Search results for "Roy Ward Baker"

Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2001

In foggy London Dr Jekyll experiments on newly deceased women determined to discover an elixir for immortal life. Success enables his spectacular transformation into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Ralph Bates  •  Martine Beswick  •  Gerald Sim  •  Lewis Fiander

Scars of Dracula (1970) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Prince of Darkness casts his undead shadow once more over the cursed village of Kleinenberg when his ashes are splashed with bat's blood and Dracula is resurrected. And ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  Dennis Waterman  •  Jenny Hanley  •  Christopher Matthews

The One That Got Away (1957) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Based on the true story of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the only german prisoner of war captured in Britain to escape back to Germany during the Second World War.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Colin Gordon  •  Michael Goodliffe  •  Terence Alexander

Quatermass and the Pit (1967)

An ancient Martian spaceship is unearthed in London, and proves to have powerful psychic effects on the people around.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  James Donald  •  Andrew Keir  •  Barbara Shelley  •  Julian Glover

Inferno (1953) RT Audience 63%

A spoiled and alcoholic millionaire, Robert Ryan, breaks his leg falling off of a horse, and is left to die in the desert by his cheating wife, Rhonda Fleming, and her lover, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Robert Ryan  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  William Lundigan  •  Larry Keating

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Professor Van Helsing had been asked to help against the tyranny of skeletal creatures that are responsible for terror and death amongst the peasants in rural China. He is the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker  •  Chang Cheh
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  David Chiang  •  Julie Ege  •  Robin Stewart

The Vampire Lovers (1970) RT 56% / Audience 60%

In the heart of Styria the Karnstein Family, even after their mortal deaths, rise from their tombs spreading evil in the countryside in their lust for fresh blood. Baron ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Ingrid Pitt  •  Peter Cushing  •  George Cole  •  Kate O'Mara

Don't Bother to Knock (1952) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2002

Jed, an airline pilot, (Widmark) is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell (Monroe), a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Donna Corcoran

Moon Zero Two (1969) RT Audience 4%

DVD release: Nov 2011

The colonisation of space began in 1986 and now, fifty years on, the moon is frontier territory. The prospectors, the drillers, the exploiters and the exploited all surviving ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  James Olson  •  Catherine Schell  •  Warren Mitchell  •  Adrienne Corri

The Monster Club (1981) RT 71% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Donald Pleasence  •  John Carradine  •  Stuart Whitman

Night Without Sleep (1952)

Awaking one morning out of a drunken stupor, composer Richard Morton can't shake the feeling he has murdered a woman during the night.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Gary Merrill  •  Linda Darnell  •  Hildegard Knef  •  Joyce Mackenzie

Highly Dangerous (1950) RT Audience 22%

A U.S. newsman (Dane Clark) and a British entomologist (Margaret Lockwood) spy on germ-warfare research in a mythical country.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  Dane Clark  •  Marius Goring  •  Naunton Wayne

The Singer Not the Song (1961) RT Audience 67%

A Roman Catholic priest defies a Mexican bandit whose gang kills villagers in alphabetical order.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  John Mills  •  Mylène Demongeot  •  Laurence Naismith

Two Left Feet (1963)

Based on David Stuart Leslie's novel Two Left Feet is a story about Alan Crabbe (Michael Crawford a callow youth desperate for a date with any girl who can offer him the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Michael Crawford  •  David Hemmings  •  Nyree Dawn Porter

The Weaker Sex (1948)

A British housewife does her own battles against the enemy during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Ursula Jeans  •  Cecil Parker  •  Joan Hopkins  •  Derek Bond

Passage Home (1955)

Set in 1931, the film takes place aboard a merchant ship, briefly harboured in South America. A young woman (Diane Cilento) boards the ship as a passenger, resulting in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Anthony Steel  •  Peter Finch  •  Diane Cilento  •  Cyril Cusack

Jacqueline (1956)

Jacqueline is the daughter of Belfast shipyard worker Mike McNeil. The worker's worth is compromised by his crippling fear of heights. Dismissed from his job, he finds solace ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Kathleen Ryan  •  Jacqueline Ryan  •  Liam Redmond

The Fiction Makers (1968) RT Audience 45%

Simon Templar is hired by a friend in the book publishing trade to protect one of his stars, a secretive recluse named Amos Klein who writes a popular (and lucrative) series ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Caron Gardner  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Justine Lord