Search results for "Ralph Richardson"

Home at Seven (1952)

Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Ralph Richardson
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Margaret Leighton  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Campbell Singer

Battle of Britain (1969) RT 63% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2003

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Harry Andrews  •  Michael Caine  •  Trevor Howard  •  Curd Jürgens

Chimes at Midnight (1965) RT 97% / Audience 89%

The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Gielgud

Doctor Zhivago (1965) RT 81% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Omar Sharif  •  Julie Christie  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Rod Steiger

Khartoum (1966) RT 100% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2002

English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History • War
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden  •  Eliot Elisofon
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Richard Johnson  •  Ralph Richardson

Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)

DVD release: Dec 2007

Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Bolt
CAST:  Sarah Miles  •  Jon Finch  •  Richard Chamberlain  •  John Mills

O Lucky Man! (1973) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2007

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Arthur Lowe

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

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

Smiley (1956) RT 18% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Smiley Greevins is a cheeky, mischievous, imaginative little boy who lives in the small town of Murrumbilla in the Australian outback. His father Bill is a poor drover who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Anthony Kimmins
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  John McCallum  •  Chips Rafferty  •  Colin Petersen

Tales from the Crypt (1972) RT 88% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Joan Collins  •  Peter Cushing  •  Roy Dotrice  •  Richard Greene

The Citadel (1938) RT 86% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Andrew Manson, a young, idealistic, newly qualified Scottish doctor arrives in Wales takes his first job in a mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rex Harrison

The Divorce of Lady X (1938) RT Audience 53%

The morning after a London barrister lets a mystery woman stay in his suite, a friend files for divorce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Ralph Richardson

The Fallen Idol (1948) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Phillipe, the son of an ambassador in London, idolizes Baines, his father's butler, a kind of hero in the eyes of the child, whose perception changes when he accidentally ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Michèle Morgan  •  Sonia Dresdel  •  Bobby Henrey

The Four Feathers (1939) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Zoltan Korda
CAST:  John Laurie  •  John Clements  •  Ralph Richardson  •  June Duprez

The Heiress (1949) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Dull and plain Catherine lives with her emotionally distant father, Dr. Sloper, in 1840s New York. Her days are empty -- filled with little more than needlepoint. Enter ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Miriam Hopkins

The Lion Has Wings (1939)

This early, influential propaganda film blends documentary and studio footage to show the valiant efforts of the Royal Air Force to defend the British people against the Nazis.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Brian Desmond Hurst  •  Adrian Brunel
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Ralph Richardson  •  June Duprez  •  Flora Robson

The Silver Fleet (1943) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later a child's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Vernon Sewell  •  Gordon Wellesley
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Googie Withers  •  Esmond Knight  •  Beresford Egan

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

The Volunteer (1944)

World War II propaganda film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Pat McGrath  •  Anna Neagle  •  Laurence Olivier