Search results for "Ronald Colman"

A Double Life (1947) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A Shakespearian actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Signe Hasso  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Shelley Winters

A Tale of Two Cities (1935) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The exciting story of Dr. Manette, who escapes the horrors of the infamous Bastille prison in Paris. The action switches between London and Paris on the eve of the revolution ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Elizabeth Allan  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Reginald Owen

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

Lost Horizon (1937) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 1999

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  John Howard

Random Harvest (1942) RT 89% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 2005

An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Greer Garson  •  Philip Dorn  •  Susan Peters

The Story of Mankind (1957) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The Spirit of Man (Ronald Colman) debates history with the devil (Vincent Price) before a court of fate, because of the hydrogen bomb.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx

The Talk of the Town (1942)

When the Holmes Woolen Mill burns down, political activist Leopold Dilg is jailed for arson (and murder; one man was lost). Escaping, Leopold hides out in the home of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Jean Arthur  •  Ronald Colman  •  Edgar Buchanan

Bulldog Drummond (1929) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Jun 1992

Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond is a British WWI veteran who longs for some excitement after he returns to the humdrum existence of civilian life. He gets what he's looking for when a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  F. Richard Jones
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Claud Allister  •  Lawrence Grant  •  Montagu Love

Condemned (1929) RT Audience 89%

Suave thief Colman is sent to Devil's Island, where he becomes romantically involved with the wife of sadistic warden Digges.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Ann Harding  •  Dudley Digges  •  Louis Wolheim

Arrowsmith (1931) RT 86% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Based on Sinclair Lewis's novel "Arrowsmith". A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.  (more)

CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Helen Hayes  •  A.E. Anson  •  Clarence Brooks

If I Were King (1938) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 1998

In 1463, Paris is besieged by the Duke of Burgundy, arch-rival of the king, who is content to sit tight while the poor starve. But there are traitors in Paris, and King Louis ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Frances Dee  •  Ellen Drew

Champagne for Caesar (1950) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2005

What happens when the man who knows everything goes on a quiz show that doubles your cash prize every time a you answer a question correctly? Beauregard Bottomly is that man & ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Ronald Colman  •  Celeste Holm  •  Barbara Britton

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Her Sister from Paris (1925)

Helen has a twin sister, who is a famous actress named "La Perry". Helen and her sister decide to trick Helen's husband to prove his love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sidney Franklin
CAST:  Constance Talmadge  •  Ronald Colman  •  George K. Arthur  •  Gertrude Claire

The Unholy Garden (1931)

At a hotel in the middle of the Sahara Desert, an old man and his beautiful daughter try to keep the location of a hidden treasure from a collection of thieves and criminals ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Fitzmaurice
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Fay Wray  •  Estelle Taylor  •  Warren Hymer

Cynara (1932) RT Audience 25%

London barrister's marriage is under strain after his affair with a shop-girl who is out to have him. Told in flashback.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Kay Francis  •  Phyllis Barry  •  Henry Stephenson

Two Lovers (1928) RT 82% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2009

Set during the 16th-century Spanish occupation of Flanders, the story concentrates on the fiercely patriotic Mark Van Ryke (Colman). Donning the guise of "Leatherface," a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Niblo
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Vilma Banky  •  Noah Beery  •  Nigel De Brulier

The Magic Flame (1927)

The Magic Flame (1927) is a feature film directed by Henry King, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and based on the play Konig Harlekin by Rudolph Lothar. George Barnes was ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Vilma Banky  •  Agostino Borgato  •  Gustav von Seyffertitz

The Night of Love (1927)

Montero, son of a Gypsy leader, is about to take a bride according to primitive ritual, when the Duke de la Garda demands his right as feudal lord--to take the bride to his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Fitzmaurice
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Vilma Banky  •  Montagu Love  •  Natalie Kingston