Denholm Elliott

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Denholm Mitchell Elliott, CBE (31 May 1922 – 6 October 1992) was an English actor of stage and screen, with over 120 major film and TV credits. In the nineteen eighties, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in three consecutive years. Description above from the Wikipedia article Denholm  Elliott, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Trading Places (1983)

FunnyEnjoyableLightheartedClassic

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Denholm Elliott

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Denholm Elliott

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Freeman  •  Ronald Lacey

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Freeman  •  Ronald Lacey

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

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Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

A Room with a View (1985)

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Julian Sands

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Julian Sands

Alfie (1966)

A young man leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Shelley Winters  •  Millicent Martin  •  Julia Foster

A young man leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Shelley Winters  •  Millicent Martin  •  Julia Foster

Bad Timing (1980)

Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their friendship quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Art Garfunkel  •  Theresa Russell  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Denholm Elliott

Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their friendship quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Art Garfunkel  •  Theresa Russell  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Denholm Elliott

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets—led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko—are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend—and Indy's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Ray Winstone

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets—led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko—are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend—and Indy's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Ray Winstone

Maurice (1987)

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Hugh Grant  •  Rupert Graves  •  Denholm Elliott

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Hugh Grant  •  Rupert Graves  •  Denholm Elliott

Robin and Marian (1976)

Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Harris

Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Harris

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Henry Ramer  •  Alan Rosenthal  •  Susan Friedman

The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Henry Ramer  •  Alan Rosenthal  •  Susan Friedman

The Boys from Brazil (1978)

Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Laurence Olivier  •  James Mason  •  Lilli Palmer

Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Laurence Olivier  •  James Mason  •  Lilli Palmer

The Cruel Sea (1953)

At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Frend
CAST:  Jack Hawkins  •  Donald Sinden  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Stanley Baker

At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Frend
CAST:  Jack Hawkins  •  Donald Sinden  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Stanley Baker

The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Duffell
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  Peter Cushing  •  Nyree Dawn Porter  •  Denholm Elliott

A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Duffell
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  Peter Cushing  •  Nyree Dawn Porter  •  Denholm Elliott

The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)

Rachel arrives in New York from her Amish community intent on becoming a dancer. Unfortunately Billy Minsky's Burlesque is hardly the place for her Dances From The Bible. But the show's comedian Raymond sees a way of wrong-footing the local do-gooders by announcing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Britt Ekland  •  Norman Wisdom  •  Forrest Tucker

Rachel arrives in New York from her Amish community intent on becoming a dancer. Unfortunately Billy Minsky's Burlesque is hardly the place for her Dances From The Bible. But the show's comedian Raymond sees a way of wrong-footing the local do-gooders by announcing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Britt Ekland  •  Norman Wisdom  •  Forrest Tucker

The Razor's Edge (1984)

He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Byrum
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Theresa Russell  •  Catherine Hicks  •  Denholm Elliott

He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Byrum
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Theresa Russell  •  Catherine Hicks  •  Denholm Elliott

The Sound Barrier (1952)

Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Ann Todd  •  Nigel Patrick  •  John Justin

Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Ann Todd  •  Nigel Patrick  •  John Justin

Too Late the Hero (1970)

A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of the 'heroes' are very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Ian Bannen  •  Henry Fonda

A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of the 'heroes' are very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Ian Bannen  •  Henry Fonda

Watership Down (1978)

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When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Rosen
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Richard Briers  •  Michael Graham Cox  •  John Bennett

When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Rosen
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Richard Briers  •  Michael Graham Cox  •  John Bennett

Percy (1971)

Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Elke Sommer  •  Britt Ekland

Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Elke Sommer  •  Britt Ekland

Zulu Dawn (1979)

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Peter O'Toole

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Peter O'Toole
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