Search results for "Richard Todd"

Frackman (2015)

Frackman tells the story of accidental activist Dayne Pratzky and his struggle against international gas companies. Australia will soon become the world's biggest gas exporter ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Todd  •  Johnathon Stack
CAST:  Dayne Pratzky  •  Drew Hutton

Dying to Live (2018)

Australia is well behind the Western world in organ and tissue donor rates, causing immense suffering for those awaiting organs, while donors inspire us with their gift of life.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Todd

House of the Long Shadows (1983) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Jun 1991

An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Pete Walker
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Christopher Lee  •  Peter Cushing  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.

Stage Fright (1950) RT 89% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Jane Wyman  •  Michael Wilding  •  Richard Todd

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

The Virgin Queen (1955) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Bette Davis  •  Joan Collins  •  Jay Robinson

The Hasty Heart (1949) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2006

It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Ronald Reagan  •  Patricia Neal  •  Richard Todd  •  Anthony Nicholls

The Dam Busters (1955) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Adapted by R.C. Sherriff from Guy Gibson's book Enemy Coast Ahead, The Dam Busters is a docudrama following the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Robert Shaw  •  Ursula Jeans

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by henchmen of Prince John. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Joan Rice  •  Peter Finch  •  James Hayter

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

The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961)

Based on a play by Willis Hall. A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Leslie Norman
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Richard Todd  •  Richard Harris  •  David McCallum

Saint Joan (1957) RT 30% / Audience 50%

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Todd  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

The Big Sleep (1978) RT 96% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

The classic Raymond Chandler tale retold with Mitchum taking over the Bogart role.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Sarah Miles  •  Candy Clark  •  Richard Boone

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

Good Morning, Boys (1937) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Dr. Benjamin Twist (Hay) and his pupils become involved with art thieves on a trip to Paris. Hay’s seamy schoolmaster act is supported by a fine cast including Charles Hawtrey ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Will Hay  •  Martita Hunt  •  Fewlass Llewellyn  •  Mark Daly

The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)

Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Richard Todd  •  Phyllis Calvert

The Very Edge (1963)

Tracey Lawrence is assautled in her home and is so affected by the traumatic event she now finds all men totally repulsive, including her husband. Her attitude does not change ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Anne Heywood  •  Richard Todd  •  Nicole Maurey  •  Jack Hedley

Dorian Gray (1970) RT 43% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Aug 2010

A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Massimo Dallamano
CAST:  Helmut Berger  •  Richard Todd  •  Herbert Lom  •  Marie Liljedahl

24 Hours of a Woman's Life (1952)

A compulsive gambler stumbles towards losing everything when Merle Oberon decides to save him from himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Richard Todd  •  Leo Genn  •  Stephen Murray