Search results for "Glynis Johns"


Mary Poppins (1964) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 1998

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Dick Van Dyke  •  David Tomlinson  •  Glynis Johns

Another Time, Another Place (1958) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 1990

Lana Turner stars as an American news correspondent working in England during WWII. Her affair with a married British correspondent (Sean Connery) ends tragically when he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Glynis Johns  •  Sean Connery

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

49th Parallel (1941)

In the early days of World War II, a German U-boat is sunk in Canada's Hudson Bay. Hoping to evade capture, a small band of German soldiers led by commanding officer ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Leslie Howard  •  Eric Portman  •  Raymond Lovell

Miranda (1948) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Googie Withers  •  Griffith Jones  •  John McCallum

No Highway in the Sky (1951) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 1995

James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His studies show that the aircraft ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  Glynis Johns  •  Jack Hawkins

Superstar (1999) RT 32% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Orphan Mary Katherine Gallagher, an ugly duckling at St. Monica High School, has a dream: to be kissed soulfully. She decides she can realize this dream if she becomes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bruce McCulloch
CAST:  Molly Shannon  •  Will Ferrell  •  Elaine Hendrix  •  Harland Williams

The Court Jester (1955) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Glynis Johns  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Angela Lansbury

The Magic Box (1951) RT Audience 76%

Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Boulting
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Margaret Johnston  •  Maria Schell  •  Richard Attenborough

The Ref (1994) RT 71% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns




The Thief of Bagdad (1940) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Dec 2002

When Prince Ahmad (John Justin) is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu (the incomparable Sabu, in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Tim Whelan  •  Ludwig Berger
CAST:  Conrad Veidt  •  Sabu  •  June Duprez  •  Rex Ingram

While You Were Sleeping (1995) RT 80% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Peter Boyle

The Sundowners (1960) RT 78% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 2007

In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Glynis Johns

The Sword and the Rose (1953)

Tells the story of Mary Tudor and her troubled path to true love. Henry VIII, for political reasons, determines to wed her to the King of France. She tries to flee to America ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Michael Gough  •  Peter Copley

Perfect Strangers (1945) RT Audience 20%

After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Glynis Johns  •  Ann Todd

Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) RT 60% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 1993

In 1921 Dublin, the IRA battles the "Black & Tans," special British forces given to harsh measures. Irish-American medical student Kerry O'Shea hopes to stay aloof, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Don Murray  •  Dana Wynter  •  Glynis Johns

Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1954) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 1997

After the 1715 defeat of the clans, one of the highland leaders, Rob Roy MacGregor escapes, has lots of adventures, gets married, and eventually becomes enough of a nuisance ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Glynis Johns  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Michael Gough

All Mine to Give (1957) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 2008

This is a story based on fact that follows a husband and wife who emigrate from Scotland to Wisconsin in the 1850's. They work very hard and become welcome citizens of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Allen Reisner
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Cameron Mitchell  •  Rex Thompson  •  Patty McCormack

Zelly And Me (1988) RT Audience 64%

A young orphan who lives with her grandmother in a large Virginian home infatuates herself with the voices of Joan d'Arc. Her French nanny seeks out the help of a rich suitor ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Tina Rathborne
CAST:  Isabella Rossellini  •  Glynis Johns  •  David Lynch  •  Joe Morton

The Spider's Web (1960)

Mystery film based on an Agatha Christie story.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Godfrey Grayson
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  John Justin  •  Jack Hulbert  •  Cicely Courtneidge