Search results for "Denholm Elliott"

Trading Places (1983) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2002

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

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

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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, ...  (more)

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

A Bridge Too Far (1977) RT 73% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2001

A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

A Room with a View (1985) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

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 ...  (more)

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

Alfie (1966) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Shelley Winters  •  Millicent Martin  •  Julia Foster

Bad Timing (1980) RT 60% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2005

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, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Art Garfunkel  •  Theresa Russell  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Denholm Elliott

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)

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

Robin and Marian (1976) RT 76% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Harris

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2008

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 ...  (more)

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

The Boys from Brazil (1978) RT 70% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 1999

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

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Laurence Olivier  •  James Mason  •  Lilli Palmer

The Cruel Sea (1953) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Charles Frend
CAST:  Jack Hawkins  •  Donald Sinden  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Stanley Baker

The House That Dripped Blood (1971) RT 78% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2003

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

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
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 ...  (more)

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

The Razor's Edge (1984) RT 53% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2002

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 ...  (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)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Ann Todd  •  Nigel Patrick  •  John Justin

Too Late the Hero (1970) RT 73% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 2001

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Ian Bannen  •  Henry Fonda

Watership Down (1978) RT 82% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2002

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)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama
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 ...  (more)

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

Zulu Dawn (1979) RT 57% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2005

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Peter O'Toole

King Rat (1965) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2003

When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  George Segal  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Patrick O'Neal  •  James Donald