Search results for "Richard Burton"

Doctor Faustus (1967) RT 11% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Faustus is a scholar at the University of Wittenberg when he earns his doctorate degree. His insatiable appetite for knowledge and power leads him to employ necromancy to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Richard Burton
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Richard Durden  •  Andreas Teuber

Where Eagles Dare (1968) RT 88% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2003

World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Brian G. Hutton
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Mary Ure  •  Patrick Wymark

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Radford
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Richard Burton  •  Suzanna Hamilton  •  Cyril Cusack

Candy (1968) RT 80% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire's Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Christian Marquand
CAST:  Charles Aznavour  •  Marlon Brando  •  Richard Burton  •  James Coburn

Cleopatra (1963) RT 55% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed, and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. Determined to hold on to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Richard Burton  •  Rex Harrison  •  Roddy McDowall

Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) RT 21% / Audience 13%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  Richard Burton  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Max von Sydow

The Desert Rats (1953) RT 80% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2002

Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  James Mason  •  Robert Newton  •  Robert Douglas

The Klansman (1974) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Lee Marvin  •  Cameron Mitchell  •  O. J. Simpson

The Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

Wild Geese (1978)

A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Roger Moore  •  Richard Harris  •  Hardy Krüger

Zulu (1964) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2001

In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Ulla Jacobsson  •  James Booth

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) RT 42% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 1995

Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Irene Papas  •  Anthony Quayle

My Cousin Rachel (1952) RT Audience 68%

Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton star in this adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's gothic novel. In a reversal of Jane Eyre, it is the hero who arrives at the home of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Richard Burton  •  Audrey Dalton  •  Ronald Squire

The V.I.P.s (1963) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Richard Burton  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Elsa Martinelli

What's New Pussycat? (1965)

A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Peter Sellers  •  Woody Allen  •  Capucine

The Gathering Storm (1974) RT Audience 93%

Winston Churchill's life in the years leading up to World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Herbert Wise
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Virginia McKenna  •  Robert Hardy  •  Ian Bannen

Alexander the Great (1956)

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god - this was Alexander the Great ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Rossen
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Fredric March  •  Claire Bloom  •  Peter Cushing

Villain (1971)

Ruthless East End gangster Vic Dakin has plans for an ambitious raid on the wages van of a plastic factory. This is a departure from Dakin's usual modus operandi, and the job ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Ian McShane  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Donald Sinden

The Medusa Touch (1978) RT Audience 73%

"I have a gift for disaster," says John Morlar (Ricard Burton). Morlar is cursed with a unique telekinesis power that only seems to cause disaster.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Lino Ventura  •  Lee Remick  •  Harry Andrews

The Voyage (1974) RT Audience 50%

Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Richard Burton  •  Ian Bannen  •  Barbara Pilavin