Search results for "Martin Benson"


Young Toscanini (1988)

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GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Sophie Ward  •  Pat Heywood

Sphinx (1981) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs - murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy's curse!  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Frank Langella  •  Maurice Ronet  •  John Gielgud

The Sea Wolves (1980) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 1999

This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Roger Moore  •  David Niven  •  Trevor Howard

The Omen (1976) RT 86% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Lee Remick  •  David Warner  •  Billie Whitelaw

A Man Could Get Killed (1966)

An American businessman visiting Lisbon gets mistaken for a British secret agent who stole some diamonds. As a result, he has everybody in Lisbon after him.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame  •  Cliff Owen
CAST:  James Garner  •  Melina Mercouri  •  Sandra Dee  •  Anthony Franciosa

Mozambique (1964)

An American pilot assists the Portuguese colonial police who are battling a gang of criminals involved in drug smuggling from Lisbon to Mozambique to Zanzibar.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Lynn
CAST:  Steve Cochran  •  Hildegard Knef  •  Paul Hubschmid  •  Vivi Bach

The Secret of My Success (1965) RT 58% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Women (Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens) and his mother help an English constable (James Booth) rise to ruler of a banana republic.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Shirley Jones  •  Honor Blackman  •  Stella Stevens  •  James Booth

Goldfinger (1964) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 1997

Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Honor Blackman  •  Gert Fröbe  •  Shirley Eaton

Satan Never Sleeps (1962) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  William Holden  •  Clifton Webb  •  France Nuyen  •  Athene Seyler

Exodus (1960) RT 64% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ralph Richardson




Once More, with Feeling! (1960)

Yul Brynner plays a musical genius whose eccentricities are kept in check by his wife, until she discovers him "auditioning" a sultry young pianist. She walks out on him and ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Kay Kendall  •  Geoffrey Toone  •  Maxwell Shaw

The Flesh Is Weak (1957)

Giani is a pimp who preys on the naïve, ‘just off the bus’ young women who come to post-war London for fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Don Chaffey
CAST:  John Derek  •  Milly Vitale  •  William Franklyn  •  Martin Benson

The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

In a small English village, Dr. Laird and his assistants Gil Graham and Michele Dupont are conducting experiments with magnetic fields. The results may have military ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gilbert Gunn
CAST:  Forrest Tucker  •  Gaby André  •  Martin Benson  •  Wyndham Goldie

Interpol (1957)

A U.S. narcotics lead by agent Charles Sturgis (Mature) trails an international drug smuggler.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Gilling
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Anita Ekberg  •  Trevor Howard  •  Bonar Colleano

Man from Tangier (1957)

International crook Armstrong flees post-war Tangier with priceless forgery plates and is pursued to London where he accidentally swaps coats in a barber's shop with film ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lance Comfort
CAST:  Robert Hutton  •  Lisa Gastoni  •  Martin Benson  •  Derek Sydney

The King and I (1956) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Mrs. Anna Leonowens and her son Louis arrive in Bangkok, where she has contracted to teach English to the children of the royal household. She threatens to leave when the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

23 Paces to Baker Street (1956) RT Audience 63%

Philip Hannon, a blind playwright living in London, overhears part of a conversation , that leads him into a desperate race, to find a kidnapped child. When he gets no help ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Vera Miles  •  Cecil Parker  •  Maurice Denham

Soho Incident (1956)

A boxer is lured into a murder plot by a scheming woman.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Vernon Sewell
CAST:  Faith Domergue  •  Lee Patterson  •  Rona Anderson  •  Martin Benson

West of Zanzibar (1955) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2012

Game warden Bob Payton (Anthony Steel) tracks a ivory smuggling ring through some of the most treacherous passages of the Zanzibar territory.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Harry Watt
CAST:  Anthony Steel  •  Sheila Sim  •  Edric Connor  •  Orlando Martins

Recoil (1953) RT Audience 36%

A jeweller is killed in a gang robbery leaving the daughter as the only witness. When the police can't build a case against him she decides to go undercover to infiltrate the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Gilling
CAST:  Kieron Moore  •  Elizabeth Sellars  •  Edward Underdown  •  John Horsley