Search results for "Stanley Baker"

Accident (1967)

Stephen is a professor at Oxford University who is caught in a rut and feels trapped by his life in both academia and marriage. One of his students, William, is engaged to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Stanley Baker  •  Jacqueline Sassard  •  Michael York

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Robert Beatty  •  James Robertson Justice

Hell Drivers (1957) RT Audience 86%

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Herbert Lom  •  Peggy Cummins  •  Patrick McGoohan

Perfect Friday (1970) RT Audience 100%

The deputy manager of a London bank has worked out a way to rob the branch of £200,000. When he becomes involved with the attractive Lady Dorset he decides to go ahead with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Peter Hall
CAST:  Ursula Andress  •  Stanley Baker  •  David Warner  •  Patience Collier

The Cruel Sea (1953) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Charles Frend
CAST:  Jack Hawkins  •  Donald Sinden  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Stanley Baker

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

The Games (1970) RT Audience 50%

Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czech and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Michael Crawford  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Stanley Baker

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

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

Helen of Troy (1956) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Prince Paris of Troy, shipwrecked on a mission to the king of Sparta, meets and falls for Queen Helen before he knows who she is. Rudely received by the royal Greeks, he must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Rossana Podestà  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jacques Sernas  •  Stanley Baker

Robbery (1967) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 1990

A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Joanna Pettet  •  James Booth  •  Frank Finlay

Cloudburst (1951) RT Audience 50%

An American World War II veteran working for the British Foreign Office scours England for the killer who murdered his wife.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Searle
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Elizabeth Sellars  •  Colin Tapley  •  Sheila Burrell

The Man Who Finally Died (1963) RT Audience 33%

Joe Newman, a naturalised Briton, is telephoned by his German father, whom he believed long dead, at the same time as a funeral is taking place in Bavaria - with his father's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Quentin Lawrence
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Peter Cushing  •  Mai Zetterling  •  Eric Portman

In the French Style (1963)

A young American art student must decide whether to stay in Paris with her boyfriend or go back to the U.S. when her wealthy father arrives to bring her back.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Stanley Baker  •  Philippe Forquet  •  Addison Powell

The Changeling (1974) RT 76% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Sexual passion breeds violence in the Thomas Middleton and William Rowley written tale of a beautiful woman who falls in love with a sea-captain. Filmed with lush production ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Helen Mirren  •  Brian Cox  •  Alan Webb

Child in the House (1956)

DVD release: Mar 2011

A lonely child must stay with her uncaring aunt and uncle after her mother is hospitalized. Her estranged father is a fugitive. For love and companionship, the eleven-year old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Phyllis Calvert  •  Eric Portman  •  Stanley Baker  •  Dora Bryan

The Butterfly Affair (1971)

Claudia Cardinale is Popsy, who double-crosses her older partner Silva (Stanley Baker). Silva has arranged to divert diamonds from a large corporate-run diamond mine in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean Herman
CAST:  Claudia Cardinale  •  Stanley Baker  •  Henri Charrière  •  Georges Aminel

All Over the Town (1949)

Newspaper reporter Nat Hearn (Norman Wooland) returns home after serving in the Royal Air Force during World War II. When one of the paper's owners dies, the man's partner and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek N. Twist
CAST:  Sarah Churchill  •  Norman Wooland  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Ronald Adam

Whispering Smith Hits London (1952)

Mystery directed by Francis Searle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Searle
CAST:  Richard Carlson  •  Greta Gynt  •  Herbert Lom  •  Rona Anderson