Search results for "Orson Welles"


Citizen Kane (1941) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Orson Welles  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Ruth Warrick

It's All True (1993) RT 82% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A documentary about Orson Welles's unfinished three-part film about South America.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles  •  Bill Krohn  •  Myron Meisel  •  Richard Wilson  •  Norman Foster
CAST:  Manuel 'Jacare' Olimpio Meira  •  Jeronimo André De Souza  •  Raimundo 'Tata' Correia Lima  •  Manuel 'Preto' Pereira Da Silva

Don Quixote (1992) RT 33% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Apr 2006

After reading too many novels about knights and heroic stories, Don Quijote and his servant Sancho Panza decide to wander the roads of Spain to protect the weak and to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles  •  Jesus Franco
CAST:  Francisco Reiguera  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Orson Welles  •  Patty Mac Cormack

Filming Othello (1978)

Filming Othello is a 1978 documentary film directed by and starring Orson Welles about the making of his award-winning 1952 production Othello. The film, which was produced ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Robert Coote  •  Hilton Edwards  •  Micheál MacLiammóir

F for Fake (1973) RT 88% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A documentary about fraud and fakery.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Oja Kodar  •  Elmyr de Hory

The Immortal Story (1968) RT 92% / Audience 72%

An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Jeanne Moreau  •  Orson Welles  •  Roger Coggio  •  Norman Eshley

Vienna (1968)

Orson Welles talks fantasy and magic in this short Vienna travelogue.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Senta Berger  •  Arte Johnson

Chimes at Midnight (1965) RT 97% / Audience 89%

The crowning achievement of Orson Welles’s later film career, Chimes at Midnight returns to the screen after being unavailable for decades. This brilliantly crafted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Gielgud

The Trial (1962) RT 33% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Mar 2002

An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Romy Schneider  •  Orson Welles

The Fountain of Youth (1958)

A short film was directed by Orson Welles, which was based on the short story "Youth from Vienna"  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Marjorie Bennett  •  Madge Blake  •  Billy House  •  Rick Jason




Touch of Evil (1958) RT 96% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Janet Leigh  •  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Calleia

Portrait of Gina (1958)

1958 documentary film by Orson Welles. It was funded by ABC TV. Around 30 minutes long, it follows a similar style to F for Fake and The Fountain of Youth.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST: 

Mr. Arkadin (1955) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Orson Welles’s "Mr. Arkadin" tells the story of an elusive billionaire who hires an American smuggler to investigate his past. Welles missed the editing deadline, so the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Patricia Medina  •  Akim Tamiroff

Othello (1952) RT 80% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Desdemona, daughter of a Venetian aristocrat, elopes with Moorish military hero Othello, to the great resentment of Othello's envious underling Iago. Alas, Iago knows ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Micheál MacLiammóir  •  Robert Coote  •  Suzanne Cloutier

Macbeth (1948) RT 87% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Orson Welles' unique take on Shakespeare's classic tragedy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanette Nolan  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Alan Napier

The Lady from Shanghai (1947) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Orson Welles  •  Everett Sloane  •  Glenn Anders

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) RT 91% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2012

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Orson Welles  •  Fred Fleck
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Dolores Costello  •  Anne Baxter  •  Tim Holt

Too Much Johnson (1938) RT Audience 64%

This film was not intended to stand by itself, but was designed as the cinematic aspect of Welles' Mercury Theatre stage presentation of William Gillette's 1894 comedy about a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Virginia Nicholson  •  Arlene Francis  •  Mary Wickes