great Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi and even former president Teddy Roosevelt. The action and suspense relentlessly build as Holmes and Watson pursue one of their greatest cases in this exotic but deadly land. Finally, with uncanny powers of observation and brilliant wit, Sherlock Holmes pieces together the puzzle … but not before a suspense filled climax thrusts our heroes into the depths of a secret Indian catacomb where they must make the most harrowing escape of their lives.

VHS – 1992 (NTSC)

DVD – 2007 (PAL Region 2)

1991 – The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw

The gambler Brady Hawkes is back and he’s about to lose his primary means of livelihood when a law banning gambling is about to be passed. Patrick plays Sir Colin.

VHS – 1995 (NTSC)

VHS – 1999 (NTSC)

DVD – 2004 (NTSC Region 1)

1989 – Blood Sport by Dick Francis

Horses run hot and murder runs cold, but Jockey Club investigator David Cleveland always keeps his cool. “Blood Sport” is one of three full-length features ever made based on the best-selling author’s work. Patrick plays Geoffrey Keeble.

VHS – 1995 (PAL)

DVD – 2003 (NTSC Region 1) Also included Twice Shy and In The Frame

1989 – Twice Shy by Dick Francis

The death of a computer buff, and a schoolteacher who seems to be living beyond his means presents a mystery to David Cleveland, ace investigator for the Jockey Club. Patrick plays Geoffrey Keeble.

VHS – 1995 (PAL)

DVD – 2003 (NTSC Region 1) Also included Twice Shy and In The Frame

1989 – Around the World in 80 Days (miniseries)

Pierce Brosnan stars as adventurer Phineas Fogg in this adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic story, in which to win a wager he must travel around the globe in 80 days or less. However, Fogg has been blamed for the theft of a large amount of money, and a detective (Peter Ustinov) is hot on his trail trying to catch him before he reaches the finish line. Patrick plays Ralph Gautier.

VHS – 1998 (NTSC)

DVD – 2011 (NTSC Region 1)

1989 – Lobster Man From Mars

A science fiction spoof about a film within a film. In short, a film producer owes the IRS money. His accountant tells him the only solution is to finance a movie that loses money and report the loss as a tax write-off. An independent file director has a movie titled “Lobster Man from Mars”, which the audience proceeds to watch. The premise of this movie is that Mars is running out of air. In a desperate effort to stave off disaster, the Martian king sends the Dreaded Lobster Man together with Mombo, an ape with a diving helmet, to steal Earth’s air. In return, The Dreaded Lobster Man can eat as many humans as he likes. Two people witness the landing of the space ship, and soon get Professor Plocostomos (played by Patrick Macnee) involved along with the military…

VHS – 1991 (NTSC)

1988 – Waxwork

A horror film about an evil magician and a wax museum with famous monsters like Dracula and The Mummy.

VHS – 1998 (NTSC)


1985 – James Bond – A View To Kill

An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California’s Silicon Valley. Patrick plays Sir Godfrey Tibbett.

VHS – 2000 (NTSC)

DVD – 2000 (NTSC Region 1)

1984 – This Is Spinal Tap

Spinal Tap, the world’s loudest band, is chronicled by hack documentarian Marti DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

VHS – 2000 (NTSC)

DVD – 2000 (NTSC Region 1)

1982 – Young Doctors in Love

The new interns at City Hospital are desperately hoping to survive their first year of residency which could prove difficult, since their minds are on the wrong body parts! But when one of the residents suddenly requires emergency surgery, the young wannabes must pull themselves (and their clothes) together and learn to mind their bedside manners!

VHS – 1998 (NTSC)

DVD – 2004 (NTSC Region 1)

1982 – Rehearsal for Murder

Ever since Broadway playwright Alex Dennison’s fiancee / actress, Monica, committed suicide the day before their wedding, he has been unable to move past that fateful night. Even a year after Monica’s death was ruled a suicide, Alex has doubts as to what really happened that night. On the anniversary of Monica’;s death, Alex invites her former castmates to read-through a draft of his new play; and it is revealed that each person had some motive for wanting Monica dead. What begins as a cheerful reunion among old fiends quickly gives way to hidden agendas, jealousy and ultimately – the true killer.

VHS – 1999 (NTSC)

DVD – 1999 (NTSC Region All)

DVD – 2007 (NTSC Region 1)

1983 – The Creature Wasn’t Nice aka Naked Space aka Spaceship

When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On board, lifeform expands into an oozing person-eating monster which communicates primarily by means of a Vegas lounge act. The crew is gobbled up one after another until the two surviving crew members come up with a plan. Patrick plays Dr. Stark.

