Search results for "Laurence Olivier"
Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited
TMDb: 8.1
60 min

In this acclaimed eleven-hours British television miniseries, Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years…

Status: Ended
Genre: Drama
Henry V

Henry V

Henry V
IMDb: 7.1
137

In the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Hamlet

Hamlet

Hamlet
IMDb: 7.6
155

Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his…

Genre: Drama
The World at War

The World at War

The World at War
TMDb: 8.2
60 min

A documentary series that gives a historical account of the events of World War II, from its roots in the 1920s to the aftermath and the lives it profoundly influenced.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
The Devil’s Disciple

The Devil’s Disciple

The Devil’s Disciple
IMDb: 7.2
82

The Devil’s Disciple is a 1959 film adaptation of the George Bernard Shaw play of the same title. The Anglo-American film was directed by Guy Hamilton who replaced Alexander Mackendrick…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Sleuth

Sleuth

Sleuth
IMDb: 8
138

A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover – but things aren’t exactly as they seem.

Term of Trial

Term of Trial

Term of Trial
IMDb: 7.1
130

A schoolteacher plagued by alcoholism and his refusal to serve in World War II, Graham Weir inspires contempt in almost everyone around him, including his bitter wife, Anna. When the…

Genre: Drama
Wild Geese II

Wild Geese II

Wild Geese II
IMDb: 4.8
125

A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

Genre: Action, Thriller
The Divorce of Lady X

The Divorce of Lady X

The Divorce of Lady X
IMDb: 6.7
92

The morning after a London barrister lets a mystery woman stay in his suite, a friend files for divorce.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins
IMDb: 7.9
100

An aging actress and socialite, Jessica Medlicott has ended her engagement with a younger man and is now being sued by her former fiancé. Esteemed barrister Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones is…

Genre: Drama
The Ebony Tower

The Ebony Tower

The Ebony Tower
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

A brash young artist invades the secluded retirement of an elderly painter and finds that the great man lives with two young women in a tantalizingly ambiguous relationship.

Othello

Othello

Othello
IMDb: 7.1
165

The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.

Genre: Drama
The Beggar’s Opera

The Beggar’s Opera

The Beggar’s Opera
IMDb: 6.2
94

Adaptation of John Gay’s 18th century opera, featuring Laurence Olivier as MacHeath and Hugh Griffith as the Beggar.

Genre: Crime, History, Music
The Jigsaw Man

The Jigsaw Man

The Jigsaw Man
IMDb: 5.2
94

Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital…

Genre: Thriller
As You Like It

As You Like It

As You Like It
IMDb: 5.9
96

Film version of Shakespeare’s comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Prince and the Showgirl

The Prince and the Showgirl

The Prince and the Showgirl
IMDb: 6.5
115

A saucy American showgirl in London is wooed by a roving-eyed Duke, but his estranged son, the young King, interrupts their late supper with politics and angry accusations.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
IMDb: 7.4
118

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Jazz Singer

The Jazz Singer

The Jazz Singer
IMDb: 5.9
115

Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Fire Over England

Fire Over England

Fire Over England
IMDb: 6.5
92

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations…

The Entertainer

The Entertainer

The Entertainer
IMDb: 7.1
96

Archie Rice, an old-time British vaudeville performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.

Genre: Drama, Music
Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain
IMDb: 7
132

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.

Genre: History, War
A Little Romance

A Little Romance

A Little Romance
IMDb: 7.5
108

A young American girl and a young French boy meet in Paris and fall in love, with the assistance of an old man and his stories.

The Bounty

The Bounty

The Bounty
IMDb: 7
132

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
War Requiem

War Requiem

War Requiem
IMDb: 6.6
92

A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen’s poems reflecting the war’s horrors. It…

Genre: Drama, War
49th Parallel

49th Parallel

49th Parallel
IMDb: 7.3
123

In the early days of World War II, a German U-boat is sunk in Canada’s Hudson Bay. Hoping to evade capture, a small band of German soldiers led by commanding…

Three Sisters

Three Sisters

Three Sisters
IMDb: 6.5
165

Laurence Olivier’s film of Chekhov’s play.

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

To acquire the directly to wed his love, the lovely princess Andromeda, also fulfil his fate, Perseus have to complete many tasks such as taming Pegasus, shooting Medusa’s mind, and…

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Genre: Family, Fantasy
Dracula

Dracula

Dracula
IMDb: 6.5
109 min

Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 traditional. Depend Dracula is a topic of deadly attraction to multiple English maiden woman, as he seeks an immortal bride.

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Genre: Romance
The Boys from Brazil

The Boys from Brazil

The Boys from Brazil
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman finds a black and bizarre plot to reestablish the Third Reich.

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
IMDb: 6.7
113 min

whined about his buddy’s cocaine usage, Dr. Watson tips Sherlock Holmes into traveling to Vienna, in which Holmes moves the maintenance of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to fix the puzzles…

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Genre: Thriller
Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Marathon Man
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

An graduate student and also obsessive runner at New York is attracted to a mysterious scheme involving his brother, a member of this Death Division.

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman
IMDb: 7.1
162 min

Metropolitan Archbishop Lakota of L’viv, freed after twenty five years at the Soviet Gulag, journeys to Rome where conditions conspire to watch him raised to the Papacy. Inspired by the…

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Genre: Drama
Khartoum

Khartoum

Khartoum
IMDb: 6.8
128 min

English General Charles George Gordon is named military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan from the Prime Minister. Ordered to flee Egyptians in the Sudan, Gordon remains on to safeguard the inhabitants…

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Genre: History, War
Bunny Lake Is Missing

Bunny Lake Is Missing

Bunny Lake Is Missing
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

A woman reports that her son is lacking, but there appears not to be any proof that she actually existed.

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Genre: Thriller
Spartacus

Spartacus

Spartacus
IMDb: 7.9
197 min

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After months of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners…

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Richard III

Richard III

Richard III
IMDb: 7.4
161 min

Having aided his brother King Edward IV accept the throne of England, the covetous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to grab power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and discriminated against…

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Genre: History
Carrie

Carrie

Carrie
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

Carrie’s fantasies of experience in the town are rapidly squashed because she finds everything awaits her there’s a gloomy existence of grueling and poorly-paid mill work. In other words, before…

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Genre: Romance
That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman
IMDb: 7.2
125 min

The narrative of courtesan and dance-hall woman Emma Hamilton, such as her connections with Sir William Hamilton along with Admiral Horatio Nelson and her own increase and collapse, set during…

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Genre: History, Romance, War
Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca
IMDb: 8.1
130 min

Story of a young girl who marries a interesting widower simply to learn that she has to dwell in the shadow of his former spouse, Rebecca, that died strangely a…

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Genre: Mystery
Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
IMDb: 7.6
104 min

The Earnshaws are all Yorkshire farmers throughout the first 19th Century. 1 afternoon, Mr. Earnshaw proceeds from a visit to the city, bringing together a little boy named Heathcliff. Earnshaw’s…

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