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Beau Geste | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Beau Geste  112 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [William A. Wellman]  [24 Jul 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston
Plot:  Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.
Writer:  Robert Carson (screen play), Percival Christopher Wren (based on the novel by)
Language:  English, Arabic    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Great McGinty | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Great McGinty  82 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy]  [Preston Sturges]  [23 Aug 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Akim Tamiroff, Allyn Joslyn, Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus
Plot:  Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics. But endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty...
Writer:  Preston Sturges
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Canyon Passage | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Canyon Passage  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [Jacques Tourneur]  [30 Sep 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Dana Andrews, Patricia Roc, Susan Hayward
Plot:  Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.
Writer:  Ernest Haycox (adapted from the Saturday Evening Post novel "Canyon Passage"), Ernest Pascal (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Combo | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Big Combo  87 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [13 Feb 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Richard Conte
Plot:  A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (by)
Language:  English, Swedish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kiss of Death | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Kiss of Death  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Henry Hathaway]  [01 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark, Victor Mature
Plot:  With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (screenplay), Charles Lederer (screenplay), Eleazar Lipsky (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Quatermass Xperiment | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Quatermass Xperiment  78 min,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Val Guest]  [27 Jun 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner, Margia Dean, Thora Hird
Plot:  In 1950s England, professor Quatermass' manned rocket ship returns to Earth, but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.
Writer:  Richard H. Landau (screenplay), Val Guest (screenplay), Nigel Kneale (based on the B.B.C. television play by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Hangmen Also Die! | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Hangmen Also Die!  134 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Fritz Lang]  [01 Apr 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anna Lee, Brian Donlevy, Gene Lockhart, Walter Brennan
Plot:  After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.
Writer:  Bertolt Brecht (adaptation), Fritz Lang (adaptation), John Wexley (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Glass Key | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Glass Key  85 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Stuart Heisler]  [23 Oct 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Bonita Granville, Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake
Plot:  A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.
Writer:  Jonathan Latimer (screen play), Dashiell Hammett (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wake Island | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Wake Island  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [John Farrow]  [11 Aug 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Macdonald Carey, Robert Preston, William Bendix
Plot:  December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
Writer:  W.R. Burnett (screenplay), Frank Butler (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Command Decision | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Command Decision  112 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Sam Wood]  [01 Feb 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Clark Gable, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.
Writer:  William R. Laidlaw (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), William Wister Haines (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Impact | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Impact  111 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Arthur Lubin]  [01 Apr 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Charles Coburn, Ella Raines, Helen Walker
Plot:  A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.
Writer:  Dorothy Davenport (screenplay), Jay Dratler (screenplay), Jay Dratler (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Years Before the Mast | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Two Years Before the Mast  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [John Farrow]  [22 Nov 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Barry Fitzgerald, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix
Plot:  The playboy son of a wealthy shipping magnate discovers at first hand the desperate privations suffered by the crew of one of his fathers ships when he is unwillingly pressganged aboard.
Writer:  Seton I. Miller (screenplay), George Bruce (screenplay), Richard Henry Dana Jr. (based on the novel by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Great Man's Lady | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Great Man's Lady  90 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [William A. Wellman]  [30 Nov 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Brian Donlevy, Joel McCrea, K.T. Stevens
Plot:  A 100-year-old pioneer woman tells her story in flashbacks.
Writer:  W.L. River (screenplay), Adela Rogers St. Johns (original story), Seena Owen (original story), ViƱa Delmar (short story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cowboy | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Cowboy  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Delmer Daves]  [23 Mar 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anna Kashfi, Brian Donlevy, Glenn Ford, Jack Lemmon
Plot:  An idealistic tenderfoot Chicago hotel clerk is taken on a cattle-drive to Mexico by famous trail boss Tom Reece but discovers that cowboy life isn't what he expected.
Writer:  Frank Harris (book), Edmund H. North (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lucky Stiff | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Lucky Stiff  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Lewis R. Foster]  [26 May 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Dorothy Lamour, Irene Hervey
Plot:  Semi-successful lawyer John Malone is intrigued by local night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair. After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss (and more?) is killed, and she is...
Writer:  Lewis R. Foster (screenplay), Craig Rice (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
This Is My Affair | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  This Is My Affair  100 min,  [Crime, Drama, History]  [William A. Seiter]  [28 May 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Brian Donlevy, Robert Taylor, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank robberies during the McKinley administration (early 20th ...