VHS – 1994 (NTSC)

DVD – 2002 (NTSC)

1981 – The Howling

From the director of Gremlins and Piranha comes the ultimate masterpiece of primal terror. Filled with edge-of-your-seat suspense, “genuine thrills [and] amazing special effects” (Us), this riveting werewolf tale sinks its teeth into your deepest fears and never lets go! Severely traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, TV newscaster Karen White (Dee Wallace) takes time off at a secluded retreat called “the Colony.” But when, after nights of being tormented by bestial, bloodcurdling cries, Karen ventures into the woods seeking answers, she makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life but for her soul!

VHS – 2000 (PAL)

VHS – 2000 (NTSC)

DVD – 2003 (NTSC Region 1)

1980 – The Sea Wolves

Set in India during World War II, this fair action drama relies heavily on the good acting talent gathered to convey its slight, uninvolved story. Gregory Peck is Col. Lewis Pugh, backed up by Roger Moore as Capt. Gavin Stewart, David Niven as Col. Bill Grice, Patrick MacNee as Major Crossley, and several others — all retired and past the age for active duty. At issue are three German freighters that are parked in the waters off Goa, the Portuguese coastal colony on the subcontinent of India. Since Portugal is neutral, the regular army cannot destroy the freighters, and it is up to the retired army officers and a large corps of over-the-hill volunteers to take on the mission of eliminating the German ships.

VHS – 1993 (NTSC)

DVD – 1999 (NTSC Region 1)

DVD – 2006 (NTSC Region 1)

1978-79 – Battlestar Galactica

In the deepest reaches of space, the fight to save all human life from extinction has begun in this science fiction adventure that launched the Battlestar Galactica phenomenon! Hopeful for lasting peace following centuries of intense warfare, the Twelve Colonies gather to sign a treaty with their dreaded enemies, The Cylons. But after an act of treachery on the eve of the ceremony, the Cylons launch a devastating surprise attack, destroying the Colonies’ home planets and most of their military strength. A lone flagship battlestar, the Galactica, remains to aid the surviving colonists on their epic journey for a new home to a far-off legendary planet–Earth. They must survive the pursuing Cylons in a series of epic battles that will determine the fate of the human race in this non-stop action-packed classic filled with cutting-edge special effects by John Dykstra (“Star Wars,” “Spider-Man”). Patrick plays Count Iblis in one episode and is the opening credits announcer.

DVD – 2004 (NTSC Region 1) 6 discs

1977 – King Solomon’s Treasure

With only an ancient medallion to guide him, a British explorer launches an adventure-packed expedition to a mysterious lost Phoenician city in the heart of Africa were Solomon’s fabulous treasure is said to be hidden in this low-budget Canadian fantasy-adventure. During the dangerous journey, the treasure hunters encounter dinosaur guardians and an exquisitely statuesque Phoenician queen.

VHS – 2002 (NTSC)

DVD – 2007 (NTSC Region 1)


1976-77 – The New Avengers

John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face mutated giant rats, flocks of killer birds and fanatical mysterious monks. Later episodes find Steed’s loyalty under question and an increasing number of assignments overseas. View the complete list of The New Avengers‘ releases.


1962-69 – The Avengers

Patrick plays John Steed, gentleman spy, in the well known series, the Avengers. The series has been released numerous times in various formats and combinations. A separate page is dedicated to a comprehensive listing of titles. Please note that some titles are no longer available as new purchases.

1958 – The Veil, Vol 1

Volume 1 of the television series, The Veil, contains ‘Visions of Crime’, ‘Girl on The Road’ and ‘Food on The Table’.

VHS – 1998 (NTSC)

1958 – The Veil, Vol 2

Volume 2 of the television series, The Veil, contains ‘The Doctors’, ‘Crystal Ball’ and ‘Genesis’.

VHS – 1998 (NTSC)

1958 – The Veil, Vol 3

Volume 3 of the television series, The Veil, contains ‘Destination Nightmare’, ‘Summer Heat’, ‘Return of Madame Vernoy’ and ‘Jack The Ripper’.

VHS – 1999 (NTSC)

1951 – A Christmas Carol

Patrick makes his screen debut as young Jacob Marley in this re-release of the 1951 production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

DVD – 2007 (NTSC Region 1)