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Great Expectations | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Great Expectations  118 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Mystery]  [David Lean]  [22 May 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Simmons, John Mills, Tony Wager, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
Writer:  Charles Dickens (by), David Lean (adapted for the screen by), Ronald Neame (adapted for the screen by), Anthony Havelock-Allan (adapted for the screen by), Kay Walsh (adapted for the screen with), Cecil McGivern (adapted for the screen with)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Big Country | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Big Country  166 min,  [Romance, Western]  [William Wyler]  [01 Oct 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons
Plot:  A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.
Writer:  James R. Webb (screenplay), Sy Bartlett (screenplay), Robert Wilder (screenplay), Jessamyn West (adaptation), Robert Wyler (adaptation), Donald Hamilton (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Spartacus | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Spartacus  197 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [Stanley Kubrick]  [17 Nov 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Jean Simmons, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier
Plot:  The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Howard Fast (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Elmer Gantry | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Elmer Gantry  146 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [01 Jul 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Burt Lancaster, Dean Jagger, Jean Simmons
Plot:  A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screenplay), Sinclair Lewis (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hamlet | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Hamlet  154 min,  [Drama]  [Laurence Olivier]  [12 Aug 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Quayle, Esmond Knight, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Laurence Olivier, Niall MacGinnis
Plot:  Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Grass Is Greener | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Grass Is Greener  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [27 Feb 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a ...
Writer:  Hugh Williams (screenplay), Margaret Vyner (screenplay), Hugh Williams (play), Margaret Vyner (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Guys and Dolls | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Guys and Dolls  150 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Musical]  [Joseph L. Mankiewicz]  [16 Jan 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons, Marlon Brando, Vivian Blaine
Plot:  In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (based upon the play: "Guys and Dolls" book by), Abe Burrows (based upon the play: "Guys and Dolls" book by), Damon Runyon (from a story), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Divorce American Style | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Divorce American Style  109 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Bud Yorkin]  [21 Jun 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Debbie Reynolds, Dick Van Dyke, Jason Robards, Jean Simmons
Plot:  After 17 years, things have got too predictable and stale. They argue, they visit a marriage counselor, Richard (drunk) visits a prostitute. They split up. After meeting other people, they ...
Writer:  Robert Kaufman (story), Norman Lear (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
So Long at the Fair | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  So Long at the Fair  86 min,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Antony Darnborough, Terence Fisher]  [29 Mar 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  David Tomlinson, Dirk Bogarde, Jean Simmons, Marcel Poncin
Plot:  A young woman visits Paris with her brother only to discover the following morning he has gone missing and the hotel staff have no recollection of his presence.
Writer:  Hugh Mills, Anthony Thorne
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
All the Way Home | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  All the Way Home  97 min,  [Drama]  [Alex Segal]  [03 Jun 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Aline MacMahon, Jean Simmons, Pat Hingle, Robert Preston
Plot:  In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the ...
Writer:  Tad Mosel (based upon the play by), James Agee (novel), Philip H. Reisman Jr. (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Footsteps in the Fog | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Footsteps in the Fog  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Arthur Lubin]  [01 Jun 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Belinda Lee, Bill Travers, Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger
Plot:  In early 1900s England, a maid tries to blackmail her master into romancing her when she discovers he murdered his wife.
Writer:  Dorothy Davenport (screenplay), Lenore J. Coffee (screenplay), Arthur Pierson (adaptation), W.W. Jacobs (original short story "The Interruption")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dain Curse | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Dain Curse  360 min,  [Mystery]  [N/A]  [22 May 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Hector Elizondo, James Coburn, Jason Miller, Jean Simmons
Plot:  Private eye investigates diamond theft, and becomes involved with an ancient family curse.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Life at the Top | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Life at the Top  117 min,  [Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [28 Jun 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Honor Blackman, Jean Simmons, Laurence Harvey, Michael Craig
Plot:  Joe Lampton thought he had really made it by marrying the boss's daughter in his northern mill town. But he finds he is being sidelined at work and his private life manipulated by his ...
Writer:  John Braine (novel), Mordecai Richler
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Young Bess | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Young Bess  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [George Sidney]  [29 May 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger
Plot:  The early life of Elizabeth I, from her childhood until her accession to the throne of England in 1558.
