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Whistle Down the Wind | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Whistle Down the Wind  99 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Bryan Forbes]  [06 Aug 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Diane Clare, Norman Bird
Plot:  When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
Writer:  Mary Hayley Bell (original novel), Keith Waterhouse (screenplay), Willis Hall (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Kind of Loving | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  A Kind of Loving  112 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Schlesinger]  [01 Oct 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Bert Palmer, June Ritchie, Thora Hird
Plot:  After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Writer:  Willis Hall (screenplay), Keith Waterhouse (screenplay), Stan Barstow (novel)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King of Hearts | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  King of Hearts  102 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Comedy, War]  [Philippe de Broca]  [19 Jun 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  Adolfo Celi, Alan Bates, Geneviève Bujold, Jean-Claude Brialy, Pierre Brasseur
Plot:  During the latter part of World War I, Private Charles Plumpick is chosen to go into the French town of Marville and disconnect a bomb that the German army has planted. However, Charles is ...
Writer:  Daniel Boulanger (scenario and dialogue), Maurice Bessy (idea)
Language:  French, English, German    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Zorba the Greek | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Zorba the Greek  142 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Mihalis Kakogiannis]  [14 Dec 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Lila Kedrova
Plot:  An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
Writer:  Nikos Kazantzakis (from the novel "The Life and Times of Alexis Zorba"), Mihalis Kakogiannis (screenplay)
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  Greece, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
An Unmarried Woman | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  An Unmarried Woman  124 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Paul Mazursky]  [26 May 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Cliff Gorman, Jill Clayburgh, Michael Murphy
Plot:  A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Writer:  Paul Mazursky
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Georgy Girl | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Georgy Girl  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Silvio Narizzano]  [17 Oct 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Charlotte Rampling, James Mason, Lynn Redgrave
Plot:  A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.
Writer:  Margaret Forster (novel), Margaret Forster (screenplay), Peter Nichols
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Women in Love | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Women in Love  131 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ken Russell]  [25 Mar 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 18 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden, Oliver Reed
Plot:  Two best friends fall in love with a pair of women, but the relationships soon go in very different directions.
Writer:  D.H. Lawrence (novel), Larry Kramer (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Shout | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Shout  86 min,  R,  [Horror, Drama]  [Jerzy Skolimowski]  [16 Jun 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Bates, John Hurt, Robert Stephens, Susannah York
Plot:  A traveler by the name of Crossley forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.
Writer:  Robert Graves (story), Michael Austin (screenplay), Jerzy Skolimowski (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Go-Between | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Go-Between  116 min,  GP,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph Losey]  [18 Jun 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave
Plot:  A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
Writer:  Harold Pinter (screenplay), L.P. Hartley (based on the novel: "The Go-Between" by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Rose | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Rose  125 min,  R,  [Drama, Music, Romance]  [Mark Rydell]  [07 Nov 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Bette Midler, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton
Plot:  The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
Writer:  Bo Goldman (screenplay), Bill Kerby (screenplay), Bill Kerby (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Butley | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Butley  129 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Harold Pinter]  [01 Apr 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Georgina Hale, Jessica Tandy, Michael Byrne, Richard O'Callaghan
Plot:  An English professor finds his life crumbling around him.
Writer:  Simon Gray (play), Simon Gray (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB
In Celebration | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  In Celebration  131 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Lindsay Anderson]  [17 Mar 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Bill Owen, Brian Cox, Gabrielle Daye
Plot:  In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore.
Writer:  David Storey (play), David Storey (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Duet for One | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Duet for One  107 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Andrey Konchalovskiy]  [01 Feb 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Rupert Everett
Plot:  Stephanie, a famous violin player married to a composer becomes ill from multiple sclerosis. Her whole life goes to pieces : her career ends abruptly and her husband betrays her with ...
