Search results for "Dirk Bogarde"

A Bridge Too Far (1977) RT 73% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2001

Tells the story of operation Market Garden. A failed attempt by the allies in the latter stages of WWII to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland allowing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Accident (1967)

Stephen is a professor at Oxford University who is caught in a rut and feels trapped by his life in both academia and marriage. One of his students, William, is engaged to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Stanley Baker  •  Jacqueline Sassard  •  Michael York

Cast a Dark Shadow (1955) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Edward "Teddy" Bare killed his first wife (making it look like an accident) hoping to claim her inheritance, only to discover she didn't have one. When another chance presents ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Kay Walsh  •  Kathleen Harrison

Darling (1965)

A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  José Luis de Villalonga

Death in Venice (1971) RT 76% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luchino Visconti
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Björn Andrésen  •  Silvana Mangano  •  Marisa Berenson

Doctor in the House (1954) RT Audience 43%

The first of the seven "Doctor" films, based on Richard Gordon's novels and released between 1954 and 1970. Simon Sparrow is a newly arrived medical student at St Swithin's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Muriel Pavlow  •  Kenneth More  •  Donald Sinden

Modesty Blaise (1966) RT 38% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Modesty Blaise, a secret agent whose hair color, hair style, and mod clothing change at a snap of her fingers is being used by the British government as a decoy in an effort ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Monica Vitti  •  Terence Stamp  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Harry Andrews

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2006

A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Providence (1977) RT 88% / Audience 89%

Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  John Gielgud  •  David Warner

The Damned (1969) RT 91% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2004

In the early days of Nazi Germany, a powerful noble family must adjust to life under the new dictatorship regime. The transition from democracy to dictatorship is thus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luchino Visconti
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Ingrid Thulin  •  Helmut Griem  •  Helmut Berger

The Night Porter (1974)

In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liliana Cavani
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Gabriele Ferzetti  •  Giuseppe Addobbati

The Servant (1963) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Sarah Miles  •  Wendy Craig  •  James Fox

Victim (1961) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 2003

A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure in a time when homosexual acts were still being illegal. But he's queer himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Dennis Price  •  Nigel Stock

The Blue Lamp (1950) RT Audience 74%

P.C. George Dixon (Warner) a long-serving traditional "copper" who is due to retire shortly, takes a new recruit, Andy Mitchell (Hanley), under his aegis, introducing him to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Jack Warner  •  Jimmy Hanley  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Robert Flemyng

The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954)

During autumn of 1944, an RAF Hudson carrying a VIP passenger in possession of highly secret information is shot down and ditches in the North Sea. Fighting the elements and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Jack Watling  •  Bonar Colleano

H.M.S. Defiant (1962)

Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Maurice Denham

The Password Is Courage (1962) RT Audience 59%

A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Maria Perschy  •  Alfred Lynch  •  Nigel Stock

So Long at the Fair (1950) RT Audience 72%

Vicky Barton and her brother, Johnny, take a trip to the 1896 Paris Exhibition. They both sleep in seperate rooms in a hotel. When the sister gets up the next morning, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher  •  Antony Darnborough
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  David Tomlinson  •  Marcel Poncin

I Could Go On Singing (1963) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2004

Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Jack Klugman  •  Gregory Phillips  •  Aline MacMahon