Tag: Richard Attenborough

The Man Upstairs (1958) 6.5

The Man Upstairs (1958)

Storyline:John Wilson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. He tries to light the gas-fire and seeks help from another lodger, artist Nicholas, who is spending the night with his model, and is reluctant...

A Bridge Too Far (1977) 7.4

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Storyline:The true story of Operation Market Garden, the Allies attempt, in September 1944, to hasten the end of World War II by driving through Belgium and Holland into Germany. The idea was for U.S. airborne divisio...

Chaplin (1992) 7.6

Chaplin (1992)

Storyline:The biography of Charlie Chaplin, filmmaker extraordinaire. From his formative years in England to his highest successes in America, Chaplin's life, work, and loves are followed. While his screen characters ...

Young Winston (1972) 6.7

Young Winston (1972)

Storyline:This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood, his time as a war correspondent in South Africa during ...

Dunkirk (1958) 7

Dunkirk (1958)

Storyline:Two stories in one, an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British civ...

The Sand Pebbles (1966) 7.6

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Storyline:Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature so...

The Great Escape (1963) 8.2

The Great Escape (1963)

Storyline:Based on a true story, a group of allied escape artist-type prisoners-of-war are all put in an "escape proof" camp. Their leader decides to try to take out several hundred all at once. The first half of the ...

In Love and War (1996) 5.9

In Love and War (1996)

Storyline:After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospi...

Conduct Unbecoming (1975) 6.4

Conduct Unbecoming (1975)

Storyline:A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial,...

Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) 7.3

Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

Storyline:Bill Savage is struggling to maintain his marriage to his increasingly unbalanced wife, Myra, who believes she is a medium. She plans a scheme that will make her famous, involving kidnapping then User Review...

The League of Gentlemen (1960) 7.3

The League of Gentlemen (1960)

Storyline:Involuntarily-retired Colonel Hyde recruits seven other dissatisfied ex-servicemen for a special project. Each of the men has a skeleton in the cupboard, is short of money, and is a service-trained expert in...

Loot (1970) 8.0

Loot (1970)

Storyline:Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they hav...

Doctor Dolittle (1967) 6.1

Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Storyline:A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.User Reviews:

Closing the Ring (2007) 6.7

Closing the Ring (2007)

Storyline:During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wrecka...

In Which We Serve (1942) 6.8

In Which We Serve (1942)

Storyline:This is the story of a British Naval ship, the HMS Torrin, from it's construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ships first and only commanding officer is the experie...

The Angry Silence (1960) 7.3

The Angry Silence (1960)

Storyline:A young factory worker stands alone against a proposed strike.User Reviews:

Jurassic Park (1993) 7.9

Jurassic Park (1993)

Storyline:A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the ...

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) 7.4

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Storyline:A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using...

A Chorus Line (1985) 6.1

A Chorus Line (1985)

Storyline:A director is casting dancers for a large production. Large numbers of hopefulls audition, hoping to be selected. Throughout the day, more and more people are eliminated, and the competition gets harder. Eve...

Guns at Batasi (1964) 7.1

Guns at Batasi (1964)

Storyline:Regimental Sergeant Major Lauderdale is a by-the-book, strict disciplinarian, who seems like an anachronism in a sleepy peacetime African outpost of the modern British commonwealth. Rdiculed behind his back ...

The Human Factor (1979) 6.1

The Human Factor (1979)

Storyline:When Arthur Davis, a junior bachelor in the British Secret Service's African section, is seen taking a file with him, to meet his girlfriend Cynthia, the brass fears he may be the leak to Moscow, and allows ...

Miracle on 34th Street (1994) 6.5

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

Storyline:A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle, Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time...

A Severed Head (1971) 5.5

A Severed Head (1971)

Storyline:The wine taster and merchant Martin Lynch-Gibbon is married to the shallow and spoiled Antonia Lynch-Gibbon, and loves his mistress Georgie Hands. Antonia is under therapy with Martin's best friend, the psyc...

The Third Secret (1964) 6.8

The Third Secret (1964)

Storyline:A prominent London psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide, as this would go again...