Search results for "Stanley Baker"

Accident (1967)

Stephen is a professor at Oxford University who is caught in a rut and feels trapped by his life in both academia and marriage. One of his students, William, is engaged to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Stanley Baker  •  Jacqueline Sassard  •  Michael York

Zorro (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A newly arrived governor finds his province under the control of the corrupt Colonel Huerta. To avoid assassination by Huerta, he pretends to be weak and indecisive so Huerta ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Duccio Tessari
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Ottavia Piccolo  •  Moustache  •  Enzo Cerusico

Innocent Bystanders (1972) RT Audience 50%

Washed-up agent John Craig is given the task of proving his worth by tracking down a Russian scientist on the run. Cross and double-cross is the name of the game.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Collinson
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Dana Andrews

A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)

A young woman is accused of murdering her debauched neighbor after dreaming it. Was she set up, or did she really do it?  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lucio Fulci
CAST:  Florinda Bolkan  •  Stanley Baker  •  Jean Sorel  •  Silvia Monti

Perfect Friday (1970) RT Audience 100%

The deputy manager of a London bank has worked out a way to rob the branch of £200,000. When he becomes involved with the attractive Lady Dorset he decides to go ahead with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Peter Hall
CAST:  Ursula Andress  •  Stanley Baker  •  David Warner  •  Patience Collier

The Last Grenade (1970)

DVD release: Feb 2010

British mercenaries (Stanley Baker, Alex Cord) finish their Congo feud in Hong Kong, with a woman (Honor Blackman) caught in the middle.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Gordon Flemyng
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Alex Cord  •  Honor Blackman  •  Richard Attenborough

The Games (1970) RT Audience 50%

Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czech and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Michael Crawford  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Stanley Baker

The Girl with the Pistol (1968)

A Sicilian woman is dishonored by her lover, then goes to London with a pistol intending to murder him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mario Monicelli
CAST:  Monica Vitti  •  Stanley Baker  •  Carlo Giuffrè  •  Corin Redgrave

Robbery (1967) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 1990

A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Joanna Pettet  •  James Booth  •  Frank Finlay

Sands of the Kalahari (1965) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A diverse group of individuals struggle to survive in the Kalahari desert after their passenger plane crashes.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Stanley Baker  •  Susannah York  •  Harry Andrews

Zulu (1964) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2001

In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) are in charge of defending the isolated Natal ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Ulla Jacobsson  •  James Booth

The Man Who Finally Died (1963) RT Audience 33%

Joe Newman, a naturalised Briton, is telephoned by his German father, whom he believed long dead, at the same time as a funeral is taking place in Bavaria - with his father's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Quentin Lawrence
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Peter Cushing  •  Mai Zetterling  •  Eric Portman

In the French Style (1963)

A young American art student must decide whether to stay in Paris with her boyfriend or go back to the U.S. when her wealthy father arrives to bring her back.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Stanley Baker  •  Philippe Forquet  •  Addison Powell

Sodom and Gomorrah (1962) RT 43% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2010

Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Stanley Baker  •  Pier Angeli  •  Rossana Podestà

The Guns of Navarone (1961) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2000

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson  •  Alexander Mackendrick
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  David Niven  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Stanley Baker

The Criminal (1960) RT 33% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jan 2003

When a robbery at a racetrack goes wrong ex-con Johnny Bannion is caught and sent back to prison. He won't tell the rest of the gang where he has stashed the loot leading to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Sam Wanamaker  •  Grégoire Aslan  •  Margit Saad

Hell Is a City (1960) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Set in Manchester, heartland of England's industrial north, Don Starling escapes from jail becoming England's most wanted man. Ruthless villain Starling together with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  John Crawford  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Maxine Audley

The Angry Hills (1959) RT Audience 20%

Nazis chase a U.S. newsman (Robert Mitchum) paid to smuggle names of Greek resistance leaders to London.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Stanley Baker  •  Elisabeth Müller  •  Gia Scala

Blind Date (1959) RT Audience 75%

Dutch painter Jan-Van Rooyer hurries to keep a rendezvous with Jacquleine Cousteau, an elegant, sophisticated Frenchwoman, slightly his elder, whose relationship with him had ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Stanley Baker  •  Micheline Presle  •  John Van Eyssen

Yesterday's Enemy (1959)

Set during the Burma Campaign of World War 2, this is the story of courage and endurance of the soldiers struggling at close quarters against the enemy. The film examines the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Leo McKern  •  Guy Rolfe  •  Gordon Jackson