Writer:  Tom Kempinski (play), Tom Kempinski (screenplay), Andrey Konchalovskiy, Jeremy Lipp
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  A Day in the Death of Joe Egg  106 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Peter Medak]  [04 Jun 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Janet Suzman, Peter Bowles, Sheila Gish
Plot:  A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death ...
Writer:  Peter Nichols (play), Peter Nichols (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nothing But the Best | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Nothing But the Best  99 min,  [Comedy]  [Clive Donner]  [13 Jul 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Denholm Elliott, Harry Andrews, Millicent Martin
Plot:  Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will ...
Writer:  Frederic Raphael (screenplay), Stanley Ellin (story "The Best of Everything")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Return of the Soldier | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Return of the Soldier  99 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Alan Bridges]  [14 Feb 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Ann-Margret, Glenda Jackson, Julie Christie
Plot:  Kitty Baldry (Julie Chirstie) is a haughty society queen with a tunneled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry (Alan Bates), returns from the ...
Writer:  Rebecca West (novel), Hugh Whitemore
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Royal Flash | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Royal Flash  102 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, History]  [Richard Lester]  [01 Oct 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Florinda Bolkan, Malcolm McDowell, Oliver Reed
Plot:  Ne'er-do-well Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince.
Writer:  George MacDonald Fraser (screenplay), George MacDonald Fraser (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Far from the Madding Crowd | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Far from the Madding Crowd  168 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [John Schlesinger]  [18 Oct 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Terence Stamp
Plot:  Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men.
Writer:  Thomas Hardy (from the novel by), Frederic Raphael (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Running Man | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Running Man  103 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Carol Reed]  [01 Oct 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Felix Aylmer, Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick
Plot:  Hard up and with a grudge against insurance companies, Rex Black feigns his death and meets up with his wife and the money in Malaga when things seemed to have quietened down. But when the ...
Writer:  John Mortimer (screenplay), Shelley Smith (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fixer | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Fixer  132 min,  M,  [Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [01 Oct 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith
Plot:  In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bok, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime.
Writer:  Bernard Malamud (novel), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Hamlet | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Hamlet  135 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [18 Jan 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Glenn Close, Mel Gibson, Paul Scofield
Plot:  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play), Christopher De Vore (screenplay), Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK, France    More Info:  IMDB
Quartet | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Quartet  101 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [James Ivory]  [25 Oct 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Anthony Higgins, Isabelle Adjani, Maggie Smith
Plot:  Marya finds herself penniless after her art dealer husband, Stephan, is convicted of theft. Marya accepts the hospitality of a strange couple, H.J. and Lois Heidler, who lets her live in their house.
Writer:  Jean Rhys (novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (screenplay), Michel Maingois (French dialogue)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
We Think the World of You | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  We Think the World of You  90 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Colin Gregg]  [01 Mar 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Frances Barber, Liz Smith, Max Wall
Plot:  An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face ...
Writer:  J.R. Ackerley (novel), Hugh Stoddart
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
A Prayer for the Dying | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  A Prayer for the Dying  107 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Mike Hodges]  [11 Sep 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Bob Hoskins, Mickey Rourke, Sammi Davis
Plot:  Martin, an IRA hitman, is seen by a catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger.
Writer:  Jack Higgins (novel), Edmund Ward (screenplay), Martin Lynch (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nijinsky | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Nijinsky  129 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Herbert Ross]  [21 Mar 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Badel, Alan Bates, George De La Pena, Leslie Browne
Plot:  Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant but headstrong premier...
Writer:  Hugh Wheeler (screenplay), Romola Nijinsky (book), Vaslav Nijinsky (diary)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Statement | Movie Details for Actor Alan Bates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  The Statement  120 min,  R,  [Thriller, Drama]  [Norman Jewison]  [27 Feb 2004]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Jeremy Northam, Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton
Plot:  Tale of a former Nazi executioner who becomes a target of hit men and Police investigators.
Writer:  Ronald Harwood (screenplay), Brian Moore (novel)
Language:  English, German, Italian, Latin, French    Country:  Canada, France, UK    More Info:  IMDB

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