Search results for "Jack Hawkins"

Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur is a 1959 epic film directed by William Wyler, the third film version of Civil War vet Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. It premiered at Loew's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Haya Harareet  •  Stephen Boyd

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) RT 97% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Apr 2001

An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Alec Guinness  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Jack Hawkins

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  William Holden  •  Alec Guinness  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Sessue Hayakawa

Tales That Witness Madness (1973) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Aug 1991

Dr Tremayne is an enigmatic Psychiatrist running an asylum housing four very special cases. Visited by colleague Nicholas, Tremayne explains his amazing and controversial ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign • Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Jack Hawkins  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Kim Novak  •  Joan Collins

The Beloved (1971)

Yanni returns to his homeland, on a Greek island, after several years in London. Soon he is searching for his teenager passion, Elena. She is a married woman now, and adultery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George P. Cosmatos
CAST:  Raquel Welch  •  Richard Johnson  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Flora Robson

Theatre of Blood (1973)

A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Diana Rigg  •  Ian Hendry  •  Harry Andrews

Young Winston (1972) RT 44% / Audience 51%

This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Simon Ward  •  Jack Hawkins

Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) RT 71% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Michael Jayston  •  Janet Suzman  •  Roderic Noble  •  Ania Marson

When Eight Bells Toll (1971) RT Audience 51%

In a vein similar to Bond movies, a British agent Philip Calvert is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the coast of Scotland.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Etienne Périer
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Robert Morley  •  Nathalie Delon  •  Jack Hawkins

Kidnapped (1971) RT Audience 31%

Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Lawrence Douglas  •  Vivien Heilbron  •  Trevor Howard

Waterloo (1970) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2005

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • History
DIRECTION:  Sergey Bondarchuk
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Orson Welles  •  Jack Hawkins

Jane Eyre (1971) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Susannah York  •  Ian Bannen  •  Jack Hawkins

The Adventures of Gerard (1970)

Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Peter McEnery  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Eli Wallach  •  Jack Hawkins

Monte Carlo or Bust! (1969)

Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Bourvil  •  Lando Buzzanca  •  Walter Chiari  •  Peter Cook

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 • Foreign • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Great Catherine (1968)

An adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Flemyng
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Zero Mostel  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Jack Hawkins

Shalako (1968) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Brigitte Bardot  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Stephen Boyd

Judith (1966)

A Jewish woman is recruited to help track down a German commander who was her former husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Peter Finch  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Hans Verner