Search results for "Wendy Hiller"

The Elephant Man (1980) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Anne Bancroft  •  John Gielgud

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

I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)

Plucky Englishwoman Joan Webster travels to the remote islands of the Scottish Hebrides in order to marry a wealthy industrialist. Trapped by inclement weather on the Isle of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Wendy Hiller  •  Roger Livesey  •  Pamela Brown  •  Finlay Currie

Major Barbara (1941) RT 86% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Feb 2010

A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Wendy Hiller  •  Rex Harrison  •  Robert Morley  •  Robert Newton

Making Love (1982) RT 31% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Michael Ontkean  •  Harry Hamlin  •  Kate Jackson  •  Wendy Hiller

Pygmalion (1938) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When linguistics professor Henry Higgins boasts that he can pass off Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle as a princess with only six months' training, Colonel George Pickering ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Leslie Howard  •  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Leslie Howard  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Wilfrid Lawson  •  Marie Lohr

Anne of Avonlea (1987)

Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kevin Sullivan
CAST:  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Patricia Hamilton  •  Megan Follows  •  Jonathan Crombie

Toys in the Attic (1963) RT 40% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 1989

Julian Berniers returns from Illinois with his young bride Lily Prine to the family in New Orleans. His spinster sisters Carrie and Anna welcome the couple, who arrive with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Geraldine Page  •  Yvette Mimieux  •  Wendy Hiller

How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957) RT Audience 100%

A broke British nobleman (Nigel Patrick) targets his Canadian uncle (Charles Coburn), but other relatives get in the way.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Nigel Patrick
CAST:  Nigel Patrick  •  Charles Coburn  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Katie Johnson

The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Aug 2006

After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock
CAST:  Eva Marie Saint  •  Raymond Burr  •  Tom Baker  •  Robin Ellis

Separate Tables (1958) RT 77% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Rita Hayworth  •  David Niven  •  Wendy Hiller

The Countess Alice (1993)

A reporter is assigned a then-and-now piece on a 50-year old photospread of three society beauties. One of them, Lady Alice Munroe, now the widowed Grafin von Holzendorf, has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moira Armstrong
CAST:  Wendy Hiller

Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Two British women claim to have been thrown into a time warp where they saw Marie Antoinette as they were strolling through the gardens at Versailles Palace in France. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Bruce
CAST:  Wendy Hiller  •  Bosco Hogan  •  Niall Tóibín  •  Vivian Pickles

The Kingfisher (1983)

DVD release: Jan 2006

An elderly couple are reunited after fifty years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cellan Jones
CAST:  Rex Harrison  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Gary Owen

Witness for the Prosecution (1982) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan Gibson
CAST:  Diana Rigg  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Beau Bridges

The Best of Friends (1991) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Adapted from their letters and journals, this is a portrayal of the unique 25-year friendship shared by Dame Laurentia McLachlan (Benedictine nun), Sir Sydney Cockerell ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alvin Rakoff
CAST:  John Gielgud  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Patrick McGoohan

All Passion Spent (1986) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2006

his three-part miniseries begins with elderly Lady Slane (Wendy Hiller) sitting watchfully by the deathbed of her husband. Tended by her equally aged French maid Genoux ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martyn Friend
CAST:  Harry Andrews  •  Geoffrey Bayldon  •  Faith Brook  •  Patrick Barlow

Sailor of the King (1953) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Apr 2007

A British naval officer has a brief affair with a woman in England and never knows that she bears him a son. 20 years later the boy is on a ship under his command when he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Michael Rennie  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Bernard Lee