Search results for "Robert Shaw"


A Man for All Seasons (1966) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Paul Scofield  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Leo McKern  •  Robert Shaw

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

Battle of the Bulge (1965) RT 67% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2005

In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Robert Shaw  •  Robert Ryan  •  Dana Andrews

Jaws (1975)

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Lorraine Gary

Robin and Marian (1976) RT 76% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Harris

Swashbuckler (1976) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 1999

A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  James Earl Jones  •  Peter Boyle  •  Geneviève Bujold

The Deep (1977) RT 36% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Nick Nolte  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973) RT 73% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gordon Hessler
CAST:  John Phillip Law  •  Caroline Munro  •  Tom Baker  •  Douglas Wilmer

The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipments of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Stanley Holloway  •  Sid James  •  Alfie Bass

The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964) RT Audience 100%

An out-of-work Irish immigrant in Montreal remains hopeful that his luck is about to change but his disillusioned family grow tired of his pigheadedness and instability.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Mary Ure




The Sting (1973) RT 93% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Robert Redford  •  Robert Shaw  •  Charles Durning

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2001

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Robert Shaw  •  Martin Balsam  •  Héctor Elizondo

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

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

Diamonds (1975) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 1986

Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Roundtree  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Shelley Winters

Force 10 from Navarone (1978) RT 64% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Robert Shaw  •  Barbara Bach  •  Edward Fox

A Hill in Korea (1956)

Based on real events, A Hill in Korea charts the fortunes of a small group of British soldiers serving in the Korean War. Out on a routine patrol, the soldiers find that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Julian Amyes
CAST:  George Baker  •  Harry Andrews  •  Stanley Baker  •  Michael Medwin

A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)

Director Joseph Mankiewicz's first work for television, the 90-minute ABC drama was publicized as having an all-star cast (which meant that names of some supporting cast ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Barbara Ann Teer

A Reflection of Fear (1973) RT Audience 54%

A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  William A. Fraker
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Sondra Locke  •  Signe Hasso