Search results for "Cedric Hardwicke"

Forever and a Day (1943) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 1998

In World War II, American Gates Trimble Pomfret is in London during the Blitz to sell the ancestral family house. The current tenant, Leslie Trimble, tries to dissuade him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Victor Saville  •  René Clair  •  Edmund Goulding  •  Herbert Wilcox  •  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  George Kirby  •  Doreen Munroe  •  May Beatty  •  Connie Leon

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

Invisible Agent (1942) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany in this comedy-thriller.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Ilona Massey  •  Jon Hall  •  Peter Lorre  •  Cedric Hardwicke

Richard III (1955) RT 80% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nicholas Hannen  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Ralph Richardson

Rope (1948)

Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  James Stewart  •  John Dall  •  Farley Granger  •  Constance Collier

Suspicion (1941) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Wealthy, sheltered Lina McLaidlaw is swept off her feet by charming ne'er-do-well Johnnie Aysgarth. Though warned that Johnnie is little more than a fortune hunter, Lina ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nigel Bruce

The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Ygor discovers Frankenstein's creation is still alive and brings him to the Doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Obsessed with restoring the monster to his full potential, Ludwig ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Janet Ann Gallow

The Green Glove (1952) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In World War II France, American soldier Michael Blake captures, then loses Nazi-collaborator art thief Paul Rona, who leaves behind a gem studded gauntlet (a stolen religious ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Geraldine Brooks  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  George Macready

The Howards of Virginia (1940) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Martha Scott  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Alan Marshal

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

King Louis XI is a wise and old king and Frollo is the Chief Justice. Frollo gazes on the gypsy girl, Esmeralda, in the church during Fool's Day and sends Quasimodo to catch ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

The Invisible Man Returns (1940) RT 82% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
CAST:  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Vincent Price  •  Nan Grey  •  John Sutton

The Story of Mankind (1957) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The Spirit of Man (Ronald Colman) debates history with the devil (Vincent Price) before a court of fate, because of the hydrogen bomb.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx

The Ten Commandments (1956) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Anne Baxter  •  Yul Brynner  •  Edward G. Robinson

Things to Come (1936)

The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Raymond Massey  •  Edward Chapman  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Cedric Hardwicke

Wilson (1944) RT 88% / Audience 46%

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

Wing and a Prayer (1944) RT 80% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 2001

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dana Andrews  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

Les Misérables (1935)

In early nineteenth-century France Jean Valjean, an ex-convict who failed to report to parole, is relentlessly pursued over a twenty-year period by Javert, an obsessive policeman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Boleslawski
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Rochelle Hudson

Becky Sharp (1935) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The first feature length film to use three-strip Technicolor film. Adapted from a play that was adapted from William Makepeace Thackeray's book "Vanity Fair", the film looks ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Frances Dee  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Billie Burke

The Pumpkin Eater (1964) RT 64% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 1995

The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Clayton
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Finch  •  James Mason  •  Janine Gray

The War of the Worlds (1953) RT 85% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 1999

The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, but their joy is short-lived when they discover it has passengers who are not very friendly.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Gene Barry  •  Ann Robinson  •  Les Tremayne  •  Robert O. Cornthwaite