Search results for "Lewis Gilbert"


Moonraker (1979) RT 60% / Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2000

During the transportation of a Space Shuttle a Boeing 747 crashes in the Atlantic Ocean yet when they go to look for the destroyed shuttle it is not there. James Bond ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Lois Chiles  •  Michael Lonsdale  •  Corinne Cléry

Haunted (1995) RT 80% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Anthony Andrews  •  John Gielgud

Shirley Valentine (1989) RT 67% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2007

Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Pauline Collins  •  Tom Conti  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Alison Steadman

Not Quite Paradise (1985) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2003

Six young volunteers from different backgrounds travel to Israel to spend a summer working on a kibbutz, a communal farm where they can find adventure, hide from their pasts ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Joanna Pacuła  •  Sam Robards

Educating Rita (1983) RT 85% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Rita, a hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to Denny, and at 26 doesn't want a baby. She wants to discover herself -son she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Julie Walters  •  Michael Williams  •  Maureen Lipman

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) RT 79% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Barbara Bach  •  Curd Jürgens  •  Richard Kiel

Operation Daybreak (1975)

Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Timothy Bottoms  •  Anthony Andrews  •  Martin Shaw  •  Anton Diffring

Paul and Michelle (1974)

DVD release: Jan 1993

Taking place approximately three years after the events in Friends, Paul and Michelle follows the family of Paul Harrison (Sean Bury) and Michelle Latour-Harrison (Anicée ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Anicée Alvina  •  Sean Bury  •  Keir Dullea  •  Georges Beller

Friends (1971) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 1993

French teens Paul and Michelle run away from home to a remote beach and have a baby.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Anicée Alvina  •  Sean Bury  •  Ronald Lewis  •  Toby Robins

You Only Live Twice (1967) RT 72% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A mysterious space craft kidnaps a Russian and American space capsule and brings the world on the verge of another World War. James Bond investigates the case in Japan and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Akiko Wakabayashi  •  Karin Dor  •  Mie Hama




Alfie (1966) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Shelley Winters  •  Millicent Martin  •  Julia Foster

The 7th Dawn (1964) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 1996

Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  William Holden  •  Susannah York  •  Capucine  •  Tetsurō Tamba

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 Greengage Summer (1961)

The film tells the sensible story of a British girl who awakes from childhood on vacations in France finding life and love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Danielle Darrieux  •  Susannah York  •  Claude Nollier

Sink the Bismarck! (1960) RT 80% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2003

A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.Chronicles the breakout of the Bismarck during the early days of World War Two. Seen both ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • History • War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Dana Wynter  •  Carl Möhner  •  Laurence Naismith

Ferry to Hong Kong (1959)

DVD release: Jul 2011

Mark Conrad, a habitual drunk and troublemaker with a shady past, is expelled by Hong Kong police after one too many bar fights. He's sent to Macao on the Fa Tsan, a ferry ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Curd Jürgens  •  Orson Welles  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Jeremy Spenser

Carve Her Name with Pride (1958) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2009

Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Virginia McKenna  •  Paul Scofield  •  Jack Warner  •  Denise Grey

The Admirable Crichton (1957) RT Audience 70%

Lord Loam has modern ideas about his household, he believes in treating his servants as his equals - at least sometimes. His butler, Crichton, still believes that members of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Cecil Parker  •  Diane Cilento

Reach for the Sky (1956)

The true story of airman Douglas Bader who overcame the loss of both legs in a 1931 flying accident to become a successful fighter pilot and wing leader during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • History
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Muriel Pavlow  •  Lyndon Brook  •  Lee Patterson

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