Search results for "Anthony Newley"

Summertree (1971) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Jerry, not a member of the 'protest generation' but is instead, an 'All American boy,' is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. He decision to flee ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Newley
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Jack Warden  •  Barbara Bel Geddes

Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969)

Heironymus Merkin screens an autobiographical movie of his life, growth and moral decay.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Anthony Newley
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  Joan Collins  •  Alexander Newley  •  Tara Newley

Doctor Dolittle (1967) RT 32% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Rex Harrison  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Anthony Newley

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)

DVD release: May 2005

Sweeney (Anthony Newley) is a playwright on a career decline. He spends much of his time wheedling money and beer out of his artistic friend Moriarty (Isaac Hayes). One of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Trent
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  Stefanie Powers  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Lloyd Bochner

Oliver Twist (1948) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 1999

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Kay Walsh  •  John Howard Davies  •  Robert Newton

Sweet November (1968) RT 16% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Sandy Baron  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Marj Dusay

The Battle of the River Plate (1956)

In the opening years of World War II the Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open and the British Isles supplied. Of great danger ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Peter Finch  •  Ian Hunter

The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

During WW2, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  Trevor Howard  •  José Ferrer  •  Anthony Newley  •  Victor Maddern

X the Unknown (1956)

When a fissure explosively opens in an English mud flat during a military exercise there, injuring one soldier and killing another, an American research scientist at a nearby ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey  •  Leslie Norman
CAST:  Dean Jagger  •  Edward Chapman  •  Leo McKern  •  Anthony Newley

How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957) RT Audience 100%

A broke British nobleman (Nigel Patrick) targets his Canadian uncle (Charles Coburn), but other relatives get in the way.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Nigel Patrick
CAST:  Nigel Patrick  •  Charles Coburn  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Katie Johnson

Tank Force (1958)

During World War II, members of a British tank unit in northern Africa are captured and held prisoners by Germans.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Leo Genn  •  Bonar Colleano  •  Anthony Newley

The Old Curiosity Shop (1975)

Film musical version of Charles Dickens' "The Old Curiosity Shop".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  David Hemmings  •  Jill Bennett  •  Michael Hordern

Top of the Form (1953)

A con man hides out in a boys' school, posing as a professor. When the undisciplined and lazy boys have to pass a few tests, cheating becomes the only option.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Paddy Carstairs
CAST:  Ronald Shiner  •  Harry Fowler  •  Anthony Newley  •  Alfie Bass

The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)

British soldiers in India must contend with an outlaw bandit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Gilling
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Anne Aubrey  •  Anthony Newley  •  Dermot Walsh

The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963)

The compère of a seedy strip club struggles to keep one step ahead of the bookies to whom he owes money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  Julia Foster  •  Robert Stephens  •  Wilfrid Brambell

Dusty Bates (1947)

Dusty Bates observes some smuggled jewels hidden in a crate aboard a ship; he is pursued by low-lifes when the crate is put ashore.  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Darrell Catling
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  Billie Brooks  •  Michael McKeag  •  John Longden

The Blue Peter (1955)

A Merchant Navy hero of the Korean War returns to England after three years of captivity in Communist hands, his mind confused by brain-washing and indoctrination at the hands ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Wolf Rilla
CAST:  Kieron Moore  •  Sarah Lawson  •  Greta Gynt  •  Mervyn Johns

Blade in Hong Kong (1985)

Terry Lester stars as Joe Blade in this unclaimed TV pilot film. An American, Blade works in Hong Kong, the home of his adoptive father Keye Luke. When Luke is killed and a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Reza Badiyi
CAST:  Patricia Duff  •  Ken Fagen  •  John Greene  •  Diana Haye