Writer:  Allen Rivkin (story), Lamar Trotti (story), Allen Rivkin (screenplay), Lamar Trotti (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
We're Going to Be Rich | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  We're Going to Be Rich  1 h 18 min,  K-16,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Monty Banks]  [03 Jul 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Coral Browne, Gracie Fields, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  A drifter Dobbie and his wife Kit leave Australia in the 1880s for South African gold fields. She discovers happiness is where her husband is.
Writer:  James Edward Grant, Sam Hellman
Language:  N/A    Country:  N/A    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brigham Young | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Brigham Young  114 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Biography, History]  [Henry Hathaway]  [27 Sep 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Dean Jagger, Linda Darnell, Tyrone Power
Plot:  In 1844, after the assassination of Mormon leader Joseph Smith by an angry mob in Illinois, the Mormons choose Brigham Young as their new leader and follow him to a new promised land in Utah.
Writer:  Louis Bromfield, Lamar Trotti (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Allegheny Uprising | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Allegheny Uprising  81 min,  [Adventure, History, Western]  [William A. Seiter]  [10 Nov 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, George Sanders, John Wayne
Plot:  In 1759, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Valley, local settlers and Indian fighters try to persuade the British authorities to ban the trading of alcohol and arms with the marauding Indians.
Writer:  P.J. Wolfson (screenplay), Neil H. Swanson (based on: the factual story "The First Rebel")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I Wanted Wings | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  I Wanted Wings  135 min,  [Drama]  [Mitchell Leisen]  [26 Mar 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Ray Milland, Wayne Morris, William Holden
Plot:  Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female ...
Writer:  Richard Maibaum (screenplay), Beirne Lay Jr. (screenplay), Sig Herzig (screenplay), Eleanore Griffin (story), Frank Wead (story), Beirne Lay Jr. (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Song of Scheherazade | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Song of Scheherazade  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [Walter Reisch]  [01 Mar 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Eve Arden, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Yvonne De Carlo
Plot:  In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and ...
Writer:  Walter Reisch
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Cry in the Night | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  A Cry in the Night  75 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Frank Tuttle]  [17 Aug 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Edmond O'Brien, Natalie Wood, Raymond Burr
Plot:  A deranged man kidnaps the nubile daughter of a police captain.
Writer:  David Dortort (screenplay), Whit Masterson (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Waco | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Waco  85 min,  PASSED,  [Western]  [R.G. Springsteen]  [01 Sep 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Howard Keel, Jane Russell, Wendell Corey
Plot:  A lawless town asks the state governor to pardon an imprisoned gunfighter in order to hire him as sheriff but various factions plan to kill the new sheriff and take over the town.
Writer:  Harry Sanford (novel), Max Lamb (novel), Steve Fisher (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Errand Boy | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Errand Boy  92 min,  [Comedy, Family]  [Jerry Lewis]  [04 Jun 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Dick Wesson, Howard McNear, Jerry Lewis
Plot:  Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to ...
Writer:  Jerry Lewis, Bill Richmond
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Curse of the Fly | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Curse of the Fly  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Horror, Mystery]  [Don Sharp]  [01 May 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Carole Gray, George Baker, Yvette Rees
Plot:  Motorist Martin Delambre attempts to keep evidence of his family's bizarre experiments in teleportation hidden from his wife, who is hiding secrets of her own.
Writer:  Harry Spalding
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Slaughter Trail | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Slaughter Trail  78 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Irving Allen]  [11 Oct 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andy Devine, Brian Donlevy, Gig Young, Virginia Grey
Plot:  Fort Marcy's commandant has a dilemma when 3 outlaws, who killed a few Navajo for their horses, request protection from the vengeful Indians.
Writer:  Sid Kuller (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  How to Stuff a Wild Bikini  93 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [William Asher]  [14 Jul 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Annette Funicello, Brian Donlevy, Dwayne Hickman, Harvey Lembeck
Plot:  Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra...
Writer:  William Asher, Leo Townsend
Language:  English, Italian, German, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fat Spy | Movie Details for Actor Brian Donlevy | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 29%  The Fat Spy  80 min,  [Comedy]  [Joseph Cates]  [11 May 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 2.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Jack E. Leonard, Johnny Tillotson, Phyllis Diller
Plot:  Off the coast of Florida, a nearly-deserted island is rumored to have the fountain of youth. A boatload of teenage kids are headed there for a scavenger hunt. Wellington, the island's ...
Writer:  Matthew Andrews (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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