Search results for "Ken Annakin"


Battle of the Bulge (1965) RT 67% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2005

In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Robert Shaw  •  Robert Ryan  •  Dana Andrews

Miranda (1948) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Googie Withers  •  Griffith Jones  •  John McCallum

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

After being shipwrecked, the Robinson family is marooned on an island inhabited only by an impressive array of wildlife. In true pioneer spirit, they quickly make themselves ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  John Mills  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  James MacArthur  •  Janet Munro

The Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988) RT 17% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2001

After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Tami Erin  •  David Seaman  •  Cory Crow  •  Eileen Brennan

The Pirate Movie (1982)

A comedy/musical utilizing both new songs and parodies from the original (Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance), as well as references to popular films of the time, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Kristy McNichol  •  Christopher Atkins  •  Ted Hamilton  •  Bill Kerr

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

Very Important Person (1961) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  James Robertson Justice  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Stanley Baxter  •  Eric Sykes

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by henchmen of Prince John. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Joan Rice  •  Peter Finch  •  James Hayter

The Sword and the Rose (1953)

Tells the story of Mary Tudor and her troubled path to true love. Henry VIII, for political reasons, determines to wed her to the King of France. She tries to flee to America ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Michael Gough  •  Peter Copley




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

The Fast Lady (1962) RT Audience 50%

A Scottish civil servant (Stanley Baxter) must learn how to drive a Bentley to impress his girlfriend's (Julie Christie) tycoon father (James Robertson Justice).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Stanley Baxter

Cheaper to Keep Her (1981) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Dec 2011

A newly divorced swinger on the prowl goes to work as a detective for a neurotic feminist attorney.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Mac Davis  •  Tovah Feldshuh  •  Bruce Flanders  •  Steven M. Gagnon

Across the Bridge (1957) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In Mexico, a financier on the run poses as a man he just murdered, only to find out that the man was also a murderer.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  David Knight  •  Marla Landi  •  Noel Willman

Three Men in a Boat (1956) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Three London gentlemen take a vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Jimmy Edwards  •  Laurence Harvey  •  David Tomlinson  •  Shirley Eaton

The Hellions (1961)

Luke Billings (Lionel Jeffries) and his family have a problem with the new police sergeant Sam Hargis (Richard Todd) so they take over a small Transvaal town with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Irving Allen
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Anne Aubrey  •  Jamie Uys  •  Marty Wilde