Search results for "Richard Attenborough"


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 Chorus Line (1985) RT 39% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach (Michael Douglas). After the initial eliminations, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Vicki Frederick  •  Janet Jones  •  Audrey Landers

Chaplin (1992) RT 57% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Paul Rhys

Closing the Ring (2007) RT 31% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2009

During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Dylan Roberts  •  Gene Dinovi

Cry Freedom (1987) RT 81% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Kevin Kline  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Kate Hardie

Gandhi (1982) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

Magic (1978)

A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ann-Margret  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Ed Lauter

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

Young Winston (1972) RT 44% / Audience 51%

This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Simon Ward  •  Jack Hawkins

Shadowlands (1993)

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Debra Winger  •  John Wood  •  Julian Fellowes




Grey Owl (1999) RT 18% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Archie Grey Owl is a trapper in Canada in the early 1930s when a young Iroquois woman from town asks him to teach her Indian ways. They live in the woods, where she is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Stewart Bick  •  Vlasta Vrána  •  Annie Galipeau

In Love and War (1996) RT 11% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 1999

After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Mackenzie Astin  •  Margot Steinberg

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Julianne Moore  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Richard Attenborough

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2003

A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Peter Finch  •  Hardy Krüger

Miracle on 34th Street (1994) RT 61% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Dylan McDermott  •  J. T. Walsh

The Great Escape (1963) RT 93% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  James Garner  •  Richard Attenborough  •  James Donald

Jurassic Park (1993) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Laura Dern  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Richard Attenborough

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Niven  •  Kim Hunter  •  Kathleen Byron  •  Richard Attenborough

Brannigan (1975) RT 17% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Judy Geeson  •  Mel Ferrer

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