Search results for "Trevor Howard"

11 Harrowhouse (1974) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2011

A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Aram Avakian
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Candice Bergen  •  James Mason  •  Trevor Howard

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

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

Brief Encounter (1945) RT 89% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Celia Johnson  •  Trevor Howard  •  Stanley Holloway  •  Joyce Carey

Father Goose (1964) RT 79% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2013

During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Leslie Caron  •  Trevor Howard  •  Jack Good

Gandhi (1982) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

Green for Danger (1946) RT 75% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2007

In the midst of Nazi air raids, a postman dies on the operating table at a rural hospital. But was the death accidental?  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Gilliat
CAST:  Leo Genn  •  Alastair Sim  •  Trevor Howard  •  Sally Gray

Ludwig (1973) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 2008

A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Luchino Visconti
CAST:  Helmut Berger  •  Romy Schneider  •  Trevor Howard  •  Silvana Mangano

Meteor (1979) RT 5% / Audience 13%

DVD release: Mar 2000

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Natalie Wood  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Keith

Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2006

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Trevor Howard  •  Marlon Brando  •  Richard Harris  •  Hugh Griffith

Ryan's Daughter (1970) RT 50% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2006

An Irish lass is branded a traitor when she falls for a British soldier.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Sarah Miles  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Trevor Howard  •  Christopher Jones

Superman (1978)

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Marlon Brando  •  Gene Hackman

The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

During WW2, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  Trevor Howard  •  José Ferrer  •  Anthony Newley  •  Victor Maddern

The Passionate Friends (1949) RT 78% / Audience 56%

A woman is torn between the love of her life, who is married to someone else, and her older husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Ann Todd  •  Claude Rains  •  Trevor Howard  •  Isabel Dean

The Roots of Heaven (1958) RT Audience 50%

In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Trevor Howard  •  Eddie Albert  •  Juliette Gréco

The Sea Wolves (1980) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 1999

This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Roger Moore  •  David Niven  •  Trevor Howard

The Third Man (1949) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, "The Third Man" stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Alida Valli  •  Orson Welles  •  Trevor Howard

Von Ryan's Express (1965) RT 91% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from WWII Italy by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Trevor Howard  •  Raffaella Carrà  •  Brad Dexter

Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Timothy Dalton

Aces High (1976)

The first World War is in its third year and aerial combat above the Western Front is consuming the nation's favored children at an appalling rate. By early 1917, the average ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Simon Ward  •  Peter Firth