Writer:  Margaret Irwin (novel), Jan Lustig, Arthur Wimperis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Egyptian | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Egyptian  139 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Michael Curtiz]  [17 Dec 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Gene Tierney, Jean Simmons, Michael Wilding, Victor Mature
Plot:  In ancient Egypt, a poor orphan becomes a genial physician and is eventually appointed at the Pharaoh's court where he witnesses palace intrigues and learns dangerous royal secrets.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screen play), Casey Robinson (screen play), Mika Waltari (novel)
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Blue Lagoon | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Blue Lagoon  101 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Frank Launder]  [19 Sep 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Donald Houston, Jean Simmons, Peter Rudolph Jones, Susan Stranks
Plot:  Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.
Writer:  Henry De Vere Stacpoole (novel), John Baines, Michael Hogan, Frank Launder
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Actress | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Actress  90 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [George Cukor]  [25 Sep 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Jean Simmons, Spencer Tracy, Teresa Wright
Plot:  Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress. Clinton gets fired and Ruth rejects the advances of Fred Whitmarsh. Her father gives her ...
Writer:  Ruth Gordon (screen play), Ruth Gordon (from: her stage play "Years Ago")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hilda Crane | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Hilda Crane  87 min,  [Drama]  [Philip Dunne]  [08 May 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Guy Madison, Jean Simmons, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Judith Evelyn
Plot:  Twice divorced Hilda Crane feeling she's run out of chances returns to her mother's house in her small hometown and tries to decide what to do next while still hoping to hold onto her independence. That proves to be a challenge.
Writer:  Samson Raphaelson (play), Philip Dunne
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Désirée | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Désirée  110 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Henry Koster]  [11 Feb 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Simmons, Marlon Brando, Merle Oberon, Michael Rennie
Plot:  The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France.
Writer:  Annemarie Selinko (book), Daniel Taradash
Language:  English, Swedish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Rough Night in Jericho | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Rough Night in Jericho  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Romance, Western]  [Arnold Laven]  [01 Aug 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, George Peppard, Jean Simmons, John McIntire
Plot:  A former deputy and a strong-willed widow determine to stop a ruthless town boss.
Writer:  Sydney Boehm (screenplay), Marvin H. Albert (screenplay), Marvin H. Albert (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Until They Sail | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Until They Sail  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Robert Wise]  [27 Feb 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Simmons, Joan Fontaine, Paul Newman, Piper Laurie
Plot:  During WW2, husband-less New Zealand women meet and marry American soldiers who are fighting in the Pacific theater.
Writer:  Robert Anderson (screenplay), James A. Michener (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Mister Buddwing | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Mister Buddwing  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Delbert Mann]  [15 Jul 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Garner, Jean Simmons, Katharine Ross, Suzanne Pleshette
Plot:  An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.
Writer:  Evan Hunter (novel), Dale Wasserman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dawning | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Dawning  97 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Robert Knights]  [25 Nov 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, Jean Simmons, Rebecca Pidgeon, Trevor Howard
Plot:  An I.R.A. gunman on the run from the government. He meets up with an idealistic young woman and attempts to win her support for his cause.
Writer:  Jennifer Johnston (novel), Moira Williams
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
She Couldn't Say No | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  She Couldn't Say No  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [15 Feb 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Hunnicutt, Edgar Buchanan, Jean Simmons, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  A wealthy heiress returns to a small Arkansas town to furtively reward the townsfolk who helped to save her life when she was a young girl.
Writer:  D.D. Beauchamp (screenplay), William Bowers (screenplay), Richard Flournoy (screenplay), D.D. Beauchamp (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Androcles and the Lion | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Androcles and the Lion  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [Chester Erskine, Nicholas Ray]  [09 Jan 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Young, Jean Simmons, Robert Newton, Victor Mature
Plot:  Story of a Christian in ancient Rome who befriends a lion.
Writer:  Chester Erskine (screen adaptation), Ken Englund (screen adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Robe | Movie Details for Actor Jean Simmons | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  The Robe  135 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, History]  [Henry Koster]  [04 Dec 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Simmons, Michael Rennie, Richard Burton, Victor Mature
Plot:  In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screenplay), Gina Kaus (adaptation), Lloyd C. Douglas (novel), Albert Maltz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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