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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DVD release: May 2003

Loosely based on a true series of World War II events. This movie chronicles the breakout of the German battleship Bismarck accompanied by the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen ...  (more)

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

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

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

Albert R.N. (1953)

The British inmates of a POW camp think they have an informer among them after several escape attempts fail. One of the prisoners constructs a dummy which they christen ...  (more)

GENRES: War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Anthony Steel  •  Jack Warner  •  Robert Beatty  •  Anton Diffring




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

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

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

A Cry from the Streets (1958)

Bittersweet story about London's unwanted children and the good people trying to help them. Ann is a social worker, while Bill is an electrician whose contract with the local ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Barbara Murray  •  Colin Petersen  •  Dana Wilson  •  Kathleen Harrison

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

Light Up the Sky! (1960)

Lewis Gilbert's classic comedy drama portrays the antics of a British Army Searchlight Squad during World War II. Lieutenant Ogleby (Ian Carmichael) has his work cut out to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Ian Carmichael  •  Tommy Steele  •  Benny Hill  •  Sydney Tafler

Seven Nights in Japan (1976)

Handsome Prince George arrives on board his ship in Japan. Youthful, immaculate in naval uniform and smiling broadly, he goes through the complicated formalities of being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael York  •  Hidemi Aoki  •  Anne Lonnberg  •  Eléonore Hirt

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 • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Pauline Collins  •  Tom Conti  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Alison Steadman